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Deutsche Post DHL Streetscooter delivery van. Germany's post service also uses electric bicycles.

StreetScooter: One of Germany's Most Popular Electric Vehicles

Initially developed as an electric car, Germany's Deutsche Post, repurposed the Streetscooter into an all-purpose mail and parcel delivery van.

DHL may employ fewer personnel than either FedEx or UPS, but they also generate more revenue than either. A unit of Germany's national postal service - Deutsche Post - they have the financial wherewithal to not only experiment and imp...

Pipistrel Alpha Electro flight trainer will be built at new production facility near Nanjing, China

Pipistrel Goes to Asia

Slovenian aircraft company Pipistrel signs accord to build two of its aircraft outside Nanjing, China with sales destined for some eleven countries in the region, including China.

China isn't just the world's largest car market, it's a pretty good bet it could also be the world's largest airplane market, especially light airplanes. So, it makes sense that Ivo Boscarol, the founder and head of Pipistrel (Slovenian for "Bat") would partner up with Chinese entrepreneur and Danny Wu Hao to produce aircraft for the Chinese a...

Boeing Echo Voyager unmanned underwater vessel.

UEVs: The Submerged World of Underwater Electric Vehicles

They are one of the oldest forms of hybrid electric vehicles, and like their surface counterparts, the human is about to be relegated to the role of an observer or target.

It was 90 years ago that the US Navy proposed powering its new S-Class submarines using a system similar to what powers today's hybrid cars - the Prius and the Volt, for example - an internal combustion engine connected via a special transmission to a generator/motor combination. On the surface, diesel engines would turn the prop shaft and/o...

Volkswagen MOIA ride share electric shuttle prototype

Volkswagen Explores World of Shared Shuttles

VW isn't just counting on rolling out 80 all-electric models by 2025 to deal with the emerging electric vehicle revolution. It's also preparing for a shift away from car ownership through it MOIA startup.

It seats six and has a range of 300 km (186mi. per charge), which can be restored to 80 percent state of charge in just 30 minutes. It's Volkswagen's new all-electric shuttle, the wheels of its year-old ride-sharing shuttle service that includes a custom ride hailing App to schedule pickups and pay for travel.

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The Electric Vehicle Disruption - End Of Oil by 2030

Stanford Professor Tony Seba explains the 4 forces that will completely disrupt energy and transportation in this March 2016 keynote at Swedbank Nordic Energy Summit.

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Report from 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show - Part 2

By Noel Adams

EV World's annual LA Car Show reporter, Noel Adams, shares his impressions of the vehicles on display at this year's premier automotive event in California.

It was overcast as I made my way to the LA Convention Center for the second day of press conferences for the LA Auto show. It was still early and traffic was light so I got there well before the first press conference of the day and found a great parking spot near the entrance.

Once again, the show kicked off the day in the technology P...

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Electric car rentals MAYBE

By Jim Stack

Are we making Electric Vehicle Progress?

Electric car rentals MAYBE

While getting warranty repairs on my 2015 KIA SOUL EV in Arizona (PS only buy an electric with liquid cooling) I asked for a like courtesy car. They don’t have any electrics. Their standard rental provider Enterprise also didn’t have any electrics. When I checked on line only Turo an...

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