December 15, 2019

After Math: Stand and delivery

Pin It

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget Things happened this week, such as Alphabet commencing commercial flights of its Wing drone delivery program in Christiansburg, Virginia. But they weren’t the only tech corporation that decided to put things where they previously were not at speeds the public is unaccustomed to. Uniti’s quirky three-seater EV costs less than […]

Future foundation for performance electric cars presented by Automobili Pininfarina, Bosch and BENTELER

Pin It

Strategic collaboration formed with mobility specialists Bosch Engineering and BENTELER ahead of Frankfurt International Auto Show Confirms future vision for a range of luxury performance electric cars High-performance EV platform to support future Automobili Pininfarina vehicles and be made available to OEMs   Innovative new platform underpins PURA Vision design model from Automobili Pininfarina (Frankfurt, […]

Canada proposes its first-ever nationwide EV subsidy

Pin It

By Mariella Moon from engadget In an effort to encourage more residents to buy zero-emission vehicles, the Canadian government is proposing a CA$5,000 federal incentive as part of its 2019 budget plan. Some Canadian provinces like Quebec and British Columbia have EV rebates of their own, but this will be the first one with nationwide coverage […]

VW electric racer

Pin It

VW electric racer smashes Pikes Peak’s overall record By Jon Fingas from engadget The I.D. R Pikes Peak is the fastest climber in any category. VW may have been overly cautious when it hoped to beat Pikes Peak’s electric vehicle record with its purpose-built racer. Official lap time data has confirmed that Romain Dumas’ I.D. […]

Mercedes will build an electric version of its popular Sprinter van

Pin It

By Jon Fingas From engadget You’ll get your package without polluting the skies. It’s all well and good to drive your own electric car, but what about the companies delivering your mail or fixing your water heater? They could stand to benefit from EVs, too — and Mercedes-Benz is happy to help out. It’s launching […]

Jaguar just debuted its stunning all-electric SUV that will arrive this year — and Tesla should be nervous

Pin It

By Mark Matousek From Market Insider Tesla is about to get a new rival. Jaguar revealed the details for its first fully-electric vehicle, the I-Pace, on Thursday. The vehicle will have 240 miles of range per charge and be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds. It will also feature a redesigned infotainment […]

Electric Harley Davidson

Pin It

Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry By Jake Bright From TechCrunch Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. Yes, the iconic symbol of American steel and piston popping internal combustion is shifting to voltage. “We announced we’ll invest more aggressively in…electric […]

How many Model 3’s has Tesla actually built? This estimator tracks production

Pin It

By Yoni Heisler From BGR Tesla’s production troubles with the Model 3 are still an ongoing concern for the EV maker, with Elon Musk just a few months back conceding that Tesla was in the midst of “production hell.” Though the company initially planned to manufacture 5,000 Model 3 units per month by the end […]

Audi to use solar panels

Pin It

Audi will use solar panels to help power its future EVs By Rob LeFebvre Gives a whole new meaning to ‘sun roof. When you think of electric vehicles, you probably imagine Tesla’sSupercharger, or gas station-like centers where you go to top off the voltage. There’s another idea, though, that makes a lot of sense: sun […]

Tiny all-electric car

Pin It

GM just released a tiny all-electric car that costs just $5,300, but only in China BY BRETT WILLIAMS From Mashable GM is expanding its electric aspirations and launching a super-compact, cheap EV — but it’s only coming to China. The automaker’s Chinese Baojun brand just launched its first mass-market electric car, the E100, for only […]