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Andorra hosts first ever electric vehicle snow race - Belfast Telegraph

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 11:30pm

Belfast Telegraph

Andorra hosts first ever electric vehicle snow race
Belfast Telegraph
Electric vehicles are put to the test in this EV Snow Grand Prix, in an attempt to raise awareness for the capabilities, speed and acceleration of electric vehicles. Organisers hope that showing off the potential of electric vehicles will encourage ...

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Renault is finally outright selling the all-electric Zoe with battery pack in its biggest market - Electrek

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 9:38pm

Electrek

Renault is finally outright selling the all-electric Zoe with battery pack in its biggest market
Electrek
When Renault started selling the all-electric Zoe in France, it had a controversial scheme that prevented buyers from owning the battery pack. They could either own the car and pay a monthly fee to lease the pack or lease the whole car. While it is ...

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Ford Could Make Electric Cars In Germany After 2023 - NDTVAuto.com

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:35pm

NDTVAuto.com

Ford Could Make Electric Cars In Germany After 2023
NDTVAuto.com
Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023, when the life cycle of Ford's Fiesta model is due to end, the head of the carmaker's German business told a paper, adding he would welcome state subsidies to support the shift. "Purely hypothetically ...
Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023: HandelsblattBusiness Insider

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Cross-sector electric vehicle project targets energy-neutral office buildings - edie.net

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:24pm

edie.net

Cross-sector electric vehicle project targets energy-neutral office buildings
edie.net
These chargers can also connect to solar panels and external storage systems to ensure a renewable electricity supply when charging the vehicle or powering the building. For the next stage of the project, the companies will explore how EVs and BEMS can ...

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Storm clouds for the electric vehicle market: EPA & Tesla - Axios

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:22pm

Axios

Storm clouds for the electric vehicle market: EPA & Tesla
Axios
Two storylines are converging that could bring headwinds for the growth of U.S. electric vehicles: EPA's regulatory rollbacks and Tesla's rough patch. But whether they're ultimately strong gusts or merely light breezes is hard to know yet. Why it ...
Inside automakers' Jekyll-and-Hyde approach to emissions rulesGreenBiz

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Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023: Handelsblatt - Reuters

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:21pm

NDTVAuto.com

Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023: Handelsblatt
Reuters
Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023, when the life cycle of Ford's Fiesta model is due to end, the head of the carmaker's German business told a paper, adding he would welcome state subsidies to support the shift.
Ford Could Make Electric Cars In Germany After 2023 - NDTV ...NDTVAuto.com
Ford Could Make Electric Cars in Germany After 2023: HandelsblattU.S. News & World Report

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Global Electric Vehicle Market Looks to Fire on All Motors in 2018 - Forbes

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 5:07pm

Forbes

Global Electric Vehicle Market Looks to Fire on All Motors in 2018
Forbes
There's more disruption brewing for the mobility industry as electric vehicles (EVs) continue to surge ahead in top gear. According to Frost & Sullivan's recently released “Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2018”, global sales are poised to climb ...
Electric vehicles and smart meters combine to make a mobile powerplantThe Sydney Morning Herald
Electric Cars Could Save Ride-Sharing Drivers $5200 a YearGreentech Media
Do Electric Vehicles Have Better Overall Safety? Part 2 ...CleanTechnica
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Government MPs ridicule claims of 'looming backbench revolt' over electric cars - Gippsland Times

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 4:33pm

Gippsland Times

Government MPs ridicule claims of 'looming backbench revolt' over electric cars
Gippsland Times
A Liberal MP purportedly leading the charge against increased taxpayer support for electric cars says there is no looming backbench revolt, as other Liberals dismissed divisions over the issue as "nonsense". Craig Kelly, the chair of the Coalition's ...

March 2018 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales: What To Expect? - InsideEVs

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 2:04pm

InsideEVs

March 2018 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales: What To Expect?
InsideEVs
Another month will soon be on the books, which brings us to the end of the quarter. Soon, March EV sales will provide us a much-improved forecast for the year ahead. The start of 2018 was a bit rocky, with January numbers below our estimates. Sure, the ...

US muscle cars push electric off the road - The Australian

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 11:25am

The Australian

US muscle cars push electric off the road
The Australian
The electric vehicle revolution may be upon us but Americans would still rather drive muscle cars, pickup trucks and anything else that is powered by a huge petrol engine. At least that was the impression given by exhibitors at the New York ...

