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Can Lightning’s electric motorcycle really charge as fast as a gas tank fill-up?

Electrek

Touring, a type of riding that involves long distance trips, has long been the achilles heel of electric motorcycles. While e-motos have developed to the point where they can beat combustion engine motorcycles in nearly every other metric, quick recharging required for long distance riding has yet to reach parity with a gas station fill-up. At least, that was until Lightning Motorcycle debuted what it says is the fastest charging electric motorcycle yet. more… The post Can Lightning’s elec

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Rivian Seeks To Loosen Its Ties To Amazon

CleanTechnica EVs

Rivian is reported to be seeking an amendment to its agreement with Amazon that would allow it to sell its electric delivery vans to other customers.

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Hamburg orders 95 eCitaro electric buses, with option for 155 more

Green Car Congress

Public transport provider Verkehrsbetriebe-Hamburg-Holstein GmbH (VHH) has ordered 95 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro/eCitaro G buses. The first of the fully electrically powered and locally emission-free buses is expected to be delivered by the end of this year, while the other vehicles will be delivered in the first half of 2024. In addition, VHH has secured an option for a maximum of 155 further vehicles by 2028.

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These 7 US states lead the nation in EV registrations

Green Car Reports

Seven states and the District of Columbia led the nation in plug-in car registrations in 2022, each with more than 10 per thousand people, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Along with D.C., the seven states with the most plug-in car registrations were California, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Vermont, Colorado, and Nevada. That's.

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

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Tesla gets J.D. Power Home Charging Experience Award for 3rd consecutive year

Teslarati

Electric vehicles are becoming more mainstream, and amidst this trend, home electric car charging solutions have only become more prominent. As per the findings of data analytics firm J.D. Power in its 2023 US Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Home Charging Study, about 68% of EV owners today utilize a Level 2 permanently mounted station. J.D. Power noted that Level 2 portable and Level 2 permanently mounted charging stations are utilized by 83% of EV users, though satisfaction among EV owners

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7-Eleven Now In EV Charging Business With 7Charge

CleanTechnica EVs

Everyone, their mother, and their dog can see that the auto industry is electrifying. That includes oil companies (like Shell) and gas stations & convenience stores (like 7-Eleven). Regarding the latter, the news this week is that 7-Eleven has launched its own EV charging network! The name of that charging network is 7Charge.

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7-Eleven wants its EV charging network to be among the largest

Green Car Reports

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has ambitious plans for EV charging. The company on Thursday announced 7Charge, an EV charging network that it aims to make one of the largest in North America. The plan includes DC fast-charging stations at 7-Eleven locations in the U.S. and, eventually, Canada, with access via a proprietary app. While light on.

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Tesla app update introduces ‘Drive on Sunshine’ and other new features

Teslarati

Tesla has updated its phone app to version 4.19, bringing “Drive on Sunshine” among other new features. One of the best features of owning a Tesla is its fantastic app integration, which allows for exceptional control and customization of your driving experience. On top of that, the company continually adds new features to its software offering, ensuring that owners always have the best experience possible.

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Vlogger ordered to apologize and pay damages to NIO for spreading false info

CN EV Post

The vlogger was ordered to publish an apology on his channel and pay NIO financial damages of RMB 80,000 yuan ($11,640). | NIO US | NIO HK | NIO SG (Image credit: CnEVPost) NIO (NYSE: NIO) has won a lawsuit involving reputation infringement in China, in one of the company's rare tough moves. Laotan Shuoche (literally, Mr. Tan talks about cars), a vlogger on the short-video platform Douyin, was ruled to have infringed on NIO's reputation and was required to publish an apology on his channel and

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Kia releases interior, exterior images of Kia EV9 three-row electric SUV

Green Car Congress

Kia Corporation released full images of the exterior and interior design of the Kia EV9, its first three-row electric flagship SUV, prior to the vehicle’s full digital global premiere in late March. Built on Kia’s Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the EV9’s long wheelbase, low beltline, and completely flat electric vehicle architecture have facilitated the creation of generous space for all occupants to connect and relax with lounge-style comfort in all three rows of seats.

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

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7-Eleven EV charging, BMW EV interface, peak ICE and peak oil: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

BMW confirms a futuristic EV interface that puts the windshield to use. Peak ICE vehicle sales is already in the past and peak oil is just a few years ahead. And how will 7-Eleven’s charging network take form? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The convenience-store chain 7-Eleven has an ambitious EV charging network plan, the company.

