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Foxconn unveils three EVs developed in-house

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Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group), a global leader in smart manufacturing, unveiled three electric vehicles in has developed in-house: the Model C recreational vehicle; the Model E sedan; and the Model T electric bus.

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Tesla tops all other EVs in Made in America index

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Tesla had the highest-ranked electric cars in the annual Kogod Made In America Auto Index, which estimates the domestic content of new cars sold in the United States.

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Tesla is back to a full vehicle lineup, but delivery timelines slip up to almost a year

Electrek

Tesla is now back to delivering its full vehicle lineup after Model X deliveries started this weekend. However, it will be a while before the automaker catches up to the pent-up demand that was created over the last year as delivery timelines for the electric SUV slip to almost a year now.

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Tesla FSD Beta single stack coming with V11 update, confirms Elon Musk

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently confirmed on Twitter that the Full Self-Driving Beta’s single stack version should roll out with FSD Beta 11.

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Honda outlines electrified vehicle strategy for China; unveils new EV models

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Honda last week held a virtual press conference on its electrification strategy in China.

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China's GAC announces hydrogen combustion engine

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Chinese automaker GAC Motor claims to have successfully tested a hydrogen combustion engine, although it's unclear if the engine will ever reach production. Instead of using fuel cells to generate electricity, GAC designed an internal-combustion engine to burn hydrogen in place of gasoline or diesel.

Gruber Motors catches on fire again, several more Tesla Roadsters are lost

Electrek

Gruber Motors, a shop best-known for working on Tesla vehicles, caught on fire again. The second time in 4 years. It is believed that several more rare Tesla Roadsters have been lost.

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Pony.ai to start driverless tests on public roads in Beijing

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Silicon Valley-based autonomous driving company Pony.ai has been authorized to conduct driverless tests on public roads in Beijing. The company is one of the two autonomous software companies (along with Baidu) to receive this important Beijing permit.

Mach-E GT Performance review, Aptera solar claims, Lucid and Tesla: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Why do automakers using cylindrical battery cells boast longer driving ranges? What ingredient in whiskey might be good for EV battery materials? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending October 15, 2021.

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Taiga launches off-road electric vehicle charging network to power emission-free adventures

Electrek

Taiga Motors, an electric snowmobile and watercraft manufacturer, announced today that it is launching its own off-road electric vehicle charging network. more… The post Taiga launches off-road electric vehicle charging network to power emission-free adventures appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai is as busy as ever as Model Y orders open in UK

Teslarati

Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai does not seem content to rest on its laurels after a blockbuster September.

Volkswagen Group doubles deliveries of battery-electric vehicles in Q3 to 122,100

Green Car Congress

Despite a shortage of semiconductors, the Volkswagen Group delivered 122,100 BEVs (battery-electric vehicles) to customers in the third quarter (July to September), an increase of 109% compared with the prior-year quarter.

Toyota plans US-made batteries by 2025: Will more ambitious EV targets follow?

Green Car Reports

Toyota on Monday announced plans to invest $3.4 billion in U.S.-built built batteries through 2030. It’s part of a $13.5

VW CEO Herbert Diess invites Elon Musk to talk on how Tesla innovates quickly

Electrek

Herbert Diess, CEO of VW, invited Tesla CEO Elon Musk to call in to an internal conference with 200 VW executives in an effort to spur further innovation from his company. more… The post VW CEO Herbert Diess invites Elon Musk to talk on how Tesla innovates quickly appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla launches new Manufacturing website to recruit and employ

Teslarati

Tesla has launched a new section of its website that is dedicated to manufacturing.

Rolls-Royce launches mtu hydrogen solutions for power generation

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Rolls-Royce is further developing its mtu gas engine portfolio for power generation and cogeneration to run on hydrogen as a fuel and thus enable a climate-neutral energy supply.

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This Semi Truck Driver Didn’t Notice That He Hit A Tesla Model 3 And Pushed It Down The Highway

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Wham Baam Teslacam is a video series of Tesla accidents, incidents, and moments captured by Tesla owners and submitted. In their latest video, Max, the owner of a Tesla Model 3, had a horrifying ordeal with a semi.

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Refreshed Tesla Model X with gorgeous interior delivered to customers [video]

Electrek

It looks like today’s the first day of deliveries for the refreshed Model X at a very small event where a handful of vehicles were delivered to new customers. Let’s take a peek inside!

New Tesla Model X deliveries begin at Fremont, and it’s better than ever

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It took some time, but Tesla has finally started deliveries of the new Model X. The first deliveries of the flagship SUV were held in Fremont this weekend, and it featured the handover of five white Model X Long Range with six-seat interiors.

