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Can the New Nissan Leaf Transform Electric-Vehicle Market? - TIME

6 hours 12 min ago

TIME

Can the New Nissan Leaf Transform Electric-Vehicle Market?
TIME
Driving the new Nissan Leaf will take an uninitiated electric-car operator--like me--by surprise. During a two-day test drive on Washington, D.C.--area streets and highways, the Leaf accelerated fast, ran silently and allowed me to use a feature ...
Which electric car will sell best in 2018? Take our Twitter pollGreen Car Reports

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Mercedes-Benz will spend $1 billion to build electric vehicles in the US - The Verge

7 hours 17 min ago

The Verge

Mercedes-Benz will spend $1 billion to build electric vehicles in the US
The Verge
To do this, Daimler is pouring $1 billion into the 20-year-old factory the company runs just outside Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A 1-million-square-foot expansion will be added, with construction starting in 2018 and vehicle production expected to start in ...
Mercedes-Benz invests $1bn to make electric cars in USFinancial Times
Mercedes-Benz makes a $1B bet it can take down TeslaUSA TODAY
Mercedes to launch electric vehicle production in $1B Alabama projectAlabama NewsCenter
Jalopnik -Yellowhammer News -KALB News (press release) -Wall Street Journal
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Share of the week: Cashing in on electric vehicle craze - Interactive Investor

8 hours 54 min ago

Interactive Investor

Share of the week: Cashing in on electric vehicle craze
Interactive Investor
Clearly, the market liked JMAT's first foray into the electric vehicle market. It said it would invest up to £200 million into battery material technology capacity from 2018. Once battery electric vehicle penetration reaches 10%, this market could be ...
Market report: Johnson Matthey charges up after £200m electric car breakthroughEvening Standard
Johnson Matthey Rides the Electric Car BoomMorningstar
Johnson Matthey's electric dreams: To invest £200mln in electric vehicle lithium battery business expansionProactive Investors UK

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Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars - Reuters.com

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 11:29pm

Reuters.com

Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars
Reuters.com
DE) is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars. Cobalt industry sources told Reuters that VW, the world's largest automaker, has asked ...
Our aim is to make electric cars affordable and attractive at the same time: Christan SengerCarWale

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GM invests in wind power as part of electric vehicle push - USA TODAY

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 9:02pm

GM invests in wind power as part of electric vehicle push
USA TODAY
"As GM works toward advancing zero-emissions vehicles, it makes business sense to create a cleaner grid on which to drive them. The company uses (electric vehicle) batteries in tandem with a solar array to power an office building at its Milford ...

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Charged up by electric vehicle options [Letter] - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 6:06pm

Charged up by electric vehicle options [Letter]
Baltimore Sun
I convinced my husband to go to Clarksville with me to see what was up with electric cars as part of National Drive Electric Week as a fun Saturday afternoon thing to do in Howard County. We were not only blown away by the many different electric ...

electric vehicles: How electric cars can create the biggest disruption ... - Economic Times

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 2:42pm

Economic Times

electric vehicles: How electric cars can create the biggest disruption ...
Economic Times
The rise of Tesla and its rivals could be turbo charged by complementary services from Uber Technologies and Alphabet Incs Waymo unit, just as the iPhone ...

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How Electric Cars Can Create the Biggest Disruption Since iPhone ... - Bloomberg

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 12:09pm

Bloomberg

How Electric Cars Can Create the Biggest Disruption Since iPhone ...
Bloomberg
It's been 10 years since Apple Inc. unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, with a little help from ride-hailing and ...

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Mahindra: Electric vehicles a profitable business model, don't need subsidies - Livemint

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 8:04am

Livemint

Mahindra: Electric vehicles a profitable business model, don't need subsidies
Livemint
New York/London: The only electric-car maker in India says the business case for the clean technology is starting to make sense—and it won't require government subsidies to take off in a big way. Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, which announced a ...
Electric vehicles is the single biggest business opportunity for next couple of decades: Anand MahindraFinancial Express

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At 50 tons and 700 kilowatt-hours, this truck is the biggest EV in the world - Ars Technica

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 5:47am

Ars Technica

At 50 tons and 700 kilowatt-hours, this truck is the biggest EV in the world
Ars Technica
When it comes to bench-racing electric vehicles, the kilowatt-hour is king. And over in Switzerland, there's an EV that will make Tesla's P100Ds look positively puny. But this is no carbon-fiber hypercar, and it's never going set any records for 0-60 ...

