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Tesla expands electric-vehicle portfolio with first truck and an updated roadster - Dezeen

7 hours 23 min ago

Dezeen

Tesla expands electric-vehicle portfolio with first truck and an updated roadster
Dezeen
Elon Musk's company Tesla has revealed its eagerly anticipated heavy goods vehicle and an unexpected sports car, both of which run on electric power. Both the Tesla Semi and Tesla Roadster were unveiled by billionaire entrepreneur Musk during an event ...
Tesla's electric semi truck: Elon Musk unveils his new freight vehicleVox
Tesla upstages own electric truck launch with surprise appearance by fastest-ever sports carThe Independent
Elon Musk unveils Tesla electric truck – and a surprise new sports carThe Guardian
The Drive -NBCNews.com -Telegraph.co.uk -Twitter
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Factbox: Automakers get serious about electric cars - Reuters

7 hours 33 min ago

Reuters

Factbox: Automakers get serious about electric cars
Reuters
VW Group – Spurred on by its diesel emissions crisis, Europe's biggest carmaker says it will roll out 80 new electric cars by 2025 across its group brands which include Skoda, SEAT and Audi. VW Group is aiming for 2-3 million electric vehicle sales by ...
VW Earmarks $40 Billion for Self-Driving, Electric-Vehicle PushBloomberg
Volkswagen commits €10bn to build electric cars in ChinaFinancial Times
China Craves Electric Cars, While U.S. Flirts With Ending Tax Credit ...New York Times
Toronto Star -Ars Technica -Jalopnik -Reuters
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Electric cars not ready for mass production yet - Toyota chairman to Spiegel - Reuters

7 hours 41 min ago

Electric cars not ready for mass production yet - Toyota chairman to Spiegel
Reuters
FRANKFURT, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Battery-powered cars are not ready for mass production yet, the chairman of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp told a German magazine, adding that he did not see U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla as a role model.

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Photos: DOE Holds Electric Vehicle Showcase - Bernews

8 hours 11 min ago

Bernews

Photos: DOE Holds Electric Vehicle Showcase
Bernews
The Department of Energy [DOE], in collaboration with Bermuda's leading electric vehicle distributors, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts, hosted the Island's first free, multi-vendor Electric Vehicle Showcase yesterday [Nov 16] at the Regency Terrace of ...

GM thinks cheaper batteries will make electric cars more profitable - USA TODAY

9 hours 40 min ago

USA TODAY

GM thinks cheaper batteries will make electric cars more profitable
USA TODAY
General Motors intends to make a profit on its next generation of electric vehicles because the batteries will cost nearly one-third less than the batteries in today's Chevrolet Bolt, CEO Mary Barra says. "We are committed to a future electric vehicle ...
General Motors' next electric car may have been revealedFox News
GM Challenges Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Electric CarsLive Trading News
GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go fartherBoston.com

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Hey Congress! Here's Why You Can't Scrap The Electric Vehicle Tax Credit - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

10 hours 14 min ago

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Hey Congress! Here's Why You Can't Scrap The Electric Vehicle Tax Credit
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
The fate of the federal tax credit for electric vehicles hangs in the balance. The House version of the GOP-led tax plan removes it entirely while the Senate version (as of Friday, November 17th) keeps it on the books. As lawmakers work to combine the ...

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Toyota finds toehold in India's nascent electric car market - Nikkei Asian Review

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:37pm

Nikkei Asian Review

Toyota finds toehold in India's nascent electric car market
Nikkei Asian Review
"The MoU is the commitment of Toyota and [the state government] to mutually work together to solve the grave issue of pollution, ensuring the smooth introduction of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in the state," Toyota Kirloskar said in a ...
Toyota to launch electric cars in India; Signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh GovtFinancial Express

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Metal recyclers prepare for electric car revolution - Reuters

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:16pm

Reuters

Metal recyclers prepare for electric car revolution
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off.

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Metal Recyclers Prepare for Electric Car Revolution - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:14pm

U.S. News & World Report

Metal Recyclers Prepare for Electric Car Revolution
U.S. News & World Report
LONDON (Reuters) - Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off.

