Category: Electric

Electric moped startup Revel returns to New York with helmet selfie, other in-app safety features
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Electric moped startup Revel returns to New York with helmet selfie, other in-app safety features

Shared electric moped startup Revel has resumed operations in New York City a month after shutting down its service following several deaths. The startup’s blue mopeds that had become a familiar sight in New York City are back, but with a number of new protocols and features aimed at boosting safety and assuaging city officials.…

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Electric Car Bubble May ‘Implode’ – But That’s Gravy for Tesla Stock
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Electric Car Bubble May ‘Implode’ – But That’s Gravy for Tesla Stock

Tesla is shining in the middle of a pandemic, recording high sales, and strengthening its presence in the Chinese market. Analysts warn that the electric car market’s bubble is imploding, expressing concerns about its sustainability. The sentiment around TSLA remains optimistic, as it remains relatively stable in comparison to other carmakers. Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) has…

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BMW axes plans to bring electric iX3 SUV to US
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BMW axes plans to bring electric iX3 SUV to US

BMW will not bring the iX3, the automaker’s first electric crossover, to the U.S., the latest automaker to shift its EV strategy to Europe and China. BMW told Automotive News, the first media outlet to report the change, that at this time, it doesn’t have plans to bring iX3 to the U.S. market. The change…

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The debut of electric pickups signals a new EV era
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The debut of electric pickups signals a new EV era

Several companies rolled out electric pickups in 2019. Tesla’s Cybertruck got most of the attention, but don’t sleep on General Motors and Ford — bringing electric pickups to market is critical for the viability of electric vehicles. Automakers build vehicles around shared components. These platforms, the underpinnings of the vehicles, often live for 10 or…

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The electric scooter wars of 2019
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The electric scooter wars of 2019

Throughout 2019, a number of mobility companies launched in additional markets, while many pulled out of areas that no longer served them. Meanwhile, transportation startups continued to raise more money even as they laid off employees, a sign that industry consolidation has officially begun. In October, Bird raised a $275 million Series D round at…

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GM to release an electric Hummer pickup, per report
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GM to release an electric Hummer pickup, per report

General Motors could be bringing back the Hummer brand. According to this report by The Wall Street Journal, an all-electric Hummer pickup will be sold under the GMC brand and LeBron James is enlisted to help market the vehicle. There are no details about the pickup’s capability, including electric range or seating capacity. The move…

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At CES, Schneider Electric unveils its own upgrade to the traditional fusebox
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At CES, Schneider Electric unveils its own upgrade to the traditional fusebox

As renewable energy and energy efficiency continue to make gains among cost-conscious consumers, more companies are looking at ways to give customers better ways to manage the electricity coming into their homes. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Schneider Electric unveiled its pitch to homeowners looking for a better power management system with…

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