#ElectricVehicle

.Belgrade, Serbia
The Serbian people have raised their voice in favour of the environment. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The rally in downtown Belgrade was organized by about 30 ecological groups
  • Several banners were seen through which people demanded protection of Serbia's rivers
  • The protesters then marched on to block one of the main bridges in the capital

.Calipatria, CA, USA
Salton Sea was formed in 1905 after the Colorado River breached a dike. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Lithium generates hopes for economic revival in Southern Calfornia
  • It may now be more valued than the steam
  • The lake is helping U.S. to become a major global player in production of lithium

.California, USA
Tesla Bot was unveiled at company's AI Day on Thursday (Photo Credit: Tesla)

  • The Tesla Bot was announced on the company's AI Day event
  • The robot would be about 5ft 8in (1.7m) tall and weigh 125 pounds (56kg)
  • An initial prototype of an androgynous ‘Tesla Bot’ can be expected by next year

.Tennessee City, TN, USA
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  • Tennessee Valley Authority presented the plans within its fleet of about 3,800 vehicles
  • The plan includes downsizing the fleet's 600 light-duty vehicles to 400 electric versions
  • The utility is also evaluating reductions in the medium-duty vehicles

.California, USA
The US-based electric vehicle company made higher-than-anticipated vehicle sales in 2020. (Photo Credit: Tesla.com)

  • The investigation will cover 765,000 vehicles
  • 17 people were injured and one was killed due to the Tesla's Autopilot system
  • The investigation covers Tesla's entire current model lineup, the Models Y, X, S and 3 from the 2014 through 2021 model years

.London, UK
Studies in western Greenland have found that its geology is similar to Russia’s Nrilsk region, rich in nickel and palladium. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Mineral mining company KoBold Metals is backed by billionaires such Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates
  • KoBold uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to seek out the best locations for minerals
  • KoBold will pay $15 million in exploration funding and will get 51% stake in the Disko-Nuussuaq project in West Greenland

Scenes from the Rivian plant. (Photo credit: Twitter/Rivian)

  • Rivian has raised about $10.5 billion to date
  • The funding comes as governments around the globe make the development of electric cars a priority
  • Rivian models available for order online showed a starting price of $67,500

.Berlin, Germany
A growing number of carmakers have unveiled plans to shift to electric vehicles. (Photo Credit: YouTube)

  • Daimler, Mercedes Benz manufacturing comapny, will invest $47 billion 
  • EU signalled that it wants to ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2035
  • The company said it is aiming to boost efficiency across the board

The date of the official launch of the Ola Scooter has not been revealed yet. (Photo credit: Twitter/OlaElectric)

  • “ Ola Scooter will help accelerate the transition to sustainable mobility,” Ola chairman and group CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said
  • The Ola scooter can be charged using a home charger in any 5A socket or through Ola Electric Charging Network
  • “The Ola Scooter will be competitively priced,” the company's website read

.New York, NY, USA
The merged company will be set up with $2.5 billion in cash. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • Aurora develops hardware and software for self-driving cars
  • The deal with Reinvent Technology Partners Y is expected to close this year
  • The transaction is valued at $13 billion