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Tesla Pickup — Cybertruck or Cybercar?

November 28th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

The recent excellent article by my colleague Jennifer Sensiba about the advantages of a body-on-frame architecture for trucks created a heated discussion. The versatility of a body-, or better, structure-on-frame architecture for the hundreds of different special purpose applications of professional vehicles is beyond dispute. The cost advantage of building one-off structures on such a platform are huge


Comparison Between Tesla Model S, Cybertruck, & Porsche Taycan

November 28th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

A comparison between the Tesla Model S, Tesla Cybertruck, and Porsche Taycan was created in an infographic shared by Twitter user Serious Callers Only. The comparison shows the difference not just in price range for these three electric vehicles, but also range and acceleration. It shows that the Cybertruck is the lowest priced of the three. That is despite its enormous size and range


Rolling Coal Is A Stupid Stunt — And Dangerous

November 11th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Doing stupid stunts while driving can endanger not only yourself but others around you. I am talking about the wanna-be bad boy (or girl, even) who was driving the pickup truck in a video posted by Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley


ACEA Calling For Action Against Aftermarket Emissions Controls Manipulation (AdBlue Killers, Etc.)

February 27th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following the release of findings estimating that around 20% of all lorries operating in Eastern Europe are outfitted with "AdBlue Killers" — aftermarket devices allowing for operators to by-pass or disable AdBlue NOx reduction systems — the Brussels-based trade association known as the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for strong action to deal with the problem


Daimler To Do Pilot Run Of Mercedes-Benz Urban e-Trucks

February 21st, 2017 | by James Ayre

Daimler will be manufacturing a small run of Mercedes-Benz Urban e-Trucks following the positive reception of the concept at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles trade show, and in anticipation of a further large-scale rollout of the technology, according to a new press release from the German giant


ACT Expo / NGV Conference Summarized | Driving With Gas

May 13th, 2014 | by Susanna Schick

At this conference I learned more about natural gas than I ever thought I’d want to know. The morning of day 2 began with a presentation by ExxonMobil on the rosy future of the fossil fuel industry. It was like watching a stork with his head in the sand trying to tell you that the sand is where it’s at. Only that stork is representing a multi-billion dollar publicly-held company. Which happens to have given a presentation that makes it seem as if they think that fossil fuels are still all that matters. And will be for the foreseeable future. He presented slides from this forecast


10 Top EV Stories From 2012

December 27th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  2012 has been a pretty notable year for electric vehicles. For one, more EVs have been sold this year [&hellip



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