Sep 4, 2018 - 12:01 pm

Royal Jaguar rolls out

After previously showing much interest in electric vehicles, prince Charles of the UK has finally gotten around to purchasing his own Jaguar I-Pace.

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Sep 3, 2018 - 03:40 pm

Bugatti goes Lego

The Bugatti Chiron has been produced as a fully-electric variant, but that is not the most unusual part of the unique construction – the body is made of many small plastic bricks, more popularly known as Lego.

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Aug 29, 2018 - 01:31 pm

Name Game for Formula E

There has been some dispute regarding the rights to the name Formula E – apparently a small go-cart championship in central Europe holds the rights to the name, which may bring some trouble for the larger championship.

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Aug 28, 2018 - 03:15 pm

Even autopilot can’t save a drunk

A Tesla Model S crashed into a fire truck in San Jose, injuring two people. The driver insisted that he thought the vehicle was on autopilot, and was subsequently arrested under the suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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Aug 27, 2018 - 02:17 pm

Engineering crowdfunding goes live

After his employer refused to set up a trailer hitch for the electric Mercedes B Class, a Mercedes engineer has now taken things into his own hands and started a crowdfunding campaign to gather funding and develop the hitch himself. (In German)

Aug 26, 2018 - 06:31 pm

Kalashnikow returns to Russia’s roads

The company famous for the AK 47 rifle has announced that they have developed new military equipment. This time, it is not a gun, though – The Russian company is manufacturing a hybrid buggy named the OV-2, which is capable of accelerating up to 100 km/h.

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Aug 22, 2018 - 11:36 am

Fancy buying a FIA electric race car?

With the new season of the Formula E coming up, which will use a new generation of electric race cars, FIA is offering the “old” ones for sale. Prices vary despite the identical set-up of each racer.

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Aug 17, 2018 - 07:33 pm

The never-ending story starring Tesla

Martin Tripp, the self-proclaimed Tesla whistleblower also known as the “saboteur” according to Elon Musk, has resurfaced. This time he presents vehicle identification numbers (VIN) of Model 3 vehicles, which he claimed were delivered with faulty battery cells.

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Aug 15, 2018 - 04:19 pm

VW launching cross branding EV campaign (video)

Volkswagen has kicked-off a new campaign promoting electric vehicles in the USA. But it is not just their electric cars that are featured but EVs of 5 different brands (all but one). Why? Because they must as part of Electrify America, VW’s court-mandated effort.

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Aug 15, 2018 - 11:53 am

Freak scooter leading to rodeo

Self-balancing scooters are the new bulls it appears, at least in this video. It shows a usually gyroscopic vehicle completely off balance if not to say this electric vehicle has gone off-balance.

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Aug 9, 2018 - 12:39 pm

When an electric raging Jaguar meets Audi (video)

It is not exactly a match, a race between Jaguar’s first and only electric car, the I-Pace SUV, and Audi’s conventionally powered Audi RS3 sedan. Maybe that is why CarWow put them against each other three times with two drag races and a test of brakes.

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Aug 8, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Tesla is thinking of a mini electric car

We have become accustomed to the Tesla boss making ludicrous announcements which he then turns into a reality. Just think of that Roadster on its way to Mars. This latest news however is promising more fun for a much wider group of people.

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Aug 7, 2018 - 05:49 pm

Most quirky electric car concepts from Japan

Japan is known for both its engineering ingenuity and quirky weirdness and the following concept cars illustrate this dual principle perfectly. Among our favourites is the Eliica (ELectric LIthium-Ion CAr) that not only boasts 8 wheels but an electric motor in each.

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Aug 3, 2018 - 03:25 pm

From Elon with compliments

In a unique delivery, Elon Musk himself came to deliver a Model 3 to one of his customers. The reason for the visit was the testing of a new delivery system, where the vehicle is brought directly from the factory to the customer using an enclosed trailer.

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Aug 2, 2018 - 03:58 pm

Electric surfboard leaves a speedboat in its wake

Swedish company Awake is launching its electric surfboard RÄVIK today. Its spec is designed to make mighty waves as it can accelerate to 30 knots (56 kph) in four seconds. Just the €18,900 price tag seems way outside your average surfer’s budget.

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Aug 1, 2018 - 04:18 pm

Nio courting Tesla drivers with mobile charging

The Chinese EV startup Nio is not only making strong headway back in their local market, but has now dared to throw a wink at Tesla drivers. Their new mobile charging solution, which is integrated into a van, not only charges their own vehicles, but is also capable of rescuing Tesla drivers should they run […]

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Jul 31, 2018 - 12:56 pm

Tesla goes surfing

Tesla has released a limited edition surf board. The car maker states that their expertise in finishes and carbon fibre development qualify them for the venture, which was done in cooperation with Lost Surfboards and shaper Matt “Mayhem” Biolos.

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Jul 29, 2018 - 12:49 pm

Power to the Heroes

For the annual Pride festivities in Amsterdam, charging technology manufacturer EVBox, utility NUON and the City of Amsterdam are joining forces to dress charging stations with rainbows.

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Jul 25, 2018 - 03:36 pm

FIA’s final fine print

The new Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and his team colleague Andre Lotterer received an unusual fine at the season finale in New York. Both drivers were fined €5,000 for wearing what FIA considers “noncompliant underwear” during the qualifiers.

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