New tax deals deliver $10,000 saving for Tesla Model Y, makes EVs as cheap as Mazda 3

The Driven EV News

The post New tax deals deliver $10,000 saving for Tesla Model Y, makes EVs as cheap as Mazda 3 appeared first on The Driven. The new fringe benefit tax exemption passed by parliament on Monday will deliver significant savings for EV buyers.

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Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

Green Car Congress

I knew I wanted something for her that was cheap to maintain, had a reliable automatic transmission, came with cruise control, AC. It is something very cheap to fix and to inspect. by BLNT, PriusPodcast.com.

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Cheap Sensors for Smarter Farmers

Cars That Think

With the new, cheap sensors, farmers will be able to collect data on their farms without worrying about the variability.

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Proposed US EV Tax Credit Will Make Tesla Semi Super Cheap

InsideEVs

Class 8 trucks aren't cheap, and electric versions are pricier. A $40,000 tax credit will make a huge difference

ICL researchers develop new membrane-based system for cheap, efficiently made biofuels

Green Car Congress

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a membrane-based extraction system for the production of biofuels which uses less than 25% of the energy of current processes and produces ten times more biofuel with more than 99.5% purity. The open-access findings are published in the RSC journal Energy & Environmental Science. Widespread use of biofuels is inhibited by the significant energy burden of recovering fuel products from aqueous fermentation systems.

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I actually bought a cheap electric pickup truck from Alibaba. Here’s what showed up

Electrek

Some readers may recall that a few months ago I bought a cheap electric mini-truck on Alibaba. more… The post I actually bought a cheap electric pickup truck from Alibaba.

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Electric scooter maker Silence unveils cheap two-seater electric car with removable batteries

Electrek

more… The post Electric scooter maker Silence unveils cheap two-seater electric car with removable batteries appeared first on Electrek. Barcelona-based Silence has just unveiled its Silence S04 electric car, which will be produced in two models with varying power and speed levels.

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Weird Alibaba: Who wants this cheap 33 ft electric cherry picker straight from China?

Electrek

The post Weird Alibaba: Who wants this cheap 33 ft electric cherry picker straight from China? Some of you who follow this tongue-in-cheek series may know that I’ve long sought after an electric aircraft from Alibaba to bestow upon it the dubious honor of being featured here.

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VW ID. Life first look – the cheap electric car we’ve been waiting for [Video]

Electrek

Life first look – the cheap electric car we’ve been waiting for [Video] appeared first on Electrek. Volkswagen has finally given us our first look at the sub-£20,000 ($24,000) compact electric car we’ve been eagerly awaiting, in the form of the adorable, stubby, VW ID. Life concept.

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Metakoo Cybertrack e-bike review: A cheap off-road electric bike that doesn’t feel cheap

Electrek

more… The post Metakoo Cybertrack e-bike review: A cheap off-road electric bike that doesn’t feel cheap appeared first on Electrek.

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Himiway Escape electric moped review: Good, fast, and cheap – Can you really have all 3?

Electrek

As the old adage goes, “Good, fast, cheap. more… The post Himiway Escape electric moped review: Good, fast, and cheap – Can you really have all 3? Pick two.”

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Eunorau Max Cargo electric bike review: Big motor, bigger potential as a cheap car replacement!

Electrek

more… The post Eunorau Max Cargo electric bike review: Big motor, bigger potential as a cheap car replacement!

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: Cheap electric backyard construction vehicles!

Electrek

more… The post Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: Cheap electric backyard construction vehicles! Remember those days as a kid, playing with Tonka trucks?

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From cheap to fancy: I review 3 different ebikes

Gavin Shoebridge

The post From cheap to fancy: I review 3 different ebikes appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ ebikeThanks to high petrol and diesel costs, New Zealanders have fallen in love with electric[.].

Ethanol may be the loser amid cheap gas and an oil glut

Green Car Reports

The cheap gas, at a national-average $2.01 As gas prices plummet toward the $2-per-gallon mark on a national level—with some regions already reporting $1 gas—forecasts are suggesting the bargain pump prices will last at least through the summer.

