Lucid Group Inc. on Tuesday said it delivered the first of its Air Touring luxury sedans as it tries to get back on track after missing targets through the first three quarters of this year. The Touring is the third of its original line of Pure Electric Vehicles, with prices that start at $107,400. It’s an all-wheel drive electric vehicle with 620 horsepower and an EPA-estimated 425 miles of range.
Nikola Corporation, a global leader in zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, and ChargePoint Holdings, Inc., a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced a partnership to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure for fleets across the U.S. The collaboration will enable Nikola and the Nikola Sales and Service Dealer Network to resell ChargePoint’s comprehensive portfolio of charging infrastructure and software solutions to its fleet customers, ensuring a solid technology interface and integrated sales approach between the two companies.
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Phoenix is the first place Waymo launched a public ride-hail service with no human behind the wheel over two years ago. Waymo is taking the next step by initiating the industry’s first-ever paid trips to and from an airport, with an autonomous specialist present for now, at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, starting November 1.
Arizona-based vehicle maker Nikola Corp. quietly purchased nearly 1,000 acres in the Phoenix metro at the end of September for $16.5 million, according to Maricopa County records. Nikola (Nasdaq: NKLA) acquired the 920-acre site through Phoenix Hydrogen Hub LLC from Hardison Farms on Sept. 30, real estate database Vizzda shows. George Quinif of Peak Group LLC represented Nikola in the sale.
Nikola Corporation, a provider of zero-emissions transportation and energy infrastructure solutions, today announced the successful completion of its exchange offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Romeo Power, Inc.
After ramping up production of its luxury electric cars in the third quarter, Lucid Group Inc. said Wednesday it expects to hit its recently reduced full-year target. In the just-completed period, the California-based company made 2,282 vehicles at its Arizona factory in Pinal County, it said in an announcement. That was more that triple the number it produced in the second quarter, the company said.
Atlis Motor Vehicles, the Mesa-based electric vehicle maker, said Tuesday that it has received an order from Australia-based AUSEV for 270 of the company’s 1.5 MW charging stations. Atlis (Nasdaq: AMV) said in an announcement that the latest deal follows AUSEV’s original order of the company’s 19,000 XT electric pickup trucks that was signed in early August. Atlis has yet to produce any end-product versions of those trucks.
Electric vehicles (EVs), once thought of as an industry outlier, have demonstrated their staying power, with new EV registrations growing more than 250% over the last five years. According to Experian’s Automotive Consumer Trends Report: Q2 2022there are more than 1.7 million EVs in operation in the US today (compared with more than 400,000 EVs in Q2 2018). This number may seem small compared to the 284 million vehicles on the road, but data shows it is growing exponentially. Additionally, new EV registrations continue to ramp up, comprising 5.7% of all new vehicle registrations in Q2 2022, up from 1.5% in Q2 2018.
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