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World’s longest electric vehicle super highway revs up…

RenewEconomy Energy Minister Mark Bailey unveiled the first of many fast-charging electric vehicle stations which will be rolled out at various locations right up the Queensland …… More

RenewEconomy Energy Minister Mark Bailey unveiled the first of many fast-charging electric vehicle stations which will be rolled out at various locations right up the Queensland …… More

BMW will unveil its new Model 3 competitor in September BG…

BGR Whether traditional automakers like it or not, we’re already in the midst of an EV revolution. Thanks largely to the success Tesla had with the Model S, not to mention the immense interest the Model 3 has garnered in recent months, more established …… More

BGR Whether traditional automakers like it or not, we’re already in the midst of an EV revolution. Thanks largely to the success Tesla had with the Model S, not to mention the immense interest the Model 3 has garnered in recent months, more established …… More

Nissan’s next-gen Leaf gets a release date, new teaser Ele…

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Electrek After the Tesla Model 3, the 2018 Nissan Leaf is likely the most anticipated all-electric vehicle to be released this year. It should feature the biggest update to the …… More

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Electrek After the Tesla Model 3, the 2018 Nissan Leaf is likely the most anticipated all-electric vehicle to be released this year. It should feature the biggest update to the …… More

[model 3] Elon Musk tweets: “News on Sunday” about Tesla Model 3 release date | Electrek

The wait is finally over, folks! According to a tweet from Elon Musk, on Sunday, July 2 we will finally…find out the Model 3’s release date. Okay, so we’ll still have to wait a little bit for the actual release. And we still have to wait a couple days for the release date. But…the wait for the wait is almost finally over! Almost
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The wait is finally over, folks! According to a tweet from Elon Musk, on Sunday, July 2 we will finally…find out the Model 3’s release date. Okay, so we’ll still have to wait a little bit for the actual release. And we still have to wait a couple days for the release date. But…the wait for the wait is almost finally over! Almost
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Accelerate electric vehicle targets to more than half of new car sales, urges new report

A key Government advisory body has called for an electric vehicle boom to help meet legally binding climate targets.

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), an independent advisory body, has urged the Government to set a target that electric vehicles should make up at least 60pc of new cars and vans sold in the UK by the end of the next decade.

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A key Government advisory body has called for an electric vehicle boom to help meet legally binding climate targets.

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), an independent advisory body, has urged the Government to set a target that electric vehicles should make up at least 60pc of new cars and vans sold in the UK by the end of the next decade.

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World lithium battery production will nearly triple by 2021 | NextBigFuture.com

Chinese battery companies have plans for additional factories with the capacity to pump out more than 120 gigawatt-hours a year by 2021, according to a report published this week by Bloomberg Intelligence. That’s enough to supply batteries for around 1.5 million Tesla Model S vehicles or 13.7 million Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrids per year, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
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Chinese battery companies have plans for additional factories with the capacity to pump out more than 120 gigawatt-hours a year by 2021, according to a report published this week by Bloomberg Intelligence. That’s enough to supply batteries for around 1.5 million Tesla Model S vehicles or 13.7 million Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrids per year, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
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Nissan to turn over new Leaf on September 6 – Roadshow CNE…

CNET After 7 model years and hundreds of thousands of units sold, it’s finally time for Nissan to reveal a new Leaf. The Japanese automaker has just confirmed that its …… More

CNET After 7 model years and hundreds of thousands of units sold, it’s finally time for Nissan to reveal a new Leaf. The Japanese automaker has just confirmed that its …… More

Arcimoto, maker of three-wheeled electric car, seeks IPO boost | Fox Business

Arcimoto, the startup building three-wheeled electric cars, has filed to list its shares on the Nasdaq (NDAQ ) as the company seeks to ramp up production.

The Regulation A+ initial public offering from Arcimoto will provide funds to accelerate production of the Arcimoto SRK beginning next year, according to the Eugene, Oregon-based car maker. Arcimoto is building its first SRK vehicl More

Arcimoto, the startup building three-wheeled electric cars, has filed to list its shares on the Nasdaq (NDAQ ) as the company seeks to ramp up production.

The Regulation A+ initial public offering from Arcimoto will provide funds to accelerate production of the Arcimoto SRK beginning next year, according to the Eugene, Oregon-based car maker. Arcimoto is building its first SRK vehicl More

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Electric Car Breakthrough Imminent, Driven By Thrilling New Models

ectric cars are about to be transformed into must-have, desirable and practical vehicles from their current status as fringe, expensive, fashion items, only likely to attract mass market interest after government bribes and regulation.

This transformation will take place over the next couple of years because of huge investments by the world’s biggest auto manufacturers.

