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Thailand charges towards an electric car future, with a few speed bumps

Thailand has the biggest automotive industry in Southeast Asia and the 12th largest in the world. Most of those coming out of Thai factories, well just about all really, are standard internal combustion engines with a few ‘hybrid’ models sprinkled in there as well. The hybrids include electric motors and charging systems which saves fuel […]

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Tesla Led The Charge, But More Premium Electric Vehicles Are Arriving

Alex Schefer loves his Teslas — the Model S he and his wife use to tote their kids around, the Roadster that’s part of their premium car-sharing club. But he’s been waiting not-so-patiently to have some other options for luxury electric vehicles. “This car came out in 2012,” he says, from behind the wheel of […]

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Mercedes want to abandon combustion engines by 2039

German giant Mercedes-Benz said Monday it wants to stop selling traditional combustion engine cars by 2039 and plans for its new vehicles sold worldwide by that time to be carbon-neutral. “We aim to have a carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet in 20 years,” said Ola Kallenius, current head of Mercedes research, who is to succeed […]

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Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars

Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. It’s part of proposed legislation that also targets the owners of […]

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M&M to deploy 50 electric vehicles on Uber platform

Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Thursday announced the deployment of 50 of its Electric Vehicles (EVs) to Uber, an on-demand ride-sharing company, to provide zero emission mobility here. Earlier, Mahindra had announced its collaboration with Uber to explore the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) on its platform in several cities across the country. To begin […]

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Switching to Electric Vehicles May Improve Air Quality: Study

Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines. Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions, according to a study. Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US quantified the differences in air pollution generated […]

Commissioners Authorize Construction of Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Leonardtown

Poll shows 50% of Australians support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025

Transition to electric vehicles to cut carbon emissions has dominated climate policy debate in the Australian election campaignOne in two Australians would support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025, according to polling by the Australia Institute. The progressive thinktank surveyed a nationally representative sample 0f 1,536 Australians about their attitudes […]

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Australia’s electricity grid can easily support electric cars – if we get smart

Following opposition leader Bill Shorten’s policy announcement that 50% of new cars will be electric by 2030, questions have been raised about the ability of the electricity grid to cope with the increased demand associated with a substantial increase in the use of electric vehicles. These concerns are not completely unfounded. Modelling and research at […]

Commissioners Authorize Construction of Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Leonardtown

ET GBS 2019: Electric-mobility needed to charge up India’s cities

Any technological innovation in the transportation sector has to be both high-volume and low-cost, said Nandan Nilekani. NEW DELHI: Innovations in electric mobility across categories such as cars, flying vehicles and hyperloop are needed to address growing transportation needs of India’s rapidly expanding cities, said speakers at the Global Business Summit in New Delhi. Any […]

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