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June 28, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Aptera announces two new supply agreements to bring its flagship SEV to serial production

Following news of a strategic deal for electric motors announced last week, Aptera Motors has announced an additional agreement to receive lithium-ion battery cells from EVE Energy

// More on this 


HOT TOPIC

// Volkswagen Unveils ID. Aero Concept Of Global Electric Sedan

Volkswagen has revealed today its all-new ID. Aero Concept, which previews the upcoming all-electric global sedan that’s based on the MEB architecture.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES AND STATS

// Mercedes EQXX Sets New Record — 747 Miles On One Charge

A few months ago, the experimental Mercedes EQXX set a world record for an electric car — 620 miles without stopping to recharge.


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// ASU Gives Us A Deeper Look Into Solar Car Competitions

Unlike many press releases, we see about solar car races, a recent one from Arizona State University gives us a lot more detail on the effort that goes into making a solar racecar.

// UK home charging company EVIOS secures £5.8 million investment

EVIOS, a British provider of residential charging, has secured significant new external investment within weeks of launching. The company has now raised some £5.8 million.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// Stock version of the Lucid Air Grand Touring wins fastest production car at Goodwood 2022

During this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Lucid Motors not only publicly debuted its Air Grand Touring Performance for the first time, but raced up the famed hill … quickly.

// Tesla Megapacks are about to replace Hawaii’s last remaining coal plant

Tesla Megapacks are on their way to Hawaii in order to create a giant new energy storage system that is about to replace the state’s last remaining coal power plant.

// The American Conservative Says It’s Okay To Like EVs! Well, Sorta

According to a recent editorial in The American Conservative magazine, if automakers “build the EV right, they will come.”


BEST OF THE REST // ONE LINERS

  • New Tesla China Program: Trade In Your Gas Car For An EV
  • GMC Hummer EV will get new ‘Extract Mode,’ delivering 16 inches of ground clearance
  • Rivian’s first DC fast charging sites are launching this week
  • Ford issues safety compliance recall on F-150 Lightning, citing issue with tire pressure increasing risk of crash
  • Drop-in electric conversion kit for Land Rover Defender: Make your own electric SUV

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

// Two EVs, One EV Charging Port: No Problem, Says GM

General Motors just announced a convenient new EV charging app for its electric vehicle portfolio, and that could be just the tip of the next-generation EV charging iceberg for GM fans.

// EV efficiency, upstream emissions not included in US vehicle standards: Lost opportunity?

The more electricity EVs consume from a dirty grid, the bigger their carbon footprint; EV efficiency is important.

// Easelink tests automated taxi stand charging in Austria

One of the provisions of Austria’s Energy and Climate Plan calls for all taxis to be emission-free by 2025, and this is driving innovation.

// McMurtry Speirling Electric Fan Car Breaks All Records At Goodwood

Ever heard of the McMurtry Spéirling single-seater electric fan car? If not, that changes today as the wild-looking electric racer has broken both the official and unofficial Hillclimb records at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

// Tesla Producing Model Y Long Range In Texas: Two Production Lines?

We assume the Long Range version produced in Texas uses 2170 battery cells, but Tesla hasn’t provided details.


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June 27th, 2022

 

THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// Genesis Electrified GV70 Makes Its European Debut At Goodwood

Genesis presents the Electrified GV70 model for the first time in Europe at the 2022 Goodwood Festival Of Speed.

// Report: Genesis Electrified G80 Launch Delayed

The all-electric Genesis Electrified G80 will enter the US market later than initially planned, but it’s still expected in 2022.

// Toyota bZ4X First Review — Mediocre At Best

Schadenfruede is a German word that has no direct English equivalent, but if you said it involves taking pleasure in someone else’s misfortune, you wouldn’t be too far off.


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// EV Charging Network: 8 Ways US States & Cities Can Make it Work

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on the rise in the United States, and so too is the nation’s EV charging network.

// Arizona DOT Wants You To Suggest Locations For EV Charging Stations

In another recent article, I discussed an innovative initiative in Washington (the state, not the district) to collect suggestions from the public about where EV charging stations are needed.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// Lexus Shows Off Electric LFA Successor At Goodwood

Lexus finally has another supercar in the works. Over 10 years after the iconic LFA went on sale, the company is working on an all-electric successor.

