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Opel Wants 1,300 EV Chargers In Its “Electric City”

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

One public charging point will fall on just 72 inhabitants Opel has announced a new initiative (in partnership with Rüsselsheim and the RheinMain University) to convert its hometown – Rüsselsheim am Main in Germany – to an “Electric City” through installing up to 1,300 charging points by 2020. The federal government approved a €12.8 million grant for the ...

Elon Musk Stars In Interstellar Parody Mashup Video

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We laughed, we cried, it is better than Cats. If you ever watched the movie Interstellar starring, among others, Anne Hathaway, then some of the footage in the video above may ring a bell. What might not seem familiar, however, is the presence of Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and The Boring Company on the ...

Tesla Model 3 Winter Test: Cold Weather Demands A Long-Range Battery

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

As the bitter cold sets in, it’s time to test out the range of your electric car. Or, rather, to sample the range loss of your EV. In this example, a Tesla Model 3 is put to the winter driving test. The test concludes by suggesting that you should opt for the long-range battery version ...

Regulations Might Force VW To Kick Electric Car Plans Up A Notch

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It seems VW might have to adjust and ramp up its EV plans to meet Euro emissions standards. According to a recent share from Reuters, Volkswagen’s upcoming EV pursuits may not be enough. European emissions targets are ramping up and they’re calling on automakers like VW to get it in gear. The European Union just ...

Here’s How To Gift A Rivian R1T & R1S Pre-Order

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Way better than a lump of coal. Still trying to decide what to get that special someone for Christmas? We’re not going to remind you that time is running out (but, time is running out) though we do have a suggestion we hope will be helpful. If the person left on your list is important enough ...

Bjorn Nyland Gives Us The Lowdown On The VW e-Up!

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Is the VW e-up! still worth buying more than 5 years after its introduction? While the next-generation Volkswagen e-up! with a price tag of $21,000 (€18,000) is still just a rumor, Bjorn Nyland recently tested the actual e-up! The e-up! is the smallest all-electric Volkswagen, available in Europe since 2013 without any upgrades to its 18.7 kWh ...

Buemi “Not In Same League” As Techeetah In Formula E Opener

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Sebastien Buemi says he was not in the same league on pace as the DS Techeetah squad that lost a likely one-two finish in the Ad Diriyah E-Prix. The Nissan e.dams driver moved up to second place from third on the grid by going around the outside of front row-starter Jose Maria Lopez at Turn 11. Buemi ...

Tesla Model S Fire From Flat Tire & A Tow Truck? Videos

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

What in the heck happened here? We really need much more information about this reported Tesla Model S fire. Sadly, all we have to share with you at this point is a steady stream of tweets about this Tesla Model S via ABC7Now reporter Amanda del Castillo. Obviously, a more detailed report and investigation will ...

Boring Company Tunnel Launch Party Videos

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We were really wowed by The Boring Company event. Let’s take a closer look. Late last night — that is if you’re in the wrong time zone — The Boring Company hosted its official launch party. We were able to watch it, but sadly, we couldn’t be on hand for the event. Thankfully, many online ...

DAF Trucks Delivers First All-Electric CF Truck To Jumbo

12.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

First electric DAF entered service in the Netherlands DAF Trucks has delivered its first fully electric CF Electric truck – introduced this summer – to Dutch supermarket chain, Jumbo. The truck was developed in partnership with VDL, known in Europe mostly from its electric buses. Jumbo intends to use the CF Electric to supply its ...