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Elon Musk speaks out about Tesla's $1.5 million payment to settle a battery-charging lawsuit, saying 'if we are wrong, we are wrong. In this case, we were.'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Elon Musk used Twitter to discuss a recent Tesla settlement focused on battery capacity. Tesla agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims it cut battery capacity to 1,743 vehicles in 2019. "If we are wrong, we are wrong," Musk said on Friday. "In this case, we were." See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the electric-vehicle maker been wrong to lower the maximum charging capacity for some vehicles. "If we are wr...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, News, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Vehicles, US District Court, Musk, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, David Rasmussen, Tech Insider, Car Batteries


7 Best EV Blogs On The Internet to Be Inspired By

EV Blogs, or electric vehicle blogs, are starting to gain popularity as the fame of EVs rise all around the world. Electric vehicles are environmentally friendly and have very low running costs as they use almost zero fuel. More and more people are using electric vehicles every day as countries gear towards “zero emissions”. This is the most crucial time for information about EVs, which is why creating an EV blog may be a top choice for a blog niche. If you are planning to write a blog about ...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Advertising, Features, Electric, Blog Niche, Ev Blogs, EV Obsession Review


Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China

This year has already seen price increases across the board, thanks largely to the supply crisis created in the wake of our response to the pandemic. As it turns out, shutting down the global economy wasn’t ideal for maintaining business as usual and nobody in charge seems all that interested in returning things to normal. […] The post Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, China, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Prices, Pricing, Tesla Motors, Model 3, Industry News, Gigafactory, Ev, Bev, Model Y


What Tesla’s bet on iron-based batteries means for manufacturers

Elon Musk earlier this week made his most bullish statements yet on iron-based batteries, noting that Tesla is making a “long-term shift” toward older, cheaper lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cells in its energy storage products and some entry-level EVs. The Tesla CEO mused that the company’s batteries may eventually be roughly two-thirds iron-based and one-third nickel-based across its products. “And this is actually good because there’s plenty of iron in the world,” he added. Musk’s comments refl...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Elon Musk, China, Germany, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Vw, Ford, Volkswagen, North America, NCA, Musk


Jeep Reportedly Working On Small BEV

Since Groupe PSA expressed an interest in buying up Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Jeep brand has ramped up talk about the merits of electrification – particularly in places like Europe. The off-road-focused brand even has a plan to offer zero-emissions compliant vehicles in every segment by 2025. However, the only vehicle Jeep’s currently producing that seems […] The post Jeep Reportedly Working On Small BEV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Europe, Psa, Fca, Autos, Rumors, EVs, Jeep, Fiat. Chrysler, Cmp, Ev, News Blog, Product Planning, PSA Group, Wrangler, Renegade


Chinese EV makers plunge as investors watch Beijing's regulatory squeeze tighten across industries

STR/AFP via Getty Images Chinese EV maker stocks plunged as investors continued to mull Beijing's regulatory squeeze on its corporations. Xpeng dropped nearly 17%, while Nio fell as much as 10% Tuesday. Li Auto and Niu Technologies also tumbled. While there was no new regulation directed towards electric-vehicle makers, the downward movements in stock prices appear to be a part of a broader sell-off in US listed Chinese stocks. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Befor...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, China, US, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Beijing, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi, NIO, Xpeng, Niu Technologies, Ant Group, Li Auto, Emily Graffeo


The story of a man's search for a charging station during his trip from Boston to New York demonstrates how Tesla owners still have an advantage over other electric-car owners

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station during a 200-mile trip. Axios editor Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger that would work with a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging infrastructure poses a major hurdle for electric-vehicle adoption and one man fo...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, New York, News, Boston, New York City, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Electric Cars, Charging Station, Musk


A man's panicked search for an electric-car charging station between Boston and New York reveals one of Tesla's biggest advantages over its rivals

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station during a 200-mile trip. Axios editor Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger that would work with a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging infrastructure poses a major hurdle for electric-vehicle adoption and one man fo...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, New York, News, Boston, New York City, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Electric Cars, Charging Station, Musk


