2020 Fiat 500e — All-New & Electric Only (Gallery)

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:00:33 +0000

2020 Fiat 500e - Totally RedesignedEarlier this month, Fiat unveiled its first new car that was designed — from the outset — to be a purely electric offering. Meet the all-new 2020 Fiat 500e that was supposed to debut at the Corona-cancelled Geneva show. It’s a car that looks so much like the old one that you’d be forgiven for wonder what, exactly, has changed

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Wanted — 100,000 Ventilators In 13 Days

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:01:24 +0000

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo stated yesterday that New York expects to need 30,000 ventilators in 14 –21 days, and also 140,000 hospital beds. That is when the number crunchers of New York’s health care system expect to reach the apex of coronavirus infections

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Wanted — 100,000 Respirators In 13 Days

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:01:24 +0000

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo stated yesterday that New York expects to need 30,000 respirators in 14 –21 days, and also 140,000 hospital beds. That is when the number crunchers of New York’s health care system expect to reach the apex of coronavirus infections

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Volkswagen Software — 10 Months Ago vs. Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 05:30:26 +0000

From a 2019 Volkswagen story about Volkswagen: “The new ‘Car.Software’ unit will be responsible for essential parts of software development for vehicles and cloud platforms in all brands and regions.” From someone at Volkswagen this week: “This is no longer a laugh. … The car is far from ready for the market. … It’s an absolute disaster. We just can’t get people.”

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Here’s How One Teenager is Taking A Stand Against Car Idling

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:00:09 +0000

Every day after school for the past three years, I have walked past the same line of cars, smelled the same stench of exhaust, and felt the same need for action

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Check Out This Electric Vehicle Total Cost Of Ownership Calculator

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 19:44:14 +0000

We’re quite fond of running and publishing total cost of ownership forecasts here, whether comparing the Tesla Model 3 with the BMW 3 Series, comparing the Tesla Model Y with the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S, or comparing the Volkswagen ID.3 with the Volkswagen Golf

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Why Have Carbon Dioxide Levels Shot Up More In Recent Decades Than Ever Before?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:26:04 +0000

A primer on abrupt acceleration of carbon dioxide levels can be handy when we’re confronted with climate denials

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Off-The-Radar Renewable Energy Explosion After COVID-19 Dust Settles — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:31:10 +0000

Renewable energy electric gridEarlier this week, renewable energy advocates raised the alarm when it became clear that the new $2 trillion stimulus package will not shine so kindly upon wind, solar, and other clean tech. That stinks, but the groundwork for a low carbon revolution was already laid by another stimulus bill that passed Congress way back before the latest crisis hit — just about 11 years ago, as a matter of fact

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Off-The-Radar Renewable Energy Explosion After COVID-19 Dust Settles [#CT Exclusive (Background) Interview]

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:31:10 +0000

Renewable energy electric gridEarlier this week, renewable energy advocates raised the alarm when it became clear that the new $2 trillion stimulus package will not shine so kindly upon wind, solar, and other clean tech. That stinks, but the groundwork for a low carbon revolution was already laid by another stimulus bill that passed Congress way back before the latest crisis hit — just about 11 years ago, as a matter of fact

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Tesla Model Y vs. Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:00:10 +0000

After comparing the Tesla Model Y to BMW’s high-performance SUVs a couple of weeks ago, and the more practical but less fun Lexus RX 350 last week, I noticed Mercedes is just coming out with a new performance SUV this summer as a 2021 model year SUV and thought I would compare it to the Model Y Performance

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