Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review – Video

By Jeff Cobb First launched in 2017, the Hyundai Ioniq Electric is a niche vehicle within a niche category looking to strike home with discerning EV buyers. As part of the world’s first trio of purpose-built electrified vehicles, the Ioniq Electric is co-stabled with a hybrid and plug-in hybrid version whose development was benchmarked against…

Mazda, Toyota select Alabama for $1.6B new US auto manufacturing plant

By mmillikin Mazda and Toyota have selected Huntsville, Alabama as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with production split evenly between two lines for each company to produce Mazda’s crossover model that will be newly introduced to the North American market…

Massachusetts becomes first state commission to approve mandatory demand charges for residential customers

By Kelsey Misbrener The Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today issued the following statements expressing strong disappointment and serious concern with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) recent decision to approve rate changes for Eversource Energy. Both organizations believe these changes will present obstacles to customers seeking…

Navistar Aims To Have More E-Trucks Than Tesla On The Road By 2025

By Adam Johnston You can add another competitor who has its sights on Tesla in the emerging electric truck (e-truck) industry. Actually, we wrote about some of trucking giant Navistar’s plans in October (not to mention its autonomous trucking plans), but recent comments seemed noteworthy themselves Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean…

Marylanders show overwhelming support for offshore wind development

By Michelle Froese Two new public opinion polls were released as evidence continued to show overwhelming support for offshore wind development in the State of Maryland. The strong support was shown for renewable energy projects that will create thousands of jobs and millions of capital investment in Maryland. In a recent survey, a majority of…

Volkswagen Creates New e-Mobility Division to Lead Electrification Efforts

By Ray Prince Volkswagen has laid its chips on e-mobility with the creation of a new e-mobility division. To be lead by Thomas Ulbrich, the automaker’s production and logistics chief, starting Feb. 1, the division’s goal is to accelerate its EV production effort, ensuring a smooth transition to the German automaker’s electrification initiatives. Of these,…

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