Domino’s Pizza will use robotics company Nuro’s autonomous R2 delivery vehicle to deliver pizzas in Houston starting this year as part of a pilot program.
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Tesla (TSLA) stock price jumped more than 4% today to keep the momentum of a rebound after a tough start of the year. The latest increase comes after Elon Musk claimed he is deleting his Twitter account. expand full story
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled an updated electric vehicle infrastructure delivery plan which aims to put as many as 50,000 EV charge points in the city by 2025, as London looks to become a zero emission transport city by 2030.
I’m an equal opportunity EV lover – I’ll give any personal electric vehicle a chance. And while electric scooters and e-bikes are fun, nothing gets my heart pumping with a combination of fear and excitement quite like an electric skateboard. Add in all-terrain tires and you’ve got a serious recipe for fun. Check out the Backfire Ranger X1 below. But be careful if you’re prone to impulse shopping. Put your wallet in the other room, because you’re going to want to buy this board!
Renault is launching an updated version of the ZOE with some design changes and a bigger battery pack for more range, faster charging, and more power. expand full story
One of the most notorious gas-guzzling brands of all time, Hummer, is reportedly being considered by GM for an electric reboot.
CATL is the world’s largest battery manufacturer for electric vehicles. While they’ve traditionally focused on battery packs for full-size electric cars and large EVs, the company is now adding electric bicycle packs to its list of products.
VW is preparing to launch the ID3, its first next-gen all-electric car based on its new MEB platform, and it has been gradually revealing more about it leading to the release of the production version later this year.
Today, they announced that the ID.3, and other upcoming ID vehicles, will have a battery warranty covering 70% energy capacity for 8 years and 160,000 km (100,000 miles). They also confirmed the official charge rate, which is somewhat disappointing. expand full story
In today’s EGEB:
- Florida’s Supreme Court makes a solar ruling.
- Nearly half the electricity generated in Germany this year has come from renewables.
- A US offshore wind group urges state cooperation — not just competition.
- A grant gives rural Maine businesses a solar lifeline.