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Proterra Teams With Thomas Built For Electric Schools Buses

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Proterra goes from green to yellow with its buses. The cooperation between Proterra and Thomas Built Buses progressed quickly after Daimler (parent company to Thomas Built Buses) invested in Proterra. The two unveiled at the 44th Annual National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Conference the Saf-T-Liner eC2 Jouley electric school bus powered by Proterra. The vehicle can be ...

ICON’s 1966 Fiat Giardinetta Derelict Is Electric

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Mamma mia, this thing is sweet! This 1966 Fiat Giardinetta is likely to be the coolest car you’ll see all day. Maybe all week. Basically a Fiat Cinquecento (500) stretched to station wagon proportions, this particular Giardinetta has been electrified by our friends over at Stealth EV. Meanwhile, every other detail has been gone through and been upgraded or ...

Hyundai Teams With Cummins For Mini Electric Excavator

 Construction equipment also will be electrified. Hyundai Construction Equipment together with Cummins has developed an electric powered mini excavator. It’s equipped with 35.2 kWh of batteries (Cummins supplied eight 4.4 kWh modules), which according to the press release, should last for an 8-hour shift. The prototype will be used for: testing to optimize the performance prove the ...

Jaguar I-PACE Named Germany’s Car of the Year

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Jaguar won in the home of Mercedes, Audi and BMW. Jaguar I-PACE won the 2019 German Car of the Year Award against 58 competitors! We are a little surprised as one would expect that the Audi e-tron would be the favorite in Germany, which only increases the value of the victory for Jaguar. Additionally, I-PACE was ...

Electrify America Adds A “Locate A Charger” Map: See If It Works Here

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

As Electrify America’s presence grows, a map and charger location tool is a welcome addition. While it’s clear from the image above, Electrify America has a long way to go in developing and implementing its charging network, though any updates are appreciated. The best part about the entire situation is that Volkswagen, as part of ...

Kia Niro EV Pricing Announced For Norway

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

…but only 2,000 are to be delivered to Norway in 2019? Kia announced in Norway that the upcoming e-Niro will start at 377,400 NOK (€39,590 / $44,940), which is not as affordable as one would’ve hoped. Bjørn Nyland noted that the price difference to the Hyundai Kona Electric is about 12.5% higher and because both models ...

2018 Nissan LEAF Compared To 2017 LEAF: Video

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We know about the range and the facade, but what else has changed? What a fantastic way to open a video. Andre from The Fast Lane Car says, “Whether we like it or not, the future of the automobile is electric.” Now, we just have to get rid of the “not” part and push EV adoption ...

Global September Sales: 200,000 Plug-In Electric Cars Sold

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

200,000 plug-in electric cars sold in a single month! September 2018, despite almost no growth in Europe, brings us a new, significant sales record of plug-in electric cars – about 200,500 at a growth rate of 61% year-over-year! The previous best result was 174,000 in December 2017. We assume that October, November and December should ...

Watch To See If Tesla Model 3 Performance Sets TFL Track Record

10.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Fast Lane Car asks if the Tesla Model 3 is hot or not? TFL Car reviews the Tesla Model 3 Performance. Does it break the publication’s track record? The guys remind us that electric cars are surely quick, but not necessarily fast. This means that an EV’s instant torque can make it a champion ...