Electric Car Sales Fall for First Time After China Cuts Subsidy

From Bloomberg News September 2, 2019, 11:06 PM PDT Sales drop 14% in July to about 128,000 vehicles: Bernstein Slowdown highlights the effect of government subsidies Customers look at a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric vehicle at the company’s showroom in Hong Kong. Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg Global electric-car sales fell for the first…

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Electric car charging stations may be portals for power grid cyberattacks

From TechXplore by NYU Tandon School of Engineering Electric cars are an essential component of a lower-carbon future, but a new report from researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering raises the specter that plug-in electric vehicles—and the charging stations that supply them—could be prime vectors for cyberattacks on urban power grids.…