Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 25, 2018| Electric Cars | Hybrid cars

Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 25, 2018

  • Here's What You Should (and Shouldn't) Do Behind the Wheel of a Tesla
    You'll definitely notice the difference when driving an electric car like a Tesla if you're used to traditional internal combustion engine vehicles. For one, electric cars are lacking a traditional automatic transmission, the same transmission responsible for that forward creep you're used to when driving in a …
  • Letter From The UK: Winning Over The Electric Car Skeptics
    They want us in electric cars and then fail to aid the process. Where have we heard that before? Fortunately, the automotive industry persists. 2018 is likely to bring many new automotive innovations to the fore along with some striking new electric and hybrid cars (thankfully, for the old school road …
  • Canadian company has new electric car ready for highways
    The average daily commuter drives around 19 miles to work and the Solo claims to have more than enough range to make that drive every day. Posted: Jan. 24, 2018 2:23 PM. Updated: Jan. 24, 2018 2:23 PM. Posted By: Jamey Tucker. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter …
  • China's BAIC Plans Listing Electric Car Unit
    C hina's state-backed Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) will take its electric vehicle unit public by injecting it into another listed subsidiary, boosting its financial muscle as the battle for the country's hotly contested green car market heats up. The de facto backdoor listing values the unit, Beijing Electric …
  • Nissan LEAF named 'Best Electric Car' at 2018 What Car? Awards
    Steve Huntingford, Editor of What Car?, praised the award-winning model, saying: "The electric car market has never been more competitive, yet the LEAF saw off all its rivals because it makes the most sense to most buyers. It combines excellent performance with generous standard equipment and low …
  • Electric vehicles to take centre stage at Auto Expo 2018
    The 2018 Auto Expo next month will see a marked shift towards electric cars and vehicles that run on other eco-friendly technologies. … Renault India Pvt. Ltd, the local unit of French automaker Renault SA, will showcase one pure electric car which is expected to be launched in India by 2022, according …
  • Why do electric cars usually have only 1 gear?
    You won't jump into a modern electric car and row through a number of gears as you race down the road, which begs the question: why is it that electric cars usually have only one gear? It's but another topic for Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained to cover for us, so throw on your learning caps.
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  • Stuck in first gear: how Australia's electric car revolution stalled
    On Tuesday, the federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, said the electric car would do to Australia “what the iPhone did to the communications sector”. Last November, the urban infrastructure minister, Paul Fletcher, announced a review into how electric cars could affect road revenue – a tacit …
  • Volkwagen ID electric cars need names, but do these two work?
    Volkswagen continues to invest heavily in a future of plug-in electric vehicles as it attempts to clean the diesel soot from its face following its emissions-cheating scandal. Part of that initiative is coming up with new names for upcoming all-electric models to be sold under its ID electric sub-brand.
  • Electric car production in Ukraine four times more profitable than in Germany – Kubiv
    "Ukraine has a convenient location and attractive conditions for the production of electric cars with a high localization of production in Ukraine. The production of one such car in Ukraine is four times more profitable than in Germany," Kubiv said. The Ukrainian market for electric vehicles grew by 2.3 times …
  • Will the aging Jaguar XJ transform into a high-tech electric car?
    The XJ is Jaguar's flagship sedan, a rival to the likes of the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series, and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. But while those German land yachts have all been redesigned fairly recently, the XJ has soldiered on with an aging design. But that might be about to change — dramatically. The Jaguar XJ …
  • Maruti Sukuzi to Showcase First Electric Car e-Survivor at Delhi Auto Expo
    New Delhi, Jan 24: Maruti Suzuki, India's highest-selling car manufacturer, seems to be wanting to foray into the e-vehicle market as it will showcase its first electric concept car in the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo in February. The concept car is named e-Survivor. The company shed lights on its plans as to …
  • Why electric cars are great
    Manufacturers: It is fair to say manufacturers have made some joyless electric cars designed for people who don't like cars too much. But here's the good … Yet: Government rules about getting non-electric vehicles off the road in the future still mean we'll be seeing plenty of hybrid cars. And we won't be …
  • How many billions are going into electric cars, globally? Guess the number…
    In total, global automakers have earmarked more than $90 billion to develop plug-in electric vehicles, mostly for the burgeoning electric-car market in China. Reuters collected all the publicly announced investments from automakers to come up with that $90 billion total. Of that amount, $19 billion comes …
  • Tilal Liwa Hotel Installs First Electric Car Charging Station in Al Dhafra Region
    Tilal Liwa Hotel's electric car charging station is the latest addition to the UAE's growing list of vicinities equipped with car charging points, with over 100 … electric cars in the market, leading towards the UAE Vision 2021 to increase clean energy and green development for the betterment of the country.
  • Automakers to generate low returns on electric cars for years to come
    Tesla's higher prices on its older model partially insulate it from the tight margins. PHOTO: Tesla. MONTREAL—Moody's Investors Service says global automakers, aside from Tesla, will generate low returns on battery electric vehicles even though sales will surge by 2030. The rating's service estimates …
  • Driving an Electric Car Through the Sahara Desert: Croatian Team Tesla Reports
    Driving an Electric Car Through the Sahara Desert: Croatian Team Tesla Reports … After a period of radio silence,our intrepid Croatian adventurists, Sasa Cvetojevic and Oleg Mastruko, are making fantastic progress in their bid to become the first electric car to complete the Budapest to Bamako Rally.
  • Electric cars shock fossil industry
    The power density of batteries has doubled in recent years so that a $35,000 electric car from Volvo, GM, Nissan or Tesla already in the market have ranges of 350km. In the next two years, electric cars in the US will be 20% cheaper than petrol cars. There were only a total of 1.5 million electric vehicles …


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