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History of the Electric Vehicle

Before Nikola Tesla revolutionized the world with his engineering gizmo in 1887, an alternating current electrical supply system, humanity has been fiddling with electric vehicles. The first electric vehicle ran off a small electric motor, both of which were invented by Hungarian inventor Ányos Jedlik in 1828. It wasn’t long after when other inventors joined in similar endeavors, including a blacksmith whose EV operated off electrified tracks and a professor who created a non-rechargeable EV, though none of these were really practical modes of transportation. Around the late 1840s, electric…

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Hyundai Genesis, More Green Cars Coming

There are no hard dates yet on when we can expect to see the electric car model teased at by Hyundai several times in the press recently. The EV model is supposed to come from the Korean carmaker’s new luxury brand, Genesis. Hyundai brought in Manfred Fitzgerald from Lamborghini to head up the luxury car brand. As Senior Vice President for the Genesis brand, Fitzgerald confirmed, “We will definitely go as Genesis brand down the road of alternative propulsions and it is very, very obvious that EV is definitely on…

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The BMW iNEXT Gives Back to the Future

From the makers of the automobile with the slogan, “The Ultimate Driving Machine,” comes the announcement of the iNEXT, BMW’s replacement of the plugged-in 7-Series, slated for a 2021 release. The decision to shift brand focus from the conventional octane luxury driver to next generation electromobility, digital connectivity and intelligent design was “an emotional one,’” stated Harald Kruger, Chairman of the Board, at the 96th Annual General Meeting in Germany. He continued with, “It is always better to make a decision than to wait—and the purchase incentive will directly benefit…

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Volvo Wants to Sell 1 Million EVs by 2025

Volvo is already a safe car manufacturer, but now they want to be an even more energy efficient automotive manufacturer. The Swedish-made Volvo wants to sell 1 million EVs by 2025, including their hybrid systems. “It is a deliberately ambitious target,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive. “It is going to be a challenge, but Volvo wants to be at the forefront of this shift to electrification.” In preparation for this task, Volvo Cars has been introducing hybrid and fully-electric vehicles into the market within the last five years….

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Why the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a Game Changer

When Tesla Motors unveiled the Tesla Model 3 on March 31st, 2016, the whole world was watching with the eagerness of Apple revealing a new iPhone. However, there is another manufacturer that may have already beaten Tesla to the punch – Chevrolet. As Tesla noted, the Model 3 will have a starting price tag of $35,000 and will offer a driving range of 215 miles. Nonetheless, Tesla’s Model 3 isn’t expected to hit markets until mid-2017 and it may face other delays. Chevrolet’s solution in offering a mass-market electric vehicle…

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