• The VW Golf GTI for nerds January 23, 2021 6:17 am News (South Africa) There is so much misinformation and outright lack of understanding when it comes to electrification in the automotive world. Just mention the words “electric car” and everybody in South Africa starts to roll their eyes and mutter obscenities about Eskom …
  • How China Could Change the World By Taking Meat Off the Menu January 23, 2021 6:07 am TIME Magazine It’s lunchtime in Shanghai’s leafy former French Concession, and every table is crammed at David Yeung’s new café and grocery, Green Common. Office workers and shoppers huddled against the January chill are wolfing down plates of katsu curry, noodles and …
  • BLive, CredR to provide easy upgrade to electric vehicles January 23, 2021 5:30 am Financial Express CREDR (the omni-channel two-wheeler sed consumer brand) and BLive (the electric bike tourism platform) have started a scheme under which users can exchange petrol-based two-wheeler with e-scooters sold on the BLive store. While exchanging the old two- …
  • Terra Energy to cease oil, gas production in Battlement Mesa area January 23, 2021 5:17 am Post Independent - Colorado Natural gas production in Battlement Mesa hit a new milestone this week. Garfield County Oil and Gas Liaison Kirby Wynn announced that Texas-based Terra Energy Partners LLC has plans to soon abandon all permits for oil and gas wells within Battlement Mesa’ …
  • Gold, Silver Fall with Stocks, Inflation Outlook as Covid and Lockdowns Worsen, Pension Rows Hit China and Spain January 23, 2021 4:40 am Bullionvault.com GOLD erased all but $10 of this week's earlier $45 gains in London trade Friday, slipping to $1840 per ounce as silver prices also fell with the wider commodities market amid worsening Covid infection rates and lockdowns worldwide.   Western stock …
  • JD Power 2021 EV Experience Study Reveals Owners Are In It To Save Money, Environment Not A Factor January 23, 2021 3:35 am AutoSpies Among the early adopters who own an electric vehicle EV, 82 percent say they definitely will consider purchasing another EV in the future, according to the inaugural J. D. Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study,SM released today. …
  • Plug Power Inc. To Build New Innovation Center In New York State January 23, 2021 3:21 am Business Facilities Alternative energy technology provider Plug Power Inc. will establish a $125 million Innovation Center in New York State creating 377 new jobs. The center, located in the Town of Henrietta, Monroe County, will be the first world’s first Gigafactory for …
  • Charging Company EVgo Strikes SPAC Deal January 23, 2021 3:11 am Los Angeles Business Journal - California EVgo charging station Sawelle-based electric vehicle charging company EVgo Services has announced plans to go public via a reverse-merger with Climate Change Crisis Real Impact I Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company.  EVgo expects to …
  • Manchester officials consider allowing electric vehicle charging stations with ads January 23, 2021 2:53 am The Hartfourd Courant - Connecticut Industry experts, however, expect electric vehicle sales to continue to climb. In the last five years, the New York Times reported recently, electric car maker Tesla has gone from producing 50,000 cars annually to 10 times that many last year. General …
  • Who's to blame as petrol prices jump 4p a litre despite everyone driving less January 23, 2021 2:49 am Daily Mirror Petrol and diesel prices are almost at pre-pandemic levels, despite oil prices lower than they were this time last year. Petrol on Wednesday averaged 118.91p a litre, up from almost 4p in a month; diesel now costs 122.22p a litre, up 7p over the same …
  • VW enjoys robust sales in second half of 2020 despite Covid-19 January 23, 2021 2:14 am BusinessLIVE Frankfurt — Volkswagen (VW) said a robust sales recovery in the second half of last year led to strong annual earnings despite fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Operating profit before special items related to the diesel-emissions scandal fell to about € …
  • What Did the Stock Market Do? Jan. 22, 2021 January 23, 2021 1:43 am InvestorPlace Latest Updates: Nasdaq Stands Out With Gains to Close Friday [Friday, January 22, 4:05 pm] Contributed by Sarah Smith The S&P 500 closed lower by 0.3% The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower by 0.57% The Nasdaq Composite closed higher by 0.09% …
