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Are the upfront costs of hybrid and electric vehicles worth it?

Does the fuel efficiency of hybrid and electric vehicles make up for the higher premiums of these low-emission vehicles? Buzz60's Tony Spitz will help you decide.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 12th, 2017

Ford says profits will fall in 2018

Ford Motor Co. says its pretax earnings will likely fall in 2018 as U.S. sales soften, commodity costs increase and it invests heavily in new electric and hybrid vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 16th, 2018

Plug wars — the battle for electric car supremacy

Firms building the charging networks needed for electric vehicles to become mainstream say the number of plug formats will need to be limited to keep costs down......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2018

How Much Cheaper Are Electric Cars to Operate?

Fuel costs for all-electric cars are lower than the costs for gas-powered vehicles in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Will this be enough to get U.S. drivers out of their pickups and SUVs?.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 19th, 2018

Ford to unveil 40 hybrid, electric vehicles by 2022; to invest $11 bn

We want to show that the company is electrifying all iconic vehicles: Ford.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Ready to Crush Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Ready to Crush Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Ford will increase its investment in electrification, planning to spend $11 billion by 2022 to create hybrid and all-electric versions of its vehicles, the company announced Sun.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 14th, 2018

Toyota wants govt to consider hybrids as key part of electric vehicle drive

The company believes that hybrid vehicles could help the country in transitioning to full electric vehicles.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 31st, 2017

Toyota Sees Half of Sales Coming From Hybrids, EVs

Toyota’s president became the latest auto chief to offer ambitious targets for hybrid and electric vehicles, saying the category would make up half of Toyota’s global sales by 2030......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2017

Ford says hybrids beat electric for self-driving cars

Ford is betting on hybrid cars for autonomous vehicles, over the electrics favored by some competitors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2017

Verizon"s NYC truck fleet is now powered by startup"s tech

Verizon Communications Inc. is relying on a Boston startup to power a newer, cleaner version of its fleet of heavy-duty work trucks. The cable and telecommunications giant has replaced 234 vehicles on the streets of New York City with hybrid-electric van.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2017

Ford will build electric cars in Mexico, shifting its plan

The move will take advantage of lower costs and clear the way for a new Michigan plant to make driverless vehicles instead, which Ford said would mean even more jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 8th, 2017

BMW expects jump in electric car sales in 2018: R&D chief

MUNICH (Reuters) - BMW expects its sales of electric and hybrid vehicles to jump next year, its research and development chief said as the premium carmaker races to catch up with rivals such as U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 4th, 2017

Daimler turns down Geely offer to buy stake

Carmakers in China have embarked on a flurry of dealmaking, as they scramble to boost production of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles ahead of tough new quotas to be imposed by Beijing.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

This Hybrid Electric Plane From Rolls-Royce and Airbus Will be Ready for Flight by 2020

Fly the cleaner skies. Hybrid vehicles aren’t going to be restricted by gravity for much longer. Rolls-Royce, Airbus, and Siemens have teamed up to develop a hybrid electric plane engine they hope will be ready for test flights by 2020......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2017

Siemens, Airbus, Rolls-Royce team up on hybrid-electric propulsion

(Reuters) - Airbus , Rolls-Royce and Siemens have come together to develop a hybrid electric engine as the race intensifies to advance battery technology and electric motors to lower flying costs and move away from fossil fuels......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2017

Global Sales of Electric Vehicles Up 46% So Far in 2017

Electric car sales are up by nearly 50% for the first nine months of 2017 and are on target to surpass 1 million in sales for the year including only all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 27th, 2017

Mahindra & Mahindra wants to sell electric vehicles in US

Earlier this year, Autocar India reported that Mahindra's affiliate Pininfarina was developing a family of electric vehicles for China's Hybrid Kinetic Group, as well as its own electric supercar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

Electric cars: High upfront pay, but running cost low

But it's better to wait for a while, as more players will enter and battery costs will come down.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 19th, 2017

VW"s €10 bln electric pledge to China

Ahead of the Guangzhou auto show, Volkswagen Group has announced it plans to spend 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as it seeks to comply with upcoming stringent rules in China......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 16th, 2017

VW's $11.8 billion electric pledge to China

Ahead of the Guangzhou auto show, Volkswagen Group has announced it plans to spend $11.8 billion by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in China.    &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 16th, 2017

Volkswagen to spend $12 billion to build electric cars in China

Volkswagen Group said on Thursday it plans to spend 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as it seeks to comply with upcoming stringent rules in China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 16th, 2017