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EV READY? Scorecard

EV READY? Scorecard

With the looming threat of climate change, many people, companies and nations are looking to reduce their use of fossil fuels and produce a lower carbon footprint. One way they are attempting to implement this is by making road travel better for the environment, by way of switching to electric vehicles (EVs) rather tha ... Continue reading

750 Miles Per Charge (MPC) Battery Startup Our Next Energy (ONE) Gets Investments

750 Miles Per Charge (MPC) Battery Startup Our Next Energy (ONE) Gets Investments

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 18, 2021 -- Our Next Energy Inc. (ONE), a Michigan-based energy storage solutions company, today announced it has closed a $25 million Series A capital raise led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures. ... Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake - Where Are All The Diesel-Hybrids? (Originally Published 2/7/2008; Once More Ahead Of Our Time)

Let Them Eat Cake - Where Are All The Diesel-Hybrids? (Originally Published 2/7/2008; Once More Ahead Of Our Time)

Let Them Eat Cake - Where Are All The Diesel-Hybrids? (Originally Published 2/7/2008), What's The Problem Here? We all know the problem and most of us who look for it can see the solution's right here under our collective noses, right here in virtually everyone's home, office, and every venue we work or play in, in fac ... Continue reading

California Can Achieve World's First Sustainable Hydrogen Fueling Network

California Can Achieve World's First Sustainable Hydrogen Fueling Network

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2021 -- The California Air Resources Board today released an analysis of the California hydrogen fueling network for passenger cars and found that, with the right funding, the network could be self-sufficient by 2030. ... Continue reading

2021 VOLKSWAGEN ID.4 1st EDITION - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 VOLKSWAGEN ID.4 1st EDITION - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Volkswagen has been a little late taking a seat at the e-car banquet table. Environmentally speaking, they got off on the wrong foot by selling millions of so-called "clean" diesels cleverly designed to cheat smog testing equipment. ... Continue reading

America's Car Dealers Are Getting Serious About EVs -- NADA and Chargeway Announce Partnership

America's Car Dealers Are Getting Serious About EVs -- NADA and Chargeway Announce Partnership

Chargeway, the Oregon-based software startup best known for developing a simple, intuitive color-coded visual language for charging EVs with "electric fuel," has been chosen by the National Auto Dealers Association (NADA) as an Affinity Partner, allowing NADA member dealers to capitalize on Chargeway’s straightf ... Continue reading

EV Motoring: EDTA Electric Drive Report

EV Motoring: EDTA Electric Drive Report

EDTA Member Spotlight: Lucid Motors Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. The company’s first car, Lucid Air, is a state-of-the-art luxury sedan with a California-inspired design underpinned by race- ... Continue reading

More than 100 U.S. lawmakers urge Pelosi to back union EV tax credit

More than 100 U.S. lawmakers urge Pelosi to back union EV tax credit

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 Reuters reported that more than 100 U.S. House lawmakers on Tuesday urged Speaker Nancy Pelosi to keep a $4,500 tax credit incentive for union-built electric vehicles (EV) in a massive spending bill. In a letter seen by Reuters, 107 Democrats urged Pelosi to retain the credit supported by the United ... Continue reading

Europe EV News: Italvolt and ABB announce partnership agreement as a key step in delivering Italian gigafactory

Europe EV News: Italvolt and ABB announce partnership agreement as a key step in delivering Italian gigafactory

partnership with ABB which is a key step for the EV battery market and for manufacturers in the EU and globally. ... Continue reading

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FOR SALE OR LEASE BY OWNERS

The Auto Channel Puts Thoughts In Visitor's Minds, it is a grown-up car guy's most important Stop On The Digital Mother Road, where they find focused easy to understand, easy to read helpful and fun automotive content. They find comfortable eclectic lifestyle stories, ... Continue reading

United States Senate Recognizes National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

United States Senate Recognizes National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

FCHEA is excited to announce that on October 7, the United States Senate passed Senate Resolution 412, declaring October 8, 2021, National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day for the United States. This is the seventh year in a row the Senate has officially proclaimed the special day. ... Continue reading

Stellantis Announces $229 Million Investment in Kokomo, Indiana, Operations to Accelerate Electrification Plans

Stellantis Announces $229 Million Investment in Kokomo, Indiana, Operations to Accelerate Electrification Plans

October 7, 2021 , KOKOMO, Indiana - Stellantis today announced it would invest a total of $229 million in three of its Kokomo, Indiana, plants to help the company reach its goal of achieving 40% low-emission vehicle sales in the U.S. by 2030. This announcement, which will retain 662 jobs, comes three months after the c ... Continue reading

E-Fuel, The Latest Distraction and Threat to Ethanol Acceptance

E-Fuel, The Latest Distraction and Threat to Ethanol Acceptance

The hype about electric vehicles and the irrational support for any ersatz e-fuel is nothing more than another harmful distraction ... Continue reading

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E - Review by Larry Nutson

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E - Review by Larry Nutson

Mustang Mach-E is already surpassing its gasoline powered sibling. Ford has produced 27,816 so far in 2021, more than the 26,089 standard Mustangs that have rolled off the assembly line. ... Continue reading

BMW Group invests in innovative technology for efficient and sustainable lithium extraction

BMW Group invests in innovative technology for efficient and sustainable lithium extraction

The BMW Group is stepping up its expansion of electromobility and will be releasing about ten million fully-electric vehicles onto the roads over the next ten years or so. By 2030, at least half the BMW Group’s global sales are expected to come from fullyelectric vehicles. ... Continue reading

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