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Trio of Cadillac EVs to debut in 2023, start production in 2024

Green Car Reports

Cadillac's slow rollout of EVs seems to be a precursor to a flood that's on the way. On Wednesday during a media briefing, Cadillac Global Vice President Ron Harvey confirmed the luxury automaker will debut three new EVs in 2023. Harvey said all three EVs will go into production in 2024, but it gets complicated from there. Some of the undisclosed.

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Tesla delivers first Model 3 and Model Y in Thailand

Teslarati

Tesla has announced that it has delivered its first Model 3 and Model Y in Thailand as it continues to expand its offerings in Asia. With the incredible success of electric vehicles in China , Tesla has been on a mission to emulate its success in other Asian countries. This includes Japan, where the company has continually been growing its Supercharger Network, and Taiwan, where it has navigated politics by delivering vehicles from Germany.

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What are LFP batteries and why will some Ford EVs soon have them?

Green Car Reports

Ford announced on Monday that it’s planning the installation of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries into its Mustang Mach-E starting later in calendar year 2023 and its F-150 Lightning in calendar year 2024. The shift will potentially bring lower EV prices, although that will “depend on what happens with the market,” according.

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ARPA-E to award up to $45M to support developing marine CO2 removal industry; SEA CO2

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) will award up to $45 million in funding to support a new program aimed at facilitating the development of the marine carbon dioxide removal (mCDR) industry through scalable Measurement, Reporting and Validation (MRV) technologies. Quantifying and validating ocean carbon capture enables the identification of mCDR techniques that are the most effective and energy efficient in carbon removal, increasing their valu

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

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NSW introduces fines of up to $2,200 for “ICEing” electric vehicle charging stations

The Driven EV News

NSW introduces hefty fines for fossil fuel vehicles parked in EV charging bays, and for EV drivers who don't move on, or go ballooning instead. The post NSW introduces fines of up to $2,200 for “ICEing” electric vehicle charging stations appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla China is about to focus on domestic orders, but there’s still lots of cars to export

Teslarati

The first quarter is past its halfway point, so expectations are high that Gigafactory Shanghai will now be prioritizing domestic vehicle orders for the remaining weeks of Q1. As Tesla China focuses on the local Chinese market, however, the company still needs to finish exporting some of the vehicles that it produced for international markets. Recent aerial footage from the Shanghai port reveals that Tesla still has to export a large number of its cars this quarter.

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Ram reveals all-electric Ram 1500 REV pickup in Super Bowl ad; on-line reservations open

Green Car Congress

The Ram Truck brand unveiled its Ram 1500 REV battery-electric truck for the first time in a Super Bowl commercial yesterday. The commercial also signaled the official opening of customer reservations for a place in line to per-order the truck at RamRev.com. The 60-second commercial, “Premature Electrification,” features Emmy-nominated actor Jason Jones as he addresses some potential electrification anxieties that consumers may have about purchasing an all-electric vehicle, including range, powe

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Tesla is forced to ‘recall’ all Full Self-Driving Beta with update, NHTSA says may cause crash

Electrek

Tesla has been forced to “recall” all vehicles equipped with Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta as NHTSA believes it may cause crashes. The fix is a software update. more… The post Tesla is forced to ‘recall’ all Full Self-Driving Beta with update, NHTSA says may cause crash appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla has fully overtaken BMW for US’ luxury crown, new data confirms

Teslarati

New data has confirmed that Tesla has indeed overtaken BMW as the United States’ top luxury vehicle maker in 2022. The race was not close either, especially considering the trends exhibited by the two companies. While speculations were already high that Tesla ended 2022 as the country’s number one luxury car maker, new data from Experian has now confirmed these estimates.

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Tesla recall: Full Self-Driving Beta poses “an unreasonable risk to motor vehicle safety”

Green Car Reports

Under the request of federal regulators, Tesla is due to push an update that will restrict the behavior of its most controversial driver-assistance system, labeled Full Self-Driving Beta, because it poses “an unreasonable risk to motor vehicle safety.” The recall, detailed by the NHTSA Thursday, affects 362,758 vehicles, including the.

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

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CATL to adopt Toyocolor’s conductive carbon nanotube dispersions

Green Car Congress

Toyocolor, the colorants and functional materials arm of the specialty chemicals company Toyo Ink Group of Japan, announced that the company’s Lioaccum conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions ( earlier post ) have been selected by the world’s largest battery manufacturer CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited) for use in CATL’s next-generation high capacity li-ion batteries (LiB).

