Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on February 28, 2018

  • Scarce, expensive cobalt essential for electric cars
    Cobalt briquettes produced at Sherritt International's refinery in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. The hard, lustrous, grey metal is used in the production of high-temperature and wear-resistant super alloys, magnetic alloys, rechargeable batteries and chemicals. James Hodgins. TERRY CAIN. Special to The …
  • Why self-driving and electric cars are farther away than you think
    Analyzing the convergence of technologies in the face of consumer…
  • NHTSA "quiet car" rules to require hybrid, electric cars to make sounds by end of 2020
    The NHTSA on Monday set a long-delayed deadline for automakers to add sounds to otherwise nearly silent hybrid and electric cars: September 2020. The NHTSA says that automakers will … Electric and hybrid car motors make little noise, unlike gas and diesel-powered cars. At higher speeds, tires on …
  • The Little Company That's Bringing Wireless Charging To Electric Cars
    WiTricity has been working on wireless charging for over a decade. With a shift toward electric cars, the company may soon reap its rewards. The Little Company That's Bringing Wireless Charging To Electric Cars. [Photo: courtesy of Witricity]. By Mark Sullivan 8 minute Read. The chances are pretty …
  • Electric Cars for Sale in Florence, KY
    Looking to go green? Take a look at the selection of electric cars at Tom Gill Chevy and drive home in something you can feel good about.
  • Electric Car Charging Stations, Swimming Pool, Coffee Bar, Wi-Fi
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  • Kahramaa launches electric car charging stations project
    The country's first electric car charging station project (Phase 1) was launched on Tuesday by Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation … A number of partners from different sectors of the country are expected to join to help provide electric and hybrid cars, establish the infrastructure , and raise …
  • Study Encourages Massachusetts Municipalities To Prepare For The Switch To Electric Cars
    A new report urges Massachusetts cities to prepare for the rise of the electric car. Electric car ownership is surging in Massachusetts – up 37 percent last year – with about 130,000 electric cars on the road. But, the infrastructure to charge all those vehicles and accommodate the rapid sales pace of …
  • Could Electric Cars Threaten the Grid?
    Since more and more people are choosing to drive electric cars and charging them at home, Muratori created a computer simulation to explore the impact of in-home charging on the grid. His conclusion: Don't expect any massive power outages anytime soon. “PEVs aren't going to destroy the grid,” he …
  • India To Float Another Tender To Procure 10000 Electric Cars
    Government-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has announced that it will procure 10,000 electric cars through a global tender to supply them to the government of Andhra Pradesh. EESL has already given orders for 500 electric sedans last year and is planning to float additional tenders.
  • Crowdfunded Electric Car Uniti Experiences “Record Breaking” Pre-Orders at India's Auto Expo
    Swedish electric car manufacturer Uniti says it has concluded its first step in bringing its electric vehicle (EV) to Asia with a successful introduction of the Uniti One at India's Auto Expo 2018 in New Delhi. … Uniti says it was recognized as one of the 'top 3 electric cars' showcased at the New Dehli event.
  • Electric cars must adhere to 'quiet car' regulations by 2020
    Everyone likes to joke about moving at the speed of government, but when something as simple as making sure electric cars don't kill deaf people takes 10 years to get implemented, the jokes are well deserved. The United States government has finally set its "quiet cars" mandate in stone, Reuters …
  • Why self-driving and electric cars are farther away than you think
    DETROIT — The driverless future built around electric-powered solutions and other mobility buzzwords is farther away than you might think. So says industry expert Carla Bailo, president of the Center for Automotive Research. The reason? Many consumers don't want this stuff. It's a dose of cold water …
  • Electric Cars Won't Be Completely Silent Anymore, At Least In The US
    Driving in complete silence is one of the biggest obstacles to get used to in an electric car. We'd prefer it if electric cars made some kind of noise during acceleration and some companies like Mercedes-Benz agree with us. Mercedes has even partnered with musicians like Lincoln Park to make EVs …
  • Electric car chargers don't meet the demand of electric cars
    Electric car chargers don't meet the demand of electric cars. There are … But, the number of electric cars on the road is going up and 96 won't hold to the growing demand. Researchers at International Monetary Fund and Georgetown University say electric cars may take over roadways as soon as 2040.
  • 55 percent growth for electric cars
    The number of electric cars worldwide rose to 3.2 million according to a count taken at the beginning of 2018. Some 1.2 million are on the road in China, followed by 750,000 in the United States of America. Germany remains in eighth place with just short of 93,000 cars. Last year was a record-setter with …
  • How many of you are electric cars only?
    Once my Model 3 arrives later this year we'll be a completely zero emission household. Same (except our Model 3 is expected within the next week or two).
  • GFG Style electric car to incorporate Internet of Things technology
    Car manufacturer GFG Style and energy company Envision will present Sibylla, an electric concept car incorporating Internet of Things (IoT) smart power technology, at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The vehicle is a luxury four-door sedan that is powered by Envision's EnOS platform, an IoT network that …
  • Electric Car Popularity Reasons People Prefer Electric Cars To
    Whether it's a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or all-electric, the demand for electric drive vehicles will continue to climb as prices drop and consumers look for ways to save The rEVolution from traditional gasoline-powered vehicles to electric vehicles ( EVs) has been a gradual process for some – and an exciting …


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