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Tesla raises Model Y price after federal tax credit change

Tesla has quietly increased the price of its best-selling Model Y crossover. From Saturday, It lists the Long Range and Performance models at $54,990, and $57,990, respectively. For the first, this represents a $2,000 increase from the all-time low that Tesla reached in mid-January. As for the performance variant, it’s currently $1,000 more than it […]

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Tesla’s five-seat Model Y and other EVs now qualify for the new $7,500 federal tax credit

If the lack of a federal tax credit has kept you from buying certain Tesla Model Y variants or other EVs, don’t worry – they may now be eligible. owned by the Treasury Department revised The classification standard, which treats more vehicles as SUVs rather than sedans, raises the price threshold from $55,000 to $80,000, […]

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Nissan unveils real-life version of Max-Out EV convertible concept

In 2021, Nissan revealed several concept vehicles as part of its announcement that it will invest $17.6 billion in the development of electric vehicles over the next few years. One of the concepts he presented was a convertible two-seater sports car called the Max-Out, but the automaker has only released a render showing what it […]

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Ford recalls 462,000 SUVs over rear-view camera issue

Ford has recalled 462,000 vehicles worldwide due to the possibility of rear view cameras being damaged by faulty video output. According to Associated press and ReutersThe recall includes some 2020-2023 Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators, and a batch of 2020-2022 Lincoln Corsairs. Affected vehicles come with 360-degree cameras that display live view images on the […]

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Mercedes is the first certified Level-3 autonomous car company in the US.

At CES earlier this January, Mercedes announced It will be the first automobile company to acquire certificate from SAE For level 3 driver assistance system. HE IS It became official on Thursday. when the automaker confirms that the Drive Pilot ADAS (automatic driver assistance system) now meets the requirements Nevada Section 482Agoverning the use of […]

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NYC wants all Uber and Lyft cars to be electric by 2030

It may not be long before every rideshare car in New York City is electric. Mayor Eric Adams, set an agenda It will require “high-volume rental” vehicles from Uber, Lyft and similar companies to be zero-emissions by 2030. Management says there will be “no new costs” for drivers. The initiative will be based on the […]

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Tesla will spend $3.6 billion to build a Semi and a battery factory at its Nevada complex

Tesla has major expansion plans For the first Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada. There is a car manufacturer announced It is investing $3.6 billion to build two new factories and hire 3,000 additional workers at the complex. This is larger than the company’s initial investment ($3.5 billion), which it committed to building the facility in 2014. […]

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Nearly 19 percent of car sales in California last year were zero-emission vehicles.

Electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles accounted for 18.8 percent of all new car sales in California last year, according to the data. by the state’s Energy Commission (CEC). In 2022, California residents purchased 345,818 zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs); this is an increase of 38 percent compared to a year ago and 138 percent compared […]

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GM is considering a small, low-priced electric pickup truck

GM can make an electric truck for those who think the GMC Hummer and Chevy Silverado are too big. Like auto blog notesindustry magazine Automotive News saw A prototype small electric pickup in a workshop organized by GM. The EV will reportedly make even the hybrid Ford Maverick look massive with a two-door, low profile, […]

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World’s largest hydrogen-electric plane completes 10-minute flight

ZeroAvia flew the world’s largest hydrogen-electric aircraft today as a step forward for sustainable aviation. The 19-seat, twin-engine Dornier 228 aircraft with a prototype hydrogen-electric powertrain completed a 10-minute flight from Cotswold Airport in the United Kingdom. It was part of the HyFlyer II project, a government-funded R&D program that seeks to make small airliners […]

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Uber drivers in Europe could soon rent Polestar and Tesla EVs

Uber is expanding its electric car rental service to Europe. ridesharing service, extended Its agreement with Hertz to provide up to 25,000 EVs to European capitals by 2025, including those from Polestar and Tesla. The rollout will begin in London this month and will reach centers like Amsterdam and Paris in 2023. Uber says prices […]

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Mercedes will reportedly leave the EQ brand to prepare for an all-electric future

If Mercedes’ insistence on EQ branding for electric cars seems arbitrary, don’t worry – the naming scheme may not last long. resources Speaking to the German newspaper handelsblatt It claims that Mercedes will drop the EQ brand in late 2024, when it is expected to launch the next wave of compact cars. Simply put, the […]

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The Verge TS Ultra electric motorcycle is all too fast

Howlin’ Wolf hated this motorcycle. It’s not built for comfort. It’s made to take the human body from rest to highway speeds in less time than it takes you to read this lede. This is the $44,900 TS Ultra, the new flagship motorcycle from respected electric bike manufacturer Verge. The current entry-level 4.5 second TS […]

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What we bought: I sold my car and bought this e-bike instead

