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Electric Car Factory Planned in Arizona to Have 2000 Workers – ABC News

Electric car maker Lucid Motors said Tuesday it will build a manufacturing plant in Arizona that will begin production in 2018 as it looks to compete in the fast-growing market for luxury electric vehicles.

The company said it chose the Casa Grande location from dozens of other spots around the country.

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Electric car maker Lucid Motors said Tuesday it will build a manufacturing plant in Arizona that will begin production in 2018 as it looks to compete in the fast-growing market for luxury electric vehicles.

The company said it chose the Casa Grande location from dozens of other spots around the country.

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China to assist Iran in manufacturing hybrid and electric vehicles

The Chinese car company BYD and Iranian car manufacturer Kerman Motor signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Iranian company informed.

Under the deal, the Chinese company will export technology to produce hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as batteries to Iran.

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The Chinese car company BYD and Iranian car manufacturer Kerman Motor signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Iranian company informed.

Under the deal, the Chinese company will export technology to produce hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as batteries to Iran.

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Another Company Steps Up To Challenge Tesla: Enter Lucid Motors : Tech : iTech Post

Lucid Motors, formerly known as Atieva, was founded in 2007 and was mainly focused on manufacturing car companies. They changed their name earlier this year and now change their focus to building autonomous cars. The company claimed that their future car would leave Tesla and other competitors trailing behind.
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Lucid Motors, formerly known as Atieva, was founded in 2007 and was mainly focused on manufacturing car companies. They changed their name earlier this year and now change their focus to building autonomous cars. The company claimed that their future car would leave Tesla and other competitors trailing behind.
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Florida scientists create battery with 20 times the longevity of lithium-ion

Scientists at the University of Central Florida have made a battery breakthrough that could greater open up the potential of the e-bike market.

Creating a supercapacitor battery prototype, the researchers have brought to fruition a cell that lasts “20 times longer” than an ordinary lithium-ion cell.

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Scientists at the University of Central Florida have made a battery breakthrough that could greater open up the potential of the e-bike market.

Creating a supercapacitor battery prototype, the researchers have brought to fruition a cell that lasts “20 times longer” than an ordinary lithium-ion cell.

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[bolt] GM release the Chevy Bolt EV online design studio, cheapest long-range EV ownership yet | Electrek

As GM is starting to deliver the first Chevy Bolt EV shipments to select dealers in California, the company also launched its online design studio for potential customers to “build their own” Bolt EV. It’s our best look yet at all the options and pricing of GM’s first long-range all-electric vehicle.
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As GM is starting to deliver the first Chevy Bolt EV shipments to select dealers in California, the company also launched its online design studio for potential customers to “build their own” Bolt EV. It’s our best look yet at all the options and pricing of GM’s first long-range all-electric vehicle.
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New Teslas will begin to get updated Autopilot in mid-December — here’s what the system can do

Business Insider Tesla cars on the road today have Tesla’s first-generation Autopilot system that allows the cars to automatically steer, change lanes, and merge onto highways.… More

Business Insider Tesla cars on the road today have Tesla’s first-generation Autopilot system that allows the cars to automatically steer, change lanes, and merge onto highways.… More

4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure to help eliminate range anxiety for owners.

But instead of going it alone with individual standards, as Tesla has done with its Supercharger stations, most of the major automakers are joining forces to roll out charging stat More

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure to help eliminate range anxiety for owners.

But instead of going it alone with individual standards, as Tesla has done with its Supercharger stations, most of the major automakers are joining forces to roll out charging stat More

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EEVC 2017 – European battery, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Eletric Vehicle Congress – Geneva, 14-16 march 2017

The European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress is now recognised as premier global platform in the field of eMobility.
However, the fifth edition enters a new dimension since it will be organised the framework of the Geneva International Motor Show as well as have its own exhibition floor !
Save the dates and make sure you join us for the most exciting and informa More

The European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress is now recognised as premier global platform in the field of eMobility.
However, the fifth edition enters a new dimension since it will be organised the framework of the Geneva International Motor Show as well as have its own exhibition floor !
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The Tesla beginner’s guide: why are they the cars of the future? | T3

If you’ve spent much time on T3.com over the last year or so you can’t fail to have seen plenty of stories about Tesla Motors – the future-focused car company run by tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, known for a few other small operations such as SpaceX.

