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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 ...

BYD Introduces New Electric Tow Tractor Models

10.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It offers towing capacity of up to 25-ton BYD once again expands its heavy-duty lineup in North America by introducing at the 2018 International Airport GSE Expo two new tow tractor models, or tugs – the T250 rear cabin tug, and the T250F forward cabin tug. These types of vehicles are used as airport ground support equipment ...

Workhorse NGEN-1000 Electric Van Enters Production

10.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Workhorse NGEN-1000: 100 miles of range and 6,000 lbs of payload Workhorse announced the start of initial production of an all-new grill-less NGEN-1000 light-weight electric delivery vehicle at its Midwest plant. According to the press release, the van’s curb weight is 4,000 lbs (1,814 kg), it can take up to 6,000 lbs (2,722 kg) of payload and ...

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 ...

Google Maps Now Offers Detailed Charging Station Info

10.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Google Maps now includes a charging station search feature Google announced that Google Maps got a new feature of searching for charging stations and displaying information about the sites. As of today, Google integrated the first several major networks. The company says that the ability to search for electric vehicle charging stations starts rolling out ...

BMW Recalls Electric Car Chargers For Risk of Shock, Fire

10.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The recall centers on the capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers that may fail. Usually, we see BMWs being recalled for the Takata airbag issue or certain, smaller and not so impactful potential issues. In most cases, owners will get to take their BMW’s to the nearest authorized service center, where the technicians will correct ...

Can A Tesla Model S Drive From Copenhagen To Oslo In 6 Hours?

10.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Bjørn continues to test the potential of a Tesla Model S P100D. Our Norwegian speed skating friend got ahold of a Tesla Model S P100D recently and has performed several tests. This may be because the Model 3 has taken Tesla’s flagship car out of the limelight, or because Bjørn is a Model X owner, so ...

Let’s Look At Energy Consumption Of Tesla Model 3 Heater

10.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Model 3 takes several kW for heating…if needed. Tech Forum checked out how much energy a Tesla Model 3 would need to heat the cabin at 52°F (11.1 °C) with general heating maxed, while the driver’s seat heater is set for a single bar. The car was connected to the grid, but charging was scheduled for a later time, which ...

GAC Mitsubishi Announces Launch Of New Eupheme Electric SUV

10.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Eupheme is now available in an all-electric version too. The GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC) joint venture, between Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and the Mitsubishi Corporation, begins production of an all-new all-electric Eupheme EV model (designed by GAC) in Changsha, Hunan, China. It’s rated for up to 410 km (255 miles) on a single ...