The controversy in fast charging for electric vehicles (PlugIn 2010)

National Green Transportation

. At PlugIn 2010 the agenda included a benign sounding panel session entitled "The Near Future of Charging." Electric vehicle charging is rife with geeky details about battery management systems, charge rates, communication

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Drive Electric Submission Land Transport (Clean Car) Amendment Bill

Drive Electric

Transport and Infrastructure Committee. RE: Drive Electric Submission Land Transport (Clean Car) Amendment Bill. Drive Electric supports the Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill (‘the Bill’) and encourages New Zealand to be ambitious. Committee Secretariat.

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Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

And were gratified that General Motors recognizes this study as validation of its decision to evolve to the electrification of transportation. PHEVs Are Domestically-Powered [ to top ] The nationwide electrical grid is only 3% petroleum-fueled, whereas transportation is almost completely powered by oil -- 60% of which comes from foreign sources (and growing). This will reduce the transportation sectors use of oil to almost zero -- and cut the United States annual oil needs by 2/3.

Why electric vehicle adoption isn't partying like it's 1999 (PlugIn 2010)

National Green Transportation

The question in the back of our minds must be, will we spend a bunch of money building EV charging infrastructure, manufacturing plants, building vehicles, and end up having to crush them. Again? This year there is a lot of exciting

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Nissan LEAF test drive and first impressions

National Green Transportation

Today, just prior to this weeks PlugIn 2010 conference in San Jose, CA, Nissan brought a production test LEAF to the Santana RowIt is T-minus 4 months until the expected date for when the Nissan LEAF will be available in the U.S.

Arcimoto's Pulse, the electric motorcycle for those who want to drive a space ship

National Green Transportation

Arcimoto attended the recent CleanTech and PlugIn 2010 conferences in San Jose, showing their 3rd prototype, where this writer was able to talk with them. The Arcimoto is an electric three wheeled electric motorcycle sporting an enclosed cabin reminding some of space ships. After a few years development the Arcimoto team is refining the design and preparing to enter production.

China March 2021

EV Sales

Plugins are a hot item in China, having scored a near-record 211,000 units last month, jumping 244% regarding the same month last year, making it the second best month ever, only behind last December. 11% share!

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Washington to create first EV charging corridor on a scenic byway

Green Car Congress

The Department of Commerce and the Washington State Department of Transportation plan to make the Stevens Pass Greenway the first electric vehicle-friendly National. Plugin Center. Scenic Byway route. With Federal Recovery Act funding through the State Energy Program, the state will install two to three electric vehicle (EV) DC fast charging stations along US Highway 2.

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Volvo plug-in hybrid bus with B?sbaar rapid charging to begin field testing in Gothenburg; 75-80% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2

Green Car Congress

7900 Volvo Plugin Hybrid Charging at Redbergsplatsen in Gothenburg. Accordingly, the Volvo Group is investing in this area, making it possible for cities to realize their visions of more eco-friendly and attractive transportation. Click to enlarge. Volvo Buses’ new plug-in hybrid buses will begin field tests in Gothenburg, Sweden this month.

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NREL publishes online collection of case studies in EV deployment

Green Car Congress

NREL developed the online resource for DOE’s Clean Cities initiative, which works to reduce petroleum consumption in transportation. The newly compiled information is housed on Clean Cities’ Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) at www.afdc.energy.gov/plugin_case_studies. The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released an online collection of case studies in electric vehicle deployment.

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China February 2021

EV Sales

Last month plugin share reached 9% (7.5% BEV), and considering January and February are China's weakest months, we can now safely assume that the local plugin market will cross North of the two-digits mark this year, maybe even during the first half of the year!

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OSU smart membrane could enable new category of high-energy, high-power energy storage for EVs

Green Car Congress

A team at the Ohio State University has developed a membrane that regulates bi-directional ion transport across it as a function of its redox state and that could be used as a programmable smart membrane separator in future supercapacitors and redox flow batteries. plugin EVs to Tesla’s 85 kWh battery pack). We note that true mass-market adoption of greener and sustainable transportation will require technologies that do not compromise on MPM.

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Welcome to Revenge of the Electric Car!

Revenge of the Electric Car

Once again there is incredible momentum and talent around the renaissance with electric cars, plugin hybrids, and electric transportation in general. Welcome to our blog and Chris Paine’s new film, “Revenge of the Electric Car.&# (slated for Spring, 2010)! Every week, we’ll be posting production stories, insider information, and late breaking news from the world of plug-in vehicles.

