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How To Communicate Electric Transport To “Outsiders” Effectively: rEVolution Summit Presentation

Published on May 9th, 2017 | by

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I gave a presentation in March in Amsterdam (Holland) at EV-Box’s first annual rEVolution summit. When creating my presentation, I decided to dive into a theme that I’ve been increasingly compelled to present on — how do you communicate electric transport to “outsiders” in the most effective way? read more

Custom Electric Lotus Evora “Blue Lightning” Hints At The Future Of Performance EVs

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The team over at On Point Dyno — led by Sacha Anis — has built a custom fully electric Lotus Evora dubbed Blue Lightning that is powered by the drive unit from a Tesla Model S 85 and a 32 kWh battery pack from a Chevy Volt. read more

GM Will Build An EV Battery Factory In China This Year

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Originally published on Gas2. General Motors said this week it will construct a battery factory in China this year. China wants new cars to be electric as soon as possible. China says it wants all manufacturers to make “new energy vehicles” — defined as plug-in hybrid, battery electric, fuel cell or other alternative fuel vehicles — […] read more

Dutch Passenger Transport Company Hermes Surpasses 1,000,000 All-Electric Kilometers

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by

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Electric bus company VDL sent its congratulations to Dutch passenger transport company Hermes for passing the 1,000,000 kilometer milestone with 43 VDL Citeas electric buses it has been operating in the Southeast Brabant concession. read more

BYD’s Electric Garbage Truck Could Save $13,000 Per Year In Reduced Fuel & Maintenance Costs

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by

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BYD announced a new electric long-range class 8 refuse truck at the ACT Expo in Long Beach this week that is estimated to save operators more than $13,000 per year in fuel and maintenance when compared to a diesel-based refuse truck.
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Tesla Model Y To Use Different Platform Than Model 3, With 95% Reduction In Wiring (As Compared To Model 3)

Published on May 6th, 2017 | by

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The Tesla Model Y crossover will be built on a different platform than the Model 3, despite earlier comments from CEO Elon Musk that seemed to indicate otherwise … going by recent comments from Musk made on the Q1 2017 earnings call. Is this the Model Y under wraps? Perhaps more interestingly, though, Musk also […] read more

Europe Electric Car Sales Report — March 2017

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The European EV market had 29,000 registrations in March, up 30% over the same month last year, making it the third best month ever, only behind the incentive-inflated Decembers of 2015 (34,000) and 2016 (30,000). At this pace, the European EV market is set to reach the 300,000 units milestone by year end. Furthermore the EV market […] read more

US Electric Car Sales Report — April 2017

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Once upon a time, there was an epic monthly sales battle in the US between the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. They were neck and neck for ages, sometimes changing places several months in a row. Nowadays, the market is growing, and more relevant is probably looking at the Chevy Bolt, Chevy Volt, Ford […] read more