E.V. News

REV Hydrofoil WaveFlyer
Posted Aug 20, 2019

The renewable energy vehicle (REV) project at the University of Western Australia has partnered with technology partner Electro.Aero to develop the first hydrofoil watercraft, named WaveFlyer. The WaveFlyer looks like a conventional...

Permanent recycled magnets will be reused in electric car engines
Posted Aug 20, 2019

A new process patented by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) allows the recovery of rare elements from permanent magnets of electronic devices and reuse them to produce new magnets for electric motors equivalent to those made...

Tesla Model 3
Posted Aug 15, 2019

Electric car sales almost doubled in the first half of 2019, compared to the first six months of last year. 100% electric vehicles registered an increase of 92% during this period, with 765,000 units being sold globally. According...

Citroen C4
Posted Aug 05, 2019

Citroën has confirmed the arrival on the market of an electric variant of the Citroën C4 in 2020, which will accompany the traditional combustion variants of the French group. In the last Paris Motor Show, Linda Jackson, CEO of...

Hyundai intends to build an electric car plant in Indonesia
Posted Jul 31, 2019

Hyundai expands its production network for electric cars: It was recently reported that the Koreans want to build the Kona Elektro in Europe. Now the group plans to build an electric car plant in Karawang, Indonesia. The Hyundai ...

India cut VAT on electric vehicles to 5%
Posted Jul 29, 2019

The Indian government has decided to cut VAT on electric vehicles from 12% to 5% and charging stations from 18% to 12%. In addition, the purchase of electric buses by the municipalities is exempt from VAT. The changes will come into...

Electric car production will triple until 2021
Posted Jul 19, 2019

The manufacture of electric vehicles will triple in the next three years, according to a study by the European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E), based on data by research firm IHS Markit, which indicates that this...

Frauscher 740 Mirage Air
Posted Jul 15, 2019

The Frauscher boatyard, which manufactures yachts among other things, has launched a fully electric version of its 740 Mirage Air. The yacht is powered by Torqeedo's Deep Blue 100i. The 740 Mirage Air is 7.47 meters long and was designed by the...

Tesla Model 3 traveled 2781 km in 24 hours in real conditions
Posted Jul 10, 2019

When we talk about electric cars a very common but wrong rumor is that they only work well for city routes, but not for large journeys. Recent times have shown the opposite. Tesla, thanks to its network of Superchargers, has made it clear that with...

Schwarzenegger promotes electric cars as as a car salesman
Posted Jul 10, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger has always been very sensitive to the topic of electric mobility. The actor and former Governor of California has a Mercedes G-Class converted to electric. Moreover, Schwarzenegger had participated two years ago in the...

Audi e-tron
Posted Jul 08, 2019

The commitment to the electrification of cars is increasingly common among the brands, but if there is one issue that continues to worry users or potential buyers of these eco-friendly cars is the autonomy, the number of actual kilometers that the...

Electric unicycle: Jyroweel was released on Indiegogo
Posted Jul 02, 2019

Jyroball used the Indiegogo platform to launch its innovative product, the self-balancing Jyroweel unicycle in the form of a ball weighing 9 kg and with a diameter of only 25 cm. On the functional side, the Jyroball product is...

Renault Zoe
Posted Jul 02, 2019

Electric cars that can be bought between 20,000 and 30,000 euros The commitment to electric mobility is marking the future of the automotive market. More and more motor companies are making green vehicles since hybrid and electric cars are less...

The new electric cars will have to make noise from 1 July 2019
Posted Jul 02, 2019

The new electric and electrified cars, like the Tesla of Elon Musk and all the other EVs and plug-in hybrids on the market, are famous for their extreme quietness. These cars are too silent according to the EU, thus risking being dangerous. Electric...

The Government will give tax incentives to those who buy electric cars
Posted Jun 28, 2019

The president of the acting Government and the only candidate for re-election, Francina Armengol (President of the Balearic Islands), has promised in her inaugural speech tax incentives for those who buy electric cars instead of...

BMW Vision M Next Concept
Posted Jun 27, 2019

BMW presents the project for the supercar of the future. Electric, connected and sporty, these are the features of Vision M Next. BMW's electric future runs fast. The announcement comes directly from Munich, where at a conference,...

The MINI Electric will be announced on July 9
Posted Jun 21, 2019

The MINI Electric is now close to debut. BMW is relying heavily on this model that electrifies one of its most iconic brands. The official presentation will be held on July 9th, but reservations have already been...

Electric cars must emit artificial sounds below 20 km per hour
Posted Jun 14, 2019

The silence of electric cars bothers the European Union. The EU fears that risks may arise for the safety of those on the road, especially pedestrians, who might find themselves distracting or crossing the road when an electric car arrives....

Toyota electric vehicle
Posted Jun 12, 2019

Toyota will launch its first 100% electric car in 2020. The Japanese company believes it is time to move on to the next act: electric mobility. We talk about mobility, and not just cars, since the electrification of the Toyota range...

Peugeot iOn
Posted Jun 12, 2019

The sale of electric cars continues to grow in Spain. Specifically, during the month of May, it grew 180% if we compare it with the same period last year. A figure that, according to all experts, will continue to increase since in 2021. In Spain, we...

Volkswagen will install 36,000 charging stations for electric cars in Europe
Posted Jun 07, 2019

Volkswagen wants to install 36,000 charging stations for electric cars in Europe by 2025. The Volkswagen Group announces a significant increase in investments in charging infrastructure for electric cars with the intention of...

VEM 2019
Posted Jun 07, 2019

This weekend from June 7 to 9, the largest urban exhibition of Electric Vehicles in Spain is held in Plaza de Colón in Madrid: VEM 2019. This is the fifth edition of this Urban Electric Vehicle Show, organized by AEDIVE with the...

Jaguar I-Pace SUV
Posted Jun 06, 2019

BMW plans to develop next-generation electric drives together with British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover. Companies are hoping to bring new electric vehicles to market faster. Both top-of-the-line manufacturers have recently posted losses in the car...

Mini Cooper SE tows a Boeing 777F
Posted Jun 03, 2019

The campaign to promote the future of the Mini Cooper SE (commercial name of the electric version) has begun since March, and voices close to the company say the model will be exhibited for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In order to...

Endesa's Electric Mobility Plan for Employees renewed
Posted May 31, 2019

Endesa has just launched the fifth edition of its Electric Mobility Plan for Employees, to promote the use of electric vehicles. This has been announced by Endesa in a statement in which it details that, although the sales figures...