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Why Southern California is a new EV mecca, with Rivian, Lordstown, and Karma in Irvine

With the click of a mouse, a Karma Automotive technician brings a brand new electric vehicle to life. You sit inside and marvel at the sleek console, the plush seats, the streamlined, jet-age dashboard. Never mind that this new car doesn’t yet exist. Never mind that the driver’s seat you’re sitting on is actually a metal office chair. Thanks to the magic of virtual reality, Karma Automotive’s designers can visualize how a car looks long before they build it. “I can put you inside a car,” said Da...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Asia, Business, California, China, America, Los Angeles, Tesla, Bloomberg, Sport, Austin, Karma, Soccer, United States, Ford

Nikola Deathwatch: DOJ Indicts Founder for Lying to Investors

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted Nikola founder Trevor Milton over claims made to investors that could have been intentionally misleading. Though anybody tracking the story from the beginning already knows the corporate plot surrounding the company’s trucks has more holes than a deli platter comprised entirely of baby swiss. Back in September, Hindenburg Research (famous […] The post Nikola Deathwatch: DOJ Indicts Founder for Lying to Investors appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Electric Vehicles, Investigations, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Doj, Investors, Crime And Punishment, Ev, U S Department of Justice, SPAC, Nikola, News Blog, Trevor Milton, EV startups

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

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

Elon Musk says Tesla is 'quite likely' to build a factory in India but only if import taxes are lowered

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Delaware this month. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said a new factory in India was "quite likely." But he added that the country would first have to lower its import fees for completed vehicles. Tesla has been lobbying government officials to lower import duties, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla is "quite likely" to build an electric-vehicle factory in India, but only if the company's able to import co...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Elon Musk, News, California, India, Trends, Tesla, Manufacturing, Delaware, Musk, Hindustan Times, Karnataka, Reuters, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk

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

Kabira KM3000, KM4000 Electric Motorcycles Delivered to Goa Police

Kabira Mobility, the Goa-based EV start-up, has announced that it has delivered...
Tags: Autos, Goa, Ev

Tesla stock slips as UBS slashes its price target by 10%, citing slowing demand in China

Tesla TKed Wall Street's expectations. Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images The rise of Chinese EV brands represents a growing threat to Tesla, according to UBS.The bank reduced its Tesla price target by 10% to $660 from $730 in a Tuesday note."Tesla's lead in EV powertrain will likely shrink while the AV opportunity is already fully priced," UBS said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The rise in popularity of Chinese electric vehicle brands like ...
Tags: China, Trends, Tesla, Getty Images, Ford, Ubs, Audi, Hyundai, Ev, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen BMW, Volkswagen General Motors, Matthew Fox, Xinhua Ding Ting, Chinese EV

Tesla is still the king of EVs - but rivals will catch up fast, Wall Street analysts say

A quarter of those surveyed said a Tesla was their top pick for a new EV. Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images Tesla is by far the world's favorite EV brand, according to a new survey from UBS. A quarter of those surveyed said a Tesla would be their top pick for an electric car. But there's reason to think that other companies will start closing the gap soon. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has been the dominant player in electric vehicles - and the most trus...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Ubs, Toyota, Bmw, Lucid, Ev, Audi Mercedes, Bev, Tesla BMW, Getty Images Tesla, Tim Levin, Xinhua Ding Ting

Porsche and Pascal Wehrlein nab stellar Formula E results in Mexico, lose out on minor rules infractions

Photo: Porsche Porsche doesn’t do things by half measure. When the company decides it is going to get into racing, that’s because it has decided to win that series, that championship, and that race. It will pull out all of the stops to make victories happen, no matter what. It may take a few years of development and spending and engagement in a series to find its feet, but it always does. Nowhere is that more true than in Formula E. Porsche joined the series in the 2019/20 season and had middli...
Tags: Mexico, New York City, Racing, Porsche, Autos, Michelin, Formula E, Electric, Audi, Nissan, Pascal, Puebla, Ev, FIA, Andre, Wehrlein

Porsche will team with Croatia’s Rimac to take over Bugatti

Image: Bugatti Porsche wants to own a huge chunk of Croatian electric supercar manufacturer Rimac, and it is willing to go to some pretty great lengths to make that happen. For one thing, Rimac is scheduled to go public next year with a valuation of $6.06 billion. According to a report from Germany’s Manager Magazin, the deal won’t be straight cash, but a joint venture between the Germans and the Croats. Together Porsche and Rimac will take over Bugatti with Rimac holding a controlling stake of...
Tags: News, Germany, Vw, Porsche, Ducati, Autos, Croatia, Volkswagen, Electric, Hyundai, Bugatti, Dieselgate, Reuters, Ev, Volkswagen AG, Capri Sun