// Watch an electric “fan car” beat every car ever at Goodwood Hill Climb

A fully electric car has beaten every car ever at the Goodwood Hillclimb track at the Festival of Speed, an annual gathering and demonstration of racing vehicles in England.

// Is it better to buy or lease an electric vehicle?

So you’ve made the wise decision to go all-electric and get yourself your first EV. Nice. With plenty of options hitting roads in 2022 and even more electric vehicles on the way, you may wonder if it’s a wiser move to start with a lease, or go straight for the buy.


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

// Exxon CEO says no new gas cars globally by 2040, goes wolf in sheep’s clothing about CO2

Every new passenger car sold in the world will be electric by 2040, according to Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods in an interview aired this weekend by CNBC.

// Moke America’s street-legal open-top mini electric cars want to trade high speed for high fun

Remember that fun little Jeep-lookin’ Mini Moke from a post-WWII British military vehicle development program?

// Ford Ends Leasing Buyout Provision For Electric Vehicles

It used to be that leasing a car was a way for some people to drive more car than they could afford if they were to buy it outright.

// Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Italy’s EV market is not yet out of the woods, but things are starting to look up again.


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June 25th, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Einride Pod Cabless Truck Granted NHTSA Approval For US Roads

The Swedish freight technology startup will conduct a public road pilot in Tennessee in Q3 2022 with its self-driving electric truck.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// Citroen My Ami EV Buggy Sells Out In 18 Minutes

Granted, they didn’t build that many of them, but it still shows strong demand for this little beachside runabout.


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Singapore Takes Giant Step Forward

In a forward-thinking move, the Singapore government is proposing that all new buildings with car parks (parking lots) will have to install electric vehicle (EV) charging points in at least 1%

// CATL Qilin Battery With 1000 Kilometer Range Coming In 2023

CATL says its new Qirin battery has 13% more energy density than Tesla’s 4680 cells and can go 1000 km without recharging.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// MG’s Facelifted MG5 EV Wagon Makes UK Debut At Goodwood

The refreshed electric wagon has been available since October 2021 in mainland Europe, but it is only now crossing the English Channel.

// Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX concept breaks record with 746-mile trip on a single charge

The electric concept with the solar roof broke its own record in a single-charge trip from Stuttgart to Silverstone.

// Tesla relaunches $6,000 Enhanced Autopilot – gutting Full Self-Driving package in the process

Tesla has relaunched its Enhanced Autopilot option and pulled almost all the features from its Full Self-Driving (FSD) package in the process.


BEST OF THE REST // ONE LINERS

  • Polestar completes SPAC merger and begins trading on Nasdaq under ticker $PSNY
  • With in-wheel motors, Lightyear claims most efficient production powertrain in the world

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

// Tata Nexon EV Investigated After It Burst Into Flames On Video In India

Looks like EV fires are just as big a concern for everyone regardless of brand or continent.

// Tesla Sets Up Random Drawing For 2022 Annual Stockholder Meeting

Tesla will hold a random drawing to select shareholders to attend the 2022 annual stockholder meeting, reports Tesla Oracle,

// Biden’s proposed gas-tax holiday has a lot of skeptics, from economists to environmentalists

Suspending a federal fuel tax of 24 cents per gallon of gas won’t help address the problems contributing to higher prices at the pump, opponents of the gas-tax holiday say.


IN OTHER NEWS // ONE LINERS


June 24th, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Polestar 5 confirmed with 884 hp, 800-volt architecture

The flagship EV expected for 2024 takes aim at the Tesla Model S, Lucid Air, and Mercedes-Benz EQS.

// More on this 


HOT TOPIC

// Report: Made-In-Texas Tesla Model Y Price Increased By $2,000

The Tesla Model Y version, produced on a limited scale at the Tesla Giga Texas plant, has not avoided price increases, which recently rolled through Tesla’s lineup.

