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Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Carvana is now offering discounts of up to $4,000 at checkout for eligible used EVs and plug-in hybrids. The discount is essentially an advancement of the federal tax incentive for previously owned vehicles, but it lets customers reap the benefit immediately rather than waiting for tax refunds the following year.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $14 million to increase consumer battery recycling and create a more sustainable domestic battery supply chain.

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Monday, July 8, 2024

Battery recycling will play a critical role in meeting the battery material needs for future EV production. As of 2023, the United States had enough domestic battery recycling capacity to reclaim 35,500 tons of battery materials. There are more facilities planned in the next two to four years to reclaim an additional 76,000 tons. 

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Monday, July 8, 2024

NASCAR unveiled its prototype electric race car over the weekend, marking a significant step in the company’s efforts to reduce emissions and increase electrification in the sport.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2024

TOKYO, July 4 (Reuters) - Japanese automakers Nissan Motor (7201.T), opens new tab and Honda Motor (7267.T), opens new tab are considering using standardised automotive software and working together on electric vehicle charging, the Nikkei newspaper said on Thursday, steps that could reduce their costs.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2024

CLIMATEWIRE | American automakers are pressing the Biden administration to pause tariffs on Chinese graphite, arguing that prices for electric vehicles will go up if the levies are put in place too soon.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

The slowdown in US electric vehicle sales may be a mere blip. They could make up almost a third of new car sales by 2027, according to BloombergNEF’s latest electric vehicle outlook, assuming the current policies remain in place. Electric vehicles accounted for 10% of new US car sales last year.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

In the second quarter, GM’s EV sales were up 34% from last quarter and up 40% year-over-year, with 21,930 cars sold.

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Monday, July 1, 2024

Argonne National Laboratory estimated fuel cost savings potential for replacing a gasoline vehicle with the same size electric vehicle on a ZIP code level. Their estimates showed that the states in the Northwest region, led by Idaho and Washington State, had some of the highest potential for fuel cost savings when switching to electric vehicles.

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Friday, June 28, 2024

With apologies to “Goodfellas”: As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a car guy.

The rumble of a V-8 feels like the soundtrack of my life. I spent the past 40 years developing new vehicles, from Camrys and Scions at Toyota to F-150 Raptors, Broncos, and Transits here at Ford Motor Company , where my grandfather worked for Henry himself. To this day, I spend many weekends racing Mustangs or wrenching on my 1973 Bronco. 

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