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Tesla is not alone: Green4u large vehicle options coming soon

November 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Tesla is THE mark when it comes to electric vehicles. The brand name, sort of like Apple, which people immediately recognize and — with quality products — all too many salivate over.  The announcement yesterday of a long-haul truck option (discussed all over, such as here, here, here …) truly moves the situation from dominated by soft benefits (who […]

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Tags: electric vehicles

Renewable/Efficiency/Storage Progress so fast even ‘innovators’ find it hard to keep up …

February 17th, 2016 · Comments Off on Renewable/Efficiency/Storage Progress so fast even ‘innovators’ find it hard to keep up …

We are seeing extraordinary shifts across virtually every technology arena even though, especially in areas of large-fixed infrastructure (buildings, energy systems, etc …), it can sometimes be hard to see the change. Whether solar pv or wind pricing, the ability to squeeze out efficiency in systems (buildings, vehicles, machines, etc …), or battery capacity per […]

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Tags: electric vehicles · Energy

Growing Dutch Electric Vehicle fleet not driving Rotterdam coal use

November 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Growing Dutch Electric Vehicle fleet not driving Rotterdam coal use

an electric car is a relatively low-polluting vehicle today and will be even less polluting tomorrow. A simple truth upfront: All things being equal, electric vehicles (EVs) reduce pollution loads. Now, there are many caveats and corollaries to this truism. For example, Better to reduce transport requirements (build/live in walkable communities; telecommute; etc …) than […]

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Tags: coal · electric vehicles · electricity · emissions · Washington Post

Stepping outside the box for a different perspective: #EV vs #ICE / #gas (guzzling) cars

May 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Imagine … Growing up with and learning to drive in electric vehicles; Then taking test drive in a stick-shift gasoline car … What would shock you at that experience The resulting disdain for internal combustion engines. Tibor Blomhäll imagined … Having heard so much good about petrol cars, we decided to test drive one. They are […]

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Tags: automobiles · electric vehicles · Energy · gasoline · PHEV

Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #5 (and last): Technology Aspects

March 31st, 2015 · 1 Comment

In a series of guest posts, Assaf addresses — from the perspective both of an EV owner and an analyst — myths about electric vehicles. The first post addressed the life-cycle CO2 Footprint of various types of cars … and … the simple truth (in line with Debunking Handbook guidelines): Electric Vehicles have lower (LOWER!) […]

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Tags: automobiles · electric vehicles · guest post · hybrid · transportation

Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #4: Business Viability and Consumer Value

March 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment

In a series of guest posts, Assaf addresses — from the perspective both of an EV owner and an analyst — myths about electric vehicles. The first post addressed the life-cycle CO2 Footprint of various types of cars … and … the simple truth (in line with Debunking Handbook guidelines): Electric Vehicles have lower (LOWER!) […]

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Tags: automobiles · electric vehicles · PHEV · transportation

Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #3: The Sales Wars

March 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #3: The Sales Wars

In a series of guest posts, Assaf addresses — from the perspective both of an EV owner and an analyst — myths about electric vehicles. The first post addressed the life-cycle CO2 Footprint of various types of cars … and … the simple truth (in line with Debunking Handbook guidelines): Electric Vehicles have lower (LOWER!) […]

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Tags: automobiles · batteries · electric vehicles · guest post · transportation

Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #2: Other Environmental Issues

December 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

In a series of guest posts, Assaf addresses — from the perspective both of an EV owner and an analyst — myths about electric vehicles. The first post addressed the life-cycle CO2 Footprint of various types of cars … and … the simple truth (in line with Debunking Handbook guidelines): Electric Vehicles have lower (LOWER!) […]

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Tags: automobiles · electric vehicles · electricity · transportation

Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #1: About that CO2 Footprint…

October 28th, 2013 · 7 Comments

In a series of guest posts, Assaf addresses — from the perspective both of an EV owner and an analyst — myths about electric vehicles. This post, as per title, addresses the life-cycle CO2 Footprint of various types of cars … and … the simple truth (in line with Debunking Handbook guidelines): Electric Vehicles have […]

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Tags: analysis · electric vehicles · Energy · guest post · PHEV