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Can't force customers to buy electric vehicles: RC Bhargava, Maruti chairman - Economic Times

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 5:04am

Economic Times

Can't force customers to buy electric vehicles: RC Bhargava, Maruti chairman
Economic Times
At a time when many in the automotive industry have raised concerns over the government's aggressive push toward electric vehicles in the next decade, Bhargava endorsed the intent behind the policy while acknowledging that cost dynamics, and charging ...

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Volkswagen plans electric option for all models by 2030 - BBC News

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 4:55am

BBC News

Volkswagen plans electric option for all models by 2030
BBC News
Volkswagen, the world's biggest carmaker, will offer an electric version of all its 300 models by 2030, becoming the latest manufacturer to move away from petrol and diesel. VW will double investment in zero-emission vehicles to 20bn euros (£18bn) as ...
VW announces $84 billion investment in electric cars and batteriesExpress.co.uk
VW to Build Electric Versions of All 300 Models by 2030Bloomberg

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Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz launch electric cars: 'anything Tesla can do, we can do better' - USA TODAY

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 3:53am

USA TODAY

Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz launch electric cars: 'anything Tesla can do, we can do better'
USA TODAY
German automakers Volkswagen Group and Daimler on Monday announced ambitious new plans to make long-range electric vehicles in a rapidly intensifying competition with Tesla, General Motors, Nissan and other global auto companies. Their timing ...

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Mercedes' all-new EQA concept electric car will revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show TOMORROW - Express.co.uk

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 2:59am

Express.co.uk

Mercedes' all-new EQA concept electric car will revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show TOMORROW
Express.co.uk
However, it seems the German car manufacturer has revised its design and created a sleeker and more sporty look. This new EQ concept electric car really looks like a Mercedes, something which wasn't true of its predecessor. It still retains the LED ...

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To Promote Electric Cars, China Considers Move To Ban Gas Guzzlers - Forbes

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 1:43am

Forbes

To Promote Electric Cars, China Considers Move To Ban Gas Guzzlers
Forbes
China is mulling a ban on cars that run on fossil fuels, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. In a move to both clean up its notoriously bad air in Beijing and Shanghai, and promote the development of "smart cars" and electric vehicle makers like BYD ...
Lithium ETF surges on China electric-car pushThe Australian Financial Review
Electric Cars Reach a Tipping PointBloomberg
China mulls petrol car ban, boosting electric vehiclesEconomic Times
Climate Action Programme -ZDNet -CNNMoney -Bloomberg
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Charging stations for electric cars coming to state's busiest highways - The News Tribune

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 1:02am

The News Tribune

Charging stations for electric cars coming to state's busiest highways
The News Tribune
The state of Washington will spend $1 million to help build 15 new electric-vehicle charging stations along some of the busiest highways. The charging stations will be along Interstate 5 between Everett and Chehalis; along Interstate 90 east of ...

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Should Utilities Build Charging Stations For Electric Cars? - HuffPost

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 12:31am

HuffPost

Should Utilities Build Charging Stations For Electric Cars?
HuffPost
In California, home to nearly half the electric vehicles (EVs) now on U.S. roads, the Public Utilities Commission last year approved plans for three of the state's largest utilities — Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison and San Diego ...

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City charges ahead with electric vehicle chargers - Miami Herald

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 10:37pm

City charges ahead with electric vehicle chargers
Miami Herald
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the city of South Charleston recently installed two Level 2 electric vehicle chargers, which are believed to be the first in the state to have been installed by a municipality. The stations are free of charge and ...

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Scots couple first to complete Mongol Rally in electric car - The Scotsman

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 8:27pm

The Scotsman

Scots couple first to complete Mongol Rally in electric car
The Scotsman
An adventurous couple have become the first people in the world to complete the 10,000-mile Mongol Rally in an electric vehicle. Chris Ramsey and his wife Julie set off on July 16 in their Nissan Leaf on the journey from Goodwood racecourse in England ...

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China stocks steady, electric vehicle shares lend support - Reuters

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 5:56pm

China stocks steady, electric vehicle shares lend support
Reuters
SHANGHAI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - China stocks were steady on Monday, as investors cheered the government's plan to look into banning petrol fuel cars while new central bank policies apparently aimed at taming rapid gains in the yuan were also in focus.

