Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 23, 2018

  • What else gets under dealers' skin?
    Automaker mandates for Taj Mahal-like facilities aren't the only issue that dealers are pushing back against. Wes Lutz, 2018 NADA chairman, and Scott Smith, Sonic Automotive Inc. CEO, have their doubts about these much-publicized topics as well. Autonomous vehicles. "We're not seeing where the …
  • BMW sees possibility of producing electric cars in Mexico
    By Diana Domínguez Galván. Envoy. Munich, Mar. 22 (Notimex).- The BMW plant in Mexico will be able to produce electric vehicles to meet the goal of the German automaker to increase its global production of electrified units to half a million in the short term. The premium vehicle brand, which is in the …
  • Doco looks at rise of electric car
    Revenge of the Electric Car is a follow-up to the 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? and is narrated by Tim Robbins, with a wide range of … crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.
  • Than 5750 Electric Car Rebates Approved in First Year of Drive Clean Rebate Program
    … announced that more than 5,750 consumers have received rebates to buy electric cars in New York since the State's Drive Clean Rebate was launched one year ago. The initiative provides residents with a rebate of up to $2,000 for the purchase or lease of a new electric car from participating dealers.
  • BMW says electric car mass production not viable u…
    Electric cars are marginally less complex than a regular ICE car, which it makes them simpler and cheaper to manufacture. reply … The German Post approached VW to have them develop electric cars for deliveries in cities. ….. i8 is a hybrid car with a very small electric range and small cargo space.
  • School teams prepare electric cars for the Chattanooga Green Prix
    “The base of all the cars are pretty much the same, so we focused on wheel alignment to give our car a competitive edge in the race,” said Scott Rosenow, teacher and electric car advisor at Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts. “After test runs on the track at school, we made adjustments to the …
  • Chilean Energy Minister inaugurates fleet of electric cars
    As part of the sustainable mobility plan, the Municipality of Vitacura incorporated 15 100% electric cars so that its employees can move around in a … it is expected that both in public transport and in private and commercial vehicles the fleet will reach 5 million electric cars circulating the streets of the …
  • BMW Says Electric Car Mass Production Not Viable Until 2020
    BMW will not mass produce electric cars until 2020 because its current technology is not profitable enough to scale up for volume production, the chief executive said on Thursday. From a report: Munich-based BMW unveiled its first battery electric car in 2013, and has been working on different gener…
  • Nissan turning over new Leaf for electric vehicles
    The new Nissan Leaf, second generation of the best-selling electric vehicle which accounted for nearly half of all UK pure electric car sales in the UK last year, has advanced technology, a new look and longer range. It's also the poster child for Nissan's 'Intelligent Mobility' eco system. The Japanese firm …
  • WA looms large as China closes in on $10k electric cars, Pilbara Minerals boss says
    Australians could be buying new Chinese-built electric vehicles for $10,000 within a few years, according to Pilbara Minerals boss Ken Brinsden. Speaking at a WA Mining Club lunch yesterday, the WA lithium industry heavyweight said China was well ahead of other nations in the race to develop …
  • More than 5750 Electric Car Rebates Approved
    ALBANY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that more than 5,750 consumers have received rebates to buy electric cars in New York since the State's Drive Clean Rebate was launched one year ago. The initiative provides residents with a rebate of up to $2,000 for the purchase or lease of a …
  • BMW waiting until 2020 for electric-car mass production
    Though, it might take some time for any automaker to really start pumping out EVs at a mass-production rate, as BMW recently claimed that it will not be mass-producing electric cars until 2020. Developing the manufacturing facilities and platforms to mass produce electric cars is incredibly expensive.
  • 4 reasons electric cars will start stirring up buzz
    Electric cars are entirely charged by the electricity you provide, meaning you don't need to buy any gas ever again. An average American spends $2,000 to $4,000 on gas each year. “From the gas standpoint alone, the electric car makes a lot of sense,” Annis says. “Keeping these cars charged isn't free, …
  • Over 140000 electric cars registered in Norway
    OSLO, March 22 (Xinhua) — A total of 142,490 electric cars were registered in Norway at the beginning of 2018, an increase of over 40 percent from the previous year, the country's statistics bureau said on Thursday. The vast majority of the electric cars were passenger cars, totalling 139,000, Statistics …
  • Electric cars may be cheaper than combustion engines by 2025, report says
    London—Electric cars may be cheaper than their petroleum counterparts by 2025 if the cost of lithium-ion batteries continues to fall. Some models will cost the same as combustion engines as soon as 2024 and become cheaper the following year, according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy …
  • Wait For Seven Years, Electric Cars Will Be Cheaper Than Pickup Trucks
    Electric Cars Will Be Cheaper Than Pickup Trucks. Major automakers have dived into electric car industry and launched their manufacturing plants in various countries. Moreover, they have plans for the next decade to launch and gain maximum market share. Governments have been supporting auto …
  • Mahindra, Ford deepen partnership for development of electric car, SUVs
    NEW DELHI: Homegrown Mahindra and Mahindra and American auto company Ford have decided to widen their partnership as they look to jointly develop new SUVs, and a small electric vehicle. These will be part of "several initiatives" that the two companies announced on Thursday, building upon …
  • Ford and Mahindra will develop an SUV and electric car together
    Ford has announced that it will co-develop an SUV with Mahindra, the Indian manufacturer of tractors, EVs, and most importantly for this story, trucks. The new SUV will use a Mahindra platform, and it's implied that Ford will do the heavy lifting on the rest of the vehicle. The two companies will also …
  • Princess Electric car
    Princess Electric car New Battery Charger 2 speed and reverse! Great condition Daughter has outgrown it and moved up Spring-hill area.


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