Volkswagen ID.4 Is 3rd Most American Car In USA! Tesla Model Y Still #1!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 17:38:47 +0000

If a man on the street was asked to guess what the most American car in the country was, I imagine there’s a strong chance they’d guess a Ford, a Chevrolet, a Dodge, or an automobile from some other member of the Detroit “Big 3.” To be clear, what we’re … [continued]

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Interesting Insights From Uganda’s 2024/2025 National Budget

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 16:40:12 +0000

Uganda’s Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija, recently delivered the country’s 2024/2025 national budget. There were some very interesting insights in there that give us a good look into Uganda’s electricity generation landscape as well as the current state and plans to grow the electric mobility ecosystem. … [continued]

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The Radisson Blu Hotel Partners With HBT Transport In Nairobi To Introduce A Fleet of Nissan Leafs

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 16:25:38 +0000

Fleet operators, such as shuttle service providers for airport transfers and other players who drive a lot of kilometers per day, stand to benefit the most from lower operation and maintenance costs associated with electric vehicles, thereby enjoying a lower total cost of ownership. They also benefit from access to … [continued]

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The Actual Benefit of High Tariffs on Chinese Electric Cars in Europe & USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 13:08:56 +0000

There has been a vast amount of discussion on Chinese electric cars making their way to European and US markets, and the European Union and USA putting high tariffs on these electric cars based on the assumption that production of these electric cars is being unfairly subsidized, overproduced, and then … [continued]

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Record-Breaking Energy News, World’s Biggest Electric Road Trip — CleanTechnica Roundup

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 09:30:21 +0000

We’ve got another daily roundup of solar energy, energy storage, and electric vehicle news to share. The cleantech stories just keep rolling in, as more cleantech records are broken and cleantech products make their way into more and more consumers’ hands. In the realm of electric cars, it appears like … [continued]

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Polyphase Wireless Power Transfer System Achieves 270-kilowatt Charge, Sets Another World Record for Electric Light-Duty Vehicles

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 22:44:03 +0000

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have successfully demonstrated the first 270-kW wireless power transfer to a light-duty electric vehicle. The demonstration used a Porsche Taycan and was conducted in collaboration with Volkswagen Group of America using the ORNL-developed polyphase wireless charging system. The achievement surpasses ORNL’s … [continued]

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Tesla Model 3 Long Range Now Eligible for Full $7,500 Tax Credit — Low Cost of Ownership Now

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 22:07:37 +0000

You can now buy the Tesla Model 3 Long Range in the United States and get the full $7500 federal tax credit. That is, of course, if you have that much tax liability. Consult a tax professional before counting on the full $7500 if you are not sure of your … [continued]

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Are Advanced Driver Assist Systems Safer? And What’s Next?

Credit to Author: Letters to the Editor| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 19:11:39 +0000

For some time, I have been met with pitchforks over declaring the safety of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS). The shortest articulation for this measure is to not crash, or to not perform maneuvers that could cause you or others to crash. But is there any data to back up … [continued]

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Tesla Over Repairs & Parts Allowed To Proceed

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 17:32:20 +0000

A group of Tesla owners is suing the company, saying it illegally prevents them from having their cars serviced by independent repair shops.

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Carmakers Just Got A Wakeup Call On How Lobbying Impacts Their Brand Value

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 15:24:10 +0000

The transition to electric vehicles is crucial to tackling climate change. Together with a big reduction in private car journeys via better public transport and cycling infrastructure, the replacement of combustion engines with EVs powered by renewable energy can take a big chunk out of that fifth of global CO2 … [continued]

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