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'I feel anxious about moving safely': The dangers of silent, electric cars - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 12:01am

'I feel anxious about moving safely': The dangers of silent, electric cars
The Sydney Morning Herald
The car was just centimetres from Chris Edwards before the driver slammed on the brakes. Usually, Mr Edwards, who is blind, knows when a car is near him. He can hear it. But in this instance, the car that nearly ran him over was electric and silent.

The Electric Future Will Run on Two Wheels - Bloomberg

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 2:00pm

Bloomberg

The Electric Future Will Run on Two Wheels
Bloomberg
The $95 million the company plans to raise is a pittance compared to the billions burnt by Tesla Inc. But, the technologies developed by Niu and other pioneers of electric two-wheel vehicles will transform transportation as much as anything dreamed up ...

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EV Exponential Growth Just Beginning - CleanTechnica

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 11:00am

CleanTechnica

EV Exponential Growth Just Beginning
CleanTechnica
Electric vehicle naysayers often seem to visualize technological change proceeding at a slow and stately pace, ignoring the accelerating trends that are driving EV adoption. But as any mathematician will tell you, exponential growth is a powerful thing ...

The Reason Why BMW Is Not Going All in on Electric Cars - Inverse

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:19am

Inverse

The Reason Why BMW Is Not Going All in on Electric Cars
Inverse
... member in charge of development. According to the senior BMW executive, electric vehicles will always be more costly than gas-burners. “No, no, no,” was Frölich's reply when asked if EVs will ever equal the prices of equivalent conventional cars ...

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I drove my first all-electric car. It reminded me of my distracting smartphone. - Mashable

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 10:15pm

Mashable

I drove my first all-electric car. It reminded me of my distracting smartphone.
Mashable
It was eerily quiet. I was driving a Jaguar — my first time in the driver's seat of any vehicle from the luxury British car maker — and there wasn't much to hear save for the slight swish of the car moving along the road and the wheels turning ...

Free electric vehicle test drives at NV Energy event Oct. 20 - KOLO

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 3:28pm

KOLO

Free electric vehicle test drives at NV Energy event Oct. 20
KOLO
(AP) - NV Energy is offering Reno residents a chance to take a free test drive behind the wheel of some of the latest electric vehicle models on the road today. The utility's Electric Vehicle Guest Drive is scheduled Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at ...

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Nissan announces electric vehicle plans - 2GB

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 12:35pm

2GB

Nissan announces electric vehicle plans
2GB
Nissan Australia confirmed plans last week for electric models and E-power petrol/electric models to make up one third of its volume here from 2022. And to reinforce the move that will see electric power become more of a force with most manufacturers ...

Sandra Levine: Electric vehicles for Vermont - vtdigger.org

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 10:05am

Sandra Levine: Electric vehicles for Vermont
vtdigger.org
So, why aren't we all driving electric vehicles? At a recent workshop, Vermont's Public Utility Commission took a careful look at the barriers that are keeping people from driving electric vehicles and what strategies exist to address these barriers ...

Tesla: Only few days left to order electric cars with full $7500 federal tax credit - CBS News

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 7:23am

Autocar

Tesla: Only few days left to order electric cars with full $7500 federal tax credit
CBS News
According to IRS rules, buyers get the full tax credit through the fiscal quarter in which a car manufacturer delivers its 200,000th electric vehicle. Tesla in July said it had delivered 200,000 electric cars in the U.S., which means the tax credit ...
Top 10 Best Electric Cars in Britain 2018Autocar
Tesla says order by Monday to get full $7500 electric vehicle tax creditChicago Tribune
Tesla vehicles ordered after October 15 lose out on full tax credit eligibilityTechCrunch
CNBC -The Coloradoan -Tesla
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Free electric vehicle test drives at NV Energy event Oct. 20 - News & Observer

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:08am

Free electric vehicle test drives at NV Energy event Oct. 20
News & Observer
NV Energy is offering Reno residents a chance to take a free test drive behind the wheel of some of the latest electric vehicle models on the road today. The utility's Electric Vehicle Guest Drive is scheduled Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its main ...

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Free electric vehicle test drives at NV Energy event Oct. 20 - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 6:07am

Free electric vehicle test drives at NV Energy event Oct. 20
Sacramento Bee
NV Energy is offering Reno residents a chance to take a free test drive behind the wheel of some of the latest electric vehicle models on the road today. The utility's Electric Vehicle Guest Drive is scheduled Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its main ...

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Governor Cuomo announces electric vehicle charging port additions to western New York - WHEC

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 5:07am

WHEC

Governor Cuomo announces electric vehicle charging port additions to western New York
WHEC
October 12, 2018 02:04 PM. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday the addition of 44 new electric vehicle charging ports in Rochester and Buffalo. This announcement comes as the state has already funded the installation of 1,100 charging ports ...

