// Nio ES7 SUV Debuts With Up To 385 Miles Of Range, Built-In AR Projector
Nio has just taken the digital wraps off its mid-range SUV, the ES7, and it looks ready to take on the best vehicles in its segment with a combination of good design, specs and tech.
- Electrek.co says NIO finally launches its ES7 SUV with 578-mile range and vehicle-to-load capabilities
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// Everrati Ford GT40 EV Specs Revealed, Has 700-Volt Architecture And 800 HP
Classic car electric vehicle conversion specialist Everrati announced in 2021 that it planned to bring out an electric version of the Ford GT40, the iconic mid-engined Ferrari-beater of the 1960s.
// Citroën My Ami Buggy Concept Spawns Limited-Run Production Model
In December 2021, Citroën unveiled the My Ami Buggy concept, a tough-looking variant of the electric quadricycle that proved so popular with the public it spawned a production model.
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- Tesla Fremont Factory Produces More Than 1 Car Per Minute
- Polestar Expects To Build 160,000 Electric SUVs A Year By 2025
- What Do We Know Ahead Of The July 18 Chevy Blazer EV Reveal?
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// Low-tech Charge Cable Channel could be a solution for drivewayless EV drivers
Regular Charged readers are familiar with the tragic Plight of the Drivewayless—millions of car owners living in urban neighborhoods depend on street parking, and thus have no way to charge EVs at home.
// LG Chem and KEMCO to produce battery precursor materials in South Korea
LG Chem has formed a joint venture with battery materials manufacturer Korea Energy Materials (KEMCO) to invest more than 200 billion KRW ($160 million) in the construction of a battery precursor materials
// CharIN Officially Launches The Megawatt Charging System (MCS)
CharIN has officially launched at the EVS35 in Oslo, Norway, the Megawatt Charging System (MCS) DC fast charging connector for heavy-duty vehicles.
// Evnex Electric Vehicle Chargers — Plug & Play
New Zealand is having growing pains. With 12% of all new cars currently sold being electric, the pressure is on to provide coordinated and cost-effective charging in medium- to high-density housing.
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- SparkCharge raises $23 million to scale its on-demand EV charging service
- Washington State DOT Wants You To Suggest Locations For EV Charging Stations
- Germany Next For Tesla’s Non-Tesla Supercharger Pilot Program?
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// Is McLaren Really Making An Electric Super SUV?
It’s been known in the automotive industry for probably close to two decades that in order to succeed, you need to make SUVs.
// VinFast’s new ‘Charged-Up Program’ offers US customers unlimited charging or a free home charger
Fresh off news of a similar reward subscription for new VF 8 and VF 9 customers in Europe, Vinfast has introduced a new program for US consumers
// Toyota Hits Back At Critics: Consumers Set Pace Of Electrification
Toyota is responding to critics who say it has been slow to adopt battery electric vehicles, arguing that customer choice dictates the pace of electrification.
// Will future EVs simplify and save weight by dropping the onboard charger?
Hillcrest’s solution would instead put the vehicle’s inverter to use, potentially reducing cost, complexity, and weight.
// Tesla (TSLA) significantly increases its electric car prices across its lineup
Tesla (TSLA) has significantly increased the prices of its electric cars across its entire lineup with some models going up by as much as $6,000.
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- Elon Musk says solving self-driving is the difference between Tesla being worth a lot or nothing
- The UK scraps its £1,500 new EV grant a year early – Here’s why
- Should Congress Lift The 200,000 Sales EV Tax Credit Cap?
IN OTHER NEWS // HERE’S WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING
// Tesla tops the list of most satisfied customers in the entire auto industry
Tesla has topped the list of most satisfied customers in the entire auto industry, with Model 3 taking the top spot for for all cars globally.
// Tesla Autopilot tops the list of most crashes on driver-assist features in new NHTSA report
Tesla has topped the list of most crashes on advanced driver-assist (ADAS) features – Autopilot in Tesla’s case – in NHTSA’s first report on “Safety Performance of Advanced Vehicle Technologies.”
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- Elon Musk: Tesla FSD Version 11 May Be Widely Released This Summer
- Polestar 5 flagship EV will debut this month at UK enthusiast event
- Tesla FSD Beta 10.12.2 Drives For 1 Hour With No Interventions Or Disengagements
- Florida & Maryland Seem To Be Next For Tesla Insurance
- Elon Musk Says Lucid And Rivian Are “Tracking Toward Bankruptcy”
- Volkswagen Will Surpass Tesla EV Sales By 2024 New Report Says
- Ford F-150 Lightning Vs PowerBoost Hybrid: “World’s Toughest” Towing Test
- Tesla (TSLA) has lost over $500 million from its Bitcoin investment amid crypto winter