Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

By | 2019-03-27T11:16:37+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Audi, Auto industry news, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Cadillac, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Chrysler, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

By | 2018-12-03T20:16:49+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , |

I was having a discussion with an acquaintance recently about zero emission vehicles and the how dirty the Fresno/Bakersfield area is. He rightly noted that transportation is light-duty vehicles are just a fraction of the emissions in those counties. He said he was not making a case for either Electric Vehicles nor hydrogen, and said [...]

AVEVAI unveils IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range

By | 2018-12-02T20:11:46+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Categories: batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)|Tags: |

AVEVAI unveils ground-breaking new supercapacitor-powered IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range New IONA electric light commercial vehicles are the first to feature supercapacitor technology, delivering an unrivalled range Advanced energy management system allows significantly extended battery life The new brand delivers stylish design, customizable payload capacity and advanced connectivity for operating in urban [...]

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric ~ fuel for life

By | 2019-03-04T11:53:32+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Harman Kardon, Hyundai, Radio|Tags: , , , |

Hyundai gets it - people don't want to sit in their bathroom and drive down the highway, they want to sit in their posh living room while driving down the road. Whether it is an alternative powertrain or not, people want luxury in their car. The price of the average vehicle is above [...]