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ectric cars are about to be transformed into must-have, desirable and practical vehicles from their current status as fringe, expensive, fashion items, only likely to attract mass market interest after government bribes and regulation.

This transformation will take place over the next couple of years because of huge investments by the world’s biggest auto manufacturers.

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China Is About to Bury Elon Musk in Batteries – Bloomberg …

As Elon Musk races to finish building the world’s biggest battery factory in the Nevada desert, China is poised to leave him in the dust.

Chinese companies have plans for additional factories with the capacity to pump out more than 120 gigawatt-hours a year by 2021, according to a reportpublished this week by Bloomberg Intelligence. That’s enough to supply batteries for around 1.5 milli More

As Elon Musk races to finish building the world’s biggest battery factory in the Nevada desert, China is poised to leave him in the dust.

Chinese companies have plans for additional factories with the capacity to pump out more than 120 gigawatt-hours a year by 2021, according to a reportpublished this week by Bloomberg Intelligence. That’s enough to supply batteries for around 1.5 milli More

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Germany’s BMW plans electric sedan as direct competitor to…

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MarketWatch The news comes as Tesla is set to start production of its Model 3, the car that will be aimed at the mass market. Demand for the vehicle has helped propel Tesla shares to repeated records this year, making it the biggest U.S. car maker by market …… More

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MarketWatch The news comes as Tesla is set to start production of its Model 3, the car that will be aimed at the mass market. Demand for the vehicle has helped propel Tesla shares to repeated records this year, making it the biggest U.S. car maker by market …… More

New life for old Nissan Leaf electric car: battery replacement and what it took

The 2018 Nissan Leaf will likely be revealed within the next three months, but more than 100,000 older Leaf electric cars are still silently in use on U.S. roads.

Some of them, especially the lowest-range cars from the two earliest model years (2011 and 2012), have started to see significant battery capacity degradation.

That was the case with Rick and Linda SantAngelos’ 2011 N More

The 2018 Nissan Leaf will likely be revealed within the next three months, but more than 100,000 older Leaf electric cars are still silently in use on U.S. roads.

Some of them, especially the lowest-range cars from the two earliest model years (2011 and 2012), have started to see significant battery capacity degradation.

That was the case with Rick and Linda SantAngelos’ 2011 N More

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Beijing Hit Electric Vehicle Registration Target For 2017 In Just Five Months

ghting with traffic jams and emissions, the city of Beijing strictly limits registrations of new cars to be driven on its roads (as does many other Chinese cities). Even the addition of electric vehicles is limited – to 51,000 in 2017. Relatively speaking, these “EV plates” are much (much) easier to acquire than via the normal petrol lottery system.
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ghting with traffic jams and emissions, the city of Beijing strictly limits registrations of new cars to be driven on its roads (as does many other Chinese cities). Even the addition of electric vehicles is limited – to 51,000 in 2017. Relatively speaking, these “EV plates” are much (much) easier to acquire than via the normal petrol lottery system.
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See How This Clean Tech Start Up Plans To Turn Electric Vehicles Into Virtual Power Plants

According to 2016 research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance , electric vehicle (EV) sales will be close to 41 million by 2040 globally. The research also estimates that EV growth will mean that a quarter of the cars on the road by 2040 will be EV and they expect this to use 2,700TWh of electricity displacing 13 million barrels crude oil per day.

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According to 2016 research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance , electric vehicle (EV) sales will be close to 41 million by 2040 globally. The research also estimates that EV growth will mean that a quarter of the cars on the road by 2040 will be EV and they expect this to use 2,700TWh of electricity displacing 13 million barrels crude oil per day.

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California may adopt bigger incentives for electric cars

California could be poised to set up more generous rebates and incentives for electric vehicle buyers — and not just affluent drivers cruising in Teslas.

Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is pushing a proposal to establish a $3 billion fund to support the spread of electric vehicles with bigger rebates, more programs for low-income buyers and the deployment of more charging stations More

California could be poised to set up more generous rebates and incentives for electric vehicle buyers — and not just affluent drivers cruising in Teslas.

Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is pushing a proposal to establish a $3 billion fund to support the spread of electric vehicles with bigger rebates, more programs for low-income buyers and the deployment of more charging stations More

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[general news] Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s 6 Mind-Blowing Ideas Include Digging Holes, Colonizing Mars and So Much More – TheStreet

Chicago’s mayor and Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk are in discussions on making the city a bit more boring.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the Chicago Tribune on Monday that he is having preliminary discussions with Musk to use a high-tech digger to bore out an underground high-speed rail line connecting the downtown to O’Hare International Airport. Musk is the founder of The Boring C More

Chicago’s mayor and Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk are in discussions on making the city a bit more boring.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the Chicago Tribune on Monday that he is having preliminary discussions with Musk to use a high-tech digger to bore out an underground high-speed rail line connecting the downtown to O’Hare International Airport. Musk is the founder of The Boring C More

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Tesla Offers First Look at Model 3 for 400,000 Who Preordered – TheStreet

Tesla (TSLA) will reveal its first mass-market car, the Model 3, next month as 400,000 customers who preordered the car finally get to see what they’ll be driving when it’s delivered at the end of the year.

