• Mercedes-Benz Brings Concept EQ on the Grounds of the Carnoustie Open 18 Jul 2018 22:00 autoevolution The German brand is the Official Patron of this year’s edition of the Carnoustie Open in Scotland, the only European Major tournament. Taking advantage of its partnership with the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (The R&A), the carmaker …
  • Another blow for Elon Musk as Tesla Model 3 buyers say they're losing patience 18 Jul 2018 21:51 Charleston Daily Mail In March of 2016, Keith Reynolds flew from California to Atlanta so he could claim his spot in line at 4 a.m., and get a three-hour head start on his West Coast competitors. Tesla was taking $1,000 deposits for its new electric car, the Model 3, priced …
  • Chile's SQM seeks approval for $450m lithium plant expansion 18 Jul 2018 21:51 Engineering News SANTIAGO – Chilean miner SQM on Wednesday began the process of seeking government approval for a $450-million expansion of its lithium carbonate plant, which could more than double its production as demand rises for the key element in the manufacturing of …
  • Rolls-Royce Electric VTOL Concept Means 5 People Flying At 250 MPH 18 Jul 2018 21:27 CleanTechnica Aviation Published on July 17th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart 0 July 17th, 2018 by Nicolas Zart  Air mobility is the topic of the day at the Farnborough International Airshow. Rolls-Royce is there too, showing what it has in mind for an air taxi concept using …
  • NTSB Debunks Fake News Report - Says Teslas Are Not More Prone To Fires Than Conventional Vehicles 18 Jul 2018 21:22 AutoSpies Amid its ongoing investigation into two Tesla accidents earlier this year, an investigator from the National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) has stated that the Elon Musk-led company’s electric cars are not more prone to fires than other vehicles on the …
  • Jolt of excitement! Formula E electric-car race returns to Hook for championship event 18 Jul 2018 21:14 Brooklyn Paper Photo by Erica Price Vroom: Formula E took over Red Hook on July 14 and 15 for two days of battery-powered racing. By Colin Mixson Brooklyn Paper Subscribe Thousands of sports fans with a need for speed descended on Red Hook last weekend for the two-day …
  • Optibus Leverages Cloud Computing & Proprietary Algorithms To Digitize Fleet Resource Planning 18 Jul 2018 21:05 CleanTechnica Air Quality Published on July 18th, 2018 | by Kyle Field 0 July 18th, 2018 by Kyle Field  The team at Optibus has developed a fleet resource planning and scheduling solution that it believes will define the future of transit operations around the world. …
  • Tesla Buyers Worry They'll Lose Access to Tax Credit 18 Jul 2018 20:54 NBC Washington What to Know Thousands on a waiting list for a Model 3 Tesla may not get a $7,500 federal tax credit that will be phased out starting next year. Tesla has said Model 3 sales will generate cash and drive profits. If buyers bail, it could put the company…
  • New load-carrying rules: Will this be a bulldozer roll over commercial vehicle industry? 18 Jul 2018 20:51 Economic Times NEW DELHI: After India set for itself an ambitious target of having only electric cars by 2030, Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari made it a point to tell automakers that the government was serious about meeting the target. At the …
  • From Dharwad to Jalgaon, Mercedes-Benz wants to capture India's hinterland 18 Jul 2018 20:51 Economic Times MUMBAI: Aurangabad, an industrial city in the backward region of Marathwada in Maharashtra, shocked the country eight years ago when locals bought 150 Mercedes-Benz cars worth Rs 65 crore. A few months later, another set of locals placed a joint order for …
  • Tata Motors partners with Cognizant to supply Tigor EVs worth Rs 18-22 crore 18 Jul 2018 20:51 Economic Times After being the lead supplier for the government's electric vehicle project, Tata Motors is pursuing private companies to partner on electric vehicles. The company on Wednesday handed over a batch of 10 Tigor electric cars to professional services …
  • Parking Authority picks Main Street lot for electric car charging stations 18 Jul 2018 20:51 Star Exponent Electric car charging stations are coming soon to a Main Street parking lot near you. The Culpeper Parking Authority on Wednesday offered the use of the East Spencer Street parking lot, fronting on Main, for the placement of two charging stations …
