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Beijing wants to replace its 70,000 taxis with electric vehicles to fight ... - Electrek

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 7:54am

Electrek

Beijing wants to replace its 70,000 taxis with electric vehicles to fight ...
Electrek
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular with fleet operators, like taxi companies. They are attracted by gas savings and lower maintenance costs, but ...
China Deploys Aggressive Mandates To Take Lead In Electric VehiclesForbes

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Survey shows lack of Oahu electric vehicle charging stations - Sacramento Bee

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 7:49am

Survey shows lack of Oahu electric vehicle charging stations
Sacramento Bee
A survey conducted by a renewable energy nonprofit shows a majority of parking lot owners on Oahu have evaded a law regarding electric vehicle charging stations. The law requires parking lots with 100 stalls or more to have at least one electric ...

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Electric vehicles for commercial use may not require permits - Economic Times

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 6:58am

Economic Times

Electric vehicles for commercial use may not require permits
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The government is working on a scheme to encourage the use of commercial electric vehicles for city transport that will remove all necessary permits otherwise needed to run commercial vehicles, including taxis in the country. The government ...

China Deploys Aggressive Mandates To Take Lead In Electric Vehicles - Forbes

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 6:34am

China Deploys Aggressive Mandates To Take Lead In Electric Vehicles
Forbes
China is throwing its policy toolbox wide open in an all-out effort to sustain leadership in electric vehicles. And to make sure that Chinese companies win a dominant share of future EV sales. This week the City of Beijing announced plans to transform ...

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What Are the Implications of Electric Vehicles for the Environment and Business? - Environmental Leader

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 4:08am

Environmental Leader

What Are the Implications of Electric Vehicles for the Environment and Business?
Environmental Leader
Last fall, Germany's upper legislative chamber proposed to phase-out the gasoline-powered car by 2030. Is that possible and if so, what would the implications be for businesses and the environment? The answers are that it depends on whom is doing the ...
Germany's plan for 100% electric cars may actually increase carbon emissionsGreener Ideal (blog)

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China And The US Supercharge The Growing Global Electric Vehicle Industry - Forbes

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 12:36am

Forbes

China And The US Supercharge The Growing Global Electric Vehicle Industry
Forbes
By any definition, the global electric vehicle (EV) industry appears to be at an inflection point. In fact, UBS, a large securities firm, believes that significant change is on the way and predicts that a growing global electric vehicle fleet will be ...

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Electric vehicle charging station installers must seek Dewa permission - The National

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:40pm

The National

Electric vehicle charging station installers must seek Dewa permission
The National
Companies looking to install an electric vehicle (EV) charging station must obtain approval from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), according to a new directive. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed, chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, ...
Dubai to set up electric vehicle charging stations across emirateZawya

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UK Shopping Center to Promote Electric Vehicles - Ward's Auto

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:03pm

Ward's Auto

UK Shopping Center to Promote Electric Vehicles
Ward's Auto
Chargemaster is to set up and operate what the electric-vehicle infrastructure provider calls the U.K.'s first EV multibrand shopping-center showroom. The town of Milton Keynes, 55 miles (90 km) northwest of London, awarded the contract for the center ...

Renault-Nissan Alliance And Transdev To Develop Driverless Electric Vehicle Fleet - NDTVAuto.com

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 8:17pm

Electrek

Renault-Nissan Alliance And Transdev To Develop Driverless Electric Vehicle Fleet
NDTVAuto.com
The Renault-Nissan Alliance announced that it will work with Transdev, a company involved in autonomous vehicle (AV) services, to develop a fleet of self-driving electric vehicles. The two companies will collaborate to develop a modular transportation ...
Renault-Nissan Alliance announces plans for a self-driving electric car fleet for public and on-demand transportationElectrek
Renault-Nissan Alliance & Transdev Partnering For Self-Driving Vehicle R&DCleanTechnica
How Renault-Nissan Is Going to Get You in an Electric Driverless CarFortune

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Tesla and Hyundai join calls for electric vehicle tax incentives - Wheels Magazine

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 5:30pm

Wheels Magazine

Tesla and Hyundai join calls for electric vehicle tax incentives
Wheels Magazine
HYUNDAI Australia and Tesla have joined in calling on the government to take action in encouraging stronger electric vehicle uptake and infrastructure development. The comments follow BMW Australia CEO Marc Werner's recent call for the Turnbull ...

