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November 17

Mercedes-Benz upgrades EQC electric SUV’s onboard charger to 11 kW

Mercedes-Benz announced that it is upgrading the EQC 400 4MATIC, the German automaker’s electric SUV, with a new onboard charger now capable of charging at up to 11 kW.

November 6

Green Deals: 4-pack Smart LED Light Bulbs + Smart Plug $20, more

Best Buy offers a 4-pack of C by GE A19 Smart LED Light Bulbs plus a Smart Plug for $19.99. Free shipping is available on orders over $35 or your can opt for free in-store pickup. This bundle originally costs $50 but trends around $40 more recently. You’ll receive four smart LED light bulbs plus a smart plug with purchase. With automatic scheduling across the board, you’ll be able to easily cutdown on energy costs. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Head below for more deals on Anker’s portable generators, smart light bulbs, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals. Also, check out the new Electrek Tesla Shop for the best Tesla accessories.

Watch as 300 km/h (186 mph) electric wingsuit powered by BMW takes flight

BMW i EV technology isn’t only working in two dimensions — now it’s taking to the skies in an electric wingsuit.

November 17

This is the EV part of the UK’s ‘green industrial revolution’ plan

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson today released his 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution” that will create and support up to 250,000 British jobs. One of the 10 points is moving to electric vehicles by 2030. Here’s the government’s plan for the UK electric vehicle transition.

November 9

Green Deals: RYOBI 18V Electric Leaf Blower $79, more

Home Depot offers the RYOBI 18V Electric Leaf Blower for $79 shipped. This is the tool-only listing. That’s good for $20 off the regular price and a new all-time low on this Home Depot exclusive. Featuring “gas-like power”, you can count on over 150MPH speeds along with a variable speed trigger. It ships with a battery and charger. Rated 4.2/5 stars by over 4,500 Home Depot reviewers.

Head below for more deals on smart thermostats, electric snow blowers, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals. Also, check out the new Electrek Tesla Shop for the best Tesla accessories.

October 29

Green Deals: 2-pack Solar Outdoor Landscape Lights $15, more

OTD via Amazon offers a 2-pack of Otdair Solar Landscape Lights for $14.99 Prime shipped. Price reflected at checkout. That’s a 50% savings and the best price we’ve tracked to date. Easily illuminate your outdoor space with these lights while also cutting down on one-time use batteries. Check out the entire sale here for more styles on sale. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

November 6

Full suspension Mantis 8 launches as (slightly) more reasonable high power electric scooter

Miami-based Fluidfreeride has just launched the new Mantis 8 electric scooter, which tones down the ridiculous power of its big brother in favor of more wallet-friendly pricing.

October 26

Coal CEO Bob Murray dies after filing for black lung benefits

Bob Murray, the board chairman of Murray Energy, the largest privately owned — and bankrupt — US coal operator, died on Sunday at age 80. He had announced his retirement less than a week before.

November 12

MG5 First Drive — Is this the ‘station wagon’ you’ve been waiting for?

There was a time when the station wagon was a fixture of American family life, and frequently featured in popular culture. The fashion for bigger, taller vehicles has seen them all but disappear in the US, at around 1-2% of new car sales. In Europe, meanwhile, the “estate car,” as it’s known, remains a competitive segment, […]

November 19

Electric Ferrari — time to give classic cars a new lease of life?

From time to time, Fully Charged receives an offer that is too good to refuse, and when a long-term friend of the show offered us his electrified Ferrari 308, we didn’t hesitate.

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