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Review: 2024 BMW i5 electric sport sedan trounces gasoline sibling

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Battery-electric 2024 BMW i5 models will make up roughly half the full range of the eighth-generation mid-size BMW 5-Series sport sedan that first debuted in 1972. As with its larger sibling, the BMW i7, the electric version—though all but identical on the outside—is clearly superior to its gasoline counterparts.

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Large differences among the recent increases in the cost of powering gasoline, diesel, and electric vehicles

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This post examines the recent changes in the costs of powering gasoline, diesel, and electric vehicles. The expectation was that the cost of electricity had recently increased much less than the costs of gasoline and diesel. The reason is that, in the United States, oil is used to generate less than 1% of electricity.

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Nissan introduces new Townstar LCV in gasoline and electric versions

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With a fully electric powertrain in addition to a gasoline-powered option in van and combi (passenger) versions, the new Townstar brings a suite of 20+ technologies to the compact van offering. Customers of the fully electric all-new Townstar will also have the ProPILOT advanced driver assistance system.

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New battery-electric vehicles take 5.7% share in Europe in Q1; hybrids 18.4%, gasoline 42.2% , diesel 23.2%

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In the first quarter of 2021, hybrid electric vehicles made up 18.4% Demand for electrically-chargeable cars also increased in Q1: battery-electric vehicles made up 5.7% Demand for electrically-chargeable cars also increased in Q1: battery-electric vehicles made up 5.7% Gasoline and diesel cars. Data: ACEA.

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Electric vs. Gasoline Cars: Uncovering the Real Climate Savior

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Photo credit: Nick Starichenko / Shutterstock.com Contrary to common misconceptions , electric vehicles (EVs) generally have a smaller carbon footprint compared to traditional gasoline cars. This advantage remains true even when considering the electricity utilized for charging EVs.

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DOE: Life cycle GHG emissions for 2020 electric small SUV were half those of a conventional gasoline small SUV

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Using current technologies, all evaluated biofuel, battery electric, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicle pathways offer significant C2G GHG emissions reduction compared to the current gasoline internal combustion engine vehicle.

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Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “ —Gabriel Collins.