Electric vehicles

GM’s Ultium motors will power its next-generation EVs

General Motors GM, the company known for Corvettes and pickups, has embraced EVs as much as any US automaker. It already revealed plans for its Ultium batteries and now, ahead of the 2020 Bolt EV launch, is showing off its Ultium electric motors and drive units for its next-generation of electric cars and trucks. While …

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Bitcoin and Tesla: America’s Most Loved Assets on Tradingview

Tradingview said Friday that bitcoin and Tesla, the electric car maker and clean energy firm, are America’s most viewed assets on the charting platform. Bitcoin (BTC) has climbed over 60% year-to-date, with the price reaching $11,900 at Press time. The rise has drawn in thousands of new investors – both retail and institutional – to …

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Cadillac jumps into the EV market with its ‘Lyriq’ crossover

Cadillac has been making automobiles for well over a century but on Thursday evening the carmaker unveiled its first vehicle produced that lacks an internal combustion engine. Say hello to the Lyriq. While many folks associate still Cadillac with its gas-guzzling Escalade SUV, the company has been charged with spearheading parent-company General Motor’s multibillion dollar …

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Disappointed by Formula E’s plan for its next car? Here’s an alternative

Enlarge / The future Formula E car will look almost nothing like this. Matthias Kulka/Getty Images Formula E only adopted its second-generation electric race car at the beginning of last season, but the motorsport is finalizing plans for the next iteration—called Gen3—set to debut in season nine (2022/2023). The plan is to make the car …

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House Democrats’ climate plan calls for 100 percent EV sales by 2035

Stefani Reynolds via Getty Images House Democrats want to eliminate the US economy’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Two ways they hope to achieve this are: reaching 100 percent electric vehicle sales by 2035 and 100 percent clean electricity by 2040. Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Kathy Castor released a 538-page plan outlining …

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