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The Metals Company completes latest deep-sea research campaign

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F-150 Lightning orders, $30,000 Chevy Equinox EV, Silverado EV debut, Mercedes EQXX concept: The Week In Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which long awaited retro-electric van got a reveal date? Which automaker suggested that batteries might be air-cooled in the future? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending January 7, 2022.

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VinFast vehicles to be cloud-connected using Cerence Connected Vehicle Digital Twin (CCVDT) platform

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Cerence and VinFast announced that VinFast vehicles will be cloud-connected using the Cerence Connected Vehicle Digital Twin (CCVDT) platform.

How Tesla stock and a PPP loan landed a man four years in jail

Teslarati

Among the many things Andrew Aaron Lloyd bought with his $3.4 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from the United States government, Tesla stock was one of his biggest purchases.

Hyundai Motor and Unity partner to build meta-factory accelerating intelligent manufacturing innovation; digital twin

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Hyundai Motor Company and Unity, a platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced a partnership to design and build jointly a new “metaverse roadmap” and platform for Meta-Factory.

Tesla announces Full Self-Driving package price increase to $12,000

Electrek

Tesla announced today that it is going to increase the price of its Full Self-Driving package to $12,000 starting on January 17. The price bump should coincide with the release of an important new update.

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Mercedes-Benz seeing strong demand for electrified and high-end vehicles

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Deliveries of Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrid and electric passenger cars reached a record 227,458 units (+69.3%) of which 48,936 (21.5%) were Mercedes-EQ battery electric passenger cars (BEV) (+154.8%). Including smart and Mercedes-Benz Vans, total BEV sales rose above 99,000 units (+90.3%). Since the EQS went on sale in August 2021, orders for the electric flagship reached 16,370.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $2,500 Chinese farm truck

Electrek

Electric farm trucks are awesome – I actually bought one from China to use as a utility vehicle around my parents’ sprawling property. But while mine looks like a knockoff American truck , I recently found a much more Eastern-style truck that has me intrigued.

EV Battery Cell & Pack Prices Dropping At Surprising Rate

Get Electric Vehicle

Battery prices have dropped dramatically over the years, and though there may be some fluctuations it appears that they will continue to do so at a rapid pace.

Video: crypto-mining Daymak Spiritus EV takes its first test drive

Electrek

Daymak revealed the first “production-look” prototype of its 85 mph, light-electric three-wheeler, the Daymak Spiritus, back in October. At the time, it was thought to be a static display piece – but now? It’s a runner, and we’ve got video.

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Tesla To Raise FSD Package Price To $12,000 From January 17

InsideEVs

That's a $2,000 hike and Elon Musk says pricing will continue to rise “as we get closer to FSD production code release

2021 US EV Sales Scoreboard: RAV4 Prime and Mustang Mach-E Are The Top-Selling Non-Tesla EVs

EV Adoption

Among electric vehicles from automakers that report specific sales numbers for their EV models, the Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV was tops in the US in 2021 with 27,3707 units sold.

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This Is What A Maxed Out $97,329 Ford F-150 Lightning Looks Like

InsideEVs

If you want to have it all, Platinum trim is the only way to go

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Tesla FSD Price Goes Up To $12,000 — As Expected

CleanTechnica

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter yesterday that Tesla would be soon raising the price of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) package from $10,000 to $12,000. Initially, the new price will only affect US residents.

Ford F-150 Lightning Vs Rivian R1T: Price, Range, Specs Compared

InsideEVs

Two amazingly good electric pickup trucks compared side-by-side

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Germany’s Plugin EV Share At Record 36% In December

CleanTechnica

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market and the world’s 5th largest, saw plugin electric vehicle share hit a record of 35.7% in December, up from 26.6% year-on-year. Full battery electrics took 21.3% of the market.

US: Tesla Is Now Right Behind BMW In Sales In The Premium Segment

InsideEVs

BMW sold the highest number of cars in the premium/luxury segment in 2021, but Tesla was a close second

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Northern Territory of Australia Takes Baby Steps into the Electric Future

CleanTechnica

The Northern Territory, home of the iconic monolith Uluru, is not a state but a vast and sparsely populated territory. Up till now, there have been only 61 electric vehicles registered in the Northern Territory (a penetration rate of 0.03 per cent), but that is about to change.

Three Major US Federal EV Initiatives: Which Is Most Important?

InsideEVs

What will be the impact of such initiatives on Tesla owners, specifically? What about Tesla's rivals

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Italy Has Reached 400 Tesla Superchargers

CleanTechnica

Italy now has 400 Tesla Superchargers, Tesla announced on Instagram with a scenic photo of a Tesla charging against the backdrop of green mountains. Tesla has been rapidly expanding its Supercharger network month after month.

Mercedes-Benz Reveals How Many EQS It Sold In U.S. In Q4 2021

InsideEVs

Additional electric models - EQE, EQS SUV and EQB - will join the lineup in 2022

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Ford To Greedy Dealers: No F-150 Lightnings For You!

CleanTechnica

Ford is threatening to punish dealers who demand additional deposits to reserve an F-150 Lightning, but can do nothing to control price gouging.

BMW M3 Vs Tesla Model Y Rematch: Can BMW Climb A Snowy Uphill?

InsideEVs

After trying everything, it turns out that BMW M3 must go in reverse with proper momentum

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