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

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


Tesla Model Y = Most Likely Next EV Of EV Owners In Netherlands & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

March 15th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Probably the most interesting question we asked in these surveys was one of the simplest: “What do you think your next EV model will be?” It is particularly interesting because it gives us a strong sense of where the market is headed, and combined with answers to some other questions (see the next chapter), it also tells us a bit about which features and specs matter the most to EV buyers


240 EV Companies Raised ~$17 Billion In 2019

March 5th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

It seems like e-Mobility has become the new tech market for all types of investors. Companies like Tesla, Rivian, Byton, Bird, Tier Mobility, Sono Motors, and ChargePoint are the new Facebooks of this era. Besides venture capitalists (VCs), many corporate venture entities of Fortune 500 companies stepped in last year


Colorado Senate Passes Bill Allowing Tesla & Rivian Sales

March 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In an epic win for automakers such as Tesla and Rivian, and electric vehicles as a whole, the Colorado Senate passed SB20-167. If the Colorado House also approves the bill, EV producers will be able to sell their products directly to consumers


Global e-Mobility Funding Report — Q3 2019

February 13th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for the third quarter of 2019 showed a total of $2.7 billion raised by 45 electric vehicle (EV) companies across the world. This funding amount is even higher in reality since another 18 EV-related companies didn’t disclose any financial details


Rivian Primed For Liftoff In 2020

February 7th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The news from Rivian has been a constant flow of jaw-dropping announcements that together, embody much of the current state of the electric vehicle market. But do you really know who Rivian is? Did you know Rivian was founded 11 years ago, with most of that time being spent operating in stealth? In a new video, Rivian dialed back the clock to shed light on why Rivian exists. Who started Rivian? What are they passionate about? Why trucks? Let's jump in


Amazon & Rivian Designed 3 Bespoke Last-Mile Delivery Vehicles

February 7th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Amazon takes us behind the scenes in the design process for its next generation last-mile electric delivery vehicle. In the new video, Amazon Director of Last-Mile Fleets Ross Rachey highlights the massive opportunity and the obligation Amazon feels to improve the sustainability of its operations. "We're trying to build the most sustainable transportation fleet in the world," Rachey said


Rivian’s Tank Turn Is More Than A Silly Stunt

December 27th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

We awoke Christmas morning to a cool surprise from Rivian: its trucks and SUVs are going to be capable of tank turns! The short video was widely shared, but few people seemed to understand that it's actually a useful feature


Rivian Raises $1.3 Billion In Latest Funding Round

December 24th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Rivian has not even begun building pre-production versions of its RiT electric truck and R1S electric SUV, but it raised almost $3 billion in 2019, capped by its most recent funding round that added $1.3 billion to the company's coffers. This latest round was led by T. Rowe Price, which is also a major investor in Tesla


EV Boom — Roger & Zach Chat Lithium, EV Forecasts, Ford Mustang Mach-E

December 9th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In our first ever episode of a new "EV Boom" podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Roger Atkins, founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook Ltd and self-described “jack of all trades, master of none,” to discuss Roger’s insights into lithium-ion batteries and the electric vehicle industry


EV Companies Raise $10+ Billion In 2019, & Fortune 500 Companies Are Now Jumping In

October 12th, 2019 | by Paul Jan Jacobs

Companies like Tencent, Baidu, Amazon, Samsung, Google, IKEA, Goldman Sachs, Citi, Renault-Nissan, and many more are investing heavily in the field of electric mobility, according to The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for Q2 2019. It seems like all Forbes 500 companies have awoken and now want to tap into an industry that is projected to have a value of over $500 billion in



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