Electric Cars

Nissan has confirmed price reductions of both 40kWh and 62kWh versions of its award-winning LEAF electric vehicle, effective from April.  For customers looking to purchase the long-range e+ 62kWh version, the price reduction renews the model’s eligibility for the grant, unlocking a saving of £5,265 compared to purchasing at the previous price without the £2,500
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According to an interesting Bloomberg article, Panasonic might be very well positioned to benefit from Tesla‘s new 4680 lithium-ion batteries. Those new large cylindrical cells (46-millimeter diameter and 80-millimeter height) offer a high potential of cost reduction and improvement of performance, although there are many technological challenges to produce them at scale. The Japanese company thinks that
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Adding to its portfolio, the energy provider Octopus has launched a new leasing service – Electric Dreams – offering 100% electric car salary sacrifice schemes, to save employees thousands as they switch to clean green driving. Similar to the popular cycle-to-work scheme, employers can give their staff a highly valuable benefit that is also good
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By Eric Ralph Posted on April 2, 2021 Beginning almost immediately after Starship SN11’s midair explosion earlier this week, SpaceX has accelerated work on a new Starship prototype upgraded with “hundreds of improvements.” In November 2020, Musk first revealed plans to implement “major [Starship] upgrades” as early as prototype SN15, though the improvements involved in
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Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), a major player in the powersports industry, has announced that it will unveil an electric version of each of its products by 2026. The Quebec, Canada-based company plans to invest $300 million in its electrification efforts over the next five years to achieve this milestone. But it won’t take the full
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