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Here Is How Volkswagen Trains High Voltage Experts

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Two weeks of training and you become a High Voltage Expert Electrification brings huge changes to dealerships as electric car service differs from combustion engine cars. One of the main new topics that needs to be addressed is the high voltage system. In the UK, Volkswagen recently trained 30 new High Voltage Experts (HVE) that will ...

Tesla Reduces Pricing Of Solar System Installations By 10-20%

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla solar panels become more affordable Tesla Energy division decided to decrease prices of its conventional solar panels, produced at the Tesla Gigafactory 2 with Panasonic. According to news, prices will be $3,000-$5,000 lower for average residential installations, which translate to about 10-15% of overall cost. In the case of bigger installations, it could be up ...

Tesla Model 3 With Track Mode Toasts Tires: Incredible Drone Footage

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A bird’s eye view as this Tesla Model 3 Performance with Track Mode tears up some tires. Tesla lover, ******** YouTuber, and amateur racing guru Erik Strait (DAErik) is at it again. Erik produces informational videos to help Tesla owners, builds his own Tesla-related appliances, runs a Tesla inventory site, and now races his Model ...

BMW Reveals Battery Capacity & Range Details On New 330e PHEV

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

New BMW 330e iPerformance to get a 12 kWh battery. BMW revealed a few more details about the upcoming 330e iPerformance, scheduled for launch in summer 2019. The new generation will get a 12 kWh battery (57% more than the previous 7.6 kWh) so the all-electric range is expected to double to 60 km (37 miles). The ...

Big Auto Continues To Discount Tesla And Claim They’ll Take The Lead

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BIG AUTO BEHEMOTHS, VW AND GM, TALK TRASH ABOUT TESLA Big Auto’s executives have a long history of taking shots at Tesla. Now, two industry giants, VW and GM, have decided to dismiss the Silicon Valley automaker altogether and claim they’ll (instead) lead the EV revolution. Yet, their braggadocio, somehow, doesn’t seem to add up. *This article ...

BYD Receives Order For 27 Electric Buses From Denmark

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Denmark’s capital will get 27 BYD buses next year. BYD, the biggest player in the electric bus segment in Europe, received this year its first order from Denmark, which becomes the second new country for BYD after Portugal. The Danish bus company Anchersen ordered 27 electric buses for its fleet in Copenhagen (the company operates on 19 ...

UPDATE: Audi Q2 L E-Tron Spied

11.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Probably not coming to U.S. ***UPDATE: Audi has confirmed that it will produce the 2019 L e–tron with its Chinese partner FAW (First Automotive Works), calling it the “first electric car tailored for Chinese customers.” No mention was made about whether it would be offered in other markets as well. The Audi e-tron SUV just made its official ...

China’s New Rules Will Punish Automakers Who Don’t Meet Electric Quota

11.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Manufacturers need to comply with quotas in 2019. China has skipped its 8% New Energy Vehicle (NEV) credits quotas, but in 2019 and 2020 it will require all manufacturers that produce and sell more than 30,000 cars annually to get respectively 10% and 12% in New Energy Vehicle credits. The new requirements don’t mean that each manufacturer needs ...

Which Are The Cheapest EVs To Own?

11.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

You have to consider all of an EV’s long-term ownership costs to determine which is the best deal. There’s a distinct difference between what it costs to purchase a given vehicle and what you’ll actually pay to own it over time. Electric vehicles are no exception. To determine which would be the best long-term deal, ...