October, 2022

Arrival (ARVL) successfully builds its first electric Van using novel Microfactory model

Electrek

EV startup Arrival has completed a huge step in bringing its first commercial EV into production, particularly in the way its flagship Van is being assembled.

Thomas Built Buses has delivered 200 Proterra-Powered electric school buses

Green Car Congress

Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America and subsidiary of Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), announced the delivery of TBB’s 200 th Proterra Powered Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley battery-electric school bus to Monroe County Public Schools in Indiana.

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EV fast-charging at 100 Taco Bells: A new norm for fast food?

Green Car Reports

More than 100 Taco Bell restaurants are set to be “electrified” over the next year with DC fast-charging stations for electric vehicles, announced the operator Diversified Restaurant Group, earlier this month.

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Former Tesla AI Director Andrej Karpathy will always be welcome, confirms Musk

Teslarati

Former Tesla AI Director Andrej Karpathy was recently featured in Lex Fridman’s podcast, where he talked about a number of topics, including his departure from the electric vehicle maker.

Most NIO models see shorter wait times, '866' models can be delivered in as soon as 2 weeks

CN EV Post

Expected delivery times for all versions of ES8, ES6, EC6 are 2-4 weeks after locking in orders, down from 3-5 weeks previously. The post Most NIO models see shorter wait times, '866' models can be delivered in as soon as 2 weeks appeared first on CnEVPost.

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One million EVs: 100 Australian companies urge rapid uptake of electric vehicles

The Driven EV News

Australian business wants to see the country transition faster to EVs and says it knows the way to do it. The post One million EVs: 100 Australian companies urge rapid uptake of electric vehicles appeared first on The Driven.

EU officially inks complete ban on new combustion vehicles from 2035 onward

Electrek

Following over five years of debate and a steadfast proposal introduced last year, the EU has agreed upon its first terms under a “Fit for 55” package to significantly reduce carbon emissions in Europe and achieve climate neutrality by 2050.

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Sono takes Sion solar EV on US tour in bid for fleet business

Green Car Reports

Sono Motors is bringing its Sion solar-supplemented EV to the United States, but it's unclear if the small hatchback will be sold here to retail customers.

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Ford extends dealership EV investment deadline

Teslarati

Ford has announced that Ford dealers will have an extra month to consider before the deadline to invest in the brand’s EV future. Ford made the news earlier this year for aggressively revitalizing its dealership system in the U.S.

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NIO suffers ET5 delivery delays due to Covid

CN EV Post

Many Weibo users have shared messages they recently received from NIO saying that the expected delivery date of their ET5 will be delayed due to Covid. The post NIO suffers ET5 delivery delays due to Covid appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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BP unveils its first fast-charging station in Australia

The Driven EV News

First BP Pulse fast-charger goes online in Melbourne's outskirts, heralding its entry into the EV space in Australia. The post BP unveils its first fast-charging station in Australia appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News bp BP Pulse fast charger Tritium

Tesla Model Y becomes best-selling car in Europe, and might be for a while

Electrek

Tesla Model Y took the top spot on the list of best-selling cars in Europe in September, and the electric SUV might stay there for a while. more…. The post Tesla Model Y becomes best-selling car in Europe, and might be for a while appeared first on Electrek.

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Moog and Komatsu to demonstrate fully electric wheel loader

Green Car Congress

Moog has collaborated with Komatsu to build a fully electric compact wheel loader machine. The companies will demonstrate the connected and automation-ready, zero-emission, battery-powered machine at bauma 2022 from 24-30 October at Messe München.

Battery-boosted EV chargers coming to Chevron, Texaco stations

Green Car Reports

Are EV fast-charging stations smart business for existing gas stations? The oil giant Chevron appears to be exploring exactly that, with an arrangement that will lead to the rollout at some U.S.

Andrej Karpathy talks meaning of life and leaving Tesla with Lex Fridman

Teslarati

Tesla’s former AI Director, Andrej Karpathy, was the latest guest on Lex Fridman’s podcast. Karpathy, a founding member of OpenAI and Stanford educator, spoke with Fridman on a variety of topics, including AI, leaving Tesla, and even the meaning of life.

NIO to allow owners to swap battery packs for different capacity in China

CN EV Post

As NIO said, flexibility is the new premium, and its latest pilot means that owners can swap to a different capacity battery pack at any time. The post NIO to allow owners to swap battery packs for different capacity in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Drone technology elevates innovation in water risk applications

Innovation News Network

Read how RSS-Hydro is leading several innovative projects for the use of drone technology in water-based risk applications. The post Drone technology elevates innovation in water risk applications appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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GM says it will power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025

Electrek

General Motors (GM) today announced that it has finalized agreements to power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025. . more…. The post GM says it will power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025 appeared first on Electrek.

Electrofit introduces its first electric crate motor

Green Car Congress

UK-based Electrofit introduced its first electric crate motor, the 100 kW CM100KW1, with a launch offer of £5,250 (US$5,800) + VAT.

