Posts filtered by tags: Electric Vehicle[x]


 

This Swedish startup created an electric, autonomous freight vehicle that it says will hit roads next year

The Next Gen Pod. Einride Einride has created what it calls the world's first electric autonomous heavy cargo transport vehicle that has been driven on public roads: the Pod. The Pod comes in four variations for four different uses, and two of the variants will be delivered to customers next year. The Sweden-based company has now worked with names like Oatly, Coca-Cola, Lidl, and DB Schenker. "What sets us apart is our full-scale approach to sustainable autonomous freight development that'...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Sweden, US, Trends, CMO, Tesla, Lidl, Business Insider, Autonomous Vehicle, AET, Tech Insider, Waymo, Einride, Falck, Robert Falck


This modular EV vehicle platform can shift into endless types of vehicles from trucks to tiny delivery vehicles — see how it works

REE's modular electric vehicle platforms. REE Automotive REE Automotive is developing multi-sized flat electric vehicle platforms that can turn into endless types of vehicles, such as cargo delivery trucks and passenger shuttles. Building a scalable "one platform fits all" product instead of a full fledged electric vehicle is strategic, according to REE Automotive's co-founder and CEO Daniel Barel. The platforms use several of the Israeli company's proprietary systems, such as the REEc...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Trends, UPS, Business Insider, Mahindra, German Aerospace Center, Ree, Tech Insider, Barel, Hino Motors, Brittany Chang, Electric Vehicle Platform, Daniel Barel, Daimler Volkswagen General Motors, Mitsubishi Toyota


Ford just unveiled its $45,000 all-electric Transit van it says will be 40% cheaper to maintain than the gas-powered one

The 2022 Ford E Transit. Ford Ford has unveiled its latest electric vehicle, the 2022 E-Transit van for a targeted price of $45,000. The E-Transit will be available as cargo, cutaway, or chassis cab versions, and will have three different height and body length options. The electrified vans will be built at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri and will be available late 2021. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ford has unveiled its first fully electric Ford Transi...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Trends, Missouri, Ford, Ford Transit, Cargo Van, Tang, Kansas City Assembly Plant, Hau, Jim Farley, Ford North America, Brittany Chang, Ted Cannis, E Transit, 2022 Ford E-Transit


Fully electric vehicles will see a faster transition and more investment than hybrids, GM's chief sustainability officer says

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC Fully electric vehicles will see a faster transition than hybrids, a General Motors executive said during a panel with Business Insider. "I think we'll see a faster transition to pure EV's," GM chief sustainability officer Dane Parker said. GM has previously pledged to make at least 20 electric vehicles by 2023. Do you work at GM? Business Insider wants to hear from you. Contact the author of this report at [email protected] from a non-work email, or via...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Business Insider, Parker, Alex Davies, Dane Parker, Edit Series, Business News Desk, Isabella Jibilian, IGNITION Transportation, Ignition 2020, Arity-ignition


Fisker Goes Public With Spartan Energy SPAC

Despite having never manufactured a single production model, Fisker Inc. is a company reportedly worth billions. On Thursday, the prospective automaker indicated that it was ready to see how much more it could get via an announcement that it had officially completed its business combination Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp — a special purpose acquisition company — and […] The post Fisker Goes Public With Spartan Energy SPAC appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Ipo, Autos, EVs, Initial Public Offering, Fisker, SPAC, News Blog, Fisker Inc, Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp, Special Purpose Acquisition Company, Fisker Ocean, Fisker Goes Public With Spartan Energy SPAC


Joe Biden's climate plan is great news for Tesla, Wall Street analyst says

A Tesla flying "Black Lives Matter", Joe Biden, and American flags drives past President Donald Trump's golf club, Trump National, on August 30, 2020 in Sterling,Virginia. SAMUEL CORUM/Agence France-Presse/AFP via Getty Images Tesla is the biggest potential beneficiary from Joe Biden's climate-change plans, according to one Wall Street analyst. Garrett Nelson of CFRA Research says Biden's proposed acceleration of charging points and EV tax credits are great news for Tesla.  Biden's pla...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Politics, Texas, News, Climate Change, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, United States, Biden, Donald Trump, Tax Credit, Nelson, Midwest


