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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Target plans to build hundreds of EV chargers at stores across 20 states
Mashable • Sasha Lekach
China auto show highlights industry’s electric ambitions
Washington Post •  Ap, Joe Mcdonald 
We took a 1,000-horsepower electric luxury sedan for a spin on the streets of Silicon Valley
Business Insider • Bryan Logan
Electric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off.
The New York Times • David Streitfeld, Nellie Bowles
Electric scooters might revolutionize urban transport — if it wasn’t for stupid humans
Washington Post • Hayley Tsukayama
VW vows to build massive electric car charging network across US
The Verge • Andrew J. Hawkins
Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it's not productive (TSLA)
Business Insider • Matt Weinberger
This experimental road is one very long charger for electric vehicles
Mashable • Deleted Account
Elon Musk admits robots are slowing down Tesla production – and says humans are the answer
yahoo.com • Harriet Alexander
Ola Pushes for a Million Electric Vehicles on India’s Roads by 2021
Skift • Bloomberg, Saritha Rai
 
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Target plans to build hundreds of EV chargers at stores across 20 states
MashableSasha Lekach
Image: target Target wants to make your next shopping trip worth the drive, so it's adding hundreds of charging stations for electric vehicles to its parking lots across the country. The big-box retailer announced Monday an expanded EV charging program, offering Tesla,...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
China auto show highlights industry’s electric ambitions
Washington Post Ap, Joe Mcdonald 
The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry’s multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.
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Auto Industry, Economic Policy
We took a 1,000-horsepower electric luxury sedan for a spin on the streets of Silicon Valley
Business InsiderBryan Logan
We have driven, reported on, road-tripped, and talked about our fair share of electric and hybrid vehicles at . These are exciting times for a technology that was born more than 100 years ago, but only started to gain steam in the...
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Electric Vehicles, Finance
Electric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off.
The New York TimesDavid Streitfeld, Nellie Bowles
VENICE, Calif. — Travis VanderZanden, the chief executive of electric scooter company Bird Rides, surveyed the new indoor park at his office one morning this week. While the space is still under construction, it will eventually have a winding path and a...
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Electric Vehicles, Finance
Electric scooters might revolutionize urban transport — if it wasn’t for stupid humans
Washington PostHayley Tsukayama
A broken LimeBike-S spotted on a trash can in San Francisco. (Credit: Graham Hancock)
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Electric Vehicles, Technology Industry
VW vows to build massive electric car charging network across US
The VergeAndrew J. Hawkins
Volkswagen wants to sell more electric cars in the US, but to do that, it needs to spend millions of dollars on building out the country’s underdeveloped charging infrastructure. Toward that end, the auto giant’s subsidiary, Electrify America, announced today that it...
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Economic Policy, Electric Vehicles
Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it's not productive (TSLA)
Business InsiderMatt Weinberger
Elon Musk reportedly sent Tesla employees a memo, pledging a big push towards productivity as it gets production of its Model 3 car back on track. To that end, Musk apparently gave employees some of his personal productivity tricks — including a...
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This experimental road is one very long charger for electric vehicles
MashableDeleted Account
Sweden has built an electrified road that recharges your car as you're driving on it. The project, called eRoadArlanda, is part of the Swedish Government's plans for a fossil-fuel independent transportation system by 2030. Read more... More aboutTransportation, Mashable Video, Environment, Electric,...
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Auto Industry, Economic Policy
Elon Musk admits robots are slowing down Tesla production – and says humans are the answer
yahoo.comHarriet Alexander
Elon Musk has said that “excessive automation” is partly to blame for the serious backlog in production of Tesla cars, noting that human beings can in some situations do a better job. Mr Musk has come under fierce criticism for the delays...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Ola Pushes for a Million Electric Vehicles on India’s Roads by 2021
SkiftBloomberg, Saritha Rai
Ola, Uber Technologies Inc.’s fiercest Indian competitor, wants to roll out 10,000 electric three-wheeled rickshaws within a year and a million battery-powered vehicles by 2021. The startup run by ANI Technologies Pvt said it’s in policy discussions with several state governments, and...
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