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10 Giant Companies Commit to Electric Vehicles, Sending Auto Industry a Message | InsideClimate News

A coalition of global corporations, including Unilever, Ikea and shipping giant DHL, launched a global campaign today to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles and away from gas- and diesel-powered transportation—which generates almost a quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions worldwide and has been the fastest growing emissions source.

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A coalition of global corporations, including Unilever, Ikea and shipping giant DHL, launched a global campaign today to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles and away from gas- and diesel-powered transportation—which generates almost a quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions worldwide and has been the fastest growing emissions source.

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Oregon electric vehicle maker Arcimoto raises nearly $20M | Travel | pilotonline.com

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to customers this year.

Arcimoto shares will begin trading Thursday on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol FUV. That stands for “Fun Utility Vehicle,” which is how the company de More

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent initial public offering and its founder says the firm is on track to deliver its first vehicles to customers this year.

Arcimoto shares will begin trading Thursday on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol FUV. That stands for “Fun Utility Vehicle,” which is how the company de More

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India’s Electric Car Champion Says Profit Tipping Point in Reach – Bloomberg

The only electric-car maker in India says the business case for the clean technology is starting to make sense — and it won’t require government subsidies to take off in a big way.

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. , which announced a partnership this week with Ford Motor Co. to cooperate in areas including electric and driverless autos, says there’s money to More

The only electric-car maker in India says the business case for the clean technology is starting to make sense — and it won’t require government subsidies to take off in a big way.

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. , which announced a partnership this week with Ford Motor Co. to cooperate in areas including electric and driverless autos, says there’s money to More

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China is said to mull relaxing foreign electric vehicles maker restrictions – Livemint

Beijing: China is discussing a plan to allow foreign carmakers to set up wholly owned electric-vehicle businesses in its free-trade zones in a major revision of a fundamental principle governing the country’s auto industry policy since the 1990s, according to company officials briefed on the matter.

The plan, which is subject to change as a final decision hasn’t been made, could be put More

Beijing: China is discussing a plan to allow foreign carmakers to set up wholly owned electric-vehicle businesses in its free-trade zones in a major revision of a fundamental principle governing the country’s auto industry policy since the 1990s, according to company officials briefed on the matter.

The plan, which is subject to change as a final decision hasn’t been made, could be put More

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[model 3] Tesla Model 3 actually has 334 miles of range according to…

Teslarati Tesla states that its Long Range Model 3 is capable of 310 miles of driving range per single charge, but the company might be voluntarily under reporting its true driving range according to data revealed in the official EPA certification summary report …… More

Teslarati Tesla states that its Long Range Model 3 is capable of 310 miles of driving range per single charge, but the company might be voluntarily under reporting its true driving range according to data revealed in the official EPA certification summary report …… More

India is about to embark on the most ambitious electric-car…

Quartz This is part of the Narendra Modi government’s vision to helm a renewable-energy revolution in the country. It reckons that the automobile sector’s massive conversion will cut its oil bill by some $60 billion, reduce emissions by 37%, and curb the …… More

Quartz This is part of the Narendra Modi government’s vision to helm a renewable-energy revolution in the country. It reckons that the automobile sector’s massive conversion will cut its oil bill by some $60 billion, reduce emissions by 37%, and curb the …… More

The electric vehicle revolution is ‘a huge opportunity’ for…

CNBC ABB, a major player in the realm of robotics, automation and power generation, is fiercely committed to the global shift to electric vehicle transportation. The transformation from traditional cars to electric ones is “a huge opportunity” that will …… More

CNBC ABB, a major player in the realm of robotics, automation and power generation, is fiercely committed to the global shift to electric vehicle transportation. The transformation from traditional cars to electric ones is “a huge opportunity” that will …… More

Why You Should Consider Buying A Used Electric Car Forbes -…

Forbes With some of the latest all-electric cars, most notably the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3, able to run for well over 200 miles on a charge, and the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf now rated at 150 miles, EVs are fast becoming practical for a growing …… More

