Electric Vehicles News

Get all the latest electric vehicles news from Wiser with our daily news digest. This is a developing technology, and is one that many people believe is crucial for the protection of the environment. This means there is a lot happening in the industry, but we make it easy to stay informed. Electricity is used to power high-speed trains, delivery trucks, buses, cars, and more. The technology has been around since the mid-1900s, but internal combustion engines quickly became more popular. Over recent years, the focus has started to shift toward electric propulsion. There are new companies in the industry doing interesting things, as well as the major car brands. The benefits of electric vehicles include lower running costs, lower maintenance costs, and the fact that they are better for the environment. The major challenges include short driving ranges, high purchase costs, and the availability of charging stations. Government policies regarding tax credits, rebates and charging stations, as well as technological developments, particularly in relation to batteries, have all moved the industry forward. Register today for our electric vehicles news email so you can stay on top of where the industry is going next.

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A Tesla Too Pricey? E-Bikes Offer Entry-Level Electric Transportation
The New York Times • John R. Quain
Volkswagen Reveals Golf 48V Mild Hybrids, Rear Electric Motor Considered
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Long Beach Motorcycle Show 2017 — Electric Motorcycles Sneaking In
CleanTechnica • Nicolas Zart
China Has Essentially Doomed Its Electric Car Industry
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6 of 10 Big Electric Car Companies Are in China
CleanTechnica • Michael Barnard
Elon Musk's electric truck will cost $150,000
Daily Mail • Dailymail.Com, Mark Prigg, Valerie Edwards
Claim: Electric cars could ‘power our lives’
Watts Up With That? • Anthony Watts
Tesla's massive battery in Australia is ready for testing
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Electric vehicle sales: Only 5 states excel, Gujarat tops with 4,330 units
Business Standard • Ians
Elon Musk finishes building the world’s largest battery, wins bet
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A Tesla Too Pricey? E-Bikes Offer Entry-Level Electric Transportation
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Electric cars remain something of a novelty, commanding premium prices and presenting charging challenges, but another kind of electric vehicle has been gaining momentum: the e-bike. Globally, electric cars — battery and plug-in hybrids — account for only about 1 percent of...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Volkswagen Reveals Golf 48V Mild Hybrids, Rear Electric Motor Considered
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Mazda isn't the only company looking to make its hatchback more powerful and efficient at the same time. Volkswagen has just revealed that it is indeed working on a 1.5 TSI MHEV (mild hybrid electric vehicle) system which is likely to make...
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Long Beach Motorcycle Show 2017 — Electric Motorcycles Sneaking In
CleanTechnicaNicolas Zart
The Long Beach Motorcycle Show 2017 is officially over but the buzz is still felt. And this time, after a few years absence, electric motorcycles were sneaking into the 2017 Long Beach Motorcycle show. The last time we saw electric motorcycles at...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
China Has Essentially Doomed Its Electric Car Industry
Valuewalk.comEconomic Education, The Foundation
During speeches while President of the Cato Institute, John Allison would often say that there were “thousands of Googles” before Google. Allison’s point was that the company which has come to define search technology wasn’t the only Silicon Valley start-up to attain...
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
6 of 10 Big Electric Car Companies Are in China
CleanTechnicaMichael Barnard
Six of the 10 major car companies that appear committed to electrification of their vehicle lines are Chinese. Most of them have international partners, but the international partners are mostly the four that have equivalent commitments. Part of this is that China...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Elon Musk's electric truck will cost $150,000
Daily MailDailymail.Com, Mark Prigg, Valerie Edwards
Tesla has begun accepting preorders for its electric truck - and revealed it will cost buyers at least $150,000, with production set to begin in 2019. For those who want their truck in a hurry, a special 'founders series' is being made,...
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Claim: Electric cars could ‘power our lives’
Watts Up With That?Anthony Watts
Energy from electric cars could power our lives — but only if we improve the system Two apparently contradictory studies come together with recommendations Oxford, November 22, 2017 – Power stored in electric cars could be sent back to the grid –...
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Tesla's massive battery in Australia is ready for testing
CBC Radio-CanadaCbc News
The world's biggest battery is ready for testing in South Australia, with hopes it can help solve the energy problems plaguing that state. Tesla's Elon Musk promised back in March to build the 100-megawatt lithium ion battery within 100 days of signing...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Electric vehicle sales: Only 5 states excel, Gujarat tops with 4,330 units
Business StandardIans
Gujarat, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra have emerged as the top 5 states in electric vehicle (EV) sales, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) said on Thursday. An SMEV survey of EVs sold during the previous financial showed...
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Elon Musk finishes building the world’s largest battery, wins bet
Daily DotPhillip Tracy
Elon Musk is a few tests away from completing a challenge to build the world’s most powerful battery in three months. In July, Musk made a bet on Twitter that he could solve South Australia’s energy crisis in 100 days, or he’d...
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