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Aptera claims enough crowdfunding to make solar EV

Green Car Reports

Aptera claims to have raised enough money in a recent crowdfunding campaign to start production of its solar-assisted three-wheeled EV, but the company is still far from assured of success. The company on Friday announced the completion of its Accelerator Program, which allowed those investors contributing $10,000 or more to secure one of the.

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Hyundai says its first EV plant will open this year to gain the $7,500 tax credit

Electrek

The first Hyundai plant dedicated to building EVs and batteries in the US will be open as soon as this October. According to Hyundai Motor America CEO Jose Munoz, the brand is “pulling ahead” to gain eligibility for the $7,500 EV tax credit.

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Tesla’s 2023 regulatory credits generate $1.79 billion in revenue

Teslarati

Tesla’s 2023 regulatory credits generated an additional $1.79 billion in revenue, according to its 10-K filed last week. The money Tesla makes due to other carmakers needing assistance to reach emissions standards continues to accumulate, and since 2009, it has made almost $9 billion in revenue because of the system. Bloomberg reported this morning that Tesla’s $9 billion in revenue due to the sale of regulatory credits has helped the company obtain what is basically pure profit.

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EVs At 93.9% Share In Norway – Record High

CleanTechnica EVs

January saw plugin EVs at 93.9% share in Norway, a new record high. All non-BEV powertrains faced higher taxes from. [continued] The post EVs At 93.9% Share In Norway – Record High 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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Ford seeks smaller, lower-cost EVs to rival $25,000 Tesla, China

Green Car Reports

Is Ford shifting its electric vehicle efforts away from large EVs like the F-150 Lightning, and focusing on translating the ethos of the Model T into the EV era? Taken at face value, remarks from Ford CEO Jim Farley made Tuesday suggest that may be the case. During the company’s Q4 2023 earnings, Farley and top executives summed that the.

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Tesla adopts UWB connectivity on iPhone to improve Phone Key performance

Electrek

Tesla now supports the iPhone’s Ultra Wideband chip for improved Phone Key performance, at least on some cars. Apple started including the Ultra Wideband chip with the iPhone 11, allowing for better nearby interaction between an iPhone and other devices equipped with UWB technology.

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BYD becomes best selling EV brand in Australia as Tesla sales plunge in January

The Driven EV News

After a stellar year in 2023, EV sales stall in January as Tesla suffers delivery problems that allow BYD to steal its mantle as the top selling EV brand for the month. The post BYD becomes best selling EV brand in Australia as Tesla sales plunge in January appeared first on The Driven.

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Waffle House hosts federal EV fast chargers, bucks gas-station trend

Green Car Reports

The first new EV charging site in Tennessee funded through the Biden administration's National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program bucks the trend of co-locating chargers with gas pumps. Installed by Atlanta-based charging infrastructure firm EnviroSpark, the new chargers are being hosted by a Waffle House restaurant in Lakeland.

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Electrify America set to open its first indoor EV charging station to the public this week

Electrek

EV charging network Electrify America will soon offer the public an EV charging experience safe from the elements, where drivers can pull in, plug in, and chill out while their vehicle replenishes. This flagship indoor charging station kicks off a potential future in which you don’t have to wait in your car or outside while you charge… It also has complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Tesla China rolls out Enhanced Autopilot free trial and discounts to celebrate New Year

Teslarati

Tesla China is celebrating the Chinese New Year with a series of incentives that are designed to encourage existing owners to travel more. The incentives were announced through Tesla China’s official Weibo account. As could be seen in Tesla China’s social media post, the company is offering a number of special “courtesy” perks for customers this New Year.

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

Brief

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Hydrogen Refueling Station Closures In Multiple Countries More Painful News For Hydrogen Proponents

CleanTechnica EVs

The past year has been a year of creative destruction in hydrogen for energy efforts. That is to say, destruction. [continued] The post Hydrogen Refueling Station Closures In Multiple Countries More Painful News For Hydrogen Proponents appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ionna EV charging network rivals Tesla, first US stations in 2024

Green Car Reports

EV road trips might soon be getting a little bit easier, thanks to thousands of highway fast-chargers starting this year from a network called Ionna. Ionna, as it’s called, is an EV charging network jointly backed by seven automakers, including an undisclosed amount from BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, and.

