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This 3-in-1 vehicle is the world’s longest electric bus, apparently

Here's a bus so long that in foggy weather the driver might lose sight of the back of it. Built by Chinese firm BYD, the vehicle has a top speed of 45 mph and is said to be the longest pure-electric bus in the world. The post This 3-in-1 vehicle is the world’s longest electric bus, apparently appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Bus, Electric Vehicles, Ev, Electric Bus


Chevron Tech, Medical Informatics, ActivTrak, Linear & More TX Tech

Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.—Chevron Technology Ventures Thursday launched a $90 million fund for energy investments. The fund is CTV’s seventh and investments will be made in high-growth startups with technologies that have the potential to improve Chevron’s core oil and gas business performance, says CTV President Barbara Burger. “We are using venture capital as a conduit for early access to innovation and to build a pipeline of innovation for Chevron,” Burger said...
Tags: Startups, Texas, California, Big Data, China, Funding, Dallas Mavericks, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Investment, People, Vc, Software, Austin, Scooters


Mercedes wants to turn your car into a comfortable shopping mall on wheels

Mercedes-Benz designed its MBUX infotainment system with e-commerce in mind. Motorists can upgrade compatible cars via an over-the-air software updating system, but the brand wants to take this technology to the next level. The post Mercedes wants to turn your car into a comfortable shopping mall on wheels appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, E-commerce, Mercedes, Ev, Mercedes Benz


Highlights From the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

From all-electric to truly dazzling, some of the best vehicles from this year's event Supercars, hypercars, accessible cars and concept cars from the world’s best-known and emerging brands made their debuts at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. Whether small and playful, wildly fast or glorious and sprawling, the cars reflect the industry’s exploration of electric vehicles. Some are opting for more accessible iterations while …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Fiat, Volkswagen, Autonomous Cars, Honda, Flying Cars, Electric Cars, Bugatti, Geneva Motor Show, Ev, Alfa Romeo, International Motor Show, Car Shows


Road Rave: Taking the guesswork out of public EV charging stations

Public EV charging stations are in their wild west phase: there are many different companies, variable charging speeds, and different formats. Chargeway wants to make it all easy, and put every charging station on a free app. It just might work. The post Road Rave: Taking the guesswork out of public EV charging stations appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Charging Station, Ev, Road Rave, Chargeway


Hispano Suiza built the world’s first vintage-inspired electric hypercar

Back after a major hiatus post the Spanish Civil War, when the Catalonian government decided to seize control of its factories and use them for aircraft engines and other war supplies, Hispano Suiza, Spain’s homegrown luxury automotive brand, is back in action, and with a strong reminder of what it stood for in the past.This is the Carmen, named after Carmen Mateu, the granddaughter of the founder of Hispano Suiza, and the current president’s mother. Touted as a birth, or a rebirth if you will, ...
Tags: Transportation, Design, Spain, Automotive, Geneva, Carmen, Ev, Suiza, Hispano Suiza, Hispano Suiza Spain, Carmen Mateu, Lluc Marti


Audi honors classic TV ad by driving a modded E-Tron up a steep ski slope

Filed under: Green,Marketing/Advertising,Videos,Audi,SUV,Electric,Luxury,Specialty The custom E-Tron has two rear electric motors and tire spikes.Continue reading Audi honors classic TV ad by driving a modded E-Tron up a steep ski slope Audi honors classic TV ad by driving a modded E-Tron up a steep ski slope originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Autos, Audi, Ev, Audi E-tron, Green Marketing Advertising Videos Audi


Connected Car Firm Vinli Raises $13.5M, Partners With Germany’s E.ON

Dallas—Vinli, a connected car analytics startup, announced today it has raised a Series B funding round of $13.5 million.Investors in the round include German utility E.ON, The Westly Group in Menlo Park, CA; Hersh Family Investments, which is based in Irving, TX; and Hal Brierley, a longtime Dallas airline executive.Among the uses for the new funding is to add electric vehicles to Era, the startup’s data intelligence platform. Vinli says Era can help customers suss out trends from connected ca...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Germany, Funding, Trends, Tech, Investment, People, Devices, Vc, Software, Electric Vehicles, Innovation, Venture Capital, Machine Learning, Dallas


More Power to Ya: GM Might Make an EV Pickup. Maybe.

