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Audi announced today that it will produce its last internal combustion engine in 2033 (if people are still buying them by then), and it will only launch new vehicles that are electric by 2026.

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In a recent announcement, Fisker and Magna International Inc. have finalized a long-term manufacturing agreement. The binding agreement coincides with previous agreements between both parties regarding EV platform sharing and ADAS systems. As part of the latest agreement, Magna will produce Fisker’s upcoming electric Ocean SUV in November 2022.

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Volvo has announced a new 50 GWh battery cell gigafactory coming to Europe in partnership with Northvolt.

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Miami-Dade County in Florida today announced it has bought 42 Proterra ZX5+ electric transit buses, featuring a total of 19 megawatt hours of battery storage capacity. The county also announced that it will install 75 Proterra chargers across three bus depots. Its first electric buses are slated to be delivered in 2022.

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As we close out Prime Day, we’ve gathered the best New Green Deals for you to browse. Today, we’re going to take a look at the Hover-1 Dynamo electric scooter on sale for a low of $168. Plus, there’s discounts on smart thermostats, LED lighting, and much more. We also have a wide selection of Tesla and other e-bike deals today, so you won’t want to miss that either.

Head below for other New Green Deals that we’ve found today, more on why going electric for your yard tools like a mower or edger is important, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals. Also, check out the new Electrek Tesla Shop for the best deals on Tesla accessories.

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The Torque 1 electric bike from Florida-based RideScoozy is a commuter style e-bike that combines two features rarely seen together: a torque sensor and an affordable price tag.

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One lucky person has a neighbor that works at Rivian. Better still, their Rivian neighbor was generous enough to allow them to go for a spin in an R1T and capture some footage from their phone of the interior, including the upcoming EVs User Interface (UI) and other controls.

If you blink, you might miss it, though, as the videographer must have been so giddy with excitement experiencing the Rivian R1T that they couldn’t hold the camera still.

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Tesla announced that it is launching “Tesla Energy,” its energy division in China, starting with the Powerwall home battery pack.

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This video tells the story of cobalt and its importance to batteries and electric cars.

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • EV100 businesses call for strong US emissions standards and all new-vehicle sales to be net zero by 2030.
  • Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA) introduces legislation to rapidly boost US solar manufacturing.
  • UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now offers price matching, so it’s important to shop for the best quotes. Click here to learn more and get your quotes. — *ad.

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