Tesla Model 3 Shatters Records In Hot European Market — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:57:17 +0000

The European plug-in electric vehicle market registered a record 77,000 vehicles in December (+88%!), with the Dutch market most helping to pull the market up. Fully electric vehicles (+91% year over year) grew a bit faster than plug-in hybrids (+81%), with the powertrain breakdown becoming even more friendly to fully electric vehicles (68% to 32% in December, versus 64% to 36% in 2019)

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New Study In Canada Says EV Owners Will Not Buy ICE Again

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:33:34 +0000

A new study by AAA in Canada tells us that EV owners will not buy fossil fuel vehicles again. The new study shows that 96% of its survey respondents say that they would buy or lease another EV the next time they have to get another car

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Suzuki, Jeep, & Volvo May Have Cheated EU Emissions Tests

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:18:33 +0000

The Dutch road authority ruled last Thursday that Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki’s Vitara diesel models broke emissions rules and if they are not fixed, these automakers will be banned from selling vehicles in Europe. The EU isn’t playing

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Amazon, AT&T, IKEA, Clif Bar, DHL, & Others Launch “Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:52:04 +0000

When we think about the need for the world to go electric, we generally think about the need for people — individual humans — to go electric. However, more than half of the vehicles on US roads are vehicles from corporate fleets, according to Ceres, a nonprofit investor coalition representing $11 trillion that is focused on sustainability matters

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Audi Puts Up $100 Million For 10% Onsite EV Charging — HUGE Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:26:06 +0000

How much does Audi see the future being electric? Well, with plans to include EV charging stations at 1 out of every 10 parking spaces at its German factories by mid-2022, Audi seems to think this is where we’re headed. True, that’s mid-2022 not mid-2020, and it’s only 10%, but I don’t know any other auto company with 10% of its parking spaces being electrified!

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Trash Truck Is Next Electric Mercedes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:57:25 +0000

all-electric Mercedes-Benz eActrosWe’ve written about electric garbage trucks since 2012. They make a lot of sense for a handful of reasons: clearly defined routes and range needs, low speed (good for range) but benefit from a lot of torque (electric specialty), a lot of space on the bottom in which to pack batteries, regenerative braking will help a lot. It’s nice to see that Daimler is joining our enthusiasm for this topic, and going approximately 1 million steps further than us by bringing an electric trash truck to market

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Mercedes EQC 2020 Production Target — 50,000, Not 30,000, According To Mercedes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:23:59 +0000

There was a bit of hoopla last week about Mercedes-Benz cutting the production target of the fully electric Mercedes-Benz EQC from ~60,000 to 30,000 due to battery production constraints

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Tweet Suggests Hardware Changes Coming For Tesla Model S & Model X

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:00:12 +0000

A Tesla hacker says he has discovered information about upcoming hardware upgrades coming for the Model S and Model

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