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Camry hybrid, Ioniq 5 N reviews; Prius and Cybertruck recalls; Highlander EV: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which EV maker is grading how reliably fast-charge stations work with its vehicles? Which automaker reportedly scrapped development of ICE range extenders for EVs? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 19, 2024. In a first drive of the 2025 Toyota Camry hybrid, we found.

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Liebherr electric excavator reaches million ton milestone, scores more orders

Electrek

This massive Liebherr electric excavator reached a major operational milestone earlier this month when it moved its one millionth tonne of dirt. And now, its buyers want more!

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Tesla Model Y Cheaper Than Ever in USA

CleanTechnica EVs

One week ago, I wrote about the Tesla Model Y (and the Tesla Model 3) having a base price below the average selling price of a new car in the US. In fact, taking the US EV tax credit into account, the Model Y was essentially $10,000 cheaper than the. [continued] The post Tesla Model Y Cheaper Than Ever in USA appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla installing Cybertruck accelerator pedal fixes

Teslarati

Tesla has already started fixing Cybertruck units following a recent recall due to an issue with the accelerator pedal. After Tesla put a pause on Cybertruck deliveries and canceled customer appointments last weekend, a recall notice was issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) due to a problem with the accelerator pedal.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

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Google Maps Now Offers EV Charger Locations & Intelligence-Powered Summaries

CleanTechnica EVs

If you drive an electric vehicle that’s not a Tesla, then you have experienced the tension that comes with leaving home for trips and wondering if there will be a charger on your route. We know that there is no retail category where a driver can be confident that an. [continued] The post Google Maps Now Offers EV Charger Locations & Intelligence-Powered Summaries appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk postpones planned trip to India

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that his planned visit to India, which was reportedly scheduled for April 21-22, 2024, has been canceled. The CEO cited his current workload at Tesla as a reason for the postponement of his India trip, though he also noted that he is still looking forward to visiting the country later this year. Reports of Musk’s postponed trip were initially posted on India’s CNBC TV18 , though the CEO himself confirmed the update in a post on social media platform X.

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Tesla to end current referral benefits later this month

Teslarati

Tesla has announced plans to end its current referral program benefits at the end of this month, ahead of launching new benefits later this year. On Friday, the Tesla North America account wrote on X that the company’s current referral program benefits will end after April 30 in all markets. Following some questions about whether this would affect peoples’ current referral credits, CEO Elon Musk clarified that this will simply mean customers won’t be able to accrue new credits until Tesla launch

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First ever electric semi truck rides into Mexico with SDG&E

Electrek

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) says the maiden voyage of their Class 8 heavy-duty electric semi marks the first time an electric semi has crossed the border hauling a standard load, marking an important milestone as the two nations move toward a net zero future.

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Spiro Brings Its Electric Motorcycle Ecosystem To Nigeria

CleanTechnica EVs

Spiro has the largest fleet of electric motorcycles on the roads in Africa. Spiro now has over 13,000 electric motorbikes and 40,000 swappable batteries in operation across Benin, Togo, Rwanda, and Kenya. Spiro says, to date, riders have collectively driven almost quarter of a billion kilometers. Spiro also says that, [continued] The post Spiro Brings Its Electric Motorcycle Ecosystem To Nigeria appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Rivian launches PPF wraps for R1T with limited-time discount

Teslarati

Rivian has launched paint protection film (PPF) wraps for the R1T electric pickup, along with a limited-time discount for those who order soon. The electric truck maker launched the Xpel Stealth wraps in an email on Saturday, offering the upgrade at no extra cost on orders through April 30, according to company’s order configurator. After April, the price of the upgrade will increase to $5,000, as the promotion comes to an end. “This month only!

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

Brief

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Kia EV9: First Impressions

CleanTechnica EVs

There was a time when Kia was the bargain basement brand. Quality sucked, but the price was low. In recent years, Kia has made an amazing turnaround and has become an automotive leader. Nothing seems to prove this more than the company’s fast-charging and reliable EV offerings. So, when we. [continued] The post Kia EV9: First Impressions appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volkswagen workers in Tennessee have voted to join the UAW

Teslarati

Volkswagen workers at the company’s factory in Tennessee have officially voted to join the United Automotive Workers (UAW) after the union launched campaigns at Tesla, Volkswagen, and others last year. According to a press release from the UAW on Friday, workers at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted to unionize this week, with 2,628 voting in favor and 985 voting against.

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Tesla’s Strengths & Struggles, Kia EV9 Review, Solar Boom in South America — Top CleanTechnica Stories of the Week

CleanTechnica EVs

Let’s stroll through some of the top stories of the past week and a half here on CleanTechnica. It’s been a bit of a wild week, particularly because of the happenings at a certain cleantech company, but there’s a lot more going on than that as well. Enjoy the roundup! [continued] The post Tesla’s Strengths & Struggles, Kia EV9 Review, Solar Boom in South America — Top CleanTechnica Stories of the Week appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Cybertruck's Pedal Fix Isn't Pretty But Deliveries Can Resume

InsideEVs

While not especially elegant, the quick rivet fix has reportedly allowed Cybertruck deliveries to resume.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

Oil

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Comment on Nio to roll out NOP+ driver assist to nearly 230,000 EVs on Apr 30 by Standa

CN EV Post

@GustavoMan627 In reply to GustavoMan627. Really happy to see the CEO doing all these live streams where he showcases all these features real time, like the NOP+, the 150 kWh battery range and others.

