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EV Buyers Can Expect Cheaper Batteries and More Chargers in 2020

EV Buyers Can Expect Cheaper Batteries and More Chargers in 2020

According to research by BloombergNEF, European automakers and governments will move toward helping curb global warming with stricter carbon emissions regulations, which could force an electric-vehicle revolution.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-27 10:00 PT

Next Surge of EVs Coming in 2020, Claims Engadget

Next Surge of EVs Coming in 2020, Claims Engadget

Electric vehicles gained traction in 2019, but 2020 is when the next major push of electric cars is coming out and the year when EVs solidify their place in the market.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-04 15:00 PT

Deloitte Claims e-bikes to Dominate Electric Sales Next Decade

Deloitte Claims e-bikes to Dominate Electric Sales Next Decade

Forget about electric cars, e-bikes are expected to rack in 130 million sales between 2020 and 2023.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-21 06:00 PT

European Automakers Tell Governments They Must Help Sell EVs

European Automakers Tell Governments They Must Help Sell EVs

Europe’s automakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules.

FutureCar Staff 2019-09-11 11:17 PT

U.S. Lawmakers Are Supporting a Electric Vehicle Supply Chain Policy to Help Secure Raw Materials for EV Batteries

U.S. Lawmakers Are Supporting a Electric Vehicle Supply Chain Policy to Help Secure Raw Materials for EV Batteries

As more electric vehicles enter the market from global automakers, there are concerns about securing an ample supply of raw materials, including cobalt and lithium used in EV battery cell production. On Tuesday, U.S. lawmakers moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for legislation designed to counter China's dominance in metals production and EV battery manufacturing.

Eric Walz2019-05-15 10:00 PT

Los Angeles Partners With 30 U.S. Cities to Make EVs Cheaper for Fleet Use

Los Angeles Partners With 30 U.S. Cities to Make EVs Cheaper for Fleet Use

With Los Angeles looking to curb air pollution, the city has teamed up with 30 other cities in the U.S. to make electric vehicles more affordable for fleet use.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-16 06:00 PT

California Steams Ahead for Carbon-Free Power Sources, Will Help EVs Grow

California Steams Ahead for Carbon-Free Power Sources, Will Help EVs Grow

With California’s state legislature approving a bill that requires the state to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2045, the state is putting itself in a good position to allow electric cars to thrive.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-09 09:00 PT

China to Standardize EV Technology Nationally, Plans Global Expansion

China to Standardize EV Technology Nationally, Plans Global Expansion

The popularity of electric vehicles is at an all-time high in China. Last year, the total sales of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles accounted for four times as much as that of those in the United States. It is expected that the margin will only grow wider this year.

Manish Kharinta2018-04-16 13:52 PT

Electric Cars Rule Above All Else in These Five Nordic Countries

Electric Cars Rule Above All Else in These Five Nordic Countries

Electric vehicles continue to be more popular in northwestern European countries, where battery-powered cars account for approximately eight percent of the world’s total amount of cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-01 09:00 PT

Early Signs of a Cobalt Shortage Could be Major Roadblock for EVs

Early Signs of a Cobalt Shortage Could be Major Roadblock for EVs

A shortage of cobalt could result in major delays for the production of lithium-ion batteries, which are a necessity when it comes to developing electric vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-16 10:00 PT

EVs and Hybrids Have Outsold Conventional Vehicles in Norway

EVs and Hybrids Have Outsold Conventional Vehicles in Norway

The generous incentives in Norway for electrified vehicles have finally paid off, as hybrids and EVs outsold gasoline- and diesel-powered machines last year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-12 09:30 PT

Is it Possible for EVs to Outlast Gas and Diesel Cars?

Is it Possible for EVs to Outlast Gas and Diesel Cars?

Modern electric vehicles are more high tech than ever and while their powertrains aren’t nearly as complicated as the combustion engine, there’s still a lot that can go wrong with the cars. Autoweek took a look at some crucial aspects of EVs to see if they’ll outlast gas-powered cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-07 10:15 PT

Highway Chargers Are Holding EVs Back From Becoming Mainstream

Highway Chargers Are Holding EVs Back From Becoming Mainstream

Electric vehicles are being held back by one thing when it comes to being accepted and having sales increase and it all boils down to the lack of super chargers along highways in North America.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-09 09:30 PT

Charging at Home is a Big Drawback to Electric Vehicles

Charging at Home is a Big Drawback to Electric Vehicles

The majority of buyers looking for a new vehicle are interested in an electric car, but shy away from EVs as charging at home remains a major issue with the vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-02 07:10 PT

30 Million Americans might buy an electric vehicle as their next car, poll says

30 Million Americans might buy an electric vehicle as their next car, poll says

30 million American consumers will probably choose an electric car as their next vehicle, according to a recent poll by the American Automobile Association.

Eric Walz2017-04-27 12:41 PT