The Business Of Electric Vehicles

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Cruise Origin Autonomous Electric Vehicle Unveiled

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Cruise revealed Origin, the autonomous electric people mover it thinks will rule the ride-hailing business in the future, once its guidance technology proves it is superior to a human driver.

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Teslas = 77.7% of US Electric Vehicle Sales

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The US electric vehicle market. Unfortunately, we have only one mass-market electric vehicle on the market, and there are very few models available across the nation. is not the most interesting.

US Army (Still) Gearing Up For Electric Vehicle Revolution

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The US Army is choosing electric vehicles at the expense of biofuels and compressed natural gas, and its EV charging infrastructure has to ramp up, too. Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Vehicles charging stations EV charging stations NREL US Army

Will South Africa Build Electric Vehicles?

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In 2018, South Africa produced 610,854 vehicles. Like Germany is to Europe, South Africa is the manufacturing powerhouse of sub-Saharan Africa. In particular, it has 8 automobile assembly plants. The companies are BMW, Ford, Isuzu, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Renault, Toyota, and Volkswagen.

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57% Of UK Consumers Consider Buying Electric Vehicles

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Buying electric vehicles has become more common than not. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Market Research Research Aviva UK uk electric cars UK electric vehicles YouGov

Honda & Toyota To Emphasize Hybrids Over Battery Electric Vehicles

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The head of Honda says he doesn't think there is a place for electric cars in the company's lineup. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Hybrid Electric Cars PHEV Honda e Honda electric car MPGe Toyota RAV4 Prime

Tesla 2019 Highlights & Lowlights — Electric Vehicles

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Check out the all-electric carmaker's year-in-review. Autonomous Vehicles Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Elon Musk Tesla Tesla Cybertruck Tesla insurance Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model Y

Lightyear Hosts Public Q&A About Its Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle

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After an initial review of the first drivable prototype earlier this year, the team at Lightyear has taken to the internet to host a public Q&A about its solar powered Lightyear One electric vehicle.

Next Gold Rush: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Australia Electric Vehicle Sales & Interest Soaring With Tesla Model 3 Arrival

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Consumer interest in electric vehicles is rapidly growing Down Under. The latest report from Aussie EV industry group the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) describes major increases in the number of consumers that are researching and/or considering buying EVs.

Cracking The Code Of What People Want In Electric Vehicles

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Cracking the code of what people want in their electric vehicles is not that complicated, even though analysts at Edmunds seem to think otherwise.

Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette — Manners, Please!

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Tesla Raj Debunks Common Electric Vehicle Misconceptions Head On

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Anyone who has driven an electric vehicle like a Tesla knows about the barrage of incoming questions from uninformed members of the public.

13 Non-Tesla Electric Vehicle Stories You Might Have Missed

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There's too much electric vehicle news to cover every week to have full stories on all of the pieces. To make up for that a bit and highlight several stories that I think shouldn't be skipped, below is a roundup of recent electric vehicle news.

Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯_(?)_/¯

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There's been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric news that we just couldn't get to, for example. Unfortunately, some of it doesn't make the cut here for its own individual coverage.

Electric Vehicles Take Center Stage At Solar Power International 2019

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At Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, Utah this year, one of the key themes was the integration of electric vehicle charging infrastructure into the fold of the solar-powered smart home.

Volkswagen Ramps Up Electric Vehicle Software & Mobility Solutions

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One goal is the creation of a dedicated operating system -- vw.os -- for all vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen Group. Autonomous Vehicles Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles autonomous car Car.Software Connected Car electric car sharing electric ride sharing volkswagen

Top Reasons To Buy These 13 Electric Vehicles

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Some people like to say that we here at CleanTechnica only write about Tesla, only care about Tesla, only want to hug Tesla, and only promote Tesla's vehicles.

Thousands Of Electric Vehicle Owners Told Us This …

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For our newest report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we surveyed thousands of plug-in vehicle drivers to find out more about their electric vehicle buying decisions, what they want from their next EVs, how EV life is going, and more.

China 2019 Electric Vehicle Market Share Grows To 4.7% Despite Tighter Incentives

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2019 electric vehicle market share in the world's largest auto market, China, increased from 4.5% to 4.7%, even after a significant trimming of incentives from July.

