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Bern Confirmed To Replace Zurich On Formula E Race Calendar

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Bern has been officially confirmed as Zurich’s replacement on the season five Formula E calendar, with approval from the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council today. FE raced in Zurich in season four – the first motorsport event to be held in Switzerland for 64 years – but due to the city having clashing local events in ...

Hyundai Kona Electric: EPA Range Breakdown (City/Highway)

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The numbers are impressive. Here we examine the city, highway and combined EPA range ratings for the upcoming 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. While we all know that the Hyundai Kona Electric, with its 64-kWh battery pack, goes the distance, what we didn’t know until now is how far can you expect it to go in ...

Tesla Powerpack System To Save United Power Customers $1 Million A Year

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The utility installed the Tesla ESS for savings. United Power is installing a 4 MW Tesla energy storage system in Weld County, Colorado that is expected to bring about $1 million in savings annually. The installation was needed to handle renewable energy sources (that have variable output). By having a huge battery, utilities are able to ...

Testing Tesla Model 3 As A Truck?

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s not a truck, but it can haul a lot of stuff if needed. The Tesla Model 3, in terms of cargo capacity, is far behind both the Model S and Model X and the sedan-type setup doesn’t help. However, as Tech Forum demonstrates in the video, the Model 3 is still a solid choice for ...

Watch Tesla Model S Drive 125 MPH For Over An Hour

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Someone told us EVs can’t drive at high speeds for more than a few minutes without issue … There are still plenty of myths out there about electric vehicles. While some are truly false and have been since the beginning, others were actually true and still are true in some cases. One such criticism is ...

Audi e-tron Offers Electrifying Dynamics, Unmatched AWD

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The electric all-wheel drive is second to none, so says Audi. As we all know, all-electric all-wheel-drive powertrains are the best and even leave state-of-the-art ICE powertrains far in the dust in terms of performance, precision and even driving pleasure. Audi equipped its e-tron model with two electric motors – one per axle – and torque vectoring ...

Tesla Founder Elaborates On California’s Current Startup Grind

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

TESLA FOUNDER TALKS ABOUT THE ‘STARTUP GRIND’ IN SILICON VALLEY Marc Tarpenning was already a veteran of the Silicon Valley startup scene when he and Martin Eberhard founded Tesla. Their skills in starting companies and securing financing were a big part of the reason that the company was able to get up and running so ...

British Electric Invasion: Zapp’s High-Performance E-Scooter

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Performance and scooter can go hand in hand The future of electric scooters lies in performance? The beauty of an electric powertrain is that you can get a lot of juice without having a big engine, and accelerations are insanely fun. While most scooters promote their cleanliness and absence of emissions, new Brit startup Zapp ...

Bosch To Launch Electric Van Sharing In Germany

Bosch will launch a van sharing business in Germany After launching Coup rental service, which operates 3,500 electric scooters in Berlin, Paris, and Madrid, Bosch is now preparing an electric van sharing system in Germany. Bosch partners with toom, a subsidiary of the German retail group Rewe, that has more than 330 hardware stores. The idea is ...

Tesla Registers Over 9,000 New Model 3 VINs

10.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla registered its biggest batch of Model 3 VINs ever New VINs for the Tesla Model 3 are registered almost on a daily basis in batches from a few to thousands of units. The latest one was the biggest so far – 9,426 (52% were AWD). The total number of Model 3 VINs registered now stands ...