The Volkswagen ID.4 – Here’s the Thing… [Video]

The Volkswagen ID.4 is a most curious car. Seemingly a tame vision of the future of VW’s electrification strategy, yet it seems to garner a fair bit of love and hate. To figure out why this is, I partnered with VW to get a feel for the car for 2 weeks.

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Tesla increases Model S and Model X prices by $5,000

Tesla has increased Model S and Model X prices by another $5,000 as demand is pushing deliveries of new orders deep into next year.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: A 7-seater Electric Beer Bike

Normally I’d say that alcohol and vehicles don’t mix – but in this case I think we’ve found a nice compromise. With a sober driver and a gaggle of tipsy riders in back, this 7-seater electric beer bike might be one of the weirdest ways to get your brew on. And since I found it on my favorite collection of ridiculous EVs on the internet, it’s a great addition as this week’s Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week.

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Electric scooter maker Silence unveils cheap two-seater electric car with removable batteries

Barcelona-based Silence has just unveiled its Silence S04 electric car, which will be produced in two models with varying power and speed levels.

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Tesla hikes Model 3 and Model Y prices again, deliveries slip a few months

Tesla is increasing prices for the base versions of the Model 3 and Model Y base prices, the second time this month alone.

Delivery timelines slip a few months again.

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Sono Motors files for proposed IPO to list on Nasdaq as “SEV”

SEV automaker Sono Motors announced it has publicly filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). If the IPO is approved, Sono Motors intends to list on the Nasdaq Global Market under ticker symbol “SEV.”

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Interview: Shell Greenlots COO Tannaz Banisadre talks Plug and Charge, bringing 500,000 charging stations online

This week, I got to sit down with Tannaz Banisadre, COO of Greenlots, a company that was acquired by oil and energy behemoth Shell almost two years ago. Obviously, with all that the oil industry has done in the past to sabotage the adoption of EVs, we were skeptical…

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Podcast: Tesla record earnings, new Cybertruck prototype, Tesla Twitter goes after new NTHSA advisor, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s record earnings, a new Cybertruck prototype, Tesla Twitter going after a new NTHSA advisor, and more.

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BMW starts production of the i4 electric car

BMW announced that it has started series production of the BMW i4 electric car today at its Munich factory.

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Jetson unveils its single-seat ONE eVTOL vehicle ahead of limited 2022 production

Swedish eVTOL startup Jetson has officially unveiled its Jetson ONE personal electric aerial vehicle. After a successful prototype in 2018, Jetson has created a consumer-grade version of the ONE eVTOL that has already sold out its limited production run for 2022 and is now taking orders for 2023.

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