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The new guard: Tesla's biggest startup rivals and their wealthy, eccentric founders
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2nd Aug 2020
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The new guard: Tesla's biggest startup rivals and their wealthy, eccentric founders

In an automotive industry dominated by legacy brands and familiar faces, it’s hard not to be captivated by the meteoric rise of Tesla and the oddball antics of its billionaire founder, Elon Musk. The electric car maker grabs headlines for everything from its highly secretive sales figures, to its skyrocketing stock prices, to Musk’s unfiltered Twitter declarations. RELATED: 10 electric utes on the horizon
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Susannah Guthrie
Nikola Badger: Hydrogen-electric ute revealed with 965km range
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10th Feb 2020
2 min read

Nikola Badger: Hydrogen-electric ute revealed with 965km range

Nikola Motors has revealed its hydrogen and battery-powered rival to the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1-T, with up to 675kW and 965km of range. There's no battery magic going on to extract that incredible range. Unlike the battery-only R1-T and Cybertruck, the Badger blends a lithium-ion battery pack with a hydrogen fuel cell. Battery-only range is a claimed 483km, while the 120kW fuel-cell adds another 483km.
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Scott Collie
Nikola One: Hydrogen freight hauler officially revealed, advanced new battery pack detailed
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5th Dec 2016
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Nikola One: Hydrogen freight hauler officially revealed, advanced new battery pack detailed

The Nikola One hydrogen-fuelled semi truck has been officially revealed at the company's Salt Lake City headquarters, along with new details about the zero-emissions hauler. Powered by a fully-electric drivetrain that draws energy from lithium-ion batteries and a hydrogen fuel-cell, the Nikola One claims a zero-emissions range of 800 to 1200 miles (1287-1931km). The company says its electric truck produces over 1000hp (746kW) and more than 2700Nm of torque.
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James Wong
CarAdvice Podcast episode 16: New CX-5 spied, NSX reviewed, Winton FoS, and much more
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12th Aug 2016

CarAdvice Podcast episode 16: New CX-5 spied, NSX reviewed, Winton FoS, and much more

Welcome to episode 16 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. Yes, Paul Maric is back! After two weeks holidaying in Hawaii (slacker), he joins regular co-host Mandy Turner and professional sidekick Mike Stevens to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market. As always, expect shenanigans.
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