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AUTO NEWS: End of Formula E in Montreal

Formula E

The controversy surrounding the arrival of a second edition of Formula E on the island of Montreal has been put to rest after the new mayor of the city, Valerie Plante, announced yesterday that the electrified race will not be back in 2018. According to Ms. Plante, Formula E was a financial fiasco for Montreal while causing a wide range ...

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More gasoline vehicles in California by 2040

EV

California intends to ban gasoline vehicles from its roads starting in 2040 according to the American publication Bloomberg. Only electric or hydrogen vehicles that emit no polluting emissions will be allowed on California roads. The project will be tabled in January by Phil Ting, a state democrat who believes that the delay leaves enough time for the development of electric ...

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Several companies will test the Tesla truck

tesla truck

According to various sources, there are currently more than 1,000 pre-orders for the Tesla truck unveiled a few weeks ago. Big names are on the list of companies interested in the electric semitrailer including Wal-Mart, Anheuser-Busch, DHL and now Pepsi who has apparently placed an order for 100 Tesla trucks. The majority of these companies claim that the reduced cost ...

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AUTO NEWS: The Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is only a matter of time

Porsche 911

In an interview with Automotive News, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume said the development of a Plug-in Hybrid Porsche 911 was about to begin shortly with only a few details left to finalize. The idea of ​​an electrified 911 has been circulating for years now, but it was mostly rumors although Porsche has always said it understood the importance and need ...

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CAR NEWS: Renault and Samsung team up to create an electric car

samsung car

For those who did not know, Renault and Samsung joined forces some time ago to create cars for the South Korean market. Recently, the two companies which are reunited under the name Renault Samsung Motors unveiled a new version of the SM3 Z.E. model, a 100 percent electric sedan now able to travel more than 200 kilometers. The car’s battery ...

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