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Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on April 17, 2018

  • Pininfarina Relaunches as Electric Car Brand
    Pininfarina has rolled out a slew of electrified car concepts, and now we know why. The renowned Italian design firm, acquired by Mahindra & Mahindra a few years ago, is relaunching as an electric car brand. Headquartered in Europe, Automobili Pininfarina will design, engineer, and manufacture …
  • Tesla Batteries Have 90% Capacity After 160000 Miles, May Last For 500000 miles
    Way back at the dawn of the electric car era — about 10 years ago now — the knock on electric cars was that their batteries wouldn't last 100,000 miles. Owners would be forced to pay many thousands of dollars to replace them every few years. What's the point of saving a little bit of money on gasoline if …
  • Q & A: Electric cars
    According to Consumer Reports article, “Electric Cars 101”: “Most pure electric vehicles have a 75- to 100-mile range, but the next-generation EVs … Kristen Hall-Geisler said the potential for electric car recycling is enormous, as nearly all the parts and materials can be re-used in one way or another.
  • China to Standardize EV Technology Nationally, Plans Global Expansion
    The Chinese government has stated that it is working on addressing this issue and will draw up new regulations to ease the ownership experience of an electric car buyer. The regulations will also address the issues of charging station access and recycling of electric cars. Backing this venture, several …
  • Volkswagen unveils a better, cheaper electric car
    Followers 140.3 K. Following 1.9 K. Volkswagen pours $25 billion into electric-car batteries, challenging Tesla Explore further (Est. read time: 12 mins). Share …. 330. Followers 123.8 K. Following 334. Volkswagen in talks to make electric cars in China via @Find more (Est. read time: 13 mins). Share
  • Goodyear developing tires for needs of electric cars
    Tires are a critical component of the driving experience, and electric cars bring their own challenges. Battery-electric … Goodyear research indicated that electric-car tires can wear down 30 percent quicker due to added weight and extra torque; the EfficientGrip tire should remedy this. In addition to all of …
  • VW to Tweak Logo in Marketing Reset for Electric-Car Era
    VW to Tweak Logo in Marketing Reset for Electric-Car Era. By: bloomberg.com · VW to Tweak Logo in Marketing Reset for Electric-Car Era. Volkswagen AG plans to tweak the namesake VW brand's logo for the first time since 2012, as it prepares for the electric-car era and tries to burnish an image …
  • Tesla Model 3 gets pushed to its limits in real-world battery range test
    Starting with a full, 100% charge in San Diego, CA, the YouTuber went on a road trip headed to Las Vegas, NV in an attempt to see how long the electric car's battery would last. The Teslanomics host stated during the beginning of his real-world Tesla Model 3 battery range test that the distance from his …
  • This Would Be the Main Driver for Shift to Electric Cars
    Comparing with traditional diesel or petroleum-fueled vehicles, electric cars offer much cleaner environment with its zero emission feature, lower maintenance cost due to its fewer moving parts, and no or lower consumption of oil. With these advantages, the global electric car sales is booming, reaching …
  • 11 Reasons People Don't Buy Electric Cars (and Why They're Wrong)
    However, with a multitude of automakers bringing electrified vehicles to market in the near future, the already-accelerating growth should become exponential. Continue reading to learn why most of the arguments against EVs aren't necessarily valid, and to see whether an electric car would be a good …
  • Tesla batteries are extremely efficient—and that's a huge deal for electric cars
    But for more expensive products, like electric cars, the inefficiencies of lithium-ion cells presents a real concern. If electric car batteries lose a significant portion of their charge, replacing them could become cost prohibitive. Add to that the annoyance of having to constantly recharge a car battery after a …
  • 4 Reasons Electric Cars Will Create A Buzz In The Next Decade
    “Environmental, economical and market factors will meet to make the electric car prominent in the American culture.” LMC forecasts gasoline-powered engines will still make up about 85 percent of U.S. new car sales in 2025, but that electric cars' market share will continue to accelerate. Bloomsberg …
  • Pagani looking for light weight, possible manual transmission in future electric car
    "It is more about lightweight vehicles with extremely good drivability. Transfer this to an electric vehicle, and you can imagine what we are looking for: an extremely light weight that will probably be a benchmark for electric cars in the future,” Pagani told C/D. Having a technical partnership with Daimler …
  • Q&A with Ghosn: Renault-Nissan ties must be acceptable to all
    The electric car has been a great demonstration of how the alliance stepped in and said that they will develop an electric car at the moment when no one in the world believed in the future of the electric car, and now nobody thinks there is a future for the industry without electric cars. We are doing the …
  • VW to tweak namesake brand logo ahead of electric car era, Bloomberg says VLKAY
    VW to tweak namesake brand logo ahead of electric car era, Bloomberg says. Volkswagen intends to alter the namesake VW brand's logo for the first time in six years, as the company prepares for the electric-car era and attempts to burnish an image tarnished by the diesel scandal, Bloomberg reports.
  • This former rowing coach is using electric car tech to make motorboats nearly silent
    This former rowing coach is using electric car tech to make motorboats nearly silent … vehicles — Rebele owns a Model S with 92,000 miles on it, and a 3-month-old Model 3 — Pure Watercraft has developed outboard motors for boats using the same kind of powertrain technology found in electric cars.
  • Tesla Model 3 production nearing 3000 per week, according to online tracker
    Over the past couple of days, Bloomberg's Model 3 online tracker, which utilizes data from government resources, social media reports, direct sightings and communication from Tesla owners, has exhibited an uptick in the production of the electric car. By Monday, the tracker was estimating that Tesla …
  • Jaguar's first electric car
    1 Jaguar's first electric car. Info; Share Links. Added: 13 minutes ago. By: m16carbine (4341.80). Tags: Vehicles. open eye Views: 0 Replies: 0 … Future Car: Electric Cars · current event pic · LOL Rockets Fired Thru Car electricity + Alqeada Propaganda Video · current event pic · London Skyscraper …
  • VW to Tweak Logo in Marketing Reset for Electric-Car Era
    … also expand the use of digital and social media to more finely tune its marketing, especially as it seeks to convince skeptical consumers to switch to battery-powered vehicles. Giving the brand a fresher image is key to making good on Volkswagen's 20 billion-euro ($25 billion) push into electric cars.


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