'Another major step forward': Here's what 6 Wall Street analysts had to say after Tesla's earnings beat expectations

Reuters Tesla's third-quarter earnings report beat expectations on multiple key metrics including cash flow and gross margins. The electric vehicle automaker also reiterated its goal of 500,000 deliveries in 2020, a statement many analysts were anticipating before the report. Shares of Tesla soared nearly 5% at the market open on Thursday.Here's what six Wall Street analysts had to say about Tesla's third-quarter earnings report. Watch Tesla trade live here.Tesla's third-quarter earnings r...
Tags: Energy, Electric Vehicle, China, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Credit Suisse, Gm, TSLA, Goldman Sachs, Elon, Jpmorgan, Ev, Wedbush, RBC Capital Markets, Wedbush Securities


Elon Musk said Tesla is about to hike the price of its 'full self-driving' software by $2,000

Joe Skipper/Reuters Tesla is raising the price of its "full self-driving" software by around $2,000, its CEO Elon Musk announced on Thursday. The price of the assisted driving add-on will rise on Monday, October 26, to $10,000.  It follows the limited beta release of the software on Tuesday. Tesla has raised the price of its "full self-driving" feature, which isn't actually fully autonomous, many times in the past, and Musk has said it will eventually cost more than $100,000. Visit Busine...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Electric Car, Driverless Car, Musk, Grace Dean, Full Self Driving, Joe Skipper Reuters Tesla


GMC will be releasing 3 more variants of its 'super truck' Hummer EV over the next 4 years — see how they compare

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC GM opened reservations for the $112,595 "Edition 1" trim of the Hummer EV on Tuesday. In the coming years, GMC will also be rolling out three other trims between 2022 to 2024 that range from $79,995 to $99,995. This includes the $99,995 Hummer EV3X in the fall of 2022, the $89,995 Hummer EV2X in the spring of 2023, and the $79,995 Hummer EV2 in the spring of 2024. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GMC has unveiled the 2022 Hummer EV "supertruck" Tu...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Truck, Pickup Truck, Gmc, Ev, Watts, Hummer, Pickup, Tech Insider, Brittany Chang, Hummer EV, GMC Hummer EV GMC GM


GMC just revealed the all-new Hummer EV, a 1,000-horsepower electric pickup to take on the Tesla Cybertruck — take a closer look

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC The GMC Hummer EV — GM's first electric pickup — has arrived.  GMC debuted the truck on Tuesday and announced that people can now reserve the "Edition 1" model, which costs $112,595 to start.  The off-road-capable truck will compete with upcoming offerings from Tesla, Nikola, Rivian, and Ford.  GMC will roll out three additional trim levels over the next few years, including a base-trim version that will cost $80,000.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, Trends, General Motors, Features, Ford, Gm, Truck, Detroit, Pickup Truck, Pickup Trucks, Reveal, Cadillac, Gmc, Ev


The 14 coolest features of the $113,000 2022 Hummer EV 'Edition 1' — GMC's all-electric 'super truck' coming next year

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC GMC revealed its long-awaited Hummer EV electric truck on Tuesday.  To start, it'll only be available in the "Edition 1" trim, which comes packed with cool features like air-ride suspension, underbody cameras, and a six-way tailgate.  The Edition 1 starts at $112,595 and production will start in fall 2021.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GMC just unveiled its hotly anticipated 2022 Hummer EV, and the new all-electric pickup sports a vast array o...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, Trends, General Motors, Features, Gm, Truck, Pickup Truck, Gmc, Ev, Hummer, Ford Bronco, Pickup, Tech Insider, Hummer EV


GM will make its upcoming Hummer EV 'supertruck' at a Detroit plant completely reconfigured in a $2.2 billion renovation to only make EVs

General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly being transformed into Factory ZERO. General Motors General Motors announced that it has converted and renamed its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center into the automaker's new sustainable flagship electric vehicle manufacturing plant, Factory Zero. Factory Zero will supply over 2,200 jobs when the plant is finished and running. Vehicles like the highly anticipated GMC Hummer EV and Cruise Origin will be manufactured in the newly renamed and upgr...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, US, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Detroit, Factory, Chevrolet Volt, GM Honda, Tech Insider, General Motors General Motors, General Motors Detroit Hamtramck assembly, Brittany Chang, Cruise Origin, GMC Hummer EV


