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Study: EV drivers want gas-station perks at charging stops

Green Car Reports

When it comes to charging stations, EV drivers want the same amenities drivers currently get at gas station, a new AutoPacific study found. The AutoPacific EV Consumer Insights Study asked over 7,200 "future EV acceptors," defined by the consulting and market-research firm as "those who either intend to purchase or will consider purchasing an EV.

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January 2024 Breaks Global EV Sales Record: Take That, Haters

CleanTechnica EVs

Despite some recent doom and gloom headlines, EV sales continue to break records and the railway electrification code is beginning to crack. The post January 2024 Breaks Global EV Sales Record: Take That, Haters appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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100 Years Ago, IBM Was Born

Cars That Think

Happy birthday, IBM! You’re 100 years old! Or are you? It’s true that the businesses that formed IBM began in the late 1800s. But it’s also true that a birth occurred in February 1924, with the renaming of the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. as the International Business Machines Corp. And a hundred years after that event, it serves as an important reminder that the world of computing and IT that IBM played a pivotal role in building has a longer history than we are likely to think.

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BYD is launching its cheapest EV in South America, starting at $20,000

Electrek

Chinese EV leader BYD is launching its cheapest electric car, the Seagull, in South America. The BYD Seagull will go by the Dolphin Mini overseas and will start at $20,100 (99,800 BRL).

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

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VW’s Scout EV brand bows, around $2B US plant and truck nostalgia

Green Car Reports

Scout Motors on Thursday announced it has broken ground on a $2 billion plant in South Carolina that could eventually produce up to 200,000 EVs per year. The facility in Blythewood, “near major cities and talent hubs,” is also near the ports of Charleston and Savannah, and it’s possible that a portion of the plant’s output.

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Latin America EV Sales Report, Part 3: Leaders on the Podium (Colombia, Uruguay, Costa Rica)

CleanTechnica EVs

And so we get to the last part of our report, regarding the three countries leading the region in EV. [continued] The post Latin America EV Sales Report, Part 3: Leaders on the Podium (Colombia, Uruguay, Costa Rica) appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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BYD secures license deal with Ford and GM supplier to use its LFP battery packs for EVs

Electrek

Leading global EV maker BYD is making big moves to stay on top of the market. Its latest deal gives Ford and GM supplier BorgWarner rights to its BYD Blade battery packs.

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Survey suggests lack of experience with EVs is slowing adoption

Green Car Reports

Car shoppers' lack of experience with EVs is still holding back adoption, a new Consumer Reports survey suggests. The nationally representative survey of 9,030 American consumers—80% of whom said they owned a non-hybrid gasoline vehicle—was conducted in late June and July 2023. Seven in 10 respondents expressed some level of interest.

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Shell Shuts Down Its US Hydrogen Filling Stations

CleanTechnica EVs

Shell has decided to close all its hydrogen refueling stations for light duty vehicles in California, a blow to fuel cell car drivers. The post Shell Shuts Down Its US Hydrogen Filling Stations appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla and Elon Musk to appeal $56B pay package decision

Teslarati

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have said they will appeal the decision to rescind his $56 billion pay package, as a Delaware Judge ruled last month that the payday was too lucrative and not in the best interest of investors after a shareholder opposed it. Tesla and Musk will ask Delaware Chancery Court Judge Kathaleen McCormick to pause her ruling, which eliminated the CEO’s possibility of collecting a $56 billion pay package that rewarded him for reaching various tranches that pushed for com

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

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BYD Yangwang U9 electric supercar launching next week with 0-60 mph sprint in 2 secs

Electrek

A new electric supercar will hit the market next week. BYD will officially launch its new Yangwang U9 electric supercar on February 25. The new EV supercar can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 2 seconds.

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Safety experts: EVs are too heavy for US guardrails

Green Car Reports

EVs tend to weigh more than comparable internal-combustion models, which may require a rethink of highway guardrail designs, according to a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) study. For it, researchers conducted what they claim are the first-ever crash tests specifically looking at EVs and guardrails. The tests showed that guardrails.

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US EV Sales Up 385% Since 2019, Normal “ICE” Vehicle Sales Down 14%

CleanTechnica EVs

We recently produced several exclusive reports on US electric vehicle sales and overall US auto industry sales trends. Via those. [continued] The post US EV Sales Up 385% Since 2019, Normal “ICE” Vehicle Sales Down 14% appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla 4680 battery production by LG starting later this year

Teslarati

LG Energy Solution (LGES) CEO Kim Dong-myeong announced that the company will start Tesla 4680 battery production as early as August. “We will do it soon. I think it will be that much, but [the timing] will come and go for a month or two,” CEO Kim told reporters at the event for the Korea Battery Industry Association’s Board of Directors. LGES plans to start 4680 mass production at its Ochang factory in North Chungcheong Province.

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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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Tesla opens Powerwall 3 orders, Elon reveals 30 kW peak power

Electrek

Tesla has started to take orders for the new Powerwall 3 in the US and Elon Musk revealed that the new home energy storage system has an insane peak power output of 30 kW.

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Kia dealers are already gouging away on EV9 electric SUV prices

Green Car Reports

Price gouging has already hit one of the most anticipated new EVs of the year—the 2024 Kia EV9. CarsDirect reports that national dealer inventory data currently shows EV9 markups of up to $7,000 over MSRP. One dealership confirmed to the website that every EV9 on its lot had a $7,000 markup, in fact. Another advertised what was effectively a.

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Will US Automakers Build Affordable Electric Cars Before China Does?

