26 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"VinFast held a ceremony to mark its first batch of exports of smart electric vehicles including 999 VF 8s to international markets.
"The first VinFast customers in the US can expect their cars by the end of December 2022.
"The export of the first 999 VF 8s is a significant event for VinFast and Vingroup and a proud historical milestone for the Vietnamese automotive industry...new order signed with Autonomy, largest car subscription service."
26 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"..the Italian marque has taken the standard 500e and improved not just its electric architecture, but also the weight distribution, wheelbase, and torque range for an all-round sportier driving experience conducive to better handling and performance.
"alongside the “Sound Generator” feature that makes the EV sound like it has an engine...motors that push out 155 HP, 235Nm of torque and a 0-62 MPH time of seven seconds."
26 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"The Peugeot e-Rifter starts at £32,300 making it a relatively cheap EV
"It's essentially a Peugeot Partner van...comes in two lengths, with five or seven seats.
"All e-Rifters have a 50kWh battery and a single electric motor at the front, which means a modest official range of around 170 miles.
"Charging with a public 100kW charger will get you from 0-100% in 73 minutes. At home on a 7kW, probably overnight, it's 7.5 hours."
26 Nov 2022 | SynopsisDaily Mail "attempts seven tasks in seven days in the £7,695 tiny electric car that has no boot, a 28mph top speed and range of just 46 miles.
"... week-long test is proof that it is possible to live with the Citroen Ami within its own parameters - though it won't always be comfortable or practical...this isn't a car you buy expecting to trot up and down the country - it's a daily driver for those mundane, short-distance chores."
26 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Pravaig launched two electric SUV in India, Defy caters to the commercial segment, while the Veer is a combat-themed car.
"...introductory price of Rupee39.50 lakh on Defy SUV which has nine months waiting period. Defy can be pre-booked at Rupee 51,000.
"The electric SUV has a top speed of 210 kmph. Defy SUV comes with 402 bhp power and can go over 500 kilometres in a single charge."
25 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"...drivers of the most polluting cars will have to pay £12.50 a day to enter to the Greater London Authority boundary...mayor's office believes about 200,000 non-compliant vehicles are driven regularly in London, a figure it expects to fall rapidly.
"...70% of residents in Outer London against the idea, and 80% of workers in Outer London opposed... a recent TfL report found the zone had had a limited effect on pollution levels"
25 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Amazon has announced the expansion of its five-year, £300m investment into its UK transport network...unveiled new e-cargo bike hubs in Manchester, and Wembley and Southwark in London...e-cargo bikes and walkers are expected to make more than two million deliveries a year.
...its micro-mobility expansions has extended across France and Italy..now operational from hubs in more than 20 cities across Europe."
25 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Researchers at the University of Utah discovered that as seawater filters through piers and breakwaters made of age-old Roman concrete, the structures actually become increasingly stronger because of the growth of interlocking minerals.
"...as seawater filters through piers and breakwaters...the structures actually become increasingly stronger...allows new minerals like Altobermorite and phillipsite to grow..."
25 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Almost all packages and letters delivered to households by Belgian bpost in Brussels city centre...are now being carried without emissions...
"Almost all personal letters and parcels are delivered in a carbon-neutral manner - whether on foot, by the company's 61 electric vehicles, or the 14 electric bicycle trailers (cargo bikes).
...a network of 31 pick-up points [means] residents have no more than 500 metres to go to collect a parcel."
25 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Norway is like that hipster friend that's always ahead of the curve...more economical to purchase an EV in Norway versus a comparable gasoline...
"The United States is also one of the best countries to own an EV...offers many benefits for EV owners, starting with its huge charging infrastructure.
"arguably the king of bike-friendly countries Netherlands is doing everything possible to be at the forefront of worldwide EV adoption."
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