Tag Archives: Electric Vehicles

BMW and Porsche’s Three-Minute Ultrafast Charger Is Here to Cure Your Range Anxiety

BMW and Porsche unveiled a prototype ultrafast electric car charger capable of charging specially designed research cars to 100 kilometers, or about 62 miles, worth of charge in just three minutes and to 80 percent of battery life within 15 minutes. And just like that, the era of electric range anxiety is over.

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A Jaguar I-Pace EV Had a ‘Thermal Incident’ While Parked in a Driveway, Which Is a Nice Way of Saying ‘Fire’

Jaguar is looking into why one of its new all-electric I-Pace SUVs caught on fire in the Netherlands last week while it was parked in a driveway, reports Electrek. While other EVs have had high-profile issues with overheating and fires, it’s the first known one involving Jag’s new electric.

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FedEx Expands Zero Emissions Fleet With 1,000 New Chanje Electric Vans

In much the same way that pornography has influenced humanity’s choice of VHS over Betamax and later BluRay over HD DVD, it is possible that the shipping industry’s slow move to electric propulsion will be the impetus behind a larger shift of society at large. It’s

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Volkswagen Will Sell Some of Its New Electric Cars for Less Than $23,000: Report

Some of Volkswagen’s new electric cars will be priced at less than 20,000 euros (around $22,800), according to Reuters. That amount is somewhat less than what we heard it might be last month, when VW said they would be priced similarly to their diesel models.

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Startup Arcimoto Thinks Its $12,000 Three-Wheeled EV Will Help Accelerate the Electric Revolution

Electric vehicle startup Arcimoto has a pretty ambitious plan that involves selling the public on a three-wheeled, semi-enclosed contraption that nets 80 miles on a single charge, and starts at just $12,000. The startup’s founder, Mark Frohnmayer, dropped by our office recently to show off his creation—dubbed the Fun…

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The Harley-Davidson Livewire Is the Company’s Electric Future

Harley-Davidson has been making a lot of noise about developing electric motorcycles as it searches for a fresh breath of life, and its future all seems to hinge on the success of the upcoming Harley-Davidson Livewire. The good news is the production version looks just as good as the concept. The bad news is they…

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General Motors Is Getting Into The Electric Bicycle Business, But Still Think Crowdsourcing Its Name Is A Good Idea

GM has seen the writing on the wall. They’re acutely aware that cars are not, and likely cannot be, the future of mobility. Cities are getting more crowded by the day, wages are stagnant, we’ve heard it all before. For people in those large cities, perhaps a small foldable electric bike is the lower-cost future, and…

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Icon Built The Perfect City Car In This Electric Fiat 600 Gardinetta

Better known for up-fixing old off-roader Land Cruisers and Broncos, or for giving some extra muscle to some vintage soft cruisers, Icon has taken on a project that could be called a departure for the company. An existing customer of the company had this Fiat 600 kicking around, but was tired of it always breaking…

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Tesla Reportedly Facing FBI Probe Over Whether It Misstated Model 3 Production Figures

A small group of Tesla shareholders in late September accused the automaker of deceiving them about the progress of the Model 3 sedan production, claiming the company and CEO Elon Musk knew its timeline was impossible to attain. Now, the automaker is facing a federal investigation over that very issue, according to…

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Tesla Reports a $312 Million Profit While Still Fixing Model 3 Delivery Issues

Tesla managed to hold to CEO Elon Musk’s word that it would report a profit in the third quarter of 2018, telling shareholders on Wednesday that it posted a $312 million net profit this past quarter. Deliveries were a key issue this quarter, however, the company said.

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