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Fisker Sells Out of 2023 Planned Production of All-Electric Ocean Sport SUV

12 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"Fisker sold out of the $68,9991 Fisker Ocean One limited edition globally, securing $5,000 deposits from 5,000 reservation holders in just 30 days."

In response Inflation Reduction Act restrictions, "Fisker offered reservation holders the opportunity to proactively enter into a binding contract to purchase a Fisker Ocean by converting their $250 initial deposit and $100 second deposit to a non-refundable order."

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The Long Road to Mass EV Adoption

12 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"...the $4,000 tax credit is not subject to the same critical mineral and battery component requirements as the $7,500 rebate...

"...the market for EVs was much smaller 12 years ago...there simply aren't a lot of used EVs on the market today. So dealers are likely to have a greater advantage in setting the appropriate price. There is no guarantee that a $4,000 tax credit for used EVs won't translate into a $4,000 price rise..."

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Fight Climate Change. End 'Fossilflation.' Here's How

12 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"...fossil fuels were a major cause of every period of inflation since World War II...Higher oil and gas prices are responsible for about 40 percent of the price increases across the economy.

"Inflation isn't just an issue in the US or because of federal spending in the pandemic. It's doubled in the last year in 37 advanced economies.

IRA "could reduce the typical American household's spending on energy by more than $300 each year..."

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Rivian Is Offering Customers a Way Around the Inflation Reduction Act

12 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"With delivery times stretching into next year, the company risks losing customers when their discount dries up.

"Rivian reservation holders gives them an option - making a portion of their deposit non-refundable, and making the purchase contract binding.

"The Inflation Reduction Act specifically allows methods like this, signing a binding agreement in 2022 that saves your tax credit for years to come.

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Elon Musk Confirms Tesla Semi Will Enter The Market Later This Year

12 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

Elon Musk said...shipping of the Tesla Semi will start this year. Not only that but the company will be delivering the long-range version, which is expected to be able to go 500 miles (over 800 km) on a single charge...announcement leaves us with many unanswered questions about the Tesla Semi...price (whether it will be somehow linked to the original projection $180,000 500 mile version), the battery type...

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Used Cars: Best 3-Year-Old Electric Vehicles

11 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"...examples of reliable used EVs are fairly limited, but there are a few, and more are coming in the years ahead.

"At three years old, many may be off-lease models, and all have much service life ahead of them.

[Consumers Report] "combed through our data to find the most reliable 2019 EV models, considering EVs from Chevrolet, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Tesla, and others. [SUBSCRIPTION TEASER]

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Climate Bill Improves Air Quality Despite Fossil Fuel Benefits

11 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"Along with climate provisions such as incentives for clean energy and methane reduction, the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376), carves out a host of funding opportunities for community-level air quality actions in polluted areas.

"The bill would reduce mobile emissions, diesel emissions, and port emissions, meaning cleaner outdoor and indoor air in communities of color next to industrial facilities, ports, and major roadways.."

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Super-Agile Box Truck Shows Off REE's Uniquely Modular EV Chassis

11 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"...ordinary class 3 electric delivery van...But its entire drivetrain, suspension and steering systems live in the wheel arches.

"...box truck running a meaty 400-kW (536-hp) all-wheel-drive system. It carries enough battery for a 150-mile (241-km) range, with a max speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). It'll carry up to 4,400 lb (2,000 kg) of cargo, with an 812-cu-ft (23-cu-m) space..."

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German Police Photoshop a Helicopter at a Tesla Supercharger to Send a Message.

11 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"The Schwaben North Police Department, located in Augsburg, Germany, shared the tweet below with a message about parking in designated parking spaces.

"ICE-ing...is an acronym for the internal combustion engine and ICE-ing is an all too common occurrence...

"The goal of the photo was to emphasize that designated charging stations should only be used for those purposes."

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The Big Myth About Charging Technology You Should Stop Believing

11 Aug 2022 | Synopsis

"...the lifespan of your smartphone, laptop, and even your electric vehicle depends on the battery's health.

"batteries are not meant to last forever but you can make them last longer by avoiding bad charging habits that could accelerate the degradation process. Most of those charging habits are propagated by the myths we tell ourselves...debunk the myths about charging technology you should stop believing."

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MY PERSPECTIVE

To Tax or Not to Tax, That Is the Question?

Gasoline excise taxes are extortion and pay-by-the-miles fees open the door to limiting your freedom

Published: 2022-07-22




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