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What’s Next For Federal EV Tax Credits?

They’re set to phaseout for Tesla in 2019, with GM close behind, but could Congress extend or eliminate them? Federal tax credits of $7,500 were enacted in 2010 to help spur sales of electric vehicles, which was a priority for the Obama administration. Unfortunately they’re not permanent, and are scheduled to phase out during the ...

What Car? Real World Range Test Put Hyundai Kona Electric #1

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

…using its own test. The electric vehicle that offers the most range today, according to What Car?, is the Hyundai Kona Electric. That would be the 64 kWh-battery version, not the 39-kWh one, of course. The publication, which just released a list of what it believes are the top 14 all-electrics ranked according to how far they can ...

Electrify America’s New Campaign Aims To Increase EV Public Awareness

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

In low-income and disadvantaged communities in California. As part of the dieselgate scandal settlement, Volkswagen was ordered to invest $2 billion in electric vehicle infrastructure and education throughout the US. Of that, $800-million will be invested in California, and the remaining $1.2 billion will be used for the rest of the country. We’ve begun to ...

BMW Profits Decline As Costs Of R&D Rises: Promises 12 BEVs By 2025

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW develops 4 new all-electric cars BMW Group just released Q3 results and as earlier announced, the company is gearing up for rising costs of development (electrified and autonomous cars) that combined with other factors, negatively affect profits. The group delivered in nine months 1,834,810 cars (up 1.3%) and noted €72.5 billion in revenues (down 1.2%), ...

Danish SIN Electric Car Re-Envisions City Travel

A lightweight, small city EV worth called SIN? Danish bike manufacturer Biomega introduced a concept electric car called SIN. It’s 4-door, 4-seat CUV-type vehicle in Scandinavian design style, that comes with 4-motors (60 kW total) and 20 kWh battery for up to 160 km (100 miles) of range. The secret of SIN is in the ...

Nissan Reveals Frontier Sentinel Truck That Packs LEAF Batteries

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Nissan just turned the tables on EV announcements and revealed a semi-electrified pickup truck! Well … sort of. It is for sure electrified, and also has LEAF batteries, but it’s not truly electric in the most positive sense. However, it’s a drastic step in the right direction! The Nissan Frontier compact pickup truck seen here ...

Faraday Future Employees Start GoFundMe Campaign

Brother, can you spare a dime to keep a dream alive?  The auto industry is famously difficult to break into, but when Faraday Future first appeared on the scene with a billionaire backer there was hope that the same lightning that had struck Tesla might also put the spark of life into this new venture. Since ...

Hyundai Kona Electric A Better Deal Than A Tesla?

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There are several areas where the Hyundai Kona excels, even when compared to the almighty Tesla. Whenever we hear a comparison between “something” and a Tesla being made, there are two things that pop to mind: First, Tesla has become the benchmark and the norm for electric vehicles.  And second, the reviewer is baiting us ...

The Husqvarna EE5 Gets Electric Bikes *****

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The little Husky is a quiet alternative to traditional 50cc dirt bikes. Husqvarna introduced an unexpected addition to its off-road fleet at EICMA. The EE5 is a small electric dirt bike that kids will be able to zoom around on without upsetting the neighbors with the buzz of a gasoline engine. Husky designed the EE5 to be roughly equivalent ...

Jaguar I-Pace Deliveries Exceed 200 In Netherlands In October

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Almost at the level of the Tesla Model S. Jaguar is finally increasing the deliveries of the Jaguar I-PACE the to Netherlands where the importer waits for 3,500 units in 2018. In October, some 209 were registered, which is the highest batch so far (the total number now stands at 268). The volume of deliveries also increased ...