Technological Revolutions: Part II — Have Electric Vehicle Sales Reached the Tipping Point?

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 06:24:56 +0000

For Part I of this short series, covering the early evolution and adoption of cars, planes, calculator, computers, TVs, the Internet, and more, see “Technological Revolutions: Part I.” Gasmobile vs. Electric Vehicle Technology As a former NASA scientist with an engineering background, I didn’t need to be a rocket scientist to observe that electric vehicles […]

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PV Windows Unlock Goal Of Increased Energy Efficiency Of Skyscrapers

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:00:07 +0000

According to a PV Windows study conducted by experts at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), skyscrapers dominate metropolitan skylines, yet even enormous glass-walled structures can be made more energy-efficient by the inclusion of thermally efficient photovoltaic (PV) windows. Their research, which was published in the journal One Earth, presents guidelines for building design that […]

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Is The Tesla Brand Cooling In The Danish EV Market?

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 01:35:49 +0000

This is not about electric vehicle demand. Every EV produced of any brand will be sold for many years to come. There are fluctuations between brands, but none of the manufacturers will go broke because of lack of demand. Profits Matter Most In my opinion, the only reason any vehicle manufacturer would go bankrupt is […]

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NIO ET7 Achieves Five-Star Rating In Euro NCAP & Green NCAP Tests

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 23:00:47 +0000

The NIO ET7, the flagship sedan and electric smart vehicle of NIO, received the highest possible rating of five stars in the most recent Euro NCAP safety testing. The ET7, which is already available in Europe, received scores of 91% for adult occupants, 87% for child occupants, 73% for vulnerable road users, and 95% for […]

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Ford Has #1 Plugin Vehicle in Germany in October!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 17:13:34 +0000

17% of new car sales in Germany fully electric, 32% have a plug It seems the German automotive market has bottomed out and is back on a growth path. October brought a solid 17% increase in sales, but it still wasn’t enough to pull the year-to-date (YTD) numbers out of the red (-6% YoY). Sales […]

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Zero-Emission Vehicle Adoption Is Accelerating, But Stronger Push Is Needed

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 02:15:34 +0000

At this year’s COP27 held in Egypt, the BloombergNEF (BNEF) research company released its study for the 2022 Zero-Emission Vehicles Factbook. The ZEV Factbook shows that the adoption of zero-emission vehicles has accelerated over the past year across almost all markets and vehicle segments. The finding from the ZEV Factbook shows that global momentum has […]

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14% Of New Cars Now Fully Electric In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 01:13:23 +0000

BEVs continue to rise in France, with last month’s registrations ending at 16,866 units, or 14% of the total market. That means it was another two-digit growth month for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in France (12% growth). The overall market has been recovering, after a long time in the red. It was up 5% year […]

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Global Electric Vehicle Sales Up 62% (Overall Auto Sales Down 8%)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:42:52 +0000

Electric vehicle sales were up 62% globally in the first half of 2022 compared to the first half of 2021. That includes fully electric vehicles and plugin hybrids. These plugin vehicles reached 4.3 million sales in the first half of 2022, according to global EV analysis leaders at EV-Volumes. Looking at growth in core regions, […]

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Ready, Set, Go! 124 Teams To Compete in Solar Decathlon 2023 Design Challenge

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 16:07:30 +0000

Working to solve the climate crisis one building at a time, 124 teams from 97 collegiate institutions are participating in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Design Challenge. As part of the Solar Decathlon 2023 Design Challenge, top collegiate students from across the globe compete to design high-performance, low-carbon buildings powered by renewable energy. Explore […]

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New Measurements Quantifying Qudits Provide Glimpse Of Quantum Future

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 15:00:53 +0000

Using existing experimental and computational resources, a multi-institutional team has developed an effective method for measuring high-dimensional qudits encoded in quantum frequency combs, which are a type of photon source, on a single optical chip. Although the word “qudit” might look like a typo, this lesser-known cousin of the qubit, or quantum bit, can carry […]

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