Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 28, 2018| Electric Cars | Hybrid cars

Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 28, 2018

  • BMW won't build this classic Mini Electric, but we wish they would
    We have good news, and we have bad news. First, the good: BMW is showing off this ridiculously fun classic Mini at the New York Auto Show, complete with the addition of a fully modernized electric powertrain. And now, the bad: It's a one-off with zero chance of even small-scale production. To clarify …
  • Moody's downgrades Tesla credit rating on Model 3 production delays
    The credit ratings agency also said the electric car maker will likely need to raise more money in the near future to meet its cash needs and maintain its expected pace of expansion. Moody's lowered its corporate family rating on Tesla to B3 from B2 and downgraded its rating on the company's senior …
  • Finally, Your Next Car Could Be A 3D-Printed Electric Car — Only $7500 & Can Be Built In…
    March 24th, 2018 by Nicolas Zart. With all the talk of hyper-performance electric vehicles (EV) and other unobtainium cars, we're happy to report a refreshing story that should appease those unhappy with electric vehicle (EV) affordability. How about a 3D-printed EV for $7,500? And the … 3D-Printed …
  • Neighborhood Electric Vehicles: A Different Kind of Electric Car
    Electric cars have gone mainstream. Popularized by Tesla, the legacy manufacturers are scrambling to introduce their own electric models. As a result, everyone is comparing cars like the Chevy Bolt and Nissan Leaf to comparable models powered by internal combustion. What's the range? How fast will …
  • Nissan wants to sell one million electric cars per year until 2023
    Nissan wants to sell one million electric cars per year over the next five years. The target is ambitious—Nissan only sold about 73,000 units of the popular Leaf model in 2017. Read the full article here. This content was originally published by Quartz. Original publishers retain all rights. It appears here for …
  • Waymo to buy 20000 Jaguar electric cars as it plans ride-hailing service
    Self-driving car company Waymo is to buy up to 20000 Jaguar electric vehicles as part of its plans to launch a robotic ride-hailing service.
  • Waymo to buy 20000 Jaguar electric cars as it plans ride-hailing service
    Waymo to buy 20,000 Jaguar electric cars as it plans ride-hailing service. Jaguar Land Rover is to deliver the I-PACE models from 2020 to 2022 with the aim to provide up to 1 million rides per day. 21:28, UK, Tuesday 27 March 2018. Jaguar I-PACE partnership with Waymo. Image: JLR's boss said it was …
  • Software Decreases Time to Market for Electric Cars
    Advanced CAD and simulation reduces iterations and lets startups compete with big companies.
  • Driver alert: Petrol and diesel car 'BAN by 2030' as National Grid supports EARLY cut-off
    He also suggested that its report this summer, the National Grid would revise up its estimate of 9m electric cars by 2030. The firm is looking at 50 sites across the UK to install super-fast charging points at motorway service stations to end fears of “range anxiety”, whereby electric car drivers fear being left …
  • Kia Motors wants to build electric cars in India
    Kia Motors is yet to start selling its first car in India but the company is already planning electric cars for the country keeping the future in mind. Kia may bid for electric car sourcing tenders put out by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a government-run electric vehicle (EV) sourcing body.
  • Check Out Results From Biggest Electric Car Winter Test Ever
    The tested cars were the Opel Ampera-e, BMW i3, new Nissan LEAF, Hyundai IONIQ Electric and Volkswagen e-Golf. The Norwegian EV Association performed what we believe to be the biggest electric car test in a winter wonderland setting ever with five electric cars tested.
  • Steel, aluminum vie for lucrative electric car market
    When electric carmaker Tesla Inc. launched its first mass market model last summer, it sent a shockwave through the aluminum industry by largely shifting to steel and away from the lighter weight metal it had used in its first two luxury models. The switch by Elon Musk's Tesla to the heavier-but-cheaper …
  • More people using electric car charging points at Norwich station than ever before
    Studies show that electric cars produce around 40pc less emissions than petrol or diesel cars. Other benefits include cheaper running costs, cleaner air and quieter engines. Last year, 26,586 kWh worth of energy was used by passengers to charge electric cars on the Greater Anglia network.
  • Hyundai Union Chief: Electric Cars May Eliminate Jobs
    Ha also worries about the advent of electric cars, which could eventually wreak havoc on traditional jobs, as they don't require engines or transmissions. Hyundai's union has predicted a drastic shift to electric cars could lead to a loss of 70 percent of Hyundai jobs in a worst-case scenario. “Electric cars …
  • Tesla's overhauled navigation system will roll out this weekend
    Today, Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla's new navigation system should be rolling out this weekend. He cautioned that it won't be fully finished, calling it a "mature beta" but promised that it would "improve rapidly." Rather than making small improvements to the existing system, the company has chosen to …
  • Taxi SPSV Grant Scheme for electric cars
    Taxi SPSV Grant Scheme for electric cars. The department of Transport has announced a … They will receive the best of both worlds, introducing the electric and hybrid car that delivers unbelievable fuel economy and ultra low CO2 emissions. Thanks to the cutting edge Lithium-ion batteries, Prius Plug …
  • Japan's first electric car battery recycling plant to sell old batteries at half price
    Japan's first plant specialising in the reuse and recycling of lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles (EVs) is set to open amid growing demand for electric cars.
  • Improving Electric Motors in Hybrid Cars
    To withstand high fuel economy requirements, an automotive manufacturer came to Flex with its decade-long automotive design experience to create a fuel efficient, lower cost hybrid solution.
  • Tesla dives below $300 after Waymo teams up with Jaguar on electric vehicles
    Waymo on Tuesday announced a 20,000-vehicle deal to use Jaguar's Tesla competitor for self-driving cars. Shares of Tesla continued to sink after a week of bad news and increasing short bets. Shares of Tesla slid as much as 4.4% Tuesday, putting the stock on track for its lowest close since March 31, …


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