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Electric car facts and figures - 2GB

10 hours 16 min ago

2GB

Electric car facts and figures
2GB
No one doubts that electric cars will make up a significant proportion of the new vehicle market by 2025. For the record, electric vehicles currently make up 0.2 per cent of our car population with 2,284 sold last year. No one will argue with a cleaner ...

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Washington state ranks third in electric vehicle sales; more to do to reach energy goals - KOMO News

12 hours 9 min ago

KOMO News

Washington state ranks third in electric vehicle sales; more to do to reach energy goals
KOMO News
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Washington state is ranked in the top three states in terms of electric vehicle sales and market shares and continues to be a leader in green transportation. Ben Farrow, an Electric Vehicle expert and Product Development Manager at ...

Parking Services adds electric vehicle charging stations, looks into future - The Auburn Plainsman

12 hours 15 min ago

The Auburn Plainsman

Parking Services adds electric vehicle charging stations, looks into future
The Auburn Plainsman
Auburn University Parking Services has been hard at work during the first months of the summer semester. They have added 14 electric car charging stations to four locations across campus. There are four stations on the first level of the Stadium ...

Veronique de Rugy: Eliminate, Don't Expand, Electric Vehicle Credit - Noozhawk

17 hours 55 min ago

The Verge

Veronique de Rugy: Eliminate, Don't Expand, Electric Vehicle Credit
Noozhawk
For manufacturers of electric vehicles, you might expect the accomplishment of moving their 200,000th unit to be met by celebration. However, because the threshold triggers the reduction of a juicy federal handout that props up electric vehicle sales ...
Elon Musk wants cobalt out of his batteries — here's why that's a challengeThe Verge

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Volkswagen to expand 'mega-factory' in China to build more electric vehicles - Electrek

19 hours 39 min ago

Electrek

Volkswagen to expand 'mega-factory' in China to build more electric vehicles
Electrek
The Foshan Plant, which is already a giant factory producing around 300,000 vehicles per year for the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture, is going to get a second phase expansion that will see a doubling of the factory's capacity. Volkswagen says that the ...

Electric vehicle charging station installed in Orangeville - Orangeville Banner

19 hours 46 min ago

Orangeville Banner

Electric vehicle charging station installed in Orangeville
Orangeville Banner
Two parking spaces at Orangeville Town Hall have access to a new electric vehicle charging station. Electric vehicles have been gaining popularity due to their environmental benefits. Many electric vehicle owners make travelling decisions based on ...
Power Grid Plans To Set Up 26 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In Three CitiesBloombergQuint

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Six premium electric vehicles in the pipeline - The Globe and Mail

20 hours 22 min ago

The Globe and Mail

Six premium electric vehicles in the pipeline
The Globe and Mail
Open this photo in gallery. Mini will present an all-electric series-production model in 2019. Handout. Already with 10 electric vehicles in production, up next for BMW is the Mini being engineered for urban driving. Range and battery size unknown at ...

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Conservative poll says Americans resent electric-car tax credits - Green Car Reports

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 11:53pm

Green Car Reports

Conservative poll says Americans resent electric-car tax credits
Green Car Reports
Results of a study released Tuesday by the American Energy Alliance found that most voters object to tax credits for electric cars. Tellingly, the poll also shows that the public generally supports electric cars themselves. Two-thirds said they are ...

A first timeline for Volvo's fully electric cars - CTV News

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 11:20pm

CTV News

A first timeline for Volvo's fully electric cars
CTV News
The group's first fully electric vehicle will be the Polestar 2, from Volvo Cars' Polestar performance company and brand. This electric sedan is billed as a rival for the Tesla Model 3 and is due out at the end of 2019. This will be followed by the ...

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Commentary: There's a better answer than electric cars - Fairfield Daily Republic

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:57pm

Commentary: There's a better answer than electric cars
Fairfield Daily Republic
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 ...

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Why are electric cars all the rage? - Irish Tech News

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 8:05pm

Irish Tech News

Why are electric cars all the rage?
Irish Tech News
Electric cars are the talk of the town as they are undoubtedly the future of automotive industry. Governments across the world are in favor of these low-emission vehicles to save their environments while brands from Maserati to Mazda are either ...

