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Tesla Model 3 Launch Event: What to Expect  Madison.com -…

Madison.com Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) most important vehicle launch ever is now just over a week away. On Friday, July 28, the electric-car maker will fully unveil its Model 3. Tesla expects the $35,000 vehicle to serve as a major catalyst for the company, driving …… More

Madison.com Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) most important vehicle launch ever is now just over a week away. On Friday, July 28, the electric-car maker will fully unveil its Model 3. Tesla expects the $35,000 vehicle to serve as a major catalyst for the company, driving …… More

The iconic Schwalbe scooter has been reincarnated as an electric vehicle : TreeHugger

This classic scooter from the former country of East Germany is now an e-scooter with a 62-mile range.

Some 50 years after its introduction, the Schwalbe (Swallow) scooter has made a quantum leap from a noisy, polluting two-stroke vehicle into a clean, quiet modern transportation option.

The Schwalbe story is a long and winding one, from the beginnings of the original Stimson & More

This classic scooter from the former country of East Germany is now an e-scooter with a 62-mile range.

Some 50 years after its introduction, the Schwalbe (Swallow) scooter has made a quantum leap from a noisy, polluting two-stroke vehicle into a clean, quiet modern transportation option.

The Schwalbe story is a long and winding one, from the beginnings of the original Stimson & More

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Tesla pushes new Autopilot 2.0 update with truly ‘silky smooth’ control algorithm | Electrek

Last month, Tesla started the rollout of a new Autopilot 2.0 with a new control algorithm that CEO Elon Musk described as a “smooth as silk”.
While it had some noticeable improvements
, like with the Traffic Aware Cruise Control (TACC), some owners were let down by the update, especially after Musk called it “smooth as silk”.

But a few week later, Tes More

Last month, Tesla started the rollout of a new Autopilot 2.0 with a new control algorithm that CEO Elon Musk described as a “smooth as silk”.
While it had some noticeable improvements
, like with the Traffic Aware Cruise Control (TACC), some owners were let down by the update, especially after Musk called it “smooth as silk”.

But a few week later, Tes More

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Electric car startup Lucid Motors is short of cash and…

Recode Build or sell? That’s the choice faced by electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors, which is considering several acquisition offers even as it raises money to build its own assembly plant for its Tesla Model S rival, the Lucid Air.… More

Recode Build or sell? That’s the choice faced by electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors, which is considering several acquisition offers even as it raises money to build its own assembly plant for its Tesla Model S rival, the Lucid Air.… More

Tesla In China: A Mega Opportunity Seeking Alpha -…

Seeking Alpha China is already the world’s largest auto market with 28M cars sold in 2016 and the world’s largest PHEV/BEV market with 500K units sold in 2016.… More

Seeking Alpha China is already the world’s largest auto market with 28M cars sold in 2016 and the world’s largest PHEV/BEV market with 500K units sold in 2016.… More

Everyone Is Revising Their Electric Vehicle Forecasts…

Greentech Media Oil companies are eyeing dramatic adoption of EVs. But car manufacturers aren’t planning for the same level of electrification.… More

Greentech Media Oil companies are eyeing dramatic adoption of EVs. But car manufacturers aren’t planning for the same level of electrification.… More

A Brighter Future for Electric Cars and the Planet  New…

New York Times There is simply no credible way to address climate change without changing the way we get from here to there, meaning cars, trucks, planes and any other gas-guzzling forms of transportation.… More

New York Times There is simply no credible way to address climate change without changing the way we get from here to there, meaning cars, trucks, planes and any other gas-guzzling forms of transportation.… More

Watch out, Tesla: Buffett-backed Chinese electric vehicle…

USA TODAY The facility, which employs around 700 people, will be able to annually produce 1,500 electric heavy-duty vehicles, such as municipal buses.… More

USA TODAY The facility, which employs around 700 people, will be able to annually produce 1,500 electric heavy-duty vehicles, such as municipal buses.… More

[model 3] Tesla sends out Model 3 Delivery Event invites to select few owners | Electrek

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk already announced that the automaker will be holding a special delivery event on July 28 to unveil the production version of the car and hand over the first 30 units to their owners.

Now Tesla started sending out the first invites today to the Model S and Model X owners who won access to the event as a prize through their referral program.

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Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk already announced that the automaker will be holding a special delivery event on July 28 to unveil the production version of the car and hand over the first 30 units to their owners.

Now Tesla started sending out the first invites today to the Model S and Model X owners who won access to the event as a prize through their referral program.