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Rivian recalls nearly every electric truck it’s built so far

Green Car Reports

Rivian is recalling its R1T and R1S electric trucks, as well as its EDV electric vans, over a potentially loose fastener that might lead to a loss of control.

Porsche stock hits record high after stellar earnings report

Teslarati

Stock in the German automaker Porsche has hit record highs today after the company posted a stellar earnings report for Q3. In short, Porsche ( XETRA: P911 ) had an incredibly successful quarter, especially regarding financials.

William Li responds to why NIO sets up battery-making arm

CN EV Post

Making batteries is a normal strategy for automakers, said William Li. The post William Li responds to why NIO sets up battery-making arm appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Incat Tasmania teams with ABB on hybrid electric “fast ferry”

The Driven EV News

The two companies will evaluate the suitability Incat's catamaran ferry for operating in hybrid modes, as well as a potential full battery operation. The post Incat Tasmania teams with ABB on hybrid electric “fast ferry” appeared first on The Driven.

Electric cars reach 18% of new car sales in California compared to 6% in the US

Electrek

California announced that electric car sales represent nearly 18% of new car sales in the state compared to 6% for the whole of the United States. more…. The post Electric cars reach 18% of new car sales in California compared to 6% in the US appeared first on Electrek.

Toyota boosts 2023 Corolla Hybrid; starting MSRP $1,250 lower than 2022 Corolla Hybrid

Green Car Congress

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid enters the 2023 model year as a thoroughly upgraded model. The 2023 Corolla Hybrid now offers a choice of five model grades versus just one before.

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Sony-Honda EVs, Toyota Crown PHEV, Tesla Model Y in Germany, Lucid UX 2.0: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Lucid is rolling out a big over-the-air update. The Tesla Model Y is the top-seller in Germany. We look at the form a Toyota Crown Prime PHEV might take. And might Sony-Honda EVs might be built in Ohio? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Elon Musk Twitter takeover prompts prank that fools mainstream media

Teslarati

Elon Musk is, in many ways, a fan of internet jokes and memes. And amidst his takeover of the social media platform Twitter, some mainstream media outlets ended up falling for a popular and pretty raunchy internet joke — hook, line, and sinker.

NIO reaches strategic partnership with hotel operator H World Group

CN EV Post

NIO and H World Group will cooperate in the construction of charging and battery swap facilities. The post NIO reaches strategic partnership with hotel operator H World Group appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

This aspiring and persistent EV owner has installed the first kerb-side pop up charger

The Driven EV News

In the leafy (but largely off-street parking deficient) suburb of Albert Park in Melbourne, there is now the very first operational Kerbcharge unit. The post This aspiring and persistent EV owner has installed the first kerb-side pop up charger appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News

Toyota struggles with EV shift, considers changing plans due to Tesla

Electrek

Toyota is struggling with its shift to electric vehicles, and it is reportedly considering major changes in its EV plans driven by Tesla’s manufacturing strategy. However, it may slow down some of its existing electric vehicle programs. more….

BMW i Ventures leads investment in autonomous forklift company, Fox Robotics

Green Car Congress

BMW i Ventures announced its lead investment in Fox Robotics, developers of the first intelligent forklift that can autonomously unload pallets from the trailer to the receiving dock. The oversubscribed funding round totals $20 million.

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6 cut real-world fast-charging time

Green Car Reports

With the 2023 Ioniq 5 hatchback arriving this fall and the upcoming 2023 Ioniq 6 sedan arriving early next year, Hyundai is introducing a battery preconditioning feature that will help set drivers up for a more consistent experience at DC fast-charging stations.

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Lucid gains EPA approval to launch 2023 Air models

Teslarati

Lucid has gained EPA approval to launch the sale of several 2023 model-year trims of the Air electric vehicle. Lucid gained Certificates of Conformity for the Air Grand Touring’s 19″, 20″, and 21″ trim levels , which allows the manufacturer to sell the vehicles to consumers.

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NIO sets up battery business subsidiary in Hefei

CN EV Post

The company has a registered capital of RMB 2 billion ($275 million) and its business scope includes battery manufacturing and battery sales. The post NIO sets up battery business subsidiary in Hefei appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Tesla Model Y floods market as “clear trend” to EVs kicks off

The Driven EV News

Tesla Model Y becomes Australia's best-selling SUV as “clear trend” towards EVs starts to ramp up. The post Tesla Model Y floods market as “clear trend” to EVs kicks off appeared first on The Driven. EV News

Tesla is working on next-gen electric car platform for half the price

Electrek

Elon Musk announced that Tesla’s engineering team had turned its focus on a next-generation electric car platform that will be half the price of the Model 3/Y platform. more…. The post Tesla is working on next-gen electric car platform for half the price appeared first on Electrek.

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Skeleton launches SuperBattery with Shell as partner; electrification for mining

Green Car Congress

Skeleton Technologies, a developer of curved graphene-based supercapacitor and battery energy storage, officially launched its SuperBattery ( earlier post ), and announced Shell as a partner. Skeleton is joining a Shell-led consortium to offer electrification solutions for mining sites.