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Weekly Radar (November 27 - December 03)

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December 7, 2023

Each week, our team curates a selection of news articles, expert insights, and innovations related to electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, and the broader clean energy landscape. Whether you're an EV enthusiast, an industry professional, or simply curious about the future of transportation, our Weekly Radar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the most relevant and engaging topics. Stay connected, stay informed, and join us on this electrifying journey towards a greener future.

  • Big Plans for an All-EV Fleet in 2024? New Rules, Aimed at Curbing China, Might Roil Them | --> Plans outlined by the Treasury and Energy departments would limit EV buyers from claiming the full tax credit if they purchase cars containing battery materials from China and other countries that are considered hostile to the United States. The new rules -- required under Biden's signature climate law approved last year -- are likely to slow consumer acceptance of electric vehicles just as Biden is trying to ramp up sales to help meet his goal to cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. EV sales have tripled since Biden took office, but the U.S. still depends on foreign sources -- especially China -- for many of critical minerals needed to produce EV batteries.
  • Edmunds EV Charging Test: How fast does each EV charge? | Edmunds --> Edmunds EV Charging Test provides you with fast-charging times required to add range to a vehicle's battery. This independent evaluation of fast-charging speeds counters different automakers' charging speed data. Hyundai Ioniq 6 Limited RWD tops the list with an impressive 868 miles per charging hour. The Chevrolet Bolt EUV shows its age, charging at a leisurely 172 miles per charging hour.

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