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A DIY E-bike Conversion on the Cheap

Cars That Think

In 2009, I wrote in these pages about my efforts to. add an electric motor to a bicycle —a project that involved a considerable outlay of money and many hours in a machine shop behind a lathe.

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Chalmers team identifies two main challenges for bio-hydrocarbon fuel production from cheap sources

Green Car Congress

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have identified two main challenges for renewable biofuel production from cheap sources: lowering the cost of developing microbial cell factories; and establishing more efficient methods for hydrolysis of biomass to sugars for fermentation.

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Bigger batteries vs. weight reduction: Neither way of boosting EV range is cheap, report shows

Green Car Reports

Range anxiety remains one of the biggest obstacles to widespread electric-car adoption, but two of the main ways to increase range are proving expensive, according to a new report from Lux Research.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: You can literally buy a (surprisingly cheap) electric fire truck

Electrek

more… The post Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: You can literally buy a (surprisingly cheap) electric fire truck appeared first on Electrek.

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ID. LIFE Concept Previews New Cheap EV From Volkswagen

InsideEVs

A small electric ID. model will enter the market in 2025, starting at €20,000

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Scientists create cheap and safe electro-catalysts for anion-exchange fuel cells

Green Car Congress

The catalysts were made by using a cheap clay material called Halloysite as the template, urea as the nitrogen source and furfural (an organic chemical that can be produced from oats, wheat bran or sawdust) as the carbon source. Scientists from the University of Surrey and their colleagues have produced non-metal electro-catalysts for fuel cells that could pave the way for production of low-cost, environmentally friendly energy generation.

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Dacia Spring Super Cheap EV Is Safer Than Renault Zoe

InsideEVs

The Chinese-made Dacia Spring was awarded more stars than the Renault Zoe by Euro NCAP

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Simple, Cheap and Portable: A Filter-free Desalination System for a Thirsty World

Cars That Think

A Portable Desalination System Makes Water Potable—Without a Filter Payal Dhar (Freelance Blogger) MIT researchers have developed a prototype of a suitcase-size device that can turn seawater into safe drinking water.

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Servicing an EV is cheap and easy

Discover EV

Electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicle servicing and maintenance isn’t well reported. Even owners may not be aware of what an EV service entails. We talk to aftersales training specialists, Pro-Moto, to find out what’s really going on within the industry to cater for these cars

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Cheap Electric Car Conversion Possible?

Electric Cars are for Girls

What would it take to convert a Saturn SC2 to electric? The information on web sites is all over the place. Some want $5,000.00 for a kit while another

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A DIY E-bike Conversion on the Cheap

Cars That Think

In 2009, I wrote in these pages about my efforts to. add an electric motor to a bicycle —a project that involved a considerable outlay of money and many hours in a machine shop behind a lathe.

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Univ of Washington team working to make poplar coppice viable cheap, high-volume biofuel feedstock

Green Car Congress

Our research proved that poplar coppice can be a good option to meet the cheap, high-volume criteria of biofuel feedstock. A University of Washington team is trying to make poplar an economically viable biofuel feedstock by testing the production of younger poplar trees that could be harvested more frequently—after only two or three years—instead of the usual 10- to 20-year cycle.

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Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid Deliveries Begin In UK, And It Ain't Cheap.

Green Car Reports

We always knew the Volkswagen XL1 wouldn''t be cheap. None of that sounds cheap. And as Volkswagen UK reveals pricing for the light-weight plug-in hybrid, we now know just how not-cheap it actually is: £98,515, or just under $169,000 at current It''s a limited-run, carbon-fiber bodied, plug-in hybrid, gull-winged low-slung eco supercar.

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VW Reportedly Bringing Back The e-Up As Demand For Cheap EVs Soars

InsideEVs

Reports from Germany claim the VW e-Up is coming back in mid-February with a starting price of around €17,000 after local incentives

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Toyota to introduce cheap electric car

Green Cars News

Electric car fans who currently feel priced out of the market should keep their eyes on events in Japan – with Toyota revealing plans to introduce an ultra-cheap electric car. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Toyota cheap electric cars electric cars green cars Toyota COMS EVToyota Auto Body Corporation, which is a unit of Toyota Motor Corporation, is expected to introduce the two-seat COMS EV – which is based on [.].

