Meet Your New EV and Emissions Experts!

From Transport Evolved. Last month the US Supreme Court handed down a ruling which could, in addition to many other challenges could terminate the US’s ability to switch to cleaner methods of transportation. It could mean that the EPA and NHTSA can no longer regulate tailpipe emissions. We take a look at the ruling and…

VW And Rivian’s Deal Is A Good Thing – As Long As Everything Happens As It Should

From Transport Evolved. Last week, Rivian and Volkswagen announced a surprise partnership in the form of a new joint venture that will see the pair develop a jointly-owned next-generation platform for software-defined electric vehicles. If followed through on, the deal will cost Volkswagen an estimated $5 billion, and could change the fortunes of both companies…

TEN Transport Evolved News Episode 491: Rivian + Volkswagen, Used EVs to Avoid, Pikes Peak Fun!

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! Rivian gets a massive investment from Volkswagen, Used EVs to avoid, and Pike’s Peak doesn’t fail to entertain! These stories, and many more on today’s show! —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org CCAN Action Fund’s sixth annual EV Raffle. Get…

Mokwheel Scoria Review

From Transport Evolved. The Scoria (https://bit.ly/3zaLM9M) is part of a line of ebikes from Mokwheel that can be equipped with an optional inverter, allowing the bike to become an emergency power source; and to be charged from a portable solar array. We take one out and put it through its paces. —- 00:00 – Introduction…

You Say We Hate Tesla… But…

From Transport Evolved. Since last month’s video on our responses to some commonly-left comments fared pretty well, we decided to finish off June with another one. This time, we’re focusing on some of the ways we relate to cars and car companies, feedback on our staff car saga, and how we get hold of cars…

How To Beat EV Depreciation (Plus Why It Happens)

From Transport Evolved. Depreciation – in the automotive sense, how quickly a car loses value – is becoming pretty large in the electric vehicle world right now, with some models seeing their price on the used car market sitting at 60% of their new price after less than a year. That’s causing some people to…

So You’ve Bought a Lemon… What Now?

From Transport Evolved. You’ve just bought a shiny new vehicle, got it home and suddenly it’s showing an error light. Or not showing any lights at all…because it’s not turning on. So what can you do if it turns out your brand new car is a lemon? Kate shares some tips and tricks —- 00:00…

TEN Transport Evolved News Episode 489. Tesla’s Shareholders Vote, 6C Charging, EU Tariffs For China

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! On today’s show – Tesla’s Shareholder Meeting decides Elon Musk’s Future, CATL and BYD chase a 6C fast-charging battery, and the EU confirms Chinese EV Tariffs. These stories, and many more on today’s show! —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org

Head-To-Head NACS Adapter: Ford Vs A2Z Typhoon!

From Transport Evolved. With Tesla now allowing Ford and Rivian customers to use its Supercharger network in North America – and more models due in the coming months – there’s a lot of interest in available CCS Type 1 to NACS adapters. And, having just got our hands on Ford’s official NACS adapter (as designed…

Thieves Are Coming For Your Charging Station!

From Transport Evolved. For a long time, we’ve heard of stories of criminals heading to secluded fast charging stations and helping themselves to the thick, heavy, valuable charging cables that those stations have. But now thieves are starting to attack domestic charging stations too. Here’s why, how they do it, and what you need to…

Are Automaker Subscriptions a SCAM?!

From Transport Evolved. Over the past few years we’ve seen automakers get super excited about subscriptions. Making everything from heated seats and remote climate control through to enhanced performance and semi-autonomous driving available for a monthly (or yearly) fee. Why has that started to happen and are those subscription services worth it? We dig in.…

Is The Kia EV9 The New Family-Friendly EV?

From Transport Evolved. We’ve driven plenty of e-GMP based cars before on this channel – including the Kia EV6, EV6 GT, Hyundai IONIQ 5, IONIQ 6 and of course Genesis GV60. But to date, we’ve not had a chance to drive the largest Hyundai-Kia based EV to date – the 2024 Kia EV9. We’ve spent…

TEN Transport Evolved News Episode 487 – Kia’s EV3 is Here, Volkswagen’s Low-Cost EV, Zeekr EuroNCAP

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! On today’s show – Kia unveils the EV3, Zeekr’s EVs ace EuroNCAP, and Volkswagen promises a €20,000 EV. These stories, and many more on today’s show! —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org — EnergySage – Start your journey to a…

We Respond To Your Feedback and Comments

From Transport Evolved. As we come to the end of the long Memorial Day Weekend in the U.S. (and Bank Holiday in other countries), we’re taking Monday off to be with our loved ones. So we felt today was a perfect time to give some feedback on common threads within our comments section, remind you…

TEN Transport Evolved News Episode 486. Elon’s Threat, ID.7 Delayed Outside EU, Cybertruck Busted

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! Today, Elon Musk reiterates his threat to Tesla shareholders over the company’s AI future, VW delays its ID.7 launch outside of Europe, and data proves Tesla’s Cybertruck drag race wasn’t as it seemed. —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org —…

The U.S. And Europe Are Fighting Back On Chinese-Made EVs With Tariffs. Why, How, and What’s Next.

From Transport Evolved. Earlier this month, U.S. President Joe Biden made the decision to increase the tariffs levied on Chinese-made products being imported to the U.S. – including EVs. Shortly after, the European Union suggested it might soon impose new tougher tariffs on Chinese-made and imported-to-Europe electric vehicles. But why are these tariffs being carried…

Transport Evolved News TEN Episode 484: Aptera’s IRA, Fisker’s Bleak Future, Cybertrucks Seized.

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! On today’s show – Aptera announces a new retirement product, Fisker’s future looks very bleak, and Two Cybertrucks are seized as they seemingly head to Russia. These stories, and many more on today’s show! —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org

How To Protect Your EV From Hackers And Ne’er-do-wells

From Transport Evolved. While we’ve covered the topic of vehicle security before (including asking if phone-as-a-key is really safe) – we’ve seen plenty of videos and news stories of late discussing the capabilities of the Flipper Zero, and implying that it’s possible to hack everything from electric cars to charging stations with them. The reality…

TEN Transport Evolved News Episode 483: Tesla Charging Team Fired, Polestar’s 10-minute Recharge

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! On today’s show – Tesla suddenly lays off its Supercharging team, Polestar showcases StoreDot’s XFC cells in the real world, and the Batmobile for the 0.01% These stories, and many more on today’s show! —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org

Elon Musk Just FIRED Tesla’s Charging Team. What NOW?

From Transport Evolved. Tesla’s Supercharger Network has long been viewed as a pinnacle of EV fast charging by many in the automotive industry. In Europe, Superchargers are an important part of the wider EV charging landscape (thanks to the fact that all EVs in Europe use CCS Type 2 charging connectors). In the U.S. and…

Transport Evolved April 2024 Hangout!

From Transport Evolved. It’s time for our April 2024 LIvestream! Join Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield as she gives you some updates from the channel, detail some of the things that are coming down the pipeline, and much more besides. ——— Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield. Art and Animation: Erin Carlie © Transport Evolved LLC, 2024 ———- Join this channel…

TEN Transport Evolved News Episode 482: Tesla Quarterlies, Breakthrough Battery, G-Wagen EV!

From Transport Evolved. Welcome to today’s show! On today’s show – Q1 earnings start to roll in, a breakthrough battery with an incredible claim of fast-charging prowess, and Mercedes-Benz’s G-Wagen with EQ Technology. These stories, and many more on today’s show! —– Here are today’s show sponsors: – Electric Vehicle Association – Head to https://www.myeva.org