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Growth Returns To EV Sales In China, Up 55% In February

By Mark Kane Plug-in electric vehicles sales in China have returned to a more typical growth pattern in February, after a total faith-based collapse in January. EV Sales Blog counted around 16,875 registrations in the country for the month, which is a sturdy 55% more than year ago. With that said, the sales environment was still… …read more

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Tesla Open For Business In South Korea

By Eric Loveday Earlier this month, Tesla inaugurated the opening of its first two stores in South Korea. Store #1 is referred to as the automaker’s Korean flagship location. It’s in the new Starfield Hanam, a shopping mall located in Gyeonggi Province (see rendered image). The second store is in Cheongdam-dong. Korea Times reports:… …read more

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Jaguar Claims Reactions To I-Pace Electric CUV Have Been “Fantastic”

By Mark Kane Jaguar has succeeded in raising interest surrounding its upcoming, all-electric I-PACE Concept offering. The reactions on the small, all-electric SUV have been fantastic so far even, according to Jaguar. The I-PACE Concept shines especially on the exterior design. The 90 kWh battery, and all-wheel drive powertrain that provides 0-60 mph… …read more

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Say What Now? 2020 Hybrid Kinetic H600 Charges At 50C, Is V2G/V2V Capable

By Mark Kane The Hybrid Kinetic Group unveiled the Pininfarina-designed H600 range-extended electric vehicle concept from the Geneva Motor Show, and says what is currently on the show stand is pretty close to the end product. The company didn’t clearly stated whether H600 is externally rechargeable…and we can’t see any spot of the concept… …read more

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Fuel-economy rules & jobs, Tesla quality issues, high-volume VW electric car: Today’s Car News

By feedback@highgearmedia.com (Stephen Edelstein)

Today, we look at why looser fuel-economy rules won’t create more jobs, why Tesla owners love their electric cars despite significant documented quality issues, and when the first high-volume Volkswagen electric car will arrive. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The first high-volume Volkswagen electric car must arrive by 2020, executives… …read more

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Another Chevy Bolt EV electric-car owner weighs in on pro and cons

By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker)

We’ve had a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in our fleet for a handful of days, and have been thinking about our impressions of the car in everyday use. While a major snowstorm cut half the days out of our test run—with a 7-foot snowdrift blocking the road to my house—we’ve been using the Bolt in and around the New York City metro… …read more

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Tesla Model 3 Tracker Shows Most Popular Options State-By-State – Video

By Steven Loveday We have shared Ben Sullins’ videos before. He runs a website called Teslanomics, and as you can see from the name, he attempts to make sense of the “numbers” surrounding everything Tesla. In this recent video edition, Ben uses data from Model3Tracker.info to put together an interactive map showing upgrade… …read more

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The Tesla Approach: Automaker’s Unique Full Stack Startup Process Is A Powerful Disruptor

By EVANNEX HOW TESLA TAKES THE ‘FULL STACK’ APPROACH TO DISRUPT THE AUTO INDUSTRY Silicon Valley’s legendary venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has been talking a lot about the full stack startup. One of the firm’s partners, Chris Dixon, explains the differences between an older, antiquated approach and the new, full stack approach: “The old approach… …read more

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Your Future EV: New Patents Show Electric Tires, Ford’s Oxygen Battery

By Sebastian Blanco Trying to decipher our electric future is an uncertain game, but one we still love to play. We’ve already taken one look through recent electric vehicle patents as part of our “Your EV Future” series, but if you only do something once, it’s not a series, is it? So, let’s… …read more

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