China, Europe drive shift to electric cars as U.S. lags

January 16th, 2017 Comments Off on China, Europe drive shift to electric cars as U.S. lags

DETROIT, Jan 15On h2:Toyota Will Lease Mirai In Europe, Mostly In Germany And Uk. Read more ... » (Reuters) – ElectricVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... » carsBetter Late than Never: Renault Twizy, or rather Nissan "New Mobility Concept" gets kudos. Read more ... » will pick up critical momentum in 2017, many in the autoUK: Nissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger. Read more ... » industry believe – just not in North AmericaTesla Model X reservations reach 13,000. Read more ... ».

Tighter emissionsFirst electric-only car hire service launches in London. Read more ... » rules in ChinaSaab electric cars coming in 2014. Read more ... » and EuropeFrost & Sullivan: 351,900 Inductive Charging Units Top Be Sold Globally By 2020. Read more ... » leave global carmakers and some consumers with little choice but to embrace plug-inPlug-in car grant extended with extra £400m until March 2018. Read more ... » vehiclesVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... », fuelling an investment surge, said industry executives gathered in Detroit this past week for the cityCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... »’s annual auto show.

CarVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... » electrification is an irreversible trend,” said Jacques Aschenbroich, chief executive of auto supplier Valeo, which has expanded salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » by 50EV Message: Electric surge as record numbers of drivers switch to plug-in cars. Read more ... » percent in five years with a focus on electric, hybridVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... », connected and self-drivingFiat electric 500 sells for same as combustion models. Read more ... » cars.

In Europe, greenPark for free and use the bus lane - if you drive an electric car. Read more ... » cars benefit increasingly from subsidies, tax breaks and other perks, while combustion engines face mounting penalties including driving and parkingElectric News: Nissan #Leaf price cut by £2,500 (starts at £23,490). Read more ... » restrictions.

China, struggling with catastrophic pollutionGood news at last for Leeds drivers (but only if you drive an electric plug-in car). Read more ... » levels in major cities, is aggressively pushing plugPlugin Hybrids #EV electric range: V60 30miles vs Prius plugin 12miles vs DS5 6 miles. #green #electricCar. Read more ... »-in vehicles. Its carrot-and-stick approach combines tens of billions in investment and researchBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... » fundingWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » with subsidies, and regulations designed to discourage driving fossil-fueled cars in big cities.

The road ahead for electric vehiclesUpdate: TfL Selects IER to drive Source London forward. Read more ... » (EVsUpdate: TfL Selects IER to drive Source London forward. Read more ... ») in the United StatesAustralia: BMW's buy one, get one free electric offer.. Read more ... », however, could have more hairpin curves.

Regulators in CaliforniaCalifornia Has Goal of Having 1.5 Million Electric Vehicles on Roadways by 2025. Read more ... » and a group of other U.S. states are pushing ahead with state-level rules mandating rising quotas for electric, or “zero emission” vehicles.

But plug-in registrations in the United States fell in 2015, and the marketFrost & Sullivan: 351,900 Inductive Charging Units Top Be Sold Globally By 2020. Read more ... » share of electric-only vehicles declined further to 0Volkswagen To Roll Out More Electric and Plug-In Cars By 2020. Read more ... ».37Nissan claims the world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal with 110 new LEAF 30 kWh in Madrid. Read more ... » percent in 2016, as cheap fuelBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... » drove demand for gas-guzzling sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks.

President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to roll back environmental and climate rules. Groups representing established automakers asked Trump to review Obama administration fuel economyUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » targets out to 2025, even before the outgoing administration formally signed them into effect on Friday.

Automakers have also asked Trump to workWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » toward a single, national set of rules to govern automotive greenhouse gas emissionsBit overdue: Are we on the brink of an electric car revolution?. Read more ... », a move that could spark legal challenges to electric carFiat electric 500 sells for same as combustion models. Read more ... » quotas in California and other states on grounds they present a separate standard.

“THE WORLDSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » IS GOING ELECTRIC”

Still, industry executives in Detroit said hitting the brakes on electric vehicles in the United States would not relieve the pressure to bring them to market, because China and Europe are forging ahead with policiesHope Its True: 40% Cut In UK Oil Imports From EVs?. Read more ... » to expand sales of plug-in cars.

