Europe officially has more than one million electric cars

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More than a million electric cars can now be seen on the streets of Europe as sales surged in the first half of 2018. The benchmark has been reached in Europe faster than in the United States, where the it is set to be realized later this year, especially since it has been fueled by growing attraction for Tesla’s latest model. Europe and the U.S. trail China by nearly a year as it reached one million electric vehicle sales in 2017, however due to the size of the Chinese marketplace, the achievement… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



The number of electric vehicles on the streets could triple in two years

The electric vehicle (EV) industry hit a new record last year: more than one million EVs were sold, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). There are now over three million electric cars on roads worldwide. Bloomberg reported electric cars traveling the streets could triple in just two years.

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The IEA just released their Global EV Outlook 2018 report, and it contains some exciting news for the EV industry. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

World’s first electric road that charges moving vehicles debuts in Sweden

The very first electrified road that is capable of charging electric vehicles as they drive across it is now open outside of Stockholm, Sweden. While the road, which links Stockholm Arlanda airport to a nearby logistics site, is only 1.2 miles long, it is a significant step forward in Sweden’s overall energy and climate change strategic plan. The country is aiming to become independent of fossil fuels by 2030, a task that will require a 70 percent reduction in emissions from the transportation sector…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

World’s first mass-producible 3D-printed electric car will cost under $10K

The world’s first mass-producible, 3D-printed electric car is set to revolutionize the auto industry. An Italy-based electric car company XEV and 3D printing material company Polymaker launched the tiny LSEV during a recent press conference held at the 3D-Printing Cultural Museum in Shanghai. In a statement, Co-founder and CEO of Polymaker Dr. Luo Xiaofan said, “XEV is the first real mass production project using 3D printing. By saying real, I mean there are also lots of other companies using 3D… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

These electric Porsche 911s can go 250 miles on a single charge

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BMW confirms the i4 electric sedan will arrive by 2025

Ever since the i3 and i8 were released in 2014, we’ve been wondering what BMW’s next model would be for its electric i sub-brand. BMW has now confirmed that it will introduce a new electric sedan called the i4 by 2025, which will be one of 25 new electrified vehicles that it plans to launch by 2025.

Even though 2025 isn’t very close, we’ve already seen a preview of the BMW i4. BMW has confirmed that the i4 will take inspiration from the i Vision Dynamics concept that debuted last year…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Electric off-road Kalk motorcycle excels where the paved road ends

Today there are plenty of electric motorcycle options, but what if you’re looking for a greener dirt bike? The options may be slimmer, but CAKE might have just what you’re looking for. CAKE’s specialty is lightweight electric off-road motorcycles and now it’s announced that it is taking pre-orders for its first model, the Kalk.

The Cake Kalk is an all-electric off-road motorcycle that’s ready for when the paved road ends. It has unique minimalistic styling, a range up to 50 miles and a… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Norway shoots for 100% electric short-haul flights by 2040

More than 50 percent of new car sales in Norway were electric vehicles, according to Electrek. Now the country aims to take the electric revolution to the skies. Norwegian airports public operator Avinor wants all their short-haul flights to be electric in just over 20 years. CEO Dag Falk-Petersen told Agence France Presse (AFP) they’re hoping “to be the first in the world” to switch over to all-electric air transportation. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

The E-Fan X jet heralds an electric passenger plane revolution

The E-Fan X is a hybrid electric-jet plane that may herald a new era of electric power in transportation. Designed by a consortium that includes Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens, the E-Fan X will offer partially electric powered flights that are cheaper, quieter, and more sustainable. This breakthrough in energy-transportation technology, which may encourage the growth of short-distance, small-to-medium passenger capacity aircraft, could alter “Aviation has been the last frontier in the electrification… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building