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Daimler to build electric cars in existing Mercedes plants - Reuters

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:49am

Reuters

Daimler to build electric cars in existing Mercedes plants
Reuters
DE) plans to build its new electric vehicles in existing Mercedes plants by integrating them with serial production of cars with combustion engines, the group said. "In this way, we are taking advantage of the opportunities offered by electric mobility ...
Uber and Daimler Join Forces on Self-Driving Cars - Uber NewsroomUber Newsroom

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Shell says it will start installing electric vehicle chargers at its gas stations this year - Electrek

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 9:36pm

Electrek

Shell says it will start installing electric vehicle chargers at its gas stations this year
Electrek
In a future where the world's car fleet is rapidly transitioning to electric vehicles, gas stations will be forcefully downgraded to simple convenience stores and consequently, they will lose a significant revenue stream brought in by people stopping ...

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Shell says it will start installing electric vehicle chargers at its gas stations this year - Electrek

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 9:36pm

Electrek

Shell says it will start installing electric vehicle chargers at its gas stations this year
Electrek
In a future where the world's car fleet is rapidly transitioning to electric vehicles, gas stations will be forcefully downgraded to simple convenience stores and consequently, they will lose a significant revenue stream brought in by people stopping ...

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With new hybrid, Nissan offers cheaper route to electric cars - Reuters

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 8:37pm

Reuters

With new hybrid, Nissan offers cheaper route to electric cars
Reuters
Nissan's battery-electric Leaf, the industry's first mass-market, all-electric car launched in 2010, is the world's top-selling electric vehicle (EV), but sales have failed to reach initial targets. Globally, more than 250,000 Leaf cars have been sold ...
Nissan To Show Off Juke e-Power Concept (Series Hybrid) At This ...CleanTechnica

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SsangYong Aiming To Roll Out Three Electric Vehicles By 2020 - Hybrid Cars News

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 4:05pm

SsangYong Aiming To Roll Out Three Electric Vehicles By 2020
Hybrid Cars News
Korean automaker SsangYong Motor says it may be rolling out three battery electric vehicles by 2020 at the latest, according to UK boss Paul Williams. The carmaker is in the testing phase of its first EV, an electric version of its Tivoli crossover SUV ...

Tesla, BMW fall short in electric vehicle crash tests - CNBC

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 4:03pm

CNBC

Tesla, BMW fall short in electric vehicle crash tests
CNBC
A new round of crash tests highlights areas where Tesla's Model S and BMW i3 failed to score as high as other electric vehicles rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The two models did not fail any of the crash tests, but did fall ...
Tesla, BMW electrics fall short of highest crash-test ratingETAuto.com

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Total commits to electric vehicle charging stations - Practical Motoring

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 1:13pm

Practical Motoring

Total commits to electric vehicle charging stations
Practical Motoring
HOT ON THE heels of General Motors and Honda announcing they were going into business together to build hydrogen fuel cell systems, French oil and gas company, Total, was announcing it would add electric vehicle charging stations to its petrol stations ...

Will electric cars thrive, survive, or die under president Trump? - RenewEconomy

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 11:01am

RenewEconomy

Will electric cars thrive, survive, or die under president Trump?
RenewEconomy
President Trump just dropped his “America First” energy plan and, not surprisingly, it doesn't include renewable energy or electric vehicles. It does, however, mention the importance of protecting clean air and clean water though it also encourages the ...

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Secaucus - NorthJersey.com

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 10:56am

NorthJersey.com

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Secaucus
NorthJersey.com
SECAUCUS – The town will install four charging stations to be used by owners of electric vehicles. The stations will be at the library, the recreation center, the Town Hall and the municipal parking lot. Secaucus received $20,000 for the four electric ...

Electric Vehicle Charging Interface Initiative Welcomes STMicroelectronics - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 1:07am

Electric Vehicle Charging Interface Initiative Welcomes STMicroelectronics
Yahoo Finance
Berlin - January 31, 2017 - The Charging Interface Initiative e. V., CharIN, an open association founded to develop and establish the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the standard for charging all kinds of battery-powered electric vehicles, and ...

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Electric Vehicle Charging Interface Initiative Welcomes STMicroelectronics - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 1:01am

Electric Vehicle Charging Interface Initiative Welcomes STMicroelectronics
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Berlin - January 31, 2017 - The Charging Interface Initiative e. V., CharIN, an open association founded to develop and establish the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the standard for charging all kinds of battery-powered electric vehicles, and ...

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Renault Puts Gilles Normand In Charge Of Its Electric Vehicle Division - InsideEVs

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 11:59pm

InsideEVs

Renault Puts Gilles Normand In Charge Of Its Electric Vehicle Division
InsideEVs
Today, Groupe Renault announces as of January 1st, 2017, Gilles Normand will become SVP, Electric Vehicle, reporting to Thierry Koskas, EVP, Sales and Marketing. He was most recently Groupe Renault SVP and Chairman of the Asia-Pacific region and ...

Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will ... - Electrek

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 11:57pm

Electrek

Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will ...
Electrek
At this point, most industry watchers would agree that car dealers are a barrier to the electrification of the car industry. Recent studies have painted a negative ...
Guest opinion: Time to plug in? The impact of electric vehicles on ...AM-online
Audi Challenges Dealers To Step Up To EV Sales Or Risk Taking ...Hybrid Cars News

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New Zealand sparks electric vehicle market - Asset Finance International (press release) (blog)

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 11:24pm

Asset Finance International (press release) (blog)

New Zealand sparks electric vehicle market
Asset Finance International (press release) (blog)
Electric vehicles are cheaper to run than petrol or diesel vehicles and, because they're powered by our abundant renewable electricity supply, they will reduce the emissions that come from the country's vehicle fleet. An electric vehicle in New ...

What to look for when shopping for a used electric car - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 9:00pm

What to look for when shopping for a used electric car
The Globe and Mail
Electric vehicles made up fewer than 7,000 of Canada's 1.9 million annual new auto sales last year, but older EVs increasingly are finding their way into the used-car market. Data supplied to Globe Drive by autotrader.ca shows searches on its car-sales ...

Electric vehicles rolled out in Rockhampton Council - GovNews

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 4:26pm

GovNews

Electric vehicles rolled out in Rockhampton Council
GovNews
Following a series of trials, the Queensland government has presented an electric vehicle to Rockhampton Regional Council to further promote the uptake of the emerging technology in the region. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV, a popular choice among local and ...

Buying and Installing a Home Electric-Vehicle Charging Station ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 6:44am

Greentech Media

Buying and Installing a Home Electric-Vehicle Charging Station ...
Greentech Media
Most plug-in vehicles (both pure electric and plug-in hybrids) come with a Level 1 charging station which allows the vehicle to be charged from a standard ...

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IN BRIEF Costa Rica electric vehicle bill under the microscope - Business News Americas (subscription)

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 5:46am

Business News Americas (subscription)

IN BRIEF Costa Rica electric vehicle bill under the microscope
Business News Americas (subscription)
Projects covered include state-owned and private projects in the Infrastructure, Electric Power, Oil & Gas (excluding upstream), Water and Waste, and Mining sectors. Where applicable, a project is considered as such until the end of construction and ...

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VW will introduce heads-up display with augmented-reality in its upcoming electric vehicles - Electrek

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 3:46am

Electrek

VW will introduce heads-up display with augmented-reality in its upcoming electric vehicles
Electrek
The grille has also been a design dilemma for electric vehicle designers. Unlike combustion engines, electric motors don't need the air intake of a grille, but it has been an important design feature for so long that automakers have often included it ...

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