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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – June 8, 2018 - Clean Energy News (blog)

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 12:00am

Clean Energy News (blog)

Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – June 8, 2018
Clean Energy News (blog)
This week has seen historical commitments to electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). In California, the Public Service Commission approved Investor Owned Utilities' plans to invest $750 million dollars in EV charging and rebate proposals.

There's a Better Answer Than Electric Cars - Bloomberg

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 11:57pm

Bloomberg

There's a Better Answer Than Electric Cars
Bloomberg
Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car rental company that bears his family's name, recently described electric cars as a “costly political error” given their still inferior range, long charging times ...
The pros and cons of electric carsThe Week UK

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General Motors, Honda to Develop Electric Vehicle Batteries - Zacks.com

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 9:50pm

Zacks.com

General Motors, Honda to Develop Electric Vehicle Batteries
Zacks.com
This agreement will take into account new advanced battery components — including the cell and module — in turn, promoting plans of both auto majors to move to all-electric vehicles in the future. The companies will come together to save costs, using ...
GM, Honda sign deal to develop batteries for electric vehiclesUSA TODAY
GM and Honda are partnering to build next-gen batteries for electric vehiclesElectrek
Honda, GM to develop electric vehicle batteries togetherPhys.Org
Reuters
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Research puts electric vehicles on track for improved inductive charging - The Engineer

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 4:43pm

The Engineer

Research puts electric vehicles on track for improved inductive charging
The Engineer
Existing residential charge points typically take all night to recharge an electric vehicle's battery, while so-called fast charge stations are relatively few and far between, and can still take at least 30 minutes. Despite improvements in battery ...

Tasmania awards electric vehicle charging grants - Technology Decisions

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 3:36pm

Technology Decisions

Tasmania awards electric vehicle charging grants
Technology Decisions
The Tasmanian Government has awarded $50,000 in grants for electric vehicle charging station deployments. The government's ChargeSmart program provides one-off funding of up to $5000 for workplaces to install charging stations for use by their ...

Nissan to bring its electric car to India this fiscal year - Economic Times

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 1:21pm

Economic Times

Nissan to bring its electric car to India this fiscal year
Economic Times
He did not comment on the car's possible price range, however said that the focus would not be to make it cost competitive in the initial phase. The EV will also not see a big volume launch in India. “It will not be a big volume but we will homologate it…

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Increase in electric vehicles isn't the end of the road for oil - Independent.ie

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 11:31am

Independent.ie

Increase in electric vehicles isn't the end of the road for oil
Independent.ie
In addition, recent surveys from driving-tests.org suggest that 30pc of car-buying individuals and nearly 50pc of millennials around the world will consider purchasing electric vehicles for their next car instead of one powered by a traditional ...

Mapping an electric vehicle charging network across northern BC - Coast Mountain News

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 4:03am

Coast Mountain News

Mapping an electric vehicle charging network across northern BC
Coast Mountain News
The drive to Prince Rupert from Kamloops takes approximately four days in an electric vehicle, but a new planning committee wants to make that trip faster and easier. From Haida Gwaii to Kamloops, five regional districts have invested thousands in a ...

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Honda, GM to develop electric vehicle batteries together - Phys.Org

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 2:23am

USA TODAY

Honda, GM to develop electric vehicle batteries together
Phys.Org
Nissan Motor Co., one of the leaders in electric vehicles, is working with partner Renault SA of France on electric vehicle technology, while Toyota Motor Corp. is working with Japanese rival Mazda Motor Corp. "This new, multiyear agreement with Honda ...
GM, Honda sign deal to develop batteries for electric vehiclesUSA TODAY
GM and Honda are partnering to build next-gen batteries for electric vehiclesElectrek

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Tesla bucks trend in Australia for slow electric vehicle acceptance - The Australian

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 12:02am

Tesla bucks trend in Australia for slow electric vehicle acceptance
The Australian
Despite Tesla's healthy numbers, electric vehicle sales are still moving slowly in Australia, with electric cars accounting for just 0.01 per cent of new vehicle sales last year, according to research. Tesla's local arm declined to comment on the results.

AeroVironment Exits the Electric Vehicle Charging Market - Motley Fool

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 11:46pm

Motley Fool

AeroVironment Exits the Electric Vehicle Charging Market
Motley Fool
Since its earliest days as a public company, way back in 2007, AeroVironment has split its efforts between two main divisions: drones on the one hand, and equipment for rapidly recharging electric vehicle batteries on the other. Over the ensuing decade ...

