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LMEWEEK-BHP turns to drill bit to meet electric car copper consumption - Reuters

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 1:39am

LMEWEEK-BHP turns to drill bit to meet electric car copper consumption
Reuters
LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Exploration not acquisition is the best way for BHP to meet any rise in copper demand from electric vehicles, a top official at the world's biggest miner said. The copper sector faces huge challenges as the ore quality in ...

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Electric Car Charging Cables Only Need One Thing To Be So Much Better - Jalopnik

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:05am

Jalopnik

Electric Car Charging Cables Only Need One Thing To Be So Much Better
Jalopnik
There's no question that electric cars are becoming more and more common, and even without a mature charging infrastructure or swappable batteries it's likely we'll see EVs commanding a significant percentage of vehicles very soon. All of this just ...

UK electric vehicle registrations increase by 1800% in five years - FleetNews

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 9:04pm

FleetNews

UK electric vehicle registrations increase by 1800% in five years
FleetNews
Following the recent announcement the government plans to ban sales of all petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040, non-standard vehicle finance provider Moneybarn has analysed the development of the UK's electric vehicle industry over the last five years ...
Electric vehicle registrations increased by over 1800 per cent in five yearsshropshirestar.com

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The 10 cars that left their mark on electric vehicle history - Driving

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:59pm

Driving

The 10 cars that left their mark on electric vehicle history
Driving
Electric mobility is the hottest topic in the automotive industry right now. It's new to many motorists, but the idea of a battery-powered car has been around for as long as the car itself. We'd all be experiencing a serious case of déjà vu if we'd ...
Nissan Leaf Is Top Selling Electric VehicleFocusdailynews
Nissan launches singing electric car to save livesBusiness Recorder (press release) (blog)
Nissan Leaf 2018 reviewCarsGuide

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Indian Government Commits to Electric-Vehicle Future - Ward's Auto

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:13pm

Ward's Auto

Indian Government Commits to Electric-Vehicle Future
Ward's Auto
NEW DELHI – India's automobile manufacturing industry, which already has an annual output of 25 million vehicles, is bracing itself for a comprehensive switchover to electric vehicles, with the government forming a clear policy that it wants combustion ...
Green edition: Should your business be switching to EVsFleetNews
Electric Vehicles INDIA Market 2017 – Current and Future Plans 2030Digital Journal

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Lots of freebies with this electric vehicle in Dubai — and it's available now - gulfnews.com

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:07pm

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Lots of freebies with this electric vehicle in Dubai — and it's available now
gulfnews.com
Dubai: You want more freebies with your new vehicle purchase — free parking, free Salik (road toll), free registration, among others? Oh, there's free charging too... because it happens to be an electric vehicle. Just get a hold of the all-electric ...

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Honda to halve charging time for electric vehicles by 2022 - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:01pm

Nikkei Asian Review

Honda to halve charging time for electric vehicles by 2022
Nikkei Asian Review
Honda plans to launch an electric vehicle for the mass market in Europe and Japan over 2019 and 2020. The model will have a battery with a large storage capacity and the company plans to equip the light-weight vehicle with an optimal charging system.
US EV Charging Network Grows From 5070 To 50990 Charging Sites In 6 YearsCleanTechnica
Govt to adopt liberal norms for electric vehicle charging stationsDeccan Herald
Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure Market Analysis, Growth, Size, Share, Trends, Sales Forecast and ...MilTech
Newsient (blog)
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US DOE To Award $15 Million To Developers Of Extremely Fast Electric Vehicle Charging Tech - CleanTechnica

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:28am

CleanTechnica

US DOE To Award $15 Million To Developers Of Extremely Fast Electric Vehicle Charging Tech
CleanTechnica
The US Department of Energy will be awarding up to $15 million in grants to support the development of “extremely” fast plug-in electric vehicle charging systems and batteries — systems and tech capable of operating at high power levels, that is. The ...

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India's Largest Auto Manufacturer Commits To Electric Vehicles, But Offers No Timelines - CleanTechnica

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 7:59am

CleanTechnica

India's Largest Auto Manufacturer Commits To Electric Vehicles, But Offers No Timelines
CleanTechnica
The largest auto manufacturer in India, Maruti Suzuki India, announced on Friday that it will begin manufacturing and selling plug-in electric vehicles in the country — but offered no details as regards timelines — following the government's ...

