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FORMULA E ROOKIE TEST FOR DS VIRGIN RACING

Antonio Giovinazzi and Joel Eriksson completed a successful first test of the all-electric DS Virgin Racing Formula E car today during the inaugural Formula E rookie test in Marrakesh. Held at the Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan, the occasion marked the first time…

2017 BMW Group Electrified Vehicle Sales Facts!

Besides the fact they hit 100,000 units sold, here’s some other facts about 2017 electrified vehicle sales. According to BMW, “Sales of BMW Group electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles increased 31.2 percent in 2017 to 21,208, accounting for 6.0 percent of total BMW…

Making Green Happen Through Economics of Sustainability

By Lori Hamilton While for some, the challenges of making a transition to a more sustainable way of living lie mostly in changing hard-learned habits, for others, going green is difficult for other reasons. How can we make green affordable and achievable for everyone?…

4 Tips to Improve Electric Vehicle Battery Range this Winter From USDOE

Electric vehicle (EV) batteries charge by moving ions through a liquid electrolyte. As the temperatures outside drop, the electrolyte in lithium ion EV batteries thickens and it becomes more difficult for ions to move through (much like the challenge of walking through snow versus…

Electric Vehicle-To-Grid Services Can Feed, Stabilize Power Supply

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology allows electric vehicles to charge and discharge electricity to and from the grid. V2G can improve the power system’s resiliency and reliability and make customers money. Studies have been conducted to understand how V2G service can be implemented, but more are…

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