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MAN Lion’s City 12E Electric Bus Debuts At The 2018 IAA

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

MAN finally shows off an EV bus, but needs two more years to deliver it. As promised, MAN Truck & Bus unveiled at the 2018 IAA its first all-electric bus, the MAN Lion’s City 12E. The German manufacturer (part of Volkswagen Group) is late to the party with electric buses, especially since series production is ...

Polestar Will Change How Customers Buy Cars In U.S.

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

You’ll be able to research, configure, and order cars online. Changing the car-buying experience is no easy task thanks to franchise laws and entrenched dealership lobby groups. Just look at Tesla and the difficulty it’s had to try to sell directly to customers. Some states outright forbid an automaker from selling directly to consumers, and that’s put ...

Watch Tesla Cobra EV Monster Tackle Knox Mountain 2018

09.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Watch this Tesla-powered 427 Shelby Cobra at the Knox Mountain Hillclimb. This fiberglass mold of a 427 Shelby Cobra gets its power from a Tesla Model S P85 motor and a Kia Soul EV battery pack. It churns out some 450 horsepower. Professional driver Trevor Yip takes the reins and just happens to secure second ...

Bjørn Presents 11 Reasons Why Teslas Are The Best Electric Cars

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There is a reason why Tesla is leading the EV movement. 11 reasons…actually. Bjørn Nyland recently shared thoughts on why he considers Tesla EVs the best, even today when there are growing number of competitors, most of which he’s driven. There are 11 reasons that differentiate Tesla from all or most other EVs, according to Bjørn, ...

Tesla Reportedly Sold Over 1,000 Model 3 Performance In Past 2 Weeks

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Model 3 Performance remains hot. Around four months after opening the orders book for the Performance version of the Model 3, Tesla still receives a lot of orders for the top-of-the-line version, which is vital to making the company profitable. According to Electrek’s sources, in the past two weeks, Tesla sold 1,124 Model 3 ...

Save On Chevy Bolt, Volt: GM Launches Assistance For Storm Victims

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

General Motors announces initiatives to assist with vehicle repair and replacement for those impacted by Hurricane Florence For those impacted by the recent hurricane, residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia are eligible for assistance programs. These programs will apply to any Chevy Bolt EV, Chevy Volt, or Cadillac CT6 PHEV in addition to the rest ...

Tesla Gigafactory Flyover Video – September 19, 2018

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Gigafactory is getting solar panels. Not much changed at the Tesla Gigafactory in terms of building size (30% of the planned footprint), since the flyover video in August 2017, but finally solar panels begin to pop up on the roof. The first panels were installed in early 2018, and ultimately there will be 70 ...

Here’s Seven Reasons Why Electric Vehicles Will **** The Gas Car

ELECTRIC VEHICLES WILL **** THE GAS CAR — HERE’S WHY Are the days of the gas guzzler numbered? Tom Raftery (via Forbes) says there are “seven reasons why the internal combustion engine is a dead man walking.” He explains, “Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to electric ...

UPDATE: Tesla Model 3 Key Fob Not Free: Listed For $150

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Key fob in, when available. Key card probably out. ***UPDATE: Tesla had initially told us this key fob would be free to existing owners upon request and provided to new owners with purchase of the car at no charge. It now appears that may not be the case. The fob is currently listed for $150 ...

Tesla Lands Lithium Supply Deal With Chinese Giant

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Ganfeng Lithium Co. finds Tesla and LG Chem among its customers. China’s top producer of lithium – Ganfeng Lithium Co. – will supply lithium-hydroxide products to Tesla/Tesla’s selected battery manufacturer, according to the latest news. The deal is for about a fifth of Ganfeng’s total production and will run from 2018 to the end of ...