Mercedes-Benz EQB price and features: Seven-seat EV promises family-focused flexibility

EV Central

But exactly how much range you get depends on which one you buy, The entry-level EQB 250, offered with two or three rows of seating, is equipped with a single e-motor positioned at the front wheels, and which produces 140kW and 385Nm of torque.

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Buying a new EV or PHEV is about to get cheaper in Australia

EV Central

Buying a new EV or PHEV is about to get cheaper in Australia for scores of people following the introduction of the new Federal Government’s Electric Car Discount Bill to parliament this week.

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EV Price Wars and the Path to an Electric Vehicle Future

EV Match

With gas prices at a record high and new electric vehicle (EV) models being introduced all the time, it is safe to say our electric vehicle future is approaching more rapidly than ever. EV Price War.

Study: IMO low-sulfur fuel standards will decrease childhood asthma cases, premature deaths; climate tradeoffs

Green Car Congress

These costs will be borne by consumers in the prices of goods they buy. While the health benefits are clear, the research also quantifies tradeoffs in terms of climate. Therefore, stronger international shipping policies may need to achieve climate and health targets by jointly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution. Climate Change Emissions Health Ports and Marine Regulations Standards

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Ports of Auckland buys world’s first electric tug; 70-tonne bollard pull

Green Car Congress

Ports of Auckland (New Zealand) has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to buy the world’s first full-size, fully electric port tug. The purchase price of this tug is significant, at roughly double that of a diesel tug, and that is an important consideration for a business that needs to make a profit.

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Analysis finds air-quality justification for CNG vehicle conversion in developing cities, despite negative climate impact

Green Car Congress

Impact pathway approach for modeling policy interventions in (a) air quality and (b) climate impacts. However, CNG conversion was apparently detrimental from a climate change perspective, as CH 4 emissions increased. However, since emissions of CH 4 from all vehicles increase due to conversion, and CH 4 has a larger GWP than CO 2 , the combined impact of CO 2 and CH 4 is harmful for climate (i.e., Climate Change Conversions Emissions Health Natural Gas

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Inflation Reduction Act – How It Supercharges the Electric Vehicle Industry

EV Match

The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is arguably the most significant piece of climate legislation the United States has ever seen, including significant investments in clean energy and consumer incentives to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption.

Nielsen global survey finds concerns about climate change slipping behind concerns over other environmental issues; air and water pollution top worries, pesticide use #3

Green Car Congress

Other environmental concerns have pushed ahead of climate change on a global average basis. Concern about climate change/global warming among online consumers around the world took a back-seat to other environmental issues such as air and water pollution, water shortages, packaging waste and use of pesticides, according to Nielsen’s 2011 Global Online Environment & Sustainability Survey of more than 25,000 Internet respondents in 51 countries.

Australia PM Gillard announces carbon pricing plan; transport fuels exempt, but lowered fuel tax credits to bring carbon price to some businesses

Green Car Congress

Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveiled Australia’s carbon pricing plan—a core element in a new clean energy plan—in a short address to the nation. The Government intends to introduce legislation to underpin the carbon pricing mechanism into Parliament in the second half of 2011. For the first three years, the carbon price will be fixed, before moving to an emissions trading scheme in 2015. Australia Climate Change Emissions Policy

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Opinion: Uranium Prices Set To Double By 2018

Green Car Congress

With prices set to double by 2018, we’ve seen the bottom of the uranium market, and the negative sentiment that has followed this resource around despite strong fundamentals, is starting to change. Uranium analyst David Talbot of Dundee Capital Markets is forecasting 6 percent compound annual demand growth through 2020, which is enough, he says, to “kick-start” uranium prices up to and beyond 2007 levels. by James Stafford of Oilprice.com.

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Electric Cars in India 2021

Electric Vehicles India

Especially from the last 2 years, India’s electric vehicle sales are increasing even faster than petrol prices. So, let’s have a look at the best electric cars in India available to buy in 2021. . The ex-showroom price of eVerito is 12.4 Electric Cars in India 2021.

