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  • Electric Vehicles in China

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Vehicles in China ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Electric vehicle consumer survey

    Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were first commercially available in 2010, and by 2012 their numbers had grown significantly, with many auto manufacturers adding new models to their fleets. A number of auto manufacturers are electrifying their fleets with new models. In the United States, sales of electric vehicles are estimated to reach 47,966 in 2012. Pike Research anticipates the category ...


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  • Effects of electric vehicles on the climate

    A new study suggests that a 50 per cent reduction in road transport emissions as a result of using more electric vehicles will result in a cooling effect on the climate. The researchers compared the overall impact on climate and air quality of sourcing electric power for vehicles from zero carbon sources, such as wind and solar power, and sourcing it from standard power plants. Road transport ...

  • Plugging into an electric vehicle revolution

    Over the next three months, staff from Victorian energy distributor SP AusNet will use the PHEVs for their daily drive to work and for leisure as part of CSIRO and SP AusNet trial. CSIRO engineers have modified the PHEVs to carry a 30Ah NiMH battery which is capable of holding a 6kw charge, and a battery charger, to allow the cars to plug into and charge with electricity from the grid or from ...

  • Electric Vehicles 2012-2022

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Vehicles 2012-2022 ...


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  • Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Permitting

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Permitting  ...


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  • Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Electric Vehicles: 10 Predictions for 2013

    By the end of 2013, nearly 400,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be driving on roads around the world. Consumers will be able to choose from a greatly enhanced selection of models in an expanding number of vehicle segments. In order to analyze the impacts of these and other key issues facing the EV industry, Pike Research has prepared a freewhite paper that makes 10 predictions about the ...


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  • Communities Plug In To Electric Vehicle Readiness

    This is part two of a four-post series celebrating National Drive Electric Week (September 15-21, 2014). The Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Office supports plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) development and deployment efforts ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Electric vehicles on the rise in urban areas

    A new report called the EV City Casebook documents the rise of electric vehicles (EVs) in 16 cities and outlines what the top EV-friendly cities are doing to make them successful. The sixteen cities involved in the collaborative project are Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, BrabantStad, the Goto Islands in Nagasaki, Hamburg, Helsinki, ...


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  • Moment of truth for electric vehicle industry

    Following comprehensive stakeholder discussions in Bonn, Detroit and Beijing, Ernst & Young has today launched an in-depth report highlighting the global challenges and opportunities facing today's electric vehicle (EV) market. The Global Ignition Sessions report brings together these geographically diverse groups of stakeholders to focus on the critical, real-world issues facing the ...


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  • Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electric Vehicles (EVs) Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Just what is a hybrid electric vehicle?

    Basically, a hybrid electric vehicle combines an internal combustion engine and an electric motor powered by batteries, merging the best features of today"s combustion engine cars and electric vehicles. The combination allows the electric motor and batteries to help the conventional engine operate more efficiently, cutting down on fuel use. Meanwhile, the gasoline-fueled combustion engine ...


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  • Electric vehicles: 10 predictions for 2011

    Electric vehicle (EV) market introductions will get into high gear in 2011, accompanied by the widespread arrival of charging station networks. During the course of this momentous year for the automotive industry, many consumers will form their early impressions of the EV driving experience. According to a new white paper from Pike Research, 2011 ...


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  • Germany boosts electric vehicle development

    Germany, the birthplace of Volkswagen, Porsche, and BMW, plans to become a global leader for developing low-carbon vehicles.  The country will increase electric vehicle production from less than 2,000 units currently to 1 million units by 2020 and 5 million units by 2030, aided by some 500 million euros (US$705 million) in research funding through 2012, the government announced last month. ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Just what is a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV)?

    You"ve seen them driving by on the road and parked in your neighbors" driveway. You"ve wondered how they achieve such great mileage. You may even ask: "What is a hybrid electric vehicle ...

  • Global Market for Electric Vehicles to Triple by 2023

    According to the latest Navigant Research Market Report, the global light duty electric vehicles (EV) market is expected to grow from 2.7 million vehicle sales in 2014 to 6.4 million in 2023. Spurred in part by government incentives, the small but rapidly changing EV market, which ...


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  • B.C. on front line of electric vehicle revolution

    In just 20 years, one in every three vehicles on British Columbia's roads could be electric, according to a primer released by the Pembina Institute today, coinciding with the start of a four-day electric vehicle conference in Vancouver. Pembina's primer explores the air quality and climate benefits of electric vehicles operated in B.C., as well as other hot topics, such as charging ...


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  • UPS purchases 130 hybrid electric vehicles

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet. The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York and New Jersey and 100 to California. UPS estimates these vehicles will save 66,085 gallons of fuel and 671 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 35 percent ...

  • The future of electric vehicles - Ford`s perspective

    Ford has been working to restructure itself as a provider of hybrid and electric vehicles. The transition to electric vehicles will require a host of technology providers working together to ensure success. Mike Tinskey, manager of Ford’s sustainability activities, outlined what Ford sees as essential ('controllable success factors') for electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure, during a ...


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