Cars

BAIC EC180 Shines (China Electric Car Sales Report)

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Jose Pontes

The Chinese market had more than 32,000 new electric cars zooming the streets last month, a 49% increase over the same month last year, with the EV market share up to 1.2%. As the year proceeds and sales expand, expect the market share to rise above last year's result (1.45%), maybe even reaching north of 2%... Read More


Cars

Road Trip — Zoomin’ In The USA (Part 1/3)

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Jose Pontes

The idea for this series of articles came one night while discussing with Zach (Director of CleanTechnica) my upcoming trip to the Northeast of the USA to visit relatives, he asked me... Read More


Clean Power

12 Renewable Energy Policy Initiatives Put Into Place In India (Part 1)

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

Since the National Democratic Alliance government took to power in May 2014, several landmark policy initiatives have been undertaken in the renewable energy sector. The result of these initiatives has been that India now stands to become the third-largest solar power market in the world and remains one of the largest wind energy markets in the world. ... Read More


Cars

Dieter, You’ve Come A Long Way

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Back when Daimler had a stake in Tesla, CEO Darth Dieter turned down a chance to invest in the Tesla Gigafactory on grounds that it was too risky. That’s what he told the press, anyway. Well, lo and behold, look who’s breaking ground on his own pseudogigafactory. ... Read More


Cars

Why Elon Musk Is So “In” & Mark Fields Is So “Out”

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla’s irrational valuation and Mark Fields’ irrational ouster both stem from the same thing: decades of alienation between legacy automakers and the public. A lot of consumers consider big automakers boorish and auto dealers beyond boorish, but had nowhere to turn until lately... Read More


Cars

Tesla’s Fascia Isn’t Nearly As Jarring Anymore

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

A year and a half ago, when the production Model X first rolled onstage, it looked weird-o-rama. That duct-taped face! No expression! The Matrix guy with the missing mouth! Such were the comments on Reddit and everywhere else... Read More


Clean Power

India Cancels Nearly 14 Gigawatts Of Proposed Coal Plants

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The transformation of India's electricity market continues to deliver, as shown this month by the cancellation of 13.7 gigawatts of proposed coal-fired power plants, an admission that 8.6 gigawatts of operating coal is already non-viable, and the parallel move of ever-decreasing solar costs helped along by the country's record low solar tariffs. ... Read More


Bicycles

Bicycles Once Again The Winners Of Vancouver’s Annual Rush Hour Challenge

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Bicycles have dominated Vancouver's "Rush Hour Challenge" ever since the event began in 2009. According to statistics from HUB Cycling, bikes came in first 73.3% of the time, while cars have been first 16% and transit 11% of the time. This year, bicycles once again triumphed in Vancouver's Annual Rush Hour Challenge... Read More


Cars

BMW i3 & i8 “With An Attitude” Via West Coast Customs … Coming To SEMA

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Teaming up with the i division of BMW, West Coast Customs — known for thinking outside the box — had some fun with a BMW i3 for this year's SEMA trade show. The BMW i3's styling is already unique, but if you want even more out-of-the-box electric car styling, have a look. BMW actually gave West Coast Customs a few BMW i3s and a BMW i... Read More


Batteries

City of St. Albert Receives Its First 3 Electric Buses from BYD, Electrifying 10% of Fleet in 2017

Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The City of St. Albert just took delivery on the first three electric buses BYD has delivered to Canada. The three BYD K9 buses are the first installment of the order of a total of seven electric buses for the city. The order represents a conversion of a full 10% of the city's bus fleet to electric, which will be fulfilled by the end of the year and shows its commitment to migrating its fleet to next-generation fuels... Read More


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