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Cadillac’s Johan De Nysschen Just Couldn’t Build The SUVs Fast Enough

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VW To Install ‘Ultra-Fast’ Electric Charging Stations At Walmarts In 34 States

As part of Volkswagen’s continued effort to seek repentance for the Dieselgate scandal, the German automaker is investing billions into electric cars. That includes a new announcement Wednesday that it’ll install “ultra-fast” electric vehicle chargers at more than 100 Walmart stores in 34 states, by mid-2019.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Will Launch 500 Electric Charging Stations Across The U.S. By The End Of 2019

Prompted largely by China, the world’s largest car market, automakers are going big on electric vehicles in the next few years. But besides Tesla, they’ve offered little more than a collective shrug when asked where Americans are supposed to charge these things. Now at least one more automaker, Porsche, plans to step…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Will Go Fully Electric

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class, very possibly the “best car in the world,” is going electric, Mercedes-Benz’s CEO Dieter Zetsche said Wednesday. And not just hybrid, which you can already get with the S550e. No, this will be full-on electric, and a challenge to Tesla, who has recently been beating them on their own turf.Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s Why Automakers Don’t Advertise How Long It Takes To Fully Charge An Electric Car

Almost every EV in production today has one thing in common—lithium ion batteries, from the Tesla Model 3 to the Nissan Leaf and Jaguar I-Pace. As the EV market gets more competitive, automakers have started benchmarking charge times to only 80 percent. Why don’t they advertise how long it takes to fully charge?Read more… Continue […]

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Tesla Wants To Start Production On The Model Y By November 2019; Which Is Also When Production On The Semi’s Supposed To Start; And That’s A Year Before Production Of The New Roadster Begins: Report 

Tesla is struggling to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan, but that’s not stopping the automaker from thinking about its next vehicle, the Model Y crossover. And if a report from Reuters is accurate, Tesla wants to start production on that vehicle by 2019. In the same California factory as the Model 3. […]

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Taiwanese Automaker Xing Claims It’s Building An Off-Road Electric Supercar That’s Quicker Than A Tesla Roadster

Tesla isn’t even close to putting its recently revealed Tesla Roadster into production and yet there’s already a wave of companies trying to outpace it. On one end, you have Rimac, with a more traditional electric road car, and now on the other end there’s this Taiwanese company called Xing with a cute little off-road…Read […]

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The Electric 2019 Jaguar I-Pace Can Wade Through 19 Inches Of Water, Which Is A Lot

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is a fairly practical hatchback disguised as an electric crossover, but it has one surprising feature that might be unexpected for a low vehicle powered purely by batteries—it can wade through 19 inches of water. Almost 20, in fact.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Making 2,000 Model 3s Per Week, Musk Says, Missing Target For First Quarter

In January, Tesla projected it would make 2,500 Model 3s in the first quarter of 2018. When the automaker reports delivery totals to investors this week, it’ll fall short of that amount, based on an email from CEO Elon Musk, who told employees in a companywide email Monday that Tesla just passed a rate of […]

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The World Is Ready For An EV Supercar And The Major Automakers Have Been Missing It

Rimac’s C_Two supercar has an unbelievable 1,914 horsepower that’s sure to leave every competitor at events like the Texas Mile in ruins in the near future. It’s nearly sold out just three weeks after its debut, per Carscoops. Clearly, the world is ready for electric supercars, and all the automakers too timid to…Read more… Continue […]

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