Electric Vehicle Insurance

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Please let me know which companies are willing to provide insurance for an EV converted car, in the greater Toronto area. Thank you, Doru Hi, Doru

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Army's Electric Vehicle

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I guess the Army's electric vehicle won't be needing the fake noisy gas engine sound track shown in the video, then? More about the Army's stealth EV after the jump

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Colorado releases new electric vehicle plan

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The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), a non-regulatory department within the Governor’s Office focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by advancing clean energy, energy efficiency and zero emission vehicles, has released the Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan 2020. Colorado released its first electric vehicle plan two years ago, establishing a target of 940,000 EVs by 2030. Developing a roadmap to full electrification of the light-duty vehicle fleet in Colorado.

2020 103

Here's why electric vehicles need different tires

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In electric cars, it's not just the powertrain that is different. Electric cars require special tires for a variety of reasons, tire manufacturer Continental said in a press release Friday. Their tires must handle more weight compared to internal-combustion vehicles, and deliver more torque to the road when moving away from a stop It's the tires.

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Electric Vehicle - Buyers Guide

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The Electric Vehicle market is full of new terminology and concepts. Why go electric? Different types of Electric Vehicles. Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles. - - - - - - - -. Electric Vehicles | charge2drive.com. The charge2drive buyers guide tries to help newcomers to the market understand all the different options.

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Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum

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The Historic Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum in Kingman, Arizona adds to its collection

BYD and Toyota detail electric-vehicle joint venture for China

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Toyota and BYD have released more details of an electric-vehicle joint venture for the Chinese market, which was announced in November 2019. The two automakers will invest 50-50 in a new company—BYD Toyota EV Technology Co. Ltd—with operations scheduled to start in May.

2020 103

Ford plans to build 5 electric vehicles in Canada, beginning in 2025

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Ford will build five electric vehicles at a Canadian factory, as part of a deal with auto-worker union Unifor announced Tuesday, the Toronto Star reported.

2020 59

Kia electric vehicle due in 2021 will lead new design direction for the brand

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The first Kia electric car not based on an existing internal-combustion model, the CV is expected to boast a 300-mile range and 20-minute fast charging. Kia's first dedicated model—codenamed "CV"—will chart a new design direction for the brand's other models.

2020 99

Best Electric Vehicle Motor Yet

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This AC electric vehicle motor really IS as good as you've heard, and it's changing the electric car conversion game

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Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation Gets 12 New EVs

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The Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation (HEVF.org) and our Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum are proud to announce the gift of twelve electric vehicles of historic significance from the prestigious collection of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. The last vehicle was delivered today on December 21th

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Future Honda electric vehicles will be co-developed with GM, could have Super Cruise

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General Motors' electric-vehicle platform revealed last month will be the foundation for two future Honda electric vehicles, the automakers jointly announced Thursday.

2020 111

Custom Electric Vehicles: Venus Motors

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Venus Motors builds new custom electric vehicles using fiberglass kits, electric drive trains, and lithium batteries

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Polaris Updates GEM Low-Speed Electric Vehicles

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The company GEM has specialized in small, low-speed electric vehicles for more than 15 years; at one point during its life it was even owned by Chrysler. Fitting into the class of "neighborhood electric vehicles," GEM products feature all-electric powertrains, but aren't substantial enough to be used in all circumstances that highway-capable cars. neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars Polaris

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New Jeep Wrangler 4xe PHEV joins Renegade and Compass 4xe models in global electric vehicle lineup

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Electrified Jeep vehicles will carry the 4xe badge. The Wrangler 4xe’s advanced powertrain maximizes efficiency with an estimated 50 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) while eliminating range anxiety, delivering pure-electric operation for most daily commutes.

2020 96

As states use less coal for electricity, driving electric vehicles becomes even cleaner

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Battery electric vehicles are only as clean as the energy source used to generate the electricity that powers them. Oil is used relatively infrequently in the United States as an energy source for electricity. Coal Electric (Battery) Emissions Power Generation

2020 139

Colorado adopts California electric vehicle mandate

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For months, Colorado lawmakers and businesses have taken sides at a figurative continental divide—and not far from the real one—over whether (and how) the state might join California’s Zero Emissions Vehicle program and its corresponding electric-car mandate.

