Each has the potential to reinforce the others and, together, massively disrupt the technology and business of personal mobility.
Originally published on EV Obsession. As part of its principled shift away from diesel vehicles towards electrics following the diesel emissions cheating scandal (or, more likely, as part of its image rehabilitation strategy), Volkswagen recently revealed that it is now intending to release the world’s first high-volume, mass market electric car. Show More Summary
As our dependence on mobile devices grows and we continue the shift to electric vehicles, there is a need to not only develop better performing batteries but find more accessible and sustainable materials with which to build them. To...Show More Summary
Elon Musk is changing the world one idea at a time. First, with Tesla, the man so many people call the real life Tony Stark has done an incredible job of bringing electric vehicles to the mainstream. Second, Musk has been doing an impressive job over at SpaceX in the realm of space travel. Show More Summary
California just took another key step in expanding the market for electric vehicles (EVs); 3,500 charging stations will be installed in the San Diego area under a "Vehicle Grid Integration" program approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. read more
Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The South Korean company LG, perhaps best known for its consumer electronics and electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has announced that it’ll be investing $435 million in new funding into its solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing business. Show More Summary
According to IEEE Spectrum, documents filed to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission indicate that new efforts toward Google’s prototype autonomous cars include the testing of several wireless charging systems for the vehicles in California. Show More Summary
Combining solar power, battery storage, electric vehicles, and shipping containers, this local transportation and delivery solution pushes all of the right cleantech buttons.
January sales slump for the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle continues where last year left off. Continue reading Facing Bolt and Tesla, Nissan running out of time to keep EV leadership Facing Bolt and Tesla, Nissan running out of time to keep EV leadership originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:32:00 EST. Show More Summary
This post was co-authored by Kathleen Benedetti-Fisher, the New York representative for the Sierra Club's Electric Vehicles Initiative. While New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced an important and much-needed phase-outShow More Summary
When is an electric car not an electric car? When it's a three-wheeled motorcycleMashable's transportation reporter Nick Jaynes took the Arcimoto SRK electric motorcycle for a spin in Venice, California to see what the hype is all about. Read more... More about Eco Friendly, Sustainability, Youtube, Tech, and Dev Design
Electric vehicle fans will have to be patient for a proper understanding of the upcoming Tesla Model 3, following a reminder this week from CEO Elon Musk that its unveiling will be a drawn-out affair. Speaking at an event at Tesla’s base in Chambourcy, France, Musk confirmed Tesla would take a drip-feed approach to the unveiling, beginning in March – much akin to […]
Tesla is set to debut its Model 3 in late March, but recent statements are making some wonder whether the presentation will involve an actual vehicle, or just images of the long-awaited affordable electric sedan. Continue reading Tesla...Show More Summary
MADISON, Wis. -- The material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries that power electric vehicles, laptop computers and smartphones has been shown to impair a key soil bacterium, according to new research published online in the journal...Show More Summary
Governments often offer subsidies to consumers for clean-technology products, from home solar panels to electric vehicles. But what are the right levels of subsidy? Governments can easily make subsidies too low when they ignore a basic problem: Consumer demand for these products is usually highly uncertain. read more
Elon Musk says Powerwall 2 will have increased capabilities. When most people hear the name Tesla, they think of its electric vehicles or its eccentric genius boss, but the company founded and led by Elon Musk also currently produces another consumer product: the Powerwall battery. Read Full Story
There are a lot of wacky electric vehicles out there. Nothing is quite like the QUANTiNO from nanoFlowcell. It's not just distinctive because of its yellow paint, round body lines or hypnotic wheels. The car's powertrain is what sets...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. The electric vehicle fast-charging station company Fastned has secured new funding to cover its operational expenditures for the next 3 years, according to an email sent recently to EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. Show More Summary
Liechtenstein-based electric vehicle company NanoFlowcell is set to debut an almost production-ready variant of its Quant series vehicle, the new Quantino, at next month’s Geneva motor show. The all-electric Quantino will be displayed in a ‘near standard’ configuration in Geneva, ahead of final pre-production tests through the first half of 2016. Show More Summary
For the time being, it appears that battery-electric vehicles confer the greatest benefits, but hydrogen is hot on the trail.