Jul 29, 2021 - 10:54 am

Porsche vs Tesla reloaded

The run between Tesla and Porsche for the fastest lap time on the Nürburgring is entering the next round. Last round, the Tesla Model S Plaid prototypes at the Nürburgring allegedly managed to set a lap time of 7 minutes and 13 seconds.

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Bosch Amps Up

Jul 26, 2021 - 10:37 am

Battery IP battle is taking off in China

Chinese battery cell manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has sued its smaller rival China Lithium Battery Technology (CALB) for alleged infringement of its intellectual property. The latter denies the allegations.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 10:30 am

Lilium could fall on hard times

The electric air taxi startup Lilium is short of cash. According to the German magazine Welt am Sonntag, the company has amended its 2019 balance sheet to state that its continued existence is at risk.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 10:56 am

Ford finds recuperation best in moderation

In Norway, some of Ford’s first EV have stopped without warning. Six cases are known so far. The affected owners were driving on a steep road and experienced a sudden stop of their electric car after a longer phase of downhill recuperation.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 10:26 am

The smell of a time gone by

Ford wants to make sure fans of gas-powered cars get the full sensual experience when driving an electric vehicle – including an apparently sentimental association with gas fumes.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 10:43 am

Not smart if you can’t start

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 1,463 units of its EQC electric model worldwide, 136 of these in Germany. Due to inadequate sealing of the high-voltage battery housing, corrosion could lead to moisture ingress, making it impossible to restart the vehicle. In addition, there is an increased risk of fire.

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Jul 10, 2021 - 04:57 pm

Software issues plague BMW iX3

A sporadic software error is the reason for a recall of the BMW iX3. In the event of a serious accident, overvoltage could cause damage to control units and components of the 12 V electrical system.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 10:59 am

Elon Musk’s trailer on Starbase

In Texas, where Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, is manufacturing its Starships, the Tesla founder is apparently staying in a humble prefab home that Teslarati claims can be towed by a Model X.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 10:45 am

Florida man strikes again

An incident in Florida captured on Model 3 cameras shows a man suddenly experiencing uncontrollable rage towards a Tesla car. We have seen a variety of EV-induced road rage incidents, but the sheer randomness of the attack is new.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 08:20 am

A thunderstorm brews over Lordstown Motors

The initially promising startup has had a bit of a roller coaster ride. After cash issues and an embarrassing prototype endurance race in Mexico, it seemed the company had weathered the worst. Now an investigation by the US Justice Department looms.

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Jul 4, 2021 - 10:59 am

Porsche issues global Taycan recall

Porsche is planning a global recall for its Taycan electric model. US customers complained in isolated cases about what appeared to be a software-related shutdown of the drive while driving, triggering an investigation by the NHTSA.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 10:59 am

Speed kills – even with the smallest of vehicles

The city of Paris is threatening electric scooter operators with the revocation of their licenses. If problems with speeding and improperly parked scooters continue, “we will consider the complete abolition of the scooters,” said Deputy Mayor David Belliard.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 10:34 am

Hungary & Samsung SDI submit new papers to justify EU aid

As reported, in October 2019, the EU Commission opened an investigation to examine whether Hungary’s plans to grant subsidies of 108 million euros to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd, Hungary, complied with EU rules on regional state aid.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 10:23 am

Tesla in trouble for broken charging promises

Tesla is being sued in a Californian court over charges at its Superchargers. Specifically, Kevin Shenkman filed a lawsuit on behalf of customers who were promised free use of the Superchargers for life when they purchased their car from Tesla.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 05:50 pm

Hundreds of scooters lie deep in the river Rhine

In Germany, divers have discovered more than 500 e-scooters at the bottom of the river Rhine. Local TV station WDR said rioters had thrown them into the river from a bridge in downtown Cologne. As if not disturbing enough, the divers also discovered something else.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 09:38 pm

Greenpeace misses its target

Shortly before the kickoff of the European soccer championship match between Germany and France on Tuesday, a Greenpeace paraglider had to make an emergency landing in the stadium injuring two people. Greenpeace has issued an apology.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 10:59 am

It’s hard to practice what you preach

While Elon Musk criticised Bitcoin for not ensuring renewable energy production for its operations, Tesla itself is now reportedly using hundreds of diesel generators to set up production at the future Giga Berlin plant in Grünheide, Germany.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Volkswagen managers must wait for electric cars

Due to the high demand for electric cars, the board of the Volkswagen brand has decided to take an unusual step. The carmaker’s 18,000 or so executives are temporarily no longer allowed to order pure battery-electric vehicles as company cars.

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