Nov 7, 2018 - 01:08 pm

Bright or brazen, or both perhaps?

This is a taste of things to come once more and more cars become autonomous: A Tesla owner has innovatively used the ‘summon’ function to regularly and remotely move his EV. While surely fun, the exercise actually served to circumvent a new two-hour limit rule on parking spots the town of Janesville, Wisconsin had introduced.

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Nov 5, 2018 - 06:28 pm

This breathtaking BMW slogan will leave you speechless

BMW is not the usual carmaker given they have made an earnest effort to deliver, well one so far, electric car as early as 2013. While they are also gearing up to deliver more PEVs in future, they have not yet let go of their gas guzzling past as this truly unfortunate slogan shows.

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Nov 5, 2018 - 01:42 pm

New Audi e-tron RSQ electric car is one of a kind

Audi has a new electric sports car. It does build on their upcoming e-tron but the RSQ model packs some extra special features that makes it one of a kind. Yet, do not get your hopes up too high to see it soon – the Audi RSQ is a virtual vehicle.

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Nov 2, 2018 - 02:45 pm

Jaguar reimagines electric city design

Together with the London architecture office Barr Gazetas, Jaguar has developed multiple concepts to showcase how electric mobility could change cities in future by reutilising the past. Four bold drafts have been published.

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Nov 1, 2018 - 11:31 am

Hydrogen-fuelled pizzeria

Toyota has converted a Tundra into a fuel cell vehicle with more than just a simple twist. The Mirai system powers not only a fully functioning pizza oven but also a pizza-baking robot.

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Oct 30, 2018 - 02:25 pm

FAA legalises ultralight Hoverbike for real

At the start of 2017, we told you about a hoverbike called Scorpion. Back then the company from Russia was ahead of the game of flying cars, although their VTOL is more of a hovering jet ski. Nonetheless, at least they had a flying prototype and have since advanced.

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Oct 26, 2018 - 04:08 pm

Solar yacht to sail the high seas

The SolarImpact is a luxurious electric yacht, fitted with solar panels which supply two 500 kW electric motors with power. The 800 kWh battery is said to be sufficient for ten hours of operation, but if that should not be enough, the yacht is also fitted with two diesel motors acting as range extenders.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 03:24 pm

A classic revamped for a new element

Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini has fused the classic Vespa with a modern jet ski. His vision includes an electric version capable to self-balance on the water and to sail with 32 knots per hour (60 kph).

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Oct 24, 2018 - 09:35 pm

These guys cannot stand the last mile

Perhaps last mile electric vehicles as we know it have seen their last days as more and more users are tired of standing, especially when they do not even have to kick much but simply turn the throttle.

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Oct 19, 2018 - 03:37 pm

While most worry about polluting less, one starts clean-up

In London, Hyundai has promoted its Nexo fuel cell model with a special demonstration as a fine dust killer. The message: The Nexo leaves the roads less polluted than it finds them as the car’s air purification system is claimed to catch 99.9 percent of all fine dust particles from the air that flows through […]

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Oct 18, 2018 - 10:24 am

On the pacifying effect of electric cars

A hospital in England wanted to make surgery less scary for their youngest patients and found an intriguing way to calm the little children. The nurses provided them with miniature electric cars, in which they can put their hands on the steering wheels themselves.
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Oct 15, 2018 - 11:40 am

UK watchdog bans Nissan Leaf advert

UK advertising watchdog ASA has censored Nissan over misleading claims. Nissan had said the Leaf could largely be charged within an hour but ASA found the claims not “substantiated” enough despite Nissan’s clarification in fine print.

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Oct 12, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Racing backwards for the record

German race car driver Daniel Abt, known for his performance in the Formula E series, has set a new unofficial world record: He accelerated an electric car backwards to a speed of 210 km/h, leaving behind a Porsche, among others.

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Oct 10, 2018 - 09:29 pm

Tesla sending VW some Schadenfreude

Shortly after the emission fraud had come to haunt them in late 2015, Volkswagen technicians wanted to look into e-mobility and arrived well, at Tesla. Only when they reached the VW testing ground in their Californian car, they were surprised.

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Oct 9, 2018 - 07:44 pm

A De Niro for e-Niro

Some things are so obvious it takes a while to actually take hold. So who do you think would be the best brand ambassador for the Kia e-Niro? Yes, indeed, Kia thought the same. 

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Oct 8, 2018 - 01:59 pm

Meet this solar Polar Explorer made from recycled plastic

A Dutch couple managed to combine two great ideas in one. Not only did they want to go to the South Pole, they also built their own polar explorer, a solar-powered vehicle constructed mostly from recycled plastic that is formed by a 3D printer. Clearly, they are on a world-changing mission.

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Oct 5, 2018 - 02:58 pm

Don’t surf and drive

A driver of a Tesla Model 3 was stopped by police, but not because the officer was curious to see the car. Instead it was to inform the driver that the use of computers when driving is prohibited and pointed to the large display – the one that makes the Tesla dashboard.

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Oct 2, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Tesla fans market harder than corporate

We recently reported on Tesla fans who had decided to support Model 3 rollout by introducing new customers to the vehicles features. Right on time for the end of the quarter, the super-fans put their money where their mouth is, as various tweets demonstrate.

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Oct 1, 2018 - 02:44 pm

Porsche almost sells out hybrid mini-racer

Porsche is offering a 1:8 scale model of their Le Mans 919 Hybrid race car. While the mini-racer looks great, it does come as a surprise that the toy racer has almost sold out on the website, as the price-tag for the model is set at $14,689.

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Sep 28, 2018 - 04:52 pm

Segway to introduce drifting go-cart

The company known for the two-wheeled electric personal vehicles favoured by tourists all over the world, has again brought an innovation to the market. This time, they plan on creating an electric go-cart, which is particularly well-equipped for drifting.

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Sep 27, 2018 - 01:47 pm

Audi A4 with added health benefits

There is a most unusual conversion that turns an Audi A4 into a fitness machine. The FitCar PPV is pedal-powered but still said to reach the same performance as the real Audi, only that pedals connected to a flywheel activate the accelerator.

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Sep 25, 2018 - 01:55 pm

Volunteering for Tesla in delivery hell

Tesla fan love knows no limits when existing owners offer their help in order to lift the EV maker out of what Elon Musk has called “delivery logistics hell“. On Twitter the fans pledged to do “orientations” for new owners – all for free.

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Sep 21, 2018 - 02:00 pm

Drug plane crashes into Tesla Model X

An airplane from the US DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) was forced to crash land on a public road near Houston due to mechanical problems. Fortunately, the accident did not cause any casualties, however the plane collided with several power lines and vehicles, including a Tesla Model X.

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Sep 20, 2018 - 01:24 pm

Spilling the beans

While the government of Wales is promoting the use of low emission vehicles and spent £2 million on EV charging points, they are not putting their money where their mouth is.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/19/samsungs-robot-charging-unit-evar-video/
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