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Tesla Superchargers might cost extra $1 a minute above 90%

Green Car Reports

Tesla has updated its billing policy with a "congestion fee" aimed at increasing throughput at its Supercharger DC fast-charging stations. According to the Supercharger fees page on Tesla's website, updated earlier this week, users will now be charged $1 per minute to charge above 90% capacity. Tesla notes that this applies to "busy" stations.

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Tesla starts releasing to employees FSD v12 – a critical update to self-driving effort

Electrek

Tesla has started releasing to employees its FSD v12 update, which is apparently critical to Tesla’s achieving its self-driving goal. more… The post Tesla starts releasing to employees FSD v12 – a critical update to self-driving effort appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Megapack battery farm in Queensland connected to the grid: report

Teslarati

The 100MW/200MWh Chinchilla battery in Queensland, Australia, has been registered and connected to the grid. Expectations are high that the massive battery farm’s commissioning will begin soon. The Chinchilla battery features 80 Tesla Megapack batteries. It is also the first battery farm that will be built by state-owned generator CS Energy, as noted in a Renew Economy report.

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This Ohio startup turns wind turbine blades into extraordinary park benches

Electrek

Canvus turns retired wind turbine blades into beautiful park benches, planters, and picnic tables for public spaces across the US. more… The post This Ohio startup turns wind turbine blades into extraordinary park benches appeared first on Electrek.

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

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Tesla starting release of FSD V12 to employees, confirms Musk

Teslarati

Tesla has started rolling out Full Self Driving (FSD) V12 to employees. The update was confirmed by CEO Elon Musk in a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter. Citing a source reportedly familiar with the matter, EV publication and software tracker Not A Tesla App claimed that FSD V12 had begun an internal rollout with update 2023.38.10.

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Toyota is still greenwashing after change in leadership

Electrek

Toyota is still continuing its old ways of greenwashing and opposing electric vehicles, despite a change in CEO earlier this year from anti-EV stalwart Akio Toyoda to former Lexus chief Koji Sato, who had promised a more EV-friendly approach. more… The post Toyota is still greenwashing after change in leadership appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla offers 6 months free supercharging in attempt to boost sales

Electrek

After a tough quarter, Tesla is now offering 6 months of free supercharging for all new Model 3 and Model Y orders that get delivered by the end of the year in North America. more… The post Tesla offers 6 months free supercharging in attempt to boost sales appeared first on Electrek.

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The 5 Countries Producing The Most EV Batteries

CleanTechnica EVs

Who is producing the most EV batteries? Which countries are leading the way in battery production? Without a doubt, you. [continued] The post The 5 Countries Producing The Most EV Batteries appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volkswagen to launch $20,000 EVs on a new platform in China, its most important market

Electrek

Volkswagen plans to launch a new entry-level EV platform in China to keep pace with Tesla and BYD. The automaker will introduce EVs starting at around $20,000 (140,000 yuan) to win back buyers in its most important market. more… The post Volkswagen to launch $20,000 EVs on a new platform in China, its most important market appeared first on Electrek.

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Queensland Pacific Metals Q3 report: A glimpse of a sustainable future

Innovation News Network

Queensland Pacific Metals new quarterly report demonstrates their commitment to developing a sustainable battery metals industry. The post Queensland Pacific Metals Q3 report: A glimpse of a sustainable future appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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

Brief

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Nissan confirms 3 new EVs and its next gigafactory location

Electrek

Nissan is announcing a major series of investments and plans for electrification today, many of which have been long rumored but are now being concretely defined. In summary, plan on two new CUVs and a brand-new version of the Leaf, all three of which will be produced in the UK at Nissan’s Sunderland plant. In support of those plans, Nissan will also be adding another gigafactory at Sunderland to enable production. more… The post Nissan confirms 3 new EVs and its next gigafactory location appear

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BYD Produces Its 6 Millionth Plugin Vehicle!

CleanTechnica EVs

BYD is now neck and neck with Tesla in terms of quarterly pure electric vehicle (BEV) sales, and it has. [continued] The post BYD Produces Its 6 Millionth Plugin Vehicle! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Check out this rugged off-road EV from ex-Jaguar, Aston Martin designer

Electrek

The Callum Skye is the first electric vehicle from Ian Callum’s own design and engineering firm. As one of the most renowned car designers, Callum played a key role in shaping iconic models like the Jaguar I-Pace and Aston Martin Vanquish. His latest creation is a high-performance off-road EV designed for “all the fun, none of the fuss.” more… The post Check out this rugged off-road EV from ex-Jaguar, Aston Martin designer appeared first on Electrek.

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Renault Trucks Starts Series Production Of Heavy Duty Electric Trucks

Electric Cars Report

Renault Trucks has started series production of the heavy duty electric trucks at the Bourg-en-Bresse plant. The site has been assembling the brand’s trucks for 60 years and is now set to produce the Renault Trucks E-Tech T and C. Dedicated to regional distribution and urban construction, these vehicles are the latest addition to the […] The post Renault Trucks Starts Series Production Of Heavy Duty Electric Trucks appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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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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The importance of a smart waste management system

Innovation News Network

Upgrading to smart waste management systems can create cleaner, greener and more spacious urban environments. The post The importance of a smart waste management system appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Nissan announces second and third new electric vehicles for UK production

Electric Cars Report

Nissan is charging ahead with its vision for a zero emissions future, with confirmation that all three models made at its UK plant will go 100% electric. Today’s announcement means the EV36Zero hub in Sunderland, Nissan’s blueprint for future manufacturing, will consist of three electric vehicles, three gigafactories and up to £3bn investment – great […] The post Nissan announces second and third new electric vehicles for UK production appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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The Odyssey Of The Hydrogen Fleet: A Tragicomedy In Six Acts

