Tagged Alternative Fuel Vehicle

New Antarctic expedition runs on solar and plastic waste

By Joshua S Hill Liesbeth and Edwin ter Velde are heading to Antarctica in a vehicle named Solar Voyager made from plastic waste and powered by the sun. The post New Antarctic expedition runs on solar and plastic waste appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Autonomous vehicle revolution could catch out property investors

By Tony Bosworth Survey finds big property owners have given hardly any thought to how they would repurpose their assets in the event of an autonomous vehicle boom. The post Autonomous vehicle revolution could catch out property investors appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Range Rover Sport self-drives Coventry Ring Road

A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts. A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Zoe, Leaf, i3 = #1, #2, #3 In France — September EV Sales Report

By Jose Pontes The French plug-in passenger car market had 3,799 registrations in September, with all-electric models continuing to grow (+10%) while plug-in hybrids were in a post-NEDC hangover (down 9%), something that was expected. For the year through September, the country had 43% year over year (YoY) growth Read Full Article Here For more…

EV Exponential Growth Just Beginning

By Matt Pressman Electric vehicle naysayers often seem to visualize technological change proceeding at a slow and stately pace, ignoring the accelerating trends that are driving EV adoption. But as any mathematician will tell you, exponential growth is a powerful thing, and there are several reasons to believe that electrification is nearing the upward curve…

Conflicted German Automakers Struggle With EV Transition

By Guest Contributor It’s no secret that legacy automakers are making the transition to electric vehicles only reluctantly, in response to regulatory pressure from governments and to competitive pressure from Tesla. Contrary to what many seem to believe, Big Auto’s reluctance to embrace EVs is not merely the usual corporate fear of the future, nor…

BMW Plug-Ins Shine In Germany — September EV Sales Report

By Jose Pontes The German plug-in electric passenger car market was down 12% in September, to 4,626 registrations, with PHEVs stumbling 24% year over year (YoY). This was no doubt due to the pre-WLTP summer sales rush. Nonetheless, fully electric cars (BEVs) kept on growing (+5%), allowing full electrics to sell at the same level…

Jaguar I-Pace gets new pedestrian warning sound

By Blagojce Krivevski With no engine sound, the electric Jaguar I-PACE required a new way to warn blind, visually impaired and other vulnerable road users it is approaching at low speed. Jaguar’s engineers have developed a sound that can be heard at speeds up to 20km/h (12.4 mph) and exceeds the 56dB(A) minimum required by…

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