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Hundreds Fight Rollback Of Clean Car Standards At DOT/EPA Hearings

HUNDREDS SPEAK AGAINST ROLLBACK OF CLEAN CAR STANDARDS AT PUBLIC HEARINGS The US DOT and EPA recently held three days of hearings in Fresno, Dearborn, and Pittsburgh on the Trump administration’s proposal to reverse existing federal fuel efficiency and emissions standards, and members of the public had a chance to comment. *This article comes to us courtesy ...

Santiago Formula E Race Changes Location, Layout

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Formula E has confirmed Santiago’s place on the season five calendar and revealed a new track location and layout in the Chilean capital. Santiago had always been expected to host the third round of the 2018/19 championship, but the race remained without an assigned location while FE and city officials negotiated terms for the electric ...

Tall, Large Guy Tests Small 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How does this big guy fit in the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV? This larger, taller man is at an auto show checking out the new, 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV. He says he’s 6’4″ inches tall and a touch over 250 pounds. After doing a brief walkaround and providing some basic information, he wonders if he’ll ...

See This Electric Audi RS3 Beat A Porsche 911 GT2 RS – In Reverse

10.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We’re freaked out just watching this. We’ve seen many drag races over the years, both in-person and through the glorious wonder that is the internet. We’ve seen jet-powered semi-trucks, wheel-standing school buses, even fighter jets racing F1 cars. But we’ve never seen an Audi race backwards against a Porsche . . . and win. We’re not talking about any old 911 either, but ...

Jaguar Considers Becoming Electric-Only Within Next Decade

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The I-Pace was just the jumping off point. Everyone wants to take on Tesla, it seems… or maybe certain companies just see the benefit of electric motors over internal combustion engines. Whatever the case, Jaguar might be the latest in a laundry list of brands to do so. Following the initial success of the I-Pace, the British marque could switch ...

Tesla Model 3 Production Hits Estimated 100,000 Units

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Production pace still below 5,000 a week? Bloomberg’s counter, which estimates production of the Tesla Model 3, today shows 100,050 units produced since August 2017 when the car hit the market. The rough journey to 100,000, with a few significant delays, took 14 months. Assuming 20,000 cars a month, Tesla will now need just 5 months ...

New Formula E Team HWA Announces Paffett As First Driver

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Gary Paffett has been announced as the first driver to join HWA’s new Formula E entry ahead of the 2018/19 championship. The squad, which will officially be called HWA RACELAB, will be run by HWA AG CEO and Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz as team principal. Lucas di Grassi’s former engineer at Abt Audi, Franco Chiocchetti, ...

Tesla Out Delivers Porsche In Q3: Model 3 Boom Continues

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Porsche is now selling way fewer cars than Tesla. Not only Jaguar, but Porsche too is not able to keep pace with Tesla anymore. According to industry analyst Matthias Schmidt (schmidtmatthias.de), Tesla sold 26% more cars than Porsche during the third quarter. Q3’2018 results: Tesla – 83,500 Porsche – 66,000 Jaguar – 41,900 Clearly, it’s the Tesla ...

Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt Among Top 10 Cars With Highest Depreciation

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How about a great deal on a used electric car? According to a recent 2018 depreciation study by iSeeCars, the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan LEAF make the top ten list of cars with the highest depreciation. In fact, the LEAF sits at the top of the list with an average five-year depreciation of 71.7 percent. ...

Plug-In Hybrid Car Sales In Germany Down In September

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Overall, plug-in car sales decreased, but market share improved. In Germany, as in many other European Union countries, sales of cars shrunk in September because not all models were certified for the WLTP emission test cycle. That concerns many plug-in hybrids, and those dragged the plug-in electric car segment as a whole down, even despite the ...