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2024 Tesla range ratings drop for Model Y, Plaid S and X

Green Car Reports

Tesla has lowered range estimates for some of its electric cars. First spotted by Electrek, the automaker's website now lists a 310-mile range for the Model Y Long Range, compared to 330 miles before. Tesla now lists a 285-mile range for the Model Y Performance; it had previously quoted a 303-mile range for this model. Tesla hadn't yet provided a.

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Caterpillar brings electric equipment ecosystem to CES2024

Electrek

Caterpillar turned the heads of CES attendees with a monstrous, all-electric underground mining loader – but the real game-changer wasn’t the big mining rig, or even the electric excavator. Instead, it was Cat’s cutting-edge energy management systems to keep electric equipment charged up and ready to work. more… The post Caterpillar brings electric equipment ecosystem to CES2024 appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla is Hollywood’s favorite car by a mile: study

Teslarati

A study from UK automotive marketplace Auto Trader has revealed something very interesting. Despite the general lack of traditional advertising and the absence of prolific brand deals, Tesla’s electric vehicles have become Hollywood’s favorite electric cars. As per Auto Trader UK ‘s research, which analyzed the most popular EVs that have been featured in movies, TV shows, and music videos, Tesla’s vehicle lineup has all but conquered Hollywood’s electric car appeara

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End of New Zealand “ute tax” pushes EV penetration over 50% in December

The Driven EV News

For the first time, electric vehicles accounted for over 50% of the new car market share in New Zealand in December. The post End of New Zealand “ute tax” pushes EV penetration over 50% in December appeared first on The Driven.

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

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How much money EV ownership saves depends on where you live

Green Car Reports

A new University of Michigan study compares the cost of ownership for EVs and internal-combustion vehicles across 14 U.S. cities, finding that the path to cost parity between the two varies by region. The study found that the total cost of ownership for a 300-mile midsize electric SUV varies by $52,000 across all the cities studied. EVs were most.

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Tesla Cybertruck gets delivered with ridiculous body defects

Electrek

Tesla has delivered one of the very first Cybertrucks to a customer who is not a Tesla employee and it came with some ridiculous panel gaps. A rear panel even looks like it is falling off. How is Tesla not catching those before delivery? more… The post Tesla Cybertruck gets delivered with ridiculous body defects appeared first on Electrek.

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World EV Sales Now Equal 19% Of World Auto Sales — Top Models

CleanTechnica EVs

In November, global plugin vehicle registrations broke their previous monthly sales record (1,291,000 units), which was just set in September. [continued] The post World EV Sales Now Equal 19% Of World Auto Sales — Top Models appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Analysts: EVs will keep gaining US market share in 2024

Green Car Reports

U.S. EV sales grew significantly in 2023 and will likely continue to do so in the coming year, Bloomberg analysts say in a new report. Analysts estimate that U.S. EV sales reached 1.6 million units in 2023, up from 1.1 million in 2022. And they predict 1.9 million EV sales for 2024, accounting for 13% of the new-car market. Sales could reach 2.1.

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Tesla Megapack battery turns on to replace Hawaii’s last coal plant

Electrek

A Tesla Megapack battery system has officially turned on to replace Hawaii’s very last coal power plant. more… The post Tesla Megapack battery turns on to replace Hawaii’s last coal plant appeared first on Electrek.

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Hertz now selling former Tesla rentals at bargain prices

Teslarati

Hertz is selling off some of its Tesla models that were formerly rentals, and the vehicles are currently available at some pretty low prices. As part of the Rent2Buy vehicle sales program on its website , Hertz has listed hundreds of its early Tesla rentals for sale at fairly low prices. The vast majority of the inventory vehicles listed are the Model 3, though you can also see a decent amount of Model Y units listed on the web page.

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

Brief

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New Zealand Exceeds 50% Electric Vehicle Penetration In December 2023!

