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Mitsubishi And Nissan Are Teaming Up On A Mini-EV

The old Mitsubishi MiEV was basically a battery-powered kei car.Photo: MitsubishiThere are two routes in the world of making an EV. You can cram as many batteries as possible into a car, weight and lithium mining be damned. See: the GMC Hummer EV, every Tesla. The other route is how little range, weight, and performance can we get away with? Japan…
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Break Down Tesla Valuations And Nothing Makes Sense

Photo: TeslaTesla’s valuation is so sky high that once you break down its individual business components, you start to realize that none of this makes any sense. All that and more in The Morning Shift for August 25, 2021.1st Gear: None Of This Makes SenseTesla’s stock price is overinflated. We all know that kind of generally, but it’s hard to pin…
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Testing The Real-World Range Of Electric Cars

Screenshot: What Car?We all know that there can be a pretty big disparity between the range numbers that car manufacturers give us and the reality of the situation — especially when it comes to WLTP, or the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure numbers we get when it comes to electric vehicles.The WLTP is an improvement over what…
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A Longtime Tesla Skeptic Admits That He Was Wrong

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images)Ford has delayed some Mustangs Mach-E because of the chip shortage, Polestar likes its chances with the long-range Polestar 2, and Tesla. All that and more in The Morning Shift for August 12, 2021.1st Gear: Tesla Critic Explains Why He Was WrongCarson Block is the kind of finance guy who is probably Too Much…
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