Month: May 2021

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport might be based upon the Ford Escape, but it’s far more cheeky and fun than its urban sibling. Like recent Jeeps and the larger Bronco, the Bronco Sport hides some Easter eggs. Bronco Chief Designer Paul Wraith told Motor Authority ahead of the reveal of the Bronco and Bronco Sport
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The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Wärtsilä HY Module, a containerized hybrid battery power and energy storage system to Maersk Supply Service, the Denmark based provider of offshore marine services and integrated solutions for the global energy sector. The Wärtsilä system will support Maersk’s goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50
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TeslaCam, Tesla’s onboard integrated dashcam system using Autopilot cameras, helped the police make an arrest in a strange case that has been terrorizing Southern California’s roads for weeks. Over the last few weeks, the police in Riverside, Orange, and Los Angeles counties have received over 100 reports of vehicles being shot by BBs or pellets
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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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AVTA Electric Bus Fleet [embedded content] BYD Company The Antelope Valley Transit Authority, a leader in the transformation to battery-electric technology, passed the five-million-mile mark of zero emission operations with its fleet of American-made BYD buses. AVTA estimates the agency has saved over 1.28 million gallons of diesel fuel and over $1.6 million in fuel
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AMPLY Power offers managed charging services to operators of EV fleets. Its newest customer is the Palermo Union Elementary School District in Northern California. AMPLY helped to secure funding from the Butte County Air Quality Management District, and local utility PG&E provided charger rebates and “make ready” EVSE incentives, eliminating the need for any upfront
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In Charged’s home state of Florida, two separate proposals to impose special taxes on EV drivers were narrowly defeated in the legislature’s recent session. The latest battleground is Texas, where the legislature is considering an EV tax of up to $400 per year, which would be the highest rate in the US. (According to the
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Welcome back to another installment of EV Morning! You know the routine now…grab yourself a cup of tea or coffee and settle in for the news.  We’ve mixed it up today as always. We’re taking a peek at Porsche’s testing on the Macan. We welcome news that price parity for EVs is coming in 2026. One of the biggest launches of this year was the IONIQ 5, and now
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Sandy Munro re-examines his views on whether or not Tesla has as much of a lead on its competition now that he took a close look at Tesla’s competitors in Ford Mustang Mach-E and VW ID.4. OUR SPONSOR: ❤️ XPENG MOTORS – Follow China’s leading smart EV automaker on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/XpengMotorsGlobal My P7 video:
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On Wednesday, the Senate Finance Committee advanced the Clean Energy for America Act making a few tweaks from earlier proposals. Changes include raising the federal EV tax rebate ceiling to $12,500 and opening the door for automakers who already exhausted their production quotas. It’s good news for General Motors, which recently begged the government for just
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Electric bicycles have exploded in popularity in the US and around the world.  They provide the same personal mobility convenience as a bicycle, yet use an electric motor to help riders travel faster, farther, up steep hills and without the same level of exhaustion.  While some low-cost electric bikes have sacrificed quality and longevity for
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