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Electric vehicle tax credit preserved in Senate's revised tax bill, says senator - Electrek

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 8:23am

Electrek

Electric vehicle tax credit preserved in Senate's revised tax bill, says senator
Electrek
Another possible good news for the fight against the House GOP's move to repeal the federal tax credit for electric vehicles. All the details from the Senate's version of the bill are not out yet, but a senator from South Dakota says that it does ...

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Chinese-Backed Electric Car Startup NIO Raises $1 Billion - Jalopnik - Jalopnik

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 6:58am

Jalopnik

Chinese-Backed Electric Car Startup NIO Raises $1 Billion - Jalopnik
Jalopnik
The Chinese-backed electric vehicle startup NIO raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, Reuters reported on Wednesday, breaking away from ...
Tesla backer Tencent Holdings helps Chinese electric car maker ...Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Emissions worldwide—gas vs. battery-electric vehicles - Phys.Org

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 11:37pm

Phys.Org

Emissions worldwide—gas vs. battery-electric vehicles
Phys.Org
In a new study comparing greenhouse gas emissions from driving a battery-electric vehicle (BEV) versus a traditional gas-powered vehicle, U-M researchers Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle say fuel-economy-equivalent values for the 143 individual ...
Can gas engines be greener than electric vehicles? Depends on electricity sourceDetroit Free Press

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Michigan drivers friendly to Tesla's electric car design - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 10:46pm

Detroit Free Press

Michigan drivers friendly to Tesla's electric car design
Detroit Free Press
Matt Visk of Grosse Pointe leaned into a sleek Tesla Model X as his little boys climbed around the back seat. “Tesla is doing things that should've been started a while back," Visk said. "They came in and just set the new standard. This is definitely ...
Here's how Tesla's electric cars have disrupted the auto marketWheels24

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Negative charge: why is Australia so slow at adopting electric cars? - ABC Online

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 8:14pm

ABC Online

Negative charge: why is Australia so slow at adopting electric cars?
ABC Online
Our current research, in which we used online questionnaires to survey Australian motorists' attitudes to electric vehicles, suggests that a comprehensive network of recharging stations — particularly on popular intercity routes, is essential to ...

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China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 billion from Tencent, others: sources - Reuters

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 5:37pm

Reuters

China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 billion from Tencent, others: sources
Reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, led by existing investor Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the firm at about $5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 billion from Tencent, others: sources - Reuters

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 5:35pm

Reuters

China electric car startup Nio raises over $1 billion from Tencent, others: sources
Reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has raised more than $1 billion in its latest fundraising round, led by existing investor Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the firm at about $5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Negative charge: why is Australia so slow at adopting electric cars? - The Conversation AU

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 3:33pm

The Conversation AU

Negative charge: why is Australia so slow at adopting electric cars?
The Conversation AU
Our current research, in which we used online questionnaires to survey Australian motorists' attitudes to electric vehicles, suggests that a comprehensive network of recharging stations, particularly on popular intercity routes, is essential to ...

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Ford, Chinese partner form electric car venture - CNBC

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 3:13am

CNBC

Ford, Chinese partner form electric car venture
CNBC
Ford announced Wednesday that it is launching a venture with a Chinese partner to develop electric vehicles for sale in China. Beijing has supported sales with subsidies and a planned quota system that would require automakers to produce electric cars ...
Ford Seals Big Deal for Chinese Electric Cars in Time for TrumpBloomberg
Ford, China's Zotye Auto invest $756 million in electric vehicle JVReuters
Ford signs $756M deal with Zotye to build electric car plantDetroit Free Press
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Brothers charging ahead with electric vehicle technology - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 3:00am

Stuff.co.nz

Brothers charging ahead with electric vehicle technology
Stuff.co.nz
"Converting vehicles from petrol to electric is very time consuming and the numbers don't really stack up as a business unless you are doing multiple identical vehicles – even then you are dealing with a vehicle chassis that is not optimised for a ...

How the House Tax Bill Would Impact Wind, Solar, Electric Vehicles ... - Greentech Media

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 12:27am

Greentech Media

How the House Tax Bill Would Impact Wind, Solar, Electric Vehicles ...
Greentech Media
The sad thing is, it creates uncertainty in the marketplace—just the fact that this proposal is out there.”

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Who Should Pay for Electric Vehicle Chargers? Who Should Profit? - Forbes

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 12:01am

Forbes

Who Should Pay for Electric Vehicle Chargers? Who Should Profit?
Forbes
Electric vehicles are unlikely to win broad market acceptance unless they can be charged quickly and easily anywhere in America. Chargers are critical in getting rid of “range anxiety,” the fear of running out of charge with no station in sight. There ...

Ford, China's Zotye Auto invest $756 million in electric vehicle JV - Reuters

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 11:30pm

Reuters

Ford, China's Zotye Auto invest $756 million in electric vehicle JV
Reuters
“Zotye Ford will introduce a new brand family of small all-electric vehicles,” Ford group vice president Peter Fleet said in the statement. “We will be exploring innovative vehicle connectivity and mobility service solutions for a new generation of ...
Ford, Chinese partner form electric car venturePhys.Org
Ford to Invest $756 Million in China With Zotye for Electric CarBloomberg

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Carmakers are fighting for a $7500 electric-car credit that the GOP tax bill will kill - Business Insider

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 9:00pm

Business Insider

Carmakers are fighting for a $7500 electric-car credit that the GOP tax bill will kill
Business Insider
Bink's financial situation highlights the role the tax break has played in helping drive electric-vehicle adoption. Although battery prices are poised to fall, their current cost makes electric vehicles more expensive than most cars on the market today.

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Electric cars' green image blackens beneath the bonnet - Financial Times

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 6:40pm

Financial Times

Electric cars' green image blackens beneath the bonnet
Financial Times
The humble Mitsubishi Mirage has none of the hallmarks of a futuristic, environmentally friendly car. It is fuelled by petrol, runs on an internal combustion engine and spews exhaust emissions through a tailpipe. But when the Mirage is assessed for ...
The biggest problem with electrified cars may be car buyersCNBC

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Electric vehicle industry welcomes Karnataka HC decision - ETAuto.com

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 6:33pm

ETAuto.com

Electric vehicle industry welcomes Karnataka HC decision
ETAuto.com
“This decision will also indirectly support government's aims to make India a 100 per cent electric vehicle nation by 2030. EV's not only help users save money, but also promotes a safe and clean environment which is the biggest health concern today.

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Electric Vehicle Council wants subsidies for consumers - 3AW

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 4:39pm

3AW

Electric Vehicle Council wants subsidies for consumers
3AW
They're calling on the government to make buying an electric car more viable for ordinary Australians. CEO Behyad Jafari told Tom Elliott it's about more than just the environmental benefits. “You'd want to kickstart the market right away to provide ...

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