GM, Honda sign deal to develop batteries for electric vehicles - USA TODAY

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 10:27pm

USA TODAY

GM, Honda sign deal to develop batteries for electric vehicles
USA TODAY
The latest accord involves the development of battery components, including cells and modules, "to accelerate both companies' plans for all-electric vehicles," GM and Honda said Thursday in a statement. The goal is better battery performance, including ...
Honda, GM to develop electric vehicle batteries togetherSan Francisco Chronicle

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Electric vehicle growth will start hurt tanker shipping by 2025 - Seatrade Maritime News

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 8:42pm

Seatrade Maritime News

Electric vehicle growth will start hurt tanker shipping by 2025
Seatrade Maritime News
“What is to me the killer fact is ultimately manufacturing an electric vehicle is much cheaper than manufacturing an internal combustion engine when you are producing them on scale.” An electric powered car requires significant less components than one ...

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How India fares in the electric vehicle race - Livemint

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 6:27pm

Livemint

How India fares in the electric vehicle race
Livemint
New Delhi: India is aiming to reduce its overall oil import bill and pollution levels across cities in the coming years. Electric vehicles will play a significant role in achieving this target. Mint takes a look at where India has reached and what ...

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Stanford expert discusses approval of millions in electrification investments amid uncertain financial future for ... - Stanford University News

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 5:32pm

Stanford University News

Stanford expert discusses approval of millions in electrification investments amid uncertain financial future for ...
Stanford University News
In a huge boost to the electric vehicle industry, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently gave the green light for the state's three largest utilities to spend $768 million on charging infrastructure and rebate incentives to ...

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Tesla leads electric vehicle race to cut cobalt dependency - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 2:42pm

The Australian Financial Review

Tesla leads electric vehicle race to cut cobalt dependency
The Australian Financial Review
Panasonic, which supplies the batteries for Tesla's electric cars, is "aiming to achieve zero usage in the near future and development is under way", according to Kenji Tamura, who is in charge of the Japanese firm's automotive battery business. The ...
Tesla Australia triples revenue despite slow take up of electric carsThe Australian
Elon Musk got one thing right about selling electric cars — but it's not enough to save Tesla from his mistakesBusiness Insider
Tesla defeats investor rebellion, delivers more Model 3sE&E News
Yahoo Singapore News -ETAuto.com -Second Measure Research Blog
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The top 5 electric vehicles heading to Australia - 9news.com.au

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 11:47am

9news.com.au

The top 5 electric vehicles heading to Australia
9news.com.au
We may not have our jetpacks yet, but at least one promise of the once-distant future is nearly upon us: the electric vehicle. They have the potential to revolutionise motorised travel, with zero nasty emissions, dramatically reduced running costs, new ...

RPT-COLUMN-Tesla leads electric vehicle race to cut cobalt dependency: Andy Home - Reuters

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 11:09am

RPT-COLUMN-Tesla leads electric vehicle race to cut cobalt dependency: Andy Home
Reuters
Panasonic, which supplies the batteries for Tesla's electric cars, is “aiming to achieve zero usage in the near future and development is under way”, according to Kenji Tamura, who is in charge of the Japanese firm's automotive battery business. The ...

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Daimler Trucks North America Unveils Two Freightliner Electric Vehicle Models and Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 6:24am

Bloomberg

Daimler Trucks North America Unveils Two Freightliner Electric Vehicle Models and Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet
PR Newswire (press release)
DTNA understands the success of electric commercial vehicles requires extensive knowledge and support on the infrastructure side, and is leading the initiative to develop a commercial vehicle charging infrastructure for North America. Daimler AG, DTNA ...
Daimler Adds Two Electric Trucks in Race Against Tesla, VWBloomberg

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Electric Vehicles This Week: India Gets Ather 340 On Road, eMotion Motors Unveils EBike Surge And Many More - Inc42 Media

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 5:37am

Inc42 Media

Electric Vehicles This Week: India Gets Ather 340 On Road, eMotion Motors Unveils EBike Surge And Many More
Inc42 Media
There are currently three million electric vehicles on the streets around the globe, and the growth rates continues to be massive. Market research and business intelligence portal Statista says that “it is only a matter of time until combustion engines ...

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