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6 Models = 71% Of US Electric Car Sales

Published on March 6th, 2017 | by Zach | no comments

Also published on CleanTechnica. See our Electric Car Sales page for a deeper look at US, European, and Chinese electric car sales. US electric car sales jumped approximately 68% in February 2017 vs February 2016. Fully electric car sales were ... Read More

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rEVolution — What Will The Main Drivers Be?

Published on February 25th, 2017 | by Zach | 3 comments

Originally published on the EV-Box/rEVolution blog. I’ve been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I’ve published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out ... Read More

Electric Cars

Lucid Motors Is Now Taking Refundable Deposits For Its Air Sedan

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre | 1 comment

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)... Read More


Uber vs Lyft: What Are The Differences For Drivers? (Part 2: $$$ + Electric Range Issues & Support)

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan | no comments

I am a part-time driver for Uber and Lyft and rather new to both. I'm also not a normal driver since I drive an all-electric Nissan LEAF that gets 85 to 100 miles on a full charge around town. All information does not fall out the same in this post as it might for full-time or long-time drivers at both or either company. Earnings ability varies, I suspect quite a bit based on location. It seems obvious that dense metropolitan areas offer more constants and the possibility of higher earnings (but also a higher cost of living). In simple terms, ... Read More

Electric Buses

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

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by EV Expert | no comments

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... Read More

Electric Cars

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

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre | no comments

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. ;)... Read More

Electric Vehicles

Vattenfall Will Switch Entire 3,500 Vehicle Fleet To EVs

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley | no comments

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... Read More

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