26 May 2023 | Synopsis"Last year, the Model Y was the best-selling vehicle in Europe and California, the fourth best-selling in China...The Model Y has dethroned the Toyota Corolla as the world's best-selling car in Q1 and looks like it may well maintain this position for the full year.
"Model Y had 267,200 sales in Q1, according to data from 53 markets and projections/estimates for the rest of the world. This put it ahead of the Corolla at 256,400 sales..."
26 May 2023 | Synopsis"The agreement more than doubles the number of fast-chargers available to owners of Ford EVs such as the F-150 Lightning and Mustang Mach-E [starting in 2024]"
"Currently they have about 10,000 fast-chargers available through Ford's BlueOval Charge Network, and more than 12,000 Superchargers will be added under the agreement.
"Ford will also provide built-in connectors as standard on its EVs starting in 2025, meaning Ford EV owners won't need a special adapter to be able to use the Superchargers."
26 May 2023 | SynopsisMy children have grown up in a Tesla, and our journey together has been nothing short of electrifying...Growing up in a Tesla has also impacted my children's understanding of sustainable living. They've become more environmentally conscious, realizing that choosing an electric vehicle is not only a lifestyle choice but also an ethical one.
"lessons they have learned from our adventures in the Tesla Model S are invaluable, setting the stage
26 May 2023 | Synopsis".. these three vehicles stand out as ones I'd steer clear of...But for my personal tastes and needs, their downsides outweigh their benefits
"The single-seat, three-wheeler [ElectraMeccanica Solo] challenges the American desire for bigger and bigger vehicles, which I think is great..[GMC'sHummer is] much, much more vehicle than most...the Leaf uses a different fast-charging port than the rest of the industry, limiting the stations where it can be refueled."
26 May 2023 | Synopsis"... owners of apartment and condominium buildings will feel increasing pressure to offer charging services in their garages...By cutting out an outside commercial charging station, the electric car owner can save 50% or more of the cost for the same electricity...
"...we may end up seeing a huge fundamental shift away from privately owned vehicles of any kind in favor of shared electric vehicles like the bikeshare programs..."
25 May 2023 | Synopsis"Minnesota's new law includes an EV rebate of $2,500 for a new car and $600 for a used one, with no income caps, among other EV incentives...Minnesotans will receive $15.716 million in first-time rebates for purchasing EVs. The rebates are limited to new vehicles with an MSRP of $55,000 or below and used vehicles that sell for $25,000 or below...The state rebate is in addition to the federal $7,500 tax credit."
25 May 2023 | Synopsis"22-year-old Danielle Wright was filmed pulling up at the pump and then frantically trying to locate the vehicle's fuel filler cap. With the fuel nozzle in hand, she circled the car to find the fuel cap door, and she only gave up when people repeatedly told her it's an electric car.
"Wright, who describes herself as a digital creator, said she had had a long day when the video was taken. She added that her Model Y was also very new the then, so old habits kicked in."
25 May 2023 | Synopsis"...EVs for All Act legislation that would establish an innovative grant program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support electric vehicle car-sharing for public housing residents.
"Electric vehicle car share programs can improve the economic mobility and quality of life of residents whose communities face disproportionate air pollution and climate impacts..."If we want a greener and more sustainable future, we must prioritize accessibility and equity,? said Booker.
25 May 2023 | Synopsis"...lithium metal helps cells achieve greater energy density, and it slows decline in energy capacity. Lithium also typically comes from friendlier U.S. trade partners than graphite...lithium metal anodes have been one of those areas of great interest to the battery and OEM community
"Li-Metal has been working for about a year on an anode piloting facility in Rochester, N.Y., and has produced thousands of meters of lithium metal anode material"
25 May 2023 | Synopsis"Sunreef's hotly anticipated electric "Super Cat" is now prowling the high seas... It sports two 360 kW electric motors and a 990 kWh battery pack that Sunreef says is 30 percent lighter than the industry standard. Custom built for a family of eco-conscious seafarers, the multihull is equipped with the latest green tech...Roughly 2,152 square feet of solar panels have been integrated into the composite exterior and will generate up to 36kWp..."
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