Smog, subsidies set to energize China's electric car market
June 3, 2014
Reuters - Business Video Online / Powered by NewsLook.com
A renewed government focus on pollution and a tempting range of models could see electric cars finally gain traction in China after years of failing to live up to the hype. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Video provided by Reuters
AP (Apr. 3, 2014) Schools have closed their playgrounds and ambulance staff are reporting a surge in breathing problems as smog blankets parts of England for a second day. Northern Germany was also affected with a ... watch video
Washington Post (May 8, 2015) The Post takes a ride in the Toyota Mirai, the world's first mass-market, hydrogen-powered all-electric car named after the Japanese word for "future." Is this the car that will put an end to Tesla's ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Nov. 13, 2015) Smog continues to blanket many parts of China, stretching from northwest China's Xinjiang to the eastern coastal province of Jiangsu. Natasha Howitt reports.
Video provided by ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 20, 2015) Renault's CEO says it is in everybody's interest for electric cars to be developed in China, the largest automobile market, as the world's car manufacturers meet for the Shanghai Auto Show. Duration: ... watch video
Reuters (Dec. 11, 2013) Reports from China's state media suggesting the smog enveloping its cities can be a good thing have provoked an outpouring of skepticism - and sarcasm - on social networks. Anita Li ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 3, 2014) Smog-killing bikes, air filter nose plugs and the world's largest purifier: all of these pollution fighting tactics are making their way to China.
Video provided by ... watch video
Nov. 27, 2015 A microscopic marine alga is thriving in the North Atlantic to an extent that defies scientific predictions, suggesting swift environmental change as a result of increased ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Regional climate projections for the two coming decades (2021-2040) suggest enhanced probability of heatwaves anywhere in Europe, which would be comparable or greater than the Russian heatwave in ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 The rate of carbon burial in remote lakes has doubled over the last 100 years, researchers say, suggesting even isolated ecosystems are feeling the effects of our changing ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 There are still critical research gaps hampering efforts to both assess the environmental impacts of crude oil spills and to effectively remediate them, a Canadian, comprehensive scientific report ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Droughts could kill off the tallest trees in tropical rainforests in coming decades, a study suggests. Over a 13-year period, researchers carried out fieldwork to assess the ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 From an evolutionary perspective, it happened almost overnight. In less than 800 years Yakutian horses adapted to the extremely cold temperatures found in the environments of eastern Siberia. The ... read more
Nov. 4, 2014 The ‘Grimsel’ electric racing car today broke the previous world record for acceleration in electric cars. The vehicle accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.79 seconds in under 30 meters. The new ... read more
Aug. 18, 2014 Until battery cost is cut down to $100 per kilowatt hour, the majority of U.S. consumers for battery electric vehicles will be better off by choosing an electric vehicle with a range below 100 miles, ... read more
Oct. 10, 2011 Can the rapidly expanding automobile industry in China leapfrog to electric vehicles and so avoid the environmental harm that further decades of internal combustion engine use could cause? In a new ... read more
May 18, 2011 A U.S. nationwide survey asked consumers what changes to the common complaints of charging time and limited range are worth. For longer range, they'd pay $35-$75/mile. For faster charging, ... read more