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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:11:52 +0000
Converting the city’s taxi fleet over to electric cars is part of Beijing’s goal of cleaning up its polluted air and supporting the government’s electrification campaign. China’s capitol city has announced a plan to see that all of the approximately 67,000 taxi cabs operating in Beijing be replaced with electric taxis. The process will take […]
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:24:37 +0000
Workhorse Group, Inc., is moving forward in taking fleet orders for its W-15 Plug-In Electric Pickup, through an agreement made with utilities in southern California. The original equipment manufacturer will be bringing 500 of its pickups with a plug to Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), a joint power authority made up of 11 municipal […]
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:19:51 +0000
Honda has put itself in a challenging situation: selling a battery electric car that gets limited range as the market prepares for long-range electric cars. Honda’s all-electric Clarity, which debuts this spring in the U.S., will go about 80 miles on a single charge, as reported by Automotive News. This takes place about two months […]
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:05:41 +0000
Charging up the hill will take on an added meaning in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Last Monday, the sponsors of the 95th Running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb announced that there will be a special “Exhibition Class” featuring two EVs: a modified 2017 Tesla Model S P100D from Unplugged […]
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:45:29 +0000
Tesla has been the target of unionizing activities by the United Auto Workers Union, and in a leaked email, company chief Elon Musk has made an appeal to his workers. Much like he has in defending Tesla’s factory direct business model, Musk said that in order for Tesla to survive incredible odds against its survival, […]
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:34:51 +0000
Porsche is now positioning the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid as the flagship in the Panamera line for its power delivery. The German automaker sees the all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid sports car hitting impressive performance numbers for power and torque. The Volkswagen division says it also emphasizes the “high importance of electromobility to Porsche.” The […]
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:31:46 +0000
Waymo has filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco claiming Uber and its self-driving truck company stole Waymo’s self-driving car technology. That intellectual property theft of Alphabet’s Waymo unit by an Otto self-driving truck employee earned that company more than $500 million, the complaint alleges. Uber acquired self-driving startup Otto last year for $680 million. […]
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:53:20 +0000
Mercedes-Benz will bring the all-electric Urban eTruck to users through a trial run in Europe beginning this year. The German automaker has been in talks with about 20 potential customers about participating in a test project at first in Germany and later throughout Europe. The 124-mile range Urban eTruck is part of the company’s vision […]
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:50:54 +0000
Mercedes is launching the EQ Power sub-brand with the revised S-Class this summer, the company announced today. All subsequent hybrid and EV models will gain the designation, which was first revealed at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. High-performance models developed in conjunction with subsidiary AMG are getting a positive charge at the end, EQ Power+, […]
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:02:50 +0000
After every automaker doing business in the U.S. signed off on two letters asking President Donald Trump to reconsider national mpg standards, consumer advocacy groups have asked him to keep the rules in place. The groups, Consumers Union which publishes Consumer Reports, and the Consumer Federation of America, said in their joint letter that cheaper […]
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