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Tesla’s FSD driver assistance beta is now available to anyone willing to pay

After gradually expanding access to the so-called fully driverless (FSD) beta over the past few years, Tesla is opening it up to anyone who pays, like Elon Musk. announced via tweet. “The Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta is now available in North America to anyone who requests it from the car display, assuming you purchase this […]

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Mercedes’ new EV innovation is a paywall on your car’s performance

Tesla isn’t the only car brand that asks you to pay extra to unlock your car’s current capabilities. Aspect Boundary observationsowned by Mercedes introduced an annual $1,200 “Acceleration Boost” subscription that improves the performance of the EQE and EQS in standard sedan and SUV variants. Pay the annual fee and your 0-60MPH time will improve […]

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Tesla recalls 321,000 Model 3 and Model Y cars due to backlight issue

Tesla is recalling more than 321,000 vehicles due to a software issue that causes some cars’ taillights to not work properly. The automaker announced the action Saturday at the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. (PDF) detected by . The recall covers 2023 Model 3 and 2020 to 2023 Model Y vehicles manufactured for US […]

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Tesla recalls 30,000 Model X vehicles for faulty airbag behavior

Tesla has recalled 29,348 Model X vehicles because airbags could inflate incorrectly in some cases. This recall affects 2021-2023 Model X cars manufactured for customers in the US. By callback notice Published (PDF) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), restraint control module calibration on these specific vehicles may cause the front passenger airbag […]

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Toyota’s 2023 Prius is the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the series

owned by Toyota unveils the newest Prius It’s at an event on the eve of the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, and it says the model is the most fuel-efficient model to date. The company designed the 2023 Prius, which will come in the LE, XLE and Limited classes, with a lower center of gravity, […]

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Hitting the Books: Early EVs that paved the way for GM’s Ultium success

General Motors has been in business for over a century, but in 112 the company never faced such challenges as in today’s rapidly electrifying and automated industry. Assembly line jobs in Detroit’s heyday were replaced by legions of automated industrial weapons, almost as quickly as the era of internal combustion engines was replaced by EVs. […]

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Tesla’s chaotic third quarter saw profit climb but revenue fall

Tesla faced increased shipping costs paired with “raw material cost inflation“Continued component shortages and a stronger dollar in the third quarter all impacted quarterly revenue ($21.96 billion versus $21.45 billion expected). Yet the EV automaker still managed to break production records at each of its plants. According to the company’s data quarterly production report Released […]

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Cadillac’s $300,000 Celestiq EV prioritizes luxury driving

Cadillac has finally provided more details for the Celestiq, and it’s clear that the EV prioritizes luxury over raw power. The custom-built sedan is now known to include a dual-engine 600HP powertrain, all-wheel drive and a 111kWh Ultium battery pack. The combination delivers a 0-60 MPH sprint in 3.8 seconds with an estimated range of […]

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The Polestar 3 electric SUV will start at $85,300 when it arrives in late 2023

Polestar has finally unveiled its first electric SUV. this new officer The Polestar 3 will now reach customers in the fourth quarter of 2023, with prices starting at $85,300 in the US. Pre-orders available now. While that puts the EV firmly in the luxury zone, there will be a few perks that can help it […]

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Rivian recalls 13,000 EV due to possible steering control issue

Rivian reports that it is recalling 13,000 EVs to customers, or nearly all electric trucks and SUVs it has ever delivered, due to an issue that could cause drivers to be unable to steer and control their vehicles. The company issued the recall after it became aware of seven reports that a fastener connecting the […]

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Toyota restarts bZ4x EV production after fixing dangerous wheel defect

Toyota is finally back in production of its first EV, the bZ4x. Reuters reports there is a company restarted Production of an electric crossover after correcting a defect that could cause the wheels to loosen during sudden braking or sharp turns. The company also said it fixed a previously unannounced flaw with poorly installed airbags […]

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Musk says Tesla’s electric Semi truck has started production

Tesla’s long-delayed semi truck has started production and the company will begin deliveries on December 1, Elon Musk announced from Twitter. When the automaker introduced the Tesla Semi in 2017, it was expected to start producing large electric rigs by 2019. While this clearly didn’t happen, Musk told employees in early 2020 that the vehicle […]

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Tesla produced 365,923 electric vehicles in the third quarter, up 42 percent from the second quarter.

