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Marin electric vehicle projects to get thousands as part of voter-approved fees - Marin Independent Journal

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:39am

Marin electric vehicle projects to get thousands as part of voter-approved fees
Marin Independent Journal
Almost a quarter of a million dollars will go toward green vehicle technology in the coming fiscal year under a plan approved by Marin transportation officials. An electric bus pilot program, $75,000; electric vehicle charging stations at Sonoma-Marin ...

China Said to Halt New Electric Car Permits on Glut Concern - Bloomberg

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:02am

China Said to Halt New Electric Car Permits on Glut Concern
Bloomberg
China plans to halt issuing permits to produce electric vehicles because of concern additional approvals may lead to a glut in the world's biggest auto market, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The National Development and Reform ...

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Faraday Future to Take on Tesla for Pikes Peak Electric Car Record - The Drive

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 7:58am

The Drive

Faraday Future to Take on Tesla for Pikes Peak Electric Car Record
The Drive
Last year, a Tesla set the record for quickest "Electric Production" car with driver Blake Fuller behind the wheel of a Model S P90D. The overall time for the climb was 11 minutes and 48 seconds, only about eighteen seconds slower than a 2016 Porsche ...
Faraday Future will climb Pikes Peak with its FF 91 electric car - CNETCNET
Faraday Future will take its FF 91 electric car to Pikes PeakDigital Trends
Faraday Future showcases the all-electric FF91's dynamic vehicle ...Electrek
Forbes -TechDigg
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Toyota's Collaboration with Tesla on Electric Cars Comes to an End - The Drive

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 7:12am

The Drive

Toyota's Collaboration with Tesla on Electric Cars Comes to an End
The Drive
This news comes after Toyota announced the launch of its own electric vehicle division in November of last year, leaving it years behind other rivals including Nissan, Honda, and GM. Whether Toyota's leadership is truly committed to delivering quality ...
Toyota Severs Ties With Tesla, Launches Their Own Electric Car DivisionFuturism
Toyota abandons electric vehicle tie-up with TeslaThe Japan Times
Toyota cut its last tie with Tesla as it launched its own electric car effortElectrek
Tech Times -Fortune -SEC.gov
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Tycoon Carlos Slim's Company Wants To Replace Mexico City's Air Polluting Taxis With Electric Cars - Forbes

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 4:29am

Forbes

Tycoon Carlos Slim's Company Wants To Replace Mexico City's Air Polluting Taxis With Electric Cars
Forbes
In the midst of one of Mexico City's worst air pollution crises in recent years, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu's Giant Motors said it wants the prototype electric car it has been developing to replace pollution-belching cabs in the Western ...

Chelan Couple To “Charge Across Washington” In Electric Vehicle This Week - Kozi Radio

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 4:12am

Chelan Couple To “Charge Across Washington” In Electric Vehicle This Week
Kozi Radio
A Chelan couple will be embarking on a two day journey starting today in what they are calling “Charge Across Washington,” showcasing the electric vehicle charging station network, developed by Plug-In- North Central Washington. Randy and Anne Brooks ...

Electric cars could reach cost parity with conventional cars by next year - Inhabitat

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 4:06am

Inhabitat

Electric cars could reach cost parity with conventional cars by next year
Inhabitat
Are you eager to get your hands on a new electric vehicle, but the price is too steep? You're in luck – electric cars will likely reach cost parity with vehicles that have internal combustion engines by next year, and electric vehicles could be cheaper ...

Faraday Future will climb Pikes Peak with its FF 91 electric car - CNET

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 2:02am

CNET

Faraday Future will climb Pikes Peak with its FF 91 electric car
CNET
Faraday Future announced this morning that its FF 91 electric car will be participating in the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The electric automaker will run the FF 91 in the exhibition class with a "beta-level development vehicle." That ...
Faraday Future showcases the all-electric FF91's dynamic vehicle control, says will test them at Pikes PeakElectrek
Faraday Future Will Be The First Electric Carmaker To Participate At This Summer's Pikes PeakForbes
Faraday Future found a tough new test for its FF 91 electric carDigital Trends
Engadget
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SoftBank's India solar ambitions may gain from PM Modi's electric vehicle push - Hindustan Times

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 11:14pm

Hindustan Times

SoftBank's India solar ambitions may gain from PM Modi's electric vehicle push
Hindustan Times
SoftBank Group is in talks with the Indian government to facilitate the use of renewable energy like solar to charge electric vehicles in the country, a senior executive at the Japanese group's local unit told Reuters. India is considering electrifying ...

