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The U.K. is concluding an almost yearlong assessment of its energy market and policies on Monday, with officials suggesting new incentives could be offered to promote sales of electric cars.
It’ll start at £26,160 pounds or around $32,000 in basic trim. Honda’s E electric car is officially here and the production model has kept nearly all the charm and gadgets of the original concept. At the same time, Honda has unveiled pricing and specs for the urban EV, and that’s where things get interesting. As the company revealed last week, the Honda E will be … Continue reading Honda Reveals The Price of its E Electric Car
Volkswagen took the wraps off its ID.3 electric vehicle — one that will be available in Europe and starts at roughly $33,000 for the base model — just ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show yesterday. Why it matters: The compact EV, which will start deliveries in mid-2020, could be a big step toward production of moderately priced battery-powered cars for a mass market. “Everything about … Continue reading VW First Electric Car
The fast-feeder is catering to growing number of electric-vehicle drivers in the country. In Sweden, McDonald’s is catering to the growing numbers of electric car drivers by turning its classic Golden Arches restaurant signs into signposts letting people know where they can charge their vehicles. The company has charging stations at 55 restaurants in the country, making it the largest restaurant chain for electric car … Continue reading McDonald’s Goes Electric Car
A NEW battery technology which is being prepared for commercialisation which will allow for mobile phones and electric car recharging to drop to six minutes.A new battery technology company is preparing to commercialise new technology which could lead to rapid charging times. Echion Technologies, the Sawston-based battery specialist born out of Cambridge University, is looking to bring the battery tech to both smartphones and electric … Continue reading New Electric Car Battery Can Be Recharged in Six Minutes
Like technology fans itching to try the latest and greatest, electric-car owners are early adopters. EV sales remain paltry in the US despite tax credits and other discounts, but a new study aimed to uncover the major factors the internal-combustion engine reigns supreme. According to the latest findings from Autolist, the reasons aren’t that shocking. Electric cars’ overall range, their price compared to a traditional … Continue reading Why Consumers Avoid Electric Cars?
WASHINGTON – Republican and Democratic senators have agreed to pump billions of dollars in federal funding into building electric car charging stations and other infrastructure for low-emission vehicles. Under an appropriations bill released by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Monday, the Transportation Department would distribute $3.5 billion over the next five years for projects that reduce carbon emissions from transportation. It would also … Continue reading Senators To Spend Billions on Electric Car Infrastructure
UK oil giant British Petroleum has plans to make charging an electric car as close as possible to refuelling a regular fossil-fuelled vehicle. In a recent interview, BP’s head of technology David Eyton said that it wants to provide batteries for electric cars by 2021 that can charge to 100% within just five minutes. BP, like fellow oil and petrol majors Shell and Caltex, know … Continue reading BP Aims to Fully Charge Electric Cars in 5 minutes by 2021
After several years of timid growth, carmakers in the European Union will be offering 214 electric car models in 2021 – up from the 60 available today, according to data from industry source IHS Markit. The analysis, published by Brussels-based environmental NGO Transport & Environment, concludes that the number of car models will triple in just three years because of intense recent work work by … Continue reading Electric Cars In Europe Will Triple By 2021
Worldwide electric car sales hit 1.98 million in 2018, according to the International Energy Agency. Renault says the venture will look to “further promote the development” of China’s electric vehicle industry. Auto maker Renault and the Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) have officially set up a joint venture for electric vehicles in China. In an announcement Wednesday, Renault said that the venture would look to … Continue reading Renault Invests In China Electric Vehicle Sector
Tesla was the electric-vehicle sales leader in the US by a wide margin during the first half of 2019, according to estimates from the electric-vehicle website InsideEVs. It sold around 83,875 vehicles in the US between January and June, InsideEVs estimated, over 10 times the number of vehicles sold by General Motors, which came in second in the rankings. While Tesla sells three fully-electric models, … Continue reading TOP 10 Electric vehicles in the US
What’s not to like about this concept: high-efficiency solar cells gifting electric cars with mileage. Bertel Schmitt, The Drive, said, “The solar roof could morph from mostly a marketing-device to a helpful feature.” He noted that, referring to plug-ins, “On a fair-weather day, the juice would be provided by the sun, a big improvement especially for people who don’t have their own garage.” Toyota has … Continue reading Toyota To Test Solar Panels for Electric Cars
New electric vehicles will have to feature a noise-emitting device, under an EU rule coming into force on Monday. It follows concerns that low-emission cars and vans are too quiet, putting pedestrians at risk because they cannot be heard as they approach. All new types of four-wheel electric vehicle must be fitted with the device, which sounds like a traditional engine. A car’s acoustic vehicle … Continue reading New Electric cars Will Emit Noise to aid safety
