Month: January 2020

A year ago, Porsche scion Ferdinand Porsche and his business partner Vinzenz Greger revived a weekend of auto racing on ice in Zell am See, Austria. They’re back, and now it’s Ice Week 2020, with events running from January 27 to February 2. In addition to vehicles previously announced, the organizers say that cars to
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These are exciting times in the electric bicycle world. E-bike offerings are constantly improving and customers are getting increasingly higher quality bikes for ever-better deals. Nowhere is this more apparent than with today’s release of the FT750 electric bicycle from CSC Motorcycles. The FT750 is the fascinating answer to the question, “What would happen if
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The phrase “self-charging” has been quite the lightning rod among electric-vehicle enthusiasts—especially in Norway.  Toyota’s Lexus luxury brand has continued—in Norway, and in the UK and elsewhere in Europe—to run an ad campaign describing its hybrids as “self-charging.” In this era of wireless charging for our personal devices and on its way to more cars
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Nissan has recently shown its new racing concept – the second-generation Nissan LEAF Nismo RC, unveiled in late 2018, for the first time in Europe – at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain. UPDATE: We added a video of the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC above, as well as some new images. The LEAF Nismo RC_02
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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he’s more worried about Iran than climate change. Why Bernie Sanders’ expensive, radical plan to tackle the climate crisis just might work. Not everyone at Davos is “elite”: Meet the youth climate activists who slept in tents in the snow. And more… US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was interviewed
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The US and Europe clashed over the climate crisis at Davos on Friday, with US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin saying during the summit’s final panel, “Let’s call it an environmental issue and not climate change.” This was in response to Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, saying it was of utmost importance to
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Within the next several years (by 2025), 50% of all Volvo sales globally will be all-electric cars (rest to be HEV/PHEV), which means huge changes in the lineup. The first all-electric model – Volvo XC40 Recharge – will be introduced this year. We guess that it will be followed by other BEVs from the 40-series
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Subaru’s president in his recent statement essentially admitted that Tesla is too much for them and other manufacturers to be able to compete in the market of electric cars. Let’s talk about it as I take your questions and comments during the LIVE stream! OUR SPONSOR: ❤️ Reserve your all electric BYTON SUV at: http://bit.ly/2WBBuqW
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It’s the Chinese New Year, and YouTuber Leilani Darling shared a video of her little “Lion of a Brother” Steven dancing in front of a Tesla Model X as it danced the holiday dance. You know, that cute dance with the falcon-wing doors going up and down. The red Model X also has gold ribbons
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Toyota has a history of creating misleading electric-vehicle advertising, especially with its “self-charging hybrid” ad campaign. Norway has now banned the campaign, deeming it a lie. The Japanese automaker has long been a proponent of hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. In the process, it has shunned all-electric vehicles and focused on “electrified” by 2025. Toyota
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