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Toyota aims to make more hydrogen vehicles than solid-state EVs by 2030

Green Car Reports

Even if all goes well, Toyota’s solid-state battery tech isn’t going to be making up any significant portion of the EV market—or Toyota’s own output—by the end of the decade. That’s a reality check contained in a recent document that perhaps serves to temper some of the recent hype over solid-state battery tech.

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Switzerland put vertical solar panels on a roadside retaining wall

Electrek

A canton in Switzerland commissioned a project in which solar panels were attached vertically to a roadside retaining wall. more… The post Switzerland put vertical solar panels on a roadside retaining wall appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD produces 200,000 low cost Seagull compact city EVs in first 8 months

The Driven EV News

BYD's lowest cost vehicle hits a new production milestone as demand for electric city car surges. The post BYD produces 200,000 low cost Seagull compact city EVs in first 8 months appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Cybertruck named “Disruptor of the Year” in Top Gear 2023 awards

Teslarati

The Tesla Cyberttruck has not started its deliveries yet, but the all-electric pickup truck is already gathering some accolades. One of these was granted by British motoring magazine Top Gear, which gave the Tesla Cybertruck its “Disruptor of the Year” award for 2023. In a recently posted video , Top Gear editor-in-chief Jack Rix admitted that they actually did not think that the Cybertruck would make it to production.

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

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Tesla Cybertruck can’t go 500 miles even with extra battery

Green Car Reports

In an event Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk presented a production version of the Tesla Cybertruck. It looks much like the stainless-steel genre-bender Tesla premiered in 2021, but the electric truck doesn’t come any where close to the $39,900 starting price or range of up to 500 miles that had been suggested at that time. Musk said very.

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A California lake has enough lithium to power 375 million EVs

Electrek

California’s infamous Salton Sea has been a known hotbed of lithium for years, but no one had a sense of. The post A California lake has enough lithium to power 375 million EVs appeared first on Electrek.

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First production Tesla Model S donated to the Petersen Auto Museum

Teslarati

The first-ever Tesla Model S to roll off the production line has been donated to an automotive museum in Los Angeles by its owner. Entrepreneur and early Tesla investor Steve Jurvetson has donated his Tesla Model S P85 to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, as shared on X on Wednesday. Jurvetson has donated the Model S to the museum along with his prior Tesla donations, and he also shared some photos of the vehicle.

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Powershare in Tesla Cybertruck can power home, charge other EVs

Green Car Reports

With the rollout of the production 2025 Cybertruck on Thursday, Tesla included a couple of battery-related surprises—including a long-awaited turnaround on the ability to use its EVs for home-energy backup in power outages. While one of those battery surprises involved a separate range-extender, mounting inside the pickup’s bed and.

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Tesla secures massive 1.6 GWh Megapack order for giant project

Electrek

Tesla has secured a massive Megapack order for a new giant energy storage project that will likely become the largest in the world. more… The post Tesla secures massive 1.6 GWh Megapack order for giant project appeared first on Electrek.

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Electric cars have half lifetime emissions of ICE: See how your car compares

The Driven EV News

New tool shows that EVs have half the lifetime emissions of petrol and diesel cars, and more than one third less than hybrids. The post Electric cars have half lifetime emissions of ICE: See how your car compares appeared first on The Driven.

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

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Sweden union IF Metall lawyer admits his family has a Tesla Model Y

Teslarati

Darko Davidovic is one of the key players in the ongoing union strike against Tesla in Sweden. Davidovic serves as the IF Metall union’s federal lawyer, and he has overtly criticized the electric vehicle maker for its lack of collective agreement. But as per recent reports, Davidovic’s family owns a Tesla Model Y today, and he drove a Model S in the past.

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Survey: Electric truck interest wanes—but not for the Toyota Tacoma EV

Green Car Reports

After years of anticipation, 2024 is shaping up to be the year that automakers will start to deliver electric pickups—even the Tesla Cybertruck, perhaps—in greater volume. But even as overheated EV transaction prices calm and inventories offer the possibility of more test drives, Americans are looking less optimistic about putting an.

