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 the President is expected to sign it in the coming days – which will immediately affect the availability of EV tax credits.

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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.

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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:

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Podcast: Tesla Semi, FSD smear campaign, EV tax credit, EQS review and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla Semi finally coming, a FSD Beta smear campaign, the EV tax credit reform passing the Senate, and more.

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EGO’s 56V brushless leaf blower preps you for fall at Amazon low of $249 in New Green Deals

With fall just over a month away, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to handle leaves that hit the ground in the next few weeks. For that, we recommend picking up that’s on sale for the best price that we’ve seen in years. Down to $249, today’s deal actually marks a return to the Amazon low that we last saw over two years ago there. The included 5Ah battery even allows the blower to function for up to 200 minutes per charge. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, so you won’t want to miss that either.

Head below for other New Green Deals that we’ve found today and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals. Also, check out the new Electrek Tesla Shop for the best deals on Tesla accessories.

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