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Tesla Model 3 Range Test In Cold With Snow Tires: Video

02.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Cold weather, with snow and snow tires. The perfect recipe for reduced range. Let’s test it out. The Performance version of the Tesla Model 3 gets tested in cold weather to see the impact on range. Additionally, with snow tires fitted, we see how those affect range. We love these real-world, real-life tests. This sort ...

Arcimoto Unveils Rapid Responder Three-Wheeler For Fire Fighters

The so-called “Fun Utility Vehicle” shows a serious side for first responders. Arcimoto has positioned its electric trike as the “Fun Utility Vehicle.” Indeed, its performance and range look like the vehicle will shape up to be quite an entertaining ride once full production begins this year. The FUV is about more than just fun, though. ...

A Brief Look Into EV Smart Charging And Why It Makes Sense

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

What is EV smart charging? Why do we need it to move electric car adoption forward? My wife and I bought our first electric vehicle six years ago this summer. It was a signature ‘Blue Ocean’ 2013 Nissan LEAF, which my sister-in-law affectionately named LEAF Erickson. We have enjoyed freedom from the pump, smooth and ...

Four Advantages Of Manufacturing EVs Over ICE Vehicles

Here are four distinct advantages that manufacturing EV has over manufacturing ICE vehicles. Three motors 30 power configurations The first great advantage that electric vehicle manufacturers have is the simple and yet powerful flexibility inherent in electric motors. A four-wheeled EV can have one, two, three or four motors. Multiple motors can work in tandem ...

More On Tesla Model 3 Consumer Reports’ Owner Satisfaction Win

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

CONSUMER REPORTS: TESLA MODEL 3 IS THE CAR THAT OWNERS ‘LOVE’ THE MOST A Consumer Reports survey recently revealed that Tesla Model 3 owners are the most satisfied and passionate lot when it comes to their car. Consumer Reports rates customer satisfaction based on driving experience, comfort, value for money, styling and if the owner is ...

NXT Rage Electric Motorcycle: The Next Thing?

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We’re living through an electric bike revolution, everybody. It is certainly going to take a while for all of the electric motorcycle companies to shake out, but while we are in this revolution let’s just sit back and enjoy the show for a little while, shall we? NXT has launched its electric motorcycle, dubbed “Rage.” That might not be such ...

How Icy Cold Weather Impacts Electric Car Range

MOTHER NATURE CAN BE ******* AN EV’S BATTERY IN WINTER, BUT THERE ARE WAYS TO COUNTER THE ADVERSE AFFECTS. As many owners discovered during this year’s frigid polar vortex, an electric vehicle’s operating range diminishes considerably when the ambient temperature plunges. The “low battery” warning can come up quickly – and with harsh consequences […] ...

Kalmar To Offer Electric Terminal Tractor Powered By Cummins

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Terminal tractors are going to be electrified before the other trucks Kalmar, part of Cargotec, set a goal to offer electrically powered options of its whole equipment portfolio by 2021. The latest EV will be the Kalmar Electric Terminal Tractor (KT2E), which will get an electric powertrain and battery pack from Cummins. Sales will begin in ...

Florida State University Transitions To 100% Electric Bus Fleet

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Florida State University is going all-electric with a fleet of 27 EV buses Proterra announced that StarMetro, the city of Tallahassee’s public transit system, placed its third order for electric buses. The deal is for 22 35-foot Proterra Catalyst FC (fast charge, short range) buses for Florida State University (FSU), which already has 5 electric ...

Peugeot & Citroën Sold Just 8,000 EVs In 2018

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

8,000 doesn’t sound encouraging PSA Group (which consists of Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel/Vauxhall) is in a transition process that will turn to electrification of the lineup, so ultimately all models will get some kind of electrified version. The French group is on the beginning of the road and according to industry analyst Matthias Schmidt (schmidtmatthias.de), ...