100% Electric Vehicles Now Equal 16% Of New Car Sales In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 12:29:59 +0000

1 in 4 new passenger vehicles in France had a plug in February.

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New Record Set For An EV Trip From Cape Town To Johannesburg In A Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 17:45:09 +0000

Motoring journalist Justus Visagie and co-driver Michael MacIntyre drove from Cape Town to Johannesburg in a Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ sedan in 19 hours and 6 seconds. This is a new record for an electric car trip between the two famous South African cities. Netstar, a provider of advanced vehicle and fleet tracking, as well as […]

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Falck Launches Its First Electric Ambulance

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 22:15:44 +0000

A decade ago in 2013 I experienced an electric Mercedes-Benz Vito meant for the Danish postal system. A limited test fleet was deployed, but after the test period, the project was terminated. In 2019 the Danish branch of rescue service Falck converted a Tesla Model X into a first responder vehicle. Now it looks as […]

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13% Of New Cars Were BEVs In France In January

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 07:05:00 +0000

With the overall auto market now in recovery mode (+9% YoY) — yet still 17% below January 2020, the last normal month — the French plugin passenger car market hit the accelerator. This was all thanks to pure electrics (BEVs) jumping 43%, to 14,649 registrations, or 13% share. Surprisingly, despite losing access to subsidies on […]

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Luminar & Mercedes-Benz Announce Broad Deal Across Next-Generation Production Vehicle Lines

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2023 17:35:56 +0000

Luminar is a global automotive technology company helping to usher in a new era of vehicle safety and autonomy. Luminar says that for the past  decade, it has built an advanced hardware and software platform to enable next-generation safety and autonomous capabilities for production vehicles for its more than 50 industry partners. These include some […]

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Elon Musk’s DC Visit Stirs EV Charging Standardization Pot, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 03:27:16 +0000

ev charging stations electrify americaWith EV charging standardization still up in the air, Tesla CEO Elon Musk goes to Washington.

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25% Plugin Vehicle Share In France!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2023 05:30:57 +0000

Peugeot e-208 is the 2022 best seller in France!

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The Most Efficient 4-Wheel Car Ever Made — Part 2

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 16:40:41 +0000

Another thing Mercedes did to make the vehicle more efficient was to limit the frontal area. The EQX has a frontal area of 2.12 square meters. This puts its frontal area below that of the Toyota Prius or Tesla Model 3, which are around 2.2 square meters. Weight Reduction & Cooling According to Mercedes, the […]

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The Most Efficient 4-Wheel Car Ever Made — Part 1

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 13:00:07 +0000

A recent video at the Engineering Explained YouTube channel tells us about a vehicle that just might give Tesla and the other EV manufacturers a serious run for their money. Is it the fastest EV ever built? No. But, its efficiency is extremely impressive. The car is the Mercedes-Benz EQXX, and according to our engineer […]

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