Ford Debuts Electric F-150 Pickup Truck

Ford Motor Company has debuted the electric version of its new F-150 pickup truck. The truck, dubbed the F-150 Lightning is a redesigned battery electric vehicle (BEV) that takes advantage of its electric powertrain and storage in multiple ways. The new F-150 has a front trunk (often called a ‘frunk’), and it can power your…

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Norwegians Start Receiving Their Mustang Mach E Deliveries

Ford’s Norwegian customers have started receiving deliveries of their 2021 Mustang Mach E cars. To be specific, the first customer received their Ford Mustang Mach E today. Ford has been spreading out shipments to more countries, and that means that customers in the U.S. will have to continue waiting for theirs to arrive due to…

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USU Team Builds Solar Energy Systems With Spent Electric Vehicle Batteries

A team of researchers from the Utah Power Electronics Lab at Utah State University has developed solar energy systems using discarded electric vehicle batteries. The team submitted it as part of the American-Made Solar Prize competition and was one of 10 finalists. Projects like these address both the electronic waste potential of electric vehicle batteries…

Cadillac Lyriq Electric Crossover Details Released

Cadillac has released the details for the production version of the Lyriq electric crossover. The luxury car manufacturer first revealed the car last year with a new and highly unconventional design. The car, which won’t be available until late 2022 has a staggering 33″ wide dashboard-mounted screen that displays the speedometer and other metrics that…

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Yamaha Creates A 496HP Electric Motor For Hypercars

Yamaha has developed a 496HP electric motor for the construction of electric hypercars. The company has a history of developing internal combustion engines, as well as ATVs, motorcycles and other motorsports equipment. The decision to start building high-performance electric powertrains signifies an interest in vehicle electrification. The company also helps manufacturers to build prototypes. What…

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Mercedes-Benz Rolling Out Solid-State Battery Technology

Solid-state battery technology has been merely discussed for many years as a candidate for electric vehicles. However, Mercedes-Benz is now going to deploy it in electric city buses, one of the industries which has been seeing electric vehicle adoption over the past decade. Solid-state batteries have the potential to offer longer lifespans and higher capacity…

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Tesla: Shanghai Gigafactory Producing Over 1,000 Model 3 Cars Weekly

The Tesla Model 3 has quickly become Tesla’s most important car, outselling all previous Tesla cars by a massive margin. The Tesla Model 3’s high sales figures made it the car that helped electric vehicles leap towards mainstream status. The lower price is a key reason. Tesla sold more than 139,730 Model 3 cars in…