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A ‘British Tesla’ could shift the UK car indu...

A ‘British Tesla’ could shift the UK car indu...

6 October 2014
British-owned car manufacturing has been in decline in UK for decades but the shift to electric cars might be just what is needed for a revival. The recent announcement by US-based Detroit Electric that it will move i...
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Electric Vehicles Sell Power Back to the Grid

2 October 2014 | Wall Street Journal
In the 1990s, Willett Kempton, a professor at the University of Delaware, proposed in a paper that electric vehicles could help pay for themselves by selling power back to the grid. When no one jumped on the idea, he ...
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Berlin approves new incentives for electric car drivers

25 September 2014 | Euractiv
The German government passed a new law on electromobility, including perks for electric car drivers, such as parking privileges, permission to use bus lanes and special transit access. However, environmentalists are u...
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Volvo Buses officially launches the all-new plug-in Elect...

23 September 2014 | Green Car Congress
As previously announced, Volvo Buses will officially launch the new plug-in 7900 Electric Hybrid bus at the International IAA Commercial Vehicles show in September. The plug-in hybrid drive reduces diesel fuel consump...
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Tesla In Deal To Build 400 Charging Stations In China

2 September 2014 | Green Car Reports
The Chinese market has become vital for many global automakers. For some, it's a haven of high sales numbers to offset struggles in markets like the U.S. and Europe. To others, like Tesla Motors, it's a way to promote...
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‘Greenest’ refrigerated truck goes into servi...

29 August 2014 | Transport Engineer
West Horsley Dairy is making deliveries around London with a 7.5-tonne Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid, complete with a carbon- and noise-free chiller which uses a eutectic system instead of traditional air-blown fridge. Th...
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Volkswagen E-Golf Release Date: VW Announces US Price For...

28 August 2014 | International Business Times
Volkswagen AG’s American subsidiary announced Monday the price of the next electric car to hit the U.S. market. With a basic cost of $36,265, the 2015 e-Golf due in some U.S. dealer showrooms in November  w...
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Georgia looks to boost electric vehicle charging infrastr...

27 August 2014 | bizjournals
Georgia is taking the carrot approach to increase the availability of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) launched an incentive program Aug. 20 that will rew...
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After fixing ‘250 bugs,’ Fisker electric cars...

8 August 2014 | Venture Beat
The new owners of the Fisker luxury car brand will resume production of the Karma range-extended electric sedan initially at a contractor’s factory in Finland–but not until the company has fixed “abo...
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Ministry launches initiative to promote use of electric cars

7 August 2014 | ekathimerini
The government has introduced a legislative amendment aimed at promoting electric cars in Greece and bringing it closer to European Union targets for the proliferation of electric mobility. The amendment aims to re...
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BMW Announces Intention to Build Out Its Own Version of T...

6 August 2014 | EV World
BMW AG is launching two attacks on one of the biggest obstacles to broader acceptance of electric cars such as its i3 model: the lack of fast recharging stations. The German company unveiled a deal with U.S.-based...
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Guangdong businessman builds charging network for electri...

6 August 2014 | CCTV
China is offering more financial and policy support for electric vehicles, but a lack of charging sites is still the major obstacle to getting more cleaner cars on the road. But a Guangdong-based businessman is lookin...
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Tesla: 100,000 electric cars will ship in next 18 months

5 August 2014 | Tech Times
Barring large-scale changes in the automotive industry, Tesla Motors says it's on track to ship more than 100,000 of its electric cars by the end of 2015 and has positioned itself to exceed 35,000 deliveries of the Mo...
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Electric vehicles go from status symbol to company workhorse

Electric vehicles go from status symbol to company workhorse

5 August 2014
If press coverage is any measure, it appears that electric vehicles (EVs) have finally arrived. Tesla’s Model S was named Automobile Magazine’s Car of the Year, the Nissan Leaf is topping the EV sales rank...
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No More Electric Cars from Toyota

29 July 2014 | US Finance Post
Toyota Motor Corp announced that it will discontinue the production of electric cars by December 2014.   The move came amid Toyota’s continued focus on developing Fuel Cell Vehicles (FCV), which is a type...