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Hertz and BP Partner to Install Thousands of EV Chargers; Gov’t Funds Its Own Network

Two major electric vehicle charging projects, one private and one public, will put thousands of new stations on the map in America.

As Everyone Else is Struggling to Produce Cars, Tesla Delivers a Record Number

What supply chain problem? The crisis has slammed the brakes on the auto industry — but Tesla didn’t seem to get the memo. On Saturday, Elon Musk’s electric carmaker said it delivered 241,300 cars worldwide in the latest quarter. It’s…

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Foxconn Nears Purchase of Ohio Factory From EV Startup Lordstown Motors

Foxconn Nears Purchase of Ohio Factory From EV Startup Lordstown Motors

Can Silicon Valley resuscitate the Rust Belt? Just two years after acquiring a shuttering GM factory in Ohio, struggling electric-vehicle startup Lordstown Motors is already poised to sell the plant — and the dream of bridging the old-world auto industry…

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Safety Concerns Dog Tesla, But at Least Its EV’s Aren’t On Fire

Electric cars may be our bright and shining future, but for the moment they’re having a decidedly less utopian present. Tesla, the world’s preeminent electric vehicle maker, is readying a significant upgrade of its driver-assistance software, but a top regulator…

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Toyota, Honda Angry After Getting Shut Out of Electric Car Tax Credit

The U.S. Congress has big plans for electric vehicles (EVs), but two of the world’s biggest automakers were stunned Saturday to find out they’d been kicked to the curb. Honda and Toyota registered their fury at Democratic lawmakers, who proposed…

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Amazon and Ford-Backed Electric Truck Maker Files to Go Public for $80 Billion

The electric vehicle market is about to get a big jolt. A much-hyped EV company backed by Amazon and Ford just filed to go public at an $80-billion valuation. Rivian, which plans to deliver its first vehicles next month, will…

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NHTSA Opens Probe Into Tesla’s Autopilot Technology After Series Of Crashes

It doesn’t take a soothsayer to divine that electric vehicles are the future of the automobile industry. But when will the EV takeover reach terminal velocity? For Tesla, the drive to an all-autonomous, battery-powered future just hit another detour. On…

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Self-Driving Fords Set for Lyft-off in Miami and Austin

Ford might have to adjust its slogan from “Have you driven a Ford lately?” to “Has a Ford driven you lately?” On Wednesday, America’s second-largest auto manufacturer announced it will launch a fleet of self-driving cars in a partnership with…

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CEO and CFO at Electric Truck Maker Lordstown Resign Amid Financial, Ethical Troubles

CEO and CFO at Electric Truck Maker Lordstown Resign Amid Financial, Ethical Troubles

Lordstown Motors seemed to be firing on all cylinders. Backed by General Motors, the electric truck builder raised $700 million last year and went public during the SPAC craze. But how quickly things change. On Monday, Lordstown’s CEO Steve Burns…

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Ferrari Taps a Chip-Savvy New CEO to Spark Its Electric Future

Renowned for its roaring, turbocharged engines and luxury prestige, Italy’s Ferrari will soon put something much quieter under the hood… or behind the driver, in many cases. On Wednesday, the legendary carmaker announced that Benedetto Vigna, an unassuming executive from…

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Lambo Goes Electric: Supercar Maker Drops $1.8 Billion on Hybrids

“I just bought a Lamborghini, I’m not even into racing,” boasted Drake in 2010. That’s because from Vanilla Ice to Miami Vice, the Italian luxury sports car has always signalled one thing: status. Now, it’s adding a second signal: eco-conscious….

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