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California tries to goose electric car sales with rebates — but is it enough? - LA Daily News

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 8:08am

LA Daily News

California tries to goose electric car sales with rebates — but is it enough?
LA Daily News
California electric car buyers are getting a mixed bag of news this week, some of which could have profound implications for the future of the state's effort to get 1.5 million drivers out of emission-spewing vehicles and into electric alternatives ...
The electric car market is heating upKuwait Times

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Electric Vehicles Go Big … REALLY Big - ENGINEERING.com

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 6:30am

ENGINEERING.com

Electric Vehicles Go Big … REALLY Big
ENGINEERING.com
Utter the phrase "electric vehicle" and most people will picture a small car with low power and limited range. There's a modicum of truth to the range issue, although it's not nearly as dire as some make it seem, but the "small" and "low power ...

Electric cars take centre stage but SUVs still winning with consumers - Independent.ie

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 5:22am

Independent.ie

Electric cars take centre stage but SUVs still winning with consumers
Independent.ie
'The future is electric' was the clear message from the opening events of the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier this week. In the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal and with evidence of harmful pollution directly attributable to diesel, the global ...

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There are now a huge number of electric vehicles in the works - Motley Fool

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 9:02pm

There are now a huge number of electric vehicles in the works
Motley Fool
Most of the focus on electric vehicles so far has been on the exciting luxury-sports models from investor darling Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). But investors, take note: Tesla is going to have a whole lot of competition before long. Here's a partial list of the ...

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Electric vehicle charging station proposal - The Advocate

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 4:29pm

The Advocate

Electric vehicle charging station proposal
The Advocate
A group of Tasmanian electric vehicle enthusiasts have raised $500,000 to build fast-charging stations on roads across the state. Members of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association have raised the money in an effort to lead ...
Should utilities build charging stations for electric cars?The State
New charging stations to relieve 'range anxiety' for Mid-Columbia electric car driversTri-City Herald

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Should utilities build charging stations for electric cars? - The State

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 11:31am

The State

Should utilities build charging stations for electric cars?
The State
Faced with deadlines to increase the number of electric vehicles on the road, states are being asked to decide whether utility companies can build electric vehicle charging stations – and pass on the cost to their customers. Building more charging ...
New charging stations to relieve 'range anxiety' for Mid-Columbia electric car driversTri-City Herald

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Electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads - Engadget

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 10:42am

Engadget

Electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads
Engadget
With a few exceptions, most electric cars are delicate, expensive creatures designed for paved streets and well-heeled early adopters. And that makes them ill-suited to rural Africa -- many roads away from the cities aren't paved at all, and just about ...

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Electric vehicles — from motorcycles to cars — light up LA event - LA Daily News

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 9:49am

LA Daily News

Electric vehicles — from motorcycles to cars — light up LA event
LA Daily News
Electric cars are taken out for test drives. The LADWP held an electric vehicle show to coincide with the end of National Drive Electric Week at Los Angeles State Historic Park. The show featured a cutting-edge vehicles and the manufacturers that sell ...
Knoxville rides and drives a few shocking electric vehiclesWBIR-TV

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Edmonton expo back in town to promote electric vehicles - Globalnews.ca

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 3:22am

Globalnews.ca

Edmonton expo back in town to promote electric vehicles
Globalnews.ca
“In Alberta, one of the big factors that keeps people away from adopting EVs is does it work in winter, does it work in cold weather? So we're here to address [that] we have owners, and yes, it works,” Andrew Batiuk, Electric Vehicle Association of ...
Southgate Centre installs electric car charging stationsCTV News

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These electric cars will challenge Tesla in the next 5 years - Business Insider

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 11:07pm

Business Insider

These electric cars will challenge Tesla in the next 5 years
Business Insider
Tesla has consistently been ahead of the curve on electric cars, but major automakers are finally starting to pose competition. Audi, Volkswagen, and Mercedes are just a few companies that are planning to unveil an electric car by 2020. We got a ...
Electric car dream collides with reality on profits - Financial TimesFinancial Times
New BMW i3 rival? Surprising new electric car stole the show in FrankfurtExpress.co.uk
Electric vehicles dominate Frankfurt Motor ShowThe Australian
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Electric vehicle price is rising, but cost-per-mile is falling - Ars Technica

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:06pm

Ars Technica

Electric vehicle price is rising, but cost-per-mile is falling
Ars Technica
Around the world, the average price of electric vehicles (EVs) rose in 2016, but that's not necessarily cause for alarm according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). When the agency divided the list price of EVs with their range, it found a ...

