Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 11, 2018

  • Question: Do you think electric cars may become a viable alternative to gasoline-powered vehicles?
    Electric car has bright future in the worl because of various factors such as environmental concerns. In the last couple of decade global warming is one of the biggest threat and gasoline automobile is one of the biggest … view the full answer …
  • Bitcoin Could End Up Using More Power Than Electric Cars
    Bitcoin's meteoric rise is attracting a ton of attention. Is it ready for the mainstream? The global power needed to create cryptocurrencies this year could rival the entire electricity consumption of Argentina and be a growth driver for renewable energy producers from the U.S. to China. Miners of bitcoin and …
  • Tesla issues 2013 Model S airbag replacement initiative amid Takata recall
    In Tesla's note, the electric car firm stated that while there have been no untoward incidents reported so far with regards to the Model S' Takata … Tesla would be following the NHTSA's guidelines and replacing affected vehicles' airbags in phases, depending on the electric cars' manufacturing date.
  • Will 2018 Be the Year Our Electric Car Future Gets Real?
    Another year, another step closer to climate doom unless we cut carbon pollution. What's happening with electric cars at the start of 2018 is a sign that maybe, just maybe, we might be beginning to steer the ship toward less catastrophic waters.
  • 15 Electric Cars to Transport Delegates of Bulgarian EU Presidency
    As of 11th of January, 15 electric cars with drivers will be available to the European delegates for the 6 months of the Bulgarian Presidency…
  • Hybrid Cars That Save Money, Even With Cheap Gas
    Hybrid-powered vehicles, in which one or more electric motors augment a gasoline engine to improve fuel economy and/or performance, are in a sense gateway vehicles to full electric cars, especially the latest plug-in models that can run for an initial period on a charge solely on battery power.
  • Nvidia electric car
    Tesla's goal is to produce increasingly affordable electric cars to mainstream buyers NVIDIA Tegra to Power Tesla Model S Infotainment. Buzz, its all-electric retro-inspired camper van concept. This week as the Tesla Model S electric car heads to its first real road release, it's been revealed that none …
  • Fisker's Luxury Electric Car Might Steal Tesla's Thunder (VIDEO)
    California-based carmaker has revealed its all-new sporty electric vehicle at the 2018 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Henrik Fisker, the company's CEO, said that the EMotion car is able to drive about 640 kilometers without needing to be charged. Having announced its …
  • Electric Cars: EV market background
    Kia sells a pure electric version of the Soul, and Hyundai has introduced the Ioniq, the first car available as a conventional hybrid, a plug-in hybrid or a pure electric car. The biggest recent change in manufacturers' plans has been the decision of the German premium manufacturers, which for so long saw …
  • Ann Arbor's electric-car charging stations seeing highest usage ever
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  • Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi To Invest $1 Billion Into Battery Tech, Electric Car Development
    Ionic Materials is a young US-based company developing cobalt-free materials, such as polymers, for solid-state batteries. Now, it is the first beneficiary of a new venture fund founded by the automotive Alliance of Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi called, appropriately, Alliance Ventures. Alliance chairman …
  • Electric Car Batteries Are About To Charge Faster And Last Longer
    And while some of the flashy prototypes might never make it to market, the technology under their hoods could improve electric cars everywhere. Batteries in modern EV's won't always take you as far as gasoline. And filling a tank takes way less time than charging, even with special hardware to speed …
  • Electric Car Batteries Are About To Charge Faster And Last Longer
    It wouldn't be a modern Consumer Electronics Show without a flurry of new electric vehicles. And while some of the flashy prototypes might never make it to market, the technology under their hoods could improve electric cars everywhere. Batteries in modern EV's won't always take you as far as gasoline …
  • All-Electric Car Accelerates To 220 MPH
    It's no secret that electric cars and other vehicles are noted for their non-reliance on fossil fuels while those gas-guzzling vehicles are noted for their speed and power. One of the conundrums designers have been facing is how to attract the speed demons to embrace the more environmentally-friendly …
  • Ann Arbor's electric-car charging stations seeing highest usage ever
    "It's showing the impact that electric cars are now starting to have on transportation in Ann Arbor," he said. Konkle and the DDA released a new report this week showing public use of the 23 EV chargers in downtown Ann Arbor continues to climb, with the fourth quarter of 2017 being the highest-use …
  • MORGAN STANLEY: Bitcoin could use more energy than Argentina this year
    electric car charging street Go Ultra Low Kia Soul EV on charge on a London street. Ultra-low emission vehicles such as this can cost as little as 2p per mile to run and some electric cars and vans have a range of up to 700 miles. Miles Willis / Stringer. Bitcoin mining could use more electricity in 2018 …
  • Owning an electric car
    Apparently we are being told that this time in 10 years' time we will all be driving electric cars, but what is it like to own one? Well Deirdre spoke to the owner of such a car Rob Babington from Tralee on the pros and cons of owning such a car. Audio Player.
  • This Is The World's Fastest Street Legal Electric Car
    The technology is getting better with each passing day as companies push the barriers of what you think an automobile's limits are. That is what Genovation has done in joining forces with the Prefix Corporation, and Stafl Systems to bring the world the GXE electric supercar. This EV high-performance …
  • Watch: Irish Granny test driving new electric car will brighten up your day
    Kearys Renault in Cork have introduced one of their oldest customers to one of their newest cars, writes Sally Gorman. Adorable 84-year-old Ann, was a barrel of laughs test driving the new, fully electric Renault Zoe alongside her partner in crime – her Grandson Eoin, who has since been cut out of her …


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