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11.01.2019 - 15:56

From trolling to towing

ICEing appears to have been around since the dawn of the electric age, yet it recently reached a new low with pick-up drivers purposely blocking Tesla Superchargers. So, it was time for some de-ICEing and this Model X driver took matters into his on hands – or on his tow bar rather.

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13.12.2018 - 20:36

A drag race of a kind nature never invented

Formula E has released another rather spectacular PR film just before the start of the fifth season in Saudi Arabia. This time it is about one of the oldest sports in the world and one beloved in the arabic world. Here, it is of course combined with one of the newest.

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22.11.2018 - 13:08

Continental delivers compact drive for solar EV Sion

Continental will be delivering the electric drive unit for the solar electric car Sion by Sono Motors, including the motor, performance electronics and the powertrain in one compact system. At the same time, prices for batteries are going higher than expected.

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17.11.2018 - 14:34

Charge Cars to sell all-electric 1960ies Ford Mustang

The British startup Charge Cars presents a fully electric version of the 1960 Ford Mustang, developed in cooperation with the electric truck manufacturer Arrival. 499 units of the classic redesign will be built, going for a price starting at £200,000.

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12.10.2018 - 12:22

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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09.10.2018 - 19:52

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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16.09.2018 - 17:55

Project Esprit bets on compact mini EV

As part of the EU funded project Esprit in Scotland (Easily Distributed Personal Rapid Transit) a compact, space-saving sharing system was developed with small EVs designed for short rides in heavily frequented areas.

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13.09.2018 - 18:25

Volvo Trucks presents autonomous e-truck

Volvo Trucks has presented a new truck concept named Vera, which comprises a fully electric system, as well as autonomous driving capabilities. They aim to serve companies with regular transport between fixed logistics locations.

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06.09.2018 - 16:13

Harley-Davidson planning R&D centre in Silicon Valley

The classic American motorcycle manufacturer has announced plans to open a research and development centre in Silicon Valley to help develop future products in their planned line-up of electric motorbikes. At the same time, the manufacturers presented a nearly serial-ready prototype of their first electric motorcycle.

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22.08.2018 - 13:09

BMW i3 soon capable of bi-directional charging (video)

BMW engineers are working on turning the i3 into an “electricity dispenser”. This seems to be their way of saying BMW’s electric vehicle will become capable of bi-directional charging. While not said, this may precede V2G functions too, eventually.

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21.08.2018 - 14:30

Berlin: Simple eScooter with Bosch motor for €2,000

Berlin-based startup Simple Mobility is making an electric scooter at a price below 2,000 euros. Their Simple eScooter uses Bosch technology in form of a 1,500 Watt electric motor and two battery options. They last for 50 or 100 km respectively. It sells online only.

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19.08.2018 - 19:06

$25,000 Tesla in three years, says Elon Musk (video)

The Tesla CEO sat down for a tech talk, not on his new couch but inside the Fremont factory. When asked about production, he ventured into economies of scale and made a rather astonishing announcement: Tesla may build a 25,000-dollar electric car in three years.

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15.08.2018 - 16:12

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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15.08.2018 - 11:58

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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14.08.2018 - 18:13

Düsseldorf company presents extendable BEV iEV X

The Düsseldorf company iEV1 GmbH has presented a single-seated mini BEV named the iEV X, which can extend itself thanks to flexible vehicle architecture. At full length, it can house two persons and luggage. Currently the company is in the middle of a crowd-funding campaign to fund production.

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14.08.2018 - 17:01

University of Graz presents robot controlled charging system

Researchers from the Technical University of Graz have developed a robot-controlled fast charging system for electrified vehicles in cooperation with industry partners. The special thing about the system is that it allows for serial charging of vehicles in different parking positions.

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13.08.2018 - 18:02

Narke presents battery electric Jet-ski

The Hungarian firm has presented their concept fully electric jet-ski. First tests on the Balaton have already been completed, according to Narke. The price and the release date have not been announced yet, however.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/08/10/surprising-second-life-for-tesla-battery/
10.08.2018 17:36