A man's panicked search for an electric-car charging station between Boston and New York shows one of Tesla's biggest advantages over its rivals

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station on a 200-mile trip. Axios' Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger for a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging infrastructure poses a major hurdle for electric-vehicle adoption, and one man found that it represents...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, New York, News, Boston, New York City, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Electric Cars, Charging Station, Musk


Spoiler alert: The most popular used EV in the US isn’t a Tesla

Tesla may be dominating the new EV sales, but there’s another — and unexpected — winner in the used electric vehicle market. iSeeCars.com analyzed data from the top 25 states with the greatest EV sales, which revealed that the best-selling used electric vehicle is the Nissan LEAF. Credit: NissanThe Nissan LEAF. In fact, the Nissan LEAF is the most popular choice in 18 out of the 25 states, while the Tesla Model S holds the first place in the remaining seven states. Credit: Tesla The Tesla Model ...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, US, Tesla, Nissan, Shift, NissanThe Nissan


Automakers have battery anxiety, so they’re taking control of the supply

Battery joint ventures have become the hot must-have deal for automakers that have set ambitious targets to deliver millions of electric vehicles in the next few years. It’s no longer just about securing a supply of cells. The string of partnerships and joint ventures show that automakers are taking a more active role in the development and even production of battery cells, . Automakers are taking a more active role in the development and even production of battery cells. And ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, General Motors, Basf, Tesla, Automotive, Porsche, Ford, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Panasonic, Bmw, Volkswagen, Hyundai


Hot Tip: Chevrolet Addresses Bolt EV Fires, Readies Recall

Chevrolet has issued a statement to owners of Bolt EVs that could be subject to surprise fires while charging, offering more tips on how to avoid burning down their homes while it preps another recall. General Motors and supplier LG Chem have identified “two rare manufacturing defects” that they believe are causing the fires and […] The post Hot Tip: Chevrolet Addresses Bolt EV Fires, Readies Recall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Safety, General Motors, Recalls, Electric Vehicles, Fires, Gm, Batteries, Autos, Lg, Bolt, Chevrolet, EVs, Volt, Chevrolet Bolt, Ev


GM recalls Bolt EVs once again over fire risks

Devindra Hardawar Contributor Devindra Hardawar is a Senior Editor at Engadget. GM is issuing a second recall for 2017 to 2019 Bolt EVs over potential fire issues. The company says it plans to replace defective batteries, but until it can do so it’s advising Bolt customers to limit their charging up to 90 percent, and not to go below 70 miles of range. It’s also reiterating a recommendation from last week against parking indoors and leaving the car’s to charge o...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, Column, Tech, Recall, Gm, Chevy, Bolt, Hyundai, Bolt Ev, Ev, Kona, LG Chem, Devindra Hardawar, Tceng, Engadget GM


No, charging an electric car doesn't produce more carbon than driving a regular one

The electric car Nissan Leaf, at an electric vehicle charging station at Balboa Park. Dünzl\ullstein bild via Getty Images A study found that in the US electric cars produce 60% to 68% fewer emissions than gas-powered ones. EVs quickly recoup their higher manufacturing emissions and are more sustainable than traditional cars. The study says lawmakers must shift from combustion engines to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. See more stories on Insider's business page. No, electri...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, Climate Change, China, India, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Electric Car, Transporation, Ev, ICCT, International Council on Clean Transportation ICCT


Tesla Opening Charging Network to Other Brands

On Tuesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that his company’s proprietary charging network would be opened up to other brands by 2022. It’s something Europe has been pressing the automaker on for years and a topic that’s become increasingly popular in the United States. Tesla announced it had completed over 25,000 charging points this year […] The post Tesla Opening Charging Network to Other Brands appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Europe, Elon Musk, Tesla, Infrastructure, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Charging, Tesla Motors, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Charging Networks, EV Charging, United States Tesla, Ev Charging Infrastructure


