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Review: 2024 Chevy Silverado EV RST arrives for civilians

Green Car Reports

The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV full-size electric pickup truck was first delivered in Work Truck specification to fleet buyers nearly a year ago; but only now can civilians take one home. The first retail version to arrive is the top-of-the-line 2024 Chevy Silverado EV RST First Edition. We had a chance to spend several hours driving through the.

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Hyundai and Ford’s EV registrations outpace the competition in March

Electrek

Despite talk of an “EV slowdown,” sales of electric vehicles are still growing. EV registrations grew another 3.8% in March as several automakers, including Hyundai and Ford, saw electric car sales surge.

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Kia EV3 small electric SUV follows EV, tops 300 miles of range

Green Car Reports

Kia on Wednesday revealed the production-bound version of its EV3 compact electric crossover that might, if Kia keeps to original hints, start around $35,000. The EV3 emerges on the way to production in much the same form as the EV3 concept that was first shown in October 2023, albeit with a little more round to its profile and the rear end.

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Batteries on wheels: Mitsubishi gets network approval to export power from cars to the grid

The Driven EV News

Japanese car maker says it has approval from South Australia's electricity network to export power back into the grid from its electric vehicles. The post Batteries on wheels: Mitsubishi gets network approval to export power from cars to the grid appeared first on The Driven.

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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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2024 Jeep Wagoneer S EV: Tesla Model Y rival set for May 30 reveal

Green Car Reports

Stellantis on Wednesday released a new teaser video for the 2024 Jeep Wagoneer S showing that the electric SUV has the Tesla Model Y in its sights. A voiceover declares that Jeep is "taking on America's bestselling EV brand," setting up a race between a Wagoneer S (albeit a pre-production one) and a Model Y Performance. In the video, Jeep quotes a.

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Ferrari, with first electric supercar coming in 2025, warns rivals over Chinese EVs

Electrek

Although its first fully electric supercar is not due out until next year, Ferrari is warning rivals about incoming Chinese EVs. Ferrari’s boss claims new competition from China should be a “call to action” for EU automakers.

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Hyundai is ‘humble and hungry’ to separate itself from the EV pack, Tesla NACS coming soon

Electrek

After a strong start to 2024, Hyundai expects the momentum to continue with some of the most affordable and efficient EVs on the US market. In an exclusive interview with Electrek , Hyundai Motor America CEO Randy Parker said the company is “humble and hungry” as it remains committed to EVs in the US.

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Tesla investor Scottish Mortgage decides on Musk pay package vote

Teslarati

Perhaps the biggest issue on the ballot at the upcoming Tesla Shareholder Meeting is the vote to be had on CEO Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package. One major investor says it will be voting to support it. Tesla investor Scottish Mortgage said today that it plans to support Musk’s pay package, a major development in the fight to get the CEO paid, as the compensation was already approved years ago.

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Ford slashes 2024 Mustang Mach-E price with new 0% APR offer

Electrek

Just when you thought the EV deals couldn’t get better, Ford is cutting 2024 Mustang Mach-E prices with a new 0% APR offer. The deal comes after Ford slashed Mach-E prices by up to $8,100 earlier this year.

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Natural Gasis Behind the Nation's Largest Heavy-Duty Electric Truck Charging Station

The Truth About Cars

A new heavy-duty electric truck charging station is opening near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in southern California, but the electricity powering it isn’t as new-age as the vehicles it charges. Though capable of charging up to 96 trucks at a time, the station is backed by natural gas, which is cleaner than dozens of trucks burning diesel but not the green solution many had probably hoped for.

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

Brief

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Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 N takes on a Lamborghini Urus and Porsche Macan GTS in an epic drag race

Electrek

Can Hyundai match Lamborghini and Porsche in a race? Watch Hyundai’s most powerful vehicle, the IONIQ 5 N, take on a 657 hp Lamborghini Urus Performante, Porsche Macan GTS, and others in an epic super SUV drag race. See how Hyundai’s sporty EV matches up against the competition in the video below.