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Tesla Cut Model S, Model X And Model Y Prices By $2,000

InsideEVs

Will this move boost sales to a point to balance supply with demand?

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Comment on Nio to roll out NOP+ driver assist to nearly 230,000 EVs on Apr 30 by Standa

CN EV Post

It's also worth mentioning that the CEO hinted that NIO is not going to enter robo-taxi business, as their goal is to make roads faster and not to take away the job of taxi drivers.

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Kia's Affordable Subcompact EV2 Crossover Seen Testing

InsideEVs

The captured footage appears to show the car being tested for left-hand drive markets.

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Comment on Tesla cuts prices across its entire lineup in China by Benjamin Ben

CN EV Post

Prices for the locally produced Model 3 and Model Y have been cut by around 4-6 percent, while the imported Model S and Model X have been reduced by as much as 22 percent.

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Next Generation Fuso eCanter Now Available In India

Electric Cars Report

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (”DICV“), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck announced the market launch of the all-electric light-duty truck Next Generation eCanter in the Indian market. This marks the DICV’s foray into the Indian battery electric commercial vehicle market and the company’s push into the light-duty truck segment in India.

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Comment on Tesla cuts prices across its entire lineup in China by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

Prices for the locally produced Model 3 and Model Y have been cut by around 4-6 percent, while the imported Model S and Model X have been reduced by as much as 22 percent.

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Voltpost Introduces Lamppost EV Charger For Major Metro Areas

InsideEVs

The curbside solution is promised to be easy to install and cost-efficient.

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Comment on Nio to roll out NOP+ driver assist to nearly 230,000 EVs on Apr 30 by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

Nio said this will be the largest user base for city smart driving in China. All of its NT 2.0 platform-based models support NOP+.

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The Volkswagen ID.4 Will Soon Be A Union-Made EV

InsideEVs

The vote represents a major coup for the United Auto Workers, and means one of VW's most important cars will soon be union-made.

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Comment on Tesla cuts prices across its entire lineup in China by Hctr Lnds

CN EV Post

Prices for the locally produced Model 3 and Model Y have been cut by around 4-6 percent, while the imported Model S and Model X have been reduced by as much as 22 percent.

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Musk says Tesla’s Full Self-Driving may enter China very soon – ET Auto

Baua Electric

The Musk-led EV maker rolled out FSD four years ago but has yet to make it available in China despite customers urging it to do so. Tesla chief Elon Musk on Saturday said the electric-vehicle (EV) maker may make Full Self-Driving (FSD) available to customers in China very soon. Musk said “It may be possible very soon” while replying to an X post by a user asking when the EV maker would launch FSD in China.

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Comment on Tesla cuts prices across its entire lineup in China by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

Prices for the locally produced Model 3 and Model Y have been cut by around 4-6 percent, while the imported Model S and Model X have been reduced by as much as 22 percent.

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Apollo Tyres celebrates Vredestein acquisition with new tulip variant | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Apollo Tyres has commissioned an all-new variant of tulip, a plant closely associated with the Netherlands, to mark the 15th anniversary of the company’s acquisition of Vredestein, as well as the recent 115th anniversary of the formation of the iconic Dutch premium tyre brand. Named as a tribute to the Kanwar family which founded and owns Apollo Tyres, the ‘Kanwar Tulip’ is notable for its highly distinctive purple petals, which echo the primary hue of the Apollo Tyres logo.

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Comment on 2024 Beijing auto show: Detailed booth map by Standa

CN EV Post

The two venues of the 2024 Beijing auto show have a total area of 220,000 square meters and 278 NEV models will be on display.

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In Conversation with Log9 Materials’ Pankaj Sharma | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Pankaj Sharma, Co-founder of Log9 Materials, speaking with Autocar Professional on the sidelines of InnerCircle Roundtable (Bengaluru session) shared pivotal aspects of the company’s journey in the energy space. The company Co-founder revealed Log9’s pioneering move with India’s first 50MWh Li-ion cell plant in Bengaluru , emphasising their commitment to India-made cells for EVs.

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Electrify Your Fleet with EV Charging

EVolution

At EVolution, we understand the pivotal role electrification plays in shaping the future of fleets. With our cutting-edge solutions, we empower businesses like yours to embrace sustainable transportation seamlessly. Transform your fleet into a beacon of innovation and sustainability with EVolution. Why Choose EVolution for Your Fleet Electrification?

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Interview: Arnd Franz, Chairman and CEO, Mahle Group | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Mahle – the global piston specialist for internal combustion engine has pivoted to EVs, but the company believes the role of internal combustion engine will endure way beyond 2050. Arnd Franz, Chairman and CEO of the German Automotive component major — which has a part in every second vehicle sold globally, told Autocar Professional , the internal combustion engine is here to stay for now, and the global automotive industry as well as the regulators need to look at various alternatives to de-fos

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Robert Kahn: The Great Interconnector

Cars That Think

In the mid-1960s, Robert Kahn began thinking about how computers with different operating systems could talk to each other across a network. He didn’t think much about what they would say to one another, though. He was a theoretical guy, on leave from the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a stint at the nearby research-and-development company Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN).

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Liebherr electric excavator reaches million ton milestone, scores more orders

Baua Electric

This massive Liebherr electric excavator reached a major operational milestone earlier this month when it moved its one millionth tonne of dirt. And now, its buyers want more! That’s right, gang – since we first covered the converted mining excavator back in January it’s been hard at work. And now, after its initial 90 day “break-in” period operating at partial capacity while the site team familiarized themselves with the new tech, it’s operating at full speed at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mi