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2023 EV sales blew past 2022 levels every month of the year

Green Car Reports

EV sales not only increased in 2023 overall, but they were higher than 2022 levels for every month of the year, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Car sales are seasonal, and they always have been, so there's no reason to expect that total vehicle sales or even EV sales broken out will go up every month. Yet that's exactly what DOE.

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“Corolla killer:” BYD launches $US15,000 EV in direct attack on legacy makers

The Driven EV News

BYD has launched its low cost sedan in China which industry observers are calling the Corolla Killer. The post “Corolla killer:” BYD launches $US15,000 EV in direct attack on legacy makers appeared first on The Driven.

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Why electric bikes actually give more exercise than pedal bikes

Electrek

Believe it or not, electric bikes offer more exercise than pedal bikes on average. That fact might sound strange (and has been known to let the steam out of some fitness riders’ lycra outfits), but the science is clear. Now let’s talk about the “how” and “why”.

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Plastics industry lied to consumers for decades about plastic recycling, says CCI report

Innovation News Network

Big oil and plastic producers have lied for over 30 years that plastic recycling is feasible, says a damning report from the CCI. The post Plastics industry lied to consumers for decades about plastic recycling, says CCI report appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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

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Dodge electric muscle car will vibrate like it has a V-8, patent suggests

Green Car Reports

Dodge has long hinted that its electric muscle car—which is due to be revealed in production form March 5—will be screaming loud. But a patent filing hints that it may also vibrate like it has a V-8. First spotted by Mopar Insiders (via Jalopnik), Dodge parent Stellantis has filed a patent application for an "Active Vibration.

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Profiteering Hampers U.S. Grid Expansion

Cars That Think

The United States is not building enough transmission lines to connect regional power networks. The deficit is driving up electricity prices, reducing grid reliability, and hobbling renewable energy deployment. At the heart of the problem are utility companies that refuse to pursue interregional transmission projects, and sometimes even impede them, because new projects threaten their profits and disrupt their industry alliances.

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Cairn Lodge Services unveils UK’s first hydrogen-powered EV charging station

Innovation News Network

The UK's first hydrogen-powered EV charging station is now open at Cairn Lodge Services in Lanarkshire. Find out more. The post Cairn Lodge Services unveils UK’s first hydrogen-powered EV charging station appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Report: GM nixed electric vans, is rushing plug-in hybrid pickups

Green Car Reports

General Motors has cancelled plans for more electric vans and a Ford Maverick-sized electric pickup trucks as it undertakes a "crash program" to launch plug-in hybrid pickups, Autoweek reported Tuesday. The automaker has nixed electric replacements for the ancient Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans based on the BrightDrop electric delivery van.

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Tesla just made its Navigation better than ever

Teslarati

Tesla just made its Navigation better than ever with Software Update 2024.2.6, adding “marks” to identify things like accidents and road closures, features that have been available on Apple, Google Maps, and Waze. Tesla has one of the more immersive and responsive Navigation systems in the industry, but it still lacks some features that other third-party programs offer.

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California Rises to 21.4% BEV Market Share, 33.8% of US BEV Market

CleanTechnica EVs

California is one of the biggest and most exciting electric vehicle markets in the world. It’s still dominated by Tesla, [continued] The post California Rises to 21.4% BEV Market Share, 33.8% of US BEV Market appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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

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BYD launches new Dolphin EV starting under $14K as price war with ICE cars heats up

Electrek

BYD launched the new Dolphin Honor Edition with more performance, an improved design, and an even lower price tag. The new BYD Dolphin EV starts at $13,900 (99,800 yuan), fueling the automaker’s declared price war on ICE cars.

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Here's why in a few years EVs may cost less than gas models

Green Car Reports

Lithium supply may soon exceed demand for use in EV batteries, potentially bringing price parity with internal-combustion vehicles later this decade, according to a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). New emissions rules proposed by the EPA are expected to boost EV sales to 67% of total U.S. new-car sales by.

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Tesla Model S road warrior passes 1.2 million miles in 10 years

Teslarati

Ten years ago, Hansjörg von Gemmingen-Hornberg purchased a second-hand Tesla Model S with 18,641 miles on its odometer. Since then, Gemmingen-Hornberg has driven his all-electric sedan consistently across several continents. And in a recent update on social media, the Tesla owner revealed that his Model S has now passed the 1.2 million mile mark. Gemmingen-Hornberg’s recent milestone was posted on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter.

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Even ChatGPT Knows Hydrogen Is A Square Wheel In Transportation

CleanTechnica EVs

Getting ChatGPT and its image-generating sibling DALL-E to put square wheels on vehicles is as tough as getting hydrogen to. [continued] The post Even ChatGPT Knows Hydrogen Is A Square Wheel In Transportation appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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 Cybertruck drives through water in first real-world Wade Mode test

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck owner drove the electric pickup truck through water in one of the first real-world tests of the Wade Mode. Warning: this is not covered by the warranty.

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Mercedes delays EV targets, ICE models staying "well into the 2030s"

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz is delaying an EV sales target that would have seen the automaker go all-electric in at least some markets by 2030, Reuters reports. The automaker told investors Thursday that it now expects EVs and hybrids to account for up to 50% of its sales by 2030. In 2021 Mercedes said it aimed to hit the 50% sales target in 2025, and sell only.

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SpaceX has aggressive plan for Starship in 2024 with more than nine launches

Teslarati

SpaceX has an aggressive plan for Starship in 2024, planning to launch the rocket at least nine times this year, according to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrator. Starship is the most powerful and the largest heavy-lift launch vehicle ever built, and it will eventually be responsible for taking people from Earth to Mars, according to SpaceX’s goals for the project.