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Daimler is investing £571m to build electric cars in China - The Independent

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:11pm

The Independent

Daimler is investing £571m to build electric cars in China
The Independent
Germany's Daimler plans to invest 5 billion yuan (£571m) in China, jointly with its Chinese joint-venture partner, for capacity to produce electric cars and the batteries that power them - part of an effort to help its China operations comply with the ...
Daimler to invest $755 million in China for electric car, battery production: executiveReuters

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General Motors sends warning to electric car makers with 18 new planned cars - Express.co.uk

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 6:21pm

Express.co.uk

General Motors sends warning to electric car makers with 18 new planned cars
Express.co.uk
... is looking to take on Tesla for the electric car crown. GM has revealed its intention to develop, build and release 18 new electric car models over the next five years. This push to electric vehicles will likely rumble car manufacturers such as ...
How GM Plans To Bury Tesla With Onslaught Of Electric Vehicles That Will -- Gasp! -- Make A ProfitForbes
GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric carsReuters
GM Announces Plans For Line Of Profitable Electric Vehicles In 2021CleanTechnica
Detroit Free Press -Electrek -General Motors
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Elon Musk unveils Tesla electric truck – and a surprise new sports car - The Guardian

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 5:23pm

The Guardian

Elon Musk unveils Tesla electric truck – and a surprise new sports car
The Guardian
Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's first electric semi-truck on Thursday evening at an event in Los Angeles that also included the surprise reveal of a new Tesla sports car. The new Roadster, which has the same name as the first electric vehicle produced by ...
Tesla Model 3 Buyers Will Flee Faster than Electrons When Electric Vehicle Tax Breaks EndThe Drive
Tesla Roadster: Elon Musk unveils 'fastest production car ever' in shock announcementTelegraph.co.uk
New $200000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truckReuters
Daily Mail -Express.co.uk -WIRED -Twitter
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Chinese startups joining established automakers on electric cars - Nikkei Asian Review

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 5:03pm

Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese startups joining established automakers on electric cars
Nikkei Asian Review
They have formed a strategic partnership to develop, manufacture and sell electric vehicles. NIO seeks to absorb Changan's expertise in a broad range of areas, including driving performance and safety. It will outsource its electric vehicle production ...

Toyota Plans to Sell Electric Vehicles in China From 2020 - Bloomberg

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 1:59pm

Bloomberg

Toyota Plans to Sell Electric Vehicles in China From 2020
Bloomberg
Selling electric vehicles in China from 2020 will mark the return of Toyota into the battery-powered vehicles market after halting production of the RAV4 EV in 2014. Toyota President Akio Toyoda said in September the company is a “ little bit late” in ...

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How India is paving the way for an electric future - Livemint

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 11:06am

Livemint

How India is paving the way for an electric future
Livemint
The electric cars will be procured in two phases; 500 will be supplied by November end and the remaining 9,500 cars in the second phase, for which a deadline hasn't yet been specified. Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd won part of the order and will deliver ...
EESL to float fresh tender for 10000 electric cars by MarchBusiness Today
Government To Float Another Tender For 10000 Electric CarsBloombergQuint

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Electric vehicle boom increasing risk of cobalt mined by children ending up in batteries - Sky News

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 7:54am

Sky News

Electric vehicle boom increasing risk of cobalt mined by children ending up in batteries
Sky News
Cobalt is a crucial component in lithium-ion batteries, used in devices from smartphones to laptops to electric cars. However, it is often mined by children and adults working in dangerous conditions in the DRC, before making its way into global supply ...

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Volkswagen commits €10bn to build electric cars in China - Financial Times

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 10:27pm

Financial Times

Volkswagen commits €10bn to build electric cars in China
Financial Times
The European carmaker will launch 40 locally produced vehicles in China, Jochem Heizmann, VW's China head told reporters at the Guangzhou Auto Show on Thursday. Production of electric vehicles will begin during the first half of next year with VW's new ...
VW Teams With Chinese Partners in $12 Billion Electric-Car PushBloomberg
VW has a $12 billion plan for electric cars in ChinaCNNMoney
VW To Super Charge Chinese Electric Vehicle Production with $12B InvestmentTheStreet.com
New York Times -Electrek
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City plan for more electric car charging stations could cost you - CBC.ca

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 10:17pm

CBC.ca

City plan for more electric car charging stations could cost you
CBC.ca
The city's plan to build more charging stations could make it more expensive for people to charge their electric vehicles. The City of Ottawa wants to start charging people to charge cars at stations installed after December 2017. Currently, the city ...

Should you buy a used electric vehicle? - Driving

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 9:59pm

Driving

Should you buy a used electric vehicle?
Driving
Between battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), there are now 40 different models available to Canadian consumers. While they still only hold a small percentage of the total fleet on the road today, their growth in sales can't be ...

Volkswagen announces $11.8bn electric vehicle plan in China - Financial Times

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:16pm

The National

Volkswagen announces $11.8bn electric vehicle plan in China
Financial Times
Volkswagen will invest €10bn ($11.8bn) to develop new energy vehicles within China by 2025, its China head announced Thursday. The European carmaker will launch 40 locally-produced vehicles in China, Jochem Heizmann told reporters at the ...
VW to put €10bn into China electric cars pushThe National

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