German startup E-Legend has created a performance electric car that draws inspiration from the glorious days of rallying – notably Audi’s all-conquering Quattro S1, the first all-wheel-drive rally car to compete in the World Rally Championship (WRC).
Mercedes-Benz has formed a strategic partnership with ChargePoint to streamline the charging process for its upcoming EQS luxury EV. As a result, Mercedes me Charge is now the official charging ecosystem of the latest EQS and other future electric mobility products from the German premium automaker.
Archer is one of the several companies working on electronic vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. On June 10, the company debuted its first demonstrator aircraft via a global lifestream. The demonstrator is capable of traveling 60 miles at a speed of 150 mph. The event was exciting and leveraged movie-making technology to create a livestream that took participants on a simulated commercial flight.
After two years of in-house development, the ridesharing company Lyft has introduced its first electric bicycle. The new model is described as the company's next-generation ebike, one that features a distinct and highly reflective design, as well as a stronger motor, single-gear transmission, and more. In addition to launching the ebike, Lyft has plans to pilot a charging station feature.
Kia has announced that it will be offering a limited run of 1500 units of its new EV6 electric vehicle. The first 1500 EV6 electric cars will be called First Edition and will be offered in unique color combos only available through advanced reservation. First Edition orders start on June 3 at 10 AM PST, and customers can put down a $100 fully refundable deposit to reserve one of the vehicles.
EHang has revealed the latest version of its aircraft that it calls an autonomous aerial vehicle or AAV. The aircraft is a long-range VT-30 meant to expand the company's regional air mobility coverage. VT-30 is designed specifically for inter-city transportation featuring a hybrid structure. The aircraft can travel a distance of up to 300 kilometers with a planned flight time of up to 100 minutes.
Many challenges have to be overcome to completely move drivers around the world to electric vehicles. One of the biggest challenges is the charging infrastructure. We have to build enough chargers to support everyone having electric vehicles and increase the charging speed. As it is, a full charge for some electric vehicles takes hours.
Without question, the incoming 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid and Plaid+ are packing some crazy performance credentials. With three electric motors equipped with carbon-sleeve rotors, the Model S Plaid has a top speed of 200 mph, and it goes from zero to 60 mph in 1.99 seconds. It also offers an estimated 350 miles of range, not bad for a performance-oriented EV.
There's a new electric movement machine in the mix this week from the folks at Razor. It has a long name: "The New RipStik Rush, the electric RipStik 2.0," and it's the second RipStik produced by Razor. There are other official RipStik products out with Razor, but only one other original electric RipStik. It's "official" because Razor is the only one who holds the patent for Caster Boards as such.
Volkswagen is on a mission to shatter people’s misconceptions of range anxiety by engaging on an 18-day, 6,700-mile cross-country drive in its 2021 ID.4 all-electric crossover. The trip began in New York City in mid-March and ended last March 30 in Sacramento, California.
The GMC Hummer SUV is still a long time coming. However, General Motors is not shy in unloading all the new ‘tactical tech’ for its upcoming electric Hummer SUV, including the brand’s new off-road trail mapping feature and an available power station generator like V2L system in Hyundai and Kia’s Ioniq 5 and EV6, respectively.