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China December 2020

EV Sales

Last month, plugin share reached a record 9.4% (7% BEV), pulling the 2020 share to 6.3% (5.1% At this price level, the Wuling EV is a disruptive force in urban mobility, not only against 4-wheeled private transportation, but also against 2 and 3-wheelers.

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National Drive Electric Week extends EV access

Electric Auto Association

The Austin Electric Vehicle Association in Texas offered online discussions about charging infrastructure, emissions reductions in transportation through electrification, and Tesla Solar installations and how they can fully power cars and houses from the sun.

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The Role of Power Utilities in Turning EVs into a Grid Asset – Part 1

Driivz

However, realizing the vision of an emissions-free power and transportation ecosystem will depend on the convergence of many factors over the next decade. . EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first installment in our two-part blog series on the role of utilities in turning EVs into a grid asset.

National Drive Electric Week extends EV access

Electric Auto Association

The Austin Electric Vehicle Association in Texas offered online discussions about charging infrastructure, emissions reductions in transportation through electrification, and Tesla Solar installations and how they can fully power cars and houses from the sun.

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Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

Green Car Congress

2011-25), recognizing that the transportation electrification process will evolve in stages based on the learning that occurs in the years and decades ahead. So now finally we have the technology to deliver everything to customers and with things like plugins you don’t have the range anxiety so that does kind of relieve most of the tradeoffs, certainly.

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Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Contact Toronto Atmospheric Fund Ontario Ministry of Transportation , Prius, Hymotion, August 2007 (Toronto, ON, Canada). 2008 Prius, using HyMotion L5 kit, February 2008, Transport Canada, ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles (Ottawa, ON) etv@tc.gc.ca [link] James Woolsey (former CIA Director, Co-Founder, SetAmericaFree ), Prius, by Hymotion, March 2008 (Annapolis, Md). About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say.

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Skip to Content Massively explains Warhammer Online to the dedicated WoW player AOL Tech Europe ↓ Polska Deutschland Asia ↓ ???? ???? ??? ???? Español HD Mobile Engadget Engadget Engadget Web Images Video News Local RSS Feed Contact us Tip us on news! Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles by Darren Murph , posted Apr 19th 2009 at 4:24PM Just hours after General Motors put forth a proposal for a standardized plug for electric vehicles , in flies this.

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Department of Energys Transportation Electrification stimulus program for a federal grant that would enable a nationwide demonstration fleet with the United States Postal Service (USPS) * Potential partnership with USPS to include infrastructure support from ConEd, Duke Energy, DTE Energy and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Washington, D.C.,

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

That means either 3x more coal burning for that electricity, or 3x more of our limited supply of clean renewable energy diverted to transportation, leaving less renewable energy to displace fossil fuel usage elsewhere.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

5/17/06 "Plugin hybrids have a lot of promise, especially to displace oil consumption. It also said that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport in Japan had approved the testing of plug-in hybrid vehicles on public roads in Japan. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say.

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Hot New Hyundai IONIQ 6 Price & Specs Revealed For UK

CleanTechnica

of new auto sales in the UK being plugin vehicles, and 20.6% Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Hyundai Hyundai Ioniq 6 UKThe Hyundai IONIQ 6 is Hyundai’s hot new electric car, a very sporty looking car that also has GM EV1 vibes. With 27.7%

ŠKODA ENYAQ iV vRS — SUV Version Of ŠKODA ENYAQ — Gets UK Pricing

CleanTechnica

It was the 5th best selling plugin vehicle in Europe in the first 10 months of the year. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Skoda Enyaq SKODA ENYAQ iV vRS UKThe ŠKODA ENYAQ has been one of the surprise hits of the current electric vehicle market.

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Germany’s EVs Near 40% Share – Tesla Model 3 Bestseller

CleanTechnica

Germany’s plugin electric vehicle share broke new records in November, gaining 39.4% November’s combined plugin share of […]. of the auto market, up from 34.4%, year on year.

UK Plugin EVs Take 27.7% Share – Tesla Model Y Bestseller

CleanTechnica

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 27.7% Full electric share grew YoY, but was outweighed by plugin hybrids’ decline. share in November, down from 28.1% year on year.

Top Selling Auto Brands & Auto Groups for EV Sales Globally

CleanTechnica

We’ve looked at the top selling plugin vehicle models in the world. Let’s now take a look at the auto brands and auto groups that sell the most plugin vehicles worldwide.

