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Dutch Plug-In Electric Car Market Surges 147% In October 2018

11.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

An explosion of sales ahead of a tax change. Plug-in car sales in the Netherlands are growing this year so quickly that it’s hard to find a faster-expanding market. In October, some 2,058 plug-ins were sold, which is 147% more than a year ago at a high 6.8% market share. So far this year, more than 17,000 ...

Tesla’s Bug Bounty Grows In Reach And Payout

11.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla could pay up to $15,000 to security analysts and/or hackers who help find system vulnerabilities. People worry about new in-car technology and the advent of connected cars. Tesla, being a strong force in this drive, realizes this concern and is pushing forward to assure that its vehicles are “cyber” safe. The automaker already encourages hackers ...

Kia Sees Profitable Future In Electric Cars

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Profitability of Kia EVs is within 3 years. According to Autocar, Kia expects that break even on EVs is achievable in Europe within 2-3 years, which would be somewhere near the end of 2021. Currently, the South Korean manufacturer is offering two models: Soul EV and e-Niro. “Making profit out of electric cars is not easy, ...

GM, Tesla, Nissan & Others Form Coalition To Reform EV Tax Credit

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Come together, right now, for EVs. Getting the various manufacturers of electric vehicles to agree on something has, in the past, been challenging. A single high-speed charging standard springs to mind. Now, though, it seems there has been a joining of hands on the issue of the federal tax credit. Tesla, GM, Nissan, and a ...

Tesla: We Are Improving The Design Of Our Battery Cell

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Production lines, battery modules and cells are evolving Tesla distinguishes itself from other manufacturers because it constantly upgrades its cars (others apply changes in packages every few years). That same policy Tesla utilizes in other areas like battery production at the Gigafactory. According to Tesla’s President of Automotive, Jerome Guillen, production at the Tesla Gigafactory ...

BBC To Broadcast Formula E Races Live

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The BBC will screen every race of the 2018/19 Formula E season via its website and TV red button platforms for viewers in the UK. The broadcaster will also show at least one FE race live on one of its network TV channels – BBC One or BBC Two – during the upcoming season. The ...

Tesla Model 3 Display Fleet To Arrive In Europe This Week

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla invites reservation holders to see the Model 3 in Europe Finally, Tesla has begun the presentation of the Model 3 to reservation holders in Europe. According to the latest news, invitations were sent out to at least several countries – France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Italy, but more will be included soon. ⚡️It’s ...

Mercedes-Benz Delivers First GLC F-Cell Plug-In Hybrid

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The new species has been born. Mercedes-Benz has begun deliveries of the first GLC F-CELL units, which is called the world’s first electric vehicle featuring a fuel cell and plug-in hybrid technology. We believe that for Daimler it’s just a small pilot project as, despite more than 30 years of hydrogen fuel cell development, the German company ...

CNBC Declares Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid The Best Family Car

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s not wrong. The question of why the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid isn’t far and away the sales leader in the minivan segment often crosses our minds here at InsideEVs. At first blush, it looks pretty close to first place as it’s beat out only by its Dodge Grand Caravan cousin. But, once you separate the hybrid out from the non-hybrid ...

Watch BMW i8 Smash Into A Light Pole

11.13.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

 All we can really say here is whoops and this BMW i8 owner is in for a huge repair bill. We can also say that due to there being few BMW i8 vehicles on the road, and most people likely using them in a limited fashion, there aren’t a ton of i8 crashes out there, ...