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London Flies Into EV Fast Charging Scheme

Fastned is well on its way to becoming one of the largest electric car charging networks in Europe. Last week, it announced it was working with German authorities to construct a fast charging network in that country. Now, Fastned says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Transport For London to do the same […]

April 28th

Lucid Air EV Achieves 217 MPH (Video)

As part of its testing process, Lucid Motors recently took one of its Air EV prototypes to TRC Ohio’s oval track and managed to bring the electric car to a top speed of 217 miles per hour. This top speed, it should be realized, is only the car’s “top speed” because it’s electronically limited to […]

April 14th

Bollinger Motors Unveils Chassis For Electric Sport Utility Truck

The electric truck startup Bollinger Motors has now revealed some basic information (and images) of the chassis structure that will be used for its all-electric sport utility truck, a few months ahead of the planned unveiling of the truck in New York (sometime this summer). The chassis to be used is apparently made entirely of […]

April 13th

Zunum Aero Hybrid-Electric Airplane Aims To Fly Passengers In 2020

By Nicolas Zart Electric vehicles (EVs) are common these days in the news. Electric motorcycles have also popularized the concept of the electric drivetrain, and electric bicycles (e-bikes) are furiously changing the landscape. However, the last frontier is the air, as we covered with our Hamiton aEro story. Electric aircraft are taking off (pun intended), and the Kirkland, […]

April 13th

European EV Charging Leader EV-Box Now On Engie’s Bench

As you probably read in recent weeks, I was one of the keynote speakers at EV-Box’s inaugural rEVolution summit, which took place yesterday in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I noticed ahead of time that the inspiring Engie exec Thierry Lepercq — Executive Vice President in charge of Research, Technology, and Innovation — was going to be one of the […]

March 16th

Alta Motors Redshift ST Concept May Enter Production

The Alta Motors Redshift ST Concept set to be showcased by the company at The One Moto Show is possibly slated to enter into production in the near future, according to some recent reports. Apparently, no final decision has been made on the matter, going by a company spokesperson’s response to a query from Autoblog, […]

January 30th

EVgo & Driivz Team Up

The EV fast-charging network leader EVgo has partnered with the cloud-based EV infrastructure software platform Driivz for the enhancement of the EV fast-charging experience, according to an email sent to CleanTechnica and EV Obsession. To be more specific, the partnership will see EVgo’s network transitioned to the Driivz software platform, and Driivz installed as EVgo’s preferred IT […]

January 5th

Proterra Brings In $140 Million For Production Ramp

The heavy-duty electric bus firm Proterra recently secured $140 million in new funding through a recent Series 5 funding round. These new funds, which were raised in partnership with the financial industry giant JP Morgan, will reportedly be used for the “dramatic” acceleration of production capacity on both coasts of the US, as well as the […]

January 5th

Rimac Concept_One vs Bugatti Veyron (Video)

It’s been a while since we’ve posted any videos of the Rimac Concept_One in action. Probably too long for the taste of some. … So, it seems worth posting the video below of the Rimac Concept_One going “head to head” with a Bugatti Veyron on a route along the scenic Croatian coastline. As the race […]

December 30th

eMotorWerks + EV Meter = JuiceStation

Via CleanTechnica: To help meet the needs of a growing market, the electric vehicle charging solutions firm eMotorWerks has partnered with the Nayax subsidiary EV Meter for the development of a new Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) platform known as JuiceStation, according to an email sent to CleanTechnica and EV Obsession. This “JuiceStation” platform = affordable, smart […]

December 28th

Top EV Charging Leaders, According To Navigant

I still find it hard to believe that I am a “early adopter.” Soon, I hope I will not be thinking “Why are there not more EV drivers?” Well, I do thank my lucky stars on this one. Primarily, I thank CleanTechnica.com and EVObsession.com for pointing me to “right drivelihood.” But it’s not just the cars and social support […]

December 10th

Insanely Quick Electric 3-Wheeler — Girfalco Azkarra

The Quebec-based electric vehicle startup Girfalco has now unveiled its high-performance 3-wheel electric vehicle, the Azkarra — providing us with a few surprises. The model is seemingly deserving of the moniker “high-performance” with its acceleration of 0 to ~62 mph (0 to 100 km/h) in just 2.5 seconds; its peak power of 225 kW (in the […]

December 2nd

EverCharge 1 Of 10 Top Auto Startups

The US-based electric vehicle charging solutions firm EverCharge has been selected as one of 10 innovative companies working in the emerging meeting place of transportation and the tech industry, according to organizers of a competition to be held at the upcoming LA Auto Show and emailed to EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. The presentation will be part of […]

November 4th

Voltia Maxi Launched — All-Electric Urban Delivery Van Based On Nissan eNV200

Voltia, which is pioneering commercial electric vehicles as a service in Europe, recently unveiled its newest offering — a 2.2 ton, all-electric, urban delivery van dubbed “The Maxi.” The unveiling, which took place at the recent Ecomobiel sustainable mobility trade show, explained that the new offering was designed with the intent of meeting the business needs […]

November 1st