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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric ...

15 May 2014 | Cnet
A large portion of the high cost of electric cars comes from their batteries, and the biggest problem for electric car owners is the time it takes to recharge those batteries. A new battery technology from Power Japan...
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Volkswagen Launches the People's Electric Car

15 May 2014 | The Street
This is an important moment in the electric car history. Volkswagen (VLKAY) plans to sell eGolf in America by year-end -- and I was one of the first people to test drive it on U.S. soil this week. VW added the eGolf...
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Exclusive interview with Michael Lord, Toyota Technical C...

Exclusive interview with Michael Lord, Toyota Technical C...

14 May 2014
After more than 20 years of involvement in powertrain electrification, Toyota is preparing to launch its latest fuel cell electric vehicle in 2015. cars21.com took the opportunity to talk to Michael Lord, Senior Princ...
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U.K. To Invest $850 Million By 2020 To Promote Electric V...

8 May 2014 | Green Car Reports
 Despite hefty incentives, electric vehicle sales have remained stagnant in the United Kingdom. While sales doubled in 2013 compared to 2012, matching the global trend, just 2,500 vehicles found homes last yea...
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We Are On The Verge Of An Electric Vehicle Revolution

8 May 2014 | Gizmodo
In Australia, our beautiful wide brown land means that we love our big cars. Holden’s Commodore and Ford’s Falcon dominated the top of new vehicle sales lists for decades; even in recent years, and even in...
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Electric Car Sales & Registrations Updates For Canada...

14 April 2014 | Clean Technica
I’ve just published electrified vehicle sales and registrations updates for Canada, Switzerland, and Denmark over on EV Obsession. This follows up on updates for the US, Sweden, and Norway. Unfortunately, I&rsqu...
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The Future of Electric Cars in India

14 April 2014 | The Indian Republic
 Since the last few years, the use of Electric vehicles as a successful transport option is catching up very fast with our times, and we hear from the automobile industry that we are almost there. The battery is ...
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GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By A...

14 April 2014 | Green Car Reports
Electric-car advocates often forget that it took seven years from the first Toyota Prius hybrid, launched in Japan in 1997, until sales of the second-generation Prius started to grow in global markets.   Now, G...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for March 2014

US Electric Vehicles sales report for March 2014

11 April 2014
The monthly electric vehicle (EV) sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with the latest available information. March heralds not only the return of spring, but the end to the “gloomy season”...
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China Considers More Electric-Car Incentives: Official

3 April 2014 | Bloomberg
The government may cut or waive the 10 percent auto-purchase tax for new-energy vehicles -- China’s term for electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles -- and slow down the reduction of government sub...
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Electric car breaks all sales records in Norway

3 April 2014 | Barents Observer
There is a boom, or a game-changer, in the sales of electric cars in Norway. Never before in history has one model, whatever fuel power, sold more in one month than the Tesla Model S did in March. And Tesla is not uni...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for February 2014

US Electric Vehicles sales report for February 2014

2 April 2014
The monthly electric vehicle (EV) sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with the latest available information. After a slow month in January in which only 5,470 plug-in cars were sold in the US, 7,...
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Uruguay’s Public Transport Goes Electric

25 March 2014 | IPS News
Uruguay plans to gradually replace oil-based fuels with electric energy in its public transport system, and is currently assessing the costs and benefits of the shift. Tests indicate that the running costs of elect...
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BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid Deliveries Begin in June

24 March 2014 | Triple Pundit
The highly anticipated  BMW i8 plug-in hybrid electric car is entering production in April, with customer deliveries beginning in June. It will be available on the European market first and is sure to make a spla...
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Mitsubishi confirms more plug-in hybrid SUVs

24 March 2014 | Car Advice
The next-generation Mitsubishi Pajero and Mitsubishi ASX will both be offered with PHEV plug-in hybrid electric versions, the Japanese company has confirmed.   The announcement was made at the local launch of t...