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Electric vehicles will meet lifestyles and banish servos

FORGET pulling into the servo. Electric cars of the future will refuel at destinations which suit our habits. E-mobility technology company Tritium has worked in 27 countries installing electric car charging infrastructure, with facilities being installed at popular destinations, as well as restaurants, shopping centres and hotels. “At the moment with petrol cars everyone goes […]

E-Mobility Leaders: The Industry’s Future Depends on Policy and User Experience

Electrify America tackles demand charges, Proterra pitches “cash for clunkers” for buses, and other highlights from a summit on the future of mobility. Electric vehicle sales increased across key global markets last year. In the United States, EV sales increased by 81 percent compared to 2017. Yet policymakers, automakers and technology companies are still working […]

EIA Outlook 2019: The ‘Extremely Conservative’ Case for Renewables Growth

Outside analysts see better long-term growth prospects for wind, solar and electric vehicles than the projections offered up in the government report. The U.S. Energy Information Administration last week published the federal government’s annual long-term energy outlook report. Top-level items focused on the surging production of U.S. oil and natural gas, which the EIA expects […]

Convert old vehicles into EVs is the answer to check pollution

The Supreme Court recently banned plying of 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles in the National Capital Region (NCR) to check “very critical” level of pollution, upholding the earlier verdict of National Green Tribunal. This was generally welcomed by vehicle manufacturers as it provided yet another opportunity to improve their sales. But this has opened […]

Shell Acquires Greenlots to Lead North American EV Charging Push

The Los Angeles startup found a well-capitalized backer for its charging network software platform. Shell New Energies, a subsidiary of oil major Royal Dutch Shell, acquired EV charging startup Greenlots, claiming a bigger stake in the emerging electric mobility marketplace. Greenlots will keep its brand and leadership, and will become the “foundation” of Shell’s electric […]

Toyota and Panasonic Form Joint Venture to Make Electric Vehicle Batteries

The news reflects mounting competition among global battery manufacturers. Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation announced Tuesday that the two companies will establish a joint venture next year to produce prismatic lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and next-generation batteries for electric vehicles. Contracts concluded today confirm earlier reports of a formal partnership between the two companies, […]

Jaguar Land Rover Confirms Battery Manufacturing Plans Amid Job Cuts

But the U.K. carmaker’s switch to electric vehicles could be complicated by Brexit. Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest vehicle manufacturer, has reaffirmed its commitment to battery manufacturing plans despite laying off around 10 percent of its workforce. “Later this year, next-generation Electric Drive Units (EDU) will be produced at the company’s Engine Manufacturing Centre in […]