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Could electric car interfaces be designed to promote less driving?

April 12, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

I’ve always been a little skeptical about what’s known as the Jevons paradox—the phenomenon by which gains in efficiency lead to increases in consumption. Yes, it’s true that when it costs less to do something, you might do it a […]


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The electrification of road freight marches forward

March 28, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

DHL aren’t the only shipping company introducing electric vehicles. In fact, several new developments suggest more and more of our stuff will be moved by electric motor in the not too distant future. UPS, for example, is deploying stationary energy […]


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Tesla Model 3 Review: The Best Electric Car You Can’t Buy

March 22, 2018

Via: Wired

THE MODEL 3 is supposed to be Tesla’s humdrum car, the everyday, cut-price offering to the masses. Not the sort of thing that impresses Angelenos, so blasé about celebrities and rich kids valeting their supercars at restaurants. In LA, it […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

This week in the future of cars: the time of questioning

March 16, 2018

Via: Wired

IN TIMES OF great upheaval, there’s bound to be a few question marks. How should the US respond to China’s protectionist car tariffs—and does it have the leverage to change anything about them? How will self-driving cars actually be manufactured, […]


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Electrics Are Cleaner Than Gas Cars, And the Gap Is Growing

March 15, 2018

Via: Wired

EVERYONE’S SAYING IT: The future of driving is electric. The big-name car companies have plans to start giving Tesla some tough competition. Jaguar’s I-Pace electric SUV will be on sale soon, and Porsche is teasing a new concept Mission E […]


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Edmunds reviews the Tesla Model 3

January 18, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

Whether it was the hordes of eager reservation holders for a car they knew nothing about, or Lloyd actually saying nice things about a car, the Tesla Model 3 has already busted many conventions. But now, as Elon Musk’s (more) […]


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Ford finally makes its move into electric cars

January 17, 2018

Via: Wired

A MUSTANG AND an Explorer wheel into a Detroit factory. This is not, tragically, the beginning of a joke. Rather, it’s a new (and weirdly ‘80s themed?) Ford promo video. Lightning flashes, synthesizers synthesize, and we behold the carmaker’s next […]


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This week in the future of cars: everything happens at once

January 12, 2018

Via: Wired

ONCE UPON A time, the Consumer Electronics Show was about personal gadgets: fancy phones, curving televisions, college-educated refrigerators. But in recent years cars have become the stars, and the auto industry has taken its place in Vegas. This week at […]


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This week in the future of cars: on your mark, get set…

January 5, 2018

Via: Wired

EVERY HUMAN WHO gets down with the Gregorian calendar can celebrate New Year’s Day, that rare 24-hour stretch when soldiering through a hangover is expected, and precious little work gets done. Too bad that this year, they only got one […]


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Driving Volkswagen’s New Buzz Electric Microbus

December 20, 2017

Via: Wired

VOLKSWAGEN HARBORS ELECTRIC aspirations, and it wants the world to know. Furthermore, it would prefer if the world forgot all about Dieselgate—you know, when the company sold 11 million cars all over the world designed to cheat emissions tests and […]