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Economics, not oil, will kill the rise of the electric car

There will be no doubt that those nostalgic for the days when petrol was cheaper than milk and emissions was something that happens unexpectedly while you are asleep, will be ecstatic to hear headlines of oil prices plunging into negative territory. Come May, with the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures falling 321 […]

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Could battery-swapping solve EV ownership problems?

In the rush to fix our planet before we collectively get steamed to perfection in the planetary sized boiler of our own doing, politicians have been cranking up the rhetoric while policymakers have been busting their heads on coming up with a realistic solution idealist and realist can agree on, especially when it comes to […]

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Chevrolet’s eCOPO Camaro demonstrates a promising future

The narrative that muscle cars are nothing but big and silly straight line machines is as pervasive as it is misleading. Muscle cars are big and silly straight line platforms for owners to tweak, or drop in bigger engines, to go quicker in a straight line, and Chevrolet showed up to this year’s SEMA motor […]

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Austria lifts speed restrictions for electric vehicles, not speed limits

Good news electric car owners, the Austrian National Council has recently granted electric vehicles an exemption from speed restrictions on the country’s motorways, so now you can objectively show everyone that you are better than them simply by going faster. That being said, this isn’t a license for electric car drivers to go as their […]

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Electric cars won’t save the world from climate change

Amidst all the news and recent activism over the ongoing catastrophe from our decades-long habit of dumping plastic in the ocean, the United Nations has raised the alarm to remind the world of the greatest challenge of our time, climate change. Despite all the headway made in getting nations to agree to The Paris Agreement […]