Nissan begins deliveries of upgraded e-NV200 electric van


Nissan has received over 4,600 orders for its upgraded e-NV200 since sales began in January. The new electric van is now being shipped to customers in Europe and Hong Kong, with Japanese deliveries to follow. Nissan has sold more than 18,000 units of the original e-NV200 since its introduction in 2014. The upgraded version features… Read more »

Electric buses from BYD, Proterra, New Flyer at APTA Conference

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There were several electric buses on display at the recent American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus & Paratransit Conference in Tampa, lined up along the waterfront behind Amalie Arena, home ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Sierra Club’s Phil Compton was there to speak to the manufacturers’ reps and snap some photos. Conference attendees… Read more »

Steady growth of Nordic plug-in sales falters

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Plug-in vehicle sales in the Nordic countries have been soaring for over two years, setting one sales record after another. However, that trend stalled in the first quarter of this year, Insero reports. In the first three months of 2018, 24,893 plug-in vehicles were sold in Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark, compared to 27,640 sold… Read more »

EV startup NIO files for IPO


NIO, the Chinese EV startup backed by Tencent Holdings, has filed for a US initial public offering, Bloomberg reports. The Shanghai-based carmaker NIO (formerly known as NextEV) has submitted an initial confidential filing with the SEC, according to unnamed sources. The share sale, which could raise as much as $2 billion, is expected to take… Read more »