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Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on February 22, 2018

  • Amy Harder : "BP boosts its electric car outlook but …" – Tweet
    One of the world's largest oil companies, BP says: Even with a global ban on sales of new internal combustion engines, demand for oil will be roughly the same as it is now in 2040. This problem is bigger than we can fathom & it's going to take solutions that seem unfathomable. · Twitter Web Client · en.
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  • Renault's 'Smart Island' Is Powered by Renewable Energy and Used Electric-Car Batteries
    In the best Bond villain tradition, Renault has taken over an island. But the automaker's intentions aren't malevolent. Renault plans to use this "Smart Island" to show how electric cars and renewable energy can eliminate fossil fuels. Renault is working with the government of the Portuguese Autonomous …
  • Apple in talks to buy cobalt directly from miners as electric cars drive demand
    While those devices use about eight grams of refined cobalt, the battery for an electric car requires over 1000 times more. Apple has about 1.3 billion existing devices, while Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook has been bullish about the prospects for electric vehicles. The price of cobalt has more than …
  • China's BYD tops global electric-car production for third year in a row
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker) Try asking any electric-car owner or advocate, or for that matter any member of the public, which automaker sold the most electric cars last year. In North America, the answer will likely be Tesla, or possibly Nissan or Chevrolet. But we'd bet you hear …
  • Military Electric Cars Market Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin, Industry Analysis …
    Military Electric Cars Market report analyses the prospects in the market for several shareholders and aspirants by identifying the high-growth segments, main actions approved by them and Military Electric Cars market recent progressions. The Military Electric Cars market report is prepared after …
  • Electric Cars Won't Crimp Oil Demand
    It's not just a Telsa (TSLA) thing anymore: Auto makers from General Motors (GM) to Ferrari are pushing electric vehicles, and plenty of analysts see consumers adopting the new technology rapidly. Electric Cars Won't Crimp Oil Demand. Illustration: Getty Images. So should energy investors be worried …
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  • Volt Is a Drone That Charges Your Electric Car
    Running out of gas is a problem usually remedied by jogging to a gas station. For those with an electric vehicle, however, that jog can turn into an ultramarathon. Enter Volt, a concept from In Yeop Baek, a Korean product designer who's tackled numerous modern issues through his work. Yes, this is a …
  • Use Volkswagen Settlement Money for Electric Car Infrastructure
    BOSTON — State Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined 37 other legislators who weighed in last week on the allocation of $75 million that the state is scheduled to receive from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund. Members urged the state Department of Environmental …
  • As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure …
    As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure and Parking Challenges … Those electric car purchases reflect Americans' values, including a desire to protect our communities' public health, reduce global warming pollution and stop using so much oil.
  • Electric car fears prompt odd Apple investment
    Apple may be in a bidding war with electric vehicle battery makers for one key metal: cobalt. Apple's been one of the biggest users of cobalt over the past decade due to their ever-increasing production of iPhone, iPad, and other devices with their own rechargeable batteries. Now that electric vehicles …
  • Apple is looking for long-term cobalt suppliers before electric cars take off
    Electric car companies such as BMW and Volkswagen have been rushing to woo and procure long-term contracts with cobalt producers, according to Bloomberg. BMW is also close to securing a 10-year supply deal with an unnamed supplier in February. Volkswagen reportedly tried to lock deals with …
  • Sales-Lentz Takes Delivery of 6 Smart Electric Cars for Driver Changeovers
    Through Sven Massard, Smart Luxembourg has officially awarded the 2 Smart ForTwo and the 4 Smart ForFour to the General Manager of Sales-Lentz Technical Transport, Georges Hilbert. The vehicles will now be able to be used for transporting drivers to / from different terminals, at the beginning, …
  • Apple wants to buy cobalt directly from the supplier, in a country where the middleman is in charge
    Apple's reported move to buy cobalt directly from miners could bring efficiency to the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled mining sector, but it will likely only muddle an already murky field. Cutting out the middleman, Apple reportedly wants to buy cobalt directly from miners, according to a report …
  • The Fascinating Reason Why Apple Wants Its Own Supply of Cobalt
    Fears that car manufacturers will elbow in on the market partly stems from the fact that, while phone batteries only require eight grams of cobalt, electric car batteries require more than a thousand times more. The coming EV boom may leave little for smartphone production, which currently uses a quarter …
  • An Unlikely Challenger In The Electric Car Race
    Initially, electric and now the development of autonomous cars has been a major disrupter for the auto industry, the effects of which we have only just begun to see. Traditional auto manufacturers were initially written off as having too much legacy investments in the internal combustion engine and …
  • Sale of $5bn lithium stake to test electric car hype – by Henry Sanderson
    Lithium has hitched a stunning ride on the wave of interest in electric cars, making it one of the world's hottest commodities. SQM's lithium business generates about 60 per cent of the profits for the company, which is in talks with Elon Musk's Tesla over a deal to supply lithium, a key ingredient in electric …
  • More electric cars were sold in Ontario than Quebec last year
    There were a record 18,564 electric cars sold across Canada last year, up 68 percent from 2016, and electric plug-in vehicle sales outpaced plug-in … Electric car advocates are hoping to get a signal in next week's federal budget that the government is prepared to support EV sales across the country.


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