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California EV owners asked to curb charging ahead of travel holiday

Can California reliably power millions of additional electric vehicles, given the state's recent history of summer blackouts.

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A complete guide to the new EV tax credit

Tucked inside the massive Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that was signed into law in August is a complex set of requirements around which EVs and...

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Toyota triples U.S. EV investment in North Carolina

Toyota said Wednesday it will triple its planned investment for its first U.S. battery factory due to rising consumer demand for electric vehicles....

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Does venture capital need a shot in the arm?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This...

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Toyota accepts California’s authority to set emissions standards under Clean Air Act

Toyota has joined the growing list of automakers that have recognized the state of California’s authority to set vehicle emissions standards...

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Ex-Apple engineer admits stealing automotive trade secrets

A case concerning Apple’s driving trade secrets which started in 2018 has come to a close. Xiaolang Zhang, a former Apple employee, pleaded...

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Manchin’s ultimatum may turn the US into a battery powerhouse

“You want to get your $7,500, then build this industry.”

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In an EV world, Lamborghini knows it can’t rely on power alone

EV acceleration hit a new and interesting phase at the Monterey Car Week event that wrapped Sunday. Kia, (yeah Kia) showed up at the typically...

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The Station: EVs abound at Monterey Car Week and Tesla amateur testing spreads to include kids

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YouTube isn’t cool with videos of Tesla FSD beta testing on kids

YouTube removed two videos from its platform showing Tesla drivers using their own children to conduct vehicle safety tests. The tests were meant to...

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Tesla increases FSD beta cost to $15,000 in North America

Tesla will increase the price of its “full self-driving” beta software, the automaker’s advanced driver assistance system (ADAS),...

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Polestar CEO sees value in EVs, even when they’re parked

In its five years as a standalone automaker, Polestar has placed into production two vehicles and announced the delivery schedule of four additional...

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Rivian has dropped its cheapest trim level due to low customer demand

Rivian is discontinuing the cheapest trim level of its all-electric truck and SUV known as the Explore package due to low demand, according to emails...

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Crappy chargers and sky-high prices are huge roadblocks to EV adoption

In the U.S., most electric vehicle owners say that public chargers are easy to use. That is, when they actually work. A new J.D. Power survey finds...

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Biden admin says about 20 models will still qualify for EV tax credits

The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law Tuesday, says that if automakers want their EVs to be eligible for tax credits, they must have final...

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The Station: Arrival slashes EV targets, more Tesla FSD controversy and NHTSA loses its captain

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VinFast says pre-orders “will get a $7,500 rebate,” federal tax credit or not

We wrote that the Vietnamese EV car company Vinfast is bringing its EV companies to the US. Since then, congress announced it is making changes to...

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Battery investment moves onshore to kick-start US EV production

Here’s a look at some of the major U.S. battery projects underway.

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Daily Crunch: Facebook avoids European blackout as regulators squabble over EU-US data transfers 

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3 things to watch for on Rivian’s Q2 earnings day

Rivian, the EV startup that went public last year in one of the largest IPOs in U.S. history, has bucked the trend set by Tesla and other EV makers...

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Daily Crunch: Spotify Tickets rollout lets concertgoers buy passes for live gigs

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Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion in Tesla shares

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is at it again selling shares of his electric vehicle company, per regulatory filings. Since Friday, the executive has sold 7.9...

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Tesla’s next gigafactory might be in Canada

Musk said during the Tesla shareholder meeting it could have 10 to 12 gigafactories globally, so it makes sense the company might choose another...

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BMW hedges its EV bet, appears poised to repeat mistakes of the past

BMW is on the verge of creating another compromise platform that could hamstring its EV efforts.

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The iconic Meyers Manx dune buggy makes it return as an EV

The Meyers Manx, the iconic 50-year-old dune buggy that’s been copied thousands of times, is officially making its return in 2023. But this...

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Canoo burns cash in race to hit $1B EV sales goal

Canoo closed out the quarter with more than $1B in its EV sales pipeline. This is largely attributable to a recent deal with Walmart to purchase...

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That big climate bill might actually make a difference

It’s not perfect, but it’s a major step, one that could restore confidence in global climate agreements.

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The 5 biggest takeaways from Tesla’s Cyber Roundup

Tesla's 2022 Cyber Roundup shareholder meeting took on a boisterous tone from the outset.

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