Electric vehicles vs. petrol/diesel/hybrid

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Here we take a look at how EVs compare to petrol, diesel and hybrid cars. They are based on driving 800 miles per month, totalling 9,600 per annum, and use an electricity cost of 14p per kWh, petrol price of 115p per litre and diesel price of 118p per litre. VW Golf 1.0-Litre Petrol. £96.

Euro Parliament committee backs revised CO2 standards for cars and vans; zero-emission road mobility by 2035

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The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted this week, with 46 votes in favor, 40 against and two abstentions, a position on proposed rules to revise the CO 2 emission performance standards for new cars and vans in line with the EU’s increased climate ambition. With CO 2 standards, we create clarity for the car industry and stimulate innovation and investments for car manufacturers.


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Tata Nexon EV v/s Tata Nexon Petrol

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The cost of petrol and diesel is increasing by the day. Petrol has already surpassed the dreaded ?100/litre To answer the question, we’ll look at the Tata Nexon, which comes in both petrol and electric versions. The Nexon petrol automatic starts at Rs 8.59

The Dirty Truth of Petrol & Diesel Vehicles

Plug In India

By PluginIndia In this article and video, we show the real truth on how Petrol and Diesel vehicles cause far more air pollution compared to electric vehicles. Some even say that it pollutes even more than a diesel or petrol burning car.

India to introduce new fuel efficiency standards

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India plans to introduce new fuel efficiency standards; the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards will give auto manufacturers time until 2015 to increase fuel economy from the current average of 14.1 The [CAFE] standard is the average annual fuel efficiency for a manufacturer’s fleet and is measured in terms of global warming causing carbon dioxide emissions. The draft standard will be CO 2 emission of 135 gm/km for entire fleet in 2015.

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India to Move Forward With Fuel Economy Standards

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The government of India will implement automotive fuel economy standards. The norms will be developed on the basis of mileage that petrol and diesel vehicles give, sources in the road transport and highway ministry told TOI. Times of India. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) will formulate the norms and notify them under the Energy Conservation Act while the surface transport ministry will ensure the implementation.

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Fuel economy standards to hit fuel tax

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There may be one negative knock-on effect of improving the fuel economy standards of our vehicles: fuel tax revenues could slump massively. According to a report by the Congressional Budget Office (logo, pictured), fuel economy standards proposed for 2017-2025 would cut revenues from petrol tax by 21 per cent in 2040.

Downsized 5.5L V8 Biturbo in S 63 AMG Delivers 25% Fuel Savings Compared to Predecessor; Stop-Start is Standard

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“For the first time we have combined spray-guided direct petrol injection with turbocharging. Other highlights include an all-aluminum crankcase, four-valve technology with adjustable camshafts, an air/water intercooler, generator management and the standard stop-start function. The improved fuel economy is also in large measure due to the standard stop-start function. liters per 100 kilometers according to the NEDC standard, and up to 0.2

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Oil industry files lawsuit against USA’s biofuel policy

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Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard mandate for the use of cellulosic biofuel. Biofuels biofuels EPA fuel petrol USAThe U.S government faces another lawsuit against its policy to enforce petroleum firms to use biofuel. It is the second lawsuit in six months to challenge the U.S Filed by the American Petroleum Institute (API), which represents oil refineries in the [.].

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Mercedes meets Euro 6 emissions well ahead of time

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While some carmakers have only just met the Euro 5 emission standards, Mercedes-Benz is proudly boasting that it is ready for the new, stricter Euro 6 standard a good two years before its implemented. According to the German brand, all it petrol engine A-Class and B-Class have already been confirmed as compliant with the new [.]. Mercedes A-Class B-class emissions standard

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Ethanol production in Germany fell 12.88% last year from 2018; market share of E10 up 1 percentage point

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German bioethanol production, standardized for use as fuel, fell last year to 542,699 tonnes—12.8% million of them have a petrol engine, which is more than ever before.

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Tata Motors, Westport Fuel Systems in development and supply agreement; natural gas solutions to meet upcoming India BS-VI emissions standards

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has entered into a development and supply agreement with Tata Motors Limited for their 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder natural gas spark-ignited commercial vehicle engine family to meet the Indian Government’s new Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission standards, scheduled to take effect in April 2020. Under this new program, since spring 2017, Westport Fuel Systems has been developing their next generation of natural gas spark-ignited engines to meet the BS-VI emission standards.

