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The biggest problem with electrified cars may be car buyers - CNBC

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 9:18am

CNBC

The biggest problem with electrified cars may be car buyers
CNBC
The biggest enemy of electric cars in America may be the average car buyer. When news of the GOP tax plan broke, there was plenty of talk that the plan to kill the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric vehicles would make the cars an even tougher sell ...

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Electric vehicle buyers get an ally within GOP over repeal of the $7500 federal tax credit - Electrek

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 8:05am

Electrek

Electric vehicle buyers get an ally within GOP over repeal of the $7500 federal tax credit
Electrek
Bad news hit the EV world last week when Republicans unveiled their tax bill and it included a complete removal of the federal tax credit for electric vehicles by the end of the year. The only hope for EV buyers is that the language about the tax ...
GOP Tax Bill Threatens Electric Car Tax CreditPluginCars.com
Federal electric car tax credit targeted, defendedKTVZ
Auto Industry Lobbyists Working To Defend US Federal EV Tax CreditCleanTechnica

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Electric car push underway in Victoria - Sky News Australia

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:52am

Electric car push underway in Victoria
Sky News Australia
Rural Victorian motorist Coralie Coulson is joining environmental groups and some car makers to bombard the state government with support for the greater use of electric vehicles. Victoria's Economy and Infrastructure Committee will on Wednesday start ...

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Lamborghini's New Concept Electric Car is Energy Storage On Wheels - Futurism

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:36am

Futurism

Lamborghini's New Concept Electric Car is Energy Storage On Wheels
Futurism
At Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) EmTech conference last week, Italian luxury car manufacturer Lamborghini unveiled a new concept electric supercar — and they weren't kidding when they called it “the future of sports cars.” The ...
This Lamborghini 'Self-Healing' Electric Car Has No BatteriesInverse
Lamborghini unveils new insane-looking electric supercar concept with supercapacitorsElectrek
The Body Electric: Lamborghini Terzo Millennio EV Concept Features Energy-Storing Body PanelsCar and Driver (blog)
D'Marge -SlashGear -Industry Leaders Magazine
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Suzuki Open To Joining Toyota-Mazda-Denso Electric Vehicle Joint Venture, President Says - CleanTechnica

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 4:32am

CleanTechnica

Suzuki Open To Joining Toyota-Mazda-Denso Electric Vehicle Joint Venture, President Says
CleanTechnica
Suzuki Motor Corp is open to joining the new Toyota-Mazda-Denso joint venture focused on plug-in electric vehicles and associated tech, the company's president Toshihiro Suzuki has revealed. The comments were made to reporters as part of a broader ...
Government Asks Automotive Companies To Expedite Electric Vehicle Manufacturing In India; To Come Up With EV ...Inc42 Media
Central Government To Incentivise Cities For Buying Electric VehiclesCarDekho (press release) (blog)
Running Electric Vehicles on Indian roads is mighty for start-ups like Ather Energy who are trying to Make-In-IndiaBusiness Insider India

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Electric cars under the microscope in Vic | SBS News - SBS

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 3:38am

SBS

Electric cars under the microscope in Vic | SBS News
SBS
The benefits of boosting the uptake of electric vehicles will be examined by a parliamentary inquiry in Victoria.
Electric car push underway in Victoria - Sky NewsSky News Australia

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Electric cars under the microscope in Vic - Yahoo7 News

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 3:32am

Electric cars under the microscope in Vic
Yahoo7 News
Rural Victorian motorist Coralie Coulson is joining environmental groups and some car makers to bombard the state government with support for the greater use of electric vehicles. Victoria's Economy and Infrastructure Committee will on Wednesday start ...

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OPEC Says Oil Use Could Peak in Late 2030s If Electric Cars Boom - Bloomberg

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 1:04am

Bloomberg

OPEC Says Oil Use Could Peak in Late 2030s If Electric Cars Boom
Bloomberg
“It is highly unlikely that electric vehicles will penetrate the passenger car segment with this strength in less than 24 years,” according to the report published on Tuesday. “Nevertheless, several countries have publicly stated their intention to ...

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Kate Brown adopts broad green building mandates and electric vehicle goals - OregonLive.com

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:38pm

OregonLive.com

Kate Brown adopts broad green building mandates and electric vehicle goals
OregonLive.com
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed executive orders on Monday to impose sweeping green energy mandates on new construction and help triple the number of electric vehicles in the state by 2020. The governor signed the orders at a ceremony in Portland, ...

