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Electric Vehicles Mean More Power to You

They will soon account for all the car-sales growth in the world, giving a huge boost to energy efficiency......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

Toyota speeds up electrified vehicle schedule as demand heats up

Toyota Motor Corp aims to have half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and said it will tie up with Chinese battery makers to accommodate an accelerated shift to electric power......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

Electric Vehicles Mean More Power to You

They will soon account for all the car-sales growth in the world, giving a huge boost to energy efficiency......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

Tesla touts power of self-driving microchip in cars, working on software

Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled on Monday a microchip for self-driving vehicles that the electric car company hopes will give Tesla Inc an edge over rivals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2019

Daimler promises to investigate cobalt supply

The maker of Mercedes cars has promised to investigate its cobalt supply chain to ensure child labor is not being used to power its electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 2nd, 2018

CNN Investigation: Daimler promises to investigate cobalt supply

A day after a CNN investigation into abuses in cobalt mining, the maker of Mercedes cars pledged to investigate its supply chain to ensure child labor is not being used to power its electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 2nd, 2018

Power Play: How China-Owned Volvo Avoids Beijing"s Battery Rules

Chinese-owned Volvo Car Group is being allowed to use high-end South Korean battery technology in the electric hybrid vehicles it builds in China, even as Beijing strong-arms other auto makers into using Chinese batteries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

CATL plans to expand annual battery capacity to 50GWh by 2020

Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), a China-based maker of Li-ion power batteries used in electric vehicles, plans to expand annual production capacity to 50GWh by 2020, according to the company......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 15th, 2018

Plug Power adds former Obama energy official to its board

Plug Power has named Johnathon Silver, a prominent clean technology investor and advisor, to its board of directors. His expertise and connections are expected to help Plug Power move into new markets, including electric vehicles. Plug so far has foc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

Fill "er Up, or Plug It In? Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future

For oil companies, gasoline and diesel are among their most valuable products. For utilities, electric vehicles represent a way to jolt demand for power......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 15th, 2018

EVs can function as energy storage systems

Electric vehicles (EVs) can play an important role as energy storage systems of virtual power plants via V2G (vehicle to grid) technology......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 12th, 2018

How Nikola Motor"s disruptive semi-truck technology works

Hydrogen-electric power, cameras and lidar sensors will be part of Nikola Motor Co.'s semi-truck technology. The company plans on building the vehicles in Coolidge......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018

Thunder Power, Sogepa to jointly invest to produce EVs in Europe

Investment fund Sogepa will invest in Thunder Power Holdings' project to build a factory and R&D center for electric vehicles in Belgium, according to Shen Wei, CEO of the Hong Kong-based EV maker......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 23rd, 2018

City adding 50 "solar carports" to power its electric cars

New York City is more than doubling its number of solar-powered charging stations for the city government's electric vehicles. City Hall announced Friday that it's deploying 50 more so-called "solar... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 22nd, 2018

Albemarle Stock Is Up. That"s Good for These 5 Other Stocks.

Albemarle’s lithium goes into batteries that power phones, computers and even electric cars. What the company said about the battery supply chain is great for the future of electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 22nd, 2019

The U.K. Mandates Installation Of Electric Vehicle Charging Points In New Buildings

The U.K. has been consistently vocal on its stand to reduce the use of conventional vehicles and proliferate the use of electric vehicles (EVs). In this context, the U.K. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 17th, 2019

Why sparks are flying over Duke Energy"s $76M electric-vehicle program

A pilot program proposed by the Charlotte-based power company wins significant support from environmental groups — but the state agency charged with protecting consumers' interests recommends that it be rejected......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

AEP to purchase three wind farms for $2 billion

Undaunted by last year's failed push to develop a titanic wind farm in the Southwest, American Electric Power Company Inc. is now looking to buy three under-construction farms in Oklahoma. The company said in a release that its Public Service Compa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

How lithium-rich Chile botched a plan to attract battery makers

In March 2018, the Chilean government unveiled big news: Corporate investors, including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, would build three factories in Chile to produce battery parts for electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2019

Tesla"s latest Model 3 price cut reinforces doubts about demand for its vehicles

Tesla Inc. cut the starting price of the Model 3 sedan in the U.S. weeks after a federal tax credit shrank in half, renewing concern over whether the electric-car maker can sustain sales with.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 16th, 2019

GE loses a bull, and the stock falls

Shares of General Electric Co. dropped Monday, after UBS backed away from its bullish stance, citing significant outperformance in the face of continued power market weakness and a significant decline in interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 15th, 2019