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// Volkswagen Releases Much Improved ID Software 3.0 With New Features

This is what the manufacturer says about the software that is now better and more feature-packed.

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// Elon Musk Dances Again As He Delivers First Berlin-Made Model Ys

Tesla’s CEO has shown some of his dance floor moves to the audience at Giga Berlin that included German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

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// Suzuki Will Invest $1.3 Billion To Manufacture EVs + Batteries In India

Suzuki will build a new electric vehicle factory in India.

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// Will Higher Oil Prices Spark A Tesla Stock Surge?

Tesla stock surge? As Ukraine weathers a continued Russian invasion, sanctions are causing high oil prices, resulting in high gas costs at the pump for consumers.

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THE FLEX // SALES AND STATISTICS NEWS

// 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning EPA range numbers confirmed: Up to 320 miles

With the 131-kwh extended-range battery pack, the Lightning will get up to 320 miles of EPA range, according to Ford.

// VW Hoping To Sell 120,000 ID. Buzz Electric Vans Globally Each Year

The US will likely be the biggest market, with VW of America CEO estimating annual US sales of under 100,000.

// Tesla Master Plan Part 3 — Coming Soon

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared on Twitter that he’s working on Master Plan Part 3. Tesla’s success, which is shocking to those who thought that Tesla would fail,


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// CATL Plans $5 Billion Battery Factory In North America, But Where?

CATL is looking to build a new battery factory in North America.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES

// 2024 Maserati Grecale Folgore Debuts As Brand’s First-Ever EV

Arriving in 2023 in Europe and North America, the Grecale Folgore features a 105 kWh battery pack and up to 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque.

// Honda plans quieter, more efficient EVs with lots of wind-tunnel development

A $124 million wind tunnel facility in Ohio will help aid in the development of future electric vehicles.


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

// Rivian Is One Of The Few EV Companies Outsourcing Electric Motors

The electric truck maker will begin developing its own electric motors and related architecture going forward.

// Volkswagen Plans $7 Billion Investment To Build Electric Cars In North America

Vokswagen is ramping up its electric car plans for North America.

// Mercedes To Accept Liability When Autonomous Drive Pilot Is Engaged

Drive Pilot is a Level 3 system, and Mercedes will be the first automaker to accept legal responsibility when such a system is active.

// Opinion: The 2022 GMC Hummer EV does not tread lightly, but it’s an agent of change

The lifetime CO2 footprint of this niche trailblazer is likely lighter than that of almost any gasoline truck—while it outmuscles them all.


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