// More on this 


HOT TOPIC

// Aptera Reportedly Looking To Adopt Tesla Charging Connector

One of the many peculiarities of Aptera’s solar EV prototypes was the fact that the startup chose to equip it with Tesla’s proprietary charging connector, not a standard plug like everyone else.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// XPeng Reaches 200,000 Vehicle Deliveries in Under 4 Years

Three and a half years after its first vehicle delivery, the delivery of an XPeng P7 in December 2018, XPeng has reached the milestone of 200,000 vehicle deliveries — all 100% electric vehicles, of course.

// New Genesis GV60 to come with 3 years of free charging from Electrify America

Buyers of the 2023 GV60 electric SUV will receive 3 years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions on the Electrify America public charging network.


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS

  • Cadillac Opens 2024 Lyriq Preorders After 2023 Model Sold Out
  • Mercedes-Benz’s ultra-efficient VISION EQXX electric car traveled 750 miles (1,200 km) on a single charge
  • GM Cruise takes first fares for paid driverless taxi in San Francisco

GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Tesla launches new virtual power plant that pays

Tesla has launched a new virtual power plant in partnership with PG&E in California that will pay Powerwall owners to help stabilize the electric grid and end brownouts in California.

// Samsung SDI Will Produce 4640 & 4660 Battery Cells

Tesla introduced the world to the 4680 battery cell. At 46 millimeters in diameter and 80 millimeters long, it was supposed to beof batteries — the perfect size for getting the most bang for the buck out of an EV battery pack.


GO JUICE // ONE LINERS


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// Cadillac Shows More Of The Celestiq Concept’s Celestial Cabin

Cadillac continues to tease the Celestiq Concept by releasing the most revealing interior photos yet of its near-production electric flagship sedan.

// Toyota BZ4X and Subaru Solterra recalled for loose wheels

A wheel bolt could loosen, possibly allowing a wheel to break free on the Toyota BZ4X and Subaru Solterra EV SUVs.

// Union-made bonus for EV tax credit proposal is gone, Manchin confirms

The end of a proposed stipulation to extend the federal EV tax credit to union-made electric vehicles might help legislators pass a stalled bill to encourage EV adoption.


BEST OF THE REST // ONE LINERS


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

// ECD Automotive Design adds electric Jaguar E-Types to its repertoire using Tesla motors

One-of-a-kind custom vehicle manufacturer is at it again, announcing it will now offer the classic Jaguar E-Type in addition to unique Land Rover Defenders and Range Rovers.

// Women Are Leading India’s EV Revolution. What Can The World Learn From Them?

Technology advances are breaking all kinds of patterns. One notable improvement is more women in automotive workplaces in India.

// NIO Enters the Global Stage — Not Your Average Carmaker

NIO is the new kid on the block. And it is different from all the other new kids that are trying to fit in.

// Volkswagen ID.5 Banana Box Test: Almost No Compromise Over ID.4

Both cars were able to take the same number of boxes in the trunk.


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June 23rd, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Tesla Tops Cars.com American-Made Index, Model Y Claims Lead

The American-Made Index ranks the top new vehicles that contribute the most to the US economy.

// More on this 


HOT TOPIC

// Redwood Materials will help Toyota reuse and recycle hybrid

J.B. Straubel’s Redwood will help reuse and recycle batteries from hybrid cars, helping Toyota to further reduce its environmental footprint.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// First drive in the Lightyear 0: A genuine solar EV is closer than ever to becoming reality

For the last decade, the cofounders at Lightyear have been working to defy one single, formidable statement – a solar EV cannot be done.

// This New ABB Facility Will Produce One DC Fast Charger Every 20 Minutes

It will be able to produce more than 10,000 units annually.


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// VW Opens US Battery Research Lab

In another article, I briefly discussed Volkswagen’s plans to build a battery production facility and another automotive factory in the United States.

// New Batteries, Battery Safety, Inspiration — Interview With ZapBatt CEO Charlie Welch, Part 2

ZapBatt CEO Charlie Welch recently discussed batteries, solving climate change, and battery recycling with me.

// Biden to propose gas tax suspension – a Band-Aid on an open wound

President Biden is preparing to propose a three-month gas tax suspension to Congress, but at this point, it’s only a Band-Aid on a big open wound.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// 2024 Polestar 5 Realistically Rendered Based On Patent Images

While clearly inspired by the Precept, the Polestar 5 flagship EV will not be a carbon copy of the concept when it launches in 2024.

