Electric Cars

By Joey Klender Posted on January 18, 2022 Tesla’s importance as an automotive company is undoubtedly one of the most crucial in the storied history of car manufacturing. While Tesla’s influence undoubtedly shifted many legacy car companies to consider electrification as a potential outlet for growth and evolution, Jefferies analyst Phillippe Houchois says that now
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It’s been a big week for Taco Bell fans who don’t want to admit they’re Taco Bell fans. Just days after announcing a first-of-its-kind taco subscription service, EV charging startup ChargeNet has announced plans to bring a comprehensive charging solution to one of the restaurant’s south San Francisco locations later this month. ChargeNet bills itself
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By Joey Klender Posted on January 14, 2022 The University of Michigan Chemical Sciences and Engineering team, led by Professor Nicholas Kotov, has developed a “new biologically inspired battery membrane” with recycled Kevlar fibers that could quintuple electric vehicle ranges and have a lifespan of 1,000 cycles. The Ann Arbor, Michigan research facility is one
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American Zero-emission vehicle manufacturer Nikola Motors recently shared news that its Tre BEV semi truck has received eligibility from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to be classified as a Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) in the state, thus qualifying for an incentive of $120,000 per truck. Nikola Corporation ($NKLA) is an American developer of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs)
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In 2021, Porsche set a new all-time sales record of more than 300,000 cars, expanding in all major regions. The total volume amounted to 301,915 (up 11% year-over-year), including 84,717 in Q4 (up 5% year-over-year). The most important thing is however that the brand quickly increases all-electric car sales – Porsche Taycan/Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo family. In
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Mitsubishi reports that its U.S. sales during the fourth quarter of 2021 increased by 68% year-over-year to 24,861. In the 12 months of 2021, the company sold 102,037 vehicles (up 16.8% year-over-year). The only plug-in model in Mitsubishi’s lineup – the plug-in hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - noted 603 sales in Q4 (up 57% year-over-year), which
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Fourteen-time champion Stephane Peterhansel suffered massive suspension damage to his electric Audi RS Q e-tron yesterday while running second in the Dakar Rally. After waiting nearly four hours for a support truck to arrive, news reached the Audi team that a second RS Q-tron – this one driven by World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz (’90,
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In December 2021, Nidec started construction on a new electric motor factory in Novi Sad in Serbia, which was rumored in late 2020. The Nidec Electric Motor Serbia plant (the first phase) is expected to be completed in mid-2022 and is expected to supply traction motors for electric vehicles. “In Europe, where environmental regulations and major
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