Nissan says its Leaf batteries will outlast the car by 10-12 years, looks for reuse solutions

Nissan claims the batteries in its Leaf electric cars will last 22 years, an estimated 10-12 years longer than the average life of the car itself.

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BYD installing wireless charging in Indianapolis to boost disappointing range of its electric buses

Electric bus maker BYD has to install and pay for a wireless charging infrastructure upgrade in Indianapolis after its buses experienced “lower-than-expected distances on one charge” during testing.
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Electrek Podcast: more Tesla price changes, Supercharger update, TSLA, & more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including more Tesla price changes, a Supercharger update, Tesla’s stock (TSLA) in focus, and more. more…


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Tesla starts limiting charge to 80% at busy Superchargers to reduce wait times

Tesla is updating some of its Supercharger stations today to limit the top State of Charge (SOC) to 80% at busy stations in order to reduce wait times. more…


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Vandals shut down UK electric car sharing program within months

A promising electric car-sharing program in a UK town only lasted a few months, as the EVs quickly became a target for vandals who caused “exceptional levels of damage” to the cars.

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Save $500 off Ryobi’s electric zero-turn riding lawn mower, more in today’s Green Deals

Home Depot offers the Ryobi 42-inch 100Ah Electric Zero Turn Riding Lawn Mower for $3,599 shipped. That’s good for $500 off and a match of the best we’ve seen. This Ryobi riding mower reimagines your lawn cutting experience with a fully battery-powered design that can cut up to 3 acres on a single charge. Features include a 42-inch steel deck, 12-position adjustment, side or mulching discharge and it even has a USB port for charging your device. Rated 4.9/5 stars. More below.

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BMW shareholders worry about Tesla’s competitive advantage

Tesla’s electric vehicle lead is worrisome to some competitors and laughable to others, but BMW shareholders are now putting some pressure on the automaker. more…


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