Hyundai plans to launch new electric vehicle next year

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New electric vehicle will be an updated model of the Kona South Korean automaker Hyundai has announced plans to release a new electric vehicle next year. The new vehicle will be an electrified version of its subcompact SUV Kona. The automaker also plans to launch a new fuel cell vehicle in order to establish a stronger position in the clean transportation space. Hyundai has invested more heavily in clean vehicles in order to meet the growing demand coming from consumers while also complying with emissions regulations being put into place…

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Initiative for electric vehicles rolled out in Seattle

A new city initiative implemented in Seattle is designed to improve infrastructure for EVs. Drive Clean Seattle was recently announced by the city’s mayor Ed Murray. To help reduce carbon emissions and pollution from transit, the green initiative seeks to improve infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs). This will not only include installing more public charging stations to help encourage drivers to make the switch to electric cars, but will also include electrifying the city’s own vehicle fleet, reported Capitol Hill Seattle. The initiative has big goals and will need to…

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Not all future electric vehicles will look like traditional cars

EV manufacturer shows off its generation 8 Arcimoto SRK at CES 2016. Aside from Faraday Future’s FF Zero 1 concept cart and Chevrolet’s Bolt EV, the Arcimoto SRK was one of the electric vehicles (EVs) that could be found at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), this year. However, unlike other EVs that look like traditional cars, the SRK is a two-seater electric trike that is not only innovative in its design, but also carries a much cheaper price tag compared to other EVs, reported ARSTechnica. The SRK looks like a…

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Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2016-2026 Market Overview:MarketResearchReports.biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2016-2026″ to its database. This master report summarising and forecasting every sector of the EV industry remains unique. It adds new sectors as they become substantial, the latest being car-like micro EVs homologated as quadricycles in Europe. There are currently 45 sectors analysed. In the last year it has become a more closely integrated market – pure electric and hybrid whether on land, water or airborne. For example, Nissan has launched hybrid cars selling in tens of…

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 24.02% over the period 2015-2019

The Report Electric Vehicle (EV) Market in the US 2015-2019 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResearchReports.biz About EV An EV is an automobile powered either by batteries or other energy storage devices. These vehicles offer the advantages of being environmentally friendly and energy efficient. US is considered to be one of the major consumers of EVs. Owing to rising environmental concerns and increasing greenhouse gas emissions, various state governments in the US are providing incentives for the adoption of…

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Resarch Report Explores the Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Market 2015-2030: Land, Water, Air

The Report Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles 2015-2030: Land, Water, Air provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResearchReports.biz This report is intended for those seeking to invest, support, develop, make, sell or use vehicle fuel cell systems and their materials and associated services. It will also assist those participating in the value chain of alternatives, such as batteries and supercapacitors, to understand the considerable opportunities for both collaborative use of their components with fuel cells and scope for common technologies. Interest…

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Proton Power launches new hydrogen fuel vehicle

Hydrogen fuel used to power new vehicle developed by Proton Motor Fuel Cell Proton Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells and clean technology, has announced that its subsidiary, Proton Motor Fuel Cell, has introduced the world’s first battery and fuel cell operated electric vehicle, which is based on a model built by Smith Electric Vehicles. The vehicle is meant to perform in a commercial capacity, transporting cargo from location to location. Electric vehicles are becoming more common in this field due to the efficiency and environmental friendliness. HyRange…

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The problem with electric vehicles may be infrastructure, not technology

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Industry experts suggest infrastructure is hurting the progress of electric vehicles Despite turbulence in the past and present, electric vehicles and hybrids are becoming more accepted by consumers around the world. These consumers have been growing more environmentally conscious as information concerning climate change and its potential effects becomes more prolific. While the auto industry continues to struggle with which type of clean transportation to support — battery electrics or hydrogen fuel — the matter may not actually be one of affordability or the viability of new technology for electric…

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Zerotracer proves viability of electric vehicles

