VanMoof’s dual-motor 31 MPH electric bicycle has over 10,000 reservations, and it’s not even legal


” Now the company claims to have surpassed 10,000 reservations, despite the bike reaching a top speed that isn’t legal in most countries. Late last year, VanMoof unveiled the VanMoof V as a high-performance electric bicycle that the Dutch brand referred to as a “hyperbike.”

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EUNORAU Spectre S review: legally bombed (downhill)


more… The post EUNORAU Spectre S review: legally bombed (downhill) appeared first on Electrek. EUNORAU, the makers of electric bikes both large and larger, is blazing a new trail for both its customers and its company.

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Study: 15% of US alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities involve alcohol under the legal limit

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A new open-access study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that motor vehicle crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) below the legal limit of 0.08% accounted for 15% of alcohol-involved crash deaths in the United States.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin critics’ latest legal efforts fail again


Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action. The post Tesla Gigafactory Berlin critics’ latest legal efforts fail again appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Beetle-inspired Ora Punk Cat electric car raises some eyebrows in VW’s legal department


A new electric vehicle unveiled by China’s Great Wall Ora brand this week has attracted the interest of Volkswagen’s legal department for its resemblance to the classic VW Beetle.

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Tesla widens its legal action against Rivian over alleged theft of battery secrets


is widening its legal action against fellow electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive Inc., Battery tech is among Tesla’s most closely-held innovations, which makes the company’s new legal action quite understandable. Tesla inc.

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LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation to end all legal disputes over EV batteries in US and Korea

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LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation have agreed to settle all legal disputes relating to EV batteries in the United States and Korea. The companies agreed to withdraw all pending legal disputes in United States and Korea, and agreed to a ten-year non-assertion. As a result, all litigation between the companies, which began in April 2019, is resolved. In this agreement, the two companies agreed to the following terms. SK Innovation will pay LG Energy Solution 2 trillion won (USD $1.8

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Legal Study on EU Legislation for Corporate Fleet Electrification

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By Sam Hargreaves This study examines the legal feasibility of different options for legislative measures that could be put forward by the Commission in order to boost uptake of zero-emission vehicles in corporate fleets.

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Huawei exec who called Tesla “killing” machines fired after China legal team’s complaint


If there is one thing that is evident with Tesla China, it is the fact that its legal team does not hold back. Huawei allegedly received a letter of complaint from Tesla CN legal team. The comments also got the attention of Tesla China , whose legal team promptly went to work.

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

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An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. Target single-charge range for the Luka EV is 300 km (186 miles), with a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and a price below €20,000 (US$22,445). Project aims include quick design and build (less than a year). The project team is using design bodywork from gaming, converted to a Solidworks file. The body is fabricated using FRP (fiberglass); The solidworks file provides the basis for a full-size foam model.

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Tesla takes legal action against China driver who alleged “brake failure” incident


Tesla China’s assertive stance against inaccurate reporting and false news continues, with the company recently taking legal action against a Model 3 owner who previously alleged that his vehicle experienced a “brake failure” incident.

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Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action


In their new complaint, which was retrieved by local news agencies , the NABU and the Green League took issue with the fact that the higher court did not give them enough legal hearing.

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Tesla loses VP of Legal to LiDAR startup Luminar


Tesla’s longtime Vice President of Legal and Acting General Counsel, Al Prescott, has joined LiDAR startup Luminar. Prescott has worked for years with autonomous cars, acting as a legal expert for companies planning to enter the sector.

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 mph (330.88 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. The record was certified by the International Mile Racing Association (IMRA). The previous record, which also was held by Genovation, stood at 186.8 mph (300.63 km/h).

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Daimler denies DUH charges of emissions data rigging, says evaluating legal options

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that it had rigged emissions data, Daimler “ sharply ” denied the allegations and said that it was evaluating legal options pertaining to the approach taken and the public assertions made by the DUH. Our engines meet and adhere to every legal requirement. The technical programming of our engines adheres to all legal requirements. We have no knowledge of measurements that indicate our vehicles did not meet legally required standards.

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Volkswagen bringing new board member for Integrity and Legal Affairs over from Daimler

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Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, currently Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Integrity and Legal Affairs, will move to Volkswagen AG in 2016 as Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs. She will join the Volkswagen Group as of 1 January 2016 as the Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs.

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Trevor Milton’s legal team releases statement after Nikola founder indicted for fraud


Trevor Milton’s legal team has put out a statement regarding his indictment on two counts of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud. Milton’s legal team, headed by Lead Counsel Brad Bondi, released a statement following the charges , which the legal team says are false.

