Tag: Electric Vehicles

Germany Is Already Testing Overhead Charging Cables For Long Haul Electric Trucks On Highway

Mercedes, Volvo, and others have been making big announcements about the future of electric trucking, but so far, they seem to only have last-mile delivery trucks with relatively short ranges. In Lübeck, Germany, a solution for longer-distance trucking is being tested. The technology on the highway isn’t particularly new, but it could help make long-distance […]

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Canoo To Source Batteries For Its Lifestyle Vehicle From Panasonic

The forthcoming Canoo Lifestyle Vehicle all-electric van will use batteries supplied by Panasonic. Underpinning the Lifestyle Vehicle is Canoo’s modular platform and the Panasonic battery cells will be integrated into modules directly in the structure of the platform itself. This should make it easier to perform service repairs and upgrades to the battery modules. Read […]

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Tech YouTuber Says The Rivian R1T Is “Incredibly Fun”, Charging And Infotainment Could Be Better

The Rivian R1T is the first all-electric pickup truck to hit the market and beyond being an impressive off-roader, it is also loaded with lots of tech. Fittingly, popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee recently had the chance to put it through its paces. Given that Brownlee is best known for reviewing the latest smartphones, laptops […]

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Lucid CEO Says Fleets Of Robotaxis Are A Decade Away

The chief executive of Lucid doesn’t think we will see fleets of self-driving taxis for another decade. Hot on the heels of Lucid beginning production of the all-electric Air, chief executive Peter Rawlinson told Reuters that technological hurdles will prevent robotaxis from becoming commonplace anytime in the near future. “I think we’re 10 years out […]

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BMW’s Design Director Says The Brand’s New Models Need To Be “Bold And Meaningful”

BMW is embarking on a bold new era led by design director Domagoj Dukec and while some of the carmaker’s most recent models have caused controversy, Dukec says the brand needs innovative designs. Dukec will play an instrumental role in BMW’s ongoing shift towards electrification and during a recent interview, used the recent i Vision […]

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