For a while back, we’ve been seeing the ever so slight shift within the automotive industry - from fossil-fuel vehicles to the electric ones. The first and most obvious reason for this is humanity’s attempt to reduce its carbon footprint and preserve the environment. The second and third are that electric vehicles are easier to maintain and electric charging is cheaper. However, there is one more thing to consider here. Apparently, electric cars have significantly higher energy efficiency than cars with ICE engines. Let’s examine. According to a study by the US Department of Energy … [Read more...]
How Will the Automotive Industry Change in 2018 and Beyond?
If you are a car enthusiast, you must be aware of the shift that is coming in 2018 - big changes have come from the major automotive manufacturers who are all jumping into the electric market and autonomous vehicles. Pretty much everyone this year announced some major offering in these fields and even some countries have said they will only sell electric by 2030. The Economist states that 2018 will be the year of electric cars as they will start competing with vehicles that run on fuel and diesel HEAD-TO-HEAD. According to Tom Standage, Deputy Editor at The Economist, 2018 will be … [Read more...]