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Idiots are already driving on Tesla Autopilot with Apple Vision Pro on their faces

Electrek

Idiots have always had a great capacity to find new ways to abuse Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta. Their latest innovation is using the new Apple Vision Pro headset.

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Over 5.8k Tesla investors representing $4.1 billion are speaking out in support of Elon Musk

Teslarati

Thousands of retail Tesla ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) investors have banded together to express their support of CEO Elon Musk’s and his 2018 compensation plan, which was rescinded by a Delaware judge last week. The judge’s decision, which concluded a legal complaint started by a thrash metal drummer with nine Tesla shares , was met with polarizing reactions. The Tesla investors’ goal was simple.

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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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BYD Dolphin Mini on the way to international markets

The Driven EV News

BYD's most affordable city electric car showcased in a new video with a new name, likely a candidate for international markets. The post BYD Dolphin Mini on the way to international markets appeared first on The Driven.

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More than a third of US EVs are sold in California

Green Car Reports

EV sales are still booming in California—and they continued to capture an even larger piece of the market in 2023. Although there was a slight downturn in the market share of EVs toward the end of 2023, EVs finished the year up 5% in market share in the Golden State versus 2022. Looking at all of 2023, BEVs added up to 21.4% of the market in.

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Daimler releases ‘open source’ hydrogen fueling standard for heavy trucks

Electrek

This week, Daimler Truck and Linde Engineering presented sLH2, a jointly developed refueling technology for sub-cooled liquid hydrogen – and they’ve made the technology openly available to anyone who wants it.

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Tesla Optimus project opens 61 new jobs

Teslarati

Tesla’s Optimus project is gearing up for another year of progress with 61 new job openings. All of the new jobs are located in Palo Alto, California. Among the 61 new jobs opened for the Tesla bot, 5 are categorized under manufacturing. The manufacturing positions for Tesla’s Optimus project include: Systems Engineer, Staff Systems Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer for Tesla Bot Functional Test, Photo Production Supervisor for Humanoid Actuators, and Mechatronics Engineering Technici

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Electric Vehicle Sales Growing Fast!

CleanTechnica EVs

The electric vehicle market continues to rise year after year. We recently published three reports on the global EV sales. [continued] The post Electric Vehicle Sales Growing Fast! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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GM taps ex-Tesla battery chief to deliver cheaper EVs sooner

Green Car Reports

General Motors has hired former Tesla battery-development boss Kurt Kelty as its new vice president of batteries. In this newly-created position, Kelty will be tasked with bringing together GM's development resources "to more quickly deliver profitable, lower-cost, higher performing electric vehicles to customers at scale," and will report.

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BYD’s Yangwang U7 ultra-luxury EV leaked with nearly 1,300 hp and 500 miles range

Electrek

BYD is preparing to launch its first ultra-luxury electric sedan as part of its high-end Yangwang brand. Ahead of its official launch, the BYD Yangwang U7 specs were leaked with almost 1,300 horsepower and 500 miles (800 km) CLTC range.

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Tesla Mexico ramps hiring for sales, service & delivery jobs

Teslarati

Tesla Mexico is ramping up its hiring efforts for sales and service jobs. Tesla also posted jobs related to its Supercharger Network, energy storage, and solar business. Tesla recently appointed Teresa Gutiérrez as the country manager in Mexico. Gutiérrez has over 20 years of professional experience in different roles, including consulting, strategic planning, innovation, and marketing.

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EVs are 40 pct less polluting than ICE cars, and will be even cleaner by 2030

The Driven EV News

Today's electric cars already have a far lower lifecycle climate footprint than ICE cars, and in the future will also perform better on particulate matter pollution, rain acidification and ozone depletion The post EVs are 40 pct less polluting than ICE cars, and will be even cleaner by 2030 appeared first on The Driven.