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Tesla looks to rebuild Autopilot, self-driving, robotics departments after layoffs

Teslarati

Tesla is looking to add more employees to its Autopilot, self-driving, and robotics departments after it used widespread layoffs over the past few months to eliminate positions and reserve cash for its short-term business planning. Tesla started eliminating people from its workforce in April as it downsized to prepare for a downturn in economic conditions.

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The US’s largest offshore wind farm just got its first monopile

Electrek

In a major milestone, the 2.6-gigawatt (GW) Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW), which will be the US’s largest offshore wind farm, has installed its first monopile foundation.

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New Electric Trucks To Push Diesel Out Of US Transportation Market

CleanTechnica EVs

US ground transportation stakeholders are ramping up their interest in electric trucks, with batteries and fuel cells both in play. The post New Electric Trucks To Push Diesel Out Of US Transportation Market appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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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Tesla ends hiring freeze, but only for one department

Electrek

Tesla has evidently ended its hiring freeze that started last month with a series of layoffs, but it appears to be only for one department. I bet you can guess which one.

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The “Peak of Mount Stupid” — What I Learned Pulling A Trailer Across Texas With My Bolt EUV

CleanTechnica EVs

The journey to gaining new knowledge and skills isn’t a steady climb. Why? Because it’s easy to feel confident too early. When you go from knowing basically nothing about something and then learn a little bit, that little bit represents an infinite increase. Looking back at where you once were. [continued] The post The “Peak of Mount Stupid” — What I Learned Pulling A Trailer Across Texas With My Bolt EUV appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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FLO’s new Ultra DC fast chargers can charge EVs to 80% in 15 minutes

Electrek

The first FLO Ultra DC fast chargers are rolling off the assembly line at the company’s Auburn Hills, Michigan, factory – and they’re pretty powerful.

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To Buy Or Not To Buy A Used EV Market: Point/Counterpoint

CleanTechnica EVs

We’ve waited for this moment in the EV Early Adopter community for a long time: the gap in price between electric and gas vehicles is getting oh-so close. Maybe it’s the right time to convince our friends, family, and neighbors to take the plunge into buying a used EV. There’s. [continued] The post To Buy Or Not To Buy A Used EV Market: Point/Counterpoint appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The US’s largest heavy-duty electric truck microgrid is powered by… natural gas

Electrek

Southern California’s largest heavy-duty electric truck charging depot, powered by the US’s largest electric truck microgrid, is now online and fueled by natural gas.

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EV Sales Report: Brazil Races Ahead, Bringing 1,100% BEV Growth in April

CleanTechnica EVs

Good news keeps coming from the Carioca country. When EV sales skyrocketed in late 2023, there were fears this was a temporary increase because automakers were running to bring as many cars as possible to market before the tariffs kicked in this year. This wasn’t the case, and because the. [continued] The post EV Sales Report: Brazil Races Ahead, Bringing 1,100% BEV Growth in April appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Gravity's urban fast-charging "trees" could rival Tesla Supercharging

Green Car Reports

The Gravity charging company on Wednesday unveiled a new design for EV charging stations that it believes will be the foundation of a massive urban fast-charging network. Styled as Distributed Access Energy Points (DEAPs), the chargers take the form of what Gravity calls "trees," taller structures in which the charge cable dangles from an extended.

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Chevy Silverado EV RST first drive: Incredible range and power, but is it worth the hefty price? [Video]

Electrek

Chevy is on the cusp of launching passenger versions of its all-electric Silverado EV, and I got to test out the First Edition RST before it hits the driveways of its first US customers. This Silverado pickup has tons of power and function with 440 miles of all-electric range to boot, but as much as the Chevy team got right on this one, plenty of aspects missed the mark.

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BYD unveils electric double-decker bus for the UK

Teslarati

Chinese automaker BYD recently unveiled an electric double-decker bus for the United Kingdom. The electric double-decker bus will be called the BYD BD11. The China-based car manufacturer said the BYD BD11 will be the “next step in UK public transportation.” BYD BD11 was unveiled at the London Bus Museum. It was customized for the UK market and launch later this year in London.

