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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The ECOreport looks at a story from Germany’s Ev Build-out, Fastned’s First German EV Fast Charging Stations
By Roy L Hales
Germany is building out an EV fast charging infrastructure. Two months ago, the European Commission decided “Germany’s scheme to roll out a network of user-friendly infrastructure for charging electric vehicles across the country is in line with EU state aid rules.” The government will invest €300 million (nearly $320 US) and two-thirds of this is designated to accelerate the development of a fast charging network. The buildout started long before any announcement of Government funding. 292 units were installed last year. Construction of the Dutch company Fastned’s first German EV fast charging stations is about to commence.
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The ECOreport reposts another story of the transition to cleaner transportation, Germany’s EV Infrastructure Grows 27%
Originally Published on Clean Technica
By Cynthia Shahan
The vitality and satisfaction of early EV adopters keeps on increasing. A vast market of electric car enthusiasts is prompting companies to offer more electric cars and more charging stations. Cleaner air, quieter roads, quieter neighborhoods, and precision autonomous features are where it’s at. With all the new varieties, growing ranges, and broadening styles of EVs, consumers see more charging spots at community places as important to their new lives.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED on another European advance, Germany’s Proposed Ban On Petrol & Diesel Cars
Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk
by Andree Böehling
Can it be true that the nation that invented the car wants to ban petrol and diesel engines?
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An MIT /Harvard study concluded that, by using software to evade emissions standards in 482,000 diesel vehicles, Volkswagen caused premature US deaths
Originally Published on MIT News
By Jennifer Chu
Volkswagen’s use of software to evade emissions standards in more than 482,000 diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. will directly contribute to 60 premature deaths across the country, a new MIT-led study finds.
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