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Tesla Model S 100D Range Rated at 335 Miles By EPA

April 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

It's official. The Tesla Model S 100D range is longer than any other electric car you can buy in the US. Lucid says its Air will have a longer range -- nearly 400 miles -- but that car won't be in production for at least another 2 years.

Dyson Sakti3 Electric Car Battery Deal Abandoned

April 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Dyson paid $90 million for Sakti3 18 months ago but it now appears to have abandoned the deal. It has stopped paying licensing fees to the University of Michigan for the patents underlying the Sakti3 technology.

Chevy Bolt Sold Out In South Korea

April 2nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Chevrolet brought 400 Chevy Bolts to Korea for the recent auto show. They sole out in 2 hours and the company took orders for 2,000 more during before the show was over.

Hyundai Adds Lifetime Battery Warranty To Ioniq Line

February 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The battery in all models of the Hyundai Ioniq will be covered by a lifetime battery warranty. That includes the hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric versions of the car. The warranty does not cover battery degradation, however.

EV Battery Prices Falling Faster Than Expected

February 10th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

EV battery prices are poised to fall below $100 per kWh for the individual cells in the next few years. If so, that will slash the cost of battery packs and lower EV prices, making them more appealing to mainstream customers.

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