Xion CyberX Is The 50 MPH E-Bike That Tron Would Ride

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:33:17 +0000

We’ve talked about a lot of e-bikes and electric mopeds here at CleanTechnica (especially in the last 12 months), but none of those have really prepared us for the XION CyberX. One look at the bike will tell you just about everything you need to know, and that’s this:  this is not an ordinary e-bike. […]

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Spotted At Giga Texas: A 2nd IDRA Giga Press

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:22:11 +0000

Literally just as I finished an article for EV Obsession that included an interview with Gail Alfar of the Tesla Owners Club of Austin, Gail spotted something new at Tesla’s vibrantly blossoming Gigafactory in Texas. Watch out, legacy auto, it’s allergy season and Tesla’s Giga Texas is in full bloom. Look what just arrived!! @elonmusk […]

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Tesla Model 3 = #1 in France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:01:18 +0000

In a red hot market in which fully electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 183% year over year (YoY) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs) shot up 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever in France. In total, 29,737 plugin vehicles were registered, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5% BEV). That […]

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Dubai To Put 4,000 Cruise Self-Driving Vehicles Into Operation By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:46:41 +0000

I’ve spent a lot of time in the UAE, and I’ve long said it would be one of the first places to implement robotaxis on a large scale. Word today is that it has placed an order with Cruise. The city of Dubai reports that it will be the first non-US city in the world […]

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VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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BlueCruise: Ford Is Taking A Big (But Careful) Step Toward Autonomous Vehicles

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:45:58 +0000

Ford recently announced an upgrade to its Co-Pilot360 software. Called BlueCruise, the system will allow for hands-free driving on most interstate highways. While Ford doesn’t make the kind of bold promises that Tesla does, it does show that Ford is taking the same careful and slow approach that other industry players are taking. What Will […]

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Fastned Needs More Locations to Build Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:22:59 +0000

Some company conference calls to discuss financial results with the investment community are more interesting than others. Last Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Fastned discussed the 2020 complete year and Q1 2021 results with the usual suspects from the financial institutions. If you read this excellent article by Mark Kane, you will be better informed about […]

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Can You Get A Warranty For A Used Tesla? What About A Nissan Leaf? Let’s Get Some Answers!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:10:17 +0000

Tesla delivered nearly 500,000 new electric cars last year. In 2019, it delivered over 367,000 cars. 2018, too, saw six-figure electric car sales. And Tesla is just one brand! Nissan has sold hundreds of thousands of LEAFs, Kia has sold thousands of Souls, etc., etc., ad nauseam. While those numbers are relatively small potatoes compared […]

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Volkswagen’s EV Plans, European EV Sales Trends, & EV Charging in Europe — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 05:37:43 +0000

I recently sat down with Viktor Irle and Jose Pontes of EV Volumes to talk about Volkswagen Power Day, EV batteries, EV charging in Europe, and EV market share in Europe. To listen to our chat and their expert take on those topics, you can click play on the embedded SoundCloud player below or find […]

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