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Tesla’s Model S has its Reliability Scrutinised (Consumer Reports)


Consumer Reports has downgraded the Model S’ reliability rating from “average” to “worse-than-average” in terms of its overall problem rate.  While praising the quality of the car itself it’s longevity can be questioned. From surveying 1400 people Consumer Reports found a number of complicated issues plaguing the Model S. The main …

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Powering the First Electric Commercial Fishing Boat (Marine Link)

Corvus Energy announced a Corvus ESS with a Siemens BlueDrive PlusC marine propulsion system will power the Selfa Elmax 1099 electric fishing boat designed and built by Selfa Arctic AS. The 11 meter electric vessel will have a 195 kWh ESS consisting of 30 Corvus AT6500 lithium polymer battery modules. The …

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OLEV Technologies’ Wireless Inductive System Charges Vehicles while in Motion (Charged EVs)

Last August, OLEV Korea set up its system for two buses in Gumi, South Korea, each running a continuous 24 km inner-city route. As an example of a typical application of the OLEV charging system, charging apparatuses are installed beneath the street in strips of concrete-encased wires 5 m at …

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