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Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (EV’s)

Tesla V3 Superchargers, BMW CEO, Toyota batteries, EPA delay: Today’s Car News 19, July 2019 - Tesla opened its first fully V3 Supercharging station in Las Vegas. The EPA is delaying its proposal to freeze fuel-economy standards. BMW's new choice in CEO could relate to electric-car plans. And Toyota inked new battery deals with two new suppliers...
Report: EPA delays proposed fuel economy plan until September—or later 19, July 2019 - The EPA's plans to freeze fuel economy and emissions standards have been put on hold until at least Labor Day, sources familiar with the plans told Bloomberg earlier this week. Last August, the EPA released its long-anticipated proposal to unwind the s...
Toyota expands battery supply with CATL deal 19, July 2019 - As it gradually moves to begin selling more plug-in and electric cars, Toyota is widening its net to secure more batteries. Japan's largest automaker signed a deal this week to buy batteries from Chinese suppliers Contemporary Amex Technologies (CATL) ...
Choice of new BMW CEO solidifies automaker’s electric plans 19, July 2019 - In naming its former head of manufacturing, Oliver Zipse, as its new CEO, BMW is doubling down on its strategy of building electric versions of its mainstream cars, rather than a separate line of EVs. Zipse, who will take over August 16, when current C...
Superchargers at the Strip: Tesla rolls out first entire V3 station in Las Vegas 19, July 2019 - Want to leave whatever happened in Las Vegas? Tesla is allowing its owners—especially those with a Model 3—to do just that, with a very speedy recharge right on the Strip. That’s where Tesla, on Thursday, officially opened its first s...
Lotus goes electric, SF Motors fizzles, Harley-Davidson Livewire: Today’s Car News 18, July 2019 - Harley-Davidson released full specs for its new Livewire electric motorcycle. Lotus announced its own first electric car. Seres, until recently called SF Motors, suspended production amid layoffs. And automotive supplier Continental has a new low-volta...
Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle range, performance specs revealed 18, July 2019 - Up until now, the most important factors surrounding the Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle—other than that Harley is making an electric motorcycle—have been missing or vague. Now, at a series of first-drive events earlier this we...
Continental builds something greater from “mild” 48-volt foundation 18, July 2019 - Why aren’t there more full-fledged hybrid vehicles—models that provide the kind of efficiency gains that really pay off in fuel savings over time? Blame the bean-counters. With Toyota and its mammoth economies of scale with high-mileage hyb...
Lotus Evija supercar marks start of a new electric era for sports-car brand 18, July 2019 - Lotus is no newcomer to electric cars, having produced the chassis for the original Tesla Roadster. On Wednesday, the British sports car company unveiled its own electric sports car, the Evija, which it says will be the most powerful car on the market ...
Seres EV startup postpones US launch amid downsizing 18, July 2019 - Seres, the startup electric carmaker formerly known as SF Motors, is shelving plans to bring a new electric car to market in the U.S. The electric-car company was founded in 2017 when the Chinese industrial company Sokon bought the battery-technology c...
By Air, Land and Sea, Travel is Electrifying 17, July 2019 - From Norway to Nevada to New York, efforts are underway to make transportation and tourism more sustainable. Electrifying the ways people get around are a big part.
Lexus electric plans, Polestar 2 performance, value of self-driving: Today’s Car News 17, July 2019 - The luxury brand Lexus plans to electrify its whole lineup. Fiat commits to producing a new electric Fiat 500. Volvo plans a performance version of its new Polestar 2. And readers weigh in on how much self-driving cars could be worth to them in our lat...
Polestar 2 performance package cues rivalry with Tesla Model 3 17, July 2019 - Quite a few automakers are gunning for Tesla, especially startup automakers in Silicon Valley and China. Perhaps the most direct, credible threat, however, comes from Polestar, Volvo division that plans to focus on performance-oriented electric cars. T...
Polestar 2 performance package cues Tesla Model 3 rivalry 17, July 2019 - Quite a few automakers are gunning for Tesla, especially startup automakers in Silicon Valley and China. Perhaps the most direct, credible threat, however, comes from Polestar, Volvo division that plans to focus on performance-oriented electric cars. T...
How much extra would you pay for a truly self-driving car? Twitter poll results 17, July 2019 - In its march toward developing self-driving cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said earlier this month that he thinks a self-driving car will be "several time more valuable" than a human-driven car. Musk announced Tesla's intent to create a fleet of fully self-...
Next-generation Fiat 500e electric car arrives for Europe in 2020 17, July 2019 - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced plans to build up to 80,000 copies of a new electric Fiat 500 at the company's Mirafiori, Italy, factory starting in 2020. The company's chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Pietro Gor...
Lexus developing electric-car platform, considering in-wheel motors 17, July 2019 - Electric cars are winning over even the most skeptical of automakers. Last month, Toyota announced it was teaming up with Subaru to develop a dedicated electric platform for a new SUV. Now the company's luxury division has told Digital Trends that it i...
Tesla updates, frozen fuel-economy fines, on-demand fast chargers: Today’s Car News 16, July 2019 - Tesla trims down its Model S and X lineup, and CEO Elon Musk reveals when older cars could get the new full self-driving chip. The Trump administration acts to freeze fines for fuel-economy violations. And our latest Twitter poll asks whether readers s...
Tesla drops base Model S and X, again, in latest model-line shakeup 16, July 2019 - Another cut in federal tax credits, another shakeup in Tesla's model lineup. Tesla has cut its prices to split the difference in cost to buyers after the federal tax credit on its cars dropped from $3,750 to $1,875 on July 1. The drop is part of an ong...
Would solar cells add value to your EV? Take our Twitter poll 16, July 2019 - Several companies have recently proposed placing solar panels on top of electric cars to give them extra range. First, there was German startup Sono Motors, which the company says can get up to 21 extra miles from 330 solar cells, making up a 1.21 kilo...