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Fisker reveals all-electric Alaska pickup, 3 other EV prototypes

Fisker, the automotive startup-turned publicly traded company founded by famed automotive designer Henrik Fisker, revealed Thursday night a dizzying array of EV prototypes from a beefy pickup truck with an expandable bed, and grand tourer sports car with up to 600 miles of range to a souped-up, off-road version of its Ocean SUV and the […]

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Tesla’s range-flation problem, Waymo reverses on self-driving trucks and Ford tweaks its EV playbook

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If it hadn’t been for them meddlin’ kids

Welcome to Startups Weekly. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Friday. Not to get all GrumpyManYellsAtCloud.gif, but I’m getting pretty tired of the myth of the dropped-out-of-college founders. Investors — and the broader ecosystem — have known for a long time that while there are some high-profile outliers, it’s much easier

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Tesla says Model 3, Model Y tax credits likely to be reduced by 2024

Tesla said the $7,500 federal tax credits for its Model 3 and Model Y electric vehicles are likely to be reduced after December 31, according to a change on the automaker’s website late Tuesday. “Customers who take delivery of a qualified new Tesla and meet all federal requirements are eligible for a tax credit up

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Kentucky is the first state to mandate Tesla’s charging plug

Kentucky now requires that electric vehicle charging companies include Tesla’s charging plug if they want to secure federal funds from a state program to electrify highways, Reuters reports. The plan went into effect Friday, making Kentucky the first state to officially mandate Tesla’s charging technology. Texas and Washington have also shared plans that would require

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Rivian delivers first electric vans to Amazon in Europe

Amazon has begun rolling out its custom electric delivery vans from Rivian in Europe, the e-commerce giant said Monday. This will be Rivian’s first commercial shipment of vans outside the United States. The first tranche of 300 vans will be seen on streets in Munich, Berlin and Dusseldorf in the coming weeks. Amazon already has

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Lucid scores a win, Bird’s founder leaves the nest and Zoox robotaxis roll out in Vegas

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Tesla delivers record EVs amid federal tax credits, price cuts

Tesla has topped Wall Street delivery estimates in the second quarter of 2023 as the automaker’s many price cuts and the Biden administration’s federal electric vehicle tax credits take effect. The Elon Musk-owned EV-maker reported record global production of 479,000 units and record deliveries of 466,140. That’s up 10% from the 422,875 Tesla EVs delivered

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Texas says state-funded EV chargers must include Tesla plugs

Texas will require electric vehicle charging companies to include Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) and the Combined Charging System (CCS) standard in order to qualify for a state program to electrify highways through federal funds, Reuters reports. “The decision by Ford, GM, and now Rivian to adopt NACS changed requirements for Phase 1. Each

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GM’s BrightDrop makes first commercial EVs delivery outside US

BrightDrop, the electric delivery van subsidiary of General Motors, has made its first delivery outside of the U.S. The company delivered 50 BrightDrop Zevo 600 electric vans to FedEx Express Canada on Wednesday, part of a larger order of 2,500 Zevo EVs. The introduction of BrightDrop’s vans is in line with FedEx’s goal to shift

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