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Terex introduces all-electric bucket truck; 9 initial utility customers

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Terex Utilities introduced the industry’s first all-electric bucket truck at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) in Williamsburg, Va. during the Drive-Thru Demonstrations.

Federal EV charging network: Four 150-kw connectors, every 50 miles

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The federal government on Thursday further sketched out plans for a national EV charging network to be funded by the Biden administration's infrastructure law.

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Tesla deploys its 35,000th Supercharger


Tesla announced that it has deployed its 35,000th Supercharger stall today at a new station in Wuhan, China. more…. The post Tesla deploys its 35,000th Supercharger appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla (TSLA) declares a 3:1 stock split


Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) has announced that its Board of Directors has moved to execute a 3:1 split for the company’s common stock. The move will make the ownership of TSLA stock more available for both employees and investors alike.

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Hyundai Motor Group to pilot autonomous car-hailing Roboride service in Gangnam District

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Hyundai Motor Group will pilot a RoboRide car-hailing service in Gangnam in Seoul, South Korea, utilizing IONIQ 5 battery-electric vehicles (BEV) with in-house developed level 4 autonomous driving technology.

Lightyear 0 solar car revealed: Owners might not need to charge for months

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The Lightyear One solar car was unveiled in production-ready form with a new name. The product of a Dutch startup will henceforth be known as the Lightyear 0.

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Tesla (TSLA) announces 3-for-1 stock split


Tesla (TSLA) announced today that it is going to put a three-for-one stock split to a shareholder vote at its upcoming annual meeting. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) announces 3-for-1 stock split appeared first on Electrek.

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NEO Battery Materials to partner with A&P on mass production of silicon anode materials

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NEO Battery Materials Ltd. signed a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Automobile & PCB establishing strategic investment and cooperation between NEO and A&P to advance the Korean mass production facility of NEO’s silicon anode materials for electric vehicle (EV) lithium-ion batteries.

EV and hybrid drivers are less stressed, survey finds

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Drivers of electric cars and hybrids feel less stressed behind the wheel than drivers of gasoline or diesel vehicles, according to a new survey conducted by Stellantis' DS Automobiles division.

Learn how EV batteries can be profitably recycled in this free, 15-minute webinar


Automakers are racing to produce electric vehicles, yet few firms currently know how to recycle old EV batteries.

Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai to exit “closed-loop” system on June 11


Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai is exiting its closed-loop system, which was adopted as a way to resume operations despite the city’s strict Covid-19 lockdowns. With the termination of the closed loop, Giga Shanghai workers would now be allowed to travel between their homes and work freely.

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Chevrolet lowers price on 2023 Bolt EV by $5,900, on Bolt EUV by $6,300

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Chevrolet, which resumed production of the Bolt electric vehicles in April, has announced that the upcoming 2023 Bolt models will be priced significantly lower than their predecessors. The 2023 Bolt EV starts at $26,595 ($5,900 lower); the Bolt EUV starts at $28,195 ($6,300 lower). 2023 Bolt EV.

Corolla Cross Hybrid, Lexus RX plug-in, Chevy Bolt EV price cut, EV price war: The Week in Reverse

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Will more ethanol help ease gas prices? Which brand will apply the name Electra to upcoming EVs? This is our look back to the future, with the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 3, 2022.

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Elon Musk reveals what Tesla’s Master Plan Part 3 is about


Elon Musk has revealed more details about what his Tesla Master Plan Part 3 will be about during a new companywide meeting with employees held last night. more…. The post Elon Musk reveals what Tesla’s Master Plan Part 3 is about appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX preparing giant crane to assemble Starship’s first Florida launch tower


SpaceX has begun staging and assembling parts of a giant crane it will soon need to stack Starship’s first East Coast launch tower and install other major launch pad components.

Van Hool introduces new A range of electric buses; battery-electric, fuel cell (hydrogen) and trolley

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Van Hool, the Belgian manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, presented its first edition of a completely new range of 100% zero emission buses on the first day of Euro Mobility Expo 2022, an international trade show for public transport.

High-mpg Hyundai Ioniq plug-in and hybrid versions are going away, as Ioniq goes all-EV

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With production due to end in South Korea in July, hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Hyundai Ioniq hatchback will soon be discontinued, Hyundai Motor Company confirmed on Monday. In the U.S., the Hyundai Ioniq Electric was discontinued after the 2021 model year.

Elon Musk warns Tesla workers of a ‘nutty’ end-of-quarter delivery wave


Elon Musk told Tesla employees to expect a “nutty” end-of-quarter delivery wave this quarter at a new company-wide meeting. The automaker has been trying to move away from quarterly delivery waves, but special circumstances made one inevitable at the end of this quarter. more….

Elon Musk’s new financing efforts on hold amid Twitter deal uncertainties: report


Elon Musk’s efforts to secure new financing that will limit his cash contribution for his planned acquisition of social media platform Twitter has reportedly been put on hold. The update was related by individuals reportedly familiar with the matter.

