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Turkish Government Pushes for a Homegrown Electric Car - The Drive

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 5:14am

The Drive

Turkish Government Pushes for a Homegrown Electric Car
The Drive
No details on the Turkish electric car are available, but the Turkish government did strike a deal in 2015 with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to use the old Saab 9-3 platform as the basis for a locally-manufactured car. NEVS owns the rights to the 9 ...

Govt working on policy to promote electric vehicles manufacturing - Economic Times

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:40am

Economic Times

Govt working on policy to promote electric vehicles manufacturing
Economic Times
The industry, however, is looking for the creation of demand for electric vehicles as a result of government's policies. While few auto companies are already manufacturing electric vehicles in India, the government is working to expedite the process ...

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Electric Vehicles Can Be 5100-MPG Champs, In The Right Country - Forbes

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 3:45am

Forbes

Electric Vehicles Can Be 5100-MPG Champs, In The Right Country
Forbes
Depending on how you get your electricity, your electric vehicle will have more or less of a positive environmental impact. Wait, that's not a surprise at all. Nonetheless, researchers at the University of Michigan looked at how electricity is ...

Tax plan may eliminate $7500 electric car credit, sparking fears for EV sales - Autoweek

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:18am

Autoweek

Tax plan may eliminate $7500 electric car credit, sparking fears for EV sales
Autoweek
A significant incentive for purchasing an electric car could vanish as part of the tax plan rolled out by House Republicans: The $7,500 per vehicle tax credit that has boosted sales of EVs in the U.S. is drafted to be repealed after the 2017 tax year ...
Carmakers rushing to defend the EV tax credit in face of proposed cutTechCrunch
Automakers Fight for Consumers to Keep the EV Tax CreditThe Drive
Automakers Fight To Keep The EV Tax Credit From Getting AxedJalopnik

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Govt. To Grant Incentives To Cities For Faster Adoption Of Electric Vehicles Under FAME India Scheme - Inc42 Media

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 7:57pm

Inc42 Media

Govt. To Grant Incentives To Cities For Faster Adoption Of Electric Vehicles Under FAME India Scheme
Inc42 Media
In another push towards faster adoption of electric vehicles, the Government of India is preparing to offer incentives to cities with population more than 1 Mn. The initiative, which is part of the FAME India scheme, is aimed at promoting the use of ...
Six Kerala cities to get Rs 105 crore each to buy electric vehiclesonmanorama

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Electric car sales reflect consumers' internal struggle between practicality and luxury - VentureBeat

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 5:20pm

VentureBeat

Electric car sales reflect consumers' internal struggle between practicality and luxury
VentureBeat
The title of the most popular vehicle in the electric car market has created a long and highly competitive race between Tesla and Chevrolet. Though the two brands offer vastly different versions of electric vehicles, they seem to be the two makes ...

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Electric Vehicles - Bloomberg QuickTake - Bloomberg

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 4:41pm

Bloomberg

Electric Vehicles - Bloomberg QuickTake
Bloomberg
Around the globe, automakers and governments are betting big on electric cars. Plans to limit climate change count on getting more carbon-burning vehicles off ...
Electric car sales reflect consumers' internal struggle between practicality and luxuryVentureBeat
Tesla tease all new 'Semi' electric vehicle ahead of launch next weekExpress.co.uk
The All-Electric Car Fairy TaleAmerican Spectator
The Week Magazine -Architectural Digest -CNET
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Australian governments slow on electric vehicles - Government News

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 9:26am

Government News

Australian governments slow on electric vehicles
Government News
Australia is a laggard compared to other countries when it comes to encouraging the use of electric vehicles (EVs). The ACT is the only jurisdiction in Australia which offers any sort of incentive to motorists to go electric. This is in stark contrast ...
E.ON launches electric vehicle promotion drivewww.businessgreen.com

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Electric Vehicle vs Internal Combustion Engine Vehicle: A Total Cost of Ownership Analysis - ENGINEERING.com

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 5:28am

Electric Vehicle vs Internal Combustion Engine Vehicle: A Total Cost of Ownership Analysis
ENGINEERING.com
Under most circumstances, electric vehicles have a smaller carbon footprint than their conventional counterparts. Newer studies suggest that EVs may also have a lower total cost of ownership (TCO), thanks to their much simpler design. Tesloop, a ...

Automakers unite to create an electric vehicle charging network across Europe - Digital Trends

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 4:14am

Digital Trends

Automakers unite to create an electric vehicle charging network across Europe
Digital Trends
A new joint venture uniting prominent auto manufacturers is rolling out plans to create a network of fast-charging stations across Europe, paving the way for long-distance travel with electric vehicles. Ionity is a collaboration between BMW, Ford ...

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Mazda's rotary engine to double range for electric cars - Nikkei Asian Review

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 4:03am

Nikkei Asian Review

Mazda's rotary engine to double range for electric cars
Nikkei Asian Review
A gas-fueled rotary engine can generate power to run the motor in an electric vehicle, letting automakers get by with a smaller battery or increasing the distance the car can travel. Mazda in 2013 equipped a prototype electric car with a rotary engine ...

Fuelling a property boom: Petrol stations the new black but watch out for EVs - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 12:15am

The Sydney Morning Herald

Fuelling a property boom: Petrol stations the new black but watch out for EVs
The Sydney Morning Herald
But for how long has the experts divided as electric and autonomous vehicles make their presence felt. For the moment, service stations, like childcare centres, are keenly sought after by individual investors and newly-minted property trusts who are ...

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Electric Vehicle Festival - The Advocate

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 6:24pm

The Advocate

Electric Vehicle Festival
The Advocate
The event is the biggest electric vehicle festival in the southern hemisphere, with three events being held over four days across the North-West Coast. Organised by the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association, it hopes to ...

Nearly 40000 Plug-In Electric Vehicles Sold In Germany So Far In 2017 - CleanTechnica

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 8:29am

InsideEVs

Nearly 40000 Plug-In Electric Vehicles Sold In Germany So Far In 2017
CleanTechnica
With regard to sales during September — growth remained strong, with a total of 6,150 plug-in electric vehicle registrations in Germany during the month, representing an 84% year-on-year increase. Altogether, some 55,000 to 60,000 plug-in electric ...
UK Interest In EVs Is Growing Fast, 41% Expect To Own One Over The Next 10 YearsInsideEVs

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Auto Association: European Electric Vehicle Market Is Highly Fragmented, Dependent Upon High-GDP Countries - CleanTechnica

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 2:08am

CleanTechnica

Auto Association: European Electric Vehicle Market Is Highly Fragmented, Dependent Upon High-GDP Countries
CleanTechnica
The plug-in electric vehicle market in Europe is highly fragmented and dependent upon relativity high market shares in countries with high income (high GDPs), especially those with good incentives on offer, according to a new report from the European ...

What good are electric vehicles if California doesn't have enough chargers to power them? - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 11:01pm

Los Angeles Times

What good are electric vehicles if California doesn't have enough chargers to power them?
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: While a ban on dirty internal combustion engines might help policy-makers plan for a fully-electric future, transitioning to electric vehicles will happen with or without a ban. (“If California insists on keeping its car culture alive ...

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Electric car, or electrified car? We decode this obnoxious industry jargon - Digital Trends

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 9:02pm

Digital Trends

Electric car, or electrified car? We decode this obnoxious industry jargon
Digital Trends
2017 will go down in automotive history as the year of electrification. Car manufacturers from all over the globe plucked the term from their collective glossary of jargon and made it an important piece of their marketing departments' ever-growing armory.

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