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Tesla sales stopped dead in Hong Kong after a tax break for electric cars was scrapped - Business Insider

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 4:21pm

Business Insider

Tesla sales stopped dead in Hong Kong after a tax break for electric cars was scrapped
Business Insider
“Hong Kong remains a significant market for Tesla and we continue to sell cars there each quarter. When the Hong Kong Government reduced the tax exemption for electric vehicles and increased the cost of our cars by nearly 100%, it's to be expected that ...
Tax change devastates Tesla's sales in Hong KongMarketWatch
Elon Musk shows off Tesla's first Model 3NBC2 News

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World's Longest Sea Bridge To Have Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - NDTVAuto.com

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 1:52pm

NDTVAuto.com

World's Longest Sea Bridge To Have Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
NDTVAuto.com
The stations can be used to charge different kinds of electric vehicles, such as public buses, long-distance coaches, travel buses, shuttle buses and electric taxis. There will be 429 DC charging stations and 121 AC charging stations, state-run Xinhua ...

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With more electric cars coming, Minnesota officials consider charging network - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 12:06pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

With more electric cars coming, Minnesota officials consider charging network
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Still a novelty in the state, electric vehicles are poised at the edge of the mainstream with the coming release of several more affordable models boasting lengthy ranges. Minnesotans could buy a Chevrolet Bolt as of July 1, and the Tesla Model 3 began ...

Electric car: the future | Blue Mountains Gazette - Blue Mountains Gazette

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 10:17am

Blue Mountains Gazette

Electric car: the future | Blue Mountains Gazette
Blue Mountains Gazette
Katoomba environmentalist Jon Dee is test driving a Chinese-made electric car and can foresee a quieter future on our roads.

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Electric car gutted by flames after it set fire while charging - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 10:01am

Telegraph.co.uk

Electric car gutted by flames after it set fire while charging
Telegraph.co.uk
Electric car gutted by flames after it set fire while charging. Car fire The electric vehicle was burnt out by the flames Credit: Stephen Huntley/HVC. Sophie Jamieson. 10 July 2017 • 1:01am. An electric car was left completely burnt out after it set on ...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying an Electric Car - EcoWatch

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 12:14am

EcoWatch

5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying an Electric Car
EcoWatch
No other automaker has a relatively affordable, 200 mile-plus range electric vehicle on the market, yet (the nextgen Nissan Leaf will compete too), and one or both of these vehicles may be a pivotal point in the modern shift to electrics. Assuming you ...

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World's longest sea bridge to have electric vehicle charging stations - The Indian Express

Sun, 09/07/2017 - 8:50pm

The Indian Express

World's longest sea bridge to have electric vehicle charging stations
The Indian Express
Electric vehicle charging stations will be built on an artificial island off the world's longest sea bridge connecting China with Hong Kong and Macao. The main structure of the 55 kilometre long sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao was ...

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Tesla sells the most electric cars in the US Will it stay that way? - Recode

Sun, 09/07/2017 - 2:09am

Recode

Tesla sells the most electric cars in the US Will it stay that way?
Recode
Electric cars still account for only a small percentage of the U.S. market. And Tesla is the biggest seller, despite its cars' high prices. Tesla sold the most electric vehicles in the U.S. of any car company last year — nearly 50,000, or a third of ...
'We can stop Tesla': Volkswagen has big electric car dreamsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Electric car growth sparks environmental concernsFinancial Times
Top four threats to Tesla's plan for electric vehicle dominanceUSA TODAY
The Australian Financial Review -CBC.ca -The Verge
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Expect more electric cars in showrooms, but not because of Volvo, expert says - CBC.ca

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 11:50pm

CBC.ca

Expect more electric cars in showrooms, but not because of Volvo, expert says
CBC.ca
Consumers looking for their next vehicle shouldn't be shocked when they see more electric and hybrid options in the showroom, one Waterloo clean tech expert says. But it's not because Volvo announced earlier this week that all its cars will be electric ...
France flags petrol and diesel ban as Volvo commits to electric carsDrive
The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car RevolutionLive Science
Volvo became an unlikely tech superpower when no one was watchingBusiness Insider
Yahoo News -Gillette News Record -WIRED -Wikipedia
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Electric vehicles: Naughten calls for more fast charging points - Irish Times

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 8:51pm

Irish Times

Electric vehicles: Naughten calls for more fast charging points
Irish Times
The ESB currently operates a network of 1200 charge points for electric vehicles, 300 of which are in Northern Ireland. However the vast majority of these are standard charge points. The charging time depends on the model of vehicle, but can take up to ...

