// Tesla Delivered Over 300,000 EVs In Q1 2022
In Q1 2022, Tesla once again proved its naysayers and critics wrong.
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THE FLEX // SALES AND STATISTICS NEWS
// Top 20 Electric Cars In The World — February 2022
Global plugin vehicle registrations were up 99% in February 2022 compared to February 2021.
// Fisker Claims To Have 40,000 Reservations For Ocean Electric SUV
Despite inflationary and supply pressures, Fisker pledges not to raise prices through 2023 thanks to its “asset-light business model.”
// Could Tesla Soon Be Worth $4 Trillion? Some Analysts Think So
Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company has been making waves in the wealthy world in recent years.
// US: Hyundai Ioniq 5 Sales Increased Slightly In March
Despite the progress, the numbers are now behind the Kia EV6.
// NIO EV Sales Reached Almost 10,000 In March 2022
The company announces upgrades of existing models and new ones.
// XPeng More Than Tripled EV Sales In March 2022
The latest results are not far from all-time records.
// US: Kia EV6 Sales Increased In March To Over 3,000
The company says that electrified vehicle sales grow at a rapid pace.
// US: Toyota Plug-In Cars Sales Down 20% In Q1, 200k Limit Almost Reached
The plug-in hybrid Toyota RAV4 Prime sales nearly doubled year over year.
// US: Porsche Taycan Sales Remained Stable In Q1 2022
The brand noted a significant year-over-year decrease in its total sales volume though.
GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS
// New Sulfur Battery Promises 300% More EV Range
3x the range at a fraction of the cost? It could be closer than you think!
// CATL improves cell-to-pack tech, claims advantage over Tesla 4680 cells
The China-based battery supplier claims its cell-to-pack tech can deliver 13% more power than the 4680-format cells Tesla is shifting to, given the same volume.
// How To Stop People From Using EV Chargers
After some reflection, I have come to the conclusion that the people making the decisions about where to place electric vehicle chargers do not drive EVs.
// Munich Tests Sono Motors Solar Trailer Hitched To Diesel Bus
The Bavarian solar EV startup has lent its tech to create this very unique solar bus trailer.
BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES
// Cupra Adds More Powerful e-Boost Models To Born Lineup
Want a proper hot hatch EV? Look no further…
// Waymo Demonstrates Autonomous Driving Tech In San Francisco
This is the first completely driverless ride that a Waymo taxi has taken in the city.
IN OTHER NEWS // HERE’S WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING
// 2023 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic Starts At $147,500 In The US
The hot version of the Mercedes electric flagship, with up to 751 hp, is expected to reach US customers starting in late summer 2022.
// Steeper fleet fuel economy standards finalized will bring more hybrids and EVs sooner
The mpg standards are a step steeper than the original proposal. Arriving at an effective 49 mpg, they boost fleet efficiency by 8% to 10% annually for model years 2023-2026.
// Why Electric Car Calendar Age Matters More Than Model Year
Which month your EV was made matters more than just the year in which it was made.
// Automakers back EPA rules, amid opposition from 16 states and ethanol interests
Texas and 15 other states, along with ethanol groups, have challenged the EPA’s emissions rules under the Biden administration
// Biden Sides With Tesla’s Musk, Opens Oil Reserve, Boosts EV Batteries
As it turns out, we can eat our cake and have it too.
// Red Hook Terminals Look To Slash Fuel Costs & Carbon Emissions
AMPLY, CCMT, & BYD Combine To Slash Fuel Costs & Carbon Emissions At Red Hook Terminals
// What’s next for Geely?
The Chinese market’s number one local brand has a big range of models. This will soon expand further.
// Global Shipping Less Of CO2e Problem Today Than Aviation, More By End Of Century
With just the readily available solutions of electrification were viable and increased efficiencies across the board,
// SK On to grow globally before considering IPO
No IPO for at least 2-3 years.
// Nevada Governor Signs Multi-State Medium & Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle MOU To Accelerate Transportation Electrification
CARSON CITY, NV — Yesterday morning, Governor Sisolak announced he has signed a memorandum of understanding
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