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WaPo: Congress, Carmakers Love EVs, But Americans Aren’t Thrilled

The White House appears to have convinced Congress to spend big on electric vehicles, but now it faces the challenge of convincing tens of millions of American drivers to purchase them. According to a report by the Washington Post, Americans…

Tim Madigan: When climate change hits home – St. Paul Pioneer Press

In the last few years, I’ve taken a deep dive into the issue of climate change, reading scores of news accounts, scholarly articles and books on the topic. What I learned frankly terrified me. What was true and what was…

GM Asks Chevy Bolt Owners To Park 50 Feet Away From Other Cars

We can arguably say that GM is taking the necessary precautions to try to keep people safe. It has recalled every single Bolt EV and Bolt EUV ever built. With the recall, the cars’ battery packs will be replaced, they…

GM Recalls All Chevy Bolts Worldwide Over Battery Fire Risk

General Motors said Friday it is recalling all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles sold worldwide to fix a battery problem that could cause fires. The recall and others raise questions about lithium-ion batteries, which now are used in nearly all-electric vehicles….

Tesla Model 3 & Hyundai Kona EV Have 54% Of South Korean EV Market

Two models — the Tesla Model 3 (31%) and Hyundai Kona EV (23%) — account for 54% of the Korean EV market, according to EV Volumes. While Europe has dozens of electric vehicle models on the market (thank you, EU leadership), South Korea, like the US (especially outside of California), is a wasteland

Tesla Model 3 Had More Sales Than 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, + 6th Best Selling Electric Vehicles In 1st Half Of 2020

While different electric vehicles may be #1 in different markets (the Renault Zoe in France, the Audi e-tron in Norway, the VW e-Golf in Germany), globally, there is no question which electric vehicle is the most popular. According to recently compiled data from EV Volumes, the Tesla Model 3 had nearly as many sales in the first half of 2020 as the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, 6th best selling, and 7th best selling plugin vehicles combined

Tesla Defined The Language The World Now Uses To Talk About EVs

Tesla Model 3 redWe get a lot of flack here at CleanTechnica for being Tesla fanboys, but in reality, we are just a bunch of clean technology nuts that love the things Tesla has done, is doing, and is expected to do out into the future

The 2020 Chevy Bolt — GM Changes The Game, Again

In late 2016, the Chevy Bolt became the first affordable long range EV (electric vehicle), beating the Tesla Model 3 to market. As of this writing, in February 2020, GM has once again moved the goal posts. You can now buy a Bolt for around $26,000, underselling every affordable EV you can buy in America and having a longer range than all of them. Is it worth it? Let’s take a look

Bolt EV: Drive Unit Deep Dive

While batteries get a lot of attention, drive units in electric vehicles don’t get as much love. Why? Because many think they’re simple and all the same. An electric motor turns a reduction gear of some kind, which turns the CV axles, which turn the wheels and makes us go. It’s just a few moving parts, right

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