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This Massive All-Electric Excavator Has a 3.4 Ton Battery Pack

Under Construction Personal vehicles aren’t the only kind going electric — we’ve already reported on all-electric planes, garbage trucks, and even cargo ships. We can now add one more type of vehicle to the list: Construction equipment companies Caterpillar and Pon Equipment have teamed up to create a...

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Watch Video of Hyundai’s Walking Car Concept in Action

Car for Ants On Wednesday, Hyundai released a teaser image of Elevate, an electric vehicle with four robotic legs designed to allow the car to walk or climb over rough terrain. The company promised to reveal a design concept and prototype of the walking car on Monday at CES 2019, and it delivered — albeit on a...

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Harley-Davidson’s Electric Motorcycle Will Go on Sale in August

Electric Makeover Cars aren’t the only modes of transport getting an all-electric makeover. Back in 2014, legendary motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson made headlines when it announced Project LiveWire — a concept all-electric motorcycle with a range of 60 miles. The catch: it wouldn’t come out until 2021. But battery...

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Elon Musk Celebrates Start of Shanghai Gigafactory Construction

Tesla East By the end of 2019, Tesla might not just be selling its electric vehicles in China — it could also be making them there. On Monday, CEO Elon Musk broke ground on a Shanghai Gigafactory expected to cost $2 billion. If construction goes as planned, the massive factory will help Tesla gain a stronger foothold...

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Rolls Royce Is Building the World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Speed Racer Rolls Royce is trying to make history. On Wednesday, the British industrial technology company announced plans to fly an in-development electric airplane over Great Britain in 2020, reaching a top speed of at least 480 kilometers per hour (300 miles per hour). Not only would this shatter the current record for...

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Nearly a Third of Norway’s 2018 New Car Sales Were Electric

Climbing Numbers Norway just hit a major milestone on its mission to stop selling gas-powered vehicles by 2025. Over the entire course of 2018, 31.2 percent of all the new cars sold in the country were entirely powered by electricity instead of fossil fuels, according to Reuters. That’s the highest percentage worldwide,...