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Rivian to make all-electric pickup trucks with up to 450 mile range starting at $50,000 at old Mitsubishi plant

Rivian Automotive has a much lower profile than what we are used to in the EV startup world, but we are starting to learn more about their plans to produce all-electric vehicles in the US and it’s certainly starting to get interesting.<p>Earlier this year, we reported that they plan to build …

Electric Vehicles

Does every city need an "Electric Vehicle Experience Centre"?

When I wrote about driving an old Nissan Leaf into the mountains, I was surprised by how many people I know needed some very basic education:<p>"Is that …

Electric Vehicles

EVs can't change the world until we change how we sell them

Car salespeople have a reputation for being pushy, but there’s one thing they aren’t trying to hard sell: electric vehicles (EVs).<p>While some of us …

Electric Vehicles

The 15-Minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Workouts

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Shoes

Automakers play high-stakes CARB game to earn zero emissions vehicle credits

<i>Editor's note: Green Car Reports covers a lot of electric cars—and there are a lot more to cover these days, thanks to California's complex</i> …

Electric Vehicles

Gas prices pinching your wallet? Here’s how much you could save with an electric car

Gas prices are expected to hit a four-year high in North America this summer, and things might get even worse now that the U.S. has pulled out of the …

Electric Vehicles

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

Parenting

As EV Charging Speed Increases, So Do Carbon Emissions

Researchers at Harvard and Tsinghua University find slow charging lowers carbon emissions but fast charging often does not. Find out why.

Electric Vehicles

Canada's growing EV market dogged by product shortage

Sometimes, it's tough just to get a test drive, let alone actually buy a vehicle<p>For people in the market for an electric vehicle in Canada, patience …

Electric Vehicles

This Is Why Tesla Should Answer Boring Questions

Nuggets in the carmaker’s 10-Q speak to some key issues.<p>Exhibit A as to why Elon Musk should find it within himself to endure the “boring, bonehead questions” of analysts: Tesla Inc.’s own quarterly filing with the SEC.<p>The report dropped Monday morning, five days after the earnings webcast in which …

Tesla

Huge Gap — Tesla Model 3 Sales vs. Other Electric Car Sales (US Electric Car Sales Report)

As I discussed yesterday in a couple of pieces, Tesla Model 3 sales are beginning to look very good compared to gas cars in its class, and they …

Electric Vehicles

Following Tesla Sales Crash, Denmark Reconsiders EV Incentives

Denmark, a small European country, was once one of the biggest plug-in car markets, but things changed after incentives were decreased.<p>According to …

Electric Vehicles

The Avengers: Infinity War Cast Shows You 14 Excellent Ways to Wear a Suit Right Now

Unless you're a SpaceX test pilot or a member of Michael Cohen's legal team, you probably know that there's a new Avengers movie coming out this weekend. <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> promises to CHANGE EVERYTHING (read: probably kill off one to all of Earth's mightiest heroes) for the multi-billion dollar …

How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

OVO launches vehicle-to-grid charger for Nissan Leaf

Energy supplier OVO has launched the world’s first bi-directional car charger, allowing EV owners to charge their cars and also feed power back into …

Sweden modified a road to recharge EVs while driving

You can now charge your electric vehicle as you drive in Sweden, but only for about 2km (1.2 miles). That's the length of a road outside Stockholm that's been embedded with electrified rail, which is the first length in a government-planned nationwide rollout of EV-recharging streets. …

A new study shows what many of us already believe: Dogs are good for kids

I like to think I have a great relationship with my children. While I can’t brag that my 19 years with my son and 16 years with my daughter have been perfect, I can chalk them up as pretty darn good. Is it because I’m (ahem) a great mother? Or, rather, should I be thanking our family dog?<p><b>Spreading</b> …

Pets

5 Spring/Summer Trends To Avoid (And What To Wear Instead)

Don't waste your money on fleeting fashion trends that last barely a season. Here, stylists reveal five to skip this spring/summer to keep your bank …

Mightier is helping calm kids down through mobile games

Learning how to regulate your emotions is a fundamental skill, but it can be tough for kids, especially those with challenging behaviors, oppositional disorder, ADHD and autism. Mightier, by Neuromotion Labs, is a gaming platform that teaches kids a valuable set of emotion management skills using …

Some Dealerships Don’t Really Want to Sell You an Electric Car

A shopper in Texas, looking for the new Chevrolet Volt, was told that there wasn’t one within 1000 miles. At a California dealership, meanwhile, there were more than 20 Volts in stock, and personnel noted that Chevy’s plug-in hybrid is their top-selling car—and that it “flies off the lot.”<p>Both …

Electric Vehicles

16 automakers launch campaign to promote electric cars

Automakers around the U.S. really, really want you to drive an electric car.<p>A group of car companies and state governments launched a campaign …

Electric Vehicles

Lack of models, not charging points, 'holding back electric car market'

Analysis shows just 20 battery models on sale in Europe against more than 400 conventional ones<p>The rise of electric cars in Europe is being hampered by a lack of models for consumers to choose from rather than a lack of public recharging points, according to energy companies and carmakers.<p>Some …

Electric Vehicles

Energy storage leap could slash electric car charging times

Researchers have claimed a breakthrough in energy storage technology that could enable electric cars to be driven as far as petrol and diesel vehicles, and recharge in minutes rather than hours.<p>Teams from Bristol University and Surrey University developed a next-generation material for …

Clean Energy

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Chch locals sign up for electric car sharing

More than 100 Christchurch residents have signed up to an electric car sharing scheme.<p>The scheme, which lets people hire electric vehicles at …

Condos grappling with demand for electric car charging stations

For condo-hunting Jean Guilbault, there was one feature in particular that any building absolutely had to offer if it was to make the grade: a charging station for his Tesla Model X.<p>Mr. Guilbault and his wife, Florence Perreault, moved into Quebec City's Woodfield-Sillery complex a year and a half …

Electric Vehicles

From Oslo to London: These are the cities across the globe leading the charge on electric vehicles

London has been listed among the cities leading the way for electric vehicles in a new report from the World Economic Forum and Bain & Company on how …

Early Tesla Semi Buyers Will Build Their Own Charging Stations

Some early buyers of Tesla’s electric Semi freight truck will collaborate with the automaker to build their own charging stations, according to a new …

Seattle offers new incentives to urge residents to buy electric cars

SEATTLE - Seattle city leaders unveiled two high-speed electric vehicle charging stations on Beacon Hill on Tuesday.<p>The stations are part of the …

Electric Vehicles