Tag: Dieselgate

Aug 6, 2019 - 12:32 pm

Pennsylvania under fire for funding diesel

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that 34 cleaner energy projects would receive $8.5 million from the state’s share of the Dieselgate settlement with Volkswagen. According to critics, however, much of the money is going to fund new diesel vehicles.

Aug 15, 2018 - 04:19 pm

VW launching cross branding EV campaign (video)

Volkswagen has kicked-off a new campaign promoting electric vehicles in the USA. But it is not just their electric cars that are featured but EVs of 5 different brands (all but one). Why? Because they must as part of Electrify America, VW’s court-mandated effort.




Mar 14, 2018 - 07:44 pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger to sue Big Oil for murder

First degree murder he cries, the former action star turned governor turned climate hero Arnold Schwarzenegger. To put his money where his mouth is he wants to file a lawsuit against petrochemical corporations in the style of past class action lawsuits against tobacco firms.

Sep 20, 2016 - 08:32 am

Dieselgate, Porsche.

Research tip: Transport & Environment finds most diesel cars on the road in Europe to be severely harmful. Most of 29m diesel vehicles emit far higher NOx emissions than permitted under Euro 6. The French drive dirty diesels the most (5.5 Mio) followed by Germany (5.3 Mio).
transportenvironment.org, transportenvironment.org (study as pdf)

Video tip: “Less is more,” “to think in practical terms” – these are all slogans from Porsche’s latest spot advertising the E-Performance technology. Rising to the occasion, indeed.

Aug 11, 2016 - 08:05 am

Nissan Statement, Dieselgate, Elon Musk.

Nissan-Emblem-100px“The report on Nissan and its battery business is speculation, and is not based on any announcement by us. Nissan is committed to producing the best possible EV solutions for our customers. To that end, we continuously evaluate our business strategy in pursuit of optimal products and business structure.”

Clearly, this is not a démenti but also does not offer much clarification. It is what Nissan answered when asked about the rumours it would sell its stake in a battery business shared with NEC (we reported).

anonym“The agreement shouldn’t pick winners and losers, especially given that this emerging market transition will in no small part define 21st century transportation.”

In a letter to the U.S, ministry of justice, 28 EV infrastructure providers like ChargePoint, EV Connect and Electric Vehicle Charging Association call for an independent oversight of the 2bn dollars VW must invest in clean car infrastructure.

Elon-Musk-Twitter“It’s a solar roof, as opposed to modules on a roof.”

Elon Musk provides an outlook what kind of products could be offered by SolarCity in the future. The merger with Tesla has yet to be approved.


Oct 9, 2015 - 08:05 am

DIY diesel scandal.

The festive season is (almost) upon us and kicks off with halloween. A website got particularly creative as it puts out a manual on how to make one’s own dieselgate costume that involves a gas mask, fuel canister and lots of fumes. Pretty outrageous!
halloweencostumes.co.uk (costume) via autoblog.com

Found on electrive.com
28.06.2022 13:17