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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Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!)
CleanTechnica • Zachary Shahan
Why Tesla Was Right to Extend Its Cars’ Battery Life During Irma
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There's no question that Tesla's future is all about China (TSLA)
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Tesla wants to build 'mega supercharging' stops that sell food and coffee
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Tesla wants to build 'mega supercharging' stops that sell food and coffee (TSLA)
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Tesla Wants to Turn Superchargers Into Full-Service Convenience Stores
Fortune MagazineDavid Z. Morris
This Sunday at the FSTEC restaurant-technology conference, Tesla CTO J.B. Straubel suggested the electric carmaker could be branching out into a new business: convenience stores. During the talk, as reported by Restaurant Business, Straubel explained that long-distance Tesla drivers typically spend 20...
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EV Range Anxiety May Be a Thing of the Past
Fool.com: The Motley FoolTravis Hoium
When electric vehicles like General Motors' (NYSE:GM) Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf came on the scene about a decade ago, the biggest challenge for EVs was driving range. GM and others answered that question by including a gasoline motor, but in...
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Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!)
CleanTechnicaZachary Shahan
Electric car sales are increasing at very different speeds around the world. Some developed countries still only see a handful of electric car sales per month. Others are moving hundreds of cars off of lots and into garages every day. One of...
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Why Tesla Was Right to Extend Its Cars’ Battery Life During Irma
Fortune MagazineKirsten Korosec
It all started with a single request from a Florida resident—and Tesla owner—preparing to evacuate as Hurricane Irma barreled towards the state. The Tesla Model S 60 owner asked if the automaker would "unlock" the battery capacity of his electric car to...
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There's no question that Tesla's future is all about China (TSLA)
Business InsiderMatthew Debord
• China could be Tesla's largest market in the future. • The Chinese government is considering relaxing rules to allow foreign electric carmakers to operate their own factories. • Tesla could amass much more market share in China than in the US...
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There's no question that Tesla's future is all about China
businessinsider.com.auMatthew Debord
• China could be Tesla's largest market in the future. • The Chinese government is considering relaxing rules to allow foreign electric carmakers to operate their own factories. More »
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Tesla wants to build 'mega supercharging' stops that sell food and coffee
businessinsider.com.auDanielle Muoio
Tesla wants to take the tedium out of the charging experience by turning its stops into convenience stores. Tesla owners already have it pretty good when it comes to juicing up their vehicles. Customers can drive to one of the companies' many...
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Tesla wants to build 'mega supercharging' stops that sell food and coffee (TSLA)
Business InsiderDanielle Muoio
Tesla wants to take the tedium out of the charging experience by turning its stops into convenience stores. Tesla owners already have it pretty good when it comes to juicing up their vehicles. Customers can drive to one of the companies' many...
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Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales In North America To Be 50% Higher In 2017 Than In 2016, Navigant Research Report States
CleanTechnicaJames Ayre
Sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the North American markets will be roughly 50% higher in 2017 than they were were in 2016, based on current trends, according to a new report from Navigant Research. That should come as no surprise to...
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