Hardly a month goes by without a manufacturer expressing an interest in making an all-electric truck for the masses. Indie manufacturers like Bollinger and Rivian have lit a fire under the traditional automakers playing in this segment, with Ford confirming last week that it is planning an EV F-150. Perhaps predictably, General Motors quickly jumped […] The post More Power to Ya: GM Might Make an EV Pickup. Maybe. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, EVs, Pickup Trucks, Gmc, Ev, Bollinger, News Blog, Product Planning, Rivian


Can electric motors finally make three-wheeled cars great?

Every few years, someone tries to sell a three-wheeled vehicle to Americans. Historically, it hasn’t gone very well. We’ve got our suspicions about why people don’t buy trikes, and they boil down to this: a trike is just not a real car. The post Can electric motors finally make three-wheeled cars great? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Features, Electric Vehicles, Ev, Polaris Slingshot, Road Rave, Electra Meccanica, Vanderhall, Can-Am Spyder, Visionary Vehicles


China's Evergrande Health buys 51 pct of Swedish EV firm for $930 mln

Evergrande Health Industry Group Ltd said it would buy a 51 percent stake in National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) for $930 million, as the Chinese healthcare service provider continues to diversify into new energy automotive industry.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Ev, Evergrande Health, Evergrande Health Industry Group Ltd, National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB NEVS


Elektroauto: German EVs are coming — and Germans are interested

Filed under: Green,Audi,Mercedes-Benz,Porsche,Volkswagen,Electric It's generational, but even oldsters are intriguedContinue reading Elektroauto: German EVs are coming — and Germans are interested Elektroauto: German EVs are coming — and Germans are interested originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Featured, Autos, Ev, German automakers, Elektroauto


7 of the biggest eco-friendly and green living myths

When you decide to go green and adopt a sustainable lifestyle, you might think that some of the biggest steps you can take in the right direction are doing things like buying a hybrid car, dropping meat from your diet or using eco-friendly products. But over the years, we have been inundated with “green” messages that are easily taken for granted, and some of them are filled with misinformation. So to help you go green the right way, here is a list of seven of the biggest sustainable living myt...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Environment, Features, Green, Plastic, LED lighting, Vegetarian, Green Appliances, Ev, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sustainable Living, Energy Efficient, Eco-friendly Myths, Green Living Myths, Joenomias Silviarita Frank Habel Pexels Jasmine


Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models

There will be no Ace of Base prizes for the Tesla Model X or Model S in 2019. Just days after promising to cut prices of all its cars by $2,000 in response to the company blowing through its federal tax credits faster than a record producer with a bag of high-test cocaine, the company’s […] The post Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Production, Autos, Electric, Model S, Model X, Cancelled, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Ev, News Blog, Discontinued, Product Planning, 75D


Arcimoto Snags $4.5 Million Investment for Electric Trike Production

You May See Some of These Ugly Trikes on the Road Soon Arcimoto has an electric trike it thinks will be the future of transportation. The company just received $4.5 million to make its vision a reality. Arcimoto calls its fully electric trike a Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV), and it will start ramping up production in 2019. The FUV is like a mashup of a car and trike. In the eyes of the law, it falls in with motorcycles. With that said, when Arcimoto first started out, the company wanted to build a ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Nissan, Trike, Ev, Motorcycle News, Arcimoto, FUV, Electric Trike, Fun Utility Vehicle, Million Investment for Electric Trike Production, Road Soon Arcimoto, FOD Capital LLC, Arcimoto The Arcimoto


China’s Qiantu Motor to Manufacture EVs in North America With Domestic Partner

Every few weeks, it seems there’s another Chinese manufacture promising to wriggle into North America. This week it’s Qiantu Motor, which intends to build the K50 electric sports car with help from California-based EV firm Mullen Technologies. According to a preliminary agreement published on Mullen’s website, the American firm will homologate, assemble, and market the electric sports […] The post China’s Qiantu Motor to Manufacture EVs in North America With Domestic Partner appeared first on Th...
Tags: California, China, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Automotive Industry, North America, EVs, Mullen, Ev, News Blog, CarHub, Mullen Technologies, Qiantu K50, Qiantu Motor, Mullen Technologies According


