Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on December 29, 2017

  • Lexus Electric Car
    lexus electric car. … Explore the Lexus Hybrid car range. Combining a petrol engine with an electric motor, our … Top Recommended Hybrid Cars. Edmunds' 2016 Hybrid Buying Guideyzes the latest trends in or maybe even the added oomph of a torquey electric motor, hybrid cars have Lexus Lincoln .
  • How will Formula One reckon with electric cars?
    Unlike in internal combustion engines, the battery is the most important component of an electric car. It's what lured Mercedes to the starting line. Current Formula E battery packs can't last a 50-minute race, and, at about 440 pounds, it's impractical to swap one out midcompetition. That's why, about …
  • Nissan unveils first image of new Leaf GT electric car concept
    Despite introducing a significant design refresh with the 2018 Leaf, Nissan has showed interest in launching new sportier versions of its new electric car. They have now released the first image – pictured above – of a new Leaf GT electric car concept to be unveiled at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon next …
  • A Top Fidelity Money Manager Bets on Electric Cars, Refineries
    A top Fidelity money manager's all over the coming electric vehicle revolution, but he's also betting gas-guzzlers have life in them. Sammy Simnegar predicts dramatic growth in electric vehicles over the next five to ten years, based on countries taking aggressive measures: Some, like China, Norway, …
  • Epa electric car range
    To help you choose which electric car is more suitable for you, I made the tables below with EPA efficiency and range figures – for different driving scenarios (city, Compare Electric Cars Side-by-Side. 7 miles per gallon, and an average electric range of 27 miles. Nissan leaf electric car miles 13 Sep …
  • Real-life Transformers: £50000 folding electric car modelled on shape-shifting robots is developed …
    Four Link first stated its goal of developing an electric car five years ago, claiming its aim was to 'beat a Toyota'. The firm said because it could not compete with the automaker on performance, cost or brand power, its engineers focussed on design. With the help of 'Gundam' designer Mr Okawara, the …
  • Great experience – Review of ATL-Cruzers Electric Car & Segway Tours, Atlanta, GA
    ATL-Cruzers Electric Car & Segway Tours: Great experience – See 2867 traveler reviews, 375 candid photos, and great deals for Atlanta, GA, at TripAdvisor.
  • Some electric car drivers should pay extra, utility boss says
    Electric car drivers who wish to top up their batteries at home during peak times should face extra charges to ensure their local power network can cope, one of the companies in charge of distributing electricity in the UK has said. SP Energy Networks, part of the energy company ScottishPower, has also …
  • Renault electric cars
    That's about to change: the Renault Group has unveiled a "Drive the Future" plan that will see the company field 5 Oct 2017 Renault SA will double electric-car offerings in the next five years and widen its presence in China to protect its global ranking in building battery-powered autos as competitors …
  • Ford: China will lead our electric-car effort, 300-mile electric SUV to be built in Mexico
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker) As we start to look toward the 2019 model year, it's worth noting that Ford hasn't introduced a single new hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle since 2013. In fact, the company is now clearing the decks and killing off old models. The C-Max Energi …
  • What was our most important story of 2017? Twitter poll results
    The company is Tesla, and the vehicle is the more affordable Model 3 electric car that is intended to turn the company into a volume-car maker. … dominance in electric cars earned only 19 percent of respondents' votes, and the first year on sale of the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car got a mere 16 percent.
  • Honda planning Brio platform-based electric car for India
    Honda is also slowing down its hybrid car plans as the taxation for hybrids has gone up steeply to 43 %. On electric cars, excise duty is just 12 %, and launching electric cars instead of hybrids makes more sense for Honda in the Indian market. The government here wants to electrify all cars on Indian …
  • 10 ways tech will shape your life in 2018, for better and worse
    … I see science-fiction dreams coming to life: glasses that mix reality and imagination, an electric car in my driveway and gadgets that charge without plugs. … Whether you're an Elon Musk skeptic or true believer, it's hard to deny the Tesla Model 3has generated iPhone-level buzz about electric cars.
  • Electric cars edge forward in 2017 but still have a long way to go
    Electric car sales in the U.S. are set to rise nearly 30% in 2017. “This was a notably good year,” said Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Assn. But the raw number of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold won't top 200,000, which represents barely more than 1%.
  • Ford: China will lead our electric-car effort, 300-mile electric SUV to be built in Mexico
    As we start to look toward the 2019 model year, it's worth noting that Ford hasn't introduced a single new hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle since 2013. In fact, the company is now clearing the decks and killing off old models. The C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid tall hatchback went out of production a …
  • Porsche : to launch Hybrid Car Panamera in India soon
    Luxury car maker Porsche is all set to unveil its latest hybrid car Panamera in Indian markets. As pollution is increasing, the Indian market is making electric and hybrid vehicles. The company has also begun the pre orders of car for petrol hybrid models. It will go on sale from next year. Bajaj India to.
  • Report highlights challenges in driving people to buy electric cars
    A newspaper report has highlighted challenges facing organisations such as Brighton and Hove City Council as public policy aims to drive more people to switch to electric cars. The biggest obstacle to buying an electric car is having no off-street parking at home, according to the report in the Financial …
  • Electric cars edge forward in 2017 but still have a long way to go
    But the raw number of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold won't top 200,000, which represents barely more than 1% of the total 17 million cars and light trucks sold. “There's been a lot … In fact, a mix of hype and publicity about future products is what marked 2017 on the electric car front. The one …
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross to race electric, gas cars in same class in 2019
    Red Bull Global Rallycross CEO Colin Dyne is planning to stage his own version of the great race in 2019. It will be electric versus gas, as the GRC plans to race gas-powered cars head to head with electric-powered cars in its Supercars class. Dyne expects as many as six electric cars on the grid next …


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