Electric & Hybrid Cars

6 Charts Showing the Renewables Threat to Natural Gas

The scale of the threat facing gas-based electricity generation from renewables and energy storage was outlined this week at the Global Power & Energy Exhibition in Barcelona, Spain. Rory McCarthy, senior storage analyst for Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, illustrated for attendees how the bus ...

One Year After Maria, Puerto Rico’s Energy Future Still in Limbo

This weekend, as the anniversary of Hurricane Maria approached, over 30,000 Puerto Ricans were once again left temporarily in the dark by an electrical fault. The outage reminded residents of the crippling outages that lasted for months — outages that are one storm away from recurring. Thursda ...

Mega Financing Rounds Affirm China Is the Center of the Electric Vehicle World

There are hundreds of thousands of electric vehicles on the roads across the U.S. and the European Union, and endless news of American EV maker Tesla's latest moves. But the truth is that China is the center of the battery and electric transportation universe. This is borne out by the sheer volume ...

Tesla Model 3 Hits The Autobahn

Experiences some thermal protection behavior after extended hard driving The Tesla Model 3 is not yet officially being sold in Europe, so it’s impossible to know how it will hold up to the rigors of Germany’s speed-limitless (in places) Autobahn, right? Wrong. As you can see in the video above ...

Proterra Scores $155 Million In Latest Investment Round Led By Daimler

Proterra raised $155 million and set up a strategic partnership with Daimler Proterra, one of the leading North American electric bus manufacturer, has closed a $155 million investment round. As it turns out the round was co-led by Daimler, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicle ...

Proterra Keeps the Money Coming With $155 Million Raise, Daimler Partnership

U.S. electric bus maker Proterra continued its money raising streak with a $155 million round announced Wednesday in Germany. Automotive giant Daimler co-led the round with Tao Capital Partners, Nicholas Pritzker’s family investment office, which had invested previously. G2VP participated as we ...

VW unveils a series of new commercial all-electric vehicles: I.D. BUZZ CARGO, e-Cabby, Cargo e-bike, and more

At the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover today, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has unveiled several new electric vehicles including a cargo version of the I.D. BUZZ, am e-Cabby, a Cargo e-bike, and more. more… ...

Why Matching Battery Size To Vehicle Use Matters

Right battery size for the purpose is an important choice Ricardo released a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), concerning various types of vehicles and noticed big differences in environmental impacts depending on powertrain type over the enti ...

Jaguar Will Electrify U.S. With National I-Pace Campaign

Race the I-Pace!  It may have fallen a bit off the map in the wake of other recent all-electric crossover reveals like the Mercedes EQC and Audi E-tron, but Jaguar is about to remind the U.S. that its I-Pace is both a stunner and a performer. Starting on the 3rd of October, it will launch the Jag ...

Electric For All Campaign From Volkswagen — 10 Million EVs Based On MEB Platform

Volkswagen officially introduced its MEB electric car platform in Dresden this week, saying it expects the new architecture to form the basis of 10 million EVs in coming years. ...