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E-scooters could disrupt travel as we know it – expect the car industry to fight back

July 9, 2020 - 3:55 am

The battle between e-scooters and the car industry will be familiar one between those who benefit from status quo and those who, for various reasons, offer change.

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Nissan Leaf owners should be able to use their cars to power their homes later this year

July 9, 2020 - 1:55 am

Nissan Leaf owners will finally get access to bi-directironal chargers, and the ability to power their home from their battery on wheels, by the end of the year.

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Four wheel drives are killing climate gains – the Cybertruck can’t come fast enough

July 8, 2020 - 10:33 pm

The Rivian R1S. Source: Twitter/Rivian

Obsession with 4WD vehicles is derailing gains from the switch to electric as the big car makers pursue profit and sacrifice emissions.

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Tesla hires guy behind Apple Pay to lead Supercharger experience. What you want to improve?

July 8, 2020 - 10:07 pm

Tesla has hired the product manager behind Apple Pay to lead the Supercharger experience. What improvements would you like to see? more…

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 8, 2020

July 8, 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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Ford will offer EVs of its iconic models, so what about an electric Bronco?

July 8, 2020 - 7:40 pm

The return of the Ford Bronco is a craze. With Ford going on the record saying that it will make EV versions of its most iconic models, there’s growing speculation that an electric Bronco is in the works.

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Fisker secures $50 million in funding to bring its electric SUV to market

July 8, 2020 - 7:22 pm

Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s latest electric vehicle startup, announced today that it secured $50 million in funding to try to bring its electric SUV to market. more…

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Zero is giving an extra $1,500 to anyone who trades in a gas motorcycle

July 8, 2020 - 7:19 pm

If you’ve got a gas motorcycle but want to swap it for an electric motorcycle, the timing could be just right. Zero Motorcycles has just announced that they are re-instating their “Cash for Carbon” trade-in program that adds an additional $1,500 on top of the gas bike’s assessed trade-in value.

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DEWALT’s 20V 22-inch Electric Hedge Trimmer is $179, more in today’s Green Deals

July 8, 2020 - 5:31 pm

Home Depot offers the DEWALT 20V 22-inch Cordless Electric Hedge Trimmer for $179 shipped. Regularly over $200 and up to $250, this high-power hedge trimmer lets you ditch gas and oil forever. Includes a long-running 5Ah battery and charger, which will give you plenty of time to tackle unruly shrubs. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Head below for more deals on smart bulbs, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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Tesla leads UK’s 150% increase in electric car sales

July 8, 2020 - 5:25 pm

Electric car sales are surging in the UK, led by Tesla, which still maintains strong sales in the market despite the pandemic. more…

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Yamaha Civante announced as new 28 MPH Class 3 electric road bike in US

July 8, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Yamaha is back with a new electric bicycle for the US market. This time it is the Yamaha Civante, and it’s the fastest electric bike they’ve offered yet in the US.

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Tesla captures bigger chunk of China EV market

July 8, 2020 - 3:49 pm

Tesla’s investment in production capacity at Gigafactory Shanghai is paying off as the automaker captures a bigger chunk of the Chinese EV market, which saw sales drop in June. more…

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NSW backs Narromine to become testing ground for flying electric cars

July 8, 2020 - 4:50 am

Regional NSW set to become centre for all-electric flying car trials, with state government awarding almost $1 million to establish flying testing facility in Narromine.

The post NSW backs Narromine to become testing ground for flying electric cars appeared first on The Driven.

Electric and autonomous tractors: Is this the future of farming?

July 8, 2020 - 4:48 am

X tractor

Paddocks farmed by autonomous and electric tractors could be a reality in the future if prototypes like this X tractor from Kubota comes to fruition.

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Audi unveils e-tron Q4 Sportback, opens gateway to mass EV production

July 8, 2020 - 4:10 am

Q4 e-tron Sportback interior

Audi adds another e-tron string to its electric vehicle bow, announcing the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept to a worldwide press audience on Tuesday.

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Morgan Stanley lifts Tesla “bull” price valuation to phenomenal $A570 billion

July 8, 2020 - 12:43 am

Morgan Stanley ups Tesla "bull case" valuation after company added value of entire market cap of Ford every day over the past week.

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Hyundai ships first FCEV heavy-duty trucks to Switzerland

July 8, 2020 - 12:28 am

Hyundai Xcient FCEV truck

Hyundai Motor Company ships first 10 Hyundai Xcient hydrogen-powered trucks to Switzerland, the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck.

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Porsche $1 billion factory readies to build electric vehicles

July 8, 2020 - 12:23 am

porsche liepzig electric car factory

Construction work on Porsche’s €600 million expansion of its Leipzig manufacturing facility continues apace as it moves towards the beginning of electromobility production.

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