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Here's how much range Tesla EVs lose in the first three years

Green Car Reports

In real-world driving range, a three-year-old Tesla Model 3 or Model Y will likely retain roughly 64% of its EPA rating, according to analysis from battery-data firm Recurrent. Recurrent cites battery health reports from used EVs, based on observations of cars already on the road. In 898,504 observations of 7,078 Model 3 sedans and 664,642.

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Landmark study finds electric fleets for underground mines cheaper and cleaner than diesel

The Driven EV News

Landmark study finds an underground mines are better off with an electric fleet, including trucks and loaders, drills and charge rigs, as well as 4WD utes, rather than diesel. The post Landmark study finds electric fleets for underground mines cheaper and cleaner than diesel appeared first on The Driven.

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Hyundai and Ford’s EV registrations outpace the competition in March

Electrek

Despite talk of an “EV slowdown,” sales of electric vehicles are still growing. EV registrations grew another 3.8% in March as several automakers, including Hyundai and Ford, saw electric car sales surge.

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Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away

CleanTechnica EVs

Battery prices have continued to plummet, frankly faster than even battery optimists such as myself dreamed of. We’re seeing commercial, scaled, price points that we didn’t expect to see until 2030 or later. That has big implications for electric trucking. In 2022, a kilowatthour of battery capacity cost US$159. In. [continued] The post Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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

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Megawatt charging for electric big rigs is starting to arrive

Green Car Reports

After a few years of slow rolling, megawatt charging for electric commercial trucks is arriving in a substantial way. WattEV this week announced the opening of a solar-powered charging station for medium-duty and heavy-duty commercial trucks in Bakersfield, California. Announced in 2021, it's the fourth station WattEV has opened, following three.

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“We saved $17,000 in one hour:” Australia’s first electric truck show gets taste of the future

The Driven EV News

The inaugural zero emission Truck Show X conference has been heralded as a huge success by attendees who were treated to a number of outstanding talks and panel sessions. The head of the Australian trucking industry group says the event eclipsed his wildest expectations. The post “We saved $17,000 in one hour:” Australia’s first electric truck show gets taste of the future appeared first on The Driven.

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AI Outperforms Humans in Theory of Mind Tests

Cars That Think

Theory of mind —the ability to understand other people’s mental states—is what makes the social world of humans go around. It’s what helps you decide what to say in a tense situation, guess what drivers in other cars are about to do, and empathize with a character in a movie. And according to a new study, the large language models (LLM) that power ChatGPT and the like are surprisingly good at mimicking this quintessentially human trait.

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Review: 2024 Chevy Silverado EV RST arrives for civilians

Green Car Reports

The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV full-size electric pickup truck was first delivered in Work Truck specification to fleet buyers nearly a year ago; but only now can civilians take one home. The first retail version to arrive is the top-of-the-line 2024 Chevy Silverado EV RST First Edition. We had a chance to spend several hours driving through the.

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Batteries on wheels: Mitsubishi gets network approval to export power from cars to the grid

The Driven EV News

Japanese car maker says it has approval from South Australia's electricity network to export power back into the grid from its electric vehicles. The post Batteries on wheels: Mitsubishi gets network approval to export power from cars to the grid appeared first on The Driven.

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BYD’s $10,000 Seagull EV worrying rivals as it hits new markets

Electrek

China’s BYD is launching its cheapest electric car in Europe next year. Ahead of its official debut, BYD’s $10K Seagull EV is already creating a stir among foreign rivals.

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

Brief

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CATL Shenxing Battery Strikes Fear Into The Hearts Of Governments & Automakers

CleanTechnica EVs

The CATL Shenxing PLUS battery is a big step forward for the EV revolution but a significant risk to traditional manufacturers. The post CATL Shenxing Battery Strikes Fear Into The Hearts Of Governments & Automakers appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Kia EV3 small electric SUV follows EV, tops 300 miles of range

Green Car Reports

Kia on Wednesday revealed the production-bound version of its EV3 compact electric crossover that might, if Kia keeps to original hints, start around $35,000. The EV3 emerges on the way to production in much the same form as the EV3 concept that was first shown in October 2023, albeit with a little more round to its profile and the rear end.

