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Electric and hybrid car sales hit record numbers in 2017

January 12th, 2018 at 1:31 am » Comments Off

Registrations for EVs and plug-in hybrids increased by more than 27% compared to 2016, up from 36,535 to 46,522.



Dutch self-charging solar car wins important CES award

January 11th, 2018 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

Remember those Dutch solar cars that won the World Solar Challenge car race? The range of those cars powered by the sun was excellent. However, the vehicles themselves were not up to snuff in the design department. In comes Lightyear, a self-charging electric solar car with a sexy design, and recently awarded with the renowned […]



Can electric vehicles handle Canadian winters?

January 2nd, 2018 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

The grace period is over. Shoppers who drive their gas-powered vehicles to Vaughan Mills can no longer park in spots designated for electric powered vehicles, but some drivers are finding that out the hard way.



Volkswagen thinks its ride-sharing electric minibus will take 1 million cars off the road

December 8th, 2017 at 10:52 am » Comments Off

The world’s largest automaker is getting into the ride-sharing business as it prepares for a world with fewer cars.



Driverless cars could be a solution to climate change—but two major things have to happen

November 22nd, 2017 at 3:53 pm » Comments Off

Driverless vehicle use worldwide could lower traffic congestion and emissions contributing to climate change by 50 percent or more in 2050, according to a 2017 report led by global transport expert Lewis Fulton at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis).



25 best inventions of 2017: Preventive clinics and more

November 20th, 2017 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Clinics That Redefine Preventive Care, mainstream electric cars, s



Toyota just announced a deadline for the phasing out of gas engines

November 5th, 2017 at 10:33 am » Comments Off

Toyota Just Announced a Deadline for the Phasing out of Gas Engines



Volvo prepares to take on Tesla with a revamped Polestar

October 25th, 2017 at 9:39 am » Comments Off

VOLVO is in the midst of a reincarnation. The Swedish automaker is leaving behind its former life as the maker of super safe, super boxy wagons, and embracing an existence dedicated to technological prowess, electric propulsion, and svelte design.



VC activity revs up as electric vehicles prepare to go mainstream

October 12th, 2017 at 12:31 am » Comments Off

Recent weeks have seen an acceleration—pardon the pun­—of news and developments related to electric vehicles.



Toshiba claims its new electric car battery enables 200 miles of range with a 6-minute charge

October 5th, 2017 at 12:31 am » Comments Off

This week, Japanese electronics giant Toshiba unveiled a new battery that they developed using a new “titanium niobium oxide” anode material.



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