Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 4, 2018

  • 5000 BlueSG electric car rentals in first 3 weeks of service
    More than 3,300 people have signed up for electric car-sharing service BlueSG, with 5,000 rentals in its first three weeks of operation, the company said … of the charging points are expected to be in residential areas, with 20 per cent of all points available to the public to charge other private electric cars.
  • Can we make an electric car working on water by fixing a electric generator instead of electric …
    Well I think the answer to this question liese in the In-depth discussion of the question itself. The question asked here is that ”Can we make an Electric car working on water by fixing electric generator instead of electric battery in the electri…
  • New electric cars: Love it or lease it?
    Pop quiz, hot shot: You're at a car dealer looking at this year's crop of electric cars. You want one, but should you buy or lease? Buying an electric car is not unlike buying a new phone, in that there's always a feeling that no matter when you buy in and at what level, something new will come out in a few …
  • Electric Cars and Gasoline Tax
    In my state I pay about $600ish a year of taxes on utilities, so I would argue that EVs already pay plenty of taxes that normal road going cars don't and perhaps this should be considered for the 5000 electric car owners in this state as good enough. Sadly in my case this issue was 100% decided on party …
  • Can The US Compete In The Electric Car War?
    Recently, William Clay “Bill” Ford Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Co., said China was “at the heart” of the electric vehicle and the “mobility” movements. It was an interesting statement from the head of a company once identified as the heart and soul of the U.S.'s industrial Midwest. Ford is now …
  • Here's why 80 percent of EV drivers prefer to lease rather than buy
    Leasing became a popular way to "own" vehicles some time ago, but one specific type of vehicle is being leased at much higher rates than others. Almost 80 percent of battery-electric vehicles are leased rather than purchased by U.S. drivers, Bloomberg reports. That's versus a lease rate for the entire …
  • Electric Car Owners Interview
    1-on-1 Interview: “Electric Car Owners Interview” Compensation: $125.00 via Amazon Gift Card code / 30 minutes. Do you own a 100% electric car? If so we want to talk to you! Participants need to be able to be available for a 30 minute phone chat sometime between 11am to 4pm on January 4th.
  • 2018 Dubbed “Year of the Electric Car
    Some are saying, 2018 could be that year. That might be an overly optimistic viewpoint. Currently, electric cars only account for about 1.5 percent of all auto sales in the United States. But that could be changing very soon. The metrics that will push the needle include price, availability, and convenience.
  • Norway's love of electric cars grew in 2017
    The Norwegian people have a growing love for electric vehicles and continue to spend rising sums on the climate friendly cars. Author: SØREN SPRINGBORG, Category: News.
  • Earth-1: the first electric car-transformer
    For example, recently a group of engineers from the company Four Link Systems introduced the first of its kind electric car-transformer. And, remarkably, the design … Now Earth-1 undergoes a final series of tests, after which will begin mass production of electric cars, transformers. Now the cost of cars is …
  • Insurance claims on electric cars vary hugely, though perhaps predictably
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (Mark Stevenson) When buying a car, one point to consider during the process should be insurance costs. Aside from any finance or lease payment, and fuel costs if you cover lots of miles in a not-very-efficient vehicle, insurance is likely your biggest car-related …
  • Elon Musk is trying to recruit people to work at Tesla's giant battery factory in the middle of the …
    Being able to make battery cells on a large scale is an essential part of Musk's plan to make both the batteries and the electric cars they're used in more affordable. While Tesla has struggled to produce its first mass-market electric car, the Model 3, so far, Musk has said the company plans to accelerate …
  • More than half Norway's new car sales electric or hybrid
    “There is a challenge: how to find ways of slowly increasing taxation but still having very clear incentives to buy electric cars,” prime minister Erna Solberg told the Financial Times last year. The electric car lobby argues that now is the wrong time to turn off the subsidies as they claim the next step …
  • Electric Car
    More than half of Norway's new cars electrified · Europe; January 03, 2018. Norway, the biggest producer of oil in western Europe, has set itself the ambitious goal of selling only new zero-emission cars starting from 2025. Web banner for "Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) '17" …
  • Top 3 Extremely Cheap All-Electric Cars in the World
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  • The auto industry saw some big changes in 2017 — but electric cars and autonomous vehicles …
    A woman gets in a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV car during a media event Thomson Reuters. Industry execs agree the car business is undergoing unprecedented change. But some of that change is more meaningful than others. Several much-discussed "disruptions" are more speculative than for-real.
  • The auto industry saw some big changes in 2017 – but electric cars and autonomous vehicles were …
    The auto industry saw some big changes in 2017 – but electric cars and autonomous vehicles were just hype … Tesla's inability to put thousands of Model 3's on the road didn't help, but 2010-2011 expectations that over 5% of the US auto market would be made up of electric-car sales were off the mark.
  • The auto industry saw some big changes in 2017 — but electric cars and autonomous vehicles …
    Auto industry executives have been suffering fits of panic and excitement over big changes to the business. In 2017, their preoccupation with disruption came to a head, as Tesla surpassed Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in market cap and at times challenged General Motors. It was a great year in …
  • Popcorn supercapacitors – future batteries for electric cars?
    Before asking "What chemical is this?" see this chart. Any such posts will be deleted. Ask homework/schoolwork questions in /r/chemhelp or at ChemicalForums otherwise your post will be deleted. Ask education and jobs questions in the current weekly topic. Post memes/jokes in /r/chemistrymemes and …


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