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Perspective: Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the UN Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

Green Car Congress

Oceans, already expanding from warmth and melting glaciers, would rise, increasing coastal flooding; a chain reaction of climate changes is projected to lead to harsher, more widespread droughts and more powerful storms. Unfortunately, this conference focused primarily on setting a cap on carbon emissions and providing financial aid to developing countries to build capacities to adapt to the negative impacts of climate change. Tags: Climate Change Perspective Policy

2009 212

California announces it will ban the sale of New Gasoline Cars

Setec Powerr

Drivers will still be able to continue to buy and sell pre-owned gas-powered cars. CARB also estimates that as more zero-emission vehicles become available, the price to consumers of electric cars will fall. Recently, the California Air Resources Board voted to adopt a new regulation.

GlobalData: Russian nickel sanctions would slow electric vehicle adoption

Green Car Congress

As nickel is used in the production of EV batteries, any sanctions placed on Russian nickel will cause EV manufacturing prices to increase further, threatening adoption and decarbonization. The evolving situation in Russia and Ukraine has already caused unprecedented increases in the price of nickel. A skyrocketing nickel price would have major repercussions on the climate ambitions of countries around the world, and will ultimately hamper the adoption of EVs.

Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: 7 Steps to Find The Best EV for Your Life

EV Life

To help you save days or weeks of research, here is our guide to using a tool like EV Life to simplify your journey to buy an electric car. With electric car technology improving rapidly each year, a 2017 study showed that 80% of consumers are leasing , not buying, EVs.

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Vacation Rental EV Charging: EVmatch Is Here to Help!

EV Match

Automatic Payments: You set the charge price and guests pay via the EVmatch app. Buy a compatible smart charger. Vacation rental EV charging is an amenity that is becoming increasingly attractive for a growing number of travelers.

Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

Creative Greenius

Otherwise it will become impractical to constrain atmospheric carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas produced in burning fossil fuels, to a level that prevents the climate system from passing tipping points that lead to disastrous climate changes that spiral dynamically out of humanity’s contro l.”. So don’t buy another car until you can go electric. Concluding that climate change will have wide-ranging impacts on U.S. Wednesday, June 25, 2008.

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Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

Creative Greenius

CCAs are about the best idea ever created to give communities the choice of buying their own renewable energy on the open market and offering their customers 100% renewable energy if they want it. They also blow away the restrictions the investor-owned utilities place on solar and pay rooftop solar power generators a retail price for the extra energy they produce. This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder.

2014 303

NIO launches 100 kWh battery with flexible battery upgrade plans; cell-to-pack technology

Green Car Congress

The performance of the 100 kWh battery is underpinned by four technological improvements: Better thermal runaway management due to the thermal propagation prevention design; Highly integrated design that streamlines the manufacturing by 40% and improves space utilization by 19.8%; All-climate thermal management that improves the performance and extends the lifetime of the battery; and. China-based EV maker NIO launched its 100 kWh battery together with battery upgrade plans.

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UMD collaborative study finds that fuel efficiency of one car in household may be cancelled out by next car purchase

Green Car Congress

In a recent collaborative study led by the University of Maryland (UMD), researchers found that consumers tend to buy something less fuel efficient than they normally would for their second car after buying an eco-friendly vehicle. We have a lot of energy policy out there trying to get people to buy more fuel efficient cars, but we really think of every car as this separate purchase that doesn’t rely on any other things going on in the household, and that’s just not the case.

