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Lucid Motors Is Now Taking Refundable Deposits For Its Air Sedan

February 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre

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Lucid Motors has begun taking refundable deposits for its 1000-horsepower, 400-mile all-electric sedan, the Air. While the deposits are reportedly completely refundable, they are still pretty substantial ... so it will be interesting to see how many the firm manages to take (if it ends up publicly revealing these figures)


A BYD K9 Electric Bus Takes Its Maiden Trip In Long Beach, California

February 22nd, 2017 | by EV Expert

The electric bus wave is upon us and cities are very eager to use them to paint a greener face. Companies such as BYD and Proterra are taking center stage and bitterly fighting for this new lucrative market. In fact, both romanced the city of Long Beach in California (my home base) for some time. The BYD K9 edged out the latter, so we are exploring it in more detail


Watch A Self-Driving Chevy Bolt Navigate San Francisco (With Footage Inside The Car)

February 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following on the release last month of a dash-cam video showing a reportedly self-driving Chevy Bolt EV traveling around San Francisco, Cruise/GM has now released another video. As you may recall, in the comments section of our earlier coverage some people expressed skepticism that the Bolt EV was driving all or most of the time. Presumably, Dan Amman reads CleanTechnica. ;)


Vattenfall Will Switch Entire 3,500 Vehicle Fleet To EVs

February 21st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Vattenfall is one of the largest utility companies in Europe, with operations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United Kingdom. The company has just announced it plans to switch its entire fleet to electric cars and trucks within the next 5 years



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