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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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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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Ford Sales Tops Again; Poised to Outsell GM’s EVs

December 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Ford Motor Co. claimed it was the best-selling automaker in the U.S. for the third consecutive month in November, a streak it hasn’t achieved since 1974, as it reported a 5.9% year-over-year sales boost for the month. The Dearborn, Mich., […]


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State DOTs Explore Roadway Charging to Support Electric-Powered Vehicles

November 30, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Magnetic concrete that charges electric vehicles as they drive over it could be coming to an Indiana roadway in the next few years. In a project specifically aimed at helping the trucking industry transition to electric vehicles, the Indiana Department […]


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Electric Vehicles Rank Low in Consumer Reports Reliability Study

November 18, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

When it comes to reliable cars, the newest and latest aren’t always best. Electric vehicles fare poorly in the latest reliability study from Consumer Reports, with Tesla Inc. and its battery-powered lineup finishing second to last for the second straight […]


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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 […]


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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. […]