EV Batteries LAST, and Toyota Is Awake!

From CleanTechnica.

Jo Borras and Zach Shahan, in this episode of EV Obsession, discuss EV batteries, Toyota rising, the VinFast VF 3 maybe coming to the USA, a growing car finance crisis, Volkswagen Cariad struggles, and Tesla Cybertruck toils. The following are the stories:

0:00 — Intro
0:51 — EV batteries are holding up very well in Volkswagen ID.4 electric cars, according to recent research from Germany.
4:28 — Toyota is putting another $8 billion into an EV battery factory in North Carolina.
16:25 — The VinFast VF 3 may come to the US. Maybe.
21:51 — More signs that a car financing crisis is emerging….
39:25 — But how about a cheap electric Chevy Equinox?
40:39 — Unfortunate for Volkswagen, its Cariad software division seems to be in chaos.
41:36 — The Tesla Cybertruck was caught off-roading … and it wasn’t impressive.
42:27 — Electric bus sales booming in Europe.

Links:

https://carbuzz.com/news/test-shows-volkswagen-ev-battery-retains-93-capacity-after-62000-miles

https://pressroom.toyota.com/toyota-supercharges-north-carolina-battery-plant-with-new-8-billion-investment/

https://vinfastauto.us/newsroom/press-release/vinfast-launches-vf-3-the-mini-electric-car-for-the-mass-market

https://cleantechnica.com/2023/11/01/vinfast-may-bring-the-ultra-cheap-vf-3-to-america/

http://cleantechnica.com/files/2023/11/car-crisis.png

https://cleantechnica.com/2023/11/01/well-equipped-single-motor-chevy-equinox-will-start-at-34995-someday/

https://cleantechnica.com/2023/11/01/chaos-at-volkswagens-cariad-division-may-lead-to-delays-job-cuts/

https://carbuzz.com/news/tesla-cybertruck-doesnt-impress-in-tackling-light-off-road-course-in-california

https://twitter.com/DimaZeniuk/status/1716556240908681538

https://cleantechnica.com/2023/10/31/electric-bus-traction-in-stockholm-sicily-increase-exponentially-with-bus-expert-solaris-supplying-the-stocks/