Study shows Brazilians ditching ethanol in favor of EV

In Brazil, Bloomberg reports that a study written by the former chief operating officer of one of the world’s largest sugar traders—Alvean—expects Brazilians to switch to electric vehicles en mass which will force sugar mills to shift their production rapidly away from ethanol and flood the global market with sugar. The shift to EVs to expected to hit a critical level by 2030 that would push mills to make the shift, with demand already starting to fall by 2025 and potentially becoming only 40% o...
Tags: Brazil, Ethanol, Ev, Fuels, Brazil Bloomberg

The rise of robotaxis in China

AutoX, Momenta and WeRide took the stage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 to discuss the state of robotaxi startups in China and their relationships with local governments in the country. They also talked about overseas expansion — a common trajectory for China’s top autonomous vehicle startups — and shed light on the challenges and opportunities for foreign AV companies eyeing the massive Chinese market. Enterprising governments Worldwide, regulations play a great role in the development of aut...
Tags: TC, Transportation, China, Tech, AV, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Shanghai, Self-driving Cars, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Ev, Robotaxi, Momenta, SAIC, ADAS

Elon Musk says Tesla is cancelling its Model S Plaid Plus

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk tweeted Tesla is canceling its planned Model S Plaid Plus vehicle. He said this is because the regular Model S Plaid is "just so good." The Model S Plaid starts shipping this week after a small delay. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Sunday that the company won't be bringing out a premium version of its new Model S Plaid car, the Plaid Plus."Plaid+ is canceled. No need, as Plaid is just...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Plaid, Model S, Musk, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton

Ford jumps to a 6-year high after it reports a 184% surge in electric vehicle sales in May

Ford Shares of Ford hit a six-year high on Thursday, jumping as much as 7% following its May sales report.The company said it saw a 184% surge in electric vehicle sales, in part driven by the Mustang Mach-E.Ford is up as much as 80% year-to-date as investors reward its jump into electric vehicles.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Ford surged as much as 7% to a six-year high on Thursday after it reported May sales that showed a massive jump in electric...
Tags: California, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Trading, Stocks, Toyota, Norway, Stock Market, Mustang, Ev, Matthew Fox, Mustang Mach, Ford Stock

British Firm Everrati Automotive Built An Electric 964 And It Rules

Well, what do we have here? An all-electric 964 generation Porsche 911 turned into an EV? Why yes, it is! Everrati Automotive Limited has turned a ’90s classic into a retro-modern machine by swapping out its high-performance aircooled flat six engine for a 53-kWh battery and an electric motor. It’s also packed with modern accouterments like the Porsche Classic infotainment system with Apple CarPlay compatibility, heated front seats, and an upgraded climate control system. Not bad, right? In add...
Tags: Apple, Porsche, Autos, Electric, Signature, Swap, Ev, 964, Porsche 964, Electric Porsche, Electric swap, Everrati, Everrati Automotive Built An Electric, Everrati Automotive Limited, Quaife ATB, Sport and Eco

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 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Fast Charging CUV Exposed

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 ultra-fast charging crossover utility vehicle was revealed yesterday, highlighting its Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). Ioniq 5’s 300-mile range, and 10-to-80 percent ultra-fast charging in 18 minutes showcases E-GMP technology. Outside, the ’45’ EV concept influenced the Ioniq 5’s design, while the chassis design adds more interior space. Ioniq 5 has […] The post 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Fast Charging CUV Exposed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Technology, Media, Global, Green, Infrastructure, Electric Vehicles, Korea, Autos, Crossovers, Export, Sales And Marketing, Hyundai, Korean, SUVs

Biden will reportedly rely on other countries for electric-vehicle metals, a blow to US miners

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The White House will rely on metals from overseas for US electric-vehicle production, sources told Reuters. The plans will be a blow to US miners, who had hoped Biden would rely primarily on domestic metals. The sources said that Biden's team planned to process, rather than mine, the minerals domestically. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden plans to rely on ally countries to supply the bulk of the metals...
Tags: Transportation, Colorado, Australia, Washington, White House, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Mining, Idaho, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Brazil, Michigan, State Department

The Monday Roundup: MTB miracle cure, Big Battery, killer culture, and more

Welcome to the week. Here are the most notable items BikePortland readers and editors came across in the past seven days… Anti-bike AMS: Bicycle users in Amsterdam are protesting because of concerns that city planners are prioritizing pedestrians. Mountain biking is the cure: Everything about this NY Times article about the renaissance of mountain biking in the U.S. makes me very happy except the fact that Portland has still not improved cycling access in Forest Park. Get it right, journos! ...
Tags: Yosemite, France, White House, America, Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, House, Amsterdam, Portland, Robert, Ny Times, Ev, Mtb, Federal Highway Administration

