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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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.

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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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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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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.

Germany March 2021

EV Sales

Prost for the tiny EV, which is still my favorite VW, as it is the closest we have from the original VW Beetle concept: Cheap, no-frills and reliable transportation for das Volk.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.,

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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Fiat 500e Shines in 21% Plugin Share Market of France

CleanTechnica

Plugins continue to rise in France, with last month’s plugin vehicle registrations ending at 22,926 units, divided between 12,692 BEVs (or 12% share of the overall auto market) and 10,234 PHEVs (9% share of the auto market).

33% Of New Cars Sold In Netherlands Now Plugin Cars

CleanTechnica

Cars Clean Transport CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive CleanTechnica Reports Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Hybrid Electric Cars Market Research PHEV Research BMW BMW Group geely Hyundai Kia Lynk Co Mercedes Netherlands Netherlands EV sales ŠKODA Skoda Enyaq Stellantis Volkswagen Group Volvo

Germany’s Plugin EV Share Up To 24.3%, Economic Pressures Mounting

CleanTechnica

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 24.3% share in April 2022, up from 22.1% Overall auto volume was down, by over 21% YoY, and over 40% compared to pre-pandemic seasonal norms.

UK Plugin Share 16.2%, BEVs grow 1.66x YoY, Supplies Can’t Keep Up

CleanTechnica

The UK market saw plugin electric vehicles take 16.2% Full battery electrics grew strongly YoY, while plugin hybrids fell. April’s combined plugin result of 16.2% plugin […]. share in April, up from 13.2%

Sweden Plugin EV Share At 48.2%, Kia Niro On Top

CleanTechnica

Sweden saw plugin electric vehicles take 48.2% Market Share Trends April’s combined plugin result of 48.2% market share in April, up from 43.1% Overall auto market volume, at 21,942 units, was flat YoY, though 2022 YTD volume remains down 19% from last year.

Norway’s April EV Market Share At 84%, Fleet Share At 23%

CleanTechnica

Norway, the leading country in electric transport adoption, saw plugin electric vehicle share of 84.2% April is typically a yearly low point for plugins, so this is a decent result. Fleet share of plugins now stands at 23%. […].

France Plugin EV Share 21.1% In April, New Bestseller

CleanTechnica

France saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.1% Full battery electrics continued to dominate over plugin hybrids. April’s combined plugin result of 21.1% […]. of the auto market in April, up from 14.8% year-on-year.

Top 20 Electric Cars In The World — March 2022 (Charts)

CleanTechnica

Global plugin vehicle registrations were up 60% in March 2022 compared to March 2021.

Mazda’s MX-30 With Rotary Range Extender: Why I’m Looking Forward To It Next Year

CleanTechnica

Normally, we don’t write about PHEV at CleanTechnica these days, this is going to be a very special plugin hybrid because it doesn’t follow the usual plugin hybrid formula.

22% Of New Cars In Europe Have A Plug!

CleanTechnica

Despite declining growth rates, the European passenger plugin vehicle market is still growing significantly (+10% in March), especially considering the overall market continues to fall off a cliff, down 19% year over year (YoY) last month (marking its 9th consecutive month on the red).

15 European Countries Have 15%+ Plugin Vehicle Sales (New Car Sales)

CleanTechnica

There are now 15 European countries that have 15% or more of new-car buyers buying plugin electric cars (full electric cars or plugin hybrids). China also passed those milestones in 2021 (15% plugin vehicle share and 12% […].

China Electric Car Market Reaches 26% Plugin Market Share In March

CleanTechnica

ICE IS MELTING — China Edition Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Even with Covid-related lockdowns happening in some major cities, plugins scored 458,000 registrations, up 118% year over year (YoY), and the second best monthly result ever.

Germany Plugin Auto Sales Reach 26% Of Auto Market

CleanTechnica

Auto Production, Including Tesla's, At Risk From Energy Cuts.

UK Plugin EVs Hit 23% in March, Full Electrics Up Over 2x YoY

CleanTechnica

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 22.7% share in March, up strongly from 13.5% year on year. Overall auto volumes were 243,749, down some 45% from the seasonal norms of the pre-pandemic years.

France Plugin EV Share Hits 21.4% As Diesels Reach Record Low

CleanTechnica

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.4% March’s combined plugin result […]. market share in March 2022, up from 16.1% year on year. Full electrics took 13.5%, their 2nd highest result (following December 2021).

Norway At New Record High 92% Plugin EV Share In March

CleanTechnica

Norway, the leading nation for EV adoption, saw plugin autos take a market share of 91.94% in March, with 86.1% March’s combined plugin result of 91.9% being full battery electrics. Overall auto market volume was 16,238 units, some 6% up year-on-year.

Top 20 Electric Cars in the World — February 2022

CleanTechnica

Global plugin vehicle registrations were up 99% in February 2022 compared to February 2021. That’s almost a doubling of plugin vehicle sales from a year ago, which means that the global automotive market is already entering the Electric Disruption Zone. […].

Sweden’s Plugin EV Share Hits 56% In March, Will Accelerate

CleanTechnica

Sweden’s auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 55.6% March’s combined plugin result of 55.6% share in March 2022, up substantially from 37% year-on-year. Full electrics alone took close to a third of the market, at 31.8%.

20% of New Cars in Europe Have a Plug!

CleanTechnica

Despite declining growth rates, the European passenger plugin vehicle market is still in the fast lane. Some 160,000 plugin vehicles were registered in February — which is +38% year over year (YoY).

Plugin Vehicles Start 2022 At 8.4% In Italy — Dacia Spring BEV Best Seller

CleanTechnica

Originally published on opportunity:energy. The race of Italy’s electric car market shows signs of fatigue, as 2022 started off with mixed results.

20% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in China! BYD Shining

CleanTechnica

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Even in the slowest month of the year, plugins scored 291,000 registrations, up 176% year over year (YoY).

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