Alumobility study shows next-generation aluminum doors can offer automakers an affordable, lightweight solution

Green Car Congress

Alumobility, a non-profit organization focused on solutions to advance the adoption of aluminum automotive body sheet, announced the results of its technical study demonstrating affordable lightweighting through the proposed conversion of a mass-produced C-segment SUV passenger door from steel to aluminum.

The most affordable states to charge and drive your Tesla

Electrek

Below is a detailed breakdown of what EVs garner the lowest cost per mile, as well as a list of the most (and least) affordable states to charge and drive your Tesla. more… The post The most affordable states to charge and drive your Tesla appeared first on Electrek.

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The affordable electric vehicles outselling electric cars around the world

Electrek

more… The post The affordable electric vehicles outselling electric cars around the world appeared first on Electrek. Electric cars may be a popular and growing form of sustainable transportation, but they certainly aren’t the most widespread.

ASX and Spirit AeroSystems partner to develop affordable eVTOL aircraft for mass production

Green Car Congress

Airspace Experience Technologies ( ASX ), an aviation technology start-up, and Spirit AeroSystems, a global aircraft design and manufacturing company, have signed a memorandum of understanding and a definitive agreement to cooperate on creation of affordable, certified all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

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Tesla confirms it’s developing affordable global EV in China

Green Car Reports

Development of an affordable Tesla electric car will take place in China, the head of the company's Chinese operations confirmed in an interview with state media.

ACEA map: Affordability of electric cars, correlation between market uptake and GDP in the EU

Green Car Congress

The market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) is directly correlated to a country’s GDP per capita, showing that affordability is a major barrier to consumers.

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Panasonic sees bigger cells as key to affordable EVs but is skeptical of Tesla format change

Green Car Reports

Speaking to Bloomberg, Yasuaki Takamoto said bigger cells are the key to affordable electric cars, but indicated he's not convinced by Tesla's proposed cell format.

Next 10-UC Berkeley study suggests additional tax revenue or income-based rate structure to make electricity more affordable for Californians

Green Car Congress

The need to improve the safety and reliability of the electric system while meeting California’s climate goals and various statutory mandates will require careful management of rate and bill impacts to ensure that electric services remain affordable.

GM CEO: Chevy Silverado EV will be “a high-volume entry” affordable for fleets

Green Car Reports

Although the fully electric Chevrolet Silverado EV will likely be built on the same underpinnings as the GMC Hummer EV, it’s shaping up to be positioned very differently for the market—with an emphasis on affordability.

The 50-mpg club: 8 affordable cars making the best of high gas prices

Green Car Reports

Pandemic year or not, gas prices run on supply and demand. Those simple rules have again pushed up prices at the pump, leading many more Americans to once again think about fuel efficiency.

Lime rolls out affordable rent-by-the-minute electric mopeds in its first US city

Electrek

more… The post Lime rolls out affordable rent-by-the-minute electric mopeds in its first US city appeared first on Electrek.

The new Torque 1 e-bike may be the most affordable torque sensor-based electric bike yet

Electrek

The Torque 1 electric commuter bike from St Petersberg, Florida-based Ride Scoozy may just be one of the most affordable electric bicycles out there with a torque sensor.

Renault looks to retro styling and affordability in EV strategy for Europe

Green Car Reports

Renault is the latest automaker to unveil a comprehensive electrification, promising a range of new models, as well as cost reductions, under the eWays ElectroPop banner. The name may sound odd, but it signifies a belated push by one of the first automakers to launch a modern EV.

Ride1Up Prodigy pre-orders opened for most affordable premium-level electric bike yet

Electrek

more… The post Ride1Up Prodigy pre-orders opened for most affordable premium-level electric bike yet appeared first on Electrek. Ride1Up’s electric bikes have always been known for offering great value with higher-than-typical quality components for surprisingly modest prices.

MIT team proposes ARC fusion reactor: affordable, robust, compact

Green Car Congress

Advances in magnet technology have enabled researchers at MIT to propose a new design for a practical compact tokamak fusion reactor that might be realized in as little as a decade: the ARC (affordable, robust, compact) reactor. The stronger magnetic field makes it possible to produce the required magnetic confinement of the superhot plasma—the working material of a fusion reaction—but in a much smaller device than those previously envisioned.

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GKN Automotive launches new strategy to make electric propulsion more affordable

Green Car Congress

Standardizing these systems will make electrification more affordable and will enable OEMs to offer consumers highly optimized e-mobility at the right price. GKN Automotive launched the next phase in its electrification strategy.

