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Tesla sets sales record but production cut on cards

December 5, 2022 - 8:49 pm

Tesla posted record sales for the month of November in China and export markets by selling 100,291 EVs in November.

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Tesla drivers believe they are experiencing more road rage

December 5, 2022 - 7:12 pm

Some Tesla drivers believe that they are experiencing more road rage than usual. The media tries to link it to Elon Musk’s Twitter antics, but it seems to be just good old EV haters.

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SWFT MAXX packs 38 miles of range at new low of $1,250 in New Green Deals

December 5, 2022 - 7:07 pm

If you’re not a fan of e-bikes, as many require you to pedal to achieve the max range, then the SWFT MAXX eMoped is a great alternative. It’s more of a moped, which means you can ride up to 38 miles on a single charge, all without having to push or pedal. It’s on sale for $1,250 today, which is $650 below its normal going rate. We also have a wide selection of Tesla and 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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Munro MK 1 4X4 EV to break Scotland’s 30 year production drought with its axial flux motors

December 5, 2022 - 7:00 pm

Young Scottish EV startup Munro Vehicles has officially launched its flagship model today – a massive 4×4 off-road truck called the MK 1. Its hand-built process also marks the first vehicle to be built at scale in Scotland since 1981. There are lot of new specs shared about the MK 1 below. Check it out.

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Tow bar coming for BYD Atto 3 EV drivers in Australia

December 5, 2022 - 6:06 pm

atto 3 tow bar AEVA

BYD recently updated its listing for the Atto 3 to include a tow rating of 750kg – and an Australian-made tow bar is being made to fit the low-cost EV.

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Toyota to launch five new ‘Bz’ BEVs in Europe as it works toward 50% EV sales by 2030

December 5, 2022 - 6:06 pm

During Toyota’s annual Kenshiki Forum, the Japanese automaker outlined a hardened strategy for electrification in Europe, which will include five additional fully-electric models to join the bZ4X overseas by 2026. Toyota hopes these BEV options will accelerate its sales goal of being 50% electric by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2040.

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New 1,500W full-suspension electric bike pushes envelope with all-wheel drive

December 5, 2022 - 6:03 pm

There’s never been anything subtle about the electric bikes made by Nevada-based e-bike company E-Cells. The company’s newest model is true to form with over-the-top specs. Meet the E-Cells Super Monarch AWD 1500W Dual Crown Limited Edition.

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Express freight giant makes biggest order for electric trucks in Australia

December 5, 2022 - 5:58 pm

ARENA funds biggest purchase of electric trucks in Australia, and the biggest sale of its type by global leader Volvo Trucks.

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BrightDrop expansion to Canada kicks off Zevo 600 production as it reveals first customer

December 5, 2022 - 5:45 pm

GM’s all-electric, last mile delivery division BrightDrop has officially entered the international market with its expansion to Canada, where it already has a major logistics customer lined up. DHL Express Canada joins BrightDrop’s rolodex as its first customer outside of the US and has signed on to electric vans and eCarts to its fleets up North. The company’s expansion is bolstered by its start of Zevo 600 van production at GM’s CAMI production facility in Ontario.

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Kia EV6 GT with 585hp takes on a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ in a drag race [video]

December 5, 2022 - 5:44 pm

Kia says its fully electric 585 hp EV6 GT can beat a Lamborghini and Ferrari in a race. To prove it, Carwow put a Kia EV6 GT up against a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ in a drag race. Here’s how it went down.

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Ford breaks ground at BlueOval SK Battery Park, a key factor in achieving 2M run rate goal

December 5, 2022 - 3:39 pm

Ford is moving quickly to solidify its position in the rapidly evolving auto industry. The company announced Monday it has broken ground at its BlueOval battery plant as part of its joint venture agreement with SK Innovation. The battery plant is expected to play a critical role in achieving the automaker’s 2 million run rate goal by 2026 by producing batteries for future Ford and Lincoln electric vehicles.

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France starts banning short-haul flights, cracks down on private jets

December 5, 2022 - 3:14 pm

France has received the green light from the European Commission to start cracking down on ultra-polluting short-haul flights within the country, starting with a ban on three popular flights from Paris-Orly Airport. The country also aims to curb the use of private jets in an effort to both reduce CO2 emissions and keep up the social media backlash against the super-rich jet set in a time of soaring inflation and energy cutbacks.

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South Australia’s RAA sets standard for disability access to EV charging

December 5, 2022 - 10:23 am

RAA is to conduct a trial to create access standards to electric vehicle charging infrastructure for people with disabilities.

The post South Australia’s RAA sets standard for disability access to EV charging appeared first on The Driven.

Hyundai teases Ioniq 5 N performance EV in new “rolling lab” video

December 5, 2022 - 10:20 am

Hyundai has teased images of its upcoming performance version of the popular and award winning Ioniq 5, with a new video of what it calls its N series.

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Volta to deliver 16 fully electric Zero truck, with first charging package included

December 5, 2022 - 2:46 am

Volta Trucks is to deliver 16 of its fully electric Zeros to French transport and logistics company and include the first delivery of charging infrastructure.

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EVs hit 4.7 pct of Australia new car sales, as Model Y and Atto 3 lead the way

December 5, 2022 - 2:02 am

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Model Y and BYD Atto 3 lead the way as electric vehicles grab nearly 5 per cent of the new car market in Australia in November.

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BYD sets another production record in November as Atto 3 makes inroads into Australia

December 5, 2022 - 1:04 am

BYD Dandenong Inside

BYD sets another record for the highest New Energy Vehicles production month in the company’s history. 

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Tesla Model Y Performance orders about to arrive in Australia as RWD tops sales

December 5, 2022 - 1:01 am

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Hundreds of Tesla Model Y Performance order holders have been asked to fill in pre-delivery details associated with the EV order.

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