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Hyundai Santa Fe plug-in hybrid details revealed

By Blagojce Krivevski Hyundai Motor has revealed details of the new Santa Fe’s powertrain line-up, new platform and range of features. The new Santa Fe is the first Hyundai in Europe to go on sale with the new ‘Smartstream’ hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain. The Santa Fe plug-in hybrid, available in early 2021, comes with…

2021 Audi Q5 PHEV debuts with sharper design and improved tech

By Blagojce Krivevski Combining sporty driving performance and SUV versatility, the 2021 Audi Q5 model line continues to set a new standard in the luxury SUV segment. The updated Q5 models, including the plug-in hybrid Q5 as well as the SQ5, combine sharper design with excellent every day usability and offer a larger array of…

Mustang Mach-E gets upgraded horsepower and torque as U.S. order banks open

By Blagojce Krivevski Order banks for the all-electric Mustang Mach-E are now open in the U.S., and reservation holders are now being invited to convert their reservations to official orders for the latest addition to the Mustang stable. Ford also is confirming updated performance specs following recent charging and driver-assist technology news – adding up…

Xpeng Starts Delivery of P7 EV Sports Sedan

By Blagojce Krivevski Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng Motors has begun nation-wide delivery of its new P7 super-long range, high-performance, smart EV sports sedan to customers. This follows the receiving of the official production license on May 19th from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for its new own-built, wholly-owned factory, the Zhaoqing Xpeng…

EV Fast Charging Stations and Outlets: CCS or CHAdeMO

By Blagojce Krivevski DC fast charging is important for reducing the charging times of electric vehicles and is critical to making long-distance EV travel practical. Although Tesla has a well-developed, proprietary supercharging network, two types of non-proprietary DC fast charging connectors are also used in the United States: SAE Combined Charging System (CCS) and CHArge…

Electrify America, Kia offer DC fast charging plan for Kia Niro EV drivers

By Blagojce Krivevski Electrify America announced an agreement with Kia Motors America to offer ‘Kia Select,’ a new charging program with optimized pricing for the Kia Niro EV model on Electrify America’s direct current (DC) fast charging network. The ‘Kia Select’ program offers a flat rate of 35 cents per-minute charging for current Kia Niro…

Apex AP-0 electric sports car unveiled

By Blagojce Krivevski UK-based sports car brand APEX Motors has taken the covers off its stunning new all-electric AP-0 sports car at its global launch event in London this Friday. Bringing full electric performance and complete driver enjoyment, the AP-0 is a celebration of the feeling of being behind the wheel. The car offers a…

Automobili Pininfarina Unveils Battista Anniversario Electric Hypercar

By Blagojce Krivevski Automobili Pininfarina has unveiled the ultimate expression of the world’s first luxury pure-electric hyper GT, the Battista Anniversario. The Battista Anniversario celebrates 90 years since Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina created the legendary Pininfarina coachbuilder and design house, and is the most powerful sports car ever to be designed and built in Italy. Battista…

Electrify America invests in the SMUD Energy StorageShares program

By Blagojce Krivevski Electrify America is investing $1.3 million in the Energy StorageShares program developed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). The investment will help Electrify America reduce its overall energy-related costs and lower the company’s impact on Sacramento’s electrical grid. “This first-of-a-kind program will help address peak energy demands, minimize impacts to the…

MINI USA launches ordering site for all-new MINI Cooper SE

By Blagojce Krivevski In response to over 15,000 hand-raisers and growing, MINI USA announced that consumers can now place their order for the all-new battery electric MINI Cooper SE at the MINI Electric page on MINIUSA.com or at ShopMINIUSA.com. The 2020 MINI Cooper SE will reach U.S. showrooms in early March of 2020 with a…

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