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Hyundai Plug-In Electric Car Sales In November Hit Almost 8,000

12.28.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Kona Electric alone exceeds 5,400! Hyundai continues its record series, reaching 7,909 plug-in electric car sales in November, which is 164% more than a year ago. Other good news is that plug-ins now account for 4.8% of total volume for the month (2.9% average for the year). Previous best was 4.3% in October, so the ...

Fuller Moto Working On Zero-Based Electric Cafe Racer

12.28.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This partly completed bike is reportedly based on a Zero FX platform. There seems to be a flurry of electric cafe racers popping up lately. From this reimagined BMW to the futuristic Rumble, manufacturers and customizers alike can’t seem to resist combining the classic design with a modern electric drivetrain. Although not yet officially revealed, some photos have surfaced of ...

Canadian Hyundai Kona Electric Buyers Observe Delays, Poor Communication

12.28.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Hyundai Kona EV quietly pushed back in Canada. It has been roughly six months since Hyundai opened Canadian pre-orders for the Kona Electric in July of 2018. The South Korean automaker was initially expected to begin deliveries in late fall of 2018. According to a Canadian dealer blog post from earlier this year “The ...

Tesla Model X Hits Tree, Splits In Two, Catches Fire

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

High rate of speed suspected. Fire erupted after a Tesla Model X collided with a tree and split in two. Three teenagers were seriously injured in the wreck. One sustained life-threatening injuries. No fatalities reported. A 2017 Tesla Model X was driven off the road where it struck a tree. The violent collision split the car ...

VW Unveils New 360-kWh Mobile Charging Station

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

To charge where there is no power Volkswagen presents at the turn of the year its new Mobile Charging Station, which is basically a fast charger with 360 kWh energy storage system. Development of such stations was announced earlier this year by the way of 80th anniversary of Wolfsburg, which will get the 12 first, starting in ...

Tesla Model 3: The Rebirth Of The American Sedan

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The automobile as we know it has been fading. An icon of the industry disappearing, some claiming it the end of an era. Ford recently threw in the towel, announcing the end of all car production and sales in the US with the exception of their Mustang. The established industry has been pouring money into ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 Slide Around On Snow In New Zealand

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Snow laps in a Model 3 ❄️ Tesla presents on its Twitter a new short video witha  Tesla Model 3 doing some snow testing. It probably wouldn’t be worth a news post, but the description sure is: “Visit your Tesla store to check availability for immediate delivery“ Encouraging you to place an order – on December 27 ...

Panasonic & LG Chem Jolt China’s Battery Market

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Beijing is loosening restrictions for foreign EV battery manufacturers? China is changing its approach to foreign EV lithium-ion battery manufacturers like Japan’s Panasonic and South Korean LG Chem/Samsung SDI. A few years ago, new investments in production plants were affected by Chinese policy, favoring domestic manufacturers. To receive subsidies for electric cars, batteries were required to ...

Tesla Critic Changes Stance On CEO Elon Musk

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

As the year comes to a close, the unexpected positivism surrounding Tesla is refreshing. Is Tesla flawless? Nope. Is Elon Musk perfect? No, and he’s the first to admit that he’s far from it. It’s surely not difficult to poke holes in Tesla’s successes and discount CEO Musk for one reason or another. In fact, ...

Top-Line Porsche Taycan To Be Called “Taycan Turbo”

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The “Turbo” adds some $40,000 to the price One of Porsche’s potential customers (Alex Roy) shared an e-mail from a local brand ambassador. The email contained info on the upcoming Taycan model. The message reveals that there will be three versions of Taycan (the name stands for “lively young horse”), and base prices for each version. The ...