Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 15, 2018

  • Boulder County lawmakers address oil and gas, juvenile offenders, homeless youth in early bills
    Vicki Marble, a Fort Collins Republican whose district extends through southwest Weld County into Broomfield, iwould repeal a state income-tax credit now available for people who buy or lease such "innovative motor vehicles" as electric or hybrid-electric cars. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer).
  • Are electric cars quieter than petrol or diesel cars?
    When you turn an electric car on, it's virtually silent. You might hear a faint whine of various components, but it's nothing like the persistent growl of a petrol engine or the relentless clatter of a diesel engine. What is vehicle noise made of? The engine's noise isn't the only component of sound when you …
  • Armormax fortifies Tesla Model S P100D with bulletproof glass and armor
    Ever since Tesla started manufacturing its electric cars, the Model S and Model X consistently gained stellar safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). … Due to the 2-inch bulletproof glass used on the vehicle, none of the electric car's windows open anymore.
  • Tesla Faces Another Lawsuit Claiming False Advertising in Norway
    Teslas and other electric cars are exceedingly popular in Norway, leading to an interesting exchange between the country's prime minister and U.S. President Trump. But it's not always smooth sailing between Tesla and its Scandinavian customers, another group of whom are reportedly suing the …
  • Tesla Model 3 makes huge impact at public unveiling away from Detroit Auto Show
    In this March 31, 2016 file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. More than 276,000 people pre-order the Tesla Model 3 in less than a week. Is it the "Tesla phenomenon," or has the $35,000 electric car with a range of …
  • If you wanted to double the range of an electric car could you simply double the size of its battery?
    When you double the capacity of a battery, you nearly double its mass. That makes the car heavier, it uses more power evey time it accellerates, and becomes more of a handful in corners. You might, if you are lucky, increase the range by 25% on sh…
  • Electric cars are breaking our roads, here's how
    "I would also expect any progressive government to add an air quality tax on fossil fuel vehicles that emit damaging tailpipe emissions into the air we breath, in turn placing a heavy burden on the health system," he said. Mandurah electric car driver Rob Dean and his Tesla. Photo: Mandurah electric car …
  • 2020 Dyson Electric Car Rendered
    By Anthony The EV will use solid state batteries. It's not a secret that vacuum maker Dyson plans to launch a fully electric vehicle on the market before the end of the decade. We have more than speculations on the matter, as Sir James Dyson, founder of the company, announced earlier this …read more.
  • Coromandel Peninsula helping to bring fully electric cars to NZ
    Almost six thousand electric vehicles are already here, but the distance between towns is proving to be a barrier. Source: 1 NEWS. Related. Transport · Chris Chang · Auckland · Other Sport. It's on! Joseph Parker's unification bout with UK champion Anthony Joshua confirmed. 8:35am. share. Source:.
  • Why Albemarle Stock Soared 48.6% in 2017 but Couldn't Match SQM's Surge
    If you've been following the electric-vehicle (EV) space, the 48.6% surge in Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) shares in 2017 shouldn't come as a surprise. Albemarle, after all, is the world's largest manufacturer of lithium, a chemical element used to manufacture lithium-ion batteries that go into EVs. Yet Albemarle …
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  • What to Expect at India's 2018 Auto Expo
    Between driverless cars, flying cars, 3D-printed technology and virtual reality exhibitions, technology has become the present and future of the automotive industry. India's Auto Expo, the second largest auto show in the world by the numbers, will continue this trend next month, with the theme of …
  • What's the future of electric vehicles?
    The topic of electric cars has been brought up at Petoskey Downtown Management Board meetings. … Hammond said electric vehicles are adopted more readily when motorists have less "range anxiety," which is the worry the electric car will run out of energy before reaching its designation.
  • Eagle Scout Project's App Would Direct Electric Car Owners to Charging Stations
    CREST HAVEN – Eagle Scout projects have varied widely in Cape May County, flagpoles, meditation gardens, firefighter memorials and handicap ramps among them. All were physical; they took muscle and sweat to create. That will change when Upper Township Troop 79's Michael Doliszny creates a …
  • 9 Down, 1 To Go — A Personal Tale Of 7 Years With Electric Cars
    My lease is up. My BMW i3 — my snappy and ugly duckling — has been returned to AVIS. There was a waiting line, so no chance of extending the lease. I have a reservation for the Tesla Model 3 due to be delivered by the end of the year. So, while I ponder on what to do next, let me recap which EVs I …
  • Saudi Aramco shrugs off electric car threat
    Saudi Aramco shrugs off electric car threat. EnvestorFirst | January 14, 2018 | Envestor First | No Comments. Oil group's tech chief says making traditional engines more efficient is greener approach. READ FULL ARTICLE …
  • Coffee and sat navs now viewed as necessities as line blurs with luxury items
    Four in ten felt it was an upmarket car such as an SUV and one quarter considered it to be an electric car. So fittingly enough, one third thought a garage big enough for two cars was the dream indulgence. For a respective third, it was sporting season tickets, games consoles, spray tans and acrylic nails.
  • Outdoor events #InTheKnow
    Supercars, Exotics, Race Cars, Muscle cars, Classic Cars, Vintage Cars, Electric Cars, Art Cars, music and entertainment all on the WPB Waterfront FREE Admission courtesy Supercar Week, The City of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach International Raceway and The Tideline Resort. The event is from 11 …
  • Valeo Unveils Crazy Cheap Electric Car – Just $9000
    Valeo unveiled at CES an EV prototype running on a low-voltage (48V) system that is promised to be 20% more economical than existing high-voltage solutions. The 48V all-electric tech demo was developed in partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The prototype was developed in …

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