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The Global Electric-Vehicle Market is Amped Up and On the Rise

Last year, for the first time, global sales of new electric vehicles passed a million units, according to McKinsey’s Electric Vehicle Index. Under the current growth trajectory, EV producers could almost quadruple that achievement by 2020, moving 4.5 million units, around 5 percent of the overall global light-vehicle market. The report is available from the McKinsey …
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What’s Next for Alternative Energy?

Alternative-energy technologies are approaching inflection points in their development, and the day they have a profound impact on the global energy landscape could come far sooner than is commonly assumed, claims this new report from The Boston Consulting Group. The report examines the state of seven of the most significant alternative-energy technologies – advanced biofuels, …
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The Future of Electric Vehicles

(CC) Argonne National Laboratory/Flickr Business Insights has just published the report “The Future of Electric Vehicles”. Interest in electric vehicles is on the rise and for a variety of reasons this interest is unlikely to dissipate in the foreseeable future. These reasons range from climate change and environmental pollution, to the gradual depletion of fossil …
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Electric Vehicles: A Force for the Future

Most of the major automotive manufacturers are investing heavily in electric vehicle design and manufacturing. Governments and other public sector bodies are making significant investments in the development of electric vehicles and introducing various tax credits, incentives and subsidies. Meanwhile, energy companies and other industries have also set their sights on electric vehicles. But most …
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