BMW – 7 Million Electric Cars by 2030

Positive Future #799 (Feature photo – BMW I3 – By Vauxford – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=73866430) CleanTechnica brings us a press release that the BMW group now already offers the world’s widest selection of cars with electrified drive trains. BMW sold more electrified cars in the first half of 2020 than it did…

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Plug-In Car Sales Hit 9.5% of the UK Market in June 2020

Positive Future #784 (Feature photo – Flag of Great Britain – Public Domain) CleanTechnica Journalist Dr. Maximillian Holland reports that June plug-in auto sales in the United Kingdom reached 9.5 percent of the car market for the month of June. This could be a sign that the electrification of transportation is gaining rapidly over the…

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Go Swiss – Car Electrification

Positive Future #783 (Feature photo – Swiss Flag – Public Domain) InsideEVs journalist Mark Kane brings the story of how plug-in electric cars in Switzerland in May were up 40 percent year over year. Arguments have been around for decades on how fossil-fuel air pollution hurts people’s health and contributes to climate instability that hurts…

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What is the Best-Selling Luxury Car in America So Far This Year?

Positive Future #759 (Feature photo – Tesla Model 3 –  CCA SA 4.0 International, Vauxford) The unfolding Covid Recession is taking its toll around the world, but it is interesting who is on top of the car sales that have slowed down. CleanTechnica journalist Zachary Shahan reports that the best-selling luxury car in the USA…

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Did You Know the U.S. Has This Many Fully Electric Car Options?

Positive Future #748 (Feature photo – Porsche Taycan –  CCA SA 4.0 International, Alexande Migl) Inside EVs journalist Mark Kane brings us insights into the mileage ratings of more than 20 fully electric cars available in the U.S. Some of the newer Tesla models have ranges coming close to 400 miles per charge.  You can…

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The Electrification of Transportation Continues

Positive Future #742 (Feature photo – Brussels, Capitol of Belgium –  CCA SA 3.0) CleanTech journalist Zachary Shahan brings us in interesting perspective in these times. The small nation of Belgium (11.5 million people) saw its fossil-fuel car sales drop 48 percent in March. However, its plug-in electric car sales were up 91 percent for…

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The Rocky Road to Electrification of Transportation

Positive Future #581 (Feature photo – Tesla Charging Station – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Jusdafax) Many of us have endured volatility in gasoline prices, sometimes soaring to unaffordable highs and sometimes facing waiting lines at gas stations. These energy and transportation displeasures have been going on for some time. A recent story by CleanTecnica journalist…

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The Emerging Tide of Electric Buses

Positive Future #429 (Feature photo – BYD Electric Bus – By 写意人生 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18318429) Dozens of nations have set or are contemplating an end to the sale of new fossil-fuel vehicles in their countries. Within the context of this changing political and regulatory environment, the infiltration of electric buses into…

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