Jul 10, 2021 - 04:57 pm

Software issues plague BMW iX3

A sporadic software error is the reason for a recall of the BMW iX3. In the event of a serious accident, overvoltage could cause damage to control units and components of the 12 V electrical system.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 10:59 am

Elon Musk’s trailer on Starbase

In Texas, where Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, is manufacturing its Starships, the Tesla founder is apparently staying in a humble prefab home that Teslarati claims can be towed by a Model X.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 10:45 am

Florida man strikes again

An incident in Florida captured on Model 3 cameras shows a man suddenly experiencing uncontrollable rage towards a Tesla car. We have seen a variety of EV-induced road rage incidents, but the sheer randomness of the attack is new.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 08:20 am

A thunderstorm brews over Lordstown Motors

The initially promising startup has had a bit of a roller coaster ride. After cash issues and an embarrassing prototype endurance race in Mexico, it seemed the company had weathered the worst. Now an investigation by the US Justice Department looms.

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Jul 4, 2021 - 10:59 am

Porsche issues global Taycan recall

Porsche is planning a global recall for its Taycan electric model. US customers complained in isolated cases about what appeared to be a software-related shutdown of the drive while driving, triggering an investigation by the NHTSA.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 10:59 am

Speed kills – even with the smallest of vehicles

The city of Paris is threatening electric scooter operators with the revocation of their licenses. If problems with speeding and improperly parked scooters continue, “we will consider the complete abolition of the scooters,” said Deputy Mayor David Belliard.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 10:34 am

Hungary & Samsung SDI submit new papers to justify EU aid

As reported, in October 2019, the EU Commission opened an investigation to examine whether Hungary’s plans to grant subsidies of 108 million euros to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd, Hungary, complied with EU rules on regional state aid.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 10:23 am

Tesla in trouble for broken charging promises

Tesla is being sued in a Californian court over charges at its Superchargers. Specifically, Kevin Shenkman filed a lawsuit on behalf of customers who were promised free use of the Superchargers for life when they purchased their car from Tesla.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 05:50 pm

Hundreds of scooters lie deep in the river Rhine

In Germany, divers have discovered more than 500 e-scooters at the bottom of the river Rhine. Local TV station WDR said rioters had thrown them into the river from a bridge in downtown Cologne. As if not disturbing enough, the divers also discovered something else.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 09:38 pm

Greenpeace misses its target

Shortly before the kickoff of the European soccer championship match between Germany and France on Tuesday, a Greenpeace paraglider had to make an emergency landing in the stadium injuring two people. Greenpeace has issued an apology.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 10:59 am

It’s hard to practice what you preach

While Elon Musk criticised Bitcoin for not ensuring renewable energy production for its operations, Tesla itself is now reportedly using hundreds of diesel generators to set up production at the future Giga Berlin plant in Grünheide, Germany.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Volkswagen managers must wait for electric cars

Due to the high demand for electric cars, the board of the Volkswagen brand has decided to take an unusual step. The carmaker’s 18,000 or so executives are temporarily no longer allowed to order pure battery-electric vehicles as company cars.

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Jun 13, 2021 - 01:58 pm

Electric scooter safety still a subject for discussion

In order to make e-scooters more perceptible to other road users, 60 of the small EVs from Voi will be equipped with artificial sound systems in three English cities (Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool). However, the measure is not as unilaterally welcomed as the initiators hoped.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 10:58 am

People with electric cars drive further

No sign of range anxiety – a survey commissioned by Nissan with 7,000 participants from Great Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Norway, Sweden and Denmark delivers very encouraging results. Most EV drivers are sufficiently covered by available charging infrastructure.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 05:48 pm

Lordstown Motors has serious cash flow issues

It is official – Lordstown Motors is at risk of bankruptcy and said as much in the latest filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission SEC. The company now has “substantial doubt” about staying in business over the next twelve months, not to mention producing the Endurance electric pickup truck.

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Jun 7, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Mustang Mach-E reigned in again

Deliveries of Ford’s flagship electric car Mustang Mach-E are on hold in the UK after the company discovered a nominal safety risk. The incident follows a similar scenario Ford had recently experienced in the US.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 11:18 am

The emission-free power of poo

Urban Utilities has launched Australia’s first poo-powered SUV, their second vehicle powered by electricity generated from sewage. Aptly named ‘Number 2’, the new SUV – a Hyundai Kona Electric – is the second vehicle to join the Urban Utilities poo car lineup.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 10:28 am

NASA take electric vehicles to the moon

NASA has contracted General Motors and Lockheed Martin to develop the next generation of e-vehicles for future lunar missions. This will allow astronauts on the Artemis mission, scheduled for 2024, to explore the lunar surface over further distances than ever before.

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May 31, 2021 - 10:30 am

More (legal) vandalism for Gigafactory 4

Following a case of environmentally motivated vandalism at the Gigafactory construction site in Germany, Elon Musk took to twitter to drum up sympathy from the locals. And what better way to impress the young people than through art!?

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May 27, 2021 - 10:53 am

Which Ford in Fordwich?

Ford targets Fordwich in rural England: In the 380-strong community of Fordwich, Ford has installed charging facilities with British Gas and allowed residents to try out a Ford Mustang Mach-E. The measure is designed to increase trust in electric vehicles.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/10/software-issues-plague-bmw-ix3/
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