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EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

Although most EV buyers are in cities or suburbs, increasing numbers of people in rural areas are choosing battery powered cars, Normand says. BARCELONA — The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles …

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Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 to its growing collection of premium market research reports. To control the flow of energy, the switching electronic circuits are used. These switching electronic circuits are called power electronics. Power electronics are also considered …

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Join the electric car revolution

Join the electric car revolution

A revolutionary transition in transportation has begun, namely, the electrification of nearly all modes of transportation. Norway has had an electric ferry since 2015. Boeing and Microsoft have invested in a company that plans to make hybrid electric/fossil fuel aircraft. Electric buses are more commonly seen on city streets. Production has begun on 18-wheelers powered by hydrogen fuel cells that …

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Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

John Cushman developing technology to recharge BEV and HEV batteries like refueling car at gas station. Qualcomm Gets EV Charging Off the Ground An instantly rechargeable system for battery-electric and hybrid-electric vehicle batteries being developed at Purdue University is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly, its inventors say. Researchers at the Indiana university say its system recharges vehicle batteries through a …

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Stuttgart: A City Caught Between Two Worlds Part 2 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Stuttgart: A City Caught Between Two Worlds Part 2 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

The City of Stuttgart in Germany is a case study in the clash between the old world & industries that humans have developed over the centuries and the new realities resulting from the very same industries that have elevated humanity: air pollution, hazardous waste, and soot-covered buildings. Traffic clogging its streets that resonate with the static emanating from thousands of …

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Small Steps to Save Energy Exhaust Political Will for Bigger Actions

Small Steps to Save Energy Exhaust Political Will for Bigger Actions

Credit: Olivier Le Moal Getty Images Cutting back on air-conditioning, turning off extra lights and sorting your recyclables can make you feel like you’re doing your bit for the environment. But if you’re already making a few such sacrifices, you may be less inclined when asked to make still more—supporting, for instance, government measures to mitigate climate change. New research …

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Challenging The Idea That Electric Vehicles Are For The Rich

Challenging The Idea That Electric Vehicles Are For The Rich

A Portland family tests out a new pilot electric car sharing program in the Cully neighborhood. Poor people spend more of their income on gas and transportation and their neighborhoods often are more exposed to air pollution. At the EV Roadmap Conference in Portland Tuesday, experts discussed how electric cars could help on both fronts. The national conference drew more …

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Adler reaffirms goals to lower greenhouse gases

Adler reaffirms goals to lower greenhouse gases

After President Donald Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, Austin Mayor Steve Adler was among eight mayors across the country who pledged to adopt climate policies without the federal government. Adler reaffirmed this commitment last Wednesday during a transportation panel and discussed existing goals to reduce the city’s reliance on fossil fuels. “One of the biggest things …

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Tesla commences deliveries of its electric cars in South Korea

Tesla commences deliveries of its electric cars in South Korea

Tesla has commenced delivers of its S 90D electric cars in South Korea and while the event was attended by family and friends of those who had ordered the cars, the event wasn’t open to local media. Tesla doesn’t hold press conferences to promote its cars and that’s the reason why the media wasn’t part of the event where the …

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