Several countries in Africa are looking at resuscitating old motor vehicle assembly plants or developing new assembly plants. The motor vehicle assembly industry, as well as the manufacture of associated components that boost downstream industries, are seen as a catalyst for economic growth, bringing much needed job creation opportunities. Ghana’s new Automotive Development Policy has […]
Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon More than 90 environmental and consumer groups have today appealed to the European Parliament not to accept sustainable finance rules that would allow logging and the burning of trees to be counted as green investments. In a public letter, groups such as Transport & Environment (T&E), WWF, Greenpeace, […]
NSW is wringing its hands about the future of coal mining while Canada announces plans to end coal mining and exports.
The idea of using vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology to stabilize the grid has been discussed for years. When will it become part of the electrification-of-everything landscape?
As hope fades additional survivors will be rescued and scores are feared dead in the rubble of the Champlain Towers condo building that collapsed near Miami Beach on Thursday, impacts due to climate change are increasingly thought to have been a possible contributing factor in the tragedy. Official investigations are just getting underway and a […]
In April, I published a couple of Tesla sales forecasts for 2021, and then I followed that up with one more at the beginning of June. With Tesla’s Q2 sales numbers now in, let’s revisit some of those forecasts. First of all, Troy Teslike has updated his Q3 forecast by about 8,000 since mid April […]
This is an article from Nexus Media News, by Jeremy Deaton and Briana Flin Except for a brief stint in the military, Paul Crawford has spent his entire life farming in southern Oregon. First, as a boy, chasing his dad through hayfields and now, growing alfalfa on his own farm with his wife and two […]
There is no shortage of bikes in the world, but as technology changes, so do our buying habits. Over the last year, the electric bike industry has seen a massive surge in demand, but buying a fully electric bike isn’t the only way to get some extra power in your pedal. With so many manual […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared the news that Tesla’s Model S Plaid set an official world speed record for a production EV at Nurburgring. The vehicle was completely unmodified and came directly from the factory. Elon added that next would be a modified Plaid with added aero surfaces, carbon brakes, and track tires — […]
XPeng has just dropped a massive hammer on the Chinese EV market. Despite being a smart electric car, which includes having a great infotainment system and lidar for semi-autonomous driving support, XPeng’s new P5 model has a starting price of just RMB 160,000 to 230,000 (after subsidies), which translates to $24,875 to $35,760. I was […]