GM will make its upcoming Hummer EV in a Detroit plant completely reconfigured in a $2.2 billion renovation to only make EVs

General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly being transformed into Factory ZERO. General Motors General Motors announced that it has converted and renamed its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center into the automaker's new sustainable flagship electric vehicle manufacturing plant, Factory Zero. Factory Zero will supply over 2,200 jobs when the plant is finished and running. Vehicles like the highly anticipated GMC Hummer EV and Cruise Origin will be manufactured in the newly renamed and upgr...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, US, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Detroit, Factory, Chevrolet Volt, GM Honda, Tech Insider, General Motors General Motors, General Motors Detroit Hamtramck assembly, Brittany Chang, Cruise Origin, GMC Hummer EV


This fully electric delivery truck was built to be much safer to use in cities than the average large vehicle — see the Volta Zero

Volta Trucks' new Volta Zero. Volta Trucks Volta Trucks has unveiled the Volta Zero, a zero emissions electric cargo delivery vehicle built specifically for use in cities. The exterior body panels are made of sustainable and strong flax and biodegradable resin. Volta Trucks will begin manufacturing the Volta Zero in 2022 with the goal of producing 5,000 trucks annually by 2025. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Volta Trucks has unveiled the Volta Zero, a zero-emission...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, London, Sweden, Trends, European Space Agency, VOLTA, Rob Fowler, Brittany Chang, Volta Trucks, Carl Magnus Norden, Bcomp, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, Cargo Transport


Porsche created a huge EV charging truck that can recharge 10 Porsche Taycans at once — see how it works

Porsche's mobile charging truck. Porsche Porsche created an electric vehicle charging truck that can recharge 10 Porsche Taycans at once, and 30 total. The charging truck has a power rating of 3.2 megawatts with its 2.1-megawatt hour battery system. Porsche currently has seven of these chargers on wheels that have been used at various "customer driving experiences" and events. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Porsche created a mobile electric vehicle charging truck t...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Trends, Porsche, Electric Car, Ev, Tech Insider, Porsche Taycan, Brittany Chang, BITranspo, CT Viisual Features, Taycans, Porsche Taycan Porsche Porsche


An auto executive explains why the company's $7,000 tiny electric vehicle that 14-year-olds can drive is the future of urban transit

Citroen's electric mobility quadricycle Ami. Citroën Citroen has created a "non-conformist" electric urban mobility quadricycle. The Ami doesn't require a driver's license to operate and can subsequently be driven by 14-year-olds. The mini mobility unit starts at around $7,059 including VAT and is available for purchase in several European countries. Potential customers can also rent the Ami for a monthly subscription fee, or a minute-by-minute use payment. According to Anne Laliron, t...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, France, Trends, Netflix, Transit, Paris, Citroën, AMI, Tech Insider, Brittany Chang, Ami Citroen, Ami Citroën Citroen, Anne Laliron, The Guardian Citroen


Proterra, which makes big honkin battery systems and electric buses, raises $200 million

Proterra, the battery system technology developer for heavy-duty electric vehicles, said it has raised $200 million in a new round of funding. The new cash comes from Cowen Sustainable Investment Advisors, which led the round, along with money from Soros Fund Management, Generation Investment Management and Broadscale Group. Cowen took the bulk of the round with $150 million while Soros, Generation and Broadscale forked over another $50 million. This new capital infusion follows a year’s...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, California, Tech, Tesla, Transport, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, General-motors, Soros Fund Management, Tao Capital Partners, Burlingame Calif, Proterra, Ryan Popple, Generation Investment Management, Mitsui & Co, BofA Securities


SPI Energy surges 72% as its electric vehicle subsidiary announces partnership to design and sell pickup trucks

