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Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on November 24, 2017

  • Gul Panag on whether electric cars can really replace fossil Fuel Cars
    On The Buck Stops Here, we look at whether India can embrace electric vehicles as a practical solution to our air pollution woes. Actor Gul Panag, a huge advocate of electric cars, speaks to us on whether it is practical, safe and cheap.
  • 6 of 10 Big Electric Car Companies Are in China
    BYD: It has been selling fully electric and hybrid cars in China for years. It's mostly off of the radar for European and North Americans, but with China's push to lead in the EV space, expect this brand and others to potentially start appearing on roads in the West. It already have a US presence for fleet and …
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  • Suzuki And Toyota Joins Hands To Launch Electric Vehicles In India By 2020
    During a recent media interaction, EESL MD Saurabh Kumar said, “There will be another tender for 10,000 electric cars in March or April next year.” … Touted as an updated version of Tesla's first production vehicle, the four-seat electric car has a range of 1,000 km on full charge. As stated by Musk, …
  • Telangana State to bring out Electric Vehicle policy in December
    He further said that the government consulted electric car manufacturers and other stakeholders before drafting the policy which would accelerate the use of electric cars across Telangana. “The policy will also focus on the initiatives to develop ecosystem for electric vehicles such as charging stations,” …
  • Is this the best Black Friday deal EVER? Here's how you can get a brand new Nissan Leaf for …
    That means you could pick up the £30,000 electric car for just pennies. Plus you'll even get £1,000 contribution to the cost of your insurance policy. While everyone will pile in with 1p bids, the lowest unique bid could still be incredibly low with 1,000 possible combinations before the auction even reaches …
  • What's it really like to live with an electric car for a week?
    A week with Zoe. The Renault Zoe might be a small car, but it's making big waves on the Irish market. The fully electric supermini currently offers a range of 400km from a single charge, which is more than any other mainstream electric vehicle out there at the moment. Renault themselves will tell you that …
  • Solar EV ARC wants to be 'the future of fuel' by combining solar, batteries, and electric car charging
    Electric car charging infrastructure is a constantly changing industry attached to the rapid growth of electric vehicle adoption and new products are coming up all the time. The latest to come to our attention as they increase deployment is the 'Solar EV ARC' by Envision Solar. They just won a contract with …
  • MIT Admits: Electric Cars Are NOT Green, Pollute MORE Than Petrol Cars
    Electric cars are considered pollution-free as they can help keep our cities and our planet clean. However, a recent study published by the Trancik Lab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed that electric cars are NOT as green as you think and are worse polluters than petrol and …
  • Why isn't Australia adopting Electric Cars?
    Between 2013 and 2016, Australia actually had a decline in the number of electric car sales. It seems like such a good idea, so why isn't it something which has taken hold in Australia? To give us some insight, Matt was joined by Gail Broadbent. Gail is a postgraduate researcher at UNSW's School of …
  • Energy Stored in Electric Cars Could Soon Power Our Lives
    Electric cars store surplus energy when they are inactive. Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology can transfer that energy back to the grid when the car is idle. This energy could help increase the power output of the system, manage the frequency of the electricity supply, and lower the amount of electricity …
  • As more OEMs, customers push electric cars, auto body shops must preserve battery protection
    GM CEO Mary Barra's presentation at the 2017 Barclays Global Investors Conference described a path to making electric cars profitable where a new battery system comes in at $100 per kilowatt-hour, down from the $145 seen in the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt's battery. It's likely that some or even many of …
  • Jayem to roll out electric cars
    Coimbatore-based Jayem Automotives will soon unveil 'Neo' model of electric cars, assembled and marketed by the company. J. Anand, managing director of Jayem Automotives, said in a press release that the 48-volt vehicle would be powered by an electric drive system developed and supplied to …
  • New batteries with better performance, improved safety
    Phones, laptops, electric cars — batteries are everywhere. And to meet the expectations of today's consumers, these batteries are increasingly light, more powerful and designed to last longer. Currently the most important technology for these applications is the lithium-ion battery technology: but the …
  • Honda is working on electric cars that can recharge in 15 minutes
    Honda has been pretty quiet about its future electric car plans other than the two retro styled concepts that its unveiled in the past few months. It's now being reported … Honda's new electric cars will arrive in 2022 and will only need 15 minutes to add up to 150 miles of driving range. Today most electric …
  • Electric cars help drive up European sales
    Over the past month, demand for diesel has dropped, gasoline has found new fans, but the biggest news is that sales of alternative fuel vehicles — the term used to denote hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric cars — has surged across the European Union to represent 5.5% of all vehicle sales during …
  • New Samsung SM3 ZE Electric Car — Double The Range, No Increase In Weight
    A battery electric version of the Fluence appeared in 2013 and caused a bit of a stir, as it was the first electric car designed to use the battery swapping technology … The SM3 ZE (for Zero Emissions) has proven to be one of the most popular electric cars in Korea, where it is frequently used as a taxi.
  • US energy sources and uses: everything you need to know in one lovely chart
    One of the interesting side effects of plug-in electric cars turns out to be a greater awareness of energy sources and uses. A 2012 California study, for instance, showed roughly four out of 10 electric-car drivers either had or were considering solar panels to provide electricity to their home. And because …
  • Budget 2017: St Albans business network also disappointed by action on pubs' business rates
    The Budget also included promises of action on single-waste plastic with the aim of reducing waste, and promises of more money for electric cars. Of this, BID said: “We were delighted a more sustainable approach to single-use plastic is being considered but had hoped for a more decisive action there.


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