Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on December 16, 2017

  • 9 Cheapest Electric Cars
    Then, we'll look at strategies to get an electric car. Note that not all the electric cars on this list are available in all 50 states. You won't see the Tesla Model 3 on this list, as Tesla has indicated that manufacturing will be limited to high-cost, highly optioned models during initial production. Also note that the …
  • Continental automates charging electric cars
    At the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES), automotive supplier Continental will show that charging e-cars as easily as filling the tank of a conventional vehicle is not longer a matter of the future. At the show, the company plans to demonstrate a technology to automate the charging process …
  • Electric car entrance, Riverton Park, Portland, Me.
    Title: Electric car entrance, Riverton Park, Portland, Me. Contributor Names: Detroit Publishing Co., copyright claimant: Detroit Publishing Co., publisher; Created / Published: c1904. Subject Headings: – Parks: – Streets: – United States–Maine–Portland; Format Headings: Dry plate negatives. Genre: Dry …
  • WiTricity takes a turn toward electric-car charging
    Count the number of power cords you encounter in a typical day. It might start with a coffeemaker in the morning and end well after dark, when you plug a smartphone in to recharge on the dresser. No doubt the answer cracks the double digits. Eleven years ago, an MIT physics professor named Marin …
  • The 2018 Nissan Leaf impresses in 8 different ways… but it also brings a notable shortcoming
    Last year, it was the third best-selling electric car in the U.S., following Tesla's Model S and Model X. The Teslas are luxury cars, and for most of its … Driving range is a key selling point with electric cars, and the 2018 Leaf adds a 40-kWh battery pack that enables the car to travel farther between charges.
  • IMPORTS OF ELECTRIC CARS TO UKRAINE IN JAN-NOV 13% MORE THAN DURING ENTIRE …
    “For example, if now, when importing a used electric car Nissan Leaf made in 2016, registered by the State Fiscal Service at a cost of $5,600, the importer paid more than UAH 34,300. From the new year importers will save more than 20% of the funds due to the absence of customs payments. As for the …
  • Toyota batteries, Hyundai worries, bigger Nissan, electric-car production plants
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker) Today, we've got two different takes on electric-car batteries, some new oversight for the EU to prevent the next Dieselgate, and a small electric delivery van that got bigger. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A new joint venture between Toyota …
  • Alibaba Invests in Chinese Intelligent and Electric Car Start-up XPENG Motors
    BEIJING, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On December 15, He Xiaopeng, Chairman of XPENG Motors, announces that the company has completed three rounds of series A+ financing and scheduled to disclose series B round in early 2018. Backed by leading financial and technology leaders, XPENG …
  • Le'ts Talk About Electric Cars!
    Would you buy one now? Why or why not? If you are seriously considering one, what might be your choices?
  • Electric Car Chargers Market by Capacity, Production and Production Value 2017-2022
    Electric Car Chargers Market Research Report presents an in-depth valuation of the Electric Car Chargers including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, demand, trends and segmentation analysis. The Electric Car Chargers Market report also presents the up to date and useful …
  • Renault unveils limited edition 'ZOE STAR WARS' electric car
    Renault and Nissan have a long-standing marketing partnership with Star Wars and with the release of the latest movie this week, Renault is unveiling a new limited edition 'ZOE STAR WARS' electric car, which they actually plan to sell.
  • Why rats are chewing up hybrid cars
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Mary Rait loves her 2008 Toyota Prius. But apparently, so do rats and mice. They got under the hood of her hybrid vehicle and chewed through the electrical wiring. These pesky rodents caused $800 worth of damage. “I'd never heard of it before,” said the Northeast Portland woman.
  • Santa swaps sleigh for electric car
    Santa has ditched the sleigh for an electric car on the UK leg of his journey this Christmas. The savvy marketing promotion of the new 100% electric Renault ZOE took place around London, Cardiff, Cannock and Manchester. Santa and his elves dropped off 1,000 boxes of Montezuma's Christmas …
  • Get Off Twitter And Fix The Model 3
    A couple weeks back, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent reporters on a wild goose chase over (possible) plans to send a Roadster into space aboard one of his toy rockets. He told The Verge it was legit. Then he said it was “totally made up. And then a source told the news outlet it was real. Why'd he spend a …
  • Gas Bulls Can't Bank on Electric Cars for Big US Demand Boost
    The era of electric vehicles could be a boon for U.S. natural gas bulls– but not a windfall. New demand for gas, even in a bullish case, “is actually quite small,” Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC analysts led by Jean Ann Salisbury said in a research note Friday. The larger impact would come from the …
  • Picture of Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Burbank
    Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Burbank Picture: Emblematic water tank and electric cars used in the tour – Check out TripAdvisor members' 6325 candid photos and videos.
  • Toyota batteries, Hyundai worries, bigger Nissan, electric-car production plants: Today's Car News
    Today, we've got two different takes on electric-car batteries, some new oversight for the EU to prevent the next Dieselgate, and a small electric … Where electric cars are built in the U.S. seems to be shifting: the top three states are now California, Michigan, and Tennessee, but which one will come out …
  • Geely looking to buy stake in Mercedes' parent Daimler
    It's alleged that Geely is looking to access some of Daimler's technology as well as to establish an electric car joint venture in China. Daimler has already established an electric car joint venture in China with BYD. Established in 2012, the joint venture is responsible for the electric car brand Denza.
  • Could Tennessee top Michigan in US electric-car production (if not California)?
    Today, battery-electric cars are built in volume at only three locations across the entire United States. Tesla builds its three different electric models in Fremont, California; the new 2018 Nissan Leaf has just gone into production in Smyrna, Tennessee; and the Chevrolet Bolt EV is built at the Orion …


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