Should you buy an electric vehicle?

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In 2017, for the first time, new EV sales passed one million units globally. What is more spectacular is that they are expected to exceed two million by the end of this year. By 2020, EV producers could double that number and reach 4.5 million. According to McKinsey, these numbers represent about 5 percent of the global light-vehicle market and are expected to reach nearly 35 percent by 2030.

This means that in less than 15 years from now, every third car ...

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The Boring Way of Fighting Traffic Congestion

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Elon Musk’s latest project on fighting traffic congestion has gathered everyone’s eyes on him once again. Several months ago he got the idea of creating The Boring Company. What seems like a stupid name for quite a dull idea might actually be the company that will solve our biggest road problem.

Apparently, Musk got the idea of the Boring Company while he was sitting stuck in traffic.

 

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American Muscle Cars … in Europe

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Engine sounds that can shake you to your core. Aggressive looks that make everyone admire these machines. Staples of the American automobile industry. Yes, today we are talking muscle cars, baby!

Although muscle cars were way more popular back in the day, there is sort of a resurgence nowadays. It started in the early 2000s and hadn’t died since. But is there a market for these cars in Europe? Let’s see.

 

Don’t Europeans Have Their Own Muscle Cars?

Let’s clear this question first. ...

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Celebrities who drive green

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Often surrounded by negative publicity, many celebrities are not seen in a good light. Add here the fact that most of them can afford several houses in different locations and can buy any car that perfectly combines with what they are wearing at the moment and you’ll get the idea why.

Nonetheless, there are a lot of celebrities out there that donate, serve their community, care about the environment, and drive green.

Queen of kindness, Ellen DeGeneres not only drives green but also eats ...

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The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car and its Future

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You are probably familiar with the increasing interest in hydrogen fuel cell cars. Supporters claim that more than 20 million hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will be sold by 2032, and these numbers will generate up to $1.2 trillion in revenue for the auto industry.

Yet, you might also know that Elon Musk called them “silly,” “terrible,” and “incredibly dumb.”

 

Hydrogen fuel cell cars use hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity and power the vehicle’s motor. Technically this makes hydrogen fuel cell cars ...

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Tesla’s New P100D Battery

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There is it one more time. An announcement for a new development from Elon Musk and Tesla Motors. We should be already used to these, but somehow the news keeps surprising us. A month ago, the CEO of the Silicon Valley upstart unveiled a new, more powerful battery pack that will boost performance in Tesla’s electric vehicles.

With the new battery, the Model S P100D classifies as the third fastest accelerating car ever produced. Only LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder have ...

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The Issues with Human-Autonomous Vehicle Interaction

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Self-driving vehicles are no longer a concept of the future. In fact, they are so much products of our present that there is already intense competition between the autonomous vehicles manufacturers. Some are even thinking of changing their plans drastically and quitting the game. Whether it is because of strategic refocusing or high rivalry, such decisions are only making the topic hotter and hotter among the public. And yet, despite our curiosity about autonomous vehicles, there seem to be some ...

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BEV vs ICE: The Costs

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Electric vehicles are probably one of the most discussed auto-related topics of the past year. Considering the increasing success of Tesla Motors, and the emergence of new concepts such as Faraday Future, we can say that this is just the beginning. But emotions aside, could we evaluate how much more feasible it is to rely on an EV when it comes to cost?

 

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have numerous advantages over vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE), there ...

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Is Faraday Future a Threat to Tesla?

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If Back to the Future was a movie coming out this year rather than in the 1980s, what could substitute the hoverboard today? Not literally, of course! After all, hoverboards are inimitable! But still, what is the innovation that has sparked both excitement and suspicion in present days? Something that used to seem so far away and is yet so close? The first big thing that comes to my mind is electric vehicles (followed by self-driving cars, which is totally ...

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Why Electric Vehicles Won’t Save Us

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Tesla Motors is without a doubt the most ambitious automaker today. We’ve seen it rise from nothing and become one of the most discussed companies in the past decade. With its mission to bring electric cars to the mass market, the company is hoping to ensure the success of sustainable transport on a global scale. But will such ambition be enough to bring even the slightest change to the environment?

Even though Bloomberg predicted the success of electric vehicles ...

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