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Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec. 2017


Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec. This helps you remain compliant with the FCRA, EEOC, and other regulatory standards or agencies. The following includes recaps of the most significant updates impacting the screening industry in recent weeks. State. California.

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We Are Now Legal!!!

DIY Electric Car

EV Grinning, we have just completed our conversion from gas to electric, two weeks ago the Fiero passed it's safety test with no problems. We had the car licensed and plated the following week. We have had a few road tests, trying to find the actual range per charge. We are averaging about 25 km's (15.33 miles) per charge with a charging cost that has averaged about $0.67 and taking about 6 hours to charge @ 10amps per charger from a standard 115 volt ac plug rated at 15 amps.

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DeltaWing to develop GT race car concept; step toward street-legal DeltaWing sports car

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Expected to appear in 2015, this new DeltaWing Racing Cars project is a major step toward a street-legal two-seat DeltaWing sports car, the company said. In Mat 2014, DeltaWing released a rendering of an application of its DeltaWing aerodynamic and lightweight design architecture as a street-legal, four-passenger car. DeltaWing Technology Group is beginning development of a DeltaWing GT race car concept.

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Continental calls for market-based adaptation of the legal framework to support autonomous driving

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International automotive supplier Continental is calling for a market-based adaptation of the legal framework for automated driving. Initial success in this regard was seen with the recent modification of the Vienna Convention, which established the legal foundations for partially automated driving. This has established the legal foundation for partially automated driving since control of the vehicle may now essentially be assumed by systems as well.

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Regulatory & Legal Alerts – October 2017


Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – October 2017 appeared first on Peopletrail. This helps you remain compliant with the FCRA, EEOC, and other regulatory standards or agencies. The following includes recaps of the most significant updates impacting the screening industry in recent weeks. State Legislation. Texas.

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EEA: Air pollution in 10 EU countries still above legal limits; road transport and agriculture

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Air pollution from sources such as transport and agriculture is still being emitted above legal limits in 10 European Union (EU) Member States according to new data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The main reasons for the exceedances are emissions from road transport (NO x ) and agriculture (NH 3 ).

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OPEI files legal challenge to EPA E15 misfueling rule

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The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), along with automakers and marine manufacturers, filed a legal challenge to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Regulation to Mitigate Misfueling” rule which was meant to address concerns about 15% ethanol blends in non-road products and older model-year vehicles.

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DeltaWing Technologies seeking OEM partners for street-legal DeltaWing passenger car

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released a rendering of an application of its DeltaWing aerodynamic and lightweight design architecture—currently competing in IMSA sports car road races in the form of the DeltaWing race car—as a street-legal, four-passenger car. DeltaWing Technologies Inc.

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Nations agree on global, legally binding treaty on mercury emissions: Minamata Convention on Mercury

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At the conclusion of the International Negotiating Committee on Mercury ( INC5 ) meeting in Geneva ( earlier post ), nations agreed on a global, legally-binding treaty to prevent mercury emissions and releases. The Committee, chaired by Fernando Lugris of Uruguay, will present the Convention text to the UNEP Governing Council for adoption next month.

EU starts legal action against Germany, UK for failing to act on diesel emissions

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But now regulatory agencies in European countries have become caught up in the legal fallout from VW's emissions cheating. The European Union began legal action Thursday against Germany, the U.K., The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to numerous lawsuits against the German automaker in multiple countries. and five other nations. DON'T MISS: Every. Europe emissions lawsuit EU Volkswagen diesel scandal

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Tesla Sales Now Legal As Little Maryland Goes Big On Electric Cars

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Well, add one more to the list of states where Tesla Motors can legally sell its electric cars--and do so without having to use franchised dealers. The Maryland General Assembly has reversed a ban on direct sales by Tesla, which displays its cars in Tesla Store and "gallery" facilities it operates. Buyers then complete their purchase of the car. Green Maryland Politics Tesla Motors dealers dealerships plug-in cars state laws

Volkswagen Said It Will Take A Legal Look At The Ora Punk Cat


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Opinion: Will Self-Driving Cars Eventually Repossess Themselves?

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New Technology Raises New Legal Questions. Legal Considerations. Even if the technology existed for autonomous repossession to be possible, there would be a few legal considerations. Story by Martin Banks.

