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Tesla Model S ‘Plaid’ with 1,100HP goes up for preorder

Tesla Model S ‘Plaid’ with 1,100HP goes up for preorder

As part of Tesla's Battery Day, Elon Musk officially showed off the rumored 'Plaid' Model S, a version of the sedan that packs insane performance and that will hit the market next year. During the Battery Day presentation, viewers were given a look at the 'Plaid' version of the vehicle in a video clip, with Musk stating that the Model S packs 1,100HP and is able to go from zero to 60MPH in less than two seconds, among many other things.

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DLR U-Shift concept: Is this the future of urban logistics and mobility?

DLR U-Shift concept: Is this the future of urban logistics and mobility?

The first DLR U-Shift prototype was presented at the Interim Conference of the Strategic Dialogue for the Automotive Sector at Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart last week. You’re looking at a multipurpose all-electric vehicle with a modular design. According to the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt) or DLR, the U-Shift caters to various applications. It can be configured as a mobile sales service, on-call bus, passenger shuttle, or mobile distribution center to name a few.

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Turboant X7 Pro Foldable Electric Scooter Review

Turboant X7 Pro Foldable Electric Scooter Review

A great deal of talk and work has been made towards reducing the carbon footprint of cars but, sometimes, the best way to accomplish that is to reduce the use of cars entirely. Of course, that's not really a viable solution these days but there are definitely times when having more than two wheels can be excessive. Whether it's for a last-mile deliver or taking short solo trips, an electric scooter could be a more economical solution, one that the Turboant X7 Pro is trying to provide.

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Meet Volta Zero, an electric cargo bus for city hauling

Meet Volta Zero, an electric cargo bus for city hauling

Folks, you're looking at Volta Zero, Europe’s first all-electric commercial cargo bus. Volta Trucks is the brains behind the Zero, and the startup has an impressive resume. Volta is widely known as the first commercial vehicle manufacturer in Europe to have a proprietary e-Axle electric drivetrain.

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Ford’s all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 will debut at the NHRA U.S. Nationals

Ford’s all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 will debut at the NHRA U.S. Nationals

Last April, Ford unleashed the Mustang Cobra Jet 1400, an all-electric tribute to the original Cobra Jet drag machine of the 1960s. And now, the Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 will make its first public appearance this weekend at the NHRA U.S. Nationals.

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Volkswagen commences ID.4 electric SUV production in Germany

Volkswagen commences ID.4 electric SUV production in Germany

The Volkswagen ID.4 is the German carmaker’s much-awaited and first-ever electric SUV to arrive in the USA. Yes, we’re not getting the ID.3 compact EV, but Volkswagen is determined to face Tesla heads-on with the ID.4, and VW’s in a hurry to begin the onslaught in Germany, for a start.

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This Aviar R67 is a Tesla Model S with classic Mustang styling

This Aviar R67 is a Tesla Model S with classic Mustang styling

Yes, you read it right. The Aviar R67 is a Tesla Model S underneath. However, Russian EV maker Aviar has fitted it with the body style of Ford’s iconic first-gen Mustang fastback. Or, you can think of it as a Mustang EV that goes faster than Tesla’s Model S sedan, but you get the drift.

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Toro Smartstow Recycler 22-inch 60V MAX* electric lawn mower Review

Toro Smartstow Recycler 22-inch 60V MAX* electric lawn mower Review

In the summer of 2020 I reviewed the Toro 22" (56cm) 60V MAX* Electric Battery Smartstow Personal Pace High Wheel Mower (20363) over the course of a couple of months. That's an extremely long name for such a simple piece of machinery, but absolutely necessary when it comes to the testing of a tool that can take considerable wear and tear damage over time. With the "Flex-Force Power System" (plug-and-play rechargeable batteries and charger), 22-inch blade for mowing, and a tenacious yard of summertime grass, I ran this mower through the paces more than a few times.

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The Kandi K27 and K23 are poised to become the cheapest EVS for sale

The Kandi K27 and K23 are poised to become the cheapest EVS for sale

While we wait for Tesla and Elon Musk to concoct a truly affordable, mass-market electric vehicle, Chinese EV maker Kandi Technologies recently unveiled the K27 and K23. Both EVs are poised to become the cheapest and most affordable electric vehicles in the US, and both are arriving this August.

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The eBussy modular EV by Electric Brands offers something for everyone

The eBussy modular EV by Electric Brands offers something for everyone

Electric vehicles are opening new doors towards innovation. Case in point, the eBussy modular EV. From the get-go, the eBussy is similar to Japanese kei cars with its compact footprint and smallish dimensions. But then again, eBussy is the only EV we know of that is configurable in up to 10 body styles.

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Razor just revealed 3x new affordable electric scooters

Razor just revealed 3x new affordable electric scooters

Today we're taking a look at a set of three new electric scooters made by Razor. They've got new models called EcoSmart SUP, E300 HD, and C25. So technically there are four new scooters, but two of them have the same base name, so to speak. This collection of devices are all "attractively priced under $500" according to Razor - made for the average citizen looking for an extremely affordable way to roll around town.

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Yamaha Civante Class 3 e-Bike revealed with speeds up to 28mph

Yamaha Civante Class 3 e-Bike revealed with speeds up to 28mph

The Yamaha Civante is the first Class 3 power assist bicycle Yamaha's released in the United States marketplace. The Yamaha Civante works with a 10-speed Shimano drive train for top-notch versatility and a design that's aimed at ergonomics from top to bottom. In this bike is a PWSeries SE motor and Yamaha's own Triple Sensor System for "the most natural-feeling bike ride, even at top speeds."

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