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“Eclipsed our wildest dreams:” Trucking industry starts to embrace electric future

The Driven EV News

The Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia has held Australia's first zero emission trucking conference as the industry starts to get serious about the transition to new technologies. The post “Eclipsed our wildest dreams:” Trucking industry starts to embrace electric future appeared first on The Driven.

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Gravity to implement 500 kW EV charger ‘trees’ on US streets to grow network larger than Tesla’s

Electrek

NY-based startup and EV infrastructure specialist Gravity has launched a new line of universal EV charger “trees” it hopes will bring convenient charging sessions curbside on city streets. The deployment will start modestly, but Gravity is targeting a street charging network that is ” more expansive than Tesla’s current Supercharger network.

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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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Plug-in Electric Vehicles in USA Consumed More Electricity than the Whole of Uganda in 2023!

CleanTechnica EVs

Light-duty vehicles (LDV) in the United States consumed approximately 7,596 GWh of electricity in 2023, almost five times the consumption in 2018 according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration Electric Power Monthly report. The report also adds that U.S. sales of electric vehicles (EVs) have increased in recent years, making. [continued] The post Plug-in Electric Vehicles in USA Consumed More Electricity than the Whole of Uganda in 2023!

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2025 Honda Civic Hybrid nears 50 mpg with Civic Si pep

Green Car Reports

Honda has revealed a few more details about its upcoming Civic hybrid lineup ahead of its arrival in June as a sedan and later this summer in hatchback form. The company appears set to position the hybrid version of the Civic as both the most efficient one in the lineup as well as one of the sportiest and most powerful models among the mainstream.

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Fortescue operates giant haul truck on hydrogen fuel cells for first time

The Driven EV News

Fortescue operates one of its giant haul trucks on hydrogen fuel cells for first time, as it continues trials in its drive to dump diesel fuel use by the end of the decade. The post Fortescue operates giant haul truck on hydrogen fuel cells for first time appeared first on The Driven.

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Ferrari, with first electric supercar coming in 2025, warns rivals over Chinese EVs

Electrek

Although its first fully electric supercar is not due out until next year, Ferrari is warning rivals about incoming Chinese EVs. Ferrari’s boss claims new competition from China should be a “call to action” for EU automakers.

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Tesla investor Scottish Mortgage decides on Musk pay package vote

Teslarati

Perhaps the biggest issue on the ballot at the upcoming Tesla Shareholder Meeting is the vote to be had on CEO Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package. One major investor says it will be voting to support it. Tesla investor Scottish Mortgage said today that it plans to support Musk’s pay package, a major development in the fight to get the CEO paid, as the compensation was already approved years ago.

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Report: GM is mulling a Chevy Camaro EV

Green Car Reports

The last Chevrolet Camaro left the factory in late 2023, putting the vaunted muscle-car nameplate on hiatus. But General Motors president Mark Reuss wants to see the Camaro make a comeback as an EV, according to Motor Trend. GM would take a different approach than rival Ford, which has applied the Mustang name to the Mach-E electric crossover sold.

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Tesla slashes Australian prices of best selling models yet again, as EV price war marches on

The Driven EV News

Tesla has once again cut prices on its models by as much as $5,000, bringing the prices to their lowest levels yet. The post Tesla slashes Australian prices of best selling models yet again, as EV price war marches on appeared first on The Driven.

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Hyundai is ‘humble and hungry’ to separate itself from the EV pack, Tesla NACS coming soon

Electrek

After a strong start to 2024, Hyundai expects the momentum to continue with some of the most affordable and efficient EVs on the US market. In an exclusive interview with Electrek , Hyundai Motor America CEO Randy Parker said the company is “humble and hungry” as it remains committed to EVs in the US.

