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ChargePoint Gets $82 Million Cash Injection, Plans European Expansion

March 3rd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

ChargePoint announced today that it has secured $82 million in funding in support of a full-frontal attack on European markets (a move we've known about for months but agonizingly had to hold our tongue on). This first round of funding was led by Daimler and BMW iVentures and will be supported by future rounds to support the European expansion

US Electric Car Sales Soar, Bolt Disappoints

March 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

US electric car sales are up 61% so far in 2017 with the Chevy Volt leading the way, followed closely by the Toyota Prius Prime. The only car that suffered a sales decline in February was the Chevy Bolt. Should GM be worried?

Pope Francis Gets A Nissan LEAF

March 2nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Pope Francis has been very outspoken about the dangers of global warming, the importance of environmental stewardship, and the corruption of greed — with what seemed like a particular focus on Donald Trump and the USA last year

e-Tron SUV Will Represent “First Real Premium Manufacturer Doing A Premium Electric SUV,” Claims Audi Exec

February 28th, 2017 | by James Ayre

While discussing the release next year of the company's all-electric e-Tron SUV, a top Audi exec (Dietmar Voggenreiter, sales and marketing boss) commented that the model will represent “the first real premium manufacturer doing a premium electric SUV." I guess that the Tesla Model X doesn't count? Or is just that Tesla isn't a "real premium manufacturer?"

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