Aug 21, 2019 - 11:51 am

Jaguar wants to redefine the car, literally

Jaguar has launched a new PR campaign for its I-Pace electric model, addressing the creators of the prestigious Oxford English Dictionary. The dictionary still defines the “car” as a “road vehicle powered by a combustion engine”.

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Aug 18, 2019 - 10:44 am

A busy bee sets Twitter a buzz

A few days ago Elon Musk busied himself tweeting a lot of “bee content”. Since then, there has been speculation that the bee emojis and related word games are not just Twitter gags, but an allusion to the name of the planned Tesla pickup.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 12:14 pm

Rest in peace, modern styles

The Norwegian engineer Jan Erik Naley has come up with a very special Model S conversion as he made the Tesla into a hearse. Let’s hope the reduced emissions will also reduce demand for the vehicle’s services.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 01:54 pm

MotoE still hitting speed bumps

The premiere season of the electric motorcycle racing series MotoE continues to be marked by breakdowns. After the start of the season had to be postponed due to a big fire in the paddock in Jerez, there was another fire in the Spielberg paddock on Friday, when Niki Tuuli’s electric bike went up in flames […]

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Aug 12, 2019 - 11:50 am

Grumpy customer or tricky manufacturer?

After Tesla reduced the range of older Model S and Model X vehicles by software update at the beginning of this year after a fire in a Model S in Hong Kong, a lawsuit has now been filed against the electric car manufacturer.

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Aug 9, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Waste not, want not

As pedestrian unhappiness about the onslaught of electric kick scooter fleets is mounting, Parisians have taken to throwing the scooters into the Seine to be rid of them. Now a startup called Guppy has emerged to retrieve the submerged scooters using magnets.

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Aug 8, 2019 - 11:55 am

Tesla marks new safety records

According to a study published by the Highway Loss Data Institute, Tesla Model S and Model Y vehicles are almost 90% less likely to be stolen than the average car in the USA.

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Aug 7, 2019 - 01:02 pm

Mercedes gets burned on social media

After a message claiming that “If this summer wasn’t hot enough for you, the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4Matic will turn the heat up”, many criticized the company for the environmental implications of the slogan.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 12:32 pm

Pennsylvania under fire for funding diesel

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that 34 cleaner energy projects would receive $8.5 million from the state’s share of the Dieselgate settlement with Volkswagen. According to critics, however, much of the money is going to fund new diesel vehicles.

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Aug 5, 2019 - 11:50 am

Even EVs have trouble leaving oil behind

It turns out that from Renault’s Zoe delivery to Australia, more than 90% of the vehicles were damaged in transit due to an oil spill on the transport vessel. It seems that the road to electrification is slippery indeed.

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Aug 1, 2019 - 01:33 pm

RV concept for Tesla Semi revealed

The design company Vanlifer has come up with a novel idea to just use a Telsa semi-trailer truck as the basis for an electric mobile home. With Tesla’s self-driving functions this home could make coming home a matter of staying put and pressing buttons.

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Jul 31, 2019 - 11:09 am

Charging etiquette hits hard

A Tesla owner in China parked his Model S at a Supercharger bay without charging it. And while he was not ICEing in any strict sense, his in-action still sparked a strong reaction – he found his Model S with a dismantled bumper.

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Jul 30, 2019 - 11:52 am

Playmobil movie will feature Porsche Mission E

Serious business is child’s play as Porsche has brought its Mission E, the concept that preceded the Taycan, into the new Playmobil animation film. In the feature film, the character of secret agent Rex Dasher drives a white Mission E.

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Jul 29, 2019 - 01:48 pm

It’s not what you think…

If you see someone bobbing around, wildly turning their Tesla’s steering wheel while being perfectly stationary at the charger, they may not be crazy. At least, not in the way you thought: it’s just Tesla’s Arcade.

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Jul 27, 2019 - 01:56 pm

Electric dragster breaks records

Racing legend Don “Big Daddy” Garlits has counted more than 87 outings, but that has proved no reason for him to slow down. He recently beat his previously held record on a quarter mile drag race with his new electric dragster: 189 mp/h.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 01:13 pm

Electric scooters gone wild

In a wild dashcam video, we can see someone on an electric kick scooter navigating a highway in Texas. While many people have complained about the improper and dangerous use of the now almost ubiquitous rental scooters, this has got to be the dumbest.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Don’t drink and scoot

In an effort to make streets a little safer, 26 people were booked in Copenhagen over the last few days for operating electric scooters with a blood-alcohol level above the limit, while four others were found to be under the influence of drugs.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:17 am

Is Dyson just full of hot air?

A little dispute has swept the press that talks of a disagreement between Honda and yet-to-turn electric carmaker Dyson. The latter says they had proposed to use parts of Honda’s factory in Swindon. The Japanese politely declined.

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