Month: September 2021

Production of the 2022 Lucid Air started this week, adding another automaker to the North American roster. The manufacturer held an event on September 28th, inviting Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, relevant executives, big-time investors, select media outlets, and customers who dropped $170,000 to purchase the limited Dream Edition of the electric vehicle. While often framed as
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Fotografia reklamowa Lukasz Bera Today, Solaris unveiled its latest vehicle, the 9-metre low-entry Urbino 9 LE electric. This is yet another electric bus made by Solaris designed both for city and intercity routes, and it provides an excellent link between the urban and suburban road network across conurbations. At noon on 30 September 2021, the latest electric bus made by Solaris, the Urbino 9 LE electric, was launched. Once again, the producer decided to unveil it online,
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Serious, Affordable Performance All-new in 2018, the 2022 Kia Stinger continues to turn heads by those that know cars. This coupe was Kia’s first entry into the five-passenger, four-door sportback GT world–and they got it right. Sharp-looking, powerful and affordable (with a base price of $36,090), this gran turismo has a place in both around-town
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Battery analytics specialist Silver Power System (SPS) has partnered with Imperial College, the London EV Company and the Watt Electric Vehicle Company on a research program designed to predict battery lifespan. The Real-Time Electrical Digital Twin Operating Platform (REDTOP) project has created and trialed “digital twins” of real EV batteries. Built using data from a
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted, “Thank You” when Jeff Bezos, CEO of the rival space company, Blue Origin, congratulated Musk on the successful launch of the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission. So the two are friends, right? Well, not exactly. According to Forbes, at the time this article was first published, Elon Musk happened to be the
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What You Need to Know More than 6.8 million Americans have purchased a hybrid electric or plug-in electric car in the past two+ decades. And if you happen to be part of the EV-crowd, you likely enjoy many of the benefits that come with owning an EV, including simple storage arrangements. Because EVs contain different
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The global electric racing championship Formula E has been a huge success by any measure. Automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Nissan, and Jaguar have embraced the series, which is surely the world’s most prominent showcase for electric vehicle performance. Charged attended the New York City E-Prix in July, and spoke with several execs from EV infrastructure
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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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Power capacitor technologies affect every vehicle and charger in the electromobility industry. Join this session at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by TDK Electronics, where we will discuss the latest breakthrough technologies in film, aluminum and ceramic capacitors solutions and show real-world case studies for power capacitor use in on- and off-board
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As the NIO ES8 enters the Norway market this year, a few reporters had the opportunity to test drive the vehicle. Recently Greg Kable from AUTOCAR tested drove the NIO ES8 and rated the drive four out of five stars. “The dynamics are agreeable, and the [NIO] ES8 controls its heavyweight quite well, delivering progressive
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Wards Annual Propulsion Awards Shift to EVs If you needed a more definitive marker for the imminent end of the internal combustion engine, look no further than Wards 27th annual 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems. For almost three decades this automotive trade publication has evaluated new powertrains and highlighted the best based on horsepower,
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By Joey Klender Posted on September 28, 2021 Tesla and leading renewable energy company Arevon have signed a new master supply agreement that will supply the Scottsdale, Arizona-based entity with another 2 GW/6 GWh supply of Tesla Megapacks for an ongoing energy storage operation in California. The new contractual agreement brings Arevon’s 2021 total to
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Heating or cooling the interior cabin of an EV substantially affects the vehicle’s on-road efficiency, and the HVAC system often gets the proverbial “rented mule” treatment. In an ICE vehicle—particularly an underpowered one—there is a visceral reminder that running the AC, at least, costs something, since there is a palpable hit to acceleration whenever the
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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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