Starting in 2020, California low-income drivers get carpool-lane access via used EVs

A new California law going into effect in 2020 will encourage low-income motorists to buy an affordable used EV. On Jan. 1, qualifying solo drivers who buy a used electric car can gain access to carpool lanes. The stickers granting access were previou…

Pick up four 150W equivalent dimmable LED bulbs for $29, more in today’s Green Deals

Amazon offers a four-pack of SANSI 150W Equivalent Dimmable LED Light Bulbs for $28.87 shipped. As a comparison, you’d typically pay $40 with today’s deal marking a new Amazon all-time low. Opt for these LED light bulbs and enjoy greater i…

EU approves €3.2-billion project to create more sustainable Li-ion batteries

The European Commission recently approved a €3.2-billion research project focused on every level of the value chain of Li-ion batteries in the European market. The Commission designed the project to support the development of innovative technologies that improve charging time, battery life, safety and sustainability. The project participants will focus on four areas: Raw and… Read more »

Electrify America chargers coming to Bank of America financial centers

Electrify America will install 40 charging stations with a total of 140 chargers, at Bank of America financial centers in California, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Oregon, Washington, Virginia, and Massachusetts. The chargers will offer power levels ranging from 150 kW to 350 kW. The new stations are expected to be operational by the end of 2020…. Read more »

Rivian raises $1.3 billion in funding

Rivian, an automaker that revealed its prototype electric pickup and SUV in November 2018, has raised $1.3 billion in a recent funding round led by T. Rowe Price Associates. Amazon and Ford also participated in the funding round. Designed as all-terrain EVs, Rivian’s launch products, the R1T pickup and R1S SUV, are notable for their… Read more »

Tesla Model S gets another ‘Car of the Decade’ Award: ‘Nothing Else Comes Close’

The Tesla Model S was recently recognized as “Car of the Decade” by a sustainable transportation media outlet, and it was not a tough decision. Green Car Reports has named Tesla’s flagship sedan as the best car of the 2010s in a recently published article. The electric vehicle arguably started the movement of battery-powered transportation […]

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