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Tesla Model Y & Model 3 Top California Auto Sales in 2023 — Thanks, Cali!

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla’s rapid growth and success have been seen more clearly in California than anywhere else. Considering California is the company’s birthplace, that’s not too surprising, but the extent of the company’s rise up the automotive ladder in The Golden State is actually jaw dropping. In general, Tesla has become a major automaker in the United States (the 8th largest in the country when it comes to 2023 vehicle sales), but in California, it’s truly in the top tier of the auto market and fighting fo

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A Peek at Intel’s Future Foundry Tech

Cars That Think

In an exclusive interview ahead of an invite-only event today in San Jose, Intel outlined new chip technologies it will offer its foundry customers by sharing a glimpse into its future data-center processors. The advances include more dense logic and a 16-fold increase in the connectivity within 3D-stacked chips, and they will be among the first top-end technologies the company has ever shared with chip architects from other companies.

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Ford cuts Mach-E EV prices by thousands as sales plunge

Green Car Reports

Ford cut Mustang Mach-E prices by up to $8,100 after sales of the electric SUV reportedly fell by more than 50% in January. The automaker has lowered prices on multiple 2023 Mustang Mach-E models, reducing the base price by $3,100 to $41,695 with the mandatory $1,800 destination charge. The biggest discount is offered on several other versions of.

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Elon Musk shares update on Neuralink’s first human patient

Teslarati

Elon Musk shared an update on Neuralink’s first human patient and their experience with the N1 chip. “The first human Neuralink patient seems to have made a full recovery with no ill effects and is able to control the mouse around the screen just by thinking, said Elon Musk during an apparent on X Spaces. Musk added that Neuralink continuously observes the patient’s ability to use the N1 brain implant.

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SAE Adopts New Standards For Vehicle-To-Grid

CleanTechnica EVs

There is a delightful fantasy out there that says the batteries in all the electric cars in the world could. [continued] The post SAE Adopts New Standards For Vehicle-To-Grid appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Cancer treatment: Prioritising the patient

Innovation News Network

EORTC explains the importance of patient-centric clinical research in cancer treatment to improve quality of life. The post Cancer treatment: Prioritising the patient appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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These 3 major automakers may team up to save themselves, build cheap EVs

Electrek

Plan A isn’t working, so it’s time for Plan B. Three major legacy automakers are considering a creative approach to staying in the game amid fierce competition from Tesla and Chinese rivals – all in an effort to make cheap EVs, and a whole lot of them.

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Walls going up on Tesla’s LA Supercharger, diner and drive-in

Teslarati

Tesla has been making good progress on its Supercharger, diner and drive-in movie theater concept in Los Angeles, California, with the latest shots depicting the restaurant building walls going up. YouTube channel 247Tesla shared a video featuring drone shots of the East Hollywood Tesla location on Wednesday, with walls now replacing what was pretty much just scaffolding about a month ago.

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Goldman Sachs Insists Our Future Transportation Is All Electric

CleanTechnica EVs

The Library of Congress tells a heartwarming story of the rise of the gas-powered car with an internal combustion engine. [continued] The post Goldman Sachs Insists Our Future Transportation Is All Electric appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Are sodium-ion batteries the solution for EVs?

Innovation News Network

The Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC) reflects on whether sodium-ion batteries have the potential to dislodge lithium in popularity. The post Are sodium-ion batteries the solution for EVs? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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BYD launches $15,000 Qin Plus EV Honor Edition kicking off price war with gas cars

Electrek

BYD is kicking off a price war with gas-powered cars as new lower-priced electric vehicles begin rolling out. After launching the new Qin Plus EV Honor Edition on Monday, BYD said it’s “officially opening a new era of electricity is lower than oil.

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Tesla Cybertruck range test reveals impressive distance on full charge

Teslarati

Tesla Cybertruck range tests are all the buzz, and publications are looking to see how accurate the automaker’s projections and estimates are, and how many miles the all-electric pickup can travel on a full charge. A few tests have already been performed, including one that took the Cybertruck on the highway and gave less-than-favorable results.

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Electric Vehicle Costs Declining Through 2025 — What About After 2025?

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric vehicle emissions costs are anticipated to continue to decline through 2025, after which they could stagnate, rise, or fall, [continued] The post Electric Vehicle Costs Declining Through 2025 — What About After 2025? appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The importance of innovation in providing solutions to environmental and sustainability challenges

Innovation News Network

Innovation in new geospatial technology is working to overcome sustainability challenges. Discover more here. The post The importance of innovation in providing solutions to environmental and sustainability challenges appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Volvo CE puts electric equipment to work on fossil-free ski resort

Electrek

Electric vehicles don’t work well in the cold? Nobody told Volvo CE – and they’re putting a fleet of battery electric equipment assents to work, collaborating with Sweden’s largest ski resorts to go fully fossil free.

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Tesla employee train at Giga Berlin to add route starting in April

Teslarati

A new train shuttling employees to and from Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin is set to add service on an additional route in the next few months, bringing workers to the Grünheide, Germany, location several times per day. Tesla’s employee train to Giga Berlin entered service in September , and according to statements from Minister of Infrastructure Rainer Genilke at a recent meeting with Brandenburg State Parliament’s Transport Committee, the service will add a route from the “

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EV Sales Booming, Solar & Storage to Dominate 2024 in USA — Top Stories of the Week

CleanTechnica EVs

Don’t listen to the haters — EV sales are booming, solar power is rising, and the cleantech revolution is alive. [continued] The post EV Sales Booming, Solar & Storage to Dominate 2024 in USA — Top Stories of the Week appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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