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New electric cars coming in 2025-2026

Green Car Reports

We've already brought you vehicles like the Acura ZDX, Honda Prologue, and Chevrolet Equinox EV. We've driven them, but now it's time to preview vehicles we know to be in the pipeline, but haven't had hands-on time with just yet. These vehicles due in the next two model years represent the next wave: Those planned before $7,500 tax breaks and.

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What Falling Sales? Global EV Sales Grew 23% in May!

CleanTechnica EVs

EVs Now 20% of World Auto Sales Global plugin vehicle registrations were up 23% in May 2024 compared to May 2023. There were 1.3 million registrations. BEVs were up by 17% YoY, while plugin hybrids jumped 37% YoY. In the end, plugins represented 20% share of the overall auto market. [continued] The post What Falling Sales? Global EV Sales Grew 23% in May!

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Ford CEO calls out America’s love for ‘monster vehicles’ with smaller $30,000 EV coming

Electrek

As the leader of the over 120-year-old automaker, Ford CEO Jim Farley has an essential job of steering it into the future. Farley said smaller EVs, which Ford is shifting toward, are “super important for our society.” Meanwhile, Farley addressed the love for larger, “monster vehicles” in the US.

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Tesla has delivered over 6 million vehicles globally

Teslarati

With Tesla’s impressive second quarter 2024 results , the electric car maker has achieved a very impressive milestone. Since 2012, Tesla has successfully delivered over 6 million vehicles worldwide, an amazing accomplishment for such a young automaker. Industry watchers note that after Tesla’s 443,956 vehicles delivered in Q2 2024, the company’s total deliveries since the Model S started production in 2012 has reached a total of 6,227,920 units.

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

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

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Fisker trying to sell Ocean EVs for $14,000

Green Car Reports

Fisker has asked the judge overseeing its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for permission to sell remaining Ocean electric SUVs to a leasing firm at a fraction of their original price, Reuters reported Wednesday. The company hopes to offload 3,321 Oceans to American Lease at a price of $14,000 each, according to the report, which cites a court.

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Why Chinese Automakers Deserve to Win the EV Race

CleanTechnica EVs

The Chinese EV tariff debate goes on. I just put this summary in another article today, but am using it again to make sure everyone’s on the same starting page: The argument for the tariffs is that China and provincial governments in China have given Chinese EV producers too much. [continued] The post Why Chinese Automakers Deserve to Win the EV Race appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The Best Bionic Leg Yet

Cars That Think

For the first time, a small group of patients with amputations below the knee were able to control the movements of their prosthetic legs through neural signals—rather than relying on programmed cycles for all or part of a motion—and resume walking with a natural gait. The achievement required a specialized amputation surgery combined with a non-invasive surface electrode connection to a robotic prosthetic lower leg.

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GM killed Bolt EV and it's outsold other Chevy EVs in 2024

Green Car Reports

Despite being discontinued, the Chevy Bolt EV has outsold the Blazer EV in the first half of 2024 Launched last year, the Blazer EV appears to have overcome a problematic rollout GM promises that when the Bolt EV comes back for 2026 it will be the most affordable EV The Chevrolet Bolt EV is no longer in production, but it still outsold the Chevy.

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EVs Take 85.3% Share in Norway — Tesla Takes Top Spots

CleanTechnica EVs

The June auto market saw plugin EVs take 85.3% share in Norway, down from 90.9% year on year. BEVs took 80.0% share, down from 82.2% YoY, despite volume growth. Overall auto volume in June was 17,512 units, up 12.5% YoY, while year-to-date volume remains 8% down. The best selling BEV. [continued] The post EVs Take 85.3% Share in Norway — Tesla Takes Top Spots appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volvo Trucks have logged over 50 million battery electric miles (!)

Electrek

Fifty million miles. Eighty million kilometers. Two thousand laps around Carl Sagan’s pale blue dot. However you measure it, there’s no denying it: Volvo Trucks have driven a whole lot of battery-electric miles !

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

Brief

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Tesla Energy posts record 9.4 GWh of battery storage deployed in Q2 2024

Teslarati

Tesla Energy is no longer a sleeping giant. During the second quarter of 2024, Tesla Energy was able to deploy 9.4 GWh of energy storage products. This represents the highest quarter deployment of energy storage products in Tesla’s history to date. Tesla Energy was already a standout in the company’s Q1 2024 Update Letter. In the document, Tesla highlighted that Q1’s energy deployments were a new record at 4.1 GWh.