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Tesla introduces new Supercharger cost estimator as it transitions to pay-per-use model | Electrek

Tesla’s Supercharger network is having quite the eventful year. 2017 was supposed to be its first year under the new pay-per-use model, but Tesla delayed the change and then introduced a way to get around it for new buyers through the referral program, which is now the only way to get free access to the Supercharger network.
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Tesla’s Supercharger network is having quite the eventful year. 2017 was supposed to be its first year under the new pay-per-use model, but Tesla delayed the change and then introduced a way to get around it for new buyers through the referral program, which is now the only way to get free access to the Supercharger network.
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[midel 3] 9 signature features in Tesla’s Model 3, an electric car…

Business Insider Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who shared the first images of the final production version of the Model 3 on Twitter last week, says the first 30 Model 3 customers will receive their cars at a party on July 28. Tesla will reportedly produce around 100 cars in …… More

Business Insider Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who shared the first images of the final production version of the Model 3 on Twitter last week, says the first 30 Model 3 customers will receive their cars at a party on July 28. Tesla will reportedly produce around 100 cars in …… More

Tesla’s Model 3 big launch could rival Apple’s iPhone: Gene…

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Fox Business In an interview on FOX Business’ Varney & Co., Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster said Tesla is doing for the electric car what Apple did for the mobile phone–rebranding it as a computer in your pocket.… More

CleanTechnica
Fox Business In an interview on FOX Business’ Varney & Co., Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster said Tesla is doing for the electric car what Apple did for the mobile phone–rebranding it as a computer in your pocket.… More

Global Automakers Call on China to Ease ‘Impossible’ Electric Car Rules – NYTimes.com

HAMBURG/SHANGHAI — Global automakers have urged China to delay and soften planned quotas for sales of electric and hybrid cars, saying its proposals will be impossible to meet and would severely disrupt their businesses, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

The June 18 letter addressed to the head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, is the most cohesive pus More

HAMBURG/SHANGHAI — Global automakers have urged China to delay and soften planned quotas for sales of electric and hybrid cars, saying its proposals will be impossible to meet and would severely disrupt their businesses, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

The June 18 letter addressed to the head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, is the most cohesive pus More

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Hyperloop One had its first full-system test of ultrafast…

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The Verge Hyperloop One completed the first full-scale test of its hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on May 12th, the company announced today. In the test …… More

CBS News
The Verge Hyperloop One completed the first full-scale test of its hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on May 12th, the company announced today. In the test …… More

[model 3] Crunch Report | The First Production Tesla Model 3 Rolls…

TechCrunch The first production Tesla Model 3 rolls off the line, mobile operators told to ban VPNs in China, Google backs news bots and Lucid Electric car hits 235..… More

TechCrunch The first production Tesla Model 3 rolls off the line, mobile operators told to ban VPNs in China, Google backs news bots and Lucid Electric car hits 235..… More

Tesla drastically expands its service network as Model 3…

CNBC As Tesla prepares for a surge in the number of vehicles it will have on the road, the company is dramatically expanding its service network.… More

CNBC As Tesla prepares for a surge in the number of vehicles it will have on the road, the company is dramatically expanding its service network.… More

Faraday Future abandons plan to build $1 billion electric car factory in Nevada amid cash woes – The Verge

Faraday Future, the troubled California startup that aimed to unseat Tesla as king of electric cars, is scrapping plans to build a $1 billion, 1-million-square-foot factory in Nevada — a casualty of the sprawling cash problems of its billionaire Chinese financier.

It was just five months ago that FF was claiming that it was finally restarting construction of its proposed factory More

Faraday Future, the troubled California startup that aimed to unseat Tesla as king of electric cars, is scrapping plans to build a $1 billion, 1-million-square-foot factory in Nevada — a casualty of the sprawling cash problems of its billionaire Chinese financier.

It was just five months ago that FF was claiming that it was finally restarting construction of its proposed factory More

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[model 3] Everything you need to know about Tesla Model 3, which is starting production today – The Verge

oday’s the day for Tesla. The automaker says it expect to complete production of “SN1” (or “Serial Number one”) of the Model 3, its first electric car for the masses. But the Model 3 isn’t just any car. Everything for the success of Tesla as a viable car company has been building up to this point. The Model 3 will define the future of the company — and the stakes for Tesla a More

oday’s the day for Tesla. The automaker says it expect to complete production of “SN1” (or “Serial Number one”) of the Model 3, its first electric car for the masses. But the Model 3 isn’t just any car. Everything for the success of Tesla as a viable car company has been building up to this point. The Model 3 will define the future of the company — and the stakes for Tesla a More

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France Plans to End Sales of Gas and Diesel Cars by 2040

New York Times Nissan’s electric car, the Leaf, was displayed next to a charging stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2016.… More

New York Times Nissan’s electric car, the Leaf, was displayed next to a charging stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2016.… More

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests Tesla Model S

A new set of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety questions Tesla ‘s claim that the Model S is the safest car in history.

In fact, the person who oversaw the Model S crash tests tells CNBC, “If you’re looking for top-line safety, we believe there are other, better choices than the Model S.”

Dave Zuby, IIHS executive vice president a More

A new set of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety questions Tesla ‘s claim that the Model S is the safest car in history.

In fact, the person who oversaw the Model S crash tests tells CNBC, “If you’re looking for top-line safety, we believe there are other, better choices than the Model S.”

