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Ocean Solutions Accelerator names its first wave of conservation startups – TechCrunch

By | 2018-07-17T17:19:56+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Early this year the Sustainable Oceans Alliance announced that it would be starting its own accelerator with a focus on conservation. The nonprofit has just announced the Ocean Solutions Accelerator’s first wave of startups: a particularly varied and international lineup that’s easy to root for. You may also remember that the SOA was

Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London) – TechCrunch

By | 2018-05-23T11:34:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference & Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the heart of London’s “Tech City” area, followed by our startup awards dinner and fantastic party and celebration of European startups! The event is run

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Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-17T22:49:27+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As a concepts go, this one looks great and rather feasible. GM says it’s powered by Buick’s eMotion powertrain that can produce a maximum output of 410 kW (roughly 550 hp).

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Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push

By | 2018-03-13T13:44:20+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Automaker Volkswagen’s ramping up for its big EV push, with $25 billion in committed battery supplies and plans to outfit 16 factories to build electric cars by the end of 2022, up from three with that capacity in the VW stable right now. Thus far, Volkswagen’s focus is on battery suppliers in Europe

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The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road – TechCrunch

By | 2018-03-14T04:02:54+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a result, we got a chance to spend some time in one of the new production models that just rolled off the line. The Model 3

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Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board

By | 2018-03-08T00:42:55+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla is putting its new electric Semi to work, with its first run as a “production” vehicle — for a familiar client. Tesla itself is the customer, as the trucks were equipped with trailers loaded up with battery packs fresh from the Gigafactory assembly line, heading to the Tesla Fremont car factory in

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Volvo’s hybrid Polestar 1 available for pre-order next week

By | 2018-03-06T18:47:59+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Volvo turned its race-tuning sub brand Polestar into its own company with a focus on electric performance last year, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week it revealed the Polestar 1 GT, a hybrid electric car that’s designed to go toe-to-toe with Tesla for performance-loving customers eager for alternative powertrain options. In

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Renault’s EZ-GO envisions walk-on, walk-off urban EV mobility

By | 2018-03-06T15:44:37+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Renault’s EZ-GO is less concept car than a full transportation service concept design. The vehicle revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week is a fully autonomous electric car that can’t travel fast, but that does fit as many as six passengers through a big, almost garage-like door that opens up to load

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Honda intends to actually put its retro Urban EV concept on sale in 2019

By | 2018-03-06T14:44:08+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Honda’s adorable little Urban EV Concept stole hearts at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the automaker confirmed that it’s making a production version of the car, with a target street date of late 2019 for the cute little guy, though it’ll be a European exclusive

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Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo is the EV crossover you want

By | 2018-03-06T13:42:54+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Porsche unveiled a new concept version of its forthcoming Mission E all-electric car today at at the Geneva Motor Show. The Mission E Cross Turismo is a crossover utility vehicle with all-wheel drive, four doors and a larger cargo capacity for making sure you have plenty of room to stow your skis before

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