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Tesla electric semi truck reveal confirmed for November 16

 Tesla will unveil its electric semi truck on November 16, the company confirmed today via email invites sent to press. The invites feature a full-size off-center image of the Tesla truck, still mostly clad in shadow, besides those iconic headlights we’ve seen in earlier teaser material. Read More

Carmakers rushing to defend the EV tax credit in face of proposed cut

 The electric vehicle tax credit won’t die without a stirring defense — major automakers are moving their considerable lobbying might behind defending the credit, according to Automotive News, in the face of its proposed elimination in the new tax plan laid out by Republicans last week. Read More

LG to open Europe’s largest EV battery factory in Poland next year

 LG is opening Europe’s largest factory for building lithium-ion batteries destined for use in electric cars, the company announced. Its LG Chem division is going to open the doors for the facility in 2019 in Poland near Wroclaw, per Reuters, and the facility will be able to supply as many as 100,000 EV batteries per year beginning next year. Read More

Dyson seeks to beat rivals on range with its electric car

 Dyson is building an electric car, the company revealed last week, and now we know a bit more about their specific plan to bring one to market. Dyson won’t look to partner, and will instead build the vehicle hardware from the ground up itself, according to a new Wired interview with Dyson CEO Max Conze. By relying on its own battery and motor tech, Dyson hopes to be able to beat the range… Read More

GM to introduce two new all-electric cars by 2019 in path to zero emissions

 GM today announced a strategy to eventually deliver a zero emission product line across all its segments, though it didn’t put a specific timeline on when it would achieve that goal. The process is complex, said Mark Reuss, EVP Global Product Development, and GM doesn’t see there being “one year where we flip a switch and it’s all electric.” Still, GM is committing… Read More

Dyson is working on an electric car set to launch by 2020

 Dyson, maker of high-tech vacuum cleaners and fans, has long been rumored to be getting into the car game. That’s no longer a rumor, as the company has confirmed that it’s working on a battery electric vehicle with an all-electric drivetrain to be launched by 2020. The news comes from Dyson founder and CEO James Dyson himself, who announced the project via an internal… Read More

Daimler answers Elon Musk’s Twitter challenge on EVs

 Elon Musk uses Twitter to express his thoughts frankly and directly, and he just took issue with a USA Today story about the size of a rival automaker’s bet on electric vehicle technology. Musk noted that the reported $1 billion Daimler was spending on taking on Tesla was not enough for such a large company – and Daimler agreed. In response to Musk’s tweet that the $1… Read More