Volkswagen CEO: We Need To Move Faster On Electric Vehicles Or We Will Follow Nokia’s Fate

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Volkswagen's CEO, Herbert Diess, has reportedly expressed yet again the corporation's powerful internal struggles regarding the transition to electric vehicles.

10 Ways That Car Dealerships Can Step Up To Sell Electric Vehicles

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What are some ways that you'd like to see car dealerships showcase their electric vehicles. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Fossil Fuels auto dealers auto dealerships EV awareness EV sales

100% Electric Vehicles Collected 42% of Norway’s Vehicle Sales in 2019

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In 2019, 56% of Norway's vehicle sales were sales of plug-in vehicles. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) alone collected 42% of the market, according to EV Volumes.

Squad Mobility Redefines Affordable With Its $6,300 Solar-Powered Urban Electric Vehicle

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Upstart Squad Mobility set up shop in Amsterdam to develop a new generation of urban solar electric vehicles at truly affordable prices. And by affordable, they mean affordable, with a target retail price of €5,750 (ex. VAT) / $6,300.

Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

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The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology.

Tesla Gobbled Up 78% Of US Electric Vehicle Sales In 2019*

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While the Tesla Model 3 was the 9th best selling car in the country and had more than 150,000 sales in the USA, the next best selling non-Tesla on the market was the Chevy Bolt with 16,418 sales, followed by the Nissan LEAF with 12,365 sales.

Fiat Will Partner With Foxconn To Make Electric Vehicles For Chinese Market

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Foxconn and Fiat Chrysler are said to be ready to start manufacturing electric cars together in China. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles China China EV market Fiat-Chrysler foxconn

Tesla = 75–85% of US Electric Vehicle Sales

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We no longer publish monthly US electric vehicle sales reports, because few automakers publish their monthly electric vehicle sales, and several don't even publish quarterly sales of their EVs.

Volkswagen Plans To Dominate Electric Vehicle Manufacturing In China

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Volkswagen plans to build 22 million electric cars worldwide by 2028. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles China MEB chassis volkswagen Volkswagen China sales Volkswagen electric car Volkswagen ID Crozz concept

Volkswagen Announces Pre-Production At Chinese Electric Vehicle factory

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Canoo Opens Up Reservations For Its Gamified Electric Vehicle Subscription Waitlist

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Los Angeles, California-based EV builder Canoo announced the opening of a waitlist for its first vehicle. Interested parties can add their name to the waitlist to be a part of the 'First Wave' of customers receiving one of the company's first vehicles when deliveries kick off in late.

Fossil Vehicle Sales In Global Freefall — Down 4.7% In 2019! Electric Vehicle Sales Continue To Grow — CleanTechnica Report

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The world's fossil fuel vehicle sales have continued to freefall in 2019, dropping by around 4.35 Global electric vehicle sales meanwhile have continued to rise, with 2019 EV market share reaching 4.7%

Aiways U5 SUV Is First Chinese Electric Vehicle To Receive EU Type Approval

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The Aiways U5 is the first Chinese electric car to receive type certification for sale in the EU. The electric SUV is expected to go on sale in 2020 and start at 25,000 euros.

The Shift To Solar, Wind, & Electric Vehicles Is Too Monumental To Overstate

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Covering solar power, wind power, and electric vehicles obsessively for ~10 years, I have run across some fascinating observations regarding these technologies and the transitions we are going through — and then I've subsequently forgotten many of them.

EV Summit: Electric Vehicle Experts Talk Tech, Charging, & Tesla … In 2016 (Video)

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BMW i3 = #1 Electric Vehicle In Germany In August, Record Performance

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The German plug-in electric vehicle market continued on the right track in August, having registered 8,121 units. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were up +104% year over year (YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) keep suffering (down 9%).

Big Oil Faces A Formidable Foe In Fight Against Electric Vehicles

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Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source.

What’s The Best Way To Grow Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure?

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Just as early TV shows consisted of filmed radio shows or stage plays, and early websites resembled the pages of low-budget magazines, many in the mainstream media still believe that vehicle electrification will mean swapping gas pumps for charging stations.

Tesla Model 3 Sales Were Almost Triple The #2 Electric Vehicle’s Global Sales In 2019

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It's hard to put into perspective just how many sales the Tesla Model 3 inspires worldwide. It's sometimes hard to convey convincingly why Tesla is highlighted or mentioned on so many CleanTechnica pages.