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Lucid Teams With Electrify America For Ultra Fast Charging

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Lucid selects Electrify America for ultra-fast charging Lucid Motors, after securing financing for further developments and market launch of Air in 2020, turns to another topic, which is fast charging for long-distance travel. The company announced that it entered a preliminary agreement with Electrify America to provide Lucid customers with a nationwide electric vehicle charging plan. ...

San Diego Gas & Electric EV-TOU-5 Rate: A Model For Other Utilities

As San Diegan’s we appreciate our clean environment and we strive to do more. As a San Diego native, the hazy brown skies and pollution of the 70’s and 80’s mostly caused by our larger neighbor to the north, LA, and our love affair with the gasoline-powered car, left an indelible stain of wrongness on ...

Alternative Fuel Vehicles To Outsell Diesel In Netherlands In 2018

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The diesel car market share shrinks in the Netherlands. The Netherlands could become the first member of the European Union where the diesel car market share will be lower than Alternative Fuelled Vehicles (AFVs). We have seen such a situation in Norway, but Norway is not in EU. In August, sales of diesel amounted to 12%, while AFVs some ...

Renault Launches “Biggest” Stationary ESS With Car Batteries

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Renault will launch 60 MWh of energy storage systems in France and Germany Renault announced a plan to build “Advanced Battery Storage”, with an aim to make it the biggest second-life energy stationary storage system in Europe by 2020 (batteries will come from EVs). The total capacity of the “Advanced Battery Storage” will be gradually ...

Bjorn Checks Out The 87-Mile Rated Kia Ray EV

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Kia Ray EV, the ancestors of the Soul EV and Niro EV Visiting South Korea, Bjørn Nyland found a Kia Ray EV – a pretty rare electric car from early times, well ahead of the launch of Kia Soul EV. It was first unveiled in 2011. The Ray EV was Kia’s first production electric car, ...

Kia Niro EV Test Drive Notes: Range Indeed Impressive

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Let’s see how the Kia Niro EV fares in this newest test drive. We’ve published quite a few takes on the all-new 2019 Kia Niro EV as of late. This particular one deals with the SUV’s impressive range. The Niro EV finds its energy from a rear-floor-mounted 64-kWh lithium-ion battery. Interestingly, as a few German ...

Jaguar I-PACE Gesture Liftgate Gets Tested By Bjorn

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Jaguar I-PACE’s gesture tailgate impresses. Bjørn Nyland finally found some advantage of the Jaguar I-PACE over Tesla, so maybe he will update his latest video “11 reasons why Tesla is the best EV” by adding what’s missing from Teslas. One such thing is the gesture tailgate, which enables you to open the trunk without using hands ...

DragTimes Pits Tesla Model 3 Performance Against BMW M3

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A race of equals? This is the race we’ve been waiting for. The Tesla Model 3 Performance versus a BMW 3 series. The Bimmer in question here, rounded up by DragTimes, has the competition pack. The BMW boasts a 3.0 inline 6 turbo engine and sends its internal combustion grunt through a 7-speed DCT to ...

Mr. Mobile Drives Hydrogen Toyota Mirai To See If It’s Really The Future

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Hmm … Are hydrogen-powered cars really the future? While it may make some people sad or mad, InsideEVs mostly avoids extensive coverage of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Yes, we do, in fact, try to cover anything with a plug (which a few rare FCEVs do have). And, hydrogen vehicles are truly EVs. Toyota and a few other automakers are still ...

Fleet Of Nissan LEAFs Support Electric Marathon

09.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s time for an electric rally through Europe. This year’s Electric Marathon from Tallinn, Estonia to Monte Carlo, Monaco, began on 18th of September, after a prologue in Helsinki, Finland on the 17th. The route for the first time follows the route of the Tallinn-Monte Carlo Rally held in the 1930s and will end on ...