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GM Signs Agreement to Build Battery Processing Facility

The all-electric roadmap at General Motors continues apace. This week, the company announced plans to form a joint venture with a group called POSCO Chemical, an outfit that has nothing to do with our News & Social Media Contributor despite sharing a curiously similar surname. GM’s plan calls for the parties to construct a facility […] The post GM Signs Agreement to Build Battery Processing Facility appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, General Motors, Production, Gm, Autos, Battery, Ev, News Blog, All-electric, Ultium, Posco Chemical


Tesla is pouring in more than $1 billion into its new Gigafactory in Texas, Elon Musk's new home base

Construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory in Austin, Texas.Mike Blake/Reuters Construction for Tesla's new factory in Austin, Texas, began in the summer of last year. Filings with Texas authorities showed the electric vehicle company will spend over $1 billion on the project. The project is expected to create 10,000 jobs. Tesla is pouring in more than $1 billion into its new Gigafactory in Texas that is expected to be completed by the end of this year.Construction filings with the Texas ...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Texas, California, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Musk, San Francisco Bay Area, Gigafactory


10 things in tech you need to know today

Happy Thanksgiving week. Employees told us about a panic at Spring Health, and we're giving you an inside look at the rise and fall of Clubhouse.Let's jump in.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app – click here for iOS and here for Android. Samantha lee/Insider 1. Insiders say Spring Health's hard-charging culture fueled a staff exodus. Founded by April Koh, the $2 billion mental-health startup offers therapy and coaching to corporations like Instaca...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Electric Vehicle, Facebook, Europe, Elon Musk, New York, London, Washington Post, US, Samsung, Trends, Nike, Tesla, Walmart


Elon Musk said Tesla's Model S Plaid will probably launch in China around March 2022

Tesla's Model S Plaid may launch in China around March, Elon Musk tweeted.Tesla/Hannibal Hanschke Pool/Getty Tesla's Model S Plaid will probably launch in China around March 2022, Elon Musk tweeted. The electric vehicle maker delivered the first examples of its Model S Plaid in June. The car can reach zero to 60 miles-per-hour in two seconds and costs $130,000, per Tesla. Elon Musk said on Monday that Tesla's Model S Plaid will probably launch in China around March 2022.In respons...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, California, China, Trends, Tesla, Transport, Model S, Musk, Tesla Elon Musk, Bryan Logan, Kate Duffy, Model S Plaid, China Musk


‘Greenhushing’ is the new greenwashing in the EV industry

We’ve been all-in from the get-go. Committed to total transparency about electric vehicles’ climate impact, and our progress towards a sustainable mobility. When we published our first Polestar 2 Life Cycle Assessment in 2020, including its full methodology, we encouraged other car makers to become more transparent about their products’ climate impact. Instead, several well-known brands released their own report that attempted to contradict ours. The Astongate scandal, as it became known, now ha...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Wikipedia, Cars, Alternative Fuel, Shift, Charging Network


I drove a 3-wheeled, one-seater electric car on a mini road trip through Southern California and I'm convinced it could change how we get from A-to-B

The ElectraMeccanica SOLO EV.Bryan Logan/Business Insider The ElectraMeccanica SOLO EV is an electric car that can travel 100 miles on a full charge. Yes, it's a one-seater with three wheels, but it has the creature comforts of a full-sized vehicle. It's a fun-to-drive ride around town, and perfectly capable of longer highway jaunts. Lately, I've been thinking about choices. In the US, there's no shortage of options when you're shopping for a car. You can find an unlimited...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, La, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Volvo, Electric Cars, Southern California, Pavlov, Tech Insider, Bryan Logan, Electra Meccanica, BITranspo, SOLO EV


Vietnam carmaker VinFast will start selling two EV models in the US next year as it challenges Tesla on its home turf

VinFast Global CEO Michael Lohscheller unveils an electric vehicle the Los Angeles Auto Show .Patrick Fallon/AFP Vietnamese automaker VinFast is setting up US HQ in LA and is also shopping for a factory site. VinFast is the auto manufacturing subsidiary of Vingroup, the largest conglomerate in Vietnam. VinFast has not disclosed prices in the US, but it's selling a smaller EV in Vietnam for $30,500. Vietnam carmaker VinFast has entered the US with its answer to Tesla, unveiling two full ba...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, La, Cars, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Ap, Cnn, Vietnam, Lucid, Reuters, VF, Michael Lohscheller, Lohscheller


Rivian drops 18% in its first down day as a public company following massive post-IPO surge

