Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger? IONIQ 5 N Debuts in LA. (TEN – Transport Evolved News Episode 461)

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This week, Hyundai unveils the truly mind-blowing IONIQ 5 N, Tesla Cybertruck latest and Paris new parking plans.

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00:00 – Start
00:30 – Welcome!
00:37 – Editorial Note
01:07 – Hyundai unveils the IONIQ 5 N, and its specifications are impressive
01:56 – Hyundai, Kia, Genesis and Porsche dominate Edmunds’ Charging Charts based on range added per hour
02:49 – Polestar shows its plans at its inaugural Polestar day
03:40 – Online purchase contract seems to suggest Tesla will prohibit resale of Cybertruck for first 12 months – but then disappears again
04:28 – Volvo EM90 Revealed for Chinese market
05:27 – Volkswagen CEO Oliver Blume says that a $20,000 VW EV is possible by 2030
06:10 – BMW’s Level3 Autonomous Driver System to go live in Germany next year
07:01 – Volvo Group to acquire Proterra’s battery business, pending regulatory approval
07:47 – New reporting suggests Cruise knew its cars couldn’t detect children properly.
08:35 – Renaul’s Ampere arm teases a new electric Renault Twingo at Capital Markets Day
10:40 – Michigan passes new legislation requiring 100% clean energy by 2040
10:57 – Tesla pushes new OTA updates to improve autopilot activation, add rear-seat bluetooth audio (for cars with rear screens)
11:15 – Audi rumored to be delaying future Ev models
11:33 – Volkswagen drops a shift at its Zwickau production facility
11:50 – Coca Cola answers Pepsi’s Tesla Semis with Daimler eCascadias
12:09 – Porsche starts to upgrade its Zuffenhausen facility to make electric Macan, Boxster parts
12:24 – Mercedes-benz launches its first bespoke charging hub in North America
12:38 – Rivian pushes an OTA update that fixes a prior one that bricked some infotainment systems
12:51 – Fisker publishes its Q3 financials, takes a hit as losses remain high
13:08 – The threat of unionization efforts at Honda, Toyota, and Hyundai help increase salaries for workers
13:26 – Karma Automotive unveils a new lineup (again)
13:43 – Polestar 6 to remain in production for as long as demand exists, Polestar says
13:59 – EG Group to use Tesla’s Supercharging technology in its EV charging network
14:15 – Two U.S. Senators write letter stating the U.S. is 10 to 20-years behind Asia in EV Battery production
14:32 – Federal Government releases new funds for helping battery cell manufacturing in the US
14:47 – ChargePoint reveals its latest charging stations, capable of up to 500 kW power delivery
15:08 – New study suggests EV drivers aren’t driving as much as ICE vehicle drivers
15:23 – Polestar officially begins production of Polestar 4 in China
15:38 – Tesla to recall some cars to remedy airbag manufacturing fault
15:52 – Ford, LGES indefinitely pause plans for Turkish battery factory
16:08 – Vay starts teledrive vehicle operations in the U.S. with initial services in Las Vegas
16:23 – Canoo claims deliveries of first vehicles to state of OK, which OK disputes
16:39 – GM quietly acquires a company that’s helped Tesla develop gigacasting tech
16:55 – Zeekr files for an IPO on the US Stock Market
17:13 – Tesla uninvites people who have shared leaked Cybertruck videos
17:29 – Rivian receives final approval to go ahead with its Georgia production facility
17:45 – BMW ceases ICE vehicle production in Germany
18:01 – Radio Flyer, Tesla relaunch Tesla Cyberquad for Kids in the U.S. after making some changes
18:19 – Kia EV9 Gets its first lease deals in the US
18:35 – Mercedes-Benz says only electric company cars can be ordered by its staff in Germany
18:49 – Exxon Mobil prepares to drill for Lithium in the U.S.
19:05 – Lucid Reveals the Gravity SUV
19:20 – Einride starts fully autonomous operations in the U.S. with GE Appliances
19:41 – Sponsored Segment: Atmos Financial
20:50 – Candela P-12 Ferry enters into production!
21:38 – Paris prepares to charge cars parking fees based on their weight.
22:33 – Thanks, and Goodbye!