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Why don't electric cars look like the future? - The Conversation UK

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 9:02pm

The Conversation UK

Why don't electric cars look like the future?
The Conversation UK
Electric cars were supposed to be the future – or at least look like it. So now they're here, why do they still look like ordinary petrol and diesel cars and not dazzling props from a science fiction film. Before they hit the market and became ...
Why don't electric cars look more like the future?Design Products & Applications (press release)

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

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 5:16pm

Reuters

GM races to build a formula for profitable electric cars
Reuters
The answer is a big bet on combining proprietary battery technology, a low-cost, flexible vehicle design and high-volume production mainly in China, according to six current and former GM and supplier executives and six industry experts interviewed by ...

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Everything you've always wanted to know about electric cars - ABC Local

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 4:52pm

Everything you've always wanted to know about electric cars
ABC Local
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, but can still be somewhat confusing for the uninitiated. How do they work? Where can they be charged? How long does a charge work? Behyad Jafari is the CEO of the Electric Vehicle Council – Jamila asks ...

Mumbai gets 2 new electric vehicle charging stations at Lower Parel & Kurla - Moneycontrol.com

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 4:31pm

Moneycontrol.com

Mumbai gets 2 new electric vehicle charging stations at Lower Parel & Kurla
Moneycontrol.com
Tata Power opened two new electric vehicles' (EV) charging stations, both in malls - in Kurla's Phoenix Market City and in Lower Parel's Palladium Mall, reports the Times of India. The first such charging station was opened in Vikhroli in August last ...
For electric cars, 2 new charging stations in Lower Parel and KurlaTimes of India
Tata Power to provide free electric vehicle charging stations across Mumbai? Find outFinancial Express
Tata Power sets up electric vehicle charging stations in MumbaiThe New Indian Express
Digit
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CES 2018: Toyota reveals autonomous electric vehicle project - Motoring

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 4:00pm

Motoring

CES 2018: Toyota reveals autonomous electric vehicle project
Motoring
Thanks to a flat and interior layout designed with a low floor, the vehicle will be able to be adapted for a wide range of functions including a self-driving pizza delivery service, ride-sharing vehicle and mobile e-commerce solution. Member companies ...
Toyota shows off its vision for the self-driving electric carNikkei Asian Review
At CES, Toyota unveils a self-driving vehicle with some surprising usesNBCNews.com
Toyota unveils new battery-electric autonomous vehicle concept, partners with Amazon, DiDi, Mazda, Pizza Hut and UberElectrek
Inhabitat
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Kia Niro EV concept: More than just an electric car - CNET

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 11:34am

CNET

Kia Niro EV concept: More than just an electric car
CNET
Based on a 64 kilowatt-hour battery pack and 150 kilowatt motor, the Niro EV boasts a range of 238 miles, putting it up there with the longest range production electric vehicles. The concept also features what Kia calls its Active Pedestrian Warning ...
Kia Niro EV live stream - How to watch all-new electric car launch live from CES 2018Express.co.uk
A Half Dozen Compelling New Electric Vehicles At CES 2018Hybrid Cars News
Kia Unveils Plan for 16 New Electric or Hybrid Vehicles by 2025Bloomberg
The Verge -AutoGuide.com -CleanTechnica
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The eMotion: A new high-end electric vehicle - USA TODAY

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 11:27am

USA TODAY

The eMotion: A new high-end electric vehicle
USA TODAY
Henrik Fisker, who famously started and flamed out of his Fisker Karma hybrid car project a few years back, is back in the game with a new high-end electric vehicle called the eMotion. Though details are still in the works – pricing, rollout ...

Fisker's first all-electric car takes on Tesla: Exclusive details - USA TODAY

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 7:00am

USA TODAY

Fisker's first all-electric car takes on Tesla: Exclusive details
USA TODAY
If a $100,000 tech-packed, trend-setting Tesla Model S sedan isn't quite cool enough for you, Henrik Fisker requests a moment of your time. The heralded automobile designer of the iconic BMW Z8 and a gaggle of Aston Martins is back in the car game with ...
Fisker EMotion Electric Vehicle Butterfly Doors UnveiledNews18
The original archnemesis of the Tesla Model S is back — here's what it's like to driveBusiness Insider

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Progress, but a long way to go on electric vehicles - Gloucester Daily Times

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 5:19am

Gloucester Daily Times

Progress, but a long way to go on electric vehicles
Gloucester Daily Times
Massachusetts is second only to California in per capita electric vehicle charging stations, according to a Baker administration report that identified roughly 5 percent of the state's vehicle fleet as a “high priority opportunity” for electrification ...

A majority of auto executives still think battery electric cars will fail, survey says - Electrek

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 2:51am

Electrek

A majority of auto executives still think battery electric cars will fail, survey says
Electrek
“There is no question that automakers are adapting to stricter vehicle efficiency standards around the world, and electrification is a big part of that equation even as manufacturers continue to squeeze MPG out of internal combustion engines. What's ...