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US’s first solar panels over canals pilot will deploy iron flow batteries

Electrek

The first US pilot that will site solar panels over irrigation canals is going to deploy long-duration iron flow battery storage. more… The post US’s first solar panels over canals pilot will deploy iron flow batteries appeared first on Electrek.

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Why Tesla opening some of its Superchargers to rivals is a Win-Win

Teslarati

Tesla announced this morning that it would open some of its United States Supercharger Network to competitors in an effort to not only make some of the $7.5 billion in funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law available to the automaker, but also to make EV charging more available to consumers. Tesla officially confirmed this morning that it would open select Superchargers in the U.S. to all EVs, an unprecedented move in the company’s history.

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Tesla took 11% of 2022 California market—only EVs, no pickups

Green Car Reports

Tesla had 11.2% of the 2022 California new-car market, making it the second-highest-selling brand in the state with a lineup of only EVs, according to a report from the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA). The 2022 results put Tesla behind Toyota's 17.3% and ahead of Ford, which took 8.4% of the market. But Tesla is gaining, as it saw.

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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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MINI introducing small-series all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible in Europe

Green Car Congress

MINI is moving ahead with a small series of the all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible (power consumption combined: 17.2 kWh/100 km according to WLTP). The world’s first locally emission-free premium convertible in the small car segment shortens the transition period to the introduction of the next-generation all-electric model family. From April 2023, the MINI Cooper SE Convertible will be available in Europe in a limited number of 999 vehicles.

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EU approves law to ban new ICE vehicles by 2035

Electric Cars Report

The European Parliament on Tuesday passed legislation that will gradually eliminate cars with combustion engines, fundamentally transforming the auto industry in the bloc. Under the regulation, automakers must achieve a 100 percent reduction in CO2 emissions from new vehicles sold by 2035, making it impossible to sell new fossil fuel-powered cars in the 27-country union. […] The post EU approves law to ban new ICE vehicles by 2035 appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla China pausing production to make way for updated Model 3: report

Teslarati

Over the past months, electric vehicle advocates in the United States have been feverishly tracking the sightings of the company’s “Project Highland” updates for the Model 3. A report has now emerged suggesting that an updated version of the all-electric sedan is coming to China. Tesla China produces Model 3 sedans and Model Y crossovers at Gigafactory Shanghai.

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Battery issue halts Ford F-150 Lightning production

Green Car Reports

Production and shipments of the Ford F-150 Lightning have been stopped, though sales continue. On Tuesday, Ford spokesperson Emma Bergg confirmed to Green Car Reports a stop-build and in-transit stop-ship order has been given for the F-150 Lightning pickup truck due to a potential battery issue. Ford on Wednesday confirmed the issue as.

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Mitsubishi to produce Minicab-MiEV in Indonesia in 2024; first local production of the vehicle outside Japan

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Mitsubishi Motors will begin production of the Minicab-MiEV, a onebox kei–car-class commercial electric vehicle (EV), at PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (MMKI), MMC’s factory in Indonesia. MMKI has a production capacity of 220,000 vehicles per year, and currently produces the Pajero Sport, Xpander, and Xpander Cross. The Minicab-MiEV, which will be produced overseas for the first time, is equipped with an EV system proven in the i-MiEV.

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World first study shows how EVs cut pollution levels and reduce costly health problems

The Driven EV News

A landmark study in California using real-word data has shown that increasing electric vehicle uptake leads to less air pollution and better public health. The post World first study shows how EVs cut pollution levels and reduce costly health problems appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla offers trade-in boost on Model S, X with unlimited Supercharging enabled

Teslarati

Tesla is offering a $5,000 increase in trade-in value on older Model S and Model X vehicles with unlimited Supercharging enabled. Last month, we reported that Tesla was trying out a new Ownership Loyalty Program incentive requiring Model S and Model X owners to trade in their vehicles. This offer would add $3,000 to the trade-in value, or owners could opt to take three years of Free Supercharging instead.

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Ford dual-charge-port solution could connect multiple EVs in series

Green Car Reports

Ford has filed a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a dual-charge-port solution that would allow multiple EVs to charge in series from the same charging station. First spotted by CarBuzz, the system described in the patent application makes use of bidirectional charging capability. But instead of.

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Magna to supply battery enclosures for Silverado EV

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Magna has secured new business from General Motors (GM) to supply battery enclosures on the all-new 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV. The company will produce the enclosures at its Magna Electric Vehicle Structures facility in St. Clair, Michigan, where it already produces the battery enclosure for the GMC HUMMER EV. Magna is also making battery enclosures for the Ford F-150 Lightning.

