The Mustang Mach-E electrical SUV is as a lot of a gross sales hit as Ford had hoped. Mercedes-Benz ups its claims for EQS vary. And free-piston vary extenders may assist make extra vans all-electric. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Experiences.
Mercedes-Benz this week raised its estimated vary quantity for the flagship EQS electrical sedan—to 478 miles on the European WLTP check. On U.S. EPA-cycle phrases, will that be sufficient to beat the non-Plaid+ variations of the Mannequin S?
Manufacturing of the redesigned Tesla Mannequin S hasn’t but began, however in response to a gross sales replace Friday morning, it is going to quickly.
The Ford Mustang Mach-E isn’t staying on seller tons lengthy, and thus far Ford seems on tempo to promote the 25,000 to 30,000 that it has deliberate for previous to the mannequin’s launch. Now the query turns into, may it promote the Mach-E at Mannequin Y numbers?
From the expertise nook, typically the outliers have the very best concepts. Free-piston engines—an concept that’s been simmering for many years—could possibly be the candy spot for electric-truck vary extenders. Renewed momentum behind the tech rallies across the potential for them to be formed like battery packs, becoming the aim of filling in when an EV is out of vary.
And over at Motor Authority: An all-electric open-top roadster known as the MG Cyberster, to be proven in idea type at Auto Shanghai later this month, guarantees three-second 0-62 mph acceleration and 500 miles of vary. Seems like the right weekend road-trip machine.
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