Automotive Headlines: BMW Adopts Tesla Chargers

BMW joins the rest, Volvo catches the wind, and Nio talks to dealers. ๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ’ฌ
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Automotive Headlines: BMW Adopts Tesla Chargers

BMW is embracing Tesla's North American Charging Standard for its future electric vehicles, including models under Mini and Rolls-Royce. Starting in 2025, BMW EVs will have built-in compatibility, while existing CCS-outlet vehicles gain Supercharger access, possibly via adapters.

In adopting this charging system, BMW joins multiple automakers, like Ford and Mercedes-Benz, spotlighting Tesla's influential EV infrastructure. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿค

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Volvo Captures The Wind

โ€œA car factory powered by a wind farmโ€ Midjourney/ASOTU

Volvo Cars' Torslanda factory in Sweden is about to get a green boost! Partnering with Eolus Vind, the carmaker's factory and its new battery plant will soon run on electricity from the massive 1 GW Vรคstvind offshore wind farm. This move supports Volvo's ambition to sell only EVs by 2030. ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ๐Ÿš™๐Ÿ”Œ

Stockholm Bans ICE

Starting in 2025, Stockholm will prohibit diesel and gas cars from about 20 blocks of its downtown to combat pollution and prioritize pedestrians and cyclists. Vice Mayor for Transport Lars Strรถmgren envisions a more breathable, festive city environment.

While other European cities have emission-reducing measures, Stockholm's ban stands distinctively bold. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿšซโ›ฝ๏ธ

Nio Chats Up European Dealers

โ€œEurope and China making a deal to sell more carsโ€ Midjourney/ASOTU

Nio, China's EV giant, is pondering a European dealer network to ramp up sales, as its European performance isn't quite hitting the mark. Despite potential tariffs and competition, Nio remains committed to expansion, considering dealerships for its main brand and the upcoming "Firefly" brand due in 2025. ๐Ÿš—๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“ˆ

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