  • Tribune Editorial: Spencer Cox’s Roadmap would put rural Utah in the ditch January 23, 2021 1:28 am The Salt Lake Tribune - Utah (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox speaks at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board   | Jan. 22, 2021, 10:00 p.m. Spencer Cox calls his plan for the first 500 days of …
  • Blatnik Bridge comes up in Buttigieg confirmation hearing January 23, 2021 1:26 am WDIO - Minnesota Buttigieg is President Joe Biden's nominee for Transportation Secretary. During the hearing by Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) spoke about the deadly 2007 I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis and …
  • TCG's merchant of risks January 23, 2021 12:43 am Bangkok Post Labelling himself both an undertaker and merchant of risks, Rak Vorrakitpokatorn has a mission to help comatose small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) survive profound hardships during this major economic crisis. Given the relentless pandemic, the …
  • Don’t Buy CCIV Stock Now. But Pounce on the Lucid Motors Merger January 22, 2021 11:51 pm Financial Content Shares of special purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital Corp IV (NYSE:CCIV) have been soaring over the past two weeks on rumors that the company is set to acquire premium EV maker Lucid Motors. Such murmurs have been neither confirmed nor denied by …
  • Biden’s top economic adviser warns the economy will be in ‘a much worse place’ without more aid. January 22, 2021 11:46 pm The New York Times LiveUpdated  Jan. 22, 2021, 4:19 p.m. ET Jan. 22, 2021, 4:19 p.m. ET As of Data delayed at least 15 minutes Source: Factset Here’s what you need to know: After several years of rapid growth, Tesla’s sales in the United States appear to have slowed in 2020, …
  • Here’s why StoreDot’s battery is not a threat to QuantumScape Solid State Battery January 22, 2021 11:20 pm The Tech Herald Is StoreDot’s battery a threat to QuantumScape? Pic credit: Karolina Grabowska/Pixabay Israeli startup StoreDot claims it has a battery that can charge completely under 5 minutes. As expected, there’s a lot of pressure on QuantumScape. The stock price …
  • EV cars in Norway account for more than half of the entire auto market January 22, 2021 11:05 pm ScandAsia Clean transport transition is well underway and sales of plug-in electric cars have increased significantly in 2020 in the world’s two biggest markets, Europe and China.  Europe is led by Norway where plug-in electric cars now account for 54 percent of the …
  • Former Volkswagen employees purchase City Volkswagen of Evanston January 22, 2021 10:43 pm The Daily Northwestern - Illinois Shawn Kohli and Anthony Scala met in 2001 at the Autobarn Volkswagen of Evanston. Kohli sold Volkswagens full-time while earning his degree at DePaul University. Scala washed the Volkswagens that Kohli sold while attending Lewis University on a basketball …
  • Underground electric vehicle fire provides teaching moment for Sudbury miner January 22, 2021 10:42 pm Northern Ontario Business Glencore shares investigation findings from summer 2020 electric arcing event and intense fire at Craig Mine When a battery-electric vehicle (BEV) caught fire underground at Glencore’s Craig Mine in Onaping last July, it was a “big eye-opener” for the …
  • IW Long Reads: Getting down to business - How will Biden's Presidency affect markets? January 22, 2021 10:22 pm Investment Week With a Presidential election sealed and a senate run-off successfully navigated, Joe Biden is looking to recast the US's position as a global leader. The 78-year-old will hit the ground running in legislative terms when he enters the White House. But …
  • Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining January 22, 2021 10:12 pm Power Magazine Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries, mining companies are seeking solutions to reduce their emissions; …
  • Meet the team shaking up climate models January 22, 2021 10:10 pm Christian Science Monitor Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin was tall and rugged, with the flowing beard and raucus mustache popular in the late 1800s. As a young geology professor, he hiked the flatlands of southeast Wisconsin, surveying tracks of long-gone glaciers. It was popular at the …
  • N.B. opposition questions lack of targets in Climate Change Action Plan progress report January 22, 2021 9:46 pm Global News Opposition parties are raising concerns over New Brunswick’s pace on climate action after an interim report on the provincial action plan was released on Thursday. Green leader David Coon panned government progress on the 118 action items outlined in the …