Tag Archives: renewable energy

Going Solo And Solar

“Given the current costs of generating and storing power at home, even residents of sunny Arizona would not have much economic incentive to leave the electric-power system completely—full grid-defection, as McKinsey refers to it—until around 2028. But partial defection, where … Continue reading

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Electra Meccanica Vehicles Will Trade As ECCTF on OTCQB

It takes money for a start-up like EMV to ramp up production. They can do it the slow way by selling cars and recycling the profits or they can do it faster by selling shares of the company or increasing … Continue reading

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Battle Of The 3-wheelers

Arcimoto plans to achieve its mission by replacing the global urban and suburban use of 4,000 lb. internal combustion engine vehicles for regular daily trips with the Arcimoto SRK, a pure electric solution that is a quarter of the weight, … Continue reading

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First Delivery Of A Solo EV

“We are thrilled to be able to deliver our very first SOLO to a family right here in the Vancouver area,” said Mark West, President of Electra Meccanica. “We think it fits perfectly with their local healthy food business as … Continue reading

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Sweden Promises To Balance The Books

“Sweden had previously committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050. It already gets 83 per cent of its electricity from nuclear energy and hydropower, having met its 2020 target of 50 per cent renewable energy eight years ahead of schedule. To … Continue reading

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Production Solo #1 Gets Into The Hands Of A Happy Customer

Yes, the Solo EV from Electra Meccanica in Vancouver is happening. Here’s the happiest customer showing Solo off to her friends… UPDATE

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Latest Report From A Solo EV Test-driver

“The Solo feels like a complete and finished vehicle. I would have bought the pre-production version on the spot if I could have.…Solo is incredibly easy to drive. It feels solid. No squeaks or rattles. The steering is precise and the … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom From The CEO Of ElectraMeccanica Vehicles

Today, at 0810 PST, Jerry Kroll was interviewed by the Strong and Sharp radio program on 98.3 FM in Vancouver. Highlights: 8:13 – The usual introductions of Jerry and his concept for the Solo EV (“smartest commuter car on the … Continue reading

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Solo EV Versus The Competition

“For 2017, all LEAF trim levels offer the 30 kWh battery that was previously only available on LEAF SV and SL grades. Along with the 100-mile plus range, the 30 kWh battery can be quick-charged to 80 percent (from the … Continue reading

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Solo EV Update For June, 2017

Highlights (for me) of the June CEO Update: My questions were dealt with first… The whining noise prominent in some videos is just automatic gain control raising the volume when the car is quiet which it usually is. I can … Continue reading

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Possibilities

“It fit! Long legs were the issue, but once in, I couldn’t touch the firewall. The cabin was roomy and comfortable. The stomach, though oversized was comfortably accommodated!” Any grumbling that EMV’s Solo EV is too small are blown away by … Continue reading

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Canada Waking Up To The Potential Of EVs

“So far, electric vehicles — small cars packed with expensive technology — are not a big money-maker for the car companies. They prefer the profit margins on thirsty SUVs containing technology paid for decades ago. No wonder Canadian electric car sales … Continue reading

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