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NYC Unveils First Electric Taxi Cabs

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April 23, 2013
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New York City has rolled out the first all electric taxi cabs, part of a plan to make one-third of its taxi fleet electric by the year 2020.


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2014 Tesla Model S P85+ Takes on the Ike Gauntlet Review (Part 3)

2014 Tesla Model S P85+ Takes on the Ike Gauntlet Review (Part 3)

TFL Car (Nov. 14, 2013) — ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The Tesla Model S P85 is a revolutionary car that says goodbye to the internal combustion engine and hello to the electric motor. But how will this all electric car do when the road gets steep and the altitude gets to two miles above sea level. From Dillion, Colorado to the Eisenhower Tunnel US I-70 climbs 8 miles to a maximum elevation of 11,158 feet or 3,401 meters. That's enough elevation and grade to test a small economy car like the 2014 Ford Fiesta and the Chevy Sonic Turbo, but how will the 2014 Tesla Model S P85+ perform on the same stretch of American Highway? In Part 3 of another accurate, informative and fun TFLcar mashup review Nathan, Emme, Andre and Roman take on the Ike Gauntlet in the new 2014 Ford Fiesta and Chevy Sonic Turbo and the most powerful electric production car...the 2014 Tesla Model S P85+ to see how these small cars handle the steep grade and lack of air density in the Mountains of Colorado.
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Back It Up on HEVO Wireless EV Charger

Back It Up on HEVO Wireless EV Charger

New York Financial Press (Oct. 22, 2013) — HEVO Power created a wireless charging system for electric vehicles that are disguised as manhole covers. The company's pilot project will kick off in NYC next spring.
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Tesla Unveils New Electric Car for Bad Weather

Tesla Unveils New Electric Car for Bad Weather

AFP (Oct. 10, 2014) — Electric car giant Tesla unveils a new two-engine vehicle designed to perform in bad weather, featuring four-wheel drive and anti-collision technology. Duration: 00:36 Video provided by AFP
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Electromobility: E-Bikes as Trendsetters

Electromobility: E-Bikes as Trendsetters

Deutsche Welle (June 16, 2013) — There are around 100 million of them on China's roads already, and now the electric bike is gaining popularity here in Germany as well. E-bikes are powered by an electric engine that runs on a rechargeable battery. At first glance, it appears to be little more than a boon for lazy cyclists, but in reality, the E-bike is gradually promoting awareness and technological expertise in the field of electromobility.
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