Electric Cars

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
0 Comments
By Joey Klender Posted on December 3, 2021 The $12,500 electric vehicle tax credit proposed in President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan is being labeled as “discriminatory” by Mexican Economy Minister Tatiana Clouthier, who said the country is analyzing legal recourse and other actions, including potential tariffs against the United States. Clouthier claims the
0 Comments
According to a statement from China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), Tesla Shanghai filed a recall plan for 21,599 Model Y EVs manufactured in the country. The automaker cited issues pertaining to the strength of front and rear steering knuckles, stating they may not meet the automaker’s design requirements. Just last week, we reported
0 Comments
Ford brand reports 152,367 vehicle sales in November in the U.S. (up 7.6% year-over-year), which is finally a positive number after five consecutive months of decline. The year-to-date number is 1,651,481 (down 5.2%). Sales of the electrified vehicles – xEVs (BEVs, PHEVs, HEVs) increased 154% year-over-year to 11,116. Ford says that xEV sales expands much quicker
0 Comments
By Maria Merano Posted on December 2, 2021 Stellantis CEO Carlos Taveres stated that the pressure for legacy automakers to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles could threaten jobs and vehicle quality as traditional carmakers struggle to manage the higher costs of producing EVs.  Taveres said that the costs of transitioning to electric vehicle production
0 Comments
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
0 Comments
By Simon Alvarez Posted on November 25, 2021 Earlier this month, renewed discussions about the objections critics have concerning Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin were completed. The discussions, which covered about 800 objections, were already a repeat of online meetings held back in October. Environmental groups against the electric vehicle production plant accused Brandenburg’s Office of the
0 Comments
Dodge will end gas-powered Charger and Challenger production in 2024, to be replaced by electric models, according to Dodge brand CEO Tim Kuniskis as reported by Motor Trend. Earlier this year Dodge announced that they would launch the “world’s first battery electric muscle car” in 2024 (however they define “muscle car,” given that we already
0 Comments
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
0 Comments
EV automaker XPeng Motors unveiled its fourth EV today at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China. The new electric SUV dubbed “the G9,” matches previous speculation about the vehicle, and it will arrive with XPeng’s latest technologies. This includes the company’s new EV architecture, ADAS system, and supercharging capabilities. Xiaopeng, aka XPeng Motors, sits
0 Comments
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
0 Comments
By Maria Merano Posted on November 15, 2021 Tesla Giga Berlin has received two more early approvals, announced Brandenburg’s Ministry of the Environment. Another round of repetition discussions about Giga Berlin’s full permit approval is scheduled to start on Tuesday. Giga Berlin’s latest set of preliminary permits allow Tesla to construct more parts of the factory’s wastewater
0 Comments