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Electric Vehicle Models That EV Owners In Europe Considered But Didn’t Buy

Published on March 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Perhaps the most fascinating new question in this year's Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams reports concerned the electric vehicles people considered but didn’t buy. We asked EV owners which other electric vehicle models they thought about buying before deciding on the one they purchased or leased. I was surprised to see how much people actually cross-shopped across classes while considering which electric vehicle to buy... Read More


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2020 Fiat 500e - Totally Redesigned

2020 Fiat 500e — All-New & Electric Only (Gallery)

Published on March 29th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Earlier this month, Fiat unveiled its first new car that was designed -- from the outset -- to be a purely electric offering. Meet the all-new 2020 Fiat 500e that was supposed to debut at the Corona-cancelled Geneva show. It's a car that looks so much like the old one that you'd be forgiven for wonder what, exactly, has changed... Read More


CleanTechnica Reports

Wanted — 100,000 Ventilators In 13 Days

Published on March 29th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo stated yesterday that New York expects to need 30,000 ventilators in 14 –21 days, and also 140,000 hospital beds. That is when the number crunchers of New York’s health care system expect to reach the apex of coronavirus infections... Read More


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Volkswagen Software — 10 Months Ago vs. Today

Published on March 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

From a 2019 Volkswagen story about Volkswagen: "The new 'Car.Software' unit will be responsible for essential parts of software development for vehicles and cloud platforms in all brands and regions." From someone at Volkswagen this week: "This is no longer a laugh. ... The car is far from ready for the market. ... It's an absolute disaster. We just can't get people."... Read More


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Check Out This Electric Vehicle Total Cost Of Ownership Calculator

Published on March 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

We're quite fond of running and publishing total cost of ownership forecasts here, whether comparing the Tesla Model 3 with the BMW 3 Series, comparing the Tesla Model Y with the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S, or comparing the Volkswagen ID.3 with the Volkswagen Golf... Read More


Clean Power

Renewable energy electric grid

Off-The-Radar Renewable Energy Explosion After COVID-19 Dust Settles — CleanTechnica Interview

Published on March 28th, 2020 | by Tina Casey

Earlier this week, renewable energy advocates raised the alarm when it became clear that the new $2 trillion stimulus package will not shine so kindly upon wind, solar, and other clean tech. That stinks, but the groundwork for a low carbon revolution was already laid by another stimulus bill that passed Congress way back before the latest crisis hit — just about 11 years ago, as a matter of fact... Read More


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Tesla Model Y vs. Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S

Published on March 28th, 2020 | by Paul Fosse

After comparing the Tesla Model Y to BMW’s high-performance SUVs a couple of weeks ago, and the more practical but less fun Lexus RX 350 last week, I noticed Mercedes is just coming out with a new performance SUV this summer as a 2021 model year SUV and thought I would compare it to the Model Y Performance... Read More


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EV Market Share Growing Fast In Top Electrifying Countries

Published on March 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In January, I wrote about the inspiring electric vehicle adoption trends in 4 top electric vehicle (EV) markets — Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. I wasn't planning to provide an update on these countries until at least the end of the 1st quarter, but the results in February were so uplifting that I decided to jump the gun... Read More


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Koenigsegg Gemera

Koenigsegg Gemera | 1700HP Hybrid Hypercar For The Whole Family

Published on March 27th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Koenigsegg, that Swedish builder of ultra high-end, high-tech, high-performance hypercars, has done it again. Originally set to debut at the (cancelled) 2020 Geneva show, the Koenigsegg Gemera four-passenger super GT is the electrified 200+ MPH supercar you've been waiting for... Read More


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Electric VW Bus Concept

1966 VW Bus Meets The Electric Future: E-BULLI CONCEPT

Published on March 27th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the 1966 VW Bus you see here just rolled off the assembly line, but you'd be wrong. It is, indeed, a 54-year-old Volkswagen van. It just happens to be a 54-year-old Volkswagen van that's been fully restored and thoroughly re-engineered into a modern electric vehicle. With a classic sense of style and a modern heart, then, is this "E-BULLI CONCEPT" EV the best of all possible worlds? Keep reading... Read More


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