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High GST rate on batteries to hit e-vehicle drive - Economic Times

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:06am

Economic Times

High GST rate on batteries to hit e-vehicle drive
Economic Times
Under the new indirect tax regime, while electric vehicles sold with batteries are charged 12% GST, batteries sold without vehicles are taxed 28%. This makes the battery swapping business model — which is at the heart of the government's plan to ...

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MPs debate laws to help electric vehicle manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover - Birmingham Mail

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 1:38am

Birmingham Mail

MPs debate laws to help electric vehicle manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover
Birmingham Mail
MPs working on new laws designed to help electric vehicle manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover have asked the public to contribute their opinions or expertise. It follows the carmaker's announcement that all of its vehicles will be available in ...

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Find Best Light Commercial Electric Vehicle Or Fleet Vehicle For Your Needs — New Free Tool From Voltia - CleanTechnica

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:32pm

CleanTechnica

Find Best Light Commercial Electric Vehicle Or Fleet Vehicle For Your Needs — New Free Tool From Voltia
CleanTechnica
Voltia has launched a free new online tool intended to help business owners and fleet managers easily identify the best-suited electric light commercial vehicles and/or fleet cars for their needs, according to a new press release sent to CleanTechnica ...

Electric cars set world's nickel miners on new course - Reuters

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 8:49pm

Reuters

Electric cars set world's nickel miners on new course
Reuters
Lithium batteries containing nickel, which helps keep a charge over longer distances, are being installed in electric cars from Tesla's top-of-the-line Model X to General Motors Co modestly-priced Chevy Bolt. The battery boom promises a new and growing ...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down New Electric Vehicle & Hybrid Fee - CleanTechnica

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 8:45pm

CleanTechnica

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down New Electric Vehicle & Hybrid Fee
CleanTechnica
Following its adoption in recent months via the Oklahoma Legislature, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has struck down a new fee aimed at drivers/owners of plug-in electric vehicles and hybrids — owing to the fee being “an unconstitutional tax.” This news ...

Tesla shock for India's EV dream: Do we need a 'bulldoze' policy? - Economic Times

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 7:05pm

Economic Times

Tesla shock for India's EV dream: Do we need a 'bulldoze' policy?
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India got a rude shock when electric-car maker Tesla Inc. recently finalised a deal to build its own manufacturing plant in China. For months, Tesla had been exploring to set up a plant in India. The news should wake up the Indian government ...

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Climate change report: Government urged to drive electric vehicle use - The RiotACT

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 9:42am

The RiotACT

Climate change report: Government urged to drive electric vehicle use
The RiotACT
The transition to electric vehicles and the need for greater energy efficiency have been highlighted in a new report on the ACT's climate change policies. The report from the Office of the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment says that ...

BMW reports uptick in electric vehicle sales - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 6:32am

Spartanburg Herald Journal

BMW reports uptick in electric vehicle sales
Spartanburg Herald Journal
BMW Group announced sales of electric vehicles in the first nine months of this year have exceeded sales for the entire previous year. The German automaker, whose North American manufacturing facility is in Spartanburg County, stated that electric ...

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Cairns Sheridan Hotel installs Tesla electric car charger | Cairns Post - The Cairns Post

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 6:01am

The Cairns Post

Cairns Sheridan Hotel installs Tesla electric car charger | Cairns Post
The Cairns Post
A CBD hotel has become the latest in the Far North to jump on the electric car bandwagon. Cairns Sheridan Hotel general manager Stuart Munro installed an ...

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Electric Vehicles Are No Threat To Oil Demand - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 5:07am

Seeking Alpha

Electric Vehicles Are No Threat To Oil Demand
Seeking Alpha
In this piece, I discuss the misconception that the advent of electric vehicles will be bad for global oil demand. Electric vehicle use is growing at a nice clip, but it represents a very small piece of the overall market. Even with projected growth ...
Tata Motors set to roll out electric buses, small vehicles after e-car pushBusiness Standard

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Toyota looks to airless tires to boost electric vehicle performance - Toronto Star

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 4:40am

Toronto Star

Toyota looks to airless tires to boost electric vehicle performance
Toronto Star
Tokyo—Toyota Motor Corp. is eyeing airless tires to help reduce the weight of battery-electric and fuel-cell vehicles and boost performance, even though the technology is years away from being ready for commercial use. The automaker is using airless ...
Airless tires are coming soon to a hybrid or electric car near youAutoweek

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