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DOE estimates that EV battery pack costs in 2021 are 87% lower than in 2008

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Research by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office estimates the cost of an electric vehicle lithium-ion battery pack declined 87% between 2008 and 2021 (using 2021 constant dollars).

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First drive review: 2022 Lucid Air delivers a new leading edge for EVs

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Up until now, those buying premium electric cars have faced a stark dilemma: Either choose the EV that represents the leading edge of performance, range, and efficiency—yes, that would be the Tesla—or choose the EV that’s a more holistic luxury car in terms of features, styling, refinement, and build quality. The 2022 Lucid Air.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk says electric planes would be ‘fun problem to work on’

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has never been shy to back away from a challenge and expanding the potential product line for his companies certainly is not any limitation.

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Tesla Megafactory aims to produce a stunning 40 GWh of Megapacks per year

Electrek

Tesla released a new important detail about the Megafactory under construction in California. It aims to produce 40 GWh of Megapacks per year, which indicates a massive ramp-up in energy storage deployment.

DFDS orders 100 Volvo electric heavy-duty trucks

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Volvo Trucks received an order for 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe’s?largest largest shipping and logistics company. The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, and one of the largest yet for heavy electric trucks worldwide.

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GM aims for affordable EVs with longer range with battery innovation center

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General Motors sees a future of 600-mile EVs, enabled by advances that will double energy density, while it also targets a 60% cost reduction by mid-decade.

The new Tesla Roadster finally gets an updated release date

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The next-generation Tesla Roadster has finally received an updated estimated release date.

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WUSL team develops bifunctional catalyst for unitized regenerative fuel cells

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A team at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSL) has developed a bifunctional catalyst for the oxygen electrode in a unitized regenerative fuel cell (URFC). A paper on their work is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Vintage Porsche 912 goes electric with Tesla Model S transplant, stays lightweight

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California-based Zelectric specializes in electric conversions of classic cars. Recently shown on Jay Leno's Garage, its latest creation is a 1968 Porsche 912, but instead of a Taycan motor, this vintage sports car relies on Tesla Model S power.

Tesla’s Elon Musk drives the nail in the coffin of “Model 2” moniker

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Very few details have been shared about Tesla’s upcoming $25k electric car.

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Tesla Insurance expands to Texas next week , ‘aspirationally’ most of the US next year

Electrek

After a long wait, Tesla Insurance is finally expanding outside of California, starting with Texas next week. The automaker aims to “aspirationally” expand to “most of the US” next year.

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Nissan launches Note Autech Crossover in Japan; exclusively with e-POWER

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Nissan and its affiliate Autech announced the start of sales of the Note Autech Crossover in Japan.

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GM teases glass roof of 400-mile Silverado EV electric truck, due for CES debut

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GM announced Wednesday that it plans to reveal the fully electric Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup in January at CES in Las Vegas. The company also released a teaser of the truck, which may be badged "Silverado E," showing off the truck’s available fixed glass roof.

Tesla Giga Texas to produce the safest ATV in the market alongside the Cybertruck

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Tesla Giga Texas will produce the Cyberquad, the ATV that debuted alongside the Cybertruck. The Cyberquad gained popularity after its appearance during the Cybertruck unveiling, even appearing in one of Travis Scott’s music videos. “So

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Tesla’s CCS adapter is finally coming

Electrek

Tesla owners outside of Europe should finally be able to use public CCS fast-charging stations, as the automaker’s CCS to Tesla proprietary plug adapter is finally coming. more… The post Tesla’s CCS adapter is finally coming appeared first on Electrek.

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Emerson and BayoTech partner to scale production and distribution of low-cost, modular SMRs for hydrogen production

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Global industrial software and technology leader Emerson announced a multi-year strategic framework agreement with BayoTech, a developer of modular steam methane reformers (SMRs) and other hydrogen solutions, to accelerate the delivery of hydrogen around the world.

Tesla raises Model 3 and Model Y base prices by $2,000

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Tesla has raised the base prices of the Model 3 and Model Y by $2,000, the latest in a series of price changes this year. First spotted by Electrek, Tesla's online configurator now shows the price of the base rear-wheel drive Model 3 Standard Range Plus as $41,990 instead of the previous $39,990.

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SpaceX to double fleet of reusable Dragon spacecraft in less than nine months

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Comments from NASA and SpaceX officials during a briefing ahead of Crew Dragon’s third operational astronaut launch have offered a more detailed picture of the fleet of reusable Dragon spacecraft the company plans to build and cycle to support NASA missions.

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Candela’s C-8 flying electric boat is already selling better than gas-powered boats

Electrek

When Stockholm-based boat builder Candela launched its C-8 electric hydrofoil boat last month, the company considered it to be the “Model S moment of leisure boats,” replacing its largely hand-built C-7 with a mass-produceable product that was superior in many ways.

