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Britain's electric cars have consequences - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 1:03pm

Britain's electric cars have consequences
NEWS.com.au
Britain must plough billions of pounds into new power plants, grid networks and electric vehicle charging points if it is to avoid local power shortages when a planned ban on new diesel and petrol cars begins. Supporting millions more battery-powered ...

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What can you learn from ripping apart an electric car? - Livewire Markets

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 11:54am

What can you learn from ripping apart an electric car?
Livewire Markets
UBS writes: “We are more convinced than ever that electric cars are about to reach the tipping point in the penetration curve in the next few years. This new generation of electric cars has far-reaching implications for the global autos industry, but ...

Utilities Can Boost Electric Vehicles and Cut Carbon - Natural Resources Defense Council

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 6:54am

Newshub

Utilities Can Boost Electric Vehicles and Cut Carbon
Natural Resources Defense Council
It's Climate Week in New York and a new video, Accelerating the Electric Vehicle Market, shows that electric vehicles are essential for protecting our planet. The transportation sector is the largest U.S. source of carbon pollution and electrifying ...
New Zealand trailing in the electric car race | NewshubNewshub

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Taking the Electric Vehicle Mainstream - Forbes

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 5:50am

Forbes

Taking the Electric Vehicle Mainstream
Forbes
The plug-in EV (PEV) is rapidly evolving to become a viable mainstream option for almost every car buyer. As ever with automobiles, there is no silver bullet solution. This year there are several unique variations on how best to serve the needs of ...

Unions Battle Environmentalists for a Cut of California's Electric Vehicle Subsidies - Reason (blog)

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 5:46am

Reason (blog)

Unions Battle Environmentalists for a Cut of California's Electric Vehicle Subsidies
Reason (blog)
Kid in electric bumper car, amusement park Constantin Opris/DreamstimeWhat happens when California progressives have to choose between using the heavy hand of government to subsidize electric vehicles and using the heavy hand of government to ...
Opinion: Tesla: Saving the future of electric carsKentwired
California tries to goose electric car sales with rebates, but is it enough?Davis Enterprise

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Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M - Sacramento Bee

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 4:43am

Sacramento Bee

Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M
Sacramento Bee
Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to customers this year. Arcimoto shares will begin trading ...
Eugene electric vehicle maker Arcimoto plans production boostKATU

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Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M - Virginian-Pilot

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 3:34am

Virginian-Pilot

Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M
Virginian-Pilot
This undated photo provided by Arcimoto shows an electric vehicle produced by the Oregon-based company. Arcimoto raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to ...
Eugene electric vehicle maker Arcimoto plans production boostKATU

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Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M - Seattle Times

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 3:01am

Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M
Seattle Times
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to customers this year. Arcimoto shares will ...

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Multinationals launch major push for electric vehicle adoption - Treehugger

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 11:31pm

Treehugger

Multinationals launch major push for electric vehicle adoption
Treehugger
The image above is from the launch of the first public sector rapid electric vehicle charging station in Belfast, outside of an Ikea store. Ikea has already done a lot to support electric vehicle adoption—now they're banding together with a much ...
10 Big-Name Corporations Launch 100% Electric Vehicle Campaign At Climate Week NYCCleanTechnica

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10 Big-Name Corporations Launch 100% Electric Vehicle Campaign At Climate Week NYC - CleanTechnica

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 11:27pm

Treehugger

10 Big-Name Corporations Launch 100% Electric Vehicle Campaign At Climate Week NYC
CleanTechnica
A group of new big-name businesses including Baidu, IKEA, and Vattenfall have this week launched EV100, the first initiative of its kind to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and accompanying infrastructure. Following in the wake of initiatives ...
Multinationals launch major push for electric vehicle adoptionTreehugger
LeasePlan to make employee fleet all electricFleetNews

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Buffett-Backed BYD Looks Overcharged on China Electric Car Bets - Bloomberg

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 6:59pm

Bloomberg

Buffett-Backed BYD Looks Overcharged on China Electric Car Bets
Bloomberg
BYD Co., which counts Warren Buffett as an investor, has risen more than 40 percent over the past eight days amid optimism China's government will speed up development in the electric-vehicle industry by phasing out fossil fuel cars and allowing wider ...
China's Buffett-Backed BYD Could Be Jumping the Gun on Electric Car PolicyTheStreet.com

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ABB to deliver 117 electric vehicle charging stations for German ... - Reuters

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 6:55pm

Reuters

ABB to deliver 117 electric vehicle charging stations for German ...
Reuters
ABB will deliver 117 electric vehicle charging stations to German utility EnBW, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday.

