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Germany shores up lithium supply with landmark Bolivia deal - DW (English)

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 5:17am
Germany shores up lithium supply with landmark Bolivia deal  DW (English)

As carmakers wrestle for the emerging electric car market, a German company sealed a key deal to mine a massive lithium deposit under a salt flat in Bolivia.

Germany shores up lithium supply with landmark Bolivia deal - DW (English)

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 5:15am
Germany shores up lithium supply with landmark Bolivia deal  DW (English)

As carmakers wrestle for the emerging electric car market, a German company sealed a key deal to mine a massive lithium deposit under a salt flat in Bolivia.

The 2019 Audi e-tron – Audi's First Electric SUV - Car and Driver

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 4:32am
The 2019 Audi e-tron – Audi's First Electric SUV  Car and Driver

It seems odd at first, to be driving the all-electric 2019 Audi e-tron in the oil-rich Middle East. But even the United Arab Emirates, a country smaller than Maine ...

The 2019 Audi e-tron – Audi's First Electric SUV - Car and Driver

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 4:32am
The 2019 Audi e-tron – Audi's First Electric SUV  Car and Driver

It seems odd at first, to be driving the all-electric 2019 Audi e-tron in the oil-rich Middle East. But even the United Arab Emirates, a country smaller than Maine ...

Germany secures access to vast lithium deposit in Bolivia - ETAuto.com

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 4:23am
Germany secures access to vast lithium deposit in Bolivia  ETAuto.com

BERLIN: Germany and Bolivia on Wednesday sealed a partnership for the industrial use of lithium, a key raw material for the production of battery cells, in an ...

Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News - Green Car Reports

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 3:45am
Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News  Green Car Reports

Audi will build an upscale car on VW's affordable electric-car platform. Ford is taking orders from police departments for its more efficient hybrid police cruisers.

The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology agenda and speakers announced - Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 3:23am
The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology agenda and speakers announced  Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International

The agenda and keynote speakers for two major European co-located industry events – The Battery Show Conference Europe and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle ...

Free fuel for the forward-thinking – The Rocky Mountain Goat News - The Rocky Mountain Goat

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 3:02am
Free fuel for the forward-thinking – The Rocky Mountain Goat News  The Rocky Mountain Goat

by Andru McCracken. If you drive an electric or hybrid vehicle, look forward to free charging in Valemount. / Joseph Nusse. Depending on the kind of car your ...

Tesla to offer full refunds to buyers who miss tax credit cutoff - Green Car Reports

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 3:00am
Tesla to offer full refunds to buyers who miss tax credit cutoff  Green Car Reports

As we've covered here before, Tesla buyers are facing the expiration of the full federal plug-in vehicle tax credit that the cars are currently eligible for through ...

Over 500000 EVs Have Now Been Sold in California - The Drive

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 2:56am
Over 500000 EVs Have Now Been Sold in California  The Drive

The new car market in California has reached a major milestone with the sale of its 500,000th electric vehicle. California has the highest adoption rate of electric ...

Over 500,000 EVs Have Now Been Sold in California - The Drive

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 2:56am
Over 500,000 EVs Have Now Been Sold in California  The Drive

Nearly half of the electric cars ever purchased in the United States call the Golden State home.

MAN Truck & Bus collaborates with Austrian consortium to test its electric trucks - FreightWaves

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 2:45am
MAN Truck & Bus collaborates with Austrian consortium to test its electric trucks  FreightWaves

German OEM major MAN Truck & Bus is investing heavily in clean mobility, and is now collaborating with the CNL consortium for testing 26-tonne electric trucks.

2019 Ford Ranger mpg, 2019 BMW 3-Series driven, VW and Audi electric cars: What's - The Car Connection

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 2:30am
2019 Ford Ranger mpg, 2019 BMW 3-Series driven, VW and Audi electric cars: What's  The Car Connection

2019 Ford Ranger pickup truck to be rated as high as 23 mpg combined, Ford says According to Ford, the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck will return ...

ZF invests €800m in Saarbrücken plant - Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 2:03am
ZF invests €800m in Saarbrücken plant  Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International

Over the next four years, a total of €800m (US$908m) will be invested in Saarbrücken, Germany, the lead location of ZF's transmission technology. With this ...

What will happen now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued? Twitter poll results - Green Car Reports

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 2:00am
What will happen now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued? Twitter poll results  Green Car Reports

When General Motors announced in November that it would stop production of the Chevrolet Volt, it was a shock to many green car fans' systems. The Volt was ...

Inside Rivian’s California battery lab: 180 kWh ‘megapacks’, carbon fiber, and ballistic shields - Teslarati

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 1:02am
Inside Rivian’s California battery lab: 180 kWh ‘megapacks’, carbon fiber, and ballistic shields  Teslarati

I found myself perplexed when I heard about Rivian's plan to unveil an all-electric pickup truck with a battery pack nearly double the size of any other electric ...

Compact Audi, flagship VW crossover could show upscale side of VW electric platform - Green Car Reports

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 1:00am
Compact Audi, flagship VW crossover could show upscale side of VW electric platform  Green Car Reports

Audi has recently released several hints that we'll soon see a first concept tease of its smaller, more affordable electric vehicle, to be built on Volkswagen's ...

Experts oppose swappable battery suggestion in electronic vehicle policy of Kerala - Economic Times

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 12:34am
Experts oppose swappable battery suggestion in electronic vehicle policy of Kerala  Economic Times

Kochi: Automobile industry experts have opposed some of the terms in the electronic vehicle policy drafted by the Kerala government which has set a target of ...

Made-in-India Battery uses water to power Electric Cars: Can it change the face of EVs ? - The Financial Express

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 12:16am
Made-in-India Battery uses water to power Electric Cars: Can it change the face of EVs ?  The Financial Express

The battery uses water and aluminium and can provide up to 1000 kms of range on one filling, solving challenges of range, charging time and battery cost!

Volkswagen sees the writing on the wall for combustion engines – and the huge opportunity in electric vehicles - The Climate Group

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:05pm
Volkswagen sees the writing on the wall for combustion engines – and the huge opportunity in electric vehicles  The Climate Group

As 2018 comes to a close, our EV100 Campaign Manager James Beard reflects on the transport stories that made recent media headlines – and sets out his ...

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