EVs


  • An range and white Chevy Bolt EV robotaxi operated by Cruise crosses an intersection San Francisco.
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    Cruise to resume mapping for robotaxis in Phoenix

    It’s the first deployment of the company’s vehicles on public roads since California regulators suspended its permits last fall.

    By April 11, 2024
  • Kia President and CEO Ho Sung Song speaks on stage at the company's 2024 CEO Investor Day event in Seoul, South Korea.
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    Kia wants electrified vehicles to make up 58% of sales by 2030

    The automaker will lean more into hybrid vehicles as short-term EV demand stagnates.

    By April 11, 2024
  • Northeast's Largest Public Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Station Opens At JFK Airport.
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    How cities are building out public EV charging infrastructure

    As more electric vehicles hit the road, municipalities and property owners are working with contractors to deploy public charging infrastructure.

    By Joe Burns • Updated April 12, 2024
  • A Tesla dealership in Austin, Texas
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    Elon Musk teases Tesla robotaxi

    The CEO’s announcement comes five years after he first told investors Tesla expected to put one million robotaxis on the road in 2020.

    By Haley Cawthon • April 9, 2024
  • A Rivian R1T nears undergoes final assembly at the automaker's plant in Normal, Illinois.
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    Rivian keeps production pace as it preps for plant retooling

    The startup’s CFO said the new technology at the facility will result in “significant cost savings.”

    By Haley Cawthon • April 9, 2024
  • A light green 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck on a highway.
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    Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.
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    Ford to expand hybrid offerings, delay EV launches

    With demand for EVs decreasing, the automaker will focus on launching new hybrid models and upgrading its manufacturing facilities.

    By April 5, 2024
  • The lineup of Tesla vehicles parked at a Supercharger with tress in the background in a media photo.
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    Tesla deliveries fall to lowest level since 2020

    The automaker produced over 46,000 more vehicles than it delivered in Q1 2024.

    By April 4, 2024
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    After months of conflict, Stellantis strikes emissions deal with California

    The automaker will follow the state’s emissions standards, even if the federal government or judicial action bars the state from enforcing them.

    By Kalena Thomhave • April 4, 2024
  • New Hyundai cars are displayed on a sales lot in California
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    Automakers tout EV sales growth in banner March

    Most automakers — except for General Motors and Stellantis — saw sales increase for the month, with some boosts driven by electric vehicle purchases.

    By Haley Cawthon • April 4, 2024
  • An older and younger person kneel in a workshop as they examine a grey concrete tile on the ground.
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    Indiana DOT, Purdue collaborate on highway that charges EVs

    Researchers will embed coils in a quarter-mile stretch of concrete roadway to produce a magnetic field that can recharge vehicles while they drive.

    By Matthew Thibault • April 3, 2024
  • A red Fisker Ocean EV on a highway with trees in the background.
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    Courtesy of Fisker, Inc.
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    Fisker cuts MSRPs up to 39% as it fights for survival

    The EV startup hopes lower prices will make it easier to sell its unsold 2023 inventory.

    By April 1, 2024
  • Jim Farley, CEO of Ford Motor Company, poses with the new all-electric F-150 Lightning performance truck.
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    Ford CEO Jim Farley earned over $26M in 2023

    He’s the latest Detroit Three executive to receive record compensation.

    By April 1, 2024
  • An electric vehicle charging.
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    Auto industry disruptions now ‘controllable’ but still a challenge: AlixPartners

    “Although disruptions like the chip shortage may be behind the auto industry, that certainly doesn’t mean life is getting any easier,” said AlixPartners' Mark Wakefield.

    By Kalena Thomhave • April 1, 2024
  • An electric vehicle charging station with a row of tracks in the background.
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    EPA unveils strictest heavy-duty truck emissions standards to date

    New requirements will make compliance with federal rules 40% more stringent for some trucks.

    By David Taube • April 1, 2024
  • A rendering of a white building with a road and parking lot with cars and green landscape in front of it.
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    Retrieved from Lamar Johnson Collaborative on March 27, 2024.

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    BMW supplier investing $1.5B to expand South Carolina operations

    AESC is adding a second battery factory at the site, which will supply the automaker's EV assembly facility in Mexico.

    By Sara Samora • March 28, 2024
  • A red Hyundai Ioniq 6 electric sedan.
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    Courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group
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    Hyundai to invest billions in South Korea to boost EV production

    The automaker will also advance the development of software-defined vehicles and other technologies.

    By March 28, 2024
  • The Tesla Model Y traveling on a highway.
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    Tesla to offer US customers a free 1-month trial of Full Self Driving

    Boosting FSD subscriptions could help the automaker generate revenue and overcome dwindling operating margins.

    By March 27, 2024
  • Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Makoto Uchida.
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    Nissan’s new EV plan aims for significant cost reduction

    ‘The Arc’ plan includes launching new EVs, manufacturing improvements and the adoption of new technologies to boost global sales.

    By , March 26, 2024
  • Three 2023 Fisker Ocean SUVs parked side by side.
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    Courtesy of Fisker Inc.
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    Fisker’s future in doubt after deal with major automaker falls through

    The fledgling automaker had reportedly been in talks with Nissan Motor Corp.

    By March 25, 2024
  • A 2024 Toyota Prius Prime charging.
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    Courtesy of Toyota Motor North America
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    Here are the ‘greenest’ cars of 2024

    Hyundai Motor Group and Toyota Motor Corp. produce 10 of the 12 most environmentally-friendly cars in the U.S., according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s GreenerCars report.

    By March 21, 2024
  • A black Volkswagen ID Buzz electric van outfitted with autonomous driving technology from Mobileye.
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    Volkswagen, Mobileye expand autonomous driving collaboration

    The companies plan to add more advanced autonomous driving features to the automaker’s production vehicles, including its Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini and Porsche brands.  

    By March 21, 2024
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    EPA softens vehicle emissions standards in win for automakers

    The final rule steadily tightens the requirements, giving automakers more time to ramp up EV sales.

    By March 20, 2024
  • An electric car charges at a mall parking lot.
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    Automakers score victory as Energy Department weakens EV mileage rule

    The final regulation means vehicle manufacturers will be able to sell more gas-engine vehicles through 2030.

    By March 19, 2024
  • The Fisker Ocean electric SUV.
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    Courtesy of Fisker, Inc.
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    Fisker to halt production, raise $150M with future in doubt

    The potential cash infusion and production stoppage could help the EV startup stay afloat as it seeks a partnership with a major automaker.

    By March 18, 2024
  • A landscape photo of the Thacker Pass land being developed by Lithium Americas in Nevada.
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    Biden administration boosts EV supply chain with $2B lithium loan

    The money will fund processing facilities at Lithium Americas’ upcoming Nevada project. General Motors has exclusive purchasing rights to all lithium production for up to 15 years.

    By Kate Magill • March 18, 2024