Month: August 2021

Companies receive first order from AGE to electrify 30 Mobile Detection Systems vehicles Wrightspeed Powered Transit Bus. The world’s most efficient powertrain is modular, high torque, and can be adapted to any medium or heavy duty vehicle chassis. (Photo: Business Wire) ALAMEDA, Calif. & GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wrightspeed and Matthews Specialty Vehicles today announced a teaming
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Electronics giant Siemens plans to expand its US EVSE manufacturing operations. Siemens expects to manufacture over one million EV chargers for the US market over the next four years. The company will bolster its existing infrastructure offerings with the VersiCharge Level 2 AC series of commercial and residential EV chargers. Siemens is currently evaluating sites
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Macwheel’s 16-inch folding e-bike allows you to ride around town then collapse it for easy toting, especially with today’s deal. It’s currently on sale for $490, but also includes an additional $40 gift card making today’s deal the best price that we’ve tracked all-time. Plus, you’ll find discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more
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The Faraday Battery Challenge, a project initiated by the UK government to promote advanced battery technologies, has announced a new £10-million round of funding, which will be shared across 17 projects being undertaken by businesses and research institutions across the UK. The funded projects cover a wide range of topics, including a new sodium nickel
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Sandy Munro talks about when electric cars fully defeat gas cars ( ICE ) and who will make it happen? The government? The market? Infrastructure? Tune in and find out! Subscribe to Sandy’s channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/MunroLive OUR SPONSORS: ❤️ NeoCharge: Get your NeoCharge Smart Splitter today using the discount code “EFORELECTRIC” at https://bit.ly/3iqK9Hb ❤️ FLO:
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BMW has teamed up with Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings,” which will open in global cinemas beginning in September. This marks the next installment in BMW’s successful collaboration with Marvel Studios following the BMW X3 and BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé appearing in Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow” earlier this year.
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Kia America announced today the 2022 model year Kia Niro EV, which was slightly refreshed and better equipped as standard. On the outside, the Niro EV now has the new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps. The biggest change is probably that the 10.25-inch touchscreen is
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By Joey Klender Posted on August 30, 2021 Now that Ford has started delivering the Performance variant of the Mustang Mach-E all-electric crossover, the GT configuration is heading to the drag strip to test its mettle in the all-too-common proving ground for performance vehicles. On the heels of taking delivery of their own Mach-E GT
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Electric bus fleet in Darmstadt based on the eCitaro Driver cockpit with preventive protection Safety features with Sideguard Assist and Preventive Brake Assist Stuttgart / Darmstadt It is not surprising that Darmstadt, as Hesse’s city of science, wants to make its local public transport emission-free as soon as possible. Darmstadt has developed to become one
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Behind the Scenes with a Couple & Their First Fuel Cell Everything is a first time. You name it, because at some point you have never done it until you did it. This is what makes life so exciting and interesting; trying new things and going new places. But what if your first time doing
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Nissan has announced that it plans to launch an all-new, all-electric minivehicle in Japan (aka kei car) in early FY21 (from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023). It’s a joint project with Mitsubishi, Nissan’s alliance partner, through the NMKV Co., Ltd. 50/50 joint venture. It means that most likely we will see similar electric
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 29, 2021 Award-winning journalist Tim Higgins‘ book, “Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century,” is among the most recent explorations into the fascinating character of Elon Musk. But unlike other works such as the still-definitive biography from writer Ashley Vance, Higgins’ book chronicled Tesla’s story
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Charging plug locks secure EV plugs against unexpected unplugging, preventing possible damage to the system and protecting against theft of the charging cable (especially important in Europe, where many public chargers require drivers to use their own cables). German electromechanical manufacturer Marquardt has developed a new locking system designed to make charging safer and more
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Three new Tesla alternatives were revealed this week: Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan, Audi Q4 e-tron electric crossover and Xpeng P5 midsize electric sedan, plus a couple of others. InsideEVs and Forbes contributor Tom Moloughney will be here with the best educated guess, plus other EV news of the week. Subscribe to Tom Moloughney’s channel at:
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The Cadillac Lyriq is undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated upcoming EVs, and a select few journalists are now getting the chance to check it out in the flesh. Automotive research company Kelley Blue Book was able to have a quick look around a pre-production Lyriq for their YouTube channel, and it’s fair to
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