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, regardless of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publication. To be clear, I still have a car. […]

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Peugeot previews futuristic Inception concept EV at CES 2023

Peugeot presented its vision for the future of electric cars at CES 2023, where it previewed its latest concept sedan called “Inception”. The car is made up of all angles and sharp lines with panoramic glass windows running through its center, paired with a glass roof. Peugeot says the body shade is made of very […]

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Chrysler’s future car cabins will be built around partial self-driving

Chrysler has yet to deliver an electric car or leap into the future, but it’s at least willing to hint at what the future will look like. Stellantis brand check out A Synthesis cockpit concept previewing what you can expect from the next generation of electric vehicles at CES. Most importantly, the two-seat demonstrator is […]

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Tesla delivered more than 405,000 vehicles in Q4 of 2022, setting a new company record

Automaker Tesla delivered 405,278 electric vehicles in the last three months of 2022 announced on Monday. This figure represents a new record for the company, but it also fell short of Wall Street estimates. As recently as 30 December, the consensus among most analysts That was Tesla delivered about 418,000 vehicles in Q4. A year […]

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2022 has been a busy year for electric vehicle companies

Ten years have passed since the commercial launch of the first Tesla EV, and the electrification of the American automotive community has begun in earnest. Adoption of emerging technology was slow at first, but over the last decade EVs have become a daily sight in much of the country as battery capacities have increased and […]

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EQS SUV is the pinnacle of Mercedes EV luxury

Mercedes is not stepping into electrification. The automaker has laid out an aggressive plan and shows no signs of slowing down. That’s why it seems like another Mercedes-Benz EV is being announced every few months. With all this removal of gas-powered engines, Mercedes still needs to make sure it produces vehicles that deliver the luxury […]

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Two people allegedly hacked JFK’s taxi dispatch system with Russian help

Would you pay a few dollars to skip the endless queue for a taxi at the airport? Essentially that’s what Daniel Abayev and Peter Leyman did, according to DOJ, but they focused on taxi drivers. Two men, both from Queens, were arrested for hacking JFK’s taxi dispatch system with the help of Russian citizens. Between […]

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Waymo now offers driverless rides between Downtown Phoenix and Sky Harbor Airport

Starting today, travelers who don’t like people in Phoenix book A fully autonomous Waymo ride between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and downtown. Also doubling the fully automated coverage in the city, Alphabet-owned company says the new route is the world’s only fully autonomous airport robotaxis service. Waymo recently stepped up its rollout to the […]

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Ford F-150 Lightning prices rise again

Ford F-150 Lightning prices are rising again. The US automaker is raising the electric pickup’s initial cost by $4,000, bringing the new entry price to $55,974. This represents a 40 percent increase over the electric vehicle’s initial starting price in May 2021. ford said CNBC today it is changing pricing “as a normal course of […]

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NHTSA opens investigation into GM’s autonomous driving tech

The National Road Transport Safety Administration announced on Thursday that it has launched an investigation into the driverless technology behind General Motors’ fleet of robotaxes. This announcement Follows three crashes allegedly caused by cruise vehicles braking hard or otherwise standing still in traffic, creating unannounced obstacles for other vehicles and causing rear-end collisions with other […]

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Tesla launches Steam integration for new Model S and X vehicles

In February, Tesla chief Elon Musk bring out He reported on Twitter that the automaker is working to bring Steam to its vehicles. The company is now officially Launches Steam integration for the latest versions of Model S and X cars as part of the holiday update. In the feature’s trailer, you’ll see Tesla’s infotainment […]

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Honda’s 2023 Accord Touring will be its first car with built-in Google apps

Honda joins the ranks of automakers adopting Google’s services. As mocked last year, the company announced The 2023 Accord sedan’s premium Touring equipment will be the brand’s first car to have Google built as standard. On the car’s 12.3-inch infotainment screen, you’ll have access to Google Assistant, Google Maps and the Play Store outside of […]

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Jeep parent company Stellantis blames EV costs for upcoming layoffs

Jeep parent company Stellantis said on Friday it will indefinitely close a manufacturing facility in Illinois and lay off about 1,350 employees early next year. Located in Belvidere, 75 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, the plant is responsible for manufacturing the internal combustion engine Jeep Cherokee crossover. The automaker said in a statement. Stellantis blamed […]

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Chevy’s first hybrid Corvette leaked ahead of summer 2023

Chevrolet accidentally took a look at its first electric Corvette. fans are on CorvetteBlogger, Corvette Forum and elsewhere that GM has briefly made the 2024 Corvette E-Ray hybrid available through Chevy’s online visualizer tool. The design combines the wide body of the C8 Z06 with the tailpipes of the regular model and offers minor cosmetic […]

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Fisker takes a look at its long-range, four-door Ronin convertible EV

It offered a fresh look at the upcoming Ronin, which it claims will have the longest range of any production electric vehicle. An image of the four-door convertible has surfaced. company website. The picture shows the Ronin from the front corner. It has a light strip that wraps around the front. Aspect It is worth […]

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DHL orders 2,000 Ford E-Transit electric delivery vans

DHL turns to Ford for help electrifying 60 percent of its delivery fleet by the end of the decade. The automaker’s Pro division on Monday announced that it will supply the logistics company with 2,000 E-Transit electric pickup trucks by the end of 2023. zero emission fleet Ford states that it has already delivered some […]

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Hitting the Books: Artificial Intelligence is already reshaping air travel, will airports be next?

