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Audi’s PB18 e-tron supercar designed around ideal driver’s position in the centre

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“We want to offer the driver an experience that is otherwise available only in a racing car like the Audi R18. That’s why we developed the interior around the ideal driver’s position in the centre. Nevertheless, our aim was to also give the PB18 e-tron a high degree of everyday usability, not just for the driver, but […]

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Is BYD is going to give a tough competition to Tesla in China?

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I really do encourage other manufacturers to bring electric cars to market. It’s a good thing, and they need to bring it to market and keep iterating and improving and make better and better electric cars, and that’s what going to result in humanity achieving a sustainable transport future. I wish it was growing faster […]

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Is electric mobility becoming more ” personal ” ?

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“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” Sherlock Holmes author, Arthur Conan Doyle, Scientific American, 1896 There was a time […]

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Are hub motors the future choice for EV power train ?

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Everybody recognizes that if you can make very efficient electric motors, you can make a quantum leap forward. – James Dyson We know we use electric motors in all formats of electric vehicles. There are motors with gearing and transmission system and also motors which Hub motors directly fitting to the wheel. In this article, […]

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Selling electric vehicle charging services cannot be a financially viable business

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Confused? Yes, I mean it. Selling Electric vehicle Charging services cannot be a financially viable business opportunity and need more! To understand more, let’s go into details about the Charging solutions. A study on EV infrastructure in the USA says 60~80% of electric vehicle owners use home chargers who charge overnight, 30~40% use workplace charging […]

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Plan for all-electric cars by 2030 not viable by Mercedes chief, my thoughts

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Does this mean ” Who killed the electric car ? ” gonna repeat again ? I agree that 2030 is an ambitious target for Indian market where still no significant growth in the companies related to electric vehicles, components and infrastructure. Keeping latest pollution norms into consideration and provided automotive sector is the major contributor […]

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What India should do to succeed in “only electric vehicle by 2030” pledge ?

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Picture Source: http://www.goevnts.com India’s energy minister, Piyush Goyal, said recently that the country will help facilitate the electric car effort by offering subsidies for a couple of years. No doubt this is an ambitious target but is it achievable ? What electric vehicle industry stake holders must do achieve this goal ? Implementation is not as easy […]