Following pandemic-related disruptions in Q2, tesla It increased production capacity again last quarter, causing the company to make record deliveries between July 1 and September 30. Company It produced 365,923 electric vehicles throughout the period. This marks a roughly 54 percent increase in annual production as Tesla produced 237,823 cars in Q3 of 2021. Compared […]

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Mercedes says electric G-Class will arrive in 2024

Mercedes-Benz has announced when you can get behind the wheel. Ola Källenius, CEO of the automaker, told members of the media that the vehicle will arrive by the end of 2024. . The company announced a zero-emissions electric version of the SUV in 2019, and we in the last year. Last fall, Källenius tested a […]

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Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory makes its 10,000th Model Y SUV

Tesla has passed another important production milestone. as caught by automobile manufacturer shared On Saturday, he said the Texas Gigafactory has recently produced its ten thousandth. This success could be good news for those hoping to buy a Cybertruck next year. Tesla plans to build the pickup truck primarily in Texas. The automaker initially expected […]

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Honda plans to launch 10 electric motorcycles by 2025

The world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer is switching to electricity. Monday, Honda announced “10 or more” electric motorcycles will be launched by 2025. Most of these will not be available in North America, and the automaker will focus most of its attention on the Asian and European markets. Don’t expect much performance models either. Honda shared […]

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Zero’s DSR/X is an adventure e-bike with a range of 180 miles.

Zero Motorcycles has introduced its latest MY23 line of electric motorcycles, featuring the new DSR/X adventure bike. Designed for both off-road and highway use, it delivers 100 horsepower and an impressive 166 ft-lbs of torque, providing enough power to climb steep slopes or reach a top speed of 112 MPH. With a 17.3 kWh battery […]

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Mercedes-Benz begins production of its first electric SUV in the US

Mercedes-Benz has officially begun production of the all-electric EQS ​​SUV at the company’s Tuscaloosa, Alabama manufacturing facility. announced today. Earlier this year, the German automaker previewed its first electric SUV, promising that it will be made in the US and go on sale this fall. While supply chain bottlenecks have delayed the launch of other […]

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Ford will open orders for the Mustang Mach-E for the 2023 model year next week

It is preparing to open orders for the 2023 model year after the 2022 equipment is exhausted. From August 30, you will have the opportunity to order one of the EVs. Also, Ford has some pricing, range and other changes. Premium Mach-Es built this fall with an extended-range battery will have an EPA-estimated range of […]

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Audi’s next concept EV will be the Activesphere off-roader

Audi has yet to reveal self-driving concept EVs, but if you’re keen to get off the tarmac, its next model might be appealing. there is a company bring out He said the fourth Sphere concept will be the Activesphere, an SUV-like machine that promises “maximum variability” for road and off-road travel. As with previous designs, […]

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Lucid launches performance EV brand with $249,000 Air Sapphire

Considering the Lucid Air but worried you can’t beat the Model S Plaid in a drag race? If you have a large enough bank account, this may not be a problem. Lucid has introduced A Sapphire badge reserved for “ultra high performance” EVs. The first model in the series, the Lucid Air Sapphire promises to […]

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Lincoln replaced the steering wheel with a ‘chess piece controller’ in the Model L100 concept

Monterey car week It’s been the home of EV debuts this year, with introductions from Dodge, Acura, DeLorean, and a host of other automakers. On Thursday, Lincoln unveiled the Model L100, its futuristic entry into electric mobility inspired by the company’s first luxury sedan. 1922 Model L. Lincoln Engines Like its predepression predecessor, the Model […]

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BMW and Toyota plan to launch jointly produced fuel cell cars in 2025

The long-standing green car partnership between BMW and Toyota is relatively close to bearing fruit. Aspect auto blog explainsBMW sales chief Pieter Nota said nikkei inside interview He stated that the brands aim to sell jointly developed hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by 2025. The note didn’t give a clue as to what to expect, but […]

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MG’s new all-electric hatchback will cost just $31,400 when it arrives in the UK

last month MG bring out All-electric MG4 hatchback (in WLTP system) with a range of up to 281 miles. Now we know it will be one of the cheapest electric cars in the UK, with a starting price of £25,995 ($31,400). It is expected to arrive in the UK in September this year. To remind […]

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California DMV accuses Tesla of misrepresenting its vehicles as fully autonomous

The California DMV said Tesla uses advertising language on its website for its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving products, which is inaccurate and misleading to customers. By Los Angeles Times and Wall Street JournalThe agency filed a complaint with the California Office of Administrative Hearings, accusing the automaker of making “non-factual” statements that made it appear […]

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Toyota will take back your recalled bZ4X EV

Toyota recalled the bZ4X in June over concerns that the electric crossover’s wheels could fall off quickly, and it’s now taking extra steps to satisfy upset customers and get the vehicles off the road. electric have learned (and Engadget confirmed) that Toyota’s US branch is offering to buy back the bZ4X. Terms will vary based […]

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Volkswagen’s US-made 2023 ID.4 EV will start at $37,495

VW could catch the trend of ever-rising EV prices. automobile manufacturer bring out He said the 2023 ID.4 electric SUV will start at $37,495 before the arrival fee ($1,295) and tax credits, or well below the previous model’s $41,230 price. The trick is, as you might guess, a smaller battery. The base model (now called […]

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Lucid Motors again drastically lowers its production target

