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Infiniti Prototype 10 weaves retro speedster with electric soul

Infiniti Prototype 10 weaves retro speedster with electric soul

Infiniti may be looking ahead to its promise of all-electrified powertrains from 2021, but it can't seem to help cherrypicking retro ideas for its striking concept cars. The Infiniti Prototype 10 is no exception, revealed this week at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and pairing a thoroughly modern EV drive with a delicious California speedster design.

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Ford recalls 50,000 120-volt convenience charge cords over fire risk

Ford recalls 50,000 120-volt convenience charge cords over fire risk

Ford has announced two recalls, one involving 50,000 120-volt EV/hybrid chargers, the other concerning power supply cable fasteners that may have been improperly secured. The first recall, says Ford, is necessary due to the risk of fire, while the second recall could potentially result in an electrical surge that also presents a fire risk.

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric EPA rated for 258 miles per charge

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric EPA rated for 258 miles per charge

Hyundai has been officially EPA rated for an impressive driving range for its EV called the Kona Electric. The EPA has given the SUV a rating of 258 miles per charge. That works out to MPGe figures of 132 city, 108 highway, and 120 combined.

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The Aston Martin RapidE EV just got into a race with Porsche’s Taycan

The Aston Martin RapidE EV just got into a race with Porsche’s Taycan

Aston Martin's RapidE EV may only be a toe dipped into the performance electric luxury market, but that doesn't mean the automaker is holding back when it comes to drivetrain and battery tech. The work-in-progress electric sedan is expected to arrive at the end of 2019, and Aston Martin is already predicting one big first for the industry - one which puts it head to head with a German rival

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The Infiniti Prototype 10 previews an engagingly electrified future

The Infiniti Prototype 10 previews an engagingly electrified future

Do you remember the Infiniti Prototype 9? It’s a high performance EV infused with the retro style of Grand Prix race cars from the 1930s. While we weren’t particularly swooning for the wire spoke wheels and tight cockpit, Infiniti will once again rattle the cages of automotive engineering and design with their new concept car. Feast your eyes on the INFINITI Prototype 10.

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2019 Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid luxury EV gets its price

2019 Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid luxury EV gets its price

Range Rover has priced up its high-end hybrid, the P400e, the first time a plug-in hybrid has been offered on the automaker's plush SUVs. Both the 2019 Range Rover and the 2019 Range Rover Sport will be offered in P400e form, with up to 31 miles of all-electric range and zero emissions.

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Tesla Powerwall and companion mobile app gain Storm Watch feature

Tesla Powerwall and companion mobile app gain Storm Watch feature

Tesla has been peddling the Powerwall battery system for a few years now. It has announced that a new feature has been rolled into the Powerwall battery system and the mobile app that it works with. The new feature is called Storm Watch and it is designed to automatically detect incoming storms.

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In our Audi e-tron Pikes Peak drive, the challenge is reversed

In our Audi e-tron Pikes Peak drive, the challenge is reversed

It’s just after 5:00 AM, and we’ve ascended past 14,100 feet as the sun was just starting to rise. A fitting moment, indeed, as the vehicle that I was about to meet represents a new chapter for an iconic brand. In front of us, a half dozen Audi e-tron prototypes dressed in camouflage with bright orange accents greet us. It was no mistake that Audi chose one of the most iconic mountains in its history to introduce us to its most important model in many years. The Audi e-tron represents not only the future of the brand but also the industry as a whole, the automaker's first attempt at going head-to-head with Tesla, not to mention other behemoths each sprinting to unveil their latest all-electric models.

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Saroléa Manx7 electric motorcycle is beautifully expensive

Saroléa Manx7 electric motorcycle is beautifully expensive

Saroléa is a company that has been around for a long time in Europe that most of us have probably never heard of. The Belgian company was founded in 1850 and over that span has built weapons, bicycles, and motorcycles. The latest offering from Saroléa is an electric motorcycle that is very attractive and very expensive at the same time called the Saroléa Manx7.

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UPS developing electric delivery trucks for testing in Los Angeles

UPS developing electric delivery trucks for testing in Los Angeles

UPS is working with Thor Trucks to develop an electric class-6 delivery truck. The planned delivery truck will have a 100-mile range made possible in part by a battery from Thor. Once completed, the companies plan to test the vehicle on routes in Los Angeles, the deployment of which is expected to happen later on this year. The announcement follows UPS's plan to test similar electric delivery vehicles in Paris and London

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Tesla V9.0 update will include Atari games as Easter eggs

Tesla V9.0 update will include Atari games as Easter eggs

There are usually plenty of reasons for Tesla owners to look forward to software updates, but those who are also retro gaming fans have even more reason to look forward to the next one. Tesla, it turns out, is looking to add some interesting easter eggs in the next update: Atari games. Yes, you read that right - in a few weeks, you'll be able to play some classic Atari games on your car's infotainment system.

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Inside the bratwurst factory: How BMW is prepared for the EV age

Inside the bratwurst factory: How BMW is prepared for the EV age

Usually you don’t want to see how the sausage is made, you really don’t. At best it leads to disillusionment, at worst downright disgust. However, when the offer comes up to tour one of BMW's largest plants, that's not one of those situations.

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