Forbes With some of the latest all-electric cars, most notably the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3, able to run for well over 200 miles on a charge, and the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf now rated at 150 miles, EVs are fast becoming practical for a growing …… More

[opinin] When will self-driving electric cars make conventional cars…

Quartz You’re not worrying about it yet, but tens of millions of conventional vehicles could one day be dumped in junkyards and weedy lots when self-driving, electric vehicles make them too expensive by comparison. That day is either close at hand, or a long …… More

Quartz You’re not worrying about it yet, but tens of millions of conventional vehicles could one day be dumped in junkyards and weedy lots when self-driving, electric vehicles make them too expensive by comparison. That day is either close at hand, or a long …… More

Tesla Semi truck unveil 10/26/2017

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Elon Musk on Twitter: “Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth seeing this beast in person. It’s unreal.” More

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Elon Musk on Twitter: “Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth seeing this beast in person. It’s unreal.” More

Tesla Model 3 (2018) review: an early drive in the cheaper…

CAR Magazine Tesla’s Models S and Model X are premium products with list prices to match; superior electric vehicles for the wealthy.… More

CAR Magazine Tesla’s Models S and Model X are premium products with list prices to match; superior electric vehicles for the wealthy.… More

Review: 2018 Nissan Leaf iNews – 8h ago To go with the…

iNews To go with the new looks is a new battery pack. It sits under the floor and sends its energy to a new electric motor. The old model made 107bhp but the new one can produce 148bhp, a very useful increase.… More

iNews To go with the new looks is a new battery pack. It sits under the floor and sends its energy to a new electric motor. The old model made 107bhp but the new one can produce 148bhp, a very useful increase.… More

IN DEPTH VW revs up electric shift with $24b, 300-car…

On the eve of Frankfurt auto show, CEO Matthias Mueller announced plans to build electric versions of all 300 models in the 12-brand group’s line-up

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On the eve of Frankfurt auto show, CEO Matthias Mueller announced plans to build electric versions of all 300 models in the 12-brand group’s line-up

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Electric cars dominate the buzz at Frankfurt Motor Show ABC…

Carmakers at the Frankfurt Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany are unveiling the low-emission vehicles and technology strategies they hope will let them profit from the sweeping changes expected to hit the auto industry in the next few years.

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday unveiled a compact electric vehicle under its EQ subbrand that showcases its efforts to make connected, electr More

Carmakers at the Frankfurt Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany are unveiling the low-emission vehicles and technology strategies they hope will let them profit from the sweeping changes expected to hit the auto industry in the next few years.

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday unveiled a compact electric vehicle under its EQ subbrand that showcases its efforts to make connected, electr More

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Audi, Mercedes, and BMW just revealed electric cars that…

Business Insider Major car makers from around the world are in Germany for the Frankfurt Motor Show – and this year’s gathering looks like it will be a big year for electric cars. We rounded up the electric car models that are set to make their international debut …… More

Business Insider Major car makers from around the world are in Germany for the Frankfurt Motor Show – and this year’s gathering looks like it will be a big year for electric cars. We rounded up the electric car models that are set to make their international debut …… More

Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz launch electric cars: ‘anything Tesla can do, we can do better’

German automakers Volkswagen Group and Daimler on Monday announced ambitious new plans to make long-range electric vehicles in a rapidly intensifying competition with Tesla, General Motors, Nissan and other global auto companies.

Their timing could be just right after years of tepid industry sales for electric cars.

China, hoping to clear up devastating urban smog, this weekend signa More

German automakers Volkswagen Group and Daimler on Monday announced ambitious new plans to make long-range electric vehicles in a rapidly intensifying competition with Tesla, General Motors, Nissan and other global auto companies.

Their timing could be just right after years of tepid industry sales for electric cars.

China, hoping to clear up devastating urban smog, this weekend signa More

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China is banning traditional auto engines. Its aim: electric car domination – LA Times

China plans to ban new vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel engines. The implications for the global auto industry run deep.

The move is spun as an environmental story. But it’s a major economic story as well.