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Report: US likely to miss biofuel targets

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According to a new report by the National Research Council, theUnited Statesis likely to meet the cellulosic biofuel mandates outlined under the current Renewable Fuel Standard. The report finds that only in an environment with technological breakthroughs, high oil prices and a high implicit or actual carbon price would biofuels be cost competitive with petrol [.].

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Elon musk is welcomed, Tesla will get benefits if EVs are Make-in-India.

Electric Vehicles India

As Nitin Gadkari said days back very soon the price of All-electric vehicle will come less than compared to petrol vehicle in our country.

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Driving the Tesla Model 3 in Australia

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It is breathtaking in acceleration despite it being the ‘slower’ version (we drove the Model 3 Standard Plus). The only complaint would be the price – it’s still an expensive car by Australian standards. I had the opportunity recently to experience the Model 3.

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PEUGEOT now offer full electric van range

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The all-electric PEUGEOT e-Partner has a load volume of up to 4.4m³, exactly the same as the petrol version, a payload of up to 800 kg, and a 750 kg towing capacity. The e-Expert is available in three lengths: Compact, Standard and Long.

Boom Motors launches its first Corbett-14 electric scooter 

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The Corbett 14 electric scooter is priced at Rs 86,999 for the standard variant and up to Rs 1.20 The standard model provides a top speed of 65 kmph which can go up to 75 kmph on the EX. The standard model gets a 2.3 Boom Motors launches its first Corbett-14 electric scooter .

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Daimler denies DUH charges of emissions data rigging, says evaluating legal options

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This holds true for both diesel and petrol engines. We have no knowledge of measurements that indicate our vehicles did not meet legally required standards. In response to charges from environmental NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe ([link]. that it had rigged emissions data, Daimler “ sharply ” denied the allegations and said that it was evaluating legal options pertaining to the approach taken and the public assertions made by the DUH.

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Electric Scooter Fires : OLA Electric, PURE EV | Industry & Media Responsibility

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We adhere to the highest safety standards through rigorous internal testing as well as special phase change materials being implemented in our battery packs to avoid rapid fire/blast kind of scenarios.

BMW Munich plant takes 6-week break to prep for production of electric i4

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Plant Munich will take advantage of this break in production to implement numerous structural and remodeling measures before the fully-electric BMW i4 goes into standard production next year.

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Ordering a Tesla from the Isle of Man (During lockdown)


You can tell this because a Tesla, specifically the Model 3 in my case, is an incredibly good value for money vehicle when all things are considered (no expensive petrol, no servicing, very few parts to break, monthly updates over the air, autopilot included etc).

Honda expanding partnership with SNAM on second-life batteries and battery recycling in Europe

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Honda and SNAM have worked together since 2013 to ensure the traceability of end-of-life batteries and dispose of them in accordance with European Union environmental standards. The agreement applies to large ‘traction’ batteries used to power motors in hybrid and electric vehicles, as opposed to smaller batteries used for ignition in petrol or diesel cars.

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Why personalisation matters for electric vehicle transition

Clean Car

Even if home wiring doesn’t allow for a charger, there are standard mains option to charge, albeit slower. In a society focused on reducing air pollution and emissions, one of the most prominent up-and-coming solutions is the mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

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The environmental impact of electric cars

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That’s why the UK Government has banned the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030. This is cleaner and better for the environment than producing petrol and diesel. If you’re looking at electric cars , environmental impact is probably high on your list of priorities.

EPHA: Coronavirus threat greater for polluted cities; clean air returning to cities in lockdown

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There has been a sharp rise in the proportion of diesel vehicles across Europe since the turn of the millennium, many of which have failed to comply with European air pollution standards.

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Innovate UK’s NetX project announces results from new charging survey

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NetX is a three-socket charger that can extend an existing single charge point, enabling you to share the capacity of a standard 7kW fast charger with up to three vehicles. Summary. The project centres around a three-socket charger that can augment an existing single charge point.

Polestar 3 electric car arriving in 2022

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The Polestar 2 model range includes three variants with a combination of standard range and long range batteries – up to 78 kWh – and single and dual motor powertrains with power outputs up to 408hp and torque of up to 660Nm.

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New-build properties to be fitted with electric vehicle (EV) charging points from 2022.

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A precursor to the government’s 2030 ban on the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars, the planned introduction of legislation guiding the mandatory installation of charging points on all new-build properties will prove somewhat of a landmark moment.

OLA Electric Scooter Ownership Blog - Dark Knight

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Of course in the current era of 2w there is no point buying a petrol 2w it just doesn’t makes sense, with so many EV options. Current premium 2w EV's, give a tough fight to 125-150 Cc Petrol motorcycles.

