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The Breakneck Rise of China’s Colossus of Electric-Car Batteries

The next global powerhouse in the auto industry comes from a small city in a tea-growing province of southeast China, where an unheralded maker of …

Volkswagen

Rolls-Royce tendrá un Phantom eléctrico sin pasar por los híbridos

El futuro parece eléctrico para la mayoría de marcas, y especialmente para BMW y sus marcas satélite. Es el caso de Rolls-Royce, que ya tiene la …

This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Tesla’s to Market

On the evening of Nov. 16, Elon Musk unveiled the latest prop in his Tony Stark cosplay. Tesla Inc.’s all-electric semi rig met all the classic Musk …

Tesla

Tesla Model 3 production is increasing to 5,000 units per week, says suppliers

Several Tesla suppliers are now reporting that Model 3 production is increasing rapidly and they are back to working on Tesla’s guidance of 5,000 units per week in December, which was delayed last month.<p>In October, a few days before Tesla’s earnings and the announcement of the Model 3 production …

Electric vehicles: Volkswagen unveils its all

<b>Roskill view:</b> The auto industry, in terms of overall vehicle sales, can no longer be considered a growth industry. Declining demographics in …

Going Electric: the impact of electric vehicles on transport infrastructure

At Highways UK, Ross Fairley, partner and head of energy at Burges Salmon chaired a panel discussion on the impact of electric vehicles (EVs) on …

How to Mine Cobalt Without Going to Congo

Almost 9,000 miles from the dusty Congo savanna, miners have hit on an entirely new source of cobalt -- the rare mineral at the heart of the …

Tim Hortons

Volkswagen shows off a line of electric vehicles at the LA Auto Show

Auto shows are where the boldest, most daring, least practical concept cars dazzle crowds with diverse and esoteric visions of the future. But thanks …

Electric Vehicles

Electric cars, storage seen arriving early next decade

[NEW DELHI] An energy transition is underway. Solar and wind are being added in ever-greater numbers. Electric vehicles are becoming more …

Why Battery Cost Could Put the Brakes on Electric Car Sales

Battery prices need to drop by more than half before electric vehicles will be competitive with cars powered by internal-combustion engines, …

Electric Vehicles
Environmentalism

Automakers pledge ethical minerals sourcing for electric cars

BERLIN (Reuters) - Leading carmakers including Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and Toyota (7203.T) pledged on Wednesday to uphold ethical and socially responsible standards in their purchases of minerals for an expected boom in electric vehicle production.<p>Demand for minerals such as cobalt, graphite and …

Ethics

What's New? Electric Cars Are At The 2017 LA Auto Show!

<b>Published on</b> November 28th, 2017 | <i>by Nicolas Zart</i><p>0<p>November 28th, 2017 by <b>Nicolas Zart</b><p>The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show is kicking off and <i>CleanTechnica</i> is …

Shell powers ahead with EV charging

Shell has signed an agreement with high-powered charging network operator IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries starting with …

Electric Vehicles Could Displace 8 Million Barrels of Oil Per Day by 2040

An energy transition is underway. Solar and wind are being added in ever-greater numbers. Electric vehicles are becoming more commonplace. Meanwhile, …

Renewable Energy

One in Six New Cars in the World Will Be Electric By 2025

Almost every sixth car sold in the world will be electric by 2025, according to a UBS global autos survey released Tuesday. And if things go the way …

Electric Vehicles

Death of petrol cars: Shell develops electric charge points which only takes FIVE MINUTES

GETTYThe British-Dutch giant expects around a quarter of the world’s car fleet to be electric by 2040<p>The British-Dutch giant expects around a quarter …

California's Electric-Car Future

The rest of the country could learn from the state's push for plug-in cars, buses, tractors, big rigs and the like.<p>California’s energy future is visible in the underground garage of a luxury condominium that rises behind the façade of a former San Francisco muffler shop. The parking spaces come …

California

China going from 2% electric cars last month to 20% in 2025 to possibly 100% in 2030

China is requiring automakers (making over 30,000 cars per year) to make zero- and low-emission vehicles- of at least 10 percent starting in 2019, …

BMW Joins Race to Secure Cobalt for Electric-Vehicle Batteries

With one eye on accelerating demand for electric vehicles, BMW AG said it’s talking to suppliers of cobalt and other battery materials amid fears …

Alternative Fuel
North Korea

Budget 2017: Electric car fund to spark increase in chargers

As more OEMs, customers push electric cars, auto body shops must preserve battery protection

General Motors last month announced it would produce 20 new, completely electric vehicles by 2023 — including two crossovers by 2019 “based off …

VW Hunts for Critical Element Needed in Electric Cars

Volkswagen AG is stepping up its hunt for long-term supplies of battery metals it will need to help power electric cars across its entire range.<p>The …

Melanesia

Budget 2017: Driverless cars on UK roads by 2021 - and £100m so YOU can buy an electric car

ELECTRIC and driverless cars got a £500million boost as Philip Hammond laid out Britain's roads of the future.<p>Red tape will be slashed to allow tech …

Philip Hammond
Hydroelectric Power

Skoda To Start Production Of Electric Vehicles By 2020

Skoda Auto is going to produce models that run purely on electric at their Mlada Boleslav site. As of 2019, the brand will also be manufacturing …

Nigeria:We Will Partner Companies to Produce Electric Cars in Nigeria - Jelani

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Mr. Jelani Aliyu, Director-General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) in this interview, at the …

Africa