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November 12

GM Defense is planning a military prototype based off the GMC Hummer EV

General Motors recently shared that it is speaking with the US military about building an electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (eLRV) prototype based off the GMC Hummer EV. The eLRV prototype planned for 2022 will be developed by GM Defense as a modified version of the Hummer EV, to fit US Army specifications. The move completes […]

October 21

Tesla Autopilot vindicated by event data in highly publicized fatal crash ‘with no one at the wheel’

Tesla Autopilot has been vindicated by its event data recorder in a highly publicized fatal crash that was reported as having “no one at the wheel.”

October 12

ELMS announces collaboration with Ample to bring battery swaps to its commercial EVs

Commercial EV manufacturer Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS) has announced plans to offer a bundled commercial EV option that features Ample’s modular battery swap capabilities on ELMS’ commercial EVs. With different service options planned, customers will soon be able to choose the best option to support their fleet efficiency.

November 5

Proximity to EV action becomes stock Viagra to legacy car companies

One thing seems certain these days: If you’re a legacy car sector company wanting to give your stock price a serious goosing, find some way to thrust yourself into the EV news cycle.

October 18

The cheapest EV in the world has landed in the US – here’s what it’s like

Electrek was invited to try out the cheapest EV in the world, which is manufactured by Changli. It was hilarious, cute, “cheap” in every way, and a wild exercise for the imagination. Even though it doesn’t retain its famed price tag, the US importers have put great effort into adding back value where the shipping […]

October 22

Hover-1 self-balancing electric scooter lets you ride up to 15MPH for $120, more in New Green Deals

While there’s a chill in the air, there’s still plenty of time left to enjoy being outside this fall. A great way to do just that is to ride around with Hover-1’s electric self-balancing scooter, which is on sale for $120 today. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, 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 the mower on sale 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.

October 21

Sun Joe’s 24V pole saw reaches up to 14 feet high for just $90, more in New Green Deals

While your taller trees might not get trimmed often due to requiring a ladder, this cordless 24V pole saw easily helps tackle those higher tasks. With a maximum reach of 14 feet, this saw makes it quite simple to reach most trees without ever pulling out the ladder, all for $90. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, 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 the mower on sale 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.

October 20

Use this 20V cordless electric leaf blower to clean up this fall at $68, more in New Green Deals

Now that fall is in full swing, your yard might be full of leaves. If that’s the case, a blower can help make light work of a tough chore. Today’s deal is perfect for the task, as it lets you blow away the leaves for just $68, no gas or oil required. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, 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 the mower on sale 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.

October 19

Jetson’s Bolt Folding E-Bike features a compact frame at $339, more in New Green Deals

A major problem with most e-bikes is that they take up a lot of room, especially once you arrive at a destination. Well, the Jetson Bolt Folding E-Bike negates that problem since it collapses upon arrival, storing away easily for $339. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, 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 the mower on sale 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.

October 18

Jackery SolarSaga 60W Solar Panel runs your off-grid campsite at $153, more in New Green Deals

Now that the weather is getting nice outside, it’s time to finally nail down how you’ll power an on-the-go campsite while still remaining off-grid. Jackery is among the most trusted companies to do this, and right now you can get the company’s SolarSaga 60W solar panel at $153, as well as the Explorer 240Wh for $160.50. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, 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 the mower on sale 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.

October 11

California bans gas-powered lawn equipment and other ‘small off-road engines’

California will ban “small off-road engines” (SORE) primarily used in gas-powered lawn equipment, such as leaf blowers and lawnmowers, in a law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom this weekend.

September 23

EGEB: Minnesota wins by compromising over a wind and solar farm and a historic site

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A big clean energy project will go forward in Minnesota without impacting an ancient site. Ørsted completes a 227 MW solar farm in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, for Facebook. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla […]

September 10

Tesla finds loophole to New Mexico’s dumb ban by launching on tribal land

Tesla has found a loophole to get around New Mexico’s ban on direct car sales by launching their first store and service center on tribal land.

September 6

New versions of the Polestar 2 make public debut alongside EU pricing

Polestar has shared new versions of its Polestar 2 sedan with the public in Europe alongside pricing before deliveries begin this month. The expanded Polestar 2 now comes with three powertrain variations on display at IAA Mobility in Munich this week.

September 4

Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: An electric car with a teeny tiny truck bed

There’s no denying that a pickup truck offers serious utility. Who wouldn’t want a cargo bed that you can chuck a 2×4 into from across the yard? But not everyone needs the excessive size of a typical truck, and thus I can appreciate the beauty of the good ol’ Chevy El Camino and Ford Ranchero. […]

September 3

This little e-bike hack can make electric bikes 50% faster instantly

Electric bicycles are subject to various speed limits around the world, but the 25 km/h (15.5 mph) speed limit in places like the EU and Australia is particularly frustrating to riders who are in search of just a bit more “oomph” in their bikes. But a new device is making it easy to increase the […]

September 1

Sun Joe’s 14-in. electric chainsaw preps your yard for fall at $35, more in New Green Deals

Fall is just around the corner, and that means your trees will start to shed their leaves toward the end of the month. Once that begins, it could reveal some branches that need to be taken care of. Well, Sun Joe’s 14-inch electric chainsaw is on sale for just $35 right now, making today a great time to pick one up. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, 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 the mower on sale 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.

August 23

Rivian is ready for R1T electric pickup production, waiting for government approval

Rivian says that its R1T electric pickup is basically ready for production and it is now waiting for government approval to start deliveries.

August 17

Cadillac Lyriq first look: At $60,000, my biggest question is will GM make enough of these?

Cadillac invited us out for a chance to get up close and personal with the “production-spec” Lyriq EV that they unveiled back in April. We’ve got photos and video to share, and you can decide for yourself whether you agree that this thing looks sweet.

August 12

50 years on, ‘The Lorax’ still has valuable messages for us. Here are 3

Remember the little “oldish and brownish and mossy” guy with the bushy mustache who “speaks for the trees?” Dr. Seuss’ character, the Lorax, is 50 years old this week. And his messages are more relevant than ever.

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