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Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on May 1, 2018

  • Electric cars are failing to woo the average American
    Volkswagen is spending $2 billion in America to correct its “Dieselgate” cheating scandal — and to move beyond the typical upscale electric car shopper that tends to be much more interested in driving a Tesla Model S or Model X. Electrify America, Volkswagen's subsidiary carrying out the Dieselgate …
  • Energy Wants Electric Cars to Charge in 15 Minutes or Less
    Electric car owners today need about eight hours to charge their vehicles with a typical at-home power station. Filling an electrode with ions is a naturally slower process filling a tank with gas, and boosting the charge rate could damage the battery—or even cause explosions. Nine of the research teams …
  • Do electric cars interfere with pacemakers and defibrillators?
    Electric cars don't interfere with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs), such as pacemakers and defibrillators, researchers found.
  • Global Plug-In Electric Car Sales Hit 140000 In March, Tesla #1
    March was the second best month ever on record for plug-in electric cars sales with nearly 142,000 sold (up 53% year-over-year). The biggest markets were: China (some 59,000), Europe (some 41,000) and the U.S. (some 26,000). Some 60% of the plug-in car sold in March were of the all-electric …
  • Denmark may reconsider tax incentives for electric cars
    Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said in a recent interview in Copenhagen said that the country may reconsider financial incentives to promote the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs). The fast growing electric vehicle segment still needs government subsidies as the cost of ownership of …
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  • Trump mpg showdown, Tesla autopilot stunt, electric-car drivers pay more, Toyota C-HR electric
    By feedback@highgearmedia.com (Eric C. Evarts) A leaked memo shows that the Trump EPA will try to freeze fuel economy standards and circumvent California rules. Electric-car drivers in L.A. will no longer get free access to coveted toll-lanes. A Tesla driver in Britain shows how not to stop driving, and …
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  • Is there such a thing as an ethical electric car?
    The Democratic Republic of Congo is at the epicentre of a global "gold rush" for artisanal cobalt mined in the DRC's makeshift artisanal mines. The mineral is integral to the functioning of the electric car batteries powering the global clean energy revolution – but at what cost? CNN's findings have …
  • There Are Electric Toy Cars For Disabled Babies, & They Are Pretty Cool
    It's no secret that the consumer market struggles to accommodate children with disabilities and their families. From a lack of adaptive toys to insufficient representation, there's a lot of work to be done to make kids with disabilities feel seen and respected. Fortunately, however, there are some …
  • Former Opel CEO joining US Electric-Car Startup Evelozcity
    Electric vehicle startup Evelozcity is adding another auto industry veteran to its ranks. Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann is joining the Los Angeles-based electric car company. Evelozcity was founded by former BMW finance chief Stefan Krause, formerly of Faraday Future. Prior to working at …
  • See students build and race electric cars at Barber
    The school teams receive an electric car kit, then build it to hold up on the race course. The goal is not speed, but endurance. Races last one hour and the winner is the team whose car can make the most laps around the course. Aerodynamics is as important as battery management and good tires.
  • Tesla police vehicles now going on patrol in Luxembourg
    In terms of range, the country is ideal for electric cars since it's only 82 km (51 miles) long and 57 km (35 miles) wide. … As we previously reported, Tesla vehicles are becoming strangely popular with police departments all over the world and while the Model S has so far been the electric car of choice for …
  • Moody's: Tight metal supplies could impact electric car production
    Global demand for lithium, cobalt, copper, and nickel will rise further as networks of charging stations for electric cars are installed, Cowan said in a statement published by Moody's. The firm estimates that electric cars will represent approximately 7 to 8 percent of new vehicles produced in the world by …
  • Former Opel boss joins US electric car startup Evelozcity
    Evelozcity, an electric car startup based in Los Angeles and formed by ex-Faraday Future staff, announced last week the appointment of Karl-Thomas Neumann as the new head of mobility and European operations. Neumann has almost three decades of experience in the auto industry and served as …
  • First look at Ionity's latest ultra-fast EV charging station
    Ionity, the new 'ultra-fast' joint electric car charging network by BMW, Mercedes, Ford and Volkswagen, is starting to take shape in Europe with its first station going online last month. Now the company have completed the installation of a new station and it has some new hardware.
  • Tesla Model S high-speed police cruisers deployed in Luxembourg
    The initial eight who were trained for the electric car will be tasked to teach their colleagues later on, where they are expected to cover the Model S' … Back in 2015, the LAPD announced that it would be adding a Tesla Model S to its fleet as part of a test to determine if the electric cars can be used for …
  • Ministers' £400m plan for electric car charging infrastructure delayed
    There are about 16,000 charging points in the UK, for more than 130,000 plug-in hybrid and pure electric cars. Car dealers recently warned MPs that potential electric car buyers were being deterred by the perception that there was not enough charging infrastructure. Polling suggests a growing appetite …
  • WATCH: Electric cars in Norway
    Newstalk reporter Kieran Cuddihy test drives a Tesla electric car and speaks to Ståle Frydenlund from the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Owners Association to see if Norway's electric car incentives can be replicated in Ireland. newstalk.com. 16:40 30 Apr 2018 newstalk.com 6 minutes ago. Tweets by …


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