Volvo Snags Big Electric Truck Order

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 15:58:29 +0000

QCD, a company that delivers food to various food service customers, put in an order last week for 14 of Volvo’s VNR electric trucks. The vehicles will be used on last-mile routes in southern California. “Earlier this month, we delivered QCD’s first VNR Electric to be used in its first-class distribution and logistics services,” said Peter […]

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Tesla Model 3 & Volkswagen ID.4 Shine in the Netherlands in March

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:46:22 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market dropped 4% in March, to 4,834 plugin registrations, but that result wasn’t all that bad considering that the overall market fell even more (-18% YoY). Last month’s PEV share was at 20% (9% BEV), pushing the year-to-date PEV share to 15% (5.6% BEV), which is still significantly down from […]

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Polestar 0: A Truly Carbon-Neutral Car By 2030

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 23:00:18 +0000

Polestar is a bit different than most car companies. By that I mean that its particular brand of progressivism and sustainability seems to come from a very genuine place, whether they’re talking about the decision to launch as a purely electrified performance brand or its commitment to offering vegan interiors in its cars. When people […]

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How Long Does It Take To Charge An Electric Car? A Few Seconds

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 03:57:09 +0000

Electric Car Life With Home Charging Is Ridiculously Easy

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DeepGreen Pens Open Letter To BMW, Volvo, Google, Samsung SDI & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 01:29:56 +0000

DeepGreen has written an open letter to various brands, such as BMW, Google, Samsung SDI, and Volvo. Before I dive in and share the open letter, I want to re-share what DeepGreen is: a deep-sea mining company that has a vision of a zero-carbon, circular economy with goals to source metals with the least environmental […]

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Volvo Electric Semi Trucks Now Eligible for $120,000 Rebates

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:35:34 +0000

From smooth, quiet running to industry-leading active safety systems, Volvo VNR electric semis offer plenty of compelling reasons for fleet owners to buy them. Now, there’s even more — 120,000 more to be exact, because the Volvo VNR is now officially eligible for California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), good […]

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Tesla Model 3 Tops European Market in February — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 20:07:12 +0000

Despite a still-hurting overall auto market (-20% YoY in February), the European passenger plugin vehicle market continues to rise. More than 115,000 plugin vehicles were registered on the continent in February (+66% YoY), placing last month’s plugin vehicle share at 14% (5.9% full electrics/BEVs). That resulted in the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share remaining 14% […]

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Volvo Is Planning Its Own Public Fast Charging Network In Italy

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:07:48 +0000

Originally published on opportunity:energy. 2021 is quickly shaping up to be a crucial year for electric cars. As the world thrusts itself out of a pandemic and government policies clearly target sustainability through huge recovery funds, the shift to electric mobility is gaining pace. But it’s not just governments that plead for considerable investments to […]

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#RIPElon Oddities, Volkswagen News, Xpeng P7 Rapid Sales Growth — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 06:56:58 +0000

The top 20 articles on CleanTechnica last week were led by an odd bunch, starting with the super weird origins of the #RIPElon tag on Twitter. A news roundup of Volkswagen stories was also a hot topic. And then there was the Xpeng P7’s record-fast rise to 20,000 cumulative sales. For those stories and more, […]

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