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Huge New Charging Hub To Be Built In Uk

10.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’ll be the first of a £1.6bn network. British firm Pivot Power has announced it will build a new large-scale battery and electric vehicle supercharging hub in the north of England. The hub will be built close to the M6, the longest motorway in Britain, and the announcement comes as Britain looks to speed up ...

Rhode Island Buys 3 Proterra Electric Buses With Money From VW

10.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Rhode Island introduces electric buses Proterra delivered three 40’ Catalyst E2 electric buses to the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), which was one of the first states able to secure funding from Volkswagen’s post-diesel gate settlement ***. The $14.4 million in financing will enable the agency to get rid of the oldest diesel buses and ...

Tesla Q3 2018 Earnings Report: Record Revenue, Turns Profit

10.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla has just released its Q3 2018 earnings and financial reports. Among the highlights is information on Model 3 production, updates on the Tesla energy network, record global sales and so much more. Looking Back – Tesla Posts Q2 2018 Earnings Results Tesla Q2 Financial Call Tesla Posts Q1 2018 Results Tesla Q1 2018 Conference Call Overload Financial results ...

Bjørn’s Efficiency Test: Tesla Model X Vs I-Pace Brings Mixed Results

10.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Model X Performance and Jaguar I-Pace seemingly more evenly matched than Bjørn expected A lot of focus has been placed on the Jaguar I-Pace and it’s rather poor efficiency compared to other modern electric vehicles. Certainly it pales in comparison to other EVs like the Model 3 or Hyundai Ioniq. But in practical real world ...

Musk Says Some S & X Interior Options Will Vanish In November

10.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Now you see the Alcantara headliner… Tesla frequently changes up the mix of trims and options in its automobiles, and now it’s doing it again. CEO Elon Musk has just tweeted (embedded below) that many of Model S and Model X interior configurations will soon cease to be produced and that the company will stop accepting ...

More Tesla Dashcam “TelsaCam” Road Rage Antics

10.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It turns out dashcams are a blast. If you’re anything like me, as soon as you get a dashcam of your own you’ll never witness another compelling piece of footage or road rage to capture, but at least we can hope … maybe not, since these incidents are horrible. With the standard Tesla dashcam — ...

Uber Investing $260 Million In Electric Car Push

Uber will gradually switch to electric cars in London Uber announced a new £200 million ($260 million) Clean Air Plan for its operation in London. The idea is to encourage drivers – through increased reimbursement and help with access to charging infrastructure – to use an electric cars. It’s expected that by 2021, some 20,000 drivers ...

M-B Boss Contacted McLaren F1 Driver For Move To Formula E

10.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne has revealed that Toto Wolff asked if he was interested in joining the Mercedes-affiliated HWA Formula E team, where he will race in 2018/19. Vandoorne’s McLaren exit was announced in early September and he explained that the Mercedes motorsport boss contacted him about a HWA opening that same month. “So I ...

Tesla Registers 4,500 New Model 3 VINs: 100% Are New Mid Range Version

10.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Thousands of new Mid Range Model 3 VINs registered Tesla continues the high pace of registrations of VIN numbers for the Model 3 with the latest batch of 4,500 rear-wheel VINs. It’s anticipated that all of those are for new Mid Range Model 3 that is expected in 6-10 weeks. So far, Tesla registered 156,129 VINs, ...

Nissan LEAF Is Germany’s First V2G-Approved Electric Car

10.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

But is there a market for V2G already? Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) is the concept that enables bi-directional energy flow between an electric car and the electric grid (or building), which at scale could enable cars to become disposable energy storage systems (while connected) to help the grid at peak demand or emergency situations. The possibility to use ...