Filed under electric vehicles

Investing in renewable energy and promoting electric vehicles is far from being enough to limit global warming and achieve sustainability

Investing in renewable energy and promoting electric vehicles is far from being enough to limit global warming and achieve sustainability

Shifting to electric vehicles while maintaining current travelling habits will not deliver emissions reductions required by European Green Deal and Paris Agreement. Margarita Mediavilla and Khaled Diab discuss the issues in an article on The Ecologist website.   The unsustainability of the electric car The European Green Deal sets ambitious targets for decarbonising the European … Continue reading

New algorithm to improve energy performance can be integrated into any vehicle type – whether a gas vehicle, an e-vehicle, a compact car, or a truck

New algorithm to improve energy performance can be integrated into any vehicle type – whether a gas vehicle, an e-vehicle, a compact car, or a truck

James Billington writes on the electric & hybrid vehicle technology international website about a new algorithm developed by FEV, a globally leading service provider which is cost efficient and flexible for many vehicle types.   New algorithm provides EVs with more accurate range and energy-saving routes Vehicle weight is a crucial factor when it comes … Continue reading

Breakthrough with lifetime of batteries for electric vehicles lasting five times longer than average

Breakthrough with lifetime of batteries for electric vehicles lasting five times longer than average

We are always interested in technology innovation and we have seen a lot of progress in the development of batteries for electric vehicles. Louise Boyle writes on The Independent website about latest developments from the world’s largest maker of batteries for electric vehicles.   Landmark million-mile battery to power electric vehicles is ready for production … Continue reading

The need to find the right approach to convince people to purchase electric vehicles

The need to find the right approach to convince people to purchase electric vehicles

Swapnesh Masrani, Assistant Professor, Management Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University explains that it is necessary to address the barriers that are putting people off from buying electric vehicles in an article on The Conversation website.   Zero emissions: government must address hurdles putting people off electric cars Ambitious targets have been set by the … Continue reading

Plans for real-world testing of heavy duty trucks

Plans for real-world testing of heavy duty trucks

Efforts to electrify vehicles is not only restricted to cars. There are now efforts for large trucks and California is one region where there are many initiatives underway. Start-ups and established truck makers are racing to get their models on the road. Susan Carpenter explains latest developments in an article on the New York Times … Continue reading

German car manufacturer Daimler making  huge investments in electromobility and autonomous transport as it seeks to dethrone US rival Tesla

German car manufacturer Daimler making huge investments in electromobility and autonomous transport as it seeks to dethrone US rival Tesla

More and more regularly now we are reading on the business or environment pages about the efforts to mainstream electric vehicles.  Nik Martin writes on the Deutsche Welle website about the plans outlined by Daimler’s new CEO.   Daimler doubles down on austerity as electric era beckons Daimler’s new CEO has promised the luxury German … Continue reading