NRG eVgo executives discuss EV charging and its future. The Sparrow microcar finds new life as an EV. Fracking shakes British Columbia, raising questions from scientists. BYD supplies Opoli ridesharing service with its e6 EV.
Kandi Launches Carsharing In Luzhou; Grassley Fights For Renewables In Tax Bill
Kandi adds 1,500 EVs for carsharing in Luzhou, China. Urban Air Institute says E0 is more harmful to engines than E10. Senator Grassley fights for inclusion of renewable energy in tax bill. Scientists develop microcapsules for self-extinguishing batteries.
Piaggio, KTM Making Commuter EVs; Total Opens Public CCH2 Station In Germany
Tesla is not planning an electric motorcycle. Piaggio and KTM developing affordable commuter EVs. Total opens a cryo-compressed hydrogen station in Munich. IKEA will install EV chargers at all of its Canadian stores.
Elix launches a new wireless charger. The Mobi Charger offers mobile charging with second-life EV batteries. Audi's CO2-neutral fuel plant helps stabilize the energy grid. BMW supports urban mobility with i3 carsharing.
Birmingham Airport Joins Electric Highway; CA Senator Wants To End Summer Blend
West Virginia offered generous EV rebates, but has a dirty grid. UK's Birmingham Airport adds fast chargers. Tesla garners praise and attention from unlikely sources. A California senator wants to end the summer blend.
BorgWarner buys electric motor maker Remy International. Tesla Model S P85D arrives in Hong Kong soon. Tesla hires Ganesh Srivats for North American sales. Bolloré Bluesummer will be sold through Citroën.
Aldi Offers Free EV Charging In Germany; DOE Funds Algal Biofuel Projects
BMW's electric truck will move parts through Munich. Aldi installs fast chargers at 50 locations in Germany. London's double-decker EV bus is made by BYD. DOE funds projects to reduce algal biofuel prices.
Canadian Power Generator To Install Tesla Powerpacks
Man builds giant Tesla logo out of Legos. TransAlta says stationary batteries will encourage renewable energy in Canada. BMW gives Nanyang Technological University an i3 and i8 for electromobility research.
Is electromagnetic interference enough to justify disabling AM radio in the BMW i3? Saab parent NEVS begins joint ventures to build cars in Tianjin, China. Renault upgrades its Cléon factory to build the Zoe's R240 electric motor.
Tesla Drivers Have Surpassed A Billion Electric Miles
UPenn's easier recycling process for rare earth metals reduces their environmental cost. Nissan Leaf drivers have prevented 55,000 tons of CO2 emissions in Europe alone. Tesla Model S drivers have racked up a billion miles.