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13 Aug 2022 02:27:36 UTC

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Fisker is selling the planned 2023 production of the all-electric Ocean Sport SUV

August 12, 2022 | summary

“Fisker sold out the $68,9991 limited edition Fisker Ocean One worldwide, securing $5,000 in deposits from 5,000 reservation holders in just 30 days.”

In response to the limitations of the Inflation Reduction Act, “Fisker offered reservation holders the ability to proactively enter into a binding contract to purchase a Fisker Ocean by placing their first $250 deposit and second $100 deposit in a non-refundable convert order.”

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The long road to mass adoption of electric vehicles

August 12, 2022 | summary

“…the $4,000 tax credit is not subject to the same critical mineral and battery component requirements as the $7,500 rebate…

“…the EV market was much smaller 12 years ago…there just aren’t many used EVs on the market today. Therefore, traders are likely to have a greater advantage in setting the appropriate price. There is no guarantee that a $4,000 used EV tax credit will not result in a $4,000 price increase…”

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Combat climate change. end of ‘fossil inflation.’ Here’s how

August 12, 2022 | summary

“…fossil fuels have been a major cause of every inflationary bout since World War II…Higher oil and gas prices account for about 40 percent of price increases across the economy.

“Inflation is not just a problem in the US or because of federal spending in the pandemic. It has doubled in 37 advanced economies over the past year.

The IRA “could reduce a typical American household’s energy spending by more than $300 a year…”

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Rivian offers customers a way to circumvent the Anti-Inflation Act

August 12, 2022 | summary

“With delivery times stretching into next year, the company risks losing customers if the discount dries up.

“Rivian reservation holders have the option to make a portion of their deposit non-refundable and make the contract of sale binding.

“The Inflation Mitigation Act specifically allows methods like this, signing a binding agreement in 2022 that saves your tax credit for years to come.

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Elon Musk confirms that Tesla Semi will be launched later this year

August 12, 2022 | summary

Elon Musk said deliveries of the Tesla Semi will begin this year. Not only that, but the company will also deliver the long-range version, which is expected to be able to travel 500 miles (over 800 km) on a single charge… the announcement leaves us with many unanswered questions about the Tesla Semi. .Price (whether it will somehow be linked to the original $180,000 500 mile version), the battery type…

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Used Cars: The Best 3 Year Old EVs

August 11, 2022 | summary

“…Examples of reliable used EVs are fairly limited, but there are quite a few, and more will be added in the years to come.

“By the time they are three years old, many models may not be leased and all have a long useful life ahead of them.

[Consumers Report] “scoured our data to find the most reliable EV models of 2019, considering EVs from Chevrolet, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Tesla and others. [SUBSCRIPTION TEASER]

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Climate law improves air quality despite benefits of fossil fuels

August 11, 2022 | summary

“In addition to climate provisions such as clean energy incentives and methane reduction, the Inflation Reduction Act (HR 5376) provides a variety of funding opportunities for community-level air quality measures in polluted areas.

“The bill would reduce cellphone emissions, diesel emissions and port emissions, meaning cleaner outdoor and indoor air in communities of color adjacent to industrial plants, ports and major thoroughfares.”

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Super Agile Box Truck showcases REE’s uniquely modular EV chassis

August 11, 2022 | summary

“…an ordinary class 3 electric van…but its entire powertrain, suspension and steering live in the wheel arches.

“… panel van with a powerful 400 kW (536 hp) four-wheel drive. It has enough battery for a range of 150 miles (241 km) with a top speed of 75 mph (120 km). / h. It can drive up to 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) to carry cargo and has a space of 23 m (812 cu-ft)…”

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German police photograph a helicopter attached to a Tesla Supercharger to send a message.

August 11, 2022 | summary

“Police Directorate Schwaben Nord, based in Augsburg, Germany, shared the tweet below with a message about parking in designated lots.

“ICE-ing… is an acronym for the internal combustion engine, and ICE-ing is an all too common occurrence…

“The aim of the photo was to emphasize that designated charging stations should only be used for these purposes.”

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The Big Myth About Charging Technology You Shouldn’t Believe Anymore

August 11, 2022 | summary

“…the lifespan of your smartphone, laptop and even your electric vehicle depends on the health of the battery.

“Batteries aren’t meant to last forever, but you can extend their lifespan by avoiding poor charging habits that could accelerate the aging process. Most of these charging habits are being propagated by the myths we tell ourselves… debunk the myths about charging technology they should stop believing.”

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