The car costs $35,000 for the basic model, but with add-ons it will come out to about $40,000. The Model 3 comes in red, silver, metallic gray and black.

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Tesla (TSLA) will reveal its first mass-market car, the Model 3, next month as 400,000 customers who preordered the car finally get to see what they’ll be driving when it’s delivered at the end of the year.

The car costs $35,000 for the basic model, but with add-ons it will come out to about $40,000. The Model 3 comes in red, silver, metallic gray and black.

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California is generating so much solar energy, it’s paying other states to take it | MNN – Mother Nature Network

The Golden State may want to consider changing its nickname to the Solar State.

According to a recent expose in the Los Angeles Times , California’s solar boom is growing so fast and with such intensity that utility regulators are frequently paying neighboring states to absorb surplus production. The forces behind this baffling problem are largely due to the falling cost of sol More

The Golden State may want to consider changing its nickname to the Solar State.

According to a recent expose in the Los Angeles Times , California’s solar boom is growing so fast and with such intensity that utility regulators are frequently paying neighboring states to absorb surplus production. The forces behind this baffling problem are largely due to the falling cost of sol More

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Nashville among cities included in "Hyperloop Hotel" concept | WZTV

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VW confirms two new upcoming electric cars for US market: I.D. Lounge and I.D. AEROe | Electrek

Volkswagen is preparing to unveil two more all-electric vehicles as part of its series of new I.D. concepts that will serve as the basis of its new electric car strategy.

They should be the third and fourth vehicles on the new platform and hit production in 2020-2021.

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Volkswagen is preparing to unveil two more all-electric vehicles as part of its series of new I.D. concepts that will serve as the basis of its new electric car strategy.

They should be the third and fourth vehicles on the new platform and hit production in 2020-2021.

Since the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen has been trying to reinvent itself through a more aggressive electric vehic More

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Porsche changes its mind on electric vehicles, plans 50% of its production to be electric within 6 years | Electrek

It wasn’t long ago that Porsche claimed all-electric powertrains didn’t offer enough performance to reach the level that their customers expect from the premium German brand.

As their work on their first all-electric vehicle progresses, they are now changing their view on the technology and CEO Oliver Blume now says that he expects half of Porsche’s production to be electric by 2023More

It wasn’t long ago that Porsche claimed all-electric powertrains didn’t offer enough performance to reach the level that their customers expect from the premium German brand.

As their work on their first all-electric vehicle progresses, they are now changing their view on the technology and CEO Oliver Blume now says that he expects half of Porsche’s production to be electric by 2023More

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Nissan Leaf to challenge Tesla Model 3 in 2018 – Business Insider

Nissan is trying to return its all-electric Leaf to its former state of glory.

The Nissan Leaf is the world’s best-selling electric car, but that’s largely been a product of it being a very early, affordable contender in the electric vehicle space. The Leaf, which can drive 107 miles on a single charge, has lately been eclipsed by incumbents like the Chevy Bolt More

Nissan is trying to return its all-electric Leaf to its former state of glory.

The Nissan Leaf is the world’s best-selling electric car, but that’s largely been a product of it being a very early, affordable contender in the electric vehicle space. The Leaf, which can drive 107 miles on a single charge, has lately been eclipsed by incumbents like the Chevy Bolt More

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Tesla looks to begin car manufacturing in China

Tesla is interested in opening a factory in Chinato begin building its all-electric vehicles in the country, the company revealed this week. But before fans of American manufacturing start getting worried, know that this isn’t about Tesla looking for a cheaper workforce or anything like that. Instead the car maker is looking to improve its appeal among buyers by making the vehicles more affordab More

Tesla is interested in opening a factory in Chinato begin building its all-electric vehicles in the country, the company revealed this week. But before fans of American manufacturing start getting worried, know that this isn’t about Tesla looking for a cheaper workforce or anything like that. Instead the car maker is looking to improve its appeal among buyers by making the vehicles more affordab More

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[hypterloop] South Korea strikes deal to get its own 200-mile Hyperloop

To put it in an American perspective, the Hyperloop being discussed in South Korea could take someone from Los Angeles to San Francisco — an over 380 mile journey — in roughly half an hour, which would knock more than 5 hours off the current commute time.

