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Self-heating, fast-charging battery makes electric vehicles climate-immune - Science Daily

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 3:22am

Science Daily

Self-heating, fast-charging battery makes electric vehicles climate-immune
Science Daily
Californians do not purchase electric vehicles because they are cool, they buy EVs because they live in a warm climate. Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, but now a team of Penn ...

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UAB installs 18 new electric vehicle charging stations - AL.com

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 2:34am

AL.com

UAB installs 18 new electric vehicle charging stations
AL.com
The University of Alabama at Birmingham partnered with Alabama Power to install 18 new electric vehicle charging stations on campus for students and employees. "UAB is committed to encouraging its employees to be their most sustainable selves," said ...

Volvo Polestar Is EV Performance - CleanTechnica

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 1:46am

CleanTechnica

Volvo Polestar Is EV Performance
CleanTechnica
... for a while. Engadget says there will be a V60 estate option and XC60 SUV in 2019. What should a PHEV sedan look like? According to Volvo, the S60 will offer 400 HP to 415 HP with both the gasoline engine and electric motors powering the vehicle.

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Can China's electric car market keep growing if Beijing pulls the plug on subsidies? - South China Morning Post

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 11:02pm

South China Morning Post

Can China's electric car market keep growing if Beijing pulls the plug on subsidies?
South China Morning Post
“A lot of friends asked me why I decided to jump, and into an electric car start-up,” said Gu, who holds a doctorate in biochemistry, during an April interview in Hong Kong. “The automotive industry's move to electric vehicles and autonomous driving ...

Today's letters: Getting a charge out of electric vehicles - Ottawa Citizen

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 8:30pm

Ottawa Citizen

Today's letters: Getting a charge out of electric vehicles
Ottawa Citizen
Re: Electric car industry gets a jolt of reality, June 28. Oh really, no future for the electric car? Premier Doug Ford is right to do away with government measures to make the change easier on those who want to drive a superior car that lasts much ...

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Cobalt, lithium and nickel are booming due to China's insatiable appetite for electric vehicles - South China Morning Post

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 4:35pm

South China Morning Post

Cobalt, lithium and nickel are booming due to China's insatiable appetite for electric vehicles
South China Morning Post
World prices of cobalt, lithium and nickel are booming as China's insatiable need for the battery packs used in electric vehicles drove up demand, recreating the economic bonanza that fuelled commodity-exporting countries a decade ago. The price of ...

Groups celebrate grand opening of Electric Vehicle Corridor - Good4Utah

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 2:54pm

Good4Utah

Groups celebrate grand opening of Electric Vehicle Corridor
Good4Utah
“It allows consumers to understand that now buying an electric vehicle is a real option, they don't have to have charging anxiety... and as we know... electric vehicle infrastructure is a real part of the solution to our air quality needs and our air ...
Electric corridor along Utah's I-15 now fully chargedDeseret News

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4 Stocks to Play the Electric-Vehicle Revolution - Barron's

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 6:25am

Barron's

4 Stocks to Play the Electric-Vehicle Revolution
Barron's
Will electric cars and autonomous vehicles transform the auto industry over the next two decades, or is it all a lot of hype? Lisa Hess and Dan Sobol, the managing partners of SkyTop Capital Management, formed the investment firm in 2010 and focused on ...

Engineers Develop Electric Car Battery That Can Heat Itself During Winter - Popular Mechanics

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 2:24am

Popular Mechanics

Engineers Develop Electric Car Battery That Can Heat Itself During Winter
Popular Mechanics
Like any other battery, electric vehicle (EV) batteries are affected negatively by the cold. Studies by the Department of Energy have shown that weather can affect plug-in EV batteries by over 25 percent, bringing car ranges down from around 80 miles ...
Self-heating battery promises to make electric vehicles climate-immuneThe Engineer
Self-Heating, Fast-Charging Battery Makes Electric Vehicles Climate-ImmuneR & D Magazine

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Oil industry is 'peddling misinformation' about electric vehicles - CNBC

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 12:22am

CNBC

Oil industry is 'peddling misinformation' about electric vehicles
CNBC
When technological innovation threatens to upend the status quo, the status quo fights back. Every time. I try to keep that in mind when observing oil industry-backed efforts to discredit electric vehicles (EVs) and dismantle progress on transportation ...
Senator Storer to chair select committee on electric vehiclesRenewEconomy
Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – June 29Clean Energy News (blog)
NZ keeping pace with electric vehicle charging technologyScoop.co.nz
Financial Express -PR Newswire (press release) -Inc42 Media
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Opinion: Electric Vehicle Makers In India Need To Think Long Term - NDTVAuto.com

