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Tesla shares more footage of Optimus walking improvements

Teslarati

Tesla has shared its latest clip of the Optimus humanoid robot, once again showing off how smoothly the bot is able to walk around. On Saturday, Tesla’s Optimus account on X shared footage of the humanoid robot walking around one of its testing facilities, featuring the caption “Getting my daily steps in.” The robot appears to be a newer, or at least more complete, build than a similar video shared a few weeks ago, depicting the robot as it smoothly strides around the area.

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Tesl Cybertruck a Hit in China!

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla (TSLA) has shipped its all-American Cybertruck to China for a tour across several cities. The large electric pickup truck. [continued] The post Tesl Cybertruck a Hit in China! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla execs are taking up the mantle of social media comms — to the EV community’s delight

Teslarati

A “Tesla Twitter after Musk” seems to be emerging of sorts. As Elon Musk continues to post about issues he personally feels strongly about on X, Tesla executives appear to have taken up the mantle of handling the EV maker’s social media communications. And so far, the electric vehicle community is loving it. Elon Musk has been Tesla’s de facto voice in social media for years, though his updates for his companies like Tesla have seen a drop after he acquired Twitter, which

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Volkswagen Introduces New Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain While China Embraces PHEVs

CleanTechnica EVs

Plug-in hybrid cars are suddenly the hottest thing in the new car market as customers shy away from electric cars. The post Volkswagen Introduces New Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain While China Embraces PHEVs appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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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Tesla has reached 600,000 worldwide Powerwall installations

Teslarati

Tesla has reached a new milestone with the installation of its Powerwall energy storage systems around the world, just as the company starts rolling out its next-generation version of the system in the U.S. On Friday, the Tesla Energy account on X said that the company has reached 600,000 Powerwall installations worldwide. The milestone comes just weeks after the next-gen Powerwall 3 officially went on sale in the U.S. , after Tesla had slowly been deploying the new product throughout much of la

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Honda Prologue review, GM plug-in hybrids, Mach-E price cut: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker pushed an important EV target back by five years? Which brand is at least considering adding artificial engine vibration to its EVs? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending February 23, 2024. In a first drive of the 2024 Honda Prologue EV, we found that this.

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Would you rather have one $50k EV or 50 of these $1k Chinese electric cars

Electrek

Panning for gold in Alibaba’s electric vehicle catalog is bound to find some real doozies, such as this week’s Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week. Meet this fun little purple three-wheeled electric car that barely manages to fulfill the requirements of a car.

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Ford pauses all F-150 Lightning shipments as gas deliveries begin

Teslarati

Ford has put a pause on sending out dealer shipments of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup, though the company also recently began delivering its 2024 gas versions of the truck. On February 9, Ford put a stop-ship order out for the F-150 Lightning for an undisclosed reason, according to a spokesperson in a statement to Automotive News. The automaker is still producing the F-150 Lightning at its Rouge Electric Vehicle (EV) Center, and it’s not clear when the company plans to resume deliver

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Comment on Nio's swap station in Denmark has begun offering frequency regulation service to power grid by Tom Budetti

CN EV Post

The service barely affects battery swap stations' ability to provide service to car owners, with one station bringing in revenue in the tens of thousands of euros a year, according to a Nio vice president.

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Tesla now offering Full Self-Driving transfers to boost demand in Australia

The Driven EV News

Tesla is offering existing owners the option to transfer their previously purchased Full Self-Driving (FSD) package to a new Model 3 or Model Y delivered before the end of March. The post Tesla now offering Full Self-Driving transfers to boost demand in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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

Brief

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Comment on BYD chairman doubles proposed share buyback amount to boost investor confidence by LuxRes

CN EV Post

BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu doubled the amount of his proposed buyback of the company's shares in the A-share market to RMB 400 million from RMB 200 million and will be used to reduce registered capital.

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Ford Halts Shipments Of 2024 F-150 Lightning Due To Undisclosed Quality Issue

InsideEVs

Meanwhile, the 2023 model-year versions are sold at substantial discounts.

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Watershed Moment – The BYD Qin Plus Honor Edition – $15k

My Electric Car

A direct challenge to ICE vehicles and the Tesla Model 2 BYD’s unveiling of the Qin Plus EV Honor Edition marks a significant milestone in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, especially in the affordable vehicle segment. With models priced between 109,800 RMB to 139,800 RMB ($15,200 to $19,400), this saloon car directly challenges the dominance of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in the low-cost market segment, offering a compelling alternative to popular models like the Toyota Co

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Comment on BYD Yangwang launches U9 electric supercar with starting price of $233,500 by LuxRes

CN EV Post

@John Hanna In reply to John Hanna. The U9 looks like the first affordable electric SuperCar assuming it generates strong emotional engagement when driven and handles appropriately. Comparison to a 12 cyl is targeting its appeal to an entirely different demographic vs Plaid. Plaid is a very attractive muscle car that targets a different demographic so superior performance is likely a small differentiator for only a small subset.

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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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Xos and Winnebago Partner to Develop Fully Electric Specialty Vehicle Chassis

Electric Cars Report

Electric commercial vehicles manufacturer Xos and Winnebago are partnering to develop of a fully electric chassis for Winnebago’s Specialty Vehicles division. This chassis utilizes proven Xos battery and electronics technology and is customized for Winnebago’s unique commercial applications. With the delivery of the first chassis, this partnership brings together two industry leaders to provide innovative, fully-electric […] The post Xos and Winnebago Partner to Develop Fully Electric Spec

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Comment on BYD Yangwang launches U9 electric supercar with starting price of $233,500 by John Hanna

CN EV Post

@TSLAtrek In reply to TSLAtrek. Sorry, but you're just wrong. Motor Trend's July 1, 2021 edition (Christian Seebaugh) reported running the stock Model S plaid in drag strip mode (something any Plaid owner simply selects, if he/she chooses) without roll-out, or a special track surface, or Cheetah stance, quicker than the U9. And does it: 1. Despite being a full-size sedan 2.

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Tesla offers $1,500 discount to Cybertruck order holders to boost Q1 sales

The Driven EV News

Tesla offers limited discount bringing its newest product down to $60,400 as it pushes for a big first quarter of sales in 2024. The post Tesla offers $1,500 discount to Cybertruck order holders to boost Q1 sales appeared first on The Driven.

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Science Fiction Short: Hijack

Cars That Think

Computers have grown more and more powerful over the decades by pushing the limits of how small their electronics can get. But just how big can a computer get? Could we turn a planet into a computer, and if so, what would we do with it? In considering such questions, we go beyond normal technological projections and into the realm of outright speculation.

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News: 2024 Fiat 500e Introduced

Clean Fleet Report

Saluti Cinqucento! With the all-new, all-electric 2024 500e Fiat hopes to create a buzz using what is easily the cutest car on the road. The all-new 500e is longer, wider and lighter, with a longer all-electric driving range, faster charging and the latest in audio and driver safety systems compared to the predecessor model that was sold in North America from 2013 – 2019.

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Would you rather have one $50k EV or 50 of these $1k Chinese electric cars

Baua Electric

Panning for gold in Alibaba’s electric vehicle catalog is bound to find some real doozies, such as this week’s Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week. Meet this fun little purple three-wheeled electric car that barely manages to fulfill the requirements of a car. The “Minitype 3 Seater Passenger Electric Passenger Tricycle” is quite a mouthful of a name, but what’s really important here are the specs.

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