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GM plans to exclusively sell electric vehicles by 2035

GMC GM isn’t just planning to electrify many of its cars in the years ahead — it’s ditching combustion engines entirely. As CNBC reports, GM has unveiled plans to completely eliminate tailpipe emissions from new “light-duty vehicles” (read: everyday cars) by 2035. While this technically offers an opening for hydrogen and similar zero-emissions powertrains, the …

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The redesigned Tesla Model S interior swaps in a steering yoke

Tesla Nestled in its latest earnings report, Tesla included images of its upcoming Model S refresh. The renders provide a sneak peek of the vehicle’s interior, showcasing a cockpit that’s more in line with the Model Y and Model 3. Tesla At the front of the car, there’s a larger display and a steering yoke …

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Ford delays some Mustang Mach-E orders over ‘quality checks’

Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Ford technically started Mustang Mach-E deliveries in December, but some drivers will have to wait considerably longer. Electrek has learned that Ford has delayed several hundred deliveries of the electric crossover by up to a month for “additional quality checks.” The brand didn’t elaborate on what issues might have prompted the checks, but …

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Mercedes-Benz made a 56-inch ‘Hyperscreen’ for its EQS electric car

Never mind the multi-display cabins in cars like the Porsche Taycan — Mercedes wants one giant display that practically dominates your view. The automaker has unveiled a 56-inch MBUX Hyperscreen that will span nearly the entire cabin width of its EQS luxury EV. It’s not just meant to impress — it presents the instrument cluster, …

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Watch Tesla’s Full Self-Driving navigate from SF to LA with (almost) no help

Whole Mars Catalog, YouTube Tesla’s Full Self-Driving might still be in beta, but that isn’t stopping early adopters from using it for autonomous trips… well, almost. As Teslarati describes, Tesla enthusiast Whole Mars Catalog has posted a video showing their FSD-equipped Model 3 completing a trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles with virtually no …

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Tesla’s refreshed Model S design may have been spotted on the road

The Kilowatts, YouTube Tesla’s Model S design hasn’t really changed much since 2016, but it appears poised for an (arguably overdue) update. According to Electrek, The Kilowatts have spotted what appears to be a Model S design refresh roaming around Palo Alto. At first glance, it’s a more aggressively styled car with a wider body …

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Elon Musk says he tried to sell Tesla to Apple and Tim Cook snubbed him

Maja Hitij via Getty Images Elon Musk apparently once tried to sell Tesla to Apple. Replying to a tweet about yesterday’s Reuters report on the Apple’s electric car ambitions, Musk said, “During the darkest days of the Model 3 program, I reached out to Tim Cook to discuss the possibility of Apple acquiring Tesla (for …

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Apple will reportedly start building an EV with a ‘breakthrough’ battery in 2024

Carlos Barria / Reuters We’ve been hearing bits of information about Apple’s secretive Project Titan self-driving car division for years now, but a new report from Reuters finally provides some more concrete details on the tech giant’s automotive plans. According to the report, Apple could start production on its own electric vehicle as early as …

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Volkswagen shelves the ID Buggy to focus on more mainstream EVs

Engadget Volkswagen won’t release a production variant of its whimsical electric dune buggy prototype. In an interview with Autocar, VW CEO Ralf Brandstätter said the automaker plans to focus on models with mainstream appeal instead of niche projects like the ID Buggy.  “No, we won’t do this car,” he told the publication when asked about …

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Tesla will halt Model S and X production for 18 days

Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Tesla has plenty of demand for its electric cars despite the pandemic, but that doesn’t appear to extend to its highest-end EVs. CNBC has obtained an internal Tesla email revealing that the automaker will shut down production for the Model S and Model X between December 24th and January 11th, or 18 days. …

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