TEN Episode 384: Spark EV Battery Update, Lucid Gets a BIG Order, Elon Musk Tanks TSLA Shares

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00:00 – Start
00:34 – Welcome!
00:59 – Help us grow!
01:16 – Put Fully Charged Live USA in your calendars for September!
01:32 – Chevrolet confirms it will continue to support Spark EV, denying rumors from last week about dropping support for batteries
02:35 – US Battery Electric Car sales hit an all-new high in Q1 2022
03:25 – Subaru Solterra cheaper than the Toyota BZ4X after Tax Incentives factored in
04:28 – The U.S. Generated 18% of its electricity from wind and solar for the first time last month.
05:32 – California is considering a change to how its EV incentives are carried out, considers linking them to superusers’ gasoline use.
06:25 – GM Bright Drop Zevo 600 sets single charge record for commercial vehicle range
07:24 – Government of Saudi Arabia inks deal with Lucid for 50,000 EVs, with an option to buy 50,000 more
08:20 – Mercedes-Benz says its future ICE vehicles will be built on EV platforms, not the other way around
09:14 – GM will start tying executive compensation to hitting EV targets
10:13 – Elon Musk cashes out significant Tesla shares to buy Twitter
11:14 – Help us grow with a Patreon donation or YouTube membership
11:59 – Nio celebrates making its 200,000th EV
12:13 – Nottingham City Council offering businesses a chance to try out an electric van for one month
12:28 – Virtual EV showroom raises $AU 1 Million to make its online store a reality
12:43 – Ola promises a new autonomous electric vehicle
13:00 – BYD experiences a 241% increase in first quarter earnings, driven by strong EV, battery demand
13:17 – Wiessmann showcases new “Thunderball” electric roadster with powerful drivetrain
13:32 – The Netherlands sets a new law requiring only clean rental cars and taxis be allowed in major cities from 2025
13:46 – New Zealand government green lights two new electric ferries for Auckland
14:00 – Honda’s eNS1 Goes on sale in China
14:19 – Elon Musk wins court case against Tesla investors over SolarCity Acquisition
14:34 – Entry-level Tesla Model Y wait times now extend into 2023
14:50 – BP and Volkswagen partner up to bring rapid charging to more locations across Europe
15:07 – Polestar 2 gets some important tweaks, accountability changes, for 2023
15:21 – GM says all Ultium vehicles are going heat-pump
15:37 – Chrysler says it’s rethinking the Minivan for the EV age
15:54 – New charging station option unveiled from Zip Charge
16:12 – Kia e-Niro lives on as longer, larger special-build model for Korean market
16:30 – Quantumscape shares new promises for future EV batteries
16:46 – FIA Formula E race cars unveiled for 2022/2023 race season
17:04 – Stellantis inks a deal in Serbia for making existing factory an EV factory
17:22 – Montreal EV show says attendance has doubled over last year
17:36 – Australian bus manufacturer Volgren delivers first e-busses to Kinetic’s Melbourne bus fleet
17:53 – Elon Musk told he can’t get out of his deal with the SEC over Twitter
18:12 – Coventry opens the world’s first Urban e-VTOL airport
18:31 – Vermont chosen by Forbes Advisor as the easiest state in the U.S. to drive an EV in
18:49 – Manager Magazin in Germy claims Volkswagen is considering a second factory in Chattanooga, TN in order to ramp up EV programs
19:05 – Hummer EV first edition sols for more than a quarter million dollars
19:24 – Some U.S. States and climate groups sue the USPS to try to stop the purchase of gas-guzzling mail trucks
19:39 – Tesla back in the spotlight as more racism allegations come out of Fremont factory
20:05 – Arcimoto starts making Cameos for the film industry
21:01 – Svalbard Post goes all electric, despite Norway’s size and cold winters
22:05 – Thanks, and Goodbye