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Big Oil Companies Investing In EVs

The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed about diversification, Big Oil companies investing in EVs

Originally Published on Oilprice.com

By Jon LeSage

Speaking this week at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance conference in New York, Total SA’s chief energy economist, Joel Couse, forecasted that EVs will make up 15 to 30 percent of global new vehicle sales by 2030.
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$10 Billion PEV Market By 2020

The ECOreport looks at the LUX Research report predicting a $10 Billion PEV Market By 2020

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMMichel Langezaal believes that electric cars could replace gas cars, as the vehicle of choice, within a decade. The tipping point will come after they have more range and are competitively priced. He said, “History shows us that once you hit 5% or 6%, if the product is better, then the breakthrough comes much quicker.” The latest LUX Research report is more conservative and predicts a $10 Billion PEV Market By 2020.

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Model S Sets 24-Hour-Autobahn-Travel Record

The ECOreport reposts news that a German Model S Sets 24-Hour-Autobahn- Travel Record – travelling 1,506 miles (2,424 km), between noon June 18th and noon June 19th

EV Obsession via Clean Technica

by James Ayre

A new world record was recently set for distance traveled on the Autobahn network in Germany in a 24-hour time period — with an impressive 1,506 miles (2,424 kilometers) being transversed between noon June 18th and noon June 19th, according to the GPS-tracker used.

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Canadian EV Sales Up 32%

The ECOreport reposts the story Canadian EV Sales Up 32%

EV Obsession via Clean Technica

By James Ayre

Electric vehicle sales saw a year-on-year increase of around 32% in Canada in 2015 — with total sales numbers rising to 6,933 from 5,235 in 2014 — according to the latest figures from EV Volumes.

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Kia Soul EV Crushes the German Competition

Four EV models were fighting to be the number one seller in Germany, Everything changed in August, when #5 came to the  top: Kia Soul EV Crushes the German Competition

EV Obsession via  Clean Technica

By Zachary Shahan

I love covering Germany’s electric car sales, partly because it’s a large electric car market, partly because the leaders change so much, and partly because it gets several electric models before other markets. A new addition to this race this month is the Mercedes GLE 500e. Other plug-in cars now selling in Germany and mostly not selling in other countries include the BMW X5 xDrive40e, BMW 225xe, Audi Q7 e-tron, Mercedes S500 PHEV, Mercedes 350e, and Volkswagen Passat GTE.

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