// Volkswagen Previews Aero Sedan, Studies Grid Integration For Electric Cars

Volkswagen continues to push the EV revolution forward with new electric cars and grid stabilization strategies.


BEST OF THE REST // ONE LINERS


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

// Tesla Cybertruck design is ‘finally locked’ and gets an updated timeline

After several revisions, Elon Musk says that the final Tesla Cybertruck design is “finally locked,” and he updated the timeline to production for mid-2023.

// GM Idling Hummer EV Plant To Prepare For Production Expansion

The four-week pause will be used to retool Factory Zero for new products, including Chevrolet Silverado EV and GMC Sierra Denali EV.

// Tom Morton Drives His 62 KWh Nissan Leaf 345 KM Non-Stop From Kisumu To Nairobi!

Kenya is one of the best places for electric vehicles. The grid is very green, with over 90% of electricity generated from renewable energy…

// Rivian will install a wind turbine to power new R1 electric vehicles’ first charge

Rivian plans to install a 2.8-megawatt wind turbine on the east side of its Normal, Illinois, manufacturing plant.


IN OTHER NEWS // ONE LINERS


June 22nd, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Elon Musk moves Tesla layoff target from 10% to 3% of employees

Elon Musk has now moved the target for the new wave of layoffs at Tesla from 10% reduction of the workforce to 3% of employees.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// Honda Begins Taking Orders for e:NP1 In China

Honda and GAC are ready to start taking pre-orders for the e:NP1, an affordable 5-door compact SUV for China.


THE FLEX // ONE LINERS


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Kroger, the US’s largest supermarket chain, is adding more level 2 and 3 EV chargers

Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the US and the second-largest retailer overall behind Walmart, is adding more DC fast and level 2 Volta EV chargers to its stores.


GO JUICE // ONE LINERS


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// In-wheel motor co-developed by Lightyear and Elaphe reaches 97% energy efficiency during testing

Solar EV company Lightyear says the EV powertrain it has co-developed with in-wheel-drive technology company Elaphe is the most efficient production EV powertrain in the world.

// Norway Rethinks Its Incentive Package For Electric Cars

If anyone wants to know how to transition from conventional cars to electric cars in a short amount of time, just take a look at Norway.


BEST OF THE REST // ONE LINERS


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

// 2023 Honda HR-V is a hybrid system away from greatness

Honda is the fuel economy leader, and yet the latest American HR-V is near the back of the pack in mpg.

// The Not Too Distant Future

In the not too distant future, as the gap between the energy-rich and the energy-poor widens, a dystopian landscape faces us.

// Automakers Front & Centre at Noosa EV Expo — But We’re Still Needed to Debunk Disinformation

It was hard to miss the glossy BMW iX3 and iX4 at the recent Noosa EV Expo in Australia. There were also Hyundai Konas, a Mazda MX 30, and a couple of Ioniq 5s.

// I’m Having Gas Anxiety!

I’m away on vacation and, so, in place of my everyday EV, I’m driving an internal combustion engine (ICE) car. I acknowledge that anytime I switch from one vehicle to another, I have to build in some necessary adaptation time.


IN OTHER NEWS // ONE LINERS


June 21st, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Tesla cars are banned from Chinese town over spying fear

Tesla cars have been banned from entering Beidaihe, a Chinese resort town, for two months over concerns about spying amid a meeting of the country’s leadership.

// More on this 


HOT TOPIC

// From rickshaws to renewables: Automakers are focused on EV batteries’ second life

Repurposing EV batteries could help expand renewable energy, as well as help, solve waste challenges—and it’s already led to some creative uses.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// Ford Sets EV Sales Record, Again

Last month, we covered Ford’s greatly expanding EV sales. It turns out, it was just getting started. For May (May numbers come out in June), Ford made even bigger sales numbers compared to May of last year.

// VW Targets Annual Output Of 130,000 ID. Buzz EVs From Hanover

As production of the ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo started earlier this month at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ flagship plant in Hanover, Germany, the automaker has released some interesting manufacturing numbers.


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// BASF is going to build a commercial battery-recycling, black-mass plant

Global chemical giant BASF is going to build a commercial battery-recycling, black-mass plant in Schwarzheide, a town in Brandenburg, eastern Germany.


