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Tesla Expects Delivery Record, Beating Supply Chain Turmoil

October 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is expected to report record deliveries of roughly 224,000 vehicles in the most recent quarter, another milestone for CEO Elon Musk and his trailblazing electric-car brand. Deliveries are one of the most closely watched metrics at Tesla: They […]


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GM to invest $1B to build electric vehicles in Mexico

April 30, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

General Motors (NYSE: GM) announced Thursday it will invest $1 billion in a manufacturing complex in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, that will build electric vehicles by 2023. “This investment will serve to prepare the complex for an expansion in the assembly […]


Shipping

Sen. Tom Carper Says USPS Should Buy More Electric Vehicles

April 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Postal Service should include more electric vehicles in its new fleet than it first envisioned when it awarded a $6 billion contract to Oshkosh Corp., a U.S. senator told nominees to the service’s board. “The Postal Service has […]


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Democrats Push $25 Billion to Electrify School Buses

April 21, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Democratic lawmakers are unveiling legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, aiming at a component of President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan to improve children’s health. […]


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Ford to Go All Electric in Europe by 2030

February 17, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Ford announced a major push into electric vehicles in Europe, vowing to convert its entire passenger car lineup on the continent to electrics by 2030. Ford will spend $1 billion to revamp its factory in Cologne, Germany, and make it […]


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Xos partners with DLL on electric truck financing

December 22, 2020

Via: FreightWaves

In an effort to overcome the cost barriers to buying electric vehicles, electric truck maker Xos Trucks Inc. on Tuesday announced a partnership with DLL to help finance the leasing of its all-electric commercial vehicles. DLL is a global asset […]


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General Motors Plans 3,000 Hires for EV Development

November 9, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors Co. is going on a hiring binge to accelerate its development of electric vehicles. The Detroit automaker said Nov. 9 it plans to hire 3,000 new employees across engineering, design and information technology to spur efforts to develop […]


Impact & Regulations

House Considers Electric Vehicles Legislation

September 14, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Senate-passed legislation meant to promote access to electric vehicles around the country will be under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives this month. A House companion bill sponsored by Rep. Ro Khanna aims to provoke government agencies to buy […]


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Tesla to Sell up to $5 Billion of Shares After Stock Surge

September 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. plans to sell as much as $5 billion of shares, capitalizing on its high-flying price and on a recent stock split that made it more accessible to individual investors. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based carmaker will sell the shares […]


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Tesla Keeps China Growth Going With Record Registrations

July 17, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. kept growing in China last month, with registrations of its electric vehicles jumping to a record in the world’s largest market as the coronavirus outbreak receded. In June, 14,976 China-built Teslas were registered in the country, according to […]