Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 21, 2018

  • What Tesla Model 3 Drivers Love and Hate About the Electric Car
    One thing hasn't changed as Tesla Inc. has crept from high-priced luxury-car maker toward mass-market manufacturer: Elon Musk's heavy reliance on media buzz to bring attention to his electric cars. Nearly eight months have passed since Musk handed over the first sets of keys to Tesla's …
  • 5 Things We Learned About the Porsche Mission E
    It was revealed that the Mission E is actually a placeholder name for Porsche's first electric car. Attempts to discover hints about the possible real name were unsuccessful, but the Mission E was really already a cool name to start with. We like that Porsche uses real names and not alpha-numeric ones, …
  • Portsmouth to roll-out more charging points for electric cars
    DRIVERS of electric vehicles will have more places to charge their cars in Portsmouth after the city secured a £100,000 funding boost. Portsmouth City Council became one of the first authorities to be awarded the cash by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles to install more charging points for electric …
  • What Tesla Model 3 Drivers Love and Hate About the Electric Car
    One thing hasn't changed as Tesla Inc. has crept from high-priced luxury-car maker toward mass-market manufacturer: Elon Musk's heavy reliance on media buzz to bring attention to his electric cars. Nearly eight months have passed since Musk handed over the first sets of keys to Tesla's …
  • UTRGV to host first Texas electric car competition
    The UTRGV HESTEC partnered with GreenPower USA and will host the first GreenPower USA Challenge electric car competition in Texas. The competition will … The public will have a chance to meet the teams and see the electric cars the students have built to prepare for the competition. Race Day is …
  • 3D-Printed Electric Car Set for 2019 Market Release
    While 3D printers have coined an array of items, from lamp fixtures to guitars to camera lenses, cars are one object that they haven't produced yet—until now. Italian car manufacturer, XEV, and 3D printing materials developer, Polymaker, recently introduced the LSEV electric car. Although it's still in the …
  • Electric Car Concept
    For our second university project we were tasked with creating a electric car that was of our own design, my idea was to make a Cruella DeVill DeVill type car with some modifications.
  • Electric car charging points making an impact at Southampton Airport
    Electric car charging points installed at Southampton Airport five weeks ago have already been making an impact on the UK hub's emissions output. The free charging bays have saved 205KW in their first weeks of operation, the equivalent to saving 143kg (315 lb) of carbon dioxide emissions from the …
  • Volkswagen reveals its all-electric Pikes Peak hillclimb car
    … Peak hill climb for the first time in 30 years, with an all-electric car. The I.D. R Pikes Peak is a car Volkswagen has built specifically to compete at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) on June 24th. It's part of the brand's expanding I.D. Range of electric cars, due to go into production in 2019.
  • Filling lithium-ion cells faster
    Candle Soot Can Power the Lithium Batteries in Electric Cars. Oct. 7, 2015 — Burning a candle could be all it takes to make an inexpensive but powerful electric car battery, according to new research. The research reveals that candle soot could be used to power the kind of … read more …
  • Experience with Hybrid Cars
    Has anyone had experience with Hybrid Electric cars where the employee is arguing that they only use their electric to get to and from work and at the weeken.
  • Porsche execs on future electric cars, utilities lobby for EV tax credit, new Twitter poll: Today's Car …
    Today, we've got a long and detailed summary of what we learned about Porsche's Mission E and future electric cars, some new lobbying partners to extend the plug-in purchase tax credit, and our latest Twitter poll. All this and more on Green Car Reports. This week's new Twitter poll asks 2 Comments …
  • China set 'to dominate the world' in electric cars
    China is set to be globally dominant in the area of electric cars and talk about impending Chinese economic meltdown is nothing but that, executive chairman and founder of Ivanhoe Mines Robert Friedland told the FT Commodities Global Summit Tuesday in Lausanne, Switzerland. "I think it's just silly to …
  • China set 'to dominate the world' in electric cars: Ivanhoe chairman
    China is set to be globally dominant in the area of electric cars and talk about impending Chinese economic meltdown is nothing but that, executive chairman and founder of Ivanhoe Mines Robert Friedland told the FT Commodities Global Summit Tuesday in Lausanne, Switzerland. "I think it's just silly to …
  • It's a Good Thing Europe's Autonomous Car Testing Is Slow
    BMW is currently testing more than 40 vehicles in Europe, the U.S., Israel and China, and it's planning to sell an electric car for autonomous driving on the German Autobahn in 2021. At a press conference Tuesday, … Just look at how difficult the change from combustion-engine cars to electric cars is." …
  • Automakers, electric utilities want electric-car tax credit extended
    With Tesla likely to hit 200,000 electric cars sold in the U.S. later this year, it will begin a phasedown process during which the income-tax credits available to its buyers start to dwindle on a set schedule. General Motors is likely to hit the same cap a couple of quarters after Tesla. Now those two …
  • Tesla who? Here's how Porsche is preparing its EV counterstrike
    Blockchain, artificial intelligence, on-demand services and over-the-air software updates probably aren't words you would expect to hear at a press conference hosted by one of the world's most established sports car makers. But for its 70th anniversary, Porsche and its Porsche Digital initiative want to …
  • Porsche execs on 2020 Mission E, more electric cars to follow
    They usually haven't been beaten into submission and forced to stick to scripted talking points, as have too many of their U.S. counterparts. Most German auto executives also speak excellent English, so fewer translators are involved, removing a buffer. DON'T MISS: Porsche Mission E electric sedan …
  • MPS OFFER 10-15 YEAR PREFERENCES FOR DEVELOPING PRODUCTION OF ELECTRIC
    Ukrainian MPs have proposed to exempt from taxation and paying imports duty for spare parts and car and truck bodies for assembly of electric vehicles (cars and trucks) and electric buses in Ukraine, exempt buyers of electric cars from paying pension tax and extractors of lithium, manufacturers of …


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