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Total emissions from EVs undercut ICE cars in 95% of the world

March 29th, 2020 at 10:46 am » Comments Off

A new study claims that EVs are better for the environment than gasoline-powered vehicles in 95 percent of the world  Comparing the eco-credentials of electric cars and their gasoline-powered counterparts isn’t as simple as counting the carbon emissions coming (or not) from the tailpipe. New research is claiming to have settled the debate once and […]



Volkswagen’s latest robot makes charging your electric vehicle as easy as charging your phone!

March 27th, 2020 at 12:07 pm » Comments Off

With the world’s population under quarantine, nature is showing signs of coming back to life, literally! With reports coming in globally – dolphins in the ports of Cagliari, China seeing clear blue skies to even fishes swimming in clear canal water of Venice, it is obvious that when humanity makes a true effort to save […]



Era of wireless charging for electric vehicles is coming

March 22nd, 2020 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

  Wireless charging for electric vehicles is today’s most cutting-edge technology. Why? It is the most efficient, futuristic, scalable–in short–awesome alternative we have to gasoline. While tech giants such as Uber are placing their bets on autonomous cars, major key players such as Jaguar Land Rover are mass-producing electric cars. What’s more, Fordis releasing fully-electric […]



Smile, the new Microlino and Microletta electrics are here

March 22nd, 2020 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

Microlino 2.0 electric microcar and Microletta e-trike for Europe What you’re looking at is the Microlino 2.0 electric microcar and Microletta electric trike from Switzerland’s Micro Mobility Systems. The Microlino is a complete redesign of the original concept revealed in 2015, and demonstrated today for the first time in public. Unfortunately, the event had to […]



Future VW electric vehicles will send power back to the grid

March 21st, 2020 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

VW says EV owners will be able to charge when production exceeds demand and sell power back to the grid during peak electricity usage. The chief strategist at Volkswagen says vehicle-to-grid technology will open up new business opportunities for the automaker. Cars that support the technology can store excess power and sell it back to […]



UK to get its first electric car forecourt THIS YEAR with 24 superchargers at a specially-designed charging site in Essex

March 17th, 2020 at 10:50 am » Comments Off

First of a network of 100 electric forecourts to open this summer near Braintree It will have 24 350kW superchargers that can boost EV batteries in half an hour. The site will have a two-storey building with shops, meeting rooms and lounge. The entire location is part of a £1bn nationwide scheme and uses 100% […]



Tesla produces its 1 millionth electric car

March 16th, 2020 at 1:09 am » Comments Off

Tesla announced that it produced its 1 millionth electric car — becoming the first automaker to achieve the milestone.  Only a few years ago, many people didn’t believe that Tesla could produce electric vehicles in any meaningful numbers, but the automaker managed to ramp up three electric vehicle programs: Model S, Model X, and Model […]



Make way for the Eco-Beast

February 7th, 2020 at 12:33 pm » Comments Off

  Electric Hummers and Cybertrucks are just the beginning when it comes to sustainable trucks and S.U.V.s.  What would it take to unite this divided country? At this point, we seem to be down to one option: electric pickup trucks. Our future was teased in a 30-second General Motors ad featuring Lebron James during the […]



Electric cars will challenge state power grids

February 1st, 2020 at 1:53 pm » Comments Off

A Chevrolet Volt hybrid car connected to a charging station at a parking garage in Los Angeles. SEATTLE — When Seattle City Light unveiled five new electric vehicle charging stations last month in an industrial neighborhood south of downtown, the electric utility wasn’t just offering a new spot for drivers to fuel up. It also […]



Shanghai-built Tesla popular in China after new tax break

January 23rd, 2020 at 1:19 pm » Comments Off

Tesla stores across Shanghai have been crowded with customers after a new tax break earlier this month, with most orders coming for the most affordable electric vehicle, the Model 3 sedan built at the city’s Gigafactory. The Model 3 orders spiked amid a cooling electric vehicle market in China after authorities gave dozens of electric […]



VW unveils charging butler robot concept for electric cars

January 11th, 2020 at 2:12 am » Comments Off

Volkswagen has unveiled a new concept for a charging butler robot that can charge electric vehicles in a parking garage using mobile battery packs. The German automaker says that “mobile robots will charge electric vehicles completely autonomously in the future.” Mark Möller, Head of Development at Volkswagen Group Components, commented: “The mobile charging robot will […]



Electric-car battery prices dropped 13% in 2019, will reach $100/kwh in 2023

December 10th, 2019 at 4:06 pm » Comments Off

Tesla Model S lithium-ion battery pack in rolling chassis Although electric cars haven’t quite taken off in the 2010s the way some had anticipated, sheer economics are pointing to the 2020s as the time when EVs will find that market fever pitch. From 2010 to 2019, lithium-ion battery prices (when looking at the battery pack […]



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