Daily Archives: January 14, 2022

Volvo Trucks introduces second-generation VNR Electric with bigger battery, added range, and new configurations

Volvo Trucks Corporation has announced the next generation of its all-electric, Class 8 VNR trucks for the North American market, including upgrades to battery size, range, and charging speeds. Furthermore, Volvo Trucks has introduced two additional configurations for its commercial fleets customers to choose from.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For…

Tesla, NHTSA in discussions regarding HVAC issues

Recent complaints regarding Tesla’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems have prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to discuss the feature with the automaker. Yesterday, Transport Canada launched an assessment into the issues after sixteen complaints.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

How & Why I Grew Eyes in the Back of My Head

By Jim Ringold A good friend recently wrote me the following: “We all know that you fell out of love with German cars. But, why did you fall in love with a self-driving thing?” It is the same question, in essence, as stick shift versus automatic transmission. Both steering and shifting can provide much personal…

Offshore wind projects gain federal funding

By Kevin Clark The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) announced $3.4 million in funding for six new wind projects in supply chain efficiency, asset monitoring, and inspection. Three new supply chain projects are aimed at ensuring quality component production and simplifying transportation of major wind plant components. Recipients include the Electric Power…

Swift Current orders 1.2 GW of solar modules from First Solar

By Renewable Energy World First Solar said that Boston-based Swift Current Energy placed an order for 1.2 GWDC of First Solar’s thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. The modules will be delivered in 2023 and 2024. Terms were not disclosed. The order is the largest to date for Swift Current, which was founded in 2016…

Final contracts clear the way for nearly 2.5 GW of offshore wind

By Renewable Energy World Equinor and bp finalized Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for the 1,260 Empire Wind 2 and 1,230 MW Beacon Wind 1, which would be built in offshore waters. The January 14 signings closed New York State’s second offshore wind competitive…

Ex NIU, Baidu exec leaps into the car game with NIUTRON electric SUV

You can’t say they didn’t warn us! Less than a month after NIU co-founder, Yinan Li, hinted that four wheeled vehicles might present better business opportunities than two wheeled vehicles , Li has brought us the incredibly well-finished product you see here. Meet the battery-powered NIUTRON NV, and expect big things.Brought to you by: EV…

Shell opens its first all-electric vehicle charging station in London

By Charley Rattan Electric charging from Shell Shell has opened its first electric vehicle charging hub, replacing petrol pumps at a forecourt in Fulham, London, with fast chargers. The company is facing a challenge to adapt its business as the automotive landscape switches from petrol and diesel cars to electric, and it has currently installed…

Critics Slam USPS Failure To Pursue An Electrification Strategy

The latest USPS environmental impact statement says electric delivery vehicles are preferred, but too expensive. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles electric mail delivery vehicles Environmental Impact Statement Oshkosh Defense USPSBrought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

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