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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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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Science & Environmental Communities Call on Biden & Congress to Decarbonize Transportation & Power Generation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 02:17:39 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Jonna Hamilton President Biden recently unveiled his American Jobs Plan — a two trillion-dollar package with significant investments in infrastructure, advanced technologies, and jobs that will reduce our global warming emissions. Next week, he will host the Leaders’ Climate Summit on Earth Day where he will likely announce how he […]

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8 Days, 2 Kids, 2700 Miles, 1 Tesla — Lessons Learned From A Cross Country EV Road Trip

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 01:43:14 +0000

If there is one achilles heel of the electric automobile, it’s the road trip. Even if the road trip is something we only very occasionally ask of our personal vehicles, it’s still a crucial aspect of the American car owner experience. If electric transportation is ever going to fully kick gas cars into the ash […]

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Who Can Use Plug & Charge?

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:39:35 +0000

There is a lot of confusion about “plug & charge.” All Tesla drivers know how great it is. Some Fastned customers share this experience. But most people just wonder why it does not work for them. Let me try to explain this. To be able to use plug & charge, your car must be able […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Preorders Open In China, Charging Partnerships With State Grid & NIO

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 03:47:14 +0000

As with the Tesla Model 3, the Ford Mustang Mach-E made for the Chinese market will be made in China (rather than Mexico). Logical. Preorders just opened up for this new electric crossover/SUV in 20 Chinese cities. Will it be a home run for Ford in China, or will it be a soggy noodle that […]

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Sec. Pete Buttigieg Is Doing What’s Needed On The Infrastructure Bill

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:05:27 +0000

Let’s face it: it’s going to be a tough sell to get an infrastructure bill passed, regardless of how badly it’s needed. Former transportation secretary Ray LaHood said, “America is one big pothole right now,” and he was right when he said that years ago. We keep falling further and further behind not just on […]

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3 Years of $0 Charging, “Tesla 2 S-3-X-Y 4 My Shirt” Lineup Proposal, Jackery Explorer 1500 — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:17:06 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past two weeks were led by my thoughts on $0 spent charging after nearly 3 years with only electric cars. Next up was, frankly, a joke. But I also sort of wish Elon would make that the Tesla lineup. And then there’s the new Jackery Explorer 1500 Portable […]

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Transportation Policies for New York to Achieve Its Climate Goals

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 17:46:59 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris New York achieving its climate goals may rest in the hands of the state’s Climate Action Council, a government advisory group tasked with preparing a plan to meet the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. Since the transportation sector is the largest emitter of […]

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NopeaRide Is Launching SolarHub EV Charging Stations In Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:15:41 +0000

EkoRent Africa’s NopeaRide, Africa’s first all-electric ride-hailing taxi firm and delivery service (Nopea Xpress), has received funding from EEP Africa for piloting solar electric vehicle charging stations in Kenya. EEP Africa financing will allow EkoRent to determine the precise technology and strategy for a larger scale rollout across East Africa. The first hub will be […]

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