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Electric Classic Mini Is London's Coolest New Cab

09 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from CityAM

"In place of the traditional A-Series engine, Oxford-based EV conversion specialist Electrogenic has slotted in batteries and a Hyper 9 electric motor. Maximum power is up to 120hp, but has been reined in to just 45hp – similar to a standard Mini 1000 – to meet TfL licensing requirements."

"Part of a seven-strong fleet of Minis operated by hire company Small Car Big City, it has also been converted to electric power."

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Robert Reich: Why Elon Musk Detests Joe Biden (And The Feeling Is Mutual)

09 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Eurasiareview

"The fiercely anti-union Musk has been livid ever since pro-union Biden pushed a provision in a bill that would benefit electric-car makers that are unionized at the expense of those that are not (namely Tesla).

"Musk may be an innovator, but he’s a lousy boss - with a long record of punishing his workers for exercising their rights under the labor laws and exposing them to unsafe working conditions."

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An Electric Car Finally Makes Financial Sense

09 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from CNN

"Most of our analysis has shown that, from a financial perspective, if you’re buying a new vehicle, it makes a lot of sense for most people to at least strongly consider an electric vehicle if it fits their lifestyle...

"The question of eventual resale value remains unsettled. While Teslas retain their value very well, other electric cars with comparable battery range haven’t been on the market long..."

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United Airlines Is Buying 100 Zero-Emission Electric Planes From a Swedish Startup

08 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Robb Report

"...utilizing Heart Aerospace battery-powered aircrafts, United [aims to] undertake regional commercial flights with zero operational emissions...the ES-19 aircrafts will be larger than competing electric planes, seating up to 19 passengers, and fly up to 250 miles on a charge."

"Mesa Airlines, which is partnering with United to bring electric planes into commercial service, has also conditionally agreed to add 100 ES-19s..."

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BMW and Architecture Firm Gensler Have a Vision for Post-Gas, Electric Future

08 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Fortune

"By 2035, electric vehicles are expected to comprise 45% of all new car sales in the United States. This rapid development requires solutions for the roughly 145,000 gas stations that together account for over 3.6 billion square feet of real estate."

"The result is a concept the two companies are calling the "Nth Place": not an office, not a home, but something in between that fits to the new post-pandemic era of hybrid work."

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Ford Dealer Doubles Price of the F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup Truck

08 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Electrek

"Some Ford dealers have been taking advantage of that demand by charging extremely high "market adjustment” prices on top of the manufacturer's suggested retail price. We previously tracked some of those premiums and saw some as high as $30,000."

"F-150 Lightning Forum user found a unit marked up by $69,000 at Gary Smith Ford in Fort Walton Beach, Florida...this markup doubles the price of the F150 Lightning electric pickup."

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Fiat Presents the E-Doblo Transporter Van

08 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Electrive

"The E-Doblo is powered by a combination of a 100-kW electric motor and a 50-kWh battery, a combination familiar from numerous other models of the Stellantis Group, which should enable the E-Doblo to cover more than 280 kilometres.

"...the maximum DC charging power is 100 kW. This means that the battery can be charged to 80 per cent in 30 minutes at the appropriate charging stations..."

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VW's CUPRA to Launch Three Electric Models In Spain by 2025

08 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Reuters

"Volkswagen's Spanish brand CUPRA will launch three electric models by 2025, including what would be its first fully electric vehicle to be made in Spain...

"In 2025, CUPRA will launch its UrbanRebel electric model. Production is planned at SEAT's Martorell Barcelona plant...It is the first electric vehicle to be assigned to Martorell, which aims to manufacture 500,000 electric cars a year."

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Fisker Surpasses 50,000 Reservations for Fisker Ocean SUV and Reveals Additional Details About Its Second Vehicle, the Fisker PEAR

08 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Businesswire

"The Fisker Ocean will start production at a carbon-neutral factory in Austria on Nov. 17, 2022, with the base Sport trim priced at $37,499... The Extreme trim level is priced at $68,999 and delivers an estimated range of over 350 miles...

The Fisker PEAR has 3,200 reservations..and affordable pricing below $29,900.. will be fully revealed in the second half of 2023 and enter production at a plant owned Foxconn in 2024.."

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New Study Reveals Problems With Public EV Chargers in Bay Area

07 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Jalopnik

"Roughly 23 percent of 657 DC fast-charging public EV charging stations around the San Francisco Bay Area were deemed nonfunctional, according to a recent study carried out by University of California, Berkeley researchers. That works out to 151 terminals. "

"According to the researchers, 73 percent of DC fast charging points were considered functional, while 23 percent were deemed 'not functional.'

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The Electric Cars of the Papillion Days Parade

A half dozen privately owned electric cars joined the 75th anniversary parade down Washington Street

Published: 2022-06-20




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