electric vehicle infrastructure

EV adoption plan

French president announces sweeping e-mobility transition plan

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a commitment to deploy 100,000 new charging points throughout the country by 2021, a year ahead of the previous target, along with an increased subsidy for EV purchasers, and an accelerated commitment to clean transportation as part of an €8 billion stimulus package.
Electric vehicles south africa

What’s putting the brakes on EV adoption in South Africa?

South Africa is lagging behind global sales of electric vehicles (EVs), which were projected to reach five million in 2019. To keep up to speed with South Africa’s plans for this evolving market, Nicolette Pombo van Zyl gathered industry experts to discuss decarbonising the transport sector through EV adoption. Here’s what transpired.
Fleet electrification

AI tech to drive electrification for global fleet operators

The EV Fleet-Centred Local Energy Systems (EFLES) project is aimed at optimising logistics companies’ growing electric vehicle (EV) fleets and demonstrating how smart charging can incentivise large fleet operators to go electric.
Global energy storage

Energy storage market to grow to $546 billion by 2035

The global energy storage – mobility applications, electronic devices, and stationary storage – will reach an annual combined deployment level of 3,046 GWh over the next 15 years.
Hummer EV

From gas guzzler to green leader – GM announces Hummer EV

Following months of speculation and whispered conversations, General Motors' (GM) Hummer is back - and it's all-electric.
Volocopter air taxi

German electric air taxi start-up gets a boost to commercial maturity

Volocopter has secured €50 million from a Chinese motor vehicle manufacturing giant.
Ford EV

Ford reveals “mild hybrid” and 2022 Europe target

Ford has announced that by 2022, more than half the marque’s vehicles sold in Europe will be electric, or at least electrified in some way.
Duke electric bus

Duke Energy supports electric bus project in Asheville

A $200,000 grant from Duke Energy will help the Asheville Redefines Transit system fund five electric bus-charging stations that were installed by the city earlier this year.
first climate

New deal connects 3,000+ direct current EV fast chargers

EVgo and Electrify America have partnered to increase the number of EV charging stations available of users across the US.
Oncor

Texas’ biggest utility braces for commercial EV impact

Texas utility Oncor is taking a hard look at the future, in preparation for the adoption of larger, commercial electric vehicles on the roads of the lone star state.

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