Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 17, 2018| Electric Cars | Hybrid cars

Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 17, 2018

  • Major carmakers stake $90 billion on electric vehicles
    Ford, for example, has announced plans to more than double its electrified vehicle spending. This money will be pushed into batteries, as the core improvement imitative, and into electric cars in general. It is estimated that by global automakers are investing over $90 billion in electric car technology.
  • Local elected officials score zero on air-quality leadership
    Kevin Hall's column detailing the willful dereliction of duty by air-quality regulators explains a lot about why our ability to breathe and exercise outdoors remains limited and is getting worse. However, I don't think he goes far enough in assessing blame. There has been zero leadership by local elected …
  • Global carmakers to invest in electric cars
    Carmaker Ford says it's more than doubling its investment in electric vehicles in the next five years to $US11 billion. The company says by 2022, it'll have 40 models of hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range, while the biggest US carmaker — General Motors — said last year it's adding 20 new …
  • Ford Promises Performance Electric SUV & 40 Electrified Models By 2025 In $11 Billion Push
    Every manufacturer wants a piece of the Chinese new car market, which is now the largest in world at 20 million+ vehicles a year, yet China is pushing for electric cars more aggressively than any other nation. Any car company that wants to peddle its wares there needs to dance to the tune being called …
  • Ford to launch 16 electric cars in next 5 years
    Two new battery-electric cars will arrive in less than 18 months. The plan also includes 24 hybrid and plug-in hybrids vehicles in the same time frame, for a total of 40 electrified vehicles. Ford now sells a battery-electric version of its Focus hatchback. Ford suggested its next battery-electric car, a small …
  • Tuesday Tech Crawl: Intel underfoot, Austin VC, electric cars
    Ford is betting big on electric cars. The automaker says it will spend $11 billion over the next five years to develop the next generation of automobiles, according to the BBC. The announcement was made at the Detroit Auto Show. By 2022, Ford said it expects to have 16 fully electric models and 24 …
  • Ferrari will build an electric supercar to take on Tesla
    Ferrari is throwing down the gauntlet and challenging Tesla by jumping into the electric car space. CEO Sergio … Ferrari pushing into electric cars isn't a complete surprise. Marchionne said in … So once the automaker's first electric car hits the market, it will likely have some stiff competition. In November …
  • Electric car charging stations for Dockyard
    The West End Development Corporation is also in talks with other electric car operators to see if more charging stations can be installed in the area. Joanna Cranfield, business development manager at Wedco, said: “One of the issues we have found is that different makes of electric cars have different …
  • Marchionne: Electric cars not worth investment
    India is pushing for that sweet non polluting electric car tech because we can feel the heat from the horrible air quality and steep price of petrol and diesel. The only comments I see trashing electric cars seem to come from (some) Americans who have no idea how lucky they are to enjoy comfortable gas …
  • Johnson Matthey gains on electric car forecast
    Johnson Matthey was in demand on Tuesday after analysts said a battery material developed by the group can boost the performance of electric cars by nearly a third. Matthey last year announced plans to invest £200m in commercialising a cathode material known as enhanced lithium nickel oxide, …
  • Tesla Model S police cars in Luxembourg await approval for public service use
    It seems like electric car fans in Luxembourg would have to wait a bit longer to see the Grand Ducal's Model S police vehicles in action. … What is particularly interesting about Luxembourg's Model S police cars is the fact that the vehicles, unlike other electric cars being used by law enforcement, will be …
  • Volkswagen Reportedly to Build Some Electric Cars in United States in 2020
    Volkswagen is serious about being a large competitor in the electric car market. We already know that VW considers Tesla to be its biggest competitor, and has been looking to challenge the domestic automaker's supremacy once it can become rooted in the electric market. The automaker confirmed at …
  • Andy Palmer Says Dyson's Electric Car Goals Aren't Achievable
    By Domenick Yoney 2020? Yeah, good luck with that, Dyson. Andy Palmer has publicly poo-pooed the Dyson dream of launching an electric vehicle in 2020. Big deal, you might be thinking to yourself. what does this guy even know about building electric cars? Well, Palmer, now the CEO of Aston Martin …
  • Ford doubles its electric car investment to catch up with the competition
    On Sunday, Ford said they plan to jump-start their electric vehicle spending, promising to shell out $11B, and have 40 electric vehicles in their lineup by 2022. It's a massive increase from the $4.5B investment the company announced back in 2015, but with crosstown rival GM shooting to have 20 new …
  • Costa Rica to become Latin American electric-car pioneer?
    Still, electric cars have someeconomic factors working against broader adoption. As well as low overall sales, Costa Ricans made an average annual salary of just over $10,000 in 2015—while "most plug-in electric vehicles cost north of $40,000 … out of realistic reach for most consumers," explained …
  • Australia Gears Up For Electric Cars
    Behyad Jafari the Chief Executive of the Electric Vehicle Council explains the drive behind electric cars. … Greens over 'change the date' debate8:41. 1h ago 8:41. + Play Later. ✓ In Play Later. + Lists. 8:41. Ben Fordham: Highlights. 1. Australia is going to see an electric car revolution11:42. 3h ago 11:42.
  • Can Seattle drivers be shamed into electric cars?
    We got it because it's an electric car,” Shamah says. An environmental crusader might ask, “Why don't you just take the bus or ride your bike?” Shamah says he doesn't really have much of a choice. “I have three kids, and we live in North Seattle, and they go to school in the Central District. So we're in …
  • Kaspersky warning over electric car charging"
    Electric cars may be growing in popularity, but cyber security giant Kaspersky has warned drivers to be wary of chargers. According to Kaspersky, car manufacturers may be investing heavily into electric vehicles, expecting a market shift from petrol and diesel any time in the next ten or 20 years. However …
  • $90 billion says electric cars are the future
    Ford will invest $11 billion in electric cars, to have 40 hybrids and all-electrics in its range by 2022. Bill Ford said the firm was “all-in” on electrification. Speaking at the Detroit Auto Show on Sunday, Ford said the focus would be on electrifying existing Ford models without naming any specific cars.


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