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What’s It Like To Play Tesla’s “Telsatari” Games?

10.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

PLAY VIDEO GAMES ON YOUR TESLA TOUCHSCREEN [VIDEO] Tesla vehicles are unique among automobiles in having a puckish sense of humor, and now it turns out they have a nostalgic streak as well. They don’t wax nostalgic for noisy, exhaust-belching cars of course, but rather for old-school video games. As IGN reports, the latest over-the-air software update ...

Favorite Five Funky Electric Bike Designs

10.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The imagination knows no bounds The wonderful thing about electric motorcycles is just how creatively funky some designers get when it comes to giving the segment a shot. Because the usual components such as the clutch and transmission levers, the exhaust system or the multiple fluid conducts aren’t in the way, it gives companies a lot of ...

SolarEdge Acquires Battery Maker Kokam

10.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

SolarEdge, a solar inverter supplier, now will be able to produce ESS in-house. SolarEdge Technologies acquired this month Kokam –  the South Korean manufacturer of lithium-ion battery cells, battery packs and energy storage systems. According to SolarEdge, about 75% of outstanding equity shares were bought for approximately $88 million, including related transaction expenses. In effect ...

European Plug-In Car Market Expansion Interrupted In September 2018

10.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Sometimes you have to turn direction to continue growth. September 2018 was a specific month for general car sales in Europe, highly affected by the requirement to sell only cars certified to the new WLTP test cycle, which inflated sales in August and caused big drops in September (by more 23.4% according to JATO). As ...

General Motors Proposes A National Zero Emissions Vehicle Program

10.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

GM also proposes EV charging infrastructure investment and expansion of the EV tax credit Early Friday, General Motors called for a nationwide zero emissions vehicle credit system. The company submitted to the government a proposal for a 7% ZEV requirement to begin in 2021, increasing 2% each year until 2030. In an opinion piece by GM ...

Hyundai Ioniq Electric Unlimited+ Subscription Program Scrapped In U.S.

Ioniq Electric Unlimited+ has reached its limit, will be replaced by more traditional lease According to CarsDirect.com, the Hyundai Ioniq Electric will no longer be offered with a “subscription lease”. Under the Ioniq Electric Unlimited+ subscription, buyers were able to drive without concern for traditional lease mileage caps, charging costs, or maintenance costs. This unique offer ...

Tesla Registers Nearly 14,000 New Model 3 VINs

10.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Almost all new VINs since a week ago are for RWD. Tesla doesn’t slow down after superior Q3 results and is moving right ahead by registering thousands more VINs for further Model 3s. The latest batch is 13,629 and almost all seem to be rear-wheel drive Mid Range versions. That brings new registrations for October so far ...

Check Out This Matte Black Tesla Model X With HRE S209 Wheels

10.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Eco-friendly family hauler looks ready for the mean streets of Los Angeles When Tesla came up with the Model X, everybody was surprised. After all, a fully electric, seven-seat, luxury SUV that packs quite a heavy high-performance punch was not what we’d expect from this vehicle. However, after years of being on the market, the ...

Kia Releases New Niro EV Video

10.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

“Feel the Car?” What? We’re pretty stoked about the 2019 Kia Niro EV here at InsideEVs. It will offer customers excellent driving range and lots of interior space for (probably) less than $40,000 before incentives. Kia had seemed to be taking something of a low-key approach in marketing this vehicle — Robert di Niro spot aside — so ...

Tesla V9 Versus V8 Software Compared: Video

10.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

InsideEVs & Motor1 Teams Up With MYEV.com To Compare Tesla’s V8 And V9 Software Updates. The MYEV.com team was very fortunate to get their hands on two Tesla Model X SUVs at the Motorsport headquarters in sunny Miami, Florida. Aside from paint color, the two all-electric family haulers are exceedingly similar in almost every way. However, there’s one major difference that you ...