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US Choice Hotels will soon add thousands of Tesla chargers

Green Car Reports

The Choice Hotels chain plans to add Tesla EV chargers at locations across the U.S. The company, which runs Radisson, Cambria, Comfort, Country Inn & Suites, and Quality Inn hotels, said in a press release Tuesday that it had reached an agreement with Tesla to add four or more of the automaker's Universal Wall Connector Level 2 chargers at.

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Hitachi, ABB complete fully electric 244 ton electric prototype

Electrek

A collaboration between Hitachi Construction Machinery and ABB Traction to build a massive, fully electric dump truck for extreme duty operations has reached a key stage with the completion of their first prototype.

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Tesla Cybertruck could be headed to Germany in the coming months

Teslarati

The Tesla Cybertruck could be set to head to Germany to be put on display this spring, following the automaker’s ongoing tour with the electric pickup around China. Tesla began its Cybertruck tour around China last week , and X user Andre Fink said on Sunday that the unique electric vehicle (EV) is slated to come to the Stuttgart Holzgerlingen delivery center , the automaker’s largest in Europe.

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Car lobby slammed for scare campaign over fuel standards

The Driven EV News

Warnings the price of utes and large SUVs will soar and cost Australians $2.21 billion in 2025 have been slammed as "scaremongering". The post Car lobby slammed for scare campaign over fuel standards appeared first on The Driven.

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2025 Porsche Taycan: More range, 18-minute charging, 2.3-second 0-60

Green Car Reports

Porsche appears to be keeping all that’s great about its leading-edge Taycan electric sports car, while teasing out more of the numbers that matter: range, efficiency, and acceleration. The 2025 Porsche Taycan starts with a larger battery pack. Versions with the Performance Battery Plus now have a gross capacity of 105 kwh—up from 93.

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Starship nabs another $90M in funding to expand autonomous delivery robot service globally

Electrek

Veteran autonomous delivery robot developer Starship Technologies announced it had raised an additional $90 million in funding to help expand its micro-logistics service to additional territories around the globe.

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Tesla Cybertruck to be featured at 2024 Chicago Auto Show

Teslarati

The Tesla Cybertruck, together with its stablemates, will be displayed at the 2024 Chicago Auto Show, one of the United States’ most prolific automotive events. Updates from the organizers of the 2024 Chicago Auto Show indicate that the Cybertruck has arrived at the event’s venue, and it is ready for some visitors. The Chicago Auto Show is held every February at the McCormick Place convention center, and it is generally regarded as the largest auto show in North America.

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AI tech is driving the future of education

Innovation News Network

AI technology is enhancing and transforming educational experiences, meaning institutions should adapt their digital tools. Read more here. The post AI tech is driving the future of education appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Toyota ups investment in Kentucky plant set to make 3-row electric SUV

Green Car Reports

Toyota on Tuesday announced an additional $1.3 billion investment in its Georgetown, Kentucky, assembly plant to prepare for production of a 3-row electric SUV. This additional money, which brings the plant's total investment to nearly $10 billion, "supports the previously announced future BEV assembly at Toyota Kentucky," according to a company.

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Rivian R1T makes its way overseas in neon green to charge up MEVCO’s fleet

Electrek

Rivian’s all-electric R1T pickup looks even better in neon green. The R1T is more than an electric truck. It’s an adventure vehicle built for “whatever you call a road.” Its latest venture will go where most wouldn’t dare, as the Rivian R1T will be used to charge up the mining industry.

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Tesla re-launches lifetime Supercharging transfers for a limited time

Teslarati

Tesla has once again made transfers available for its free lifetime Supercharging offer, as long as owners with the incentive take delivery of a new vehicle within the next couple of months. Those with unlimited lifetime Supercharging can now transfer the perk to a new Model S, X, or Y when taking delivery by March 31, 2024, as spotted by Sawyer Merritt on Saturday morning.

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