GO JUICE // ONE LINERS


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// Tesla’s chief designer is selling new interiors for Tesla cars through Unplugged Performance

Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen is starting to sell new interiors for Tesla cars through a partnership between his new company and Unplugged Performance, a longtime Tesla tuner and aftermarket part company.

// Forget range anxiety: Study suggests non-EV drivers underestimate capabilities

About 30% of respondents mistakenly believed an EV battery pack lacked the capacity to cover their daily-driving habits.


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

// Michigan Sheriff Stops Responding Because Gas Prices Are Too High

Here at CleanTechnica, we’ve been saying for YEARS that anyone running a fleet should seriously consider electric vehicles as a way to mitigate the impact of fluctuating gas prices.

// Report: Shanghai Will Subsidize EV Purchases With 10,000 Yuan Per Unit For Rest Of 2022

Shanghai will subsidize battery electric vehicle purchases within its borders with 10,000 yuan (~$1,500) per unit for the rest of 2022,

// Can Happier Camper’s HC1 Make EV Camping Happier?

One of the things that makes EVs work well is efficiency. Not only are their drivetrains more efficient (thermal losses are far lower), but EV makers tend to squeeze out other efficiencies to maximize range.


IN OTHER NEWS // ONE LINERS


June 20th, 2022

HOT TOPIC

// Tesla achieves production of 1,000 cars in a week at Gigafactory Berlin

Tesla announced that it has achieved production of 1,000 Model Y vehicles in a week at Gigafactory Berlin. This is an important milestone – though the automaker originally planned to achieve it in April.

// More on this 


THE FLEX // LAUNCHES, SALES, AND STATS

// Hyundai Plug-In Car Wholesale Shipments Exceeded 20,000 In May 2022

Despite challenges, plug-in car sales reached another record. Hyundai reports that its global vehicle sales in May amounted to 324,039 units, which is 0.5% less than a year ago.

// A Ford Tops EV Sales In Germany In May — Yes, Ford!

With multiple crises raging (chips, batteries, covid, Ukraine war…), disruption is the order of the day, and one can say that anything goes right now in Germany.

// Netherlands: Plug-In Car Sales Keep Growing In May 2022

Passenger car sales in the Netherlands are falling, just like in most of the other European markets. In May, the number of new registrations decreased by 7% year-over-year. However, when it comes to plug-in electric cars, we can see that so far this year are up every month.


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Why wireless charging matters for electric cars

Wireless charging might seem like an expensive upsell for EVs at first, but once you have it there’s no going back.

// Tesla & North Platte Runza To Bring 8 Superchargers To Nebraska

Tesla and North Platte Runza are bringing eight new Superchargers to Nebraska, reports. Josh Catlett’s family has owned the south Runza on Dewey and Leota Street for just over two decades.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S FAVOURITES

// BMW M5 plug-in hybrid spied looking glued to the road

You’d better get used to seeing M prototypes with stickers saying “hybrid test vehicle” because the M2 G87 debuting in October will be Bavaria’s last performance model to do away with electrification.

// How Well Does The Rivian R1T Take Tow-Charging?

Manufacturers don’t really want you to use electric vehicles’ regenerative braking to charge the battery, but it adds back range surprisingly quickly as has been demonstrated many times before.


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

// Audi Is Suing Chinese Automaker Nio Over Its Naming Strategy

Audi has filed a lawsuit against Nio – one of China’s most renowned EV manufacturers. Audi filed the lawsuit in a Munich court last week. The German marque believes that two of Nio’s models, the ES6 and ES8, sound unnecessarily similar to two of Audi’s vehicles, the S6 and S8.

// Hummer And Cadillac EVs In Europe?

GM Is Reportedly Considering It GM currently has almost no presence in Europe.

// Does Wall Street Investor Cathie Wood’s Recent Tesla Purchase Predict the Stock’s New Bottom?

Perhaps one of Tesla’s most prominent supporters today is Ark Invest, led by bullish investor Cathie Wood, who got much of Tesla’s skyrocketing stock through 2019–2021 right in the years prior.


IN OTHER NEWS // ONE LINERS


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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