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A student-built solar camper van completes a 2,000 km trip across Europe

October 19, 2021 - 2:36 pm

Twenty-two students at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands built a solar camper van and drove it 2,000 km (1,242 miles) across Europe using only sun power.

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This solar-powered electric bicycle is making a 6,500-mile loop around US

October 19, 2021 - 11:20 am

Sushil Reddy is no stranger to long-distance electric bicycles rides, having broken the Guinness World Record back in 2016 with a 7,424 km (4,613 mile) ride across India. Since then he’s set his sights on solar power, performing several more long-distance solar-powered electric bike rides. Now he’s halfway through a 10,460 km (6,500 mile) ride around the US on a custom-built solar-powered electric bike as part of the SunPedal Ride project.

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Taiga launches off-road electric vehicle charging network to power emission-free adventures

October 19, 2021 - 10:34 am

Taiga Motors, an electric snowmobile and watercraft manufacturer, announced today that it is launching its own off-road electric vehicle charging network.

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Tesla (TSLA) Q3 2021 earnings preview: Here’s what to expect

October 19, 2021 - 10:04 am

Tesla (TSLA) is set to announce its third-quarter 2021 financial results tomorrow, October 20, after the markets close. As usual, a conference call and Q&A with Tesla’s management is scheduled after the results.

We’ll take a look below at what both the street and retail investors are expecting for the quarterly results.

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Volcon’s US-built electric UTV gets manufacturing boost ahead of 2022 production

October 19, 2021 - 9:59 am

America’s only all-electric offroad powersports company Volcon is preparing to roll out its first side-by-side Stag UTV next year. That prospect is looking even rosier after signing on Martin Technologies, a design firm and automotive industry expert that works with brands like Jeep, Dodge, Ford, GM, Nissan, and Toyota.

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Charles de Gaulle airport (timidly) tests autonomous EV luggage haulers

October 19, 2021 - 7:50 am

Groupe ADP, the French company that operates Paris area airports, is running a trial of autonomous electric vehicles (EV) transporting luggage in the Charles de Gaulle platform – the biggest in Europe now that Brexit has turned Heathrow into a mid-Atlantic outpost.

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Nissan to turn over new Leaf with low-riding EV crossover

October 19, 2021 - 4:07 am

The Nissan IMx concept. Source: Nissan

An all-electric compact SUV will replace the longstanding – and trail-blazing – Leaf in Nissan's all-electric line-up by 2025, it has been revealed.

The post Nissan to turn over new Leaf with low-riding EV crossover appeared first on The Driven.

“This thing is a transformer:” Rivian electric ute video goes viral

October 19, 2021 - 3:09 am

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The video of a Rivian R1T electric ute sighting in New York has been viewed no less than 4.6 million times since being posted on Saturday.

The post “This thing is a transformer:” Rivian electric ute video goes viral appeared first on The Driven.

BMW paves way for next era EVs starting with electric 3 series

October 19, 2021 - 2:59 am

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German carmaker to enter second half of 2020s with an all-electric version of its popular 3 series, and a new stylistic direction for its electric models.

The post BMW paves way for next era EVs starting with electric 3 series appeared first on The Driven.

100% waste of time: How we are getting ultra-rapid EV charging wrong

October 19, 2021 - 2:58 am

Tesla Model 3 at Karrinyup Supercharger, WA. Supplied

Many new EV owners have misunderstood the main purpose of ultra-rapid DC chargers and are in fact wasting a lot of their time. Here's how.

The post 100% waste of time: How we are getting ultra-rapid EV charging wrong appeared first on The Driven.

Quick Charge Podcast: October 18, 2021

October 18, 2021 - 11:34 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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South Korea increases its emissions reduction goal to 40% of 2018 levels by 2030

October 18, 2021 - 9:47 pm

South Korea today announced its commitment to slash its emissions by 40% of 2018 levels by 2030, compared to an initial 26.3% goal that the country set in 2020.

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First Mustang Mach-E models built in China roll off assembly line

October 18, 2021 - 9:44 pm

Ford has just successfully rolled the first models of its Mustang Mach-E off its assembly line in China, ahead of deliveries to local customers later this year. The new EVs will be sold in China through Ford’s direct sales network and will be manufactured at Changan Ford’s manufacturing plant in Chongqing.

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Porsche says electric Taycan now outselling flagship 911 across the world

October 18, 2021 - 10:02 am

The 2021 Porsche Taycan. Source: Porsche

Porsche reveals that the fully electric Taycan has outsold the flagship 911 over the first nine months of the year.

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Volkswagen doubles EV sales in third quarter

October 18, 2021 - 9:56 am

Volkswagen CEO Ralf Brandstätter presents the most emotional member of the ID. family

Volkswagen has doubled sales of electric vehicles, achieving a record quarter.

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Lexus to unveil its first battery electric model at Melbourne Cup

October 18, 2021 - 5:27 am

Lexus to unveil its first full battery electric vehicle, along with pricing, at the Melbourne Cup it sponsors.

The post Lexus to unveil its first battery electric model at Melbourne Cup appeared first on The Driven.

First Volkswagen ID3 electric hatch lands in Australia

October 18, 2021 - 3:38 am

A VW ID.3 sits alongside a Honda e waiting for its owner

First Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatch lands in Australia, but it is not available for general sale.

The post First Volkswagen ID3 electric hatch lands in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla starts taking orders for Model Y electric crossover in UK

October 18, 2021 - 2:07 am

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UK drivers can now order the Tesla Model Y, heralding a further expansion to right-hand drive markets.

The post Tesla starts taking orders for Model Y electric crossover in UK appeared first on The Driven.