Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 27, 2018

  • Tesla launches a new education program to train a new generation of electric car technicians
    Of course, electric cars have several components in common with gas-powered cars, but the powertrains are completely different and it requires a significant amount of training to service them even for an experienced auto technician. Tesla has been conducting that training internally for all its service …
  • Introduce a licence plate for electric cars
    But where does most of our air pollution come from? Cars and trucks. So, I ask: Can't a simple licence plate design (like Ontario's) be added to reflect that many of us are out here (drastically) reducing our carbon footprints by having switched our mode of transport to driving a non-polluting electric car?
  • The 2019 Honda Insight Looks Whatever But Gets 55 MPG In The City
    It's just fine. This is the third-gen Insight from Honda, following the previous and adorably egg-shaped models. It's a lot more regular car-looking, which was Honda's intention. This is to help normalize hybrid cars to the public, which is something I'm definitely for. Even if said hybrid car is kind of a snooze.
  • WPX Energy CEO sees crude demand rising despite electric cars
    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – U.S. shale producer WPX Energy Inc expects strong crude oil demand for the foreseeable future and does not expect it to be dented by the rise of the electric car, its chief executive said on Monday. A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig in Parachute, Colorado, December 10, …
  • Electric cars are disasters; they are evil," says Hyundai union head
    Ha estimated that electric cars could destroy 70 percent of the jobs at Hyundai under a worst-case scenario, though that figure is far higher than estimates from union bosses in other countries. In late 2016, Michael Brecht, chief of the Daimler works council, said the number of workers required to build …
  • Hyundai union head fears GM-like crisis
    Longer term, Ha worries about the advent of electric cars, which when they go mainstream could wreak havoc on traditional auto jobs as they don't require engines and … Hyundai's union has predicted a drastic shift into electric cars could lead to a loss of 70% of Hyundai jobs in a worst case scenario.
  • Lawmakers OK more road and bridge repair money, pending state revenue growth
    It didn't raise taxes, save for an "annual assessment" for hybrid cars and electric cars. But transportation leaders criticized the plan for taking money from MDOT and stripping the agency of authority over much road spending. Transportation and business leaders have lobbied for years for more road and …
  • Norway's EV Association Conducts Biggest Winter Electric Car Test Ever
    The EV Association of Norway took 5 electric car models for a road trip in the middle of winter to see how they would perform in cold, snowy conditions. … The folks at the EV Association of Norway decided it was time to find out if electric cars are ready for prime time in winter driving conditions. The route …
  • Rise of electric cars to bring skilled jobs to Gloucestershire
    In his blog 'Proudly engineering the rise of the UK's electric car market' the business development manager quotes figures from the Society of Motor … “While only around 500 electric cars were registered per month during the first half of 2014, this has now risen to an average of almost 4000 per month …
  • Subaru electric car
    Size-wise it's a little larger than the Find Subaru Outback electric cars for sale by owner or from a trusted dealer in Kenya. At the end of September, Toyota and Mazda announced they would form a joint venture with parts maker Denso to design, test, and build components for a Subaru may join other …
  • Watch Tesla's latest Autopilot handle roads with no lane markings
    A recent video from a Tesla with v8.1 (2018.10.4) showed the electric car navigating through a series of roads with no lane markings flawlessly, without disengaging Autopilot or Autosteer. … Tesla's latest Autopilot update also seems to have improved the utilization of the electric cars' array of cameras.
  • Electric vehicle environmental impact
    Nicholas Deshais's “Electric –Vehicle Buzz is Real” (March 12) misses the major flaws in the argument that electric cars are good for the environment. First is the fact that 70 … If you plug in an electric car in Spokane, it is highly likely the power is coming from a natural gas power plant. The tailpipe just …
  • World's Simplest Electric Car
    Playing with toy cars is synonymous to almost everyone's childhood. In this instructable, i decided to re-live those memories by making a simplest toy car powered by…
  • Nissan Is Recycling Old Electric Vehicle Batteries to Power Street Lights
    Electric cars are bound to become more popular as the cost of fossil fuels increases, but these cars won't last forever. That's especially true of the batteries, … An electric car battery needs to be in top shape, but you don't need quite so much juice to power a street light. Thus, a recycled Leaf battery can …
  • Audi E-Tron electric SUV will be built in carbon-neutral facility
    Electric cars are good for the environment, but they're not so good if an automaker builds a bunch of them at facilities powered by coal, blood diamonds and the brain waves of tortured Mortys. Audi caught on to this, which is why its first battery-electric car will be built somewhere a bit greener.
  • Hyundai Union Head Fears Electric Cars Will Eliminate Jobs
    Electric cars could drastically reduce factory jobs because they are less complex to build, Hyundai's South Korean union boss said in an interview with Reuters. He didn't mince words in expressing his anxiety. "Electric cars are disasters. They are evil. We are very nervous," Ha Bu-young, the union head, …
  • 2018 hybrid cars
    There's no need to buy a good hybrid that 7 Feb 2018 The electric car is gaining ground, and one area that is expanding rapidly is the hybrid sector. Here, our 2018 … Here are the best hybrid cars you can buy in 2018 – whether you're looking for a family car, saloon, or SUV hybrid car. 29 Jan 2018 Not …
  • Daimler and BYD unveil new long-range Denza electric car for Chinese market
    Today, Daimler introduced a new all-electric vehicle under its Denza brand in partnership with BYD in China, where foreign automakers have been accelerating their electrification effort. Home Solar Power. Denza describes the new vehicle: “The DENZA 500 adopts a refreshed and unique exterior …
  • Electric Car Chargers Market Size, Share Analysis by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and …
    Short Datails about Electric Car Chargers Market :The electric car charger is charging for different kinds of new energy electric vehicles, its function is similar to the gas station inside the tanker, it usually have two kinds in charging ma139er classification, AC and DC. Alternate current electric car charger …


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