Nepal was once an electric-vehicle leader. What happened?

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With California and its electric-vehicle mandate under threat as the federal government takes aim at the state’s greenhouse gas emissions authority, it pays to remember how much power governments can wield in how quickly we go electric. While China and Europe have provided significant encouragement for electric vehicles, there are a few.

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FIat Chrysler and iPhone maker head toward electric-vehicle venture

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If you thought the idea of a Sony electric car at CES 2020—hypothetical as it might be—earlier this month was wild, what about the idea of Fiat Chrysler working together with Foxconn to develop electric cars?

2020 104

Hyundai Prophecy electric vehicle concept teased for Geneva show

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Hyundai will unveil a new electric concept car at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. But aside from a name, Prophecy, and a teaser image, the automaker isn't revealing any information about it. If nothing else, Prophecy is an on-the-nose name for a concept car.

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US has more than 68,800 electric vehicle charging units

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Of that total, 16%, or approximately 10,860 units, were DC fast chargers that make long-distance travel more practical for electric vehicles (EV). Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Market BackgroundAs of May 2019, there were more than 68,800 Level 2 and DC fast charging units throughout the United States. A DC fast charger adds 60 to 80 miles of range per 20 minutes of charging, while a Level 2 charger adds 10 to 20 miles of range per one hour of charging.

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Renault opens its first electric-vehicle-only showroom, in Sweden

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How to sell electric cars in these early years poses a quandry for all automakers. Tesla chose to avoid existing franchised dealerships and set up its own "stores," where shoppers can learn about plug-in electric vehicles, and their advantages, and have questions answered by Tesla representatives. Renault dealers Sweden plug-in cars dealerships Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) education Young Buyers

Canadian Electric Vehicles: Randy Holmquist

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Canadian Electric Vehicles of Errington, BC has the reputation of being one of the very best conversion shops. Randy Holmquist also sells conversion kits and builds the Might-e truck NEV

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Electric Vehicle Parts

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List of electric vehicle parts, with explanations, that Paul used in his $2200 VW Bug conversion

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GM’s electric-vehicle future: President Mark Reuss offers some hints

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When General Motors brought five green-car reporters to Michigan this week to announce its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would produce only electric vehicles, it threw in an Easter Egg: a small-group interview with GM president Mark Reuss.

2020 107

Groupe PSA introduces new eVMP platform (Electric Vehicle Modular Platform) for C- and D-segment vehicles

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The newly introduced eVMP (Electric Vehicle Modular Platform) platform will serve as the basis for a wide range of electric vehicles for the C- and D- segments. The group will launch electric vehicles in C- and D-segments from sedan to SUV in different regions of the world from 2023. These vehicles will benefit from this new reference platform, the eVMP. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

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Project to award nearly $7M in rebates for public electric vehicle charging in Sonoma Coast

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The Sonoma Coast Incentive Project is promoting easy access to electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure with nearly $7 million in incentives over the next three years for the purchase and installation of public EV chargers in Sonoma and Mendocino counties in California. The Sonoma Coast Incentive Project is part of statewide efforts to increase EV adoption through the California Electric Vehicle Incentive Project (CALeVIP). Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

2020 86

GM has fast-tracked its electric-vehicle program in pandemic slowdown

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General Motors is steadfast that its next-generation electric vehicle program, revealed in March, is moving ahead as planned despite the pandemic slowdown and corresponding budget cuts elsewhere in the company. “We haven’t changed our plans at all, and we’re continuing to be full speed ahead on executing what you saw here on EV

2020 86

Electric vehicle myths busted

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With the government announcing a ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrids cars from 2035 (or 2032 maybe), you’d be forgiven for thinking we’d all be clambering to jump into an electric vehicle as soon as possible

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Neighborhood Electric Vehicle: Dead or Alive?

