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Daredevils on electric Onewheels flying down a mountainside? This is my kind of electric race!

August 14, 2020 - 1:23 pm

They say the first-ever motorcycle race occurred after someone built the second ever motorcycle. I’m not sure if the same was true about the self-balancing Onewheel electric mobility device, but a major off-road race known as the Race for the Rail is happening soon anyway, and it looks like it should be fascinating to watch!

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Tesla (TSLA) surges as investors get in before Battery Day announcements

August 14, 2020 - 1:15 pm

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) is surging 18% over the last few days as investors are getting in just before Battery Day and the important announcements that it will bring.

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Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup working replica looks insanely good inside and out

August 14, 2020 - 9:00 am

A DIYer went above and beyond in making a Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup working replica that looks insanely good inside and out.

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle rider makes spontaneous 3,500 mile cross-country ride

August 14, 2020 - 7:36 am

Felix Stellmaszek is a spur-of-the-moment kind of guy; he says it’s just part of his personality. So when the Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle owner was prepping for a cross-country move from Atlanta to California, he went from thinking “maybe I’ll just ride my LiveWire all the way there” to hitting the road just a couple of days later.

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Which States Have Lowest EV Charging Costs Compared to Gas?

August 14, 2020 - 6:38 am

When comparing the average cost of fueling with regular gasoline and EV charging, the cost is about 55% lower for EVs — though some states tilt considerably more favorable for EVs than others.

Victorian Government to fund more than 15 new EV chargers in state’s North West

August 14, 2020 - 5:20 am

Charging battery of an electric car - optimised EastLink

The Victorian government will fund the roll out of 15 new electric vehicle charging stations across regional Victoria.

The post Victorian Government to fund more than 15 new EV chargers in state’s North West appeared first on The Driven.

Electric truck sales in US predicted to soar to 54,000 by 2025

August 14, 2020 - 3:53 am

Ford F-Vision

New figures from analysts Wood Mackenzie expect electric trucks in the US will soar to over 54,000 by 2025.

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Europe’s plug-in electric car market is surging past China

August 14, 2020 - 3:44 am

The established car shipping industry in Emden could be a key factor in Tesla's interest in Lower Saxony.

Electric car subsidies in Europe have helped drive a surge in electric car sales, with the market now exceeding that of China. 

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Porsche Taycan battery overheats on Nürburgring North Loop

August 14, 2020 - 3:01 am

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Countering arguments that the Porsche Taycan is superior to the Tesla Model S, a test run of the German car maker's first electric offering has been met with an awkward situation.

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Three unmodified Kona Electrics drive more than 1,000km on single charge

August 14, 2020 - 1:18 am

Hyundai Kona Electric

Over three days, three Kona Electric electric SUVs drove more than 1,000km without needing to recharge - more than double the WLTP driving range.

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London bus garage becomes one of world’s largest vehicle-to-grid sites

August 14, 2020 - 12:23 am

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A North London bus garage is on verge of becoming one of world’s largest vehicle-to-grid virtual power stations.

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Tesla hints at new car model made in China in new job openings

August 13, 2020 - 9:04 pm

Tesla is hinting at working on a new car model made in China with new job openings in the country.

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Quick Charge Podcast: August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020 - 8:00 pm

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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Electric Corvette? GM files for ‘E-Ray’ trademark

August 13, 2020 - 5:27 pm

General Motors has filed a trademark for a vehicle called ‘E-Ray’ — hinting at a possible electric Corvette.

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Pick up the Toro 24-inch Electric Hedge Trimmer for $167 + more Green Deals

August 13, 2020 - 5:23 pm

Home Depot offers the Toro Flex-Force 24-inch 60V Electric Cordless Hedge Trimmer for $166.69 shipped. Regularly $200, today’s is a $33 savings from the regular going rate and the best we can find in new condition. Notable features here include an all-electric design that’s powered by a 2.5Ah battery. The total length of the blade works out to 24-inches with a 3/4-inch cut capacity that’s supported by hardened steel blades. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Head below for more deals on Wemo Smart Light Switches, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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New Yorkers test Siemens’ new EV smart charging tech

August 13, 2020 - 3:44 pm

Siemens eMobility solutions announced this week that it will field test new EV charging technology, a Meter Integrated Charger (MIC), in New York. The MICs measure the quantity of electricity needed to charge EVs so that drivers, utilities, and others can track and manage consumption.

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Five electric cars that cost less to lease than petrol cars

August 13, 2020 - 4:54 am

VW e-Golf

Fuel savings means leasing an EV can be cheaper than leasing a petrol car, despite the higher purchase price.

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Jemena takes delivery of SEA electric truck with cherry picker platform

August 13, 2020 - 3:21 am

jemena sea truck

Jemena receives industry first electric elevated work platform truck made by SEA Electric.

The post Jemena takes delivery of SEA electric truck with cherry picker platform appeared first on The Driven.

Australia misses out on smartest plug-in hybrid EVs because of poor vehicle standards

August 13, 2020 - 1:28 am

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A new crop of "smart" plug in hybrid electric vehicles that will automatically switch to ‘electric only’ in certain geo-fenced areas in cities will not be available in Australia.

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Anheuser-Busch Adds RNG to its Growing Green Fleet

August 12, 2020 - 8:53 pm

In its continued effort to meet ongoing sustainability goals, Anheuser-Busch recently converted 180 trucks to renewable natural gas.

Fleet Adoption of Alt-Fuel Technology Growing, New Report Shows

August 12, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Over 98% of fleets involved also said they expected a continued interest, or increased investment, of sustainable vehicle technologies and fuels, according to the new report.

Valvoline Extends Drain Intervals for Diesel, Natural Gas Engines with New Oil

August 12, 2020 - 8:52 am

Valvoline’s latest premium engine oil not only works in diesel, natural gas, and gasoline engines; it also provides extended oil drain intervals for diesel and natural gas vehicles.

FUSO Introduces Concept Truck: eCanter SensorCollect

August 11, 2020 - 3:57 pm

The FUSO eCanter SensorCollect is a concept garbage collection truck based on the all-electric eCanter. The vehicle proposes an application of the emissions-free light-duty truck to make essential garbage collection services more efficient and environmentally conscious.

Nikola Inks Deal with Republic Services for 2,500 Electric Refuse Trucks

August 10, 2020 - 11:00 pm

Nikola and Republic Services will partner on a battery-electric refuse recycling-collection truck based on the Nikola Tre chassis, a single platform with integrated bodies, service, and warranty.

Red Hook Terminals Deploys Electric Truck Fleet

August 10, 2020 - 4:37 pm

Red Hook Terminals ordered a fleet of 10 BYD 8Y all-electric yard tractors that will be deployed at Red Hook Terminal’s intermodal yard in Port Newark, New Jersey.

GreenPower Completes First EV Star CarGo+

August 10, 2020 - 4:24 pm

GreenPower has completed the first EV Star CarGo+ delivery box truck in collaboration with Marathon Truck Body of Santa Clarita, Calif., scheduled for customer delivery later this month.

Achieve a Green Fleet Without the Range Anxiety of Electric Vehicles

August 10, 2020 - 2:06 pm

A hybridized work truck fleet provides a cost-effective, eco-conscious way for organizations to achieve an idle-free green fleet without sacrificing range.