Aptera’s Green Recipe May Break Real Outlaw Speed Records

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 18:15:08 +0000

Aptera was big news almost a decade ago, but failed to make it to production. Now, it’s back and has bigger plans than ever. Not only does the company plan on building the original vehicle, but it’s also aiming for 1,000 miles of range on a charge. On top of that, Aptera is hoping to add enough solar power to cover the daily driving needs of most American drivers without plugging the car in at all

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Free Webinar: Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption With Industry-Wide Implementation Of ISO/IEC 15118

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 14:00:37 +0000

ISO 15118 WebinarAs more electric vehicle (EV) models are released and EV charging stations are deployed, the technology supporting the growth has evolved, being driven by consumer and business use cases. This evolution is most apparent in the Combined Charging System’s (CCS) rapidly growing use of charging communication protocol ISO/IEC 15118. Learn more about this important charging technology in this free webinar.

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What’s The Best Way To Grow Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 03:23:23 +0000

At first, people tend to see new technologies as updated versions of older ones. Just as early TV shows consisted of filmed radio shows or stage plays, and early websites resembled the pages of low-budget magazines, many in the mainstream media still believe that vehicle electrification will mean swapping gas pumps for charging stations

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Sunshine State To Appalachia In 2015 BMW i3 REx — Day 0 To Day 2

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 22:32:39 +0000

Cynthia Shahan CleanTechnica i3Although day one of BMW i3’s long-distance journey to Appalachia from the Gulf Coast of Florida was documented a bit in an earlier post, I will backtrack a moment to day zero. I don’t have a lot of range in this small electric car. It does have a small gas tank in time of low range to get you to the next charging station, but planning is certainly needed. I had mapped out my route on a MacBook Air, but the computer’s mood (or light) dropped the morning I was to leave the Sunshine State. The screen was black even though it seemed the Mac was running. I took off anyway — with my phone to guide me and the electric car from charging station to charging station

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2015 BMW i3 REx Goes Long Distance To Find The Heart Of America — Florida To The Appalachians, Day 1

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 03:40:34 +0000

Leaving the Sunshine State i3 Cynthia Shahan CleanTechnica.comTo begin, I want to thank my personal patron saint of long-distance small-EV travel, Zachary Shahan. He plotted my trip for me from charger to charger since my MacBook Air took a hiatus and blacked out on me the morning I left the Sunshine State for the Appalachians in a small 2015 BMW i3 REx. My travel log lost, Zach kept me abreast of each charging location on my phone, and updated them as the trip went along and plans changed. I also found some extra stations with the navigation on the dash of the i

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Ugh — Germany’s Automakers Slow To Respond To Tesla Challenge

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:47:02 +0000

After growing fat on expanding sales and record profits, the world’s automakers are now facing lean times. The decade-long global economic expansion is running out of gas, and the industry-changing trend of electrification, which automakers happily ignored when the profits were rolling in, now looms as an existential threat

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Apartment EV Charging & Ownership May Be Easier Than You Think

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 02:00:15 +0000

One of the largest obstacles standing in the way of widespread electric vehicle adoption is the often daunting setup required to outfit customers who live in apartments with adequate charging infrastructure. While most EV enthusiasts and media sites advocate for owners of electric vehicles to charge at home, this can be a rather troublesome hurdle to overcome for potential buyers who live in apartments

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Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 03:05:24 +0000

All rights to Simon Barke /CTAfter the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

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People Prefer Tesla Model S To Porsche Taycan In Latest Survey

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 02:00:58 +0000

Porsche Taycan Press ImageA recent survey by Autolist finds more people prefer the Tesla Model S over the new Porsche Taycan, largely because of the Tesla Supercharger network.

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