Electric vehicles

Electric vehicles

Fig. 1. “A Toyota bZ4X electric sport utility vehicle: EVs currently on the market are fitted with batteries that use liquid lithium-ion electrolytes.” Photograph by Kiyoshi Ota, n.d., via Financial Times, fair use.

See also:

Tom Hoggins, “Tesla is ‘structurally unprofitable’, analysts say,” Telegraph, June 3, 2019, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2019/06/03/tesla-structurally-unprofitable-analysts-say/

Peter Valdes-Dapena, “GM’s new electric car battery tops Tesla’s,” CNN, March 5, 2020, https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/04/business/gm-electric-car-battery-400-miles-of-range/index.html

William D. Cohan, “‘From Big Oil to Big Shovels’: Daniel Yergin Outlines the Future of Energy,” Puck, September 22, 2021, https://puck.news/from-big-oil-to-big-shovels-daniel-yergin-outlines-the-future-of-energy/

Julia Felton, “Peduto proposes incorporating electric car charging into city construction, renovation projects,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 15, 2021, https://triblive.com/local/peduto-proposes-incorporating-electric-car-charging-into-city-construction-renovation-projects/

Michael Collins, “Biden to require electric vehicle charging stations every 50 miles on federal highways,” USA Today, June 9, 2022, https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/06/09/electric-vehicles-biden-charging-stations-every-50-miles/7561566001/

Hyunjoo Jin and Jarrett Renshaw, “Tesla to open U.S. charging network to rivals in $7.5 bln federal program,” Reuters, February 15, 2023, https://www.reuters.com/technology/tesla-open-us-charging-network-rivals-75-bln-federal-program-white-house-2023-02-15/

Christopher Mims, “Ultralong-Range Electric Cars Are Arriving. Say Goodbye to Charging Stops,” Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/articles/ultralong-range-electric-cars-are-arriving-say-goodbye-to-charging-stops-a5cf4390

Stephen Wilmot, “Tesla Has Won the EV-Charger Wars,” Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-has-won-the-ev-charger-wars-e95928c0

Akito Tanaka et al., “Toyota bets on solid-state as CATL eyes Thailand,” Financial Times, June 15, 2023, https://www.ft.com/content/09e23ac9-f73a-4104-aa2e-33ea48eba67a

Kate Aronoff, “Tesla Is Taking Over America’s Charging Stations,” New Republic, June 21, 2023, https://newrepublic.com/article/173823/tesla-taking-americas-charging-stations

Patrick George, “The Bitter Conclusion of Trump’s Failed Flirtation With Electric Vehicles,” New Republic, July 3, 2023, https://newrepublic.com/article/173989/fallout-trumps-failed-flirtation-electric-vehicles

Peter Campbell and Kana Inagaki, “Between hope and hype for Toyota’s ‘solid-state’ EV batteries,” Financial Times, July 4, 2023, https://www.ft.com/content/457269a7-9500-43ed-bfb7-f729d19de5ee

Kana Inagaki, “Toyota says solid-state battery breakthrough can halve cost and size,” Financial Times, July 4, 2023, https://www.ft.com/content/87cb8e92-8e82-4755-8fc3-2943f8f63e1d

Abigail Weinberg, “Tesla Can’t Even Do the One Thing It’s Supposed to Be Good At,” Mother Jones, July 28, 2023, https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2023/07/tesla-ev-battery-range/

Reuters, “Tesla faces California class action on its EV range claims,” Reuters, August 3, 2023, https://www.reuters.com/legal/tesla-faces-california-class-action-its-ev-range-claims-2023-08-03/

Jacky Wong, “Toyota-Supplier Denso Is Ready for the EV Era,” Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/toyota-supplier-denso-is-ready-for-the-ev-era-5d839296

Kate Aronoff, “Electric Vehicles Have Become a Weapon in the War on Autoworkers,” New Republic, September 13, 2023, https://newrepublic.com/article/175507/uaw-electric-vehicles-strike-workers

Shannon Osaka and Emily Guskin, “America passed the EV ‘tipping point’ — but many buyers still want gas,” Washington Post, September 18, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-solutions/2023/09/15/ev-tipping-point-electric-poll/

Evan Halper, “EV makers’ use of Chinese suppliers raises concerns about forced labor,” Washington Post, September 18, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/interactive/2023/electric-vehicles-forced-labor-china/

Peter Campbell, “Nissan boss says world ‘needs to move on’ from combustion engine,” Financial Times, September 25, 2023, https://www.ft.com/content/e3758732-c057-40bb-9963-b265f577a097

Emily Dreibelbis, “Toyota Inks Deal to Mass Produce Solid State EV Batteries With 932-Mile Range,” PC, October 13, 2023, https://www.pcmag.com/news/toyota-inks-deal-to-mass-produce-solid-state-ev-batteries-with-932-mile

Joanna Stern, “I Visited Over 120 EV Chargers: Three Reasons Why So Many Were Broken,” Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/tech/i-visited-over-120-ev-chargers-three-reasons-why-so-many-were-broken-7a5d3e45

James Bikales, “Congress provided $7.5B for electric vehicle chargers. Built so far: Zero,” Politico, December 5, 2023, https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/05/congress-ev-chargers-billions-00129996

Jess Weatherbed, “Tesla lowers Model Y, S, and X range estimations following exaggeration complaints,” Verge, January 5, 2024, https://www.theverge.com/2024/1/5/24026367/tesla-lowers-range-estimations-model-x-s-y-mileage-exaggeration

Andrew J. Hawkins, “Kia gets its first customer for the PV5 modular electric vehicle: Uber,” Verge, January 10, 2024, https://www.theverge.com/2024/1/10/24033010/kia-uber-mou-pv5-modular-ev-ridehail-deal

Ciara Linnane, “Hertz cites weak demand, high damage costs in decision to downsize EV fleet,” MarketWatch, January 11, 2024, https://www.marketwatch.com/story/hertz-cites-weak-demand-high-damage-costs-in-decision-to-downsize-ev-fleet-0996ae17

Claudia Assis, “Ford says that it will launch a Tesla ‘Model 2’ rival, calls for ‘strong’ year,” MarketWatch, February 6, 2024, https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ford-calls-for-a-healthy-2024-and-its-stock-rallies-6-c4be4254

Michael Acton, “Apple cancels secretive electric car project in shift to focus on AI,” Financial Times, February 28, 2024, https://www.ft.com/content/78bc9f62-8450-45c0-8c59-c5d87a122825

Rebecca Elliott, “The Inside Tale of Tesla’s Fall to Earth,” Wall Street Journal, April 5, 2024, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/tesla-sales-decline-elon-musk-20613265

Steve Gelsi, “Elon Musk stands his ground on EV adoption, but admits threat of Chinese competition,” MarketWatch, April 8, 2024, https://www.marketwatch.com/story/musk-stands-his-ground-on-ev-adoption-but-admits-threat-of-chinese-competition-908408e6

Aaron Gregg, “Tesla will shed more than 10 percent of its workforce,” Washington Post, April 15, 2024, https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2024/04/15/tesla-layoffs-elon-musk-ev/