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BMW cancels their plans for an i5 electric car

BMW cancels their plans for an i5 electric car

image of BMW i5 rendering 750×500 Over the last two years, one topic has often come up on BMWBLOG and other media outlet – a new addition to the BMW i … Over the last two years, one topic has often come up on BMWBLOG and other media outlet – a new addition to the BMW i family. Often referred …

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Electric Cars To Replace Petrol And Diesel Cars In Next 8 Years: Report

Electric Cars To Replace Petrol And Diesel Cars In Next 8 Years: Report

2030 is expected to mark the end of oil business, says a Stanford economist. Therefore, in the future, electric cars are expected to take over the auto industry as fossil fuels are running towards extinction. However, according to companies like Shell, the true power of fuel-based cars is still somehow, hidden. According to Tony Seba, a Stanford economist, the global …

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Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

In a recent interview with Automotive News , the CEO of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, was quoted discussing the company’s electric vehicles plans — seemingly making it clear that the CEO (and company namesake) remains somewhat ambivalent about the tech. This isn’t too surprising, as the company has been taking its time entering the plug-in electric vehicle market in a serious …

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Subaru still finalizing its electrification plans

Subaru still finalizing its electrification plans

Subaru ‘s built itself a hybrid before, but the automaker hasn’t yet fully embraced the industry’s move toward electrification. It’s not a race, but Subaru is definitely taking it slow and steady. Subaru is mulling whether to introduce electric versions of its current lineup or branch out and develop something new, Bloomberg reports , based on an interview with CEO …

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eMotorWerks Electric Vehicle to Grid Charging Platform Sales Increase 100% for Third Consecutive Year

eMotorWerks Electric Vehicle to Grid Charging Platform Sales Increase 100% for Third Consecutive Year

"Our smart grid charging solutions continue to gain significant growth because we solve problems that directly affect EV drivers, charging station equipment manufacturers as well as utility operators," said eMotorWerks CEO, Val Miftakhov. "Beyond the well publicized growth the EV industry will enjoy during the next five years, a massive challenge lies ahead: the ability for electricity providers to charge …

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Qualcomm demonstrates DEVC system to charge vehicles while driving

Qualcomm demonstrates DEVC system to charge vehicles while driving

Qualcomm Technologies, in partnership with Renault and Vedecom, has demonstrated dynamic wireless electric vehicle charging (DEVC) system, based on its Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology (WEVC). The system allows vehicles to charge while driving. It is capable of charging an EV dynamically at up to 20 kilowatts at highway speeds. Qualcomm claims that the technology has been tested in …

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Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

In a recent interview with Automotive News , the CEO of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, was quoted discussing the company’s electric vehicles plans — seemingly making it clear that the CEO (and company namesake) remains somewhat ambivalent about the tech. This isn’t too surprising, as the company has been taking its time entering the plug-in electric vehicle market in a serious …

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The Nifty Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard

The Nifty Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard

There are skateboards, and there are skateboards. The same holds true with electric skateboards these days. They are pretty much the same. Take a fairly flat surface, bolt on two trucks with four wheels, and for the electric version, add motor and battery. So far, so good, but Inboard Technology decided to up the ante with some technically advanced features …

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2017 Smart ForTwo electric cars priced from $24,550

2017 Smart ForTwo electric cars priced from $24,550

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive – first drive, Miami, Nov 2016 [photo: Jeff Jablansky] The market for electric vehicles normally comes with a high price of entry, though Smart is proposing that its new two-seat battery-powered minicar is a value proposition. Prices for the 2017 Smart ForTwo electric coupe and cabriolet begin at $24,550 and $28,750 respectively. If you’ve followed …

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Subaru plans for all-electric versions of existing model lines

Subaru plans for all-electric versions of existing model lines

2018 Subaru Crosstrek, 2017 Geneva auto show It’s now clear that every automaker, no matter how large or small, will have to develop and sell battery-electric vehicles by 2020 to 2025. Companies like GM and Volkswagen, which each make 10 million cars a year, can afford the breathtaking costs of developing expertise and engineering cars with entirely different powertrains. For …

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