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Fantasy Baum, L. Frank: Ozma of Oz (illus). v1. 16 Jul 2020

Ozma of Oz By L. Frank Baum (1856–1919) Illustrated by John R. Neill (1877–1943) First published in 1907. The text is in the public domain worldwide. Illustrations are in the public domain in countries where copyright is “Life+70” or less, and in the USA. ---------------------- While traveling to Australia with her Uncle Henry, Dorothy is swept overboard with a hen named Billina. They land in Ev, a country across the desert from Oz, where they encounter the wheelers and make a new friend, ...
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Nissan Ariya: Keeping Up With the Pack

Don’t have a compact EV crossover in the works? Are you even an automaker? Keeping up with the industry Joneses is a longstanding tradition among automakers, and Nissan, despite its troubles, isn’t throwing in the towel when it comes to cutting-edge competition. After revealing a concept CUV last year that promised gas-free driving and a […] The post Nissan Ariya: Keeping Up With the Pack appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, Nissan, New Cars, Ev, Don, Joneses, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Ariya, Nissan Ariya

Karma Automotive raises $100 million as it looks to resell it EV platform to other automakers

Karma Automotive has raised a $100 million lifeline from outside investors, as reported by Bloomberg, with the struggling electric vehicle maker’s fortunes likely buoyed by the current market optimism on other EV companies including Tesla. Karma is the reincarnated version of Fisker Automotive, which previously faced bankruptcy before being acquired by Wanxiang Group in 2014. Karma Automotive has made more progress than Fisker ever did, including actually delivering around 500 of its inaugura...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, UPS, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Henrik Fisker, GreenTech, Fedex, Ev, Fisker, GTE, Wanxiang

RWD Taycan Promises Better Range, Lower Price

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Tags: China, Tesla, Porsche, Autos, Tesla Model S, Ev, Electric Porsche, Porsche China, Taycan, Porsche Taycan, Taycan Turbo S, Rear-Wheel Drive Taycan, Taycan RWD, RWD Taycan Promises Better Range Lower Price

Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia Partner On Software-Defined Autonomous Cars

ZDNet reports: Car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz and chipmaker Nvidia have partnered to build a software-defined computing infrastructure and system that enables vehicles to receive over-the-air software updates to ensure they are equipped with the latest autonomous features. "Together, we're going to revolutionise the car ownership experience, making the vehicle software programmable and continuously upgradeable via over the air updates," Nvidia CEO and founder Jensen Huang said. The pair will bu...
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Uber Africa launches Uber Cash with Flutterwave and explores EVs

Uber is launching its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Sub-Saharan Africa through a partnership with San Francisco based — Nigerian founded — fintech firm Flutterwave. The arrangement will allow riders to top up Uber wallets using the dozens of remittance partners active on Flutterwave’s Pan-African network. Flutterwave operates as a B2B payments gateway network that allows clients to tap its APIs and customize payments applications. Uber Cash will go live this week and next for Uber’...
Tags: Energy, TC, Uber, Business, Nigeria, Africa, San Francisco, Tech, Ceo, Uganda, South Africa, Transport, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania

Here’s what is driving GM’s reported plans to develop a commercial electric van

GM’s electric offensive to bring at least 20 new EVs to market by 2023 reportedly includes a commercial van. Reuters reported Thursday that the company is developing an electric van for the commercial market code named BV1. The vehicle is expected to start production in late 2021 and will use the Ultium battery system that was revealed in March, according to the report. When, and if, GM delivers on that goal in 2021 it will join an increasingly crowded pool. Amazon ordered 100,000 electric de...
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Vaya Africa launches electric ride-hail taxi network

Vaya Africa, a ride-hail mobility venture founded by Zimbabwean mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has launched an electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe with plans to expand across the continent. The South Africa headquartered company has acquired a fleet of Nissan Leaf EVs and developed its own solar powered charging stations. The program goes live in Zimbabwe this week, as Vaya finalizes partnerships to begin on-demand electric taxi and delivery services in markets that could include Keny...
Tags: Energy, TC, Electric Vehicle, Uber, Obama, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Ceo, South Africa, Electric Vehicles, President, Transport, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Kenya

The missing links to grading Harley Davidson’s EV pivot

As Harley Davidson rounds year one on its electric debut, we’re still riding in the fog on how to evaluate the company’s EV pivot. The American symbol of gas, chrome, and steel released its first production electric motorcycle, the LiveWire last fall. The $29,799 machine is the first in a future line-up of EVs planned by Harley-Davidson — spanning motorcycles, bicycles and scooters. The LiveWire started shipping to dealers September 27. It’s meant to complement, not replace, Harley-Davidson’s pr...
Tags: TC, California, Milwaukee, Tech, Spokesperson, Tesla, Ceo, United States, Motorcycles, Italy, Honda, Steel, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Reuters, Harley

