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The US Energy Grid Is Making Electric Cars Dirtier Than They Should Be - Motherboard

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 1:32am

Motherboard

The US Energy Grid Is Making Electric Cars Dirtier Than They Should Be
Motherboard
... is actively pursuing both through a series of aggressive measures. Its ambitious action plan for zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) includes up to $5,000 in rebates for buying or leasing an electric car, carpool lane access, and expanding the EV ...

Chargemaster to tap into electric car boom with £170m float - Sky News

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 11:19pm

Sky News

Chargemaster to tap into electric car boom with £170m float
Sky News
It also makes and installs the devices for private and corporate customers, with major clients including Asda, Holiday Inn, Tesco, Waitrose, Whitbread and dozens of local authorities. Chargemaster estimates that the number of electric vehicles in the ...

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Karnataka Government To Buy 640 Electric Vehicles Under FAME India Scheme - Inc42 Media

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 4:40pm

Inc42 Media

Karnataka Government To Buy 640 Electric Vehicles Under FAME India Scheme
Inc42 Media
The Karnataka state government will purchase 640 electric vehicles under the Central government's FAME India subsidised scheme, as per an official statement. The statement said, “We have received approval from the Department of Heavy Industries to ...
Karnataka govt to purchase 640 electric vehicles including cars, buses and three-wheelers for public transportFirstpost
Karnataka govt to obtain electric vehicles under FAME-India schemeMoneycontrol.com
Karnataka leading in electric mobilityThe Hindu
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Charging question will haunt electric vehicle owners - Moneycontrol.com

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 4:26pm

Moneycontrol.com

Charging question will haunt electric vehicle owners
Moneycontrol.com
From car market leader Maruti Suzuki to billionaire Sajjan Jindal's JSW Group to motorcycle specialist Bajaj Auto, everyone is finding the electric vehicle (EV) market way too lucrative to avoid. These companies have fast-tracked EV projects, set up ...
Maruti Suzuki, Honda Cars, Hyundai Motor Report Sales Growth In DecemberNDTV
Car Sales December 2017: Maruti Suzuki And Hyundai End The Year On A Positive NoteNDTVAuto.com
Maruti continues to see strong sales growth in DecemberLivemint

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Electric cars driving cobalt demand - The Australian

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 3:25pm

The Australian

Electric cars driving cobalt demand
The Australian
The metal is a crucial component of lithium-ion batteries, used to power electric vehicles as well as portable electronic devices due to its ability to conduct electricity when stacked with other metals such as lithium and nickel. The demand for ...

A growing sense of powerlessness for electric cars - Irish Examiner

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 11:06am

Irish Examiner

A growing sense of powerlessness for electric cars
Irish Examiner
While batteries are getting better — packing ever greater distances into a single charge — electric car owners in Ireland are finding it increasingly difficult to access the public charging network. There are 900 public charging points across the ...
Karnataka Government To Buy 640 Electric Vehicles Under FAME India SchemeInc42 Media
EV roadmap: How the big brands will deliver electric vehicles in the years aheadCarAdvice
New Government grant for electric car owners availableIrish Times
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Drivers face raft of new road charges; Switch to electric cars may see €4bn loss from petrol, diesel taxes - Irish Examiner

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 11:05am

Irish Examiner

Drivers face raft of new road charges; Switch to electric cars may see €4bn loss from petrol, diesel taxes
Irish Examiner
The plan is being devised amid Government fears over the gap in state finances if the more than €4bn paid by the motoring public in an average year through excise duties, carbon taxes, vehicle registration tax and motor tax on their petrol and diesel ...

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Let electric cars use bus lanes, says TD - The Times

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 11:01am

The Times

Let electric cars use bus lanes, says TD
The Times
The government should offer more incentives to convince motorists to switch to electric cars, a TD has said. Timmy Dooley, the Fianna Fáil spokesman on energy, said that the owners of electric cars should be given access to bus lanes in cities, motor ...

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Sweden Puts Its Money On Small Electric Vehicles - CleanTechnica

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 9:15am

CleanTechnica

Sweden Puts Its Money On Small Electric Vehicles
CleanTechnica
Elon Musk likes to start at the top and work down. In Sweden, when it comes to EV incentives, the government is starting at the bottom and working its way up. According to Norwegian news source Elbil, it is now offering a rebate equal to 25% of the ...

New Incentive Project to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Statewide Launches in Fresno County - Sierra Sun Times

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 12:09am

Sierra Sun Times

New Incentive Project to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Statewide Launches in Fresno County
Sierra Sun Times
January 1, 2018 - SAN DIEGO – The California Energy Commission debuted a statewide project in Fresno County in December promoting expansion of California's electric vehicle charging network to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...

