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More On Tesla’s Addition Of CCS Combo In Europe, Plus In-Depth Video

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

TESLA’S EUROPEAN VERSION OF MODEL 3 WILL HAVE A CCS COMBO 2 CHARGING PLUG As long-time Tesla fans know, the company developed its own DC fast charging standard, and its own proprietary plug, because it couldn’t wait for the legacy automakers to agree on a standard. This is only one of many ways in which ...

De Silvestro Joins Venturi As Formula E Test Driver

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Venturi Formula E team has signed Simona de Silvestro as its official test driver for the 2018/19 season. De Silvestro, who raced in FE for the Andretti squad at the final round of the inaugural 2014/15 season and then completed the second campaign for the same team, will work alongside Venturi’s race drivers Felipe ...

2019 Nissan LEAF Wins Australia’s Green Innovation Award

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Nissan LEAF is considered more than just an electric car The second-generation Nissan LEAF has won its first major Australian automotive award – Drive.com.au Car of the Year Green Innovation. According to Drive.com.au, it recognized the LEAF for its abilities beyond being just an electric car. The Japanese flagship EV is scheduled for Australia in ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 Track Mode Tested In The Snow

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Slip sliding in the best way The Performance version of the Tesla Model 3 isn’t a one-horse open sleigh by any means, but it appears to be just as good at dashing through the snow. At least, that’s our takeaway after watching this video of “Mad Hungarian” Ian Pavelko demonstrate the sure-footedness of the electric mid-size sedan in ...

BMW Electric Cars: Past, Present And Future

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

To understand BMW’s EV future, you need to understand its 45-year past. It’s been more than a year since BMW’s chief executive announced that his company was making a wholesale shift to electric cars. Speaking in Munich in September 2017, CEO Harald Krueger told journalists, “By 2025, we will offer 25 electrified vehicles. Twelve will ...

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid By The Numbers

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid – the all-wheel-drive PHEV. Subaru is introducing this year the Crosstrek Hybrid – the plug-in hybrid version of the 2nd generation Crosstrek, which becomes the first Subaru PHEV. Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is equipped with plug-in tech from Toyota (Toyota Prius Prime to be precise) – series-parallel plug-in hybrid system combining a 2.0-liter ...

Baby Benz Concept Would Make An Adorable Addition To EQ Range

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There would be a Smart version on the same platform, too. Mercedes-Benz has a wide range of crossovers in its lineup ranging from the little GLA-Class to the rugged G-Class, but designer David Voltner sees room for one more. He would add a tiny Smart SUV, too. Voltner came up with this idea during his internship at Mercedes’ design studio ...

Is Your Charging Station Ready For Winter?

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Some chargers handle the bitter cold better than the rest. Just a few short years ago, there were very little options with regards to electric cars. Luckily that’s changing, and we’re seeing more and more established brands jump on the EV bandwagon and bring an electric vehicle with their nameplate to market. That’s good because ...

Tesla To Double Supercharger Capacity By End Of 2019

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Version 3 will increase charging speeds early 2019. The Tesla Supercharger network is the automaker’s secret weapon and it’s about to get even more super. The automaker’s CEO has announced the vast network will double in size over the next year as well as see an increase in speed. Elon Musk made the news public on Twitter, ...

Seven Female Drivers Named In Saudi Arabia Formula E Lineup

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Formula E will host an in-season test after the Ad Diriyah ePrix, with extra slots handed to teams that run a female driver in addition to their regular racers. Drivers including Jamie Chadwick, Simona de Silvestro, Carmen Jorda, Tatiana Calderon and Katherine Legge will take part in the session, which has been organised at the ...