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InstaVolt Second Only To Tesla Supercharger In Customer Satisfaction

10.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

InstaVolt is a go-to network for on-the-go fast charging in the UK. According to the largest customer satisfaction survey of its kind, conducted by Zap-Map in the UK among more than 1,500 EV drivers, the Tesla Supercharging network received the highest overall score. However, we must remember that Tesla’s chargers are a manufacturer-specific network. In the case ...

Arc Vector E-Bike To Debut At EICMA 2018

10.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Connectivity is taking on a whole new meaning EICMA is set to begin in early November, and we’re already seeing a trickle of show-related teasers. A newcomer to the motorcycle game, or more specifically, to the electric motorcycle game, is aiming for the stars with a brand and model debut scheduled during the Milan show. British firm Arc ...

BMW Sets New Plug-In Electric Car Sales Record In September

10.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW sold already over 300,000 plug-in electric cars. September brings a new record of plug-in electric car sales for BMW Group. The German manufacturer reports 14,500 delivered at an annual growth rate of 35%. The market share out of overall volume stands at over 6.1% for the month and at 5.3% for the first nine ...

10 Hardest Things To Adjust To In A Tesla Model 3

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Model 3 amazes and surprises novices. There are already millions of people who drive plug-in electric cars and enjoy the driving experience, but how do those accustomed to internal combustion engines see modern BEVs like the Tesla Model 3? Well, Popular Mechanics notes 10 things that – subjectively – require the largest mental adjustment. Other authors ...

Electrify America: Over 20 Stations Installed, Inlcuding First In Oregon

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Electrify America installed over 20 ultra-fast charging stations Since late August, the number of Electrify America ultra-fast charging stations increased from 10 to 21. Volkswagen’s subsidiary installed its first station on the West Coast in Huntington in Eastern Oregon. Idaho Power, which energized the station, released video from the commissioning. By the end of June ...

The New Strategic Factor Formula E Teams Will Face

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Formula E teams expect the new Michelin tire the championship will use for its 2018/19 season to create a key new strategic factor in races. The electric series has used all-weather Michelin rubber since it began in 2014/15 – although these compounds have been tweaked over the first four seasons – but the new ‘Pilot ...

Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-In Hybrid Expected To Go 62 Electric Miles (WLTP)

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Mercedes to move from lowest range to longest range PHEVs? Mercedes-Benz accustomed us to rather low-range plug-in hybrids with tiny battery packs (below 10 kWh), but according to the latest news, that could change next year. The new Mercedes-Benz GLE PHEV is expected to get up to 100 km (62 miles) of all-electric range under the WLTP ...

Watch Tesla Model S Shooting Brake In Action

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It looks stunning and remains quick. The RemetzCar’s Tesla Model S Shooting Brake, designed by London-based Niels van Roij Design, that was unveiled in June, was recently presented at Supercar Sunday in the Netherlands for the public. The car did some track laps and drag races, proving that not only does it still look stylish ...

Mitsubishi Cries Foul Over End Of Grant In UK: Outlander PHEV Sales

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Mitsubishi will lose the most from the end of Plug-in Car Grant for PHEVs. Mitsubishi Motors decided to respond to the reduction of Plug-In Car Grant in UK, which next month not only decreases the amount of incentives to BEVs to £3,500, but basically eliminates PHEVs (previously eligible for £2,500). Mitsubishi said it’s surprised and disappointed. The ...

BYD Sets 4th Straight Plug-In Car Sales Record

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BYD will not let Tesla win without a fight. BYD, the biggest manufacturer of plug-in electric cars in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017, is doing everything that’s possible to keep pace with Tesla and remain #1 for 2018. In September, BYD set its fourth all-time record of plug-in car sales in a row, reaching 25,019 ...