Government of Canada to develop a national Zero-Emissions Vehicle strategy by 2018

The Government of Canada is moving forward with provincial and territorial partners, industry and stakeholders, to develop a national strategy to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS)—battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles—on Canadian roads by 2018.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

FIA & DLV Launch $1 Million Global Smart Cities Startup Contest

By The Beam The contest is focused on early stage startups with world-changing possibilities that are scalable and disruptive. $1,000,000 in total is being awarded over a period of three years at ten separate pitch events taking place across the globe FIA & DLV Launch $1 Million Global Smart Cities Startup Contest was originally published…

States Ranked on Cleantech Leadership; California Seeks Help to Manage the Solar Eclipse [GTM Squared]

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Soaring growth of solar power demonstrated in one chart

By [email protected] (John Voelcker) Sometimes a picture is truly worth a thousand words. In the case of the rapidly rising rate of solar generation for electricity, numerous forecasts by internationally respected bodies have proven woefully conservative. The image in the tweet below, created by Auke Hoekstra at the Technical University of Eindhoven, in The Netherlands,…

Report: There’s an Auto Industry Death Spiral Coming

By [email protected] Over the next 15 years, the American auto industry will face a death spiral of epic proportions that will lead to plummeting demand, cratering profits and slumping sales. Car dealerships and sales of traditional gasoline-powered cars will both evaporate. Those findings are delivered by a research report released earlier this month from analyst…

South’s good ol’ boy drag racers whupped by Tesla, not happy about it

By [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski) For as long as there have been automobiles, drivers have had the itch to go faster than the guy in the next car. Throughout decades we’ve seen horsepower wars waged between giant, large displacement V-8 engines and even 4-cylinder engines with plenty of forced induction. The rise of the electric car,…

Tesla drag racing, 6 months of Bolt EV, solar power soars, GM diesel suit: Today’s Car News

By [email protected] (John Voelcker) Today, a newly happy Tesla owner, some unhappy good ol’ boy drag racers, soaring growth for solar power generation, and a Bolt EV after six months. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Our Tesla-owning writer David Noland was down in the dumps over Supercharging last week, but now, he…

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