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2021 Tesla Model S to get small range bump, passing base Lucid Air – report
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2 days ago
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2021 Tesla Model S to get small range bump, passing base Lucid Air – report

The Tesla Model S could be in line for yet another increase to its all-electric driving range, according to new reports out of the US. Online electric vehicle-centric publication Electrek obtained images of the dealer 'window sticker' – a mandatory label attached to new US-market vehicles detailing pricing, fuel/energy consumption and key equipment information – affixed to a new, November-produced Model S Long Range Plus, revealing an EPA-rated combined range of 409 miles, or 658km.
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Alex Misoyannis
UK prepares to ban new petrol and diesel car sales from 2030
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20th Nov 2020
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UK prepares to ban new petrol and diesel car sales from 2030

The United Kingdom is set to introduce a sales ban on all new cars with internal combustion engines (ICE) driven by traditional fuels such as petrol and diesel. While hybrid vehicles will be available initially, the UK government has made clear its intention to only allow vehicles with zero emissions to be sold from 2035.
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Ben Zachariah
Volkswagen pushes ahead with electric future, retools factories – report
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17th Nov 2020
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Volkswagen pushes ahead with electric future, retools factories – report

Volkswagen has revealed it is expanding its focus on electric vehicles, investing billions to retool its factories. In a call with investors and analysts on Monday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said the car company was spending €73 billion (AU$118B) to convert two German factories to support production of electric vehicles, reports news outlet Reuters. The Volkswagen boss admitted the company was aiming to compete with electric car maker Tesla.
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Ben Zachariah
The Australian states with the most – and fewest – electric car charging points
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28th Oct 2020
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The Australian states with the most – and fewest – electric car charging points

New South Wales is officially the state with the largest number of public electric car charging points in Australia – but it has room to improve if it's going to continue servicing the growing number of electric cars on its roads. A new study from insurance company Budget Direct has broken down the number of DC fast-charging and AC charging points in each state, ranking them based on how many sites there are per electric vehicles on the roads.
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Susannah Guthrie
2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT to get three electric motors and 520kW – report
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25th Oct 2020
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2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT to get three electric motors and 520kW – report

The 2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT will use a tri-electric motor set up, reportedly boasting more than 520kW of power. Despite the E-Tron GT being based on the all-electric Porsche Taycan, it's believed the Audi will receive an additional electric motor and more power, according to a report from UK publication Auto Express.
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Ben Zachariah