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China Kicks Off Production Of Solid-State Batteries

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Solid-state battery production line (100 MWh/year) was launched in China The Chinese start-up Qing Tao (Kunshan) Energy Development Co. Ltd launched its first production line of solid-state battery cells in the city of Kunshan, east China’s Jiangsu Province. The company is led by Nan Cewen, a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, who founded ...

Lamborghini Admits Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Are The Future

Lamborghini CEO not only admits PHEVs are the future, but confirms that the automaker is officially on board. According to The Drive, we should see a new Lamborghini plug-in hybrid in the form of the Aventador by 2021. After that, other Lambo’s will follow suit, beginning with the automaker’s Huracan. The best part about this announcement is ...

Tesla Battery Cells Are Best Value In Class: 20% Cheaper Than LG Chem

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Those Tesla/Panasonic cells are simply more affordable. According to UBS analyst Colin Langan, the teardown of lithium-ion battery cells produced by Panasonic/Tesla, LG Chem, Samsung SDI and Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) revealed that Panasonic/Tesla cells are some 20% more cost efficient than the next best offer (LG Chem). It’s estimated that the Panasonic 21700 (2170) ...

FedEx Acquires 1,000 Chanje V8100 Electric Vehicles

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

FedEx Express will put 1,000 Chanje V8100 on the road in California. FedEx Corp. announced one of the biggest EV orders so far for its FedEx Express service in California. The company will expand its fleet by 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles, produced in Hangzhou, China by FDG. 100 Chanje V8100 will be purchased from ...

Does Tesla Model 3 Summon Work On Snow & Ice?

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It turns out the Tesla Model 3 Summon Mode feature has successes and failures when operating on snow and ice. Interestingly, Tesla Summon Mode has just arrived in a recent over-the-air update for Model 3 owners in Canada. YouTuber Tesla Canuck has noticed that most of the videos showcasing Summon Mode have been shot in ...

More On Tesla’s Addition Of CCS Combo In Europe, Plus In-Depth Video

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

TESLA’S EUROPEAN VERSION OF MODEL 3 WILL HAVE A CCS COMBO 2 CHARGING PLUG As long-time Tesla fans know, the company developed its own DC fast charging standard, and its own proprietary plug, because it couldn’t wait for the legacy automakers to agree on a standard. This is only one of many ways in which ...

De Silvestro Joins Venturi As Formula E Test Driver

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Venturi Formula E team has signed Simona de Silvestro as its official test driver for the 2018/19 season. De Silvestro, who raced in FE for the Andretti squad at the final round of the inaugural 2014/15 season and then completed the second campaign for the same team, will work alongside Venturi’s race drivers Felipe ...

2019 Nissan LEAF Wins Australia’s Green Innovation Award

11.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Nissan LEAF is considered more than just an electric car The second-generation Nissan LEAF has won its first major Australian automotive award – Drive.com.au Car of the Year Green Innovation. According to Drive.com.au, it recognized the LEAF for its abilities beyond being just an electric car. The Japanese flagship EV is scheduled for Australia in ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 Track Mode Tested In The Snow

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Slip sliding in the best way The Performance version of the Tesla Model 3 isn’t a one-horse open sleigh by any means, but it appears to be just as good at dashing through the snow. At least, that’s our takeaway after watching this video of “Mad Hungarian” Ian Pavelko demonstrate the sure-footedness of the electric mid-size sedan in ...

BMW Electric Cars: Past, Present And Future

11.20.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

To understand BMW’s EV future, you need to understand its 45-year past. It’s been more than a year since BMW’s chief executive announced that his company was making a wholesale shift to electric cars. Speaking in Munich in September 2017, CEO Harald Krueger told journalists, “By 2025, we will offer 25 electrified vehicles. Twelve will ...