Aptera’s clever new community funding program prioritizes your SEV delivery the more you invest

One week after sharing details of its Launch Edition Solar EV, Aptera Motors has announced a community funding program called Accelerate Aptera, hoping to raise between $20 and $50 million. By investing a predetermined minimum, reservation holders have a better chance at receiving delivery of one of the 2,000 Launch Edition Apteras planned. Better still, the person who invests the most on the leaderboard (yes there’s a leaderboard) locks in delivery slot #1.

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Audi hints at luxury electric 4×4 to compete with Mercedes Benz and Land Rover

The luxury electric 4×4 you’ve been waiting for is set to emerge in 2027, and no, it’s not the Mercedes Benz G-Class or Land Rover Defender. It’s a new secret project from Audi.

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Podcast: Tesla earnings review, Tesla Semi/4680 production at Giga Nevada, new Toyota CEO, 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 review Tesla’s earnings, we discuss Tesla Semi/4680 production at Giga Nevada, the new Toyota CEO, and more.

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VinFast VF 8 gets new promotional program and updated range

If you are considering buying VinFast’s new VF 8 electric vehicle that landed in the US, you may be in luck. VinFast announced a new pricing promotion Friday, along with an updated EPA range for the VF 8 City Edition.

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Hyundai casts Kevin Bacon as the ultimate EV Dad in new IONIQ 6 ads [Video]

Ever played “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon?” If you have, you’ll understand that Hyundai’s “Bacon Number” sits at one now that the automaker has tapped the renowned actor for a series of new ads with the IONIQ 6. As you’ll see in the video below, Bacon perfectly portrays the average dad but one who has made the switch to a Hyundai EV. Much like a new snowblower or a gloomy weather forecast, Dad can’t stop talking about it.

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