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Mercedes me Charge recharging ecosystem debuts in the Mercedes EQS luxury EV

Mercedes me Charge recharging ecosystem debuts in the Mercedes EQS luxury EV

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.

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Archer reveals its demonstrator eVTOL aircraft

Archer reveals its demonstrator eVTOL aircraft

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.

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Lyft’s first in-house electric bike is reflective and packed full of sensors

Lyft’s first in-house electric bike is reflective and packed full of sensors

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.

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Kia EV6 First Edition electric vehicle preorders begin June 3

Kia EV6 First Edition electric vehicle preorders begin June 3

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.

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EHang long-range VT-30 autonomous aerial vehicle takes off and lands vertically

EHang long-range VT-30 autonomous aerial vehicle takes off and lands vertically

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.

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Italy will get the first EV charging highway in the world

Italy will get the first EV charging highway in the world

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.

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Tesla Model S Plaid spied testing in Laguna Seca weeks before customer deliveries begin

Tesla Model S Plaid spied testing in Laguna Seca weeks before customer deliveries begin

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.

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Razor releasing new electric RipStik and their “SUV” of scooters

Razor releasing new electric RipStik and their “SUV” of scooters

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.

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2021 VW ID.4 completes 6,700-mile cross-country drive from New York to California

2021 VW ID.4 completes 6,700-mile cross-country drive from New York to California

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.

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2024 GMC Hummer SUV will feature trail mapping and a power station generator

2024 GMC Hummer SUV will feature trail mapping and a power station generator

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.

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Cadillac Lyric electric SUV begins pre-production testing at the GM testing center

Cadillac Lyric electric SUV begins pre-production testing at the GM testing center

Cadillac has bold ambitions for the Lyriq SUV and electrification in general. Most recently, Mahmoud Samara, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at General Motors, went to social media and shared a pre-production photo of the Cadillac Lyriq strutting its wares at the GM proving grounds in Michigan.

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Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW debuts as Formula E’s new safety car

Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW debuts as Formula E’s new safety car

It’s official. The Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW is debuting as the new safety car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship series. It will debut at the Rome E-Prix on April 10, 2021, at Race 3 of the 2021 Formula E season. Continuing upon the storied racing history of the John Cooper Works (JCW) name, this Mini Electric Pacesetter is a harbinger of the brand’s electric future.

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