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Volvo Trucks introduces an EV just for hauling garbage

Volvo Trucks has joined the short list of automakers to introduce an EV bigger than a consumer car, but the Swedish company's new vehicle is special: It's a garbage truck. The Volvo FE Electric is built to haul up to 27 tonnes of cargo across urban environments, and like all electric vehicles, it …

Volvo

China monthly car sales pick up in April; EV sales double

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese passenger car sales expanded at a faster pace last month as growth in the world's biggest auto market picked up steam, an industry group said Friday.<p>Monthly figures from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers show that passenger cars sales in April rose 11 …

Electric Vehicles

How Can Companies Make Electric Vehicles More Profitable?

MCKINSEY REPORT: 4 STRATEGIES TO MAKE ELECTRIC VEHICLES PROFITABLE<p>Will 2017 be remembered as the year when electric vehicles (EVs) made the move from …

Electric Vehicles

US delivery service UPS has new electric trucks — but people only care about how cute they are

It's great to hear that US delivery service UPS is on-board with the electric vehicle (EV) revolution.<p>It's ordered 35 new delivery trucks from UK technology firm ARRIVAL. They'll be trialled in the UK and France first, and operate with a total of zero exhaust emissions. They'll have a battery range …

Trucks

Electric buses, hybrid taxis and cycling: The increasingly green future of public transport

From taxis to buses, trams and trains, there are a range of options for getting around our towns and cities.<p>The way these vehicles are fueled is …

World Economic Forum

ABB Hints At Big EV Bus Project - 35 Vehicles, 8 450 kW Chargers

Trondheim is gearing up for the Norway’s biggest electric bus project with 35 fully electric buses and fast charging infrastructure for four …

E.ON & Nissan Form Strategic Partnership Focused On EV Charging, V2G Services, & Distributed Renewables + Storage Systems

<b>Published on</b> March 8th, 2018 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>0<p>March 8th, 2018 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>The prominent energy firm E.ON will be forming a new strategic partnership …

Honda’s Urban EV Concept is even more adorable in the flesh

A Japanese plush toy made real, coming to Europe in 2019<p>Honda’s pugnacious Urban EV Concept made its second auto show appearance ever here at Geneva this week, and it’s just as adorable and retro as it seemed when it debuted in Frankfurt last year. Not to worry, you will be seeing a lot more of …

This California company wants to become the Tesla of electric motorcycles

Zero Motorcycles was started in a Northern California garage in 2006, began selling bikes in 2009, and has grown considerably since then. But it has also endured the financial crisis and an electric vehicle market that hasn't been especially kind to anyone except Tesla.<p>CEO Sam Paschel wants to …

European Automakers Prepare for an Electric Future

Mike Reid loves his cherry-red 2016 BMW 335i sports sedan, especially the way this 2016 model accelerates and zips around corners.<p>“It’s a fantastic car to drive,” said Mr. Reid, an investment manager and a part-time hockey player in Ann Arbor, Mich. “The pick up is incredible.”<p>But when BMW starts …

Autos

Utilities are paying their customers to buy electric vehicles

Electricity utilities were never designed for a world in which electricity demand didn’t go up forever.<p>For a century, that was fine. But after 2005, US demand leveled off and, in some regions, began to decline. The Tennessee Valley Authority is now preparing for an unprecedented 13% drop in demand …

Electric Vehicles

VW unveils electric flagship, the I.D. Vizzion

Volkswagen merged with authority into the electric car race this week with the I.D. Vizzion concept.<p>Introduced at the Geneva auto show, the fully …

Jaguar's All-Electric SUV Will Cost $10,000 Less Than the Tesla Model X

Jaguar Land Rover has priced its first all-electric vehicle, a sporty looking 2019 I-PACE crossover sport utility vehicle, at $69,500 in the U.S. …

China Wants to Become the Detroit of Electric Cars

China’s government is putting its might into becoming a global force in new-energy vehicles. The authorities are targeting 7 million eco-friendly …

First Electric Bike Controlled Using Joysticks Hits Kickstarter

The aptly named Joystickbike, as the name suggests is controlled by the user tilting and moving joysticks rather than the more traditional handlebars …

Mitsubishi Motors ties up with Indonesian government on electric vehicle program

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has kicked off a series of joint studies together with the Indonesian government on the use of electric vehicles to help the …

Chinese Supercar with Turbines Might Actually Head to Production

<b>The final production design of the Techrules Ren RS has debuted ahead of the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.</b><p>We’re a bit skeptical of all the obscure supercar …

Pagani Is Developing An Electric Supercar for 2025

Alongside a Huayra successor.<p>It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from Pagani — the last unveiling was the Huayra Roadster last winter. In an interview with Spanish broadcasting network elTres Tv, founder Horacio Pagani recently confirmed the company is developing two new hypercars.<p>Cognizant of …

World’s first electric-assisted velomobile-sharing service launches at UBC

B.C. has embraced the car and bike sharing economy and now people have another environmentally sound way to get around.<p>Vancouver’s VeloMetro unveiled …

Over a third of all cars were electric a century ago

Electric cars are cutting-edge technology these days, and it seems like people everywhere are switching. However it might come as a surprise to learn …

These 3 Elements are Crucial to the Future of Electric Cars

New business models are possible, where the drivers and fleet operators of EVs could play as producer-consumers of energy services, such as …

EC launches €10M EIC Horizon Prize for innovative batteries for EVs; EU Battery Alliance progressing

The Prize aims to tackle the challenge of the slow uptake of zero emission electric vehicles so far, mainly due to the limitations of existing …

Why Charging Your Electric Car at Night Could Save the World

It’ll take more than just driving an electric vehicle to save the environment. You’ll have to charge it at the right time, too.<p>Put simply, if the …

Tesla Is Sending Out Free Electric Vehicle Chargers

Tesla is donating chargers to companies and commercial property owners throughout the U.S. under a new program that aims to give its customers more …

UPS is adding to its fleet of electric delivery trucks

UPS announced today that it will soon deploy 50 electric delivery trucks designed by Workhorse Group Inc. that will cost about the same as traditional, conventionally fueled trucks. They'll have a between-charge range of around 100 miles, will be zero-emission and the first vehicles will be tested …

Toyota is trying to make electrified vehicles less dependent on Chinese minerals

Toyota has made a key electric-vehicle component that uses smaller amounts of certain materials that are either expensive or are found in politically …

Electric Vehicles

6 Trends Driving Vehicle Electrification in 2018

The numbers are in, and in the U.S. alone, electric vehicle sales increased 21 percent last year -- from 158,614 vehicles sold in 2016 to 199,826 …

Electric Vehicles

Custom Electric bike E-DYNAMIC from RODER custom bikes

The Custom Cycles scene is big in countries like Germany, Netherlands, Ukraine, Mexico. RODER custom cycles are Germany based shop and DIY frame …

Electric vehicle (EV) sales, marketshare, forecast by model, make, country

The China EV market is still at an early stage but it’s the same everywhere – of the 95 million cars sold globally, electric cars made up less than …

Markets