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By 2040, Electric Cars Could Create a Hole in Oil Demand equvalent to Saudi Exports Today

“The shift to electric cars could displace about 8 million barrels a day of oil demand by 2040, more than the 7 million barrels a day Saudi Arabia exports today, the London-based researcher says. 42 more words

Video: The World's First Electric Rallycross Car

About: STARD (Stohl Advanced Research and Development) is an auto racing team founded by Austrian racing driver Manfred Stohl.

The team supplies Ford Fiestas for the World Rallycross Championship and the Kia Cee’d for TCR-specification series. 18 more words

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"How Electric Cars Can Create the Biggest Disruption Since iPhone"

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-21/how-electric-cars-can-create-the-biggest-disruption-since-iphone

It’s 10 years since Apple Inc. unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, with a little help from ride-hailing and self-driving technology, could be about to pull the same trick on Big Oil.

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ANALYSIS-Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts, by Alister Doyle

Give people enough money, and they’ll do damn well anything you want them to, but that doesn’t make it good policy. From the Alister Doyle at af.reuters.com: 345 more words

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The History of the Electric Car | Department of Energy

Many innovators at the time took note of the electric vehicle’s high demand, exploring ways to improve the technology. For example, Ferdinand Porsche, founder of the sports car company by the same name, developed an electric car called the P1 in 1898. 228 more words

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BYD Sells 11,000 Plug-In EVs In China For August

BYD continues to set the plug-in vehicle sales bar for other manufactures to strive for, as once again in August the OEM sold ~11,000 EVs, eclipsing the 5-digit level for the 3rd month in a row.BYD plug-in electric car deliveries in China (incl. 87 more words

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Can the New Nissan Leaf Transform Electric-Vehicle Market?

Driving the new Nissan Leaf will take an uninitiated electric-car operator–like me–by surprise. During a two-day test drive on Washington, D.C.–area streets and highways, the Leaf accelerated fast, ran silently and allowed me to use a feature letting the driver never touch the brake pedal. 648 more words