Electric Cars – GBRI
 

Tesla just released its affordable Model 3 with the price tag of $35,000 making it the cheapest electric vehicle on offer from the company. It has been almost three years since the car was first announced. But when it came on the market, it was only available in longer-range, more premium-configurations that were cheaper than the […]

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Whenever we talk about air pollution, carbon emission from fossil fuel-powered vehicles is the most commonly cited example. In the US, sales of hybrids and electric vehicles are slowly but surely picking up as people are increasingly becoming aware of the huge environmental impact of gas-guzzling vehicles. Taking a step in the right direction, Japanese automaker […]

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In a move that has left motoring groups stunned, UK government announced that it will no longer be offering incentives to buy new plug-in hybrids while discounts on all-electric cars have been slashed from £4,500 to £3,500. The RAC and AA motoring groups said the change was a backward step, and the SMMT trade body called it “astounding”. […]

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The people of Norway have taken their country’s commitment of gradually moving towards zero-emission vehicles quite seriously. Official data reveals that more than half of all new cars bought in the country in 2017 were either electric or hybrid. Zero-emission, mainly all-electric as well as a few hydrogen-powered cars accounted for 20.9% of total sales […]

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Swedish electric vehicle startup Uniti is all set to unveil its two-seater ‘minimalist city car’ this week at a launch event at its facility in Landskrona, Sweden and at two MediaMarkt consumer electronic store locations. The Uniti vehicle, which features a lightweight carbon fiber body and “organic composite” interior, is said to be “optimised for high performance […]

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With growing pollution concerns over gas guzzling cars, more and more people around the world are shifting to electric vehicles. According to a recent report, sale of electric and hybrid cars has increased by 63% globally as compared to the same quarter last year. China is the top market for electric vehicles, accounting for roughly […]

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Dubai has tested the world’s first uncrewed flying taxi called the Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT).  The drone-like two-seater autonomous taxi hovered 200 meters high during the test flight and has been supplied by specialist German manufacturer Volocopter. The AAT is environmentally friendly, powered by electricity, and the prototype version has a maximum flight time of 30 minutes, at […]

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Electricity grids around the world are facing a lot of constraints as more electric vehicles hit the road and as grid supply changes. When a large number of electric vehicles draw power from the grid simultaneously, that threatens to change how grid operators plan to meet demand. In an attempt to help ease constraints on the electrical […]

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