Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 26, 2018

  • Yamaha Unveils TY-E Electric Trial Bike Concept
    Normally weight is a drawback for electric cars and motorcycles, but that's not the case with the Yamaha TY-E. Yamaha incorporated enough lightweight components with a CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced polymer) monocoque frame in order to keep the weight down making for a nimble off-roader.
  • Enough With The Lies — Electric Cars Are Far Greener Than Gas Cars #Basta
    The weather forecast for electric vehicle (EV) naysayers is getting worse. Storms have battered the entrenched camps, and after successful waves of pushback and myth busting, yet another study tells the world what we all should know → EVs are clean and getting cleaner.
  • Electric car charging station in Jebel Ali
    DUBAI: Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has opened its first electric car charging station at its site in Jebel Ali, in support of the Dubai Green Mobility Initiative. The opening was attended by EGA executives, as well as representatives from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). Four EGA …
  • After 2½ Years Driving A Smooth Nissan LEAF, Reflections On The EPA & Politics
    It is my 3rd year of driving a zero-emissions, 100% electric car — a 2015 Nissan LEAF. The smooth experience of driving a LEAF since 2015 led me to reflect on the tragic turns of the present White House administration since that very hopeful evening when I leased the LEAF in 2015. At that time, Obama …
  • Porsche Says Tesla Model S Is Not A Benchmark For Them Ahead Of Release Of Their First All …
    For example, it looks like they have nixed the suicide doors. But the Mission E's pre-production front seems to be staying true to the original design down to the “aerodynamic lines” that dip into the luxury electric car's headlights. In terms of storage, it seems that the trunk will be spacious and that the frunk …
  • Kia Motors may bid for electric car tenders after it Andhra plant is operational
    However, the company will introduce electric cars in India only if it is satisfied with the government direction for electric and sustainable mobility, including infrastructure for charging stations. “Kia Motors has the intent of introducing EVs in India and participate in the bids to supply these vehicles to the …
  • Top 8 Quickest, But Still Affordable, Plug-In Electric Cars
    By Eric Loveday Sure, there are lots of plug-in electric cars that are quick, like the Tesla Model S P100D that zips from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds or less, for example, but at $135,000 it isn't even close to affordable. Here we present quick (0 to 60 MPH) plug-in electric …read more. Source:: …
  • Norway's Avinor Intends To Embrace Electric Aircraft As Quickly As They Are Commercialized
    Norway's Transport Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen said Oslo would try to repeat its success in promoting electric cars, backed by tax breaks and other perks such as free parking and recharging points.” “Last year, more than half of new cars sold in Norway were electric or hybrid, the highest rate in the world.
  • Charging for an electric car
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  • UAE- EGA launches first electric car charging station in Jebel Ali
    DUBAI, 25th March, 2018 (WAM) — Emirates Global Aluminium, EGA, has opened its first electric car charging station at its site in Jebel Ali, in support of the Dubai Green Mobility Initiative. The opening was attended by EGA executives, as well as representatives from the Dubai Electricity and Water …
  • Top 8 Quickest, But Still Affordable, Plug-In Electric Cars
    Sure, there are lots of plug-in electric cars that are quick, like the Tesla Model S P100D that zips from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds or less, for example, but at $135,000 it isn't even close to affordable. Here we present quick (0 to 60 MPH) plug-in electric cars that are priced at or below the average new car …
  • US, European and Chinese Backers Fund Autonomous Electric Cars for the Masses
    The start-up was co-founded by veterans of electric car company, Faraday Future and BMW. The company claims they will go into production by 2021 and will use third-party contractors to manufacture the products and supply autonomous software. This move aims to keep the cost of production low and …
  • Electric car dreams may be dashed by 2050 on lack of cobalt, lithium supplies
    Electric car dreams may be dashed by 2050 on lack of cobalt, lithium supplies (mining.com). 2 points by Red_Tarsius 16 minutes ago | hide | past | web | favorite | discuss …
  • Tesla Model 3 completely overwhelms Chevy Bolt in drag race
    Reviews of the Chevy Bolt have been highly favorable, with publications such as Car & Driver dubbing the 2018 variant of the electric car as a “pioneer among electric cars thanks to its affordability, practicality, and long driving range.” Equipped with a 60 kWh battery pack and a front-mounted electric …
  • The Purpose Of Electric Plug In HybriD Cars Are On…
    The purpose of electric plug in hybriD cars are on the rise in the state of Georgia due in part primarily to consumers interest in becoming more environmentally friendly. The Chevrolet Volt for example is selling well, despite being sold ata aprice that doubles that of similar gasoline powered cars made by …
  • Seat Is Going To Have Its Hands Full Over The Next Few Years With New EVs and The Fourth-Gen …
    The Volkswagen-owned Spanish automaker is planning to release a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Leon as the company begins its push for more all-electric cars in the future. The new Leon isn't going to be Seat's first all-electric car, but the model that's going to come after it will be.
  • SPIED: BMW iX3 caught winter testing in Scandinavia
    Being that BMW, as well as other luxury brands, needs to push electric vehicles in China, where emissions are an even bigger problem than they are here, it makes a bit of sense to debut the brand's first non-i Division all-electric car in Beijing. Having said that, it seems to still be in early production …
  • 'Tesla is not a benchmark for us', says Porsche after benchmarking Mission E against the Model S
    While the CEO insisted that the new electric car is not meant to challenge the Tesla Model S, “benchmark” was a poor choice of word since his team was literally spotted benchmarking the vehicle against Tesla's sedan. Last year, Porsche acquired a fleet of Tesla vehicles, both Model S and Model X, that …
  • NC, Asheville air quality to get a boost from Volkswagen scandal settlement
    ASHEVILLE – A wave of new electric car charging stations could soon be sweeping the mountains, along with, cleaner-running school buses, city buses and garbage trucks and overall sweeter-smelling air in the wake of a national, multibillion-dollar air quality violation settlement with Volkswagen.


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