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Chinese bloggers reportedly said Tesla threatened to sue them after they posted negative comments about Elon Musk's company

Elon Musk walks with former Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong in 2019 STR / AFP via Getty Images Chinese bloggers said Tesla threatened a defamation lawsuit over negative social media posts. The electric carmaker has faced criticism in China over safety concerns related to its brakes. Several users have retracted negative statements about Tesla on Chinese social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese bloggers said Tesla threatened to hit them with a defamation lawsuit after...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, News, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Tencent, Electric Cars, Financial Times, Defamation, Weibo

100% Electric car village / Une seconde grande première mondiale

THE ORIGINAL? Mitsubishi “welcome to the new normal” – 2011 “Normal : A 100% electric vehicle community” Watch the case study Source : Ad Age, Creative Criminals Agency : 180 Los Angeles (USA) LESS ORIGINAL Renault Zoe Electric Car – 2021 “Appy : A 100% electric car village” Watch the Case Study Source : Clios SILVER, D&AD Graphite Pencil Agency : Publicis Conseil Paris (France) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Advertising, Cars, Village, Electric, Mitsubishi, Electric Cars, Electric Car, Town, Direct Marketing, Zoe, Los Angeles USA, Little Town, Joe La Pompe, Publicis Conseil Paris France, i-Miev

Tesla's car orders in China were nearly cut in half last month, according to a new report

Elon Musk walks with former Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong in 2019 STR / AFP via Getty Images Tesla orders in China fell from 18,000 to 9,800 between April and May, The Information reported. China represents a crucial market for the electric carmaker, but the company has faced headwinds. Tesla's reputation has taken a hit in the country due to safety concerns surrounding its vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's popularity is plummeting in one of the company&...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, China, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Shanghai, Electric Cars, NIO, Shanghai Auto Show, Tech Insider, The Information, Ying Yong

Google deploys a Jaguar I-Pace as its first all-electric Street View car

It's taken a while, but Google has finally gotten around to deploying its first all-electric car for capturing Street View imagery.
Tags: Google, News, Environment, Cars, Trends, Web, Pollution, Jaguar, Electric Cars, Street View, Ev

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning: America’s bestselling vehicle goes electric

Americans buy more Ford F-150 pickup trucks than cars, so the all-electric 2022 F-150 Lightning might be the most significant new EV since the Tesla Model S.
Tags: News, Cars, America, Trends, Ford, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Ford F-150, Electric pickup trucks

President Biden drives Ford F-150 Lightning electric-truck prototype

During a Detroit-area Ford factory visit, President Joe Biden got behind the wheel of a prototype F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck. He didn't drive slowly.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Joe Biden, Ford, Biden, Detroit, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Ford F-150, Electric pickup trucks, President Biden

Kia’s fast-charging EV6 electric crossover is coming to the U.S. in early 2022

The Kia EV6, an all-electric crossover that kicks off the automaker’s Plan S strategy to shift away from internal combustion engines and toward EVs, will come to the U.S. early next year, the company said Tuesday evening during a live streamed event in New York. The EV6 is the first dedicated battery-electric vehicle to built on its new Electric-Global Modular Platform, a platform that is shared with Hyundai and Genesis as part of the Hyundai Motor Group. The EGM-platform is the underlying found...
Tags: Apple, Google, New York, Tech, Automotive, Hyundai, Kia, Electric Cars, Hyundai Ioniq, Meridian, Kia Telluride, Hyundai Motor Group, Amazon Alexa, Nickel Cobalt Manganese, Electric Global Modular Platform, EV6

2022 Kia EV6: Right Down Broadway

New York City’s Times Square might be one of the most electrified places on the planet. The place is festooned with electronic billboards and advertisements that run pretty much 24/7/365. What better place for the unveiling of the 2022 Kia EV6? We initially thought we’d see the car earlier this spring, but better late than […] The post 2022 Kia EV6: Right Down Broadway appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: New York City, Broadway, Autos, EVs, Kia, Electric Cars, New Cars, Future Cars, Times Square, News Blog, Future Vehicles, EV6, 2022 Kia EV6, No Its Not Eve6 The Band

Chinese EV startup Nio is entering the international market - and plans to start deliveries in Norway in September

Nio CEO William Li, stood next to a Nio car. STR/AFP via Getty Images Nio said it plans to start deliveries of its electric vehicles in Norway in September. This would be the Chinese company's first international market. It said the first vehicle on offer in Norway would be the Nio ES8, a seven-seater smart SUV. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric-vehicle startup Nio announced plans to launch sales in Norway later this year, marking its first entry into a market ...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Norway, Electric, Electric Cars, Oslo, Nordic, Li, NIO

A 2017 lawsuit shows how electric car startup Lordstown paid outside workers to gin up 10,000 pre-orders per year

Vice President Mike Pence at the unveiling of the Lordstown Endurance. Lordstown Motors A 2017 lawsuit shows how Lordstown Motors banked some pre-orders for its upcoming pickup truck. The case reveals the company paid outside workers to generate up to 10,000 pre-orders per year. Experts warn pre-orders and reservations are flawed measures of a startup's potential. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors has been paying salespeople to s...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Gartner, Start-up, Electric, Electric Cars, Securities And Exchange Commission, Burns, Mike Pence, Fisker

QOTD: Does Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq Hybrid Deserve Awards?

  Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq hybrid and plug-in hybrid received the Best Hybrid Car and Plug-In Hybrid awards from U.S. News & World Report. Our question is, are they the best hybrids or not? Did the right car(s) win? In this year’s Best Hybrid and Electric Cars awards, U.S. News & World Report identified seven eco-vehicle categories […] The post QOTD: Does Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq Hybrid Deserve Awards? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Technology, Media, Marketing, Global, Sales, Tesla, Green, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Korea, Autos, Chevrolet, Audi, EVs, Hyundai

Audi’s newest EV packs augmented-reality tech and customizable lights

New for 2022, the Q4 will likely become Audi's best-selling EV.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Crossovers, Audi, EVs, Electric Cars

Apple may have finally found a partner for the Apple Car

The Apple Car may be edging toward reality after a new report suggested the tech giant may have finally found a partner to help it make its electric vehicle.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Lg, Autonomous Cars, EVs, Electric Cars, Apple Car, Magna

Apple may have finally found a partner to build the Apple Car

The Apple Car may be edging toward reality after a new report suggested the tech giant may have finally found a partner to help it make its electric vehicle.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Lg, Autonomous Cars, EVs, Electric Cars, Apple Car, Magna

Polestar “will have to question everything” in order to build the first climate-neutral EV

Polestar, the Swedish electric vehicle brand spun out of Volvo Car Group, set on Wednesday a “moonshot goal” of creating the first climate neutral car by 2030. But instead of getting there through more widely-practiced offsetting measures, such as planting trees, the company said it’s going to fundamentally change the way the new EV is made. That means rethinking every piece of the supply chain, from materials sourcing through to manufacturing, and even by making the vehicle more energy efficien...
Tags: Transportation, China, Climate, Tech, Automotive, EVs, Volvo, Electric Cars, Volvo Cars, Volvo Car Group, Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar, Geely Auto Group, Carbon Offset, Electric Vehilces, Fredrika Klarén Polestar

Mercedes-AMG shifting gears with a variety of hybrids and EVs on their way

Mercedes-AMG will reinvent its range in the 2020s by placing a major focus on electrification.
Tags: Cars, Trends, EVs, Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes-AMG

Superlatively Stupid: Volkswagen Allegedly Changing Name to ‘Voltswagen’

Volkswagen is either hellbent on destroying its brand appeal or we appear to be on the receiving end of an early April Fools’ prank because there’s a rumor going around that the automaker is going to be changing its name to “Voltswagen” to better encapsulate what an absolute cringe festival it has become. Known best […] The post Superlatively Stupid: Volkswagen Allegedly Changing Name to ‘Voltswagen’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Marketing, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Editorials, Autos, Dumb Ideas, Volkswagen, EVs, Names, Electric Cars, Cringe, VW Group, Volkswagen AG, News Blog, Rumor Mill, Voltswagen

EV makers oppose delay to automotive emissions penalty increase

Electric vehicle manufacturers are pushing back against a decision to delay penalty increases for automakers who fail to meet fuel efficiency standards. A lobbying group representing legacy automakers — many of whom are now making substantial investments in zero-emissions vehicles — said the increase would have a significant economic impact during a time when the industry is facing mass disruption from the COVID pandemic. But new EV entrants say the penalty mechanism is a powerful performance...
Tags: Transportation, New York, Congress, California, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Electric Cars, Sierra Club, Nhtsa, Ev, Mercedes Benz, Second Circuit, Natural Resources Defense Council

Buying a Tesla with bitcoin could come with a hefty tax bill

A Tesla store in San Jose, California, in 2019. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Elon Musk announced Wednesday that Tesla would start accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars. Early bitcoin investors that use the cryptocurrency to buy a car could pay thousands in taxes. The capital gains tax treats bitcoin purchases similar to selling stocks or other assets. See more stories on Insider's business page. Using Bitcoin to buy a Tesla - as is now an option, CEO Elon Musk announced thi...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Electric Cars, Irs, Cryptocurrency, San Jose California, Tech Insider, Internal Revenue Services, Grace Kay, Smith Collection Gado Getty Images Elon Musk

Review: Porsche's $80,000 Taycan EV has fewer features than its 6-figure siblings - but it's just as special

