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Oil Giant Total Sees Electric Cars Seriously Cutting Into Oil Demand Soon

April 26th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

At the Bloomberg New Energy Finance conference in New York on April 25, Joel Couse, chief economist for Total, predicted that sales of electric cars will surge from about 1% globally in today's new car market to up to 30% of the market by 2030. If that happens, he says, demand for petroleum based fuels "will flatten out, maybe even decline." Total is one of the world's largest oil producers. His forecast surprised many people at the conference


Total’s $1.1 Billion Saft Acquisition & Tom’s BMW i5 — Cleantech Talk #26

May 16th, 2016 | by Matthew Klippenstein

In episode #26 of Cleantech Talk, Matthew and I tackled Tom Moloughney’s vision for the BMW i5, how BMW could potentially compete with Tesla Motors and the Tesla Model 3. We then chatted about a fascinating recent acquisition -- Total's majority control acquisition of Saft -- and the general topic of Total's apparent leadership among oil companies in the transition to clean energy


No Time Toulouse

February 13th, 2016 | by Dr. Elie Chachoua

For the past few decades, the simple message “no time to lose” has fallen on deaf ears, leaving many of [&hellip



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