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TRL leads charge on major plug-in electric vehicles project - TRL - Independent Transport Research

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 9:34pm

TRL - Independent Transport Research

TRL leads charge on major plug-in electric vehicles project
TRL - Independent Transport Research
We're leading the UK's first mainstream consumer uptake trial of electric vehicles with hundreds of mainstream private car owners, to help government and industry understand how to accelerate the uptake of plug-in electric vehicles. For many years, the ...

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New electric vehicle charging station puts Glen Innes on the map - Energy Matters

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 4:15pm

Energy Matters

New electric vehicle charging station puts Glen Innes on the map
Energy Matters
A new Glen Innes electric vehicle charging station has put the town on the map – literally. Glen Innes Severn Shire Council has installed two charging bays behind its visitor centre in consultation with charging specialists EVolution. The New England ...
Tesla enthusiast says charging point "puts Glen Innes on the map"Glen Innes Examiner

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Government pumps another $3.9 million into electric vehicle projects ... - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:35am

Government pumps another $3.9 million into electric vehicle projects ...
New Zealand Herald
The government is pumping another $3.9 million of co-funding into 19 projects that range from improving the range of electric camper vans to building a series of ...

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A Tesla-powered Audi S5 conversion looks like an electric car that should be in production - Electrek

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 9:37am

A Tesla-powered Audi S5 conversion looks like an electric car that should be in production
Electrek
Audi has yet to launch its first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up, but it has conversion compliance cars around. But now an Audi S5 owner decided to make his own conversion using a Tesla powertrain and it might be the best ...

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Commentary: Why your electric vehicle will likely be made in China - Channel NewsAsia

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 8:50am

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why your electric vehicle will likely be made in China
Channel NewsAsia
CALIFORNIA: Last week, the Trump administration took a giant step backward on transportation innovation by issuing a proposal to freeze federal rules requiring automakers to design more efficient, cleaner-running cars. In April, then-US Environmental ...

Record sales for electric cars are being overshadowed by supply risks - MarketWatch

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 2:31am

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Record sales for electric cars are being overshadowed by supply risks
MarketWatch
A report by an international energy watchdog on Monday pointed to record sales for electric cars around the world, but also flagged worries about a core element used in the batteries that power the clean vehicles. The number of electric cars and plug ...
Electric-Vehicle Craze Drives Rush for Congo CobaltCaixin Global

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Oil giant Shell leads investment in startup with 'Electric Cars for Everyone' goal for charging tech - Electrek

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 1:50am

Electrek

Oil giant Shell leads investment in startup with 'Electric Cars for Everyone' goal for charging tech
Electrek
Shell, the major British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company, has been leading several efforts having to do electric cars as it sees the auto industry transition to electric propulsion affecting its business. Now the oil giant Shell is leading an ...
Shell Ventures leads $31 million investment in stealth electric car-charging startup AmpleVentureBeat

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Shell Ventures leads $31 million investment in stealth electric car-charging startup Ample - VentureBeat

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 1:14am

VentureBeat

Shell Ventures leads $31 million investment in stealth electric car-charging startup Ample
VentureBeat
Against that backdrop, a fledgling electric car-charging company called Ample today announced that it has raised a fairly chunky $31 million series A round of funding led by Shell Ventures, the investment arm of multinational oil and gas giant Royal ...
Oil giant Shell leads investment in startup with 'Electric Cars for Everyone' goal for charging techElectrek

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Canterbury Bankstown to start using electric vehicles and help residents make the change - Daily Telegraph

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 12:06am

Daily Telegraph

Canterbury Bankstown to start using electric vehicles and help residents make the change
Daily Telegraph
The council will begin using electric vehicles (EVs) when the current vehicles need replacing and will also help residents make the transition by investing in the infrastructure. Mayor Khal Asfour took aim at the federal and state governments for not ...

124000 electric and PHEV cars from VW, Audi and Porsche could be recalled due to poisonous cadmium - Electrek

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 10:14pm

Electrek

124000 electric and PHEV cars from VW, Audi and Porsche could be recalled due to poisonous cadmium
Electrek
The Volkswagen group confirmed that it might have to recall as many as 124,000 electric and hybrid cars from its VW, Audi and Porsche brands due to poisonous cadmium finding its way into a charger component. Following a report from the German ...

