“How Amsterdam’s canal boats are going electric – at a cost”

“The Prinses Irene, which once took Winston Churchill up the canals, is silent because it’s electric. All you hear is the swoosh of the water being churned up by the propeller. And there are no acrid diesel fumes… Read More

“VW is planning a capacity of 100,000 electric cars per year for first plant to go electric”

“Legacy automakers are announcing and unveiling new electric vehicles at an impressive pace these days, but there isn’t as much talk about the production volumes of those upcoming EVs. Now VW says that it is planning a capacity… Read More

“Dyson is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a massive test track”

“Dyson, best known for its vacuum, is moving forward with its multi-billion-dollar plan to launch several new electric vehicles. The company has now announced that it is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a… Read More

“VW receives massive order of 1,600 all-electric trucks”

“VW has received what could very well be the largest order of all-electric trucks to date. Ambev, an important Brazilian brewery, has committed to electrify its delivery fleet and placed an order for 1,600 all-electric trucks with Volkswagen…. Read More

“How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in Seconds”

“An impediment to electric car adoption is the fact that they can take a long time to charge. That means for people to be able to actually use their cars to travel long distances (an understandable aspiration, to… Read More

“This new electric car can charge while you drive”

“German startup Sono Motors has integrated solar panels into its Sion electric vehicle (EV), allowing the car to charge while it is driving. The Sion has a 155-mile range and high-power rapid recharging, which allows an 80 percent… Read More

“For Electric Vehicles to Take Off, Apartments Need to Come with Charging Stations”

“Americans have now purchased more than 800,000 electric vehicles, counting both plug-in hybrids and all-electric models. That may sound like a lot of EVs, and it is a big jump from the less than 5,000 that were on… Read More

“Formula E paves way for electric cars on and off racetrack”

“Unplug and go. Filling up a car is as simple as that, even if it’s not gas flowing through the nozzle. Electricity is efficient. Formula E, a global electric auto racing series, steers the way — toward the… Read More

“Where 3 Million Electric Vehicle Batteries Will Go When They Retire”

“The first batches of batteries from electric and hybrid vehicles are hitting retirement age, yet they aren’t bound for landfills. Instead, they’ll spend their golden years chilling beer at 7-Elevens in Japan, powering car-charging stations in California and… Read More

“UPS is buying a fleet of 1,000 electric vans from Workhorse”

“Parcel delivery companies are all starting to look at electric vehicles to reduce their operating costs and their impact on air pollution. UPS is arguably leading the way on that front as it orders a fleet of 1,000… Read More