First Up Close Look At Tesla Model 3 Drive Unit, Battery, Cooling & More

Here are some close look videos of the Tesla Model 3 powertrain components, the drive unit – motor, single-speed transmission, power electronics and more. Videos come to us from Ingineerix, who several months ago shared videos of exploration of the trunk and underbody and as you might remember, showed this totaled Tesla Model 3 – this […]

Mercedes A-Class aero, Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews, and banning glider trucks: Today’s Car News

The newly revealed 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts a slippery shape. Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are in. And states band together to ask a court to reconsider the EPA’s proposal to roll back regulations for “glider” trucks. All of this an…

EV Connect closes $8-million financing round

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EV Connect, a provider of charging solutions including a cloud-based network management platform, has closed an $8-million financing round, led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund. The company will use the new funds to accelerate the deployment of its EV Cloud management platform in the US, advance its integration with utility grid systems and expand into new… Read more »

GreenPower’s electric double-decker buses to serve Canadian cruise terminal

GreenPower Motor Company has delivered two EV550 electric double-decker buses to CVS Cruise Victoria, which will use them to transport tourists from the busy cruise ship terminal at Ogden Point in Victoria, British Columbia. GreenPower’s double-decker e-buses are part of a lineup that includes high-floor and low-floor transit buses, school buses and shuttles. GreenPower uses… Read more »

Ecovolta to build automated 200 MWh battery assembly plant in Switzerland

Swiss battery system and production specialist ecovolta (don’t kill us yet folks, the lowercase isn’t a typo) will build a 200 MWh battery pack assembly plant this September in the Swiss canton of Schwyz. The plant will use fully-automated processes to produce both prismatic and cylindrical batteries. The battery packs will have voltage levels ranging… Read more »

Nissan and Honda to build hybrids and batteries in Thailand

Nissan and Honda have received official permission from the Thai government to produce hybrid vehicles and batteries in the SE Asian nation. They are not the first to open up business there; Toyota, BMW and Daimler area already manufacturing hybrids in Thailand. Nissan plans to set up a factory in the Bang Sao Thong district […]

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Electric And Cheap Come Together In New CSC Bike

California Scooter Co announces electric motorcycle for just $2k The terms “affordable” and “motorcycles” don’t often go hand in hand, especially when “electric” is thrown into the mix. Sure, foreign brands have managed to come up with accessible options, but the prices are subject to an increase once the product crosses our borders, so we’re […]