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// 2023 Toyota bZ4X Buyers Will Get One Year Of Free EVgo Charging

The offer will apply to all customers who purchase or lease a Toyota bZ4X in the United States.

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THE FLEX // SALES AND STATISTICS NEWS

// US EV Sales Hit All-Time High In Q4 2021: Tesla Leads w/72% Share

Shoppers on our shores bought 21% fewer cars in Q4 2021 year-over-year, though they bought 72% more electric cars.

// France: Plug-In Car Sales Increased By 21% In January 2022

There are now more than 800,000 plug-ins on the French roads.


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Tesla Model 3 owners could soon cut the cord at home with aftermarket wireless system

The system will be capable of charging at 11 kw, adding between 35 and 40 miles of range per hour of charging—all without picking up a charge connector.

// War Is Here, So Let’s Talk About EV Batteries, Silicon, & Graphene

Tiny Luxembourg aims to dominate the graphene nanotube market for next-generation EV batteries and other sustainable tech.

// Could wind-and-solar towers charge EVs, stabilize the grid?

A unique wind-generation design that made its debut years ago is back looking for funding—and given the push for charging infrastructure, it might have a better chance this time.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES

// Faraday Future Builds First Production-Intent FF 91 Flagship EV

The southern California EV startup expects production to start in the third quarter of 2022.

// Could splitting EV business from ICE business help Ford reach a Tesla-like valuation?

Could Ford split off its EV business and why might that be an option to consider?


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

// MG 4 Electric Hatchback Teased Ahead Of Q4 2022 Reveal

The new EV looks like it’s a tall hatchback that’s about the same size as a VW ID.3.

// Tesla Director Of Engineering Moves To Powerall Rival, Generac

Tesla’s executives come and go on the regular, which is much more common in the industry than many expect.

// Tesla Said To Plan Second Factory In Shanghai To Meet Rising Demand

An additional plant would more than double Tesla’s production capacity in China.

// Tesla Model Y & Model 3 Are IIHS 2022 Top Safety Pick+ Winners

A total of 101 models earned a 2022 Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ award, up from 90 in 2021.


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