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Tesla Increases Prices Up to $6,000 Across Lineup

June 16, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. has increased prices across its lineup by as much as $6,000, Electrek reported, as global automakers grapple with surging costs for raw materials, particularly battery components. In at least its third hike this year, the electric car pioneer […]


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Effect of EVs on gas cars

June 16, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

According to a recent Bloomberg article, electric vehicles are taking off even faster than expected and “are eating into the transportation system and taking bigger bites every year.” Soon, it predicted, the number of gas cars globally will start to […]


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Automakers Seek Lifting of EV Tax Credit Cap

June 13, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Major automakers are asking Congress to lift the cap on how many people would be offered tax credits if they buy a hybrid or fully electric vehicles. In a letter to leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives on […]


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Supply chain woes may delay EVs but delivery fleets can’t wait

June 6, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Supply chain issues may be pushing back deliveries of electric vehicles, but that doesn’t mean last-mile delivery fleets looking to adopt can sit back and wait. “Fleets may think they have plenty of time … but sometimes it will take […]


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Metal Prices May Set Back Race for Cheaper EVs

June 1, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A surge in battery metal prices means it could take several years longer for electric vehicles to become as affordable as conventional cars, according to BloombergNEF. Prices of lithium, cobalt and nickel have soared in the past year, eating into […]


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Hyundai Announces $5.5 Billion EV Plant in Georgia

May 20, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Hyundai Motor Group confirmed May 20 the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands — a deal Georgia’s governor called the largest economic development project in the state’s history. Hyundai […]


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Used truck auction prices slipping but still historically high

May 19, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Used truck auction prices dipped in April as freight demand softened, but the doubling in cost of acquiring low-mileage pre-owned equipment over the last year will take months to return to anything resembling normal. And even with the peak crested, […]


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Hacker Finds Way to Unlock Tesla Models, Start Cars

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. customers might love the carmakers’ nifty keyless entry system, but one cybersecurity researcher has demonstrated how the same technology could allow thieves to drive off with certain models of the electric vehicles. A hack effective on the Tesla […]


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Oregon DOT commits $100M to strengthen public EV charging network

May 10, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

On Friday, the Oregon Department of Transportation announced it would commit $100 million to Oregon’s public electric vehicle charging network over the next five years. The charging network will be placed across several major road corridors and increase access to […]


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Senators Press USDOT on AV Tech

May 2, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A group of senators recently asked the U.S. Department of Transportation for an update on efforts to regulate key aspects of autonomous vehicles. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), chairman of the Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight and Ports subcommittee, led the call […]