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Electric-vehicle shift is chance to adapt: Honda R&D chief - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 6:02pm

Nikkei Asian Review

Electric-vehicle shift is chance to adapt: Honda R&D chief
Nikkei Asian Review
Electric vehicles are the buzz of this year's International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. There is a sense that the circumstances surrounding the auto industry have changed entirely. But looking more closely, plug-in hybrids and other green cars ...

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China is said to mull relaxing foreign electric vehicles maker restrictions - Livemint

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 5:11pm

Rochester Business Journal

China is said to mull relaxing foreign electric vehicles maker restrictions
Livemint
Earlier this month, China put the automotive industry on notice by becoming the latest and largest country to seek a phase-out of fossil fuel-powered vehicles, a move sure to accelerate a global shift toward electric car development. Photo: Reuters.
Accelerator seeks wider electric vehicle useRochester Business Journal
China Considers Opening Up to Foreign Electric CarmakersBloomberg
China wants all electric cars: will it work? Reasons and reactionsGreen Car Reports
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) -The Weekly Driver -ETAuto.com
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Dundee charging ahead with electric vehicle sites - Evening Telegraph

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 3:08pm

Evening Telegraph

Dundee charging ahead with electric vehicle sites
Evening Telegraph
Dundee could be plugged into more than £600,000 worth of new electric vehicle chargers and other infrastructure thanks to grants from the UK and Scottish governments. A new report reveals the cash, from the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), ...

Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited holds key asset for electric ... - Proactive Investors Australia

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 1:35pm

Proactive Investors Australia

Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited holds key asset for electric ...
Proactive Investors Australia
Greenland Minerals and Energy (ASX:GGG) is forecast to be the largest producer of key rare earth elements for electric vehicles from its 100% owned Kvanefjeld ...

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The Hidden Benefit of Electric Vehicles: Choice - Bloomberg

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 5:01am

Bloomberg

The Hidden Benefit of Electric Vehicles: Choice
Bloomberg
Earlier this week, I took a stab at comparing the life-cycle emissions of greenhouse gases from an electric vehicle and a traditional one with an internal combustion engine. Even factoring in China's electricity mix -- which has a weighting to coal ...
New Zealand trailing in the electric car raceNewshub

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Giant Mining Trucks and Buses Are Smashing Electric Vehicle Records - MIT Technology Review

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 3:03am

MIT Technology Review

Giant Mining Trucks and Buses Are Smashing Electric Vehicle Records
MIT Technology Review
Size now appears to be no barrier to building competent vehicles without internal combustion engines. Big battery-powered electric vehicles like trucks once seemed fanciful, because their large masses need a lot of energy to shift and diesel fuel is ...
An electric bus just snagged a world record by driving 1100 miles on a single chargeQuartz
Proterra's Catalyst bus breaks distance record for electric vehiclesCurbed
Proterra Counters Tesla's 'Beast' Of A Semi With 1100-Mile Range Electric BusForbes
Ars Technica -Los Angeles Times -Fortune
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10 Top Companies Commit to Electric Vehicles, Sending Auto Industry a Message - InsideClimate News

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 2:21am

InsideClimate News

10 Top Companies Commit to Electric Vehicles, Sending Auto Industry a Message
InsideClimate News
A group of large corporations, including utilities and an international delivery company, launched a global campaign today to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles and away from gas- and diesel-powered transportation—which generates almost a ...
Multinationals launch global program to speed up switch to electric vehiclesThe Climate Group

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'E-Dumper' dump truck will be the largest electric vehicle in the world - Curbed

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 11:40pm

Curbed

'E-Dumper' dump truck will be the largest electric vehicle in the world
Curbed
Meet the E-Dumper. With a weight clocking in at 45 tons and an electric storage capacity equivalent to as much as eight Tesla Model S cars (700kWh), the electric dump truck—still under construction using a disassembled Komatsu truck—will be the ...

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