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Buick Enspire Trademark Likely For New Electric Crossover

A production model is expected sometime in 2019. Buick is getting serious with its SUV and crossover push. The company is testing a new generation Encore, as well as a three-row sport-utility vehicle, and has currently trademarked the Enspire moniker likely for another model from that segment. The filling is from December 11 this year and was brought to our attention by GM ...

Ford F-150 Versus Rivian R1T Electric Truck: Let’s Take A Look: Video

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How does the upcoming Rivian R1T electric pickup truck compare to a Ford F-150? Our buddy Sean Mitchell at AllThingsEV.info obviously must forecast the future. As we sit and ponder what would make a fantastic article, along comes the new video from Sean. We were just talking last week about a much-needed comparison between the ...

Mercedes-Benz EQC: Drive Silently, Celebrate Loudly In Song: Video

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Mercedes-Benz encourages one to drive silent, but celebrate loud Mercedes-Benz once again presents the EQC, highlighting the silence of its electric car, which suggest that it will be one of the quietest EVs on the market – at least it should be as it is a Mercedes. Anyways, because production will begin next summer, we ...

The Nitty Gritty Details On Audi’s Two-Pedal EV Braking System

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The e-tron offers a new flavor of EV braking: vanilla. On our recent first drive of the all-electric Audi e-tron crossover, we learned how the company wants the driving experience to feel completely natural for first-time EV owners. Yes, there is the brisk acceleration and quiet ride typical of EVs, but most drivers in a 2019 ...

While Tesla’s Elon Musk May Not Be Punctual, Big Auto Is Barely Crawling

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

FORMER TESLA STAFFER: CARMAKERS WEDDED TO OLD TECH ARE ‘HEADED FOR OBSOLESENCE’ Elon Musk is consistently accused of being late. Sure, Tesla typically takes longer to launch its electric cars than Musk’s overzealous timelines. But no one can argue with his sense of urgency to expedite EVs to market. On the other hand, how are legacy automakers faring in their race to go electric? *This ...

BMW Says Formula E Debut Win Was Very Unexpected

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW did not expect Antonio Felix da Costa’s win in the inaugural ABB FIA Formula E Ad Diriyah E-Prix despite sweeping pre-season testing, motorsport boss Jens Marquardt says. Da Costa’s triumph from pole position gave BMW Andretti victory in the very first race the manufacturer had entered as a full FE manufacturer. BMW had topped all three days of pre-season testing at ...

24M Raises Almost $22 Million For Semi Solid-State Battery Development

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

24M attract more investors to its SemiSolid lithium-ion battery design 24M – co-founded in 2010 by Dr. Yet-Ming Chiang, who previously co-founded A123 Systems – has raised $24 million $21.8 million in Series D funding with a goal to scale up solid-state battery production and develop affordable, high energy density batteries for electric vehicles. We heard ...

Hyundai Kona Electric Crossover Wins Award After Award

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Hyundai Kona EV is taking home awards from across the globe. Unfortunately, the Hyundai Kona Electric has not made it to dealers in the United States quite yet. But if awards are any indication, Hyundai has a hit on their hands. Because the all electric crossover has recently taken home several major honors in ...

Can A 7-Foot Tall Dude Fit In Tesla Model 3 Driver’s Seat?

12.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Fitting a 7’2″ man into a Tesla Model 3 is no tall order Tesla Model 3 owner Mike of YouTube channel EV.network brought his friend Sean to test drive his car. This wasn’t a typical test drive however. Mike had a specific goal in mind. At 7’2″ tall, Sean towers over the Model 3 (and ...

Teslacam Dashcam Captures Tesla Model 3 Barely Avoiding Crash

12.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

No road rage this time around, but there is still some scary footage. This Teslacam dashcam clip shows us a really close call in which the Tesla Model 3 barely avoids a wreck. As you’ll see in the clip, the Tesla Model 3’s active accident avoidance systems (such as front radar & Automatic Emergency Braking) stepped ...