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Who bought Tesla electric cars and where? A postcode guide - RenewEconomy

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:52pm

RenewEconomy

Who bought Tesla electric cars and where? A postcode guide
RenewEconomy
Tesla may be a marketing and search engine phenomenon, but they do like to keep the details of their sales figures close to their chest – even going so far as declining to reveal numbers for their electric cars and battery storage in Australia ...

Finance ministry may approve Rs 4,000 crore for electric vehicle ... - Economic Times

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:35pm

Economic Times

Finance ministry may approve Rs 4,000 crore for electric vehicle ...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The finance ministry is likely to approve a subsidy outlay of nearly Rs 4,000 crore for the second phase of FAME India scheme to promote electric ...

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Donald Trump proposes rollback of vehicle emission rules, fewer electric vehicle sales - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:18pm

Globalnews.ca

Donald Trump proposes rollback of vehicle emission rules, fewer electric vehicle sales
Globalnews.ca
The Trump administration on Thursday moved to revoke California's authority to set its own strict tailpipe emissions rules and mandate the sale of electric vehicles, as it proposed weakening Obama-era federal fuel efficiency standards. The proposal to ...

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No Labor subsidies for overseas electric carmakers: Kim Carr - The Australian

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:20pm

The Australian

No Labor subsidies for overseas electric carmakers: Kim Carr
The Australian
Opposition industry spokesman Kim Carr, who is co-chairing a Senate inquiry on electric vehicles, said he saw no need to support overseas companies wanting to sell such vehicles in Australia. The Electric Vehicle Council, which represents manufacturers ...

US Electric Vehicle Charging Market to Grow to $18.6 Billion - Bloomberg

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:15pm

Bloomberg

US Electric Vehicle Charging Market to Grow to $18.6 Billion
Bloomberg
The global fleet of electric vehicles is likely to more than triple to 13 million by the end of the decade from 3.7 million last year, according to a report by the International Energy Agency. Sales may soar 24 percent each year on average through to ...

Government plans new policy to promote electric vehicles - Economic Times

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:12pm

Economic Times

Government plans new policy to promote electric vehicles
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The government is preparing a fresh policy for promotion of electric vehicles, which will be rolled out initially on a smaller scale to ensure smoother transition and better cooperation from the automobile sector, a government official said.
Govt May Roll Out New Electric Vehicles Policy By September 7Inc42 Media

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Volkswagen threatens recall of 124000 electric cars - RenewEconomy

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:06am

RenewEconomy

Volkswagen threatens recall of 124000 electric cars
RenewEconomy
A charger containing traces of cadmium is causing headaches for Volkswagen, which says that because of the presence of the carcinogenic metal, the German automaker may be forced to recall 124,000 electric and hybrid vehicles. The toxic heavy metal was ...

This adorable little electric car is ready to roll at speeds up to 56 mph - Electrek

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 6:05am

Electrek

This adorable little electric car is ready to roll at speeds up to 56 mph
Electrek
Though admittedly a bit strange looking at first glance, the Microlino isn't just some electric bicycle masquerading as a vehicle, it's actually a fully fledged, four-wheeled electric car. Despite measuring only 2.4 meters (7 ft 10 in) long and ...

If Tesla Falls, Other Electric Vehicles Could Thrive - Forbes

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:15am

Forbes

If Tesla Falls, Other Electric Vehicles Could Thrive
Forbes
is holding its quarterly earnings call this afternoon at 5:30 pm ET. There is much speculation about how the call will play out and even how Tesla's founder and CEO will behave. Some analysts are predicting significant trouble ahead for the luxury ...

ICCT: Lessons learned on early electric vehicle fast-charging deployments - Automotive World (press release)

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 2:44am

ICCT: Lessons learned on early electric vehicle fast-charging deployments
Automotive World (press release)
This white paper provides an overview of electric vehicle fast charging installed around the world and the lessons to be learned thus far. We review future-looking studies in the context of current deployments to interpret what the future might hold ...

Electric vehicle charging in cold temperatures could pose challenges for drivers - Science Daily

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 1:25am

Science Daily

Electric vehicle charging in cold temperatures could pose challenges for drivers
Science Daily
The new study, which looked at data from a fleet of electric vehicle (EV) taxis in New York City, was posted last week by the journal Energy Policy. "Battery researchers have known about the degradation of charging efficiency under cold temperatures ...

