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Wireless EV charging gets a boost: Single standard will harmonize systems up to 11 kw

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

The Society of Automotive Engineers on Thursday announced the first global standard for wireless electric-car charging, which could help accelerate the technology's rollout. The standard-officially SAE J2954-applies to inductive-charging systems up to 11 kilowatts. As with existing SAE standards for other charging methods, J2954...
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Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

Electrify America-the charging network created as part of Volkswagen's diesel emissions settlement-and electric-car advocacy group Veloz are launching a one-stop information source for home charging. The two entities on Thursday announced an online tool, called Home Charging Advisor, that allows shoppers to browse available Level 2...
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Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

The South Korean supplier SK Innovation revealed Thursday that it's developing cells that will only need two quick 10-minute charges to cover more than 500 miles of range when installed in an EV. SKI said that it expects to complete the development of the new cells by the first half of next year-or as soon as the end of the...
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Wireless EV charging, home-charger incentives, long-range battery tech: Today's Car News

Wireless EV charging, home-charger incentives, long-range battery tech: Today's Car News

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

An official standard for wireless charging could lead to a sea change in how people see EVs. A site enabled by the VW diesel settlement is ready to help find the right charger and claim all the incentives. And battery tech on the way next year will put long range into a wider array of models. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. With the...
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2021 Yamaha YZF-R6 Race First Look Preview Photo Gallery

2021 Yamaha YZF-R6 Race First Look Preview Photo Gallery

For 2021, Yamaha is taking the YZF-R6 off the streets and focusing its famed weapon on the track. Lights, signals, mirrors, and license plate frames are a moot point for the... Read more ...

McLaren Hybrid Supercar To Be Called Artura Will Launch In Early 2021

McLaren Hybrid Supercar To Be Called Artura Will Launch In Early 2021

Latest teaser images reveal high-mounted dual exhausts and badging at the centre. It will be powered by a twin-turbo V6 hybrid engine. Performance will be similar to McLaren's... Read more ...

The Porsche Taycan Has Set A Record For The Longest EV Drift

The Porsche Taycan Has Set A Record For The Longest EV Drift

Porsche instructor Dennis Retera drifted a rear-wheel drive version of the Taycan for nearly an hour, setting a Guinness World Record Read more ...

2021 BMW G 310 R First Look Preview Photo Gallery

2021 BMW G 310 R First Look Preview Photo Gallery

The BMW G 310 R will have some new features in 2021. A new ride-by-wire throttle is intended to improve throttle response. LED lighting will be utilized throughout... Read more ...

GM capitulates to massive recall, 2020 Corvette convertible reviewed, EV...

GM capitulates to massive recall, 2020 Corvette convertible reviewed, EV costs compared: What's New The Car Connection

GM to recall nearly 6M trucks and SUVs with Takata airbags despite disagreement with the NHTSA The NHTSA is ordering GM to recall almost 6 million trucks and SUVs due to faulty... Read more ...

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E gets up to 300 miles of EPA range

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E gets up to 300 miles of EPA range

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E received official EPA range estimates on Monday ahead of customer deliveries in December. As promised at the reveal in 2019, the Mustang Mach-E... Read more ...

2021 Yamaha XSR900 and XSR700 First Look Preview Photo Gallery

2021 Yamaha XSR900 and XSR700 First Look Preview Photo Gallery

Yamaha adds sharp neo-classic Radical White/Rapid Red colorway to 2021 XSR700 and 2021 XSR900. The 2021 Yamaha XSR700 keeps its familiar MT-07 underpinnings and retro style... Read more ...

McLaren's New Hybrid Supercar Is Called The 'Artura'

McLaren's New Hybrid Supercar Is Called The 'Artura'

For the first time on a non-limited model, McLaren automotive is ditching its numerical naming structure Read more ...

Aston Martin offers previous-gen Vantage race cars in Legacy Collection

Aston Martin offers previous-gen Vantage race cars in Legacy Collection

For lovers of Aston Martin's previous-generation Vantage sports car, the British automaker's official motorsport department has a special offer for you. Aston Martin Racing on... Read more ...

First drive review: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertible is a Ferrari for...

First drive review: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertible is a Ferrari for everyone else

Before the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette was unveiled in 2019 I argued there was no point in America's sports car morphing to a mid-engine layout. The C7 Corvette was a value and I... Read more ...