Macquarie Venture Studios backs three companies

Macquarie Capital Venture Studio, a platform launched by Macquarie Capital and R/GA Ventures, is backing three companies: FreeWire Technologies, Mission Secure Inc and T-REX Group Inc. FreeWire is a maker of mobile and flexible electric vehicle charging solutions; Mission Secure is a cybersecurity company; and T-REX is a provider of managed data services and analytical software for complex markets. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Macquarie Capital Ventur...
Tags: Asia, Trends, Rex, Ev, Macquarie Capital, VC Deals, T REX Group Inc, FreeWire, MCVS, Macquarie Venture Studios, Macquarie Capital Venture Studio, Macquarie Capital and R GA Ventures, FreeWire Technologies Mission Secure Inc, Mission Secure, Macquarie Capital Venture Studio MCVS, MCVS Macquarie Capital


Audi E-Tron GT Concept confirmed for 'Avengers 4'

Filed under: Celebrities,Green,TV/Movies,Audi,Electric,Future Audi tipped its hand before it even officially debuted the E-Tron GT Concept at the L.A. Auto Show. In a private event the night ahead of the first media day, Audi brought in Robert Downey Jr. to pull the curtain on the new electric four-door coupe. Now we know why. In an email exchange, an Audi representative confirmed to Autoblog that the E-Tron GT would make an appearance in the upcoming "Avengers 4" movie....
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Marvel, Iron Man, Autos, Audi, Avengers, Official, Ev, Tony Stark, Audi E-tron Gt Concept


More Space, Less Filling: 2019 Kia Niro EV

The electric vehicle onslaught from Kia continues with the introduction of its 2019 Kia Niro EV. A far larger battery than the Niro PHEV and fast-charge capability conspire to give owners more time behind the wheel and less time juicing up. We suppose one of the goals of Kia’s Niro EV is to offer an […] The post More Space, Less Filling: 2019 Kia Niro EV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Kia, Electric Car, Ev, Niro, Kia Niro, News Blog, 2019, L.A. Auto Show, Electrified, Kia Niro EV


2019 Jaguar I-Pace review

Though BMW is the first premium brand to offer an EV, and Tesla doesn’t skimp on creature comforts, its Jaguar and its I-Pace that introduces luxury standards to the all-electric segment. The post 2019 Jaguar I-Pace review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, Jaguar, Bmw, Ev, I-Pace


Fisker failed. But now the EV pioneer is ready for an epic redo

Henrik Fisker has already had a career most executives can only dream about. He designed the BMZ Z8, a couple of Aston Martins, and his own Fisker Karma. But he’s got a plan to disrupt the auto industry, forged by lessons learned over the years. The post Fisker failed. But now the EV pioneer is ready for an epic redo appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Features, Autonomous, Karma, Henrik Fisker, Ev, Fisker, Aston Martins


The Evolution of Ev: The creator of Twitter, Blogger, and Medium has a plan to fix the mess he made of the internet

Ev Williams invented Blogger in 1999, Twitter in 2006, and Medium in 2012. In many ways he created the digital content ocean we're swimming in today. But Williams believes social media has become toxic. "I've pretty much weaned myself off of being addicted to social media," he tells Business Insider in an exclusive interview. "If you create a system that rewards attention, the easiest way to get attention is to be a bad actor. That underlies our media ecosystem, that underlies our political sy...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Europe, Dick Costolo, Stanford, NFL, Trends, Earth, United States, Williams, New York Times, Macedonia, Silicon Valley, Times, Jack Dorsey


