Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on December 14, 2017

  • Toyota-Panasonic hookup could jolt Japan's electric-car sector
    Toyota has historically centered its green-car development efforts on hybrid vehicles, sidelining electric cars because of their short range and other issues. But the company has lately broadened its strategy to include electric vehicles, as well as the plug-in hybrids it already produces. By 2030, Toyota …
  • Chile unveils strategy to boost electric car use
    Chile has launched a new initiative to increase the number of electric vehicles on the country's roads. The new strategy was unveiled … Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money …
  • More fast chargers coming as electric car ranges improve: AddEnergie CEO
    By early 2019, AddEnergie is targeting to have 6,300 public and semi-public charging stations, including 300 fast-charging units. "While the car will have double the autonomy, we'll be doubling, tripling the fast charging network and we'll have more and more intercity travel by full electric cars," he said.
  • Robots Are Fueling the Silent Ascendance of the Electric Motor
    If you were going to kick off a technological revolution, you'd be hard-pressed to do it with more pizazz than Tesla with its electric cars. … The electric car? That's impressive as hell, but just the beginning. It's robots that are fueling the silent ascendance of the electric motor. So what is an electric motor, …
  • A call for local electric car chargers
    Grand Coulee, a pioneer of green energy because of the dam, may take another step towards a green future by installing an electric vehicle charger, which is also being advocated as a tourism booster. Marlene Oddie, owner of KISSed Quilts in Grand Coulee, is interested in installing an electric vehicle …
  • Toyota and Panasonic investigating prismatic batteries to try to find an electric car advantage
    The prismatic pouch cell makes most efficient use of space and achieves 90–95 percent packaging efficiency, the highest among battery packs. Eliminating the metal enclosure reduces weight, but the cell needs support and allowance to expand in the battery compartment. The pouch packs are used in …
  • Toyota Deepens Panasonic Battery Ties in Electric-Car Rush
    Toyota Motor Corp. deepened a partnership with battery producer Panasonic Corp. as Asia's biggest carmaker, which bet big on hydrogen for clean technology, accelerates efforts to make its presence felt in electric cars.The largest supplier of electric-car batteries and Toyota together are exploring the …
  • The Electric Car Upside
    As is true of almost anything – Hitler did build the Autobhans, after all – you can find a few good things to say about electric cars . . . if you look long and hard enough – and don't ask too many pesky follow-up questions. The heat works immediately –. An electric car is like a mobile space heater, one of …
  • Tax Compromise Keeps Wind and Electric-Car Credits, Source Says
    House and Senate negotiators have agreed to spare the electric-vehicle tax credit and wind production tax credit in their compromise package, according to a Republican familiar with process. As part of the $1.5 trillion House tax bill, the $7,500 electric-vehicle tax credit would have been eliminated and …
  • Electric Cars – Sum Net Gain/Loss?
    This question as to the true cost of electric cars needs to be answered, but it never will be because the agenda is set in motion by those who believe in it, or are going to profit from it (Elon Mush), and will build a foundational argument as to why its better. Why has gasoline been the source of energy from …
  • Toyota and Panasonic Consider Teaming up on Electric-Car Batteries
    Toyota and Panasonic will study the feasibility of a joint battery business, a move that could have big implications for future electric cars. The move signals that Toyota really is serious about embracing battery-electric cars, even as it clings to hydrogen fuel cells today. The two companies will study the …
  • Electric Cars Could Escape Bridge Tolls – Until They Become Popular
    Loads of old people who make decisions within the UK city of Southampton's council department could make a monumental change to the nation's road rules next week, when they rule on whether or not to allow electric cars free passage over a toll bridge. The Itchen bridge currently has a variety of tolls …
  • More Tesla Semis, EV charging stations, electric-car tax credit, EPA easy on polluters: Today's Car …
    More Tesla Semis, EV charging stations, electric-car tax credit, EPA easy on polluters: Today's Car News … Today, more orders for the Tesla Semi, an opinion on how many charging stations are enough, EPA laxity, biofuels unhappiness, and news on the plug-in electric car income-tax credit. All this and …
  • Used 2007 Honda Accord Hybrid V6 AT
    Search used 2007 Honda Accord Hybrid vehicles in Charleston, near Mt. Pleasant.
  • Pertamina supports development of electric cars in Indonesia
    Jakarta (ANTARA News) – State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina has expressed its support to the government`s plan to develop electric cars in order to cut the use of fossil fuels, an official stated here on Wednesday. Herutama Trikoranto, the senior vice president of PT Pertamina Research and …
  • 22 mayors join letter urging electric-car tax credit retention by Congress
    Two bills from the Senate and House of Representatives that would radically reform U.S. tax policy for the first time in three decades are now being reconciled by a joint committee from both houses of Congress. No public hearings on those bills have been held in either chamber, and the legislation is …
  • Singapore's first electric-car sharing scheme kicks off
    By 2020, the goal is to have 1000 of such green cars, along with 500 charging locations offering 2000 charging points – making it the second-largest electric-car sharing programme in the world. The charging infrastructure and electric cars are supplied by BlueSG, a subsidiary of French conglomerate …
  • Many converting to electric cars
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  • Accord Hybrid
    Search 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid vehicles in Charlotte, near Concord.


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