EVs explained by Type

BMW unveils an all-electric version of the classic Mini – its third electric Mini concept Fred Lambert - Mar. 28th 2018. Electrek

For a while now, BMW has been saying that its next all-electric vehicle after the i3 is going to be an electric Mini, but instead of unveiling the production vehicle, the German automaker has been unveiling electric Mini concept vehicles one after the other.

This week, it is unveiling the third concept electric Mini vehicle: “the classic Mini Electric.”

An all-electric Mini is probably the most long overdue electric vehicle.

Not only it’s an ideal segment to electrify due to its size and functionalities, but BMW’s early EV program, the Mini-E, BMW’s first EV concept, was based on the Mini.

Takes hours to charge...more about home charging

This applies to home charging, the efficiency of which is limited by the Domestic power supply connected to your dedicated EV Charger. On a journey there are many opportunities to top up or fill up which can take as little as 20 minutes to achieve 80% charge, depending on the Charge station and the model of EV.

Electric car range is affected by extreme cold, but at least the cars can start. Fred Lambert. Electrek

Sorry for the snarky headline and the swipe at internal combustion engines, but I have seen so much misinformation spread about electric cars in cold weather lately that I had to clarify something...

Will Car Dealerships Survive the Coming Tide of Electric Vehicles?

If projections for EV adoption are accurate, then clearly car dealerships won’t be able to remain who they are for much longer, writes Aria Systems CIO/co-founder Brendan O’Brien.

Electric Car Overview

What will your next car be?

CleanTechnica’s from EV drivers last year — made possible by the thousands of readers who completed a handful of surveys we created to dive deeper into the electric car market — found that a high percentage of them would get a Model 3 next. Many non-EV drivers, meanwhile, have been waiting for this precise model to go electric.

2018 will be the year of the electric car Peter Valdes-Dapena. CNN tech

In 2018, electric cars will finally turn the corner from curious niche product to become a viable option for America's families. Next year will mark a turning point in the ultimate electrification of America's roads.

Plug-in hybrid & electric fleet vehicles

As the world moves towards electric, we want to help you develop an electric fleet that will not only sustain the environment, but also your workforce. There may be barriers that electric is yet to overcome, but the technology is constantly improving, and it’s never been a better time to go electric.

A view from America Court Nederveld. Clean Technica

I’ve been an advocate for EVs since restoring a 1994 USElecticar Chevy S-10 in 2009. I’ll admit my time horizon for wide adoption of EVs at that time was decades out. Little did I realize that two players would appear Nissan with the Leaf in 2011 and Tesla with the Model S in 2012. Hindsight provides the opportunity to see this as a one-two punch to the traditional auto business. Nissan targets the average car buyer in a traditional manufacturer/dealer environment. Tesla takes aim at the high-end luxury segment in a nontraditional manufacturer direct to consumer format.

Could UK electric vehicle sales overtake diesels as soon as 2019?

With EV costs already below fossil fuel cars and consumer appetite increasing for battery vehicles, analysis suggests EV sales could overtake diesels within 18 months

It is difficult to overstate quite how rapidly the car market is changing. Within the past 12 months, end dates for producing fossil fuel cars have been established by several auto manufacturers and even...

Electric cars already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel – study

ure electric cars cost less over four years than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, researchers say, but China is set to lead the market.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Wants To Expand Ultra-Low Emissions Zone

April 2019 just 16 months away ....... £ 24 or £100 to drive inside North/South Circular IF you emit Nasty Stuff from you Vehicle.

2017 US Market Report – Luxury Vehicles

When The Consumer has a choice – He takes it.

The energy revolution

The History of ICE

The vast majority of vehicle owners today obtain power from  an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE). The ICE is a genius and incredibly complex piece of engineering but it comes at a cost.

EVs – the problem and the opportunity

The ICE emit poisonous chemicals which are harmful to our planet and our people.

ICE vehicles are powered by controlled explosions in a confined space, when a car is powered at 6000 RPM that represents 12000 explosions in one minute, or 200 per second in a typical 4 cylinder engine, in a V8 that number doubles to 400 per second.

You are one of 100,000 courageous, forward thinking early adopters

Natural potential supporters of our Mission. We understand your vehicle purchase was not a whim. It was a carefully considered investment. We believe that the generic barrier to EV acceptability is the lack of consumer awareness and understanding (as does the Government). This needs to change. You can help by displaying a sticker and evangelising when you get the chance.

The Barriers to EV Adoption:  Anxiety Perceived and Real - Listed by most quoted

Why Ev's are future!

Simple but very Effective, good for your health and make financial sense.

Carbon Dioxide Levels on Earth Haven’t Been This High in Three Million Years Futurism, Brad Jones

New Highs

The United Nations has issued a warning that last year, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increased at a rate that has never been observed before. Current levels have not been matched in over three million years.

Nissan shares what future electric cars should sound like: the 'Canto' theme Sean Szymkowski. Green Car Reports

Less than two years from now, barring action by the Trump administration, a National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration rule will require hybrid and electric cars to produce an audible noise under 19 mph.

History Lesson: The evolution of the electric car
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EV Revolution Bubbling In Central & Eastern Europe (Cleantech Revolution Tour #CEEEV) by Zachary Shahan. Clean Technica

We’re more than 50% through the first day of our first EV charging conference —West Meets East: Charging Central & Eastern Europe’s Electromobility Revolution — which is part of our Cleantech Revolution Tour. Hundreds of useful comments have already been thrown around, but I’m going to try to consolidate some of the top points.

The Economist: Global Tipping Point For Electric Cars In 2018 by Zachary by Cynthia Shahan. Clean Technica

The Economist has an interesting and informative new video up: “Electric cars will come of age in 2018.” The Economist supports that view that the global tipping point for electric cars may well be 2018 based on information regular CleanTechnica readers know well, but it’s great to see such communication in the mass media.

Governments must move fast to support growing number of electric vehicles by Barclay Ballard. World Finance

With sales of electric vehicles increasing, it’s time for governments to consider the impact they will have on tax receipts, the oil industry and the wider economy...

Air Pollution Responsible For More Than 10.7 Million Kidney Disease Cases A Year, Analysis Shows by James Ayre. Clean Technica

Exposure to particulate matter air pollution is responsible for more than 10.7 million cases of the development of chronic kidney disease per year, according to a new study led by Benjamin Bowe, MPH, of Clinical Epidemiology Center at the VA Saint Louis Health Care System.

What is a mild hybrid? by  Hugo Griffiths and Chris Haining. Car Buyer

With urban air quality frequently in the news and pollution a real political hot potato, the word 'hybrid' is being heard more and more often these days. And it's likely to stay that way for a long time.

But what about On The Road at Public Charge Stations? by  Charles Morris. EVANNEX Aftermarket Tesla Accessories

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