A new ‘electric highway’ is going to connect Europe from Norway to Italy

by Fred Lambert, Electrek A few days after announcing its massive electric vehicle charging infrastructure expansion, European electric utility E.ON elaborated on its actual plan to rollout charging stations across Europe – including an ‘electric highway’ of ‘ultra-fast charging stations’ that will connect Norway to Italy. Aside from the announcement that they will have as […]

Charging, charging, charging — best way for cities to break down EV adoption barriers

by Zachary Shahan, Clean Technica Prepping for our coming CleanTechnica + GreenWay 1st annual EV charging conference in Warsaw, Poland, I’ve been interviewing leading thinkers and doers in the EV charging world and in the Central & Eastern Europe EV industry who will be presenting or sitting on panel discussions during the conference*. This time, […]

US EV charging network grows from 5,070 to 50,990 charging sites in 6 years

by James Ayre , Clean Technica There are now more than 50,990 public and private plug-in electric vehicle charging sites located throughoutthe US — up from 34,151 in 2015 — according to the newly released Electric Vehicle Charging Association’s2017 State of the Charge report. The new report re-evaluates the state of the plug-in electric vehicle […]

US EV charging network grows from 5,070 to 50,990 charging sites in 6 years

by James Ayre, Clean Technica There are now more than 50,990 public and private plug-in electric vehicle charging sites located throughoutthe US — up from 34,151 in 2015 — according to the newly released Electric Vehicle Charging Association’s2017 State of the Charge report. The new report re-evaluates the state of the plug-in electric vehicle charging […]

Now is the time to go electric with your wheels

I’m so excited about my new car and I’m not even a car person.  I’m excited to have an electric vehicle (EV) – a way to drive around on renewable energy and avoid tailpipe emissions. It’s peppy and fun to drive and, like I said, I’m not even a car person.  But part of what’s […]

Twelve big cities to buy zero emissions buses, extend green areas

by Alister Doyle, Reuters OSLO (Reuters) – Twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 to protect the environment. The 12, with a combined population of almost 80 million, said they […]

Paris mayor plans to eliminate all non-electric cars by 2030

by Laurel Wamsley, NPR If the mayor of Paris holds sway, gas-powered cars will be gone from her city by 2030. Instead, citizens will get around via public transport, bicycles, and electric cars — and Paris will be on its way to carbon neutrality by 2050. Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s call on Thursday for an end to […]

Western governors agree to build charging station network

by The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Western governors say electric vehicles will be able to travel easier across 5,000 miles (8,050 kilometers) of highway under a new agreement promising to build a network of charging stations in seven states. The governors of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming announced Wednesday […]

General Motors is going all electric

by Alex Davies, Wired After more than a century peddling vehicles that pollute the atmosphere, General Motors is ending its relationship with gasoline and diesel. This morning, the American automotive giant announced that it is working toward an all-electric, zero-emissions future. That starts with two new, fully electric models next year—then at least 18 more […]

Electric vehicles will soon be cheaper than gas guzzlers

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch Good news for car drivers looking to go electric. In a handful of years, these zero-emission vehicles will be cheaper than traditional gas guzzlers, according to a new report from investment bankers Cowen & Co. The analysis, compiled by Cowen managing director and senior research analyst Jeffrey Osborne, determined that electric […]