Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on March 9, 2018

  • Goodyear Designed A Tire For Electric Cars That Won't Shred So Easily From All That Torque
    Electric cars offer a different driving dynamic than their traditional, gasoline-powered counterparts. Their batteries make them heavier and they produce instant torque. At this year's 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Goodyear revealed a prototype that's specially designed with electric cars in mind. Error loading …
  • Chinese electric car market forced to grow up
    7b4b6444-222a-11e8-9a70-08f715791301. FT Confidential Research. 3:45 PM. Chinese electric car market forced to grow up Premium. By FT Confidential Research. Locally branded small cars dominate China's electric car market, but it won't last.
  • Greentech MyCar electric car is built in Mississippi t
    GreenTech GreenTech Automotive, a U. Contents. rejected the firm's rosy promise to build and sell thousands of electric cars and trucks in a Mississippi production plant as “not credible by the preponderance of the evidence. GreenTech Automotive starts building MyCar MyCar electric GreenTech …
  • China's Didi teams up with BAIC on electric-car sharing service
    BEIJING — Chinese ride-sharing platform provider Didi Chuxing and the state-owned automaker BAIC Group announced a strategic partnership in the field of new-energy-vehicle sharing services on Thursday. "Didi is excited to partner with BAIC Group to accelerate the development of EV support …
  • Goodyear Reveals Tire To Better Handle Electric-Car Performance, Further Reduce Road Noise
    Tires remain a critical element to any vehicle, but electric cars have their own challenges. Without an engine humming along, cabin noise often increases and the instant torque from electric motors is often far too much for typical tires to handle. Goodyear thinks it has a solution to better meet electric cars' …
  • 8 Awesome New Electric Cars You Need To Know
    The days of electric cars looking like toasters or science projects is over. At this year's Geneva Motor Show, all the hottest new EVs draw eyeballs with styling first and promise to become the next great driver's car or the next great super-luxury chariot. The cool rides just happen to be electric. View Gallery …
  • Electric car charging stations to be installed in MGM parking garages
    SPRINGFIELD – If you have an electric car, will it be easy and convenient to charge in the Bay State? A new report from Environment Massachusetts urges the installation of additional charging stations for electric cars as a way to encourage the sale of electric vehicles (EV) in order to reduce …
  • Geneva Motor Show Highlights AI, Electric Cars
    Flashy, fun, beautiful. The Geneva Motor Show has long been the showcase for outrageous luxury and exotic cars that make headlines around the world. As it kicks off its 88th edition this week, opening its doors to tens of thousands of attendees, the show is bringing more electric cars — and more AI …
  • Chevy Bolt Wins 2017 Electric Car Sales Title In California
    California is ground zero for electric car sales in the United States. Generous state and local incentives — including some massive rebates offered by BMW and s…
  • Electric Car Charging Point-Who pays?
    Richdog Oh come on Edwin, he obviously meant he charged it to full capacity, not that he charged it from 0-100%. I can't decide if you simply suffer.
  • Nordic region offers valuable lessons for rapid EV deployment worldwide
    The Nordic countries represent the third-largest electric-car market by sales, after China and the United States. Norway leads the way with a 39% market share of electric car sales – the highest globally. Sweden has more than 49,000 electric cars in circulation and accounts for 20% of the total Nordic …
  • Electric vehicles are coming and utilities are getting ready
    Some of the country's major electric utilities have embraced the growth of electric vehicles and are preparing for a world where car-charging stations could have a sizable impact on their power demand. During CERAWeek by IHS Markit, a week-long energy summit in Houston, the rise of electric cars …
  • Electric vehicles are coming and utilities are getting ready
    During CERAWeek by IHS Markit, a week-long energy summit in Houston focusing on energy transition, the rise of electric cars emerged as a unifying theme for the oil and gas and power industries. The CEOs of some of the world's leading oil companies, including the British oil giant BP, joined the …
  • GoodYear unveils new tire optimized for Electric Cars
    Good news for Tesla and EV owners. GoodYear is set to unveil a new tire that they say is optimized for EVs. The tire is designed to wear down less from the instant torque and also be more aerodynamic and lighter to improve range.
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  • Despite very low usage, Roeland Park looks to keep electric car charging station open
    The electric car charging station located at Roeland Park City Hill will remain open for the foreseeable future despite the fact that it is rarely used. Roeland Park councilmembers this week agreed to spend about $700 to renew the station's software for the next three years and indicated some interest in …
  • Chart: Top Electric Car Markets
    Norway leads the world in plug-in electric car adoption in terms of market share, while China tops the list as largest market. China's 2.3 percent is the highest percentage of passenger sales in the five largest passenger car markets. So why is Norway so enthusiastic about electric cars? Slightly more than …
  • Shell CEO drives an electric car — and just bought another one
    Amy Harder: 7 MARCH 2018 HOUSTON — The CEO of Shell, one of the world's biggest oil and natural gas companies, drives an electric car, just bought his wife another one and is installing a charging station at his home. Why it matters: Shell's chief executive, Ben van Beurden (above), is one of the …
  • Wrexham: Electric car charge points expansion plan for town
    The rapid expansion of electric car technology has seen charging points mushroom across the country, but there has been a slow take up in North … "We have got to start now and cater for the demand in Wrexham, it is a global issue as the car manufacturers will just be making electric cars in the future.


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