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The Electric Car Revolution Is Accelerating

Electric cars will be as cheap as gasoline models by 2025 Battery manufacturing capacity will triple in the next four years Electric cars will outsell fossil-fuel powered vehicles within two decades as battery prices plunge, turning the global auto industry upside down and signaling economic turmoil for oil-exporting countries. The Bloomberg New Energy Finance forecast says adoption … Continue reading The Electric Car Revolution Is Accelerating

France will ‘ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040’

Environment minister unveils five-year-plan to fulfil country’s commitments under Paris Agreemen. France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, the country’s new environment minister has announced. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as he unveiled a series of measures as part of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make the country carbon … Continue reading France will ‘ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040’

Plug-In Vehicle Sales In Europe Increased By 50% In May

Europe has increased plug-in vehicle sales every month so far this year, exceeding 21,000 deliveries in May (21,371 – a “non December”/year end record), up a strong 48% over a year ago. After five months, sales are now approaching 105,000 (which is up 21% year-over-year). Six models exceeded the 1,000 sales mark in May: Renault … Continue reading Plug-In Vehicle Sales In Europe Increased By 50% In May

Paris to host on-demand driverless vehicle service

Europe’s first on-demand driverless vehicle service on open roads is set to begin operating in France later this year. The pilot service, a collaboration between Delphi and French-based public transport operator Transdev, will see autonomous vehicles operating in Saclay, a Paris suburb, and Rouen in Normandy. In Paris, initially one shuttle will operate along a … Continue reading Paris to host on-demand driverless vehicle service

Renault Kangoo ZE small electric van now on sale with longer range

French automaker Renault has given its small light commercial electric vehicle a handful of upgrades, including a significantly longer battery range. The Renault Kangoo ZE is now officially on sale with a longer rated range, a more powerful charging system, and a heat pump to keep the little van efficient in the coldest temperatures. Renault … Continue reading Renault Kangoo ZE small electric van now on sale with longer range