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What Are The Best Ways To Promote EV Charging Infrastructure Growth? As more EVs take to our roadways, the need for charging infrastructure will grow. If people need it and are willing to pay for it, institutions will build it.

Another 6,000 Plug-In EVs Were Sold In France In September 2019 France once again delivers healthy growth of plug-in electric car sales in September - 6,067 at close to 3.2% of passenger market share. Both BEVs and PHEVs enjoy the increase:. *some data estimated.

Toyota's LQ Concept Wants to Build an Emotional Bond with Its Driver Toyota Motor Corporation announced the "LQ", a concept vehicle that leverages advanced technology to build an emotional bond between car and driver. "In the past, our love for cars was built on their ability to take us to distant places and enable our adventures," said LQ development leader Daisuke Ido.

Porsche unveils new entry-level Taycan 4S with smaller battery pack for $104,000 Last month, Porsche officially launched the production version of the Taycan, its first all-electric car. However, the German automaker only unveiled the two higher-end versions of the Taycan: the Turbo and Turbo S, which start at $150,000. Now Porsche is announcing the Taycan 4S, which is becoming the new base Taycan.

Porsche Taycan 4S: new entry-level model with two battery sizes Porsche revealed the third version of the sports saloon with the Taycan 4S with two battery sizes and a range of up to 463 kilometres.

Porsche has a new, cheaper version of the all-electric Taycan Porsche introduced Monday the Taycan 4S, a third version of its all-electric vehicle. The 4S, which will offer a performance battery plus option, looks like the Taycan that Porsche unveiled in September. And indeed, inside all of the Taycans, including the 4S, are the same chassis and suspension, permanent magnet synchronous motors and other bits.

Volkswagen CEO says electric car shift won't hurt margins: paper MILAN - Volkswagen does not expect the shift in production toward electric cars aimed at averting billions of euros in European pollution fines to hurt its profit margins, Chief Executive Herbert Diess said in a newspaper report on Monday. "We do not expect a deterioration in margins.

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S: Lower-priced version might offer longest range A new version of the Porsche Taycan electric car loses a little acceleration, and potentially some driving range, but costs a lot less.

Porsche Taycan 4S Revealed: Offers Two Battery Sizes Porsche has just revealed a new 4S variant on the electric Taycan. This cheaper version of the Taycan almost drops the starting price to below $100,000. Almost, but not quite. The initial Taycan reveal included just two variants: the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S.

Elon Musk: Tesla Pickup looks like 'an armored personnel carrier from the future' The CEO shocked some when he said that the Tesla Pickup Truck will have a 'really futuristic-like cyberpunk Blade Runner' design without explaining what it means other than saying that 'it won't be for everyone'.

BYD launches Costa Rica electric bus pilot BYD launched the first pilot plan to incorporate pure electric buses into Costa Rica's public transportation system, in partnership with BYD's local dealership, the Office of the First Lady of the Republic, the Costa Rican Energy Institute, the National Force and Light Company and the University of Costa Rica.

PLN to allocate some Rp 6b for electric vehicle charging stations Maybe they need an incentive from the government." He added that PLN aimed to install 160 charging stations nationwide next year by working with state-owned energy company Pertamina and state-owned toll operator Jasa Marga, which would respectively install them at fueling stations and rest areas.

The $103,800 Porsche Taycan 4S electric car will arrive in Spring 2020 You can now order a cheaper Porsche Taycan with either 79kWh or 93kWh batteries.

Crowdfunded Electric Car Uniti Announces Pricing, Expects European Deliveries to Commence Mid 2020 Crowdfunded electric car Uniti has announced pricing for its initial e-vehicle - Uniti One. The Uniti One will be offered initially to buyers in northern Europe, with first deliveries planned in Sweden and the UK for mid-2020. Additional markets will be added progressively in time.

Positive Reactions After the Premiere of a Bulgarian Sports Electric Car A prototype of an electric sports car, developed by the Bulgarian company Theodosii Teodosiev, was presented in Sofia these days. The prototype designer Kostadin Kostadinov told Radio Sofia how the idea for this project was born and how it became a reality.

Hire electric cars, buy coffee and collect shopping at planned new 'transport hubs' in Southampton SOUTHAMPTON residents could have the chance to buy a coffee, collect their shopping and hire a bike or a car all from the same place as part of a…

Hyundai is pushing infrastructure-based autonomous driving The Hyundai IONIQ is already a world-first, as it offers drivers a choice of three electrified powertrains in one bodytype. Now, Hyundai is using it to test Level 4 autonomous driving technologies on European roads.

Musk: Tesla Truck Looks Like This Mixed With Armored Future Vehicle Tesla CEO Elon Musk just announced that the upcoming Tesla electric pickup truck actually resembles some sort of armored military personnel carrier. Maybe it looks something like this then?

Electric vehicles in SA might be worse for the environment than petrol cars SA's submission to the Paris agreement on climate change says the country will have more than 2.9-million electric vehicles on the road by 2050, with R6.5-trillion to be invested in the industry over the next four decades. That is a significant sum of money for a country with failing parastatals, which include its electricity supplier, Eskom.

This lower-priced Porsche Taycan is the real Tesla-killer Porsche springs a way more affordable Taycan 4S on us barely a month after taking the wrappers off its ground-breaking EV.

Watch Diesel Ram Truck Attempt To Coal Roll Alert & Funny Tesla Driver When a heavy-duty diesel Ram truck driver spots a Tesla, the driver of the truck attempted to roll coal on the electric car. The alert Tesla driver was not about to let that happen though. There's seems to be some sort of odd connection between the Ram truck and Tesla.

Watch Tesla Model 3 Performance Race Coal-Rolling 400-HP BMW 535d Can the Tesla Model 3 Performance top a highly tuned BMW 535d that cranks out 400 horsepower? Watch this drag race video to find out which one wins.

New Features Should Be Enjoyed Responsibly Let's look at a hypothetical scenario. Somebody gives your kids backpacks with a bullet-resistant panel built inside. Whatever your feelings on that, your kids really like the backpacks for other reasons, so you decide to let them use them.

Watch A Tesla Get Rear-Ended By Full-Size Van From 4 Different Cameras Watch this Tesla get rear-ended by a full-size van. See the crash in vivid detail from the rear TeslaCam, plus watch the wreck from 3 more viewpoints.

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