Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on February 15, 2018| Electric Cars | Hybrid cars

Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on February 15, 2018

  • Tesla confirms having produced its 300000th electric car
    I know we can't and shouldn't compare Tesla's production to traditional car production, but just to put the numbers into perspective: Toyota produces that many cars every 11 days. VW is about the same. Not electric cars of course, but I don't have numbers for these. reply …
  • Dyson plans to bring a premium electric car to market by 2020
    James Dyson is flexing his design muscles on a new electric car project. … of Dyson vacuum cleaner and overpriced fan fame announced that his company would be investing £2 billion to develop an electric car by 2020 and, hopefully, … Maybe now we can finally look forward to electric cars with ball.
  • Dyson's electric car ambitions come into focus
    British vacuum cleaner maker Dyson last September announced plans to produce an electric vehicle by 2020. The development was unforeseen although considering Dyson's purchase of battery start-up Sakti3 a year earlier, it wasn't terribly stunning. Dyson's ambitious gamble to enter the automotive …
  • General Motors Says It's Bringing Its Electric Cars to Argentina
    (Not a GM electric car, but we thought it looked cool, and it's an electric car – don't judge!) The US-based multinational car corporation General Motors (GM) announced Tuesday that this year, they'll begin selling electric cars in Argentina, according to Infobae. “Argentina has a lot to gain with the shift …
  • China cuts subsidies for many electric cars, lifts standards
    GUANGZHOU — China lowered manufacturer subsidies for many electric cars and plug-in hybrids by about 30%, with the central government planning … The revamped subsidy program that took effect Monday grants automakers 24,000 yuan ($3,780) for each electric car with the typical range of 200km …
  • Tesla confirms having produced its 300000th electric car
    Tesla is often seen as the world's leading electric vehicle manufacturer and it is in many ways, but not based on total vehicle produced – though it could soon take the lead. The company confirmed that it recently produced its 300,000th vehicle.
  • China cuts subsidies for many electric cars, lifts standards
    GUANGZHOU — China lowered manufacturer subsidies for many electric cars and plug-in hybrids by about 30%, with the central government planning … The revamped subsidy program that took effect Monday grants automakers 24,000 yuan ($3,780) for each electric car with the typical range of 200km …
  • Faraday Future receives $1.5B lifeline
    Faraday Future's vision hasn't exactly panned out as once imagined, and serious financial problems have ensued. However, a Hong Kong-based entity has thrown the struggling electric-car maker a $1.5 billion lifeline to keep the lights on. Business Insider reported on Tuesday that the unnamed entity …
  • Subaru plug-in hybrid, more electric-car sales, BMW i3 discount, CAFE cuts coming soon
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker) Today, $10K off a BMW i3, what it would take to get more electric-car buyers, details on the coming Subaru plug-in hybrid, and the unlikely reason the Trump administration may use to slash fuel-economy requirements. All this and more on Green Car …
  • Renault is going to launch a new electric car-only store
    It can be difficult for dealerships to sell both electric cars and gas-powered vehicles at the same time since the strengths of one are often the weaknesses of the other. That's partly why Tesla decided to bypass the dealership model and operate it. Now Renault is going to try the same with its own electric …
  • Dyson's electric car venture to be three-part
    Dyson's electric car venture to be three-part. The first car won't have solid-state batteries after all. … We reported in September about vacuum cleaner innovator James Dyson's future plans to produce electric cars starting from 2020. Newly revealed information details the Dyson plan further: there will be a …
  • Electric car charging stations on the rise in New Zealand
    Kiwis driving electric cars are more confidently going on longer cruises because of a roll out of easy to find charging stations, the Transport Agency says. … Driving an electric car created 80 per cent fewer carbon emissions than a petrol or diesel car because of New Zealand's large supply of renewable …
  • 2 bdrm + 2 bath – Electric car charging stations, Wine storage
    AMLI's Buckhead apartments offers spacious one- and two-bedroom floor plans, featuring two designer finish packages with stainless steel ENERGY STAR appliances, elegant quartz countertops, refined wood flooring, 10'-12' ceilings, washers and dryers, solar shades, balconies or patios, and more.
  • Tesla's China factory could hit a roadblock over disagreement in ownership
    Tesla and the Chinese government are reportedly not seeing eye-to-eye with regards to the ownership of the electric car maker's proposed factory in Shanghai. The planned electric car facility in Shanghai is widely believed to be the site where the production of the Model Y, Tesla's crossover SUV, will …
  • Daimler Fears That Switch to Electric Cars Will Disrupt Supply Chain
    Analysts have noted the difficulty in sourcing materials for electric-car batteries. The supply of metals like cobalt will be taxed by increasing demand for electric cars. Most Cobalt is also mined under inhumane conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and processed in China, creating ethical …
  • Umicore raises $1.1 billion to invest in cathode business
    Electric car sales are set to increase rapidly, driving up demand for lithium-ion batteries and their cathode materials. … has raised $1.1 billion from investors in exchange for shares in the company to fund its growth plans, particularly those involving cathode materials for lithium-ion electric car batteries.
  • Hyundai Kona Electric car is a 'game changer' – EV SUV with 300-mile range hailed ahead of
    Best electric cars 2018 – Jaguar I-PACE, Hyundai Ioniq and more. This is also double the range of the upcoming Nissan Leaf 2018. Hyundai also claims the car will have ”a great fun-to-drive character” and will “benefit from a wide range of convenience and connectivity features as well as active safety …
  • More charging stations drives electric car take-up
    Kiwis driving electric cars are more confidently going on longer cruises because of a rollout of easy-to-find charging stations, the Transport Agency says. It said New Zealand now had about 6500 rapid charging stations at signposted stops around the country. "Prominent signage along our state …
  • Faraday Future Secures $1.5 Billion Financial Lifeline, Report Says
    Faraday Future's future hasn't looked very good for the past few months, but the electric-car startup is eager to turn things around. Faraday has secured a $1.5 billion investment from an unnamed Hong Kong party, according to Business Insider, and hopes to get its FF 91 electric SUV into production by …


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