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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


SA needs to gear up for clean energy

Exploration and beneficiation of minerals will reduce the country’s carbon footprint The post SA needs to gear up for clean energy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Energy, Business, IEA, Renewables, Electric Cars, International Energy Agency, Eskom, Paris Agreement, Minerals, Top Six, Alan Fine, Department Of Mineral Resource And Energy, Low-carbon Energy, Michael Cronwright, Mineral Council of South Africa, Thandiwe Maimane


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


Lamborghini says it will make its first fully electric car after 2025 and invest $1.8 billion in a 'hybrid transition'

Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann Odd Andersen / AFP via Getty Images Lamborghini plans to make its first fully electric car after 2025. The Volkswagen-owned brand said it would invest $1.8 billion on a hybrid-energy transition by the end of 2024. New hybrid models could reduce carbon emissions by 50% from early 2025, the company's CEO said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lamborghini has announced plans to make a fully electric car after 2025. The luxury carmaker a...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Vw, Volkswagen, Bentley, Electric Cars, Lamborghini Huracan, Afp, Hybrid Cars, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini, Volkswagen Group, Stephan Winkelmann


Elon Musk is right. Bitcoin could erase Tesla's strides toward a carbon-free future

Business Insider Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks at his mobile phone. Joe Skipper/Reuters On Wednesday, Tesla suspended purchases of its cars with bitcoin. CEO Elon Musk cited the environmental impact of mining and trading on carbon emissions. Bitcoin has a growing carbon footprint and could soon become the 5th largest carbon dioxide emitter in the world. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla suspended vehicle purchases made using bitcoin this week, just three months a...
Tags: Energy, Elon Musk, News, Greece, Finance, Trends, Tesla, Bank Of America, Analysis, Bitcoin, Carbon Emissions, Cryptocurrencies, Electric Cars, Musk, American Airlines, BofA


Tesla will pay $750,000 and build a solar roof to settle dozens of air-quality violations at its Fremont factory

Tesla received 33 notices of violations over air quality at its Fremont factory since 2015. David Butow/Corbis News via Getty Images Tesla agreed to $1 million in penalties for violating air-quality regulations in California. The company will pay a $750,000 fine and fund a solar roof project in a community with poor air quality. The EPA in April accused Tesla of failing to report emissions from its cars' coatings. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has been slappe...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Auto Industry, Epa, Electric Cars, US environmental protection agency, FREMONT, Jack Broadbent, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Mercury News, Fremont California


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


Elon Musk predicted Tesla's Model Y would 'quite likely' be the world's best-selling car in 2022

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk expects the Tesla Model Y to be the world's best-selling car in 2022, he said Monday. Tesla only produces its Model Y at two factories, though two more are opening next year. Tesla sold 500,000 total vehicles in 2020 - far below sales for the world's best-selling individual cars. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's Model Y SUV would likely become the world's best-selling car next year, its...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, China, Berlin, US, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Electric Cars, Musk, Shanghai China, Toyota Corolla, Fremont California, Model Y, Zachary Kirkhorn Tesla, Forbes Ford


Elon Musk predicts Tesla's Model Y will 'quite likely' be the world's best-selling car in 2022

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk expects the Tesla Model Y to be the world's best-selling car in 2022, he said Monday. Tesla only produces its Model Y at two factories, though two more are opening next year. Tesla sold 500,000 total vehicles in 2020 - far below sales for the world's best-selling individual cars. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's Model Y SUV would likely become the world's best-selling car next year, its...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, China, Berlin, US, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Electric Cars, Musk, Shanghai China, Toyota Corolla, Fremont California, Model Y, Zachary Kirkhorn Tesla, Forbes Ford


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


GM showed off new, colorful versions of its tiny sub-$6,000 electric cars that outsell Teslas in China. Take a look.

Mini EV Macaron in green Ng Han Guan / AP Photo General Motors has released a new range for its best-selling Hong Guang Mini EV in China. The car now comes in three pastel shades, and the Mini EV Cabrio convertible is planned for 2022. Sales of the Mini EV were reportedly nearly double that of Tesla's Model 3 in China during January. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors (GM) has released new, colorful versions of China's best-selling electric car, the tin...
Tags: Transportation, China, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Bbc, Cnn, Shanghai, Gm, Electric Cars, Tesla Model 3, General Motors GM, SAIC, NIO, Barcroft Media, SAIC GM Wuling


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


U.S. News Announces the 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars

Hyundai wins the most awards of any brand.
Tags: Hyundai, Electric Cars


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


BMW Has Got Its Timing Right for Beefing up Electric Cars: CEO

By Nick Carey and Christina AmannLONDON (Reuters) - BMW has timed its shift to electric cars well and its upcoming products will upend the...
Tags: Bmw, Electric Cars, Nick Carey, Christina AmannLONDON Reuters BMW


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


Jeep is building EV charging stations at off-roading trails across the US

Some of the stations will be solar-powered. Jeep Jeep will install charging points at popular off-roading trails across the US. The brand is partnering with EV charging firm Electrify America. The first charging stations will arrive this spring in Moab, Utah and California. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeep announced Friday that it will create a network of electric-vehicle charging stations at US off-roading spots. Through a partnership with Electrify America, the br...
Tags: Transportation, News, California, US, Trends, Vw, Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Vehicles, Bill Gates, Auto Industry, Electric Cars, Jeep, Rubicon Trail, Moab Utah, Tech Insider, EV Charging


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


A Canadian mining company called Musk spiked this week after buying the rights to the 'Elon' lithium property

Tesla head Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Shares of Musk Metals popped this week following the Canadian miner's deal to buy a lithium property called "Elon". Musk Metals says the deal arrives as the "shift to electric vehicles" drives demand for battery metals and materials. The company plans to acquire 3 million shares of Tonto Investments for the deal. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of Canadian miner Musk Metals pulled back Wednesday after a more than ...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Deal, Electric Cars, Musk, Elon, Lithium, Tonto, Carla Mozee, MI Exclusive, Musk Metals, Elon Musk Metals, Tonto Investments