Available EVs in Canada

Available EVs in Canada

February 26, 2017 from KootenayEVFamily.ca Editor’s note: Many thanks to KootenayEVFamily.ca for compiling this accurate and extensive list of Canadian EVs and allowing us to share it with our membership. This page contains a list of available plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for Canada, and a preview for any that have been confirmed as coming…

Wind Capacity – US Current and Potential

Wind Capacity – US Current and Potential

Installed Wind Capacity – USA US Department of Energy http://apps2.eere.energy.gov/wind/windexchange/wind_installed_capacity.asp The amount of wind energy available in the United States is continuously growing bringing the nation closer, bit by bit, to the wind energy goals set out in the Wind Vision Report—35% of the nation’s end-use electricity demands coming from wind energy by 2050. Use this page to track the…

Norway is reaching tipping point for electric vehicles as market share reaches record breaking 37%

Norway is reaching tipping point for electric vehicles as market share reaches record breaking 37%

Fred Lambert, Electrek.co, February 15, 2017 We were talking just the other day about how slow it is to change the automotive market because of its gigantic size. With around 2 billion cars on the roads around the world and an annual production capacity of roughly 100 million cars, it takes 20 years to update the global fleet. It means that once…

Electric buses are now cheaper than diesel

Electric buses are now cheaper than diesel

Fred Lambert, Electrek.co, February 13, 2017 Electric buses are now cheaper than diesel/CNG and could dominate the market within 10 years, says Proterra CEO Transit vehicles today are mostly powered by gasoline, diesel, and CNG, while batteries only represent about 1% of the market. It is currently a small part of the industry, but it’s also the fastest growing fuel source in…

Tesla confirms retooling of factory for Model 3 this month, will ‘pause’ Model S/X production for a week

Tesla confirms retooling of factory for Model 3 this month, will ‘pause’ Model S/X production for a week

Fred Lambert, Electrek.co, February 8, 2017   Tesla confirmed in a statement to Electrek today that it plans to “pause” production for a week this month at the Fremont factory in order to install equipment for Model 3 production. The company doesn’t expect that it will affect its production for the first quarter 2017 since it “added production days to compensate.” There…

Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF Clocked As World’s Best-Selling Electric Cars In 2016

Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF Clocked As World’s Best-Selling Electric Cars In 2016

February 4th, 2017 by Zachary Shahan Clean Technica  EV Volumes has just released its global plug-in car sales report for 2016. There are several exciting findings in the report, including a few that we’ve highlighted in recent weeks, but the most striking news for me was that the Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF clocked in as the best-selling electric cars in…

VW launches subsidiary to manage push for electric cars

VW launches subsidiary to manage push for electric cars

  Keith Laing, Detroit News Washington Bureau 3:13 p.m. ET Feb. 7, 2017 Washington — Volkswagen AG has launched a new subsidiary to manage the $2 billion it’s required to spend to boost the use of zero-emission and electric vehicles. The requirement is part of the German automaker’s $14.7 billion settlement with U.S. regulators for rigging hundreds of thousands of…