Such has been Tesla’s rapid rise, though, you can be forgiven for not knowing exactly where the company has come from, More

If you’ve spent much time on T3.com over the last year or so you can’t fail to have seen plenty of stories about Tesla Motors – the future-focused car company run by tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, known for a few other small operations such as SpaceX.

Such has been Tesla’s rapid rise, though, you can be forgiven for not knowing exactly where the company has come from, More

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Tesla Enhanced Autopilot to be released in ‘about 3 weeks’ with incremental monthly releases | Electrek

If you take delivery of a Tesla Model S or X today with the automaker’s brand-new “self-driving-ready hardware”, it actually can’t drive itself just yet since Tesla is still working on the software, but it also doesn’t even have driver assist features on par with Tesla’s first generation of Autopilot.

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If you take delivery of a Tesla Model S or X today with the automaker’s brand-new “self-driving-ready hardware”, it actually can’t drive itself just yet since Tesla is still working on the software, but it also doesn’t even have driver assist features on par with Tesla’s first generation of Autopilot.

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UC Irvine Accidentally Invents a Battery that Lasts Forever – The Drive

What do Viagra, popsicles, Corn Flakes, Ivory soap, the kitchen microwave, and champagne have in common? They were all discovered by accident. Add ultra-long-lasting nanowire batteries to that list, thanks to a team of researchers at the University of California Irvine. The average laptop battery is rated anywhere from 300 to 500 charge cycles – completely full to completely empty to completely More

What do Viagra, popsicles, Corn Flakes, Ivory soap, the kitchen microwave, and champagne have in common? They were all discovered by accident. Add ultra-long-lasting nanowire batteries to that list, thanks to a team of researchers at the University of California Irvine. The average laptop battery is rated anywhere from 300 to 500 charge cycles – completely full to completely empty to completely More

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Elon Musk Says Tesla’s Solar Roof Will Cost Less Than Regular Roofs

Stouffville Free Press Tesla’s solar roofs are expected to hit the market next year and its solar cells will be produced at SolarCity’s Gigafactory in Buffalo, NY.… More

Stouffville Free Press Tesla’s solar roofs are expected to hit the market next year and its solar cells will be produced at SolarCity’s Gigafactory in Buffalo, NY.… More

Daimler To Invest 10 Billion Euros For Development Of Electric Vehicles – NDTV CarAndBike

With the race for green vehicles intensifying by the day, Daimler is planning to up the ante with an investment of up to 10 billion euros for the development of electric vehicles. Thomas Weber, Head, Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, told Stuttgart Zeitung, a German daily, that the company wants to invest up to 10 billion euros for the development of 10 electric cars by 2025.More

With the race for green vehicles intensifying by the day, Daimler is planning to up the ante with an investment of up to 10 billion euros for the development of electric vehicles. Thomas Weber, Head, Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, told Stuttgart Zeitung, a German daily, that the company wants to invest up to 10 billion euros for the development of 10 electric cars by 2025.More

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Hyperloop futuristic pod prototype construction begins in Las Vegas

Daily Mail Hyperloop, a futuristic transit system that allows travellers to reach their destinations at near-supersonic speeds, is coming a step closer to reality.… More

Daily Mail Hyperloop, a futuristic transit system that allows travellers to reach their destinations at near-supersonic speeds, is coming a step closer to reality.… More

CA dealer offers Fiat 500e electric car at $49 a month, $0 down in Black Friday weekend deal

Green Car Reports While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles refuses to say how many electric Fiat 500e cars it’s sold over the past several years, there are likely more than many people think.… More

Green Car Reports While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles refuses to say how many electric Fiat 500e cars it’s sold over the past several years, there are likely more than many people think.… More

Australian engineers Hyperloop show off their design for Elon …

It’s said that the Hyperloop could carry passengers at speeds of up to 760 miles per hour, travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 30 minutes.

Now, 30 teams selected through SpaceX’s competition are developing working prototypes that will be put to the test in January.

Among the chosen few is Australian team VicHyper, which has unveiled a design focusing on braking a More

It’s said that the Hyperloop could carry passengers at speeds of up to 760 miles per hour, travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 30 minutes.

Now, 30 teams selected through SpaceX’s competition are developing working prototypes that will be put to the test in January.

