Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on January 6, 2018

  • Nearly 80% Of Electric Cars (Minus Tesla)
    By Domenick Yoney It's the lease you can do. If you drive an electric vehicle, there's a good chance you leased it. An 80 percent chance, to be exact-ish. Drive a plug-in hybrid? There's a 50 percent chance you've gone the leasing route. So says Bloomberg New Energy Finance, who admit the …read …
  • 2018 BMW i3s
    And yet none of that is so far outside the box as the social engineering baked into BMW's first electric car. The i3's interior designers created a Zen-inspired cabin to lull drivers into a slower pace, in turn maximizing the battery's range. That philosophy also helps explain why the tall and narrow runabout …
  • Henrik Fisker unveils new images of his electric car ahead of next week's unveiling
    The more we get to see Henrik Fisker's new electric car, the more we hope that he can get it to production. Ahead of the vehicle launch next week, Fisker released several new impressive pictures of the all-electric vehicle. Fisker already unveiled a prototype of the new electric car, called EMotion, and …
  • You all know electric cars are for soy guys, right
    You all know electric cars are for soy guys, right? REAL men buy gasoline powered vehicles, and have… – "/o/ – Auto" is 4chan's imageboard for discussing cars and motorcycles.
  • Import duty on hybrid cars in pakistan
    Import of Japanese Hybrid Cars to Pakistan; NO HYBRID MANUFACTURED LESS THAN 1300CC IN JAPAN; About Japanese Hybrid Electric Cars. No more than …. electric cars. These prices are The import duty rate for importing Hybrid car ranges between 0% and 200%, depending on import country.
  • Tesla Motors Part 3: Electric Car Quality Tests
    Preorder a Tesla today—but don't expect to get behind the wheel for another 2-3 months. We go inside Tesla's rigorous quality testing that each of its vehicles must undergo before hitting the road. From water and drive tests to a 101-point checklist, see the exhaustive inspection these electric beauties go …
  • Electric-car batteries, media coverage, Model 3 range, missing hydrogen stations
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker) Today, we've got a full slate of stories, from a bill in California to ban all but zero-emission vehicles in 2040 to a poll on climate change. Also, media coverage of electric cars and the story behind the 310-mile range rating of the Tesla Model 3. All this …
  • Mainstream media on electric cars: more thoughtful on their growth
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (John Voelcker) As with any innovation, coverage of plug-in electric cars by mainstream media has been, shall we say, variable. Seven years after the first Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt were delivered to their buyers in December 2010, misconceptions and …
  • Nearly 80% Of Electric Cars (Minus Tesla) Are Leased, Not Bought, In US
    If you drive an electric vehicle, there's a good chance you leased it. An 80 percent chance, to be exact-ish. Drive a plug-in hybrid? There's a 50 percent chance you've gone the leasing route. So says Bloomberg New Energy Finance, who admit the figure doesn't include Tesla drivers (the California …
  • Plans to trial Belarusian electric car in Botanical Garden in Minsk
    The production of the second variant of the Belarusian electric car at premises of the Belarusian-Chinese car venture BelGee is under consideration. “If we get a go-ahead, we will be ready to master the production of electric cars and their components within a short time,” added Oleg Yelovoi.
  • Do Hybrid Cars Pay For Themselves?
    This is a systems of equations task where students have to deal with multiple variables, gas, gas mileage, and money to find the break even point, to determine if hybrid cars make sense to buy.
  • Indy was hub for electric cars — 120 years ago
    Electric cars increasingly look like the future of the American automobile, and more manufacturers are investing in electric car designs as a “green” alternative to the internal combustion engine. Ironically, this is the second time that electric cars have vied with gasoline automobiles. At the dawn of the …
  • Forget Tesla Roadster, Aston Martin could launch rival electric supercar
    It said that every model in its range would at least have a mild-hybrid by 2025 and it will launch the new RapidE electric car next year. Now, CEO Andy Palmer has suggested to Auto Express that the company could take on Tesla. Palmer said about the possibly of launching a Roadster rival: “It's possible, …
  • Tesla Model 3 Long Range rating of 310 miles: Is it understated?
    Those were issued at the end of November, and they seemed worth highlighting as a way to compare the Model 3 both to competing electric cars and its … The Chevrolet Bolt EV, the longest-range mass-priced electric car now available nationwide for deliveries, comes in at 238 miles and 119 MPGe.
  • State regulator approves electric vehicle rate
    At that time, it wasn't clear whether there were any electric cars in the city. Six years later, there were hundreds, and AEL&P sought to end the experiment and create a permanent, slightly higher, rate for off-peak electric car charging. At the same time, it sought to set rental rates for equipment it lends to …
  • Kia Niro EV concept: Another electric to join the fray at CES 2018
    The Kia Niro is already on sale in standard hybrid and plug-in hybrid forms (check out our reviews here and here), but it will take the stage as a full EV at CES 2018. Kia will preview a Niro EV concept at the show next week, and it's showing us these teaser photos in the meantime. We can see a new …
  • Mainstream media on electric cars: more thoughtful on their growth
    As with any innovation, coverage of plug-in electric cars by mainstream media has been, shall we say, variable. Seven years after the first Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt were delivered to their buyers in December 2010, misconceptions and misinformation abound. Technology is often not a strong suit …
  • Free parking for hybrid and electric cars
    Nicosia municipality on Friday told owners of hybrid and electric cars that the city council had decided to renew free parking for the vehicles free of charge for residents, employees and companies located within the municipal boundaries of Nicosia. Parking will be free from January 1 until December 31, …
  • Vard wins contract to build all electric car/passenger ferry
    JANUARY 5, 2018 — Vard has secured a contract for the construction of a car and passenger ferry for Norwegian public transportation provider Boreal that features a fully electrical battery solution for continuous electric operation. Specially designed for environmentally friendly operations in the …


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