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Used EV prices have plummeted, now stand below ICE prices

Green Car Reports

Average used EV prices fell below average prices for used gasoline cars in February, and have continued to decrease since then, according to iSeeCars. Used EV prices stabilized in 2023, after roughly two years of surges, but they've fallen significantly so far this year, iSeeCars found in an analysis released earlier this month. That trend is.

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Hyundai says EVs are ‘top priority’ in the US with massive $7.6B Metaplant opening soon

Electrek

Despite the competition pulling back, Hyundai is racing full speed ahead as it looks to close the gap with Tesla in the US electric vehicle market. Hyundai Motor Group CEO Chang Jae-hoon confirmed EVs are “the top priority” in the US as construction on its massive $7.59 billion Metaplant wraps up in Georgia.

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Price is keeping many Americans away from EVs, polling suggests

Green Car Reports

Americans aren't very enthusiastic about EVs, with cost, range anxiety, and charging among the main concerns, according to a new consumer poll by the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). Researchers polled 6,265 U.S. adults between March 26 and April 10.

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Archer Aviation signs landmark deal to operate eVTOL air taxis out of airports around the US

Electrek

Blossoming eVTOL developer Archer Aviation has announced a signed Memorandum of Understanding with Signature Aviation. This agreement enables access to key hubs for United Airlines and a network of private airport terminals in the US to operate commercial air taxi rides using eVTOLs.

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

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Used EV price plunge, EV rejectors cite cost, Tesla roundup: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Last week’s Tesla shareholder buzz brought some product and battery news. And at the same time that EV rejectors keep citing cost as the primary reason why they don’t work, the cost of new EVs keeps settling and used EV prices have plunged. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. We already knew that new EV transaction prices have.

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Volvo wins at Le Mans – electric semi debunks range myths ahead of 24h

Electrek

In a big win for Volvo at Le Mans , Danish engineering company Danfoss put its Volvo FM electric Class 8 truck on an 800 mile haul to this year’s 24 hour sports car race to help debunk myths about heavy duty electric vehicles.

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NIO’s semi-solid state EV battery supplier ramps output as 621-mi range ET7 rolls out

Electrek

NIO and its suppliers are forging a new path in China’s EV market. WeLion New Energy Technology, NIO’s semi-solid-state EV battery maker, saw a 31% increase in installations last month. The growth comes as NIO officially began renting its 150 kWh battery pack for the new ET7 this month, enabling over 621 (1,000 km) CLTC range.

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Starlink mini dish to roll out in a few months

Teslarati

According to Elon Musk, the Starlink mini dish will roll out in a few months. Elon Musk recently teased the capabilities of SpaceX’s Starlink mini dish on X. The SpaceX CEO shared that the Starlink mini dish took less than 5 minutes to set up and would be more affordable than SpaceX’s standard dish. “This product will change the world…About half the price of the standard dish to buy and monthly subscription, but you can still watch multiple 4k video streams simultaneously,” Elon Musk said on X.

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Kia to build $30,000 EV3 in Mexico, unlocking US EV tax credit

Electrek

A new low-cost EV is primed to hit the US market. Kia plans to build its new EV3 in Mexico as it looks to take advantage of the US electric vehicle tax credit.

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Elon Musk says he’s working on Tesla Master Plan part four

Teslarati

Elon Musk has said that he has begun working on the next phase of Tesla’s Master Plan series, after the CEO’s last master plan was shared with the public last year. On Monday, Musk wrote on X that he is actively working on Tesla Master Plan part four, set to be a follow-up to the company’s Master Plans parts one, two, and three. Each Master Plan so far has outlined a business plan to advance either sustainable transportation, home and commercial energy storage products, as well

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

Brief

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Tesla sues former supplier for ‘stealing battery trade secrets’, but they claim the contrary

Electrek

Tesla is suing Matthews International, a former machinery supplier, for “stealing trade secrets” related to its battery production. Matthews claims that it’s Tesla who is trying to steal its technology.