Fastest-accelerating electric cars

We put together a list of the fastest-accelerating electric cars in the market. Is your next one on the list?
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Ford’s plan for Rivian-powered, electric Lincoln SUV canceled due to coronavirus

The electric SUV was supposed to be ready for release by 2022
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Ford and Lincoln cancel Rivian electric SUV over coronavirus pandemic

The electric SUV was supposed to be ready to release by 2022
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Damon Motorcycles makes acquisition, raises $3M and extends pre-orders

EV startup Damon Motorcycles has acquired the IP of Mission Motors, raised $3 million in funding and announced a special production run of its debut model. The Vancouver-based venture unveiled the 200 mph Hypersport in January and began taking pre-orders for the e-moto, with a base price of $24,995. Damon has positioned its EV entry as an ultra-fast, smart and safe motorcycle. In addition to its go-straight-to-jail top-speed, the Hypersport boasts 200 miles of highway range, 147 ft-lbs of torque...
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Rivian to Offer Truck Seats Allowing Comfortable Weapon Carry

We rarely care about what happens in the automotive world, but sometimes there are bits of car news which can be interesting to TFB readers. Whether it is luxurious hunter’s rides, wannabe tanks, or not-so bulletproof trucks, we know that occasionally vehicles and firearms can go together. This time again the protagonist of the story […] Read More … The post Rivian to Offer Truck Seats Allowing Comfortable Weapon Carry appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Truck, Daily News, Ev, TFB, Car Seat, Rivian, MIL/LE

Best car brands

Some auto brands are good at luxury while others make great sports cars. These are the best brands today.
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Best EV charging stations for added power and functionality

Level 2 home charging stations are more powerful and affordable than ever before. Which should you choose?
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Porsche Opens Europe’s Most Powerful Rapid-Charging Park in Leipzig

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Tags: Europe, Germany, Porsche, Autos, Leipzig, Ev, Panamera, Electric Porsche, EV Charger Network, Taycan, Charge Park, Charge Station

New electric car can be rented for just $22 a month

French automaker Citroën has unveiled the Ami — a one-of-a-kind tiny electric car made so accessible, it can be driven by anyone older than 14 years old, with or without a driving license. The two-seat vehicle is 100% electric and comes with a battery that can be powered from a standard electrical socket in just three hours. As part of the brand’s mission to “unleash urban mobility for all,” the Citroën Ami is affordably priced at just 6,000 euros (approximately $6,600) or the long-term rental p...
Tags: Design, France, European Union, Innovation, Electric Cars, Electric Car, Citroën, Green Car, Ev, Fisker, AMI, Electromobility, Citroen Ami, Continental Productions

Bisimoto’s Electric 935 Is a Work of Art

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Tags: Autos, Ev, 935, Bisi, Porsche 935, Porsche Race Cars, Electric Porsche, Bisimoto, 935 K3, Bisimoto K3V, K3V

The CEO of the EV charging company ChargePoint explains why he ordered a Tesla Model Y instead of a Ford Mustang Mach-E (TSLA, F)

Pasquale Romano, the CEO of the electric-vehicle charging company ChargePoint, chose to buy Tesla's Model Y as his next vehicle over the Ford Mustang Mach-E. Romano said it was a close call, but the Model Y's earlier release date and Romano's familiarity with the Tesla user experience pushed the Model Y over the edge. The Model Y and Mustang Mach-E are similar on paper, though the Model Y has an edge in range, starting price, seating capacity, and cargo space. Visit Business Insider's homepage...
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Citroen introduces a two-seat EV that costs €19.99 a month

The Citroen Ami is a new take on urban mobility. It’s electric, cheap and doesn’t require a license. In short, it’s less of a car and more of an electric scooter with two seats, doors, and a heater. Jokes aside, the Citroen Ami could be a glimpse at the future of mobility. The innovation isn’t in the technical aspects of the Ami. Citroen is positioning the Ami as an urban mobility solution. The size is perfect for narrow streets and the price is right to be competitive against public transport. ...
Tags: TC, France, Germany, Tech, Electric Vehicles, Citroën, Ev, AMI, Citroen Ami, Ami Citroen, VAT Citroen, Spain Italy Belgium Portugal

