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Electra Meccanica Heads Into Production

“Electra Meccanica intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for plant and equipment, production molds, sales and marketing and inventory associated with the mass production of its SOLO electric vehicle by Zongshen Industrial Group Co. Ltd., initial deliveries … Continue reading

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Tesla Playing Catch-up With Electra Meccanica

“Imagining what a single-passenger Tesla vehicle might look like, the first thing that comes to mind is low cost. With the Tesla Model 3 expected to be released at a $35,000 price point in coming months and demand far exceeding … Continue reading

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Trump v Air

“The Trump administration will seek to revoke California’s authority to regulate automobile greenhouse gas emissions — including its mandate for electric-car sales — in a proposed revision of Obama-era standards, according to three people familiar with the plan. The proposal, … Continue reading

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The Return Of The Smartphone

For weeks I’ve been without my smartphone last seen in the hands of a grand child. The supposition was that the battery died and the phone was laid to rest wherever said highly mobile grand child was at some instant… … Continue reading

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Making The World A Better Place

“The Billion Tree Tsunami project in Pakistan has been a success. About 730 million trees were regrown using various forestry measures for regeneration, and three hundred million seedlings were planted using about 40 different species in the province of Khyber … Continue reading

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Wheels Within Wheels In EVs

“There are 180 LEAFs in the carsharing program and 20 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans, last I heard. If you look at electric carsharing programs globally, that’s surely a rather large program relative to the population — that’s even a fairly … Continue reading

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Road to Zero Strategy In UK

“As set out in the NO2 plan, we will end the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040. By then, we expect the majority of new cars and vans sold to be 100% zero emission … Continue reading

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Electra Meccanica Completes First Production SOLO

“Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp., a cutting-edge designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced that its single-passenger, all-electric SOLO rolled off the assembly line and has arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia. The new vehicle will now undergo rigorous consumer testing … Continue reading

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The End Of An Era

“Greyhound Canada is ending its passenger bus and freight services in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and cancelling all but one route in B.C.” See Greyhound Canada to end bus service in Western provincesI haven’t been a steady customer of Greyhound but … Continue reading

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China Rethinking Subsidies For EVs?

“sources say the new plan under consideration would require vehicles to have at least 125 miles of battery-only range to qualify for any incentives from the national government. The current standard is only 90 miles. In February, the government lowered … Continue reading

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EV Market: “Engage!”

“The Chinese PEV market is at full charge, with some 94,000 units registered in May, up 127% YoY and just 8,000 units less than the current record of 102,000 units set last December. If sales continue progressing this fast, expect … Continue reading

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Blinded About Sun

“President Trump blows a lot of wind about trying to bring back coal jobs, but if he was paying attention, he would have to admit the growth is in solar jobs. It’s almost as though he is energy blind.” See Solar … Continue reading

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