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Quick Charge Podcast: August 10, 2022

August 11, 2022 - 1:34 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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Bushmaster goes electric: Australia unveils silent, electrified personnel vehicle

August 11, 2022 - 1:32 am

electric bushmaster

The Australian defence force is going green - and for good military reasons - with an electrified version of the famous Bushmaster.

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Meyers Manx unveils all-electric dune buggy

August 10, 2022 - 10:59 pm

Source: Meyers Manx

The Meyers Manx buggy was a 60s classic and now it's back, but in an electric format more akin to the decade's environmental flower-power sensibilities.

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All-electric Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV launches in Europe

August 10, 2022 - 10:54 pm

The EQS SUV. Source: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV goes on sale in Europe, with first models expected for customers in December.

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Siemens and Mahle plan to standardise wireless EV charging

August 10, 2022 - 10:53 pm

wireless EV charging

Two tech companies plan to ensure that wireless EV charging can be implemented in a way that will future-proof homes and carparks.

The post Siemens and Mahle plan to standardise wireless EV charging appeared first on The Driven.

Hertz and Polestar take rental EVs across Australia

August 10, 2022 - 10:48 pm

hertz polestar 2

Polestar 2 EVs are now available to rent through Hertz. We take one for a spin and chat to Hertz VP Eoin MacNeill.

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Tesla teases new energy products coming this year

August 10, 2022 - 10:03 pm

In an internal meeting, Tesla teased new and updated energy products coming later this year along with a better customer front-end for solar installations.

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Hyundai selects BorgWarner’s iDM to power new EV model

August 10, 2022 - 9:59 pm

Hyundai Motor Company has announced it will be using BorgWarner’s integrated drive module (iDM) for a new small electric (EV) model.

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We’ve long known who’s holding back EVs – now to clear the road

August 10, 2022 - 9:32 pm

Vested interests have held Australia back from introducing fuel emissions standards. The Albanese government must enact this long overdue policy which is crucial to the EV transition.

The post We’ve long known who’s holding back EVs – now to clear the road appeared first on The Driven.

California sets the largest offshore wind goal of any state in the US

August 10, 2022 - 9:14 pm

The California Energy Commission (CEC) today set a goal to deploy 25 gigawatts (GW) of offshore floating wind power generation by 2045 after adopting a report that establishes offshore wind goals.

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If you want an EV, buy this week – Rivian, Fisker and others rush to lock in EV tax credits before changes

August 10, 2022 - 7:16 pm

Rivian, Fisker, and other EV makers are offering binding purchase agreements to reservation holders after the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act with big EV tax credit changes. The availability of tax credits could change within the span of the next week if the House passes the bill and President Biden signs it quickly as is expected.

If you’re looking to buy an EV soon, check below to see how various manufacturers will be affected by these changes, and what you can do to try to ensure access.

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GM’s CFO says the automaker is hitting an inflection point, scaling EV production

August 10, 2022 - 6:54 pm

At the 2022 JP Morgan Auto Conference yesterday, General Motors (GM) EVP and CFO Paul Jacobson talked about scaling EV production and said the company is hitting an inflection point.

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Use no gas with RYOBI’s 54-inch 115Ah riding mower at $4,999 ($500 off) in New Green Deals

August 10, 2022 - 6:20 pm

Do you have a larger yard that requires a riding mower to tackle? Well, it’s time to ditch your gas mower for one that’s electric. RYOBI’s 54-inch riding mower doesn’t use gas or oil in order to cut 3.5 acres of yard on a single charge. Normally $5,499, this massive mower is on sale for $4,999 right now, which saves $500 from its normal going rate, matching the best price that we’ve tracked so far in 2022.We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, so you won’t want to miss that either.

Head below for other New Green Deals that we’ve found today and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals. Also, check out the new Electrek Tesla Shop for the best deals on Tesla accessories.

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Mobile EV charging company, SparkCharge, welcomes President Biden at CHIPS and Science Act signing

August 10, 2022 - 4:36 pm

SparkCharge, the world’s first mobile EV charging company, welcomed President Biden at the Chips and Science Act signing Ceremony yesterday.

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Renault’s Megane E-Tech is now France’s most popular EV with a 100K/year run rate

August 10, 2022 - 4:29 pm

Renault is shining a light on its brand-new all-electric compact Megane E-Tech, which boasted the best EV sales in France last month, with 25,000 vehicles sold in the last three months. That tallies up to a 100K/year run rate – could it outrun Telsa’s Model 3 this year?

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Jet Charge wins contract for EV chargers along world’s longest electric highway

August 10, 2022 - 5:54 am

Jet Charge wins contract to install 98 EV chargers in Western Australia to help create the world’s longest continuously connected electric highway.

The post Jet Charge wins contract for EV chargers along world’s longest electric highway appeared first on The Driven.

“This is crazy!” Hyundai Ioniq 5 sells out again in less than ten minutes

August 10, 2022 - 4:14 am

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"Put my postcode in...and it was sold out." Hyundai Ioniq 5 crossover sells out again, as all 135 units in latest "raffle" spoken for within minutes.

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Tesla Shanghai export production falls in July

August 10, 2022 - 4:10 am

Tesla Model Y. Image: Riz Akhtar

Tesla China production dropped in July but is back on a ramp, potentially bringing new order wait times down.

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