CleanTechnica EVs

The push to make less expensive electric cars for American drivers is spurring intense competition to lower manufacturing costs. The post Will US Automakers Build Affordable Electric Cars Before China Does? appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla owners poke fun at NHTSA for sending letters telling them their cars are already fixed through OTA update

Teslarati

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently maintained that it is not convinced that Tesla’s safety-focused over-the-air (OTA) software updates need a new terminology. In a comment to Teslarati , the NHTSA stated that any defect, regardless of whether a remedy to an issue is fixed through an OTA update or a visit to a dealership, fits the bill of a recall.

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Hydrogen container ship could slash carbon emissions by 3000 tons

Electrek

The H2 Barge 2 is a hydrogen fuel-cell powered ship designed to transport containers on the Rhine between Rotterdam (NL) and Duisburg (DE) with zero emissions that could represent a massive reduction in carbon emissions.

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Chrysler Halcyon Concept evokes future EV days

Green Car Reports

Chrysler on Tuesday debuted the gorgeous Halcyon Concept EV in an attempt to redefine the brand as it pivots to electric vehicles. Unlike the Chrysler Airflow Concept that debuted in 2022 as a near-production-ready electric crossover launching in 2025, the Halcyon Concept four-door coupe won’t ever make production. So what is it, and how.

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US EV Sales — Strong Increases Year Over Year Every Month of the Year

CleanTechnica EVs

A new chart on US EV sales has me revisiting a topic Steve Hanley and I have both covered recently, [continued] The post US EV Sales — Strong Increases Year Over Year Every Month of the Year appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford begins deliveries of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup in Europe

Teslarati

Ford has begun deliveries of its F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck in Europe, with the first of the units going to a couple located in Norway. As reposted with photos by Ford CEO Jim Farley on X on Saturday, the first F-150 Lightning in Europe has been delivered to Dag and Angela, who are originally from Texas and now live in Norway. The delivery kicks off the F-150 Lightning’s entrance into the European market, beginning in Norway as expected. “Exciting to see our Ford customers

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Solar + battery storage will make up 81% of new US electric generating capacity in 2024

Electrek

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports today that 62.8 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric generating capacity is coming online in 2024 – here’s how it breaks down.

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Lucid Air price cut, Lancia Ypsilon EV, Civic-sized Sony-Honda EV: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Sony and Honda may be working together on a Civic-sized EV. Lancia rolls out the start of an EV revival. Rivian shines some light on the R2. And Lucid cuts prices. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Thursday, Lucid cut prices on the 2024 Air lineup. Affecting all but the top-performance, tri-motor Sapphire version, the very long-range.

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The EV Revolution Isn’t Dead Yet, Although Some Would Like You To Think So

CleanTechnica EVs

Rumors that the EV revolution is over are highly exaggerated. In fact, it is only just now beginning in earnest. The post The EV Revolution Isn’t Dead Yet, Although Some Would Like You To Think So appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Shell closing its California hydrogen refueling stations

Teslarati

Oil giant Shell announced plans to close its California hydrogen refueling stations this week, as much of the automotive industry is continuing to develop hydrogen fuel cell solutions alongside the popularization of electric vehicles (EVs). Shell will permanently close seven hydrogen stations in California this year, leaving just three remaining stations from the company in the state, according to a report from Hydrogen Insight.

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This legacy automaker says it just turned a profit on EVs

Electrek

Jeep and Chrysler owner Stellantis – hardly a hero in our EV adoption story – says that it is finally turning a profit on EVs. But that’s in no part due to US sales, since the company doesn’t sell any EVs in the country – but that is changing with a lineup on its way this year.

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2024 U.S. Electric Car EPA Range, Ranked Lowest To Highest

InsideEVs

We collected range information for all EV variants on sale, Whatever battery size, powertrain configuration, or model you want, we have you covered.

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Toyota Installs Chargers as the EV Penetration Rate Goes Over the Cliff in Australia

CleanTechnica EVs

Now that’s two pieces of almost contradictory news. Toyota’s installing chargers, but there are fewer EVs being sold. Added to. [continued] The post Toyota Installs Chargers as the EV Penetration Rate Goes Over the Cliff in Australia appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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‘Stop looking FSD and Tesla,’ says Ford CEO

Teslarati

Ford CEO Jim Farley threw the gauntlet at Tesla and its Full Self-Driving autonomous driving system. Farley is confident that Ford Pro is the future. “If you’re looking for the future of the automotive industry, stop looking at FSD and Tesla. Look at Ford Pro. It’s got half a million subscribers with 50% gross margin,” said Farley on Thursday during the Wolfe Research conference.

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Ford moves to more affordable EVs as it welcomes partners to take on low-cost Chinese rivals

Electrek

Ford is open to partnering with the competition on affordable EVS to get a leg up on Chinese EV makers. Jim Farley, Ford’s CEO, said if you cannot compete with the Chinese, “then 20% to 30%” of your revenue is at risk.

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5G networks, IoT and the ever-evolving role of AI

Innovation News Network

Discover how combining evolving technologies such as 5G networks, IoT, and AI impacts business operations. The post 5G networks, IoT and the ever-evolving role of AI appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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24M Claims The 1000 Mile Battery Is Nearly Here

CleanTechnica EVs

24M has been pursuing cutting edge battery technology for a decade. This week it announced its latest battery breakthrough. The post 24M Claims The 1000 Mile Battery Is Nearly Here appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Model Y sees price increase in Germany and Norway

Teslarati

After initiating a limited-time price cut for the Model Y in the United States, Tesla appears to have started adopting the opposite strategy in select European countries. This was hinted at in the price of the Model Y in countries like Germany and Norway, both of which saw price increases for the best-selling all-electric crossover. As observed by members of the electric vehicle community, Tesla has implemented a price increase for the Model Y in Germany.

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