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// Mercedes delivers first e-Actros truck

Daimler Truck delivers the first EV to a logistics specialist which helped develop it.

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// No Surprises Here: Polestar 2 Aces ANCAP Crash Tests

The Volvo-developed Polestar 2 earns high marks on the ANCAP crash test.


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// Take A Closer Look At A Nio EV Battery Swapping Station In China

The station can put a new fully-charged battery considerably quicker than it would take to charge it.

// Unlimited EV Charging As Low As $19.99 Per Month — Really!

A new flat fee EV charging plan could help convince more drivers to ditch their gasmobiles, more quickly.

// Panasonic Announces 4680 Battery Cell Production In Japan

It will take place at the Wakayama Factory, but not this year.

// Toyota in the US to provide bZ4X customers with fast charger access through EVgo

Toyota bZ4X customers in the US can get one year of unlimited complimentary and convenient charging at EVgo stations nationwide.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES

// Vinfast crib sheet: Will we really see the VF 8 or VF 9 electric SUVs in 2022?

Another new name claims it will launch its EVs in 2022, but this one’s not actually a startup.

// Check Out This Hyundai Ioniq 6 Prototype

A camouflaged prototype of the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq 6 has been recently spotted by Bjørn Nyland in Lapland, where the car is probably undergoing winter testing.

// Skoda Promises Its New Electric City Car Will Be Unique

Skoda’s last electric city car was just a rebadged Volkswagen e-Up, but now it plans to make it much more distinctive.


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

// Fisker Ocean Makes Euro Debut, Range And Pricing Revealed

The base Fisker Ocean Sport is WLTP-rated at 275 miles (440 kilometers) and starts at £34,990 in the UK and €41,900 in Spain.

// Here are the eight fully electric Top Safety Pick vehicles for 2022

The insurance-funded IIHS has in recent years pushed automakers harder on safety than the federal government.

// Tesla Giga Texas: Model Y Stock Increased To Over 220

Without covers, they are getting dusty quite quickly.

// Nissan Will Spend $500 Million On Mississippi Factory For EV Production

Nissan will retool its Mississippi factory to make 2 new electric car models.

// Analysis: Tesla could get “a lucrative revenue stream” from credit sales with Biden mpg standards

Stricter standards in the U.S., Europe, and China could provide strong revenue for EV makers—especially Tesla.

// Here’s How The Massachusetts Right To Repair Battle Will Impact You

Who has control over the software in your car? Hint: It probably isn’t you.


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