Jun 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Tesla to receive royal approval?

Prince Charles says he is looking to add more electric cars to the royal fleet, but seems to be torn between Tesla and Jaguar so far. His Royal Highness has met with Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal and tested a Model X on the occasion.

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Jun 15, 2018 - 06:08 pm

Build your own EV kits for kids

Now anybody can play at being Elon and build their own life-size electric vehicles. Infento’s new construction kit lineup includes an electric hot rod, a go-kart, a minibike and a quad, as well as several other models.

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Jun 12, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Tesla rocket turbine trim

Musk must have gone into his own personal ludicrous mode, or so some may have thought when the Tesla boss first mentioned a Space X trim coming up for the Roadster.

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Jun 7, 2018 - 12:32 pm

Tennis goes electric

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received a special treat from his local carmaker aka Jaguar Land Rover. The British brand asked their Formula E driver Nelson Piquet jr. to present Murray with their I-Pace.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 12:04 pm

BMW i representing eco chique

BMW’s electric range BMW i has become a full member of the house as the firm launches the latest accessory collection for drivers of the i3 and i8 or those that would like to display a green conscience.

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Jun 5, 2018 - 08:14 pm

Wood fuelled Ford Mondeo car

Forget about gas guzzlers in the common sense. Artist Benedetto Bufalino has found a way hotter use. He converted an old Ford Mondeo into a fully functional pizza oven – all wood fired and stone baked of course.

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May 30, 2018 - 07:47 pm

Real silent paragliding with electric paramotor

French EXOMO has teamed up with Aero Composites Saintonge (which made the E-Fan demonstrator for Airbus) to electrify a so-called paramotor. Their 15 kW electric motor drives large propellor that the pilot carries on his back to power a paraglider.

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May 29, 2018 - 01:24 pm

Dodge accidentally starts advertising EVs

Of all companies, now Dodge has made advertising which benefits EVs more than their own product. The US manufacturer advertised their gasoline burner Challenger as the fastest serial vehicle for acceleration from 0 to 100 miles per hour. They added a footnote, however, adding that the comparison does not apply for EVs.

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May 24, 2018 - 11:25 am

EV charging is for babies

In two Dutch primary schools, children are learning a gamified version of EV charging. The charging infrastructure specialist EVBox modified a few of their charging stations to be more child-friendly and safe for this purpose.

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May 23, 2018 - 01:34 pm

How EV is a PHEV, exactly?

As “EV” has occasionally been used to cover both all-electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrids, a British study has shown that consumers are confused by the two. About one third of the queried people stated that they would not buy a hybrid and claimed range anxiety as being the reason.

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May 22, 2018 - 12:27 pm

Royal wedding rides electric

The royal wedding is over, promise, but they saved the best bit for the end. After their final “I do”, Prince Harry took Meghan out for a spin in a classy 1968 Jag that has since been converted to electric power.

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May 18, 2018 - 05:46 pm

Mars exploration via helicopter

NASA is thinking far ahead and has a project with transport potential on Mars sorted before any passengers have even reached the red planet. Whilst the Tesla Roadster is on its way through space, NASA engineers have come up with the Mars Helicopter that will accompany their rover by 2020.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:43 pm

Driving electric cars makes you happy

Seriously. Driving an electric car makes people happy, a study by York University finds. Commissioned by London cab company LEVC, the researchers monitored brain activity of cabbies sitting in diesel and electric vehicles and compared the results.

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May 16, 2018 - 06:41 pm

A whole new kind of Tesla taxi (video)

Remember Boeing’s infamous Dreamliner and its burning batteries? Well, its reputation has been repaired and the following clip may elevate the plane into the hall of fame, just because it is in tow of a Tesla Model X.

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May 4, 2018 - 06:18 pm

The Empire goes green

In honour of today’s unofficial Star Wars day, E.On in Munich has revealed that the Empire drives with clean energy. A photo has been sent out across the galaxy to prove Darth’s dedication to a long a peaceful future.

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May 3, 2018 - 01:06 pm

Miniloop: A hyperloop for E-bikes

Architect Richard Moreta thinks he has envisioned the “ideal zero-emission transport system” and most cycle commuters may agree. As a plus, he certainly found a great name for it. 

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May 2, 2018 - 06:27 pm

Tesla driver finds himself driven to trouble

A Tesla driver in the UK has to surrender his driving license for 18 months and perform 100 hours of community service, as well as paying a 1,800 pound fee. The reason was that another driver filmed him on a highway with an activated Autopilot.

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Apr 27, 2018 - 07:14 pm

Dog days in China

An electric vehicle recently crashed into a mobile-phone shop in China. But inside the car was not a person but a dog. It turned out the vehicle belonged to the neighbouring fruit shop, where a staffer had forgotten to switch off the car.

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Apr 26, 2018 - 12:20 pm

Arsenal adds BYD power to club

China’s BYD has landed a deal with London premier league football club Arsenal as it becomes a new sponsor. The vehicle maker is now the club’s official car and bus partner and will also receive prominent BYD branding opportunities.

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