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June 17th, 2022

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GM announces Cadillac Celestiq electric car is going to be hand-built and 3D printed in low volume

// GM announces Cadillac Celestiq electric car is going to be hand-built and 3D printed in low volume

GM announces today that the Cadillac Celestiq, the brand’s electric car after the Lyriq, is going to be a hand-built and 3D-printed ultra-luxury low-volume production vehicle.

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Sony And Honda Confirm Joint Venture Called Sony Honda Mobility Inc

// Sony And Honda Confirm Joint Venture Called Sony Honda Mobility Inc

Honda and Sony have been analyzing the possibility of starting up a joint venture that would combine their expertise and result in the creation of compelling electric vehicles.

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Dynamic debut set for very quick EV6 GT: Kia’s most powerful car

// Dynamic debut set for very quick EV6 GT: Kia’s most powerful car

Kia is looking to turn the heads of a certain kind of racing and motorsport fan with its debut of the quickest EV6 electric vehicle.

// Nio ES7 kicks off new generation of electric SUVs for Chinese automaker

The ES7 is somewhat larger than the Tesla Model Y. It will offer bidirectional charging and an available 150-kw Ultralong Range pack that tops 500 miles in the Chinese cycle.


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Check out this solar + green hydrogen mobile nanogrid with a level 2 EV charger

// Check out this solar + green hydrogen mobile nanogrid with a level 2 EV charger

Jackson, Michigan-based Sesame Solar is today unveiling what it claims is the world’s first fully renewable mobile nanogrid – that’s a small microgrid – that runs on solar and green hydrogen.

// Study finds more than a quarter of charging stations were nonfunctional

A new study found that more than one out of four public charging stations in the Bay Area were nonfunctional when tested.

// Royal Dutch Shell Is Making An Effort — Will It Be Enough?

Shell was one of the major sponsors of the Gladstone Ecofest. It has a stated goal of building a low-carbon integrated power business in Australia


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  • EvoCharge to sell its EV chargers through Uni-Select Canada
  • Stellantis and Samsung SDI form JV to build battery plant in Indiana
  • Tesla expands Supercharger pilot program for non-Tesla EV owners to a large part of Europe

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Rimac Nevera Becomes Road-Legal As First Unit Gets License Plates

// Rimac Nevera Becomes Road-Legal As First Unit Gets License Plates

Mate Rimac, the founder of electric super sports car maker Rimac Automobili and EV powertrain components supplier Rimac Technology, has posted photos of the first Nevera hypercar that received license plates.

// Lucid Air OTA Software Update Leaves Car Temporarily Inoperable

Inoperable Following a recent over-the-air (OTA) software update, which seemed to struggle to initiate, a Lucid Air owner received a warning message that the update had failed and the car may not be drivable.


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Toyota BZ4X GR Performance Variant Is Being Considered

// Toyota BZ4X GR Performance Variant Is Being Considered

Toyota today is trying to shake off the image of being a manufacturer that makes dull cars by allowing its GR division to make some of its models more exciting, and the bZ4X EV might be next on the list for a sporty makeover.

// 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 GTX And ID.5 GTX Get More Pizzazz, Standard Kit

In a bid to make the ID.4 GTX and ID.5 GTX stand out more from regular models, Volkswagen has given the sporty electric SUVs it sells in Europe more comprehensive standard equipment


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June 16th, 2022

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Nio ES7 SUV Debuts With Up To 385 Miles Of Range, Built-In AR Projector

// Nio ES7 SUV Debuts With Up To 385 Miles Of Range, Built-In AR Projector

Nio has just taken the digital wraps off its mid-range SUV, the ES7, and it looks ready to take on the best vehicles in its segment with a combination of good design, specs and tech.

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Everrati Ford GT40 EV Specs Revealed, Has 700-Volt Architecture And 800 HP

// Everrati Ford GT40 EV Specs Revealed, Has 700-Volt Architecture And 800 HP

Classic car electric vehicle conversion specialist Everrati announced in 2021 that it planned to bring out an electric version of the Ford GT40, the iconic mid-engined Ferrari-beater of the 1960s.

// Citroën My Ami Buggy Concept Spawns Limited-Run Production Model

In December 2021, Citroën unveiled the My Ami Buggy concept, a tough-looking variant of the electric quadricycle that proved so popular with the public it spawned a production model.


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Low-tech Charge Cable Channel could be a solution for drivewayless EV drivers

// Low-tech Charge Cable Channel could be a solution for drivewayless EV drivers

Regular Charged readers are familiar with the tragic Plight of the Drivewayless—millions of car owners living in urban neighborhoods depend on street parking, and thus have no way to charge EVs at home.

// LG Chem and KEMCO to produce battery precursor materials in South Korea

LG Chem has formed a joint venture with battery materials manufacturer Korea Energy Materials (KEMCO) to invest more than 200 billion KRW ($160 million) in the construction of a battery precursor materials

// CharIN Officially Launches The Megawatt Charging System (MCS)

CharIN has officially launched at the EVS35 in Oslo, Norway, the Megawatt Charging System (MCS) DC fast charging connector for heavy-duty vehicles.

// Evnex Electric Vehicle Chargers — Plug & Play

New Zealand is having growing pains. With 12% of all new cars currently sold being electric, the pressure is on to provide coordinated and cost-effective charging in medium- to high-density housing.


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Is McLaren Really Making An Electric Super SUV?

// Is McLaren Really Making An Electric Super SUV?

It’s been known in the automotive industry for probably close to two decades that in order to succeed, you need to make SUVs.

// VinFast’s new ‘Charged-Up Program’ offers US customers unlimited charging or a free home charger

Fresh off news of a similar reward subscription for new VF 8 and VF 9 customers in Europe, Vinfast has introduced a new program for US consumers

// Toyota Hits Back At Critics: Consumers Set Pace Of Electrification

Toyota is responding to critics who say it has been slow to adopt battery electric vehicles, arguing that customer choice dictates the pace of electrification.

// Will future EVs simplify and save weight by dropping the onboard charger?

Hillcrest’s solution would instead put the vehicle’s inverter to use, potentially reducing cost, complexity, and weight.

// Tesla (TSLA) significantly increases its electric car prices across its lineup

Tesla (TSLA) has significantly increased the prices of its electric cars across its entire lineup with some models going up by as much as $6,000.


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Tesla tops the list of most satisfied customers in the entire auto industry

// Tesla tops the list of most satisfied customers in the entire auto industry

Tesla has topped the list of most satisfied customers in the entire auto industry, with Model 3 taking the top spot for for all cars globally.

// Tesla Autopilot tops the list of most crashes on driver-assist features in new NHTSA report

Tesla has topped the list of most crashes on advanced driver-assist (ADAS) features – Autopilot in Tesla’s case – in NHTSA’s first report on “Safety Performance of Advanced Vehicle Technologies.”


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  • Elon Musk: Tesla FSD Version 11 May Be Widely Released This Summer
  • Polestar 5 flagship EV will debut this month at UK enthusiast event
  • Tesla FSD Beta 10.12.2 Drives For 1 Hour With No Interventions Or Disengagements
  • Florida & Maryland Seem To Be Next For Tesla Insurance
  • Elon Musk Says Lucid And Rivian Are “Tracking Toward Bankruptcy”
  • Volkswagen Will Surpass Tesla EV Sales By 2024 New Report Says
  • Ford F-150 Lightning Vs PowerBoost Hybrid: “World’s Toughest” Towing Test
  • Tesla (TSLA) has lost over $500 million from its Bitcoin investment amid crypto winter

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