CleanTechnica EVs

With the threat of loss of subsidies, New Zealanders have bought electric vehicles at an unprecedented rate, achieving 50% penetration. [continued] The post New Zealand Exceeds 50% Electric Vehicle Penetration In December 2023! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Hertz is selling EVs, including Teslas, to buy gasoline models

Green Car Reports

Hertz on Thursday announced that it's selling about 20,000 EVs, including some Teslas, from its U.S. rental fleet to buy gasoline cars. The company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the sales of these vehicles, which represent about one third of its global EV fleet, began in Dec. 2023 and are expected to.

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Tesla Model 3s from Hertz are going for as low as $14,000

Electrek

Hertz is starting to sell some of its Tesla Model 3s and they are going for pretty cheap – as low as $14,000 with the used EV tax credit. more… The post Tesla Model 3s from Hertz are going for as low as $14,000 appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla outpaces Volkswagen, Subaru, BMW in 2023 U.S. market share

Teslarati

Tesla held 4.2 percent of the total market share in the United States in 2023, outpacing companies like Volkswagen, Subaru, and BMW. Tesla gained a small portion of market share in the United States’ overall vehicle sector and sold over 25 percent more vehicles in the country in 2023 compared to the year prior. This morning, Kelley Blue Book published its figures for vehicle sales per manufacturer for 2023.

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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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AI and rising cybersecurity threats in 2024

Innovation News Network

Cybersecurity threats and opportunities will continue to grow, but where should organisations focus their efforts? Read more here. The post AI and rising cybersecurity threats in 2024 appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Fresh look for future Honda EVs bows with Saloon, Space-Hub concepts

Green Car Reports

Against the backdrop of CES in Las Vegas, Honda provided a first look at its 0 Series (Zero Series) electric vehicles set to launch in 2026—in the form of two new head-turning EV concepts. The two concept vehicles, called Saloon and Space-Hub, are a racy-looking, kammback-profile car and a taller, more upright van or wagon—both built.

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Tesla (TSLA) now has 4.2% of the US auto market

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) has reportedly grown its deliveries by 25% in the US last year to now hold a 4.2% market share of the US auto market. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) now has 4.2% of the US auto market appeared first on Electrek.

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BREAKING: Tesla Model 3 Highland goes live in North America

Teslarati

Tesla has officially launched the upgraded Model 3, better known in EV circles as the Model 3 Highland, in North America. As of writing, the upgraded Model 3 is now available for order in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. With this change, the previous generation Model 3 has been phased out. Tesla promoted the Model 3 Highland’s key upgrades over its predecessor on its official page for the vehicle.

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Harvard Spinoff Lobs Solid State Battery Bomb At Fossil Fuels

CleanTechnica EVs

Expectations are high for a new solid state battery from Adden Energy, based on technology developed at Harvard University. The post Harvard Spinoff Lobs Solid State Battery Bomb At Fossil Fuels appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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270 miles of EV range was the US-market midpoint in 2023

Green Car Reports

Is 270 miles enough of a rated range in a new electric vehicle? As the Department of Energy pointed out this past week, 270 miles was the median rated range for new 2023-model-year EVs. Meanwhile, the top EV range rating was once again earned by Lucid—for a version of the 2023 Lucid Air Grand Touring. Various studies over the past decade.

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Tesla drastically downgrades Model Y sound system

Electrek

Tesla has drastically downgraded the Model Y’s audio system from 13 to 7 speakers and seemingly getting rid of the subwoofer. Fortunately, it’s only for the base version. more… The post Tesla drastically downgrades Model Y sound system appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Sweden employee speaks out after getting expelled from IF Metall union

Teslarati

Near the end of 2023, trade union IF Metall announced that it was expelling some members who refused to participate in the organization’s ongoing actions against Tesla. One of these expelled members, who currently works as a mechanic for Tesla Sweden, recently shared his thoughts about the conflict between his employer and the union. The Tesla mechanic’s comments offer a fresh view of the conflict, and they highlight the potential toll of IF Metall’s escalating efforts against

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How to Get the Federal Clean Vehicle Tax Credit This Year

Blink Charging

The United States federal government has made it even easier to buy a new or used electric vehicle (EV). The latest Clean Vehicle Tax Credits can be applied to the purchase of a new or used EV at the point of sale as of January 1, 2024. The Clean Vehicle Tax Credit for new EVs is worth up to $7,500 and the Previously Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit is worth up to $4,000.

