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Hawaii counties join Drive Electric Hawaii to promote use of electric vehicles

The mayors of Hawaii’s four counties are pushing ahead in their pursuit of electrifying the state’s transportation sector by signing a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday to formally join Drive Electric Hawaii. “We welcome the counties, thei.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Tesla Model 3 arrives at Hawaii showroom

Tesla's highly anticipated Model 3 has finally arrived on Hawaii's shores, providing customers with an opportunity to get an up-close look at the company's latest vehicle. The California-based electric vehicle manufacturer said in a email on Friday .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Is this the end for geothermal energy in Hawaii?

HELCO and its parent Hawaiian Electric have so far not decided what the future will look like for its relationship with the independent power producer......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Hawaiian Electric, Hawaii Energy help historic Honolulu church reduce electric utility bill by two-thirds

Hawaiian Electric and Hawaii Energy have teamed to help a historic Honolulu church reduce its electric utility bill by almost two-thirds over the past year. The Christian Science Church on Punahou Street, which was built in 1924, reached out to the Hon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Electric-Vehicle Sales Amp Up in China

China’s auto sales rose 11.5% last month compared with the same period last year, as Beijing’s policies designed to drive purchases of electric vehicles looked to be having an effect......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 11th, 2018

Maui"s first large-scale solar project goes online

Maui took another step toward Hawaii's goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045 after the island's first large-scale solar project went online over the weekend. On Saturday, Kenyon Energy, in partnership with Maui Electric Co., flipped the switch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Bill to change Hawaiian Electric"s business model lands on Ige"s desk

A bill that would change Hawaiian Electric Co.'s century-old business model is awaiting Hawaii Gov. David Ige's signature. Senate Bill 2939, which reached the governor's desk earlier this week, would require the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

California, Eight States Push Plan to Boost Zero-Emission Vehicles

California and eight other states rolled out a plan pressuring car companies and others to meet ambitious goals for sales of electric vehicles and other environmentally friendly automobiles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 20th, 2018

Walgreens to join Dow Jones industrial average, replacing General Electric

General Electric will be dropped from the D.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 20th, 2018

California, Eight States Ready Plan to Boost Zero-Emission Vehicles

California and eight other states are preparing to roll out a plan pressuring car companies and others to meet ambitious goals for sales of electric vehicles and other environmentally friendly automobiles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 20th, 2018

Can Volkswagen Help Save Ford?

Ford needs alliances to advance its production of future vehicles, particularly on the expensive and research-intensive path toward self-driving cars and electric vehicles......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 20th, 2018

Wistron steps into EV, medical care, IoT to diversify business operation, says chairman

Wistron has been actively diversifying business operation through stepping into electric vehicles (EV), medical care and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, according to company chairman Simon Lin......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 15th, 2018

CATL plans to expand annual battery capacity to 50GWh by 2020

Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), a China-based maker of Li-ion power batteries used in electric vehicles, plans to expand annual production capacity to 50GWh by 2020, according to the company......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 15th, 2018

Bird can still fly in hometown Santa Monica — with restrictions

With the proliferation of scooters in Silicon Beach over the past few months, Santa Monica wants to see if it can wrangle the electric vehicles — and make some money in the process. The beach town’s city council voted unanimously on Tuesday eveni.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Tesla to cut thousands of jobs

The maker of electric vehicles will lay off up to 9 percent of its workforce, CEO Elon Musk said. There will be no layoffs of factory workers, he said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

Elon Musk, in Search of Profit, Cuts Tesla's Work Force - New York Times

New York TimesElon Musk, in Search of Profit, Cuts Tesla's Work ForceNew York TimesTesla, in the midst of a challenging effort to transform itself from a niche producer of electric vehicles to a mainstream automaker.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 12th, 2018

Elon Musk roundup: Tesla shrinks staff… SpaceX to expand in Florida

With a hand in everything from electric vehicles to high-speed ground transportation to underground tunnels to space travel, Elon Musk’s businesses and ideas pop up routinely in stories around the country about Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), hyperloop.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

We drove a $24,000 Smart car and a $15,000 electric 3-wheeler to see which tiny vehicle we liked better — here"s the verdict

Matthew DeBord/BI The Smart Fortwo and the new Electra Meccanica Solo are two of the smallest vehicles .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2018

Watch the Futuristic Mercedes-Benz All-Electric Concept Car Drive Around Sicily

It's awfully futuristic. Mercedes-Benz is working on a new.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2018

GE"s Subsidiary to Develop Unmanned Traffic Management

General Electric (GE) starts a new company, AiRXOS, which is likely to help in the integration of air and ground space to manage traffic for manned and unmanned vehicles. General Electric GE recently launched a.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 8th, 2018

Go BATTy For This New Battery ETF

Investors looking to tap into expected demand for materials used to manufacture batteries for electric vehicles, among other high-tech products, have a new exchange traded fund to consider. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 7th, 2018