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GM races to build a formula for profitable electric cars - euronews

Sun, 14/01/2018 - 4:54am

euronews

GM races to build a formula for profitable electric cars
euronews
DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra has made a bold promise to investors that the Detroit automaker will make money selling electric cars by 2021. What Barra has not explained in detail is how GM intends to do what, so far ...

Police in Ireland to trial “ground-breaking” electric vehicle - Irish Post

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 6:16pm

Irish Post

Police in Ireland to trial “ground-breaking” electric vehicle
Irish Post
... provides emissions-free driving with a pure electric range of 180kms in real-world driving conditions. Its agility makes it ideally suited for dense urban areas. The manufacturing process of the i3 is derived from green power, such as wind turbines ...

Only FIVE councils apply for electric car charge points | Daily Mail ... - Daily Mail

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 1:35pm

Daily Mail

Only FIVE councils apply for electric car charge points | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail
Only Portsmouth, Kensington and Chelsea in London, Cambridge, Luton and Kettering councils have used the scheme aimed at building infrastructure for electric car charging points.

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No going back to petrol, says electric vehicle owner - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 10:50am

Stuff.co.nz

No going back to petrol, says electric vehicle owner
Stuff.co.nz
Nahmias likened the transition from petrol to electric vehicles to the introduction of a ban on smoking in planes. "Can you believe we did that?," he said of smoking in planes. "Today, it seems inconceivable that you would allow that. It's the same ...
Electric vehicles powering ahead in Nelson-TasmanMarlborough Express

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SoCal Edison electric vehicle pilots focus on heavy-duty, fleet uses - Utility Dive

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 9:35am

SoCal Edison electric vehicle pilots focus on heavy-duty, fleet uses
Utility Dive
Southern California Edison Jan. 12 detailed four pilot programs aimed at accelerating the electrification of the state's transportation, with half the projects focused on fleet and heavy-duty uses. State regulators approved the projects Jan. 11, along ...

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EV for one, please. Electra Meccanica Solo gets you off gas for $15500 - Digital Trends

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 3:24am

Digital Trends

EV for one, please. Electra Meccanica Solo gets you off gas for $15500
Digital Trends
If you're driving an electric vehicle, you deserve to not have a passenger. After all, you're reducing your emissions enough to not worry about carpooling with your annoying neighbor. And now, Electra Meccanica is helping you say “no” to the ever ...

Government scheme to fund electric car charging points falls flat after just five councils apply for cash and £150k ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 2:00am

Telegraph.co.uk

Government scheme to fund electric car charging points falls flat after just five councils apply for cash and £150k ...
Telegraph.co.uk
A Government bid to spark an electric car revolution by offering councils funding to install vehicle charging points has fallen flat after just five local authorities applied for the cash. Ministers invited councils to bid for part of a £1.5million ...
Councils urged to take-up unused electric vehicle charging fundsThe Energyst
Funding for thousands of electric car charge points unused by councilsFleetNews
Councils ignore £4.5 million Government EV charge point fundAutoExpress

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A Fresh Twist on Electric Vehicle Charging - Motley Fool

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 1:19am

A Fresh Twist on Electric Vehicle Charging
Motley Fool
Most electric vehicle chargers to date have been geared toward either the home or quick charging customer. Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Supercharger network is the most notable of the quick chargers around the world, but networks from Aerovironment (NASDAQ ...

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Disruption from electric car 'revolution' will rival the introduction of ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 11:45pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

Disruption from electric car 'revolution' will rival the introduction of ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The global electric car revolution is coming to Australia, Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has declared, likening the scale of technological disruption to the introduction of the iPhone. In an interview and opinion piece for Fairfax ...

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Disruption from electric car 'revolution' will rival the introduction of the iPhone: Josh Frydenberg - Brisbane Times

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 11:45pm

Brisbane Times

Disruption from electric car 'revolution' will rival the introduction of the iPhone: Josh Frydenberg
Brisbane Times
The global electric car revolution is coming to Australia, Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has declared, likening the scale of technological disruption to the introduction of the iPhone. In an interview and opinion piece for Fairfax ...
Stand by, Australia, for the electric car revolutionThe Sydney Morning Herald
Steep utility fees are killing electric-car charging stationsGreenBiz

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Electric vehicles are here, but are they practical and economical? - The Japan Times

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 9:41pm

The Japan Times

Electric vehicles are here, but are they practical and economical?
The Japan Times
Though EVs still only account for a fraction of overall car sales, momentum is obviously building, even in Japan where EV sales had been relatively sluggish. In 2016, Japanese people bought about 20,000 EVs, and by 2030 that number will increase to 210 ...