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PG&E offers rebate for electric vehicle drivers - Kern Golden Empire

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 9:05am

PG&E offers rebate for electric vehicle drivers
Kern Golden Empire
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - If you currently drive an electric vehicle, you could get some extra money into your pocket. PG&E and offering residential, electric customers who own or lease an electric vehicle a one-time $500 Clean Fuel Rebate. The rebate ...

The Heaviest Tow By An Electric Vehicle Ever & Margot Robbie Talks Nissan Electric Ecosystem - CleanTechnica

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 8:46am

CleanTechnica

The Heaviest Tow By An Electric Vehicle Ever & Margot Robbie Talks Nissan Electric Ecosystem
CleanTechnica
Working with local municipalities in Europe to apply the principles of the Nissan Electric Ecosystem to those who most need it. This includes equipping a residential building with a solar power system, Nissan xStorage, vehicle-to-grid technology and ...

If you want your electric car to do the most good for the Earth, move to Albania. - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:45am

Los Angeles Times

If you want your electric car to do the most good for the Earth, move to Albania.
Los Angeles Times
For instance, for an electric car in the United States, the equivalent is 55.4 miles per gallon – that is, any gasoline car with that mileage or higher is as good or better than an electric vehicle for greenhouse gas reduction, according to a new study.
Electric cars emit less carbon than average US new car, everywhere in the worldGreen Car Reports

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Turkish Government Pushes for a Homegrown Electric Car - The Drive

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 5:14am

The Drive

Turkish Government Pushes for a Homegrown Electric Car
The Drive
No details on the Turkish electric car are available, but the Turkish government did strike a deal in 2015 with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to use the old Saab 9-3 platform as the basis for a locally-manufactured car. NEVS owns the rights to the 9 ...

Govt working on policy to promote electric vehicles manufacturing - Economic Times

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:40am

Economic Times

Govt working on policy to promote electric vehicles manufacturing
Economic Times
The industry, however, is looking for the creation of demand for electric vehicles as a result of government's policies. While few auto companies are already manufacturing electric vehicles in India, the government is working to expedite the process ...

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Electric Vehicles Can Be 5100-MPG Champs, In The Right Country - Forbes

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 3:45am

Forbes

Electric Vehicles Can Be 5100-MPG Champs, In The Right Country
Forbes
Depending on how you get your electricity, your electric vehicle will have more or less of a positive environmental impact. Wait, that's not a surprise at all. Nonetheless, researchers at the University of Michigan looked at how electricity is ...

Tax plan may eliminate $7500 electric car credit, sparking fears for EV sales - Autoweek

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:18am

Autoweek

Tax plan may eliminate $7500 electric car credit, sparking fears for EV sales
Autoweek
A significant incentive for purchasing an electric car could vanish as part of the tax plan rolled out by House Republicans: The $7,500 per vehicle tax credit that has boosted sales of EVs in the U.S. is drafted to be repealed after the 2017 tax year ...
Carmakers rushing to defend the EV tax credit in face of proposed cutTechCrunch
Automakers Fight for Consumers to Keep the EV Tax CreditThe Drive
Automakers Fight To Keep The EV Tax Credit From Getting AxedJalopnik

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Govt. To Grant Incentives To Cities For Faster Adoption Of Electric Vehicles Under FAME India Scheme - Inc42 Media

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 7:57pm

Inc42 Media

Govt. To Grant Incentives To Cities For Faster Adoption Of Electric Vehicles Under FAME India Scheme
Inc42 Media
In another push towards faster adoption of electric vehicles, the Government of India is preparing to offer incentives to cities with population more than 1 Mn. The initiative, which is part of the FAME India scheme, is aimed at promoting the use of ...
Six Kerala cities to get Rs 105 crore each to buy electric vehiclesonmanorama

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Electric car sales reflect consumers' internal struggle between practicality and luxury - VentureBeat

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 5:20pm

VentureBeat

Electric car sales reflect consumers' internal struggle between practicality and luxury
VentureBeat
The title of the most popular vehicle in the electric car market has created a long and highly competitive race between Tesla and Chevrolet. Though the two brands offer vastly different versions of electric vehicles, they seem to be the two makes ...

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