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European Electric Vehicle Invasion — Winners, Big Winners, & Champions

For those who follow the fully electric car market, 2016 was exciting. GM introduced the Chevy Bolt a full year ahead of Tesla’s Model 3. It was the first long-range affordable electric car in the United States. For many reasons, we did not really see it in most of Europe

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How An Electric Car Works

There are many reasons why Tesla has taken the automotive world by storm. Of course, one big reason is that Elon Musk decided to make his car company an electric car company. And electric cars have inherent advantages over their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts

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100% Electric Vehicle Sales Up 130% In 2018, 210% In Q4 2018 — US Electric Car Sales Report

The big electric vehicles sales stories these days are generally about the Tesla Model 3 walloping the competition. Nonetheless, we like to go back to our roots and explore overall electric vehicle growth at least once a quarter. The problem is that almost all of the positivity comes from Tesla

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88 CleanTechnica Electric Vehicle Reviews

CleanTechnica has had the lucky opportunity to review a freakin’ ton of electric vehicles this past year, and many more in previous years. In the article below, you can find links to most of the reviews as well as short snippets about the vehicles (and a few other products)

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Is The Rivian R1S The Ultimate Electric Sport Utility Vehicle?

Rivian took the Los Angeles Auto Show by storm for the reveal of its fully electric truck and SUV. Both are based on the same skateboard-style electric chassis, which will be available with three different battery sizes for a maximum range of 400+ miles per charge in the largest configuration

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10 Charts: Top Electric Car Benefits & Top Misconceptions

There’s nothing like experience. You can read and write about something all day, but until you experience it, it’s just a concept, and you don’t really understand it. So, with that in mind, it is often interesting and useful to collect feedback from actual EV drivers about what they appreciate about their cars. It’s also often interesting and useful to find out the top misconceptions they discover other people have about electric cars

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Kia Niro Electric Crossover Debuts In Los Angeles — 239 Mile Range

The Kia Niro electric SUV is almost here. With an EPA range of 239 miles and a load of standard equipment, it should be well received when in goes on sale in North America early next year.

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Meanwhile In China, The Electric Mobility Revolution Is In Full Swing

Hanna Yanchuk met with Mr. Huang Hongsheng, the Chairman of Skywell New Energy Vehicle Group, and talked to him about the electric mobility revolution happening in China.

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CARB EV Charging Plan Splits Electric Vehicle Charging Association Members

A plan by CARB to spend $ 200 million from Electrify America on EV charging infrastructure has caused a bitter dispute among EV charging companies and suppliers.

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Nio Builds Battery Swap Stations In China For Its Electric Vehicles

NIO Battery Swap StationsWhile it may have seemed that option was long retired in the electric vehicle world, Chinese startup NIO hasn’t abandoned the idea of swapping batteries in electric vehicles instead of — or complementary to — fast charging. The young company is currently building a sprawling network of battery swap stations throughout China

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