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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US STOCKS-Wall St edges up on telecom gains; Fed meet in focus
Daily Mail • Reuters
Wall St. edges up on telecom gains; Fed meet in focus
Reuters • Sruthi Shankar
PG&E Partners with Valley CAN and IBEW to Connect Underserved Communities with Electric Vehicles
BusinessWire
Tesla shares fall from record high after warning from analyst
Reuters • Noel Randewich
Proterra’s Catalyst bus breaks distance record for electric vehicles
Curbed NY • Jenny Xie
Bosch partners with Nikola on hydrogen electric long-haul truck
Auto Blog • Reuters
Ignore Trump’s Words on Climate and the Paris Treaty — Look at What He’s Doing
New York Magazine • Heather Hurlburt
Renault-Nissan Alliance Maps Out Alliance 2022 Vision For Its Electric, Autonomous Future
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EDF sees rapid growth in electric car charging business
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By Geert De Clercq PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - French utility EDF is expecting rapid growth in its electric vehicle charging network and aims to increase the number of its docking stations, an EDF executive said. EDF's electric mobility business Sodetrel has...
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Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage
Researchers Working On Ways To Power The Next Generation Of Prosthetic Limbs
Electronic Component NewsJdelaosa
Scientists from Deakin University's and CSIRO's Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub (BatTRI-Hub) are aiming to develop safe and reliable batteries for a unique robotic hand created by researchers from the University of Wollongong as part of the ARC Centre of Excellence...
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Economic Policy, Electric Vehicles
US STOCKS-Wall St edges up on telecom gains; Fed meet in focus
Daily MailReuters
By Sruthi Shankar Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged up in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, helped largely by gains in telecom stocks, but traded in a narrow range as investors stayed away from making major bets ahead of the Federal...
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Economic Policy, Electric Vehicles
Wall St. edges up on telecom gains; Fed meet in focus
ReutersSruthi Shankar
() - U.S. stocks edged up in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, helped largely by gains in telecom stocks, but traded in a narrow range as investors stayed away from making major bets ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. The U.S....
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PG&E Partners with Valley CAN and IBEW to Connect Underserved Communities with Electric Vehicles
BusinessWire
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Gas and Electric Company today announced a new pilot program in partnership with Valley Clean Air Now (Valley CAN) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 684 and 100 to provide free electrical panel upgrades to encourage...
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Tesla shares fall from record high after warning from analyst
ReutersNoel Randewich
SAN FRANCISCO () - Shares of Tesla (TSLA.O) fell from record highs on Tuesday after an analyst warned that the electric car maker may take longer than expected to become profitable. Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois launched coverage of Tesla with an “underperform”...
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Proterra’s Catalyst bus breaks distance record for electric vehicles
Curbed NYJenny Xie
Proterra The future of buses is looking driverless, emissions-free, and electric. Earlier this month, Silicon Valley electric bus manufacturer Proterra scored a new world record for longest distance driven on a single charge. Covered with rooftop batteries, the company’s 40-foot, 18-ton Catalyst...
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Bosch partners with Nikola on hydrogen electric long-haul truck
Auto BlogReuters
DETROIT — Bosch, the German auto components supplier, is partnering with startup Nikola Motor Co to bring two hydrogen-electric, long-haul, heavy-duty truck models to market by 2021, the companies said on Tuesday. The market for electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks is in...
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Ignore Trump’s Words on Climate and the Paris Treaty — Look at What He’s Doing
New York MagazineHeather Hurlburt
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Renault-Nissan Alliance Maps Out Alliance 2022 Vision For Its Electric, Autonomous Future
CleanTechnicaKyle Field
The Nissan-Renault Alliance, which now includes Mitsubishi Motors, just laid out its new Alliance 2022 vision for the future of the Alliance in Paris. That vision sees all 3 companies moving boldly forward with autonomous, electric vehicles front and center. The Alliance...
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