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First EVEN EV store opens in Iceland's biggest shopping mall

Gisli Gislason Has Another Plan To Promote Electric Cars

Gisli Gislason and EVEN have opened the first EV store in Iceland's biggest shopping mall.

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Yet another Better Place sale falls through; Iceland's NLE ready to buy

It is apparently quite a hassle to buy the remains of Better Place. The last potential buyer, EV Net Group, missed a payment deadline at the end of September, leading a judge to void the purchase. The buyers were supposed to pay NIS 1.8 million (US$505,000), which was 20 percent of the total purchase price and did, in fact, hand over a postdated check for that amount. But that wasn't good enough. According to Haaretz, attorn

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Iceland drops high VAT tax for electric vehicles (well, mostly)

Electric vehicle fans the world over can get a kick out of Gísli Gíslason, a leader in Iceland's push to take the bountiful renewable energy that country produces and stuff it into as many EVs as possible. When he was recently pulled over for speeding in his white Tesla Roadster for going 124 kilometers per hour (77 mi

Amp, NLE definitively agree to bring up to 1,000 electric SUVs to Iceland

In November, Northern Lights Energy signed a letter of intent to buy 1,000 converted electric SUVs from Amp Electric Vehicles. This was the first big step in NLE's Sebastian Blanco

For $39 milion, Northern Lights Electric orders 150 all-electric E-Range SUVs for Scandinavia

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Driving Sustainability: Here's the plan to make Iceland a nation full of plug-in vehicles

Gisli Gislason has been a lawyer, a real estate mogul and a film producer (he's behind the 2009 horror flick Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre. Yes, that's a real movie). He's also not satisfied with this long list of accomplishments. A few years ago, he moved back to his home of Iceland after a stint in Denmark and realized no one there was really working to bring in electric cars. Remember, at the time, Sebastian Blanco