Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 21, 2018

  • Aston Martin CEO Throws Shade at Dyson, Calls Its Targets "Unachievable"
    Add Andy Palmer to the list of people who are skeptical about Dyson's ambitious timetable to roll out an electric car by 2020. The Aston Martin CEO made his opinions known in a conversation with Autocar, highlighting some underlying issues that all startup automakers face when they try to break into …
  • Chinese electric-car maker Byton set up by BMW alums seeks $400 million
    Byton, the Chinese electric-car start-up founded by former BMW executives, is seeking about $400 million in a new round of funding, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Nanjing-based company, which showcased a concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month, has …
  • Call for SA F1 grand prix, pumping your own fuel – top motoring stories you shouldn't miss
    Cape Town – From the future of driverless cars to pumping your own fuel at petrol stations in SA, here is your weekly motoring wrap. Earlier this week, we raised the issue of pumping your own fuel at petrol stations and based on the issue, we feature some of the responses from readers. Driving can …
  • Electric Vehicle Road Trip pushes to accelerate use, showcases wide range
    For the first time ever, people in Oman can lay their sights on a Tesla car thanks to the nine-day Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) that will see a host of electric cars make way to Oman. Part of the programme to accelerate the usage of electric vehicles (EVs) in the Middle East, the event also marks the …
  • BMW i3 Police Car fleet allegedly sits unused by LAPD
    In 2016, BMW of North America won a bid to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 fully-electric BMW i3 vehicles for use in the department's transportation fleet. The announcement came after a field trial during which a BMW i3 was evaluated alongside other EVs on the streets of Los …
  • All New, Outdoor Fireplace Lounge, Electric Car Charging Spot
    This thoughtfully designed Fairfax apartment in VA also includes a private balcony for relaxing in the fresh air. Relax on your private balcony or in the office nook/sitting room. VIEW OUR WEBSITE:…
  • Test Drive Results Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Electric Car
    To date one of the most fuel efficient hybrid electric cars on the market today. The ironic part to this story is they also will have a Plugin hybrid and electric version too. Ioniq is setting the stage for a fight on fuel economy versus traditional car markers. Why I say that is besides Tesla Motors, all other car …
  • Majority of GM's forthcoming electric cars will be Cadillacs
    In an interview with Bloomberg, the number one of the Cadillac brand, Johan de Nysschen, has confirmed that the premium brand will play a key role in the planned electrified offensive announced recently by the CEO of the General Motors Group, Mary Barra. Basically, by 2023 the new "green" …
  • BMW iNext Release Date, Specs: Upcoming Autonomous SUV Will Have 'Impressive' Design
    It will also be one of the car maker's 12 latest fully-electric cars that they will release by 2025. Alexander Kotouc, the head of BMW iProduct … design ideas and I can say it's really impressive. It's looking bold; people will buy it even if they don't want an electric car because of the design," he also stated.
  • A bunch of 11-year-olds designed the cars of the future, and the results are utterly delightful
    Kyre, 11, appears to have taken a page from Knight Rider with the Hennessey K-cell GT, an electric car with foldable wheels that also double as propellers. Paula, 11, designed a two-floor hover car, while 12-year-old Charlotte's Rainbow Convertible 3000 functions as a home as well as a car. If we're …
  • How would you spend $75M? Meetings set to discuss spending of VW settlement
    Some ideas include greater electrification of the transportation system, switching public vehicles to natural gas and installing more charging stations for electric cars. The money is designed to provide cleaner technology and offset the excess emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) generated by the vehicles …
  • Here's how many electric cars have been sold in South Africa
    New data from analytics group Lightstone shows that 375 electric vehicles have been sold in South Africa since the inception of electrically powered vehicles (EV) in the country. “South Africa is by no means an early adopter,” Lightstone said, with the group's data showing that only 0.2% of the vehicles in …
  • Online Vote Decides Which Virginia Artifact Receives Grant Money
    Other pieces include a poll booth from Prince William County, an order from D-Day that was saved by a Virginia soldier who received it on that fateful day in 1944, and a driver's permit from 1904 for the first woman licensed to operate an electric car. Voting will end at midnight on Jan. 24. The People's …
  • The potential pitfalls of electric cars, in 5 charts
    This week, Ford announced plans to introduce 24 electric or hybrid cars by 2022 (it also shared vague plans for a model called the Mach 1, which … It gets a little weird here: The benefits of an electric car will also depend on where it's charged, because all comes down to the local energy production mix.
  • Hybrid Cars Global Market Research Report 2018 – (Growth, Development, Future Forecast)
    Hybrid Cars Global Market studies a document and does an entire evaluation of the market to understand Hybrid Cars global market dynamics and Hybrid Cars global market share. A whole observe of Hybrid Cars global market is based on former, current and forecast market evaluation is achieved to …
  • Ford, GM Go All in on Electric Cars, but How Clean Are They? via @Wired
    We did the math. This article originally appeared on – Permalink — https://www.wired.com/story/the-potential-pitfalls-of-electric-cars-in-5-charts. URL of source article. Description — We did the math. Description of imported RSS feed item. Title — Ford, GM Go All in on Electric Cars, but How Clean Are …
  • The Potential Pitfalls of Electric Cars, in 5 Charts
    If we're going to put the brakes on climate change, electric cars will be crucial. At least, that's the general consensus: Get the heck out of that Hummer, and into something without an exhaust pipe. At least seven countries plan to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines sometime in the next …
  • Auto Expo 2018: Mercedes-Benz To Showcase EQ Concept
    Mercedes-Benz too is not withholding from showcasing its technology prowess which will also give all of us a preview of what to expect from the company in the years to come. The company has already expressed his opinion that electric cars are the future and what better way to showcase this than …
  • biz/ – i work for this electric car company and i think i
    i work for this electric car company and i think i have a great product idea, how do i produce it ph… – "/biz/ – Business & Finance" is … basically a battery pack but for electric cars. cars are always coming on tow truck with 0% so it could save them lots of buxx, esp in winter. >> Anonymous (ID: gDes44TU)


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