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Never mind the cheap gas; survey points to strong interest in mpg

Green Car Reports

Conventional wisdom says low gas prices are poison to sales of fuel-efficient cars, but a new survey indicates that may not be the case. Despite average gas prices of less than $2.00

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Kit can help convert any classic Mini to all-electric—but it's not cheap

Green Car Reports

British firm Swindon Powertrain has developed an electric conversion kit for the classic Mini. Available to order now and scheduled to ship in December, the kit includes one of Swindon's own electric motors (with peak output of 160 horsepower), mounted to a Mini front subframe with purpose-designed brackets. A CV joint housing that connects to the

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Obama: Buy A Fuel-Efficient Car, Gas Won't Stay Cheap Forever

Green Car Reports

He cautioned that cheap gas prices won’t last indefinitely, and Low gas prices typically make fuel-efficient cars less attractive to consumers, and right now prices are very low indeed. Yet President Barack Obama hopes U.S. car buyers won''t clamor for gas guzzlers. DON''T MISS: Gas Prices To Plunge More After Oil Price Falls To 4-Year Low?

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Cheap, Easy, and Underutilized Online Communication for Nonprofits

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen has provided an update on its Golf blue-e-motion electric vehicle ( earlier post ), now scheduled to arrive on the market in 2014. At the presentation of the concept in Germany earlier this year, VW had said the EV would launch on the market in 2013. The EV is driven by an electric motor integrated in the front engine compartment with a maximum power output of 85 kW (115 PS, 112 hp) and a continuous power output of 50 kW (69 PS, 67 hp), with 270 N·m (199 lb-ft) torque, powered by a 26.5

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Tata Motors targets ultra-cheap electric car

Green Cars News

Electric cars Green cars Latest news Tata cheap electric cars electric cars green cars india Tata NanoTata Motors made its name with the cheapest car of modern times in the form of the Tata Nano (pictured) – and now, it wants to reach another landmark by offering an electric car with a price below $20,000. The carmaker has teamed up with Dassault Systemes of France, one of the world leaders for [.].

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Cheap gas and Tesla, Mach-E conquests, cooling down fast-charging: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The Mustang Mach-E electric SUV is finding the majority of its interest so far from people outside the Ford fold. Fast charging could use a rethink to help reduce heat buildup, researchers argue. And is Tesla immune to the plunge in gas prices expected through the summer?

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Cleaner EVs, Aptera, cheap gas and ethanol: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Electric cars are cleaner than gas cars almost everywhere. Ethanol faces more challenges at the pump. Battery-electric trains catch on in Europe. And will an activist strategy about oil stoke interest in Aptera? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Largest fast-charging site, better hydrogen station, Mach-E and cheap gas: Today?s Car News

Green Car Reports

Hydrogen fuel-cell stations promise speedier throughput on busy weekends. A California city now claims to have the largest public fast-charging site. And Ford isn’t worried about low gas prices and EV adoption. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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US: The 'Cheap' Volkswagen ID.4 Is Coming 'In The $35,000 Range'

InsideEVs

The company says that it could quadruple sales in 2021 if it's able to make enough cars

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Lux Research: despite cheap oil, niche plug-in vehicle sales will be resilient; conventional hybrids to be hardest hit

Green Car Congress

In the likely case of only a gradual return to previous higher prices—which Lux calls the “cheap oil” scenario in its analysis—then electric vehicle (EV) sales will dip by 20% for a number of years, while plug-in hybrid (PHEV) sales will dip by about 14% during that same period, the research firm found.

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Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, cheap renewables, tax credits: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

California regulatory documents show range estimates for the new Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. A new report shows that building new renewable power can be cheaper than running old coal plants. Automakers join forces to lobby for extending electric-car tax credits. And California preps for half a million electric cars. All this and more on Green Car. Car Sharing

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Road Trip Charging May Be Pricey, But EVs Are Still Cheap To Fuel

InsideEVs

The cost of EV charging depends on many factors, but it's still cheaper than paying for gas

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Elon Musk: Tesla Is Not Currently Working On Cheap $25,000 Car

InsideEVs

Tesla's boss points out that there will be a different solution to drive cheaply

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