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  Zerotracer  lays criticism of clean transportation to rest Electric vehicles are often criticized as being inefficient and unfeasible in the current transportation environment. Despite the interest surrounding clean transportation, these vehicles are often pushed aside due to a variety of reasons, including the lack of a proper infrastructure to support them and their limited operational range. With the viability of electric vehicles often in question, there exists an opportunity for intrepid parties to show that these vehicles are much more capable than many of their critics believe. This is…

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MyCityWay teams with BMW to improve electric vehicles

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MyCityWay application to be used in BMW electric vehicles MyCityWay, a developer of city guides, has announced that its location-based, situation-aware mobile application will be incorporated into a fleet of 70 BMW DriveNow ActiveE electric vehicles that are currently operating in San Francisco, California. The incorporation of the MyCityWay application is made possible through a partnership with BMW, which is eager to provide drivers with tools they may find useful. MyCityWay CEO Puneet Mehta notes that the application will introduce drivers to new services that may have a significant impact…

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SmartBatt aims to produce lightweight batteries for vehicles

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SmartBatt believes the solution to efficient electric vehicles lies in battery weight Electric vehicles face many challenges that threaten their appeal to consumers and their ability to compete with traditional forms of transportation. Though electric vehicles have won acclaim for their environmentally friendly status and their fuel efficiency, they are widely criticized for their lack of longevity. SmartBatt, a new European Battery Consortium, believes that the solution to the problems that plague electric vehicles lies in lighter batteries. The organization notes that lighter batteries can vastly improve the performance of…

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Researchers study the impact of electric vehicles

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Electric vehicles expected to have significant impact on energy grid Electric vehicles are becoming more common in the world of transportation, especially as consumers become more concerned for  the environment. As more of these vehicles begin to hit the streets, understanding what impact they will have on an energy grid is becoming more important. The impact that electric vehicles have on an energy grid is a subject that gets little attention, but researchers from the University of Notre Dame have announced that they are attempting to get a better grasp…

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Discovery may help improve electric vehicles

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Researchers discover problem with lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles Electric vehicles are gaining traction among consumers, but these vehicles have seen sluggish adoption over the years due to concerns regarding efficiency, cost, and performance. The auto industry is heavily invested in clean transportation, with a focus on electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries and hydrogen fuel cells. Automakers are not the only ones interested in helping solve some of the problems that exist with electric vehicles and a team of researchers from the Ohio State University may have identified previously…

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Clean Energy Vehicle program shows poor results

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Clean Energy Vehicle program is a hard sell in Canada Last year, the Canadian government launched the Clean Energy Vehicle program, which aimed to promote the purchase of electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles in the Lower Mainland. The program was meant to provide drivers with rebates when they purchased such vehicles, mitigating the financial blow that is associated with vehicles that make use of fairly advanced technologies. These rebates were expected to help boost the sales of alternatively powered vehicles, but the program has, thus far, been drastically undersubscribed. Few drivers…

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Chevy Spark revealed by Chevrolet

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Automaker unveils new Chevy Spark electric vehicle Chevrolet has revealed the Chevy Spark electric vehicle this week. The new model is billed as an improvement on the Chevy Volt, which has recently begun seeing a swell of support from consumers throughout the countries. Chevrolet is expected to push the Spark heavily in the coming months, as it is backed by a major federal tax incentive that makes it one of the most affordable electric vehicles that will be on the market. Automakers continue to invest in alternative energy Automakers from…

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General Motors throws more support behind electric vehicles

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General Motors aims to bring 500,000 electric vehicles to the road by 2017 Electric vehicles are becoming more popular in the U.S., where automakers have seen a swell in the demand for clean transportation coming from environmentally and economically conscious consumers. General Motors is one of the country’s car manufacturers that is working to have supply match demand and has announced plans to bring as many as 500,000 new electric vehicles to U.S. roads by 2017. The company’s plans do not focus solely on vehicles that use electricity and nothing…

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