Among the chosen few is Australian team VicHyper, which has unveiled a design focusing on braking a More

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Finland wants to go from laggard to leader in electric car adoption – here is how it could happen – Business Insider Nordic

On Thursday, the Finnish government announced its energy and climate goals towards 2030.
The government’s key goals are:
By 2020, half of the country’s energy should come from renewable sources
By 2030, 30 percent of petrol should consist of biodiesel, a near tripling of today’s amounts.
By 2030, 250 000 Electric Vehicles (EV) on the roads, in addition to 50 000 b More

On Thursday, the Finnish government announced its energy and climate goals towards 2030.
The government’s key goals are:
By 2020, half of the country’s energy should come from renewable sources
By 2030, 30 percent of petrol should consist of biodiesel, a near tripling of today’s amounts.
By 2030, 250 000 Electric Vehicles (EV) on the roads, in addition to 50 000 b More

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Sydney Airport Unveils Australia’s First Electric Airport Bus (w/videos)

Sydney Airport has introduced Australia’s first electric airport bus – one of six that will be operating on-site by the end of this year.

The Toro bus was produced jointly by BYD (naturally) and Carbridge. According to BYD, the range of the ebus is good for up to 400 km (250 miles) while carrying 70 passage and all their gear.

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Sydney Airport has introduced Australia’s first electric airport bus – one of six that will be operating on-site by the end of this year.

The Toro bus was produced jointly by BYD (naturally) and Carbridge. According to BYD, the range of the ebus is good for up to 400 km (250 miles) while carrying 70 passage and all their gear.

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Tesla Model 3 Will Have A Solar Charging Roof – More Updates From November

Sweet November has been loaded with Tesla & Elon Musk news, updates and stories, so we are going to cover each and everything in multiple articles for you to have a great time this Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Model 3 made it’s last public appearance Nov 5 at the Tesla Q3 Party after the Powerwall 2 & Solar Roof launch event on October 28th. Let’s see what is latest for the More

Sweet November has been loaded with Tesla & Elon Musk news, updates and stories, so we are going to cover each and everything in multiple articles for you to have a great time this Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Model 3 made it’s last public appearance Nov 5 at the Tesla Q3 Party after the Powerwall 2 & Solar Roof launch event on October 28th. Let’s see what is latest for the More

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North America’s Largest EV Charging Program

On February 9, 2015, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) brought forward a proposal to install more than 25,000 EV charging stations within its territory. Readily embraced by environmentalists, the project faced opposition from ratepayers (questioning the value of this investment) and other EV charging service providers (who did not relish direct competition from a utility).
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On February 9, 2015, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) brought forward a proposal to install more than 25,000 EV charging stations within its territory. Readily embraced by environmentalists, the project faced opposition from ratepayers (questioning the value of this investment) and other EV charging service providers (who did not relish direct competition from a utility).
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Toyota works to develop advanced electric-car battery | Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp said it aims to develop a more advanced electric-car battery “in a few years” that will allow the Japanese automaker to build vehicles with up to 15 percent greater range and battery life than they have currently.

“Lithium-ion battery is a key technology for electrifying cars, and there is a clear need, going forward, for improving this technology and its per More

Toyota Motor Corp said it aims to develop a more advanced electric-car battery “in a few years” that will allow the Japanese automaker to build vehicles with up to 15 percent greater range and battery life than they have currently.

“Lithium-ion battery is a key technology for electrifying cars, and there is a clear need, going forward, for improving this technology and its per More

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Electric Car Technology and Forecasts 2017-2027: IDTechEx

Researched in late 2016 with ongoing updates, this unique report has over 260 data filled pages and images. It will assist investors, participants and intending participants in the value chain including manufacturers, developers, academics, government and users seeking the best forecasts and technology roadmaps based on new global investigation. The pages are mostly in the form of easily assimilat More

Researched in late 2016 with ongoing updates, this unique report has over 260 data filled pages and images. It will assist investors, participants and intending participants in the value chain including manufacturers, developers, academics, government and users seeking the best forecasts and technology roadmaps based on new global investigation. The pages are mostly in the form of easily assimilat More

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Morgan Stanley Report Predicts Electric Car Revolution Will Accelerate Soon – Gas 2

Morgan Stanley has released a new report estimating that electric car sales will increase become 10 to 15 percent of the global new car market by 2025. That is three time the rate the investment banking house has projected in the past. Why the sudden shift in its thinking? While the US is conveniently planning to reduce or eliminate fuel economy regulations, every other civilized country has rules More

