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London Taxi Company Is Going Electric

The UK’s first auto manufacturing plant dealing solely with range-extended electric vehicles was recently opened by the London Taxi Company in Ansty, Coventry. The new facility possesses an annual production capacity of more than 20,000 vehicles. Just before the opening, CleanTechnica recorded the following video at EV-Box’s rEVolution 2017. The video details the London Taxi Company’s new range-extended electric taxi as well as the company’s new manufacturing facility.

April 4th

Tesla Model 3 Prototype Spotted In The Wild (Video)

Unplugged Performance recently posted a video of a Tesla Model 3 prototype traveling near the SpaceX Hyperloop track in Hawthorne, California. We figured some of you would like to see it. πŸ™‚ The prototype Unplugged Performance spotted doesn’t appear to be a new one β€” though, it’s not clear how old it actually is.

March 14th

e-Tron SUV Will Represent β€œFirst Real Premium Manufacturer Doing A Premium Electric SUV,” Claims Audi Exec

While discussing the release next year of the company’s all-electric e-Tron SUV, a top Audi exec (Dietmar Voggenreiter, sales and marketing boss) commented that the model will represent β€œthe first real premium manufacturer doing a premium electric SUV.” I guess that the Tesla Model X doesn’t count? Or is just that Tesla isn’t a “real premium manufacturer?”

February 28th