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BMW Exec: 85% Of Our Cars Will Still Have Engine In 2030

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW is following the path to the electric future, but they are doing it on their own terms For the most part, BMW has always been at the forefront of vehicle powertrain and handling development. The Munich based carmaker has been one of the top dogs in the game for the last 40 years. However, ...

Gas Station Fuel Dispenser Supplier Invests In Car Charging Manufacturer

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Gilbarco Veeder-Root feels the end of fuel dispensers is near. Gilbarco Veeder-Root, one of the major suppliers of fuel dispensers, decided to invest in Tritium, the Australian-based manufacturer of fast chargers. There are no details about the purchase of minority stake, but it’s understood that Gilbarco Veeder-Root will use its sales channels for Tritium products, as ...

Outlander PHEV Captures 41% Of Mitsubishi Sales In UK

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV leads the plug-in market. September again proves how important the plug-in hybrid Outlander is to Mitsubishi in the UK, as 41% of the brand’s sales that month were of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. In total, some 1,325 Outlander PHEVs were sold (up 9% year-over-year), which was 28% of all of the 4,671 plug-in hybrids sold in the ...

Henrik Fisker Joins Board At First Cobalt

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

First Cobalt adds Henrik Fisker to its board. Henrik Fisker, who works on the Fisker EMotion all-electric sports car, joined the Board of Directors of First Cobalt, which describes itself as a vertically integrated North American pure-play cobalt company. We know that Fisker is searching for battery innovations, including solid-state batteries, and this is probably from ...

UPDATE: Chevy Bolt Sales Up 19.6% YTD: GM Confirms 200k In Q4

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Right on cue, Chevy Bolt EV deliveries shift to North America *Update* Canadian sales estimates for September have been swapped with official numbers.  A General Motors representative also confirmed to InsideEVs that the automaker will hit 200k sales in Q4. According to Megan Soule at GM: “Correct – we do expect to still hit the ...

Israel: New Gasoline, Diesel Cars Will Not Be Available After 2030

Israel would like to be a better place. Israel outlined a plan of transition from gasoline and diesel cars to electric and natural gas. The country currently can’t boast any significant plug-in electric car sales share, but it’s gonna change is the next 10 years. Israel’s Energy Ministry announced that after 2030, sales of new ...

GM India Showcases Quirky Range Extended EV Concept

10.10.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Range Extended Electric Vehicle concept shown to kick off the REEV engineering student contest This week at FISITA 2018, General Motors Technical Center India (GM TC-I) and SAE India Bangalore unveiled a prototype range extended electric vehicle. The vehicle doesn’t have a formal name, it is just an REEV Concept. But the goal of developing ...

Nissan Rumored To Target $45,000 Price For 220-Mile Electric SUV

10.09.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Maybe it should be badged Infiniti. Nissan is supposedly bringing an all-electric crossover to market, based on the Nissan IMx concept and built on a dedicated platform. Thought to still be two years away, we hear that it may come with a price tag starting at $45,000 and a 220-mile range. If true — the numbers ...

Is Tesla Model 3 Faster Than Ford Fiesta ST?

10.09.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

TFLCar uses the gameshow approach to compare As game show prizes go, a lump of coal isn’t exactly what one would choose to create excitement among the contestants, but that is the prize in this contest between the Tesla Model 3 and the Ford Fiesta ST. Why a lump of coal? We’re not really sure. Maybe ...

Venturi: Mortara “A Better Fit” Alongside ***** For Formula E

10.09.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Venturi Formula E team principal Susie Wolff says choosing Edoardo Mortara over Maro Engel came down to the Swiss-Italian driver being a “better fit” with ex-Formula 1 racer Felipe *****. Mortara was paired with Engel at Venturi for his inaugural season in FE in 2017/18 and finished two points shy of his teammate’s 12th place ...