Hybrid and electric car fee pared down, passed by House - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 11:04am

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Hybrid and electric car fee pared down, passed by House
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
A new fee on electric and hybrid vehicles in Montana is still working its way toward the governor's desk but has seen an amendment to the fee's amount. House Bill 205 by state Rep. Alan Redfield, a Republican from Paradise Valley, as introduced, would ...

Renault-Nissan Alliance announces plans for a self-driving electric car fleet for public and on-demand transportation - Electrek

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 5:47am

Electrek

Renault-Nissan Alliance announces plans for a self-driving electric car fleet for public and on-demand transportation
Electrek
Virtually all automakers are currently working on some form of driverless ride-sharing/taxi services. Whether it's through investments in existing services, like GM with its acquisition and investment in Cruise Automation and Lyft respectively, or ...
Renault-Nissan Alliance & Transdev to jointly develop driverless vehicle fleet systemETAuto.com

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Norton: We need to promote, prepare for electric vehicles - Post-Bulletin

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 5:32am

Post-Bulletin

Norton: We need to promote, prepare for electric vehicles
Post-Bulletin
As the price of new electric vehicles has dropped to that of a mid-sized gas-powered car, the mileage range traveled per charge has increased to surpass the average person's daily driving patterns. The appeal of cost savings, low maintenance and zero ...

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Heathrow Airport installs new electric vehicle charging points - Airport Business

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 4:34am

Airport Business

Heathrow Airport installs new electric vehicle charging points
Airport Business
New electric vehicle charging points have been installed at Heathrow Airport under a new partnership between POD Point, manufacturer of the units, and APCOA Parking. The units are available to all drivers of electric vehicles looking to park at the ...

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Rockville's 209 mph electric car - WTOP

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 3:38am

WTOP

Rockville's 209 mph electric car
WTOP
WASHINGTON — A Rockville, Maryland, company has set out to prove electric cars can be high-end performance cars, and it's proving it, even if the price for consumer entry is unreachable for most. Genovation Cars said on Feb. 16, its highly-modified ...
Genovation Electric Car Sets Yet Another World Speed RecordPR Newswire (press release)
This Corvette is the Fastest Street-Legal Electric Vehicle in the World…AgainAutoGuide.com

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Drivers can now charge electric vehicles on UAB campus - Alabama NewsCenter

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 3:00am

Alabama NewsCenter

Drivers can now charge electric vehicles on UAB campus
Alabama NewsCenter
In 2016, six EVSEs were installed but were 240V, Level 2 plug-units that requires charging an electric vehicle overnight to reach a full battery. The new stations are the same type of plug-units capable of charging a battery within four hours. EV ...

Bentley Might Make An All-Electric Vehicle - Auto World News

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 1:50am

Auto World News

Bentley Might Make An All-Electric Vehicle
Auto World News
According to Electrek, there is no excuse for premium automakers to not have an all-electric vehicle in their line-up. These days the batteries are cheap enough, so the luxury automakers can use large battery packs to compete with cars that have ...
Bentley's Next SUV Will Be An Electric Vehicle, Plug-In Hybrids to Come Firstautoevolution
Bentley is weighing an all-electric SUV smaller than the Bentayga, says CEOElectrek
Bentley may take on Tesla with an electric SUVPulse Nigeria
CarTrade.com -CarWale (blog)
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EVgo and ABB to Deploy Nation's First High-Power Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 1:11am

Yahoo Finance

EVgo and ABB to Deploy Nation's First High-Power Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station
Yahoo Finance
27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EVgo, the nation's largest network of public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, and electrification technology leader ABB, are pleased to announce that they will deploy the nation's first High-Power fast charging ...

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Germany's 100% Electric Car Goal Would Raise Emissions Equivalent to Uruguay - Greentech Media

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 11:44pm

The Conversation UK

Germany's 100% Electric Car Goal Would Raise Emissions Equivalent to Uruguay
Greentech Media
Germany has ambitious plans for both electric cars and renewable energy. But it can't deliver both. As things stand, Germany's well-meaning but contradictory ambitions would actually boost emissions by an amount comparable with the present-day ...
Germany's plan for 100% electric cars may actually increase carbon ...The Conversation UK

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New innovations in electric vehicle technology as councils look to cut congestion and clean the air of London's streets - getwestlondon

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 11:11pm

getwestlondon

New innovations in electric vehicle technology as councils look to cut congestion and clean the air of London's streets
getwestlondon
The roll out will work by sharing information about charging points using parking sensors in electric vehicle bays to provide real-time data to motorists looking for a spot to recharge. The parking app is designed to reduce time motorists drive by ...

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