Tag Archives: EVs

BMW and Porsche introduces three-minute fast charging for EVs

–    BMW and Porsche along with Allego, Phoenix-Contact, and Siemens launched “FastCharge” in Germany. –    Is capable of fast charging in less than three minutes with its capacity of 450kW. BMW and Porsche along with industrial companies have launched a “FastCharge” in Jettingen-Scheppach, Bavaria. This ultra-fast charging facility is capable of charging a capacity of 450kW (more than ... Read More »

Government Bullish EVs Could Make 15 Per Cent Of New Car Sales In India In 5 Years

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport Highways & Shipping, has announced at the SIAM annual convention 2018 that the government has no plans to subsidise electric vehicles in India. At present, GST on EVs is charged at the rate of 12 per cent. In contrast, GST is charged at the rate of 43 per cent on the minimum side for ... Read More »

The Fastest-Selling Used Cars Are Now EVs And Plug-In Hybrids

The full-electric Fiat 500e isn’t particularly quick, but it is a quick seller in the used-car market, taking just 22.2 days on the market to change hands. In an earlier post, we documented several reasons why it can be a smart move to buy a used electric car. Apparently, there’s one problem with that sage advice, namely they can be hard to ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz sees self-driving EVs as the future of car sharing

Earlier this year, Daimler announced plans to develop a self-driving, car-sharing system with fully autonomous vehicles geared towards city living. Today, the company says that the first part of that vision — Smart’s Vision EQ Fortwo concept vehicle — will be presented at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show next month. The EQ Fortwo is a level five, fully autonomous car with no steering wheel or pedals. Via ... Read More »