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Ford F-150 Lightning breaks monthly sales record, doubling in November

Electrek

CEO Jim Farley announced the Ford F-150 Lightning had its best-ever sales month, breaking the record in November. more… The post Ford F-150 Lightning breaks monthly sales record, doubling in November appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD plans to overtake Tesla and become top 5 car brand in Australia

The Driven EV News

BYD and its local distributor EV Direct confirm major expansion to overtake Tesla and help propel the Chinese EV maker into the top-5 best-selling brands in Australia. The post BYD plans to overtake Tesla and become top 5 car brand in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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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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Tesla may have already clinched this year’s top-selling vehicle in Europe

Teslarati

The Tesla Model Y appears to be on track to become Europe’s best-selling vehicle in 2023, with the electric SUV finishing on top for the first 10 months of the year. Tesla’s January through October sales of the Model Y have a strong lead over the close competitor, the Dacia Sandero, according to data from Dataforce (via Automotive News Europe ).

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Hyundai and Kia move EV motors closer to the wheels but not in them

Green Car Reports

Hyundai and Kia on Wednesday unveiled a new EV motor design that splits the difference between conventional motors and in-wheel motors. Dubbed the Universal Wheel Drive System—or Uni Wheel for short—this design moves motors closer to the wheels but not into them. That's made possible by a planetary gear set with a central sun gear.

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Rivian already has a patent on Tesla’s Cybertruck ‘range extender’

Electrek

Tesla delivered the first Cybertrucks yesterday , and with that delivery event came the revelation that in order to get the range it promised, the Cybertruck needs a separate battery pack in the bed. But a similar battery pack system was already patented years ago, by one of Tesla’s competitors in the electric pick-up space. more… The post Rivian already has a patent on Tesla’s Cybertruck ‘range extender’ appeared first on Electrek.

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Behold The Hyundai Uni Wheel. Transportation May Never Be The Same

CleanTechnica EVs

Since the early days of the automobile, there have been some inventions that fundamentally changed the driving experience. The self. [continued] The post Behold The Hyundai Uni Wheel. Transportation May Never Be The Same appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla’s next software update has front camera washer button and more

Teslarati

Tesla appears to be rolling out a front camera washer button and a number of other features with its next software update, as spotted over the weekend. Code sleuth and close Tesla follower GreenTheOnly has discovered a number of new features coming to vehicles with the 2023.44.1 update, including the addition of a front camera washer button, the addition of Shaka media player, and a new ability to adjust playback speed in Apple Podcasts, among other additions still.

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When AI Unplugs, All Bets Are Off

Cars That Think

The next great chatbot will run at lighting speed on your laptop PC—no Internet connection required. That was at least the vision recently laid out by Intel’s CEO, Pat Gelsinger, at the company’s 2023 Intel Innovation summit. Flanked by on-stage demos, Gelsinger announced the coming of “AI PCs” built to accelerate all their increasing range of AI tasks based only on the hardware beneath the user’s fingertips.

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Tesla launches Cybertruck with up to 470 miles of range, starts at $61,000

Electrek

Tesla launched Cybertruck with up to 470 miles (756 km) of range and starting at $61,000 for the base version. But we are getting more questions than answers despite deliveries starting. more… The post Tesla launches Cybertruck with up to 470 miles of range, starts at $61,000 appeared first on Electrek.

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Record-Low EV Battery Prices in 2023

CleanTechnica EVs

Thanks to a variety of factors, lithium-ion battery packs are at record low prices. After dropping 14%, they are down. [continued] The post Record-Low EV Battery Prices in 2023 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Amazon buys 3 launches with SpaceX for Project Kuiper

Teslarati

Amazon announced today they have bought 3 Falcon 9 launches to deliver their Project Kuiper internet satellites to low Earth orbit in mid-2025. This wouldn’t be the first time SpaceX has launched a competitor satellite as they have now launched 4 times for one of their other competitors, OneWeb, with a total of 136 satellites delivered to orbit.