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China will set a deadline for carmakers to stop selling cars that run exclusively on gasoline or diesel fuel. The news was announced over the weekend by More

China plans to ban new vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel engines. The implications for the global auto industry run deep.

The move is spun as an environmental story. But it’s a major economic story as well.

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China will set a deadline for carmakers to stop selling cars that run exclusively on gasoline or diesel fuel. The news was announced over the weekend by More

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[model 3] Report: Tesla Model 3 Charges As Fast As Tesla’s Flagship 100D

harging speed can be stated in different ways:

First, there’s C rate which is the time to reach 100% charge. C rate of one means the battery can be charged to 100% in one hour. C rate of 2 means the battery can be charged to 100% in 1/2 of an hour. C rate of 3 means the battery charges to 100% in 1/3 if an hour. Other chemistries have higher C rates but may not have the energy den More

harging speed can be stated in different ways:

First, there’s C rate which is the time to reach 100% charge. C rate of one means the battery can be charged to 100% in one hour. C rate of 2 means the battery can be charged to 100% in 1/2 of an hour. C rate of 3 means the battery charges to 100% in 1/3 if an hour. Other chemistries have higher C rates but may not have the energy den More

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Global shockwaves from electric cars will be here sooner…

The Guardian When Jaguar Land Rover followed in the tracks of Volvo last week with its shift to an electric-powered future, the car maker didn’t just talk about hybrids and …… More

The Guardian When Jaguar Land Rover followed in the tracks of Volvo last week with its shift to an electric-powered future, the car maker didn’t just talk about hybrids and …… More

Chevy Bolt EV on Track to Outsell All EVs but Tesla Model S | News | Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

With its Chevrolet Bolt EV , General Motors opted to go big on battery capacity but keep the car small and relatively affordable. And the strategy appears to be paying off in sales.GM said that it sold 12,249 Bolt EVs between December 2016—when the first deliveries were made in California—and August 30, 2017. Of those, 11,670 were sold since the beginning of 2017. That puts it on pace t More

With its Chevrolet Bolt EV , General Motors opted to go big on battery capacity but keep the car small and relatively affordable. And the strategy appears to be paying off in sales.GM said that it sold 12,249 Bolt EVs between December 2016—when the first deliveries were made in California—and August 30, 2017. Of those, 11,670 were sold since the beginning of 2017. That puts it on pace t More

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The Auto Industry Can’t Ignore The Electric Vehicle…

Forbes Although EVs and Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) account for only about 1% of the 95 million vehicles produced globally every year, leading auto industry analysts are, one by one, coming to the conclusion that EVs will substantially change the …… More

Forbes Although EVs and Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) account for only about 1% of the 95 million vehicles produced globally every year, leading auto industry analysts are, one by one, coming to the conclusion that EVs will substantially change the …… More

We finally have more details about Apple’s mysterious car…

Business Insider A recent story in The Atlantic revealed that while Waymo has by far the most autonomous miles driven, it actually drove 830 times more miles in simulation in 2016 than it did physically (3 million miles driven vs. 2.5 billion in simulation …… More

Business Insider A recent story in The Atlantic revealed that while Waymo has by far the most autonomous miles driven, it actually drove 830 times more miles in simulation in 2016 than it did physically (3 million miles driven vs. 2.5 billion in simulation …… More

My Experience With a Flooded Model S in Houston | Tesla Motors Club

Model S (70 RWD Coil Spring Suspension) flooded in my garage on August 27 in Houston. I thought I’d share details about my experience thus far that may be of interest to the community.

The car ultimately sat in about 22 inches of water (measured from ground), probably 21 near the front and 23 near the back due to incline of garage.

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Model S (70 RWD Coil Spring Suspension) flooded in my garage on August 27 in Houston. I thought I’d share details about my experience thus far that may be of interest to the community.

