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The Floating Electric Car That Was Born From Tragedy - Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics

The Floating Electric Car That Was Born From Tragedy
Popular Mechanics
While Tsurumaki's Fomm sells itself first as the world's smallest electric four-seater, it's water-resistance and ability to float will give it a leg up in rainy southeast Asian environs (the car is being built in Thailand). While Fomm's website notes ...

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GM faces similar challenges in US, China with EVs - Automotive News (blog)

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Automotive News (blog)

GM faces similar challenges in US, China with EVs
Automotive News (blog)
China and the U.S. are seen as GM's two main hubs for deploying at least 20 EVs or fuel cell vehicles by 2023. GM has not detailed the vehicles, but Tsien said China will receive "a substantial proportion" of the vehicles. His comments are in line with ...
Big portion of future GM electric vehicles for China market: executiveReuters

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Hedge fund Westbeck Capital to set up electric vehicle metals fund - Financial Times

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Investment Week

Hedge fund Westbeck Capital to set up electric vehicle metals fund
Financial Times
The fund will invest in small and mid-cap miners of materials such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, copper, rare earths and graphite, which are used in electric car batteries and motors. It comes as some of the largest mining funds are adjusting their ...
Oil specialist Westbeck to launch electric vehicle hedge fundReuters

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Philly's Electric Vehicle Task Force report: 5 key recommendations - Curbed Philly

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Curbed Philly

Philly's Electric Vehicle Task Force report: 5 key recommendations
Curbed Philly
Five months after the City of Philadelphia set up an Electric Vehicle Task Force, the committee has released its first draft of a report that's meant to guide future policy on electric vehicles in Philly. In the 31-page report, the task force offers ...

Dalian Wanda-backed electric vehicle maker sued for delayed payment to suppliers - South China Morning Post

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 10:40pm

South China Morning Post

Dalian Wanda-backed electric vehicle maker sued for delayed payment to suppliers
South China Morning Post
A pioneering new-energy vehicle maker backed by Dalian Wanda Group and “home appliance queen” Dong Mingzhu is being sued for overdue payments to suppliers in a sign that irrational investment in China's rapidly expanding electric-car market may be ...

Single-Seat Electric Vehicle Brings Economy To Solo Commuters - PSFK

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 10:02pm

PSFK

Single-Seat Electric Vehicle Brings Economy To Solo Commuters
PSFK
Canadian startup Electra Meccanica has developed a downsized electric vehicle for drivers who want to go green but don't want to purchase a full-size vehicle. The single-seat electric car is called the Solo. The Solo can go up to 100 miles on a single ...

The Biggest Electric Vehicle Company You've Never Heard Of - Fast Company

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 10:01pm

Fast Company

The Biggest Electric Vehicle Company You've Never Heard Of
Fast Company
In addition to ones with combustible engines, it manufactures electric and plug-in hybrid taxis, coaches, consumer cars, logistics vehicles, sanitation trucks, heavy equipment, and off-road vehicles. BYD operates out of a 667-acre Shenzhen headquarters ...

BMW ranks first, Subaru rated worst in electric vehicle survey - Jakarta Post

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 9:54pm

Jakarta Post

BMW ranks first, Subaru rated worst in electric vehicle survey
Jakarta Post
As automakers pour billions of dollars into preparing for electric vehicles and stricter emission controls, among other changes in the industry, an environmental lobby has handed out progress reports. The Carbon Disclosure Project ranked responses from ...

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Volkswagen says studying electric vehicle market closely - The Hindu

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 6:50pm

The Hindu

Volkswagen says studying electric vehicle market closely
The Hindu
German auto major Volkswagen is monitoring electric vehicle scenario in India and will be ready with its range of products for the country as soon as the market is ready, a company official has said. “Volkswagen Group is studying the developments on ...

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Electric vehicles in SA: Uptake of EVs slow but steady - Wheels24

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 6:16pm

Wheels24

Electric vehicles in SA: Uptake of EVs slow but steady
Wheels24
Cape Town - Lightstone, one of South Africa's leading analytics and data companies today, reveals that since the inception of electrically powered vehicles (EV) in South Africa a total of 375 have been sold. The idea of owning a re-chargeable lithium ...

