U.S. demand for electricity has slumped; utilities should shift their focus to renewables and efficiency consulting
Ford has been light on electrification announcements, but its future powertrain plans came into better focus this past Sunday. The automaker announced it will launch 16 electric cars in the next five years, and the first will arrive in 2020, The Verge reported. However, many of the upcoming battery-electric cars are expected to serve the Chinese...
We have just published our first report solely focused on electric vehicle charging. It's a deep dive into residential EV charging stations, public EV charging stations, multi-family building and commercial EV charging stations, EV service equipment innovations, EV charging business models, and electric vehicle adoption trends. Below is the report introduction
With Tesla's slower than expected Model 3 production ramp, the electric star of 2017 (in many respects) didn't shine very brightly on the sales spreadsheet. In fact, it came in just below the Ford Focus Electric on the year-end sales tally. However, it's two older siblings — the Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X — appear to have led US electric car sales
The Future is Electric: Yamaha Ramps Up E-Bike Development Love it or hate it, electronic powertrains are the way of the future. With most big OEM’s struggling to find a steady market, focus is slowly shifting away from bikes powered by dead dinosaurs toward
Building on all of our other recent articles discussing snowballing interest in solid-state electric vehicle batteries, the largest spark plug manufacturer in the world, Japan’s NGK Spark Plug Co, has now come out and revealed that it's shifting its focus towards solid-state battery tech
Facing the eventual demise of gasoline engines, the world's biggest maker of spark plugs is turning its focus to a component it believes will be just as vital in the coming era of electric vehicles - next-generation all solid state batteries. Show More Summary
If there's one thing that came sharply into focus this year, it's that most of the automotive industry has bought into the idea that autonomous and electric cars are the way of the future. Notice I said the word "idea" there - exactly how that future will look, whether buyers will embrace it and how it will make money are all still up in the air. More »
Seemingly in anticipation of surging demand for electric light-duty commercial vehicles as stricter regulations go into effect, Renault has formed a new joint venture in China with the firm Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd
This was supposed to be the month of the Tesla Model 3. Things didn't turned out exactly as planned. But it still might be a key breakout month for the breakthrough electric car. Several of the stories this week focus on the car and its production, barely overshadowing several hot Tesla Semi stories. Have a look below for more on the Model 3, the Semi, and other topics
NCEE is hiring (yes, again, but we should be clear of the hiring freeze). We have permanent positions for research economists focusing on CGE modeling, electricity or energy market modeling, and applied microeconomic analysis and a position for a visiting scholar or postdoc on CGE modeling. NCEE is a pretty...
Toyota and Panasonic may create a new joint venture focused on the development of battery technology for use in electric vehicles, company execs revealed at a press conference on Wednesday
While much of the world marvels at bitcoin's meteoric rise, another part is focused on an environmental byproduct: The sheer amount of electricity that crypto-currencies use. By some estimates, bitcoin's consumption alone exceeds -- or will exceed -- that of Ireland, Denmark, Japan or even the entire world. Show More Summary
Christmas might be focused on trees, but that doesn't make it a green holiday. From wasteful purchases and non-recyclable wrapping paper to disposable party ware and high electricity bills, the holiday season can take a toll on the environment. Show More Summary
Delphi Automotive has completed its breakup, with larger spin-out Aptiv focusing on high-tech electronics and software for autonomous vehicles, giving Wall Street a pure-play investment for self-driving car technology.
PSA Group has established a new joint venture with the Japan-based firm Nidec Corp that will be focused on bringing electric drivetrain (motor) development and production back to France
Something feels different. In the last two years, there’s been a material shift in the way renewable energy and other distributed resources are discussed. For so long, believers in wind, solar, batteries and microgrids have focused on targeted government support. Show More Summary
One year ago at TechCrunch Disrupt in London, Volkswagen launched a dedicated company focused on future mobility services called Moia. At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin, the spin-off has unveiled its very first vehicle, anShow More Summary
Companies such as General Motors are investing heavily in battery technology to launch cheaper and better electric vehicles. However, Toyota Motors is focusing on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles with its Mirai brand.
LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Formula E is trying to focus on the present but looking very much to the future as the electric racing series powers up for the start of season four in Hong Kong this weekend.