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Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 13, 2018

  • Electric car web research
    Posted 6 minutes ago. Details. Needs to hire 2 Freelancers. I need someone to help fill a large spreadsheet with information on electric vehicles, including 3rd party reviews, warranty, safety ratings. Project Type: Ongoing project. Skills and Expertise. Internet Research. Activity on this Job. Proposals:Less …
  • GM Cruise AV Autonomous Electric Car Shuns Human Drivers, Steering Wheel And Pedals
    When it comes to self-driving cars, we've seen various takes from auto manufacturers. For the most part, they all add the hardware and software necessary to allow complete control of a vehicle by a computer, but retain primary controls (like the steering wheel and accelerator/brake pedal) for the driver to …
  • Government scheme to fund electric car charging points falls flat after just five councils apply for …
    Government scheme to fund electric car charging points falls flat after just five councils apply for cash and £150k handed out. January 12, 2018. tags: Electric Cars. By Paul Homewood. h/t Steve B. From BusinessGreen: image. Government writes to councils after only five apply for money from electric …
  • GM Unveils a Self-Driving Electric Car With No Steering Wheel or Pedals
    The future of self-driving cars may arrive sooner than you think, if General Motors gets its way. The Detroit-based automaker on Thursday revealed its plans for a fully-autonomous, electric car to hit the road by 2019. GM says the automobile is “the first production-ready vehicle built from the start to …
  • Sheboygan Rotarians thank all for record-setting 'Making Spirits Bright' show | Letters
    In 2018, hybrid and electric car owners will face a surcharge, (I call it a penalty) when they register their cars in Wisconsin. Hybrid owners will pay an extra $75 and electric vehicles $100 in addition to the regular $75 annual fee. These “surcharges” are part of the Republicans' plan to fund road work for …
  • Sion Electric Car interior
    München – Sion Electric Car interior. Olympic park. Expert. Created by. H.J.Weber · View Photographer's Profile · Contact 360Cities to License this Panorama. The Sion is the first electric car capable recharging its batteries from the sun. This makes you less worried about the range. With the dynamic …
  • Disruption from electric car 'revolution' will rival the introduction of the iPhone
    The global electric car revolution is coming to Australia, Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has declared. … But the next generation Tesla would sell for less than half this, and the purchase of more electric cars in high-turnover fleets meant "the range of second hand electric vehicles is …
  • Why the West can't ignore China's rise as an e-car empire
    Although still a concept car, Byton's SUV is a symbol of China's determination to become a world leader in electric cars and parts. Thanks to government subsidies and the verve of state-backed carmakers such as BAIC and SAIC, the communist country is building an industry that stands to transform the …
  • Millions in funding for electric car charge points 'is being ignored by councils'
    Millions of pounds of government funding aimed at building thousands of electric car charging points is going unclaimed by local councils, it has emerged. Now civic chiefs are being urged to apply for grants to do more to lower emissions. Transport minister Jesse Norman and Claire Perry, minister for …
  • Councils ignore funds for electric car charge points
    Councils have been accused of blocking the roll-out of electric cars by failing to install roadside charge points for motorists. Ministers said that … An extensive and reliable public charging network is seen as vital to drive up the number of electric or hybrid cars being driven on British roads. Latest industry …
  • Electric cars are cheapest to drive against gas cars in these states: new report
    Electric cars still cost significantly more to buy than gasoline-powered vehicles of the same size and capabilities. But cars that … On average across the U.S., the study concluded, a gasoline vehicle would have to return 57.6 mpg to cost as little per mile to run as a plug-in electric car. Only one vehicle …
  • Nissan Will Test Remote Electric-Car Charging
    Nissan is teaming up with Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Company (KEPCO), and electronics company Sumitomo to test charging electric cars via remote control. The companies believe this could be an important step toward making electric cars into four-wheeled extensions of the power grid.
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  • 2018 Polaris GEM e2
    THE SMARTER WAY TO MOVE. When it comes to moving people and cargo with ease and efficiency, the vehicle you choose matters. Make the smart choice with the Polaris GEM. With greater comfort and more…
  • Electric cars will fail, but we'll build them anyway, say global auto execs: KPMG
    Juxtaposed against a growing electric-vehicle market in China and increasingly stringent global carbon-emission limits, a survey by KPMG has revealed a majority of global auto executives believe electric vehicles are a fool's errand. Those executives believe electric cars will eventually be leapfrogged …
  • Tesla, Jaguar and the future of electric cars: what's in store for motoring in 2018
    Elon Musk has a lot on his mind right now. Falcon Heavy, the biggest rocket his Space X operation has yet built – the biggest rocket anyone has built since the Saturn V – is sitting upright on its launch site in Florida. Uncertainty still surrounds Space X's previous launch, the Falcon 9. Did the “Zuma” …
  • Government scheme to fund electric car charging points falls flat after just five councils apply for …
    A Government bid to spark an electric car revolution by offering councils funding to install vehicle charging points has fallen flat after just five local authorities applied for the cash. Ministers invited councils to bid for part of a £1.5 million fund in 2017/18 but interest from town halls has been “extremely …
  • Council is one of only five to take up electric car cash offer
    PORTSMOUTH is one of only five councils in the country that has applied to the government for cash to install electric car charging points. … Ministers Jesse Norman and Claire Perry have written to local authority bosses to remind them about the scheme and highlight the benefits of electric cars.
  • 'Extremely disappointing' take-up by councils for electric car points cash
    The lack of councils taking advantage of a £4.5 million fund for thousands of electric car charge points is “extremely disappointing”, the Department for Transport (DfT) said. Since 2016 local authorities have been able to apply for cash to cover 75% of the cost of buying and installing on-street charge …


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