Tagged with electric vehicles

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

Raising the image of electric vehicles

Raising the image of electric vehicles

Jeff McMahon writes on the Forbes website about the importance of ensuring there is adequate infrastructure for charging EVs. It does cause a dilemma, however, about what comes first – the electric vehicle or the charging station? What has been your experience?   The Electric-Vehicle Revolution Has A Visibility Problem Which comes first: the electric … Continue reading

A ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead

A ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead

Electric vehicle celebrity Wan Gang, the “father of China’s electric vehicle movement,”  says a ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead. Companies are jumping in, but cost and other challenges remain.  Louise Moon explains in an article on the South China Morning Post website.   When China’s father of EVs starts talking up hydrogen vehicles, analysts say investors … Continue reading