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Tesla to double Supercharger network in the US as it opens it to non-Tesla EVs, White House says

Electrek

Tesla and the White House announced that they reached a deal for the former to open its Supercharger network to non-Tesla EVs in the US. The automaker also confirmed plans to double its number of chargers in the US. more… The post Tesla to double Supercharger network in the US as it opens it to non-Tesla EVs, White House says appeared first on Electrek.

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EVs like Tesla are cutting pollution levels and reducing health problems: study

Teslarati

Electric vehicles are pretty much inevitable at this point, with carmakers, led by all-EV disruptors such as Tesla, transitioning their respective fleets to electric. Yet despite this, there are still a lot of skeptics who argue that electric vehicles do not really do anything useful for the environment. A study from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has provided some real-world observations about electric vehicles and how they positively impact the environment

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Wireless Charging for Autonomous Electric Buses — World 1st

CleanTechnica EVs

How many buzzwords can you fit into one story or title? Wireless charging for autonomous electric buses is about as good as it gets. (Perhaps we could squeeze “AI” in there somewhere.) Well, it certainly caught my attention. The news comes from WiTricity, which calls itself “the leader in wireless EV charging.

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QuantumScape seeks to boost cathode capacity loading to ~5 mAh/cm2 this year for energy cells

Green Car Congress

Solid-state battery startup QuantumScape, which successfully shipped its first 24-layer prototype A0 lithium-metal battery cells to automotive OEMs for testing in December ( earlier post ), says that one of its main goals this year is to increase cathode capacity loading to ~5 mAh/cm 2. QuantumScape believes that its anode-free lithium-metal design provides the potential for increased energy density by eliminating the mass and volume of the conventional anode host material, such as graphite.

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Here comes the world’s first offshore wind seaweed farm

Electrek

E-commerce giant Amazon is funding the world’s first commercial-scale offshore wind seaweed farm that will sit between turbines – and this project has the potential to achieve a lot of great things. more… The post Here comes the world’s first offshore wind seaweed farm appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla recalls 362k FSD Beta vehicles, fault to be fixed through OTA update

Teslarati

Tesla has initiated a recall for 362,758 vehicles equipped with the company’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta system. The recall was posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) official website. The FSD Beta recall covers certain 2016-2023 Model S, Model X, 2017-2023 Model 3, and 2020-2023 Model Y vehicles that are equipped with the automaker’s Autosteer on City Streets feature, better known as “Full Self-Driving Beta” or “FSD Beta.

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The Well Educated Yet EV Misinformed

CleanTechnica EVs

Today’s story is inspired by my visit to the dentist. Before she filled my mouth with instruments and her assistant began the incessant sucking out of my saliva, we had a short chat about electric vehicles.

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Sakuu announces successful 3D printing of fully functional high-performance patterned batteries

Green Car Congress

Sakuu Corporation ( earlier post ) has successfully and consistently 3D-printed fully functional high-performance batteries in custom shapes and sizes since December 2022. These batteries were printed as patterned cells containing patterned openings for thermal management, in a fully dry process, at Sakuu’s Silicon Valley battery pilot line facility.

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Stellantis and HEVO Partner on Wireless EV Charging

Electric Cars Report

Global automaker and mobility provider Stellantis and HEVO Inc., a provider of wireless electric vehicle charging technology are partnering to integrate wireless charging into Stellantis EVs, which will enable a superior charging experience without sacrificing safety, efficiency, or durability. Wireless EV charging is designed to increase simplicity and safety, while removing operational friction associated with […] The post Stellantis and HEVO Partner on Wireless EV Charging appeared firs

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First look at Tesla’s Hardware 4 radar unit

Teslarati

Among the references present in the recent Hardware 4 leaks was the new heated radar unit in Tesla’s next-generation Autopilot system. As per data shared by prolific Tesla hacker @greentheonly , the radar used in Tesla’s Hardware 4 system was listed as “Phoenix.” Radar: Yes, there's now the bespoken Phoenix radar (yes, of course there is and yes that's what it's called in the properties too).

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The Munro MK_1 Is An All-Electric All-Terrain Workhorse For Farms, Forests, Jobsites, & Beyond

CleanTechnica EVs

The Munro MK_1 looks like the love child of a classic Ford Bronco and an International Scout, if they conceived under a giant Tesla coil, but this new electric vehicle could be a very practical solution to cleaner transport in heavy industry, agriculture, land management, and more.