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Check Out The World’s Best Classic Car Electric Conversions

From the royal wedding Jaguar E-type to the DIY kits for VW Beetles and Morris Minors, these are the classic EV specialists leading the charge A new spark of life in classic EVs Electric-powered vehicles, EVs, are steadily gaining in popularity, and not just in the new car world. Several companies are producing conversions for ...

Meet The All Electric Arcimoto FUV

Are 3 wheels better than 4? The Fast Lane Car recently had the opportunity to test drive the new all-electric three-wheeler Arcimoto FUV (Fun Utility Vehicle), which is now in pilot production stage. The rainy weather was not necessarily welcoming for testing a vehicle like this, but with the small roof it’s better covered than ...

Republican Senator Proposes Removing 200k EV Tax Credit Trigger

The proposed bill would not phase out electric vehicle tax credits until 2022 Earlier this month, Senate Republican John Barasso proposed not only a death to the electric vehicle tax credit, but a brand new tax on EVs (S.3559). So far it has received little backing from either party. Back in June, a polar opposite ...

Miniature Electric Cars Bring Joy To Kids At Children’s Hospital

Mobility as medicine Hospital stays are not generally great experiences for us adults. For kids, who would much rather be playing at home or with their friends, it’s even worse. To help the young ones deal with the experience, a car dealership in England has donated a number of electric cars to The Childrens Hospital ...

2019 Sono Motors Sion Concept First Impressions

So many cool features! We’ve been watching the Sion from Sono Motors from afar since it first popped up on IndieGoGo and our radar a couple years ago. Now, though, we can get a closer look by going along with Kenneth Bokor, host of the EV Revolution Show, as he checks out the solar-clad car ...

Watch This Funky Electric Méhari Get High

The original one, not the new one The Citroën e-Méhari looks like a pretty fun car to drive and we’d like to see Bjorn Nyland take one for a spin sometime. In the meantime, our favorite Asian-Norwegian electric vehicle YouTuber has just the thing to tide us over: an adventure in an electrified version of the original plastic-bodied ...

Bosch To Launch Electric Van Sharing In Germany

Bosch will launch a van sharing business in Germany After launching Coup rental service, which operates 3,500 electric scooters in Berlin, Paris, and Madrid, Bosch is now preparing an electric van sharing system in Germany. Bosch partners with toom, a subsidiary of the German retail group Rewe, that has more than 330 hardware stores. The idea is ...

Morgan EV3 Electric Three-Wheeler Shelved

Hopefully, it’s only postponed The Morgan EV3 electric three-wheeler will not enter production as Morgan Motor Company shelved the project because the company didn’t get along with its EV supplier Frazer-Nash Energy Systems. According to Autocar, Morgan expected a turn-key powertrain for the EV3, but realized that it’s not the case and requires more in-house ...

Hundreds Fight Rollback Of Clean Car Standards At DOT/EPA Hearings

HUNDREDS SPEAK AGAINST ROLLBACK OF CLEAN CAR STANDARDS AT PUBLIC HEARINGS The US DOT and EPA recently held three days of hearings in Fresno, Dearborn, and Pittsburgh on the Trump administration’s proposal to reverse existing federal fuel efficiency and emissions standards, and members of the public had a chance to comment. *This article comes to us courtesy ...

UK Excludes PHEVs From Plug-In Electric Car Grant: BEVs Still Qualify

UK reduces the Plug-In Car Grant basically to only to BEVs and FCVs. As the media reported, drying funds caused a major reduction to the Plug-In Car Grant in the UK, which since 2011 enabled the purchase of more than 160,000 significantly cheaper (initially by £5,000 to all plug-ins, and later by £2,500-£4,500 depending on category) ...