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For BEVs Not to Be Rich People's Toys, We Need Feasible Battery Pack Replacement Plans
For BEVs Not to Be Rich People's Toys, We Need Feasible Battery Pack Replacement Plans

12 May 2023, 22:24 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / It is clear that they will eventually need to be replaced, but nobody so far has said how they plan to keep older BEVs running.

 
Driven: 2023 Jeep Avenger – The First of Its Kind
Driven: 2023 Jeep Avenger – The First of Its Kind

7 May 2023, 20:03 UTC · By: Dragos Baltateanu / With a name worthy of a superhero, the Jeep Avenger makes history. It is the first fully-electric car in the Jeep range. Sadly, it will not come to the USA

 
BEVs Will Remain Rich People Toys If Carmakers Ignore Limited Lifespan of Battery Packs
BEVs Will Remain Rich People Toys If Carmakers Ignore Limited Lifespan of Battery Packs

5 May 2023, 18:46 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Some customers are being unpleasantly surprised by maintenance costs with battery electric vehicles (BEVs) – and that is just the beginning.

 
When It Comes to Range, Combustion Engine Cars and Electric Vehicles Are Not Comparable
When It Comes to Range, Combustion Engine Cars and Electric Vehicles Are Not Comparable

29 Apr 2023, 22:15 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / There are so many differences in how these machines work that perhaps the fairest way to treat them is with different methods.

 
Georgia's Newest Gold Mine Is an EV Battery Recycling Plant
Georgia's Newest Gold Mine Is an EV Battery Recycling Plant

22 Apr 2023, 19:08 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / As battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) continue to grow in popularity, making sure they can remain green even after their lifespan ends is paramount

 
Modified Nissan Ariya Needs Diesel-Powered Help for Pole-to-Pole EV Expedition
Modified Nissan Ariya Needs Diesel-Powered Help for Pole-to-Pole EV Expedition

22 Apr 2023, 16:02 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / A courageous couple decided to slightly modify a Nissan Ariya and take it on the journey of a lifetime. But it can’t happen without burning dinosaur leftovers

 
NYC Parking Garage Collapse Is a Scary Warning About Heavier Cars
NYC Parking Garage Collapse Is a Scary Warning About Heavier Cars

21 Apr 2023, 11:09 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The building already had six open property violations, but the heavier vehicles sold nowadays must have played a role in the disaster

 
RAM 1500 REV 229-kWh Battery Pack May Weigh More Than the Hummer EV's
RAM 1500 REV 229-kWh Battery Pack May Weigh More Than the Hummer EV's

6 Apr 2023, 11:47 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Stellantis did not reveal if the disclosed 229 kWh refers to usable or gross capacity, but the electric pickup truck’s battery pack will be heavy anyway

 
Horacio Pagani Does Not Shy Away From Saying His Family's Tesla Is a Problem
Horacio Pagani Does Not Shy Away From Saying His Family's Tesla Is a Problem

5 Apr 2023, 19:35 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / According to the founder of Pagani Automobili, he and his family never drive the BEV more than 200 kilometers because its charge may leave them stranded

 
Why Your Quad-Motor Rivian Officially Has 872 HP
Why Your Quad-Motor Rivian Officially Has 872 HP

1 Apr 2023, 20:58 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Is your brand-new Rivian more powerful than the manufacturer let us believe? It is and it isn’t. Let’s dive in and find out what’s up with the extra 37 hp

 
This Is Why Battery Pack Lifespan Studies Are (Still) Not Trustworthy
This Is Why Battery Pack Lifespan Studies Are (Still) Not Trustworthy

31 Mar 2023, 21:09 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / One day, assessments such as the one performed by Recurrent may answer some questions about how much battery packs will last, but not now

 
Mercedes-Benz Follows in Tesla's and GM's Footsteps, Secures Raw EV Battery Materials
Mercedes-Benz Follows in Tesla's and GM's Footsteps, Secures Raw EV Battery Materials

27 Mar 2023, 20:37 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / The German automaker is serious about its plans to completely electrify its fleet. So, to make sure it follows through, the brand found a reliable partner

 
Polestar's Referral Program Is Back, Here's What Freebies You Can Get
Polestar's Referral Program Is Back, Here's What Freebies You Can Get

27 Mar 2023, 14:50 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / The Chinese-owned Swedish automaker wants more customers, so it wants you to convince friends and family to switch. There are goodies involved

 
With 500-Wh/Kg Cell, Amprius Shows (Again) How Far We Are from Mature Battery Tech
With 500-Wh/Kg Cell, Amprius Shows (Again) How Far We Are from Mature Battery Tech

25 Mar 2023, 11:17 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Amprius started delivering these cells in February 2022, but they are still not available for the car industry, which may have to do with longevity

 
Porsche Believes the Future Is Digital and Is Hiring
Porsche Believes the Future Is Digital and Is Hiring

24 Mar 2023, 23:23 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / The Stuttgart-based automaker thinks its vehicles must be joined by a corresponding virtual experience and needs more people to make it happen

 
The Contradictions of the Battery Electric Car
The Contradictions of the Battery Electric Car

21 Mar 2023, 14:43 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / New battery technology should help to fix them, but will that arrive in time to save the concept on which so many are betting?

 
Why Toyota's New CEO Is Right to Prioritize Hydrogen-Powered Cars
Why Toyota's New CEO Is Right to Prioritize Hydrogen-Powered Cars

21 Mar 2023, 10:21 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Battery-electric vehicles are perceived as being the future of personal and commercial transport. But there are other EVs out there worth exploring

 
IIHS Reminds Us How Crucial It Is That BEVs Lose Weight for Health Matters
IIHS Reminds Us How Crucial It Is That BEVs Lose Weight for Health Matters

16 Mar 2023, 17:07 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / It is to protect other people’s health, mind you, but that does not make it a less valid concern. The lighter they get, the better

 
If Batteries Are Wear Parts In Anything That Needs Them, Why Wouldn't They Be In Cars?
If Batteries Are Wear Parts In Anything That Needs Them, Why Wouldn't They Be In Cars?

9 Mar 2023, 17:27 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / We already know that some computers need to be replaced with time, but people are still treating batteries as permanent, and they are not

 
ICE Ban: Germany's Block Reveals Strategy Behind Flex-Fuel Hybrids for Emerging Countries
ICE Ban: Germany's Block Reveals Strategy Behind Flex-Fuel Hybrids for Emerging Countries

3 Mar 2023, 10:15 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Apparently, the plan was never to kill combustion engines: only to give them something neutral for them to burn instead of fossil fuels.