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Chevy Volt Production Has Officially Come To An End

02.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Slightly sooner than expected, too. It’s now official. Chevrolet has pulled the plug on production of its Volt. The plug-in hybrid that helped kick-start the electric vehicle revolution will no longer roll from the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. The cessation seems to be a bit earlier than expected. When contacted after news of model’s upcoming demise first broke, ...

2019 Honda Clarity PHEV Promoted In New Walkaround Video

02.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Honda actually wants to sell its Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, and the push is working. The word on the streets in the EV community for some time has been that legacy automakers don’t really want to sell their plug ins. In many cases this is true. It has also been said time and time again that ...

What Happens When You Cut Into A Tesla Battery Cell?

02.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Don’t try this at home. A wise man once noted there are a few things one should never do. Things like pulling on Superman’s cape or spitting into the wind, for example. Now, we would like to add a new item to this list: don’t drill into a Tesla battery cell. As you can see ...

Yet Another E-Bike: This Time It’s Kalk & Cake: Video

02.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Who doesn’t love a little Cake? Yet another e-bike is here, apparently, finally! Based in Sweden, Cake (yes that’s their real name) has heretofore been manufacturing off-road electric motorcycles, but they’re introducing the “Kalk&” (a step up from the Kalk OR) as a street-legal version. The bike looks like a hoot: a tiny thing that’s barely a step up from ...

Volkswagen’s Gigafactory Plans Threatened By LG Chem Objections?

02.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

LG Chem puts pressure on VW? According to the latest news from Germany, Volkswagen encountered a conflict with its lithium-ion battery supplier LG Chem, which threatens its plans to build its own battery gigafactories in Germany. Volkswagen entered into a partnership with SK Innovation to build a battery plant in the U.S. and it was ...

Rivian R1T Pickup Truck & R1S Hit The Powder At 11,000 Feet: Video

02.22.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

At home in the mountains. The Rivian R1T electric truck and R1S electric SUV ventured out into the backcountry for a joyous ride. Without a set script, it was quite simply a let’s see what’s out there type of drive. Well, at 11,000 feet above sea level in the middle of winter, you can expect ...