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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Contrarian investor: Reports of the internal combustion engine’s death are greatly exaggerated
MarketWatch • Victor Reklaitis
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy Mag • Robin Whitlock
How German Companies Deal Differently With The Diesel Allegations
Seeking Alpha • Wubbe Bos
Tell us what it is like to drive an electric car or van where you live
The Guardian • Guardian Readers
UK plans to stop sale of all diesel, petrol cars from 2040
Smart Planet • Charlie Osborne
Stanford, CMU, MIT team reviews challenges to practical implementation of solid-state Li-ion batteries
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
BMW Announces Next Step In Vehicle Electrification Strategy
CleanTechnica • Cynthia Shahan
Tata Motors first electric vehicle set to hit Indian markets
The Economic Times of India
WIRED Awake July 26: UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040
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The Tech World Is Convinced 2021 Is Going to Be the Best Year Ever
MIT Technology Review • Rachel Metz
 
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Contrarian investor: Reports of the internal combustion engine’s death are greatly exaggerated
MarketWatchVictor Reklaitis
Getty Images The U.K on Wednesday promised to ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars by 2040, in another swipe at the internal combustion engine. All new vehicles in Britain will have to be fully electric in 23 years, and...
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Air Quality, Auto Industry
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy MagRobin Whitlock
More than a fifth of people in the UK are unconvinced that electric cars will reduce air pollution, according to new research from business and technology consultancy Baringa Partners. The UK Government’s final Air Quality Plan is due out today, in which...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
How German Companies Deal Differently With The Diesel Allegations
Seeking AlphaWubbe Bos
Summary Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW are accused of colluding. BMW is the only company that consequently has denied the new and previous allegations and nothing serious has yet to be found on BMW. The news had some clearly negative effects on the...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Tell us what it is like to drive an electric car or van where you live
The GuardianGuardian Readers
From 2040, Britain plans to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans as part of the government’s much-anticipated clean air plan. Amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health, the government said the...
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Air Quality, Auto Industry
UK plans to stop sale of all diesel, petrol cars from 2040
Smart PlanetCharlie Osborne
The UK government has outlined plans to prevent the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars by 2040. The draft proposal, as reported by The Guardian, stems from fears that pollution is rising and air quality continues to get worse, which...
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Electric Vehicles, Electronic Components
Stanford, CMU, MIT team reviews challenges to practical implementation of solid-state Li-ion batteries
Green Car CongressMmillikin
Toyota, which has been working on solid-state batteries for EVs for a number of years (earlier post), is in the news with a report by the Wall Street Journal that it will be ready to commercialize a solid-state battery by 2022. Solid-state...
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Cleantech, Electric Vehicles
BMW Announces Next Step In Vehicle Electrification Strategy
CleanTechnicaCynthia Shahan
BMW Group has been one of the early leaders in 21st century electrification. In general, BMW seems serious about the transition to electric cars, and it produces a high-quality EV (BMW i3) as well as several plug-in hybrids. The BMW Group holds...
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Tata Motors first electric vehicle set to hit Indian markets
The Economic Times of India
NEW DELHI: Tata MotorsBSE 0.18 % is all set to reveal its first ever Electric Vehicle (EV) for the Indian market in September this year. The Tata Tiago EV is expected to borrow heavily from the Bolt BEV prototype, the electric version...
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BBC America, Electric Vehicles
WIRED Awake July 26: UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040
WiredWired
Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, the government's clean air strategy will ban the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040, Toyota is developing a solid state battery for electric cars, new research has found that improving healthcare is key to...
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The Tech World Is Convinced 2021 Is Going to Be the Best Year Ever
MIT Technology ReviewRachel Metz
Ride-hailing startup Lyft announced last week that it’s making its own self-driving car technology—a move that could help it meet an audacious goal of having autonomous vehicles chauffeur most of its passengers around by 2021. It sounds a bit far-fetched, considering that...
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