Toyota Motor Manufacturing Türkiye (TMMT) in Sakarya, Turkey will build the second-generation Toyota C-HR, which will be available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions. TMMT will also establish a 75,000-unit-per-year battery assembly plant alongside its car manufacturing line. Plug-in hybrid battery assembly will begin in December 2023, producing 60 skilled jobs. Total investment for this… Read more »
Month: February 2023
Rivian and MINI top EV ownership satisfaction survey from JD Power
The Rivian R1T and the MINI Cooper Electric lead in J.D. Power’s EV ownership satisfaction survey, beating out Tesla, Ford, Hyundai/Kia, and more. While specifications and professional reviews often play a significant role when a car buyer is looking to buy their next vehicle, the thoughts and experiences of other recent customers can also be […]
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Tesla will build new plant in Mexico, country president confirms
Tesla will build its next production facility in Monterrey, Mexico, the country’s president Andrès Manuel Lopez Obrador, said this morning during a press conference. “There is already an understanding, yes they are going to dedicate the investment to Mexico, and the plant is going to be established in Monterrey with a series of commitments to […]
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Tesla Model Y teardown forces Toyota to see an inconvenient truth: report
For some time now, it appeared that Toyota would be left behind in the electric vehicle transition. The company did not seem very serious about EVs, and the electric cars that it does release seem half-hearted at best. But as per a recent report, Toyota appears to have changed its stance on electric cars somewhat. […]
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Tesla set to receive massive tax breaks for Giga Nevada expansion
Tesla is set to receive massive tax breaks of up to $360 million for its expansion of Giga Nevada, which it announced last month. Documents released yesterday show Tesla would be exempt from paying payroll and property taxes for the next ten years and would also pay reduced sales taxes for the next twenty years. […]
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VinFast to deliver first EVs March 1, slashes VF 8 lease price
Vietnamese electric vehicle maker VinFast will start delivery of VF 8 City Edition vehicles to US customers beginning March 1, 2023. The delivery event will be held at the VinFast’s store in California, marking VinFast’s new journey in the…
Research: Tires and brakes emit more particulates than tailpipes
Current emissions regulations are focused on what comes out of vehicle tailpipes, but a new study claims more than half of road-vehicle particulate emissions—fine particles that can pollute surrounding air and water—comes from other sources…
Tesla And Elon Musk Sued Related To Misleading Self-Driving Claims
Tesla shareholders filed a class-action lawsuit suggesting the company misrepresented the abilities of Autopilot and Full Self-Driving.
Rivian Burning Through Cash, Demand Is A Concern Going Forward
Rivian makes a compelling product that’s proven to impress, but prices are high and competition is a concern.
Tesla and Elon Musk face shareholder lawsuit over Autopilot, FSD safety claims
Tesla shareholders have filed a lawsuit against Tesla Inc. and its CEO, Elon Musk over claims shared about Autopilot and Full Self-Driving’s (FSD) safety. Autopilot and FSD are among the most advanced features currently available on Tesla’s electric vehicles today. Led by TSLA shareholder Thomas Lamontagne, the shareholders are seeking unspecified damages for fellow shareholders […]
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