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Generating Power on Earth From the Coldness of Deep Space

Cars That Think

It’s a summer night. On the rooftop of a quiet building, a set of panels cools the rooms within and keeps the lights on, removing heat and generating electricity using the coldness of the sky. That cold isn’t in the air around the building—the night is warm. Rather, the panels reach far beyond Earth’s atmosphere to tap the distant cold of deep space.

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Tesla’s botched Cybertruck event is good news for Rivian, other EV truck makers

Electrek

Tesla delivered the first Cybertrucks yesterday , to lukewarm reaction given revelations on its specs, pricing and availability. But Tesla’s miss might be other EV truck makers’ gain, as the big question marks on Cybertruck have been answered disappointingly. more… The post Tesla’s botched Cybertruck event is good news for Rivian, other EV truck makers appeared first on Electrek.

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26% BEV Share In China! — China EV Sales Report

CleanTechnica EVs

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins scored more than 808,000 sales last month, up. [continued] The post 26% BEV Share In China! — China EV Sales Report appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford CEO Jim Farley gives nod of respect to Musk and Tesla for Cybertruck launch

Teslarati

The automotive market is very competitive, and it is no stranger to criticism and clapbacks between rival automakers. It is then quite pleasant to see two rivals giving each other respect when one achieves something great. This was the case between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Ford CEO Jim Farley. The Tesla Cybertruck’s first delivery event was quite polarizing.

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“A bit too much:” BYD Dolphins charge at Tesla Superchargers, but at a hefty price

The Driven EV News

Newly delivered BYD Dolphin seamlessly charges at a Tesla supercharger. The post “A bit too much:” BYD Dolphins charge at Tesla Superchargers, but at a hefty price appeared first on The Driven.

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Hyundai to suspend operations at its main factory to bolster electric vehicle production

Electrek

South Korea’s largest automaker, Hyundai Motor , is bolstering EV production despite rumors that the market is slowing. The automaker revealed plans to suspend operations at its main factory in South Korea as it shifts its focus toward EVs. more… The post Hyundai to suspend operations at its main factory to bolster electric vehicle production appeared first on Electrek.

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Researchers explore for rare earths in Alaskan seaweed

Innovation News Network

A research team has been awarded a $1.9m federal grant to explore whether Southeast Alaska seaweed is absorbing rare earths. The post Researchers explore for rare earths in Alaskan seaweed appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla exec shares Cybertruck first delivery event details

Teslarati

Tesla Investor Relations (IR) Head Martin Viecha has provided some key details about the upcoming Cybertruck first delivery event, which is scheduled to be held at Gigafactory Texas this Thursday, November 30, 2023. Contrary to other Tesla events like the Cyber Rodeo, the Cybertruck’s first deliveries will be starting notably earlier. As noted by Martin Viecha , the Tesla Cybertruck delivery event will be starting at 1 p.m.

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Australia cracks down on EV fast charger reliability to address range anxiety

The Driven EV News

Government funded EV fast chargers to have 98 pct uptime requirement, as well as bigger bays, "drive-through" options and a targeted common payment system. The post Australia cracks down on EV fast charger reliability to address range anxiety appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Cybertruck needs separate battery pack in the bed to get the range it promised

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck has officially launched and the range is a bit disappointing as the automaker introduces a new “range extender”, which is a separate battery pack that sits in the bed of the pickup truck. more… The post Tesla Cybertruck needs separate battery pack in the bed to get the range it promised appeared first on Electrek.

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Beam Global Ramping Up Rollout Of Its Off-Grid Solar-Powered EV Charging Infrastructure

CleanTechnica EVs

Innovation often springs from solving a problem and realizing that an entirely new approach might be the best way forward. [continued] The post Beam Global Ramping Up Rollout Of Its Off-Grid Solar-Powered EV Charging Infrastructure appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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