• Mercedes Will Charge You Over R8k Per Year For Rear-Wheel Steering In The EQS

    1 month ago - By Zero 2 Turbo

    The Mercedes-Benz EQS is a new purely electric sedan and will come built with two levels of rear-wheel-steer capability.
    The first level turns the back wheels up to 4.5 degrees, the second increases the maximum angle to 10 degrees. Every EQS is built with the hardware to achieve ten degrees but in some countries, you will need to pay a subscription to have this feature activated.
    Buyers in the US of A will get the 10-degree arrangement as standard but in some other countries, like Mercedes home field of Germany, the 4.5-degree and 10-degree trims need to be optioned when buying.
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  • A new Iron Age? Startup promises low-cost, high-energy iron-air batteries for home grids

    A new Iron Age? Startup promises low-cost, high-energy iron-air batteries for home grids

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    Boston-based startup Form Energy claims to have achieved a battery breakthrough using one of the oldest materials known to industrialized civilization: Iron. The startup's first product will be an iron-air battery, which can be used in energy-storage applications for one-tenth the cost of current lithium-ion chemistry, according to an announcement...
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  • Wireless EV charging via highway pavement to be tested in Indiana

    Wireless EV charging via highway pavement to be tested in Indiana

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    Indiana will test wireless EV charging equipment embedded in highway pavement, allowing vehicles to charge as they drive. Testing will be done in three phases, with the first beginning this summer, according to an Indiana Department of Transportation press release. The first two phases will involve pavement testing...
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  • Iron-air batteries, dynamic wireless charging, EQS first drive: Today's Car News

    Iron-air batteries, dynamic wireless charging, EQS first drive: Today's Car News

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS establishes the serene side of a growing cohort of large electric luxury cars. A dynamic wireless charging project could put the tech on the Interstate in Indiana. And are iron-air batteries good for a smart-energy grid? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. A startup claims to have reached a breakthrough on an...
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