Post Tagged with: "EVs"

Colorado Joins California in Requiring Automakers to Sell More Electric Cars

Colorado Joins California in Requiring Automakers to Sell More Electric Cars

From CNBC


Colorado has become the 11th state to adopt California’s zero-emission-vehicle mandate forcing automakers to sell more electric cars in the state.

The new rule was passed by Colorado’s air-quality commission by a vote of 8 to 1 on …

Source: Electrify America

Volkswagen Subsidiary Invests $2 Billion So You Can Charge Your Tesla at Walmart

Plan for a country-wide network of charging stations is underway
It’s one of the biggest roadblocks surrounding the widespread adaptation of electric vehicles (EVs); what happens when the battery is depleted?

Walmart, in partnership with Electrify America, a wholly owned

No New Internal Combustion Engines on Denmark’s Highways by 2030

No New Internal Combustion Engines on Denmark’s Highways by 2030

Denmark plans to ban sales of gas-powered cars by 2030

Thinking Ahead: Predicting 12 Million Electrics on UK Highways by 2040, BP Buys UK’s Largest EV Charging Company

Thinking Ahead: Predicting 12 Million Electrics on UK Highways by 2040, BP Buys UK’s Largest EV Charging Company

6,500 charging points brings opportunity for 10+ minutes of retail sales per visitor – adding varied types of energy to meet vehicle-owner demand to get customers to spend money at BP’s retail stores – about half of the gross margin

June 28, 2018 - 2:16 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Aluminum Wrestles Steel for Top Spot in Electric Vehicle Market

Aluminum Wrestles Steel for Top Spot in Electric Vehicle Market

From Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – When electric carmaker Tesla Inc. launched its first mass market model last summer, it sent a shockwave through the aluminum industry by largely shifting to steel and away from the lighter weight metal it had …

March 27, 2018 - 7:32 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Will EVs Swap Oil for Copper?

Will EVs Swap Oil for Copper?

EVs could demand enough copper, other metals to dwarf oil market fallout: BHP

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, EVs could displace oil demand of 2 million barrels a day as early as 2023. “That would create a glut of …

Obama Directs $4.5 Billion in U.S. Government Loan Guarantees to Speed the Adoption of Electric Vehicles

Obama Directs $4.5 Billion in U.S. Government Loan Guarantees to Speed the Adoption of Electric Vehicles

With less than six months remaining in his stay at the White House, President Obama has come out with a program to use the U.S. taxpayers’ money to guarantee loans for parties who are working to accelerate the adoption of …