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California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a state budget that will include Volkswagen “dirty diesel” settlement funds to be directed to disadvantaged communities. It’s part of the $2 billion settlement in which $800 million will go the California for VW’s Electrify America program supporting zero emission vehicle adoption and increasing charging and hydrogen […]

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Will overwhelmed infrastructure lead to doubled or tripled recharge times for EVs? And will that drive sales of plug-in hybrids, given their increased powertrain flexibility, including the ability to switch to internal-combustion engine power? One consultant says yes, that’s what will happen. SEE ALSO: VW Reveals Nationwide EV Charging Plans Nicholas Meilhan, a Paris-based consultant […]

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BMW’s sales of electrified vehicles have more than doubled so far in 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. In a corporate sales report from Friday, BMW Group reported that more than 10,000 battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles have been delivered to customers worldwide. That represents an increase of more 110.1 percent over […]

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With 40,000 charge points installed in Japan, the country now has more places to recharge an electric vehicle than it has gas stations. This report comes from Nissan Motor Co., which also tallied a total of 34,000 Japanese gas stations. “It’s definitely the sort of number that really crystallizes that progress that’s been made early […]

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Volkswagen announced that the company is earmarking $10 million to fund electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the next two years. Speaking at the 2015 Electric Drive Congress, Volkswagen of America’s Vice President of Product Marketing and Strategy Jörg Sommer gave some insight into the automaker’s initiative. A portion of the $10 million commitment, said […]

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Carlos Ghosn, through his role as Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO, finds himself at the head of the company that has sold the most electric vehicles in the last few years. Last month, the Renault-Nissan Alliance sold its 200,000th zero-emission car. The Alliance’s Nissan Leaf, which was launched four years ago, is by far the top-selling electric […]

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Toyota Motor Corporation jointly announced their agreement to work together to promote the installation of EV chargers. These will be specifically for electric-powered vehicles (PHVs, PHEVs, EVs) and the goal is to build a charging network service that offers more convenience to drivers […]

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