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Tesla Model Y joins a new Police Force, and incentives made it an affordable purchase

Teslarati

The post Tesla Model Y joins a new Police Force, and incentives made it an affordable purchase appeared first on TESLARATI.

2022 Chevy Bolt EV: $5,500 price cut is an affordability play, EV tax credit or not

Green Car Reports

Although the company has been talking the talk about offering affordable EV models in the near future and pitching EVs with an “Everybody In” campaign

Volkswagen ID.4 is the Most Affordable All-Wheel-Drive Electric Vehicle on Sale in the U.S.

EV Obssesion

is the Most Affordable All-Wheel-Drive Electric Vehicle on Sale in the U.S. AWD Pro carries a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $43,675, lower than any other AWD BEV on sale today Dual-motor ID.4 offers maximum of 295 hp and AWD Pro achieves 0-60 mph in 5.7

Volkswagen presents the chassis for the electric ID family; focus on affordability; strategic importance of MEB

Green Car Congress

It will be the first fully connected, fully functional electric car that millions of people can afford. Volkswagen has presented the chassis of its new electric model family ID to the public for the first time, and offered an initial look at its platform strategy for electric cars.

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Biden proposing point-of-sale incentives, affordable EVs made in America

Green Car Reports

On Tuesday, at an event previewing the fully electric Ford F-150 Lightning, President Joe Biden will attempt to sell Americans—and lawmakers—on his proposed $174 billion of electric vehicle spending.

GM’s $27B plan: 450-mile range, affordable models among 30 EVs by 2025

Green Car Reports

With ranges up to 450 miles and the potential for vehicles costing less than $35,000 in the electric vehicle mix by the middle of the decade, GM’s numbers surrounding its widely broadcast all-electric future have suddenly become better in several respects.

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California cap-and-trade spending doubles to $1.4 billion in 2018; xEV rebates, affordable housing, wildfire prevention, public transit

Green Car Congress

Installation of a rooftop solar photovoltaic system at The Allison, an affordable housing property in San Diego, one of the more than 70,000 projects installing energy efficiency measures across the state. Last year, the state doubled the number of affordable housing units under contract for construction to 3,200 units, and tripled the number of trees planted in urban areas to 50,000 trees, compared to the previous year.

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Felidae Maven Electric Bicycle | Affordable Electric Bicycle in India.

Electric Vehicless

Pune based Felidae Electric launched affordable & quality electric cycle “ Maven ” at 24,499 INR with range 35-50 KM. Objective of Felidae electric cycle – Objective is to provide the most economical and sustainable electric bicycle at an affordable price.

Gardner Capital’s GCRE Impact Fund to Provide Funding for EV Charging Stations at Affordable Housing Development in Colorado

EV Obssesion

The affordable housing community is located near Denver, Colorado. […]. The post Gardner Capital’s GCRE Impact Fund to Provide Funding for EV Charging Stations at Affordable Housing Development in Colorado appeared first on EV Obsession.

Used Electric Vehicles – Affordable and Available

Plug N Drive

I have pretty exciting news for everyone who thought they couldn’t afford an EV… Yes, you can! Written by Cara Clairman, President and CEO, Plug’n Drive.

Aventon Aventure e-bike launched as awesome yet affordable fat tire electric bike

Electrek

more… The post Aventon Aventure e-bike launched as awesome yet affordable fat tire electric bike appeared first on Electrek. Aventon has long offered some of the sleekest e-bikes available in the realistic every-man’s price range.

Stellantis’ CEO Is Worried About Affordability Of Electric Cars

InsideEVs

Making EVs is just part of the solution: you must have people able to buy them

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric: first drive of affordable 258-mile crossover

Green Car Reports

Our first test-drive time with the Hyundai Kona Electric included plenty of what’s very familiar to Los Angelenos: plodding along to the next stoplight on wide boulevards, waiting another few minutes, and repeating—with occasional squirts into traffic gaps and quick merges into the carpool lane. It’s a use case that many of the

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California providing incentives up to $12K to help low-income families afford the cleanest cars

Green Car Congress

In coordination with local air officials, the California Air Resources Board is initiating a retire-and-replace pilot program in the Greater Los Angeles area and San Joaquin Valley to help people of low income replace old, polluting cars with cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles that also cut greenhouse gas emissions. The air district-administered program provides incentives on a sliding scale, with larger cash payments for the lowest-income families moving up to the cleanest cars.

