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Tesla CFO: “Profound awakening” of EV desirability has caught company off-guard

2020 Tesla Model YTesla has never had a problem with desirability. Starting with the Model 3, consumer interest in the company’s electric cars has startled even CEO Elon Musk at times. That frenzy continued with the Cybertruck. And demand for the company’s volume models, the Model Y and Model 3, is by no means softening; even with the entry of competing...

Tesla Supercharger expansion, 42-mpg hybrid pickup, Volvo C40 EV and XC60 PHEV reviewed: The Week in Reverse

Toyota electric crossover teaserWhich automaker is keeping driving data in its cars for up to a year? Which company revealed plans for three future EVs this past week? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending October 22, 2021. The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge is the first electric model from the Swedish automaker...

Volvo XC60 PHEV review, Tesla Supercharger boost, LFP cells for Model 3 and Y: Today’s Car News

Tesla Supercharger for city centersWe drove the first of a new wave of Volvo plug-in hybrids with a bigger battery. And there’s lots of Tesla news. We took a look at what bringing LFP cells to the U.S. Model 3 and Model Y might involve. Tesla plans a big expansion of its Supercharger network. And how much data is Tesla actually keeping on its cars and drivers? This and more...

First drive review: 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid delivers more range and power

2022 Volvo XC60 RechargeVolvo has said that it will make only electric cars by 2030. So what’s in store for its plug-in hybrids in the interim? Bigger batteries for more electric range. While in Brussels, Belgium to drive the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge I was given a first look—and some first drive time—at the 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid...

Report suggests Teslas save information about your driving for up to a year

2021 Tesla Model S PlaidTesla keeps a wide range of sensor data from its cars for up to a year, according to a new report from the Dutch government's forensics lab. First reported by Reuters, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) said Thursday said it had decrypted Tesla's data-storage system, discovering the extent of the data Tesla collects from its cars. Tesla was...
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