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Volvo Construction Equipment Goes Electric On Smaller Machines

In an industry first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start to launch a fully electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators. In a pioneering commitment to future technology, Volvo CE has announced that by mid-2020 it will begin to launch a range of […]

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China Powers Up Electric Car Market

Outside China, few drivers have heard of brands such as Hit BYD or Beijing Automobile Works. But they’re two of the largest players in the world’s biggest market for electric cars. For a decade, the Chinese government has coaxed buyers and manufacturers into the electric vehicle market through subsidies and other incentives. The numbers suggest […]

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One Third Of All Car Sales In Norway Are Pure-Electric

The Norwegian Road Federation reported that almost one-third of all new vehicles sold in the country in 2018 were pure-electric. Last year, Norwegians purchased 46,092 all-electric cars, which exclude plug-in hybrids and hybrids, making up 31.2 percent of new vehicle sales. That’s up from 20.8 percent in 2017 and 5.5 percent in 2013, according to […]

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Tesla Now Taking Orders In Europe, Will Start Delivering Model 3 To China In March

Tesla has opened up its Model 3 design studio to shoppers in Europe who live in left-hand-drive countries. The automaker first opened the design studio to European buyers who had plunked down a $1,000 reservation fee back in December, but it’s now open to anyone. Currently, only the Long Range Battery and Performance versions of […]

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Volkswagen Prepares Mobile EV Charging Stations

To say Volkswagen has ambitious plans for electric vehicles may be an understatement. The automaker projects it will produce 15 million vehicles on its new MEB platform in the first wave of its EV assault, and it will invest 9 billion euros in the new VW I.D. family through 2023. The namesake brand will have […]

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Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak On Display At Petersen Automotive Museum

The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak, one of the world’s fastest electric race cars, will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif. for a limited time. The vehicle will be outside the Mullin Design Studio until February 1, 2019, prior to the upcoming future-of-mobility exhibit “Driving Toward Tomorrow”. The exhibit […]

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Now You Can Build Your Own 992-Generation Porsche 911

The new 992-generation Porsche 911 has only been out for a few days, and Porsche hasn’t wasted any time putting an online configurator together for us enthusiasts to use. If you need to kill some time, this is the perfect way to do it. If you’ve ever spent time on Porsche’s configurator before (who hasn’t?), […]

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New York State Announces New Initiatives To Spur Widespread Adoption Of Electric Vehicles

New York State announced a series of broad-scale initiatives to encourage the purchase and increase the convenience and accessibility of electric vehicles. The expansion of public fast charger networks across the state, approved regulatory actions to lower residential charging rates, and more than 11,000 rebates issued to consumers for purchasing electric vehicles is helping to […]

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GM’s Charlie Wilson Was Right: Stronger Regulations Can Help U.S. Automakers

Charlie Wilson had been the president and CEO of General Motors before being nominated to become secretary of defense by Dwight Eisenhower. During his Senate confirmation hearings, he controversially said, “For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa.” And he was right. While car companies […]

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Hyundai Research: One In Five Brits Worry About Air Pollution Daily

Hyundai has revealed new research which reveals that nearly one in five Brits worry about pollution on a daily basis with 74% believing they could and should do more to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle. This comes as Hyundai launches its brand-new next generation hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, NEXO as part of Clean Driving […]