France Plugins Take Record 24.4% — Tesla Model Y Bestseller

CleanTechnica

France saw plugin electric vehicles take 24.4% of the auto market in November, with full electrics (BEVs) alone taking 15.2%. Traditional combustion-only petrol and diesel powertrains fell under 50% share for the first time.

Italy’s EV Slump Is Far From Over — Plugins At 8.3% In October

CleanTechnica

October 2022 was another month of misery for Italy’s once promising EV market. In stark contrast with the rest of Europe’s main auto arenas, which keep making strides in electric mobility adoption, the Mediterranean country is still in the midst of an identity crisis.

Italy’s 2022 EV Struggle Charted Through Q3 — Plugins At 8.7% Market Share

CleanTechnica

2022 has not been a pleasant journey for plug-in vehicles in Italy. Following years of exponential growth, the spark of the EV revolution seems to have gone cold in one of the arguably most important auto markets — by volume and automotive history — in Europe and the world.

China Electric Car Sales — 22% Fully Electric, 31% Have A Plug!

CleanTechnica

Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Full electric cars accounted for 22% of new car sales in the Chinese market last month! They grew 75% year over year (YoY) in October.

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Ford Has #1 Plugin Vehicle in Germany in October!

CleanTechnica

17% of new car sales in Germany fully electric, 32% have a plug It seems the German automotive market has bottomed out and is back on a growth path. October brought a solid 17% increase in sales, but it still wasn’t enough to pull the year-to-date (YTD) numbers out of the red (-6% YoY).

Global Electric Vehicle Sales Up 62%

CleanTechnica

That includes fully electric vehicles and plugin hybrids. These plugin vehicles reached 4.3 Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Hybrid Electric Cars Market Research PHEV Research BYD China China EV sales Europe EV sales EV sales EV-Volumes Tesla Tesla sales US EV sale

22% Of New Car Sales Now Electric In The Netherlands!

CleanTechnica

In fact, it even grew faster than the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market, […]. The Dutch auto market is fast recovering from a slow first half of the year. It grew 20% in October, to almost 29,000 units.

Plugins EVs Near Third Of Autos In Germany, Recession Forecast

CleanTechnica

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) gained 32.4% of Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, in October, up from 30.4% This in the context of overall auto market growth of 16.8% YoY, to 208,642 units. This, however, is still down by almost 25% from the pre-2020 seasonal norms.

8.5% Of New Cars In Italy Plugin Electric Cars

CleanTechnica

Italy’s EV Market Continued To Lose Steam In September Originally published on opportunity:energy. There is no good news in sight for Italy’s EV market, which is witnessing a radical turn from the burgeoning growth of the past few years to a sudden, steady decline.

UK BEV Volume Up YoY Despite Tesla Mid-Quarter Restocking

CleanTechnica

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% Despite volume gain, YoY plugin share saw a slight dip (from 23.1%), against greater YoY gains in overall auto volume, up 26% to 134,344 units (from a record low baseline).

Plugins 22.4% Share In France, BEVs Up, PHEVs Down, Megane Ascendant

CleanTechnica

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) took 22.4% Full electrics grew share slightly, while plugin hybrids declined more. share of France’s auto market in October, down from 22.9% Overall auto market volume was 124,981 units up 5.5%

Norway’s BEVs Still Growing Well, Even While PHEVs Fall Away

CleanTechnica

plugin electric vehicle share in October, down year on year, from 89.3%. YoY, but were outweighed by a drop in plugin hybrids. Norway’s auto market saw 86.4% Full electrics grew share by 7.5% Overall auto volumes were 12,558 units, up 8.5%

Sweden’s Plugin EV Share At 59.4%, Volvo XC40 Back To Strength

CleanTechnica

October saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share reach 59.4% of the auto market, up from 50.1% year on year. Full electrics alone took 35.5% share, from 22.9% Overall auto volume was 22,383 units, 12% up YoY, though still some 25% down on pre-2020 seasonal norms.

Top 5 Automakers For Electric Vehicle Sales Globally

CleanTechnica

Let’s look at electric vehicle registrations by OEM — for now, full electrics (BEVs) plus plugin hybrids (PHEVs). At the end of Q2, BYD was leading with 15.4% share, but now it is up 1.9 percentage points, to 17.3%, increasing its advantage over Tesla to 4% market share.

16% Of New Cars Now Fully Electric In France!

CleanTechnica

Plugin vehicles continue to rise in France, with last month’s plugin vehicle registrations ending at 34,360 units. That means it was another two-digit growth month for plugin vehicles (PEVs) in France.