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Light speed: Honda next-gen 0 Series electric cars preview F1 tech that will give it the edge over its cheaper Chinese rivals

EV Central

Honda says it will apply know-how accrued from competing in top-flight F1 to help create its next-generation of advanced electric cars. Until now, Honda – like fellow Japanese car-maker Toyota – has been accused of being too slow to embrace all-electric car technology, but that all changes following a huge 10 trillion yen ($A97b) investment from now until 2031 to usher in seven all-electric members of the 0 Series range, with the first three vehicles all arriving in 2026.

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Hydrogen power: What does it need, and what can it give?

Innovation News Network

Bramble Energy recently completed a project to optimise fuel cell stack construction, advancing hydrogen in the fight for sustainability. The post Hydrogen power: What does it need, and what can it give? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Electric HiLux incoming! New Toyota HiLux REVO heads for production in Thailand as Japanese giant beats Ford Ranger to BEV workhorse

EV Central

Hot on the heels of the Isuzu D-Max EV, Toyota has now announced it too is pushing its Toyota HiLux REVO BEV into production at its factory in Thailand – and the battery-electric ute could be heading to Australia. Already teased in Australia as a working prototype with a real-world range of more than 230km, the Toyota HiLux REVO BEV originally started life as a project created by Toyota Daihatsu Engineering Manufacturing (TDEM), which invested a seven-figure sum on creating a working proof

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Tesla officially breaks ground at Megafactory in China

Electrek

Tesla has officially broken ground on its new Megafactory project to build Megapacks for energy storage in China. The Megafactory.

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Tesla Shanghai Megafactory in China officially starts construction

Teslarati

Tesla has officially started the construction of its highly anticipated Shanghai Megafactory on May 23, 2024. The Shanghai Megafactory represents the electric vehicle maker’s first dedicated energy storage facility outside the United States. The Shanghai Megafactory, which will produce Megapack batteries, will join Giga Shanghai as Tesla China’s main production facilities in the country.

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Kia reveals full specs and launch dates of incoming EV3 compact SUV, but will it come to the US?

Electrek

After months of teasing its new compact SUV, Kia has officially unveiled full images and specs of the EV3, and it looks like another winner from the Korean automaker. Launching later this summer, the EV3 takes much of the design and technology from its larger EV9 sibling and delivers it as a smaller, more affordable option to global consumers.

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New Port Electrification Handbook Features Microgrids

CleanTechnica EVs

Guiding port commissioners toward a new energy future Maritime ports, bustling hubs of global trade, are emerging as the new frontier for electrification. Advances in clean energy technology, such as microgrids and batteries, are enabling electrification of port infrastructure and charging of heavy-duty vehicles traditionally considered hard to electrify.

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A Tesla Can Be Built Like A Lego Set. A Legacy Car, Not So Much: Teardown Experts

InsideEVs

A Tesla Model Y has just five components that make up the front trunk. But that’s just part of the story.

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Comment on Nio adds new Nio House in Netherlands, its largest in Europe to date by Neehaw Asinine

CN EV Post

So lemme get this straight : After putting thousands of people out on the street because they, NIO, were "again" burning too much money, NIO just opened ANOTHER NIO House ( Proudly the BIGGEST one YET) in one of the most expensive areas of Amsterdam. An already expensive city. Thats the SECOND Super expensive NIO House, in a country where NIO barely sells about a hundred units, PER YEAR: so thats an average of about 7 cars, per NIO house in the Netherlands sold per month.

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Autel Energy Unveils 1.44 MW MaxiCharger Megawatt Charging System at ACT Expo 2024 for Electric Commercial Vehicles

CleanTechnica EVs

Autel Energy, a leading global provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging products and services, this week unveiled its groundbreaking MaxiCharger Megawatt Charging System at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo (ACT Expo) 2024 taking place on May 20-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Autel Energy will be showcasing its latest. [continued] The post Autel Energy Unveils 1.44 MW MaxiCharger Megawatt Charging System at ACT Expo 2024 for Electric Commercial Vehicles appeared first on CleanTech

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Matt Farah After Owning A Ford Mustang Mach-E: It's Built Better Than A Tesla

InsideEVs

The host of The Smoking Tire YouTube channel said he would “absolutely” buy or lease another Mach-E.

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