  • Charles Bobrinskoy's 2nd Quarter Ariel Focus Fund Shareholder Letter 18 Jul 2018 20:42 GuruFocus.com Supported by relatively stable global growth, strong earnings fundamentals and U.S. tax reform, the current bull cycle weathered another quarter of volatility. Investor concerns around trade tensions, geopolitical issues, increasingly tight monetary …
  • London Metal Exchange moves further towards launch of lithium contract 18 Jul 2018 20:33 MINING.com LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) – The London Metal Exchange has asked companies that assess prices of battery-grade lithium to submit proposals to supply a reference for the cash-settled contracts it plans to launch next year, the exchange said. Interest in …
  • Wood Mackenzie: Global peak oil demand expected in 2036 18 Jul 2018 20:05 Digital Journal London - As petroleum companies continue to flood the global market, a new study by oil industry consultancy Wood Mackenzie predicts that the demand for oil will start to decline as early as 2036, when autonomous cars become more popular. Wood Mackenzie…
  • Northern Trust Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report 18 Jul 2018 19:58 CSRwire.com CHICAGO, Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced the release of its eighth Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The latest report outlines key priorities for governance, citizenship and operations, employees, shared …
  • Dutchess County adds electric vehicle charging stations 18 Jul 2018 19:52 Fairfield County Business Journal An electric vehicle charging station installed at the Dutchess County Office Building in Poughkeepsie. Photo courtesy of the county government.Electric vehicle drivers have three new options for charging up in Dutchess County, with a fourth on the way. …
  • Mercedes' plan to move beyond urban drivers 18 Jul 2018 19:40 Economic Times MUMBAI: Aurangabad, an industrial city in the backward region of Marathwada in Maharashtra, shocked the country eight years ago when locals bought 150 Mercedes-Benz cars worth Rs 65 crore. A few months later, another set of locals placed a joint order for …
  • Tesla customers take a hit after Ontario ends charger rebate 18 Jul 2018 19:29 CBC Jeff Sturch drilled a hole through his house to install a charger for an electric car that he may never see. The Toronto-area man is one of many Tesla customers affected by the Ontario government's sudden end to an incentive program for electric and …
  • Ontario's new Hydro One board will have to pay equal attention to ratepayers and shareholders 18 Jul 2018 19:24 CBC A nasty public boardroom brawl at Hydro One Ltd. was averted because Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government played the activist card. Blindsided by an executive compensation package designed to enrich management, the newly elected …
  • Tesla customers take a hit after Ontario ends incentive programs 18 Jul 2018 19:24 CBC Jeff Sturch drilled a hole through his house to install a charger for an electric car that he may never see. The Toronto-area man is one of many Tesla customers affected by the Ontario government's sudden end to an incentive program for electric and …
  • What’s Causing the Voltage Fade in Lithium-rich NMC Cathode Materials? 18 Jul 2018 19:17 PCBDESIGN007 Researchers led by a University of California San Diego team have published work in the journal Nature Energy that explains what’s causing the performance-reducing “voltage fade” that currently plagues a promising class of cathode materials called …
  • EVs have the potential to fuel India’s growth 18 Jul 2018 19:15 livemint.com Photo: Bloomberg A recent report by the World Health Organization revealed that 14 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India. Emissions from the transportation sector contributed significantly to India’s pollution levels. As per the Union …
  • Push for tax reform as burden shifts towards workers 18 Jul 2018 19:12 Canberra Times The review found in the absence of other taxation reforms, maintaining tax revenues as a share of GDP will lead to an increasing reliance on taxes through the personal income tax system if the risks eventuate.  It said the Turnbull government's …
  • Flexible graphene foam may power wearable devices 18 Jul 2018 19:05 The Engineer A Glasgow University team has developed medical sensors powered by a porous foam of graphene and silver, an advance with potential applications in the wearable device market. Last month, researchers at Rice University in Texas unveiled a method for making …