Tesla Giga Berlin Surprises, Exploring The Lordstown Endurance Pickup, Tons Of EV News — CleanTech News Show #15

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 04:19:49 +0000

This is the 15th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers the new Lordstown Endurance, Tesla Giga Berlin plan changes (which I think we’re the only ones to dig into so carefully and with enough context), the end of Byton, three new Citroën EVs, and more. Here are the stories covered in this week’s show

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Citroën ë-Space Tourer & ë-Jumpy — Large Fully Electric Family Vans

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 20:54:47 +0000

Other brands launch a single model of a fully electric (BEV) to test the waters. More confident brands launch two versions at once. But what to think of a brand that launches 2 body types, in 3 lengths, with 2 battery sizes, in 4 trim levels

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Mokka Mokka — Opel Mokka Electric Looks To Excite

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 21:19:23 +0000

The first thing to notice about the brand new Opel Mokka Electric, cousin to the brand new Citroën ë-C4, is that the color scheme used to announce the new 100% electric model is designed to excite while also infusing a sense of environmental wisdom

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The Hot New Citroën ë-C4 — 100% Ëlectric

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 20:11:48 +0000

Resident auto industry expert Maarten Vinkhuyzen got the heads up last year — Groupe PSA is awake and trying to make its way into the 21st century auto industry, the electric auto industry. They’ve been launching their electric offensive sort of quietly so far, but this past week just launched two more fairly hot models

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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 03:30:56 +0000

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units

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10 Bonus EV Battery Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 11:10:58 +0000

There is much EV battery news out there. Some of it is hard to decipher, some is misleading, and some is just downright cool. Here are 10 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but seemed worth highlighting

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Peugeot 208 EV Beats Renault Zoe In Pandemic-Disrupted French EV Market — April 2020

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 02:05:30 +0000

While the overall French market ground to a halt due to the coronavirus lockdown (-89% year over year), plugins were down just 66%, with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) faring slightly better, down only -62%. That allowed BEVs to have 74% of the plugin market last month, slightly better than this year’s average of 73%

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Why People Buy Electric Vehicles In The Netherlands, Norway, Germany, & France

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 02:00:00 +0000

When we asked thousands of electric vehicle (EV) owners in Europe the top reasons why they got their cars, we got similar responses as in previous years. The largest portion of buyers in every country referenced the environmental benefits

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