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Apple might release an electric car after all, Australians say they'd buy it - RenewEconomy

6 hours 3 min ago

RenewEconomy

Apple might release an electric car after all, Australians say they'd buy it
RenewEconomy
There are without a doubt big shifts in the car manufacturing industry, not least of those being the increasing uptake of electric vehicles, development of autonomous and driverless technology and connected cars. At the very least, most motorists today ...

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China's solar giant GCL to make electric car move in new 'eco-town' - Reuters

6 hours 13 min ago

Reuters

China's solar giant GCL to make electric car move in new 'eco-town'
Reuters
JURONG, China (Reuters) - China's leading solar equipment manufacturer GCL is planning a move into the electric vehicle sector, aiming to make use of its expertise in energy to gain a vital competitive advantage in an increasingly crowded industry, ...

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RPT-COLUMN-Nickel is dancing to a new electric (vehicle) beat: Andy Home - Reuters

9 hours 13 min ago

RPT-COLUMN-Nickel is dancing to a new electric (vehicle) beat: Andy Home
Reuters
The International Nickel Study Group (INSG) estimates that global first-use nickel usage jumped by 7.8 percent last year and by another 9.7 percent in the first five months of this year. Such are the fundamental bonds between nickel and stainless steel ...

Australia is the worst-equipped nation for electric cars and we lag a decade behind the world - NEWS.com.au

10 hours 19 min ago

NEWS.com.au

Australia is the worst-equipped nation for electric cars and we lag a decade behind the world
NEWS.com.au
Analysis released today by the UK firm GoCompare has found we are the worst-equipped country for electric vehicles, performing poorly across several key measures. Of the 30 member nations of the International Energy Agency, Australia has the highest ...
Australia's 'electric car revolution' won't happen automaticallyThe Conversation AU
Australia's shocking car buying intentions revealedNEWS.com.au
The state of electric vehicles in Australia - ClimateWorks AustraliaClimateWorks Australia
Electric Vehicle Council -GoCompare
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China powers towards global electric vehicle supremacy - Small Caps

10 hours 46 min ago

Small Caps

China powers towards global electric vehicle supremacy
Small Caps
The electric vehicle revolution is accelerating at unprecedented speeds with the news that China has doubled electric vehicle (EV) production this year. Doubled EV production comes hot on the heels of a global shift towards renewable energy storage ...
Tesla vs. Nio: How the Two Electric Car Companies CompareInverse
Skadden, Latham Steer Tencent-Backed Electric Car Maker's $1.8 Billion IPOLaw.com
Chinese electric-car start-up Nio seeks IPO even as Musk plans to take Tesla privateYahoo News

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Workhorse W-15 & SureFly Electric Vehicles Take New York City By Storm - CleanTechnica

18 hours 5 min ago

CleanTechnica

Workhorse W-15 & SureFly Electric Vehicles Take New York City By Storm
CleanTechnica
Like the Chevy Volt, the W-15 is a battery electric vehicle. Plant a size 13 work boot firmly on the accelerator and the dual electric motors will move the truck smartly down the road using only electricity from the battery. The 3-cylinder range ...

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Tropos Motors Extends Range Of Its Low Speed Electric Vehicles With New Lithium-Ion Packs - CleanTechnica

19 hours 46 min ago

CleanTechnica

Tropos Motors Extends Range Of Its Low Speed Electric Vehicles With New Lithium-Ion Packs
CleanTechnica
August 15th, 2018 by Kyle Field. Electric utility vehicle manufacturer Tropos Motors has rolled out a new lithium-ion battery pack for its vehicles that quadruples the range and delivers increased safety for customers. The new 26kWh lithium-ion battery ...

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Nickel is dancing to a new electric (vehicle) beat: Andy Home - Reuters

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:18pm

Reuters

Nickel is dancing to a new electric (vehicle) beat: Andy Home
Reuters
Nickel and cobalt are two of the metals expected to benefit most from the electric vehicle (EV) revolution. Both are key inputs to most types of lithium-ion battery. It may seem premature for nickel to switch pricing partner. After all, the amount of ...

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Wall Street's Latest Short: Once-Hot Metal for Electric Cars - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:04pm

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street's Latest Short: Once-Hot Metal for Electric Cars
Wall Street Journal
One of the hottest investments of 2017 is now a big short. Investors have reaped gains this year from short bets on companies that produce lithium—a commodity used in the batteries that power electric vehicles and smartphones. Lithium prices soared ...

