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Sono Picks Up Continental Electric Drive Unit For Sion

Sion will be powered by the 120 kW Continental drive unit Sono Motors announced that its Sion solar-powered electric car will be equipped with Continental’s drive unit (electric motor, power electronics and transmission), as Continental becomes a long-term partner for production. The motor is rated at 120 kW and 290 Nm, which sounds like way more than ...

Range Rover Evoque PHEV Scheduled For 2019 With 11.3 kWh Battery

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Range Rover Evoque will not go far on its fairly tiny battery Land Rover unveiled the new Range Rover Evoque, which initially comes in conventional and hybrid (48V) versions. In late 2019, also the plug-in hybrid Evoque will hit the market as the third PHEV after the Range Rover PHEV and Range Rover Sport PHEV. ...

DPD Electrifies Its Fleet In Hamburg

Hamburg gets electric buses and parcel deliveries DPD announced that by the summer of 2019 it will switch to electric vehicles (vans, trucks, bikes and scooters) for its operation in Hamburg, Germany. Two types of EVs were already revealed – the Volkswagen e-Crafter electric vans and TRIPL electric vehicles. In the case of trucks, it’s ...

Chevy Camaro eCOPO And Electric Crate Motor Detailed In Interview

Must watch interview for those interested in the electric Chevy Camaro eCOPO concept 1320 Video recently caught up with Russ O’Blenes, director of performance parts and motorsports at General Motors. Russ headed up the development of the all electric Chevy Camaro eCOPO concept for GM. So he is able to give an excellent overview of not only ...

Watch This Tiny Tesla Princess Car Catch Fire On Camera

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Lithium batteries are not toys. Rich Benoit of Rich Rebuilds fame had started an awesome new project with his friend, Lee. They had found a sort of princess parade car and decided to convert it to run on battery power. Specifically, Tesla battery power. Nicknamed Daisy, that project has now been put on permanent hold. ...

Did Evergrande Buy Stake In Faraday Future To Gain Tech For China?

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Was it just a play to gain access to tech? Analysts are saying that the US $2 billion deal to buy a stake in Faraday Future looks like a scheme for China to obtain advanced technology in new energy vehicles. The trade war between the United States and China is booming. Both sides are slapping each other ...

Autocar Drives Vauxhall GT X Experimental EV

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Don’t think of it as a production car. The Vauxhall GT X Experimental isn’t an electric car anyone can buy. Clearly a concept, one could think of it as a sort of scout. Its mission is to find a way forward as the automotive landscape turns electric. The twinned Anglo-German brand previously showed us the concept wearing the Opel logo. Now, it’s invited journalists to have ...

UPDATE – VIDEO: See Rimac Ready Automobili C_Two For Wind Tunnel Testing

A lot of thought went into every aspect of this all-electric hypercar ***UPDATE: A full video, showcasing the wind tunnel testing, is now available above. When Rimac Automobili revealed the newest addition to their family, the Rimac C_Two, the automotive world was taken by storm. Everyone who looked at the specifications for this upcoming all-electric hypercar ...

Jaguar I-PACE Named 2018 Professional Driver Car Of The Year

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Jaguar I-PACE is truly a drivers car. The Jaguar I-PACE won the 2018 Professional Driver Car of the Year award from the Professional Driver magazine after more than 100 judges tested over 60 vehicles in two days. Additionally, the I-PACE won in the Green Car of the Year category too. According to Professional Driver, the ...

BVG Berlin Orders 15 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Electric Buses

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The first 15 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro ordered for Berlin. The Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) placed the largest bus order ever in Germany for 950 Mercedes-Benz Citaro (up to 600 articulated buses and 350 solo buses). All those buses are diesels, which seems like a missed opportunity, but the company recently ordered 15 all-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro, which will ...