The Business Of Electric Vehicles

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Electric Vehicles Now 68% of Auto Sales in Norway

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The Norwegian auto market continues to electrify more and more, with a whopping 68% of new vehicle sales being plug-in vehicle sales in February.

Sweden Reaches 26% Electric Vehicle Market Share!

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Yes, the Swedish electric vehicle market is an odd one in which approximately 80% of electric vehicle sales are plug-in hybrids, leaving only 20% of the market for fully electric vehicles.

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.

11% Electric Vehicle Share In France!

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The French plug-in passenger electric vehicle market broke all of its previous records in January, with all-electric models jumping 258% to 10,952 units and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles surging 238% to 3,813 registrations.

Sneaky: Energy Department Pushes Electric Vehicles Under Trump’s Nose

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The Energy Department is pursuing a mobility future populated by electric vehicles, despite the recently impeached President's support for fossil fuel.

Shockwave Motors Introduces 3-Wheeled Electric Vehicle

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This new, all-electric roadster is different from other EVs in that it only allows for three passengers and only has three wheels. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Defiant EV3 Roadster Shockwave Motors

Battle For Title Of World’s Largest Electric Vehicle

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The world's largest electric vehicle (EV) is a 45-ton mining dump truck nicknamed eDumper, but it may soon have to give up its title. There's a new big boy in town, a hybrid vehicle that is powered by both electricity and a reserve of hydrogen fuel.

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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How Electric Vehicles Are Better For Cities

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If anyone tells you that electric vehicles are no better for the environment, tell them they’re not only better for the environment, they’re better for human health too. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles airpollution France India Paris US

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

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

Top U.S. Electric Vehicles — 2019 vs. 2018 Best Sellers

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electric vehicle sales of 2019 and 2018 reflect several different things and could show a glimpse into what 2020 looks like for some of these automakers. Top U.S.

Tesla Vehicles Win 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Positions In Used Electric Vehicle Ranking In Germany

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of all Tesla Model 3s ever delivered are for sale in Germany, while 51% of all Daimler EQCs are!

5 Trends Are Ushering In The Age Of Electric Vehicles: BloombergNEF

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At the BloombergNEF Summit in San Francisco, California last week, BNEF's Colin McKerracher made a case for electric vehicles finally reaching the "end of the beginning" as businesses and consumers recognize and begin to embrace electric vehicles en masse.

Tesla’s Shanghai Model 3 Jumps Instantly To China’s #1 Electric Vehicle By Production Volume

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The Tesla Shanghai Model 3 jumped straight to the #1 spot in China's battery electric vehicle production charts in January, according to figures released by MIIT.

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.

Next Gold Rush: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Electric Vehicles Now 8% of Swiss Auto Market

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The Swiss plug-in electric vehicle market rose to 8% of the overall Swiss auto market in February, led by the evergreen Renault Zoe.

The HUMMER Returns As An Electric Vehicle — 1,000 Horsepower, 0–60 MPH In 3 Seconds

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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.

Electric Vehicle Ownership: Purchasing vs. Leasing

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For our new report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we investigated whether EV drivers bought their cars new, bought them used, or leased them.

Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette — Manners, Please!

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Why Are Many Media Channels Dismissive Of Electric Vehicles — Teslas Included?

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The Nikola Motor Badger Will Have 600 Mile Range & Arrive As A Battery Electric & Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

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Today, Nikola Motors unveiled a new electric truck, the Badger. The vehicle is still in the early stages of development, but the company is working on a battery electric version and a hydrogen fuel cell electric configuration that can also recharge its onboard battery from the grid.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Electric Vehicle Sales In China In Free Fall

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The coronavirus is knocking the Chinese electric car market for a loop, with some companies reporting a 50% decline in sales or more. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles BAIC BYD coronavirus electric car sales in China NIO Tesla

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

Amazon, IKEA, AT&T, DHL & Others Join Electric Vehicle Alliance

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Some of the largest corporations in America have joined the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance, an organization started by the non-profit Ceres to support greater commercial EV adoption. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Interviews Amazon AT&T Ceres DHL ikea siemens

More & Better Electric Vehicles For US Auto Industry: Your Taxpayer Dollars At Work

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Coal is out, oil and natural gas on the run as Energy Department launches aggressive new push for electric vehicles and electrification -- wait, what. Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles DOE Electricity Energy GM Mark W.

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.

The EV Adoption Ramps in 4 Top Electric Vehicle Countries

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In 2019, 4 countries had more than 10% plug-in vehicle market share. I selected those 4 countries and went back to the year that they had 2% or 3% plug-in vehicle market share to plot out how they grew from there to 11%+.

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