Electric King of the Mountain…

Electric King of the Mountain…

🏆Electric King of the Mountain…

Last Friday, we headed down to Colorado Springs for a firsthand look at the incredible machines vying for glory in the 102nd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This year, electric vehicles were the stars of the show, showcasing not only their growing coolness factor but also their undeniable dominance on the mountain. 

EV News today includes:

  • F-150 Lightning Supertruck claims King of the Mountain 
  • Hyundai Motor's IONIQ 5 N Sets Benchmark for Crossover EVs 
  • The fastest production truck, the Quad-Motor Gen 2 R1T set a new record
  • Arcadis completes charger installation

These electric stories and more are just below.  

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— Aristotle


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  1. The Ford F-150 Lightning SuperTruck won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with a time of 8:53.553, despite a technical issue during the race.
  2. Three Hyundai IONIQ 5 N vehicles competed in the Pikes Peak climb, with the IONIQ 5 N TA Spec winning the exhibition class in 9 mins 30 secs and the IONIQ 5 N finishing in 10 mins 49 secs, showcasing Hyundai N's commitment to high-performance EVs and setting a new record for the Electric Modified and Production SUV/Crossover categories.
  3. Gardner Nichols and his Quad-Motor Gen 2 R1T set a new record for the fastest production truck at Pikes Peak, finishing in 10:53.883 and beating his previous time by 30 seconds.
  4. Bollinger Motors received EPA certification for its Class 4 B4 Chassis Cab, a step towards delivering electric commercial trucks.
  5. Arcadis completed bp’s first US bp pulse branded Gigahub™ with 24 high-speed charge points at bp’s North America headquarters in Houston.
  6. BMW's M division is confident in the future of high-performance electric vehicles, with plans to develop EVs that outperform traditional cars using advanced in-house technology.
  7. Hyundai teases the electric Casper.
  8. Texas Instruments and Delta Electronics have announced a long-term collaboration to develop next-generation electric vehicle onboard charging and power solutions in a joint innovation lab in Pingzhen, Taiwan.
  9. China has spent a cumulative total of $230.8 billion on industrial policy support for its EV sector from 2009 to 2023.
  10. Forbes highlights ENSO's innovation in creating more efficient, less polluting tires essential for EVs, emphasizing the need for better tire regulations and a profitable business model to promote the use of advanced materials.
  11. Ferrari's factory in Maranello has expanded with a new $214 million "E-building," designed by Mario Cucinella, to produce electric, hybrid, and internal combustion vehicles, increasing potential production capacity from 14,000 to over 20,000 cars annually.

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