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Does the neighborhood electric vehicle have a place in today's high-speed electric car world? I think it does, and even has the potential to save lives

Ballard-powered fuel-cell electric vehicles rack up 30M km; enough to circle the globe 750 times

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Ballard Power Systems announced that its proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel-cell technology and products have now successfully powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles in commercial Heavy- and Medium-Duty Motive applications for an industry-leading cumulative total of more than 30 million kilometers (18.5

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Electric Vehicles and the Northwest Power Pool

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"In the long run, a fully electrified vehicle fleet would theoretically -- just do the math! -- provide enough balancing power for a 100 percent renewable electricity system." - John Farrell, Grist

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EV Fest 2012 Electric Vehicle Show in Toronto

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Fall 2012 marks the fourth EV Fest, a show devoted to showing OEM and Personally converted Electric Vehicles, Hybrids, Plug-in Hybrids, eBikes, Electric Scooters, Trikes, EV components and supplies Sunday, Sept. 9 2012 at The Pavilions in Toronto.

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Best Electric Vehicle Motor Yet, Part II

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This AC electric vehicle motor is changing the EV conversion game. Talking with builder Brian Seymour about motor size, voltage, and automatic transmissions

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HUBER+SUHNER enables continuous electric vehicle charging at 500 A

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HUBER+SUHNER, a leading global supplier of electrical and optical connectivity solutions, launched the RADOX HPC500; a new addition to the RADOX high power charging portfolio. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Vehicle SystemsIt is the world’s first cooled charging cable system that allows continuous charging at 500 Amperes even in high-temperature environments.

2020 71

Lincoln confirms Rivian-based luxury electric vehicle will be brand’s first EV

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Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand has confirmed that it will work together with Rivian in developing a fully electric vehicle based on Rivian’s skateboard platform.

2020 93

Fuel cell electric vehicles powered by Ballard have driven more than 50M km; 70% in China

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Ballard Power Systems announced that its proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell technology and products have now powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) in commercial heavy- and medium-duty motive applications for acumulative total of more than 50 million kilometers on roads around the globe, an increase of more than 5-times since 2017. This includes approximately 1,000 Fuel Cell Electric Buses (FCEBs) and 2,200 commercial trucks.

2020 74

VW is planning to build 50 million electric vehicles

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Volkswagen already had ambitious goals to ramp up electric-vehicle production to a rate of up to three million EVs annually by 2025, and potentially hit 10 million vehicles around 2027 if all goes right. But its plans look even more bullish on electric cars, considering the number of vehicles it's now supposedly signed up to build over a longer.

2018 88

Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles

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Volkswagen last week laid out the basics for its set of electric-car components that plans to use to underpin a million new all-electric vehicles each year by 2025. With those components on the Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB), VW claims that it has the first pure-EV platform designed for high-volume production.

2018 88

Here's the battery pack behind VW's global electric-vehicle push

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No single core component in an electric vehicle costs more—or probably matters more for the acceptance of EVs—than the battery pack. Many would argue that one of the best decisions Tesla ever made was going with the Panasonic 18650 cells in the Model S (and later, Model X). Thanks in part to good power management and thermal planning

2018 87

BYD and Hino enter strategic alliance focused on commercial battery-electric vehicles

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signed a strategic business alliance agreement with a focus on collaborating in the development of commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). BYD Commercial Vehicle and Hino Motors has been committed to technology innovation and global promotion of commercial vehicle electrification. —Wang Jie, BYD vice president and CEO of commercial vehicle division. Electric (Battery) FleetsBYD Company Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.

2020 90

Lincoln working with Rivian on new fully electric vehicle

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The Lincoln Motor Company is working with Rivian to develop an all-new electric vehicle previously announced as part of Ford Motor Company’s original investment in Rivian. Lincoln’s first fully electric vehicle will join the Aviator and Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid vehicles, further solidifying Lincoln’s commitment to electrification. This all-new vehicle also is part of Ford’s previously announced investment of more than $11.5

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China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: almost four times those in the U.S.

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But the Chinese new-vehicle market is undergoing a seismic shift in which types of cars are sold. China sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Compared to previous years, overall car-sales growth in the U.S. has all but plateaued at around 17.5 million. China is doing little better, with growth reaching just 3 percent for 2017. Want proof? China sold 777,000 new-energy.

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