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Chevrolet Silverado EV to make global debut at CES 2022; fixed-glass roof, Four-Wheel Steer, 400-mile range

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Chevrolet will reveal the all-electric Silverado at CES 2022 during the opening keynote delivered by General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra on Wednesday, 5 January 2022.

Tesla price hike, GM electric pickups, $9,000 EV for China, Midwest charging: Today’s Car News

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Tesla raised prices sharply on Model 3 and Model Y. Geely is introducing a sub-$10,000 electric crossover in China. Governors in the U.S. Midwest agree on the need for more EV charging.

Tesla’s use of AI Day for recruitment piqued interest from engineers, Musk says

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Tesla’s use of specific events for recruiting purposes was welcomed in by the company’s recently held AI Day , which took place in mid-September.

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Elon Musk: Tesla Cyberquad will be the safest ATV

Electrek

Elon Musk commented on the Tesla Cyberquad for the first time since he unveiled the electric ATV with the Cybertruck in 2019. The CEO said that it will be the safest ATV in the world. more… The post Elon Musk: Tesla Cyberquad will be the safest ATV appeared first on Electrek.

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Toyota launches 3-wheeled battery-electric scooter for walking areas

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In Japan, Toyota is introducing the C + walk T , a three-wheeled electric scooter designed for walking areas. The C + walk T features a low, flat base just 150 mm high for easy boarding and alighting.

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2022 Hummer EV Edition 1 gives GM the toolbox for affordable Chevy and GMC electric pickups

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General Motors’ move to electric pickups—and its large-scale shift of its entire lineup to electric vehicles–is starting with a 1,000-hp supertruck packing enough batteries for a 350-mile range.

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Tesla formally moves headquarters to Austin, TX

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Elon Musk announced that Austin, Texas has formally become the site of the company’s main headquarters. The update was shared at the 2021 Shareholders Meeting.

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Tesla (TSLA) is officially moving headquarters to Texas, says Elon Musk

Electrek

Elon Musk announced that Tesla is officially moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas – something he threatened to do in the past. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) is officially moving headquarters to Texas, says Elon Musk appeared first on Electrek.

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Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer now available with a lower capacity battery variant

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For more than a year, the Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer battery-electric van has demonstrated its suitability for daily operations—be that as a hotel shuttle vehicle, a high-capacity taxi or a vehicle for on-demand mobility concepts in public transport. Earlier post.).

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe likens the R1T to Rocky Road ice cream

Green Car Reports

A line of pickup trucks leads to a makeshift camp of a rehabbed motel in the shadow of Breckenridge ski resort in Colorado. Up here at 9,600 feet, pickup trucks not only outnumber mountain peaks, they also outnumber the state’s unofficial vehicle, a Subaru Anything.

Elon Musk confirms Tesla’s FSD Beta 10.2 rollout to ~1k new drivers this week

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Elon Musk has posted a key update to Tesla’s FSD Beta 10.2 rollout, with the CEO stating that the new iteration of the company’s advanced driver-assist system is poised for release this coming Friday.

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Tesla expands solar roof installations to anywhere in the US

Electrek

Tesla has decided to expand the market for solar roof tile installations to anywhere in the US. The move comes as Tesla aims to greatly accelerate solar roof installations. more… The post Tesla expands solar roof installations to anywhere in the US appeared first on Electrek.

Geely begins mass production of commercial satellites; support for future vehicles

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Eighteen months after start of construction of its intelligent satellite production and testing center in Taizhou, China, Geely Technology Group has begun mass production of commercial satellites.

Volvo parent Geely reveals $9,000 Geometry EV for China, bullish on battery swapping

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Chinese automaker Geely Auto Group, the parent company of Volvo, recently unveiled a new electric car for its home market that will start at the equivalent of just $9,200. The Geometry EX3 is the latest model from Geely's all-electric Geometry brand. At 157.6

Elon Musk confirms that Tesla Giga Shanghai now exceeds the Fremont Factory

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Tesla Giga Shanghai has officially exceeded the Fremont Factory’s output, according to Elon Musk’s calculations. As Tesla’s main export hub, Giga Shanghai’s output will play a significant role in the company’s global growth. “We We have three new factories. Giga Shanghai has done an incredible job.

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New low-cost $1,245 electric gravel bike with Gates belt drive opens pre-orders

Electrek

San Diego-based Ride1Up has now opened orders for its low-cost electric gravel bike, the Roadster V2 Gravel Edition. more… The post New low-cost $1,245 electric gravel bike with Gates belt drive opens pre-orders appeared first on Electrek.

SES begins pilot production of solvent-in-salt electrolyte for hybrid Li-metal batteries

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Tesla Cyberquad electric ATV “that won’t roll” still due to pair with Cybertruck

Green Car Reports

In Tesla’s annual shareholders’ meeting, held Thursday, CEO Elon Musk pointed to the supply chain—and batteries in particular—as related to the delay of the company’s electric pickup, the Cybertruck.