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PepsiCo shares photo of freshly delivered Tesla Semi truck units

Teslarati

PepsiCo recently shared an image showing its new Tesla Semi units. The vehicles will be operating from PepsiCo Beverages North America’s (PBNA) Fresno, California location, and they will be serving customers across the state. As noted by PepsiCo in a press release , it would be receiving 50 units of the Tesla Semi over the next several months. The deliveries of the new Tesla Semi units for PepsiCo’s fleet was initially mentioned by Tesla Semi program Senior Manager Dan Priestley at the ACT Expo

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Chevy Bolt EV owners may get up to $1,400 for battery recall

Green Car Reports

Those who’ve owned or leased a Chevrolet Bolt EV from the 2017 through 2022 model year are likely eligible for an amount ranging from $700 to $1,400, as part of a $150 million settlement amount against GM and LG Energy Solution. The Michigan class-action case is the consolidated version of eight class-action cases filed in various U.S.

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The Electric Car Revolution Is Still On Track, Says Cox Automotive

CleanTechnica EVs

The latest report from Cox Automotive says electric car technology is gaining traction, if more slowly than many would like. The post The Electric Car Revolution Is Still On Track, Says Cox Automotive appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Caterpillar is putting MASSIVE 240-ton electric haul truck to work in Vale mine

Electrek

Mining company Vale is turning to Caterpillar to provide this massive, 240-ton battery-electric haul truck in a bid to slash carbon emissions at its mines by 2030.

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Tesla is delivering 50 more Semi units to PepsiCo

Teslarati

It appears that PepsiCo’s Tesla Semi pilot program has been successful so far. During his talk at the ACT Expo clean transportation conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dan Priestley, the Senior Manager of the Tesla Semi program, revealed that efforts are now underway to deliver 50 more units of the all-electric Class 8 truck to PepsiCo. The Tesla Semi is undoubtedly late, but the vehicles that have been delivered so far have been performing well.

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Bolt EV settlement, EV interest waning, Honda hydrogen semi: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Automakers might be losing younger EV shoppers over the lack of affordable models. A Honda hydrogen semi kicks off a new fuel-cell push for the brand. And megawatt charging for big electric trucks is finally starting to arrive. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Versus last year, interest in EVs is waning, according to a new J.D. Power.

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“Good for the planet, good for business:” PepsiCo doubles fleet of Tesla Semis

The Driven EV News

Tesla Semi has turned out to a hit in the beverage giant's fleet, and it will more than double the number of Tesla Semi delivery trucks. The post “Good for the planet, good for business:” PepsiCo doubles fleet of Tesla Semis appeared first on The Driven.

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Lucid (LCID) cuts US workforce by 6% ahead of Gravity electric SUV launch

Electrek

Lucid (LCID) is the latest EV maker to reveal job cuts to reduce costs. As part of a new restructuring plan, Lucid plans to reduce its US workforce by 6%, or about 400 employees.

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Tesla Megapack battery project proposed on Mount Sinai

Teslarati

A battery energy storage system (BESS) backed by Tesla Megapacks was proposed in Mount Sinai in Egypt this week, though some people from the local community have expressed opposition to the proposal. Earlier this month, New Leaf Energy proposed an 80 MWh battery project on Mount Sinai to the Mount Sinai Civic Association, featuring 24 Tesla Megapacks or enough to power 16,000 homes, as reported by TBR News Media over the weekend.

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Study: EV interest waning amid concerns over cost, charging

Green Car Reports

Consumer interest in EVs has decreased compared to last year, according to a new J.D. Power study. On Thursday, J.D. Power released the results of its 2024 U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration study. For the first time since the study's launch in 2021, analysts saw a decline in consideration of EVs by new-car shoppers. Of those car shoppers.

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Peak ICE Fleet Is Closer Than We Believe

CleanTechnica EVs

Let’s start with some brief history on the transition to EV sales, and then get to the big topic: transitioning the ICEV (internal combustion engine vehicle) fleet to electricity. The world passed peak ICEV sales back in 2017 EVs were only a small fraction of total vehicle sales back then. [continued] The post Peak ICE Fleet Is Closer Than We Believe appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Toyota US boss says company is ‘catching up’ on electric vehicles

Electrek

Is Toyota catching up in the US electric vehicle market? Although Toyota’s US boss, Ted Ogawa, admits it’s behind Tesla, he believes the company is “catching up” on electric vehicles and new tech.

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