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 9:15pm

NDTVAuto.com

Opinion: Electric Vehicle Makers In India Need To Think Long Term
NDTVAuto.com
It was a bold statement by the Government of India when it said that Electric vehicles are going to be the future; the near future that is. The deadline for all internal combustion engines was 2030, which everyone said was ambitious and the sceptics ...
How Tata Group plans to put India behind EV wheelsEconomic Times
Charging stations for electric cars may be considered CSR activityLivemint

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Classic cars are experiencing royal rebirths as electric vehicles - CNN

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:11pm

CNN

Classic cars are experiencing royal rebirths as electric vehicles
CNN
Not to be left out, compact classics are also enjoying electric rejuvenation. The tiny Austin Mini Cooper, made famous by the 1969 Michael Caine film "The Italian Job," will be relaunched as a fully electric vehicle in time for its 60th anniversary ...
Classic cars experiencing royal rebirths as electric vehiclesAZFamily

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Vacations: When plug-in hybrids beat pure electric vehicles - Treehugger

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 8:02pm

Treehugger

Vacations: When plug-in hybrids beat pure electric vehicles
Treehugger
Often when we write about plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) versus pure electric vehicles, a reader will chime in to say that PHEVs are an unnecessarily complicated, inferior solution to their simpler and ultimately greener battery electric counterparts. That ...

Here are all the gigafactories that Chinese electric vehicle battery giants are building - Quartz

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 7:39pm

Quartz

Here are all the gigafactories that Chinese electric vehicle battery giants are building
Quartz
It's not just Tesla. Chinese electric vehicle battery makers are frantically building lithium-ion battery gigafactories—capable of producing massive amounts of power. The “giga” comes from gigawatt-hour, which is enough energy to power one million ...
BYD builds biggest battery factory for electric carsSupChina

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Telangana To Launch Electric Vehicle Policy Today - Inc42 Media

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 6:01pm

Inc42 Media

Telangana To Launch Electric Vehicle Policy Today
Inc42 Media
Telangana To Launch Electric Vehicle Policy Today. Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh Are Amongst Other States Which Have Introduced Their Electric Vehicle Policy Bhumika Khatri June 29, 2018 3 min read. Inc42 Staff. 67. SHARES. FacebookTwitterWhatsapp ...

BP buys Britain's largest electric car charging company, Chargemaster, for $230m - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 7:35am

The Australian Financial Review

BP buys Britain's largest electric car charging company, Chargemaster, for $230m
The Australian Financial Review
BP plans to acquire the UK's largest electric vehicle charging company, the latest in a string of acquisitions by major oil companies in the growing market for greener transport. The British oil major entered into an agreement to buy Chargemaster ...

Self-heating, fast-charging battery makes electric vehicles climate-immune - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 5:24am

EurekAlert (press release)

Self-heating, fast-charging battery makes electric vehicles climate-immune
EurekAlert (press release)
Californians do not purchase electric vehicles because they are cool, they buy EVs because they live in a warm climate. Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, but now a team of Penn ...

Electric Car Sales Set For Solid Expansion, But Long Range Forecasts Tenuous-Delphi Technologies - Forbes

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 2:52am

Forbes

Electric Car Sales Set For Solid Expansion, But Long Range Forecasts Tenuous-Delphi Technologies
Forbes
Electric car sales growth looks solid and predictable towards the middle of the next decade, but projections past 2025 are more dangerous, threatened by possible changes in government regulation and the possibility of blindsiding new technology. The ...

BP to buy UK's 'largest' electric vehicle charging business - CNBC

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 8:34pm

CNBC

BP to buy UK's 'largest' electric vehicle charging business
CNBC
BP has entered into an agreement to purchase electric vehicle (EV) charging business Chargemaster, the oil giant said Thursday. BP described Chargemaster as operating the largest EV charging network in the U.K. Founded in 2008, the company runs a ...
BP buys UK's largest electric vehicle charging networkFinancial Times
BP to buy electric vehicle charging company ChargemasterYahoo7 News
BP Buys Britain's Largest Electric Vehicle Charging CompanyBloomberg
euronews -Reuters
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BP to acquire the UK's largest electric vehicle charging company - Financial Times

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 4:41pm

Financial Times

BP to acquire the UK's largest electric vehicle charging company
Financial Times
Energy major BP is making another bet on electric cars, announcing on Thursday the acquisition of the operator of the UK's largest charging network. Buying Chargemaster is the latest in a string of investments by traditional oil majors aimed at ...
BP Buys Britain's Largest Electric Vehicle Charging CompanyBloomberg
BP to buy electric vehicle charging company ChargemasterYahoo7 News
BP acquires UK's largest electric vehicle charging company ChargemasterCity A.M.
The Business Times -Energy Voice
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