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// Polestar O2 Electric Roadster Heralds A New Golden Age Of Sportscars

Just, wow. Where do I sign up?

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// Rivian Configurator Reveals New Pricing Details

The Rivian R1T will cost most customers considerably more than expected.

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// Ford reorganizes to ‘scale-up EVs’

Ford is creating distinct electric vehicle and internal combustion businesses as it scales up the EV business.

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THE FLEX // SALES AND STATISTICS NEWS

// NIO EV Sales Increased Only 10% In February 2022

The company confirms the ET7 launch in March.

// Hyundai targets 1.87m annual BEV sales by 2030

Hyundai Motor CEO Jaehoon Chang has unveiled the company’s electrification roadmap and strategies at the 2022 CEO Investor Day forum.

// France Over 20% Plugin Share In February, Tesla Model 3 Back On Top

France, Europe’s second-largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 20.1% market share in February, up from 13.2% year on year.

// XPeng EV Sales Almost Tripled In February 2022

The company completed a plant upgrade to accelerate production.


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Tesla Built This Supercharger In 8 Days With Pre-Assembled Stalls

Now that it is allowing other brands’ EVs to charge, Tesla really needs to find ways to build Superchargers quicker.

// Russian EV Chargers Hacked, Screen Reads “Glory To Ukraine!”

While areas around Ukraine get free Tesla Supercharging for all EVs, Russia’s public chargers are being hacked.

// FLO Becomes Official Electric Vehicle Charging Partner Of MLS Champion New York City Football Club

2021 MLS Cup Champion New York City Football Club today announced a new partnership with FLO,


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES

// 2022 Fiat E-Ulysse Debuts As An Electric Minivan For Europe

It becomes the brand’s second pure-electric passenger vehicle after the new 500 and also the second not to be sold in the US.


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

// Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Spotted Hiding Under Checkered Camo

This will have a similar performance to the Kia EV6 GT, so around 580 horsepower.

// Fully electric Ram 1500: Sleeker, more daring design teased with new photos

Ram plans to look to its brand loyalists for insight on what to include in an upcoming all-electric Ram 1500 pickup.

// SAIC, Alibaba JV starts EV production

Alibaba is present in autos with a JV making an EV that has now entered series production.

// GM Dumped Lordstown Motors Stock In The Fourth Quarter Of 2021

The automaker did not disclose the exact timing of the open market sale or how much money it made from it.

// Stellantis Takes The Wraps Off Its First Battery-Electric Jeep

The first rule of selling is, “People buy on emotion and justify their decision later with facts.” If that is so, the first battery-electric Jeep should appeal to lots of people.


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