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Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL Combines Fuel Cell With Plug-In Capability

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Plug-in capability limits the necessity to refuel with hydrogen. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL is one of the most extraordinary hydrogen fuel cell cars, because right from the factory it’s envisioned as a plug-in hybrid. The battery pack capacity was selected to enable daily driving in battery-electric mode and use hydrogen only on longer trips. In ...

Autogefühl Checks Out The Tesla Model 3 In Paris: Video

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

First look at the Tesla Model 3 at the Paris Motor Show. Tesla Model 3 officially wasn’t presented at many major motor shows, so the latest presentation in Paris was a big attraction for general public in France. Autogefühl takes us through a brief, initial review of the Model 3 on the stage, talking about ...

UK Excludes PHEVs From Plug-In Electric Car Grant: BEVs Still Qualify

UK reduces the Plug-In Car Grant basically to only to BEVs and FCVs. As the media reported, drying funds caused a major reduction to the Plug-In Car Grant in the UK, which since 2011 enabled the purchase of more than 160,000 significantly cheaper (initially by £5,000 to all plug-ins, and later by £2,500-£4,500 depending on category) ...

Elon Musk Came To North America At 17 With $2K, The Rest Is History

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

ELON MUSK BEGINNING HIS JOURNEY: ‘I ARRIVED IN NORTH AMERICA AT 17 WITH $2,000’ How did Elon Musk grow into the business maverick he is today? It didn’t come easy. CNBC reports that even though the 47-year-old “tech titan Elon Musk is currently worth more than $20 billion… the Tesla and SpaceX boss hasn’t always been so wealthy.” ...

Nissan And EDF Energy To Explore Second-Life EV Batteries For ESS

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

EDF Energy to use used Nissan LEAFs batteries. Nissan found another partner – EDF Energy – that is willing to explore the possibility of taking partially used, but is still working lithium-ion batteries from electric cars. Usually, the second-life batteries are rated at 70% of original capacity and have at least 10 more years of ...

Charging Your Chevy Bolt EV In The Most Insane Way Possible

10.12.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

And here I’ve been parking and plugging in my own electric car like a sucker! We have seen a number of organizations combine a robotic arm with a charging station. Tesla’s snake-like concept garnered the most attention a few years ago. Although the impracticality of these set ups means we haven’t really seen these ideas make ...

How Much Does Cabin Overheat Protection Impact Tesla Model 3 Range?

10.11.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Parking your Tesla Model 3 out in the hot sun for hours? How much range will you lose? Tesla recently added Cabin Overheat Protection to its Model 3. It assures that if the interior temperature of the Tesla Model 3, Model S, or Model X reaches an unsafe point, the feature will engage and cool it ...

Frijns: ****** Formual E Deal Has “Nothing To Do With Audi”

10.11.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Robin Frijns says his Formula E deal with ****** Racing is “nothing really to do with Audi”, with the manufacturer confirming he is independently contracted to the British squad. Frijns will return to race in FE for the 2018/19 championship, where he will partner Sam Bird at ****** in the team’s first season using customer ...

Musk & SEC Explain Settlement In Joint Letter To Judge

10.11.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Now, we just wait for the judge’s approval. Following the recent disclosure of a proposed settlement between Elon Musk and the SEC, the two sides were instructed to provide a judge with a full explanation of the terms so that the process could be made final. Musk (Tesla) and the SEC submitted a joint letter ...

Hyundai Denies Most Of U.S. Access To Upcoming Kona Electric

10.11.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Again, this information is exactly as we’d expected. While many automakers are beginning to join the EV game, rarely are the vehicles produced in large numbers nor are they widely available. We’ve seen this time and time again and it still appears that — aside from a few exceptions — this plan of action is ...