Category : Short Circuit

Recall for 7,801 Mercedes EQE and EQS

Recall for 7,801 Mercedes EQE and EQS

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 7,810 units of the EQE and EQS electric models worldwide due to faulty towing device threads, with 1,746 vehicles affected in Germany.

Porsche recalls Taycan worldwide

Porsche recalls Taycan worldwide

Porsche is planning a global recall for its Taycan electric model, as U.S. customers have complained in isolated instances of what appears to be a software-induced shutdown of the powertrain while driving, triggering an NHTSA investigation.

Paris threatens to phase out e-trek scooters

Paris threatens to phase out e-trek scooters

The city of Paris is threatening electric pedal scooter operators with the revocation of their licenses, saying that if problems with speeding and improperly parked scooters continue, "we will consider the complete abolition of pedal scooters," according to Deputy Mayor David Belliard. Recently, a 32-year-old Italian woman living in Paris was struck by an e-treadroller on a pedestrian walkway on the edge of the Seine [...]

Revel fails in New York

Revel fails in New York

In New York City, a company called Revel has failed with its plan to launch an electric ride-hailing service using 50 Tesla Model Ys.

Charging port with obstacles

Charging port with obstacles

When Peugeot recently announced the start of ordering for its e-Rifter, we didn't initially notice a detail in the included photos, but a Twitter user has now drawn attention to it: the placement of the charging port directly behind the sliding door on the driver's side is - to put it mildly - not quite an optimal solution from the user's point of view. twitter.com

Low demand - Honda takes H2-Clarity off the market

Low demand - Honda takes H2-Clarity off the market

Honda will stop production of the fuel cell and plug-in hybrid versions of the Clarity in August, the Japanese automaker has since confirmed in a statement, according to media reports.

500 E-Tretroller sunk in the Rhine

500 E-Tretroller sunk in the Rhine

More than 500 electric scooters have been spotted at the bottom of the Rhine by divers in Cologne, WDR reports, with GPS data showing them to be in the area of the Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne's city centre.

Combustion engine or hybrid for VW managers

Combustion engine or hybrid for VW managers

Due to the high demand for electric cars, Volkswagen's brand board has decided to take an unusual step, according to a report in Der Spiegel.

Ford suspends deliveries of the Mustang Mach-E in the UK

Ford suspends deliveries of the Mustang Mach-E in the UK

Ford has temporarily suspended deliveries of its Mustang Mach-E electric SUV in the U.K. The automaker says it has discovered a "nominal safety risk" with the e-Call system.

Special rally design for Opel Corsa-e

Special rally design for Opel Corsa-e

Opel recently delivered the first ten Corsa-e Rally cars to customer teams for the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup, and now every owner of the production model can give their electric car a rally look.

Battery development in space

Battery development in space

Israeli battery developer StoreDot is looking to further improve its fast-charging batteries for electric vehicles in space. Yes, that's right, the company is now announcing that NASA has granted StoreDot and the Israeli Electric Company (IEC) approval for the first in-space research and development program for new battery materials.

Not even on the market yet, already refined...

Not even on the market yet, already refined...

Smartphone tuner Caviar has now gone after the Tesla Model S Plaid+, offering the Stromer with a range of gold-plated applications.