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Mercedes Planning The S-Class Of Electric Vehicles For 2020 Launch - Motor1.com

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 4:00pm

Motor Authority

Mercedes Planning The S-Class Of Electric Vehicles For 2020 Launch
Motor1.com
Hot on the heels of announcing a C-Class-like pure EV, Mercedes is refreshing our memory about similar plans for the flagship S-Class. Slated to come out in the years to come, the zero-emissions electric vehicle will be “at the level of the S-Class, no ...
Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan to sit alongside S-ClassMotor Authority

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US Electric Car Sales (March 2018 vs March 2017) - CleanTechnica

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 3:00pm

CleanTechnica

US Electric Car Sales (March 2018 vs March 2017)
CleanTechnica
As usual, I'll try to clarify my Tesla estimation methodology here, especially since I changed it up a bit this month. It has been a long time since we got even a general statement from Tesla on how its sales are split between the United States and ...
This Week in the Future of Cars: Working Through the ChaosWIRED
Tesla recall can hit 11000 NorwegiansViews and News from Norway

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Higher petrol prices will drive more people to electric cars, says ... - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 7:31am

New Zealand Herald

Higher petrol prices will drive more people to electric cars, says ...
New Zealand Herald
Electric vehicle sales will increase with the rise in petrol prices, says one car boss.

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Chinese EV startup reportedly raises $2.4 billion to bring electric SUVs to market - Electrek

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 1:26am

Electrek

Chinese EV startup reportedly raises $2.4 billion to bring electric SUVs to market
Electrek
Earlier this week, Chinese EV start-up Singulato Motors said that it secured funding to invest 15 billion yuan ($2.39 billion USD) in a massive manufacturing hub in Suzhou (east China) over the next five years. Home Solar Power. Electric vehicle ...

Peugeot owner to launch electric car division - Financial Times

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:33pm

Financial Times

Peugeot owner to launch electric car division
Financial Times
Peugeot owner PSA is creating a business unit dedicated to electric vehicles as it gears up to offer all of its models with an electric option by 2025. The new division, which will start work in 2019, “will be responsible for defining and deploying the ...

How Changing A License Law Can Influence Electric Vehicle Sales - InsideEVs

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:08pm

InsideEVs

How Changing A License Law Can Influence Electric Vehicle Sales
InsideEVs
At present the standard 'Category B' driving licence only allows holders to drive vehicles weighing 3,500kg, but this is set to increase to 4,250kg for alternatively-fuelled vans. According to the Department for Transport (DfT), the law change is ...

Fisker Trying To Build $40,000 Electric Vehicle - CarBuzz - CarBuzz

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:02pm

CarBuzz

Fisker Trying To Build $40,000 Electric Vehicle - CarBuzz
CarBuzz
Henrik Fisker believes he can build an entry-level electric vehicle that will sell for around $40,000. The former BMW and Aston Martin designer said the proposed vehicle will eventually sit below the EMotion in the brand's hierarchy, along with Orbit ...

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Peugeot parent PSA to launch electric vehicles unit - Financial Times

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 8:31pm

Financial Times

Peugeot parent PSA to launch electric vehicles unit
Financial Times
Peugeot owner PSA is creating a new business unit dedicated to electric vehicles as it gears up to offer all of its models with an electric option by 2025. The new business unit “will be responsible for defining and deploying the group's electric ...
Peugeot parent PSA to set up business unit for electric vehiclesCity A.M.
Peugeot boss says CO2 fines will create Chinese 'Trojan Horse'Reuters

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Analysis: Aluminium wrestles with steel over electric vehicle market - InterAksyon

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 5:21pm

InterAksyon

Analysis: Aluminium wrestles with steel over electric vehicle market
InterAksyon
The switch by Elon Musk's Tesla to the heavier-but-cheaper metal highlights how steel is fighting back against aluminium, which had widely been expected to be the bigger beneficiary of the electric vehicle revolution. Aluminium had been seen as the key ...

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Tesla electric limousines clock up 1 million kilometres on Australian roads - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:02am

NEWS.com.au

Tesla electric limousines clock up 1 million kilometres on Australian roads
NEWS.com.au
“One of the great things about electric vehicles is they have so few moving parts, from a repairs and maintenance perspective it's a lot lower than conventional vehicles on the road,” says Peterson. “And in terms of experience for the customer, it's a ...