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New wireless transceiver can improve 5G network coverage

Innovation News Network

Researchers have designed a novel wireless transceiver that improves 5G network coverage through high-power conversion efficiency. The post New wireless transceiver can improve 5G network coverage appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Ford pulls sheet off the F-150 ‘SuperTruck’ it will race up Pikes Peak, complete with 1,400 hp

Electrek

Last year, we saw Ford Performance race an all-electric “SuperVan” up the hill at Pikes Peak , but this year, it’s upping the ante with a souped-up version of the F-150 Lightning called the “SuperTruck.” SPOILER ALERT… it has a huge spoiler.

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47% of New Cars Sold in Netherlands in 2024 Have a Plug!

CleanTechnica EVs

In a negative month in the overall market (down 14% to 28,361 units), May saw plugin registrations also drop by 13% YoY, to 13,174 units. As a result, the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reached 47% last month, in line with the year-to-date average. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics. [continued] The post 47% of New Cars Sold in Netherlands in 2024 Have a Plug!

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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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GM’s Wuling teases new Starlight S electric SUV to compete with BYD, Tesla

Electrek

A new electric SUV is primed to take on BYD and Tesla in China. GM’s joint venture, SAIC-GM-Wuling , unveiled the first teaser images of its new Starlight S electric SUV Monday. Check out the first images below.

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Tesla Model 3 LR AWD now qualifies for Point of Sale $7,500 EV tax credit

Teslarati

Tesla’s Model 3 Long Range All-Wheel-Drive configuration has appeared on the list of vehicles qualifying for the IRS’s $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit, enabling carbuyers to get their rebate in a new Point of Sale method that the agency announced late last year. The vehicle has landed on the list and becomes the second Model 3 configuration available for the immediate tax credit, as the Model 3 Performance is also on the list.

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Polestar (PSNY) is expanding its retail and sales footprint, will enter seven new markets in 2025

Electrek

EV automaker Polestar has announced several expansion plans for 2024 and 2025 as its portfolio of all-electric offerings continues to grow and hit new customers. In addition to expanding its own retail footprint, Polestar is deploying new non-agency sales models and has announced seven new markets it will begin selling to next year.

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Tesla partners with Octopus Energy on UK, Spain Powerwalls

Teslarati

Tesla has partnered with Octopus Energy on deploying Powerwalls and creating distributed battery projects in two European countries. According to a press release from Octopus Energy on Monday, the two companies have partnered to help deploy Tesla Powerwalls in the UK and Spain. The Powerwalls will use the Kraken distributed virtual power plant (VPP) platform, along with being fully integrated into smart tariffs like the company’s “Intelligent Octopus Flux.” “Two energy te

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China’s Leapmotor has commenced EV production in Europe at a Stellantis plant

Electrek

A previously announced joint venture between China’s Leapmotor and Stellantis has begun building EVs in Europe ahead of local deliveries targeted this fall. Leapmotor’s entry into local production and sales overseas begins with a small EV called the T03.

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Customers told new 2024 BYD Atto 3 to be delivered within weeks

The Driven EV News

Customers for the new, upgraded and lower cost 2024 BYD Atto 3 to receive cars in weeks. The post Customers told new 2024 BYD Atto 3 to be delivered within weeks appeared first on The Driven.

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Octopus Energy is bringing Tesla Powerwall perks to its customers

Electrek

Octopus Energy and Tesla’s new partnership means Octopus can install Powerwalls and give its customers with Powerwalls better price tariffs.

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Tesla Cybertrucks Are Still Breaking Down All Of The Time

InsideEVs

Tesla is six months deep into the launch of the Cybertruck and many owners are still running into show-stopping problems.

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Elon Musk says he is working on ‘Tesla Master Plan Part 4’

Electrek

Elon Musk claims he is working on ‘Tesla Master Plan Part 4’ – a second part of the on going master plan in as many years.

