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A different kind of commute: single-seat automaker aims to break into the electric car market

Electric Vehicles,Electra Meccanica,Single-seat car

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Jerry Kroll, a race-car driver by trade and the CEO of Electra Meccanica, aims at bringing a single-seat electric car to the global electric car market in 2017. "Most people drive by themselves in a typical four-person car that occupies … more...

  Filed under: Electric Vehicles

0 replies | 1247 views | Posted on: 01/17/2017 | Last updated: 01/20/2017

All Dutch trains now run 100% on wind power

Renewable Energy,Sustainable Transportation,Transport,Carbon Reduction

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Electric trains have always been a relatively sustainable mode of transport, with much lower emissions than cars, but as of the 1st of January, 2017, all electric train rides in the Netherlands have become even greener. They are now entirel… more...

  Filed under: Transportation

0 replies | 1468 views | Posted on: 01/20/2017 | Last updated: 01/20/2017

The Exponential Growth of Electric Vehicle Adoption

Fossil Fuel Industry,Renewable Energy,Electric Vehicles,Battery

by JackSawyer Student

The rise of electric car companies like Tesla, growing fears of climate change, and tougher policies on emissions have culminated in a growing attention on the electric vehicle industry. And the EV industry is ready for this attention “be… more...

  Filed under: Electric Vehicles

0 replies | 744 views | Posted on: 09/02/2016 | Last updated: 09/02/2016

Electric Car Range Set to Improve Drastically with Lithium-Ion Battery Breakthrough

SolidEnergy Systems,Battery,Electric Vehices,Lithium-Ion Batteries

by JackSawyer Student

SolidEnergy Systems, a company started by MIT alumni in 2012, has developed a lithium-ion battery that lasts twice as long as the batteries we use today. The MIT spinout has made significant material advances in lithium-ion battery technolo… more...

  Filed under: Electric Vehicles

0 replies | 945 views | Posted on: 08/29/2016 | Last updated: 08/29/2016

Electric Car Charging Stations Surpass Gas Stations in Japan

Survey,Japan,Electric Vehicles,Charging stations,nissan

by JackSawyer Student

A survey conducted by Nissan has found that there are now more electric charging stations than gas stations in Japan. The survey revealed that there are more than 40,000 electric stations in comparison to 34,000 gas stations. With Japan bei… more...

  Filed under: Transportation

0 replies | 1155 views | Posted on: 08/09/2016 | Last updated: 08/09/2016

Solar Impulse 2 - The First Aircraft to Circle the Globe Using Solar

Renewable Energy,Transportation,Solar Impulse,World Record,Planes,Aircrafts

by JackSawyer Student

The Solar Impulse 2 has become the first solar powered aircraft to complete a trip around the world. Packing 17,000 solar cells in its wings, the Solar Impulse 2 harnessed energy from the sun to power its journey. Mr. Piccard and Mr. Borsch… more...

  Filed under: Electric Vehicles

1 replies | 1132 views | Posted on: 07/25/2016 | Last updated: 08/01/2016

Tesla's Master Plan II Revealed

clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Tesla,Sustainable Transportation,Electric Vehicles,Elon Musk,Automation,Electric,Master Plan

by JackSawyer Student

Elon Musk has revealed the second master plan for his electric car company Tesla - although in a couple years it may be a lot more than a car company. I made a prediction on what Elon's plan might entail last week, and with that, went into … more...

  Filed under: Electric Vehicles

0 replies | 1246 views | Posted on: 07/22/2016 | Last updated: 07/22/2016

 

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