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Shares of SPI Energy surged as high as 72% on Thursday after the solar company announced that its EV subsidiary, EdisonFuture, entered into a partnership with electric pickup truck manufacturer Tongjia. The partnership places SPI Energy as the exclusive North American distributor of Tongjia's electric pickup trucks and electric logistics vehicles. Shares of SPI Energy are up nearly 415% year-to-date. The stock soared 4,300% in September after the EdisonFuture subs...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Australia, Trends, Markets, Stocks, Stock Market, Stock Price, Jim Osman, Fresno California, US Europe Japan, SPI, Electric trucks, Emily Graffeo, Stock Mover, SPI Energy, Solar stocks


Harley-Davidson should keep making e-motorcycles

Harley-Davidson should continue to make electric motorcycles. That’s my big takeaway after taking home the company’s LiveWire for three weeks. I’d ridden it on a closed course in 2019, but that wasn’t enough absorb the finer qualities of the 105 horsepower machine. After nearly a month and a thousand miles on the LiveWire, I’d venture to say it could be the most innovative motorcycle Harley-Davidson has ever produced. That doesn’t mean perfect (particularly on the pricing). But with declining sa...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, California, Milwaukee, Tech, Ceo, United States, Motorcycles, Italy, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Bronx, Honda, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Motorcycle


The maker of this new electric bus of the future just received an $118 million investment from BlackRock to build a US factory

The Arrival Bus. Arrival Arrival has unveiled a zero-emissions public transit bus with configurable seating arrangements to promote social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bus's price is comparable to that of a traditional fuel-burning bus, allowing its purchaser to save money long term, according to its maker. Arrival plans to ship 1,000 "microfactories" — where Arrival's transportation products will be manufactured — around the world by 2026. On Wednesday, the electric mobil...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, London, US, Trends, Bus, Electric, Hyundai, Kia, South Carolina, Blackrock, Ev, Tech Insider, Arrival, Brittany Chang, Coronavirus


The most popular used EV in the 25 states with significant sales is either the Nissan Leaf or the Tesla Model S

The electric car Nissan Leaf, at an electric vehicle charging station at Balboa Park. Dünzl\ullstein bild via Getty Images The Nissan Leaf is the most popular used electric car in the 25 states with the highest used electric vehicle sales according to a study by car search engine and automotive research firm iSeeCars. The Leaf is the most popular used electric vehicle of choice in 18 of the 25 states, including Tesla's home state of California. The remaining seven states prefer the Tesla M...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, California, Mexico, US, Trends, Tesla, Hawaii, Nevada, Nissan, Tesla Model S, Nissan Leaf, Ev, Carolina, Karl Brauer, Nissan Leafs


Amazon debuts its first fully electric delivery vehicle, created in partnership with Rivian

Amazon has received delivery of its very first, custom-built EV delivery van – a vehicle built through its partnership with electric transportation startup Rivian. The van doesn’t look too different from existing, traditional fuel and hybrid commercial delivery vans (though there are a lot more rounded edges) but most of the innovation is happening in less obvious places. In a blog post detailing the vehicle, Amazon outlined some of the unique features of its custom vehicle, including sensor-...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Cars, Tech, SUV, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Illinois, Driver, GreenTech, Alexa, Van, Rivian


Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the stock's price is high but he thinks the company will be worth more in 5 years

Elon Musk speaks during the Satellite 2020 at the Washington Convention Center on March 9, 2020, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images Elon Musk told The New York Times that Tesla's stock price is high, but he thinks the electric-vehicle company will be "worth more than this" in five years. "If you ask me, do I think if Tesla will be worth more than this in five years? I think the answer is yes," the Tesla CEO said in a Monday episode of the Times' Sway podcast.Musk a...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Washington, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Fiat, The New York Times, Snowflake, Valuation, Musk, Afp, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Washington Convention Center, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, David Rosenberg


Elon Musk has softened his usual hatred of fossil fuels, saying he feels bad for hating on oil and gas

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he felt "a bit bad for hating on the oil and gas industry" during an interview with The New York Times published Monday. Musk implied that most people working in fossil fuels had joined the industry before realizing the scale of the climate crisis. His remarks were surprising, given Musk has accused critics of taking funding from Big Oil and has vowed to kill the industry. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Oil And Gas, The New York Times, Electric Car, Musk, Kara Swisher, Tech Insider, Shona Ghosh, Elon Musk BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk


