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Electric Car History, Electric Car Sales, & The Future — Cleantech Revolution Tour

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 […]

June 14th

Chevy Bolt & Another EV From GM Will Go To Europe

News from the Frankfurt Motor Show from GM is that the highly anticipated, long-range and affordable Chevy Bolt will also be sold in Europe under the Opel brand. Surprisingly, though, the report is that there will be no right-hand drive model sold in the UK. Considering that the UK has become one of the largest electric car […]

September 16th

EU Sends €€€ To Netherlands For EV Charging

As if Dutch leadership with EV incentives, EV charging, and EV sales wasn’t enough, the Netherlands just got another boost. The European Commission is set on giving the Netherlands nearly €33 million for EV charging infrastructure across the country. The funding comes from the EU’s “Green Deal” program. The program is to supplement local government and private support […]

July 31st

More Plug In Hybrids Than Electric Cars In Europe Soon

Looking at the numbers, electric cars are selling better in Europe than plug in hybrids. 58,244 electric cars were sold in the EU in 2014 — a 73% increase over 2013. By contrast, plug in hybrids only managed 30,647 sales in 2014, a 25% increase. But according to IHS Automotive, an industry research organization, plug in hybrid sales will top 1.35 […]

April 16th

The Kia Sportspace Concept Makes Me Envious Of Europe

Wagons are back in style again, and the Kia Sportspace Concept is the latest long-roof model to steal my heart. Designed in Kia’s Frankfurt design studio, giving it that distinctly European flair, the Korean automaker isn’t saying whether this concept is a promise of things to come, or a sensual tease meant to arouse our […]

February 19th

Mahindra Will Sell Reva e20 Electric Car In Europe

Originally posted on EV Obsession America, Europe, and Japan have led the way in building and buying electric vehicles, though China has been making a push towards electrification as well. Could India be a player in the global electric car world as well? Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra thinks so, as it wants to sell […]

February 18th