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This small electric car made by GM's Chinese joint-venture can cost just $5600 - Electrek

Fri, 09/02/2018 - 4:24am

Electrek

This small electric car made by GM's Chinese joint-venture can cost just $5600
Electrek
We are talking about the Baojun E100 electric vehicle made by the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint-venture. With a length of 2,488 mm (98″), a width of 1,506 mm (59″) and a height of 1,670 mm (66″), this is a very small two-seater. It is equipped with a 29 kW ...

The petrolhead's argument for buying an electric vehicle - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 09/02/2018 - 3:01am

Stuff.co.nz

The petrolhead's argument for buying an electric vehicle
Stuff.co.nz
Realistically I'll be on an electric bike before I'm in an electric car. But the Nissan Leaf is getting to be an affordable option. And were I a rich dude, I'd definitely be forgoing the Lambo or the Ferrari for a Tesla. Nothing says successful modern ...

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ChargePoint delivers 8 GWh of electricity in over 1 million electric car charges per month - Electrek

Fri, 09/02/2018 - 2:39am

Electrek

ChargePoint delivers 8 GWh of electricity in over 1 million electric car charges per month
Electrek
“As one of the most pivotal years for mobility in nearly a century, 2017 marks the beginning of the all-electric era. Electrification has emerged as the technology of choice for mobility solutions of the future, and we're seeing a perfect storm of ...

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India's electric carmakers are dreaming in top gear—but reality is on neutral - Quartz

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:40pm

Quartz

India's electric carmakers are dreaming in top gear—but reality is on neutral
Quartz
Surrounded by an unruly crowd of TV cameramen, photographers, and an oddly large number of selfie-sticks, Pawan Goenka, managing director of the Mahindra & Mahindra group, spelt out the unwritten theme of the Delhi Auto Expo 2018. “You are seeing ...
Electric vehicles, the toast of AutoExpo 2018Dalal Street Investment Journal
Auto Expo 2018 Live updates: Uniti unveils 5-seater stylish e-car; Maruti launches all New SwiftEconomic Times

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Soon, You Can Charge Your Electric Vehicle at 11 Public Points in Bengaluru - The Better India

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:29pm

Times of India

Soon, You Can Charge Your Electric Vehicle at 11 Public Points in Bengaluru
The Better India
These stations will potentially work as an excellent motivator for the owners of electric cars as well as for those who are hesitant about switching to the more eco-friendly option. Of the total 72 lakh vehicles in Bengaluru, only 6246 are powered by ...
Bescom to set up charging stations for electric vehiclesTimes of India
Soon, Bengaluru to get 11 electric vehicle charging pointsThe New Indian Express
Bengaluru to Get Charging Stations for Electric CarsThe Quint

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Electric Cars Threaten to Leave This European Nation Behind - Bloomberg

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:01pm

Bloomberg

Electric Cars Threaten to Leave This European Nation Behind
Bloomberg
The e-car development is inexorable. Within two years, electric vehicles will represent as much as 8 percent of total sales globally, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Jan. 23. In 22 years, electric cars will make up 54 percent of total new ...

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Electric cars have benefits, but likely won't save you money - Phys.Org

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:08am

Phys.Org

Electric cars have benefits, but likely won't save you money
Phys.Org
FUELING: Electric cars are cheaper to fuel. It costs $600 per year to charge a Leaf, according to the U.S. government, which assumes drivers travel 15,000 miles per year and pay the national average of 13 cents per kWh for electricity. By comparison ...

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi explore a new electric vehicle car-sharing program with Didi - Electrek

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:38am

Electrek

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi explore a new electric vehicle car-sharing program with Didi
Electrek
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China's mobility giant Didi, also known as “China's Uber”, to “explore future business cooperation on a new electric vehicle car-sharing ...
China's Didi sets up electric car-sharing platformReuters
Renault-Nissan alliance, Didi Chuxing to explore China electric car-sharing tie-upBusiness Insider

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Charge of the electric cars powers on in Europe - The Australian

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:01am

Charge of the electric cars powers on in Europe
The Australian
Electric vehicle demand in Europe followed trends elsewhere in 2017 with a 39 per cent increase compared with the previous year, the latest figures show. A total of 287,270 electrified vehicles were bought, 80,000 more than in 2016, with sales split ...