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Mercedes to launch electric vehicle production in $1B Alabama project - Alabama NewsCenter

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 5:11am

IndustryWeek

Mercedes to launch electric vehicle production in $1B Alabama project
Alabama NewsCenter
Mercedes-Benz announced plans today to invest an additional $1 billion in its Alabama operation, where it will set up electric vehicle production and build a battery plant. In addition, the German automaker will expand its logistics activities in the U ...
Mercedes Plots Tesla Attack With $1 Billion US Electric PushIndustryWeek
Mercedes Takes on Tesla With Plans to Build Electric SUVs in the USFortune
Mercedes pumps €1-billion into US electric-car factoryWheels24
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Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M - Statesman Journal

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 3:29am

Statesman Journal

Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M
Statesman Journal
EUGENE — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to customers this year. Arcimoto shares will begin ...

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Mercedes-Benz invests $1bn to make electric cars in US - Financial Times

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 2:25am

Financial Times

Mercedes-Benz invests $1bn to make electric cars in US
Financial Times
Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler is investing $1bn to produce electric cars in the US for the first time as it steps up its challenge to its leading rivals by establishing manufacturing bases to build new technology vehicles across three continents. The ...
Mercedes-Benz makes a $1B bet it can take down TeslaUSA TODAY
Mercedes to launch electric vehicle production in $1B Alabama projectAlabama NewsCenter
Mercedes-Benz owner finds sweet home for new electric carsThe Times
KALB News (press release) -The National -Birmingham Business Journal
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Tata Motors hints at 'important' announcement on electric vehicles in next few weeks - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 8:48pm

Moneycontrol.com

Tata Motors hints at 'important' announcement on electric vehicles in next few weeks
Moneycontrol.com
Speaking to Moneycontrol on the sidelines of the launch of the compact sports utility vehicle Nexon Guenter Butschek, managing director, Tata Motors said, “We will have something important to announce about electric vehicles in the next few weeks”.

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Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts - Reuters

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 8:29pm

Reuters

Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts
Reuters
JUDABERG, Norway (Reuters) - The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world. The reason? They are exempt from the $6,000-a-year toll charges for the tunnel to the mainland. There has been a surge in sales of fully ...

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Batteries a brake on electric cars - The Australian - The Australian

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 5:43pm

The Australian

Batteries a brake on electric cars - The Australian
The Australian
Ever tried selling a used electric car? It's not much fun. The technology is evolving so quickly that the prices of vehicles even only a few years old are tumbling ...
What can you learn from ripping apart an electric car? - Livewire ...Livewire Markets

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Britain's electric cars have consequences - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 1:03pm

Britain's electric cars have consequences
NEWS.com.au
Britain must plough billions of pounds into new power plants, grid networks and electric vehicle charging points if it is to avoid local power shortages when a planned ban on new diesel and petrol cars begins. Supporting millions more battery-powered ...

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What can you learn from ripping apart an electric car? - Livewire Markets

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 11:54am

What can you learn from ripping apart an electric car?
Livewire Markets
UBS writes: “We are more convinced than ever that electric cars are about to reach the tipping point in the penetration curve in the next few years. This new generation of electric cars has far-reaching implications for the global autos industry, but ...

Utilities Can Boost Electric Vehicles and Cut Carbon - Natural Resources Defense Council

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 6:54am

Newshub

Utilities Can Boost Electric Vehicles and Cut Carbon
Natural Resources Defense Council
It's Climate Week in New York and a new video, Accelerating the Electric Vehicle Market, shows that electric vehicles are essential for protecting our planet. The transportation sector is the largest U.S. source of carbon pollution and electrifying ...
New Zealand trailing in the electric car race | NewshubNewshub

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Taking the Electric Vehicle Mainstream - Forbes

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 5:50am

Forbes

Taking the Electric Vehicle Mainstream
Forbes
The plug-in EV (PEV) is rapidly evolving to become a viable mainstream option for almost every car buyer. As ever with automobiles, there is no silver bullet solution. This year there are several unique variations on how best to serve the needs of ...

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