Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 30, 2018

  • Foxconn backs electric car start-up Xiaopeng Motors
    Xiaopeng Motors, the electric car start-up backed by Alibaba, said on Monday that it has kicked off a total 2.2 billion yuan (US$350 million) in round B financing, which will be led by Alibaba, Foxconn and IDG Capital, Yicai.com reported. After the B round, the company will have financed more than 5 …
  • Mercedes Wheels Out Electric Car Roadmap, Car And Battery Factories Everywhere
    The company is planning to offer more than 50 electrified vehicle variants. To that, Mercedes-Benz will be continuously supporting the development of plug-in hybrids and the introduction of 48-volt-systems. More than ten models of the over 50 electrified vehicles will be fully electric cars – in all segments …
  • California aims to have 5 million electric cars on the road and 250k charging stations by 2030
    Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced a series of new executive orders to push the state to have 5 million electric cars on the road by 2030. It's th…
  • Every home in Perth development to have electric car charger
    Every home in Perth development to have electric car charger. A NEW housing development in Scotland will be one of the first in the UK in which all residents can charge electric cars on their driveways. By David Scott. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Mon, Jan 29, 2018 | UPDATED: 20:05, Mon, Jan 29, 2018 …
  • Policy Reversals in New Jersey Favor Offshore Wind, Solar, Efficiency, and Electric Cars
    Press of Atlantic City: Governor Phil Murphy's Environment and Energy Transition Advisory Committee says the administration's first priority should be making a clean energy future a reality in New Jersey. It proposed four main priorities for the new administration last week. “To achieve the Governor's …
  • LAPD Wastes $10M on Unused Electric Cars
    LAPD Wastes $10M on Unused Electric Cars. City Officials Improperly Use them for Lunch and Nail Salons.
  • Arizona To Show Model 3 Tesla Electric Cars
    Home Arizona To Show Model 3 Tesla Electric Cars. January 29, 2018. Excited Arizona car enthusiasts finally get to see the electric car everyone has been waiting for all around the world. In Scottsdale the Tesla Showroom at Kierland Commons will be packed with curious car lovers. It is thought that …
  • Alibaba, Foxconn Jointly Invest In Chinese Electric-Vehicle Firm
    China has identified alternative-energy vehicles as a strategic industry and plans to boost annual sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids 10-fold in the next decade. Xiaopeng is one of a few dozen Chinese electric-car startups that have emerged after the government started issuing special …
  • Hon Hai, Alibaba invest in electric car maker: WSJ
    Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (鴻海精密) and China's leading e-commerce operator, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (阿里巴巴), are injecting funds into a Chinese electric car maker, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. In a report on Sunday, the newspaper said that Hon Hai, also known as …
  • Investing in China's Electric Cars
    And this time it's going to be with this under-the-radar Chinese electric car company that my colleague Chris DeHaemer recently clued me in on. He calls it the “Ultimate Electric Car Stock.” I call it my next triple-bagger. Of course, when it comes to this particular company, Chris is the expert, so I'll let him …
  • Can you afford an electric car? The answer may be 'yes' if you do the math
    It may be the right time, at last, to purchase an electric vehicle. While cost has not been the only issue limiting adoption of EV technology – see also “range anxiety,” charging station availability, charging time, etc. – it certainly hasn't helped. But annual fuel savings now could be enough to wipe out most …
  • Alibaba, Foxconn Pump $350 Million Into Yet Another New Chinese Electric Car Startup
    At this month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Chinese-funded electric car startup Byton debuted its first vehicle. But Byton wasn't the only new Chinese-backed at the show. Xiaopeng Motors also debuted its first production model at the show, and now it has $350 million in financial backing …
  • Moody's Says Automakers Lose $7000 To $10000 Per Electric Car Sold
    By Domenick Yoney Losing money is not sustainable business, but linking that loss, which mainly comes from large capital investments, to each individual car isn't really how the auto industry judges itself either. Moody's Investor Services has put some numbers on one of the reasons traditional …
  • Did any one watch Jay Leno's Garage this past week and see the Detroit Electric car?
    cultureKey=en https://twitter.com/LenosGarage/status/955791501639872512 But it says it is the fastest pure electric car out there. Talk about lies! The Model S P100D blows it away. Even the Model X P100D is faster. And it is based on a Lotus Elise. It does have 'back to grid' capability, but that will …
  • Renewables, Energy Storage, Electric Cars Will Likely Grow Strongly In 2018 As Oil Prices Rebound
    Renewables, Energy Storage, Electric Cars Will Likely Grow Strongly In 2018 As Oil Prices Rebound. Forbes. Published : Monday, January 29, 2018. Related articles and keywords : Energy – Prices – Storage – Oil -. To go to the original article, click here. NewsFlow-NewsFlow Gold-NewsFlow …
  • Audi starts taking deposits for e-tron SUV
    The e-tron SUV is the first model in Audi's electric car product offensive as the automaker seeks to restore its technology credentials badly dented by its involvement in parent Volkswagen Group's … Last November Audi said it will build two full-electric cars at its main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany.
  • Austin lands electric cars role
    Ian Austin has been appointed as vice chair on a parliamentary group working on policy for electric and automated vehicles….
  • Austin lands electric cars role
    Ian Austin has been appointed as vice chair on a parliamentary group working on policy for electric and automated vehicles. shares. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Sign Up. Dudley North MP Ian Austin. The group brings together manufacturers, businesses, media, NGOs, and experts to share …
  • Porsche "Turbo Charging," 2018 Leaf leases and range, Georgia electric-car credit redux: Today's …
    Electric cars: lease or buy? LAPD's BMWs, Tesla Autopilot crash, Exxon climate suits: Today's Car News · Armormax Armored Tesla Model S Bolt EV tires, BMW electric-car platforms, California vs Feds, Colorado charging sites: Today's Car News · Peugeot Instinct concept, 2017 Mobile World Congress …


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