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Electric cars—even powered by the dirtiest electricity—are still cleaner - Quartz

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 9:00pm

Quartz

Electric cars—even powered by the dirtiest electricity—are still cleaner
Quartz
Regardless of how dirty the energy source, any battery-powered car is still cleaner than diesel. Opposition to the electric-car revolution has long argued that if one accounts for the well-to-wheel impact—the pollution produced from the entire cycle ...

Uganda must get ready for electric vehicles - The Observer

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 5:25pm

The Observer

Uganda must get ready for electric vehicles
The Observer
The world is moving away from the internal combustion engine (ICE) to electric-powered vehicles. Mass production of the same has started and they are becoming a common sight in developed cities. The three barriers to mass adoption of electric vehicles ...

That proposed tax plan would kill the $7500 electric vehicle credit - TechCrunch

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:29am

TechCrunch

That proposed tax plan would kill the $7500 electric vehicle credit
TechCrunch
The tax plan proposed by House Republicans has hiding in it the repeal of a $7,500 tax credit that has arguably been one of the main drivers of electric vehicle purchases. Removing the credit would almost certainly adversely affect sales of electric ...
Republican tax plan kills electric vehicle creditArs Technica
House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle creditReuters
GOP tax plan may kill electric car credit, but that won't kill electric carsThe Verge
Wall Street Journal -Bloomberg -Jalopnik
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Republican tax plan kills electric vehicle credit - Ars Technica

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 7:50am

Ars Technica

Republican tax plan kills electric vehicle credit
Ars Technica
The nascent market for electric cars will suffer a big setback if the Republican tax plan released on Thursday enters into law. Among the changes to the current tax code would be an end to the Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Credit. That's the tax ...
That proposed tax plan would kill the $7500 electric vehicle creditTechCrunch
House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle creditReuters
GOP tax plan may kill electric car credit, but that won't kill electric carsThe Verge
Wall Street Journal -Bloomberg -The Register
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Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 7:30am

Business Wire (press release)

Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations
Business Wire (press release)
“The roll out of our new electric vehicle offering reinforces Ryder's leadership in commercial advanced vehicle technology solutions and demonstrates our commitment to identifying innovative ways to meet our customers' transportation needs,” said ...

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GOP's Move To End Electric Vehicle Incentives In Tax Plan Could Not Come At A Worse Time - Forbes

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 6:46am

Forbes

GOP's Move To End Electric Vehicle Incentives In Tax Plan Could Not Come At A Worse Time
Forbes
The new Republican tax bill proposal, made public today by House representatives, would eliminate the electric vehicle tax incentives currently provided by the federal government. These incentives, worth up to $7,500 per vehicle, have played a big role ...
UPDATE 4-US House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle creditReuters
Tesla stock takes a hit as GOP unveils tax plan that eliminates electric car subsidyLos Angeles Times
$7500 electric car tax credit goes away under GOP plan. Not good for Tesla.WBIR-TV

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Cuts to Electric Vehicle and Clean Energy Tax Credits Will Undermine Growing Industries, Take Us Backward on Climate - Union of Concerned Scientists

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 6:38am

Cuts to Electric Vehicle and Clean Energy Tax Credits Will Undermine Growing Industries, Take Us Backward on Climate
Union of Concerned Scientists
WASHINGTON (November 2, 2017)—The draft tax bill released today by the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee would eliminate the electric vehicle tax credit, axe the permanent 10 percent Investment Tax Credit for solar and geothermal power, and ...

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Electric vehicles set to drive in fast lane - Economic Times

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 6:34am

Economic Times

Electric vehicles set to drive in fast lane
Economic Times
The government has extended incentives on electric vehicles under FAME-1 (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicle) till March 2018 or till a policy is notified by NITI Aayog, whichever is earlier. Governments in states such as Karnataka ...

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Study predicts slow, steady rise of electric vehicles to 2030 - Reuters

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 6:01am

Reuters

Study predicts slow, steady rise of electric vehicles to 2030
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - Pure electric vehicles will not begin to gain serious traction in most global markets until after 2025 and will likely account for only 14 percent of total global vehicle production by 2030, according to a study released on Thursday ...

