June 18, 2022

 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// SsangYong Torres Electric 4×4 Coming To Europe In 2023

South Korean 4×4 specialist SsangYong recently revealed an all new model called the Torres, which it said will be coming to Europe as a BEV in 2023.

// Microlino 2.0 Production Starts, First Cars Going To Swiss Buyers

With plenty of demand to boost its confidence in its chances of success (thanks to the around 30,000 reservations it says to have gathered), electric vehicle startup Micro Mobility Systems has just announced that it has begun building its cute Microlino 2.0 micro car


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS

  • France: Plug-In Electric Car Sales Increased By 10% In May 2022
  • 2023 GMC Hummer EV gets $6,250 price hike—starting June 18
  • BMW iX prototype to go 600 miles with mixed-chemistry battery pack
  • Fiat 500e Shines In 21% Plugin Share Market Of France

GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// The Electric Truck Of The Future Does Kinetic Energy Storage, Too

A Florida-based startup called Ecolution Power Company is on a mission to gild the electric truck lily with kinetic energy storage,


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BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// Electric Last Mile Solutions Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Once valued at $1.4 billion, ELMS lacks funding to build its electric van and has more than $50 million in liabilities to creditors.

// Tesla (TSLA) lays off more employees, and hourly ones this time despite Elon Musk’s comments

Tesla has started another wave of layoffs, and this time it also includes hourly workers instead of just salaried employees like CEO Elon Musk claimed.

// Ahead of cheaper 2023 Chevy Bolt EV, GM incentive gives 2022 models nearly the same discount

A range of price cuts and discounts are making space for both the new Chevy Blazer EV, starting around $40,000, and the Equinox EV due to start around $30,000.


BEST OF THE REST // ONE LINERS

  • GMC Hummer EV Pickup And SUV See $6,250 Price Hike Across The Board
  • Tesla Price Increase Spreads Around The World To Europe, China

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

// This Mad 1,200+ HP Tesla-Swapped Chevrolet C10 Has Two Model S Motors

Whenever enthusiasts want to convert an older gas-burning vehicle to electric and they want the resulting vehicle to be fun, they put a Tesla motor in it, preferably from a performance model.

// Tesla Model S Early Adopter Has Now Traveled Over 1 Million Miles

The Model S owner believes the incredible milestone will make it into the Guinness Book of World Records.

// Cadillac Celestiq electric luxury sedan will be built at GM tech center

The flagship model for Cadillac’s electric remake will be built right at GM’s historical center of innovation—with details and timing all yet to be announced.

// A Personal Journey to Reducing Emissions

I’ve been on a personal journey to reduce my emissions, and hence my carbon footprint, over the last 20 years.


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