Month: May 2020

A bit of an extra episode to try and keep up with some of the new developments in the electric vehicle and energy transition news. Not 100% SFW but very close. No swearing but I suppose if you are of a delicate, mildly repressed disposition it’s a bit ‘near the knuckle’ at times.
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The recipe is familiar. Take a front-wheel-drive economy and add some spice. That’s how the Volkswagen Golf GTI reinvented the affordable performance car. With the eighth-generation GTI on the way, VW delved into the car’s origin story. In 1974, a handful of staffers hatched a plan (no pun intended) for a sporty Golf model, with
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Giga UK? There is a possibility that there could be a Tesla Giga UK and one in Mexico. Recent reports note that the UK government is looking for a 4 million square foot site that will be the location of a new production facility for Tesla. The search is being headed by the Department for
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Lordstown Motors has recently received another Letter of Intent from a potential fleet customer, interested in the all-electric Lordstown Endurance pickup truck. It comes from Momentum Groups, an Ohio-based fleet management specialist, which considers the purchase of 900 units. Not bad, but as we know, those are just non-binding agreements. “Momentum Groups specializes in corporate
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The Toyota RAV4 Prime starts with the top-selling full-hybrid vehicle in the U.S. market, and adds plug-in hybrid capability for an anticipated 42 miles—3 miles more than previously estimated—of all-electric driving.  And then there’s the punchline: With a higher power output from the hybrid system—302 horsepower—it’s the quickest-accelerating RAV4, the quickest four-door Toyota, and the
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/05/Quick-Charge-5.30.20.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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I’m going to tell you about great deals that you can get on used electric cars under $10,000 and what you need to keep in mind while shopping for them. Let’s talk about it as I take your questions and comments during the LIVE stream which is available exclusively through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/eforelectric! OUR SPONSOR:
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Hydrogen fuel-cell stations promise speedier throughput on busy weekends. A California city now claims to have the largest public fast-charging site. And Ford isn’t worried about low gas prices and EV adoption. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Pasadena, California, is now claiming to have the largest public DC fast-charging station in the
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A bit of an apology, then amazing electric trucks and buses, and 20 new nuclear power stations. We need them, the Daily Mail and the Times said so, before retracting their ludicrous claims and almost apologising. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FullyChargedShow
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Hit by mounting losses, legendary Formula One team Williams on Friday announced it is looking to raise capital or potentially sell part or all of the business. No decision has been made but the team, which is majority owned by co-founder Frank Williams, who also serves as team principal, has hired a financial adviser to
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Last fall, Ford introduced the 2021 Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle with at least 300 miles of range. Ford told ArsTechnica that in 2017, it trashed its original plans for its next battery electric vehicle around the time Tesla’s Model 3 arrived. The article by ArsTechnica also pointed out that Ford’s Mach-E was inspired by Tesla
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/05/Quick-Charge-5.28.20.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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This week in electric car news: Tesla ups the price of one of its most popular features, a couple of Hummer EV teasers, Dyson unveils its electric car, electric oil tanker and many other EV stories! Support this channel on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/eforelectric! Follow Tom Moloughney at: https://insideevs.com/info/team/tom-moloughney/ Tweets by tommolog Check out Eli Burton’s
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Wuling, a brand of General Motors, launched its first electric minivan. The Rong Guang EV, which is an electrified upgrade to the 2008 Rong Guang,  will have two variants that will meet the needs of businesses and personal users. For businesses, the commercial version will have a sealed side and back window and an all-electric
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