Torching Arctic Ice in Porsche’s First All-Electric Car

A vehicle that dominates what would otherwise be an unforgiving environment “The amount of torque in this car will simply obliterate the ice,” an instructor at the Porsche Ice Experience tells us. “So please try not to stomp on the accelerator.” We’re in the Taycan Turbo S, Porsche’s first ever all-electric vehicle. This is a revolution for the Stuttgart-based automaker—a four-door sedan using two electric …
Tags: Design, Cars, Automotive, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Arctic, Finland, Lapland, Electric, Electric Cars, Arctic Circle, Stuttgart, Ev, Test Drive, Taycan, Taycan Turbo S

Chris Harris Smokes Tires in the Taycan Turbo S

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Jaguar is stopping production of the I-Pace for a week because it doesn't have enough batteries — and it shows why Tesla and GM are spending billions on battery factories

Jaguar will pause production of its I-Pace electric SUV for a week starting February 17 due to a battery shortage, The Times' John Collingridge reported. Jaguar told Business Insider it "has adjusted production schedules of the Jaguar I-Pace" because of "temporary supplier scheduling issues," but did not specify what those issues are. Audi and Hyundai have also had to delay production of their electric vehicles due to battery constraints. Car companies plan to significantly increase electric-v...
Tags: Trends, Tesla, Porsche, Gm, Jaguar, Panasonic, Nevada, Volkswagen, Lg, Times, Audi, Hyundai, Ev, LG Chem, Sonata Hybrid, Jaguar Audi

Studying Modern Landfills to See How Designers Can Contribute to Re-Thinking “Waste”

Last Friday, January 31st, the Times Center in New York hosted a special summit organized by Slow Factory, a non-profit design lab that according to their site “works with companies to research and implement sustainability-focused initiatives, from waste recovery to software to manufacturing.”The 2020 Study Hall Summit focused specifically on an important and pressing issue in the face of climate change: the fashion industry. The day’s program of presentations and discussions included designers,...
Tags: New York, Design, Sustainability, Waste Management, Sustainable Design, Fashion Design, Ev, Jay Kaplan, Slow Factory, Times Center, Céline Saaman, Ayesha Martin, Sophia Li Journalist

A Maryland gas station became the first EV charging station in the US that converted from selling oil — here's how it's doing

RS Automotives, a gas station in Takoma Park, Maryland, has switched its petroleum pumps out for electric vehicle chargers. The station received a grant of $786,000 from the Electric Vehicle Institute and the Maryland Energy Administration, CNBC reported. An 80% charge, which will take 20 to 30 minutes, will cost about $5.10, the Washington Post reported. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  A gas station in Maryland has become the first in the US to switch its petroleum pumps...
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Advancements in Mobility That Will Change Travel

From air cabs to cars that can converse, innovations to take us on all kinds of journeys The convergence of mobility and technology is one of the most interesting topics on our minds, especially during CES. Be it electric scooters and drone taxis or electric vehicles and autonomous road-assistants, transport-related innovations that have debuted at the show have eventually become part of everyday life, while …
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Design, Air Travel, Cars, Tech, Ces, Autonomous, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Sony, Hyundai, Mophie, SUVs, Voice Assistants, Lamborghini

New Bill Aims to Boost America’s EV Adoption

Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced new legislation on Wednesday in a bid to improve the uptake of electric vehicles in the United States. The bill, known as the USA Electrify Forward Act, would appropriate $2 billion annually for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program between 2021 and 2035. Dingell cited a May 2019 […] The post New Bill Aims to Boost America’s EV Adoption appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Is Ford’s Rivian Investment About to Bear Fruit?

Rivian, the Michigan-based EV startup with big plans for its R1S SUV and R1T pickup, isn’t bashful about making its “skateboard” electric vehicle platform available to rivals. At Ford, that skateboard may soon appear below a new Lincoln vehicle, a new report claims. Ford raised eyebrows earlier this year when it sunk $500 million into […] The post Is Ford’s Rivian Investment About to Bear Fruit? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Michigan, Lincoln, EVs, Platforms, Ev, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Rivian

VW’s Charming 1972 Type 2 Gets Electrified

Commissioned by Volkswagen, Californian-based EV West has given the classic 1972 Type 2 Microbus (aka the Kombi, Transporter or simply Microbus) an electric upgrade. Specializing in energy system conversions, EV West replaced the internal-combustion engine with an electric powertrain and 35.8 kWh battery from a “donor” 2017 E-Golf. This upgrade results in a 25-mile range and more horsepower than the original, but maintains the classic …
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