Washington governor proposes slate of measures to curb GHG emissions & transition state to cleaner energy; cap-and-trade and EV incentives

Green Car Congress

For electric vehicles, Inslee will request legislation to: Extend the existing tax incentives, exempting sales tax from the first $60,000 of the purchase price of electric, natural gas, propane and hydrogen vehicles. In addition, Inslee proposed to provide a toll and ferry fare credit to EV owners who buy a “Good to Go” or “Wave to Go” pass. Clean technology development and climate science. Climate Change Electric (Battery) Emissions Infrastructure Policy

2014 197

BMW i Ventures invests in Prometheus Fuels; CO2 air-capture and conversion to carbon-neutral gasoline

Green Car Congress

BMW i Ventures has invested in Prometheus Fuels ( earlier post ), a company removing CO 2 from the air and turning it into zero-net carbon gasoline that it will sell at gas stations, at a price that competes with fossil fuels, starting as early as this year. By creating carbon-neutral gasoline from CO 2 captured from the air, Prometheus Fuels allows the climate impact of today’s internal combustion engines to be massively reduced immediately.

2020 264

Solving the Electric Vehicle Charging Conundrum

Cars That Think

If you don't include bathrooms and buying salty snack foods and sugary sodas and lottery tickets, your desktop can be as little as eight or ten minutes, whereas you may spend 30 or 40 minutes every 200, 250 miles in your Tesla. It's just not how people buy cars.

Solving the Electric Vehicle Charging Conundrum

Cars That Think

If you don't include bathrooms and buying salty snack foods and sugary sodas and lottery tickets, your desktop can be as little as eight or ten minutes, whereas you may spend 30 or 40 minutes every 200, 250 miles in your Tesla. It's just not how people buy cars.

Survey Finds Many Americans Have a Very Poor Understanding of Energy Use and Savings

Green Car Congress

Very few cited buying decisions that experts say would cut US energy consumption dramatically, such as more efficient cars (cited by only 2.8%), more efficient appliances (cited by 3.2%) or weatherizing homes (cited by 2.1%). buying a new energy-efficient appliance), whereas curtailment may be easier to imagine and incorporate into one’s daily behaviors without any upfront costs. Tags: Climate Change Surveys Sustainability

2010 255

The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

Creative Greenius

In the 15 months that have passed since I wrote the following, ALL the climate change news has gone from bad, to worse, to much worse than that. Things have gotten so seriously dire with the acceleration of climate change that I took a leave of absence from my professional career and have been working full time pro bono as a community organizer and climate change activist. Bush and Dick Cheney are nothing short of climate criminals who should be in prison right now.

2009 174

California Air Resources Board adopts GHG cap-and-trade program; first auctions slated for Aug/Nov 2012

Green Car Congress

The cap-and-trade joins a suite of other major climate program measures including standards for ultra-clean cars (Advanced Clean Cars, earlier post ), low-carbon fuels (Low Carbon Fuel Standard, earlier post ) and renewable electricity. The regulation sets a statewide limit on sources responsible for 85% of California’s greenhouse gas emissions and establishes a price signal needed to drive long-term investment in cleaner fuels and more efficient use of energy.

2011 195

Recurrent Auto and Black Book launch EV-centric valuation system for used cars

Teslarati

However, because there has not been an accurate system for valuing these used EVs, their prices have been more influenced by market movements than the vehicle’s actual quality.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

Green Car Congress

A limit was imposed on emissions from the power plants, and utilities were allowed to buy and sell permits to comply. Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, built their climate change bill last year in large measure around it. Cantwell said that cap-and-trade had been discredited by the Wall Street crisis, the Enron scandal and the rocky start to a carbon credits trading system in Europe that has been subject to dizzying price fluctuations and widespread fraud.

2010 212

California ARB greenlights states GHG cap-and-trade program

Green Car Congress

The regulation—which is a key measure to achieve the greenhouse gas reduction goals of AB 32, California’s climate change law signed by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2006—sets a statewide limit on the emissions from sources responsible for 80% of California’s greenhouse gas emissions and establishes a price signal to drive long-term investment in cleaner fuels and more efficient use of energy. Climate Change Emissions Policy

2010 195

Polestar releases downloadable performance software upgrade for Polestar 2

Green Car Congress

Pricing is on average €1,000 with local variances in certain markets. The ability to buy online and install remotely also highlights Polestar’s proficiency in the increasingly digital automotive world. Availability and pricing for US and Canada are expected in spring 2022. As the company seeks to reduce its climate impact with every new model, Polestar aims to produce a truly climate-neutral car by 2030.

