Sponsored by Coolmag CoolMag TC is a young customer-centric organization that offers passive solutions in thermal management for EV Power Electronics. Manufacturing resins and thermoplastic compounds that offer the following advantages: Thermally conductive materials Electric isolation Mechanical protection Flame and fire protection (retardant and extinction) Top applications for CoolMag Thermo Conductive are power transformers and
Month: June 2022
Drako Motors announced its next vehicle: the Drako Dragon, a new hypercar in an SUV format that can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds and still deliver on luxury. Our first introduction to Drako was back in 2019 when the company unveiled the Drako GTE, a limited-production all-electric supercar with insane specs.
By Simon Alvarez Posted on June 29, 2022 In a recent press release, the Leawood Police Department in Kansas announced that it had acquired a Tesla Model Y Long Range for its fleet. The vehicle would be used as one of the Leawood PD’s patrol cars. The Model Y has already been painted in the
In 2020, Hyundai Motor Group unveiled the Prophecy concept EV which everyone immediately noticed had embraced an alternative, almost opposite, design language from the angular 45 concept. The latter model went on to serve as the blueprint for the Ioniq 5, whereas the Prophecy has morphed into the Ioniq 6 you see before you. While much of
Tips for Tripping in your EV Some claim that electric vehicles are the future of the automotive industry. Even so, many newer EV owners still struggle to consistently find charging stations away from home, especially on long road trips. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you plan charging stops and ensure
Hyundai has reportedly decided to push back the launch of its second-generation hydrogen-powered Nexo SUV to 2024 from the initial debut planned for 2023. According to a report from the Seoul Economic Daily citing the auto parts industry, the delay is caused by issues with the vehicle’s fuel cell development. The South Korean carmaker had planned
One of the best practical daily-driver options on the market for an enthusiast isn’t selling. Kia sold just 13,517 Stingers in the U.S. in 2021, down 20% from the model’s peak sales of 16,806 in 2018 (which was its first year on the market). Despite the refresh for 2022, the rear-wheel-drive hatchback’s sales are down
The Hyundai Ioniq 6 electric sedan carries the Prophecy concept’s sleek and stunning look to production. And we have a couple of pieces of good news about charging-network investment. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Hyundai has revealed its U.S.-bound Ioniq 6 electric sedan, and with a stunning design and detail-oriented package throughout—including
Toyota may be a latecomer to the electrification game, but the company is gradually assembling the components of a circular EV supply chain. Now it has partnered with Redwood Materials, the battery recycling concern headed by JB Straubel, to “explore a series of end-of-life battery solutions for Toyota’s proposed battery ecosystem.” Initially, the collaboration will
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Does battery swapping have a future? One of China’s largest battery suppliers thinks so. Contemporary Amperex Energy Service (CAES), a subsidiary of Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), has rolled out a modular battery swap solution called EVOGO, which is comprised of battery blocks, fast battery swap stations and an app. Designed to look like a bar
When it comes to portable power stations, I’m inclined to say that the ability to store and carry with you a significant amount of energy is priceless. But of course these days you can put a price tag on nearly anything. With portable power stations, that’s usually about $1/watt and $1/watt-hour, at least with the
Toyota’s new electric SUV BZ4X has a flaw which made Toyota recall all of its produced EVs including Subaru Solterra which is based on the BZ4X. State of Charge host Tom Moloughney will be here to explain how could Toyota make such a crucial mistake with its new EV. Subscribe to Tom Moloughney’s channel at:
By Maria Merano Posted on June 28, 2022 Tesla’s mass layoffs reached the Autopilot team in San Mateo. Autopilot workers have started posting the news on LinkedIn. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Tesla laid off about 200 Autopilot workers from its San Mateo office. San Mateo had around 350 employees before the recent layoffs.
All-New Luxury EV Leads the Way for Cadillac Setting the new course of Cadillac The all-new, all-electric 2023 Cadillac Lyriq, scheduled to hit showrooms in a few weeks (early July 2022), is expected to be a game changer for the brand. The Lyriq is already seeing (through pre-orders–closed for the 2023 model but open for
Tesla’s layoffs continue as the company sees to reduce its head count by 10 percent, but they don’t seem to be restricted to salaried employees. According to a Bloomberg news report citing people familiar with the matter, the EV maker has laid off about 200 hourly workers who processed data at its San Mateo office
More than five years after the arrival of the Tesla Model 3, the U.S. vehicle market will get a true electric sedan rival to the model that arguably kicked off the acceleration of the EV market in 2017. While we have a long list of crossover SUV entries lining up to compete with the Model
Porsche has been spotted testing what’s likely to be the next addition in its growing series of retro Heritage Design models. The series was launched in 2020 with the arrival of the 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design and expanded earlier this year with the 911 Sport Classic, with both based on the current 992-generation 911.
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