New York City will begin testing a new fully electric garbage truck — see the Mack LR Electric

The Mack LR Electric. Mack Trucks New York City's Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will begin test trialing Mack Truck's electric garbage truck. Mack Trucks, which is a part of the Volvo Group, will begin producing and delivering its LR Electric in 2021. The eco-friendly refuse truck that's now being tested in Brooklyn is powered by two 167-kilowatt motors that provide 536 and 448 peak and continuous horsepower, respectively, and 4,051 pound-feet of torque. The trials will test routes and t...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, New York, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, Pennsylvania, Electric, Mack Trucks, Mack, Volvo Group, New York City Department of Sanitation, Department of Sanitation, DSNY, Mack Truck, Brittany Chang


Germany's aerospace center has unveiled a concept modular electric vehicle that can change from a bus to a cargo van

The U-Shift. Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Center), CC-BY 3.0 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), the German Aerospace Center, has unveiled the U-Shift, a concept electric vehicle that uses "capsule" add-ons to turn the four-wheeler into different vehicles, like a bus or cargo delivery unit. A prototype version that's the size of a "large van" was unveiled at a conference earlier this month in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The prototype is currently r...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Germany, Trends, General Motors, Dlr, Mercedes Benz, Luft, Deutsches Zentrum, Karma Automotive, German Aerospace Center, Baden Württemberg, Tech Insider, Daimler Volkswagen, Brittany Chang, BITranspo


SPI Energy skyrockets 4,300% after announcing launch of EV business

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Shares of SPI Energy soared as high as 4,345% on Wednesday after the solar company announced the launch of an electric vehicle business. The EV business will "focus on the design and develop of new EV technologies and plans to partner with major manufacturers, as necessary," according to a press release. SPI Energy manufactures and distributes solar photovoltaic energy solutions for businesses and residential customers around the globe. Watch SPI Energy trade live...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Australia, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Solar Energy, Stocks, Silicon Valley, Stock Market, Stock, Returns, Spice, Ev, US Europe Japan, SPI, Randy McKay


California will require all passenger vehicles sold in the state be zero-emission by 2035

California Governor Gavin Newsom href="https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/09/23/governor-newsom-announces-california-will-phase-out-gasoline-powered-cars-drastically-reduce-demand-for-fossil-fuel-in-californias-fight-against-climate-change/"> issued an executive order on Wednesday requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles be zero-emission by 2035. The new order would be a huge boost for electric vehicles, and vehicles using alternative fuels like hydrogen, and could boost a sector that’s already s...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, California, Tech, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Green Vehicles, Charging Station, Executive, Gavin Newsom, Governor, Newsom, California Air Resource Board, California Government, Zero-emission


Tesla says its battery innovations will deliver its goal of a $25,000 mass market electric car

Tesla held its ‘Battery Day’ event on Tuesday to discuss a variety of innovations it has developed and is pursuing in battery technology for its vehicles. At the event, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and SVP of Powertrain and Energy Engineering Drew Baglino detailed new anode and cathode technology it’s working on, as well as materials science, in-house mining operations and manufacturing improvements it’s developing to make more more affordable, sustainable batteries – and they said that taken together, t...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Automotive, Transport, GreenTech, Hyperloop, Tesla Model S, Musk, Elon, Battery Technology, SVP


China’s electric carmaker WM Motor pulls in $1.47 billion Series D

Chinese electric vehicle startup WM Motor just pocketed an outsize investment to fuel growth in a competitive landscape increasingly coveted by foreign rival Tesla. The five-year-old company raised 10 billion yuan ($1.47 billion) in a Series D round, it announced on Tuesday, which will pay for research and development, branding, marketing and expansion of sales channel. WM Motor, backed by Baidu and Tencent, is one of the highest funded EV startups in China alongside NIO, Xpeng and Li Auto, a...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Electric Vehicle, Asia, New York, China, Funding, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Automotive, Shanghai, Tencent, Nvidia, Baidu, Gigafactory, Ev