Hyperloop uses magnetic levitation in low-pressure tubes to transport people and goods at bullet-like speeds. Elon Musk first floated More

To put it in an American perspective, the Hyperloop being discussed in South Korea could take someone from Los Angeles to San Francisco — an over 380 mile journey — in roughly half an hour, which would knock more than 5 hours off the current commute time.

Hyperloop uses magnetic levitation in low-pressure tubes to transport people and goods at bullet-like speeds. Elon Musk first floated More

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Electric vehicle maker to buy AM General plant in Indiana

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – An electric vehicle manufacturer plans to buy an AM General assembly plant in northern Indiana and invest $30 million in upgrades at the facility.

SF Motors and AM General didn’t announce a price Thursday for the commercial assembly plant in Mishawaka. The agreement also includes land and some equipment, but the companies say it won’t affect AM General’s milit More

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – An electric vehicle manufacturer plans to buy an AM General assembly plant in northern Indiana and invest $30 million in upgrades at the facility.

SF Motors and AM General didn’t announce a price Thursday for the commercial assembly plant in Mishawaka. The agreement also includes land and some equipment, but the companies say it won’t affect AM General’s milit More

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LEVS 2017 – Light Electric Vehicle Summit – 22-23 november 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands

LEVS, as the World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, aims at providing a premier & high quality global platform to foster exchange of views and development of synergies between players in the field.

Seeing the huge congestion problems our cities are facing nowadays, it is no doubt that light electric vehicles have a key role to play in the future

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LEVS, as the World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, aims at providing a premier & high quality global platform to foster exchange of views and development of synergies between players in the field.

Seeing the huge congestion problems our cities are facing nowadays, it is no doubt that light electric vehicles have a key role to play in the future

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Tesla hires Andrej Karpathy to lead Autopilot vision – Business Insider

Tesla has completely shaken up its Autopilot team, and its newest addition is Andrej Karpathy, the new director of artificial intelligence and Autopilot vision.

Karpathy will replace David Nistér, Tesla’s VP of Autopilot vision, who left the company quietly in March to join NVIDIA, according to his LinkedIn . Karpathy will play a critical role in advancing the company’s More

Tesla has completely shaken up its Autopilot team, and its newest addition is Andrej Karpathy, the new director of artificial intelligence and Autopilot vision.

Karpathy will replace David Nistér, Tesla’s VP of Autopilot vision, who left the company quietly in March to join NVIDIA, according to his LinkedIn . Karpathy will play a critical role in advancing the company’s More

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New Model 3 photos surface, pointing to 300+ mile range and interior details

New photos have surfaced on Reddit of the Model 3 at a supercharging station. Unlike past photos, these show the Model 3’s charging screen and several crucial details around the vehicle. The Tesla engineer driving the test vehicle didn’t seem to mind photos being taken and even mentioned that they were driving the vehicle home for the night. Take a look at the different photos and features be More

New photos have surfaced on Reddit of the Model 3 at a supercharging station. Unlike past photos, these show the Model 3’s charging screen and several crucial details around the vehicle. The Tesla engineer driving the test vehicle didn’t seem to mind photos being taken and even mentioned that they were driving the vehicle home for the night. Take a look at the different photos and features be More

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These 20 Photos Show Why Money-Losing Tesla Is Now Worth More Than $61 Billion – Pg.21 – TheStreet

Its most-recent quarterly report showed the Palo Alto, California-based electric automaker is burning through money and accumulating debt. Tesla shares are booming though. They have risen more than 76% this year, and 48% in the past three months.

Despite the car manufacturer’s lack of profit, the excitement surrounding the company’s developments and products continues to fuel it More

Its most-recent quarterly report showed the Palo Alto, California-based electric automaker is burning through money and accumulating debt. Tesla shares are booming though. They have risen more than 76% this year, and 48% in the past three months.

Despite the car manufacturer’s lack of profit, the excitement surrounding the company’s developments and products continues to fuel it More

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Audi confirms production of its second all-electric car at its Brussels plant in 2019 | Electrek

While Audi’s electric vehicle effort still mostly only exist in press releases and concepts, it looks like it’s about to move to production in a significant way if we are to believe them.

The German automaker confirmed today that the e-tron Sportback , which they were just teasing Tesla and Elon Musk about in a new billboard ad,  will go into production at i More

While Audi’s electric vehicle effort still mostly only exist in press releases and concepts, it looks like it’s about to move to production in a significant way if we are to believe them.

The German automaker confirmed today that the e-tron Sportback , which they were just teasing Tesla and Elon Musk about in a new billboard ad,  will go into production at i More

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