Dave Zuby, IIHS executive vice president a More

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Sacramento, Calif., to Serve as ‘Green City’ with Massive Electric Vehicle Carsharing Program

Last week, Volkswagen (VW) cemented its interest in establishing an electric vehicle (EV) carsharing network in California’s capital city of Sacramento. The auto manufacturer, as a part of the $14.7 billion settlement caused by the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, will devote $44 million to build out its first “Green City,” or network of electric vehicle charging stations and EV carsharing More

Last week, Volkswagen (VW) cemented its interest in establishing an electric vehicle (EV) carsharing network in California’s capital city of Sacramento. The auto manufacturer, as a part of the $14.7 billion settlement caused by the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, will devote $44 million to build out its first “Green City,” or network of electric vehicle charging stations and EV carsharing More

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The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution | Climate Central

But a sea change is afoot that is forecast to kick gas-powered vehicles to the curb, replacing them with cars that run on batteries. A flurry of news this week underscores just how rapidly that change could happen.
More www.climatecentral.org/news/world-electric-car-revolution-21597

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But a sea change is afoot that is forecast to kick gas-powered vehicles to the curb, replacing them with cars that run on batteries. A flurry of news this week underscores just how rapidly that change could happen.
More www.climatecentral.org/news/world-electric-car-revolution-21597

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Three-quarters of Irish electric car fleet a battery electric vehicle

Electric vehicles includes full battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). A BEV receives all of its energy from the electrical grid; a PHEV can be supplied with energy from either the grid or the fuel pump. Some 75 per cent of the Irish electric car fleet are BEVs, 25 per cent are PHEVs
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Electric vehicles includes full battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). A BEV receives all of its energy from the electrical grid; a PHEV can be supplied with energy from either the grid or the fuel pump. Some 75 per cent of the Irish electric car fleet are BEVs, 25 per cent are PHEVs
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Electric vehicle buyers pleased with their new cars Glenwo…

Glenwood Springs Post Independent And Holy Cross Energy is offering a $200 utility bill refund for any customer who purchased a new electric vehicle from one of the four participating dealers by June 30.… More

Glenwood Springs Post Independent And Holy Cross Energy is offering a $200 utility bill refund for any customer who purchased a new electric vehicle from one of the four participating dealers by June 30.… More

Daimler, BAIC to invest $735 million in electric vehicles…

Reuters HK) have agreed to jointly invest 5 billion yuan ($735 million) in battery electric vehicle production in China by 2020 and to provide the infrastructure needed.… More

Reuters HK) have agreed to jointly invest 5 billion yuan ($735 million) in battery electric vehicle production in China by 2020 and to provide the infrastructure needed.… More

All the Electric Vehicles Currently Available in 2017  Au…

AutoGuide.com It’s widely considered the first electric vehicle that’s not only affordable, but offers impressive range, getting up to 238 miles on a single charge.… More

AutoGuide.com It’s widely considered the first electric vehicle that’s not only affordable, but offers impressive range, getting up to 238 miles on a single charge.… More

China revises electric-car incentives to reward longer…

Green Car Reports It’s long been official policy for China that the country’s automakers will become the world’s highest-volume producer of electric cars. (It also intends to dominate lithium-ion battery cells and photovoltaic solar panels, for the record.) But the …… More

Green Car Reports It’s long been official policy for China that the country’s automakers will become the world’s highest-volume producer of electric cars. (It also intends to dominate lithium-ion battery cells and photovoltaic solar panels, for the record.) But the …… More

Tesla upgrades its electric motor on the road to have powertrains lasting 1 million miles | Electrek

Electric cars are often advertised as having lower maintenance and that’s mainly because of electric motors being far less complicated than engines. They can also have significantly longer product life cycles than their gas-powered counterparts.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk even disclosed having the ambitious goal of making Tesla’s powertrains last for 1 million miles – meaning that More

Electric cars are often advertised as having lower maintenance and that’s mainly because of electric motors being far less complicated than engines. They can also have significantly longer product life cycles than their gas-powered counterparts.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk even disclosed having the ambitious goal of making Tesla’s powertrains last for 1 million miles – meaning that More

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{advocacy] Accelerate electric vehicle targets to more than half of new car sales, urges new report

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Luxury car giants make big plans for electric vehicles – The Economic Times

CHENNAI: Luxury car brands are lining up electric vehicle plans for Indian roads even as hybrids get slapped with a high tax burden. Volvo Cars, for instance, is planning to roll out its global electric launch, due in 2019, in India as well. Others like BMW , Audi and Mercedes-Benz are betting on a mix of BS6 power trains, plug-in hybrids and full electrics while looking for India options from the More

CHENNAI: Luxury car brands are lining up electric vehicle plans for Indian roads even as hybrids get slapped with a high tax burden. Volvo Cars, for instance, is planning to roll out its global electric launch, due in 2019, in India as well. Others like BMW , Audi and Mercedes-Benz are betting on a mix of BS6 power trains, plug-in hybrids and full electrics while looking for India options from the More

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