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Sony Electric Car … Australian Fire Insanity … Zombie Solar Energy Storage System — CleanTechnica Top 20

January 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The biggest, hottest, most enticing CleanTechnica stories last week were led by Sony unveiling an electric car, the impossible-to-comprehend scale of this month's Australian wildfires, and a solar energy storage device from the 1980s that has come back to life. You may have noticed something unusual by now — there wasn't a single Tesla story in the top 3! That's the first time in a long time, and ironic considering that Tesla stock [TSLA] went bonkers last week (and is still going bonkers)


Las Vegas Taxi Company Orders Hundreds Of Teslas

January 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Kaptyn, a Transportations as a Service (TaaS) technology company in Las Vegas, today launched 30 Teslas in its on-demand transportation (i.e., taxi) service in Vegas. Initially, I thought, "That's a big order. We should probably cover that." As I jumped into the story, though, I saw it was about much more than 30 Teslas


BYD Delivers The First Of 1,500 Taxis To Colón, Panama

July 8th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The City of Colón, Panama is taking a step into the future with the procurement of a fleet of 1,500 fully electric BYD e6 taxis. The new vehicles were purchased in partnership with ENSA Servicios and TRASERVI and were joined by the first fast charging station in Colón province


Opel Ampera-E Excels In Taxi Service In Oslo

May 20th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

After using an Opel Ampera-E for a year as a taxi in Oslo, Norway, the owner found the car costs less than a quarter as much to operate compared to the Toyota Prius he drove previously and more convinced than ever that the future is electric.


London Taxi Company’s All-Electric Taxi At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

June 30th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The London Taxi Company's all-electric taxi has been tested intensely and over thousands of miles in both hot and cold climate endurance tests in the Arizona desert and Arctic Circle. This week, the zero emissions taxi prototype took on another first. On Thursday, June 29, one of London Taxi Company (LTC)’s all-new range-extended electric taxi test vehicles silently made the world-famous Goodwood Hillclimb


The Convergence Of Zero-Emissions Zones, EVs, Self-Driving Tech, & On-Demand Taxi Services (2017 Masdar Engage Blogging Contest Submission)

December 29th, 2016 | by James Ayre

The most important technological innovation or development of the next 10 years in the cleantech sector? The answer to that question, in my mind, is the convergence of various technological and political factors relating to transportation. To be more clear, the convergence of governmentally imposed zero-emissions zones, self-driving vehicle technologies, electric vehicle technologies, and software solutions allowing for effective on-demand taxi service



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