Tesla Model Y Standard Range AWD Spotted with $61,990 Price in Website Code

Tesla’s long-rumoured new Model Y Standard Range with an All-Wheel Drive (AWD) configuration was recently spotted in the code for the company’s U.S. order configurator with a price of $61,990 USD, according to a tweet from WaitingForTesla.com (@w4tsla), an automated tracking and notification bot for Tesla inventory in North America. ⚠ New Tesla MY Model […]

EV Tax Credits Seek to Boost Commercial Electric Truck Adoption in U.S.

New electric vehicle (EV) incentives set to go live in the U.S. on January 1, 2023, will seek to boost commercial electric truck adoption and demand in the U.S. by offering tax credits of $7,500 or $40,000, depending on the size of the vehicle, to companies — reports Automotive News. These commercial incentives, the first […]

SpaceX to Launch Starlink Fair Use Data Caps in Canada, U.S.

SpaceX is gearing up to implement a Fair Use policy on its high-speed satellite internet service, Starlink, in the U.S. and Canada (via @DirtyTesLa). “To ensure our customer base is not negatively impacted by a small number of users consuming unusually high amounts of data, the Starlink team is implementing a Fair Use policy in […]

SpaceX in Talks with White House for Starlink Service in Iran: Report

According to a report from CNN, the U.S. government has approached SpaceX to discuss the possibility of setting up Starlink, the company’s high-speed satellite internet service, inside Iran. The information comes from several government officials with knowledge of the discussions. It remains unclear what the nature of these talks was and whether or not the […]

U.S. Approves EV Charging Station Plans for All 50 States and More

Electric vehicles (EVs) are inching their way into the mainstream, and new approval from the federal government for upcoming charging stations is expected to expand the charging network significantly. The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) announced the approval of EV charging station infrastructure plans for all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico on Tuesday, reports […]

NIO EV Launch in the U.S. Rumored for 2025, Claims Report

China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer NIO could be preparing to launch in U.S. markets mid-decade, as noted in a rumor surfacing this week. NIO may enter the U.S. market by 2025 and establish a battery swap station as soon as November, according to two people familiar with the matter in a report from Eletric Vehicles […]

Tesla Supercharger Opens in Vicksburg, Mississippi

According to Canadian Supercharger aficionado Marco (@MarcoRPTesla), the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, just had a Tesla Supercharger go live earlier this week. The new Supercharger is located at the Ameristar Casino & Hotel at 4116 Washington Street, Vicksburg. It comprises a total of 12 V3 Supercharging stalls, each capable of delivering up to 250 kW […]

U.S. House Passes Climate Bill Containing $7,500 EV Tax Credits

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the largest climate bill ever passed in the country. It includes $369 billion USD in climate-related funding, part of which will cover tax credits of up to $7,500 USD for new and used electric vehicle (EV) purchases. The IRA cleared the U.S. […]

Tesla Stops Taking Model 3 Long Range Orders in the U.S. and Canada

Tesla is no longer accepting orders for the Model 3 Long Range All-Wheel Drive (AWD) in the U.S. and Canada (via @SawyerMerritt). BREAKING: Tesla has turned off ordering for the Long Range Model 3 in the US and Canada. It now says "Available in 2023" pic.twitter.com/WF1RfJkItx — Sawyer Merritt 📈🚀 (@SawyerMerritt) August 12, 2022 Following the […]
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Senate Deal Brings EV Tax Credits to Benefit Tesla, Toyota, GM

U.S. officials are considering what the extension of a tax credit could look like for zero-emission vehicles, and two senators have agreed upon new circumstances surrounding the deal. A senate deal between Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin features the extension of tax credits for electric vehicles (EVs), according to those familiar with the matter who […]

25% of Americans Want to Buy an EV as Next Car, Says AAA Survey

25% of U.S. respondents in a recent consumer survey conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) said they want to buy an electric vehicle (EV) for their next car — reports Yahoo News. Of those in favour of EVs, 77% cited savings in fuel costs as the driving force behind their decision. “The increase in […]

70,000+ Starlink Customers Unite in Petition Against DISH’s 5G 12 GHz Plan

SpaceX last week asked Starlink subscribers to help the company convince the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject changes to the 12 GHz spectrum proposed by DISH Network that would render Starlink “unusable for most Americans.” According to PCMag, more than 70,000 Starlink customers heeded SpaceX’s call. As of Tuesday, the FCC has received […]

Toyota Joins Tesla, GM in Running Out of EV Tax Credits in U.S.

Toyota has run out of a $7,500 tax credit available for buyers of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in the U.S. — reports Automotive News. The Japanese automaker reported 3,876 plug-in sales for June, putting the company over the 200,000 credit-eligible sales every automaker is allowed in the U.S. Toyota […]

Volvo to Train EV Technicians at Upcoming Facility in New Jersey

According to Automotive News, Swedish automotive giant Volvo–subsidiary of China’s Geely–is establishing a new technical center at its headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey, specifically for training mechanics to work on electric vehicles (EVs). Volvo expects the 12,800 sq. ft. facility to open next March. Once complete, dealership technicians from all over the U.S., Canada, and South […]