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Ford bumps up Mustang Mach-E power and torque figures

Ford bumps up Mustang Mach-E power and torque figures

Ford has announced that the order banks for the anticipated full-electric Mustang Mach-E have now opened in the United States. That means that users who have put down reservations are being invited to convert those reservations to official orders. Ford has also announced that it has increased horsepower and torque ratings for the Mach-E.

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Electric cars worth your money in 2020 – and ones to avoid [Updated]

Electric cars worth your money in 2020 – and ones to avoid [Updated]

Making the shift to electric cars makes more sense now since their costs are now comparable to hybrid vehicles. In some cases electric vehicle (EV) costs more or less similar to their gasoline-powered counterparts. The drivetrain technology and the battery units powering the EVs have evolved dramatically in the last few years, giving the buyer true value proposition.

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Jaguar partners with the city of Oslo for wireless charging I-PACE electric taxis

Jaguar partners with the city of Oslo for wireless charging I-PACE electric taxis

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it is partnering with the city of Oslo to launch a new wireless charging taxi project. Jaguar will provide the I-PACE for the wireless high-power charging taxi service. The project is vital to the city of Oslo, which is the capital of Norway, where all taxis have to be omissions free by Q1 2024.

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Electrify America completes its cross-country D.C. to LA EV fast charging route

Electrify America completes its cross-country D.C. to LA EV fast charging route

One of the issues that must be solved before electric vehicles can go mainstream is robust charging infrastructure. Electrify America is working on putting a brand agnostic charging infrastructure in place, including two electric vehicle fast charging cross-country routes in the United States. A second route across the country will be completed by September.

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Lyft vows to use 100% electric vehicles by 2030

Lyft vows to use 100% electric vehicles by 2030

Ride-hailing company Lyft has vowed an ambitious goal: it will transition to 100-percent electric vehicles by 2030. The commitment was announced on June 17, with Lyft explaining that it is collaborating with the Environmental Defense Fund on this effort. The news comes amid reports that transportation is driving greenhouse gas pollution in the US and is a big source of pollution elsewhere in the world.

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus reaches 402-mile milestone

Tesla Model S Long Range Plus reaches 402-mile milestone

Elon Musk has proven time and again that he is not one to be trifled with. He is definitely not one to take things sitting down when it involves the reputation of one of his most prized products. So when he said earlier this year that the EPA made an error when it tested its Model S Long Range Plus, the company set out to prove him right. The result is the new but not so new Model S Long Range Plus, not actually boasting of an EPA-rated 402-mile range.

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Cowboy 3 e-bike arrives with new transmission and smart app features

Cowboy 3 e-bike arrives with new transmission and smart app features

Belgian company Cowboy has announced Cowboy 3, the third-generation version of its electric bicycle. The Cowboy 3 brings a number of improvements over the previous generation and launches alongside an updated companion app that packs new smart features. The company promises a more comfortable ride from its new model, one that includes more durability, faster climbing, and more.

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Alfa Romeo plans an electric SUV for 2022

Alfa Romeo plans an electric SUV for 2022

Alfa Romeo is reportedly preparing its first electric vehicle to launch in 2022. The vehicle will be the smallest of three new SUVs that are aiming to pull Alfa away from the brink of failure. The electric SUV said to be sized similarly to an Audi Q2.

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Karma begins prototype testing of its four-motor E-Flex platform

Karma begins prototype testing of its four-motor E-Flex platform

Last month, Karma Automotive presented the latest iteration of its all-electric E-Flex architecture. And now, the California-based EV maker has begun prototype testing of the E-Flex platform in a four-motor, all-wheel-drive configuration. According to Karma, this setup is good for up to 1,100 horsepower and 10,500 pound-feet of torque.

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Gogoro Eeyo wants to be the Porsche 911 of ebikes

Gogoro Eeyo wants to be the Porsche 911 of ebikes

Gogoro promised something special in ebikes, and the Gogoro Eeyo 1 delivers, aiming to buck the trend in powered cycling with a sleeker, lighter, and generally more fun way to get around. Tipping the scales at just over 26 pounds in its lightest form, the Eeyo 1 looks, at first glance, just like a regular bike. That's because Gogoro packed all of the assistance tech into its Eeyo Smartwheel hub.

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Triggo EV: Is it a car, a motorcycle, or both?

Triggo EV: Is it a car, a motorcycle, or both?

Polish startup Triggo has released a pre-production prototype of its first electric vehicle. It looks like a small car, but it can lane-split in traffic jams like a motorcycle. Truly, the Triggo EV is unlike any car or electric motorcycle we’ve ever seen. It offers an innovative solution that appeals to both automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts with none of the drawbacks.

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Lucid shows off its Lucid Air beta prototype fleet

Lucid shows off its Lucid Air beta prototype fleet

Electric vehicle manufacturer Lucid has announced that it has built more than 40 Lucid Air beta prototype vehicles. It also says that it is in the process of building dozens more and that each of the cars has a designated purpose in the comprehensive testing program. Lucid says that usually, these vehicles would be racking up long-distance miles on the highway or circling a test track to help refine and validate the vehicle engineering.

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