THIS percentage of motorists will switch to an electric car in five years time - Express.co.uk

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 9:02am

Express.co.uk

THIS percentage of motorists will switch to an electric car in five years time
Express.co.uk
But vehicle cost (27per cent), lack of infrastructure (22per cent) and driving range (20per cent) are the barriers to buying one. It shows 46 per cent of Britons would switch to electric vehicles due to fuel prices, while 36 per cent cite environmental ...

World's largest electric vehicle will generate more electricity than it uses - Treehugger

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 6:35am

Treehugger

World's largest electric vehicle will generate more electricity than it uses
Treehugger
Not only will this massive electric dump truck replace a dirty diesel truck, but it will also be an "energy plus" vehicle. A consortium of Swiss companies is working on an electric vehicle project that will never hit public roads, but which could be ...

See BMW's Gorgeous Vision for the Future of All-Electric Vehicles - Futurism

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 4:17am

Futurism

See BMW's Gorgeous Vision for the Future of All-Electric Vehicles
Futurism
German automaker BMW has unveiled the i Vision Dynamics, an electric car concept with a BMW touch. They believe the vehicle will be able to rival Tesla's in terms of performance, with a possible range of 373 miles and a top speed of over 120 mph.

KERBspace unveils electric vehicle charging stations - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 2:16am

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

KERBspace unveils electric vehicle charging stations
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
More than four years after announcing its presence in Bozeman with its prototype smart parking meters on Main Street, local tech company KERBspace this week launched a new electric vehicle charging station that it hopes to install at locations around town.

GM's Record China Deliveries Mask Muted Electric Car Sales - Bloomberg

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 1:50am

World Politics Review

GM's Record China Deliveries Mask Muted Electric Car Sales
Bloomberg
“Electrification is a crucial element of our global strategy to reduce CO2 emissions, reduce petroleum use and help customers to save money,” Barra said at a briefing. “Battery technology improvements will continue to make electric vehicles more ...
China Is Aiming to Become This Century's Detroit for Electric CarsWorld Politics Review

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With his electric cars, space ships and huge batteries, is Elon Musk the man to save South Australia? - The Advertiser

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:04pm

The Advertiser

With his electric cars, space ships and huge batteries, is Elon Musk the man to save South Australia?
The Advertiser
“Ideally I'd like to go for a visit, come back for a while, and then go there when I'm like 70 or something and then just stay there,” says the billionaire driving force behind electric car company Tesla, and spaceship manufacturer SpaceX. If a Mars ...
Elon Musk on Twitter: "Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth ...Twitter

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Telangana government working on Electric Vehicle policy, to launch it by end of this year - The News Minute

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 9:52pm

The News Minute

Telangana government working on Electric Vehicle policy, to launch it by end of this year
The News Minute
With the central government being extremely bullish about the adoption of electric vehicles in India, the government of Telangana is working on formulating a policy for adoption of Electric Vehicles (EV). Speaking at the launch of a smart mobility ...
Government and energy sector collaboration needed to realise electric vehicle benefitsClean Energy News

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Electric Vehicles Have an Energy Problem—Hydrogen May Be the Answer - Texas Monthly

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 9:42pm

Texas Monthly

Electric Vehicles Have an Energy Problem—Hydrogen May Be the Answer
Texas Monthly
It seems simple enough with direct-current (DC) fast chargers, which connect to the grid, but to match the equivalent energy transfer rate of a gasoline fuel pump, an electric car charger would need to deliver multi-megawatt levels of power ...

KERBspace unveils electric vehicle charging stations - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 9:08pm

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

KERBspace unveils electric vehicle charging stations
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
More than four years after announcing its presence in Bozeman with its prototype smart parking meters on Main Street, local tech company KERBspace this week launched a new electric vehicle charging station that it hopes to install at locations around town.

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