GM Warns Bolt Owners to Avoid Unattended Charging or Parking Their EVs Inside

The dependability of Chevy’s Bolt EV may have just taken another hit following a recent warning from GM asking Bolt owners to refrain from charging their cars while unattended or parking their EVs inside. Read more...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Science, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Chevy, Bolt, Chevrolet Bolt, LG Chem, Battery Electric Vehicles, Hatchbacks, Car Classifications, General Motors Ev1, GM Warns Bolt Owners


NHTSA Cautions Against Leaving Chevrolet Bolt EVs Indoors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued an alert pertaining to Chevrolet Bolt owners, as the vehicles’ LG Chem battery packs could have a propensity to catch fire. On Wednesday, the safety organization recommended that the cars be left outdoors (ideally a healthy distance from anything flammable) and never left unattended while charging. This […] The post NHTSA Cautions Against Leaving Chevrolet Bolt EVs Indoors appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Safety, Recalls, Autos, Chevy, Bolt, Chevrolet, EVs, Electric Cars, Nhtsa, Chevrolet Bolt, Bolt Ev, LG Chem, News Blog, Automotive Safety, EV fires


Inside GM’s startup incubator strategy

GM has launched a series of new subsidiaries in the past year tackling electrification, connectivity and even insurance — all part of the automaker’s aim to find value (and profits) beyond its traditional business of making, selling and financing vehicles. These startups, including numerous ones that will never make the cut, get their start under Vice President of Innovation Pam Fletcher’s watch. Fletcher, who joined TechCrunch on June 9 at the virtual TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 event, runs a gr...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, General Motors, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Volt, Chevy Bolt, Pam Fletcher, Chevrolet Volt, Chevy Volt, Fletcher, Cruise Automation


How Amazon-owned Zoox designed its self-driving vehicles to prevent crashes

The hubbub surrounding the autonomous vehicle industry often focuses on venture capital rounds, speculation about IPOs and acquisitions. But the industry’s future also hinges on the high-stakes task of proving the technology can operate safer than human drivers do today and gaining the public’s trust. In short: safety matters. Zoox issued a safety report Tuesday that aims to give new insight into its custom electric autonomous vehicle and describes in greater detail various design details aimed ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles, Nhtsa, Rosekind, Autonomous Vehicle, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mark Rosekind, Zoox, Zoox Zoox


The Station: Waymo nabs more capital, Cruise taps a $5B credit line and hints about Argo’s future

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. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. A few Extra Crunch items highlight before we jump into things. This week, we published an interview with Refraction AI co-founder and CTO Matthew Johnson-Roberson as part of an ongo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, UK, Microsoft, Australia, California, Washington, China, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Cruise


Ford acquires Electriphi as it prepares to woo EV fleet customers

Ford has two electric vehicles in the pipeline —  the E-Transit cargo van and F-150 Lighting Pro —aimed at commercial customers. Now, the automaker is rounding out its future EV commercial business with the acquisition of battery management and fleet monitoring software startup Electriphi. Terms of the acquisition weren’t disclosed. Ford is betting that the software developed by the three-year-old San Francisco startup will help it capture more than $1 billion in revenue just from charging by 20...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, San Francisco, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Ghadiali, Electriphi, Muffi Ghadiali, Ford Pro


Canoo to build its first electric vehicle factory in Oklahoma

Canoo, the electric vehicle startup that recently became a publicly traded company through a merger with a SPAC, plans to build a factory in Oklahoma that will employ up to 2,000 workers, newly appointed CEO Tony Aquila said Thursday during the company’s investor day presentation. The factory will be located on a 400-acre site in the MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor, Oklahoma about 45 minutes from Tulsa. The facility, which the company describes as a “mega microfactory” will include a paint, ...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Electric Vehicles, Netherlands, Oklahoma, North America, Hyundai, East Coast, Faraday Future, Tulsa, SPAC


Lordstown Motors reverses claims about “binding orders” for electric pickup truck

