DTE Energy Sells Ford Largest Renewable Energy Deal Ever

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 17:50:36 +0000

When you get your own home solar array, you know that some portion or maybe all of your daytime electricity use comes from the sun, making things a lot cleaner. Add some battery storage, and you can take all of your energy to being renewable. But, if you can’t do that, using the grid as […]

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Ford Lightning: Orders Open Again, But Prices Are Up, Better Standard Range, New Hitch Assist Feature, Other News

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 13:10:46 +0000

Ford has several cool pieces of news for us about their F-150 Lightning electric truck. The company is taking orders again (which is great), but with higher prices (ugh, but expected). Despite higher prices, there are two new reasons to go ahead and make an order: Ford gave trucks with the standard battery 10 more […]

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Location Key to Improved Autonomous Vehicle Vision

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:50:19 +0000

QUT robotics researchers working with Ford Motor Company have found a way to tell an autonomous vehicle which cameras to use when navigating. Professor Michael Milford, Joint Director of the QUT Centre for Robotics and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and senior author, said the research comes from a project looking at how cameras and […]

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Ford Maverick Tremor Is Cool, But Where’s The Hybrid Version?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 18:50:06 +0000

In a recent press release, Ford told us about a cool new version of its small truck, the Maverick. In this article, I’m going to briefly describe what the Maverick Tremor is and then talk about what Ford really should do with the Maverick (offer some performance Mavericks with at least some electric range). The […]

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Ford’s F-150 Lightning Now Delivered To Customers In All 50 States

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 17:32:23 +0000

In only two months, Ford has delivered electric F-150 Lightning trucks to residents in all 50 states of the United States, from the Kenai River in Alaska to Houston and even Hawaii. With the most F-150 Lightning deliveries through July, Texas — the truck capital of America — and California — the electric vehicle capital […]

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UK Plugin EV Share Shrinks In July, BEVs Still Growing

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:37:46 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 16.7% share in July, down from 17.1% year on year. BEV share grew, but not enough to outweigh PHEVs’ lower share. Overall auto volumes were down 9% YoY, to 112,162, the lowest July in over 16 years. Hyundai was the leading brand in UK BEV sales […]

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Greenpeace Ranking: 5 Major Electric Vehicle Companies Say No to Deep Sea Mining

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 03:57:56 +0000

US Companies General Motors, Ford, and Tesla Lag Behind Global Peers Washington, DC — Greenpeace USA has unveiled its Race to the Top web application, which ranks eight major electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers on their public stance on deep sea mining. US automakers Ford, General Motors, and Tesla were at the bottom of the ranking, […]

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