TThat holiday travel season is upon us once again! This is the magical time of year that increasingly combines standing in airport security lines with losing your mind; because the hands of your watch are constantly approaching your boarding time, which has magically increased by 45 minutes since you left the house and left the […]

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VW unveils second generation ID.3 EV with design and technology upgrades

Volkswagen’s electric car lineup is now mature enough to introduce second-generation models, and it looks like the company is taking some of the criticism seriously. there is a VW regiment A redesign of ID.3 that addresses complaints about the initial release while upgrading the technology. The compact EV now supposedly has a “mature” design with […]

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Tesla finally delivered its first production Semi

Five years after CEO Elon Musk officially unveiled its Semi, Tesla’s electric tow trailer, the company delivered its first official production vehicle to Pepsi during its “Semi-Delivery Event” held at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory on Thursday. The beverage manufacturer has ordered 100 vehicles in total. First shown in 2017, the Tesla Semi would initially retail for […]

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Tesla reportedly redesigns Model 3 to cut production costs

Tesla is working on a redesign of the Model 3 codenamed “Highland”. Reuters. The company’s goal is reportedly to reduce the complexity and number of components needed to manufacture the sedan. Redesign may include changes to the car’s exterior and drivetrain performance. The project is also said to build on the refresh of the 2021 […]

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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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Waymo will soon offer fully driverless rides to the public in San Francisco

Waymo is one step closer to charging passengers for fully driverless rides in San Francisco. California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) privileged Driverless Pilot permit, which allows the company to take passengers in a test vehicle without a driver behind the wheel. Only the second participant in CPUC’s Driverless Permit program, Cruise is the first participant. […]

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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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Genesis unveils an elegant X Convertible concept EV

Genesis explained X Convertible conceptshowing off the design chops with an EV built on the previous Genesis X and X Speedium Coupe Vehicles. It shares the architecture and electric powertrain with these cars, but uses a folding hardtop roof and is intended to evoke “design purity” and uses what Genesis calls an “anti-wedge parabolic” design. […]

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Lucid unveils its three-row Gravity electric SUV

Lucid had more to show than the cheaper Air models today. At the end of auto start regiment its second EV is the Gravity SUV, which has been under construction for a long time. The vehicle shares the striking visual language of the Air while offering three rows of seating that can accommodate seven people. […]

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Tesla introduces its proprietary charging connector as a new North American standard

Only two connector types available are not cross compatible when it comes to charging your EV in the US, Canada and Mexico. Tesla has its proprietary connector developed when Tesla was still the only EV game in town, in the company’s defense. Everyone else uses the current North American standard, the Combined Charging System (CCS). […]

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Adaptive ‘high definition’ headlights for American drivers are just around the corner

TThe first headlights that adorned cars weren’t all that good, as you squinted and hoped that the cows on the road could be discreet and out of your way. Dim light thrown by early kerosene oil and acetylene gas lamps most trips made after dark the work of a fool. Today, of course, the latest […]

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The Next Day: Tesla recalls 40,000 vehicles with defective power steering

Less than two months after a million vehicles admitted to having faulty window sensors, Tesla is issuing another large-scale recall. This time around, the company is chasing a software bug that cuts off the power steering when driving over potholes. A software fix is ​​being released, and Tesla said more than 97 percent of affected […]

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Google and Renault develop ‘software-defined tool’ together

In 2018, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance partnered with Google to integrate its software platform and services such as Google Maps and Assistant into vehicles. Now, Groupe Renault (Renault, Dacia, Alpine and Mobilize) has made this partnership a “software defined toolBased on Android Automotive OS (SDV) with Google. The goal is to offer “new optional services and […]

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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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Ikea trials driverless truck deliveries in Texas

To test driverless deliveries from its warehouses, Ikea teamed up with Kodiak Robotics, a company working on self-driving technology for long-haul trucking. Since August of this year, an autonomous heavy-duty Kodiak truck has been delivering furniture every day from an Ikea distribution center near Houston to a retail store near Dallas. At the wheel of […]

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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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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 […]