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If a Hyperloop feasibility study in the Port Jebel Ali seaport in Dubai pans out, potential velocities of up to hundreds of mph could give a new significance to the term “rapid transport.” This monied district is where the company now called Hyperloop One is thinking about moving goods with the Hyperloop concept famously publicized […]

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Electric cars currently on U.S. roads could handle 87 percent of daily driving needs for the American public, a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology study said. MIT analyzed the energy used for personal trips, including differences by the type of cities drivers live in. Data was taken from travel surveys and GPS data to estimate […]

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Korean battery and EV component supplier LG Electronics is gearing up its assembly line this month to provide components for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt which is believed due to start regular U.S. production in October. LG’s move is its part of a contract it announced last month that was signed October 2015 with General Motors […]

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Just how fast is the world’s first all-electric hypercar? WEC, Ferrari Le Mans and Corvette GT2 V8 racing driver Archie Hamilton wanted to find out, and got an opportunity to hop behind the wheel of the Rimac Concept One. The Concept One made its production debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, […]

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In the future, you may only see electric cars on Dutch roads, as the Netherlands is in the throes of an outright ban of new cars fueled by gasoline or diesel fuel. Pending legislation would permit only zero emission cars powered by either batteries or hydrogen beginning in 2025. The ban initiative, promoted by the […]

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Rolling out a large electric vehicle with 311 miles of battery range is a big part of Daimler’s ambitious electrified car strategy, a Daimler executive said. While being interviewed recently by Automotive Engineering, Anke Kleinschmit, Daimler’s VP Of group research and sustainability and chief environmental officer, shared her thoughts on the German automaker’s clean vehicle […]

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Volkswagen AG could be adding as much as $1.2 billion to its tab for its diesel emissions cheating by way of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice. In June, Reuters reported a criminal settlement was being negotiated with the DOJ that could include a consent decree, an independent monitor overseeing VW, and hefty […]

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BMW’s i3 battery-electric sedan and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car have served as a pathway for the German car company’s plan that all future i brand vehicles will become all-electric models. Company engineers are working on the next electric car sedan with a pure electric drivetrain, called Project i20. Also known internally as iNext, the […]

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LeEco is still seeking approval by the Chinese government to manufacture its LeSee electric cars. Several Chinese media sources, including ChinaDaily, had reported LeEco most likely did not have the required permissions to build its factory. A LeEco spokesperson has confirmed to media that the startup automaker doesn’t yet have the license required by the […]

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Another Tesla Model S unexpectedly caught on fire. This time around, it was during the automaker’s “Electric Road Trip” tour for the summer, and it occurred during a stop in Biarritz, France. According to a report from Electrek, the Tesla Model S P90D was on a test drive when the vehicle suddenly made a loud […]

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