Electric vehicles trends in India

Electric Vehicles India

lakh vehicles registered including 7,869 electric vehicles, 6,857 CNG vehicles, 7,257 vehicles run on both CNG and petrol and 93,091 vehicles that run on petrol and diesel. There were at least 25-30 cities where petrol price had crossed to Rs 100 per litre.

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Understanding Electric Vans & the London Congestion Charge

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Over a year with around 260 working days, that’s almost £4,000 of savings compared to a petrol or diesel van which doesn’t qualify for the discount. Vehicles within this criteria must: Meet Euro 6 standards (petrol and diesel).

Citroën e-C4 Review – Function For The Family

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The e-C4 has a 1% benefit in kind tax rate for company car drivers in 2021/22, and the fuel costs of pure EVs can be around one-fifth of the fuel costs of petrol cars.

OLA Electric : Feedback To Management & Community Sentiments

Plug In India

If they don’t even deliver even a single scooter by December last week, then there will be a serious erosion of trust by customers Petrol Scooters Sucks! Petrol scooters suck and as i’m recording this I just found out that Suzuki released a pollution scooter in 2021.YUCK!

Why are some EV chargers more expensive than others?

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At home, where it is the easiest, involves using a standard EV plug to charge the car. Many users may opt to simply charge from a standard 3 pin plug socket. These plug types include the CHAdeMO standard used in Japan EVs. You’re online looking at an array of EV chargers.

Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 Review

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Because the Mercedes-Benz EQA is electric, it’s quieter , more refined and has smoother acceleration than a petrol or a diesel GLA, so it’s better to drive around town and on longer journeys. The EQA weighs 2040kg, which is more than the petrol model, but ride quality is good on smooth roads.

ARAI develops fast chargers for electric vehicles in India

Electric Vehicles India

The current standard for a “fast charger” is one that offers 50kW of DC charging, while certain developed nations are already aiming for a charge rate of up to 150kW. ARAI develops fast chargers for electric vehicles in India.

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Used Tesla Model 3 prices are rising in the UK


For example, the residual value of a Model 3 Standard Range Plus in December 2020 was estimated to be around £9,005.71 ($12,475.87). The amount of consumers switching from petrol to electric vehicles also adds to the used electric vehicle market.

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Electric Cars v Hydrogen Cars – Which Is The Better Choice?

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Bottom line : in regards to fuel cost, running a hydrogen car is similar to an unleaded petrol vehicle. Even home chargers are becoming standard in many new-build homes. It’s still slower than traditional petrol/diesel though – taking around 5 minutes to completely refill.

Renault presents new 1.3L TCe engine at Geneva; co-developed with Daimler; ~1M units per year

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Our new petrol engine harnesses the expertise of the engineers that work for Groupe Renault, the Alliance and our partner Daimler. It meets the high quality standards of both the Alliance and Daimler and was submitted to more than 40,000 hours of testing and simulation running. Renault is presenting the new turbocharged gasoline 1.3 TCe engine, co-developed by the Alliance and Daimler, at the Geneva Motor Show.

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ANSI reveals version two of Electric Vehicle Roadmap

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If electric vehicles are to truly breakout as a mainstream alternative to petrol and diesel vehicles then standardisation is vital in the industry: something that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has addressed in its latest Standardisation Roadmap for Electric Vehicles.

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Nissan develops compact 400hp engine for electric race car

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It is not just the electric drive in Nissan’s new Zeod RC racing car that is phenomenal, its unique petrol engine also sets new standards in performance and efficiency. The new ZEOD RC is set to become the first to complete a lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe under electric power alone, as par[.]. Nissan

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New generation Fiat 500 features new engine lineup, more technology

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16v Multijet II 95 hp emits only 89 grams of CO 2 per kilometer and complies with Euro 6 standards, as do all the other units. liter petrol 100 hp engine. The first includes seven airbags, Uconnect Radio 5" with six speakers, AUX-IN and USB ports, controls on the steering wheel and LED daytime running lights as standard equipment. Eight years after Fiat re-introduced the iconic Fiat 500 to the market ( earlier post ), the company has unveiled the next generation.

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India’s Largest EV Charging Station Launched In Gurugram

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The key features of the Gurgaon station are, The Gurugram charging station completely eclipses the previous charging station standard for India, which was established with 24 chargers in Navi Mumbai. NHEV has launched India’s largest EV charging station In Gurgaon, Haryana.

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