As someone who covered climate science during the Russian-fabricated "climategate" scandal and who has moderated thousands of comment threads (tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of comments) on clean energy, electric vehicle,...Show More Summary
Chevrolet said it was going to bring an affordable, long-range electric vehicle to market – and it did, with the 2017 Bolt EV. I visited Palo Alto to find out more about the Bolt EV, and the tech behind it, speaking to the car’s lead...Show More Summary
Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric each submitted funding needs and plans for more charging stations. Continue reading California utilities want $1 billion to fund more vehicle chargers California...Show More Summary
California’s three major investor-owned utilities are already rolling out nearly $200 million in electric-vehicle charging infrastructure for apartments, workplaces and disadvantaged communities. Now they’re seeking permission to spend...Show More Summary
Electric vehicles tend to be designed with a certain customer in mind, and typically this imagined buyer is probably bookish, possibly vegan and mostly concerned with getting around in maximum efficiency. Tesla shook up this stereotype...Show More Summary
On January 4, Indiana legislative leaders unveiled a plan to raise fuel taxes by 10 cents per gallon, increase the vehicle registration fee by $15 per year, and create a $150 per year fee on electric vehicles. All told, the plan would raise $300 million per year, costing the average Hoosier about $5 per month. Show More Summary
How many electric vehicles will be sold in the US during 2016? Will Chevy Bolt EV sales grow rapidly following nationwide availability in the late summer? What about Toyota Prius Prime sales (if Toyota ever works out the dealership issues)?...Show More Summary
Auckland Transport is to carry out a full trial of electric buses. The government has announced funding for the E-Bus trial and related infrastructure as part of the EECA Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund.
Tesla just made electric vehicle (EV) history, but you'd be forgiven if you didn't know. With nary an announcement or social media post, the company surreptitiously introduced the Model S 100D, which boasts an impressive, record-breaking EPA-estimated range of 335 miles. Show More Summary
(Reuters) – China released on Monday this year’s first list of “recommended” green energy vehicles, paving the way for 185 car models to receive government subsidies. Beijing has spent billions of dollars promoting electric and plug-in hybrid cars to help the domestic auto industry develop the technology to leapfrog global competitors, while also reducing frequent […]
From cars as a service to self-driving vehicles and a plethora of electric vehicles, the way we drive is quickly changing.
A new, made-in-Mexico light-duty electric truck was presented this week in Mexico City, the result of a joint effort by a university and private enterprise. The vehicle can carry up to 1.5 tonnes and travel FULL STORY The post Designers see market for light-duty truck appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
We have a plethora of options for getting around in an urban area. Buses, taxis, Uber, monorails, light rail and dirigibles (well, probably not the last one) make travel in big cities easier. But for those looking for a bit more freedom and fun, there's are motorized two-wheeled options: motorcycles and scooters. Show More Summary
In 2015, I drove one of my kids to camp in a BMW i3, an extended-range electric vehicle that at the time was rumored to be a basis for the Apple Car. The trip went great, so I decided to make our annual camp sojourn to the scenic Catskills in upstate New York a regular EV-paloooza. Show More Summary
What would it take for you to buy an electric vehicle? Lower average prices can’t hurt — and as this chart from Statista shows, those have come a long way. As noted in a recent report from McKinsey & Company, advances in battery tech have helped the average battery pack price go down from about $1,000/kWh to roughly $227/kWh since 2010. Show More Summary
Last week, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) took one of its coolest-sounding projects out for a spin to show off for Department of Defense officials. It's the joint tactical aerial resupply vehicle (JTARV), an electric quadcopter...Show More Summary
Electric vehicles are often touted as a more environmentally friendly than cars powered by gasoline. But all that electricity has to be produced somewhere, so it got us to wondering if EVs really are better for our planet than traditional vehicles. Show More Summary
EV Volumes recently highlighted some interesting stats with an interesting graph showing plug-in electric vehicle sales figures for the years 2011–2016 separated by state. As the graph shows, the vast majority of plug-in electric vehicle...Show More Summary
One of the most frequent questions you see these days in electric vehicle forums, blog comments, Facebook groups, and here on CleanTechnica is some variation of the following: "I reserved my Tesla Model 3 on (fill the date), will I still...Show More Summary
Recently, I gave a presentation on the future of energy to an audience of about 250 oil and gas professionals. Halfway through, I asked the carbon crowd to, “Raise your hand if you have driven an electric vehicle.” It took me less than five seconds to squint and...