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SCE to test Freightliner’s eCascadia electric big rig

By Blagojce Krivevski Southern California Edison on Thursday became the nation’s first utility to receive and test the eCascadia, an electric big rig by Freightliner. Members of the electric company’s fleet management staff were joined by representatives from Daimler Trucks North America, owner of Freightliner, for a “plug-in ceremony” at SCE’s Irwindale warehouse facility. The…

GM will launch 30 EVs around the world by 2025

By Blagojce Krivevski General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra revealed that the company will offer 30 all-electric models globally by mid-decade. Forty percent of the company’s U.S. entries will be battery electric vehicles by the end of 2025. Barra also announced an increase in GM’s financial commitment to EVs and AVs today to $27…

Clean Transportation Leaders Launch Zero Emission Transportation Association

By Blagojce Krivevski Today, 28 businesses—which employ hundreds of thousands of workers across all 50 states—launched the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), a new organization advocating for national policies that will enable 100% electric vehicle sales throughout the light-, medium-, and heavy-duty sectors by 2030. ZETA is the first industry coalition of its kind calling…

Hyundai to Expand Electrified Line-up to Ten Models in 2022

By Blagojce Krivevski Hyundai today confirmed its commitment to offer ten electrified, eco-focused vehicles by the end of 2022, including seven SUVs and three car models. This product blitz includes eco solutions for many of Hyundai’s current products as well as all-new models, such as the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6.Earlier this year, Hyundai announced…

WiTricity Raises $34 Million in Venture Capital, including Strategic Investment from Mitsubishi Corporation

By Blagojce Krivevski WiTricity, the industry pioneer in efficient wireless power transfer over distance, today announced it has closed a $34 million investment round. Stage 1 Ventures led the round with participation from Air Waves Wireless Electricity and a strategic investment by Mitsubishi Corporation through its U.S. subsidiary, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas). The infusion of capital…

Groupe Renault unveils Dacia Spring Electric concept crossover

By Blagojce Krivevski The Groupe Renault eWays event – running from 15th to 27th October – is a look to the future of electric mobility, cities and technology, featuring significant world premieres and panel discussions based on the Groupe’s extensive experience in electric vehicles. Dacia has revolutionised the new car market with its economic model…

Audi Q8 TFSI e quattro launched, priced from €75,351

By Blagojce Krivevski Electric range of up to 59 kilometers (36.7 mi) in the NEDC (47 kilometers (29.2 mi) in the WLTP cycle), a sporty character, and great everyday usability: Audi is presenting the Q8 with plug-in hybrid drive. The new model closes the last gap in the Q8 range and provides an innovative combination…

All-new Hyundai Tucson unveiled, plug-in hybrid version coming next year

By Blagojce Krivevski Hyundai has unveiled the all-new Tucson, which features an advanced, experimental design and state-of the-art technology, setting new standards in the compact SUV segment. The all-new Tucson is the fourth generation of Hyundai’s successful best-seller with more than 7 million units sold around the globe since it launched in 2004. Of these,…

First Volkswagen ID.3 EVs Arrive In The UK

By Blagojce Krivevski A major milestone in Volkswagen’s latest chapter has been marked with the arrival of the ground-breaking Volkswagen ID.3 in the UK. The first shipment of customer cars – limited, ID.3 1ST Edition specification models – has reached British shores at port in Grimsby, ready to make its way to customers on the…

SCE to add 38,000 more EV charging stations in California

By Blagojce Krivevski California state officials gave Southern California Edison the green light for an expansive electric car charging infrastructure program that will add about 38,000 new chargers throughout the utility’s 50,000-square-mile service area. The program, known as Charge Ready 2, will be the nation’s largest light-duty electric vehicle charging program run by an investor-owned…

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