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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What Will Drive The rEVolution?
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Will Tesla's new Model 3 be most 'Made in America' car?
Christian Science Monitor • Stephen Edelstein
Elon Musk's Net Worth Falls $500 Million In Two Days Following Latest Earnings Report
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The future will be battery-powered: Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device
Salon • Amelia Urry, Grist.Org
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China Electric Car Sales Dip In January With Incentives Transition, BYD Production Pause?
CleanTechnicaJose Pontes
The Chinese market had 6,260 new EVs registered in January, far from the 15,275 units of January 2016, dragging down the plug-in market share (of new cars sold) to just 0.25% — far below the 1.45% of 2016. Considering the seasonality of...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Abu Dhabi to boost electric vehicle charging stations
The National UAE
Adnoc Distribution, told The National that it had already started outfitting its Yas service station with a solar-powered electric charger.
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Electric vehicle charging stations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai - graph
The National UAE
Find out the locations of electric charging stations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The National will update the charging station list for EV owners. Please send any new station information to business@thenational.ae.
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
What Will Drive The rEVolution?
CleanTechnicaZachary Shahan
I’ve been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I’ve published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out to me and often come to mind. I had been covering...
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Auto Industry, Digital Media
Will Tesla's new Model 3 be most 'Made in America' car?
Christian Science MonitorStephen Edelstein
"Made in America" can be a powerful selling point, especially after a presidential election in which domestic manufacturing jobs were a hot-button issue. But in the age of globalization, U.S. automakers no longer have a monopoly on cars with largely American-made content....
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Electric Vehicles, Finance
Elon Musk's Net Worth Falls $500 Million In Two Days Following Latest Earnings Report
ForbesForbes Staff, Noah Kirsch
Despite the recent losses, Musk's personal fortune has risen by nearly $3 billion in the last 12 months.
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Electric Vehicles, Electricity Transmission
The future will be battery-powered: Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device
SalonAmelia Urry, Grist.Org
In this picture taken on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Jan Prochazka, the president of Prague based He3Da company, presents his battery in Prague, Czech Republic. In the global race to create more efficient and long-lasting batteries, some are betting on nanotechnology -...
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Electric Vehicles, Mining
Mining the consequences of the rare earths industry
GreenBiz
The little-known metals powering our electric cars, smartphones and nuclear weapons underlie a power battle between the nations and corporations that extract them.
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These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
Venture BeatRobin Wauters, Tech.Eu
This week, Tech.eu tracked 14 technology M&A transactions and 65 tech funding deals totaling €200 million (about $211 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Apple has acquired...
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Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage
7 on Your Side: Bay Area researchers find ways to stop lithium batteries from exploding
ABC7Michael Finney
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (KGO) -- For months 7 on Your Side has been reporting on the dangers of lithium batteries. They've exploded without warning in some hoverboards, smartphones, laptops and E-cigarettes. RELATED: 7 on Your Side speaks with Cal engineer on making...
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