Tag: USA

Jan 22, 2020 - 11:37 am

Will Tesla’s Model Y hit the streets sooner?

It is looking like an imminent start of delivery of the Tesla Model Y – among other indications, a Tesla employee is said to have claimed it will be ready in two weeks, and Tesla has already registered Model Y’s vehicle identification numbers (VINs).

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Jan 22, 2020 - 10:45 am

Tesla hits back

Tesla has spoken up against the NHTSA petition claiming that Teslas accelerate on their own: “This petition is completely false and was brought by a Tesla short-seller.”

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Jan 21, 2020 - 10:11 pm

Audi to launch Q5 & A8 PHEVs in the USA

Audi is bringing two plug-in hybrid models to the US market, the Q5 SUV and A8 flagship in the coming months. The carmaker says they come “at a competitive price point,” the Q5 plug-in hybrid especially.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 02:14 pm

Canoo opens waitlist for subscription-only EV

Canoo, (formerly Evoloczity), has announced the opening of the waitlist for their subscription-only, 7-seater, electric vehicle. Being put on the waitlist is open to everybody and free to join, though the initial market appears focussed on the L.A. area.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 10:54 pm

Ludicrous gone wrong?

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been petitioned to investigate cases where Tesla vehicles allegedly “suddenly” accelerated without driver intervention, particularly when parking.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 10:07 pm

Amazon to use 10k EVs in India by 2025

Amazon has announced its intention to use a total of 10,000 electric vehicles in India by 2025. These are to be both electric rickshaws and four-wheeled electric vehicles from Indian production.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:40 pm

Volkswagen plans innovation centre in the USA

Volkswagen is cooperating with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory of the US Department of Energy to establish its first innovation centre in North America. Research at the “Innovation Hub” will include research into electrification.

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Jan 19, 2020 - 06:53 pm

New Jersey installs plug-in vehicle rebates

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill to promote electric vehicles. The state calls for two million plug-in cars by 2035 and offers consumers rebates of up to $5,000. The ‘Light Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rebate Program’ will run for ten years.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 01:06 pm

Tesla distances from German battery production

Tesla does not plan to manufacture lithium-ion cells near Berlin in the first construction phase. This could be due to the tight schedule. Meanwhile, the Tesla Model Y has received certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in the USA.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Hawai’i launches charging station rebates

The energy supplier Hawai’i Energy has launched a new EV charging station incentive programme to improve the island state’s electric vehicle infrastructure. The state will grant $400,000 to rebate EVCS installation projects completed between January 2020 and 30 June 2021.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:13 pm

Volvo looking to build electric XC-90 in the USA

According to a media report, Volvo will produce the fully-electric version of its XC90 SUV model at its Ridgeville plant in South Carolina and will also build a plant to produce the battery packs for the model on the site starting this autumn.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:07 pm

CAM study finds USA and China EV markets in decline

In the two most important markets for e-mobility, new car sales in 2019 as a whole were down, as CAM notes in its latest industry study Electromobility Report 2020. Germany, on the other hand, has the highest gains worldwide – if you include PHEVs.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Lime is withdrawing e-scooter sharing from 12 cities

The shared e-scooter supplier Lime is withdrawing from twelve cities due to lack of profitability. In the USA these include Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and San Antonio, in Latin America Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima, Puerto Vallarta, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and the Austrian city of Linz in Europe.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 01:11 pm

Hummer may announce electric revival

Rumours of an electric revival of the post-military brand have been fed by information from two insiders. According to them, the Hummer revival is to be announced at the beginning of February during the Super Bowl by a commercial featuring basketball star LeBron James.

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Jan 12, 2020 - 05:35 pm

USA: Prices are out for the 2020 Nissan Leaf

Nissan has announced the U.S. American pricing for the 2020 Leaf electric car. The 2020 Nissan Leaf S, which uses a 40 kWh battery, starts at $31,600. The 2020 Nissan Leaf Plus S, which features a larger 62 kWh battery, has an MSRP of $38,200.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 04:35 pm

SK Innovation to expand in Hungary and the USA

South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation apparently wants to further increase its production capacities in the USA and Hungary to meet rocketing demand for EV batteries. There is also talk of a joint venture with Volkswagen.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 12:13 am

Chakratec enters North America with Blink Charging

Israel’s Chakratec that specialises in energy storage for ultra fast-charging stations is coming to North America. Chakratec is now collaborating with Blink Charging supported by a $900,000 grant from the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy Program.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 01:11 pm

Niu presents new electric motorbike & 3-wheeler

Niu has just presented the RQi-GT electric motorcycle and the TQi-GT three-wheeled electric scooter at the CES. The Chinese manufacturer is planning to put the two new models into series production in the second half of 2020.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 01:57 pm

EV subsidies extended in several US states

Several US American states have launched initiatives to support the electrification of their traffic. Massachusetts and Delaware extended their subsidy programmes, while Ohio is angling to introduce one. California extended traffic benefits to include those driving used EVs.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Fisker Ocean to retail for $37,499 in the US

Fisker has published further details about their electric SUV called Ocean at CES, including the purchase price, which starts at 37,499 dollars in the USA, meaning the e-SUV will be available from 29,999 dollars when taking the nationwide tax credit into account.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 11:38 am

Rivian collects 1.3 billion in financing

The US electric car manufacturer Rivian has raised 1.3 billion dollars in a new round of financing. The financing round was led by the fund company T. Rowe Price, Blackrock and included previous investors, Amazon and Ford.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 06:29 pm

Tesla launches Shanghai Model 3 deliveries

Tesla has started deliveries of the first Model 3s produced in the Shanghai plant to customers. The first 15 vehicles were handed over to Tesla employees during a special event. According to a Reuters report, regular customers will also receive their vehicles from 7 January onwards.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 02:40 pm

LS Power takes over EVgo

EVgo, one of the largest fast-charging networks for electric cars in the USA, has a new owner: LS Power just took over the company from Vision Ridge Partners. EVgo will remain as an independent brand under the umbrella of LS Power. The transaction is expected to close in early 2020, financial details have not been […]

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Dec 23, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Futuristic Christmas carol

Nissan North America has used the Leaf’s pedestrian warning system to create a new Christmas tune, now available via streaming services to celebrate National Go Caroling Day in the USA.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/22/gm-subsidiary-shows-production-model-ai-shuttle/
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