Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on February 3, 2018| Electric Cars | Hybrid cars

Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on February 3, 2018

  • Business News
    WASHINGTON — An intensifying clash between California and Washington over getting cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road has put auto companies in a bind as they contemplate what cars they should be rolling onto showroom floors. The signals to automakers couldn't conflict more: …
  • Nvidia electric car
    Nvidia electric car. NVIDIA Self-Driving Car Demo at CES 2017 Top 10 Electric Cars Will Challenge Tesla in 2018/2019 This week as the Tesla Model S electric car heads to its first real road release, it's been revealed that none other than NVIDIA's brand new VCM will be The Autopilot system is powered …
  • Electric cars are better than you think
    While it's true to say that electric cars are generally better for the planet, they are also just better — period.
  • Tesla: Recalibration Time
    The competitive landscape surrounding electric cars is changing with more cars and manufacturers entering the market or on the way. … time for investors to recalibrate their view of Tesla's ability to execute and of their expected timeline for legacy manufacturers entering the electric car market in earnest.
  • Auto Expo 2018: Hyundai to showcase the Ioniq electric car and the Kona SUV as part of its 20th …
    The company's MD & CEO, YK Koo had already revealed that the company would feature the Ioniq electric car at the event, while there were rumours of the Kona SUV debuting as well. Putting all rumours to bed, Hyundai's statement today does confirm that we will be seeing both vehicles at the event.
  • Here Are The 10 Longest Range Electric Cars Available In the US
    By Jim Gorzelany You could drive from Chicago to St. Louis and still have kWh left in the tank with these range-topping EVs. It's all about operating range when it comes to electric cars, with the best of the genre able to run for a several day's drive on a charge, but with …read more. Source:: …
  • Audi Opens E-Tron Electric SUV Order Books…In Europe
    The all-electric car will reportedly have a range of 311 miles and a power output of just under 500bhp. That'll help it launch from 0-62 mph in just 4.6 … The third EV will come in 2020 and will be a hatchback based on the VW Group's new MEB electric cars platform. By 2025, Audi is planning to have as …
  • Can Blockchain Ensure Electric Car Batteries Aren't Being Made Using Child Labor?
    Lithium-ion batteries for electric cars require significant amounts of cobalt, and more than half of the world's cobalt comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country rankled by corruption. Demand for cobalt is booming, but the auto industry's electric vehicle supply chain is tainted by allegations …
  • Dealers start to worry about ebbing repair income from electric cars
    While plug-in electric cars, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid, now account for only about 1 percent of new-vehicle sales, that percentage will clearly … Tires and wiper blades are the sole wear items on a Nissan Leaf electric car, though replacing the filter in the cabin air-intake system is also …
  • California wants more electric cars. The Trump administration doesn't. Automakers are in the hot seat
    E-Golf electric cars hang in the assembly line of a Volkswagen factor in Dresden, Germany, which opened last year. Environmental advocates say the U.S. risks falling behind Europe and Asia in producing electric cars as the Trump administration eases pressure on automakers. (Jens Meyer / AP).
  • Charging points for electric cars to be added to BP petrol stations
    Charging points for electric cars to be added to BP petrol stations. 02-02-18, 15:22 – Views: 2. Name: Electric car being charged.PNG Views: 2 Size: 443.9 KB. Some exciting news for people thinking about switching to hybrid or electric vehicles. BP is going to add rapid charging points for electric cars at …
  • Here Are The 10 Longest Range Electric Cars Available In the US
    You'll want to also consider an electric car's equivalent fuel economy (“mpg-e”) which allows shoppers to compare operating costs, both among other EVs, but hybrids and conventionally powered rides as well. For example, though the top version of the aforementioned Model S boasts the longest …
  • Tesla Model S racing is now a real thing, approved by FIA sanctioning body
    … Model S series" by electric-car fans and racing followers alike. After being unveiled almost two years ago, it's now officially a legitimate racing series: On Wednesday that the FIA, the governing body for world motorsports, officially sanctioned (approved) it. It's the second FIA racing series for electric cars …
  • Motor Industry welcomes announcement by Minister Ross to help SPSV drivers move to Electric …
    As we start to see more electric vehicles on our roads this will help to normalize the electric cars for consumers and their use as a public service vehicle will aid in providing motorists with that experience, while benefiting the environment. A"s we have underlined before, strategies to increase electric car …
  • Mazda's future gas engines could be cleaner than electric motors
    Hitomi told Automotive News that if Mazda can increase thermal efficiency—the amount of energy in gasoline converted by a traditional engine to usable power and not lost to heat, friction or nois —to 56 percent, it can achieve emissions on a par with an purely electric car. That would require an thermal …
  • Auto Expo 2018: Mahindra to Unveil 6 Electric Cars, New Global SUV and Stinger Conept for …
    Mahindra has released its official statement about participation in the 2018 Auto Expo. The Indian UV maker will participate in Auto Expo 2018 with the theme 'Future of Mobility'. And since the foreseeable future of mobility, as we all know, is Electric, the carmaker will unveil as many as 6 electric vehicles …
  • Toyota Alone In Bed With Hydrogen As EVs Take Control
    Toyota is more and more alone in the hydrogen fuel cell camp, as other manufacturers turn towards battery electric vehicles. The Japanese automaker spent tons of cash and time (since the early 1990s) on the research and development of FCVs. Today, it must continue to decide whether to invest even …
  • Number of electric cars registered in Ukraine almost doubles in 2017
    Some 117 Ukrainians registered this electric car in 2017 (a 3.6% market share). The Tesla brand was third: 111 Tesla cars were registered last year (a 3.4% market share). The Ford brand took the fourth place in the ranking with 76 registered electric cars, occupying 2.3% of the market. The Fiat brand …
  • OPINION: Our View — Downtown board should reject electric car charger proposal
    Petoskey downtown officials' proposed purchase of some electric car infrastructure isn't the sort of idea that charges us with enthusiasm.In recent months, the Downtown Management Board has considered the possibility of purchasing an electric car charging station. If the board opts in favor of doing so, …


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