Oz Government Not on Same Electric-Vehicle Page - Ward's Auto

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:48pm

Ward's Auto

Oz Government Not on Same Electric-Vehicle Page
Ward's Auto
The Australian government says it won't ban the sale of new gasoline- and diesel-powered cars, but it's divided on whether to encourage the electric-vehicle industry. France and the U.K. are ending the sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040, and ...

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Maruti Suzuki's electric vehicle plans rest on one factor: affordability - Quartz

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 6:46pm

Quartz

Maruti Suzuki's electric vehicle plans rest on one factor: affordability
Quartz
Maruti Suzuki, India's largest carmaker, has declared its intention to launch its first electric vehicle (EV) in the country in 2020. But it must clear one critical bump on the road: affordability. Although the auto major is currently still assessing ...

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'Detroit Rising' podcast: Electric vehicle charging an emerging infrastructure hurdle for automakers, utility companies - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:17am

Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

'Detroit Rising' podcast: Electric vehicle charging an emerging infrastructure hurdle for automakers, utility companies
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
The MPSC is trying to establish guiding principles for EV stations and a potential special electric rate for powering vehicles of the future as Consumers and DTE see a new source of business and revenue. "Ultimately, the question that we're going to ...

Australians are missing out on an 'extraordinary' opportunity by snubbing electric cars - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:16am

NEWS.com.au

Australians are missing out on an 'extraordinary' opportunity by snubbing electric cars
NEWS.com.au
The cost varies depending on the terrain as the car uses more petrol when going up hills or having to accelerate quickly. Terrence said the most he would spend was $10 a day. In his previous conventional vehicle Terrence said he was spending up to $30 ...

How lithium-ion electric car batteries could still power your home once they've run out of zap - ABC Online

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 8:39am

ABC Online

How lithium-ion electric car batteries could still power your home once they've run out of zap
ABC Online
Less than five per cent of lithium-ion batteries sold in Australia are currently recovered and recycled. The rest end up in landfill. That's prompting the question — what will happen when the volume of battery waste grows as more electric vehicles ...

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Tesla Model X becomes first electric car to cross the Sahara desert through the Budapest-Bamako Rally - Electrek

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 2:50am

Electrek

Tesla Model X becomes first electric car to cross the Sahara desert through the Budapest-Bamako Rally
Electrek
As I often try to communicate, electric car range anxiety is not a real problem in most countries with charging infrastructure and a decent navigation. Unless you are unable to do some minimum planning, it's hard to run out of power. But they are still ...

Electric cars big trouble consumers unaware - Business Insider - Business Insider

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 1:33am

Business Insider

Electric cars big trouble consumers unaware - Business Insider
Business Insider
Even in California, where EVs are relatively more popular and charging stations are more widespread, electrified cars add up to just 5% of sales.
Are Electric Vehicles Finally Taking Off? Here's What You Need To ...Breaking Energy

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Electric cars big trouble consumers unaware - Business Insider - Business Insider

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 1:29am

Business Insider

Electric cars big trouble consumers unaware - Business Insider
Business Insider
Even in California, where EVs are relatively more popular and charging stations are more widespread, electrified cars add up to just 5% of sales.
Electric Cars Mostly Run On Electricity From Renewable Energy Or ...CleanTechnica
Are Electric Vehicles Finally Taking Off? Here's What You Need To ...Breaking Energy

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Peak load as electric vehicles tackle deserts and mountains - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 6:01pm

NEWS.com.au

Peak load as electric vehicles tackle deserts and mountains
NEWS.com.au
“It's fantastic to see that there are other forward-thinking governments and industries in this region such as Oman who are working on smart city development with plans for electric vehicles in the near future,” Pullen said. “We proved that you can ...

Bharat Forge sets up electric vehicle R&D center in UK - Moneycontrol.com

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 1:22pm

Moneycontrol.com

Bharat Forge sets up electric vehicle R&D center in UK
Moneycontrol.com
The Pune-based forging major Bharat Forge has inaugurated a research and development centre in the UK which will be developing components and sub-systems for electric vehicles. This facility, which is based in the MIRA Technology Park, will complement ...

Test drive an EV at Melbourne's Electric Vehicle Expo - Energy Matters

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 1:11pm

Cosmos

Test drive an EV at Melbourne's Electric Vehicle Expo
Energy Matters
Melbourne's Electric Vehicle Expo is an opportunity for drivers who've never driven an electric car to get behind the wheel of an EV. You can get the 'EV grin' by test driving EVs, scooters and bikes at the 2018 expo in Port Melbourne on February 18 ...
Electric vehicle expo promises to be a moving experienceCosmos

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