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Momentum building on electric vehicle transition: driving toward change - Lexology

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 9:24pm

Lexology

Momentum building on electric vehicle transition: driving toward change
Lexology
On 9 July 2018, the Government published its long awaited Road to Zero Strategy (“Strategy”), setting out plans to increase clean road transport infrastructure across the country, reduce vehicle emissions, and drive the commitment to zero emission ...

Why we need to rethink component design for electric vehicles - Power Engineering International

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 8:48pm

Power Engineering International

Why we need to rethink component design for electric vehicles
Power Engineering International
The global effort to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality is increasing pressure on car manufacturers to transform their portfolios. Swedish manufacturer Volvo became the first major automaker to announce a move to an all-electric range by ...

Scottish battery 'breakthrough' could charge electric cars in seconds - RenewEconomy

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 2:57pm

RenewEconomy

Scottish battery 'breakthrough' could charge electric cars in seconds
RenewEconomy
New battery technology that could see electric vehicles being charged in a fraction of the time of current standards – and powered by either electricity or hydrogen – has been developed by a team of Scottish scientists. Battery storage or fuel cell ...
How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in SecondsInverse

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LES to study electric vehicle use - Lincoln Journal Star

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 2:03pm

Lincoln Journal Star

LES to study electric vehicle use
Lincoln Journal Star
The two-year study will help Lincoln's electric provider explore what a future with more electric vehicles would look like, including impacts of widespread electric vehicle charging and how it would affect the demand on the local electric system.

Governors and premiers promote electric vehicle revolution - Bennington Banner

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 8:31am

Bennington Banner

Governors and premiers promote electric vehicle revolution
Bennington Banner
Purchase incentives were touched upon as a way to make electric vehicles more accessible for lower-income people. Gillbrook noted that although lifetime maintenance and fuel costs were lower for electric vehicles, the initial higher upfront cost could ...

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Here's a real robot electric car fast-charging station like the one Tesla has been promising for years - Electrek

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 7:09am

Electrek

Here's a real robot electric car fast-charging station like the one Tesla has been promising for years
Electrek
Do you remember when Tesla unveiled a metal snake robot Supercharger that can automatically plug into your car? The device was supposed to be added to Supercharger stations as part of Tesla autonomous driving ambitions in order to enable self-driving ...

Electric car marketing ramps up as VW splurges $60m on Jetsons and Flintstones ads - Stockhead

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 6:47am

Stockhead

Electric car marketing ramps up as VW splurges $60m on Jetsons and Flintstones ads
Stockhead
“While around 30 per cent of German, French and British consumers say they would consider buying an electric vehicle, on average across six major western European car markets just 2.1 per cent of car marketing spend was on zero emission vehicles and ...
Flintstones-Jetsons song mashup powers new electric vehicle awareness adAdAge.com
Electrify America Launches Educational Campaign to Raise Electric Vehicle AwarenessMarkets Insider
VW's Electrify America launches first ad campaign... with a Bolt EVCNET
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Governors and premiers promote electric vehicle revolution - vtdigger.org

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 5:55am

vtdigger.org

Governors and premiers promote electric vehicle revolution
vtdigger.org
“Range anxiety” — or drivers' fear that electric vehicles will leave them stranded when they run out of “juice” — was brought up as a common concern why drivers accustomed to a prevalence of gas stations are reluctant to relinquish their gas or ...

Prepping Electric Vehicles for the Real World - Electronic Design

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 3:57am

Electronic Design

Prepping Electric Vehicles for the Real World
Electronic Design
Download this article in PDF format. Almost everyone likes the idea of an electrical vehicle (EV). They're silent, non-polluting, and have good performance. And there's no such thing as “gas mileage” to worry about. What's not to like? But with sales ...

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Buses, two- and three-wheelers will power electric vehicle revolution, not cars: EAI - The Hindu BusinessLine

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 2:44am

The Hindu BusinessLine

Buses, two- and three-wheelers will power electric vehicle revolution, not cars: EAI
The Hindu BusinessLine
In the emerging electric vehicle (EV) revolution, two- and three-wheelers and buses will drive the growth over the next 6-7 years. Electric cars may have a minimum role during this period, according to a white paper on EV revolution by Energy ...

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