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The Porsche Taycan can’t stop breaking records

The Porsche Taycan can’t stop breaking records

As it turns out, the Porsche Taycan is not only a superb all-electric vehicle. It also has the uncanny ability to enter the record books frequently. In 2019, the Taycan set a new EV record at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, completing the 20.6-km treacherous racetrack in seven minutes and 42 seconds.

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The Legend of Hispano Suiza: Pride of the Spanish auto industry

The Legend of Hispano Suiza: Pride of the Spanish auto industry

We all know Hispano Suiza from the Carmen electric grand tourer and the Carmen Boulogne hyper EV. But before the Spanish automaker’s electric renaissance in 2019, it built upwards of 12,000 luxury cars between 1904 and 1946.

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2021 Tesla Model X Plaid: Three motors, a thousand horsepower, and a yoke

2021 Tesla Model X Plaid: Three motors, a thousand horsepower, and a yoke

After unveiling the refreshed Tesla Model S, the American EV pioneer recently introduced the highly-anticipated Plaid tri-motor version of the 2021 Model X. With three electric motors, new battery modules, and a new heat pump the new Model X Plaid is the most potent version of Tesla’s falcon-winged SUV.

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VinFast unveils VF32 and VF33 electric SUVs

VinFast unveils VF32 and VF33 electric SUVs

Vietnamese carmaker and electric vehicle startup VinFast is on a mission. The brand intends to become a global high-tech automotive brand by unveiling three new all-electric vehicles, two of which are coming to the USA: VF31, VF32, and VF33. VinFast began making waves at the 2018 Paris Auto Show with the Lux A2.0 sedan and SA2.0 SUV. Three years on, the brand is shifting from producing internal combustion vehicles to all-electric models.

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Tern HSD S11 electric commuter bicycle sports classy, functional design

Tern HSD S11 electric commuter bicycle sports classy, functional design

Tern is back with a new electric bicycle: the HSD S11, a model sporting motor assist combined with a classy, somewhat minimalist and highly functional design. The bike isn't just made for getting around -- it sports attachments and accessories that make it possible to transport a passenger and cargo, making it more of a lifestyle addition.

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Alpha Ace Coupe is a very cool urban EV

Alpha Ace Coupe is a very cool urban EV

It seems like new EVs are being unveiled left and right, with a few of them coming from new companies that want to get into the automotive market. A company called Alpha Motor Corporation has revealed its new EV aimed at those wanting a small car for an urban setting. The vehicle is called the Ace Coupe, and it has an attractive sort of "classic Japanese" styling.

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Lexus unveils next-gen DIRECT4 electrified technology

Lexus unveils next-gen DIRECT4 electrified technology

Japanese premium carmaker Lexus has recently unveiled its DIRECT4 electric drive technology in a lengthy video. The system offers instant electric control to all four wheels while altering the torque feed to deliver instantaneous response and better handling in various driving conditions.

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Aptera is taking orders for its solar-electric three-wheeled EV

Aptera is taking orders for its solar-electric three-wheeled EV

American startup Aptera is now taking orders for its quirky three-wheeled electric vehicle. Internally known as Aptera 3, the startup claims it’s the first solar-electric vehicle that may never need recharging in most applications.

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Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne: New hyper EV promises more of everything

Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne: New hyper EV promises more of everything

Spanish coachbuilder and EV maker Hispano Suiza has announced the arrival of its newest Carmen-based hyper-luxury EV: Carmen Boulogne. From afar, the Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne shares particular design cues with Bugatti’s Chiron supercar.

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MINI is working on an all-electric John Cooper Works hot hatchback

MINI is working on an all-electric John Cooper Works hot hatchback

MINI is expanding its EV portfolio. Just recently, news broke of a prototype MINI circling the Nürburgring. As it turns out, MINI is testing a prototype of its first-ever, high-performance, all-electric John Cooper Works hot hatch following the release of its Cooper SE EV last year.

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Hyundai officially unveils E-GMP platform for its future electric cars

Hyundai officially unveils E-GMP platform for its future electric cars

We’ve heard about Hyundai’s dedicated E-GMP electric vehicle platform since the 45 Concept’s debut at Frankfurt last year. And now, the South Korean automaker has officially unveiled its Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) via an online event.

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US Army explores drone-like designs for quieter stealth helicopters

US Army explores drone-like designs for quieter stealth helicopters

The US Army is has prioritized the development of a quieter helicopter design that will enable it to operate these vehicles for surveillance and cargo transportation without the noise of traditional helicopters. The military has zeroed in on eVTOL tech as its potential solution, meaning future Army helicopters may resemble drones.

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