Month: August 2021

Tesla’s Cybertruck is rocking the electric car world and the opinions are polarizing but no matter what you think of Tesla’s pickup truck now you will probably end up liking and ordering it. Eli Burton from My Tesla Adventure is here to share his thoughts with us in his weekly segment Supercharged with Eli Burton!
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The Faraday Battery Challenge, a project initiated by the UK government to promote advanced battery technologies, has announced a new £10-million round of funding, which will be shared across 17 projects being undertaken by businesses and research institutions across the UK. The funded projects cover a wide range of topics, including a new sodium nickel
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BMW has teamed up with Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings,” which will open in global cinemas beginning in September. This marks the next installment in BMW’s successful collaboration with Marvel Studios following the BMW X3 and BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé appearing in Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow” earlier this year.
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Saving Money on Your Way to Maximum MPG This article may contain affiliate links. Whether you are seeking to develop more eco-conscious driving habits or reduce gas expenditure, there are many benefits to reducing the miles you put on your vehicle. From low-mileage car insurance discounts to reduced wear and tear on your vehicle, low-mileage
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Vittorio Jano worked with Fiat and its race team for 12 years, but in 1923, Enzo Ferrari encouraged him to depart for Alfa Romeo. After some persuasion, the Hungarian-born Jano left Fiat to join the young Ferrari at the budding marque. It was there that Jano made some of his greatest contributions to the automotive
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Karma Automotive is looking to make the improbable leap from luxury cars to commercial trucks. The California-based company announced Monday that it will offer engineering and contract-manufacturing services to fleet customers under the “Powered by Karma” banner. The plan is to offer modular electrified powertrains for a variety of applications, including buses, RVs, step vans,
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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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While many people think of Gogoro as an electric scooter company, it’s perhaps more accurate to call Gogoro a battery-swapping network company that also happens to build fast and tech-savvy electric scooters. That’s because the company is becoming increasingly well-known around the globe for its battery-swapping system, especially now that those batteries are being adopted
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[embedded content] Audi Media Days #FutureReady Audi will start production of its final combustion engine model in 2025. This message underscores the fact that Audi is currently in the most profound transformation in its 112-year history. The focus here is on sustainability, electrification and digitalization. This transformation requires major as well as minor overhauls throughout
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Behind the Scenes with a Couple & Their First Fuel Cell Everything is a first time. You name it, because at some point you have never done it until you did it. This is what makes life so exciting and interesting; trying new things and going new places. But what if your first time doing
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Rivian‘s CEO, RJ Scaringe, just teased another interesting short video with the Rivian R1T electric pickup – “Our engineers going for a quick dip!” This time, one of the prototypes was validated in a water pool to validate submerging capability – whether it will remain operational and to see if it won’t leak.   Water
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Audi aspires to be more than just an automaker, aiming to use new technology to extract more revenue out of the cars it makes through mobility services. That’s the main thrust of the automaker’s new “Vorsprung 2030” strategy, unveiled Wednesday. The name is a reference to Audi’s longtime slogan “vorsprung durch technik,” which translates to
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Charging plug locks secure EV plugs against unexpected unplugging, preventing possible damage to the system and protecting against theft of the charging cable (especially important in Europe, where many public chargers require drivers to use their own cables). German electromechanical manufacturer Marquardt has developed a new locking system designed to make charging safer and more
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Toyota Motor Corporation has announced an immediate halt to all of its e-Palette self-driving transportation pods operating at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. The decision comes on the heels of an accident that took place in the Paralympic Village yesterday, when a Toyota e-Palette collided with a visually impaired athlete, injuring them. While Toyota remains a
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Sandy Munro talks about when electric cars fully defeat gas cars ( ICE ) and who will make it happen? The government? The market? Infrastructure? Tune in and find out! Subscribe to Sandy’s channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/MunroLive OUR SPONSORS: ❤️ NeoCharge: Get your NeoCharge Smart Splitter today using the discount code “EFORELECTRIC” at https://bit.ly/3iqK9Hb ❤️ FLO:
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2022 Niro PHEV IRVINE, Calif. – The Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) arrives for the 2022 model year wearing new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps.  Niro PHEV continues to deliver an EPA-estimated 26 miles of all-electric range on a single charge1 and remains eligible for the $4,543 Federal
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 29, 2021 Award-winning journalist Tim Higgins‘ book, “Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century,” is among the most recent explorations into the fascinating character of Elon Musk. But unlike other works such as the still-definitive biography from writer Ashley Vance, Higgins’ book chronicled Tesla’s story
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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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