Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on April 19, 2018

  • OSHA opens probe into workplace safety at Tesla's Fremont factory
    California's workplace safety agency has started a probe into Palo Alto-based Tesla, multiple news organizations reported Wednesday afternoon. As part of its investigation, California's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is looking into multiple potential violations, CNBC reported, including …
  • Renault Set New Electric Car Sales Record In March
    Renault Set New Electric Car Sales Record In March. 2 H BY MARK KANE 1. In March, Renault for the very first time sold more than 5,000 electric cars, which is also 25% more one than year ago. … For the first three months of 2018, Renault sold nearly 10,700 electric cars (up 6% year-over-year).
  • Murata to invest nearly $1bn in electric-car parts
    OSAKA — Murata Manufacturing plans to invest as much as 100 billion yen ($933 million) through fiscal 2019 to boost capacity for electronic components used in electric vehicles, seeking a fresh growth driver as the smartphone market plateaus. The Japanese company will spend between 50 billion and …
  • New campaign aims to encourage more people to drive electric cars
    A new Government-funded campaign is aiming to drive forward the switch to electric cars. The initiative is aiming to highlight the benefits – and boost the number of electric cars on our roads from the current rate of one percent. Alan Nolan, director general of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry says the …
  • VVCE students build Formula Hybrid Car
    Mysuru: The students of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE), Mysuru, have designed and developed a Formula Hybrid Car. Fourteen budding automobile aficionados, who began their journey in early March 2017 as Team MECHATRON, …
  • New campaign hopes to 'normalise' electric cars
    The Environment Minister is encouraging people to avail of grants and cheaper tolls available to electric car users. … Director General of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, explained the aim of the new DrivingElectric.ie website – saying it's another step along the road of 'normalising' electric cars.
  • VW vows to build massive electric car charging network across US
    VW vows to build massive electric car charging network across US (theverge.com). 2 points by jseliger 22 minutes ago | hide | past | web | favorite | discuss …
  • Ride-hailer Ola wants 1m electric cars on India's roads
    MUMBAI — Indian ride-hailing app Ola plans to build up its electric-vehicle count to 1 million by 2021, aiming to increase its market share with the eco-friendly autos backed by the government. The ANI Technologies unit will start by adding 10,000 electric three-wheelers to its fleet over the next year.
  • Today's Safest Plug-in Hybrid And Battery-Electric Cars – Part Two
    By Steven Loveday Read about the safest plug-in cars on the road today according to the IIHS and NHTSA, as well as each vehicle's standard and available active safety equipment. This is the second article in a two-part series about the safest plug-ins available today. We factor the most up-to-date …
  • Elon Musk's latest Tesla Model 3 delivery promise: 6000… a week
    Electric car maker Tesla is to boost production to 6,000 cars per week in June, company chief Elon Musk has announced – four months after his last production boost deadline sailed past unfulfilled. "As part of the drive towards 6K, all Model 3 production at Fremont will move to 24/7 operations.
  • Walmart electric car chargers coming soon from Electrify America
    As the market shifts more and more toward electric vehicles, drivers will naturally need more places where they can charge up their batteries. While there are already thousands of charging stations dotted around the US, there's always room for more, and by the end of next year, you might be heading to …
  • Electric cars about to become 'the new normal' in Ireland
    Later this year, a series of EV roadshows will be staged by the SEAI throughout the country, encouraging people to test-drive an electric car. The website featured on the opening day of the SEAI's annual energy show, where EVs with a price range from €20,000 up to €140,000 were on display – €90 …
  • VW vows to build massive electric car charging network across US
    Volkswagen wants to sell more electric cars in the US, but to do that, it needs to spend millions of dollars on building out the country's underdeveloped charging infrastructure. Toward that end, the auto giant's subsidiary, Electrify America, announced today that it plans to install EV charging stations at …
  • Research papers on hybrid cars!
    Research papers on hybrid cars! Order my essay. So the theme for this week's essay is "failure is impossible." -___- very vague essay topics. i'll think about it. ^^;;. essay websites in marathi in the skin of a lion essay alexander viehl dissertation your brain on fiction analysis essay overpopulation research …
  • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Earns “Best Hybrid Car” Title from US News & World Report
    The 2018 Hyundai Ioniq is deserving of its recent award. U.S. World News & Report has just granted it the “2018 Best Hybrid Car” title. An EPA-estimated 58 mpg combined city/highway driving paired with a base price of $22,200 give it an advantage above its Toyota rivals. The Toyota Camry Hybrid and …
  • China to ease foreign automaker rules—with preference for electric cars
    This week China announced plans to ease restrictions on automakers importing cars into the country, with electric vehicle makers being the first to benefit from the change. Currently, foreign automakers that want to sell their cars in China must either face a 25-percent import tariff or must build a factory in …
  • Used GMC Electric Cars in Los Angeles, CA
    Find a used GMC Electric Cars for sale near you in Los Angeles, California. Research and search for GMC Electric Cars from customer reviews, expert reviews, and more.
  • Zoltek to provide carbon fiber for Uniti electric cars
    The agreement, which takes effect immediately, outlines a partnership between Zoltek and Uniti in which Zoltek will be the preferred supplier of carbon fiber for Uniti's line of electric cars. Uniti has already received thousands of pre-orders for their Uniti One vehicle which will feature an all carbon fiber …
  • 3 Problems With Selling A Car In China
    This week, Chinese officials announced they're planning to relax some rules specifically for electric cars. Here are some of the barriers that makes selling a car in China problematic. 1. The 50/50 rule. To sell a car in China, companies everyone knows, like Toyota and Volkswagen, have to partner up …


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