Nissan’s pop-up exhibition enables visitors to experience the future of mobility and pay for parking with electricity

Nissan’s new exhibition centre, aimed at promoting the use of EVs, is enabling visitors with electric vehicles to pay for their parking with electricity from their cars. Described as an interactive exhibition and entertainment facility, Nissan Pavilion opened up last month near Nissan’s headquarters in Yokohama. The 10,000-square-metre, zero-emission Pavilion is outfitted with solar panels and supplied with renewable hydroelectric power. The 10,000-square-metre exhibition space, … Continue reading Nissan’s pop-up exhibition enables visitors to experience the future of mobility and pay for parking with electricity

UK’s first 100% electric intercity coach service from Edinburgh to Dundee to launch next month

The UK’s first all-electric coach service is set to run from next month, transporting passengers between Dundee and Edinburgh. The Scottish service, provided by startup Ember, will see two all-electric coaches make the 125-mile roundtrip on a single charge, with the journey set to take just over 90 minutes one way. Ember will start operating the route between Dundee and Edinburgh from 1 October with two … Continue reading UK’s first 100% electric intercity coach service from Edinburgh to Dundee to launch next month

Lewis Hamilton backs new “climate-aware sport” where all-electric SUVs race across remote territories

Formula 1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton is backing a new sport, which will see all-electric SUVs racing across five remote territories to raise awareness of climate issues, “because of its environmental focus”. The six-time Formula 1 world champion will enter a team in the new Extreme E racing series, which will be broadcast live across the BBC, starting in Dakar, Senegal on 23-24 January 2021. … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton backs new “climate-aware sport” where all-electric SUVs race across remote territories

US coast-to-coast driving for EV drivers possible with new Electrify America route from LA to Washington

A new coast-to-coast network of electric vehicle charging stations in the United States has been unveiled by Electrify America. Electric vehicle (EV) drivers in the US can now travel from coast-to-coast using the largest open DC fast-charging network.  The route from Los Angeles, CA to Washington, DC is one of two cross-country routes in the company’s initial plans to expand its open DC fast-charging network. It spans 11 states … Continue reading US coast-to-coast driving for EV drivers possible with new Electrify America route from LA to Washington

Electric motorbikes helping rural women in Zimbabwe earn an income and pick up essentials for their families

Women in Zimbabwe are being given access to electric tricycles helping them to transport and sell their goods, as well as shave off hours usually spent walking to pick up essential items for their families. Powered by a solar-charged lithium ion battery, the three-wheeler, known as the Hamba, is being piloted by start-up Mobility for Africa, which leases the motorcycle to women in Wedza in … Continue reading Electric motorbikes helping rural women in Zimbabwe earn an income and pick up essentials for their families

Alternative Energy Sources to Power your Car [Animated Visual] — ecogreenlove

With growing concerns about the environmental impacts of using gasoline and diesel — including the automotive industry’s carbon dioxide emissions, massive petroleum leaks and destructive mining practices — many drivers, companies and scientists are looking for alternative energy sources to power their personal cars and automotive fleets. Whether you’re considering buying an alternatively powered car or want to decrease your carbon footprint by renting a … Continue reading Alternative Energy Sources to Power your Car [Animated Visual] — ecogreenlove

Nissan’s all-electric ice cream van prototype presents a zero-emission solution to vendors

Nissan has partnered with ice cream makers, Mackies of Scotland, to create an all-electric, zero-emission ice cream van complete with a fridge, freezer, solar panels and soft-serve machine. The ice cream van concept is based on Nissan’s all-electric e-NV200 light commercial vehicle, which combines a zero-emission drivetrain, second-life battery storage and renewable solar energy generation for the home as well. Through a V2G (Vehicle-to-Grid) charger, … Continue reading Nissan’s all-electric ice cream van prototype presents a zero-emission solution to vendors

First of its kind sustainable EV charging station focuses on creating a green space for drivers to recharge

A series of sustainable charging stations for electric vehicles in Scandinavia have been designed in line with creating a relaxing green space for drivers to recharge mentally and physically. The stations are constructed in certified wood and surrounded by trees, grass and shrubs with the aim of enhancing biodiversity around the station. Danish architecture studio COBE’s charging stations – the first of which has opened in … Continue reading First of its kind sustainable EV charging station focuses on creating a green space for drivers to recharge

Natural Car Cleaning Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Phosphorous, nitrogen, ammonia and chemicals known as “Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)” are the worst environmental hazards in household cleaners. VOCs and many of the aforementioned chemicals are found in some of the most popular car cleaning products. Not only do using natural household products help save the environment, but also helps save you money. Check out this infographic below to learn the best green cleaning … Continue reading Natural Car Cleaning Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Vespa’s electric scooter set to brace the roads from next month

It’s one of the most iconic set of two wheels there is, and now the Vespa is set to go electric as it launches it’s first electric scooter next month. Vespa Elettrica, which goes on sale in Europe in October, will produce between 2kW to 4kW of power, according to Vespa manufacturers Piaggio. The company also claims that the electric scooter will give more power than … Continue reading Vespa’s electric scooter set to brace the roads from next month