Volta & Hoboken, NJ, Partner To Install 25 New Public EV Chargers

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 18:00:56 +0000

The city of Hoboken, New Jersey, will be getting at least 25 new public EV chargers through its partnership with Volta in the next 18 months. When the new chargers are installed, the number of public EV chargers in Hoboken will be doubled. Adding more public EV chargers is an important piece of the electric […]

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Hose Down the FUD on EV Battery Fires

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 17:10:54 +0000

A recent Facebook share by a frenemy of mine inspired me to look more closely at electric vehicle fires. Here is the post: “So if one is involved in a crash, and people are trapped inside, the fire brigade has to isolate the battery before they cut into the car… So the problem with crashing […]

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CATL To Build $7.6 Billion 100 GWh Battery Factory In Hungary

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 15:38:20 +0000

CATL has announced a major new investment in a European battery factory to be located in the city of Debrecen in Hungary.

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BEV Demand Increasing, ICEV Demand Decreasing Across Europe

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 15:14:14 +0000

Compared to 2021, new passenger car sales have dropped by at least 11% and up to 20% in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Full electric vehicle (BEV) demand is increasing; internal combustion engine vehicle (ICEV), conventional hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), and plugin hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) demand are decreasing throughout Europe. Put simply, […]

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Quiet Teslas Surprise Animals

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 08:14:12 +0000

Driving my daughter to the Brisbane airport this morning, I found that quiet Teslas can surprise animals. We had a close encounter with a cat on a suburban road. Obviously, it didn’t look when crossing the road, and perhaps it also could not hear the stealthy vehicle. I braked; it looked up the road and […]

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Wireless EV Charging Update: Siemens & MAHLE Team Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 01:17:07 +0000

Wireless EV charging has been a fun topic for as long as I’ve been writing about electric cars (more than a decade). Yet, it’s not exactly common (it’s almost unheard of) to find one in an EV owner’s garage. Companies aren’t giving up yet, and that includes Siemens and MAHLE, which have just teamed up […]

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XPeng G9’s Luxe Cabin & Truly Next-Gen Infotainment Features

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 17:25:55 +0000

The next XPeng model coming to market is the G9, a larger SUV than the company’s currently available G3. Taking advantage of that larger interior, XPeng has created a luxe cabin with some cool features and is now showing it off ahead of the vehicle’s release. Interestingly, before getting to the interior, note that XPeng […]

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Autonomy Orders 23,000 More Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 15:07:41 +0000

The ink is barely dry on my last story about Autonomy and it has another big one. The electric vehicle subscription company — the biggest in the USA — has ordered 23,000 electric vehicles from 17 different automakers in order to expand and diversify its subscription fleet. Up till now, it has only offered the […]

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Tesla Adds Model Y Variant With BYD Blade Batteries In Germany

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 03:57:15 +0000

tesla factoryTesla will begin manufacturing a new version of the Model Y in Germany with a structural battery pack from BYD.

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