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Bolt EV helps boost electric car sales by 91% in California

Some good news for electric-car optimists: Sales of EVs in California rose 91% in the first quarter of 2017 from the same period last year. Pessimists will focus on total numbers: Only 13,804 pure electrics were sold across California. Sales for all cars and light trucks totaled 506,745, according...

A historical look at Missouri special legislative sessions

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday announced that he is calling a special legislative session that will focus on electricity rate regulations. It will begin on Monday. Here's a historical … Click to Continue »

The CEO of an electric vehicle startup said she's making the iPhone of cars — here's her plan

Former Cisco exec Padmasree Warrior is US CEO of Nio, an electric car startup primarily based in China. Warrior said Nio plans to disrupt the auto industry the same way Apple disrupted mobile phones by focusing on the connected car experience. Nio...Show More Summary

EV Proponents Try Something New: A Permanent Location for One-Stop Test Drives

Plug ‘n Drive sounds like the world’s less appetizing fast food restaurant but is, in actuality, a not-for-profit organization with a strict focus on encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles. It’s so committed, in fact, that itShow More Summary

Electric Vehicles May Never Reach Their Full Potential Without a Clear Focus on Infrastructure

While low gas prices have created a challenging environment for electric vehicles, year-over-year increases across nearly two dozen different EV models in all major metropolitan areas of the U.S. illustrate an obvious growth in electric...Show More Summary

Delphi Gets Its Own Spinoff, Core Focus Now on Autonomy and EVs

Automotive supplier Delphi announced plans on Wednesday to spin off all operations tied to internal combustion engines and focus solely on electric propulsion and autonomous vehicles. The move boosted share prices while underscoring the problems facing the industry’s old guard. Show More Summary

Apple growing cash stash spurs talk of huge acquisition

The guessing game primarily has focused on potential acquisitions of video streaming service Netflix and electric car maker Tesla Motors.

The University Of San Francisco’s New Focus On The Energy Transition

The electric power sector is undergoing a rapid transformation to a system that is far more complex – more distributed resources, added storage, customers who are also producers, markets with different regulations and incentives, and...Show More Summary

Continental Shifting Focus To Electric & Hybrid Technologies Due To Changing Demand

Editor's note: I was recently talking with the head of a powertrain design company and he told me something very similar to what the story below says — the majority of requests to design powertrains are now for electrified powertrains Continental...Show More Summary

Focus: Germanium Revived from the Spintronics Graveyard

Author(s): Mark Buchanan Germanium produces a surprisingly large separation of electron spins in response to electric current—good news for spin-based devices, since germanium is highly compatible with silicon. [Physics 10, 44] Published Fri Apr 21, 2017

Ford Ceases European Focus Electric Production

Following a couple of years of low sales in the market, Ford has officially ceased production of the Focus Electric in Europe (at the facility in Saarlouis, Germany, to be specific) Ford Ceases European Focus Electric Production wasShow More Summary

Ford stops building the Focus Electric in Europe due to lack of sales

The Focus EV hasn't been very popular on the Continent. Continue reading Ford stops building the Focus Electric in Europe due to lack of sales Ford stops building the Focus Electric in Europe due to lack of sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Denso's MDrive Car Share Study Reveals Promise for Electric Car Sharing

Electric vehicle car sharing could be the future of transportation for some: Denso International America Inc. has announced the results of MDrive, the first study to focus on car sharing for people who live, work or frequent one location.

Startup Wants To Fly Commercial Electric Planes Up To 300 Miles Within The Next Decade

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The electric car market is just now coming into focus, particularly bolstered by the new Chevrolet Bolt and its 200-mile-plus range. But what about electric planes? A start-up wants to build a commercial passenger electrified jet that can easily handle up to a 300 mile trip. Of course, that goal is contingent on… Read more...

Competitive cycling tech takes motion analysis on the road

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

No sport on the planet is probably more focused on getting the slightest competitive edge than professional cycling. While some methods – like performance-enhancing drugs and hidden electric motors in bike frames – are illegal, using technology to improve training and reduce injuries is not. Show More Summary

EDF Renewable Energy Unveils New Distributed Electricity & Storage Business Unit

EDF Renewable Energy has commissioned a new business unit focused on Distributed Electricity and Storage that will focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW in size EDF Renewable Energy Unveils New Distributed Electricity...Show More Summary

Artega Scalo Superelletra is an electric supercar designed by Touring Superleggera

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

German sports car marque Artega in 2015 and announced plans to focus purely on electric performance, and since then the company has presented the Scalo sports car and Karo quad bike. Artega says those vehicles served as testbeds for its first production electric car, the Scalo Superelletra, which was presented this week at the 2017 Geneva auto...

CSSC, Wärtsilä Form Electrical & Automation Joint Venture

Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on the growing Chinese electrical and automation (E&A) market…

Pope Francis Has A Sweet New Eco-Friendly Ride

He electrifies crowds. Now he’s going with an electric car. Pope Francis accepted an all-electric Nissan Leaf in late February from Wermuth Asset Management, a German investment group focused on renewable energy. The German newspaper...Show More Summary

The Fiat 500e is North America’s New Cheapest Car

Almost a month ago, I wrote that the Ford Focus Electric was the cheapest car in North America. Because federal, state, and local incentives are rolled into the price of a lease, along with the sizable discounts applied by the manufacturer, a $30,000 dollar EV can easily be priced below a $16,000 internal combustion model. Show More Summary

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