Luxury EV startup Lucid Motors changes annual production target AgainLowering it to an expected output of 6,000 to 7,000 vehicles, the company announced today. That’s just a fraction of the 20,000 cars Lucid initially promised to deliver in 2022. The Tesla rival has built just 1,405 vehicles so far this year, giving it just four […]

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BMW will bring a more affordable i4 EV to the US next year

BMW already offers two versions of its i4 all-electric sedan in the US, but the automaker will add a third, more affordable variant to the mix starting next year. Monday, BMW 2023 i4 announced eDrive35. The electric vehicle will start at $52,395, including a $995 destination fee when it arrives in the United States in […]

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BMW recalls 83 iX and i4 EVs over battery fire concerns

BMW is recalling 83 and vehicles after investigating multiple battery fire incidents involving two EVs. a detected by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns owners of certain iX xDrive 50, iX M60, i4 eDrive40 and i4 M50 vehicles not to drive, charge or park their vehicle inside. After investigating an overseas incident involving the […]

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GM will limit warranty transfers and prohibit buyers from flipping Hummer EVs

GM doesn’t want people to buy some of its newer and most sought-after models, like the GMC Hummer EV, and quickly sell them for a profit. The automaker is implementing several aggressive measures to discourage the practice, even if the company ends up losing some of its customers. in a letter obtained by Corvette BloggerGM […]

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Senate deal will revive EV tax credits for GM, Tesla and Toyota

Automakers can get the EV tax credit extension they’ve been hoping for. Bloomberg and Inside EVs Claim that Senator Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin have come to an agreement. agreement About the Inflation Reduction Act, which will replace the 200,000-unit cap on federal EV tax credits with a system that will restore those benefits for […]

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Volkswagen begins production of ID.4 electric vehicles in the USA

Volkswagen has started manufacturing the all-electric ID.4 crossover SUV in the United States. automobile manufacturer announced on Tuesday He said ID.4 plans to scale production at its Chattanooga, Tennessee plant to 7,000 vehicles per month by the end of 2022, and plans to increase production further through 2023. According to Volkswagen, customers can expect deliveries […]

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GM previews 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV and SS

GM previewed the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV today and added the two-row midsize crossover [in a variety of trims, including the SS performance model,] to the growing range of fully electric cars. When it comes to SUVs, the Chevy Blazer has never been the most glamorous or the most attractive. highest grade. But the new […]

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Polestar’s electric SUV will start at €75,000

Polestar will not officially launch its next EV, but the company has shared initial pricing information. Earlier this week, Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath said that the Polestar 3 will start at €75,000 and come out around €110,000. (via ). With the current parity between the euro and the dollar, the automaker’s first electric SUV could […]

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Hyundai’s first EV sedan, the futuristic Ioniq 6

WWhile Tesla, Ford, and GM (publicly) compete for the top positions in the American electric vehicle market, Hyundai this threatens to surpass them all. Hyundai Motor Group on Wednesday (Thursday in Korea) officially unveiled the Ioniq 6, a modern sedan that offers an estimated range of 610km (380 miles) and a smart interior that George […]

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Ford recalls 100,000 hybrid vehicles due to fire risk

Ford has recalled some 2020 to 2022 Corsair, Escape and Maverick hybrid vehicles over concerns that they could catch fire. By UPIThe recall affects 100,689 vehicles in the US, all with 2.5-liter hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric motors. The automaker told the news agency that in the event of an engine failure, affected vehicles could […]

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Tesla EVs can now scan the road for potholes and adjust suspension height

Tesla introduced Software update enabling their vehicles to scan potholes, broken pavements and other defects, electric has reported. It can then use this to generate “rough roadmap data” and trigger adaptive suspension on supported vehicles to adjust ride height for greater comfort. In 2020, Musk tweeted that such a feature is coming, and this seems […]

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German traffic watchman says 59,000 Tesla cars affected by security bug

Germany’s Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt traffic regulator is urging Tesla to recall more than 59,000 vehicles due to a software issue. On June 29, KBA posted a notice on its website notifying Model Y and 3 owners of a bug in the eCall security system in these vehicles. . The glitch prevents the vehicle from automatically calling first […]

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GM ramps up Hummer EV production to address massive order backlog

General Motors produces just a dozen electric Hummers a day at its Detroit plant. Wall Street Journaland this is far from ideal when the automaker has over 70,000 bookings. Aspect Drive He points out that it will take 17 years for GM to fulfill all of its orders at this speed. A GM spokesperson said […]

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Hummer EV’s obstacle-avoiding Extract Mode adds six inches of ride height

GMC Hummer EV owners will soon be able to lift their 9,000-pound vehicle about six more inches into the air, thanks to a simple software update. In the next few weeks, GMC will add a new “Eject Mode” to all First Edition models of the all-electric pickup truck, which will allow drivers to upgrade their […]