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REE electric truck gets US nod for by-wire steering, braking, driving

Green Car Reports

Israeli startup REE Automotive on Thursday announced that its P7-C electric chassis-cab truck is the first vehicle with entirely by-wire controls to be certified for sale in the U.S. Deliveries of the medium-duty commercial truck are now underway following following Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and EPA certification, REE said in.

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Four heat pump makers develop successful sub-zero prototypes in the US

Electrek

Four more heat pump manufacturers have successfully developed cold-climate prototypes as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Challenge. more… The post Four heat pump makers develop successful sub-zero prototypes in the US appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model 3 Highland leases qualify for IRA tax credit loophole

Teslarati

The Tesla Model 3 Highland was recently launched in North America. Tesla Model 3 Highland leases are more affordable thanks to a loophole in the Inflation Reduction Act about commercial vehicles. As customers scoured the updated Model 3 Highland configurator page, a few noticed that Tesla included a $7,500 incentive under leases. The Texas-based automaker noted that the $7,500 EV lease incentive would be distributed across the lease term.

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Hertz Is Walking Back A Big Bet On EVs. Here's What's Really Going On

InsideEVs

Hertz is cutting a third of its EV rental car fleet and replacing it with gas-powered cars. But the real issue goes deeper than you think.

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Kia PBV concepts preview flexible electric vans, and a robotaxi

Green Car Reports

Kia has revealed much more about its Platform Beyond Vehicle (PBV) strategy for providing modular vehicles for last-mile delivery and other uses, potentially around the globe. And with the extensive update, on Monday at CES in Las Vegas, it also provided a glimpse of the first several PBV products that are essentially different twists on electric.

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BYD slashes EV prices in Germany as it looks to push past Tesla, EU automakers

Electrek

BYD is significantly lowering EV prices in Germany to extend its global lead. The automaker slashed prices by up to 15% on its most popular EVs. more… The post BYD slashes EV prices in Germany as it looks to push past Tesla, EU automakers appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Giga Mexico projected to result in job boom for Nuevo Leon

Teslarati

Tesla Giga Mexico is expected to be one of the company’s most ambitious electric vehicle factories. Tasked with the production of Tesla’s next-generation car, Giga Mexico is expected to achieve mass production quickly. And as per Jorge A. Moreno, a professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León’s (UANL) Faculty of Economics, Giga Mexico will result in a job creation boom for Nuevo Leon.

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500 Electric Buses For Belgium, 500 Fuel Cell Trucks For China

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric buses and trucks are gaining ground in important markets around the world as the more and more diesel engines are retired. The post 500 Electric Buses For Belgium, 500 Fuel Cell Trucks For China appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Hyundai’s hydrogen big picture goes way beyond cars and trucks

Green Car Reports

Hyundai on Monday revealed more detail about its hydrogen plans—including a comprehensive look at its work to establish a “hydrogen value chain.” Across Hyundai Motor Group, the company now projects that by 2035 it will use 3 million metric tons annually. By Green Car Reports' calculations, that's enough to keep several million.

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Toyota confirms 750 mi range solid-state EV battery plans to catch up to Tesla, but when?

Electrek

Toyota confirmed plans to launch solid-state EV batteries with 10-minute fast charging and up to 750 miles (1,200 km) WLTP range to close the gap with Tesla. However, with the new EV battery tech still a few years out, Toyota could fall further behind. more… The post Toyota confirms 750 mi range solid-state EV battery plans to catch up to Tesla, but when?

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Tesla announces plans for largest Service Center in North America

Teslarati

Tesla has announced plans for its largest Service Center in North America, as it will build a 120,000-square-foot facility in Vancouver, British Columbia, which will serve as a hub for delivery ops, vehicle prep, servicing, and a sales/showroom. On average, Tesla Service Centers seem to range at around 30,000 square feet, but they are exclusively for working on vehicles and for customers taking delivery.