• Tesla Motors Opens First Service Center in Geneva

    Tesla Motors officially opened a new service center with a showroom in Geneva. It’s the third one in Switzerland after Zurich and Basel. Connected to the service center is a full showroom with the Tesla Design Studio, where customers can configure their Model S. The 1,300 square meter facility is located in the Satigny Business Park in West Geneva, which [...]

    Tesla Motors Opens First Service Center in Geneva
  • Engineers Develop Algorithms To Switch Out And Recharge Battery Modules

    Imagine being able to switch out the batteries in electric cars just like you switch out batteries in a photo camera or flashlight. A team of engineers at the University of California, San Diego, are trying to accomplish just that, in partnership with a local San Diego engineering company. Rather than swapping out the whole battery, which is cumbersome and [...]

    Engineers Develop Algorithms To Switch Out And Recharge Battery Modules
  • Siemens Transforming Electric Cars Into Moving PCs

    Siemens is equipping electric cars with completely redesigned information and communications technology (ICT). Basically, the idea is to control a variety of vehicle functions on a uniform, centralized computer platform instead of providing every system with its own hardware and software as today. The aim is to simplify the complicated interplay of the many assistance, safety, and infotainment systems. In [...]

    Siemens Transforming Electric Cars Into Moving PCs
  • Peugeot QUARTZ PHEV Concept SUV Revealed

    The PEUGEOT QUARTZ Concept unveils a new vision for the Crossover segment at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The strong, powerful and sporty style of the PEUGEOT QUARTZ Concept combines the body of an SUV with the cabin of a saloon. Sleek lines convey a dynamic feel that’s further accentuated by short over- hangs and the dramatic 23-inch wheels sitting [...]

    Peugeot QUARTZ PHEV Concept SUV Revealed
  • Huge Infographic: Top Five Reasons To Drive A Nissan LEAF

    The economics are simple: Buy an all-electric Nissan LEAF, and you save money by avoiding the gas pump. With Nissan’s “No Charge to Charge” promotion, new LEAF buyers in certain markets get an even better deal with two years of free public charging. New Nissan LEAF drivers are now enjoying free charging at eligible public stations, thanks to the new [...]

    Huge Infographic: Top Five Reasons To Drive A Nissan LEAF
  • Free Charging Station With Cadillac ELR Extended To Canada

    Cadillac Canada is offering a complimentary 240-volt home charging station and installation to early buyers of the all-new 2014 Cadillac ELR electrified luxury coupe. “The ELR’s blend of leading technology with provocative design and fun-to-drive performance is set to bring new buyers to Cadillac and to electrification itself,” said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief marketing officer, Global Cadillac. “Professional installation of the [...]

    Free Charging Station With Cadillac ELR Extended To Canada
  • Citroen C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L Concept Revealed

    Faced with environmental requirements and economic pressures, many customers today see fuel consumption as a key concern. As a result, Citroen is applying its creativity and technology to a new challenge with the C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L concept, which will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. A laboratory for new ideas, the C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L is packed with [...]

    Citroen C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L Concept Revealed
  • Nissan to Test the e-NV200 Compact Van in Honk Kong

    Nissan and Veolia’s subsidiary in Hong Kong, Hong Kong District Cooling Company Limited (HKDC), jointly announced the start of field tests for the 100% electric Nissan e-NV200 commercial vehicle at Kai Tak Development (KTD). A new development area inKowloon, KTD spans more than 320 hectares and includes the former Kai Tak airport site and adjoining districts. HKDC is currently operating [...]

    Nissan to Test the e-NV200 Compact Van in Honk Kong
  • 282mpg Renault EOLAB Concept Revealed

    Renault announces EOLAB – an environmental prototype with nearly 100 technological innovations designed to deliver ultra-low fuel consumption, of one litre per one hundred kilometres, whilst maintaining established B-segment levels of performance, practicality and affordability. Scheduled to have its World Premiere at the 2014 Paris Motor Show on 2 October EOLAB not only previews innovative technology that is destined to [...]

    282mpg Renault EOLAB Concept Revealed
  • UC Davis is Most EV-ready Campus in the US

    As college and university students across the country return to school this month, ChargePoint today released new data showing an increase in on-campus EV charging. There are currently 1,134 charging spots at colleges and universities on the ChargePoint network. That’s up about 35%, with just 838 at this time last year. On-campus EV charging is still relatively new, with the [...]

    UC Davis is Most EV-ready Campus in the US

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Tesla Motors Opens First Service Center in Geneva

Tesla Motors Opens First Service Center in Geneva

September 19, 2014 at 5:00 am

Tesla Motors officially opened a new service center with a showroom in Geneva. It’s the third one in Switzerland after Zurich and Basel. Connected to the service center...

 

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The New Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID

The New Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID

September 15, 2014 at 9:59 am

The new Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID blends an ultramodern hybrid drive configuration with the unique innovations and the luxurious equipment and appointments of the...

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Peugeot QUARTZ PHEV Concept SUV Revealed

Peugeot QUARTZ PHEV Concept SUV Revealed

September 18, 2014 at 8:02 am

The PEUGEOT QUARTZ Concept unveils a new vision for the Crossover segment at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The strong, powerful and sporty style of the PEUGEOT QUARTZ Concept...

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Engineers Develop Algorithms To Switch Out And Recharge Battery Modules

Engineers Develop Algorithms To Switch Out And Recharge Battery Modules

September 19, 2014 at 4:00 am

Imagine being able to switch out the batteries in electric cars just like you switch out batteries in a photo camera or flashlight. A team of engineers at the University of...

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