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GM Will Officially Reveal Chevy Blazer EV on July 18th

14 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"GM first teased electric versions of its Blazer and Equinox SUVs last year. But while the automaker has said it aims for the Equinox EV to start at $30,000, it has yet to set similar pricing expectations for the Blazer.

"The imminent arrival of the Equinox EV and Blazer EV would put Chevy at the forefront of GM’s $35 billion push to electrify its entire lineup by 2040."

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Scania Launches Its Regional Long-Haul Electric Truck

14 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

Scania says that its 4×2, or single-axle, tractor...624 kWh of batteries installeD...can expect to achieve up to 350 km (217 miles) in range, with an average speed of 80 km/hour (50 mph) on highways. The company notes that range will of course vary with weight, configuration, and topography.

"The truck will achieve full charge in less than 90 minutes – half the length of a driver’s mandated 45-minute rest period for every 4.5 hours..."

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In-road Inductive Charging Tests Demonstrate Unlimited EV Range

14 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"[Stellantis]...has built and tested a charge-as-you-drive system - a loop of road in Italy with wireless EV charging coils embedded under the surface, so that electric cars can charge as they drive and unlock unlimited range.

"When active, the coils send power to vehicles passing overhead, provided that they've been fitted with a receiver. Interestingly, at this stage it appears the energy is sent straight to the motor..."

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This New All-Electric Motorcycle Will Add a Dose of Style to Your Off-Road Adventure

14 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"Triumph announced its first battery-powered model... Ducatti is hard at work on one of its own.

OX Motorcycles of Spain offers their version called Patagonia. It "is powered by a rear-mounted 11-kW in-hub motor connected to a removable 72-volt battery pack. Ox says that this setup the bike can reach a top speed of 68 mph, which is respectable. What isn’t, though, is a range of 100km (62 mi)."

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Toyota Courts Harsh Criticism from Large European Pensions

13 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"From Anglican priests to Swedish asset managers, Toyota Motor Corporation is fielding increased criticism for its lack of investment in electric vehicles.

"In our view - and in the view of many other investors - the lobbying work undertaken by Toyota Motor has given the company a global laggard status on climate action within the auto sector...

[European pension] "funds holds hundreds of millions of dollars in shares of the automaker."

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Your Car Is Tracking You Just as Much as Your Smartphone Is - and Your Data Is at Risk

13 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"In 2021, 90 percent of cars sold in the United States - and around 130 million total cars sold worldwide - contained some form of embedded connectivity...

"...a case study by the Washington Post on a 2018 Chevrolet Volt showed that the car generated up to 25 gigabytes per hour of data across every category imaginable..."

"Ford's Sync infotainment system...generated events also generated GPS coordinates..."

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Cruise Driverless Taxi Now Fully Operational In San Francisco

13 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"...Cruise is free to operate the driverless taxi services in San Francisco, the operations will be so tightly controlled. These cars will have a sluggish maximum speed of 30 miles per hour. The cars are only limited to roads that avoid downtown. Also, in its initial phase, the robotic taxis will only offer hauling services between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., ensuring that the roads are partially empty when the cars roam the streets."

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EV-Truck Startup Electric Last Mile Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Plans to Liquidate

13 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"Electric Last Mile has struggled since the shakeup. Just one week after Taylor and Luo resigned, the startup's auditor -- BDO LLP -- also quit. Electric Last Mile has operated without an auditor ever since...

"The company cut 24 percent of its workforce in March and disclosed that it was under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission."

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European Car Manufacturers Pre-Empt Fossil Fuel Ban by Switching to Electric

12 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

With proposed 2035 ban "...car manufacturers believe that consumer habits will change before the 13-year deadline and many have anticipated this shift by already announcing an end of production of petrol and diesel cars.

All of Volvo's "models are now electrified, 100% electric or plug-in hybrid. This should also be the case at DS, Jaguar Land Rover, Maserati and Mercedes by 2026...Renault has long been a pioneer of 100% electric models..."

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GM and Lockheed Expanding Commercial Moon Buggy Lineup

12 Jun 2022 | Synopsis

"The desire to sell moon cars to multiple different customers comes with its own challenges, though. Different national space programs and for-profit companies might use different space suits, for instance. Because of that, "universal, intuitive controls and restraint systems are necessary.."

[The companies want it] to drive autonomously. That will make it much more useful because the rover will be able to drop off cargo or astronauts.."

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