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Nissan reveals ambitious electric car dreams - finder.com.au

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 10:29am

finder.com.au

Nissan reveals ambitious electric car dreams
finder.com.au
Nissan has revealed its plans for the short-term future as part of its M.O.V.E to 2022 midterm strategy, with the company making a significant shift towards electrification. Nissan estimates it will sell one million electric vehicles per year by 2022 ...

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Just four State-owned vehicles are electric, in fleet of 6600 - Irish Times

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 10:00am

Irish Times

Just four State-owned vehicles are electric, in fleet of 6600
Irish Times
Only four of the State's 6,600-strong fleet of publicly-owned vehicles are electrically-powered – one less than last year, latest figures show. Despite Minister for Transport Shane Ross's recent declaration that “an end of the age of the internal ...

Hourcar and Xcel look at electric vehicle ride sharing service - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:41am

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Hourcar and Xcel look at electric vehicle ride sharing service
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Hourcar is partnering with Xcel Energy to examine the launch of new car sharing service using only electric vehicles. Hourcar currently has 60 vehicles at 52 locations in St. Paul and Minneapolis. The St. Paul-based company plans to convert to zero ...
Xcel teams up with nonprofit for electric car-sharing in Twin CitiesRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

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Formula 1-Inspired Electric Cars Are Coming to India and Australia - Bloomberg

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 8:02am

Bloomberg

Formula 1-Inspired Electric Cars Are Coming to India and Australia
Bloomberg
India almost doubled sales of EVs in 2017, though they account for only about 0.1 percent of total new vehicle sales, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Demand for private passenger EVs is seen increasing from the mid-to-late 2020's as cheaper ...
Formula 1-Inspired Electric Cars Are Coming to India, AustraliaBloombergQuint

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Aluminium wrestles with steel over electric vehicle market - The Peninsula Qatar

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 5:35am

The Peninsula Qatar

Aluminium wrestles with steel over electric vehicle market
The Peninsula Qatar
LONDON: When electric carmaker Tesla Inc. launched its first mass market model last summer, it sent a shockwave through the aluminium industry by largely shifting to steel and away from the lighter weight metal it had used in its first two luxury ...

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Electric vehicles to dominate Hawaii roads by 2045, Hawaiian Electric predicts - Utility Dive

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 5:00am

Electric vehicles to dominate Hawaii roads by 2045, Hawaiian Electric predicts
Utility Dive
Hawaiian Electric Cos. last week laid out its broad long-term vision for electric vehicles on the islands, predicting most cars in its service territories will be electric by 2045. The utility company filed its "Electrification of Transportation ...

'Norway is buying our electric cars', slowing green conversion: Sweden - The Local Norway

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 11:59pm

The Local Norway

'Norway is buying our electric cars', slowing green conversion: Sweden
The Local Norway
But that could mean that conversion to cleaner private transport in Sweden could take longer, says industry organisation Bil Sweden. Almost half of all used electric cars exported from Sweden in 2016 were destined for Norway. That figure was even ...

Electric Cars Could Save Ride-Sharing Drivers $5200 a Year - Greentech Media

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:41pm

Greentech Media

Electric Cars Could Save Ride-Sharing Drivers $5200 a Year
Greentech Media
In addition to these environmental benefits, electric vehicles (EVs) are also significantly cheaper to operate than gas vehicles, despite having a higher up-front price tag. This can be attributed to savings in fuel and maintenance, which scale by how ...

Electric Vehicle Use Expected To Charge Up In Middle East - The Media Line

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 6:16pm

The Media Line

Electric Vehicle Use Expected To Charge Up In Middle East
The Media Line
Tech titan Elon Musk visited Israel last month and reportedly met with government representatives in addition to those of a local start-up, raising speculation that Tesla electric cars could be introduced into the country. Though Musk denied the ...

Do Electric Vehicles Have Better Overall Safety? Part 2 - CleanTechnica

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 6:41am

CleanTechnica

Do Electric Vehicles Have Better Overall Safety? Part 2
CleanTechnica
In the first part of our series on whether or not electric vehicles (EV) are safer than comparable gasoline cars, EVs seem to beat traditional cars at least on paper in terms of drivetrain layout freedom. Given that the overall appearance of electric ...

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