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This week on Electrek’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This time that includes a new moped-style e-bike from Ride1Up, Electric Bike Company adding torque sensors, Juiced Bikes coming out with a special edition HyperScrambler 2, Harley-Davidson’s electric future, the coming wave of
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One week after sharing details of its Launch Edition Solar EV, Aptera Motors has announced a community funding program called Accelerate Aptera, hoping to raise between $20 and $50 million. By investing a predetermined minimum, reservation holders have a better chance at receiving delivery of one of the 2,000 Launch Edition Apteras planned. Better still,
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we review Tesla’s earnings, we discuss Tesla Semi/4680 production at Giga Nevada, the new Toyota CEO, and more. The show is live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder, we’ll
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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The Archbishop of Canterbury has conceded progress on same-sex marriage in the Church of England would be “glacial”, Sandi Toksvig has said. The comedian revealed she had met Justin Welby for a “long-promised coffee” and the meeting had been “calm and considered”, but the church‘s position was “untenable”. In a video, she said it was
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Lucid Group has shared an interestingly timed press release late this evening/early this morning, depending on where you live. The American automaker has unveiled a new electric drive unit designed specifically for motorsports, including the “world’s leading single-seater electric racing series.” One look at the photo above is a clear indication this drive unit is
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Commercial electrification specialist Lightning eMotors is celebrating its latest company feat in the form of Altoona testing certification for its ZEV3 battery electric passenger van. By receiving certification of granular testing by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the ZEV3 becomes the first Class 3 battery electric van to pass Altoona, meaning its purchases can now qualify
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Alec Baldwin will remain in the lead role of Rust as it continues filming, the movie’s lawyer has confirmed. The 64-year-old actor is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge following the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the film’s set in October 2021. Her husband Matt will also remain executive producer – and Joel Souza,
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According to Rolls-Royce’s CEO, orders for its upcoming all-electric Spectre are so plentiful that the legacy luxury automaker may need adjust its production output to meet the growing demand. Furthermore, the company chief believes the first fully-electric Rolls-Royce will fit nicely into the current lineup and start generating profits from the very start of production.
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Marilyn Monroe biopic Blonde is leading the way in this year’s Razzies, closely followed by Good Mourning, a stoner comedy directed, produced, written and starring rapper Machine Gun Kelly. Celebrating the worst of cinematic under-achievements, the annual Golden Raspberry Awards calls itself the “ugly cousin” of the Oscars and reveals its winners the night before
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Increased US power generation from mostly wind and solar will reduce generation from both coal and natural gas power plants in 2023 and 2024, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) “Short-Term Energy Outlook.” The EIA forecasts that solar and wind, including new projects coming online this year, will account for 16% of total
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Rebekah Vardy has thanked firefighters after a fire destroyed the gym at the family’s mansion. The wife of the Leicester City footballer Jamie Vardy praised the “brilliant Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service” after they were called to the home on Thursday afternoon, and posted a picture of her two children inside a fire engine. An
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General Motors (GM) announced today that it will invest nearly $1 billion in four US facilities to produce V-8 engines and EV components. Despite GM advertising it’s going “all in” on electric vehicles, less than 10% of the investment is going toward EV development. GM Invests $854M in V-8 engines, snubbing electric vehicles GM’s CEO
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