Trader Leon Montana works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange stocks NYSE worryAP Photo/Richard Drew Rivian fell as much as 18% in its first down day as a public company after it went public last week.The electric truck manufacturer has surged as much as 130% from its IPO price of $78 per share.The big up and down moves highlight the heightened volatility Rivian stock poses to investors.Rivian stock fell as much as 18% on Wednesday after a week-long post-IPO surge, sending the electric...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Montana, Finance, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Tesla, Ford, Trading, Volkswagen, New York Stock Exchange, EVs, Nyse, Hummer, Ford General Motors, Matthew Fox


In praise of EV sustainability critics

There’s always one. No matter how bold a goal we announce. No matter how transparent we are in our reporting. There’s always someone in the comments pointing out our sustainability shortcomings, blind spots, or apparent failures. We’re all for it. In 2020 we published the first Polestar 2 Life Cycle Assessment, including its full methodology. This prompted a critical response from within the car industry, which became known as Astongate. It even has its own Wikipedia page. But fascinating though...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Cars, Alternative Fuel, Battery, Shift, Charging Network


Rivian Goes Public – Will Openbay Service EV On Its Automotive Services Marketplace?

First the big news, Rivian went public yesterday (November 10th, 2021) making all kind of headlines and breaking records. In 2019 members of Openbay attended the New York International Auto Show. Rivian was on display and we were able to take a few pictures and a video of a vehicle walkthrough. Openbay is currently servicing plug-in hybrid vehicles on its nationwide automotive services marketplace. When EVs break into higher percentages of vehicles in operation on U.S. roads, the demand fo...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Autos, Electric Cars, Ev, Openbay, Rivian, EV Service, New York International Auto Show Rivian


Twitter decides Elon Musk should sell 10% of his Tesla stock

Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks at his mobile phone. Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Musk asked Twitter if he should sell 10% of his Tesla shares, and the response was a resounding "yes." "Much is made lately of unrealized gains being a means of tax avoidance, so I propose selling 10% of my Tesla stock," Musk said of the poll. "Whether or not the world's wealthiest man pays any taxes at all shouldn't depend on the results of a Twitter poll," Sen. Ron Wyden tweeted. Elon Musk asked Twitter if h...
Tags: Amazon, Electric Vehicle, Twitter, Elon Musk, Taxes, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Bloomberg, Stocks, Jeff Bezos, Wyden, Irs


Lucid jumps 9% as deliveries of its Air sedan begin and reviews suggest it's a formidable Tesla competitor

Lucid Motors Lucid Group surged as much as 9% on Monday as early reviews of its Air sedan rolled in.The electric vehicle manufacturer began to deliver its luxury sedans just last week.Reviews of the more than 1,000 horse-power car called the Lucid Air a worthy Tesla competitor.Shares of Lucid Group surged as much as 9% on Monday, extending its week-long gain to nearly 60% as the electric vehicle manufacturer begins deliveries of its Air sedan.The company plans to only deliver a few hundred...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Finance, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Tesla, Ford, Trading, Stock Market, Wall Street Journal, Lucid, Matthew Fox, Lucid Motors, Lucid Air, Peter Rawlinson, Lucid Group


Hertz CEO says his record-breaking $4.2 billion Tesla buy was inspired by electric vehicles going 'mainstream' as consumer demand for EVs rises

Hertz Interim CEO Mark Fields. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid Hertz Interim CEO Mark Fields spoke with Morning Brew about the company's latest electric vehicle purchase. The once-bankrupt car rental company announced on Monday it bought 100,000 Teslas for $4.2 billion. "Electric vehicles are now mainstream, and we've only just begun to see rising global demand and interest," Fields said. Hertz Interim CEO Mark Fields is shedding light on why the once-bankrupt car rental agency has decide...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Elon Musk, News, Interview, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Mark Fields, Rental Cars, North America, Electric, Hertz


Car review: The art and thrill of a Mini Cooper S

The hatch has always forged its own path. But is that enough to buy one? The post Car review: The art and thrill of a Mini Cooper S appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, South Africa, Motoring, Bmw, Polo, Johannesburg, Mini, On The Road, Openaccess, Pretoria, Mini Cooper, Cooper, Sculpture Park, Union Buildings, Car Review, Top Six


Tesla hiked the price on two models by $5000, weeks after price increases on its most popular vehicles

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla increased the price of its Model X Long Range and Model S Long Range models by $5,000. Tesla raised the price of two other models earlier this month because of supply-chain issues, CEO Elon Musk said. Musk hopes to make Teslas more affordable by 2023 and has plans to reduce some cars to nearly half of their current price. Tesla raised the price of two more of its cars because of ongoing supply-chain problems, making its electric vehicles some...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Supply Chain, Tesla, Price, Tesla Model S, Musk, Tesla Model 3, Shortages, Ev, CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Tesla Model Y, Emily Walsh


Tesla expands insurance beyond California for the first time, using only drivers' safety scores to price premiums

