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Lucid Motors has revealed more on its modest production target and steep price for the Lucid Air electric sedan. During a recent test ride event, the startup revealed that 255 units are set to be manufactured in 2019. As for the starting price, buyers will have to come up with $165,000 for the Launch Edition […]

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Daimler has led an $82 million funding round supporting ChargePoint’s expansion of its charging network into Europe. Also participating in the fundraising round were BMW i Ventures, Linse Capital, Rho Capital Partners, and Braemar Energy Ventures. It was the largest fundraising round in the company’s history, and was part of over $255 million the company […]

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Last year Tesla saw the strong sales results in China it had originally hoped since entering the country in 2014. In a U.S. regulatory filing, the electric automaker reported making more than $1 billion in revenue in that market last year. That made for more than 15 percent of Tesla’s revenue last year of over […]

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Demand for gasoline has been projected to reach its peak next year in the U.S. and as early as 2021 globally. Analysts at Edinburgh-based consultancy WoodMackenzie say this will happen in the face of continuing growth in the vehicle fleet due to vehicle engine efficiency. The rising number of hybrid and electric vehicles being sold […]

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Tesla will be sizably growing its Supercharger presence in the U.S. this year. In its most recent letter to shareholders, the company committed to doubling the number of Supercharger sites in the U.S. during 2017. Green Car Reports cites 373 Supercharger site locations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico from a total of 2,636 individual […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles revealed that it has received subpoenas from federal and state authorities over alleged cover up of diesel emissions in some of its vehicles. In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday, FCA reported that agencies such as SEC and U.S. Department of Justice have delivered subpoenas to the automaker. The company […]

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In its Top 10 Best Cars of 2017, Consumer Reports named the Toyota Prius as its best compact hybrid, and the only electrified car of any kind to make the list. Named “Best Compact Hybrid,” there’s little wonder the Prius scored well as CR has long had a liking for Toyota products, and the new […]

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As fuel cell vehicles are slowly being introduced, automakers and hydrogen suppliers still have to overcome public safety perceptions over these new kinds of vehicles. A Bloomberg report makes the case that age-old perceptions over the 1937 Hindenburg airship disaster and H-bomb tests from the 1950s represent a major hurdle for Toyota, Shell, and other […]

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SpaceX will be taking two paid passengers on a trip around the moon next year, said CEO Elon Musk. Before that trip launches, SpaceX is waiting for a spaceship under development for NASA and a heavy-lift rocket that’s yet to be flown. This ship will carry two passengers on the lunar orbit for SpaceX. The […]

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Renault-Nissan Alliance will be testing electric self-driving vehicles for mobility services in France with transport operator Transdev. The research project will start with field tests in the Paris-Saclay business district. Customers will get a ride in a driverless all-electric Renault Zoe for public transportation or on-demand rides. Transdev will provide an on-demand dispatch, supervision, and […]

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