Steep utility fees are killing electric-car charging stations - GreenBiz

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 9:05pm

GreenBiz

Steep utility fees are killing electric-car charging stations
GreenBiz
Utility rates and tariffs don't simply determine what electric vehicle drivers pay to fill up the tank, but they determine charging station operators' profits or losses. Profitable charging stations, with reasonable utility costs, can expand and drive ...

GM just revealed a fully autonomous electric car that doesn't have a steering wheel - Business Insider

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 4:06pm

Business Insider

GM just revealed a fully autonomous electric car that doesn't have a steering wheel
Business Insider
No driver. No pedals. No steering wheel. Just seats and screens and doors that can close themselves. That's what riders will see when they get into one of General Motors' Cruise self-driving electric vehicles, scheduled to hit the road in 2019. On ...
GM will make an autonomous car without steering wheel or pedals by 2019The Verge

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India turns Tesla's electric vehicle formula on its head to target mass market - Economic Times

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 3:48pm

Economic Times

India turns Tesla's electric vehicle formula on its head to target mass market
Economic Times
by Anindya Upadhyay and P R Sanjai Tesla helped electric vehicles gain a mainstream foothold in the US by starting with luxury cars and then moving down-market. India's nascent transition to EVs is heading in the opposite direction. Many consumers will ...

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Fisker EMotion electric car builds on many lessons learned - CNET

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 10:16am

CNET

Fisker EMotion electric car builds on many lessons learned
CNET
Fisker describes the EMotion as a low-volume electric sports car, and a result of lessons learned from his time at Fisker Automotive. The car itself boasts a dramatically curvy design, doors that open outward in a unique fashion, and a huge 140 ...
Fisker's New Electric Car Bet Will Come Down To The Battery—And Those DoorsJalopnik

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California Approves $41 Million for Electric Vehicle Charging - Bloomberg

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 8:10am

Bloomberg

California Approves $41 Million for Electric Vehicle Charging
Bloomberg
California regulators approved proposals by utilities to spend $41 million on electric vehicle charging projects to help the state reduce greenhouse gases. PG&E Corp., Edison International and Sempra Energy can move forward with pilot initiatives ...
SCE Receives State Approval for Four Electric Transportation PilotsBusiness Wire (press release)

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Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Survives, but GM and Tesla Aren't Cheering - New York Times

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 7:47am

New York Times

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Survives, but GM and Tesla Aren't Cheering
New York Times
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan called electric vehicle tax credits “money wasted on losers.” The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, said he'd “do away” with renewable energy subsidies. During the presidential election campaign ...

China Moly's Tenke Targets Key Role In Electric Vehicle Revolution Alongside Glencore's Katanga - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 7:24am

Seeking Alpha

China Moly's Tenke Targets Key Role In Electric Vehicle Revolution Alongside Glencore's Katanga
Seeking Alpha
Global carmakers have been lining up recently to announce plans to make their electric cars in the country, as under a new government scheme carmakers will earn credits for every electric or hybrid vehicle produced, and will be charged credits for ...

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Rideau Centre to open electric vehicle charging stations - Ottawa Citizen

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 6:02am

Ottawa Citizen

Rideau Centre to open electric vehicle charging stations
Ottawa Citizen
Electric vehicle operators will have a new spot to charge up while they shop with the opening of a new charging centre in the CF Rideau Centre parking lot. The charging station is part of a national program by property owners Cadillac Fairview. The ...

$120 million investment announced to expand Canadian network for electric vehicle - Richmond News

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 5:44am

Richmond News

$120 million investment announced to expand Canadian network for electric vehicle
Richmond News
“Electric, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles are the future of transportation,” according to a new release from Natural Resources Canada. In a video released from Natural Resource Canada, they said that it's their goal “to make sure people can drive ...

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