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California-based Canoo announced on Thursday that it plans to use Netherlands’ VDL Nedcar as its contract manufacturing partner. Even more importantly, perhaps, in an event running through much about the company’s business model and intended products, it covered the present state of its much-evolved business model.  Nedcar has already been working with Canoo on manufacturability
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The Ohio-based electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors announced Monday morning that both CEO Steve Burns and CFO Julio Rodriguez are stepping down from their posts. The timing corresponds to the release of a special committee investigation that was created in March, after a report released by an activist short-seller, Hindenburg Research cried foul about allegedly
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In the not-too-distant past, Lexus has leaned on marketing to portray hybrid models that plug in as second-class.  And so it’s a momentous hat-tip to the future—and concession to that past—that the Toyota luxury brand has made the quickest, top-of-the-line model in its NX compact crossover lineup a plug-in hybrid.  As Lexus’ first plug-in ever,
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Apple reportedly shops around for batteries for an EV. Charging deserts might keep electric ride-hailing from some urban communities. Electrify America enters home charging. And is Lordstown Motors viable? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. On Tuesday, the EV startup Lordstown Motors filed a notice declaring that it won’t have enough money to
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Ohio-based Lordstown Motors surprised investors and potential customers alike on Tuesday afternoon with a going-concern notice—essentially declaring that without additional capital, it won’t have enough money to ramp up production of its Endurance electric trucks.  In last month’s call with investors, Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns noted that the company still had the funds and
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Fisker founder Henrik Fisker reportedly presented his vision of tailpipe-emissions-free transport to Pope Francis in a private meeting on Thursday, during a visit to Vatican City. And it’s one based on Fisker’s upcoming Ocean electric SUV. “I got inspired reading that Pope Francis is very considerate about the environment and the impact of climate change
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