Auto suppliers retool to chase electric vehicle bonanza - Reuters

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:17pm

Reuters

Auto suppliers retool to chase electric vehicle bonanza
Reuters
Much of that investment will flow to suppliers, but only if they can offer ways to cut electric vehicle manufacturing costs, which are still higher than for internal combustion cars. 3M and other automotive technology companies are looking for ways to ...
REFILE-FOCUS-Auto suppliers retool to chase electric vehicle bonanzaReuters Africa

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Enel X And Honda Team Up For Innovative Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging Programme - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 8:02pm

Enel X And Honda Team Up For Innovative Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging Programme
PR Newswire (press release)
"Our JuiceNet platform provides a strong backbone for automotive manufacturers looking for innovative approaches to improve the consumer experience, potentially cut the total cost of electric vehicle ownership and benefit the environment," said Valery ...

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China is taking on Tesla's electric car supremacy (and winning) - Wired.co.uk

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 4:26pm

Wired.co.uk

China is taking on Tesla's electric car supremacy (and winning)
Wired.co.uk
Buying an electric vehicle, or EV, for a first car may sound unusual (especially when it's a $132,000 Tesla Model X like Thompson's), but it's set to become the norm in the next decade once prices start to drop. For Tesla, the Model 3, which starts ...
Is there anything you wish your electric car could do that it can't? Twitter poll resultsGreen Car Reports
Tesla is enlisting workers from all over the company in an urgent push to build batteries and carsCNBC
On Tesla's earnings day, watch for these 4 indicatorsTechCrunch

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Saudi Aramco Wants To Stop Time, Slow Tesla & Electric Vehicle Progress Via More Efficient Engines - CleanTechnica

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 1:00pm

CleanTechnica

Saudi Aramco Wants To Stop Time, Slow Tesla & Electric Vehicle Progress Via More Efficient Engines
CleanTechnica
Just how serious is that threat? Wood Mackenzie, one of the world's most influential oil consultancies, forecasts (via Financial Times) that oil demand will peak within 20 years due to a “tectonic” shift in the transport sector as electric vehicles ...

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Carbon footprint for electric vehicles far smaller with renewable power - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 12:29pm

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Carbon footprint for electric vehicles far smaller with renewable power
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Are electric cars really cleaner than their gasoline-powered cousins? There are no tailpipe emissions from vehicles that run entirely on batteries, but skeptics question whether generating electricity to charge those batteries is just as dirty as ...

Falling Chinese electric car production wrenches lithium price - MINING.com

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:08am

MINING.com

Falling Chinese electric car production wrenches lithium price
MINING.com
According to data from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, some 64,000 battery-electric vehicles (BEV) rolled off production lines in June 2018, a drop of 16% compared to May. June sales fell by 23% to 63,000 units. Plug-in hybrid ...

Longmont electric vehicle motor maker opening customer service facility in China - The Denver Post

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 7:32am

The Denver Post

Longmont electric vehicle motor maker opening customer service facility in China
The Denver Post
UQM Technologies, Inc., a Longmont-based electric vehicle motor maker, has signed a lease agreement in Shanghai, China, to open a customer service center for both its fuel cell compressor systems and propulsions systems, according to a company news ...

Electric vehicle and stationary storage batteries begin to diverge as performance priorities evolve - Utility Dive

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 4:54am

Electric vehicle and stationary storage batteries begin to diverge as performance priorities evolve
Utility Dive
For the past 10 to 15 years, electric vehicles (EV) have been the driving force behind the falling costs of lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries. But the markets for EV and stationary storage batteries are beginning to diverge, which could result in separate ...

BMW announces new factory with electric vehicle production capacity - Electrek

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 4:35am

Electrek

BMW announces new factory with electric vehicle production capacity
Electrek
BMW is preparing to launch its next generation of electric vehicles and today, it announced its first factory built from the ground up to manufacture electric vehicles. The new factory will be built near Debrecen, Hungary and it will have a “capacity ...
BMW to build 1 billion euro electric car factory in HungaryChannel NewsAsia

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