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Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck Is Latest EV To Take On Pikes Peak

CleanTechnica EVs

The Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck is Ford Performance’s newest electric vehicle demonstrator SuperTruck will take on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb presented by Gran Turismo with Romain Dumas behind the wheel This is Ford’s second consecutive year competing at the Hill Climb with an EV demonstrator, following the record-breaking. [continued] The post Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck Is Latest EV To Take On Pikes Peak appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volvo hints the EX30 could be exported from Belgium to the US to avoid new EV tariffs

Electrek

With new tariffs introduced on EVs made in China, Volvo is criticizing the EU’s decision, saying it will only hurt buyers. Meanwhile, Volvo suggested the US-bound EX30 could come from Belgium as it looks to avoid newly introduced tariffs.

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My Bolt-Powered Glamping & E-Bike Trailer Setup (So Far)

CleanTechnica EVs

Over the last couple of years, I’ve run several small fundraisers to build a better travel setup. The goal? To chase important clean technology stories, show people that affordable EVs can do the job (and are getting better), and to explore efficient trailer design. In this article, I’d like to. [continued] The post My Bolt-Powered Glamping & E-Bike Trailer Setup (So Far) appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Former Tesla charging members join Revel

Electrek

Three of Tesla’s top former Tesla charging members in the Northeast have joined Revel to continue deploying EV charging stations.

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Nissan Gives the GT-R a Proper Sendoff with Two Limited-Edition Cars

The Truth About Cars

The Nissan GT-R has been around for so long that it’d be easy to assume it would always be on sale, but that’s not the case. Nissan recently confirmed that the 2024 model year would be the car’s last, and to celebrate its sendoff, the automaker is releasing two limited-edition models. The T-Spec Takumi Edition cars get carbon ceramic brakes, widened front fenders, and a Nismo traction control system.

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GM Ultium battery plant ratifies UAW contract deal with big pay increase

Electrek

Workers at GM’s Ultium battery plant in Lordstown, Ohio have voted to ratify their UAW contract deal with GM, earning big pay increases as they are brought under the national UAW/GM master agreement.

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Toyota GR Boss: Brand Will Lean on Partnerships to Develop Future sports Cars

The Truth About Cars

Toyota deserves credit for its line of sports cars and manual-transmission offerings, but the Japanese auto giant isn’t planning to keep those efforts afloat by itself. Toyota Gazoo Racing (GR) president Tomoya Takahashi recently told reporters in Australia that the company would look to collaborations with other brands to continue making sports cars going forward.

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Here’s how scorching heat affects your EV’s range

Electrek

As the US prepares for brutal heat, we found out how high temperatures affect EV range from battery range experts Recurrent.

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Ford Unveils 1,400hp F-150 Lightning SuperTruck for Pikes Peak

The Truth About Cars

Some spell ago, we brought you news about the shadowy teasers Ford was showing of their planned SuperTruck for Pikes Peak. Now, the Blue Oval has gone and released details about the whole enchilada – and it makes over 1,400 horsepower. According to Ford, the F-150 Lightning SuperTruck is capable of making “1,400-plus” all-electric horsepower thanks to a trio of 6-phase motors and what’s described as an “ultra-high performance” lithium-polymer NMC cell.

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Tesla Model 3 Long Range gets access to federal tax credit, now starts at $40,000

Electrek

Tesla Model 3 Long Range has now officially become eligible for the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric vehicles.

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Volvo S60 Ending U.S. Production, Sales

The Truth About Cars

Another sedan is about to meet its demise on our market. At the end of the month, Volvo plans on ending production of the S60 in South Carolina and there has been confirmation that the model will not be imported. The good news is that the facility in Ridgeville, South Carolina, will remain operational so that it can produce the rather-large EX90. While the S60 will continue to be manufactured in China, Volvo recently told Car and Driver that it has no intention of exporting the model back into o

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