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DOE: Pickups could save the most on fuel as EVs vs. gasoline

Green Car Reports

Pickup truck drivers stand to save the most by going electric, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Pickups tend to be bigger than other vehicle types, meaning they use more energy and thus offer greater potential for savings when the cost of that energy is reduced, the DOE recently noted. And reducing consumption of gasoline or.

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5 Best Selling Electric Cars in Europe — 2 Produced in China, 3 in Germany

CleanTechnica EVs

I had a long conversation with Jose Pontes yesterday for our YouTube channel (video coming this weekend). One thing he noted was that the China EV tariffs are the story of the day, and it’s one of three main topics we discussed (the others being EV sales and Tesla). There. [continued] The post 5 Best Selling Electric Cars in Europe — 2 Produced in China, 3 in Germany appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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BYD closes in on huge $1 billion EV plant in Turkey as global expansion accelerates

Electrek

BYD is closing in on a deal to build a massive $1 billion EV plant in Turkey. The news comes after BYD opened its first factory in Thailand, with others planned in Brazil and Mexico as it expands in overseas markets.

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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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Tesla gets its mojo back and Wedbush responds with price target move

Teslarati

Tesla stock ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) has evidently gotten its mojo back. At least, that’s what analysts from both Morgan Stanley and Wedbush are saying. Over the past five days , Tesla shares have exploded over 26 percent, nearing what would be their highest price of the year if they are able to gain just two additional dollars of value. The recovery is just what the bulls of Tesla were looking for.

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Fisker recalls over 12,000 Oceans because doors might not open

Green Car Reports

Over 12,500 Fisker Ocean owners have a new issue The Ocean's exterior door handles could stick and fail to open Fisker has filed for bankruptcy Fisker is recalling 12,523 Ocean electric SUVs globally because of an issue that could cause exterior door handles to stick and fail to open, the company announced Friday. The recall encompasses 8,204.

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BYD reaches 8 million new energy vehicle milestone, opens new plant in Thailand

The Driven EV News

BYD produces 8 million cars and opens a new plant much closer to Australia, setting the scene for what's ahead. The post BYD reaches 8 million new energy vehicle milestone, opens new plant in Thailand appeared first on The Driven.

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McDonald’s puts 10 Volvo VNR Electric class 8 semi trucks to work

Electrek

Ten brand-new Volvo VNR Electric semi trucks will be supporting food and beverage deliveries to select McDonald’s restaurants in the greater Montreal and Toronto areas in the coming weeks.

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Shipt’s Algorithm Squeezed Gig Workers. They Fought Back

Cars That Think

In early 2020, gig workers for the app-based delivery company Shipt noticed something strange about their paychecks. The company, which had been acquired by Target in 2017 for US $550 million, offered same-day delivery from local stores. Those deliveries were made by Shipt workers, who shopped for the items and drove them to customers’ doorsteps. Business was booming at the start of the pandemic, as the COVID-19 lockdowns kept people in their homes, and yet workers found that their paychecks had

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Review: For the 2025 Polestar 4, genre is a construct

Green Car Reports

The 4 packs a 102-kwh battery pack, with up to 200-kw fast charging Range? It’s 270 miles in two-motor form, 300 miles with one (both estimated) No 800-volt charging, but the Polestar 4 has Android firmware on deck About that rear glass…or the lack of it… Polestar has marched through its debut as a brand with a plug-in hybrid 1.

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47% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China — EV Sales Report

CleanTechnica EVs

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market, with plugins scoring 816,000 sales (in a 1.7-million-unit overall market). That’s up 33% year over year (YoY). Looking deeper at the numbers, BEVs were up 22% while PHEVs did even better, jumping 55% in May. Breaking down plugin sales. [continued] The post 47% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China — EV Sales Report appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Hyundai and LG open first EV battery cell plant in Indonesia to power up affordable EVs

Electrek

Hyundai opened the first EV battery cell plant in Indonesia with LG Energy Solution as it builds out its global supply chain. The plant will supply cells for over 150,000 competitively-priced Hyundai and Kia EVs, starting with the new Kona Electric.

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Why Is Getting  A Heat Pump So Hard?

