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Rimac Concept One vs. LaFerrari vs. Tesla P90D

Rimac Concept One vs. LaFerrari vs. Tesla P90D
When you see a Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode pull up to the line at a drag race, you assume the race is already over. You might reconsider when you find out that a Ferrari LaFerrari is in the mix. 
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Audi’s New Suspension Captures Motion to Make Electricity

Audi’s New Suspension Captures Motion to Make Electricity
Audi has developed a new suspension system that might have a significant impact on future hybrid and electric vehicles. The suspension connects a pair of alternators to the vehicle’s dampers to convert the up and down motion of driving over the road into electricity.
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Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car: Pointy, but Powerful

Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car: Pointy, but Powerful
We have seen Nissan’s unusual and pointy ZEOD RC on the racetrack, though the racecar has racked up little success. Nissan also showed off a similar concept for the street, called the BladeGlider a few years back, and now has a working prototype of the highly aerodynamic car.
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nanoFlowcell EV Uses Fluid Instead of Outlets to Juice up

nanoFlowcell EV Uses Fluid Instead of Outlets to Juice up
Right now if you own an EV, you have to leave it plugged in for hours and hours to get the battery charged. EV startup nanoFlowcell has envisioned a world where rather than plugging into the electric grid to charge your car, you’d simply fill up tanks of electrolyte liquids used to make the electricity for the car to move.
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Morgan EV3 Selfridges Edition

Morgan EV3 Selfridges Edition
Both the Selfridges department store and automotive manufacturer Morgan were founded in 1909. To celebrate that coincidence the two UK firms are teaming up to offer an exclusive car that will be available only via the iconic department store.
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Tiny ’70s Enfield 8000 EV Mod Can Humble Supercars

Tiny ’70s Enfield 8000 EV Mod Can Humble Supercars
Automotive journalist and car modifier Jonny Smith has taken what started as an 8 horsepower British electronic vehicle from the Seventies and turned it into the world’s quickest street legal EV. This weekend, the Enfield 8000, an electric vehicle built in the era of the oil crisis, raced through a quarter-mile sprint in 9.86 seconds.
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Electric Bus Recharges with 15 Second Burst of Energy

Electric Bus Recharges with 15 Second Burst of Energy
Electric powertrain maker ABB has landed a contract from Transports Public Genevois, the public transport operator for Geneva, Switzerland to install a dozen of its fully electric buses. What makes the buses unique is their ability to juice up while picking up passengers.
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Mercedes Shows off “A Real Sports Car” for the Golf Course

Mercedes Shows off “A Real Sports Car” for the Golf Course
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a very odd little vehicle that is designed specifically for golfers to drive on the green. The car is called the Mercedes-Benz Style Edition Garia Golf Cart. The cart is a tie up between Mercedes-Benz Style, Daimler Business Innovation, and luxury golf cart manufacturer Garia.
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BMW 740 iPerformance Pairs Electric Power with Luxury

BMW 740 iPerformance Pairs Electric Power with Luxury
BMW has unveiled a new version of its 7-series, called the 740 iPerformance. It can be had in a standard wheelbase version (740e) or a long wheel base version (740le) with more rear-seat legroom. Power for the car comes from a 4-cylinder TwinPower turbo engine combined with an electric motor and 9.2 kWh battery.
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Mercedes to Debut Tesla Rival at Paris Motor Show

Mercedes to Debut Tesla Rival at Paris Motor Show
Mercedes-Benz wants to compete with Tesla in the premium electric game, and to kick things off, it will show off a new EV at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Mercedes is teasing some of the car’s details ahead of that unveil, like the fact that it will have a 500km (~310 mi) driving range per charge.
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Tesla Ramped up Production in Q2 Despite Lower Deliveries

Tesla Ramped up Production in Q2 Despite Lower Deliveries
Tesla has announced that it has significantly ramped up production of its EVs, with 18,345 vehicles produced in Q2 2016. That marks a 20% increase in production compared to Q1. Tesla figures that demand will support that level of production, but deliveries of EVs indicate otherwise.
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Tesla 8.0 Beta Update Brings UI Changes, Autopilot Improvements

Tesla 8.0 Beta Update Brings UI Changes, Autopilot Improvements
Tesla has launched a new update for its Model S and Model X EVs that brings the system software for the EV to version 8.0. According to the company, this is its biggest update so far, bringing a UI refresh, new autopilot features and more.
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Kyburz eRod is an Electric Track Day Fun Car

Kyburz eRod is an Electric Track Day Fun Car
It’s no secret that I am a big fan of track day cars like the Ariel Atom and KTM X-Bow. A new car of that sort has turned up from a Swiss firm called Kyburz. The car is called the eRod and it looks a lot like the Atom with a key difference – it is an electric car.
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Tesla and Sheetz in Talks for Superchargers at Gas Stations

Tesla and Sheetz in Talks for Superchargers at Gas Stations
If you don’t live in the mid-Atlantic region, you may not be familiar with the Sheetz restaurant and gas station chain. Word has turned up that Sheetz and Tesla are in talks for something that could drastically change how EV drivers get around in the region.
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Production Tesla Model S Sets Class Record at Pikes Peak

Production Tesla Model S Sets Class Record at Pikes Peak
This past weekend, driver Blake Fuller set a new Electric Production class record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado. His Tesla Model S P90D wasn’t exactly stock, but it was very close to that.
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