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Tesla Model 3 is fitted with 10ft wide wheels in hilarious new video

Teslarati

A Tesla Model 3 has been fitted with 10ft wide wooden wagon wheels in a hilarious new video posted on YouTube. Tesla and Elon Musk aren’t strangers to the idea of a bit of tomfoolery, particularly concerning the vehicles the automaker produces. This has been seen at numerous launch events and software features, but some of the best “upgrades” put on Tesla vehicles are put there by people in the car community.

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Tesla parts supplier Ningbo Tuopu signs cooperation deal with NIO

CN EV Post

Ningbo Tuopu said its strategic partnership with NIO uses an innovative T0.5 collaboration model that will provide the latter with better products and services. NIO US | NIO HK | NIO SG (Image credit: CnEVPost) Ningbo Tuopu Group, a Tesla parts supplier, has signed an agreement with NIO (NYSE: NIO) in which the two companies will adopt an innovative partnership model not commonly seen in the automotive industry.

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Volvo Penta & Gradall collaborate on electric excavator concept

Green Car Congress

Volvo Penta and leading North American telescopic boom excavator manufacturer Gradall Industries are showcasing the latest development in their partnership at CONEXPO this week—an electrified version of the OEM’s XL 4100 V highway speed wheeled excavator. The zero-emissions concept machine, named EL41H4, is on display at the Gradall Booth, W41500.

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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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VW ID.2all, Tesla right to repair, costs sour home charging: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The soaring costs of residential electricity may be taking a toll on EV charging satisfaction. VW introduces one of its upcoming small, affordable EVs for Europe. And Tesla owners want to repair their cars independently. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Owners are suing Tesla and seeking class action status over an alleged violation of.

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Tesla Supercharger gets Lego-fied in this crazy fan idea project

Teslarati

A crazy Tesla Supercharger-inspired Lego Ideas project is about as detailed as they come. A fan of the automaker developed a detailed and accurate depiction of a Tesla Supercharger and submitted it to Lego’s Ideas platform, where it can be voted into becoming a real, purchasable project. The Tesla Center Lego set was submitted by Airbricks95 and comes fitted with a lounge, three Supercharger stalls, and a Tesla Cybertruck and Model 3.

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Volkswagen is developing its smallest, most affordable ID 1 EV starting around $20K

Electrek

Volkswagen is preparing to launch its smallest, most affordable EV yet, tipped to be called ID 1, starting at around $20K. The VW ID 1 is expected to launch in 2027 and will sit below the recently revealed ID 2all concept. more… The post Volkswagen is developing its smallest, most affordable ID 1 EV starting around $20K appeared first on Electrek.

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VW shows low-cost ID. 2all concept FWD MEB EV; “spacious as a Golf, inexpensive as a Polo”

Green Car Congress

The Volkswagen brand provided a first glimpse of an all-electric Volkswagen with a starting price of less than €25,000: the ID. 2all concept car. The electric vehicle features front-wheel drive, range of up to 450 km, innovative technological features such as Travel Assist, IQ.LIGHT or Electric Vehicle Route Planner and a new Volkswagen design language.

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2024 GMC Hummer EV truck and SUV can charge other EVs at 6 kw

Green Car Reports

The 2024 GMC Hummer EV can charge an electric vehicle quicker than the standard 120-volt outlet found in most garages, GMC revealed last week at a demonstration for the SUV variant of GM's flagship electric vehicle. Both the 2024 Hummer EV truck (SUT) and the new Hummer EV SUV benefit from a new 19.2-kw onboard charger and portable charge cord.

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Tesla primes Fremont for end of quarter sales blitz

Teslarati

Tesla is evidently preparing for its all-too-common end-of-quarter push at the Fremont Factory as Q1 comes to a close. Tesla has routinely used the end of quarters to pack as many deliveries as it can to secure strong sales numbers. It has been a regular occurrence for years, and it is no different in 2023. As the automaker prepares to secure its last deliveries before the end of the quarter, the Fremont Factory is abuzz with vehicles fresh off of production lines as Tesla prepares to begin push

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Is social intelligence the future of AI?

Innovation News Network

The future of AI requires the implementation of social awareness to ensure that its growth is not stunted by a lack of social skills. The post Is social intelligence the future of AI? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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MAN methanol-ready four-stroke 32/44CR wins RINA approval

Green Car Congress

Classification society RINA has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate to MAN Energy Solutions for its methanol-ready MAN L/V 32/44CR engine. The AiP covers an upgrade concept for the four-stroke engine for conversion to dual-fuel running on methanol to provide greater flexibility to shipowners. This AiP is based on our recently published Methyl Alcohol Fuelled Ready notation.

