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Tesla new Model S/X refresh: 12 new features yet to be announced

January 28, 2021 - 11:46 am

Electrek has obtained more information about Tesla’s new Model S and Model X and some of the smaller changes that have yet to be announced.

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CAKE unveils solar-charging electric motorcycle designed to catch poachers in Africa

January 28, 2021 - 9:54 am

We first reported late last year on Swedish electric motorcycle manufacturer CAKE’s ambitious plan to deliver solar-charging electric motorcycles to Africa to combat poachers.

Now the company is unveiling the new bikes, known as the CAKE Kalk AP, for anti-poaching operations.

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Tesla’s new steering wheel comes with Autopilot sensor-based drive modes, force touch buttons, and more

January 28, 2021 - 3:35 am

Tesla’s new steering wheel in the Model S and Model X comes with more than meets the eye.

Electrek managed to learn more details about Tesla’s new innovative product.

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Tesla Model 3 puts Tritium’s new 75kW fast charger to the test

January 28, 2021 - 3:14 am

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First publicly available RTM75 electric car charger is put to the test by a Standard Range Plus Tesla Model 3.

The post Tesla Model 3 puts Tritium’s new 75kW fast charger to the test appeared first on The Driven.

“Super exciting”: Tesla growth sees earnings double, future factory efficiency

January 28, 2021 - 3:00 am

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Tesla reports sixth straight profitable quarter and looks forward to another year of growth fuelled by new factories making production more efficient.

The post “Super exciting”: Tesla growth sees earnings double, future factory efficiency appeared first on The Driven.

“A big pain in the arse”: Musk says hydrogen transport is crazy

January 28, 2021 - 2:10 am

The Tesla Semi electric truck. Source: Tesla

Hydrogen is a crazy alternative to battery vehicles, says Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk, but to make an electric truck Tesla needs to make more batteries.

The post “A big pain in the arse”: Musk says hydrogen transport is crazy appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla had talks with other automakers about licensing its self-driving software, Elon Musk says

January 28, 2021 - 1:44 am

Tesla had “preliminary” discussions with other automakers about licensing its self-driving software, according to new comments by CEO Elon Musk.

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“Fastest car ever”: Musk says Tesla Model S Plaid now in production

January 28, 2021 - 1:30 am

2022 Tesla Model S refresh. Source: Tesla

The tri-motor Tesla Model S Plaid is already in production and first deliveries will commence in February, Elon Musk said at Tesla's fourth-quarter earnings call today.

The post “Fastest car ever”: Musk says Tesla Model S Plaid now in production appeared first on The Driven.

Quick Charge Podcast: January 27, 2021

January 28, 2021 - 12:24 am

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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First Look at Tesla’s new refresh Model X electric SUV

January 27, 2021 - 10:46 pm

Tesla has unveiled the new refresh Model X electric SUV, along with the new Model S, revealing a new design, different options, and updated pricing.

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Tesla unveils new Model S with new interior, crazy steering wheel, and more

January 27, 2021 - 9:31 pm

Tesla has unveiled for the first time the highly anticipated new Model S refresh with an “entirely new interior” with crazy steering wheel, new powertrain and more.

It also comes with new prices and trims

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Tesla (TSLA) releases Q4 2020 results: record revenue of $10.7 billion but misses on earnings

January 27, 2021 - 9:11 pm

Tesla (TSLA) has released its financial results and shareholders letter for the fourth quarter of 2020 and full-year 2020 after market close today.

We are updating this post with all the details from the financial results, shareholders’ letter, and the conference call later tonight. Refresh for the latest information.

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Lucid unveils its paint shop at new factory to produce its Air electric sedan

January 27, 2021 - 9:03 pm

Lucid Motors is preparing to start production soon of the Air, its first electric car, and it is showing the progress at its factory in Arizona.

Today, the automaker is unveiling its paint shop.

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Nissan Plans to Achieve Carbon Neutrality Goal by 2050

January 27, 2021 - 4:34 pm

The company's electrification and emissions reduction efforts support the aims of the U.N. Paris Agreement toward carbon neutrality by 2050.

Fuel-Cell Electric Truck ‘Ecosystem’ on the Way from Navistar, GM, OneH2

January 27, 2021 - 2:00 pm

Navistar, partnering with General Motors and hydrogen fuel-provider OneH2, believes it will have a hydrogen fuel-cell regional Class 8 truck available by MY 2024, with a complete ecosystem that addresses the fueling concerns that have been a stumbling block for the development of fuel-cell electric trucks.

Biden commits entire US government vehicle fleet to go electric

January 27, 2021 - 3:19 am

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US president Joe Biden commits to transition largest government fleet in world to electric vehicles - all 645,000 of them.

The post Biden commits entire US government vehicle fleet to go electric appeared first on The Driven.

Australia’s GB Auto secures huge deal to convert Hilux utes and Land Cruisers to electric

January 27, 2021 - 2:11 am

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Vivopower confirms major deal for Australian mining vehicle company GB Auto to convert Toyota Hilux and Land Cruisers to electric drivetrains.

The post Australia’s GB Auto secures huge deal to convert Hilux utes and Land Cruisers to electric appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla inks deal with Samsung to develop new nano chip for autonomous cars

January 27, 2021 - 1:56 am

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Tesla expands partnership with Samsung Electronics to develop a 5-nanometre semiconductor for fully autonomous vehicles.

The post Tesla inks deal with Samsung to develop new nano chip for autonomous cars appeared first on The Driven.

Buyer of Holden’s Australian test site launches three “smart” electric cars

January 27, 2021 - 1:55 am

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The Vietnam company that bought Holden's test site in Melbourne announces launch of three smart SUV electric vehicles with self-driving features and driving ranges up to 550km.

The post Buyer of Holden’s Australian test site launches three “smart” electric cars appeared first on The Driven.

Shell to acquire UK’s biggest electric car charging network

January 27, 2021 - 1:51 am

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Shell announces plans to buy leading European on-street charging provider ubitricity.

The post Shell to acquire UK’s biggest electric car charging network appeared first on The Driven.

Biden Commits to Electrify Federal Fleet

January 26, 2021 - 4:35 pm

Through his “Buy American” executive order, President Biden promises to upgrade the federal fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) made in the U.S.

Which States Have the Most (and Least) EV Chargers Per Capita?

January 21, 2021 - 6:41 pm

According to November data from the Dept. of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, there are 28,947 public charging stations in the U.S. The Center is now tracking private fleet chargers and has begun publishing this data.

Video: Inside the Lordstown Endurance Alpha Truck

January 19, 2021 - 7:27 pm

The Bobit fleet team got a chance to climb through a test version of the all-electric pickup at Lordstown Motors’ new facility in Irvine, Calif.

Stellantis: World’s 4th-Largest Automaker Has Launched

January 19, 2021 - 6:09 pm

Stellantis, the merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA, will “embrace electrification, connectivity, autonomous driving, and shared ownership,” the company said.

Bimbo Bakeries & Purolator Fleets Take EV Use to Next Level

January 19, 2021 - 2:02 pm

As more companies aim to minimize their carbon footprint and increase sustainability initiatives, work truck fleets turn to electric vehicles to get the job done.

Electric Vehicle Fleet Sales Likely To Grow In 2021

January 15, 2021 - 11:13 pm

New Charging Forward Fleet report sheds light on key insights that are driving more fleets to electrify faster.

Can Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Benefit EV Fleets?

January 15, 2021 - 6:36 pm

With V2G, your electric fleet vehicles could act as backup energy when the grid goes down, and you may even be compensated for the power they give back. What are we waiting for?