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Video: Nissan LEAF e-Plus: Everything We Know

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The e+ continues Nissan’s path of CHAdeMO and no liquid battery cooling Here is a short summary of what we know about the upcoming Nissan LEAF e+ (with a comparison to the current version that will remain on the market), released by Sean Mitchell. Worth watching for sure, but don’t expect any new news if ...

Tesla Increases Supercharging Fees Around the World

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Supercharging has gotten more expensive. Tesla implemented several changes to the Supercharging network in recent months and the latest one is a global price increase, which seems to amount to about one-third (33%). The increase is combined with the change from state/country pricing structure to individual pricing at each Supercharging station, which would better reflect the ...

In 2018 Denmark Returned To Strong Growth Of Plug-In Car Sales

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Organic growth led Denmark to levels from 2015, driven by incentives Denmark finally shows signs of increased demand for plug-in cars. In 2018 some 4,583 were sold, which is 261% more than year ago, and the best results since 2015. The market share also improved to 2.0%, close to a record of 2.3% in 2015. ...

Allego And GIREVE Charging Networks Sign Interoperability Agreement

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

More charging points to be accessible using a single provider As in the U.S., also in Europe we see progressing consolidation and collaboration between charging operators. One of the latest partnership is between Allego charging network and GIREVE on an integrated platform for charging operators. According to the press release, GIREVE customers will get access to ...

Mercedes-AMG One Gets Inspected By Top Gear: Video

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The aerodynamic details are just as extreme as its F1-derived hybrid powertrain. It’s been a little while since we saw the epic Mercedes-AMG One, but Top Gear is on-hand to help with an up-close look at the forthcoming hypercar. And it is indeed hyper in every sense of the world, from its complex active aero components to the ...

Say What? Check Out This Hydrogen Charger For Electric Cars

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It comes after 10 years of development. Industrial fuel cell power company AFC Energy has announced the successful deployment of CH2ARGE, the world’s first electric vehicle charger based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The technology, which could enable 100 percent clean electricity for future EV charging, was demonstrated at Dunsfold Aerodrome, the home of BBC’s Top ...

2019 Chevy Volt Review: Alex On Autos Video

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s a final farewell to the world’s most-beloved plug-in hybrid. This is the final year of production for the Chevy Volt, yet 2019 marks the first time the 2nd-gen Volt PHEV got significant revisions. Does the Volt exit the world on a new high? The most notable change for 2019 is the higher-powered on-board charger. ...

Meritor Reports 22 Truck Electrification Programs With Global OEMs

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Meritor Blue Horizon electric drivetrain systems attracted 130 pilot orders The truck industry around the world is finally gearing-up for electrification. Meritor announced that it is already engaged in 22 electrification programs with global OEMs. The pilot project will result in putting at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road ...

Opening Tesla Model 3 Trunk In Rain Is Not Advised: Video

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

An over-the-air update will not solve this one. Not everything in the Tesla Model 3 makes users happy. Particularly, the trunk can surprise the owner in the rain if he/she decides to open it. As Bjørn Nyland shows in his latest video – “trunk design flaw” – the water gets inside the trunk, as there is ...

Tesla May Have A Major Opportunity Related To Car-Sharing In China

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

TESLA’S REAL OPPORTUNITY IN CHINA COULD BE CAR-SHARING Global automakers are slavering over the opportunities in China, and Tesla is poised to take the lion’s share of the feast. However, the anticipated banquet isn’t all about vehicle sales. As Adam Minter writes in a recent article in Bloomberg, when Elon Musk recently broke ground on Tesla’s ...