Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 4, 2018

  • Mazda Gives More Details On Its Future Rotary Engine
    “An electric car has also been included in that plan.” Electric vehicles still come with the challenges of more limited range versus their gasoline and diesel counterparts, so Mazda will employ the rotary engine as a range extender for the new electric vehicle. “Optionally we supply the electric car with a …
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  • China Incentives Increase With Range Of All-Electric Cars
    By Mark Kane China is adjusting its New Energy Vehicle subsidies policy to better lead to the results that are anticipated to be achieved. The direction is to have more energy dense batteries, more long-range electric cars and to lower the incentives for short-range electric cars and buses. To qualify for …
  • A Massachusetts Company Claims to Be Close to a Solid-State Battery
    Electric cars could be much more efficient with solid-state batteries. Image Credit: Joenomias / Pixabay. Solid-state batteries are also able to be smaller, cheaper to make, and higher capacity than liquid-based batteries. They could potentially charge faster, last longer, and have better overall performance …
  • Electric Car Conversion Motor Plate Mount Hub Kit Toyota Corolla Prizm Celica
    Used electric motor mount, transmission plate, and clutch hub, and shaft for Toyota based front wheel drive manual transmission cars with 1.8L engines (1ZZ-FE, 2ZZ-GE). Unit came off of a converted 2000 Corolla. Will work with cars that use the C51, C52, or C56 manual transmissions found in the …
  • Bluely : an electric car in car-sharing in Lyon
    Hi @Antoine Barbin congratulations – your post has been selected by DriveTribe ev Ambassador @Aurelie Saboureau for promotion on the DriveTribe homepage. 24 mins ago. Reply. Aurelie Saboureau. What's the model of the electric vehicles? 28 mins ago. Reply.
  • Wow, shocking news on electric cars
    LULZ….shocking…I'm so dang funny….anyway Oct sales report; All new vehicles sold in US 1.93 million 1/3 cars, 2/3 SUVs and trucks For the…
  • China Incentives Increase With Range Of All-Electric Cars
    The direction is to have more energy dense batteries, more long-range electric cars and to lower the incentives for short-range electric cars and buses. To qualify for the subsidies, electric cars are required to have 150 km (93 miles) of range, instead of just 100 km (62 miles). Additionally, batteries need …
  • Porsche's Head of EVs Talks About Fast Charging, Sound Synthesizing, and Why the Mission E is …
    But Stefan Weckbach, the head of electric vehicles at Porsche, firmly believes that the Mission E stands out compared to the Tesla, so much so that he conducted an in-house interview detailing the guiding principles that make the Mission E of the future standard-bearer of the luxury electric car space …
  • Could the occupants of an electric car be electrocuted? – The Saturday briefing
    Most electric cars operate at voltages between 12 and 48 volts which can be nasty but is unlikely to give a fatal shock. Any piece of electrical equipment is potentially dangerous but a shock will only be the result of faulty or damaged wiring. As for the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery, the …
  • Kabila to meet miners over new DRC mining code
    Demand for cobalt is set to increase sharply as it is used in the making of lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power electric cars and mobile phones. Electric cars are increasingly being proffered as many countries move away from fossil fuels to meet emissions targets. Volkswagen AG for instance …
  • Tesla-inspired Taiga electric snowmobile does 0-60 mph in 3 seconds
    As we often like to remind everyone here at Electrek, electric propulsion is slowly but surely taking over every segment of ground transport one at a time – and not just electric cars. Now a new startup says that it's time for snowmobiles, which are surprisingly polluting and therefore, an important segment …
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    The Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has announced strict monitoring and regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges. According to The Independent, the move comes as bitcoin's value has been slashed down from US$19,000 in December to US$10,900 today. The value was only US$1290 a …
  • Current electricity rates deemed acceptable for electric cars in Belarus
    According to the source, the current electricity rates are much more economical than filling the car's tank with gasoline or diesel fuel. The rates are an incentive to use electric cars. The upkeep of electric cars is low. The bulk of the costs is associated with the development of the necessary infrastructure.
  • Jaguar I-Pace beats Tesla Model X in electric car drag-race video
    The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace SUV that debuted Thursday beat all the German luxury makes to the punch in launching a viable competitor to the looks and capabilities of electric cars offered by Tesla. The 14-year-old Silicon Valley startup has attracted huge attention for the stunning acceleration of its cars, …
  • Best commuter cars comfortable, sporty, fuel sipping all at once
    Daily trips to and from the office can be painless cruises on wide open roads taking minutes. Judging from traffic figures and motorists anecdotes, it's more often hard-to-endure treks in endless lines of traffic stretching commutes to hours. Either way, certain vehicles make for more comfortable, …
  • Thomas Paine : "Electric Car Company Founded By 2020 …"
    @Thomas1774Paine @DianeGore13 This looser took million of tax payer dollars and now filing bankruptcy. What a peace of shit. That what I want someone in White House having access to limitless checkbook and can't even run a business. Bet he made sure he was taken care of before filing.
  • Plugs on Priuses, Jaguar I-Pace debut, Bolt EV battery opened, electric Hyundai Kona: The Week …
    If you've wondered what the inside of a Chevrolet Bolt EV battery looks like, wonder no more: just watch the 96-minute video showing a teardown of the long-range electric car's pack. On Tuesday, we noted that a study saying old diesel engines with no emission controls emitted no more pollutants than …
  • The future of automobiles — shifting towards a greener future
    We are already seeing a wide range of options in electric and hybrid automobiles in the Indian markets, where manufacturers like Tata and Mahindra have launched their models of fully electric cars. In contrast, fully hybrid cars offer more choice with Toyota, BMW, Mahindra, and Maruti being the chief …


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