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Car rental giant Hertz dumps EVs in U.S. in favour of gasoline engines | CBC News

  2024-01-12 (or before) in - Canada's Public Broadcaster

Rental firm Hertz Global Holdings said on Thursday it would sell about 20,000 electric vehicles, including Teslas, from its U.S. fleet due to higher expenses related to collision and damage, and will opt for gas-powered vehicles.

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Tesla

EVs have 79% more reliability problems than gas cars, says Consumer Reports

  2023-11-29 in Ars Technica

Teething problems abound with new electric powertrains.

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Cars

‘Staggering’ green growth gives hope for 1.5C, says global energy chief

  2023-09-26 in The Guardian

IEA’s Fatih Birol says uptake of solar power and EVs is in line with net zero goal but rich countries must hasten their broader plans

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Solar Energy | Electric Cars | EVs | Net Zero | Cars

Europe hits roadblocks in the race to switch to electric cars

  2023-08-26 in The Guardian

Despite progress towards a 2045 zero-emission goal, the high price of EVs has created a headache for governments

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Cars | France

How the United States solved South Korea’s problems with electric vehicle subsidies under the Inflation Reduction Act

  2023-07-26 in Peterson Institute for International Economics

South Korea felt “betrayed” when President Joseph R. Biden Jr. signed his administration’s flagship climate legislation, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022, into law. This paper first shows how the Biden administration addressed Korea’s concerns about the law’s effect on its sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States. Thanks in part to the Treasury Department’s regulations written to implement the law, Korean exports of EVs to the United States grew even after the IRA went into force.

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Legislation

'Record order': Volvo Trucks and Holcim ink deal to deploy 1,000 electric HGVs

  2023-05-22 in Business Green

Letter of intent to see auto manufacturer provide European building giant with up to 1,000 zero emission trucks by 2030

  Tagged under: EVs | Electric Cars

Electric fleets: Biffa revs up plans for electric bin lorries

  2023-04-28 in Business Green

Announcement comes as IKEA advances plans for zero emission fleet and official sales figures for EVs continue to soar

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs

Tesla says global energy demand will be cut in half by switch to EVs and renewables

  2023-04-26 by in The Driven - Australian EV News

Tesla says transition to EVs, battery storage, wind and solar will slash energy consumption needs by half compared to inefficient fossil fuels.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Solar Energy | Electric Cars | EVs | Fossil Fuels | Wind Power | Tesla

New EPA rules will upend industry as automakers' EV plans are too low

  2023-04-09 by in Electrek

There's a huge gap between automakers' EV plans and new EPA rules. 2+ million more EVs need to be made by 2030 – who will make them?

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs

Scientists hail new battery with 4 times energy density of lithium-ion

  2023-04-03 by in The Driven - Australian EV News

New battery developed by researchers in US could provide “thousand mile” range for EVs and open up new possibilities for long-haul transport and electric planes.

  Tagged under: Lithium | Electric Cars | EVs

EV transition targets are ‘not achievable’ within current timelines, industry says

  2023-03-09 (or before) in

Manufacturers have named challenges in adapting to a new battery supply chain, concerns over the investment, shortages of raw materials and lack of grid capacity as barriers to the transition to electric vehicles (EVs).

  Tagged under: Batteries | Electric Cars | EVs | Electricity Grid

The Pilbara mining companies exploring greener ventures amid energy shift

  2023-02-18 in ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Pilbara, known for its iron ore production, is set for another bumper year. But there are new players and projects emerging in Australia's resources heartland.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Lithium | Minerals | Electric Cars | EVs

EV reliance is sparking a dangerous mining boom. There’s another way to cut emissions, study says. - The Boston Globe

  2023-01-25 (or before) in The Boston Globe

Instead of simply swapping traditional cars for EVs, the report released Tuesday from the Climate and Community Project offers another way to tackle the climate crisis: reducing dependency on cars in general.

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Cars

Biden talks up electric vehicle revolution – but is America ready to give up gas?

  2022-09-17 in The Guardian

President appears at Detroit auto show, where EVs are this year’s stars – but the road to electrification promises to be a bumpy one

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | EVs | Cars

Redwood Materials To Recycle All Batteries From VW, Audi EVs In USA

  2022-07-15 (or before) in InsideEVs | Electric Vehicle News, Reviews, and Reports

The company headed by Tesla co-founder JB Straubel will work directly with VW Group's 1,000 US dealers to identify end-of-life batteries and materials.

  Tagged under: Batteries | USA | Electric Cars | EVs

Report: Local authorities 'unprepared' for EV transition

  2022-07-15 in Business Green

A lack of local investment and awareness means local authorities could struggle to adequately support the switch to EVs and the target to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Cars

Car Advertising Finally Goes Electric

  2022-01-16 (or before) in Bloomberg

Industry giants have started making EVs en masse; now they have to figure out how to sell them. 

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs

Stellantis CEO: EV transition costs are “beyond the limits” the auto industry can sustain

  2021-12-02 in

Stellantis CEO Carlos Taveres stated that the pressure for legacy automakers to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles could threaten jobs and vehicle quality as traditional carmakers struggle to manage the higher costs of producing EVs.  Taveres said that the costs of transitioning to electric vehicle production are “beyond the limits” of what the current […]

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs

Battery power: five innovations for cleaner, greener electric vehicles

  2021-11-26 in The Guardian

EVs are seen as key in transition to low-carbon economy, but as their human and environmental costs become clearer, can new tech help?

  Tagged under: Batteries | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | EVs | Cars

Aston Martin in row over 'sock puppet PR firm' pushing anti-electric vehicle study

  2020-12-02 in The Guardian

Report disputing green benefits of EVs attributed to company registered to wife of carmaker’s director

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | EVs | Cars

SUVs outselling EVs 37 to 1 | Auto Express

  2020-09-15 (or before) in

Sales of both vehicle types have grown, but 1.8 million SUVs were sold over the last four years compared with 47,000 EVs

  Tagged under: EVs | Electric Cars | Cars

Now Is Not The Time To Pump The Brakes On Fleet Electrification

  2020-06-24 (or before) by in Forbes

In order to meet their long-term climate commitments as well as near-term policy requirements, fleet operators are continuing to accelerate their investments in electrification, even now.

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Electric Cars | EVs

A new battery could keep your phone charged for five days

  2020-01-06 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: Lithium | Batteries | Electric Cars | EVs

Factcheck: How electric vehicles help to tackle climate change

  2019-05-13 in Carbon Brief

Electric vehicles (EVs) are an important part of meeting global goals on climate change. They feature prominently in mitigation pathways that limit warming to well-below 2C or 1.5C, which would be inline with the Paris Agreement’s targets.

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Electric Cars | EVs | Climate Change Mitigation

Here we go again: German research institute claims diesels are cleaner than EVs - Charged EVs

  2019-04-25 in Charged EVs | Electric Vehicles Magazine

Anti-EV hit pieces clog the blogosphere like pickup trucks on a Texas highway, but this one sounded much more serious than the usual anonymous speculation. A respected German research institute released a study claiming EVs are dirtier than diesel – music to the ears of many in the German auto industry. ‚ÄúConsidering Germany‚Äôs current energy... Read more »

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | EVs | Texas

Koch brothers launch new misinformation campaign against electric cars

  2017-06-27 by in Electrek

Koch brothers launch misinformation campaign against EVs

  Tagged under: Disinformation and Misinformation | Electric Cars | EVs | Fossil Fuels | Cars

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