That is why FordFord Focus Electric goes on sale in UK. Read more ... » is moving forward with previously announced plans to invest $4Formula E aims to spark interest in electric cars. Read more ... ».5US Report: EV Sales Progressing Faster Than Hybrids Did A Decade Ago. Read more ... » billion for plug-in vehicles by 2020, Chief Executive Mark Fields said earlier this month.

“The industry is changing, the infrastructureUpdate: TfL Selects IER to drive Source London forward. Read more ... »’s starting to build, and that’s why our view is (that) within the next 15 years we’ll see more electrified offerings  than we’ll see gasoline-powered,” Fields said as he unveiled a $700 million plan to build a batteryBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... » SUV and other plug-in vehicles in Flat Rock, Michigan.

To drive the shift to electric, industry executives said they needed more help from governments.

In China, Europe and the United States, automakers are advocating new infrastructure money go to public electric car chargingElectric vehicles a 'viable transport option' in the North East. Read more ... » networks.

In the United States, EVVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... » manufacturersBusinessGreen: UK offers £10m prize for new electric car batteries. Read more ... » are pushing for the continuation of a $7US Report: EV Sales Progressing Faster Than Hybrids Did A Decade Ago. Read more ... »,500 federal tax subsidy for consumers who buyUK Gov: Boosting Green and Electric Car/ Low emission Car uptake with £500 Million Investment. Read more ... » a fully electric car. Even if Trump were to try to eliminate it, it would take timeUpdate: TfL Selects IER to drive Source London forward. Read more ... » as Congress would have to act.

“There is not a disagreement that the world is going electric,” California Air Resources Board*Applauds* California Zero Emissions Car Target May Hit 100% By 2030. Read more ... » Chair Mary Nichols*Applauds* California Zero Emissions Car Target May Hit 100% By 2030. Read more ... » said on the sidelines of the auto show, noting that all vehicleVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... » makers were now investing in electric modelsVW launching at least six plug-in hybrids after 2014. Read more ... » across their entire product lines. The debate, she said, was “over timing, not the goal.”

The Chinese electric car marketGreen Good: Electric car sales speed up as UK plugs in to global trend. Read more ... » cast its shadow over the Detroit auto showTesla To Expand Supercharger Network In UK To 20 Locations. Read more ... », where manufacturers showed off plug-in hybrid and electric models that will likely do scant businessBetter Late than Never: Renault Twizy, or rather Nissan "New Mobility Concept" gets kudos. Read more ... » in the United States.

IHS AutomotiveUS Report: EV Sales Progressing Faster Than Hybrids Did A Decade Ago. Read more ... » predicts Chinese plug-in deliveries will hit 1*Applauds* California Zero Emissions Car Target May Hit 100% By 2030. Read more ... » million in 2019, four years before the United States. China pulled ahead in 2015 with a fourfold sales surge before adding 55UK Electric Car Sales are shooting up and no sign of slowing!. Read more ... » percent last year to 348,000 vehicles, with the United States at 138,000.

“Look to China rather than the U.S. for the future of electric carsFiat electric 500 sells for same as combustion models. Read more ... »,” Gerard Detourbet, a RenaultBetter Late than Never: Renault Twizy, or rather Nissan "New Mobility Concept" gets kudos. Read more ... »-NissanBetter Late than Never: Renault Twizy, or rather Nissan "New Mobility Concept" gets kudos. Read more ... » executive leadingFiat electric 500 sells for same as combustion models. Read more ... » low-costFrost & Sullivan: 351,900 Inductive Charging Units Top Be Sold Globally By 2020. Read more ... » plug-in developmentFrost & Sullivan: 351,900 Inductive Charging Units Top Be Sold Globally By 2020. Read more ... », said recently. “China is compelled to act – that’s the main difference.” (Additional reporting by Bernie Woodall, Norihiko Shirouzu, Joe White and Alexandria Sage; Editing by Andrew Hay)

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-4122020/China-Europe-drive-shift-electric-cars-U-S-lags.html


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