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he hopes to offer the new insurance product in "most of the country" next year. Tesla/Hannibal Hanschke Pool/Getty Tesla has expanded its car insurance beyond California for the first time, now offered in Texas. But its pricing model looks much different than before, with premiums based solely on "safety scores." The AI "grading" system calculates how well you drive based on five factors, like hard braking. Tesla now offers car insurance in Texas, but its pricing...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Texas, News, California, Trends, Insurance, Tesla, Musk, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Texas Tesla, Hannah Towey, Tesla Hannibal Hanschke Pool Getty Tesla


US safety regulators want to know why Tesla didn't issue a recall after reports of Autopilot issues

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Matt Rourke/AP Photo The NHTSA sent Tesla 2 letters demanding information about its Autopilot and Full Self Driving software. The safety regulator expressed concern about the software's use on the road after reported accidents. NHTSA is investigating 12 accidents that involve Tesla's Autopilot and stopped emergency vehicles. Top US safety regulators are questioning why Tesla did not issue a recall when it recently updated Autopilot software to make it better re...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, US, Trends, Tesla, Nhtsa, Tesla Autopilot, Autonomous Driving, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Teslas, FSD, Tesla Autopilot crash, Elon Musk Matt Rourke, CEO Elon Musk NHTSA, Emily Walsh Tim Levin


Tesla sold more than 56,000 China-made cars in September, a record

Elon Musk's Tesla sold more than 56,000 electric vehicles in China in September, per CPCA data. Xinhua/ via Getty Images Tesla sold 56,006 electric vehicles produced in China last month, according to CPCA data. This is the highest number since Tesla started production in Shanghai two years ago. The sales included 52,153 domestic deliveries and 3,853 exports from Tesla's Shanghai factory. Tesla sold more than 56,000 China-made electric vehicles in September - the highest since it st...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, California, China, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Shanghai, Musk, Reuters, Xinhua, FREMONT, Model Y, CPCA


Tesla sold more than 56,000 China-made electric cars in September, a record high

Elon Musk's Tesla sold more than 56,000 electric vehicles in China in September, per CPCA data. Xinhua/ via Getty Images Tesla sold 56,006 electric vehicles produced in China last month, according to CPCA data. This is the highest number since Tesla started production in Shanghai two years ago. The sales included 52,153 domestic deliveries and 3,853 exports from Tesla's Shanghai factory. Tesla sold more than 56,000 China-made electric vehicles in September - the highest since it st...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, California, China, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Shanghai, Musk, Xinhua, FREMONT, Model Y, CPCA, Getty Images Tesla


Biden calls Ford's new electric F-150 'a big boy' while promoting his infrastructure plan in Michigan

President Joe Biden drives the Ford's new all-electric F-150 Lightning in Dearborn, Michigan Nicholas Kamm / AFP via Getty Images President Biden called Ford's new electric F-150 truck as a "big boy" while speaking in Michigan. Biden took the truck for a test drive in a visit to Ford's Dearborn development center in May. The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill includes grants for electric vehicle charging stations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Presid...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Politics, Congress, Senate, White House, China, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ford, House, House Of Representatives, Michigan, Biden


Tesla jumps after reporting record deliveries in the 3rd quarter

Associated Press Associated Press Tesla stock rallied nearly 3% early Monday following a record quarter of deliveries. The EV maker delivered 241,300 vehicles globally in the third quarter. Tesla shares rallied despite a broader market slump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla stock jumped almost 3% Monday after the EV maker smashed analyst estimates with its third-quarter deliveries, despite the chip shortage plaguing the auto industry. The company delivered a recor...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Deliveries, Reuters, Ev, AlixPartners, Twitter Tesla, Natasha Dailey, MI Exclusive, Associated Press Associated Press Tesla, Congrats Tesla


Apple's former design chief Jony Ive is reportedly helping Ferrari design its first electric car

Jony Ive is the designer behind many of Apple's most recognizable products. Getty Ex-Apple designer Jony Ive's firm is collaborating with Ferrari on its first electric car, FT reports. The luxury carmaker plans to introduce its electric vehicle in 2025. Jony Ive designed iconic Apple products like the iPhone, Mac, and iPod. See more stories on Insider's business page. A design firm headed by Jony Ive, Apple's former chief design officer, and industrial designer Marc Newson...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Design, News, Steve Jobs, Trends, Tech, Designer, Ferrari, Airbnb, Electric Car, Financial Times, Jony Ive, Ive, Marc Newson


This startup's $18,000 electric car only has one seat. Its CEO told us why he thinks buyers will eat it up.

