Cars.com drove a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid for a week and discovered two things. Highway fuel economy is about the same as it is with the conventional Pacifica, but in around town driving, the Hybrid was more than twice as efficient.
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A new RATP Autonomous EV Shuttle Service Launched in Paris this week, taking up to twelve passengers across the Charles du Gaulle bridge at 12 MPH.
By Nicolas Zart Tesla is removing performance-limiting software from its Model S and Model X. You didn’t know about the software at all? If not, you’re not the only one, but I’ll update you. More importantly, though, has Tesla solved the overheating issues that restrict power output? And does this mean we can finally race a […]
As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What’s going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks.
Originally published on EV Obsession. The prominent advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has given its recommendation to support Tesla’s $2.3 billion SolarCity acquisition/merger, telling shareholders that Tesla would be able to bridge the funding gap with SolarCity, and also that the acquisition was an important step in the firm’s path to becoming an integrated sustainable […]
This 60 MPH electric scooter may be a Monaco exclusive, but that shouldn’t stop you from desperately wanting to own one State-side!
The Kia Niro crossover SUV is enjoying strong sales shortly after being introduced to the marketplace. The company will add a plug-in hybrid and a battery electric version to the Niro lineup soon.
Nissan has decided to sell its interest in the joint venture it forged with NEC a decade ago. In the future it will get the batteries for its electric and hybrid cars from outside suppliers.
I think we could call Julian Cox’s main presentation (he gave a couple) during our Berlin Cleantech Revolution Tour conference the keynote presentation of the conference. It was an eye-opening presentation (even for me) on why the Tesla Model 3 could be the key electric car that upends the global auto industry — and, no, this […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. The initial Cleantech Revolution Tour conference that we held in Berlin was a lot of fun, and the presentations were packed with interesting facts, figures, charts, and jokes. We had a blast, and there’s no way to share all of the conversations, connections, and laughs (which is why I encourage you to […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. This is a story that I’m sure will get my mom to perk up — she (like many) is a huge fan of the BMW Mini Cooper styling, which seems to bring us back to another era while still fitting in nicely with a modern life and especially the cities of today. […]
Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles have plenty of critics, but it seems that the news has failed to reach Scotland. The country is all over hydrogen like white on rice. In the latest development, a new project will divert excess wind power from Scotland’s Orkney Islands to produce renewable hydrogen for a fleet of fuel […]
The Arcimoto SRK may be the most useful and affordable electric vehicle on the market. Fast, fun and affordable, it it perfect for 95% of daily driving needs.
Dr. Chris Barroni-Bird of Qualcomm has proposed a new, basic EV for use in rural Africa where transportation infrastructure is non-existient;
In case you’ve been so overwhelmed with the Tesla Model 3 unveiling and reservation news that you’ve lost your mind, here’s one last reminder that we are launching our CLEANTECH REVOLUTION TOUR in Berlin tomorrow (Saturday, April 9). You can get tickets here (can only pay with PayPal) or here (can pay with PayPal or credit card). […]
Via CleanTechnica: We’ve got several notable updates regarding our first cleantech conference — CLEANTECH REVOLUTION TOUR → BERLIN — to share with you. First of all, we now have: → a Facebook event page (share with friends!) → an event webpage (which we’ll continuously update) → an eventbrite page for registering (again, register, and share with friends!) … and a confirmed […]