Biles in 2nd pull-out, but US swimmer bounces back; Japan shocks France in football

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 22:46:38 +0000

TOKYO (AFP) – Superstar gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of a second event to protect her mental health on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on athletes’ wellbeing at a Tokyo Olympics held under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Biles, who caused shockwaves with her withdrawal during the team event on Tuesday, also ditched […]

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French Battery Startup Verkor Raises $118 Million In Funding Round

Credit to Author: Jonny Tiernan| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:38:17 +0000

French battery startup Verkor has announced that it raised $118 million (€100 million) in a recent financing round co-led by EQT Ventures and Renault Group, with participation from the French government and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region. Other investors in the round included Schneider Electric, Arkema, Tokai COBEX, and EIT InnoEnergy. The funding will be used to further […]

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Record Month For Electric Vehicles In France! Tesla Model 3 Firmly At #1

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 23:03:08 +0000

The French plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, with June’s plugin vehicle share of the country’s overall auto market reaching 19% last month (11% BEV). France had a record 37,408 registrations of plugin vehicles, a new record, pulling the year-to-date (YTD) share to a record 16% (7.9% BEV), or 144,518 units. That is […]

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Top 3 Electric Models In 10 Countries With Highest EV Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 00:08:02 +0000

The top 10 countries with the highest share of new car sales coming from 100% electric vehicles are featured below. Additionally, I’m listing the top 3 fully electric models in each of those countries and their share of the overall plugin vehicle market. The data and charts come from EAFO except in the case of […]

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France At 18.8% Plugin EV Share in June, Tesla Model 3 Hits Record Volume

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 17:13:52 +0000

France saw plugin electric vehicle market share reach 18.8% in June 2021, more than double the 9.0% share of June 2020. Old-school (non-electric-assist) combustion powertrains hit their lowest point in the modern era, at under 60% share, from over 80% a year ago. The Tesla Model 3 broke its personal-best monthly volume in France with […]

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3 Reasons Why Tesla Stock Will Surge This Decade

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 16:48:43 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris Tesla stock’s rocket-fueled rise has stalled of late — at this writing, it’s in the high $600 range, far below the all-time high of $880 that it saw in January. The main reason seems to be a feeling that the California carmaker isn’t going to be alone in the EV […]

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Vestas Secures Its Largest Wind Turbine Order Ever In France, + Is Nearing 6 Gigawatts Of Wind Power In France!

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 00:10:12 +0000

To the start the summer with some strongly positive news, Vestas Mediterranean has announced that TTR Energy placed a 122 megawatts (MW) order for the Sud Marne wind park. It is located in Marne, France. The contract is to secure the transport, supply, and installation of 30 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines. Some of the installations will […]

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At G-7 Summit, World Leaders Must Commit to Increasing Climate Finance for Developing Countries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 23:35:12 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists By Rachel Cleetus The G-7 Leaders’ Summit is underway, from June 11–13, in Cornwall, UK. As host nation for this summit, and the annual climate talks later this year (also known as COP26), the UK will clearly be elevating the need for climate action, alongside dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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Tesla Model 3 Still #1 In France’s EV Market, Renault Zoe #1 in May

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:50:37 +0000

The French plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, with May’s plugin share reaching 17% last month (8.2% BEV), pulling the YTD share to a record 15% (7.1% BEV), which is a good 4 percentage point increase over the 2020 result (11%), while the 20% share I predicted for the whole year looks well […]

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May In France: Plugin Vehicle Sales At 17.3% Share — Up 2.3× Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 12:44:50 +0000

Europe’s second largest auto market, France, saw 17.3% plugin electric vehicle share in May 2021, up from 7.45% in May 2020. Old-school non-electrified combustion powertrains continued to fall, now at 63.7% share. Following the pattern seen so far in 2021, May’s overall auto volumes remained around 25% down from pre-Covid norms. May’s combined plugin vehicle […]

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