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Quick Charge Podcast: January 18, 2021

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as…
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Tesla starts Model Y deliveries in China in a big way

Tesla has started Model Y deliveries in China and they did it in a big way with deliveries in 10 major cities at once. Tesla Model Y in China As we previously reported, Tesla is using a new vehicle introduction strategy for Model Y. Unlike previous vehicle programs, which…
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Are electric bikes more dangerous than motorcycles?

Electric bicycle riders are often seen as responsible, eco-minded do-gooders making the selfless sacrifice of bike commuting to replace cars on the road and benefit us all, while motorcyclists are more commonly derided as organ-donating daredevils whose mere act of riding a motorcycle is considered an unnecessary risk. But could things be backward? Could electric bikes actually be more dangerous…
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These 3 US cities, all in red states, are green energy leaders

Texas, Utah, and Iowa may have cast their 2020 presidential electoral votes for fossil-fuel champion Donald Trump, but Irving, Salt Lake City, and Des Moines are implementing ambitious green energy plans to reach net zero – and one is the first in the US to set a truly groundbreaking goal. Irving, Texas Last week, Irving, Texas, was lauded for its commitment to double its use of green energy…
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Tesla releases new images of its battery cell production, seeks to hire for new factories

Tesla has released a new video with new images of its battery cell production in Fremont, California, as it seeks to hire more people to replicate the production lines at new factories in Germany and Texas. Tesla 4680 battery cell At its Battery Day in September 2020, Tesla unveiled its new 4680 battery cell and how it plans to manufacture the bigger and tabless cell itself – something the…
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