France's PSA Group to offer 40 electric vehicles by 2025 - Phys.Org

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 5:52pm

Phys.Org

France's PSA Group to offer 40 electric vehicles by 2025
Phys.Org
Tavares wouldn't say exactly when the company that makes Peugeot and Citroen vehicles will come to the U.S. or which brand it will offer. PSA, which is Europe's No. 2 automaker, completed a $2.5 billion takeover of the Opel and Vauxhall brands from ...

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Chinese electric vehicle ride-hailing service Caocao Zhuanche raises $156M - SiliconANGLE News (blog)

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 5:49pm

SiliconANGLE News (blog)

Chinese electric vehicle ride-hailing service Caocao Zhuanche raises $156M
SiliconANGLE News (blog)
Chinese ride-hailing startup Caocao Zhuanche has become the Middle Kingdom's latest unicorn, raising $156 million in a Series A round on a valuation of $1.6 billion. Virtually unknown outside of China, Caocao Zhuanche was founded in 2015 and operates a ...

EESL invites bid for 2000 electric vehicle chargers for phase II - Economic Times

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 1:52pm

EESL invites bid for 2000 electric vehicle chargers for phase II
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has invited a bid for 2,000 electric vehicle chargers for the second phase of its EV programme, which will see the rollout of 9,500 electric vehicles across different states. "We have invited ...

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Big portion of future GM electric vehicles for China market: executive - Reuters

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 11:49am

Reuters

Big portion of future GM electric vehicles for China market: executive
Reuters
The broader electrification strategy, detailed in mid-November by Chief Executive Mary Barra, includes the introduction in 2021 of a new dedicated electric vehicle architecture and an advanced battery system, which will support the development of at ...
GM faces similar challenges in US, China with EVsAutomotive News (blog)

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Big portion of future GM electric vehicles for China market: executive - Reuters

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 8:12am

Reuters

Big portion of future GM electric vehicles for China market: executive
Reuters
The broader electrification strategy, detailed in mid-November by Chief Executive Mary Barra, includes the introduction in 2021 of a new dedicated electric vehicle architecture and an advanced battery system, which will support the development of at ...
GM faces similar challenges in US, China with EVsAutomotive News (blog)

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A Floating Car Is Born From the Carnage of Japan's Tsunami - Bloomberg

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 8:00am

Bloomberg

A Floating Car Is Born From the Carnage of Japan's Tsunami
Bloomberg
At best, he envisions it as a small electric vehicle — a second car for affluent families for short trips around the neighborhood. Most customers will only use the floating capabilities in emergencies, probably only once in their lifetimes, he says ...

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Infiniti Will Introduce All-Electric Vehicle in 2021 - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 6:44am

InsideEVs

Infiniti Will Introduce All-Electric Vehicle in 2021
U.S. News & World Report
DETROIT (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s luxury Infiniti brand says it will introduce an all-electric vehicle in 2021. Nissan has been selling its Leaf electric car since 2010, but this will be the first electric vehicle from Infiniti. Infiniti also plans to ...
Infiniti Confirms First Pure Electric Vehicle Will Launch In 2021InsideEVs
Infiniti's first electric car coming in 2021Motor Authority
Infiniti to roll out electric car range in 2021FleetNews
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PG&E launches new program to install 7,500 electric vehicle ... - Electrek

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 6:05am

Electrek

PG&E launches new program to install 7,500 electric vehicle ...
Electrek
California is already leading the U.S. in terms of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and are likely going to keep that lead at the pace they are installing stations. Now, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a major electric utility in the ...
PG&E launches electric vehicle charging network - The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News

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Owning An Electric Car Is Twice As Cheap As Owning A Gas Vehicle - Fast Company

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 5:31am

Fast Company

Owning An Electric Car Is Twice As Cheap As Owning A Gas Vehicle
Fast Company
Miles per gallon would need to be higher than 50 in 39 states. Under federal CAFE rules, new cars must exceed 45 MPG; the current national average for all cars, new and old, is about 25 MPG. Of course, price is not the only consideration in whether to ...

China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: almost four times those in the US - Green Car Reports

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 3:40am

Green Car Reports

China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: almost four times those in the US
Green Car Reports
Yet, the total number of NEVs sold in the country represents just a drop in the bucket—2.7 percent—of China's total vehicle market, which reached 28.9 million vehicles last year. In comparison, U.S. sales reached 17.2 million vehicles in 2017, of ...

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