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2018 Camry Hybrid, Mercedes electric plans, rotary range extender, Best Car To Buy: The Week in Reverse

What company teased us with the possibility of 6-minute electric-car recharging? Which vehicles made it into the finalists for our Best Car To Buy 2018 award, and which didn't? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, October 20, 2017. Friday, we wrote that Mazda has...

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London Electric Taxis Now Performing Testing On London’s Streets

The final phase of the testing of LEVC's electric black cab taxis has now begun in London — with 6 test vehicles now being put through the paces in real-world conditions in England's capital — according to a new press release from the iconic taxi company London Electric Taxis Now Performing Testing On London's Streets was originally published on

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ENGIE Acquires Fenix To Drive Off-Grid Expansion In Africa

French multinational ENGIE has this week finalised an acquisition of pioneering African solar home systems company Fenix, in an effort to accelerate its off-grid energy market efforts. ENGIE Acquires Fenix To Drive Off-Grid Expansion In Africa was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join …

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Tesla Blasts Consumer Reports Over Model 3 Reliability Rating

Tesla has reacted angrily to a rating by Consumer Reports that suggests reliability for the Model 3 will only be average. Tesla Blasts Consumer Reports Over Model 3 Reliability Rating was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Victorian Government Passes 40% By 2025 Renewable Energy Target

The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia, has successfully passed through the State's Legislative Council its ambitious renewable energy target of 25% renewable energy by 2020 and 40% by 2025. Victorian Government Passes 40% By 2025 Renewable Energy Target was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read …

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Jeff Bezos Launches 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas From 300 Feet Up

From atop a wind turbine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched the company's largest wind farm yet, the 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas project, which will provide more than 1 million MWh of clean energy annually Jeff Bezos Launches 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas From 300 Feet Up was originally published on CleanTechnica. To …

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The Time to Commit to the IoT is Now

The Internet of Things (IoT) is hitting the mainstream and it's only going to gain speed. If you're seeing early signs of success, the time for “wait and see” is over. And the cost of continuing to linger on the edge is significant The Time to Commit to the IoT is Now was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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Range Rover’s plug-in hybrid, Ford thinks green, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Tesla’s Hawaiian solar-energy project: The Week in Reverse

Which plug-in hybrid compact crossover is finally coming to America, after so many delays? What does Ford plan to do in the next few years now that the Michigan automaker is diverting money from internal combustion engine development into electrification? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for...

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The EV Transition Could Mirror The Horse To Model T Transition

How long will it take for electric vehicles to replace fossil-burners? Observing the current auto market, one might conclude that it will take quite a long time. Of over a billion vehicles on our planet's roads today, only two million are electric, and half of those are in China. Many consumers are not even aware that an EV is a viable option The EV Transition Could Mirror The Horse To Model T …

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Renault Promises 8 All-Electric Models & 12 Electrified Models By 2022

As part of its newly unveiled "Drive The Future 2017–2022" plans, Groupe Renault is aiming to bring 8 all-electric vehicle models and 12 electrified vehicle models to market by Renault Promises 8 All-Electric Models & 12 Electrified Models By 2022 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Imperium3 New York Consortium Investing $130 Million To Commercialize Cheap & Efficient Lithium-Ion Battery Tech

A new consortium of battery tech firms that's been named Imperium3 New York will be investing $130 million over the next 5 years to commercialize "an innovative technology for making more efficient and less expensive lithium ion batteries," according to a press release from the governor's office Imperium3 New York …

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Tesla Close To Testing Self-Driving Semi Truck, Going By Emails Between Tesla & Nevada DMV

Tesla is getting closer to the point of testing a long-haul, self-driving electric semi truck, going by recent emails between the company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles that Reuters reported on. How much closer? It's hard to say, especially when one considers the economic hurdles that would have to be surpassed for long-haul […] Tesla Close To Testing Self-Driving Semi …

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BMW Electrified Vehicle Sales Top 50,000 (2017 Sales Through July)

With a fairly broad "green" array — eclectic blend of attractive electrified vehicles — the BMW Group is apparently the world's 3rd biggest plug-in car manufacturer. With the best ever July for BMW Group, the company's total plug-in car sales through July surpassed 50,000. "Year-to-date electrified sales increase 74.8% to 50,711," a press release from the Bavarian auto manufacturer stated

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Jaguar I-PACE Concept Makes The Rounds In Geneva & London

In anticipation of the model's launch next year, Jaguar recently showcased its all-electric I-PACE Concept on the streets of London (for the first time), giving us a look at the real-world face of the highly anticipated model Jaguar I-PACE Concept Makes The Rounds In Geneva & London was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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Porsche Put €2.2 Billion Into R&D (Including Plug-Ins) In 2016

As part of its efforts to prepare for and keep up with the changes occurring in industry, Porsche put €2.2 billion into research and development efforts during 2016 (FY), according to recent reports Porsche Put €2.2 Billion Into R&D (Including Plug-Ins) In 2016 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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LeEco Looking To Sell 49-Acre Site In Silicon Valley… Less Than A Year After Buying It

LeEco, the primary backer of the electric vehicle startup Faraday Future, is now looking to sell the 49-acre property in Silicon Valley that it acquired from Yahoo less than a year ago. LeEco also unveiled the LeSEE last year in China and then in San Francisco — pictures of the LeSEE are throughout this article LeEco Looking To Sell 49-Acre Site In Silicon Valley… Less Than A Year …

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Exceptional individuals honored at the 2017 MIT Excellence Awards and Collier Medal ceremony

On Thursday, March 16, the MIT community gathered at Kresge Auditorium to honor recipients of the 2017 Excellence Awards and Collier Medal. The MIT Excellence Awards are among the highest honors awarded to MIT staff, and acknowledge the extraordinary efforts made in the spirit of fulfilling the goals, values, and mission of the Institute. The Collier Medal honors the memory of Officer Sean Collier, whose spirit lives on as a lasting part of the MIT community. The 2017 ceremony opened with a lively performance by

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Tesla vs Uber — #TrumpEffect & Branding

No doubt about it — associating with Donald Trump is a dangerous thing for any cleantech company to do. A weaker brand could be demolished by the backlash, and a stronger one severely damaged Tesla vs Uber — #TrumpEffect & Branding was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, …