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Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi gets an A for showmanship, introducing the world’s first 95kWh battery for the upcoming all-electric Audi e-tron SUV in a lighting-filled Faraday cage. Typically, you wouldn't want the sort of high voltages your EV relies on to be visibly dancing around the car, but a big battery deserves a big splash. When it reaches the road, mind, the e-tron's bleeding-edge power tech will be an even bigger deal.

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Ford Mustang Hybrid tipped for 2020

Ford Mustang Hybrid tipped for 2020

The world has gone hybrid and EV crazy over the last few years in a push to reduce pollution and go green. Initially, many performance car fans feared that the advent of the electric vehicle and hybrid cars would mean performance cars would disappear. Tesla and other EV makers have shown us that EV performance cars are very fast, even if they are very expensive right now.

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The first Polestar 1 looks amazing going sideways in the snow

The first Polestar 1 looks amazing going sideways in the snow

You might expect Polestar to be treating the very first running prototype of its Polestar 1 hybrid sports coupe with extreme care, but instead it took it to play in the snow. The first Polestar 1 was roped into some extreme weather shakedown action, Volvo's performance- and EV-focused sibling announced today, to see how it holds up in low temperatures.

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Walmart electric car chargers coming soon from Electrify America

Walmart electric car chargers coming soon from Electrify America

As the market shifts more and more toward electric vehicles, drivers will naturally need more places where they can charge up their batteries. While there are already thousands of charging stations dotted around the US, there's always room for more, and by the end of next year, you might be heading to Walmart for a top off. Today, Electrify America and Walmart announced a new partnership that will see the installation of fast charging stations at Walmart stores across the country.

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This stunning Buick Enspire concept is a 550hp electric SUV

This stunning Buick Enspire concept is a 550hp electric SUV

While you were sleeping on Buick, the automaker has been quietly working on some of the most beautiful concept cars around, and its new all-electric SUV is no different. Dubbed the Buick Enspire, this latest concept will make its official debut at Auto China 2018 in Beijing later this month. However, we're hoping it soon makes the jump from theory to production.

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Boosted Board has 4 new models: What you need to know

Boosted Board has 4 new models: What you need to know

Boosted has introduced four new electric skateboard models, each with its own unique features and a common foundation: powered mobility. The new lineup is comprised of Boosted third-generation boards, including the maker's first short board. The models bring a variety of new features and upgrades over previous generations, and there are a handful of things to know before buying.

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Porsche plans 500 fast chargers for its US Supercharger rival

Porsche plans 500 fast chargers for its US Supercharger rival

Porsche will take some inspiration from Tesla for its upcoming all-electric Mission E when it comes to minimizing owner range-anxiety, the automaker has confirmed. The company's US arm plans to install at least 500 fast chargers for use by its drivers, capable of giving around 250 miles of range in under 20 minutes.

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Tesla updates web browser for cars with Tegra-3 MCU

Tesla updates web browser for cars with Tegra-3 MCU

Tesla is well known for upgrading its cars with new features and capabilities via OTA updates that go out regularly. The latest update to roll out isn’t a better self-driving feature or an update to make the car drive further per charge. This update is for the web browser of the older Tesla rides with the NVIDIA Tegra-3 MCU inside.

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Elon Musk made a robot mistake with Model 3 production

Elon Musk made a robot mistake with Model 3 production

Tesla counted too much on automation to boost Model 3 production, Elon Musk has admitted, with the automaker pulling out some of the tech the outspoken CEO had not long ago been praising. The automaker has been a voracious early-adopter of robotic production methods, with Musk suggesting before that the end result would be mechanized car construction so fast you'd need a strobe light to see them moving.

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This fierce crossover EV could drive China into the US market

This fierce crossover EV could drive China into the US market

Chinese automakers may not have a direct footprint in the US right now, but legendary designer Pininfarina is hoping to help change that with a slick new electric sports crossover. The HK K350 SUV is the small but feisty result of the designer's ongoing collaboration with Chinese firm Hybrid Kinetic Group, and will be shown off for the first time at the Auto China 2018 motor show in late April.

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Volvo Trucks Volvo FL Electric semi debuts

Volvo Trucks Volvo FL Electric semi debuts

Volvo Trucks has announced its own electric semi to battle the Tesla Semi in Europe. The new Volvo truck is called the Volvo FL Electric and it is aimed specifically at urban distribution, refuse operations and other applications. Volvo will begin to produce and sell the truck in Europe next year.

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Sweden opens first road that charges EVs as they drive

Sweden opens first road that charges EVs as they drive

When it comes to EVs, one of the things that could definitely push the electric car mainstream is a road that can charge the cars while they drive. This would guarantee virtually unlimited driving distances. Sweden has announced the world's first electrified road that can charge the batteries of cars and trucks that drive on it.

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