As EV Fever Rises, 90% Indian Car Owners Are Willing To Switch To Electric Vehicles: Survey

Given the right infrastructure, 90% car owners in India are willing to switch to electric vehicles (EVs), the most recent survey has revealed. According to an ET report, the survey took inputs from  2,200 respondents across major cities such as Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai, in which majority of Indian car owners highlighted the need for government’s immediate intervention to avail required infrastructure for electric vehicles. The survey has emphasised that the government should take more initiatives and provide more financial assistance in the form of subsidy and reduced road tax. The major…

Ferrari, Lamborghini Say No Plans Yet To Develop All-Electric Cars

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Ferrari and Volkswagen-owned Lamborghini are working on hybrid versions of their sportscars but have no plans for now to develop wholly electric models, executives at the two companies said at the Frankfurt car show on Tuesday. Michael Leiters, chief technology offer at Ferrari, said he could not imagine a fully electric Ferrari said he could not imagine a fully electric Ferrari sportscar given the current limitations of the technology. Read also: 2017 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: AUDI AICON HERALDS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN FULL ELECTRIC CONCEPT CAR   “There is a need for…

The Electric Cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: What To Expect

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The new season of international auto shows kicks off in Frankfurt next week. While big industry car shows are often more about sending a message than revealing actual production plans, the Frankfurt event looks promising for EV fans. There will be a few unveilings of refreshed electric car models offering new designs and features—as well as pre-production vehicles showing progress toward market introduction in the next couple of years. And of course, we can expect a few helpings of eye-candy in the form of way-out fantastical electric concepts with advanced…

43 Electric Cars on the Market in USA & Europe — & Why to Buy Them

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USA & Europe Not that long ago, only a few electric cars were on the market. Nowadays, there are a few dozen. We certainly have a few favorites here on CleanTechnica, but every plug-in car really has its own selling points. I’m sure I don’t have a comprehensive list of these in my head, and many of the points are definitely as subjective as opinions about music or movies, but below are my summarized thoughts on why I’d recommend various plug-in models. Audi A3 e-tron: This car offers the kind of luxury-class interior…

The New Ferrari 812 Superfast Is, Unsurprisingly, Very Fast Indeed

Unlike some of its rivals, which make cars with names almost impossible to pronounce with confidence — try saying Lamborghini Huracán Performante in a nightclub and see if you don’t get a clip round the ear — the name of the new Ferrari couldn’t be any more straightforward. The 812 Superfast is the most powerful “regular” road-going Ferrari ever made (the spicier and pricier LaFerrari and track-ier FXXK models were strictly limited editions): a whopping 800bhp from its glorious-sounding, naturally-aspirated 6.5-litre V12 engine is the 812 bit and that combination…