Lordstown Motors does not have binding orders from customers for its electric Endurance pickup truck — a reversal from claims made earlier this week by company executives in an effort to restore confidence in the troubled company, according to a regulatory filing released Thursday. Lordstown Motors interim CEO Angela Strand and President Rich Schmidt made a series of statements Tuesday at an Automotive Press Association event that drove up shares in the company, including that it has enough “bin...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Don, SPAC, Lordstown, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, Steve Burns, Automotive Press Association, Hindenburg, Workhorse Group, Electric Pickup Truck


GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs

There is plenty of electrification news this week, despite the brunt of consumers remaining seemingly disinterested in the automotive segment that’s entirely dependent upon batteries. General Motors recently announced that it would be increasing its EV investments through 2025 to $35 billion, noting that some amount of the funding will also be going toward autonomous vehicle […] The post GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs appeared first on The Truth Ab...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, General Motors, Investment, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, EVs, Industry News, Carlos Tavares, News Blog, Product Planning, Union News, Ultium


Apple boosts its 'Project Titan' electric car plan by hiring the cofounder of EV startup Canoo, who also spent 30 years at BMW

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Roy Rochlin / WireImage Apple hired a former BMW exec and Canoo cofounder to work on its electric car project, Bloomberg first reported. Ulrich Kranz spent 30 years at BMW before setting up startup Canoo, which he became CEO of in 2019. Apple is reportedly building a self-driving electric car, but has made no public announcements. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple has hired Ulrich Kranz, a former BMW executive and cofounder of autonomous electric ve...
Tags: Apple, Google, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Xiaomi, Bmw, Nissan, Huawei, Electric Car, Faraday Future, Reuters, SPAC


Ford has made more electric Mustangs than gas-powered ones this year, due to the global chip shortage

The Mustang Mach-E. This is Ford's first serious attempt at making a long-range EV and will be the flagship of a new lineup that will include an electric F-150 pickup truck. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Production of Ford's all-electric Mustang Mach-E is outpacing the traditional gas model. The company reported that 27,816 Mach-E's have been made, compared with 26,089 traditional Mustangs. Production of the gas version was suspended in May due to the worldwide shortage of ...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ford, Kansas, EVs, Mustang, Mustangs, Farley, Bronco, Michigan Illinois, Jim Farley, Tech Insider, Flat Rock Michigan


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


Owners of Teslas and other EVs are getting hundreds of new fast-charging stations at 7-Eleven stores across North America

7-Eleven Electric vehicle drivers will soon have a few hundred new places to top up their batteries. 7-Eleven plans to install 500 fast-charge ports at select convenience stores before 2023. The company says the ports will give it "the largest and most compatible" system of any US retailer. See more stories on Insider's business page. Driving an electric vehicle is about to get a bit more like the traditional gasoline experience.This week, convenience store chain 7-Eleven announced pl...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, La, US, Trends, Tesla, Walgreens, 7-eleven, North America, Biden, Eleven, Teslas, Tech Insider, Convenience Stores, DOMINICK REUTER, Joe DePinto


ChargerHelp co-founder, CEO Kameale C. Terry is heading to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

Thousands of electric vehicle charging stations will be built around the country over the next decade. ChargerHelp!, founded in January 2020 by Kameale C. Terry and Evette Ellis, wants to make sure they stay up and running. The idea for the on-demand repair app for EV charging stations came to Terry when she was working at EV Connect, where she held a number of roles including director of programs and head of customer experience. She noticed long wait times to fix non-electrical issues at chargi...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Technology, China, Events, Linkedin, Tech, Ceo, AV, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Automation, Transport, Reid Hoffman


Ford climbs 9% after saying it will boost electric-vehicle spending to $30 billion by 2025

Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Ford climbed as much as 9% Wednesday after revealing plans to boost its electric-vehicle investment to $30 billion by 2025. The automaker also said it expects electric vehicles to make up 40% of its global sales by 2030. The announcements were made during Ford's Investor Day, its first under CEO Jim Farley. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Ford Motor climbed as much as 9% on Wednesday after the auto...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Ford Motors, Toyota, Ford Motor, Wedbush, Farley, Volkswagen General Motors, Jim Farley, Jen Psaki, Jim Farley Ford