Electric Trucks Take the Load on the Road in New Zealand

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 05:31:40 +0000

BEV trucksReliance Transport, with the help of the Low Emission Transport Fund, administered with the help of funding from New Zealand’s Energy Efficiency and Conversation Authority, has commissioned two battery-powered Scania electric trucks to take the road in New Zealand. Reliance Transport is a last-mile cartage specialist based in South Auckland. The first-generation 29 tonne (GCW) […]

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Ford Keeps Top Human Rights Ranking

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 21:30:37 +0000

Human rights is a tougher thing to respect than it sounds. Avoiding the worst things, like committing genocide or scapegoating minority groups is pretty easy to avoid if you’re not an evil narcissist bent on world domination, but there are myriad smaller things that can go wrong much easier. Even small-time villains and people who […]

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Subaru Prepares To Launch The Solterra In The US — Will It Do Better Than Toyota?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 20:30:32 +0000

Toyota’s bZ4X hasn’t had an easy time in the market. At CleanTechnica, we have been vocal in our criticism of Toyota for allying with the Trump administration against California’s Air Resources Board, disingenuously marketing hybrids as “self charging electric cars,” bankrolling fuel cell technology over battery-electric vehicles, and overall slow pace to bring EVs to […]

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Maersk Now Has A Special Warehouse For EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 19:30:29 +0000

When it comes to shipping, one size may fit most items. Shipping containers are pretty standard around the world now, and they can be taken by truck, rail, and ship. But, the needs of items inside those containers can vary quite a bit. Things like cars need to be strapped down to prevent damage. Items […]

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High Fossil Energy Prices Could Paradoxically Imperil The Transition To Renewable Energy If Voters Get Cold Feet

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 18:30:17 +0000

In many ways, the high energy prices of 2022 are inadvertently helping renewables, as they are the cheapest form of energy and are not dependent on the usual players (Fracking, OPEC, Russia etc.). Thus coupled with climate change concerns (and the extreme weather of 2022), voters in many countries are eager to solve this problem […]

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State Of Colorado Launches First EV Education Campaign

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 16:30:58 +0000

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently launched an EV education campaign. They did this to raise awareness of state and federal EV tax credits and Colorado’s EV infrastructure investments. They also did it to help first-time EV buyers prepare for their purchases and EV ownership. The EV CO […]

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The Evolution From ICE To Electric Vehicles — From Former GM Service Manager

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 08:34:11 +0000

Robert Nicol has a pedigree that is soaked in petrol and diesel, and yet he has been able to evolve from fossil fueled vehicles to electric vehicles. His father worked for Toyota as a “master service technician” for more than 25 years in Australia. Robert’s first career was in automotive service, starting as an apprentice […]

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If Thanksgiving Didn’t Break the Grid, then Neither Will EVs

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 02:57:23 +0000

bidirectional vehicle to grid chargingBy Assaf Oron Having followed media stories about EVs for ~10 years, I’m familiar ad nauseum with all the well-worn anti-EV tropes. With my very teeny megaphone, I’ve done my little bit to try and dispel them over the years. In 2015, I went on record in a scientific journal, countering the misguided EV footprint analysis […]

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MIT Researchers Solve Dendrites Mystery To Creating Smaller & Lighter Batteries

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2022 23:13:57 +0000

A breakthrough regarding dendrites made by MIT researchers may finally open the way to the building of a new type of rechargeable lithium battery that is safer, lighter, and more compact than existing models, a concept that has been pursued by labs all over the world for years. The replacement of the liquid electrolyte between […]

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