About the Author

Fred Lambert

@FredericLambert

Fred is the Editor-in-Chief and the main writer at Electrek. He mainly covers electric vehicles, autonomous cars and ride-sharing platforms.

You can read his work on Electrek, 9to5mac.com and 9to5google.com

You can contact him by email at fred@9to5mac.com or on Twitter @fredericLambert

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Today

VW’s MEB electric vehicle platform is getting a stamp of approval from UBS in their teardown of the VW ID.3 electric car.

The German automaker is seen catching up to Tesla in EV technology.

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GM has confirmed that it is working with LG to build another battery factory in the US under their joint-venture.

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Porsche is officially unveiling the Taycan Cross Turismo: a $90,000 more-practical version of the performance electric car it is based on.

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Volkswagen is announcing the start of its over-the-air software updates for its ID electric vehicles, something that Tesla has been pioneering.

But strangely, customers need to go to the dealership to get a software update to activate the over-the-air update capability.

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March 3

India says that it is prepared to offer Tesla big incentives to establish an electric car factory in the country and beat Chinese prices.

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Morgan Stanley is out with a new report stating that Tesla is losing market shares to the Ford Mustang Mach-E in the US.

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Elon Musk says that Tesla aims to release new version of its Full Self-Driving Beta software with “Autosteer on city streets” next month, and it should come with a wider release to more customers.

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March 2

Tesla appears to be giving up on its idea for a drive-in restaurant in Los Angeles, but the location is set to become one of the biggest Supercharger V3 stations in the world.

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New Tesla Solar Roof tiles in a different color have been spotted at the automaker’s test facility near Fremont factory in California.

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Volvo is today unveiling the C40 Recharge electric SUV, the Swedish automaker’s second all-electric vehicle and the first built from the ground up to be electric.

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Tesla is rumored to be behind a massive new land deal to secure over 100 acres next to its Gigafactory Shanghai in China.

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The Swedish automaker Volvo announced today its plan to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles, including hybrids, and only sell all-electric cars by the end of the decade.

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March 1

Elon Musk says that Tesla will launch its subscription service for its Full Self-Driving package within the next three to four months.

Get ready for a high monthly premium, though.

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A new study did a deep dive into the emissions from the full life cycles, from petroleum extraction to mining, of both electric cars and fossil fuel-powered cars.

The result is unsurprising but needed to dispel misinformation.

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Volkswagen is floating the idea of an ID.3-based convertible electric car.

Dope or nope? Let us know.

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Tesla was rumored to be going back into the battery swap business, this time in China, but the automaker is now denying the report and took a jab at NIO in the process.

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Fisker says that it has given up on solid-state batteries after having announced a “breakthrough” that was supposed to enable “500 miles of range and 1-minute charging” in its electric cars.

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February 28

Tesla’s controversial ‘yoke’ steering wheel in the new and updated Model S has spotted in the wild for the first time.

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February 26

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the current situation at Tesla Fremont factory, Hyundai Ioniq 5, WD ID.4, and more.

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The specs of the Rivian Adventure Network, the electric pickup truck startup’s upcoming charging network, have been revealed with a higher capacity than expected.

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