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Watch BMW i8 Race Porsche 996 Turbo, BMW M3 And Others

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A rolling start race, giving us some rather interesting showdowns & results. In this video, we get to see an interesting set of races performed by a tuned BMW i8. While many races are done from a standing start, for this one, the organizers went with a bit more unusual rolling start version of the ...

Continental & MAN Present Concept Tire For Electric Trucks

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

EVs of the future will get proprietary tires The MAN CitE, unveiled at the 2018 IAA, was equipped with Conti e.MotionPro tires specifically designed for electric trucks under a joint project with Continental. According to Continental, temporarily electric vehicles can be fitted with conventional tires, but in the future, that will change. As the volume ...

Evans Driven By “Hurt” From Lack Of Regular Jaguar Formula E Podiums

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Jaguar Formula E driver Mitch Evans says he is driven “every day” to end the “hurt” over the British team’s lack of consistent podium finishes in the electric championship. Evans officially claimed Jaguar’s first and so far only FE podium finish with third place at the second Hong Kong race in season four, but did ...

2.5 Years, 25k Miles On A Chevy Volt: Should It Stay Or Should It Go?

YouTuber Rob Ferretti says during his 3 year 2016 Chevy Volt lease, his maintenance costs have been $0 After 2 1/2 years of ownership, Rob Ferretti is reflecting on his experience with the Chevy Volt. The car has been hassle free so far with no mechanical issues and is still on the original set of ...

Tesla Dominating Ratings In AAA’s Green Car Guide

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

WHY TESLA RULES THE RATINGS IN AAA’S GREEN CAR GUIDE If you’re looking for a green car, look no further than a Tesla. Dawn White (via Penn Live) spoke with Rashmi Shah at a Tesla Supercharger station about his new Model 3. “I love it,” Shah said. “I bought it mainly because I want to be good to the ...

Cummins Teams With KAMAZ For Electrified Trucks, Buses

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

KAMAZ develops new electrified product line Russian company KAMAZ (welcome to the IEV page for the first time) is gearing up for electrification of trucks and buses. The first step is a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cummins to secure powertrain development. The two will partner to create all-electric buses and medium-range delivery trucks, as well ...

Tesla & Ford Are Most Talked About Brands In U.S.

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla, Ford… and no other automaker, outside of a mention of Honda from the island state. We recently received interesting results from new research on the most talked about car brands in the U.S., using geotagged twitter data (well over 500,000 tweets) as source. As it turns out, Tesla and Ford were the most talked ...

Nissan e-NV200 Orders In Europe Up 128% To 7,000

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Demand for the Nissan e-NV200 doubled because of its new 40 kWh battery. Nissan is present at the 2018 IAA in Hannover with the e-NV200, equipped with a 40 kWh battery (compared to old 24 kWh version). The model was unveiled in October 2017 and went on sale in Europe in early 2018. According to ...

The Chevy Bolt EV Is Just A Normal Everyday Car And That’s Pretty Cool

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Jalopnik reviews the 2018 Chevy Bolt EV and marvels at how familiar it all feels For Jalopnik writer Patrick George, what stood out most about the Chevy Bolt EV was that very little stands out. The electronic gear shifter is similar or identical to many other GM vehicles. The car is fun to drive without ...

Some Insight Into The ‘Troll-A-Thon’ Targeting Tesla CEO Elon Musk

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

IS THE ‘TROLL-A-THON’ TARGETING TESLA’S ELON MUSK JUSTIFIED? The media appears to enjoy bashing Tesla and Elon Musk right now. It’s like someone invited the press to a “troll-a-thon” gone wild — journalists just can’t stop themselves. James Francis (via Tech Central) gives some examples: “Elon Musk is out of control! We need to take him away from Tesla! He needs to be reined in! ...