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VW investing $800M in Tennessee factory to make next-generation electric vehicles – TechCrunch

VW investing $800M in Tennessee factory to make next-generation electric vehicles – TechCrunch Volkswagen will spend $800 million to expand a U.S. factory that will produce the automaker’s next generation of electric vehicles. The factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. will be the company’s North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles, VW …

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Cadillac’s first electric vehicle will be a crossover – TechCrunch

Cadillac’s first electric vehicle will be a crossover – TechCrunch Cadillac revealed Sunday what will likely be the first electric vehicle in the luxury brand’s portfolio. And surprise, it’s a crossover. The sketch of the full-size crossover SUV, which was unveiled during a debut party for the 2020 Cadillac XT6 …

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GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand – TechCrunch

GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand – TechCrunch General Motors is turning Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market. Plans are already underway to introduce the first model …

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Nissan’s new Leaf E+ is packing more than just 226 miles of range – TechCrunch

Nissan’s new Leaf E+ is packing more than just 226 miles of range – TechCrunch Electric vehicle competition is heating up and it’s pushing some of the first entrants to add range and other features in hopes of keeping up with automakers that are just bringing EVs to the market. …

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GM is smartening up its Bolt EV smartphone app – TechCrunch

GM is smartening up its Bolt EV smartphone app – TechCrunch GM is sprucing up its smartphone app for owners of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt through a collaboration with charging network companies EVgo, ChargePoint, and Greenlots. The idea is to take aggregate dynamic data from each of the EV charging …

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First buses, now Shenzhen has turned its taxis electric in green push – TechCrunch

First buses, now Shenzhen has turned its taxis electric in green push – TechCrunch Roads in a Chinese city have gotten much quieter in recent years. Shenzhen, widely called the Silicon Valley of hardware, has been pouring resources to phase out rattling diesel vehicles chugging through the city of 12 …

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An inside look at Rivian’s EV ambitions from AI batteries to electric jet skis – TechCrunch

An inside look at Rivian’s EV ambitions from AI batteries to electric jet skis – TechCrunch For a CEO who insists his electric vehicle startup doesn’t want to be Tesla, Rivian founder RJ Scaringe can sound a lot like Elon Musk. Just weeks before unveiling Rivian’s first vehicles — an …

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China’s BYD further drives into Chile with 100 electric buses – TechCrunch

China’s BYD further drives into Chile with 100 electric buses – TechCrunch Over the past few years, Chinese automaker giant BYD has been on a partnership spree with cities across China to electrify their public transportation systems, and now it’s extending its footprint across the globe. On Thursday, BYD announced …

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Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty – TechCrunch

Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty – TechCrunch Rivian has kept a relatively low profile since the automotive startup with Midwestern roots launched in 2009. Those days are over. CEO and founder RJ Scaringe unveiled two all-electric vehicles this week at the …

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