By 2030, there's a 48% chance your new car will be electric - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 5:48am

Detroit Free Press

By 2030, there's a 48% chance your new car will be electric
Detroit Free Press
Electric vehicles will become more popular and could power nearly half of all new vehicles sold worldwide by 2030, according to a study released Thursday by Boston Consulting Group. That's a global projection, so the change may not be that dramatic in ...

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Study predicts slow, steady rise of electric vehicles to 2030 - Reuters

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 5:44am

Reuters

Study predicts slow, steady rise of electric vehicles to 2030
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - Pure electric vehicles will not begin to gain serious traction in most global markets until after 2025 and will likely account for only 14 percent of total global vehicle production by 2030, according to a study released on Thursday ...
By 2030, there's a 48% chance your new car will be electrifiedDetroit Free Press
Battery-powered cars to be half of global vehicle market by 2030Stuff.co.nz

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House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle credit - Reuters

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:13am

TechCrunch

House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle credit
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Republicans are proposing to eliminate the $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles, which could hurt automakers like General Motors Co, Tesla Inc and Nissan Motor Co, according to the bill made public on Thursday.
That proposed tax plan would kill the $7500 electric vehicle creditTechCrunch
GOP's Move To End Electric Vehicle Incentives In Tax Plan Could Not Come At A Worse TimeForbes
GOP tax plan may kill electric car credit, but that won't kill electric carsThe Verge
Ars Technica -Union of Concerned Scientists -Bloomberg -Bloomberg
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House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle credit - Reuters

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:12am

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House Republicans propose to scrap $7500 electric vehicle credit
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Republicans are proposing to eliminate a $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles that could hurt automakers like General Motors Co, Tesla Inc and Nissan Motor Co that are selling larger numbers of vehicles, according to a ...
Huge Tax Credit For Electric Vehicles Would Be Eliminated Under Proposed Republican Tax PlanJalopnik
House GOP Tax Bill Would End Electric-Car Tax CreditsBloomberg
GOP tax bill ends electric vehicle tax credit, overhauls other energy taxesThe Hill
Electrek -SFGate -The Register
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The GOP tax bill kills a $7500 electric-vehicle credit — and that's terrible news for Tesla - Business Insider

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 3:07am

Novinite.com

The GOP tax bill kills a $7500 electric-vehicle credit — and that's terrible news for Tesla
Business Insider
The change is estimated to increase tax revenues by about $4 billion. The GOP bill doesn't affect various state tax breaks and incentives that apply to electric cars. General Motors would also face the loss of the tax credit on its Chevy Bolt, an all ...
Musk's Math on Model 3 Affordability Complicated by GOP Tax BillBloomberg
Tesla will Produce Electric Cars in ShanghaiNovinite.com
Tesla's Model 3 Vehicle Expectations - Do You Believe?Seeking Alpha
The Indian Express
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For Electric-Vehicle Development, Automakers Haven't Yet Agreed on the Basics - Car and Driver (blog)

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 1:43am

Car and Driver (blog)

For Electric-Vehicle Development, Automakers Haven't Yet Agreed on the Basics
Car and Driver (blog)
Given the ramp-up of electric vehicle sales necessitated by regulatory changes in China, Europe, and the United States (okay, the ZEV-mandated, California-aligned part of the U.S.), automakers have a vested interest in sorting out and making profitable ...

BHP says electric cars will boost copper demand - The Australian

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 12:03am

The Australian

BHP says electric cars will boost copper demand
The Australian
“We expect to double the mine's output to meet the expected rise in copper demand for renewable energy and electric vehicles,” Ms Jurgens told the International Mining and Resources Conference in Melbourne this week. Mr Malchuk said expansion plans at ...

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Didi Chuxing plans to build electric-vehicle charging stations across China - Quartz

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 9:42pm

Quartz

Didi Chuxing plans to build electric-vehicle charging stations across China
Quartz
The company announced today it will begin building a network of EV charging stations across the country, highlighting the seriousness with which both China's government and private enterprise are approaching the emerging industry. According to Didi ...
Didi Chuxing will build its own electric vehicle charging networkTechCrunch

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Enevate Announces 5-Minute Extreme Fast Charge Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 9:00pm

Business Wire (press release)

Enevate Announces 5-Minute Extreme Fast Charge Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles
Business Wire (press release)
BUSINESS WIRE)--Enevate Corporation, a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company, announces HD-Energy® Technology for Electric Vehicles (EVs) which features extreme fast charging in only 5 minutes with high energy density and long driving ...

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