Electric car revolution: calculating the cost of green motoring - The Guardian

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 6:00pm

The Guardian

Electric car revolution: calculating the cost of green motoring
The Guardian
But widespread adoption of battery-powered vehicles would not be without challenges too. A large-scale switchover to electric cars could create problems for power grids, could mean roads lined with charging poles and it could also leave a big hole in ...

When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You Think - New York Times

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 2:08pm

New York Times

When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You Think
New York Times
As the world's automakers place larger bets on electric vehicle technology, many industry analysts are debating a key question: How quickly can plug-in cars become mainstream? The conventional view holds that electric cars will remain a niche product ...
Charging ahead: China's push for electric-vehicle primacyNikkei Asian Review
Cheap batteries will accelerate sales of electric cars worldwide, says reportRobotics and Automation News (press release) (registration)

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Ireland leading a weak charge on electric vehicles - Irish Times

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 2:00pm

Irish Times

Ireland leading a weak charge on electric vehicles
Irish Times
When considering global failures to adequately address climate change, missed targets are never far away. But some sectors are delivering: notably the generation of “renewables” such as solar power and wind energy. The electric car or electric vehicle ...
The UK's Ability To Charge Electric VehiclesFleetPoint

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Charging ahead: China's push for electric-vehicle primacy - Nikkei Asian Review

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 12:01pm

Nikkei Asian Review

Charging ahead: China's push for electric-vehicle primacy
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO --China has bumped Japan from its position as the most competitive country in electric vehicles, according to the latest international rankings. Beijing's aggressive promotion of the cars -- partly to address the country's serious air-pollution ...

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'We can stop Tesla': Volkswagen has big electric car dreams - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 11:54am

The Sydney Morning Herald

'We can stop Tesla': Volkswagen has big electric car dreams
The Sydney Morning Herald
Volkswagen will start deliveries of its first standalone battery-powered models in 2020, around the time that Tesla wants to hand over 1 million vehicles a year. So why does the German carmaker think it can stop Elon Musk's car pioneer in its tracks?
When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You ThinkNew York Times
Electric car growth sparks environmental concernsFinancial Times
Top four threats to Tesla's plan for electric vehicle dominanceUSA TODAY
Live Science -CBC.ca -Government Technology
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What it's like to drive an electric vehicle - WVTF

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 10:56am

WVTF

What it's like to drive an electric vehicle
WVTF
Driving an electric car isn't all savings and clean air. Finding the right structure for your drive is key, and so is knowing your network of charging stations. Marketplace Weekend is looking into the details of what it's like to own an electric ...

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'We can stop Tesla': Volkswagen has big electric car dreams - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 8:54am

The Sydney Morning Herald

'We can stop Tesla': Volkswagen has big electric car dreams
The Sydney Morning Herald
Volkswagen will start deliveries of its first standalone battery-powered models in 2020, around the time that Tesla wants to hand over 1 million vehicles a year. So why does the German carmaker think it can stop Elon Musk's car pioneer in its tracks?
Electric car growth sparks environmental concernsFinancial Times
Top four threats to Tesla's plan for electric vehicle dominanceUSA TODAY
France flags petrol and diesel ban as Volvo commits to electric carsDrive
Government Technology -Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) -CBC.ca
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Buying an electric car? Here are some factors Canadian drivers ... - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 8:13am

Globalnews.ca

Buying an electric car? Here are some factors Canadian drivers ...
Globalnews.ca
While trends suggest electric vehicles are becoming more affordable, Canada has relatively limited options compared to other western countries.
Globe editorial: Why subsidies for electric cars are a bad idea for ...The Globe and Mail

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What it's like to drive an electric vehicle - Marketplace.org

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 7:54am

Marketplace.org

What it's like to drive an electric vehicle
Marketplace.org
Driving an electric car isn't all savings and clean air. Finding the right structure for your drive is key, and so is knowing your network of charging stations. Marketplace Weekend is looking into the details of what it's like to own an electric ...

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Volvo Discovers Electric-Vehicle Hype - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Sat, 08/07/2017 - 7:15am

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Volvo Discovers Electric-Vehicle Hype
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
If your mother says she loves you, check it out. The most popular article on the Journal's website on Wednesday was headlined “Volvo to Switch to Electric, in First for Major Auto Firm.” On its front page the next morning, the New York Times declared ...

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