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Convincing Mom To Get The Pacifica PHEV

April 8th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

I have 4 kids, so you might think I’d consider a minivan, but I’m just not a minivan person. I don’t have anything against them, but they’re just not for me. At all. My mom, on the other hand, loves them. She’s owned a number of different vans and minivans over the years. Her last two vans were Dodge Grand Caravans. She really likes them — enough, apparently, to go for three in a row


First EV Built In Australia Is No Tesla Killer

April 1st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Last year, EV sales in Australia were 0.2% of total sales. A tiny startup near Brisbane hopes to change all that but could use just a smidgen of help from the federal government.


China × Cleantech — November

December 30th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our November 2018 edition. As the year starts to close, we are still getting interesting developments from China, but we have to cover the numerous developments in November before getting to those. In order to aggregate and summarize the November highlights, here’s another edition of our monthly China × Cleantech feature, also published over on the “Future Trends” section of our website. See last month's edition for more


UK Set To Have Thousands More Electric Vans

September 7th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Led by Global Action Plan in partnership with Engie, the UK Clean Van Commitment is an initiative which aims to get 2,400 new electric vans in operation by 2020, and for 18,000 new electric vans to replace diesel vans by 2028.


Ryder Reserves 500 Chanje Electric Vans & Prepares To Scale

June 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Ryder has announced that it has placed a reservation for 500 fully electric medium-duty panel vans from California-based Chanje Energy. As the exclusive sales channel and service provider for Chanje's medium-duty vehicles, the reservation for 500 of Chanje's vans will be executed as downstream lease agreements are finalized


What Changed In The Electric Vehicle Industry In April?

May 16th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Our "What Changed ... ?" feature tries to cut through the "noise" (that is, review articles, op-eds, superfluous analyses, announcements about the not-so-near future, fun anecdotes, etc.) in order to highlight significant news in the EV industry, solar energy industry, and energy storage industry each month. Here's an update on what was actually new in the electric vehicle world in April


Maxus Begins EV80 Van Deliveries In Europe

January 31st, 2018 | by James Ayre

Deliveries of the first all-electric Maxus EV80 vans has now begun in Europe — with the German firm Maske Fleet being amongst the first there to receive the new offerings — according to an email sent to CleanTechnica


Workhorse W-15 Orders Now Open To The Public

January 11th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Workhorse has brought its W-15 plug-in hybrid pickup truck, N-Gen delivery van, and SureFly helicopter to CES 2018, where CEO Steve Burns announced that the company is now accepting reservations for the W-15 from private individuals.


EV Revolution In China — Next Stop: Delivery & Freight Vehicles

January 6th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon

Electric vehicles are not all sexy next-generation roadsters or Chinese AI-linked car startups — the mundane backbone of the economy of logistics vehicles is also undergoing electrification. Tesla brought much rightful attention to its electric semi, but in China a large shift in medium- and short-range logistics vehicles is also happening


Volkswagen Delivers First e-Crafter Vans To Customers In Europe

December 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

The first all-electric e-Crafter vans have now been delivered to customers by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Surprisingly (since large companies don't typically like to put bull horns behind their entrances into hot new markets), an official event was held to mark the first deliveries of the new product. The event was held at the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles headquarters in Hannover, Germany


Chanje Electric Van = Serious Fleet Industry Game Changer (Part 2)

December 20th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

In part 1 of this Chanje electric van review, we looked at the Chanje electric van's background and some of its features. In this second part, we take a look at what Chanje brings to the table for fleet owners if they turn from simple vehicles operators to energy management and vehicle coordination. Chanje is a game changer, and this time, pun intended


Renault Kangoo ZE Wins 2018 What Van? Awards “Green Award”

December 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The Renault Kangoo ZE — the current iteration of which (the Kangoo ZE 33) possesses a 124 mile real-world range and is available in a number of different body types meant to suit different uses — won the "Green Award" at the 2018 What Van? Awards that took place in London on December 13th



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