China’s State Council has said in a long-awaited 2018 to 2020 pollution action plan that the country will cut coal consumption, boost electric vehicle sales and shut more outdated steel and coke capacity in the coming three years.
Our “What Changed … ?” feature tries to cut through the “noise” (that is, review articles, op-eds, superfluous analyses, announcements about the not-so-near future, fun anecdotes, etc.) in order to highlight significant news in the EV industry, solar energy industry, and energy storage industry each month. Here’s an update on what was actually new in the electric vehicle world in April.
Every big city around the world will be using electric buses with 10 years as new report shows that in a megacity, where buses travel at least 220 kilometres a day, using even the most expensive 350kWh e-bus instead of a CNG bus could bring US$130,000 in operational cost savings over the 15-year lifetime of a bus.