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Martha’s Vineyard Buses Get Wirelessly Charged Up With 200-kW System

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Vineyard goes electric. The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) that operates on Martha’s Vineyard island in Massachusetts plans to convert all diesel buses to battery electric. Moreover, the first batch of 10 BYD electric buses will be retrofitted with Momentum Dynamics‘ wireless charging systems. VTA ordered three 200 kW wireless on-route charging stations for the ...

Plug-In Electric Cars Sales In U.S. Surpass 1 Million

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

1,000,000 plug-in electric cars sold in U.S. Thanks to nearly 45,000 plug-in cars sold in September, cumulative sales of all plug-in models reached one million units. For mainstream consumers, electrification began in December 2010, when the first Nissan LEAFs and Chevrolet Volts were delivered – we tracked those numbers with passion every month! Technically, our ...

Dale Vince Talks Ecotricity’s Electric Highway In Fully Charged

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Ecotricity installed 300 fast chargers in the UK. It’s been quite some time since British provider of renewable electricity, Ecotricity, started installing charging infrastructure for electric cars in 2012. Today, the company’s Electric Highway network consists of around 300 fast chargers. Fully Charged took opportunity to talk with founder and CEO of Ecotricity – Dale Vince, ...

Volkswagen Hits Electric Car Speed Bump, Delays I.D. Hatch Launch

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Volkswagen MEB-based EVs are delayed. It seems that mass-production of Volkswagen‘s MEB-based electric cars is already delayed by at least a few months, as the company now states market launch in 2020, from the previous projection of late 2019 (likely November), according to media reports. Production of the first model, Volkswagen I.D. hatchback in Zwickau, Germany still ...

Arcimoto Kicks Off Production Of Pilot Run Of Electric FUV

Arcimoto moves from Beta to Pilot production. Arcimoto, the Oregon-based manufacturer of the three-wheeler electric vehicle – Fun Utility Vehicle – announced that it has completed first drives of its 15-unit FUV Beta Series. Betas will be used for rental purposes (5 in Oregon, 5 in California) or were purchased by Arcimoto Pioneers, a group ...

Skoda Vision RS Concept: Paris Videos Galore

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Skoda Vision RS Concept focuses on performance and emotive new design. Škoda presents at the 2018 Paris Motor Show its spectacular-looking plug-in hybrid concept – Skoda Vision RS – that apparently heralds design language of new models from the Czech brand (Rapid successor for sure). The Vision RS will remain just a study, but several plug-ins are ...

Holden Presents Stunning Time Attack Electric Concept Racer

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Holden Time Attack Concept Racer does 0-62 mph in 1.25 seconds, at least virtually GM’s Holden presents probably the most groundbreaking concept racing electric vehicle that we’ve ever seen – the Holden Time Attack Concept Racer. With 1 MW of power from four motors (all-wheel drive and torque vectoring), four three-speed gearboxes and weight of ...

Watch Electric Audi RS3 Drag Race Huracan Performante, 911 GT2 RS

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s almost competitive. Electric powertrains have a considerable potential to change how performance cars operate. Instant torque makes acceleration a breeze, and it puts other supercars on notice. The pinnacle of EV racing is Formula E. Schaeffler, a major sponsor of the Audi Sport ABT Formula E team, decided to show off its electric powertrain ...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Gets Fancy New Trim Options

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The best, just got better. The best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle in the UK, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, now has two new trim levels. The 5h and 5hs will set at the top of the Outlander PHEV range, building on the high specification of the recently-launched 2019 4h and 4hs models, which both have LED headlamps, Daytime Running lights, fog ...

Audi e-tron 55 quattro: Videos Galore From Paris Motor Show

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Production Audi e-tron debuts in Europe. Two weeks after its unveiling in San Francisco, Audi presents its first all-electric SUV, the e-tron 55 quattro, at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. It’s the first opportunity for the general public to compare, in one place, three new contenders in the high-end segment – Audi e-tron, Jaguar I-PACE ...