Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on April 25, 2018

  • How to use LA's all-electric car-share program
    Angelenos who don't own their own cars now have another way to get around the city on four wheels. An electric car-share service called BlueLA has expanded with self-service kiosks in East Hollywood, Rampart Village, Pico-Union, and Downtown LA's Fashion District. Launched in June as a test …
  • Tata electric car push
    Calcutta: Tata Motors, which is betting big on its electric vehicles, is confident of achieving a 30 per cent localisation of these vehicles. The car maker is trying to reap the first-mover advantage as it completes the delivery of 300 Tigors to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) as the lowest bidder.
  • A $111000 Chinese Sportscar Gets Ready for Electric Car Battle
    The company is the first startup to have cleared two industry regulators' approval to make and sell electric cars in China. It also plans to start sales of K20 compact electric cars in the second half of next year, targeting young consumers buying their very first automobile, and a bigger model by 2020, said …
  • ALP Utilities giving people a chance to drive electric cars
    (Alexandria, MN) On May 5th ALP Utilities is giving people a unique opportunity to get a better understanding of electric cars and get a chance to test-drive one. This is a free public event to learn about electric vehicles from industry experts as well as an electric vehicle owner's panel. You will also have …
  • New LA electric car-share service to provide key links to transit, jobs
    BlueLA Carsharing's vision is to transform mobility and connections between underserved areas of Los Angeles by offering to residents of these areas green transportation options in line with the EV goals set by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
  • Infinity Announces New Electric Car Lineup
    April 24, 2018—Infiniti announces new electric car platform based on the Q Inspiration, reported Green Car Reports. A sedan based on the Q Inspiration will go into production by 2023, according to the report. The announcement took place at the Beijing Auto Show this week.
  • NPR Programs: Morning Edition : NPR
    The German auto giant has a new top management and a new focus. The diesel scandal helped drive VW toward investing in electric cars, but other major automakers are betting on a plug-in future too.
  • Electric cars from Infiniti, portable chargers, fines increase, take our mpg poll: Today's Car News
    Infiniti announces a new lineup of electric cars in China, new portable electric car chargers are fast and cheap, New York federal appeals court reinstates increase in fines for automakers who miss fuel economy targets, and our weekly Twitter poll: Tell us what gas mileage level you think average cars …
  • Polenergia : EBRD says would back Poland's electric cars, anti-smog plan
    Poland aims to have 1 million electric cars on its roads by 2025 as it seeks to cut emissions in its most polluted towns. It has offered tax and other incentives to make electric cars more accessible and is working on a Polish electric car prototype. Air quality activist group Polski Alarm Smogowy says cities …
  • Volkswagen announces €15bn investments on electric cars
    Car giant Volkswagen announced Tuesday investments of 15 billion euros ($18 billion) in electric and autonomous vehicles in China by 2022, in a massive bet on the vital market. READ ALSO: As husband's whereabouts is unknown, wife seeks divorce from his relations. “China is our second home,” …
  • EBRD says would back Poland's electric cars, anti-smog plan
    Poland aims to have 1 million electric cars on its roads by 2025 as it seeks to cut emissions in its most polluted towns. It has offered tax and other incentives to make electric cars more accessible and is working on a Polish electric car prototype. Air quality activist group Polski Alarm Smogowy says cities …
  • Infiniti to Produce Electric Car Based on Q Inspiration Concept
    Infiniti has announced it will build an electric vehicle based on the Q Inspiration Concept's platform – one of five vehicles it will build in China over the next five years. Styling wise, the vehicle will be directly influenced by the Q Inspiration Concept, as will all future vehicles in the Infiniti portfolio.
  • Infiniti Confirms Its Electric Cars Will Be Pretty
    Infiniti announced it will develop a purpose built electric vehicle platform which will draw inspiration from one of the company's prettiest concept cars, as the automaker attempts to position itself for the future. Company Chairman and Global President, Roland Krueger, made the announcement at a Beijing …
  • Car of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?
    Some industry players such as Chinese-funded smart electric car startup Byton think everyday cars, used for commuting and errands, will be much simplified if they are electrified and enabled by autonomous drive technology. That's because cars today are all "over spec'ed," Byton's co-founder and CEO …
  • Volkswagen makes 15-bn-euro bet on electric cars in China
    "China is our second home," recently-installed chief executive Herbert Diess said at a Beijing press conference, with its market set to be "the biggest" worldwide for electric cars. He added that the cash—to come from both Volkswagen and local joint-venture partners—would "make mobility cleaner, safer …
  • Volkswagen makes 15-bn-euro bet on electric cars in China
    “China is our second home,” recently-installed chief executive Herbert Diess said at a Beijing press conference, with its market set to be “the biggest” worldwide for electric cars. He added that the cash — to come from both Volkswagen and local joint-venture partners — would “make mobility cleaner, …
  • Volkswagen makes 15-bn-euro bet on electric cars in China
    Car giant Volkswagen announced Tuesday investments of 15 billion euros ($18 billion) in electric and autonomous vehicles in China by 2022, in a massive bet on the vital market. "China is our second home," recently-installed chief executive Herbert Diess said at a Beijing press conference, with its …
  • The Real Story Behind the World's First Hybrid Car
    Electric cars in those early days were not uncommon, but to this day, they have always presented the same challenge: the need for a fully charged battery and a range that was limited to the charge. … Porsche already had an electric car chassis, that he'd used to contest the Semmering-Bergrennen race.
  • Target to Expand Electric Car Charging Program to More Than 20 States
    Since it takes much longer to fuel an electric car than a conventional car, keeping it plugged in while shopping can be much easier than taking it to a dedicated … Target hasn't specified where they'll go, but we can assume they'll be targeting (pun intended) locations where electric cars and hybrids are …


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