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Perspective: The UN Approval Process for Carbon Offsets

Green Car Congress

Since 2005, when major greenhouse-gas emitters among the Kyoto signatories were issued caps on their emissions and permitted to buy credits to meet those caps, there has been more than $300 billion worth of carbon transactions. Already, European companies buy and trade their credits frequently under parameters established by the European Union, which assigns a baseline emissions level to major industries as well as future limits they have to meet. Perspective by Brian J.

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Germany announces plan for EV subsidy reductions

Teslarati

German politicians said in December that they planned to reduce the incentive program to vehicles that “demonstrably have a positive climate-protection effect,” the Associated Press said. 3,000 rebates will be given for vehicles priced up to €45,000.

EV Tax Credit: 19 EVs that still qualify in 2022 under the Inflation Reduction Act

EV Life

Are you thinking about buying an electric car? We’re still waiting for official guidance from the IRS, but new rules for MSRP price caps and battery manufacturing will deem even less electric cars eligible for EV tax credits in 2023.

Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

Green Car Congress

Used Priuses, especially the Generation 2 that were made from 2004 to 2009 are becoming a bargain to buy, especially for the MPG and features you get in return. It was time to buy our first car. Yes, the climate control is also electric, making it also working when the 1.5

2020 337

T&E: Electric bus orders in Europe more than doubled to 1,031 units in 2017; ~9% share of new registrations

Green Car Congress

T&E performed a total cost of ownership calculation that includes external costs on health (air quality and noise) and climate (GHG emissions), including inputs from CE Delft. The first challenge is the higher upfront cost (up to twice the price of a diesel bus), which makes it difficult to buy electric buses without some financial help, in particular for less wealthy cities which are usually the ones with the worst air quality.

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Pete Buttigieg responds to Tesla’s Elon Musk, defends Biden’s EV federal spending plan

Teslarati

“One, for it to happen quickly enough to meet our climate challenges. Low-income, urban Americans, rural drivers — but they only capture those benefits if they can afford to buy them in the first place.

California cumulative PEV sales at 13.4% of 2030 goal; true ZEVs at 7.6%

Green Car Congress

As part of California’s AB 32 climate change program, Executive Order B-48-18 administratively created a goal of 5 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) on California roads by 2030.

2020 244

EV CaaS: Is This Service Model Service Right for You?

EV Connect

In the case of some, like EVConnect, they also offer management software that gives you access control, real-time station monitoring, flexible pricing for drivers, charging usage reporting, and easy payment processing. Climate change is real, and its effects are being felt every day.

Polestar announces Single Motor Polestar 2 is coming to the U.S.

Teslarati

The vehicle is Polestar’s most affordable to date, and will give consumers more access to its vehicles with a lower price point. There are two additional packages available for customers to buy: “Plus” and “Pilot.”

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Travel 100+ miles per charge with $200 off the HyperScrambler 2 e-bike, more in New Green Deals

Electrek

While it’s starting to get chilly outside, you might either be blessed to live in a warmer climate or just in the market for an off-season discount. It’s on sale at $200 off right now, which is among the best pricing that we’ve seen all year.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Cost of Owning a Car

Clean Fleet Report

When it comes to buying a car, there is more than meets the eye. On the surface, it may seem like all you need to worry about is the purchase price, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. Adding Up All the Expenses for your Wheels. This article may contain affiliate linnks.

CARB approves $28M investment in clean trucks, cars

Green Car Congress

Incentives play a pivotal role in supporting California’s air quality, climate and petroleum-reduction goals. The highly successful HVIP, which provides point-of-sale price reductions on zero-emission trucks and buses, kick-started the market for these vehicles in California. To date, HVIP has provided vouchers for fleets to buy more than 7,500 zero-emission and other clean trucks and buses.

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