CleanTechnica EVs

There is an inevitability to the stumbling and flailing journey of hydrogen for transportation. Every effort follows the same steps, [continued] The post The Odyssey Of The Hydrogen Fleet: A Tragicomedy In Six Acts appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volvo FH Electric wins “Truck of the Year 2024” award

Electric Cars Report

Volvo Trucks has scooped the prestigious industry award for its Volvo FH Electric. It’s the first time ever that an electric truck wins the award. Volvo’s heavy electric truck, the Volvo FH Electric, has been selected as International Truck of the Year 2024. In explaining their decision, the jury praised the electric truck’s performance, seamless […] The post Volvo FH Electric wins “Truck of the Year 2024” award appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Stellantis Opens “Circular Economy Hub” in Turin, Italy

CleanTechnica EVs

Transitioning to electric vehicles can save a lot of emissions compared to ICE, but it’s just one of many things. [continued] The post Stellantis Opens “Circular Economy Hub” in Turin, Italy appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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PEUGEOT E-3008 priced from £45,850 in the UK

Electric Cars Report

PEUGEOT UK has announced that its new all-electric fastback SUV, the E-3008, is now open for orders. The latest addition to PEUGEOT’s all-electric model range will be the first model to use Stellantis’ brand-new ‘BEV by Design’ STLA-M electric powertrain, designed to offer best-in-class performance to meet customers’ needs. Thanks to the STLA-M platform, the […] The post PEUGEOT E-3008 priced from £45,850 in the UK appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Canada’s Facing A False Choice On EV Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

A recent article at Reuters explains that Canada’s government has come across a proverbial fork in the road. On the. [continued] The post Canada’s Facing A False Choice On EV Charging appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Watch Nio EL7 Instantly Swap Its Battery In POV Video

InsideEVs

Swapping a depleted battery for a fully charged one takes between three to five minutes—here's how that looks from the driver's seat.

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Range Energy Electrifies The Semi Trailer

CleanTechnica EVs

Range Energy says independent testing validates the energy efficiency of it RA-01 battery electric e-trailer. The post Range Energy Electrifies The Semi Trailer appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Kia EV9 gets a special financing rate as low as 3.25%, new rebate

Electrek

Kia’s first three-row electric SUV is already racking up the deals ahead of deliveries in the US. The 2024 Kia EV9 is now available for a special financing rate as low as 3.25%. more… The post Kia EV9 gets a special financing rate as low as 3.25%, new rebate appeared first on Electrek.

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BC Hydro Expands Charging Station in Coquitlam

CleanTechnica EVs

50 kilowatts of power sounds like a lot, but when it comes to EV charging, what that means depends on. [continued] The post BC Hydro Expands Charging Station in Coquitlam appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The new Panamera E-Hybrid nearly doubles its electric-only range

Electrek

While the 2024 Porsche Panamera Turbo E-Hybrid isn’t exactly the most environmentally-friendly plug-in hybrid you could choose, there’s an updated version of the Stuttgart super-sedan on the way next year, and it packs a 25.9kWh battery. For those of you keeping score at home, that’s 1.8kWh more capacity than an entire first-generation Nissan Leaf gave you.

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BC Hydro Expands Charging Station in Coquitlam

CleanTechnica EVs

50 kilowatts of power sounds like a lot, but when it comes to EV charging, what that means depends on. [continued] The post BC Hydro Expands Charging Station in Coquitlam appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Model 3 ‘Highland’ Named ‘Best Car You Can Buy' In Norway

InsideEVs

That’s high praise in a country where EVs rule the market.

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2024 CleanTechnica Holiday Wish Book

CleanTechnica EVs

If you’re an American kid of a certain age, you remember the Sears Christmas Wish Book vividly. It would come. [continued] The post 2024 CleanTechnica Holiday Wish Book appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volkswagen Confirms New Entry-Level, China-Specific EV Platform

InsideEVs

It will be used on four new models, with a starting price of less than $20,000.

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Aventon Abound e-bike hits $1,524, UGREEN power station $600 off, GoTrax Everest e-dirt bike, more

Electrek

It’s Black Friday, and Aventon’s Abound cargo e-bike is taking the spotlight with a discount down to $1,524. The savings continue over to , which is at a new all-time low of $600 off to go alongside the same best price ever on GoTrax’s new Everest Electric Dirt Bike. Plus, the Black Friday deals carry over to plenty of other e-bikes and EVs. Head below for other New Green Deals we’ve found today and, of course, Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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Non-Tesla EVs Can Now Supercharge In South Korea

InsideEVs

Tesla has opened about half of its network, which consists of 1,000 Supercharging stalls.

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Review: Test riding Honda’s Motocompacto electric scooter, aka the battery-powered suitcase

Electrek

I recently got the chance to test ride Honda’s new Motocompacto, a battery-powered suitcase with wheels that comes complete with an underwhelming 15 mph top speed and an adorable bell, which I must say has to be my favorite feature by far. Overall, the Motocompacto’s strongest aspect is its looks, followed by its portability. more… The post Review: Test riding Honda’s Motocompacto electric scooter, aka the battery-powered suitcase appeared first on Electrek.

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Harley-Davidson Sells Serial 1 E-Bike Brand To LEV Manufacturing

InsideEVs

Harley-Davidson has just sold its e-bike company Serial 1 to LEV Manufacturing, a Florida-based company specializing in lightweight electric vehicles.