Showing posts with category "electric cars"

AGL strikes EV smart charging trial with Wilson Parking

AGL strikes EV smart charging trial with Wilson Parking — AGL Energy and Wilson Parking will partner in deploying 18 ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargers across parking stations in the Adelaide CBD. The smart chargers – mostly 22kW but also some 7kW – will maximize vehicle charging during periods of high renewable energy generation, helping to […]

December 26, 2021
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The biggest EV reveals of 2021 from Tesla, Ford, and more

The biggest EV reveals of 2021 — Even amid a pandemic and a semiconductor chip shortage, electric vehicles keep coming. And not just luxury cars. Subaru, Hyundai, and Kia are all releasing EVs. Also coming soon: the first generation of electric pickup trucks. And that doesn’t even cover everything. Here are the biggest EV unveilings […]

December 5, 2021
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Musk says Tesla’s Cybertruck will have four-motor variant

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) boss Elon Musk said on Friday the electric-car maker’s much-anticipated Cybertruck would come with a high-end four-motor variant. “Initial production will be 4 motor variants, with independent, ultra-fast response torque control of each wheel,” Musk said in a tweet. Calling the electric pick-up truck “insane technology bandwagon,” Musk said the Cybertruck would […]

December 3, 2021
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Mercedes-Benz to introduce three electric vans to Australia in 2022

Mercedes-Benz to introduce three electric vans to Australia — Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it will add three electric vans to its Australia line-up starting in 2022, a plan that will see it dominate the extremely limited local electric van – and seven-seater – market. From the second half of 2022, the German carmaker will introduce the […]

December 2, 2021
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Nissan boss warns no end in sight to global chip shortage

Global chip shortage —The Omicron variant could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car manufacturing, the boss of car giant Nissan has warned. Makoto Uchida said it was too early to say when normal deliveries, and therefore finished cars, would resume. “I can’t give you a date. This new variant could […]

November 30, 2021
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UK Electric Cars revolution – This is Everything You Need to Know

UK Electric Cars revolution — New homes and buildings such as supermarkets and workplaces, as well as those undergoing major renovation, will be required to install electric vehicle charge points from next year, under new legislation announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson today (Monday 22 November). England will lead the world to mandate such building […]

November 24, 2021
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GM says it will double revenue by 2030, take EV market share from Tesla

GM says it will double revenue by 2030 – GM said Wednesday it will double its revenues by the end of the decade and take over the market share of EVs — a spot that Tesla currently enjoys — all while increasing profit margins for its internal combustion engine vehicles. The ambitious goal, outlined during […]

October 6, 2021
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ABB Launches the World’s Most Fastest Electric Car Charger

Most Fastest Electric Car Charger – ABB (ABBN.S) has launched the world’s fastest electric car charger, the Swiss engineering company said on Thursday, to plug into the booming demand for electric cars made by Tesla (TSLA.O), Hyundai (005380.KS), and other automakers. The company is launching the new Terra 360 modular charger as it presses ahead […]

October 1, 2021
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Tesla leads EV market, but deliveries pause as customers wait for rebates

Tesla leads EV market – Tesla continues to lead the way in a shift to electric mobility in Australia, but sales and deliveries have slowed in the last month as customers in the country’s most populous state pressed pause while they waited for EV rebates to come into force. Electric car sales figures reported to […]

September 4, 2021
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Tesla stepping closer to FSD public release says Musk

Tesla stepping closer to FSD public release – Tesla could release its fully-featured Full Self-Driving to owners in the US within weeks, as the company prepares to roll out the latest major update on Friday next week. Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce the new timeline on Friday (Australia time), […]

September 4, 2021
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Why Biden’s Electric Vehicles Plan Is Unrealistic

Electric Vehicles – Just a decade and a half ago, the then-CEO of General Motors Co. Rick Wagoner observed to Larry Burns, at the time GM’s head of research and strategy, that not many industries stay the same for a century. But the automobile industry, Wagoner added with some anxiety, had so far been the […]

August 31, 2021
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Do electric cars cost more to insure?

MarketWatch ~Do electric cars cost more to insure~ Wider availability of electric cars from more automakers means prices have started to ratchet downward, but that doesn’t mean EVs are cheap to insure. MoneyGeek.com compared several electric cars against their similarly sized, gas-fueled counterparts from the same automakers and discovered all were at least a little […]

August 30, 2021
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