August 2018 electrified vehicle sales in the US

All major automakers reported July sales numbers for electrified vehicles. Numbers are considerably higher than the totals in July 2017. For the month, more than 29,600 electrified vehicles were sold compared last year’s 15,622 vehicles. Number includes fuel cell vehicles offered by Hyundai,

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Ford introducing Territory midsize SUV in China; will offer plug-in hybrid variant in 2019

Ford shared on Monday the first images of the new Territory, a mid-size SUV with the affordable price-tag, rich technology and looks to carve inroads into China’s richest vein of future growth – new buyers in emerging cities. Ford developed the Territory

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Dongfeng Motor Green Plan includes 20 electrified models by 2022

Chinese automaker Dongfeng Motor Company Limited (DFL) announced that it will accelerate the “Green 2022 Plan” rollout with a focus on green products, production and materials reuse. This builds on DFL’s history of applying green standards to achieve the goals of “most

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Electrify America Launches “JetStones” Ad Campaign To Raise Electric Vehicle Awareness

Electrify America, a company investing in EV charging infrastructure and promoting the adoption of zero emission vehicles, launched its first-ever national advertising campaign leading into the fall television season. The integrated campaign kicks off with national TV broadcast, radio, and a website.

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BMW Group sold over 71,000 plug-ins year-to-date, up 40.6%

In the first seven months of the year, deliveries of BMW Group electrified vehicles totalled 71,310 vehicles worldwide, an increase of 40.6% on the same period last year. July sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles totalled 10,649 (+30.9%),

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Sono Motors trials Sion solar car that charges as you drive

The Munich based tech-start-up Sono Motors has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test the final development of the charging system of its Sion solar electric car that lets you charge as you drive. With the price of

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Video: Mark Webber drives and talks Porsche Taycan

For Porsche the future is electric. The company wants to shift to electromobility before all other German auto manufacturers. By 2025 the aim is for every second Porsche sold to have an electric drive unit. Porsche will release its first electric model,

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Electric Vehicle Mileage Share to Exceed 20% by 2030 But Urban Charging and Grid Challenges Loom Large

While consumer adoption of electric vehicles continues to disappoint with only 2% of all vehicles shipping in 2018 expected to be electric, city governments are increasingly becoming aware of their benefits in terms of sustainability, reduced environmental impact, and improved air quality.

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BYD expands its presence in Italy with six electric buses for Padua

Padua, a city in the Veneto region in North East Italy, will soon have its first electric buses running on its streets. BYD has won a tender for the delivery of six BYD 12 metre ebuses to bus operator Busitalia Veneto in

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Virginia Picks EVgo to Develop Statewide Public EV Charging Network

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has picked EVgo to build and operate a statewide public electric vehicle charging network. This contract is awarded from funding that the Commonwealth was allocated through the Volkswagen mitigation settlement, and it will serve as a

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