Here They Come — The Electric Orchestra Getting Ready To Play In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:13:08 +0000

If I was sitting in the front row waiting for an orchestral concert, I would be listening to the players tuning up. At first, it would be a cacophony of sounds, gradually resolving into notes, and then silence. As the conductor raised his arms, there would be silence, and then beautiful music. Watching the EV […]

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11 EV Models Test the State of Highway Charging in Long-Distance Race — Guess Which Brand Wins

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:40:42 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris When did the first EV race take place? Shortly after the second EV was built, says conventional wisdom. Since the dawn of modern EVs, a few groups have staged Cannonball Run–style events, and many more individuals have documented long-distance road trips, often with a goal of demonstrating the prevailing state of […]

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You Can Now Buy Or Get Subscription For Volvo XC40 Recharge In UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 16:55:48 +0000

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year finalist that gets no love — well, not enough love. While the Volkswagen ID.4 and Ford Mustang Mach-E have been grabbing headlines of various sorts, the Volvo XC40 Recharge recently rolled out stealthily in the US and more recently in the UK. The […]

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Norway’s Plugin EV Transition Continues: 83.3% Share In May With Ford Mustang Mach-E Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:07:43 +0000

Norway, the leading country in the electric transport revolution, saw plugin electric vehicles take 83.3% share in May 2021, up from 65.6% in May 2020. Non-plugin powertrains, including old-school combustion and plugless hybrids, are all fading away. Overall auto volumes were back to pre-Covid seasonal norms, at 14,063 units in May. The Ford Mustang Mach-E […]

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Injury Claims From Electric Vehicle Owners 40% Lower Than Identical Non-Electric Models

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 14:47:43 +0000

Logging another win in the safety game, electric vehicle owners are putting in a lot fewer injury claims than owners of identical non-electric vehicles from the same years. Electric vehicles have long been shown to have significant safety advantages, thanks to bigger crumple zones, low center of gravity thanks to big batteries on the bottom, […]

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You Vote! 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Competition

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 23:51:23 +0000

It’s time for another CleanTechnica Car of the Year competition! In coming weeks, we will write more in-depth articles on each of the finalists to explain why each of them may deserve to win. For now, though, here’s the list of the four 2021 finalists! (Pics in alphabetical order, then bullet list in reverse.) Volvo […]

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Hilarious “Best Electric Cars” List: AutoTrader Tries To Deny Reality

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 20:51:23 +0000

I kept thinking about this AutoTrader story and smiling intermittently for hours when it came to mind again. It cracked me up. It’s one thing to try to deny reality in a sad way (and maybe this had a bit of that in it), but it’s another thing to try to deny reality in an […]

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Switzerland at 7.7% Pure EV Market Share — Zoe, ID.3, & Model 3 Lead Swiss EV Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:45:52 +0000

The Swiss electric vehicle market is one of the most mature/advanced in the world. Only trailing Norway and France, 7.7% of light-duty vehicle sales were sales of pure electric vehicles (BEVs) in February, and the figure is 7.6% for the first two months of the year combined. Overall, plugin vehicle sales accounted for 15.1% of […]

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UK Plugin Vehicle Share Hits 13% In February, Up 2.3× Year-On-Year — Diesels Down 61%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:52:55 +0000

Europe’s third largest auto market, the UK, saw 13% plugin electric vehicle market share in February, up 2.3× from 5.7% a year ago. The overall auto market was down 35.5% year-on-year due to continuing lockdowns, which are currently planned to lift in mid April. Diesel powertrain sales volume fell by over 61% year-on-year and are […]

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Norway’s Best Ever January At 81% Plugin Electric Vehicle Share

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:51:50 +0000

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the electric vehicle transition, saw 80.7% plugin share in January, significant growth from the 64.4% of a year ago

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