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Combustion-vehicle sales peaked in 2017, peak oil due in 2027

Green Car Reports

The global market for internal-combustion vehicles peaked in 2017 and is now in "structural decline," Bloomberg New Energy Finance declared in a recent report. Combustion-vehicle sales in 2022 were down almost 20% from the 2017 peak, according to BNEF. In 2017, 86 million internal combustion passenger vehicles were sold globally—including.

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Tesla Giga Berlin has its own “Loop” for its employees — and it’s absolutely cool

Teslarati

There are some things that Tesla does that are so out of left field that sometimes, it’s hard to tell if the company is serious or not. This was definitely the case with a recent marketing video from Giga Berlin, which received quite a bit of attention in social media. The video in question was posted on LinkedIn by Tesla through its official account, with the electric vehicle maker noting that “at Giga Berlin, we accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and now

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Eight Graphs that Explain Software Engineering Salaries in 2023

Cars That Think

Every year, online job search firms collect data about the salaries, skills, and overall job market for tech professionals, generally focusing on software engineers The numbers from job search firms Dice and Hired have been released. These 2022 numbers have been eagerly anticipated, given the turmoil generated by a spate of tech layoffs in latter part of the year that Dice estimates at more than 140,000.

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Biden Administration greenlights ConocoPhillips Willow project in Alaska

Green Car Congress

US Department of the Interior has approved a scaled-back version of ConocoPhillips’ Willow Master Development Plan in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A). ( Earlier post.) The Record of Decision (ROD) reduces the size of the project by denying two of the original five drill sites proposed by ConocoPhillips, which is seeking to develop oil and gas leases it acquired beginning in the late 1990s.

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2024 Kia EV9 3-row electric SUV squares off with luxury makes

Green Car Reports

Kia revealed images of the 2024 Kia EV9 three-row electric crossover SUV on Tuesday, setting the stage for a new flagship that mirrors the concept that debuted two years ago at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show. The tall, boxy crossover SUV takes the handsome look of the Kia Telluride into the future. The vertical ends defy aerodynamics with a new.

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Blink Charging announces massive USPS charger order

Teslarati

Blink Charging, a leader in manufacturing EV chargers, has announced a massive order from the United States Post Office. The U.S. Post Office has been engulfed in controversy ever since it announced that it would pursue electrifying its fleet. At first, the government agency only planned to electrify roughly 40% of its vehicles, but this number has slowly increased following a public backlash.

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Bobcat launches world first all-electric skid-steer loader

The Driven EV News

Bobcat's famous compact skid-steer loader is going electric with three times the power, and big cost savings and health benefits. The post Bobcat launches world first all-electric skid-steer loader appeared first on The Driven.

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Cadillac goes after Tesla by setting up test drives at Supercharger station

Electrek

GM’s Cadillac is going after Tesla’s clientele in a not-so-subtle way by setting up test drives directly at a Tesla Supercharger station. more… The post Cadillac goes after Tesla by setting up test drives at Supercharger station appeared first on Electrek.

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Electricity price hikes are souring home EV charging satisfaction

Green Car Reports

EV owners are much less satisfied with their home charging experience than at the same time last year, according to new results from the survey giant J.D. Power. The reason, it’s suggested, is satisfaction with the cost of charging, which declined versus the same study last year by about 30 points. Much as satisfaction with gasoline vehicles.

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EU Takes 1st Step to Ensure Green Technologies Are Made In Europe

CleanTechnica EVs

T&E welcomes self-sufficiency targets for battery raw materials and production goals for clean tech. The EU today unveiled two draft laws in response to the US subsidies that it fears are luring European cleantech companies to North America.

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Polestar 3 officially unveiled in China, price cut by about $29,080 from previous

CN EV Post

Polestar has officially unveiled the Polestar 3 in China today with what it calls a new pricing system. | Polestar.US The first SUV from Polestar, the premium electric vehicle maker owned by Geely and Volvo Cars, has been officially unveiled in China, but at a price reduction of about RMB 200,000 yuan ($29,080) from the model's global debut last year.

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Volkswagen doubles down on its EV strategy with a nearly $200B investment

Electrek

After battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales rose 26% in 2022, Volkswagen is doubling down on its EV strategy, investing nearly $200B (€180 billion) over the next five years to ramp production. more… The post Volkswagen doubles down on its EV strategy with a nearly $200B investment appeared first on Electrek.

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