China stocks steady, electric vehicle shares lend support - Economic Times

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 5:51pm

Economic Times

China stocks steady, electric vehicle shares lend support
Economic Times
China stocks steady, electric vehicle shares lend support. Reuters|. Updated: Sep 11, 2017, 01.21 PM IST. An index tracking new-energy vehicle makers shot up 5.6 per cent to record high since its launch in early 2016, having gained more than 20 per ...

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Electric Cars Reach a Tipping Point - Bloomberg

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 1:40pm

ZDNet

Electric Cars Reach a Tipping Point
Bloomberg
Neither of those targets looks especially ambitious, given the rapid drop in battery costs: In the U.S. and EU, electric cars will reach price parity with conventional vehicles in terms of purchase and running costs around the mid-2020s, according to BNEF.
China to phase out fuel cars in favour of electric vehiclesZDNet
China mulls going electric with aim to ban petrol and diesel carsTelegraph.co.uk
China fossil fuel deadline accelerates electric car raceBangkok Post
Yahoo7 News -Hindustan Times -CNNMoney -Bloomberg
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Electric vehicle show electrifies at Channel Islands Harbor - Ventura County Star

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 12:23pm

Ventura County Star

Electric vehicle show electrifies at Channel Islands Harbor
Ventura County Star
The test drive, which was part of an all electric and hybrid vehicle car show put on by the Los Padres chapter of the Sierra Club and the Community Environmental Council, a Santa Barbara based nonprofit, may have convinced Popiel to make the leap.

India's auto industry gears up for government's electric vehicles push - Reuters

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 11:37am

Reuters

India's auto industry gears up for government's electric vehicles push
Reuters
India's aggressive push to electrify all new vehicles by 2030 is compelling auto part manufacturers and carmakers to draw up early plans for electrification, ...
Auto makers may go slow on electric vehicles - LivemintLivemint
India's auto industry gears up for government's electric vehicles pushReuters.com

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Auto makers may go slow on electric vehicles - Livemint

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 8:01am

Livemint

Auto makers may go slow on electric vehicles
Livemint
Mumbai: Indian automobile makers are unlikely to formulate a strategy for electric vehicles in a hurry although they realize that its adoption is inevitable amid a government push to switch to zero-emission technology by the beginning of the next decade.
India's auto industry gears up for government's electric vehicles pushReuters
E-vehicle drive: Centre may take Elon Musk's Australian policy for a spinEconomic Times

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China mulls going electric with aim to ban petrol and diesel cars - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 6:58am

Telegraph.co.uk

China mulls going electric with aim to ban petrol and diesel cars
Telegraph.co.uk
The comments by deputy industry minister Xin Guobin are viewed as a major boost to development of electric vehicles and the associated infrastructure. China is now the world's largest car market with 25.53m cars and light vehicles sold in the country ...
China to ban sale of fossil fuel cars in electric vehicle pushThe Straits Times
China looks at ending sales of gasoline carsCNBC
China eyes eventual ban of petrol and diesel carsFinancial Times
TechCrunch
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Clear electric vehicle policy needed: Renault - Economic Times

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 5:04am

Economic Times

Clear electric vehicle policy needed: Renault
Economic Times
Highlighting the need to phase out old polluting vehicles, he said: "You can't have electric cars and also 25-year-old cars, which are creating pollution. That is why, in order to create future, you need to take care of the past as well." He said ...

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While everyone was fixated on electric cars, Mazda quietly revolutionised an older technology - Yahoo7 News

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 4:33am

Yahoo7 News

While everyone was fixated on electric cars, Mazda quietly revolutionised an older technology
Yahoo7 News
There's a widespread assumption that all-electric vehicles are over the next two decades going to displace gas-powered cars in the marketplace, at least in the developed world. Maybe, maybe not. We're definitely witnessing a lot of new EV concepts, and ...

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Electric Cars Up 137% In Germany, Approaching 2% Market Share - CleanTechnica

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 1:10am

CleanTechnica

Electric Cars Up 137% In Germany, Approaching 2% Market Share
CleanTechnica
All signs point to a changing of the winds in Germany with regards to plug-in vehicles. Emissions scandal after emissions scandal have raked the confidence of the public in the German auto industry and many have started to take action. Sales number ...

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