August Archive

20 Sep 2015

Kia Crushes German Competition In Germany (August Electric Car Sales)

Originally published on EV Obsession. I love covering Germany’s electric car sales, partly because it’s a large electric car market, partly because the leaders change so much, and partly because it gets several electric models before other
19 Sep 2015

Electric Car Sales = 26% Of New Car Sales In August In Norway

Originally published on EV Obsession. I’ve finally got what seems to be official and complete data on electric car registrations in Norway. Woohoo! (In case you haven’t been following along for years, public data on electric car sales/registrations are not
2 Sep 2014

UK Wind Energy Smashes Coal In August

News that official figures showed wind turbines provided more power to the UK grid than coal plants on five separate days is of no surprise, considering the tantalising hints we received during August. But RenewableUK, the country’s
21 Jul 2014

August production reported for Retina Display MacBook Air with 12-inch model to follow

Waiting for a retina display update on Apple’s MacBook Air laptop? If the Economic Daily News out of Taiwan is correct, you won’t have to wait much longer: The business-focused site reported over the weekend that parts for
18 Apr 2014

Drones 101 and why your August smart lock hasn’t shipped just yet

Between Amazon threatening to use drones to deliver packages, to etiquette questions about what to do when you find a fallen drone, the tech set and popular culture has become obsessed with the flying machines. So I
20 Aug 2013

The Week in Cleantech: August 12 – 18

It was an exciting week in cleantech, with several venture capital investments, a couple of sizable M&A transactions, and a large fund close by a long-time cleantech investor. In venture capital, downstream solar finance company Clean Power
14 Aug 2013

The Week in Cleantech: August 5 – 11

Last week brought a flurry of IPO news in cleantech. Industrial biotech company Intrexon, which raised $ 150 million privately in Q2, commenced its trading on the NYSE at $ 16 per share, raising $ 160 million
16 Jun 2013

Android this week: Galaxy S4 Zoom; New Nexus 7 tested; HTC One Mini pegged for August

Samsung was the first to create a “phablet” and it looks like it’s also the first to create a “phomera”. OK, my silly name doesn’t really exist, but the device I’m referring to actually does. On Wednesday,
29 Aug 2012

The Week in Cleantech – August 13 – 19

News from the previous week of a lifeline investment in A123 Systems by Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang Group appears to have been confirmed last Friday, when public confirmation that a deal had been struck was released.
28 Aug 2012

The Week in Cleantech – August 20 – 26

Last week saw a distinct focus on biofuel and biochemical technology and project developers by private investors, large corporates, and the federal government. It was disclosed via regulatory filings that Lakewood, CO based ZeaChem had secured $