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Eni launching sustainable aviation fuel production

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Italy-based integrated energy company Eni is launching the production of alternative sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Report: Nickel shortage could pinch EV battery supplies, affect costs

Green Car Reports

Global nickel demand could outstrip supply within the next few years, potentially limiting EV battery supplies, according to a new report from the Norwegian consultancy Rystad Energy.

Chargie brings electric car smarts to your overnight phone charging

Electrek

Electric cars come with intelligent charge management designed to protect batteries from over-heating and excessive wear. Chargie is a smart device which brings that same intelligence to your overnight phone charging – and best of all, it works with all of your existing chargers.

Tesla Model S Plaid’s active aero mesmerizes in the Nürburgring [VIDEO]

Teslarati

The Tesla Model S Plaid was spotted back on the Nürburgring racetrack recently, seemingly as part of the company’s efforts to break its own world record for a production electric car.

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DESTEN introduces 900 kW fast charger, EV

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China-based DESTEN, an ultra-fast charging battery pack and solution provider, has developed an ultra-fast charging solution alongside a DESTEN-designed and -engineered electric car which can charge from 0% to 80% state of charge in 4 minutes and 40 seconds. DESTEN introduced the technology in Jakarta, and plans to showcase these innovations in a global roadshow starting in Asia, then The Middle East, Europe, and North America.

Foxconn reveals three "self-developed" EVs, aims to become global automaker

Green Car Reports

Foxconn recently announced manufacturing partnerships with Fisker and Lordstown Motors. And on Monday it launched its own EV brand called Foxtron. The Taiwanese firm most famous for contract manufacturing the Apple iPhone unveiled the first three Foxtron models at its Hon Tai Tech Day event.

Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: This 12-seater ‘vintage’ electric car

Electrek

Sometimes you want a fast car for going out. Sometimes you want a big car for showing off. But sometimes, just sometimes, you need something totally different for standing out. And I think this 12-seater electric car-shaped thing might be just the ticket.

Tesla’s Elon Musk makes surprise appearance at VW executive conference

Teslarati

The Elon Musk and Herbert Diess budding bromance seems to be going strong, with the Tesla CEO making a surprise appearance at the Volkswagen managers’ 2021 Leadership Summit in Alpbach, Austria.

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution to form JV for Li-ion battery production in N America; 40 GWh plant

Green Car Congress

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America. The parties intend that the joint venture will establish a new battery manufacturing facility that will help power Stellantis’ goal of realizing more than 40% of its sales in the US composed of electrified vehicles by 2030.

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Made-in-America batteries might power electric Ram pickup, Dodge muscle car

Green Car Reports

As it prepares to launch a handful of electric vehicles, Stellantis on Monday confirmed a joint venture with LG Energy Solution for North American battery production.

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Watch Australian soldiers using these 50 MPH electric bikes on scouting missions [Video]

Electrek

It’s been a big few weeks for electric bicycles in the military , with the latest tactical e-bike news coming from down under. Australian soldiers are now testing the use of high-powered electric bicycles for military roles, focusing on stealthy scouting missions.

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Tesla and Octopus Energy team up to bring green power supply to German Powerwall 2 owners

Teslarati

Tesla teamed up with UK-based energy service provider Octopus Energy again. This time, Tesla and Octopus Energy are seeking to supply “inexpensive green electricity” to homeowners in Germany who install solar panels and Powerwall 2 batteries in their homes. .

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DOE: Life cycle GHG emissions for 2020 electric small SUV were half those of a conventional gasoline small SUV

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First drive review: 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge trades function for style

Green Car Reports

With the arrival of the 2022 C40 Recharge, Volvo is truly starting to lay the groundwork for a future after internal combustion engines. The C40 Recharge isn’t the automaker’s first electric car, but it’s the first model to be sold solely as an EV.

Living with an EV (Featuring the VW ID.4)

Electrek

In this episode of Cariosity, we address some of the major concerns many buyers have when considering an all-electric vehicle, and demonstrate the distinct advantages an EV like the new Volkswagen ID.4 EV offers. more… The post Living with an EV (Featuring the VW ID.4)

Toyota, Stellantis, Ford, and other OEMs begin serious battery production push

Teslarati

It seems like legacy automakers, including Toyota, Stellantis, Ford, and General Motors, are starting to embrace the EV transition. Detroit’s Big 3 and Toyota all announced investments in battery plants these last few weeks.

Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million (US$316 million) at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles sold in Europe.

Volvo C40 Recharge review, Foxconn EVs, batteries for Dodge, Jeep, Ram EVs: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

We drive Volvo’s first electric vehicle that has no gasoline counterpart. The maker of the iPhone has revealed EVs of its own. And the Dodge electric muscle car and Ram electric pickup look set for American batteries. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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