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In a move meant to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Leaf EV, Nissan has been at work on a project involving the broadcast of thoughts and emotions of EV drivers. What Nissan did is produce a movie showing a special Leaf that projects the driver’s experience and thoughts behind the wheel. The drivers themselves […]

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Daimler AG is expanding its mobility services in the U.S. as the German automaker aims to beat competitors in the emerging urban transportation market. Best known for its car2go carsharing service, Daimler is merging two more mobility services in the U.S., RideScout and GlobeSherpa. Daimler bought RideScout in 2014; its app allows users to find […]

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Attendees this week at the SAE 2016 World Congress in Detroit have had the opportunity to take the Toyota i-ROAD on demonstration rides. Already in use in Tokyo and Toyota City, and Grenoble, France, the electric three-wheeler may be rolling out in California. It could make its U.S. debut in California cities where ridesharing and […]

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California will see 61 more DC fast chargers through a $9 million California Energy Commission grant. The 61 DC fast chargers will be installed at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway 99, and Highway 101. In addition, 40 sites will have one Level 2 charger, and one site will have two Level […]

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The State of New York has proposed a new law that would allow police officers to test cellphones after a crash to see if the device was being used at the time of the incident. Using a scanner, the police will be able to determine exactly when the phone was being used. If it was […]

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Today Momentum Dynamics announced this year it will deliver 200-kilowatt inductive wireless chargers for municipal bus fleets in Maryland and Washington state. Presently the highest power electric passenger vehicle chargers are Tesla’s 135-kW Superchargers. Momentum has announced no plans to deliver such high power systems as it is set to do for bus agencies for […]

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On Wednesday a top executive at General Motors made a few factual if pointed statements about the Chevy Bolt and was called by at least one report for taking “shots” at the Tesla Model 3. What did he say? The 200-mile EV is developed, ready to go, will be in production this year, and oh […]

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Los Angeles-based start-up Faraday Future plans to build an EV to compete with Tesla, but not much else is known about the company’s goals. The lack of clear details about what the company plans to build hasn’t stopped it from breaking ground on a factory in North Las Vegas – Faraday Future is even hiring […]

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LG Chem’s drive to become the world’s largest supplier of batteries for plug-in electrified vehicles may be supported by a new factory in Poland. The South Korea-based company is looking into opening a lithium battery plant in Poland to meet rising demand from European automakers, according a person familiar with the matter. If it gets […]

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Yesterday it was reported Motor Trend was provocatively teasing that today it might have news and photos for the world’s first debut of a car developed by Apple. As it turns out, the build-up via successive tweets and images of partially revealed futuristic car designs was nothing more than to drum up excitement for a […]

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