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With gas in Vancouver north of $1.50 a litre, an electric car turns out to be even cheaper than you might think - Vancouver Sun

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 8:12am

Vancouver Sun

With gas in Vancouver north of $1.50 a litre, an electric car turns out to be even cheaper than you might think
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver engineer Jon Martin is a big fan of his electric vehicle. “I love not having to go to gas stations, it's pretty amazing,” he said. “I love how quiet it is: there's no transmission, there's no engine noise.” On a recent work trip he had to ...

Electric vehicles not only green, but a better value: Ryan - Reno Gazette Journal

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 7:07am

Reno Gazette Journal

Electric vehicles not only green, but a better value: Ryan
Reno Gazette Journal
Although manufacturing a midsized EV can result in higher emissions compared to a combustion vehicle, that math changes radically once that EV is driven. Electricity is cleaner than gasoline, and battery electric cars make up for their higher ...

Tesla Model 3 Is Crowned as America's 'Best Selling' Electric Car - The Drive

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 6:05am

The Drive

Tesla Model 3 Is Crowned as America's 'Best Selling' Electric Car
The Drive
Despite what seems like repeat productivity setbacks, Tesla is pumping out more cars than ever. In fact, it's delivering so many cars that Bloomberg has crowned it America's Best-Selling Electric Car; and they're right! Since January, Tesla has been ...

Gas stations pivot to address the threat from electric vehicles - Teslarati

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 5:21am

Teslarati

Gas stations pivot to address the threat from electric vehicles
Teslarati
If you think Big Oil is oblivious to the threat that electric vehicles pose to industry profits, think again. BP has forecast that oil demand will peak in the 2030s as EVs enter the mainstream. The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell has said the next car he ...

Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles are more plentiful than ever, and these five are the best ones to drive - New York Daily News

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 4:05am

New York Daily News

Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles are more plentiful than ever, and these five are the best ones to drive
New York Daily News
Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles have been steadily building their constituencies, offering drivers a chance to experience technology that is very much of the future. The top models in this segment deliver the eco-friendliness prized by many car ...

Electric Cars = 37% of New Car Sales in Norway in March - CleanTechnica

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 3:14am

CleanTechnica

Electric Cars = 37% of New Car Sales in Norway in March
CleanTechnica
Once the default choice with over 50% of the market, sales of cars with compression ignition engines fell to just 16% last month. That's down from 25% a year ago. Gasoline powered cars had over 26% of the market last year at this time. Today, they are ...

Electric, Gas, Diesel & Hybrid: Life Cycle Assessment Of Passenger Cars — New ADAC Report - CleanTechnica

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 2:33am

CleanTechnica

Electric, Gas, Diesel & Hybrid: Life Cycle Assessment Of Passenger Cars — New ADAC Report
CleanTechnica
I know EVs are better (or like Nicolas Zart put it last month: Enough with the lies –Electric cars are far greener than gas cars #Basta). Well, these inaccuracies have to be exposed because a lot of people driving fossil fuel powered vehicles read this ...

Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars - Green Car Reports

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 1:40am

Green Car Reports

Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars
Green Car Reports
When companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment. Following an announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, 16 major automakers are joining forces ...

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Tesla is especially vulnerable to Chinese electric-car tariffs - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 12:52am

Los Angeles Times

Tesla is especially vulnerable to Chinese electric-car tariffs
Los Angeles Times
China accounted for 17% of Tesla's revenue for 2017, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images). Tesla Inc. needs to brace for another setback after China included electric cars among American products that it would hit ...
NIO opens its first electric car service center right next to Tesla'sElectrek
Storm clouds for the electric vehicle market: EPA & TeslaAxios
Tesla's Model 3 Is Now America's Best-Selling Electric Car ...Bloomberg
CNBC -The Mercury News -Jakarta Post -Tesla
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Charge of the electric dream cars - The Australian

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 12:07am

The Australian

Charge of the electric dream cars
The Australian
This week's New York International Auto Show showcased two all-electric dream cars. Hyundai's striking Genesis Essentia is a low-slung sports machine with a 0 to 100km/h time of three seconds while BMW's classic Mini Electric, built around an original ...

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