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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Ford Introduces Hybrid Vehicle for Law Enforcement and Government Customers
Renewable Energy Mag • Dan Mccue
Tesla Semi may be aiming at the wrong end of the freight industry
CNBC • Robert Ferris
‘League of Legends’ owner Tencent is closing in on Amazon
MarketWatch • Tomi Kilgore
India Plans EV Charging Corridor Across New Delhi
CleanTechnica • Smiti
Vanderbilt battery management device reconfigures modules to extend EV pack range
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
Tesla’s new phone accessories are just like its cars—beautiful, expensive, and exclusive
Daily Dot • Phillip Tracy
Tesla’s New Semi May Pack Radical Battery Tech
MIT Technology Review
Battery-Switching Device Promises More Road Time For Tesla, Leaf Drivers
Electronic Component News • Jdelaosa
Baidu and electric vehicle startup NIO lead $195M investment in Chinese limo booking app
TechCrunch • Jon Russell
Tesla could surge to $400 and then get cut in half, Morgan Stanley predicts
CNBC • Tae Kim
 
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Ford Introduces Hybrid Vehicle for Law Enforcement and Government Customers
Renewable Energy MagDan Mccue
Ford has introduced a plug-in hybrid police vehicle capable of driving up to 21 miles without a drop of gas. The Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan is designed for police and fire chiefs, detectives, and other government personnel whose jobs don’t require...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Tesla Semi may be aiming at the wrong end of the freight industry
CNBCRobert Ferris
Electric trucks could sell faster than cars, but Tesla may be aiming at wrong end of the heavy duty truck market, says a new report. Mounting regulatory pressure and future policy changes may push freight carriers to adopt lower emission power trains...
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Apple Inc, Electric Vehicles
‘League of Legends’ owner Tencent is closing in on Amazon
MarketWatchTomi Kilgore
Bloomberg Investors can’t brush off Tencent Holding Ltd. because its shares trade on the Pink sheets market. The Hong Kong-based messaging and gaming giant has climbed fast up the market-capitalization ladder to pass Facebook Inc., and is now closing in on Amazon.com...
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Cleantech, Electric Vehicles
India Plans EV Charging Corridor Across New Delhi
CleanTechnicaSmiti
As India prepares itself for the electric vehicles blitzkrieg over the next few years, several arms of the Indian government are planning pilot projects to get the motor running. The Indian government’s planning arm, NITI Aayog, recently released a draft proposal to...
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Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage
Vanderbilt battery management device reconfigures modules to extend EV pack range
Green Car CongressMmillikin
« Toyota Financial Services issues first Euro-denominated Green Bond allocated specifically to the sales of low-emission vehicles; €600M | Main Vanderbilt University’s Ken Pence, professor of the practice of engineering management, and Tim Potteiger, a Ph.D. student in electrical engineering, have developed...
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Electric Vehicles, Smartphones
Tesla’s new phone accessories are just like its cars—beautiful, expensive, and exclusive
Daily DotPhillip Tracy
Tesla has a few more surprises for us this month. No, we’re not getting a flying Roadster model or a better look at the electric pickup just yet. These latest products are built for your smartphone. Listed in the “Apparel” section of...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Tesla’s New Semi May Pack Radical Battery Tech
MIT Technology Review
Tesla’s New Semi May Pack Radical Battery Tech Could some of our misgivings about Elon Musk’s new electric truck be alleviated by secret advances in energy storage? Perhaps, if a new report is to believed. One of the chief concerns with the...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Battery-Switching Device Promises More Road Time For Tesla, Leaf Drivers
Electronic Component NewsJdelaosa
Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips....
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Electric Vehicles, Technology Industry
Baidu and electric vehicle startup NIO lead $195M investment in Chinese limo booking app
TechCrunchJon Russell
Chinese internet giant Baidu is continuing its push into the automotive space after it led a RMB 1.3 billion ($195 million) Series B investment in Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, an offshoot of the state-owned Shouqi Group which was Beijing’s first licensed ride-hailing...
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Electric Vehicles, Tesla Motors Inc
Tesla could surge to $400 and then get cut in half, Morgan Stanley predicts
CNBCTae Kim
Tesla shareholders are in for a roller-coaster ride next year, according to the most widely followed analyst covering the stock. Morgan Stanley reiterated its equal weight rating for electric car maker's shares, predicting the stock will rise then fall in the coming...
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