Fri.Jul 05, 2024

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DOE: Pickups could save the most on fuel as EVs vs. gasoline

Green Car Reports

Pickup truck drivers stand to save the most by going electric, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Pickups tend to be bigger than other vehicle types, meaning they use more energy and thus offer greater potential for savings when the cost of that energy is reduced, the DOE recently noted. And reducing consumption of gasoline or.

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Why Chinese Automakers Deserve to Win the EV Race

CleanTechnica EVs

The Chinese EV tariff debate goes on. I just put this summary in another article today, but am using it again to make sure everyone’s on the same starting page: The argument for the tariffs is that China and provincial governments in China have given Chinese EV producers too much. [continued] The post Why Chinese Automakers Deserve to Win the EV Race appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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BYD closes in on huge $1 billion EV plant in Turkey as global expansion accelerates

Electrek

BYD is closing in on a deal to build a massive $1 billion EV plant in Turkey. The news comes after BYD opened its first factory in Thailand, with others planned in Brazil and Mexico as it expands in overseas markets.

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BYD reaches 8 million new energy vehicle milestone, opens new plant in Thailand

The Driven EV News

BYD produces 8 million cars and opens a new plant much closer to Australia, setting the scene for what's ahead. The post BYD reaches 8 million new energy vehicle milestone, opens new plant in Thailand appeared first on The Driven.

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

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Electrek Formula Sun Grand Prix 2024: Now just a week away

Electrek

The countdown is on for this year’s Electrek Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) collegiate solar car track event, swiftly followed by the Electrek American Solar Solar Challenge cross-country race. In just one week, teams from universities worldwide will put rubber to track at NCM Motorsports Park, competing to complete as many laps as possible on nothing but solar energy.

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48% of Volvo Cars’ Sales Now Plugin Vehicles — Globally

CleanTechnica EVs

Volvo Cars is yet another automaker highlighting its EV sales growth last quarter. After a few months of doom and gloom about “falling” EV sales — headline after headline after headline, not to mention real-world discussions — we sure are seeing a lot of automakers boast about booming EV sales. [continued] The post 48% of Volvo Cars’ Sales Now Plugin Vehicles — Globally appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Xpeng Building Factory for Its Flying Car

CleanTechnica EVs

I’m not going to lie — this one’s got me laughing. You have to assume something is serious when there’s actually a factory being built for it, but a flying car? Really? It feels very 1950s. But hey, eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) aircraft have been hyped up for. [continued] The post Xpeng Building Factory for Its Flying Car appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Hyundai’s new IONIQ 9 electric SUV will launch later than expected: Here’s what we know

Electrek

Hyundai’s new three-row electric SUV is set to debut later than expected. Although Hyundai was expected to launch the IONIQ 9 this summer, it looks like we may have to wait a little longer.

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EVs Take 56.5% Share In Sweden — Going Nowhere, Backwards

CleanTechnica EVs

June saw plugin EVs take 56.5% share in Sweden, down YoY from 59.2% in June 2023. BEV share fell YoY, while PHEV share was flat, and both lost volume. Overall auto volume was 25,401 units, down 10% YoY. The Tesla Model Y was the best selling BEV. June’s result saw. [continued] The post EVs Take 56.5% Share In Sweden — Going Nowhere, Backwards appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Model S/X sales are crashing and Tesla is hiding it

Electrek

Tesla Model S and Model X sales are not doing well, and Tesla is hiding that decline through its opaque delivery reporting.

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

Brief

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Tesla China’s Model 3 and Model Y see shorter wait times

Teslarati

Tesla China’s order page for its two Giga Shanghai-made vehicles, the Model 3 and Model Y, indicate that the wait times for the all-electric sedan and crossover have been reduced. The update was observed by industry watchers earlier this week. As could be seen in Tesla’s order page for the reengineered Model 3 sedan, the vehicle is currently listed with a wait time of 1-4 weeks.

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Porsche to slow Taycan output as sales slump, can the new Macan EV turn things around?

Electrek

Porsche’s first all-electric sports car was a hit. But, nearly five years later, Taycan sales are falling amid new competition. Porsche is reportedly cutting Taycan output amid the sales slump. With the new Macan EV viewed as a beacon of hope, can Porsche turn things around?

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What’s New at NIO?

CleanTechnica EVs

NIO Achieved Record Deliveries of 21,209 in June In June 2024, NIO delivered 21,209 vehicles, representing an increase of 98.1% year-over-year. NIO delivered 57,373 vehicles in the second quarter of 2024, representing an increase of 143.9% year-over-year. From January to June 2024, NIO delivered 87,426 vehicles, representing an increase of. [continued] The post What’s New at NIO?

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Electrified marine technology leaders Vita and Evoy combine forces

Electrek

Electric marine experts Vita and Evoy have announced plans to unite their respective businesses in order to “consolidate their leading positions in the high-output space.” The two companies bring together a wealth of experience in all-electric propulsion and powertrain technology in the marine segment.

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

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EU inspects Tesla Giga Shanghai for individual duty rates

Teslarati

European Union inspectors visited Tesla Giga Shanghai to determine individual duty rates for the company amid Europe’s provisional tariffs on electric vehicle (EV) imports from China. On July 5, 2024, the Commission’s provisional tariffs on China-made EVs took effect. The EU member states have four months to discuss the European Commission’s provisional tariffs and implement them.

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Crowdfunding gone wrong: Customer sues Delfast for e-bike non-delivery and wins

Electrek

A New York resident recently took electric bicycle maker Delfast to court over non-delivery of the company’s new electric bicycle model after an apparently successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo failed to result in a delivery.

