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The latest news on electric cars and electric vehicles, including leading EV manufacturers like Tesla, Chevrolet, Faraday Future and more.

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Electric Vehicle Start-Up Faraday Future Receives $2B in Funding

Towards the end of last year, Faraday Future was said to have secured some fresh source of funding. The electric car start-up has now confirmed receipt of $2 billion to aid in the construction of its first EV by the end of the year.
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Hyundai Will Use “Second Life” EV Batteries to Store Energy

Hyundai is partnering with Wärtsilä, a Finnish energy storage firm, to make use of the so-called second life electric car batteries for stationary energy storage.
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Chinese Start-Up NIO Partners With Big Tech Companies to Produce a Smart Electric Car

NIO is constructing a production factory in Shanghai and has a ready team of more than 5,000 engineers at its research center. The company aims to have its first car, the ES8 Sports Utility Vehicle, mass produced and ready for sale by the end of 2018.
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Talga to Make Conductive Concrete That Will Charge EVs as They Drive

An Australian graphite business plans to make concrete that will conduct electricity and charge electric vehicles as they drive, among other intriguing tasks.
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Jaguar Unleashes the Most Conventional EV There is – I-Pace SUV

Jaguar has overtaken its European competition and unleashed a brand that fully utilizes two of the rapidly growing segments in the auto industry; electric vehicles and SUVs.
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NHTSA Orders Autopilot Buddy Makers to Stop Selling It to American Drivers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a cease-and-desist order to the manufacturers of the equipment, saying that it endangers the lives of the drivers and other road users.
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Car Makers Join Coalition in Vision for Electrified Future

Car manufacturers are among a group of more than 50 businesses, environmentalists, clean air campaigners and consumer advocates to reveal a new national vision for a clean, modern, and electrified future of mobility.
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Hyundai Reveals Details about the Upcoming 2019 Kona EV

The full-electric vehicle will be released later this year as a 2019 model and boasts of a 250-mile range. This places the 2019 Hyundai EV on the same level as the Chevrolet bolt and the Tesla models.

This Software Update May Boost the Battery Life for 2016/17 Nissan Leaf Models

A study carried out in March revealed that the larger 30 kWh Nissan leaf battery pack had a higher rate of battery degradation than the 24 kWh.
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Kia is Planning to Take Electric Cars to India In 2019

According to the company, a 1 billion dollar green car plant is coming up in southern India to manufacture the electric vehicle. Kia doesn't currently have any of their cars in the Indian market. It's a huge move to decide to start with an EV.