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73.5% of Londoners Changed Usual Mode of Transport Due to Ultra Low Emission Zone

June 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

If cities want to clean up their air and get people using healthier, more climate-friendly modes of transport, London has demonstrated a solution that genuinely works. Its new-ish "Ultra Low Emissions Zone," which was established on April 8, 2019, has led to major shifts in transportation patterns. That said, there are also some downsides


Tesla Model 3 Protects Its Passengers After Flipping Over In China

June 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

A made-in-China Tesla Model 3 was, unfortunately, involved in a bad accident in China. The fortunate thing is that the vehicle's architecture protected the passengers as it was flipped over. In the tweet, below, you can see the passengers standing around the wreck


The 2020 Solar Module Roller Coaster Ride

June 23rd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

The most recent count from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments Report proved a sluggish start in January 2020 for the solar industry, followed by a steep incline of shipments in March. The burst of the most impressive numbers ever of solar modules shipped was in March, with manufacturers shipping approximated 2.05 gigawatts of PV modules that month


Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition vs. Volkswagen Golf — 5 Year Cost of Ownership Estimates

June 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

With Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition ordering underway and pricing finalized, I figure it's a good time to compare the ID.3 to some of its top gasoline competitors, not just the Tesla Model 3. In particular, I'm diving into some new 5 year cost of ownership comparisons, this first one being a comparison — or series of comparisons — between the Volkswagen ID.3 and Volkswagen Golf in Germany


7 ICE Killers We Would Really Like To See In Africa To Help End The ICE Age!

June 20th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Accelerating EV adoption is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, since the transport sector is one of the major contributors of carbon emissions. We recently looked at how increasing the penetration of EVs in Kenya can also help improve air quality and reduce CO2 emissions


Renewable Energy Is Electrifying COVID-19 Isolation Centers In Nigeria

June 20th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The COVID-19 pandemic has upturned our 21st century existence, wreaking havoc on both social and cultural norms and our way of life. It has also crippled the global economy and continues to impact diverse business sectors and industries — travel, transportation, education, and manufacturing


Comparing Volkswagen ID.3 to Tesla Model 3 — Prices, Range, Features

June 19th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Now that you can officially order a Volkswagen ID.3, the car is starting to feel a lot more real. Also, though, some people have been surprised by current pricing and many have been scratching their heads simply trying to find the pricing and the range of various trims


Audi Shines In Transition Month In Germany — Charts

June 18th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the German auto market slowly recovering from the pandemic-related lockdown, dropping just 50% year over year (YoY) in May, the local plugin market stepped up the growth pace last month, having registered 12,333 units, up 56% Yo


Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

June 17th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units



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