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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


Germany’s First Electric Taxi (Interview)

April 3rd, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Germany’s first electric taxi has been rolling around Munich for the last year --- a Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Leased and operated by taxi company Isar-Funk, the little EV has been an experiment in balancing practicality with efficiency, and testing what it’s really like to spend the day in an electric car.


eCarLiveDrive 2011 – Test Drive a 155mph SuperBus!

October 5th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The eCarTec fair in Munich this month addresses issues of energy, infrastructure, and finance, as related to electric vehicles and energy conservation technology. To get visitors in the door, the fair has announced eCarLiveDrive -- a host of EVs to test drive on a 0.6 mile test course are part of the package, including a massive Dutch “superbus” prototype



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