Morgan Stanley has released a new report estimating that electric car sales will increase become 10 to 15 percent of the global new car market by 2025. That is three time the rate the investment banking house has projected in the past. Why the sudden shift in its thinking? While the US is conveniently planning to reduce or eliminate fuel economy regulations, every other civilized country has rules More

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Your partner for electric car ownership – SFGate

Whether you already drive an electric vehicle (EV) or are thinking of acquiring one, you can learn more about EVs and charging at the PG&E exhibit at The San Francisco Chronicle 59th annual International Auto Show from Nov. 19 to 27 at the Moscone Convention Center.
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Whether you already drive an electric vehicle (EV) or are thinking of acquiring one, you can learn more about EVs and charging at the PG&E exhibit at The San Francisco Chronicle 59th annual International Auto Show from Nov. 19 to 27 at the Moscone Convention Center.
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UK government announces funding for autonomous vehicles, electric cars | Reuters

Chancellor Philip Hammond on Wednesday announced 390 million pounds of funding to boost the development of low emission vehicles and autonomous vehicles.

Delivering his first budget statement to parliament, Hammond also announced support for electric vehicle infrastructure.

“Reliable transport networks are essential to growth and productivity,” he said, adding that the fu More

Chancellor Philip Hammond on Wednesday announced 390 million pounds of funding to boost the development of low emission vehicles and autonomous vehicles.

Delivering his first budget statement to parliament, Hammond also announced support for electric vehicle infrastructure.

“Reliable transport networks are essential to growth and productivity,” he said, adding that the fu More

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Autonomous Renault Zoe electric car to be tested in Boston by nuTonomy

The Renault Zoe electric car isn’t sold in the U.S., but it will make an appearance on the streets of one U.S. city very soon.

The battery-electric subcompact hatchback will serve as an autonomous-driving test bed for nuTonomy, a startup founded by researchers from MIT.

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The Renault Zoe electric car isn’t sold in the U.S., but it will make an appearance on the streets of one U.S. city very soon.

The battery-electric subcompact hatchback will serve as an autonomous-driving test bed for nuTonomy, a startup founded by researchers from MIT.

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Plug In America Partners With URI For New England Electric Car Initiative – Gas 2

Spurred by a $500,000 grant from the US Department of Energy, Plug In America will partner with the University of Rhode Island to promote the electric car revolution in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont. (Why New Hampshire and Maine are not included is unclear. Perhaps those states have too many Trump supporters?) URI’s Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition will push for the ad More

Spurred by a $500,000 grant from the US Department of Energy, Plug In America will partner with the University of Rhode Island to promote the electric car revolution in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont. (Why New Hampshire and Maine are not included is unclear. Perhaps those states have too many Trump supporters?) URI’s Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition will push for the ad More

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VW plan to lead world in electric car supply – HeraldLIVE

Volkswagen aims to be the world leader in electric cars by 2025, brand chief Herbert Diess said yesterday, as the German car giant shifts its focus to clean-energy vehicles after the diesel emissions cheating scandal.

“By 2025 we plan to sell one million electric cars per year, and by then we also want to be the global market leader in electro mobility,” Diess said at a presentation of More

Volkswagen aims to be the world leader in electric cars by 2025, brand chief Herbert Diess said yesterday, as the German car giant shifts its focus to clean-energy vehicles after the diesel emissions cheating scandal.

“By 2025 we plan to sell one million electric cars per year, and by then we also want to be the global market leader in electro mobility,” Diess said at a presentation of More

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Elon Musk Tesla: New Report Shocks Energy Analysts

Profit Confidential Gasoline’s best days might be behind it as Elon Musk Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and other green alternatives are set to halt demand growth in the next 25 years, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).… More

Profit Confidential Gasoline’s best days might be behind it as Elon Musk Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and other green alternatives are set to halt demand growth in the next 25 years, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).… More

Chevy Bolt Dealers Must Have Charging Stations | GM Authority

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will not arrive with standard fast charging capability, but it will likely be an option many customers will check for ease of use. Inside EVs reports GM will also require any dealer selling the 2017 Bolt EV to build at least once CCS fast charging station on site.
In the video provided above, GM says there is no requirement for these to be public stations, but also More

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will not arrive with standard fast charging capability, but it will likely be an option many customers will check for ease of use. Inside EVs reports GM will also require any dealer selling the 2017 Bolt EV to build at least once CCS fast charging station on site.
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