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India’s Pravaig Dynamics Unveils Its Luxury EV, The Pravaig Extinction MK1

January 24th, 2021 | by Derek Markham

Pravaig has a prototype of its vehicle, the Extinction MK1, a 2-door coupe with claimed specs of 504 kilometers (313 miles) per charge, a top speed of 196 km/h (121 mph), a 0-100 km/h (62 mph) 150 kW of power under its hood, and an 80% charge time of its 96 kWh lithium-ion battery in 30 minutes

China — 9.4% Plugin Vehicle Share In Another Record Month

January 24th, 2021 | by Jose Pontes

While the overall Chinese auto market ended the year on a positive note (+12% YoY), plugins ended with a record month, growing by 50% YoY in in the last month of the year to a record 224,000 units, and this time it was plugin hybrids (PHEVs) that grew faster (+108%) than full electrics (+42%)

Do Auto Dealers Have A Future In New, Post-Pandemic World Of Electric Cars?

January 24th, 2021 | by Guest Contributor

Pity the poor, unloved auto dealerships. If they disappeared, who would mourn their passing? Car buyers certainly wouldn’t miss the pushy salespeople, byzantine pricing, or overpriced repairs. Automakers would surely cry some crocodile tears, but they would probably be glad to adopt Tesla’s direct sales model, which gives the California carmaker complete control over how its products are presented (as well as a larger slice of the profit)

Fiat 500e Dominates Italy’s EV Market In December, & BEVs Grow Eightfold!

January 24th, 2021 | by Carlo Ombello

The year of coronavirus has just ended on a high note for EV markets throughout Europe. With traditional car sales down everywhere by double digit percentages, electric cars have taken charge, offering a taste of things to come. This is also true for Italy, where December monthly EV sales skyrocketed to over eight times last year's levels!

New York Times: Electric Cars Are Cheaper & Cleaner

January 24th, 2021 | by Guest Contributor

For two decades now, the mainstream press has been feeding peoples’ natural skepticism about new technology, dismissing electric vehicles as a quaint fad that will never “catch on.”

In UK, 79% Of Drivers Could Charge An Electric Car Just Once Every Week Or Two

January 23rd, 2021 | by Zachary Shahan

If you've got an electric car, whether you live in the United States, the United Kingdom, Timbuktu, or Antarctica, you know the two questions most people ask when they are curious about your car: 1) how far can it drive, and 2) how long does it take to charge. Typically, though, these are sort of useless questions. For the most part, people charge at home and need to think about it very little

New Year, New You … New Tesla!

January 23rd, 2021 | by Sponsored Content

The Illinois Solar Education Association (ISEA)* is holding its annual fundraising raffle for a Tesla Model X. The Model X is an all-electric SUV that you can recharge at your home or on the road — you’ll no longer be at the mercy of fluctuating gas prices, and you’ll reduce your carbon footprint at the same time!

A Letter To Tomorrow: Hope (And Fleetwood Mac)

January 23rd, 2021 | by Editorial Staff

I hope this letter reaches Tomorrow, and that the Tomorrow of 2050 looks much different than Today. As an envirophile, eco-nut, treehugger, crunchy-granola-hippie, I hope my worst fears (and statistical probabilities) have not been realized by the time this letter is read. I hope we’ve been able to right the ship, to keep it from sinking, even if it’s still a little tilted to one side. 

Confessions of a Tesla True Believer

January 23rd, 2021 | by Guest Contributor

I am one of a generation of investors who put our money in Tesla, defying an army of naysayers and short-sellers to become so-called "Teslanaires" last year

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