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London is installing electric car charging stations inside lamp posts for street charging

Electric vehicles face a challenge for urban adoption due to the difficulty of charging when you often have to park on city streets.<p>London is trying to address the problem by expanding a program to install EV charging stations inside street lamp posts.<p>Nordic countries had an advantage here since …

Electric Vehicles

The Next Volkswagen Beetle Could Go Electric And Rear-Wheel Drive Again

The case could be made that the original Volkswagen Beetle is <i>the</i> most iconic car ever made. Its modern versions, well... not so much. But as part of …

Volkswagen

Are Electric Vehicles the Answer to a Sustainable Future?

The India government's proposed switch to EVs would reduce carbon emissions by 37% by 2030. EV rollout must be for all types of vehicles plying on …

Energy

Paris Plans to Get Rid of All Gas-Powered Cars by 2030

We've already seen what a car-free Paris looks like.<p>The Mayor of Paris has big plans to make the City of Light cleaner than ever before. On Thursday, mayor Anne Hidalgo announced a plan to eliminate all gas-fueled cars from the city by 2030, with the hope that by 2050, Paris will be carbon neutral. …

France

Riding the Uno Bolt, a weird and wonderful self-balancing unicycle

Impractical fun at its best<p>Small, powerful, and affordable electric motors have helped dozens of startups flood the market with increasingly practical personal vehicles over the last few years. A handful of products I’ve tried this year that show these concepts are progressing and evolving, too. …

Dragon Ball

China is winning the future. Here’s how.

This week, the front page of the New York Times described the Trump administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s attempt to slash carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. “The war on coal is over,” declared Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott …

Climate

Why your next car will be electric

For the past two decades a storm has been brewing, creating the perfect conditions for the electric car to kill the internal combustion engine. The …

Electric Vehicles

Drop-in electric bike conversion kit employs a friction drive & has a 30-mile range

<b>EAZY Bike aims to make it simple and affordable to convert a bicycle to an e-bike with its $160 system.</b><p>Another day, another electric bike project.<p>It …

Electric Bikes

Here's how every major automaker plans to go electric

Electric cars are coming soon to a road near you, and that could signal the beginning of the end for the internal combustion engine.<p>A recent spate of …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3: interesting look at powertrain and chassis through first responders guide

Tesla’s first responders’ guides for Model S and for Model X gave some interesting insights into the company’s two flagship vehicles.<p>Now the automaker released the Model 3’s first responders’ guide and it doesn’t fail to give us the same insights into the new vehicle architecture developed for …

Determine

Volkswagen to 'Electrify' All 300 of Its Cars and SUVs by 2030

Volkswagen is making another electric vehicle pledge, this time with promises to bring 80 new electrified vehicles to customers by 2025 and offer …

Electric Vehicles

Das Elektroauto Mini Electric Concept wird auf der IAA präsentiert

<b>MINI – Wegbereiter der E-Mobilität bei der BMW Group.</b><p>Bereits vor knapp zehn Jahren leistete MINI mit dem MINI E wichtige Pionierarbeit und legte …

Mallorca setzt auf Elektroautos – bald nur noch Elektroautos auf der Urlaubsinsel

[01.09.2017] Die ökologische Trendwende hat nun auch Deutschland Lieblingsinsel erreicht – Mallorca plant die große Energiewende und will in Zukunft …

Solar Cars Are (Almost) Here

Cars could soon power themselves without any outside fuel at all.<p>Ever since electric vehicles (EVs) became a viable alternative to traditional …

Verbrenner-Autos: Greenpeace fordert ab 2025 Verbot für Diesel und Benziner

Frankreich und Großbritannien wollen 2040 aussteigen. Die Grünen fordern ein Ende für Autos mit Diesel- oder Benzinmotoren ab 2030. Der …

Mercedes-Benz sees self-driving EVs as the future of car sharing

Earlier this year, Daimler announced plans to develop a self-driving, car-sharing system with fully autonomous vehicles geared towards city living. Today, the company says that the first part of that vision -- Smart's Vision EQ Fortwo concept vehicle -- will be presented at the 2017 Frankfurt …

Transportation

Honda is firing back at Tesla and other automakers by rolling out 2 electric cars by 2018

Honda released this image on Tuesday when it announced the debut of it Urban EV Concept. Honda<p><b>Honda plans to launch two fully electric cars in 2018.</b><p><b>One will launch in China, and the other will likely launch in Europe.</b><p><b>The company plans to unveil an electric EV concept for the European market at the</b> …

Electric Vehicles

Das ist der erste Elektro-Mini!

2019 bringt Mini seinen ersten Batterie-Flitzer für die City. Der Wagen soll nicht nur durch neue Akkus, sondern vor allem durch eine ausgefeilte …

Mythos Ladeproblematik

23. August 2017 • Illustration: Steve Scott • Infografik: Realgestalt • Text: Walther Wuttke<p>Technik-Skeptiker sehen im Schnellladen mehr Probleme als …

Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2017-2027

LONDON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p><b>Technologies, players, market forecasts</b><p>Over nine million hybrid cars will be made in 2027, each with a range …

Look Ma, No Brake! You’ll Drive Electric Cars With One Pedal

With the production of Tesla’s mass-market Model 3 now underway, and first deliveries due on Friday, electric cars are about to hit the mainstream. …

Electric Vehicles

VW electric cars, oldest Prius hybrid, California charging-station plans, diesel Jeep: Today's Car News

Today, we've updated our glossary of green-car terms, profiled the oldest Toyota Prius hybrid in the world, read through a 24-page report on VW's …

Electric Vehicles

The UK's best electric cars – our pick of the top plug-in EVs

Electric Vehicles

The VW Bus Really Is Making a Comeback

Volkswagen is FINALLY putting a retro Microbus into production!<p>At the Detroit Auto Show in January, Volkswagen showed off the I.D. Buzz concept, an all-electric tribute to the iconic Microbus of the 1960s (and PM named it this year's concept car of the year). This was the latest in a long line of …

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle cab operator Lithium to hire 2000 drivers in one year

Lithium co-founder Sanjay Krishnan. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Bangalore-based electric cab services firm Lithium Urban Technology plans to …

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