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The highs and lows of living with an electric vehicle - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 3:01am

Stuff.co.nz

The highs and lows of living with an electric vehicle
Stuff.co.nz
... ones: the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (commonly known as PHEV) and the pure battery electric vehicle (BEV for the sake of BrEVity). A PHEV has a plug-in battery that can drive the vehicle for a short distance, but also a petrol or diesel engine ...

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The highs and lows of living with an electric vehicle - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 3:01am

Stuff.co.nz

The highs and lows of living with an electric vehicle
Stuff.co.nz
Any vehicle driven by a battery that you can charge from an external power source is "electric" according to the government. If only it was that simple. There are actually several different types of EVs, but two main ones: the plug-in hybrid electric ...
Global auto execs question the future of electric cars, survey saysBrinkwire (press release)

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New Mondeo Hybrid Electric Vehicle coming to Ireland - Leinster Express

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:06pm

Leinster Express

New Mondeo Hybrid Electric Vehicle coming to Ireland
Leinster Express
McMahon pointed out that the demand for electric and partial-electric cars in Ireland is on an upward slant accounting for 4.1 percent of car registrations this year. Hybrid Electric Vehicles are the most popular of the 'electric' models available as ...

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Charged up over electric vehicles - The Straits Times

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:02am

The Straits Times

Charged up over electric vehicles
The Straits Times
Electric vehicle (EV) owners and enthusiasts have banded together with industry players to push for the greater adoption of such vehicles in Singapore. Called the EV Association of Singapore, the group aims to engage the Government - as well as other ...

Progress, but a long way to go on electric vehicles in Bay State - The Daily News of Newburyport

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 7:03am

Progress, but a long way to go on electric vehicles in Bay State
The Daily News of Newburyport
Since 2014, the Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) program has issued or reserved 6,337 rebates for motorists, indicating the state still has a long way to go towards its goal of 300,000 EVs. The 7,833 vehicles in the state's ...

Our super-charged future: Electric vehicles to make up 40 per cent of fleet by 2040 - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:01am

Stuff.co.nz

Our super-charged future: Electric vehicles to make up 40 per cent of fleet by 2040
Stuff.co.nz
Initiatives have been put in place to accelerate that uptake, including exempting electric vehicle owners from paying road user charges until those vehicles reach two per cent of the total vehicle fleet. For an electric car owner who travels 10,000 ...

Electric cars struggling to cross the 'valley of death' in Colorado - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:00am

Electric cars struggling to cross the 'valley of death' in Colorado
Boulder Daily Camera
More than a quarter of the energy consumed in Colorado goes to transportation — and a big shift from gasoline toward electricity is expected in the near future. But before large numbers of consumers sign on, they want to see longer driving ranges on ...

Electric cars not a new phenomenon - Royal Gazette

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 11:04pm

Royal Gazette

Electric cars not a new phenomenon
Royal Gazette
Electric-powered cars are all the rage in Bermuda — but the first vehicle of the type was introduced to the island more than 20 years ago. Lawyer Jeffrey Elkinson bought a test vehicle in 1995 and six years later businessman Tom McFarlane set up the ...

Chinese Electric Vehicle Subsidy Changes In 2018 — The Details - CleanTechnica

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 7:10pm

CleanTechnica

Chinese Electric Vehicle Subsidy Changes In 2018 — The Details
CleanTechnica
As 2017 drew to an end, we got news on China's electric vehicle subsidies for 2018. Major changes lie ahead. Firstly, the new subsidy policy is designed to encourage higher range and lower energy consumption in electric vehicles, while removing and ...

Tesla's shrinking chance of success - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 1:34pm

NEWS.com.au

Tesla's shrinking chance of success
NEWS.com.au
Tesla got started on electric vehicles before any other major car maker. It got the jump on the pack and made cars with batteries cool. It deserves huge praise for that. Most other car-makers were slow to respond. But they are finally doing so. By one ...

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Global auto execs question the future of electric cars, survey says ... - CNET

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 9:34am

CNET

Global auto execs question the future of electric cars, survey says ...
CNET
Despite betting big on EVs, a majority of executives feel electric cars are doomed to fail.

