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Tesla Australia Will Add CCS Chargers To Support Model 3

11.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla CCS to spread around the world Tesla Model 3 in Europe will get a CCS Combo 2 inlet for DC fast charging standard and AC charging (single- or three-phase), but the change to CCS2 (the European version) will be conducted elsewhere around the world (outside North America and maybe a few CCS Combo 1 markets ...

Spain To Introduce ICE Car Ban From 2040?

No internal combustion engines after 2040? The Spanish government intends to propose a ban on sales of gasoline or diesel cars from 2040. Even hybrids could be included in the ban. It’s not yet voted upon, but apparently will be presented to parliament by the end of the year. According to Reuters, the current government ...

Rosenqvist Replaces Wehrlein For Mahindra For 1st Formula E Race

11.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Felix Rosenqvist will return to the Mahindra Racing Formula E team for the 2018/19 season-opening Ad Diriyah ePrix in Saudi Arabia. Rosenqvist left the Mahindra team at the end of the 2017/18 season after signing a deal to compete in the IndyCar series with Chip Ganassi Racing in ’19 alongside Scott Dixon. Mahindra then moved to ...

Nikola Motors Achieves $200 Million Fundraising Goal

11.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Funding secured. Nikola Motor Company has oversubscribed its C round of financing, raising $210 million in total – more than $100 million this summer and an additional $105 million in November. The company said that so far it received $12 billion in pre-orders, with $380 million in just-announced Nikola Tre European orders. We are not sure how ...

Video: Boring Company Breaks New Ground, Announces Medieval Castle Watchtower

11.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The first tunnel at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorn, CA is nearing completion The Boring Company (TBC) currently has several high-speed underground transportation projects in the works. Most are still in the preliminary planning stages. However, a 2-mile test tunnel located beneath SpaceX’s headquarters is now nearly finished.  The Boring Company CEO Elon Musk shared a ...

UPDATE: Order Tesla Model 3, S Or X By Nov. 30 To Ensure Full Tax Credit

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It seems Christmas shopping for your loved ones just got a load better UPDATE: Tesla released an update informing us that not only all Model 3 orders, but also all Model S and X orders placed by November 30, 2018 will be delivered by the end of the year and eligible for the full $7,500 Federal Tax ...

NIO Now Has 18 Battery Swapping Stations: Watch Swap In Action

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

One more approach to battery swap stations. Since Spring of this year, NIO has been expanding its battery swap stations for its ES8 electric cars (and future models) in China. According to NIO, there are now 18 such stations up and running along the major highway: the G4 Beijing–Hong Kong–Macau Expressway. We assume that stations are spread ...

Electric Loading Claims 4-Minute Ultra Fast-Charge For Porsche

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Requires a grain of salt. Ultra-fast charging is the way of the future for electric vehicles and Electric Loading intends to be part of it. The French company has just inaugurated its new headquarters in Lieusaint, to the south of Paris, France, and took advantage of the opportunity to present its “Hyperload” DC ultra-charge station. They claim ...

27% Of Cars Sold In Iceland In October 2018 Were Plug-Ins

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Plug-in market share approaching one-third. Iceland again shows that it’s the top plug-in market with record market share of 27% in October! Part of the reason behind such a high result is the general decrease of car sales, but anyways, in the first 10 months of 2018. some 18% of cars sold in Iceland were rechargeable. In ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 Performance Lose Control At High Speed

11.16.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This is some seriously scary stuff. Approaching top speed, the Tesla Model 3 loses control and goes into a crazy spin. Imagine, for a moment, that you hop in your car for a run out to the flats. Your goal is to hit top speed, but instead you end up in a wild spin that’s ...