India says electric cars only by 2030 - The Australian

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 12:00am

India says electric cars only by 2030
The Australian
It estimates that going electric would cut the nation's oil bill by about $US60 billion ($76bn) a year and would reduce India's carbon footprint by almost 40 per cent. Mr Gadkari's bulldozer has pushed the carmakers into action. Mahindra & Mahindra ...

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The Byton electric car just got fully revealed and it's beyond gorgeous - TrustedReviews

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 11:25pm

TrustedReviews

The Byton electric car just got fully revealed and it's beyond gorgeous
TrustedReviews
The tech-filled Byton electric car has been officially revealed at CES 2018. It's a sleek SUV filled with smart technology and high-end specs – there's even a host of new concept images showing the vehicle's interior and exterior in all its glory ...
Byton's electric SUV concept is another wild stab at the future of carsThe Verge
The Future Is Here: Byton's New Electric Car Could Replace Your SmartphoneFortune
Tesla's Latest Chinese Competitor Takes Screens to an ExtremeWIRED
Treehugger -South China Morning Post
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Electric Vehicle Progress, Needs, & Opportunity In The UAE (Ben Pullen Interviews Me) - CleanTechnica

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 9:59pm

CleanTechnica

Electric Vehicle Progress, Needs, & Opportunity In The UAE (Ben Pullen Interviews Me)
CleanTechnica
As I've noted a few times in recent weeks (including a moment ago), the World Future Energy Summit's 1st annual The Mobility Conference is coming up (in 10 days). It's also the kickoff point for the 2018 Middle East Electric Vehicle Road Trip ...

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Fisker EMotion Electric Vehicle Butterfly Doors Unveiled - News18

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 9:03pm

News18

Fisker EMotion Electric Vehicle Butterfly Doors Unveiled
News18
Henrik Fisker has promised the new car to have 400-mile-plus range (650 kms), four butterfly doors, and a "revolutionary" battery. Arjit Garg | News18.com · Arjit_Garg. Updated:January 8, 2018, 3:33 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp ...

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Pure electric vehicle registrations up 27% year-on-year - FleetNews

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 8:20pm

FleetNews

Pure electric vehicle registrations up 27% year-on-year
FleetNews
In a landmark year, the total number of plug-in cars on UK roads passed 130,000, as public and business appetite for plug-in hybrid and 100% electric cars reached a new high. From January to December, 46,522 ULEVs were registered. Go Ultra Low numbers ...
Go Ultra Low celebrates best ever electric car salesBusinessCar
Last year was a record for electric and plug-in car registrationsMotors.co.uk
2017 was a record-breaking year for electric and hybrid vehicle registrationsContractHireAndLeasing.com

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China's electric vehicle race will spur consolidation, analyst says - CNBC

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 5:17pm

CNBC

China's electric vehicle race will spur consolidation, analyst says
CNBC
"On top of that, technological improvements and breakthroughs have reduced the production cost" for electric cars, Hou told CNBC on Monday from the UBS Greater China Conference in Shanghai. The governmental push has spawned 20 new electric vehicle ...
China's Electric Car Market Has Grown UpWall Street Journal

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Scooter firm Niu rides China's electric vehicle wave - CNBC

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 4:14pm

CNBC

Scooter firm Niu rides China's electric vehicle wave
CNBC
With more than 300,000 users in China, start-up Niu says it is the country's largest smart electric scooter brand. "[We're] driving consumers from low-quality poor scooters to high-quality, lithium battery scooters," Niu CEO Yan Li told CNBC on Monday ...

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Electric vehicle buyers get a jump start - Ashland Daily Tidings

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 2:47pm

Electric vehicle buyers get a jump start
Ashland Daily Tidings
Not sure if an electric vehicle (EV) is right for you? New tools on the city of Ashland website help residents get a detailed perspective on EVs. For some, switching to an electric vehicle is a clear choice for helping the environment and decreasing ...

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10 days with an electric vehicle: Hyundai Ioniq ticks all the boxes - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 11:42am

Stuff.co.nz

10 days with an electric vehicle: Hyundai Ioniq ticks all the boxes
Stuff.co.nz
Hyundai Motors NZ technical support and trainer Bevan Redpath says the Ioniq's 360 volt battery is comprised of 96 individual cells, each of which is a 3.7 volt lithium polymer battery. "That [the battery] transmits 360 volts of DC [power] to the motor ...
Most Energy Efficient Cars For Sale In USACleanTechnica

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Byton's electric SUV concept is another wild stab at the future of cars - The Verge

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:15am

The Verge

Byton's electric SUV concept is another wild stab at the future of cars
The Verge
Byton is the newest electric car company that you've never heard of to use the Consumer Electronics Show, and its growing importance as de facto auto show, to spark some attention. The Chinese based car company unveiled its first concept all-electric ...
Byton Concept - Radical electric car will be more advanced than your smartphoneExpress.co.uk
Byton shows concept electric car with a 49-inch touchscreenVentureBeat
Byton's ridiculous electric SUV concept is over the top in every wayMashable
CarAdvice -Entrepreneur -PR Newswire (press release)
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