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Electric revolution: As EV demand increases, can utilities and cities keep up?

November 5th, 2019 at 12:41 pm » Comments Off

Utilities are increasingly stepping in to help cities prepare for transportation electrification and move projects forward. The number of U.S. electric vehicles is expected to skyrocket in the coming decades. But how are cities and utilities preparing for that influx? In a two part special report we’re publishing today and tomorrow, Utility Dive and Smart […]



Ford announces launch of largest electric vehicle charging network in the US

October 27th, 2019 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

Demand for electric cars has grown slowly. But the tsunami is coming  New York (CNN Business)Ford doesn’t currently offer any electric vehicles, but it announced Thursday that, once it does, it will offer the largest North American network of electric vehicle chargers of any automaker — including Tesla. Unlike Tesla, though, Ford didn’t build this […]



Tesla Semi electric truck to be turned into mobile music studio by Deadmau5

October 20th, 2019 at 1:11 pm » Comments Off

Deadmau5, a DJ and music producer, announced that he is getting a Tesla Semi electric truck to turn into a mobile music studio for his 2021 tour. When launching Tesla Semi in 2017, the automaker said that the production versions of electric truck, which is a class 8 truck with a 80,000-pound capacity, will have […]



The CEO of KLM predicts that the first commercial electric airplane will arrive in 15 to 20 years

October 18th, 2019 at 12:09 am » Comments Off

KLM “I think a realistic projection for an electric plane is somewhere between 15 and 20 years.” Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images Today, the sight of an electric vehicle is pretty unremarkable, which shows how much the sector has progressed. CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Pieter Elbers thinks we should see electric airplanes on […]



Amazon taps truck startup Rivian to build 100,000 electric vans

September 30th, 2019 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

Rivian, the startup electric truck manufacturer, will build 100,000 custom electric delivery vehicles exclusively for Amazon beginning in 2021, the companies said. — Amazon/dpa Rivian, the startup electric truck manufacturer, will build 100,000 custom electric delivery vehicles exclusively for Amazon beginning in 2021, the companies have announced. The huge order by Amazon represents a previously […]



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