The car ultimately sat in about 22 inches of water (measured from ground), probably 21 near the front and 23 near the back due to incline of garage.

tes More

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India’s switch to electric vehicles will be rapid; 31m EVs by 2040

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Electric Vehicles: India’s switch to electric vehicles will be rapid; 31m EVs by 2040 – The Economic Time More

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Electric Vehicles: India’s switch to electric vehicles will be rapid; 31m EVs by 2040 – The Economic Time More

BMW readies mass production of electric cars, 12 models by…

CNBC Germany’s BMW plans to be able to mass produce electric cars by 2020 and offer 12 different models by 2025 as traditional carmakers seek to gain share in a market dominated by U.S.… More

CNBC Germany’s BMW plans to be able to mass produce electric cars by 2020 and offer 12 different models by 2025 as traditional carmakers seek to gain share in a market dominated by U.S.… More

How government plans to make India an electric vehicle nation – The Economic Times

It’s been touted as the LED moment of transport — the vision of an all-electric passenger car market in India by 2030, greening of the system being the link.

The reference is to what the Vienna Energy Forum famously referred to as the “largest energy transformation project in the world” — the task of replacing millions of street and household lights with energy-saving and longla More

It’s been touted as the LED moment of transport — the vision of an all-electric passenger car market in India by 2030, greening of the system being the link.

The reference is to what the Vienna Energy Forum famously referred to as the “largest energy transformation project in the world” — the task of replacing millions of street and household lights with energy-saving and longla More

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How Jerry Brown and Elon Musk Made California an Electric Vehicle Stronghold | HuffPost

The United States has over half-a-million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road and is on track to add a quarter-million more by the end of 2017. Of the expected ~780,000 electric vehicles on US roadways more than half will reside in California. In fact, if the other 49 states had adoption rates similar to the Golden State the United States would boast the worlds largest EV fleet at a conser More

The United States has over half-a-million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road and is on track to add a quarter-million more by the end of 2017. Of the expected ~780,000 electric vehicles on US roadways more than half will reside in California. In fact, if the other 49 states had adoption rates similar to the Golden State the United States would boast the worlds largest EV fleet at a conser More

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Tesla calculator estimates the monthly costs of owning a Model 3

There are many reasons to opt for a Tesla, but one of the most compelling ones is the opportunity to get a premium vehicle at a reasonable price – this is the allure of the flashy new Model 3. But what exactly are the monthly costs of owning one and does it pay off long-term? That’s what this calculator can help you figure out.

Ben Sullins, who runs a YouTube channel and an onl More

There are many reasons to opt for a Tesla, but one of the most compelling ones is the opportunity to get a premium vehicle at a reasonable price – this is the allure of the flashy new Model 3. But what exactly are the monthly costs of owning one and does it pay off long-term? That’s what this calculator can help you figure out.

Ben Sullins, who runs a YouTube channel and an onl More

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The New 2018 Nissan LEAF | Nissan USA

Reserving the all-new 2018 LEAF has never been easier. Just fill out and submit the form provided, or configure your LEAF and submit your build, through this site by January 22, 2018, and purchase a 2018 LEAF before May 15, 2018 and you are eligible to receive an exclusive gift.*

By signing up or submitting a reservation through this site, there is no commitment to purchase.

After yo More

Reserving the all-new 2018 LEAF has never been easier. Just fill out and submit the form provided, or configure your LEAF and submit your build, through this site by January 22, 2018, and purchase a 2018 LEAF before May 15, 2018 and you are eligible to receive an exclusive gift.*

By signing up or submitting a reservation through this site, there is no commitment to purchase.

After yo More

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2018 Nissan Leaf First Drive Review – Motor Trend

“You know what I’d do if I were you guys?” The jet lag from the 11-hour flight to Japan had me talking in a stream of consciousness. “I’d build a NISMO version of the Leaf. Make it all crazylike, you know what I mean?” The young Nissan engineer sitting across from me stared back blankly. I tried a different angle. “The Leaf’s image needs a big shakeup. I mean, Elon Musk has had the More

“You know what I’d do if I were you guys?” The jet lag from the 11-hour flight to Japan had me talking in a stream of consciousness. “I’d build a NISMO version of the Leaf. Make it all crazylike, you know what I mean?” The young Nissan engineer sitting across from me stared back blankly. I tried a different angle. “The Leaf’s image needs a big shakeup. I mean, Elon Musk has had the More

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