Electric car

  • Shoppers trust legacy automakers over Tesla, find all EV offerings lacking

    EV customers usually tend to belief established automakers over Tesla and newer EV startups like Rivian, however the present crop of merchandise is falling in need of expectations, in keeping with a brand new Escalent survey. A couple of third of survey respondents (35%) favored shopping for an EV from a longtime automaker, whereas simply 24% indicated they’d look to…

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  • Lunaz upcycled electric garbage trucks are a model for reuse, carbon reduction vs. new

    The UK agency Lunaz claims to have revealed what it calls the world’s most superior upcycled electrical car—a recycled car that does the recycling with a a lot lighter carbon footprint.  Lunaz, whose traders embrace soccer legend David Beckham, says that the consequence—beginning with end-of-life Mercedes-Benz Econic rubbish vehicles, and rebuilding them as EVs—can be the world’s first upcycled electrical…

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  • Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 recalled for rollaway concerns

    A complete of 19,743 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 electrical automobiles are being recalled over rollaway issues. Separate recall notices from Hyundai and Kia each state {that a} “software program error within the Shifter Management Unit” in affected autos may disengage park, permitting autos to roll. This might occur due to a voltage fluctuation when a car is off…

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  • Will it try to bypass them for Tesla-like sales model?

    The Volkswagen Group saved sellers out of the loop forward of the current announcement of its Scout EV model, Automotive DriftBreath reported Monday. VW introduced the Scout model Could 11, confirming plans for a North American-market electrical pickup truck and SUV beneath a separate model construction. Scout, which revives the title of the basic Worldwide Harvester Scout, is scheduled to…

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  • Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance puts Mission R into real-world track testing

    Porsche has begun real-world testing of expertise from its Mission R electrical race automobile idea in a Cayman-based prototype. The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance combines the physique shell from the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport racer with the Mission R’s powertrain and battery tech, Porsche defined Monday in a press launch. Meaning the Cayman GT4 ePerformance has an electrical motor powering…

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  • Bigger batteries in EVs could lead to colossal boost in particulate emissions—from tires, study suggests

    Placing greater battery packs in EVs can enhance vary, however a brand new examine suggests it may additionally result in a significant enhance in particulate emissions—from tires. The examine comes from Emissions Analytics, a U.Okay.-based unbiased emissions testing agency. It first started sounding the alarm in 2020, publishing a examine displaying that tire-wear particulate emissions have been 1,000 instances worse…

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  • Tesla pushing for faster development of 4680 cells

    Tesla is pushing for sooner improvement of recent 4680 battery cells, the CFO of battery provider Panasonic mentioned in an interview with Bloomberg revealed Wednesday. Hirokazu Umeda famous this in a briefing after the discharge of Panasonic’s quarterly monetary outcomes, whereas noting that the Japanese firm continues to be seeing stronger demand from Tesla for the present 2170 cells. The…

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  • 2024 Volkswagen ID.6 (Aero) spy shots and video: Arteon’s electric successor spotted

    Volkswagen engineers have been noticed testing a battery-electric sedan that can probably substitute the Arteon within the automaker’s lineup. The sedan is a manufacturing model of 2018’s ID.Vizzion idea automotive, and it ought to finally spawn a wagon model impressed by 2019’s ID.Area Vizzion. The prototype is closely camouflaged, with stickers protecting the grille and lights, however the remaining design…

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  • Lordstown Endurance electric truck production needs more cash, even if Foxconn deal doesn’t fizzle

    Lordstown Motors plans to begin manufacturing of its Endurance electrical pickup truck earlier than the top of the 12 months, and is advancing a take care of contract producer Foxconn, but it surely nonetheless wants extra cash. Endurance manufacturing is scheduled to begin within the third quarter of 2022, Lordstown mentioned in its first-quarter 2022 monetary outcomes report. That is…

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  • No brakes! Will the EVs of the future omit friction pads entirely?

    A prototype from Stellantis’ DS Vehicles goals for a future through which brake mud and brake-pad replacements could be a factor of the previous—trying to regenerative braking as the only technique for braking autos. Regenerative braking, which turns EVs’ motor programs into mills when wanted to gradual the automobile, is already used to some extent in most electrical autos and…

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