Energy Institute at HAAS

Being a fully informed consumer when your AC breaks causes anxiety. My friend Lucas documented some worrying trends in heat pump adoption recently. Heat pumps are hella cool. It’s an … Continue Reading Why Is Getting A Heat Pump So Hard?

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Moving a life and a half in the 2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

Green Car Reports

As luck would have it, I got scheduled into a weekend with the 2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter exactly when I needed it. The third wettest Spring on record in Southeastern Wisconsin flooded my mom’s basement. Prior to moving from a condo to a house three years ago, I stashed a lot of my own clutter downstairs at her place to streamline my life.

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Ford Electric Vehicle Sales Report: Take That, Haters!

CleanTechnica EVs

Ford's electric vehicle lineup is outperforming itself in 2024, with the all-electric Mustang Mach-E, F-150 Lightening, and E-Transit van gaining popularity alongside the Maverick hybrid electric pickup truck. The post Ford Electric Vehicle Sales Report: Take That, Haters! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Cybertruck might have become the best-selling electric pickup truck in the US

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck might have become the best-selling electric pickup truck in the US. If it wasn’t last quarter, it looks like it will be this quarter.

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Tesla leads charge in EV sales as new milestone reached in June, BYD dips

The Driven EV News

EV sales in June reached a significant milestone, breaking through 50,000 for the first time for the June half year, and as Tesla continues to dominate the charts and BYD sees a dip. The post Tesla leads charge in EV sales as new milestone reached in June, BYD dips appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla will showcase Cybertruck and Optimus Gen 2 in China

Teslarati

Tesla will showcase its all-electric pickup, the Cybertruck, and Optimus Gen 2, its humanoid robot, at the 2024 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China, later this week. The conference is set to begin on July 4, and it will showcase some of the biggest brands in the world and their best products. Tesla has been bringing its Cybertruck around the world for fans and consumers to see, and the automaker is continuing the trend as it is one of the most hyped products in its lineup

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48% of Volvo Cars’ Sales Now Plugin Vehicles — Globally

CleanTechnica EVs

Volvo Cars is yet another automaker highlighting its EV sales growth last quarter. After a few months of doom and gloom about “falling” EV sales — headline after headline after headline, not to mention real-world discussions — we sure are seeing a lot of automakers boast about booming EV sales. [continued] The post 48% of Volvo Cars’ Sales Now Plugin Vehicles — Globally appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford’s EV sales surge in Q2, topping GM for second in the US EV market behind Tesla

Electrek

Ford’s EV sales climbed 61% in the second quarter, carrying the automaker’s growth. With nearly 24,000 electric vehicles sold in Q2, Ford topped GM again to remain second in the US EV market as it looks to close the gap with Tesla.

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How to Build EV Motors Without Rare Earth Elements

Cars That Think

The dilemma is easy to describe. Global efforts to combat climate change hinge on pivoting sharply away from fossil fuels. To do that will require electrifying transportation, primarily by shifting from vehicles with combustion engines to ones with electric drive trains. Such a massive shift will inevitably mean far greater use of electric traction motors, nearly all of which rely on magnets that contain rare earth elements, which cause substantial environmental degradation when their ores are e

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Tesla driver actually flips over a Cybertruck in MS

Teslarati

It takes a lot to flip a 6,600-pound steel triangle. But with a human behind the wheel, even unlikely circumstances could happen. This seems to have been the case with a Tesla Cybertruck in Vicksburg, MS, as the vehicle ended up flipping over. Fortunately, the steel all-electric pickup truck protected its occupants very well. As noted in a livestream from the Vicksburg Daily News , the Tesla Cybertruck was traveling north along Mission 66 in front of the Chamber of Commerce when the vehicle se

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Let’s Put An End To The Myth That Electric Cars Are Not Suitable For Rural Drivers

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric cars are ideal for many drivers who live in rural parts of America simply because electricity costs so much less than gasoline. The post Let’s Put An End To The Myth That Electric Cars Are Not Suitable For Rural Drivers appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Kia’s EV sales surged to a new record in the US with affordable, long-range models

Electrek

Kia’s EV sales in the US doubled in the first half of the year, hitting a new record. After selling over 5,000 EVs for the third straight month, Kia looks to keep the momentum going in the second half of 2024.

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