Electric-Vehicle Craze Drives Rush for Congo Cobalt - Caixin Global

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 10:12pm

Caixin Global

Electric-Vehicle Craze Drives Rush for Congo Cobalt
Caixin Global
Zhang Fan, an investment manager for a private Chinese metals company, set foot in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the first time in late 2016. But he and his team have been back three times since, tasked with one mission — procuring cobalt.

A Chinese electric car startup that has delivered zero cars is now valued at $3.6 billion - Quartz

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 10:08pm

Quartz

A Chinese electric car startup that has delivered zero cars is now valued at $3.6 billion
Quartz
How deeply convinced investors are of the strength of China's electric vehicle market? They've put hundreds of millions of dollars into EV startups that have yet to mass produce their vehicles. The latest example is Xiaopeng Motors, an Alibaba-backed ...
China's electric car start-up XPeng valued at CNY 25 billionSteelGuru

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Centrica invests in software for electric vehicle charging - ComputerWeekly.com

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 8:59pm

ComputerWeekly.com

Centrica invests in software for electric vehicle charging
ComputerWeekly.com
Centrica said the Driivz platform will be integrated into its new intelligent EV charging service for businesses, which will be provided by Centrica Electric Vehicle Services (CEVS). According to Centrica, the fully managed service has been developed ...
Britain's Centrica invests in Israeli electric vehicle start-upReuters
Centrica invests in Israeli start-up specializing in electric vehicle chargingCNBC
British Energy Company Centrica Leads Round for Electric Vehicle Charging NetworkCTech
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Infrastructure Victoria research reveals impact of driverless and electric cars on state - Herald Sun

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 8:34pm

Herald Sun

Infrastructure Victoria research reveals impact of driverless and electric cars on state
Herald Sun
Infrastructure Victoria on Monday released a report into the future of automated and zero-emission vehicles ahead of a series of recommendations to be handed down in October. It found that if the entire state switched to electric cars tomorrow, our ...

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BHP boosts nickel mining, exploration investment amid electric vehicle boom - The Business Times

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 7:14pm

The Business Times

BHP boosts nickel mining, exploration investment amid electric vehicle boom
The Business Times
[KALGOORLIE, Australia] Global miner BHP is ploughing more investment into nickel mine development and exploration in Western Australia, seeking to secure its own supply of a key material in batteries needed to meet booming demand for electric cars.

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BHP boosts nickel mining, exploration investment amid electric vehicle boom - euronews

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 7:07pm

euronews

BHP boosts nickel mining, exploration investment amid electric vehicle boom
euronews
Nickel is in increasingly hot demand in new battery technologies that mean cars can travel further on a single charge. Using more nickel also cuts costs by reducing the amount of expensive cobalt, a mainstay of current electric vehicle (EV) battery ...
Cobalt the new gold rush as BHP Billiton ramps up focus on electric car futureBizNews

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Chinese consumers will drive future of electric cars, says Porsche China CEO - South China Morning Post

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 2:08pm

South China Morning Post

Chinese consumers will drive future of electric cars, says Porsche China CEO
South China Morning Post
The Porsche Taycan, formerly known as the Mission E Concept – the car maker's first purely electric vehicle – is set to begin production next year. On top of that, Porsche creates fascinating brand experiences. We purposefully create pop-up events in ...

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Electric supply issue must be addressed - Automotive News

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 2:03pm

Electric supply issue must be addressed
Automotive News
So electric vehicles have higher acquisition costs and require expensive home installation chargers, and if the electric costs go up or supply is rationed, we will need gasoline-powered generators to fuel our vehicles at night! Seems like gasoline ...

Owning My 1st All-Electric Vehicle — A Female POV - CleanTechnica

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 1:30pm

CleanTechnica

Owning My 1st All-Electric Vehicle — A Female POV
CleanTechnica
Surveying the EV options for all-electric and hybrid cars, I realized that new EVs with higher prices would offer more technology options and range. But I was seeking a second car, as I already own a reliable, peppy, low-mileage black Honda Civic SI. I ...

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