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// Here’s How The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Will Light Up Your Home

Ford has released details about its partnership with Sunrun that enables the F-150 Lightning to power homes during grid outages.

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// Norway’s Plugin EV Share Above 90% Again In January — BEVs At Record 84%

Norway, the global leader in electric vehicle adoption, saw plugin electrics take a 90.5% share of the auto market in January 2022, up from 80.7% year-on-year.

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THE FLEX // SALES AND AWARDS NEWS

// GM Already Has 110,000 Silverado EV, 59,000 Hummer EV Reservations

Exceeding 110,000 reservations from private and fleet customers less than a month after preorders opened is impressive.

// BEV sales surge in EU28

Tesla Model 3 displaces Renault Zoe as Europe’s top seller.

// Global Plug-In Car Sales: 900k In December, 6.5 Million In 2021

Massive records everywhere you look.

// World’s Top 5 EV Automotive Groups Ranked By Sales: 2021

The top five automotive groups account for roughly half of the total plug-in car sales.

// Barra: GM Plans To Deliver 400K EVs In North America Through 2023

The CEO admits that 1 million EVs in North America by 2025 won’t be enough to meet the growing demand.


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Uber and Wallbox to cover all of US

After launching a pilot programme in the Bay Area California, Wallbox and Uber are expanding their partnership to reach the nationwide US by the end of April 2022.

// Verkor selects Dunkirk for its first gigafactory

Once operational, gigafactory will supply several customers, most notably Renault Group, after signing a partnership with Verkor last summer.

// Improving the physics of EV batteries

Israeli start-up Addionics claims its smart 3D electrodes can improve the performance of any battery chemistry on the market. We caught up with Moshiel Biton, CEO of Addionics to learn how.


IN OTHER NEWS // HERE’S WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING

// Electreon plans US wireless charging tests

Company is already charging buses wirelessly in Israel.

// Koenigsegg Quark, Terrier Bring Big Power In Small Package To Electric Cars

Koenigsegg has announced new high power, compact motors and powertrains for electric cars.

// Tesla vehicles recalled for rolling past stop signs

Tesla is disabling a feature it had been offering as part of its Full Self Driving Beta functionality on the basis that it violates traffic laws.

// Polestar 2 Arctic Circle Is A One-Off EV Itching To Go Ice Racing

Based on the Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor with Performance Package, this unique car is built for maximum agility on snow and ice.

// Jaguar’s New Panthera Bespoke EV Platform Is Key To Upmarket Push

Will the first vehicle built on it be another crossover or an ultra-luxurious sedan?

// Chevrolet Silverado EV RST Poses Next To GMC Hummer EV SUV Edition 1

If money was no object, which $105,000 GM EV would you take home?


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