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Should Ottawa be driving electric-vehicle adoption? - Business in Vancouver

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 8:58am

Business in Vancouver

Should Ottawa be driving electric-vehicle adoption?
Business in Vancouver
B.C.'s EV adoption rate for passenger vehicles is higher than the national average of 1.4% as of 2016, according to the Insurance Corp. of British Columbia (ICBC), although that number would be lower if commercial vehicles were included in the ...

2017 Electric Vehicle Winners, Losers and Ones To Watch - Torque News

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 7:57am

Torque News

2017 Electric Vehicle Winners, Losers and Ones To Watch
Torque News
The Chevrolet Bolt is the first proven mass-market battery electric vehicle. With sales of over 23,000 units, and a steady, continuous climb in sales over the past 11 months, Chevrolet met its goals, has inventory on dealer lots in every target market ...

Henrik Fisker unveils new images of his electric car ahead of next week's unveiling - Electrek

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 5:59am

Electrek

Henrik Fisker unveils new images of his electric car ahead of next week's unveiling
Electrek
The more we get to see Henrik Fisker's new electric car, the more we hope that he can get it to production. Ahead of the vehicle launch next week, Fisker released several new impressive pictures of the all-electric vehicle. Fisker already unveiled a ...

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State regulator approves electric vehicle rate - Juneau Empire

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 2:04am

State regulator approves electric vehicle rate
Juneau Empire
State regulator approves electric vehicle rate. Alaska's utility regulator has closed the book on a special rate for charging electric vehicles in Juneau. In an order issued Wednesday, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska approved rates proposed by ...

Record year for electric vehicle registrations as charging infrastructure shifts gear - Clean Energy News

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 1:36am

Clean Energy News

Record year for electric vehicle registrations as charging infrastructure shifts gear
Clean Energy News
2017 proved to a record year for electric vehicles in the UK, attaining the highest ever annual market share in a year that saw overall new car registrations decline for the first time in six years. Figures published today by the Society of Motor ...
Electric car sales soar in UK despite first overall market drop for six yearsProfessional Engineering

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Diesel tax: Electric car sales SOAR as fumes crackdown forces road revolution - Express.co.uk

Sat, 06/01/2018 - 12:46am

Express.co.uk

Diesel tax: Electric car sales SOAR as fumes crackdown forces road revolution
Express.co.uk
Sales of electric vehicles have soared past the three million mark globally, revealing a positive switch towards zero-emissions travel. Tony Juniper, environmental campaigner said that Electric Vehicle (EV) sales are increasing “at a rate that's ...

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In Norway, electric and hybrid cars out sold conventional models in 2017 - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 11:01pm

The Australian Financial Review

In Norway, electric and hybrid cars out sold conventional models in 2017
The Australian Financial Review
Although electric vehicles make up a just small portion of the global market now, automakers - including those, like Tesla, that produce only electric models, and giants like Volkswagen -have bet billions of dollars that such vehicles will soon be as ...

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Global Electric Vehicle Market 2017-2021 - Increasing Penetration in Developing Countries - Research and Markets - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 10:14pm

The Hans India

Global Electric Vehicle Market 2017-2021 - Increasing Penetration in Developing Countries - Research and Markets
Business Wire (press release)
Global Electric Vehicle (EV) sales are projected to grow at a CAGR of 20.68% during the forecast period, to reach 5.76 Million units by 2021, from an estimated 2.25 Million units in 2016. Government support in form of subsidies, grants, and tax rebates ...
Charging points for electric vehicles on anvil in HyderabadThe Hans India

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How do electric cars start in the bitter cold? Shockingly well, experts say - CBC.ca

Fri, 05/01/2018 - 1:29pm

CBC.ca

How do electric cars start in the bitter cold? Shockingly well, experts say
CBC.ca
Clairman points out both gasoline and electric vehicles become less fuel efficient at colder temperatures, cutting the distance they can travel using the energy they carry. And this bitter cold has taken its toll on the driving public, says the ...

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