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From A Formula 1 Exit To A Formula E Seat

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Stoffel Vandoorne’s Formula 1 career has been a huge disappointment. Will Formula E show what he’s really capable of? And if it does, is there a path back to F1? As he left Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo to travel to the United States Grand Prix at Austin, Stoffel Vandoorne could have been forgiven for wondering ...

Lime To Offer Electric Fiat 500e, Renault Twizy In Seattle

Lime will transition from electric bikes and scooters to small EVs. Tests will begin soon in Seattle on Lime’s new venture to offer urban EVs instead of the electric bikes and scooters it has offered in the past. This means we may have another entrant in the growing ride-sharing business, and one that will specifically ...

Tesla Model 3 At “Race The Runway” Special Event

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Can the Tesla Model 3 top all others and take home a trophy and some cash at this airport runway racing event? We’re already aware that the Tesla Model 3 is quick. However, while the non-performance version is more eager than many cars, its ~5-second zero-to-60-mph time is not anything overly spectacular. Nonetheless, when it ...

EV Comparison: Tesla Model S Versus Tesla Model 3

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Which flavor of Tesla do you prefer: sporty commuter or highway bomber? It usually doesn’t make sense to compare a full-size luxury sedan with a compact car that sells for about half its price. But the Tesla Model S and Tesla Model 3 are unlike any other stablemates in the automotive universe. The big and ...

Tuned Tesla Model S P100D Goes Dark

The Dark Knight is back, this time with 21″ Strasse Wheels For the recent few months, there’s been a steady flow in of rather interesting looking Tesla Model S aftermarket builds. This is mostly due to the vehicle’s popularity, but also, the more acceptable price point of used Model S vehicles. For this particular Model ...

Nissan LEAF Sales In Japan One Year Since Introduction Of 2nd Gen

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The second-generation Nissan LEAF has been on sale for a full year in Japan. Year 2018 is a record one for the Nissan LEAF in Japan, as the new LEAF is selling like hot cakes. However, demand seems to have stabilized as in October 1,675 were sold, while the average for the first 10-months of ...

Will Chinese Electric Cars Become Real Competition For Tesla?

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

ARE CHINA’S ELECTRIC CARS A THREAT TO TESLA? Electric vehicles are gaining traction in China. Daniel Ren (via South China Morning Post) writes, “While US maker Tesla often grabs the headlines… BYD and peers like Beijing Auto and Roewe are quietly selling enough electric vehicles (EVs) to make China the world’s largest market for both electric and conventional vehicles. ...

Formula E Won’t Race In Tax Aggressive India

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

India is unlikely to host a Formula E race in the near future, series boss Alejandro Agag has warned, citing the “aggressive” nature of tax authorities towards sporting events in the country. Formula E has been vying an expansion into the lucrative Indian market for the last few years, with Mahindra, one of the founding ...

Recargo Launches Its First Ultra-Fast Charging Station In California

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Recargo builds an ultra-fast charging network in California. Recargo, the company behind the PlugShare free app and website that allows users to find charging stations, leave reviews, and connect with other plug-in vehicle owners, was earlier this year acquired by innogy eMobility US LLC. innogy is a new name for many, but in fact, it’s ...

Electrify America Launches Fleet Of EV On-Demand Cars

11.07.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The first wave of VW e-Golfs for car sharing hit the streets in Sacramento Envoy Technologies and Electrify America (Volkswagens’ subsidiary), as announced earlier this year, launched a community-based car sharing system with electric cars in Sacramento, under the Electrify America Green City initiative called Sac-to-Zero. Initially, there are more than 20 Volkswagen e-Golf at over ...