Researchers use carbon-based anodes with “bumpy” surfaces for Li-ion batteries that last longer in extreme cold

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Polestar 3 first look: US-made performance electric SUV due for production in early 2023

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Sweden’s Polestar has shown a first undisguised image of its electric performance SUV, called the Polestar 3.

BYD says it is about to start supplying Tesla (TSLA) with battery cells


A BYD executive revealed that the Chinese company is about to start supplying Tesla with battery cells. more…. The post BYD says it is about to start supplying Tesla (TSLA) with battery cells appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla Cybertruck’s 9,000-ton Giga Press showcased at IDRA open house [Photos]


IDRA showcased the Tesla Cybertruck’s 9,000-ton Giga Press during its open house. . Redditor u/IeZael shared his experience during IDRA’s open house tour at their headquarters in Brescia. He visited as an engineering student, so his tour was structured differently from investor and customer visits.

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ZeroAvia and MONTE strike deal for 100 hydrogen-electric powertrains to enable zero-emission aircraft leasing

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ZeroAvia has signed an agreement with MONTE Aircraft Leasing (MONTE), the pioneering zero-emissions regional turboprop aircraft lessor. As part of the agreement the partners will offer aircraft leasing and financing solutions that enable operators to run zero-emission flights.

Even misrepresented, Michigan Senator makes case for electric car amid record gas prices

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According to the reporting from Fox News, one of the most popular news organizations in the U.S., a Michigan Senator bragged about driving an expensive electric car to Washington, D.C., while avoiding gas stations amid historic prices. Not true.

Tesla files to use a new radar and everyone is confused


Tesla has filed to use a new radar in its electric vehicles, and everyone is confused since Elon Musk has made it clear that Tesla plans to achieve self-driving with camera-based vision only. more…. The post Tesla files to use a new radar and everyone is confused appeared first on Electrek.

Starlink IPO is still about 3 or 4 years away: Elon Musk


Starlink may already be expanding its reach to several countries across the globe, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that it will still take some time before the satellite internet service is ready to go public. This was according to Musk during a recent all-hands meeting with SpaceX employees.

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ANSI to develop roadmap of standards and codes for EVs at scale

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has launched an initiative to develop a roadmap of standards and codes for electric vehicles (EVs) at scale. The ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP) will serve as the forum for development of the document.

Report: California drought will increase CO2 cost of the electricity EVs plug into

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A California drought will increase the carbon footprint of electricity used to charge EVs, according to a new report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Qiantu unveils K20 $13,000 two-seat electric car


Qiantu has unveiled a new two-seat electric car with up to 500 km (300 miles) of range and a starting price equivalent to just $13,000. more…. The post Qiantu unveils K20 $13,000 two-seat electric car appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford dealership applies $69,554 markup on F-150 Lightning despite corporate orders


Ford dealerships are starting to receive units of the all-electric F-150 Lightning and they are applying massive market adjustments despite corporate’s stern orders not to do so several months ago.

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Skeleton Technologies to supply supercap modules to Class8 Energy; €11.6M contract

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Skeleton Technologies and Class8 Energy, a Canadian equipment distributor, have signed a €11.6-million contract for supercapacitors modules for the North American trucking and retail industry. Through this agreement, Skeleton’s products will be distributed to the fast-growing North American heavy vehicles market.

Polestar adds referral program, but it's not like Tesla's

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Polestar announced last week that it's launching its own referral program to incentivize owners to promote the brand's EVs to others.

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Tesla Cybertruck with updated interior and windshield wiper goes on new outing


A Tesla Cybertruck prototype with an updated windshield wiper and new look inside has made a rare new appearance at an official event to launch the Tesla Megapack project at Moss Landing, California. more….

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set to launch Egyptian communications satellite


SpaceX says a Falcon 9 rocket is on track to launch Egypt’s Nilesat 301 communications satellite no earlier than (NET) 5:04 pm ET (21:04 UTC) on Wednesday, June 8th.

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UW Madison team finds methylbutenol a potentially promising biofuel for blending with gasoline

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A team at the University of Madison-Wisconsin studied critical sooting equivalence ratios and subsequent particulate formation during spark-ignition combustion for blends of ethanol, isobutanol (2-methyl-1-propanol), and methylbutenol (2-methyl-3-buten-2-ol) with gasoline using premixed prevaporized (PMPV) fueling. Broadly, they found that increases in alcohol content consistently decreased the chemical sooting tendency and particulate emissions for all alcohol–gasoline blends tested.

Tesla Autopilot a step closer to safety recall with escalation of federal probe

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The federal government announced Thursday that it is upgrading its safety probe of Tesla electric vehicles over a growing list of incidents—some earlier this year—in which Tesla vehicles struck emergency response vehicles while the driver-assistance mode was engaged.