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This week’s top stories: Our IONIQ EV review, Tesla Model 3 release candidate, solar breaks 50% in California, Chevy Bolt EV, & more


In this week’s top stories: Our 2017 Hyundai IONIQ EV review, a Tesla Model 3 release candidate breaks cover as Solar breaks 50% in CaliforniaChevy Bolt EV delivery data, and much more.

We kick things off this week with the Electrek Review of the new 2017 Hyundai IONIQ EV. A Tesla Model 3 release candidate gets spotted in the wild and daylight for the first time, giving us some hints about the vehicle’s user interface. And we get a first look at Tesla’s new ‘delivery center’ concept and ‘group delivery’ service.

Chevy Bolt EV deliveries in the US are still flat. Hyundai reportedly starts pilot production of next-gen solid-state batteries for electric vehicles. And Solar breaks 50% of California electricity for first time – driving wholesale rates negative.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Avatar for Jordan Kahn Jordan Kahn

Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s Logic Pros series.