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GKN has produced more than 300,000 eAxles; affordable eAWD

Green Car Congress

Automakers typically use GKN eAxles on the rear axle of front wheel drive platforms to offer an efficient, dynamic and affordable hybrid eAWD model. GKN Driveline has produced more than 300,000 units of its eAxle range at its eDrive centers of excellence in Italy and Japan. GKN introduced the eAxle technology in 2002, acquiring systems integration and production experience to transfer the technology from niche vehicles to high-volume mass-market applications.

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New California program to make clean cars affordable for lower-income residents

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board announced a new statewide grant and loan program to help lower-income consumers across California get into the cleanest new and used cars on the market. The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program, run by the Oakland-based nonprofit Beneficial State Foundation, was launched with a $5-million CARB grant.

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Audi Q4 e-tron previews brand's first affordable electric SUV

Green Car Reports

The second model follows the established protocol of being smaller and likely more affordable than the. Audi's plans to take on Tesla in the electric-car market aren't limited to the upcoming e-tron quattro electric SUV. Like Tesla, Audi has at least two electric SUVs in the works, and it previewed the second one at the Geneva auto show on Tuesday. Geneva Auto Show

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More Affordable EV Charging with NeoCharge’s Smart Splitters

EV Match

Both were developed to make EV charging easier and more affordable for homeowners and renters. NeoCharge is excited to expand its line of products with the goal of making it easy and affordable to access clean electric vehicle charging.

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Aventon Aventure e-bike review: An affordable fat tire electric bike purpose-built for adventures!

Electrek

more… The post Aventon Aventure e-bike review: An affordable fat tire electric bike purpose-built for adventures! The Aventon Aventure was just released earlier this week , marking the popular e-bike company’s first foray into the full-size fat tire e-bike market.

I took the ultra-affordable RadMission electric bike off-roading — here’s how it went

Electrek

And in my never-ending quest to find more affordable ways to help get people onto their first electric bicycle, I decided to take a value-priced e-bike on a gravel ride to see how it would go.

Review: $1,199 Torque 1 electric bike just may be the most affordable torque-sensor e-bike out there

Electrek

The Torque 1 electric bike from Florida-based RideScoozy is a commuter style e-bike that combines two features rarely seen together: a torque sensor and an affordable price tag.

Feature: Top 6 Reasons Why an EV Is the Right Choice

Clean Fleet Report

One of the reasons behind the drastic increase in sales was the more affordable price range of the Tesla Model 3, a best-seller in the U.S., Tesla’s Model 3 paved the way to powerful, affordable EVs. Electric Vehicles are Affordable. It’s Getting Easier To Go Electric.

Ultra high-end (and ultra expensive) Stromer releases more affordable Stromer ST2 e-bike

Electrek

more… The post Ultra high-end (and ultra expensive) Stromer releases more affordable Stromer ST2 e-bike appeared first on Electrek.

2021 Hyundai Ioniq prices, California EV sales surge, fast-charging affordability: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Plug-in hybrid sales sputter in California. The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq lineup arrives, just ahead of an Ioniq 5 debut. And Massachusetts aims to soften the sting of demand charges on EV charging. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Renault introducing new affordable urban EV in China first in 2019, new electrification options on three popular models in 2020

Green Car Congress

Renault will introduce a new, affordable urban electric vehicle in 2019, coming first to China, and new hybrid and plug-in hybrid options on three of its popular vehicles in 2020. The showcar Renault K-ZE, a new global A-segment, SUV-inspired electric vehicle, is capable of 250 km NEDC (155 miles). Renault K-ZE is also easy to charge due to a double charging system compatible with domestic plugs and public infrastructures. K-ZE showcar and Carlos Ghosn.

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Buyer’s Guide: Why EVs Are Great For Students

Clean Fleet Report

The affordable choices in used EVs and PHEVs continues to grow. The Chevy Bolt EV is affordable, and has a 250-mile range even when used. Eco-friendly Choices for Young Drivers. Story by Lauren Groff; photos from Clean Fleet Report archives.

Ford is betting on commercial electric vehicles, affordable EVs, says CEO

Green Car Reports

Ford’s plan for electric vehicles doesn’t include anything quite like the loaded GMC Hummer EV, but referring to the so-called supertruck last week helped Ford CEO Jim Farley define Ford's EV strategy.

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