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Tesla is axing its cheapest Model S and Model X EVs

Tesla is axing its cheapest Model S and Model X EVs

Tesla is axing its most affordable Model S and Model X cars, doing away with the entry-level battery options and pushing starting prices up by as much as $18,000 in the process. The news was broken by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who revealed that would-be buyers of the soon to be discontinued cars now only have a few days to complete their orders.

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Ford and VW deal on EVs and autonomy could be huge

Ford and VW deal on EVs and autonomy could be huge

A new Ford Volkswagen deal potentially announced as soon as next week could see Ford get a jump on VW's EV platform wheel the two firms collaborate on driverless tech, according to industry insiders. An official announcement of the alliance, which would build upon an existing collaboration between the two automakers, may be announced at the Detroit Auto Show 2019.

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One of the big headaches in EV charging is about to get easier

One of the big headaches in EV charging is about to get easier

One of the potential game-changers for EV charging is coming to the US, with Electrify America confirming it'll be offering Plug&Charge support in its network. The Volkswagen-owned charger business plans to roll out more than 500 DC fast charging locations across the US by the end of the year.

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus brings 226 miles of e+ range

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus brings 226 miles of e+ range

Nissan has unveiled the much-anticipated 2019 Leaf e+, adding a bigger battery to the best-selling electric car and thus kicking range past the 200 mile mark. Announced at CES 2019 this week, the new Leaf e+ will be released in the US and Canada as the 2019 Leaf Plus, and deliver roughly 40-percent more range than the regular model.

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Don’t let the Mercedes Vision URBANETIC’s wacky looks fool you

Don’t let the Mercedes Vision URBANETIC’s wacky looks fool you

The Mercedes-Benz Vision URBANETIC concept looks like a TRON party bus or a prop from a Netflix sci-fi series, but in reality the show-friendly styling hides a surprisingly sensible idea. Making its US debut at CES 2019 this week, the Vision URBANETIC asks the question of whether an autonomous vehicle needs to always be the same thing, all of the time.

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Hyundai walking car concept can drive, walk, and climb

Hyundai walking car concept can drive, walk, and climb

Hyundai has shown off a new car concept that it says is the future of the first responder industry. The vehicle debuted at CES 2019 and is called Elevate and is billed as the Ultimate Mobility Vehicle or UMV. Hyundai says that the need for fast, efficient, resilient transportation for disaster assistance led it to develop this concept.

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Atlis XT Pickup is an EV with 20,000 pounds towing and 5,000 pound payload

Atlis XT Pickup is an EV with 20,000 pounds towing and 5,000 pound payload

A company called Atlis Motor Vehicles has revealed its electric pickup truck named the XT Pickup Truck. The truck will be offered in single and dual rear wheel versions. Both have top speeds of 120 mph, can do 0-60 mph in 5-seconds, and has an 18-second 0-60 mph time at max GCRW.

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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle just got a price

The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle just got a price

An electric Harley-Davidson might sound like blasphemy, but the iconic motorcycle-maker is embracing the EV future with the new LiveWire. Now opening up for preorders as of CES 2019 today, the electric motorbike has finally had a price tag attached, though the size of it might make you wince.

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This is the Infiniti QX Inspiration EV concept, and it’s a big deal

This is the Infiniti QX Inspiration EV concept, and it’s a big deal

Infiniti has revealed the QX Inspiration, the automaker's first all-electric car which will make its debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2019 in just a few weeks time. Although billed as a concept, Infiniti is pulling no punches about just how important this particular EV is to its range, and to its long-term goal for electrification in general.

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The new Nissan Leaf is the everyman EV

The new Nissan Leaf is the everyman EV

You could forgive the Nissan Leaf for feeling overlooked in the electric car segment. Tesla may get the lion's share of the attention, particularly over the past eighteen months with the Model 3, but it's Nissan's far more affordable EV that has become the world's best-seller. Now, there's a brand new Leaf, completely reworked to reflect the changes in the electric vehicle landscape since the original debuted back in 2010.

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Volkswagen mobile charging station is a 360 kWh power bank for e-cars

Volkswagen mobile charging station is a 360 kWh power bank for e-cars

Our cars are becoming more and more like our smartphones: smart, connected, and electric. But with the rise of electric vehicles comes the question of charging, especially with EV charging stations being far and few in between. Volkswagen’s new solution also takes a page from smartphones with what it bills to be the first power bank for e-cars. Of course, it’s not something you can put in your trunk but it could at least reduce the hassle of setting up charging stations as needed.

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Porsche Taycan Turbo reminds us that EV names are tough

Porsche Taycan Turbo reminds us that EV names are tough

Porsche is upfront about its EV plans: it wants to make the Taycan electric sedan a family, not just a one-off. The lingering question has been, just how much will that family cost, and how will it fit into the performance automakers' existing range.

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