The ElectraMeccanica Solo. ElectraMeccanica EV startup ElectraMeccanica plans to deliver its first tiny, one-seat EV before the end of 2021. The one-seat EV is called the "Solo," and ElectraMeccanica's targeting personal and commercial use. Early Solos will be made in China, but localized models will eventually be built in Mesa, Arizona. See more stories on Insider's business page. Today, electric cars are all the talk. Whether it's the Tesla Model 3 sedan or the Mustang Mach-E...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Oregon, China, Trends, Tesla, Electric, EVs, Ev, Rivera, Mesa Arizona, Tofino, Jerry Kroll, Kroll, Tech Insider, Paul Rivera


Eli EVs begins production, European rollout of Eli ZERO, a compact two-seater

Eli Electric Vehicles, an early stage compact EV manufacturer, announced the start of production on its flagship Eli Zero, a micro “neighborhood electric vehicle” that is built for city commuting. The company plans to roll out small batches of the two-seater EV to distributors across 13 European countries over the next few months with a starting price of $11,999. Micro-electric vehicles are on the rise with other compact quadricycles coming to market recently, including the Renault Twizy, the Ci...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, China, Los Angeles, Tech, Vienna, Automotive, Paris, Amsterdam, Switzerland, Austria Germany, Li, Eli, KSR Group


Michigan State Police to begin testing Ford Mach-E Interceptors

Andrew Tarantola Contributor Share on Twitter Andrew Tarantola is a senior editor at Engadget. The next time you get pulled over in Michigan, it could be by a cop in an electric SUV — at least if Ford has anything to say about it. The American automaker is stepping up its Police Interceptor program, which modifies existing models for use by law enforcement, typically with beefed up suspensions, brakes and added horsepower. The...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, Column, UK, Tech, Ford, Michigan, Mustang, Ev, Engadget, Michigan State Police, Andrew Tarantola, Ann Arbor MI, Mach-E, Tceng, Ford Mach E Interceptors


Rivian wants to raise up to $8 billion in its hotly anticipated 4th-quarter IPO, report says

Rivian R1S. Rivian Rivian is looking to raise as much as $8 billion in its upcoming IPO, CNBC reported. The electric truck maker is backed by big names including Amazon and Ford. The company has a lineup of electric SUVs and pickups, and has partnered with Amazon for electric delivery vans. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric truck maker Rivian is gearing up to go public in the fourth quarter and is looking to raise as much as $8 billion in its IPO, Reuters reported o...
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Squad Mobility eyes shared platforms as target for its compact solar electric quadricycle

Squad Mobility’s vision of the perfect urban vehicle is a low-cost EV equipped with solar panels, swappable batteries and enough zip and range in its diminutive 6.5-foot package to meet the needs of city drivers. The early stage Dutch startup, which recently revealed the final design of its quadricycle, is now assembling working prototypes in Breda, the Netherlands. Squad has said the vehicle will have a base price of €5,750 ($6,790), excluding taxes. That price goes up if buyers want to add fea...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, California, Germany, Tech, Automotive, Netherlands, Squad, Airbnb, Sion, Sono, Shared Mobility, Breda the Netherlands Squad, Robert Hoevers


Lordstown Motors soars 41% after new CEO takes charge of EV developer

The Endurance. Lordstown Motors Lordstown Motors soared as much as 41% on Thursday after the EV developer named Daniel Ninivaggi as its CEO.Ninivaggi was previously the CEO of Icahn Enterprises and has experience in the auto business.He hinted at plans to raise more cash and said Lordstown's Endurance pickup truck could take market share.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Shares of Lordstown Motors soared as much as 41% on Thursday after the EV deve...
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Wedding guests used a Ford F-150 hybrid truck as a generator after a power outage temporarily stopped the party

Two married Ford engineers restored power to a wedding during a power outage using their Ford F-150 hybrid pickup truck. Nic Antaya/Getty Images Two married Ford engineers used their Ford F-150 hybrid truck as a generator at an August wedding. Harish Thiruvengadam and Swetha Shailendra joined their EV to the venue's light and sound systems. The bride told The Detroit Free Press that the trick let the party continue "until 2 a.m. or 3 a.m." See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Energy, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Texas, News, Trends, Ford, F-150, Michigan, Pickup Truck, Fox Business, Ev, Detroit Free Press, Randy Jones, Farmington Hills, Jim Farley


A $50,000 camper that turns the Tesla Cybertruck into an RV has hit $80 million in pre-orders - see inside

A deployed Cyberlandr. CyberLandr An artificial intelligence and software company is creating camper attachments for Tesla Cybertrucks. Stream It has already seen $80 million in pre-orders for its $50,000 Cyberlandr, its CEO told Insider. See inside the Cyberlandr, which will be produced and delivered in tandem with the Cybertruck. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chatter about Tesla's upcoming Cybertruck has subsided since its unveil in late 2019, but that's not stoppi...
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