Reading tip I: The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is not worried about electric vehicles, saying they “are unlikely to gain a significant market share in the foreseeable future.” The number of hybrids, however, will grow, because here range is not an issue, OPEC says.
opec.org (World Oil Outlook) via green.autoblog.com
Reading tip II: The Netherlands are setting up measures to further EV adoption in the country, such as tax breaks and incentives for the installation of charging stations. This article outlines all the details, as they were listed in a recent blog post by Navigant Research.
greencarreports.com, navigantresearch.com (blog post)
Video tip: Tesla’s factory in Freemont, CA, shut down for a month in July to update the assembly line to step up production of the Model S and get ready for the Model X. This time-lapse video shows, what was done. One thing you cannot see in the film – the robots were all given names of X-Men characters.
vimeo.com via treehugger.com
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