Autonomous Vehicles

7,000 Solar Train Stations … Self-Driving Car Evolution … 100% Wind Electricity In Denmark … Tesla Model 3 Updates (Top CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

Published on February 26th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Miss some of our stories this past week? Below were the 20 most popular, followed by my favorites of the week. Also, remember, you can get our free daily newsletter to not miss anything or you can get our free weekly newsletter to always catch these roundup posts... Read More


Clean Transport

China Electric Bus Sales Still Exploding

Published on February 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

We wrote a couple of weeks ago about China's dramatic electric bus growth, but the numbers we had at the time only covered fully electric buses. We now have numbers for plug-in hybrids as well, again thanks to Jose Pontes and his helpful EV sales obsession... Read More


Air Quality

What Will Drive The rEVolution?

Published on February 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

I've been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I've published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out to me and often come to mind... Read More


Aviation

Video Of Siemens Electric Plane With 260 kW Motor

Published on February 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

We've been covering news of Siemens electric aviation efforts for quite a while, and things seem to be continuing to come along well. The goal still seems to be the creation of a viable hybrid aircraft (up to 100 passengers) by the year ... Read More


Cars

New 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf EPA Range = 125 Miles

Published on February 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following the beginning of orders in Germany, the new 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf has been granted its official US EPA range rating — 125 miles per full charge. That figure represents a roughly 50% increase on the range of previous model years... Read More


Cars

Ontario Environment Minister’s Former Chief Of Staff Leaves To Work For Tesla, Accusations Of Conflict Of Interest Follow

Published on February 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The Ontario environment minister’s chief of staff, Ian Myrans, left his position earlier this month to go and work for Tesla. Following this announcement, some politicians have raised questions about a possible conflict of interest as regards the province's very generous electric vehicle incentives (up to CAD$14,000)... Read More


Cars

Tesla Video Footage From Severe Crash Uncovered By Hacker

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

You may remember last year when we reported on the presence of a Model S P100D badge buried in Tesla's software. It was uncovered preceding the release and announcement of the new battery pack size by the "hacker" Jason Hughes... Read More


Interviews

Andreas Kuhlmann: “The Energiewende — or let’s rather say ‘energy transition’ — is in transition itself.”

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by The Beam

Andreas Kuhlmann talks about Germany’s Energiewende and dena’s new initiative, the “Start Up Energy Transition” that, in his words, aims to “bring pioneers and enablers of global energy transition together, and to establish an international network of companies, start-ups and sustainability-conscious organisation.”... Read More


Air Quality

~20% Of Lorries Operating In Eastern Europe Use “AdBlue Killers” To Defraud Regulators, Research Finds

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

New research from the University of Heidelberg (commissioned by the German television station ZDF) has seemingly confirmed earlier assertions by the German trade group Camion Pro that a significant fraction of lorries operating in Eastern Europe are utilizing so-called "AdBlue killers" to circumvent the use of the actual NOx-reducing fluid AdBlue while still qualifying for the various tax and toll reductions that vehicles using AdBlue qualify for... Read More


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