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Electrify America installs California's first 350kW EV chargers

Californians now have access to some of the fastest electric vehicle chargers on the planet… even if people can't really use those chargers yet. VW's Electrify America has installed California's first publicly available 350kW EV chargers at Simon'… Source: Engadget | Electrify America installs California's first 350kW EV chargers

Musk: Model Y prototype approved to go into production

On Tesla's earnings call after announcing its first quarterly profit, CEO Elon Musk chatted about the company's upcoming products. While claiming it has "the most exciting product roadmap of any company on Earth," Musk mentioned the Model Y crossover… Source: Engadget | Musk: Model Y prototype approved to go into production

VanMoof's Electrified S2 is a seriously smart commuter bike

VanMoof is almost ready to ship its next generation of electric bicycles. The Electrified S2 and X2 are vast improvements over their predecessors, with bigger batteries, nippier motors and smarter locking mechanisms. If you live in a city and fancy c… Source: Engadget | VanMoof's Electrified S2 is a seriously smart commuter bike

Lucid Motors will give owners access to VW's charging network

Lucid Motors' first electric car won't roll out of the factory until 2020, but you'll at least know where to charge it when it does arrive. The company has signed a preliminary deal that will give Lucid Air drivers access to VW's Electrify America c… Source: Engadget | Lucid Motors will give owners access to …

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Porsche unveils fast, low-cost 'pit stop' EV charging stations

Fast charging stations promise to end the long wait to top up electric cars, but the technology is expensive, bulky and a little intimidating. Thankfully, Porsche might have solved all three problems in one go. It just unveiled an "electric pit stop"… Source: Engadget | Porsche unveils fast, low-cost 'pit stop' EV charging stations

Mercedes self-driving van concept swaps bodies to match its cargo

Self-driving vehicles are useful for hauling both people and cargo, but you can usually only prioritize one of those tasks unless you can afford to buy separate vehicles. Mercedes-Benz might have a solution to the problem: build a machine that can ch… Source: Engadget | Mercedes self-driving van concept swaps bodies to match its cargo

Tesla offers 'immediate' Model 3 deliveries to boost sales numbers

Tesla is determined to burnish its Model 3 sales figures, and that means getting the EV into customers' hands as quickly as possible — including through some unconventional methods. Electrek has learned that Tesla is emailing reservation holders pro… Source: Engadget | Tesla offers 'immediate' Model 3 deliveries to boost sales numbers

Elon Musk says Tesla could build $25,000 EV in about 'three years'

When Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's second master plan, the $35,000 Model 3 represented the price floor. It wasn't set in stone, but you couldn't realistically expect more. However, the dream of a truly affordable Tesla EV just got a little more tangib… Source: Engadget | Elon Musk says Tesla could build ,000 EV in about …

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Tesla's Model 3 Performance has an experimental 'Track Mode'

Tesla's Model 3 is very quick, especially if you spring for the dual-motor Performance variant, but it's still tame for safety's sake. What if you want to launch an all-out assault on a race course? You might have that option soon. YouTuber Marque… Source: Engadget | Tesla's Model 3 Performance has an experimental 'Track Mode'

Tesla Model 3 orders are available to everyone in North America

At last, you no longer need a reservation to order a Model 3 — if you meet the right conditions. Tesla has opened its ordering system for the 'starter' EV to everyone in North America, letting anyone walk through the process whether they're ready to… Source: Engadget | Tesla Model 3 orders are available to …

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Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Ford made waves recently when it announced it would stop producing cars (except for the iconic Mustang) — in favor of SUVs, trucks and other large vehicles — for the United States. It wasn't a big surprise and if anything it was expected since SUV… Source: Engadget | Ford is saying goodbye to cars and …

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VW and Renault promise electric car sharing services

Automaker-run EV sharing services are still novelties now, but they could be plentiful before long. Both Volkswagen and Renault have announced plans for electric car sharing services in a bid to promote "sustainable mobility." VW's We platform will… Source: Engadget | VW and Renault promise electric car sharing services

Audi shows off its electric SUV's screen-filled interior

Audi has been more than happy to show off its e-tron Quattro prototype's outside, but what will it be like if you're taking it for a drive? Wonder no more: the automaker has offered a proper look at the electric SUV's interior. In many ways, it's eve… Source: Engadget | Audi shows off its electric …

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Tesla opens Model 3 orders to more people and trims prices

If you're in line for a Model 3 then we have good news. The company has announced that it's opening pre-orders to all reservation holders in the US and Canada, now that it's able to produce more cars (apparently that tent manufacturing line is helpin… Source: Engadget | Tesla opens Model 3 orders to more …

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NTSB: Model S battery caught fire twice after Florida crash

It's not unheard of for cars to catch fire in a crash, but there are now instances of Tesla cars' batteries reigniting well after the fact. As part of a preliminary report on a Model S crash in Ford Lauderdale, Florida, NTSB investigators revealed th… Source: Engadget | NTSB: Model S battery caught fire twice …

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