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21.03.2019 - 17:20

Denver police car swankier than usual

In Denver, Colorado, police have been driving around in a Tesla Model S for a couple of years before hardy local journalists finally found out where it came from: The car had been confiscated during an illegal marijuana bust. 

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18.03.2019 - 14:55

Fisker presents electric SUV under $40,000

U.S. carmaker Fisker has revealed a preview of their announced electric model for the mass market, which is expected to cost less than 40,000 dollars (net). The market launch of the electric SUV with a 300 mile range (approx. 483 km) is planned for the second half of 2021.

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18.03.2019 - 12:50

Tesla takes out mid range Model 3

Tesla has discontinued the mid-range version of the Model 3, introduced in October 2018. The version had only been an interim solution to offer customers in the USA, looking to take advantage of the full US tax credit at the time.

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15.03.2019 - 06:03

Tesla presents the Model Y / Deliveries from fall 2020

Tesla has unveiled the SUV variant of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, California. If the Model 3 looks like a small Model S, the Model Y can be likened to a shrunken Model X. More surprising than design and technical data is that the Model Y is optionally offered as a 7-seater.

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13.03.2019 - 12:50

Infiniti plans 2020 withdrawal from Western Europe

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti will withdraw from Western Europe at the beginning of 2020. According to the manufacturer, it intends to focus instead on growth markets, particularly China and North America. Western Europe will therefore no longer play a role in the brand’s planned electrical offensive.

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11.03.2019 - 14:37

When life gives you lemons…

The “24 Hours of LeMons” is a bizarre long-distance race in the USA, in which only cars with a value of 500 dollars or less are allowed to participate. Now they are introducing a category for electric cars.

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11.03.2019 - 11:04

Zig-zag at Tesla: prices are back up

U.S. electric car manufacturer continues its chaotic pricing policy: Tesla has announced an increase in its vehicle prices worldwide by three per cent after they had only just been reduced by an average of six per cent a few days ago.

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07.03.2019 - 12:20

Tesla presents next-gen Supercharger V3 (video)

Tesla has introduced the 3rd generation of its Supercharger. New power cabinets with 1 MW power and liquid-cooled cables enable peak rates of up to 250 kW for each charging electric vehicle at the new Supercharger locations, so no more splitting power.

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04.03.2019 - 12:28

USA: Nissan announces new Leaf Plus price

Nissan has announced pricing for their 62 kWh Leaf Plus in the States, where it will be available from retailers this month. Starting price is $36,550. The Leaf SV Plus will cost $38,510, while the most expensive version, the Leaf SL Plus, costs $42,550.

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22.02.2019 - 15:31

Apple to make autonomous electric shuttle?

Apple is ramping up, or better, reviving its ‘Project Titan’ with a new attempt to build its own electric vehicle it appears. Insiders now suggest that the Apple car could be an autonomous electric van.

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21.02.2019 - 11:21

Arcimoto’s electric Rapid Responder to save lives

Arcimoto has announced that it will test its fully electric trike, the Rapid Responder, in pilot programs in Oregon and California. The vehicle was originally released as a fun utility vehicle (FUV), and will now be outfitted for first resonders and law enforcement.

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19.02.2019 - 11:08

Blocking charging stations is over

For every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction: After some unpleasantly disgruntled combustion engine drivers have been deliberately blocked charging stations, practical solutions are now ready to put an end to the practice – firstly in China, and now in Taiwan.

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17.02.2019 - 17:11

Germany sees record H2 fuel station growth

A total of 48 publicly accessible hydrogen filling stations were put into operation worldwide in 2018. Seventeen of them are located in Germany. Japan still has the largest number of public H2 fuel stations (96), ahead of Germany (60) and the USA (42).

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12.02.2019 - 14:55

Lyft aims for major expansion this year

The ride-hailing company Lyft plans to add 1,000 electric vehicles to its platform this year and will make it easier for riders to request them through Green Mode. Selecting that option, passengers will be able to choose between hybrid or electric vehicles.

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11.02.2019 - 16:55

Number of plug-in cars climbs to 5.6M worldwide

The number of plug-in electric vehicles worldwide rose to 5.6 million worldwide at the beginning of 2019, which includes passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with battery-electric drive, range extender and plug-in hybrids. This is an increase of 64 per cent YOY.

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11.02.2019 - 11:12

Tesla cuts staff for North American deliveries

Tesla has more than halved the staff in its department that delivers Model 3 to North American buyers. The layoffs are a sign that demand for Model 3 in the US has declined sharply as Tesla’s federal tax relief runs out. Now the company focuses on deliveries in China and Europe.

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10.02.2019 - 14:43

Nikola to release BEV version of their H² trucks

Nikola Motor announced battery electric variants for their hydrogen trucks Nikola Two and Nikola Tre, which will be offered in addition to the fuel cell versions. There will be three battery capacities to choose from: 500 kWh, 750 kWh and 1,000 kWh.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/23/gm-to-invest-a-total-of-1-8-billion-in-u-s-manufacturing/
23.03.2019 11:24