Curtiss Motors Pays Homage to American Heritage with EV Curtiss One

There’s something so stylish about the future meeting the past – and nobody takes an electric aesthetic to town quite like Curtiss Motors. If you’ve never heard of them, Curtiss Motors is an electric brand previously affiliated with Confederate Motors. The company pulled away and established itself as a separate electric motorcycle brand upon the birth of Combat Motors. Since  the split, they’ve been busy  producing a bike that pays homage to both sides of the fence in all the right ways....
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Ev, American Heritage, Electric Motorcycle, Motorcycle News, American Motorcycles, Confederate Motors, Combat Motors, Luxury bikes, Curtiss Motors, Unique motorcycles, Curtiss Power Pak

What has four wheels and loses money?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic and go deep. This time Natasha and Alex corralled TechCrunch transportation editor Kirsten Korosec to talk to us about the endless parade of EV SPACs, and more. Before we get into the show notes, you can follow Equity on Twitter here. About to join the Equity podcast crew … what should I do to pre...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Tech, Bird, Equity, Alex, Ev, SPAC, Natasha, Kirsten, Nikola, Waymo, Equity podcast, Kirsten Korosec

Fisker soars 17% after reaching deal with Foxconn for development of an electric vehicle

Production on Fisker's Ocean SUV is slated to start in 2022. Mark Matousek/Business Insider Fisker shares revved up 17% on Friday after the company and Foxconn finalized agreements to develop a "breakthrough" electric vehicle. Production of the vehicle is expected to begin in 2023 in the US. Fisker is aiming to begin production on its Ocean SUV in Europe in 2022. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of Fisker sharply jumped Friday after the company finalized a dea...
Tags: Apple, Europe, India, Cars, US, Trends, Markets, Taiwan, Electric Vehicles, Foxconn, Ev, Fisker, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, Henrik Fisker Fisker, Carla Mozee, Ocean SUV

General Motors Asks Government to Change Rules on EV Tax Credits

General Motors is asking the federal government to reset the federal EV tax credit system, effectively requesting a personal favor. As one of the first manufacturers to get an electric vehicle to market that people actually wanted to buy, GM hit the 200,000 cumulative EV sales cap in 2018. While customers could still get money […] The post General Motors Asks Government to Change Rules on EV Tax Credits appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Taxes, General Motors, Tesla, Green, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Autos, Tax credits, Industry News, Ev, News Blog, Greenwashing, Federal Ev Tax Credit, Steve Carlisle

If 12% is the new 30%, 4% is the new 12%

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. The whole team was aboard for this recording, with Grace and Chris behind the scenes, and Danny, Alex, and Natasha on the mics. We had to cut more than we included this week, which should give you a good idea of how busy the startup and VC worlds are of late. Make sure that you are following the podcast on Twitter, where we post all sorts of memes and cuts and, per...
Tags: Apple, TC, Uber, Twitter, Microsoft, Tech, Electric Vehicles, Epic, Sony, Venture Capital, Equity, Alex, Clever, Edtech, Nuzzel, Chris

MV Agusta Plans to Jump Into the EV World

Many motorcycle manufactures have been jumping on the EV bandwagon recently, and now MV Agusta has said they plan on doing the same. According to a release from MCN , MV Agusta CEO Timur Sardarov is set to begin research for an electric MV model next year and ultimately planning an electric release for 2027. This announcement comes after Powersports giants Yamaha, Honda, KTM, and Piaggio announced a consortium of swappable battery tech. Are six short years really that long from now? No, es...
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Honda, Yamaha, Ev, KTM, MCN, Piaggio, AgustA, Motorcycle News, MV Agusta, Timur Sardarov, Powersports, Sardarov, EV motorcycles, Yamaha Honda KTM

London-based EV maker Arrival soars 10% after announcing a vehicle-development partnership with Uber

Arrival product chief Tom Elvidge. Arrival Shares of London-based electric automaker Arrival soared Tuesday after the company struck a deal with Uber to develop a vehicle for ride-hailing drivers. Arrival said the car will reduce emissions as Uber has pledged for its London-based service to go fully electric by 2025. The Arrival Car's design is expected to be shown by the end of 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of London-based electric automaker Arrival s...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Uber, Europe, London, Cars, Trends, Markets, North America, Air Quality, Emissions, Eastern Europe, Ev, Carla Mozee, Climate Crisis, Arrival

Nio reverses losses, jumps 6% after record 1st-quarter deliveries outweigh chip-supply shortages

NIO EP9 electric car is displayed at its store in Beijing REUTERS Nio reversed its early-morning losses and jumped as much as 6% on Friday after its record first-quarter earnings was overwhelmed by chip supply shortages.Nio saw its first-quarter revenue grow 481% to $1.2 billion, handily beating analyst estimates."The supply chain is still facing significant challenges due to the semiconductor shortage," Nio's CEO said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, China, Trends, Ford, Tim Cook, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NIO, Matthew Fox, William Li, Beijing REUTERS Nio