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Nio Day 2024 will be held in one of eight cities — Guangzhou, Harbin, Haikou, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Zhengzhou. (File photo shows the Nio Day 2023 venue area. Image credit: CnEVPost) Nio (NYSE: NIO) has announced the shortlist of cities to host Nio Day 2024, after starting the process of selecting cities for the event 10 days ago. Applications to submit cities to host Nio Day 2024 closed at 10 pm on June 19, and Nio received applications from multiple cities, the event’s organizing committee said today in a statement posted to the Nio App. After an initial…

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Nio’s new order flow is estimated to be around 22,000 units as it extends its “demo car” discount in June, analysts at Deutsche Bank said, citing dealer feedback. (A Nio EC6 on display at the new energy vehicle show in Shanghai in early June 2024. Image credit: CnEVPost) Deutsche Bank expects Nio’s (NYSE: NIO) vehicle deliveries to decline this month from May’s record, in line with a trend hinted at in the electric vehicle (EV) maker’s previous guidance. In a June 21 research note, analyst Wang Bin’s team projected Nio to deliver 18,200 vehicles in June, up 68 percent year-on-year…

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Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News! Hello! I am from Russia, my name is Ilya, I have lived in the city of Perm since birth. It is located at latitude 58, almost the same as Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Only, the population of Juneau is some 31,000 people, and Perm is more than 1 million people. At the end of last year, I purchased an electric car from the Chinese brand BYD, a 2023 BYD Tang EV, and I want to tell you about my experience using it. Now on my…

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Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News! Electricity demand in New England surged this week as high temperatures persisted through much of the United States. Demand in the electric grid territory of New England’s Independent System Operator (ISO-NE) peaked at 23,324 megawatts (MW) during the evening of June 20, approaching last year’s peak hourly demand in this region. The June 20 peak around 7:00 p.m. eastern time was 521 MW above the June 19 peak demand of 22,803 MW, around 6:00 p.m. ISO-NE expects less demand over the weekend and into early next…

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The Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck dominated competitors at the 2024 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a final time of 8:53.553 on the challenging high-altitude race. Driven by Romain Dumas, this custom Lightning is a beast of a truck that was custom-built for events such as this. Ford also competed at last year’s Pikes Peak competition with the SuperVan 4.2. The SuperTruck might only have a 50 kWh battery, but the truck has an insane 1,500 kW of power and a 1,400 hp powertrain. The Ford can be recharged with a mobile DC fast charger that can push up to…

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The Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb is in progress, and several EVs which set out to post new records have done so today, with the Rivian R1T and Ioniq 5N both claiming records, and the Ford SuperTruck being the fastest vehicle up the hill on the day. The Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb is one of the longest-running races in the world, being held 102 times since 1916. It’s a famously difficult race, starting at an already-high 9,390ft (2,862m) in elevation and finishing at 14,110ft (4,300m), with an average 7.2% vertical grade. Until 2011, the track was largely unpaved on…

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Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News! China and the European Union have agreed to start talks on the planned imposition of tariffs on electric vehicles made in China and imported into the European market, senior officials of both sides said on June 22, 2024. According to CNBC, German economy minister Robert Habeck said he was informed by EU commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis that there would be concrete negotiations on tariffs with China. The Chinese commerce ministry said it had agreed to start consultations regarding the EU’s anti-subsidy investigation into Chinese EVs.…

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Each year, drivers and automakers compete in the 13-mile Pikes Peak International Hill Climb near Colorado Springs. This race encompasses 156 turns and an elevation climb of nearly 5,000 feet. Over the past 100+ years, the climb has proven a major challenge for engineering traditional combustion engines. And in recent years, electric vehicles have made their mark as well by pushing the limits of electric powertrains. After recently taking a look at Ford’s entry with the amazing F-150 Lightning Supertruck, YouTube channel Out of Spec turned its gaze to this year’s electric entry from Hyundai. The high-performance Hyundai Ioniq 5 N…

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May brought a 2.7% decline in car sales in Europe. However, some brands achieved strong results, while the Chinese brands expanded their market share. According to Dataforce’s data (via Automotive News), Volvo was among the biggest winners, with 32,826 new sales, 27% higher than a year ago. This enabled the company to improve its position to 14th overall, compared to 17th in May 2023. Get Fully Charged Volvo noted such a big gain primarily because of the relatively affordable all-electric Volvo EX30. The company sold more than 11,000 last month, most of them in Europe. The China-made Volvo EX30’s surge…

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An electric BMW M3 variant is in the works BMW M division’s boss expects his electric sports car to “beat everything” The electric M3 variant, possibly called i3 M, probably won’t arrive until 2026 or 2027 Luxury automaker BMW, known for making sports car icons, has mapped out a performance plan for its next-gen EVs. Work is underway on those vehicles, which will be based on the Neue Klasse platform. BMW’s M performance division is dedicating resources to create M cars from these new vehicles. One of those vehicles will be an electric M3, which is among the most important and…

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