Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on December 1, 2017

  • EV Club highlights shortcomings in budget proposals on electric car taxes
    While the budget 2018 has promising policies with regard to making electric vehicles (EVs) popular, it simultaneously has handicapped the ability to reach the set target, according to EV Club Sri Lanka. “There were some promising policies and direction in the budget to further popularize EVs, but the …
  • Two seater electric car Bmw
    Comes with remote control. So either parent or kid can drive. Plays music. Text for pics. Having trouble with uploaded.
  • Volkswagen vows to rev up electric-car push, turnaround efforts
    FRANKFURT, GERMANY — Volkswagen AG's main car brand pledged to speed up turnaround efforts and accelerate a push into electric cars as cost cuts and an expanding lineup of sport-utility vehicles help boost profit. The namesake VW brand will initially develop five all-electric models, taking on …
  • Shared electric vehicles, charging stations on way to low-income communities in the Bay Area
    … same time, Envoy is embarking on a new model for car-sharing by allowing users to rent the cars as delivery or Uber and Lyft drivers. “They can generate that revenue and bring it back to their community,” he said. Tags: Affordable Housing · Commuting · Electric Cars · Housing · Housing Development …
  • Teens Enter Electric Car Challenge
    Seventh-grader Tommy Romero (left) talks with his classmates, while Jeremiah Trujillo and Krystian Montoya fiddle with the cars the class entered into the Electric Car Challenge. Smart Lab Instructor Manuel Espinoza and teacher Marijune Ambergos took three teams to Albuquerque, Nov.
  • Tesla Installs Electric Car 'Superchargers' at North Hills Mall
    Turns out it's nothing nefarious though – quite the opposite, in fact. Innovative tech company Tesla has installed the Triangle's first-ever electric car chargers back there, and it seems they couldn't come soon enough. Electric cars are a booming biz in the Old North State, with more than 7,500 currently on …
  • Need to cut cost of battery in electric car: NITI Aayog CEO
    NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday said there is a need to find a technological breakthrough to bring down the cost of battery used in electric cars. "Despite all the talk, the total number of electric vehicles at present is only one percent," Kant noted while speaking at the eighth Global …
  • British couple drives grueling 10000-mile rally in electric car
    "Doing that in a petrol car, you can stop and refuel within a couple of seconds, but for us in an electric car there's no charging infrastructure. So we are stopping in every town and village we come across to try to find charging spots — and that was just domestic plus sockets in cafes and restaurants.".
  • Volkswagen's Namesake Brand to Build Electric Cars in US
    WOLFSBURG, Germany—Volkswagen AG's VW brand announced plans Thursday to build one or two electric vehicles in the U.S. by 2023, probably at its Chattanooga, Tenn. factory, as tougher emissions rules drive the global auto industry toward mass production of battery powered cars. The first …
  • State extends support for the purchase of electric and plug-in hybrid cars
    Since the launch of the scheme last November the state has supported the purchase of about 450 electric or plug-in hybrid cars. … and this is already happening,” Peter Ševce, director of SEVA, told The Slovak Spectator, adding that electric cars like each new technology needs some support to establish …
  • 'Miner's Revenge' Is Coming With Electric Cars, Friedland Says
    Surging demand for metals like copper, nickel and cobalt for use in electric vehicles promises to overturn the balance of power between mining companies and their customers, according to billionaire investor Robert Friedland. Automakers will have to change the way they approach procurement if they …
  • At upcoming Oakland book talk, the epic fail of an Israeli electric car startup
    At upcoming Oakland book talk, the epic fail of an Israeli electric car startup … Who killed the electric car? … “There was even a multi-county plan to bring battery-switchable electric cars to the Bay Area, running up and down Highway …
  • Small hybrid-electric airliners ready for take off
    Tesla, an American firm that has done much to help electric cars shed their museli-munching image, is struggling to meet demand for its mid-market … As with a hybrid car, the fan will be powered by a combination of a battery and a range-extender, in the form of a small jet engine mounted in the rear of …
  • VW's Flagship Brand Vows Faster Turnaround With Electric Cars
    VW's Flagship Brand Vows Faster Turnaround With Electric Cars … some 6 billion euros alone on new technology and electric-car development.
  • Volkswagen ID Crozz release date CONFIRMED as car goes on display at LA Auto Show
    VW is committing to bringing 15 new electric cars models into the global car market by 2025. This is beginning with an electric vehicle based on the I.D …
  • VW's Flagship Brand Pledges Faster Turnaround, Lifts Profit Goal
    To generate funds needed to finance electric-car development, VW will widen … VW aims to dethrone Tesla and become the leader in electric cars by …
  • Former BMW designer Chris Bangle launches new electric car
    While in charge of design at German brand BMW, Chris Bangle was responsible for some of the firm's biggest hits – and misses. Now though, after a …
  • Chris Bangles REDS electric car
    Chris Bangle revealed his first car in eight years: the REDS. It's an electric car made for sitting in traffic in China with friends, as near as we can tell.
  • California Today: Jerry Brown's China Ace Card
    In response, global automakers are moving to expand sharply their electric car production and sales. California is the largest market for electric cars in the United States, and the world's second-largest after China. The Trump administration has begun moving to weaken overall fuel-economy standards in …


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