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Tesla Owners, UPS, & Others Awarded By Louisiana Clean Fuels

October 19th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

It was a mild and breezy evening on Fulton Street Alley in New Orleans, where several supporters and stakeholders who hope to make a difference in the world via alternative fuels came together for an award ceremony presented by Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF)


Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria

October 11th, 2019 | by David Zarembka

CleanTechnica has been running a number of articles on little noted negative aspects of gas/diesel vehicles. These include hundreds of US deaths annually from carbon monoxide poisoning, oil refinery explosions, 137 US oil spills last year, what to do with old oil tankers, and the 150 gas/diesel car fires daily in the US. A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s Oil Curse.”


Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan: Excellent On Electrification, But Concerningly Authoritarian & Populist – #Election2020

September 28th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

Bernie Sanders’ electrification plan is excellent but depends on potentially dangerous authoritarian populism, his transportation plan is mostly about cars for less wealthy people, his land use plan is good, but military and industry don’t get nearly enough attention. Only about half of the $16.3 trillion can be tracked to things which actually reduce climate change


The ACE Cargo Van Is An Efficient Option For Fully Electric Last Mile Deliveries

September 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

An Australian startup has big plans to deploy its small electric vehicle to customers at home and abroad. ACE EVs has built up a team of experts in Australia to import and assemble flat-pack electric vans from kits. The vans look brilliant for small businesses and last mile package delivery, with a carbon composite chassis clad with ABS plastic panels


Nikola Adds European Manufacturing Partner In New $1 Billion Series D Funding

September 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

CNH Industrial N.V. announced a new $250 million investment into the Nikola Motor Company as the lead investor in a new Series D funding round. The investment round comes as Nikola works to integrate a single lease plan for its vehicles that roll all vehicle, service, maintenance, and fuel costs into a single lease price in a bid to offer early adopters assurance of predictable prices and payouts for their fleets



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