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Electric vehicle networks need to be open, smart, clean and equitable - www.businessgreen.com

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 6:54pm

www.businessgreen.com

Electric vehicle networks need to be open, smart, clean and equitable
www.businessgreen.com
A group of major automakers, utilities, tech companies, environmental firms and industry groups have come together to outline best practices to help build electric vehicle charging networks that are open, smart, clean and equitable. The agreement ...

Buses, delivery vans and garbage trucks are the electric vehicles next door - Seattle Times

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 11:06am

Seattle Times

Buses, delivery vans and garbage trucks are the electric vehicles next door
Seattle Times
As American car buyers cautiously dip their toes into the world of electric vehicles, pondering issues such as cost, charging times and driving range, big businesses and some government agencies are going in headfirst. The Antelope Valley Transit ...

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Govt to scrap subsidy for private electric cars - Times of India

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 7:15am

Times of India

Govt to scrap subsidy for private electric cars
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Centre plans to scrap cash incentives currently offered to buyers of electric cars despite having incentivised these clean fuel technologies till just a few months back. The move, experts said, will further dampen sales of private ...

Carbon ion batteries could charge electric vehicles to full capacity in five minutes, says ZapGo CEO - FreightWaves

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 4:24am

FreightWaves

Carbon ion batteries could charge electric vehicles to full capacity in five minutes, says ZapGo CEO
FreightWaves
At this point in time, the world witnesses discussions on transport emissions at a scale that it has never seen before. Electric vehicles (EV), albeit a tiny percentage on the roads, is showing stupendous growth this decade with a 45% increase in 2017 ...

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Will Porsche's Electric Car Push Take Down Tesla? - TheStreet.com

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 3:01am

TheStreet.com

Will Porsche's Electric Car Push Take Down Tesla?
TheStreet.com
(GM) recently said it will up its production of the Chevy Bolt as global demand for the mid-priced all-electric sedan remains high. Further, the Detroit-based automaker says it plans to introduce 20 electric vehicles globally by 2023. It's not alone ...

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Supply Scenario Analysis: Sizing The Electric Vehicle Opportunity For Nickel Market - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 2:11am

Supply Scenario Analysis: Sizing The Electric Vehicle Opportunity For Nickel Market
Seeking Alpha
Resumption of Philippine and Indonesian ore exports imposes further downward pressure on nickel ore prices. Nickel demand from batteries is expected to triple in three years. Electric vehicles are a key source of profits for refined nickel producers in ...

Uber Announces Premium Pay For Drivers Of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles - CleanTechnica

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 1:13am

CleanTechnica

Uber Announces Premium Pay For Drivers Of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
CleanTechnica
Uber announced a new push to clean up its driver-owned fleets on Tuesday which offers some drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles extra pay per trip. The move comes as the popular ride-sharing company looks for ways to cut fleet emissions on a fleet ...
Uber to pay drivers in some cities to switch to electric carsMyBroadband
Uber will start paying EV drivers in bid to boost electric carsAutoblog (blog)
Uber will pay drivers extra to switch to electric vehiclesBusiness Recorder (press release)
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Ford Conservatives ready to hit the brakes on electric vehicle rebates - TheSpec.com

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 12:23am

TheSpec.com

Ford Conservatives ready to hit the brakes on electric vehicle rebates
TheSpec.com
Ontario is getting ready to hit the brakes on rebates of up to $14,000 for motorists buying electric vehicles like the new Honda Clarity and Chrysler Pacifica hybrid. The purchase incentives, which were established years ago by the recently defeated ...
Doug Ford's PCs may slam the brakes on electric vehicle incentivesCBC.ca
Doug Ford Is Scrapping The Cash Incentive Program For Ontarians To Get A Discounted TeslaNarcity

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India's Hunt For Lithium For Electric Vehicle Boom To Begin By March - BloombergQuint

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 11:57pm

BloombergQuint

India's Hunt For Lithium For Electric Vehicle Boom To Begin By March
BloombergQuint
As India looks to prepare for the electric vehicle boom, a joint venture of three state-run companies to hunt for minerals like lithium and cobalt overseas will become operational this financial year. “The mandate of this is to source and acquire ...

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