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Ford Begins Production Of DHL Electric Streetscooters

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

DHL wants 3,500 StreetScooter WORK XL units annually. Ford has begun production of the new all-electric van, the Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL, at its plant in Cologne, Germany. The StreetScooter WORK XL is based on a Ford Transit chassis, but with a battery (up to 76 kWh for 200 km /124 miles of range). ...

How Is Our App-Driven World Changing The Automotive Industry?

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How Apps are Changing the Driving Experience *This article comes to us courtesy of Rilind Elezaj, who has a detailed background in apps and app development. He’s willfully submitting a multitude of news surrounding the subject. We’ll share more in the near future if this is a topic that InsideEVs readers appreciate. Today, you find mobile ...

Charging Bullet: Electric Royal Enfield That Will Go the Mile

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Two guys and an e-Enfield are tackling the Land’s End to John o’Groats What happens when a British engineer takes an old 1961 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 and decides to flip it? Magic! That’s the challenge Fred Spaven, a mechanical engineer specialized in vintage motorcycles restoration, tackled: make an electric Royal Enfield. As fun as the undertaking ...

On Tesla: Open Letter Proposal For Your Consideration

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This is an open letter to Tesla and Elon Musk that was shared with InsideEVs. *This article comes to us courtesy of author Sanjeev Dhanda. If this is something that our readers appreciate, we look forward to sharing more of Sanjeev’s efforts. Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Dear Elon, Tesla Employees, ...

U.S. Senator Introduces Bill To End $7,500 EV Tax Credit

It was only a matter of time with the current administration and situation. It comes as no surprise that the U.S. EV federal tax credit may be at jeopardy soon. In fact, this isn’t the first time (and it won’t be the last) that a politician is pushing for its elimination. We can only hope ...

Seemingly Misleading Nissan LEAF Advertisement Gets Pulled

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A recent ad for the 2018 Nissan LEAF gets banned for seemingly unclear claims about battery charging times. Nissan put out an advertisement that specified its 2018 LEAF can charge up to 80 percent of capacity in just 40 to 60 minutes. The automaker attached a footnote to clarify that the charging time is dependent ...

Leading Tesla Investor Takes Big Stake In NIO

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Baillie Gifford & Co. owns a bit of Tesla and a bit of NIO. Once again we see that Tesla investors are not willing to stick all eggs in one basket in the area of electric vehicles. Recently, Tesla shareholder Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia invested in Lucid Motors. Now, Bloomberg reports that Baillie ...

Get $3,000 Off 2018 Nissan LEAF

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Nissan makes the LEAF more affordable to SCE customers. Nissan again tries to increase sales of the LEAF the in U.S. by offering discounts to customers of its partners. Recently, Southern California Edison announced a $3,000 rebate on the LEAF for its residential customers and employees. Combined with the $7,500 federal tax credit, LEAFs can be had ...

Watch Slo-Mo Video Of Tesla Model 3 Crash Test: Plus Bolt Comparison

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This is one of the most detailed videos you’ll find when it comes to the recent Tesla Model 3 crash tests by the NHTSA. Not long ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that the Tesla Model 3 earned a perfect five-star crash test rating. This doesn’t just mean that the small electric sedan received ...

Burdened German Automakers Struggle To Design Profitable Tesla Competitors

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

CONFLICTED GERMAN AUTOMAKERS ARGUE ABOUT HOW TO PRODUCE A ‘TESLA KILLER’ It’s no secret that the legacy automakers are making the transition to electric vehicles only reluctantly, in response to regulatory pressure from governments and to competitive pressure from Tesla. Contrary to what many seem to believe, Big Auto’s reluctance to embrace EVs is not merely ...