2021 Porsche Taycan. Kristen Lee Porsche recently launched a more affordable version of the Taycan EV with a $79,900 starting price. The standard Taycan only has one electric motor and is rear-wheel drive. The standard Taycan is just as good as the $144,000 Taycan model I'd previously driven. See more stories on Insider's business page. In January, Porsche unveiled the most affordable version of its Taycan EV sedan - called, simply, the Taycan. I wouldn't call it cheap - a $79,...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Porsche, Autos, Mercedes, EVs, Electric Cars, Mercedes Benz, Kristen Lee, Taycan, Porsche Taycan, BITranspo, BIReviews, 2021 Porsche Taycan, Porsche Taycan Kristen Lee Porsche, Porsche Taycan Kristen Lee

The future of BMW interiors is this massive touchscreen that can tell who's speaking to it - see more

The all-new BMW iDrive. BMW BMW's iDrive infotainment and interface system just went through a major overhaul. It prioritizes voice commands and touchscreen operations. Debuting on the upcoming BMW iX EV, the new iDrive system will have a massive curved screen. See more stories on Insider's business page. With its upcoming iDrive 8 infotainment system, BMW will soon join the likes of the Lucid Air and new Cadillac Escalade in offering customers a giant, curved display. The new iDri...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Autos, Bmw, EVs, Electric Cars, Cadillac Escalade, Fritz, Lucid Air, Kristen Lee, BMW BMW, BMW iDrive, BITranspo, BMW Ix

BMW i4 brings the ultimate driving machine into EV territory

It offers up to 530 horsepower, 300 miles of range, and a new infotainment system.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Bmw, EVs, Electric Cars, Luxury Sedans, Sports Sedans

Canoo unveils a cute electric pickup truck that’s ready for the outdoors

California-based startup Canoo's third electric vehicle is a 600-horsepower pickup truck with plenty of space for people and gear. It's due in 2023.
Tags: News, California, Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Electric pickup trucks, Canoo

2020 Tesla Model S vs. 2020 Tesla Model 3

Upmarket variants of the Tesla Model 3 cost about as much as a second-hand Model S, but which one is better?
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, Car Buying, Electric Cars, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3

Audi’s electric 2022 Q4 E-Tron packs big tech lots of space in a compact package

The Audi Q4 E-Tron is as big as Audi's smallest soft-roader, yet it's as spacious as the company's biggest SUV.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Crossovers, Audi, Electric Cars, SUVs

The Station: Another Uber spinout is born and EVs dominate SPACs

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox.  Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Our transportation desk is taking shape. Two new reporters, Aria Alamalhodaei and Rebecca Bellan started Monday and have already provided some new and interesting coverage. Tam...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Japan, California, Germany, Softbank, Tech, Tesla, Cnn, Automotive, Porsche, Paris, Union of Concerned Scientists, Ikea, Volkswagen

Porsche just debuted a taller, more rugged Taycan EV with matching e-bikes - tour the $91,000 Cross Turismo

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo. Porsche The Taycan Cross Turismo is the wagon version of Porsche's Taycan EV sedan. It has additional ground clearance, more cargo space, and a Gravel Mode. Prices start at $90,900, not including the $1,350 delivery fee. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Taycan, Porsche's first EV, has been a hit so far. Riding on that popularity, Porsche introduced its much-anticipated wagon variant on Thursday.Meet the 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Porsche, Autos, Epa, EVs, Electric Cars, PASM, Kristen Lee, Cross Turismo, Porsche Taycan, Taycan Cross Turismo, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, BITranspo, 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo

Early Tesla investor is worried about competition encroaching on Elon Musk from all sides

Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Steve Westly said Tesla is facing an increasingly crowded electric-car market. The former board member said Tesla could lose buyers to companies like General Motors or Volkswagen. Tesla is looking to make a cheaper vehicle and expand its market in other countries like China. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former Tesla board member Steve Westly said the company is facing off against a lot of competition from other automa...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, China, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Porsche, Shanghai, Volkswagen, Audi, Electric Cars, Cnbc, Musk, Investors

You could soon charge an electric car in the time it takes to fill a tank of gas thanks to a startup partnering with Uber

Founders Khaled Hassounah and John de Souza stand in front of a battery swapping station. Ample Ample launched a charging network for Uber's fleet in San Francisco. The startup uses battery swapping technology to charge electric cars faster. The company plans to deploy the network in multiple cities for consumers within the next few years. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Ample, a startup based out of San Francisco, has launched a charging network that can recharge a...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, China, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Startup, Tesla, Customers, Batteries, Electric, Charging, Electric Cars, Musk

Volvo's second-ever EV just debuted without any leather - see the new C40 Recharge

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge. Volvo The 2022 C40 Recharge is a new, all-electric compact SUV from Volvo. It has an estimated 261 miles of range and a completely leather-free interior. No pricing was announced at this time, but we expect it to start at around $54,000. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. You can now count the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge on the list of upcoming electric vehicles.Unveiled on Tuesday, the C40 Recharge is the Swedish automaker's second EV destined for...
Tags: Google, Google Play Store, Transportation, US, Trends, Autos, Epa, EVs, Cma, Volvo, Electric Cars, Geely, Volvo Volvo, Ghent Belgium, Polestar, Kristen Lee

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