Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on December 7, 2017

  • New Electric Car Comes With 5 Years Of Free Power
    Swedish startup Uniti is developing an electric car that has a major focus on sustainability and safety with technological advancement. The compact vehicle operates nearly like a smartphone and is geared toward improving urban mobility. Purchasers in Sweden could also get five years of free electricity …
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    some other exhibitors from the BPI Conference they had recently in Michigan in case you missed it.
  • VW's Mobility Brand MOIA's Electric Car Sharing Project Aims to Take a Million Cars Off The Road
    At Tech Crunch Disrupt in Berlin MOIA, the mobility startup from Volkswagen Group, introduced 'MOIA, Social Movement', a comprehensive ride-pooling concept launched just one year after inception of the MOIA startup. The MOIA initiative provides new mobility options that promise to significantly …
  • Chevy Bolt Rises Higher (November US Electric Car Sales Report)
    Note: You can toggle between US electric car sales charts for November 2017, November 2016, Jan–Nov 2017, and Jan–Nov 2016 via the little tabs near the top of the interactive chart above. The big electric car sales story again in November was that Chevy Bolt sales rose again, and took the #1 spot …
  • GM Says It Will Meet China's Electric Car Quotas By 2019
    By Mark Kane General Motors says that it will be able to comply with China's stringent quota levels of New Energy Vehicles (aka plug-in vehicles) that will be required from 2019, starting at level of 10%. GM's China representatives said that the company's joint ventures will generate enough NEVs credits …
  • California May Ban Fossil Fuel Cars by 2040
    Consider that it has been 17 years since the first hybrid car, the Honda Insight, began production at the same factory that built the S2000 and NSX. Technology has improved by leaps and bounds since then. Hybrids are everywhere now. Fully electric cars have become not only practical but also …
  • The cost of driving green
    Electric cars are still the most expensive to buy, even if it's an all-electric model that qualifies for the full government grant of £4,500. … So, while a petrol car is still the cheapest of the four to buy, the initial up-front cost of buying a diesel or electric car might well be closer than you think, especially if you …
  • The Rise of the Electric Car: How Will it Impact Oil, Power and Metals?
    This Wood Mackenzie report provides data-driven insight into the impact of global electric vehicle adoption on oil, power and metals markets. Today, electric vehicles make up less than 1% of the 86 million new cars sold in 2016. China drives the sales, followed by Europe and the US. In Wood …
  • SAAB 9-3 car goes back into production as NEVS' first all-electric car
    National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the Chinese-backed successor of SAAB, has been closing multi-billion contracts to sell electric vehicles over the last year, but it didn't have much to show for until now. The automaker announced today that its first electric car rolled off the production line at its …
  • Electric cars: Former Poole leader is shocked at Dorset charge-point prices
    Electric car owners are speaking up about the price of charging points in Dorset compared to the rest of the UK. Former Poole leader Brian Clements says that he was shocked to discover how expensive the charging points were after he bought an electric car himself. He has claimed that 10 units from a …
  • Not just Porsche: Honda wants 15-minute fast charges for electric cars too
    With Porsche promising ultra-fast charging for its Mission E electric car, Honda isn't going to let the German automaker keeps its 15 minutes of charging fame. Honda aims to develop cars that can grab enough juice from the grid for 240 kilometers (150 miles) of range in 15 minutes flat. Fifteen-minute …
  • Transforim Old Gas Fueld Cars Into Clean Electric Cars
    In Mexico City, more than 3.5 million cars navigate the streets, plazas and avenues of North America's most populous urban area. That makes for a ton of exhaust, but luckily, there's a solution to this environmental problem. image/text credit: Great Big Story. Enter engineer/auto mechanic Alvaro de la Paz …
  • BMW forced to pull i3 electric car ad with gas-powered range extender advertised as 'clean'
    “BMW said that the reference to the “clean car” should have been interpreted in the same manner as when consumers compare an electric car to the consumer's previous petrol-filled cars; as electric cars were considerably cleaner than petrol fuelled cars, the claim was not misleading. They also said that …
  • Tata Motors' e-mobility drive: Rolls out Tigor EV from Sanand
    The big news from the electric vehicles (EV) space — Tata Motors has rolled out the first set of its electric car Tigor from its Sanand plant in Gujarat. The electric vehicles which have been produced for Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) — the state run enterprise set up to implement energy efficient …
  • New electric car from Sweden comes with 5 years of free charging
    The competition for electric carmakers is starting to heat up—so much so that Swedish car company Uniti is trying a new tactic to get ahead of the pack: offering free green charging. Uniti teamed up with local energy company E.ON to offer five years of free electricity to Sweden-based buyers of the …
  • Customs Authorities Confused on How to Tax Fully Electric Cars
    As per examination report, the imported vehicle is a “used Tesla fully Electric Car S70 Fuel Electrically 193 kw, Model 2016, Duel Motor, 04 Wheel Drive” with standard accessories. At the time of assessment, the importer contended that the vehicle is entitled to benefit/concession of duty and taxes …
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  • Exxon isn't afraid of electric cars: only 6 percent of global vehicles by 2040, it says
    Despite a bit of typical oil-company bluster, Exxon may be a little bit worried about electric cars. Not a lot, perhaps, but if you read between the lines, then maybe a smidge. According to Energy Voice, Exxon vice president Jeff Woodbury said recently that EV demand isn't strong enough to put a dent in …
  • Tata Motors Rolls Out Tigor Electric –First Electric Car in India
    Also read: Are Electric Cars Cheaper to Run Than Petrol or Diesel Ones? Not much is know about the mechanicals of the Tata Tigor electric sedan at the moment, as Tata has not divulged the details. However, we do know that the motor is being supplied by a company called Electra EV, which makes …


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