First US-bound Vinfast EVs shipped for December delivery

Vinfast VF 8Vietnamese automaker Vinfast reported last week that it had shipped its first batch of 999 VF 8 electric SUVs for the U.S., with the first deliveries due before the end of the calendar year. The EVs departed Hai Phong, Vietnam, Nov. 25 for what is scheduled to be a 20-day voyage to California, where they’ll be offloaded and sent to customers…
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Another US state adds electric bike subsidy, this time with up to $1,700 rebate

Electric bicycles are quickly proving to be one of the best ways to get drivers out of cars while still providing fast, efficient personal transportation. And rebate programs that help reduce the cost of expensive e-bikes are now making them more affordable than ever before.

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Caterpillar shows how to scale up EVs—with mammoth mining truck

Caterpillar 793 electric mining truck prototypeAs automakers aim to produce more electric cars and trucks, Caterpillar has shown that battery-electric powertrains can scale up to something much larger. The company recently demonstrated a mammoth electric mining truck at its Green Valley, Arizona, proving ground to representatives of mining companies that are looking to reduce greenhouse gas…
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