A study on the example of the VW Golf: the ownership of the electric car cheaper than cars with internal combustion engines in 5 European countries
Electric cars have become cheaper to own than their petrol or diesel alternatives in five European countries — the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Norway.
In the course of research of the International Council for environmentally friendly transport (ICCT) were studied the costs of purchase, fuel and taxes for the bestseller in Europe Volkswagen Golf in electric, hybrid, gasoline and diesel versions in 5 countries in Europe — the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Norway. Continue reading
The Geneva motor show 2019 is a car show where they say the electric car revolution is about to begin. Sales of electric vehicles are growing rapidly, but in comparison with cars with ice they are still low. European Union regulations that require automakers to produce electric vehicles in accordance with fuel efficiency regulations can open up a lot of opportunities for sales to Chinese manufacturers that already produce cheap electric vehicles.
According to the German car control Center (CAM), global sales of electric vehicles in 2018 amounted to 2.1 million, and in 2019 will grow to 2.8 million. Continue reading
Scientists insist: air pollution kills 800,000 people a year in Europe, it’s time to stop burning fossil fuels.
According to a study published in the European Heart Journal, twice as many people die from air pollution in Europe than previously thought.
Using a new method of modelling the impact of different sources of air pollution on mortality, the researchers found that it had resulted in 790,000 additional deaths across Europe, of which 659,000 were attributable to 28 States of the European Union. Between 40 and 80% of the causes of these deaths were related to heart attacks and strokes, so air pollution caused twice as many deaths from cardiovascular diseases than from respiratory diseases, which were taken into account in 2015 studies. Continue reading
The most interesting from the presentation Model Y of Elon musk: Tesla’s range now has become a “S3XY»
In the Tesla design Studio in Hawthorne, a presentation of the new model Y. electric car was held. Traditionally, the new electric car was represented by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who made not just a presentation, but a real excursion into the past, present and partially future, telling what the company was 10 years ago, what it is now and what it can be in the future.
In many ways, it was not so much a presentation of a new electric car as the company itself and what it has achieved in recent years. Elon Musk started from afar, literally from the first, his own electric car Tesla Roadster, which became the beginning of the company as such. Continue reading
For decades, oil and gas companies and utilities have refused to accept electric vehicles as a given. Now oil and energy giants are becoming part of the “new fuels”industry.
According to forecasts, more than 350 new models of electric vehicles will appear by 2025. Global demand for gasoline will peak around 2021, thanks to improved fuel efficiency. Wood Mackenzie predicts that infrastructure investment in the US will exceed $ 18 billion per year in equipment, installation, operation and services by 2030. China is expected to have three times more energy demand from electric vehicles by then. Continue reading