Author: CarAndy

Arriving six years after the Tesla Model S, the Porsche Taycan is Stuttgart’s first go at a fully electric car. Expectations are extremely high, not least because the manufacturer reckons it has cracked the concept of a driver’s EV. With that in mind, Dan Prosser visited Finland to test the latest 4S model on snow and ice, where the 530hp all-wheel-drive machine’s dynamic limits ought to be in easy reach. Here’s what happened… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKDTuxv2rG0

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This week, the all-electric Tesla Model 3 Performance is going against a born-and-bred supercar – the Porsche 911 Carrera S! Victory seems almost certain for the 911, which goes from 0-60mph in just 3.5 seconds and is powered by a mighty, 450hp, 3.0-litre 6-cylinder engine! The Tesla Model 3, however, only has two electric motors to get it going, but the lack of gears means it can get to 60mph in just 3.2 seconds! Which will emerge on top? Join Mat and find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmiZ6ayCBB0 via Carwow

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Ionity gets the crown for most stupid strategy decision of 2020 so far 🙁 The fast charging station operator Ionity has presented a new price model for direct customers, which is to come into force on January 31, 2020. Anyone who, as a non-registered customer, wants to fill up their electric car at one of the 200 charging stations currently available in Europe will have to pay 79 cents per kilowatt hour charged. Depending on the battery size the price of a charge could rise up to 100 percent to over 60 euros!!! This is more than the cost of…

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo has the lowest MPGe rating of all current 2019 and 2020 model year electric cars in the United States according to the EPA. For gasoline supercars, efficiency doesn’t really matter, and fuel economy is often pitiful. However, with today’s current battery technology, electric car efficiency is extremely important regardless if it’s an economy car or a supercar. Porsche enthusiasts may not be worried about the energy bills or even the 201 mile range of their brand new electric car, but there are metrics about inefficiency that are hard to ignore for any enthusiast. This video…

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Engadget writes: Audi’s e-tron is a car we have no covered several times. But despite previews and test drives, this is our first change to get one of these cars for an extended period of time, and our reporter Roberto Baldwin drove the an e-tron from LA to Las Vegas for CES, and then used the car during his week at the conference. One of the big concerns around the e-tron has been its range, especially compared to Tesla, so considering a road trip and week of use, how does Audi stack up to the competition? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqgcHEMaWLg

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