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The well famous German Frauenhofer Institute published this 36 page long detailed report about the current status and future development of the battery production in Europe. Here is the google translated text of their main findings: — The technological maturity of batteries for e-cars and their usefulness is still questioned by critics today, although electromobility has been advancing for a long time. Since the beginning of 2020, there have been over 7.5 million electric cars on the roads worldwide, and their share of global car sales is estimated to be 25-75% from 2030, depending on the market study. This has…
Canal Carros “colored” the Sony Vision S car. Side note: Sony claimed this car will not make into production. But there are various “Hints” that suggest otherwise. My take is that we will get this car for real! via Insideevs
Today Hummer is teasing the launch of their new electric Super Truck! They also shared some specs: 1,000 horsepower 11,500 pound-feet of torque 0-60mph in 3 sec Announcement on May 20 available in Fall 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRHh-fD1wX4
Schmee writes: My first drive in the new Porsche Taycan Turbo S! The first fully electric Porsche is of great interest to me as one that could potentially be the EV for me to buy. To find out what it’s like, join me for a full speed run on the Autobahn and a complete tour inside out. The Turbo S is the flagship model in the line-up, seen here running smaller wheels with winter tyres, and thanks to its 2 electric motors with one on each axle, in overboost manages a huge 761PS along with 1,050nm. That clearly bodes well…
Tesla conference call unveiled some new about the Model Y The first batch f Model Y cars will start shipping out in March. Tesla added the 21 inch Überturbine Wheels option on the Model Y (see image on op) The Performance version has now a top speed of 155mph (previously 145mph) The All Wheel long range version now has an EPA estimate of 315 miles (previously 280 miles). There was no info about the Tesla Roadster and Cyberturck production start 🙁
For a brief moment you can notice the Tesla 3 and Tesla Y size comparison. It’s quite a bit taller! From pervious videos we have learned the Tesla Y is nearly as tall as the Tesla X but definitely not as wide. Still I think the Model X needs to get updated to make it appealing again because the Tesla Y clearly comes quite close in terms of size. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Qz_wkk49Pk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H28mkSRx9IM via Teslarati
Watch us use the VBOX and Dragy along with Launch Control to test out the all new Porsche Taycan Turbo S and Turbo; including 1/4 mile, 1/8 mile, 0-60 MPH, 0-100 MPH and more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psd12–LLFo
A new firmware update unveiled some tidbits about the future Tesla S/X models: https://twitter.com/greentheonly/status/1220873910759149568 It might be that these updates are for the Tesla S “Plaid” version that is definitely coming this year. The interesting bits will be the new battery which is rumored to offer a 400+ miles range!
Ok guys I am late on this and I know everybody knows it by now: Tesla is rumored to start a limited run of Model Y production in February. The performance version will be produced first and the prodcution slowy reach full speed in late Summer. The one thing I would like to know if in 2020 we will also see a 100kWh battery option on the Model 3 and Model Y. This version has been leaked within the latest Model 3 software code. Damn would I love to get a 400+ miles Model 3/Y !!!