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BMW’s Electrification Strategy Slides Forward

July 7th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

BMW rolled out a press release a few days ago with this title/headline: "BMW Group steps up electromobility: E-drives for half a million electrified vehicles." I was intrigued, but I can't say I was optimistic


Smog-Free Skies Should Be The New Normal

April 27th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

People all over the world are reporting that the skies have cleared dramatically over the last few weeks. In the northern Indian state of Punjab, the Himalayan mountains are now visible from more than 100 miles away — some locals say they haven't seen the peaks in 30 years


7 More European Cities Getting WeShare

January 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In 2020, WeShare is moving into 7 more European cities, where it will be putting 6,900 electric vehicles onto the streets, bringing the WeShare total up to 8,


Many In Germany Still In A Diesel-Fueled Daze, In Denial About EV Transition

March 16th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

The German auto industry has been through quite a scandal surrounding dieselgate. But that's not stopping some from clinging to diesel. The Verge reports, "Germany is divided about the future of its most important industry: while some automakers pursue electric vehicles, a noisy group of diesel-energy enthusiasts are expressing their frustration through protests. These have gone on every weekend so far this year."


Autonomous Driving For More Than 700 Miles Back Home From rEVolution 2018 In Amsterdam

April 8th, 2018 | by Reinhard Bimashofer

Enthusiasm for the fully electric future of mobility was one of the core elements of the rEVolution conference in Amsterdam on March 13. More than this: It was sort of like a little Woodstock for e-mobility. Yeaaaah! Great music, thundering sound, and the two hosts, Monica Araya and CleanTechnica Director Zachary Shahan, entering the stage like pop stars for their picturesque welcome


Zurich Named “World’s Most Sustainable City” By Arcadis

October 31st, 2016 | by James Ayre

The city of Zurich, Switzerland, has been named the world's most sustainable city by the Netherlands-based building consultancy Arcadis. Considering that the city has an economy based largely around banking, I have to wonder if naming the city the most "sustainable" makes sense. When you look at the factors used to compile the list, though, then the choice makes more sense



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