Our selected Tweets (from ‘X’) this week:
The EU risks harming China-EU economic relations after it announced a Commission anti-subsidy investigation into electric vehicles coming from China.
"Global markets are now flooded with cheaper Chinese electric cars.— European Commission (@EU_Commission) September 13, 2023
And their price is kept artificially low by huge state subsidies.
We are launching an anti-subsidy investigation into electric vehicles coming from China."
— President @vonderleyen #SOTEU 2023 pic.twitter.com/1xSiv3VzmM
As automakers continue to adopt the NACS plug, Tesla revealed its global network of superchargers has now reached 50,000.
Charging infrastructure is one of the most important factors when selecting an electric vehicle. I’m glad more manufacturers have access to #tesla supercharging network of 50k chargers world wide! pic.twitter.com/793PWrTTnV— Tesla Raj (@tesla_raj) September 12, 2023
After some UK gov funding help, electric Minis will be manufactured in the UK from 2026.
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MINI Plant Oxford goes electric ⚡️— BMW Group (@BMWGroup) September 11, 2023
An investment of over £600 million will transform #MINI Plant Oxford to an all-electric production site from 2030 – with production of our new all-electric MINI Cooper 3-door and MINI Aceman starting as early as 2026.#BMWGroup pic.twitter.com/J7BbYG7nXl
Donald Trump has his say on potential strikes from auto workers and can’t resist returning to EVs again.
Lithium could be the future for electric vehicles, but sacred indigenous land is at risk of being destroyed due to mining.
Just miles from Burning Man, a lithium mine to power the "clean energy transition" is actually destroying sacred Indigenous land. A stunning new film by Brandi Morin – called Thacker Pass – raises some deeply disturbing questions about electric cars.— Steven Donziger (@SDonziger) September 8, 2023
The trailer is below. ⤵️ ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/UsfawejzGP
Driverless pizza delivery pods could be coming to Texas. Is this the future of food delivery?
#WhosNext? Your pizza delivery person? This futuristic, driverless pod will soon be delivering pizza in Texas. (Digital Trends) #Robotics #Automation #AV #AutonomousVehicles pic.twitter.com/eIQ4scC9H4— James Gingerich #B2B #Technology #Influencer (@jamesvgingerich) September 13, 2023
A US industry icon undoubtedly and a perennial top seller, but how American is the Ford F-150 pickup, really?
At Ford's presentation tonight, it really seemed they wanted you to think their trucks are the most American made, but https://t.co/8eBlPTqKpL ranks the F-150 Lightning as only the 38th most American made vehicle in the US, and the ICE version as the 61st. Tesla takes the top… pic.twitter.com/BK63Zoml3g— Sawyer Merritt (@SawyerMerritt) September 13, 2023
BBC journalist and radio presenter Jeremy Vine is back highlighting bad driving in his inimtable style.
This morning. About an hour ago.— Jeremy Vine (@theJeremyVine) September 13, 2023
Illegal right turn, then watch.
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