TEN Episode 416: V2G Pays Off, RAM 1500 Revolution, MB Goes Furry?

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Chapter Marks:

00:00 – Content Warning
00:56 – Welcome!
01:01 – Editorial Note
01:31 – Correction on Federal tax credits from last episode
01:57 – Sony Honda Mobility showcase Afeela EV at CES 2023
02:55 – Newly-released figures show how many people have purchased FSD for their Teslas
03:52 – RAM 1500 Revolution breaks cover at CES 2023
04:48 – Volkswagen teases production ID.7 (Nee Volkswagen Aero) at CES 2023
05:44 – Chevrolet Silverado EV shows positive results in towing test
06:41 – Latest data shows U.S. grid used more than 22% renewable energy from January thru October 2022
07:34 – Stellantis partners with Archer to build the Archer Midnight eVtol Craft
08:30 – After a tough start to 2022, Chevrolet Bolt, Bolt EUV final sales figures for 2022 are GM’s best yet
09:29 – Despite record sales and production the Stock Market reacts badly to Tesla’s Q4 2022 delivery figures
10:25 – Like Tesla, Rivian stock falls on news of record production and deliveries – but missed targets
11:17 – Content Warning: Mental Health
13:48 – FIAT opens up a virtual showroom in the Metaverse
14:04 – Vinfast reveals initial specifications of its VF6 and VF7 electric cars
14:24 – Mercedes-Benz announces its own global EV charging network
14:40 – Audi sales figures show dropping ICE sales, but rising EV sales
14:56 – Tesla megapack-powered portable supercharger catches fire in California during New Year
15:14 – Goodyear demonstrates a tire at CES that is made of 90% sustainable materials
15:32 – Fermata Energy says two-way charging systems could make $15,000 in 10 years
15:50 – Tesla confirms a new vehicle platform will be discussed during an investor day on March 1
16:06 – Cake unveils new Åik scooter at CES with pedals and incredible range
16:27 – Lightyear opens the wait list for the Lightyear 2
16:43 – Tesla fan trademarks Tesla for “Future Use” in electric airplane, boat
17:01 – Verge Motorcycles debuts new TS variant model at CES 2023
17:16 – Korea Fair Trade Commission fines Tesla over failure to disclose winter range variance
17:37 – Illinois dealerships loose their attempt to stop Rivian, Lucid from engaging in direct-to-customer sales
17:54 – ZF develops a heated seat belt for EVs
18:12 – Elaphe motors, McLaren team up
18:29 – ABB Terra Home promises API
18:47 – Tesla signs new contract with Piedmont lithium after last one was halted
19:03 – BMW showcases the i Vision DEE at CES
19:23 – icoma unveils electric scooter that packs into a suitcase.
19:42 – Uganda promises to help citizens switch to electric motorcycles
19:57 – Chevrolet puts up the price of the Bolt EV for the 2023 Model Year
20:14 – Aska unveils the world’s first Drive & Fly eVtol craft
20:33 – Cadillac Lryiq, Hummer EV experience show sales at end of 2022
20:49 – Chinese-made EVs are at the highest value in Europe ever – but they’re from Western-brands
21:08 – Autocar says that Maserati is looking to use ditch ultra-fast charging for vehicle weight
21:25 – Chinese-made EV gets zero stars in Latin NCAP, doesn’t turn off after test
21:53 – Volvo opens the order books for the EX90 in North America
22:10 – Zeekr 001 unveiled with new 140 kWh battery pack
22:26 – Tesla driver caught driving for 15 minutes asleep on the German Autobahn with a Tesla defeat device fitted
22:50 – Kia Niro EV Review Teaser
24:00 – Vehicle to Grid saves one Winery Owner in Australia big bucks
24:56 – Mercedes-Benz and Superplastic launch a new partnership that reimagines the nodding dog.
26:10 – Thanks, and Goodbye!