According to the U.S. Energy Information Administrationâs (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019), global electric power generation from renewable sources will increase more than 20% throughout the projection period (2018â2050), providing almost half of the worldâs electricity generation in 2050. In that same period, global coal-fired generation will decrease 13%, representing only 22% of the generation mix in 2050. EIA projects that worldwide electricity generation will grow by 1.8% per year through 2050.
GM’s Cruise dedicated a good part of its presentation, of its fourth-generation driverless car called the Cruise Origin, to declaring driving as we know it—and ride-sharing as we know it—obsolete. “This is the end of the human-driven, gasoline-powered single-occupant car, and the beginning of the future—the future…
Audi is wholly embracing vehicles that plug-in. While that includes fully electric vehicles like the E-tron SUV, or the E-Tron GT performance car and Q4 E-Tron compact SUV that are both due to go on sale by early next year, plug-in hybrids are part of that push, too. Among them, it’s the plug-in hybrid version of the Q5—Auti’s…