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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

rEVolution — What Will The Main Drivers Be?

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 to me and often come to mind. I had been covering electric vehicles (EVs) for quite a while before I actually […]

February 25th

Interview With BYD Founder & Chairman Wang Chuanfu (VIDEO)

Originally published on Sustainnovate. BYD is one of the leading electric car manufacturers in the world — or even the leading manufacturer. It is also the world’s leading manufacturer of electric buses, sells solar panels, sells stationary energy storage systems, and sells LEDs as well. You can’t make a list of corporate cleantech leaders and […]

January 20th

Dutch EV Incentives — Diving In

In my recent trip to the Netherlands, I got to speak with a handful of electric vehicle experts. Of course, I was quite curious about EV incentives, so I probed them about those. The Netherlands is one of the top countries in the world in terms of electric vehicle sales. Per capita or relative to overall […]

July 27th

EV Charging In Amsterdam, Holland (Original Videos)

As you may know by now, I went on a little cleantech tour of the Netherlands last month. Spending a few days in Amsterdam, Holland, I got to see dozens of plug-in cars parked and driving around the city*. If parked, they were generally parked at or near an on-street EV charging station. I learned […]

July 7th

Cabforce & Taxi Electric To Offer Tesla Model S Taxi In Holland

The industry-leading taxi-booking company Cabforce is partnering with Taxi Electric to bring Tesla Model S taxis to the Netherlands, as per a recent press statement. The partnership means that if you happen to find yourself traveling to the Netherlands, you can get a taxi ride in what very well may be in the best mass-manufactured […]

October 31st

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Rises Above Range Estimate

Originally published on Gas2. By Steve Hanley Mitsubishi claims the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in (a plug-in hybrid SUV) has a driving range of 824 kilometers, or about 512 miles. But we all know such claims can fall short in real world driving, which is why Härkingen, the Swiss importer for Mitsubishi, decided to verify the factory’s numbers. Felix […]

July 30th

Tesla / Elon Musk Townhall Meeting In Amsterdam (56-Minute Video)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and CTO JB Straubel recently stopped into Amsterdam for a 1-hour townhall meeting with Tesla Model S owners and enthusiasts. A video of the meeting was recorded (natch) and is embedded above. Questions related to navigation, charging in Belgium, vehicle-to-grid technology and plans, song availability in Europe, solar + Tesla, and much […]

February 7th