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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Commentary: A New Electric Truck? Tesla Should Stick to Cars.
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Trucker Slams Tesla Semi Truck Based On Politics, Not Facts
CleanTechnica • Loren Mcdonald
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Uber Orders 24,000 Self-Driving SUVs From Volvo
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Holiday World adding 8 slides, wave pool and more for 2018 season
WAVE 3 VideoMakayla Ballman
SANTA CLAUS, IN (WAVE) - Christmas has come early in the town of Santa Claus as Holiday World announced a package full of goodies for their 2018 season on Tuesday. Holiday World will invest a total of $3.5 million in new attractions...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Divergent 3D taps a Chinese-led investment syndicate for up to $107 million in new funding
TechCrunchJonathan Shieber
On a lonely stretch of road just off the highway in Torrance, Calif. employees at Divergent 3D are hard at work plotting a revolution in vehicle manufacturing. Inside the nondescript office building across the street from a branch of the Los Angeles...
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Auto Industry, Brand Management
Commentary: A New Electric Truck? Tesla Should Stick to Cars.
Fortune MagazineTony Hughes
Last week, Tesla unveiled a prototype of an electric, semi-autonomous truck that is set to enter production in 2019. But the company’s foray into the commercial truck space is unlikely to be a game changer for the cost-sensitive big rig market. Tesla...
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Electric Vehicles, Greenhouse Gases
California Democratic Party pushing Tom Steyer's impeachment petition
Los Angeles TimesMelanie Mason
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas said Tuesday that allegations of sexual harassment made against Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra “describe behavior that's unacceptable under any circumstance” and called for holding people “accountable.” Cardenas and Bocanegra are both Democrats hailing from the northeast San Fernando Valley...
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Cleantech, Electric Vehicles
Trucker Slams Tesla Semi Truck Based On Politics, Not Facts
CleanTechnicaLoren Mcdonald
We’ve reached a sad state in society today where virtually anything — from the food you eat, where you buy it, and the type of car you drive — has become politicized. Electric vehicles, and especially Tesla and Elon Musk have been...
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
Quicker Tesla Roadster Might Fly (“Short Hops”)
CleanTechnicaSteve Hanley
This story about the Tesla Roadster was first published by Gas2. Following the unexpected reveal of the next-generation Tesla Roadster last week, Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to emphasize to his faithful followers that the 0–60 time of 1.9 seconds quoted...
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Cleantech, Electric Vehicles
Uber Orders 24,000 Self-Driving SUVs From Volvo
CleanTechnicaSteve Hanley
This story about Uber and self-driving cars was first published by Gas2. In the summer of 2015, Travis Kalanick, the boy-child founder of Uber, told Elon Musk if Tesla could build 500,000 self-driving cars, his company would buy them all. This was...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Is Tesla’s E-Truck A Game Changer For Energy Markets?
OilPrice.com Daily News UpdateJon Lesage
Tesla is facing a real crossroads in its future as it runs behind schedule for the affordable, 220 mile range Tesla Model 3 reaching mass market. Why would the company also commit to entering a drastically different market with its Tesla Semi...
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
New Plug-In Hybrid Models Coming From Honda, Volvo, Lync & Co, And General Motors
CleanTechnicaSteve Hanley
This story about coming plug-in hybrid models was first published by Gas2. News about plug-in hybrids coming to market soon was everywhere last week. Honda, Volvo, Lync & C0, and General Motors all had something to say on the subject. Some of...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Are Electric Vehicles About to Hit a Roadblock?
citylab.comSarah Holder
On Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the EV maker’s latest marvel: a fully electric heavy-duty semi truck that can travel 400 miles within 30 minutes of charging, Musk says, with the same hauling capabilities as a typical 18-wheeler. The sleek rig...
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