Hybrid and Electric Cars News published on November 29, 2017

  • Essex County opens third charging station
    More communities are investing in charging stations as the demand for electric cars increases, according to consultant Tom Moloughney. When he started driving an electric car in 2009, there were less than 50 in New Jersey, the Chester resident said. As of Dec. 31, 2016, the state boasted cumulative …
  • Gov. McAuliffe sued by Chinese electric car company investors
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A group of Chinese investors is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his past work for troubled electric car maker GreenTech Automotive. The investors filed a lawsuit in Fairfax County last week accusing McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton's brother Anthony Rodham of milking their …
  • Electric Cars Need Cheaper Batteries Before Taking Over the Road
    Toyota Motor Corp. has said it's working to commercialize the technology in the early 2020s, and Dyson Ltd. says it will build an electric car using solid-state batteries in three years. The British company plans to invest one billion pounds ($1.3 billion) to develop the car, plus the same sum to create …
  • Virginia Governor Sued by Electric Car Company Investors
    Virginia Governor Sued by Electric Car Company Investors. A group of Chinese investors is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his past work for troubled electric car maker GreenTech Automotive. Nov. 28, 2017, at 3:33 p.m.. Virginia Governor Sued by Electric Car Company Investors …
  • Electric Car Charger Removed from Clarendon
    Drivers of electric cars now have one less place to charge their vehicles in Arlington County. A tipster reported the car charging station in the parking lot of the former Walgreens Pharmacy at 2825 Wilson Blvd in Clarendon was removed last week. It was first and only station in the county from eVgo, …
  • BMW Investing $240 Million To Build More Efficient Electric Car Batteries
    When it's not envisioning a future where electric bikes have their own dedicated lanes, BMW is thinking about developing more efficient electric car batteries that push the envelope further on range. The group has announced that it's investing $240 million in developing its new “BMW Group Battery Cell …
  • Electric car batteries that can be recharged in five minutes are coming to the UK SOON
    Ultra-fast electric car chargers are being developed and will debut in the UK in 2019. … A total of 80 electric ultra-fast electric car charging stations will be …. announced that it was allocating £500million of Budget to electric cars.
  • When will hybrid cars pay express lane tolls? | Traffic Q&A
    The hybrid vehicle toll exemption has been extended to September 2019. (Wayne K. Roustan, Sun Sentinel). Wayne K. RoustanContact ReporterSun Sentinel. Doctor Detour answers your transportation questions. Q: The state was supposed to evaluate the hybrid vehicle toll exemption in Miami for the …
  • Nature's Fastest Kitty vs. Super Fast Electric Car: Which Cheetah Will Win?
    “Both the TECHEETAH Formula E Team and I want to be part of raising awareness for the wider impact that climate change has on our planet,” Vergne said in a press release. “We do it mostly by showcasing and developing our electric cars across the world throughout the Formula E season, but we …
  • Rise of Electric Cars Quickens Pace
    Established car manufacturers like BMW and Daimler AG are spending billions in a race to gain market share in the burgeoning electric-car market, hoping their existing scale will help them leapfrog newer companies like Tesla that focus exclusively on electric vehicles. One of the reasons behind the …
  • Fur flies: Watch cheetah race a Formula E electric car
    The cheetah is renowned for being the world's fastest mammal, but it is also one of our most endangered species. Organizers of the environmentally friendly Formula E racing series recently set up a race between one of their cars and a tame cheetah to highlight the impact of climate change on the …
  • Electric car sales in Ukraine increase 3.2-fold in January-October
    Sales of electric cars in Ukraine (new and used ones) grew 3.2-fold in January-October year-over-year, to 2,225 cars, the Ukrautoprom association has reported. The association said that the share of used electric cars reached 86 percent of the primary registration market, while a year ago it was 42 …
  • hybrid cars
    Once upon a time, O Reader, hybrid cars were new and wonderful, the best of both worlds, a stylish way to reduce our dependence on foreign petroleum and thereby prevent wars and save the planet. If there were issues with … Continue reading →. Tumblr Share. Posted in family | Tagged cars, hybrid …
  • Tesla to set up electric-car R&D hub in Beijing
    BEIJING — U.S. electric-vehicle maker Tesla will set up an R&D center here as part of a Chinese expansion push that may also include local production. The automaker established in Beijing a company for research and development of "new energy" vehicles, a government filing shows. The new …
  • Rise of Electric Cars Quickens Pace, to Tesla's Benefit
    Respondents in China were most likely to say they were considering buying an electric car, at 58 percent, while those in Germany were the least likely, at 14 percent. Higher-than-expected EV sales in 2017 also boosted the forecast, the analysts said. Hummel expects Tesla to benefit the most from the …
  • Tesla's coal-powered cars and trucks
    Governments around the world have bought into electric cars as a way to lower their countries' carbon emissions and have coughed up the generous subsidies electric car makers need to make themselves competitive (but note: the current versions of the U.S. Senate and House tax bills end these …
  • TGI Solar Power Is Pleased To Announce That It Has Signed a MOU with Electric Cars Ltd of Kiev
    28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TGI Solar Power Is Pleased To Announce That It Has Signed a MOU with Electric Cars Ltd of Kiev … registered last year, the total number of electric cars in the first three months increased by 32% and the total number of hybrid cars grew by 24%," the statement reads.
  • Samsung Battery Innovation: What Does It Mean For Electric Cars?
    This technology stands to play a critical role in the electric car industry. Between 2015 and 2016, the global electric car market grew by 60%. While electric car sales are on the rise, many consumers are hesitant to adopt due to the limited range of electric cars. Lithium-ion batteries have been slow to …
  • How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car in Your City?
    Most drivers know how much it costs to fill the tank with gasoline. It's hard to miss the glowing numbers at the corner station. But how much does it cost to recharge an electric car? And how much money do EVs save drivers compared to gasoline-powered cars? To help answer these questions, our new …


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