Month: November 2022

After a disastrous launch of their first electric vehicle BZ4X Toyota has made a naughty list as one of the dirtiest companies as they have consistently lobbied against EV adoption in the US. Plus, I premier my own commercial for Toyota’s first EV BZ4X which is a bit more honest than their own! WATCH NEXT:
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The upcoming refresh of the Mercedes eSprinter electric van has been tested with impressive results on both range and efficiency. In fact, they’re almost too impressive to be believed. The test was conducted by TÜV Süd, an independent testing agency, on a real-world route through the mountains in Southern Germany – from Stuttgart to Munich
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A team of researchers at Penn State has developed a new battery structure that uses internal thermal modulation to optimize battery temperature, which could lead to faster charging times. The researchers describe their work in “Fast charging of energy-dense lithium-ion batteries,” published in Nature. Batteries operate most efficiently in an optimal temperature environment, as team
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Gogoro, the battery swapping giant known for its iconic green and black batteries, has just announced that it is expanding to yet another country. The Philippines will be the next destination on Gogoro’s growing world map of battery-swapping destinations. The company spent years developing and refining its battery swapping technology, now used by both Gogoro’s
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Lancia’s sole model at present is a subcompact hatch known as the Ypsilon. However, in more prosperous times, the historic Italian marque was churning out iconic rides like the Stratos, Delta HF, and of course the Aurelia. The Aurelia was a high-end nameplate built during the 1950s. It was available in multiple body styles, including
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By Johnna Crider Posted on November 29, 2022 Tesla is continuing to set records and in Norway, which has led the electric vehicle adoption globally, data shows that Tesla is preparing for another record-breaking quarter. Tesla investor Mathias Fens pointed this out and cited data from Mathias Fens shared on Twitter while citing graphs by
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A Personal Milestone; Two Cars That Demonstrate the Choices This month I’ve tested two very similar cars back-to-back, I think bringing into sharp relief where we (California and the U.S.) stand when it comes to the transition to electric vehicles. We are at an EV crossroads, where there are real choices available on the EV
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Commercial EV builder Orange EV deployed its first electric truck in 2015, and now claims to have 450 terminal trucks in use by more than 130 fleets. Now the company has announced plans to establish its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations in the Turner Logistics Center, an industrial park under construction in Kansas City,
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Whether from normal wear and tear, a slow leak, or sudden puncture, all tires eventually need replacing. What replacement tires you buy is an important decision for any car, but it’s so much more so for electric vehicles. Where the rubber meets the road has a huge impact on an EV’s performance, particularly its range.
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