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Volvo begins production of 2021 XC40 Recharge EV

Volvo begins production of 2021 XC40 Recharge EV

After revealing the Volvo XC40 Recharge EV crossover late last year, the Swedish carmaker recently announced that production for its first-ever all-electric vehicle has begun this month. Aiming to reduce its CO2 footprint per car by 40-percent by 2024 – Volvo is also expecting 50-percent of global sales to consist of fully electric cars by then – the 2021 XC40 Recharge EV will arrive at European dealerships in mid-October 2020.

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Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter Review : Quality brand spot-on

Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter Review : Quality brand spot-on

The Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter is the most robust electric mode of transport I've used so far. It's made by the brand that made tiny folding scooters popular over the past decade in the biggest way - Razor. As such, we expect that we'll have at least the quality we've come to expect from the main line. Razor knows this - and they've delivered.

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4: Upping the stakes in the electric vehicle segment

2021 Volkswagen ID.4: Upping the stakes in the electric vehicle segment

Volkswagen left the North American market high and dry with its first all-electric ID.3 hatchback. But, as promised, the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 has finally made an appearance minus the groovy camouflage. And yes, the VW ID.4 is coming to America, and it has some good old American bravado to go along with it.

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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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