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Rivian’s New Investments
Rivian’s New Investments

Startup EV created its service center to provide 24/7 customer service. Electric vehicle maker Rivian plans to add 100 workers and invest $ 4.6 million in a new customer service center near Detroit in Plymouth, Michigan, following the launch of its first electric pickup truck. According to a statement Thursday from Michigan, the 12-year-old startup… More

Breakthrough in the electric vehicle industry
Breakthrough in the electric vehicle industry

At the University of San Diego, nanoengineers have created the latest lithium-ion batteries, which have 10 times the energy density of the current batteries that are now installed in commercial electric vehicles. The Independent notes that the creation of new batteries could be a breakthrough in the electric vehicle industry. The researchers replaced the anodes… More

Polestar Precept will be registered in the UK
Polestar Precept will be registered in the UK

The Swedish company Polestar will master the production of the Precept sedan at a facility in the UK. The assembly is planned to begin by 2025. At the moment, the brand has a special research and development center, the number of which is at the level of 500 people. Apparently, it is they who will… More

Volvo will refuse genuine leather
Volvo will refuse genuine leather

Volvo has decided to completely abandon the use of natural leather – but so far only in the interiors of electric vehicles. The desire to quickly switch to recycled materials is due to both moral and ethical principles and the desire to reduce the carbon footprint. After all, livestock today accounts for 14 percent of… More

Tesla’s autopilot has learned to recognize police cars
Tesla’s autopilot has learned to recognize police cars

Tesla’s autopilot will decelerate the electric car when it detects emergency vehicles’ flashing beacons at night, Electrek reports. The new option will be introduced in the 2021.24.12 software update for Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y electric vehicles. When Autosteer (automatic driving technology) operates and special vehicle beacons are detected, the electric car will… More

Honda switches to electricity
Honda switches to electricity

Honda, like most other major automakers, is planning an all-electric future. The Japanese brand, which has had a particularly successful year of sales thanks in part to the HR-V, CR-V, Pilot and Passport SUVs, is now looking to significantly expand its annual EV sales plans, starting with the upcoming Prologue SUV. The brand plans to… More

Tesla will have a competitor from Austria
Tesla will have a competitor from Austria

A new Austrian startup will build an original electric car based on someone else’s architecture, ecomento.de reports. The creators have not yet decided on the platform, but their choice so far falls on the MEB from Volkswagen. The novelty is very difficult to somehow characterize – for a full-fledged crossover, it has a very mediocre… More

Volkswagen will revive the famous Scout SUV
Volkswagen will revive the famous Scout SUV

Volkswagen plans to develop a new electric SUV for which the famous Scout name could be revived. Motor Trend reports this with reference to the head of the North American division Johan de Neissen. The new model will be the ideological successor to the classic American SUV International Harvester Scout, which was developed in 1961… More