Electric Cars

GM’s Cadillac brand is going electric, as the automaker confirmed that every new vehicle will be all-electric starting now. Today, Cadillac unveiled the production version of the Lyriq, its first all-electric vehicle. Yesterday, the company held a virtual unveiling of the electric vehicle, during which it also announced plans to move the brand into only
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Two powerful corporate networks that represent more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue have today written to the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The pair of letters calls for interim strong fuel economy and emission standards and 100% zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales of light-duty vehicles
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on April 14, 2021 Tesla is not yet producing electric vehicles at Gigafactory Berlin, but the EV maker’s presence is already being felt in Germany’s auto sector. According to sociologist Andreas Boes, director of the Munich Institute for Social Science Research (ISF), Tesla has practically become the “elephant in the room”
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on April 12, 2021 Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has received a vote of confidence from Canaccord Genuity analyst Jed Dorsheimer, who stated that the EV maker is moving towards an “Apple-esque ecosystem” of products that are focused on sustainable energy.  Dorsheimer noted that Tesla is poised to change the battery power market “radically,”
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on April 10, 2021 A recent set of updates from Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla is looking to eventually update its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving suite to a camera-based system. This means that in the future, Tesla’s all-electric vehicles would be navigating themselves and performing driver-assist functions without the use
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Nissan has confirmed price reductions of both 40kWh and 62kWh versions of its award-winning LEAF electric vehicle, effective from April.  For customers looking to purchase the long-range e+ 62kWh version, the price reduction renews the model’s eligibility for the grant, unlocking a saving of £5,265 compared to purchasing at the previous price without the £2,500
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According to an interesting Bloomberg article, Panasonic might be very well positioned to benefit from Tesla‘s new 4680 lithium-ion batteries. Those new large cylindrical cells (46-millimeter diameter and 80-millimeter height) offer a high potential of cost reduction and improvement of performance, although there are many technological challenges to produce them at scale. The Japanese company thinks that
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Adding to its portfolio, the energy provider Octopus has launched a new leasing service – Electric Dreams – offering 100% electric car salary sacrifice schemes, to save employees thousands as they switch to clean green driving. Similar to the popular cycle-to-work scheme, employers can give their staff a highly valuable benefit that is also good
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