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Gogoro (GGR) releases Q2 earnings, signals cautious outlook for the second half

Since launching in 2011, Gogoro (GGR) has grown into an EV battery swap leader. Gogoro released its Q2 earnings results yesterday, signaling a cautious but optimistic road ahead in the second half of 2022. Gogoro’s previous growth continued in Q2, according to its earnings report, yet the second half of 2022 may be more of a challenge. When Gogoro first started developing smart batteries and…
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US House passes climate bill, on to President Biden

The United States House of Representatives has voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, the massive climate bill passed by the Senate on Sunday, in a party-line vote of 220-207, supported by Democrats and opposed by republicans. Now it goes on to Biden’s desk – where…
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Volcon’s US-built all-terrain electric UTVs to use GM drivetrains

Texas-based electric powersports company Volcon says that it will use GM’s propulsion systems to power all of its utility terrain vehicles (UTVs). Volcon Stag to get GM power The first model in Volcon’s lineup to get the GM treatment will be the Volcon Stag. That UTV was first unveiled earlier this summer, though at the time we didn’t have many details regarding the exact makeup of the…
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What Rivian revealed about its R2 platform in its Q2 earnings call

On its Q2 earnings call yesterday, Rivian gave us a glimpse into what we can expect from its newest R2 platform. Rivian is burning through cash as its ramps production of its flagship R1T EV truck model. Rivian posted a $1.7 billion loss in its Q2 earnings, with labor and material costs rising. At the end of the quarter, Rivian had around 98,000 net preorders for its R1 vehicles, including the…
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Mercedes EQS review: You can no longer call internal combustion vehicles ‘luxury’

I got to spend almost a week with the Mercedes EQS as my daily driver and it sure was interesting to see what it was like owning a $130,000 car. One thing’s for certain and stood out however, electric propulsion takes luxury to a new level. In fact, at this point, I’d be reluctant to call anything with an internal combustion engine a luxury vehicle. Here’s why: Mercedes EQS exterior…
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