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Tesla Has The Most Aggressive EV Sales Goals, Battery Cost Reductions, & Charging Capabilities, Says IEA

Tesla Has The Most Aggressive EV Sales Goals, Battery Cost Reductions, & Charging Capabilities, Says IEA

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris Electric vehicles are on a major roll, and the International Energy Agency’s annual report on the market makes for lively reading this year. The IEA’s Global EV Outlook 2017 report notes that global plug-in vehicle sales surpassed 750,000 in 2016, bringing the number of battery-powered cars on the world’s roads to …

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Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris We Teslaphiles are familiar with the cool attributes of electric vehicles – the instant torque, the greater efficiency, the regenerative braking – but how many of us really understand how all that stuff works? Anyone who’d like a little deeper understanding of the workings of an electric powertrain, without going to …

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Book Preview: The Tesla Revolution — Why Big Oil Has Lost The Energy War

Book Preview: The Tesla Revolution — Why Big Oil Has Lost The Energy War

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris Everybody seems to be piling on the poor oil barons these days. Just as Tony Seba’s latest paper predicting the doom of the industry is making the rounds, a new book explains their predicament from an even more Tesla-centric perspective. Above: A new book explores Tesla and its potential impact on …

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Volvo assures efficient electric vehicles under Polestar brand

Volvo assures efficient electric vehicles under Polestar brand

Polestar once represented the pinnacle of performance Volvos. Now, after being spun off, it’ll concentrate on the very same thing, but with more electrical power. Volvo revealed Wednesday that Polestar will be dividing from its parent business. The two will still work with each other however Polestar’s focus will change from constructing hi-po Volvos to something totally different– performance-oriented electric …

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The best hybrid cars save fuel without sacrificing fun

The best hybrid cars save fuel without sacrificing fun

From novel curiosities to an integrated part of the automotive mainstream, hybrid cars have come a long way. That means there are more choices than ever, and that buyers don’t have to give up things like comfort, practicality, or even performance just to have the best fuel economy. There’s no need to buy a good hybrid that isn’t also a …

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Michelin’s new 3D-printed tire concept responds to terrain, regenerates tread

Michelin’s new 3D-printed tire concept responds to terrain, regenerates tread

Although the lifespan of a tire depends on an variety of different factors, most will need to be replaced about every five years. However, a new 3D printed tire prototype from Michelin may one day outlast your vehicle — and then some. At the Movin’On exhibition in Montreal, Michelin unveiled its 3D printed Visionary Concept tire. Unlike traditional air-pressurized tires, …

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Under mounting pressure, Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Under mounting pressure, Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

In the wake of founder Travis Kalanick’s resignation, the company will be intent on steering a steadier course free of controversy that could hurt its reputation. Update: According to new reports, an internal Uber petition to reinstate former CEO Travis Kalanick has garnered more than 1,000 signatures. Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of the ridesharing company. Kalanick …

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Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Show Off High-Performance In-Wheel Motors

Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Show Off High-Performance In-Wheel Motors

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Ltd. (ELAPHE), a technology company & leading developer and supplier of in-wheel electric propulsion for battery-electric vehicles, announced today a working demonstrator vehicle believed to be the most performant in-wheel-powered car ever, powered by one of the most powerful in-wheel direct-drives in the world. Elaphe L1500 high-performance direct-drive in-wheel electric …

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The Morning After: Weekend Edition

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. We have Galaxy Note 8 rumors, and information about an Amazon beehive — we’ll explain. Hopefully, that’s the only thing exploding. Wallet-busting Galaxy Note 8 expected to launch in September After an unfortunate end to the Galaxy Note 7 saga, Samsung is apparently ready to pick up where it left …

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