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Ignore The Negative Press, EVs Are Actually Amazing Winter Cars

Due to “Range is key for EVs,” there’s been loads of negative coverage about EVs in cold weather. But … Since electric vehicles first came to market, range anxiety has been one of the biggest issues. So, of course, mainstream media still puts range at the forefront in most reports about electric cars. For this ...

Electric Volkswagen Hatch Named ID.3

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

New cars, new names, new logo – an electrifying future lies ahead for VW According to German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche, Volkswagen I.D. (also known under the working name of Neo) will be named the ID.3 when it goes on sale. Volkswagen already applied for trademark protection in the European Union for an entire set of ...

The 2019 Plug-In EVs That Have Less EPA-Rated Range Than In 2018

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

One or two miles less is not that much, but it’s still down rather than up. We are accustomed to plug-in electric cars eventually getting a range bump in a new model year (at least if there is an upgrade to a new generation battery). But as we found out recently, in some cases new ...

Jaguar Offers 0% APR On I-Pace: How Does It Compare To Tesla?

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Interest-free financing on a new EV is uncommon, but you can take advantage of it now on the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace. This time of year, car sales are down in general. It’s winter and few people want to shop for a car in the cold weather. Additionally, finances may be strapped after overspending during the ...

Is The Tesla Model 3 Actually Equipped To Tow?

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Will you eventually be able to tow with your Tesla Model 3? This is not a new question. People have been asking about whether or not the Model 3 would be rated for towing or would offer a tow hitch for some time. We’ve seen some DIY tow hitch installations, videos of the Model 3 ...

Canadian Chevy Volt Sales Down In Q4, Solid For 2018 Overall

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The long standing plug-in sales champion has been toppled in Canada. According to data gathered by Canada EV Sales, Chevrolet delivered 841 Chevy Volts in Canada during the final 3 months of 2018. This is down ~35% from the 1,306 examples delivered in Q4 2017. However, this is up slightly from the 727 Volts sold in Q3 of ...

Lucid Motors CTO: An EV’s Torque Number Is Irrelevant

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The name of the game is acceleration at the wheels. Not motor torque. It’s common practice for EV producers to report the torque of the car’s electric motor. But Peter Rawlinson, Lucid’s chief technology officer, believes that absolute numbers used to describe the torque of an EV motor are useless. “Torque is an irrelevant thing ...

Will Non-Tesla EV Owners Struggle Without A Supercharger Network?

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Is Tesla’s fast-charging network an absolute necessity for EV owners? It seems whenever we share information about a new electric vehicle, there are many naysayers that refuse to give it any credit if it doesn’t bring with it its own fast-charging network. Basically, this means every EV that’s not a Tesla. However, just because an ...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: A Genius With A Grand Quest Full Of Goodness

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

ELON MUSK: THE HIGHER PURPOSE OF TESLA With Tesla, Elon Musk set out to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy. With solar, battery storage, and electric cars, Musk is looking (deeply) at practical clean energy solutions for the planet. He’s even opened the company’s patents to expedite EV adoption by others in the auto industry. *This article comes ...

BikeEXIF Reveals Gorgeous Custom Zero Motorcycle

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Custom bikes don’t have to be all welded metal to be pretty. OK, I’ll admit it. I have a serious soft spot for well-crafted custom motorcycles. Generally, though, the bones of custom bikes you see were born in the 70s or 80s all low-tech and metal, carburetors and steel frames. A custom electric is a bit of ...