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Toyota’s 42-mile RAV4 plug-in hybrid is a speedster, starts at $38,100

May 29, 2020 - 10:44 pm

As far as plug-in hybrids go, 42 miles on a single charge is pretty damn good. A lot of commuters could refrain from using gas for weeks or months. Put that in a popular crossover model, and you could have a hit.

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Report: BMW has a 1,006-horsepower, all-electric M5 in the works

May 29, 2020 - 10:00 pm

The UK’s Car magazine reports today that BMW will introduce a pure EV version of its M5 midsize performance vehicle. If the published specs are real, then BMW will offer a 1,006-horsepower beast of a midsize electric sedan with the next generation of the car.

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Review: $1,200 UHVO dual-suspension off-road e-bike delivers a ton of value, predictable downsides

May 29, 2020 - 7:46 pm

The UHVO is a dual-suspension electric mountain bike that costs just $1,199 shipped. It’s common in the industry for a dual-suspension model to be priced an additional $700 to $1,200 over the hardtail version with the same equipment. It’s kind of hard for me to fathom that this bike company EUNORAU, is able to profit from selling and shipping this bike after all the costs are considered. Someday I might find out, but for now, this is the lowest price I’ve seen for a full-sized, full-suspension e-bike.

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The post Review: $1,200 UHVO dual-suspension off-road e-bike delivers a ton of value, predictable downsides appeared first on Electrek.

Podcast: Tesla price cuts, Model 3 with cheaper LFP batteries, Tesla Cybertruck, and more

May 29, 2020 - 7:31 pm

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s new price cuts, Model 3 getting a cheaper LFP battery in China, Tesla Cybertruck update, and more.


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Tesla Model 3 beats Honda Civic as top-selling car in California

May 29, 2020 - 7:29 pm

Tesla Model 3 has outsold the much cheaper Honda Civic to become California’s top-selling passenger car during the first quarter 2020. more…

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Milwaukee’s 18V electric combo kit is $379, more in today’s Green Deals

May 29, 2020 - 5:22 pm

Home Depot offers the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 18V Cordless String Trimmer and Blower Kit for $379 shipped. You’d typically pay over $450 for this bundle. As summer weather approaches, now is a great time to make the switch to an all-electric setup. This bundle includes both a string trimmer and blower, which are compatible with Milwaukee’s M18 line of tools. You’ll be able to ditch the oil and gas routine for smooth sailing electric. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

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

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Audi announces upcoming new ‘highly efficient electric car’

May 29, 2020 - 3:57 pm

Audi today announced the launch of a new team group called “Artemis,” and they plan to develop an “efficient electric car” to come to market by 2024. more…

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Chevy redoubles effort to explain EV basics via new video series

May 29, 2020 - 3:46 pm

Chevy told us this week that its Bolt EV will carry the weight of GM’s electric vehicle program until the company’s new wave of battery-powered cars arrives. General Motors and the Chevrolet brand will use the Bolt to expand its base of EV buyers beyond early adopters. As part of that effort, Chevrolet published 15 videos that it calls “Bolt EV Academy.”

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The post Chevy redoubles effort to explain EV basics via new video series appeared first on Electrek.

Volvo makes its first electric car – XC40 Recharge – available for order

May 29, 2020 - 3:53 am

XC40 Recharge

The first of five electric cars planned by Volvo by 2025, the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV is now available to order in the UK.

The post Volvo makes its first electric car – XC40 Recharge – available for order appeared first on The Driven.

Amazon vs Tesla? Retail giant may buy Cannon-Brookes backed AV start-up Zoox

May 29, 2020 - 3:18 am

zoox sensors

Amazon looks to buy AV startup Zoox - backed by Australian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes - in move to cut delivery costs and put it in competition with Tesla.

The post Amazon vs Tesla? Retail giant may buy Cannon-Brookes backed AV start-up Zoox appeared first on The Driven.

AEVA changes 2020 electric vehicle expo to online format

May 29, 2020 - 2:21 am

electric vheicle expo

AEVA refashions annual EV expo to online format and a six-day EVeco tour of Victoria and NSW.

The post AEVA changes 2020 electric vehicle expo to online format appeared first on The Driven.

Milestone all-electric flight – using Australian propulsion system – paves way for commercial use

May 29, 2020 - 2:18 am

The all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan 208B in flight. Supplied

Electric aviation propulsion company magniX plays a leading role in pioneering all-electric flight, after successful flight test of electric-powered Cessna Grand Caravan 208B in Washington on Thursday.

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Tritium plays key role in largest public EV fast charging site in US

May 29, 2020 - 2:14 am

karma revero at tritium charger, pasadena

Brisbane-based Tritium plays key role in largest public DC fast-charging (DCFC) station for electric vehicles in US, which boasts 44 fast chargers.

The post Tritium plays key role in largest public EV fast charging site in US appeared first on The Driven.

Mini to deliver plug-in hybrid Countryman with added all-electric range

May 28, 2020 - 6:14 am

mini countryman PHEV

Mini breaks cover on its new 2021 Countryman, which will add 50 per cent more driving range to its plug-in hybrid option, and will be in Australia by the end of the year.

The post Mini to deliver plug-in hybrid Countryman with added all-electric range appeared first on The Driven.

WA Water Corp begins transition to EV fleet with Hyundai Kona purchases

May 28, 2020 - 5:05 am

Hyundai Kona all electric - optimised

WA government to boost use of EVs in government fleets, with two Hyundai Kona to serve the water utility and plans to buy dozens more.

The post WA Water Corp begins transition to EV fleet with Hyundai Kona purchases appeared first on The Driven.

Melbourne startup Raine powers ahead with high-efficiency electric scooter

May 28, 2020 - 3:01 am

raine one e-scooter

Melbourne-based Raine Scooters is making a mark in electric micro-mobility with what it says is an electric scooter unlike any the world has seen to date.

The post Melbourne startup Raine powers ahead with high-efficiency electric scooter appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla drops price for Model S and Model X in Australia

May 28, 2020 - 2:55 am

model S and model X

Tesla drops price in Australia for both the Model S and Model X electric cars, but the Model 3 remains unchanged for the moment.

The post Tesla drops price for Model S and Model X in Australia appeared first on The Driven.