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'Instantly rechargeable' battery could revolutionise electric vehicle future - expressandstar.com

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 10:15pm

expressandstar.com

'Instantly rechargeable' battery could revolutionise electric vehicle future
expressandstar.com
A new 'instantly rechargeable' battery could be set to drastically change the future of electric and hybrid vehicles. Developed by a team of scientists from Purdue University in the United States, the technology would allow motorists to refill their ...
Researchers develop method to 'instantly recharge' batteries of electric vehiclesFactorDaily
'Instantly rechargeable' electric car batteries in the offingDeccan Herald

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TBI Blogs: With Tesla Motors' Model 3 on Its Way to India, Here's a Look at the Future of Electric Vehicles - The Better India (blog)

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 9:49pm

TBI Blogs: With Tesla Motors' Model 3 on Its Way to India, Here's a Look at the Future of Electric Vehicles
The Better India (blog)
Electric vehicles use the concept of a normal electric motor. They use electricity stored in a battery pack to power the motor and turn the wheels. They provide instant torque. There is no need of manual transmission in the electric vehicles as all the ...

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Number one argument against electric cars is now completely debunked - Electrek

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 9:29pm

Electrek

Number one argument against electric cars is now completely debunked
Electrek
It has been debunked on a few occasions and while there are places where the grid is so dirty that it doesn't make a big difference whether someone drives an electric car or a very efficient gas-powered car, most of the US electric grid is clean enough ...

SoftBank's India solar ambitions may gain from Modi's electric vehicles push - Reuters

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 8:29pm

Reuters

SoftBank's India solar ambitions may gain from Modi's electric vehicles push
Reuters
"Clearly we are at the intersection - on the solar side we are building plants and on the electric vehicles side Ola is planning induction of vehicles," Manoj Kohli, executive chairman of SB Energy, SoftBank's solar business, said in an interview. In a ...

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Electric car market won't spark without subsidy, says Nissan boss - Bendigo Advertiser

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 7:04pm

Electric car market won't spark without subsidy, says Nissan boss
Bendigo Advertiser
Australia's electric car market was unlikely to take off beyond its current tiny niche unless the federal government introduced subsidies to encourage consumers, says Nissan's global chairman Carlos Ghosn???. Despite record sales of new cars, just 219 ...

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Carlos Ghosn of Renault-Nissan sees autonomous vehicle before electric cars - The Australian Financial Review

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 5:59pm

The Australian Financial Review

Carlos Ghosn of Renault-Nissan sees autonomous vehicle before electric cars
The Australian Financial Review
Mr Ghosn said he was not lobbying for any particular change in regulations in Australia but he said that subsidies for electric vehicles would only be needed at the start to "jump start" sales and reach an efficient scale. Nissan this year helped set ...

Denmark 'kills' Tesla and other electric car sales with tax move | afr ... - The Australian Financial Review

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 5:34pm

The Australian Financial Review

Denmark 'kills' Tesla and other electric car sales with tax move | afr ...
The Australian Financial Review
The electric car has dropped out of favour in the country that pioneered renewable energy. Sales in Denmark of Electrically Chargeable Vehicles (ECV), which ...

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Researchers develop method to 'instantly recharge' batteries of electric vehicles - FactorDaily

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 5:01pm

FactorDaily

Researchers develop method to 'instantly recharge' batteries of electric vehicles
FactorDaily
Researchers from the US have developed a safe, affordable and environment-friendly method that can “instantly recharge” batteries of electric and hybrid vehicle. The process, presented at the recently held International Society for Porous Media 9th ...
'Instantly rechargeable' electric car batteries in the offingBusiness Standard

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Electric car sales dip due to customers' doubts - China Daily

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 10:22am

China Daily

Electric car sales dip due to customers' doubts
China Daily
About 60 percent of the 1,002 Chinese respondents are considering buying an electric vehicle as their next car, much higher than the global average of 37 percent, as shown in the company's research conducted in 10 countries: China, France, Germany ...

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Auto majors not powered up about electric vehicles - Business Standard

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 4:57am

Business Standard

Auto majors not powered up about electric vehicles
Business Standard
The non-existent domestic electric vehicle segment is making headlines as it has begun to see a few recipes for growth: A low tax under the GST, interest from global electric carmaker Tesla, and a commitment from home-grown auto major Mahindra ...
India to sell only electric cars by 2030fox6now.com
Electric Cars In India By 2030 - Mirage Or Reality?Inc42 Media (blog)

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Qantas spruiks electric vehicle era - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 04/06/2017 - 11:03pm

The Australian Financial Review

Qantas spruiks electric vehicle era
The Australian Financial Review
Australia's two biggest airlines say they have limited ability to reduce their carbon emissions, and the federal government should instead plan to push land-based transport towards electric vehicles and low-emission fuels. The comments came in ...

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