EghtesadOnline: Domestic carmaker Iran Khodro is interested in utilizing the potentials of Iranian tech firms and knowledge-based companies to develop electric vehicles.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s Taxi Organization is in talks with the government to accelerate the long-awaited plan to gradually induct electric vehicles into the capital's taxi fleet and establish the required infrastructures.
EghtesadOnline: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad has commenced a plan to use electric vehicles as transport services moving students inside the campus.
EghtesadOnline: China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel powered vehicles, a move aimed at pushing companies to speed efforts in developing electric vehicles for the world’s biggest auto market.
EghtesadOnline: German automakers must invest more in electric vehicles and take on Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc., Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it planned to take a 5 percent share of smaller Japanese rival Mazda Motor Corp, as part of an alliance that will see the two build a $1.6 billion U.S. assembly plant and work together on electric vehicles.
EghtesadOnline: Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has asked Tesla to stop advertising its electric vehicles as having an Autopilot function as this might suggest drivers' attention is not needed, his ministry said on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Electric car makers may breath a sigh of relief from OPEC’s decision to curb oil output, which if it holds may help tilt the argument in favor of greener transport.
EghtesadOnline: Making an electric car is easy. We’ve been doing it for more than a century. Charging them, however, is tough. It requires infrastructure—a grid on the grid—and presents a chicken-egg conundrum: Who wants a plug-in car when there’s nowhere to plug it in? Who wants to build car chargers, when there aren’t enough cars to charge?