lectric cars are better for the environment than fossil fuel-burning vehicles, but they still rely on the grid, which can be variously dirty or clean depending on what sources it uses for its energy. The new Lightyear One is a prototype vehicle that would improve that by collecting the power it needs to run from the sun. Lightyear, a startup from the Netherlands born as … Continue reading Lightyear One debuts as the first long-range solar-powered electric car
Kia motors is thinking of launching low cost electric vehicles in India next year as Indian automobile market is gearing up for the launch of a slew of EVs this year. Electric vehicles are set to change the Indian automobile market in 2019-2020. These vehicles are fuel free, clean and environment friendly as compared to petrol and diesel ones. Indian automobile industry has been reeling … Continue reading Indian Automobile Market Set to Go Green with Electric Vehicles
BMW is no stranger to electrification, having released several plug-in hybrids and the diminutive i3 range-extended electric hatchback. Its budget brand Mini is in the same boat, as its current lineup does offer some electrification, and in just a couple weeks, we’ll see its first electric car. Mini announced on its website this week that the first electric Mini will debut on July 9. It … Continue reading Mini Launches Electric Car on July 9
China has become the biggest electric car market in the world, thanks to government support in the form of subsidies — but things may change as subsidies are being reduced. Experts and industry insiders warn that there could be consolidation in China’s electric vehicle market and weaker investor sentiment. Still, Chinese electric carmakers like Xpeng and WM Motor are remaining bullish despite potential short-term blips … Continue reading China Cuts Support For Electric Carmakers
As Congress begins to turn toward tax policies to help clean energy manufacturing, electric vehicle tax credits aimed directly at more affordable vehicles are gaining speed, just as a previous Forbes column and a Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) white paper urged several months ago. The question now is will EV advocates in Congress, the U.S. auto industry and labor unions get the message and reform … Continue reading Tax Credits for Affordable Electric Vehicles Gain Speed
Existing GST levied on electric vehicles is 12% A proposal to reduce GST on EVs is expected to be put forward in the upcoming GST council Indian EV industry has recorded sale of 7.59 Lakh units in India in FY2019 Indian government might slash down the goods and services tax (GST) levied on the sale of electric vehicles in the upcoming 35th GST council on … Continue reading Will Indian Govt Give Bigger Tax Breaks On Electric Vehicles?
Electric cars may be accelerating our path in the tech future as sales surge in the Bay Area, according to a new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation. As first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, electric vehicles accounted for 13 percent of new passenger vehicle registrations in 2018 compared to 7 percent the year before. The Tesla Model 3, the company’s least … Continue reading New Study Shows Spike In Bay Area Electric Car Sales
Look at the cars around you in traffic today and one commonality stands out. Virtually all have tailpipes, meaning internal combustion engines. That is about to change dramatically. Tesla has made inroads, but now I believe we are approaching a turning point. In coming years we will see more widespread adoption as volume producers including General Motors, Nissan, and VW join with premium brands like … Continue reading Porsche Thinks You Will Want Your Next Car to Be Electric
At Plug In America, we represent the more than 1 million Americans who have switched to electric vehicles (EVs). We also train and support many auto dealers who recognize that more and more consumers want EVs because they are fun to drive, offer greater convenience and are cheaper to fuel and maintain. This is why we were surprised and baffled by the recent opinion piece … Continue reading Colorado Auto Dealers are Peddling Misinformation about Electric Vehicles
In 2018, the International Energy Agency (IEA) made a prediction that had the potential to disrupt the auto industry: by 2030, there would be nearly 125 million electric vehicles owned by people around the world, they said. That was a significant increase compared to the 3.1 million electric vehicles globally owned in 2017. “The uptake of electric vehicles is still largely driven by the policy … Continue reading Lithium Mining for Green Electric Cars is Leaving a Stain on the Planet
The man charting Subaru’s course in New Zealand is excited by the potential of an electric vehicle partnership announced with Toyota. Subaru, Suzuki and potentially Mazda are the beneficiaries of a newly-unveiled plan that also ultimately also takes Toyota deep into the zero emissions EV-sphere – a space NZ’s largest car brand has so far ignored. Everything’s now changed, with Japan’s dominant brand announcing that … Continue reading Toyota Has Done a U-turn on Electric Vehicles
A family on two continents, brought together in a 600 kilometer journey. See why we’re optimistic about the future of e-mobility. By 2025, our innovations in electric car battery materials aim to double the driving range of midsize cars from 300 to 600 km on a single charge. Batteries will be halved in size and their lifespans will be extended. Best of all, drivers could … Continue reading BASF Becoming a Leader in Electric Car Battery Materials