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Engine products group files legal challenge to EPAs partial waiver for E15

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While all members of the EPG have and continue to support the development and use of safe and sustainable alternative fuels, the action EPA has taken to permit E-15 to be sold as a legal fuel, even if limited only to certain products, will have adverse consequences for the environment and consumers. The newly formed Engine Products Group (EPG)—comprising the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance), The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc.

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Lucid electric car, 2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel price, EU emissions legal action: Today's Car News

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Today, we have more details on Lucid Motors' upcoming electric car, pricing information on the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel, and a legal scuffle between the European Union and member nations over emissions standards. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Lucid Motors' electric "executive sedan" will be unveiled later this month. The base model. Today in Car News

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Good News For Tesla: AZ Bill Would Legalize Direct Sales As State Angles For Gigafactory

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That may be what''s happening in Arizona, where a new bill in the state legislature would legalize the direct-sales model of electric-car maker Tesla Motors--to the intense dismay of state car dealers who want it made When the possibility of new jobs clashes with the desires of powerful campaign contributors, sometimes jobs can take priority.

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Tesla Loses Legal Battles To Texas, North Carolina Dealers

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Win some, lose some. Tesla''s had a very good year thus far, but it was recently dealt legislative defeats in two states where it had hoped to sell its electric cars. In Texas, the state legislature declined to make an exception to existing rules that make it illegal for automakers to sell cars to retail buyers. In North Carolina, a Senate

Where Can Tesla Legally Sell Cars Directly To You? State-By-State Map

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Every month, and often more frequently, a new story appears about the state-by-state battle between Tesla Motors and auto-dealer lobbyists. In some states, Tesla is permitted to sell its electric cars online, deliver them to customers, and open as many Tesla Store showrooms as it wants. DON''T MISS: Michigan Gov Snyder Signs Anti-Tesla Bill Called

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Road-legal Fuel Cell Black Cabs make first appearance on London’s roads

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Fuel Cell Black Cabs are on the roads of London for the first time since being awarded Road Legal status by the UK Vehicle Certification Authority (VCA). Earlier post.). The Fuel Cell Black Cab on Westminster Bridge as it passes the Houses of Parliament. Click to enlarge.

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Superbus Electric 'Sports Bus' Now Road Legal, Ready For UAE

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superbus! Buses aren't normally the most exciting method of transport. Though popular in Europe, in the U.S. they're more often regarded as something to be avoided at all costs. Maybe we'd be more keen to ride the bus if it was a Superbus? It looks hugely cool for a start--like something straight out of a

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Tesla Self-Driving and Unintended Acceleration Not The Same Says NHTSA

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RPM Act in Congress would legalize emission defeat devices, for racing only (supposedly)

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It’s being called “DIY Dieselgate,” and it could make the air people breathe a lot dirtier. An entire section of the automotive industry—racing—has been exempt from the requirements for emission-control devices found on our everyday cars and trucks. Race enthusiasts got worried early in 2016 when the EPA issued new. Diesels Politics congress

EU Regulators Dilute New Emission Rules To Allow 2.1 Times The Legal Limits Until 2020

Green Car Reports

The official press release from the European Union sounds as though Wednesday's vote on new emission-testing rules makes it tougher for automakers to cheat as Volkswagen admitted doing with its 2.0-liter diesel engines. Indeed, the new rules add on-road tests of emissions in real-world driving to those tests performed in laboratories on. Green EU Europe VW Volkswagen diesel scandal emissions nitrogen oxides regulation

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VW: Newest Diesel Engines Had No 'Defeat' Software, Legal In Europe

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One of the many complications of the VW diesel emission scandal is that the 482,000 affected cars in the U.S. encompass three different types of engine and emission-control system. In Germany, Volkswagen has investigated its newest generation of 2.0-liter diesel engines to find out if they too include the "defeat device" software that allowed the. EPA TDI VW Germany EU Volkswagen diesel scandal

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EU to take legal action against UK for air pollution

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The European Commission has begun legal proceedings against the UK over its breach of air pollution laws, caused mainly by emissions from road transport. According to the European Union, levels of nitrogen dioxide emissions are excessively high in many British cities, including Manchester, Birming[.]. Green credentials

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Tesla Wins Dealer Battle In MA: Direct Sales, Stores Are Legal

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In the state-by-state war between Tesla Motors and car-dealer associations, the electric-car maker has now added another victory to its tally. Massachusetts'' highest court ruled this week that the state dealer association does not have standing to sue Tesla for operating one of its company-owned stores there. The ruling by the state Supreme

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