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Niti Aayog's new methanol push could be bad news for Modi's electric vehicles mission - Economic Times

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 7:25pm

Economic Times

Niti Aayog's new methanol push could be bad news for Modi's electric vehicles mission
Economic Times
Niti Aayog, the government's premier policy making body, has firmed up a hybrid vehicle policy that challenges the electric vehicle mission that's being pursued aggressively, pitching methanol as a better alternative for India. The Aayog has reasoned ...
Niti Aayog pitches for methanol-based hybrid vehicles over electricMoneycontrol.com

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Electric car owners will not have to pay tolls - Irish Examiner

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:17am

Irish Examiner

Electric car owners will not have to pay tolls
Irish Examiner
Communications Minister Denis Naughten has predicted initiatives and incentives for electric cars would likely see their number on Irish roads increase by a third this year. As of from today, buyers of both new and secondhand electric cars will also be ...

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EV roadmap: How the big brands will deliver electric vehicles in the years ahead - CarAdvice

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 7:36am

CarAdvice

EV roadmap: How the big brands will deliver electric vehicles in the years ahead
CarAdvice
Electric vehicles are coming, and the past year has seen a number of big manufacturers roll out their plans for the electric revolution. Although each is shooting for the same goal – profitability in an era of tighter emissions regulations – there are ...
Electric car BOOM - EV and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales exceed 3 million worldwideExpress.co.uk
EV Company News For The Month Of December 2017Seeking Alpha
Company Car Drivers Save Thousands Of Pounds By Going ElectricCleanTechnica
Financial Express
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Lack of charging infrastructure delays India's first electric vehicle procurement plan - Livemint

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 6:24am

Livemint

Lack of charging infrastructure delays India's first electric vehicle procurement plan
Livemint
The person said that the government will start taking deliveries of vehicles from Tata Motors and Mahindra in another 14 days. “The token vehicles have been sent to us by both the companies. Currently, we are in the process of setting up charging ...

2 Dozen Electric Vehicle Predictions For 2018 - CleanTechnica

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 3:19am

CleanTechnica

2 Dozen Electric Vehicle Predictions For 2018
CleanTechnica
US EV sales nearly double and reach 2% of all new vehicle sales. 7. Tesla wins a US Supreme Court case that permits the company to sell autos directly to consumers in all 50 states. 8. Ford and GM announce plans for PHEV versions of one of their large ...

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Electric car BOOM - EV and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales exceed 3 million worldwide - Express.co.uk

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 3:05am

Express.co.uk

Electric car BOOM - EV and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales exceed 3 million worldwide
Express.co.uk
Electric and plug-in hybrid car sales have now soared past three million units across the globe. Car manufacturers are preparing to increase their production volumes for zero and low-emissions vehicles in a push to reduce air pollution. Battery-powered ...
Company Car Drivers Save Thousands Of Pounds By Going ElectricCleanTechnica
EV Company News For The Month Of December 2017Seeking Alpha
Over 112000 charging points in Beijing for electric vehiclesFinancial Express

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Electric vehicle subsidies needed to entice Canadian buyers: report - CBC.ca

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 2:59am

CBC.ca

Electric vehicle subsidies needed to entice Canadian buyers: report
CBC.ca
Bruce Sharpe gave up gasoline and says he's never going back. He pushes down the pedal, and his red Tesla Model S moves off the line at a Vancouver intersection with more giddy-up than most V8-powered sports cars. He's the president of the Vancouver ...

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Jump starting the EV revolution will take more quick charging stations, but who will pay for them? - The Denver Post

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:31am

The Denver Post

Jump starting the EV revolution will take more quick charging stations, but who will pay for them?
The Denver Post
More than a quarter of the energy consumed in Colorado goes to transportation — and a big shift from gasoline toward electricity is expected in the near future. But before large numbers of consumers sign on, they want to see longer driving ranges on ...

More electric vehicle charging points planned in UAE, Oman - ArabianBusiness.com

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 10:30pm

ArabianBusiness.com

More electric vehicle charging points planned in UAE, Oman
ArabianBusiness.com
A new network of more than 18 electric vehicle charging points will be established in the UAE and Oman to power the vehicles taking part in the upcoming 2018 Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) Middle East, the event's organisers have announced ...

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Toyota wants govt to consider hybrids as key part of electric vehicle drive - Business Standard

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 6:42pm

Business Standard

Toyota wants govt to consider hybrids as key part of electric vehicle drive
Business Standard
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is approaching the government to consider hybrids as a key part of India's drive towards electric vehicles (EVs), according to a top company official. The government has envisaged 100 per cent electric vehicles for public ...

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