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GBatteries Claims Amazingly Fast Charging Times For Electric Cars

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This startup says their technology can charge an EV as fast as gassing up … well not quite. Startup GBatteries surfaced as a Y Combinator seed. The company claims incredibly fast electric car charging speeds are on the horizon. According to a report on Autoblog (via TechCrunch), GBatteries employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) tech to optimize ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 AWD On Snowy Incline With Stock Tires

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Driving on packed snow up an incline often isn’t easy. Here we see a stock Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor attempt some simulated start/stop climbs up the slick hill. Fitted with the stock Michelin MXM4 tires, the Model 3 struggles at times. For snowy locations, we’d always recommend a proper set of snow tires be fitted at ...

Which Electric Cars Offer The Best Warranties?

THEY AFFORD PEACE OF MIND KNOWING YOU’RE COVERED IF SOMETHING GOES WRONG, BUT PAY ATTENTION TO THE FINE PRINT. One of the benefits of buying a brand new electric vehicle is getting a warranty from the manufacturer that covers the cost of any necessary repairs because of component failure for a set period. Warranty coverage ...

Volvo Construction Equipment To Introduce First EVs In Mid-2020

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

At first smaller machines will be electrified, then the bigger ones Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced upcoming electrification of its smaller machines. The Swedish company commits to introducing by mid-2020 a range of electric compact excavators (EC15 to EC27) and wheel loaders (L20 to L28). The first new EV we will see in April at ...

Tesla To Slash Workforce In Effort To Bring Cheapest Model 3 To Market

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Musk hints at possible profit in Q4. There has been much talk about whether Tesla was able to make a profit in Q4. In addition, with overseas Model 3 sales moving forward and the cheapest (base $35,000) Model 3 looming, adjustments are coming. This isn’t unexpected, however, we didn’t think that the automaker would be ...

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV Test Drive Review: I Was Shocked

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

According to this test driver’s perspective, the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV is incredible. When the Chevrolet Bolt EV first came along, it was big news. At the time, it was the only reasonably priced, long-range EV available in the U.S. nationwide. However, its unique and interesting facade, as well as its seat comfort seemed to ...

This Star Wars R2-D2 Inspired Tesla Model 3 Is Epic

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

CHECK OUT THE R2-T3, A STAR WARS INSPIRED TESLA MODEL 3 [GALLERY] There’s no doubt that Peter Litherland is a serious Star Wars fan. Growing up in Vancouver, Peter dragged his Mom to the theater to see the original Star Wars film back in 1977. Nowadays, he dresses up as a Star Wars character every year ...

VW & Ford Team Up For Possible Future Shared EV Efforts

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

They also signed a memorandum of understanding to discuss collaborating on autonomous tech and mobility services. Volkswagen and Ford are getting serious about their partnership by officially announcing plans to collaborate on a midsized pickup truck in 2022 acting as a successor to the Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok in some regions. In addition, the work would result in a Ford-developed one-ton van ...

New SolarEdge EV-Charging Solar Inverter Comes With Google Assistant

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It is a talking charging station. SolarEdge announced at the 2019 Consumer Electronic Show collaboration with Google to integrate Google Assistant in its EV-charging solar inverter. The latest version of the 9.6 kW EV-charging solar inverter can – as one of the first home charging stations – receive voice commands for starting and stopping charging, ...

BloombergNEF Expects 2.6 Million EVs Sold Globally This Year, 57% In China

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Calls Clean Energy Transport A Resilient “Safe Haven” For Investors. Bloomberg’s research organization BloombergNEF foresees solid growth in electric vehicle sales for 2019. They state that 2.6 million EVs are expected to be sold globally for the year. If their predictions come to pass, this will represent a roughly 40% growth ...