Chinese carmaker plans to bring $13,000 and $22,500 EVs stateside

  • Kandi Technologies Group, a Chinese auto company, announced this week that it’s launching two ultra-affordable electric vehicles in the US later this year. 
  • After federal tax credits, Kandi’s K23 and K27 hatchbacks will cost $12,999 and $22,499, respectively, the company said. 
  • According to initial details, the cars offer range that’s on par with many other budget-friendly EVs. 
  • Kandi America plans to start deliveries in the fourth quarter of this year, and will initially focus on selling the cars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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A Chinese car company is planning to launch two new battery-powered vehicles in the US, and if all goes according to plan, they’re set to be the cheapest EVs available stateside by far. 

Kandi Technologies Group announced last week that it’s bringing the two EVs to market through its Kandi America arm this year, sending its stock price soaring. The

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London Taxi Driver’s Warning About Bicycle-Based Future Backfires Spectacularly

The far-right Twitter user “polNewsNetwork1” shared an innocuous photo in 2017 taken by a New York City subway rider of a drag queen and a woman in a niqab, chirping: “This is the future that liberals want.”

The tweet was widely shared and wickedly mocked, with most respondents welcoming the photograph’s inclusivity.

This-is-the-future-that-liberals-want became an almost instant meme, and is still often trotted out today, mocking right-wing squeamishness.

The original poster, since suspended from Twitter, was trying to sow hatred and division by portraying an “everyday scene as being full of dark intent,” surmised Vox at the time.

Similarly, a tweet posted by a London taxi driver on July 31 has also backfired. Tweeting purloined photographs of Dutch parents ferrying their children on bikes and in the buckets of cargobikes @thomasthetaxi asked, “Is this what we really want to see on the morning school run?”

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Smart Transportation Market worth $156.5 billion by 2025

CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new market research report Smart Transportation Market by Transportation Mode (Roadways, Railways, Airways, and Maritime), Solution (Smart Ticketing, PIS, Freight Management), Service, Communication Technology, Application, and Region – Global Forecast to 2025″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Smart Transportation Market size is projected to grow from USD 94.5 billion in 2020 to USD 156.5 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.6% during the forecast period.

The major factors driving the growth of the Smart Transportation Market include technological advancements to enhance customer experience, growing government initiatives and PPP models for smart transportation, rising urban population and high demographic rates, and growing adoption of IoT and automation technologies to enhance technological optimization.

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