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The US Has 1 Million Electric Vehicles, But Does It Matter? - Scientific American

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 3:00am

Scientific American

The US Has 1 Million Electric Vehicles, But Does It Matter?
Scientific American
Sometime in October, a million electric vehicles will have been sold in the United States, according to the latest figures. It's a small but significant step toward decarbonizing the transportation sector, the country's largest and fastest-growing ...

The $7500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Would Be Killed Under This Senator's Legislation - Jalopnik

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 2:32am

Jalopnik

The $7500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Would Be Killed Under This Senator's Legislation
Jalopnik
So it's something less than a surprise that on Tuesday, Barrasso introduced legislation to wipe out the federal electric vehicle tax credit. The legislation, titled the Fairness for Every Driver Act, proposes to not only eliminate the $7,500 tax credit ...

UK ends PHEV incentive and reduces all-electric vehicle incentive, says it worked too well - Electrek

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 12:51am

Electrek

UK ends PHEV incentive and reduces all-electric vehicle incentive, says it worked too well
Electrek
The UK government announced several changes today to its Plug-In Car Grant program. They are essentially ending incentives for plug-in hybrid vehicles and they are reducing the incentive for all-electric vehicles. In a press release, the government ...
Plug-in car grant cuts: how electric vehicle buyers are affectedThe Week UK
In reverse gear? Government confirms cuts to electric vehicle grantswww.businessgreen.com
Government SLAMMED for axing electric car and plug-in hybrid grant in the UKExpress.co.uk
The Independent -Sky News -BBC News
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Scrapping UK grants for hybrid cars 'astounding', says industry - The Guardian

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 12:42am

The Guardian

Scrapping UK grants for hybrid cars 'astounding', says industry
The Guardian
Incentives for consumers to buy hybrid and electric cars rather than diesel or petrol alternatives have been slashed by the government, adding thousands of pounds to the price of a new low-emission vehicle. Car manufacturers said the decision was an ...

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Plug-in car grant cuts: how electric vehicle buyers are affected - The Week UK

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 9:43pm

The Week UK

Plug-in car grant cuts: how electric vehicle buyers are affected
The Week UK
The £2,500 grant currently handed to buyers of plug-in hybrid cars will be axed from 9 November, while the grant available for fully electric cars will be cut from £4,500 to £3,500. Under the present system, the Department for Transport (DfT) and the ...
UK ends PHEV incentive and reduces all-electric vehicle incentive, says it worked too wellElectrek
Government SLAMMED for axing electric car and plug-in hybrid grant in the UKExpress.co.uk
In reverse gear? Government confirms cuts to electric vehicle grantswww.businessgreen.com
Sky News -The Independent -The Guardian -GOV.UK
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Government SLAMMED for axing electric car and plug-in hybrid grant in the UK - Express.co.uk

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 6:08pm

Express.co.uk

Government SLAMMED for axing electric car and plug-in hybrid grant in the UK
Express.co.uk
The Government has scrapped the grant for electric cars and plug-in hybrids making these vehicles more expensive to buy. From November 12 motorists looking to buy a low and zero emissions hybrid and electric car will be ineligible to receive the ...
Plug-in car grant cuts: how electric vehicle buyers are affectedThe Week UK
In reverse gear? Government confirms cuts to electric vehicle grantswww.businessgreen.com
Car groups hit out over government cuts to grants for electric and hybrid vehiclesSky News
The Independent -BBC News -Autocar
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City of Buffalo installs electric vehicle charging stations downtown - WGRZ.com

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 10:09am

WGRZ.com

City of Buffalo installs electric vehicle charging stations downtown
WGRZ.com
BUFFALO, N.Y. - If you own an electric vehicle and work downtown, things are about to get easier for you. Mayor Byron W. Brown, in partnership with the Buffalo Civic Auto Ramps, Inc., announced Thursday that the city of Buffalo has installed 16 ...
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are installed in Buffalo Civic Auto RampsBuffalo Rising

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Government slashes grants for new hybrid and electric cars angering motoring groups - The Independent

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 9:24am

The Independent

Government slashes grants for new hybrid and electric cars angering motoring groups
The Independent
Grants for new hybrid and electric cars will be slashed in a move which has angered motoring groups. Fewer models will be eligible for the scheme and the money available to motorists will be reduced from 12 November, the Department for Transport (DfT) ...
Car groups condemn grant cuts for electric and hybrid vehiclesBBC News
Car groups hit out over government cuts to grants for electric and hybrid vehiclesSky News
Government scraps plug-in car grant for hybridsAutocar

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