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German Summit On Electric Mobility

Electric vehicles (EVs), particularly if they are stylish and high performance, such as Tesla’s Model S, tend to be expensive. Which means that they appeal to the affluent or the environmentally committed. Those who drive them, like those who have installed solar PV panels on their roofs, tend to brag about them to neighbors, friends… Keep reading →

Detroit Hosts Annual North American International Auto Show

Elon Musk, displaying again his knack for being slightly disappointing yet quite interesting at the same time, today unveiled software upgrades to the Tesla Model S that will make it “impossible to run out of charge unintentionally.” And, oh yeah, in a matter of months, he said, you’ll pretty much be able to drive a… Keep reading →

'A World Without Petrol' Art Exhibition Launches In Sydney

Greenlots is a global electric vehicle (EV) charging and network management company based in Singapore and San Francisco. Greenlots is a leading advocate for open standards in EV charging and their SKY Smart Charging platform is the only enterprise management solution that enables demand response to help utilities manage power loads on the grid. Greenlots… Keep reading →

German Summit On Electric Mobility

The sudden decline in oil price has prompted some analysts to predict bad days ahead for electric and other fuel-efficient cars. While the price of oil may be low today, history teaches us that it will rise again. The true cost of our oil dependence remains high. Oil pollutes our air and water, is dangerously… Keep reading →

Bay Area Plans Major Expansion Of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

It wasn’t a huge year for electric-vehicle sales in the United States, but 2014 did bring some shifts in where EVs made their presence felt most, with Atlanta and Denver climbing onto a new “Top 10 EV-Friendly Metropolitan Areas” list from the big charging network company ChargePoint. According to sales tracker InsideEVs.com, Americans bought 119,710 EVs… Keep reading →

Detroit Hosts Flagship North American International Auto Show

Power utilities are starting to get into the EV charging business. Utilities are motivated to make electric cars viable and in doing so shore up demand for the power they sell. Growth of EVs has been hampered by a lack of charging infrastructure. Despite efforts by the EV industry and numerous partners, the development of… Keep reading →

Views of Saigon Ho Chi Minh City

At the world’s largest electronics trade show – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas – among the many cool consumer gadgets, which saw the light of the day for the first time, was a vehicle that could be grouped into a category named ‘sustainable urban mobility / environmentally friendly urban living’. Remember the… Keep reading →

Rio Hosts Annual Oil And Gas Conference

There is a saying in Brazil, “he who steals a little is a thief but he who steals a lot is a baron.” Apparently, executives at Brazilian oil giant Petrobras were stealing a lot. Corruption charges are turning the company upside down as investigators unravel kickback schemes and inflated construction budgets that involved some of the country’s largest firms.… Keep reading →

California Gov. Brown Holds Press Conf. On Expansion Of Electric Vehicle Market

Researchers from the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) found in a new study assessing the life cycle air quality impacts on human health of 10 alternatives to conventional gasoline vehicles “that electric vehicles (EVs) powered by electricity from natural gas or wind, water, or solar power are best for improving air quality, whereas vehicles powered by… Keep reading →

LAX Expected To Be Busiest US Airport During Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period

Few things are as institutionalized in the US economy as the way we use energy. Decisions made decades, even centuries ago, impact our daily lives – the way we fuel our cars, how we warm our homes and cool our offices are largely legacies from prior generations. As the world meets in Lima, Peru to… Keep reading →

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