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U.S. Automakers Reaffirm Commitment to Diesel Technology

By | 2018-09-10T14:32:24+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: Diesel|Tags: |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, American automotive executives reaffirmed their commitment to Diesel technology, as new statistics about the future of the U.S. automotive Diesel market came to light. At an event hosted by the Washington Automotive Press Association, executives from General Motors confirmed that Diesel engines continue to play an important role in the company’s [...]

DrivetheARC charges your Nissan Leaf for free

By | 2018-07-16T12:59:54+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

I parked my Nissan Leaf at the charging station in front of Savemart in Auburn, CA, clicked on start, put my EVgo card up to scan, and it didn't work. I was just about to try it again when another Leaf driver got out of his car, put his iPhone up to the charger and [...]

Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

By | 2018-05-31T14:05:15+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Bosch, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Fuel cells, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

"We are in an era of transformation. I would argue that transformation is impacting the auto industry more than any other (industry). The automotive industry is currently the epicenter of innovation. Autonomous vehicles, electrified mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity are expected to transform the entire concept of transportation." Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC There [...]

Shell owns more EV charging units than gas stations

By | 2018-05-03T11:36:25+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: electricity, Hydrogen, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

With the acquisition of NewMotion Shell owns more electric charging units in Europe than gas stations. At the Shell Eco-marathon, Yuri Sebregts Executive Vice President Chief Technology Officer for Shell Global said, "we realize that people's mobility needs today are largely based on the Internal Combustion Engine." But as Shell's President, Bruce Culpepper said at [...]