Battery Entrepreneur Claims Breakthrough, Reducing Need for Controversial Cobalt

While electric vehicles get better every year, they remain beholden to battery technology. This results in a few inherent shortcomings – the most noteworthy being limited range and extended downtime while charging. While this has helped throw a wet blanket EV adoption, it isn’t the technology’s only fault. Modern car batteries are also dependent on relatively […] The post Battery Entrepreneur Claims Breakthrough, Reducing Need for Controversial Cobalt appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, NCA, Energy Storage, Electric Cars, Cobalt, Lithium-ion Batteries, Ev, News Blog, Car Batteries, Cobalt Mining, Automotive Batteries, Nickel batteries


One of the Koch brothers wants to put the kibosh on a tax cut that helps Tesla (TSLA)

Charles Koch, a billionaire mega-donor known for helping conservative policymakers, has been lobbying against a Tesla-friendly tax-cut extension, according to Bloomberg. Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada proposed earlier this month to lift the current cap on electric vehicles eligible for tax credits but to phase out the credit for the entire industry in 2020. Tesla, whose Gigafactory is located in Nevada, has lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles, according to Reuters . Tesl...
Tags: Congress, California, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Nevada, Gigafactory, Reuters, Charles Koch, Ev, Koch, Heller, Sen Dean Heller, Philip Ellender, Elon Musk Tesla


Audi E-Tron EV crossover faces four-week delay because of software bug

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Audi,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Crossover,Electric,Luxury Another snag: LG Chem wants to hike its battery prices 10 percent.Continue reading Audi E-Tron EV crossover faces four-week delay because of software bug Audi E-Tron EV crossover faces four-week delay because of software bug originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  ...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Report, Autos, Audi, Ev, LG Chem, Audi E-tron


E-moto startup Alta Motors reportedly powers down

Brisbane, California based e-motorcycle startup Alta Motors has ceased operations, TechCrunch has confirmed.  Earlier today Asphalt and Rubber  —  and several subsequent outlets — reported the company stopped operating this morning, fired its staff, and may be looking for a buyer. Alta has yet to comment on the situation. “As of this morning I no longer represent Alta Motors so I’m not in a position to speak on it,” a former Alta Motors spokesperson told TechCrunch on background when aske...
Tags: Startups, TC, California, Spokesperson, Tesla, Gas, Transport, Brisbane, Silicon Valley, Honda, Harley Davidson, Head, Motorcycle, Ama, Harley, Yamaha


Google Maps is now a lot more useful for electric-vehicle owners

Google Maps now lets electric-car owners find the nearest charging station with ease. It's also added data on the number and types of ports available, charging speeds, and notes on the business where the station is located. The post Google Maps is now a lot more useful for electric-vehicle owners appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Cars, Trends, Google Maps, Electric Cars, Charging Stations, Ev


Google Maps now shows EV owners the way to the nearest charging station

Google Maps now lets electric-car owners find the nearest charging station with ease. It's also added data on the number and types of ports available, charging speeds, and notes on the business where the station is located. The post Google Maps now shows EV owners the way to the nearest charging station appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Cars, Trends, Google Maps, Electric Cars, Charging Stations, Ev


Order Up: Nearly 1 Million Plug-ins Sold in America

Remember when McDonald’s used to put a running total of the “Billions Served” on its golden arches? EV makers may soon be able to do the same for their sales efforts. According to Wards Auto, total sales for plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles over the last ten years will soon reach the 1 million mark. […] The post Order Up: Nearly 1 Million Plug-ins Sold in America appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, America, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, 1 Million, Phev, Ev, McDonald, Bev, News Blog, Electrified


Amped in Alabama: Mercedes Breaks Ground for Battery Plant

Last year, Mercedes-Benz committed to a Tuscaloosa treat in the form of a billion-dollar upgrade to its existing Deep South facility. Details have surfaced on how that cheddar will be spent, including the construction of a new battery factory for the company’s future EV endeavors. Mercedes has been entrenched into Alabama for about 20 years […] The post Amped in Alabama: Mercedes Breaks Ground for Battery Plant appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Alabama, Autos, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Factory, Battery, Plant, Electrification, Ev, Tuscaloosa, Benz, EQC, News Blog, Mercedes Breaks Ground for Battery Plant