Daily Archives: December 27, 2015

Europe EV Sales Up 49%

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. More than 75,000 electric vehicles were registered in the European market in 2015, according to the most recent figures from Avere France. The top 4 markets in Europe for the year — Norway, France, the UK, and Germany — accounted for roughly 75% of all Read Full…

Bob Lutz Thinks Chevy Bolt Will Lose GM Money

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. The man widely credited as being the “father” of the Chevy Volt, Bob Lutz, was recently quoted as saying that he’d be “surprised and shocked” if the 2017 Chevy Bolt ended up being profitable, according to recent reports. It should be noted here up front Read Full…

Ontario Puts $20 Million More Into EV Charging Stations

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. The Canadian province of Ontario will be investing $20 million into a new public electric vehicle charging station buildout, according to recent reports. The new funding will be coming via the Ontario Green Investment Fund, and is intended to help speed up the adoption of Read Full…

BYD On Track To Lead 2015 Global Plug-In Car Sales

By Kyle Field Here at CleanTechnica, we regularly cover all of the great work BYD is doing — cranking out great electric buses, selling several plug-in hybrid cars in China, and the impressive adoption of the fleet EVs BYD is selling around the world. Today, I am especially excited because we get to Read Full…

Aston Martin & LeTV Kickstart Expansive Partnership

By Kyle Field Aston Martin has been in talks with LeTV to explore “the two companies working together on research projects ranging from connected car technologies through to manufacturing consultation on new electric vehicles,” according to an official statement shared by InsideEVs. For readers confused by the LeTV–Faraday Future connection, yes, LeTV was Read Full…

Phi Suea Solar Homes Store Excess Energy As Hydrogen

By Glenn Meyers Four Phi Suea solar homes being developed in Chiang Mai, Thailand, will convert excess energy into hydrogen and store it in fuel cells. Here is how the energy system functions: During daytime, excess solar power from PV panels is directed to run electrolyzers and produce hydrogen. Said hydrogen can then Read Full…

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