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Hello and welcome to another edition of I Speak Electric on Best EV. Today we are peering into our crystal ball and trying to predict the future of EV technology! It’s going to be tough, let’s face it. But at least we can have a bit of fun trying.   Now there’s no way we’re going to cover it all today so we’ll take
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Electrify America today announced an agreement with Mercedes-Benz USA to provide drivers of the all-electric Mercedes EQS complimentary charging for two years on the expansive Electrify America network. Electrify America currently has more than 600 public stations across the country and is on track to have 800 locations with 3,500 chargers either open or under
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In our latest edition of electric vehicle charging equipment reviews, we check out the AmazingE and AmazingE Fast, two very popular portable level 2 EV chargers.  The AmazingE line is a sub-brand of ClipperCreek and is sold and serviced by the parent company based in Auburn, California. ClipperCreek has been selling EV charging equipment longer
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Welcome back to another video on the ABC of EVs. We love our EVs here on Best EV, and of course, our EVs are powered by batteries. One thing we mention frequently but don’t explain is battery capacity.  Today, we thought we’d take a few minutes to look at battery capacity and what that actually means.  So what do we mean by battery capacity? Well, it used
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Having covered the White House’s incredibly expansive and costly infrastructure plan, specifically as it pertains to transitioning the entire nation toward alternative energy vehicles, we’ve often found ourselves asking questions. Puzzlers include wondering whether or not consumers actually want this change and how can we possibly expect to pay for this when we’ve already starting conjuring
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Tesla has officially confirmed that on June 10, 2021 it will start customer deliveries of its all-new Tesla Model S Plaid – a three-motor, all-wheel-drive flagship with exceptional acceleration and EV tech. The delayed market launch was previously hinted at by Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk, who seems very excited about Tesla’s latest product.   The
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Volvo Cars reports that its global sales increased in May by 43% year-over-year and it was the 11th consecutive month of growth. Volvo notes strong demand in the U.S., recovery from a sales drop in Europe (COVID-19), and a steady increase in China. The plug-in electric car sales, under the Recharge subbrand, accounted for 23.7%,
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As electrification progresses, more and more fleets are adding electric delivery vehicles and Royal Mail, a British postal service and courier company, is no exception. Most recently, the company announced its first delivery office that operates a 100% electric delivery fleet. All 23 diesel vans at a Bristol Delivery Office were replaced with new, all-electric
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Mercedes-Benz has recently received a significant order for 54 all-electric eCitaro buses from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB), a 125-year-old Swiss company that electrifies its fleet in Basel. Following a tender and intensive testing of several vehicles, BVB has ordered a total of 64 electric buses, out of which 54 will be eCitaro (38 standard length and
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On Wednesday, the Senate Finance Committee advanced the Clean Energy for America Act making a few tweaks from earlier proposals. Changes include raising the federal EV tax rebate ceiling to $12,500 and opening the door for automakers who already exhausted their production quotas. It’s good news for General Motors, which recently begged the government for just
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The Hyundai Xcient is on its way to becoming the first mass-produced hydrogen-powered, heavy-duty truck. Design and performance improvements have made it more competitive with those expected from Mercedes-Benz, Toyota-Hino, and Nikola. “Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in fuel cell technology, Hyundai Motor furthers its vision of an eco-friendly hydrogen society,” said Jaehoon
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The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 ultra-fast charging crossover utility vehicle was revealed yesterday, highlighting its Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). Ioniq 5’s 300-mile range, and 10-to-80 percent ultra-fast charging in 18 minutes showcases E-GMP technology. Outside, the ’45’ EV concept influenced the Ioniq 5’s design, while the chassis design adds more interior space. Ioniq 5 has
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