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Stellantis Seeks New EV Battery, Free From Sketchy Materials

CleanTechnica EVs

Stellantis adds another institution to its list of next-generation energy storage partners searching for the sustainable EV battery of the future. The post Stellantis Seeks New EV Battery, Free From Sketchy Materials appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla vehicles become approved as government vehicles in China

Electrek

Tesla vehicles have become approved as government vehicles in China – a first for a foreign-owned automaker. It could open the door for large government sales in the country.

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Tesla India investment in limbo

Teslarati

Tesla’s expected investment in India is in limbo. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Tesla has not contacted officials in India about an investment for some time. The information from Bloomberg’s sources should be taken with a grain of salt. Last month, Musk continued to hint that a few of his companies would come to India. “Looking forward to my companies doing exciting work in India,” Elon Musk wrote in an X post.

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EU Tariffs on Chinese Electric Vehicles Commence, Discussions Ongoing

CleanTechnica EVs

There are discussions ongoing between Chinese government officials and European Union (EU) officials and admin regarding tariffs on battery-electric cars produced in China. However, in the meantime, the tariffs went into effect today. In the announcement, the European Commission started off with the following: “Today, nine months after the initiation of an.

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Tesla vehicles purchased by multiple state-owned enterprises in Shanghai

Teslarati

The Tesla Model Y Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) recently made it to the Jiangsu provincial government’s NEV procurement catalog in China. As it turns out, Tesla China is just getting started, as more state-owned entities from Shanghai are now purchasing the all-electric crossover. As per a statement from the Lingang investment promotion service center, multiple state-owned enterprises in Shanghai have purchased Tesla Model Y units for corporate use.

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Hyundai, Kia, and Subaru offer the best electric SUV lease deals in July, starts at $199/mo

Electrek

July is finally here, and the deals are heating up. The best SUV lease deals in July are almost all fully electric models, including the Hyundai IONIQ 5 , Kia Niro EV, and Subaru Solterra. Check out the new offers below.

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McGill University develops revolutionary CO2 conversion catalyst

Innovation News Network

McGill University has pioneered a catalyst for CO2 conversion that could be a ‘game-changer’ in the fight against climate change. The post McGill University develops revolutionary CO2 conversion catalyst appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Chinese electric vehicles are transforming Australia’s car market. Are we getting a good deal?

The Driven EV News

As new, more affordable EVs continue to flood Australia’s car market, will consumers here be the winners? The post Chinese electric vehicles are transforming Australia’s car market. Are we getting a good deal? appeared first on The Driven.

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American Car Sales Slightly Off in June

The Truth About Cars

As predicted, the catastrophic CDK ransomware outage seems to have had an impact on car sales in this country, with companies like Stellantis and Kia recording drops in volume. Specifically, the Jeep brand was off by 19 percent last quarter compared to the same time last year, posting 147,147 deliveries. Every model was down save for the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, with profit centers like the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee shedding 17 and 26, percent respectively.

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Jackery power stations 50% off in Mega Deals sale, GE’s smart indoor smoker at $799, 1-day Worx and Greenworks discounts, more

Electrek

Hope everybody had good food, good company, and good times during yesterday’s holiday! We’ve got a few strong discounts for today’s Green Deals to close out the week. The best of them is Jackery’s latest Mega Deals sale that promises “the best prices of 2024” with price cuts up to 50% off – dropping costs on equipment like the new Explorer 1000 v2 Portable Power Station bundled alongside a 200W solar panel at a new $899 low.

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Counterpoints on Chinese Electric Cars Taking Over the World?

CleanTechnica EVs

We’ve written a lot about the Chinese EV revolution and tariffs on Chinese-produced EVs sent to the US and Europe. The argument for the tariffs is that China and provincial governments have given Chinese EV producers too much support, resulting in overproduction and artificially low prices that are counter to. [continued] The post Counterpoints on Chinese Electric Cars Taking Over the World?

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You can lease a 2025 Nissan Leaf for $19 a month (yes, for real)

Electrek

A Nissan dealer in Colorado is practically giving 2025 Nissan Leaf leases away – who said EVs weren’t affordable?

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Labour wins UK General election: What does this mean for EVs?

Innovation News Network

Following the Labour Party's win at the UK general election, we take a look at Labour's electric vehicle strategy. The post Labour wins UK General election: What does this mean for EVs? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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BMW U.S. EV Sales Improved To Near-Record Level In Q2 2024

InsideEVs

The BMW's four all-electric models represented over 15% of the brand's total volume.

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IEEE Team Training Programs Elevate Wireless Communication Skills

Cars That Think

The field of wireless communication is constantly evolving, and engineers need to be aware of the latest improvements and requirements. To address their needs, the IEEE Communications Society is offering two exclusive training programs for individuals and technical teams. The online Intensive Wireless Communications and Advanced Topics in Wireless course series are taught by experts in real time.

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Features Like Tesla FSD That ‘Promise Too Much’ Are ‘A Bad Thing’: Mercedes-Benz

InsideEVs

Even small mishaps related to so-called self-driving cars can have a big impact on the whole industry.

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Podcast: let’s dive into Tesla, Ford, GM, BYD EV delivery results

Electrek

On the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss EV delivery results from the industry, especially Tesla, Ford, and GM. Today’s Podcast is sponsored by the Electrek American Solar Challenge 2024.

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HONGQI E-HS9 Electric SUV Will Make Its Debut at 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Electric Cars Report

The E-HS9, HONGQI’s high-end electric SUV, will be unveiled at the 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed with the EH7 and EHS7, showcasing the outstanding performance and design of China’s luxury electric vehicle. In the famous hill climb race at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, cars from all over the world, of all types, sizes, horsepower, […] The post HONGQI E-HS9 Electric SUV Will Make Its Debut at 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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