February 12, 2016

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Here is a look at what is happening worldwide with the electric drive and related topics.

  • Renault-Nissan Alliance In China.  The Renault-Nissan Alliance continues its foray into China by inking a deal to form a partnership with the local government of the Guangzhou Municipality in order to promote electric vehicles, EV, according to DETNews.
  • Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Hits California.  By January 1, California will continue its crusade to lower the “life-cycle carbon intensity” of fuels consumed by cars, trucks, and other vehicles by 10% over the next decade.  According to TechnologyReview, fuel distributors will need to reduce the carbon intensity of their fuel by blending in low-carbon fuels such as cellulosic biofuels, or by purchasing low-carbon credits earned by other firms that beat the standard.
  • Tesla Model S, Hello Downey, Goodbye Long Beach.  Tesla Motors has decided over whether to build its upcoming Model S in Long Beach or Downey, California.  And the winner is, Downey!  According to Wired, the electric vehicle, EV maker has chosen Downey… or have they yet?
  • Flux Power Incorporated Integrates Alternative Energy.  Alternative energy is a hot item now days for battery makers and component assembly.  According to EcoFriendNews, Flux Power Incorporated is introducing a lithium battery system to serve as backbone technology for the EV, Solar, Wind, Industrial and Peak-Shaving industries.

That’s it for now, stay tuned for more.

alternative energy , battery technology