NEW CAR: The Volkswagen Gen.E recharges with a robot

Unveiled (somewhat quietly) during Volkswagen’s Future Mobility Day that took place earlier this month, the Volkswagen Gen.E is a 100% electric concept car that emphasizes safety while offering good range and a design that could realistically find its way onto a production car. That’s why many people see in the Gen.E the next generation of the Volkswagen Golf E, which ...

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CAR NEWS: No more gas-powered cars in France starting 2040

The transport sector accounts for almost a third of the polluting emissions in France, and the government wants to solve the problem at least partly with an ambitious new goal: ban cars with a gasoline or diesel engine starting in 2040. The announcement was made last week. Described as revolutionary, the measure matches those imposed by Norway and India aimed ...

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NEW CAR: the Aston Martin RapidE 100% electric planned in 2019

It’s hard to know what’s going on at Aston Martin. The brand regularly unveils new models, and sales seem to be doing well, but behind this good news also seems to hide some uncertainty about the future of the brand. The Aston Martin DB11 notwithstanding, recent innovations presented by the British manufacturer are generally models still at the design or ...

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NEW CAR: The first image of the real Tesla Model 3

The first Tesla Model 3 left the Tesla plant a few days ago, and we didn’t have to wait very long before the brand’s founder, Elon Musk, unveiled his new baby. What we see in that first image is a five-door sedan that seems a little higher than a traditional car and that at first glance looks more like the ...

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TECH: City streetlights as EV chargers

This is a chicken or the egg situation. If more affordable EV cars are offered, will consumers buy more? Or will a stronger recharging infrastructure convince more consumers to purchase an EV as their next car? Car manufacturers are working at multiplying the number of EVs so now it’s up to the grid to keep up. This is where ebee ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Ford Focus EV

2017 Ford Focus EV

Invisible EV Most EV buyers, early adopters at the very least, want it to be known that they’ve purchased a car that will save the world. The Nissan LEAF, Chevrolet Bolt, Mitsubishi i-Miev and even the Kia Soul EV look different, or special. The Focus EV has the curb appeal of a rental car. Does this make it bad choice? ...

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