Month: September 2020

Tesla Battery Day was the biggest event of the week ( and probably the year ) for the electric car industry and it overshadowed two big announcements from VW unveiling its all electric SUV ID.4 and from Lucid with their Air sedan Performance version doing a quarter mile in 9.245 seconds! My guests Sandy Munro
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Vehicle manufacturers and materials suppliers are facing increasing packaging challenges as EV designs continue to push for higher power densities, while footprints remain static or become smaller. Higher performance levels mean higher junction temperatures, which in turn require higher thermal reliability and novel thermal management alternatives. These factors create unique reliability challenges for EV power
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Record driver Rainer Zietlow and his co-driver Dominic Brüner set out today for a two-month tour of Germany in a fully electric Volkswagen The first external test of an 3 Pro S1 with 77kWh battery capacity (net) Around 650 stations with more than 60 kW charging capacity will be tested Daily updates will be posted at id3-deutschlandtour.com
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By Joey Klender Posted on September 30, 2020 After Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new 4680 tabless battery at the company’s Battery Day even last week, there was some speculation about using the new cell. One of the biggest questions many enthusiasts had on their minds was, “what would Tesla do with the existing
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President Donald Trump claimed support for electric cars during the presidential debate with former Vice-President Joe Biden and appeared to take credit for the federal EV tax credit implemented during the Obama administration. The first presidential debate of the 2020 election was held tonight and while it’s not something that we would normally cover, there
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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VW ID.4 electric SUV unveiling has added to a list of Tesla Model Y challengers, I got to see the ID.4 in person to give you my first impression and have a conversation with VW Group of America Scott Keogh to discuss the rivalry. WATCH NEXT: https://youtu.be/jkWxFAi8KaA OUR SPONSORS: ❤️ KANDI AMERICA – Reserve yours
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Patrick Collignon, former COO for Volvo Trucks North and South America, has launched a startup called Trova Commercial Vehicles. The new company, which is located at a business incubation center in Fairlawn, Virginia, offers customized engineering and manufacturing expertise for electric trucks. TrovaCV will offer its industrial model and manufacturing capability to other commercial vehicle
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Ford announced today that it is investing $1.8 billion CAD to produce “fully battery electric vehicles” in Canada. The announcement is part of a deal between Ford and Unifor, an important general trade union in Canada, on a new national labour agreement. The deal includes several new benefits for Ford employees in Canada: Competitive alternative
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Mazda’s first battery electric vehicle, the Mazda MX-30 EV will arrive in the UK next March. Limited to 500 cars in the UK, the £27,495* Mazda MX-30 First Edition is available to pre-order now. With prices starting at £25,545*, the full MX-30 range features three highly specified models. Full UK specification and pricing has been revealed for the Mazda’s
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Much will be needed to get California’s grid ready for the surge of electric vehicles. Mercedes-Benz has put solid-state batteries in a production vehicle. A Beijing auto-show concept showcases the platform that could underpin a range of Volvo and Polestar models, and Polestar confirms its Precept flagship for production. This and more, here at Green
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Running the propeller up to full speed (approximately 2,400 rpm) using the most power-dense battery pack ever assembled for aircraft propulsion. When at full power during the flight-testing phase, it will propel the aircraft to more than 300mph setting a new world speed record for electric flight. Over 6,000 cells are packaged in the battery
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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