• Video: Putrajaya ePrix Full Race

    Vrgin Racing’s Sam Bird won the Formula E’s Putrajaya ePrix on Saturday, giving him consecutive podium finishes to start the season. Following Bird in second was Beijing winner/Audi Sport Abt driver Lucas di Grassi and in third, e.dams-Renault’s Sebastien Buemi. di Grassi and Buemi both had to start from the rear of the field. The runner-up finish enables di Grassi […]

    Video: Putrajaya ePrix Full Race
  • Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Makes North American Debut in LA

    Mitsubishi Motors North America unveiled the futuristic Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV during the Mitsubishi press conference at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Featuring bold styling and a performance-oriented yet highly efficient plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle drivetrain, the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV crossover hints at the future design direction for Mitsubishi Motors production vehicles in North America and further reaffirms the automaker’s commitment […]

    Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Makes North American Debut in LA
  • Fusion Energi and Highlander Hybrid Named Green Fleet Car and Truck of the Year

    The Ford Fusion Energi and the Toyota Highlander Hybrid were named winners of the Green Fleet Car and Truck of the Year awards at the 2014 LA Auto Show. These awards recognize the most environmentally-friendly cars and trucks for fleet use and emphasize the auto industry’s expanding efforts to offer new vehicles with higher fuel efficiencies and a smaller environmental […]

    Fusion Energi and Highlander Hybrid Named Green Fleet Car and Truck of the Year
  • Sam Bird Wins the Putrajaya ePrix

    Sam Bird cruised to victory at the second race of the season in Putrajaya ahead of championship-leader Lucas di Grassi and Sebastien Buemi. The Virgin Racing driver crossed the line to pick up the full 25-points and clinch his maiden ePrix win. Bird said: “The weekend went really well, we were quick from the first outing and we were quickest […]

    Sam Bird Wins the Putrajaya ePrix
  • Siemens Partners with LG Chem On Battery Storage Systems

    Siemens and LG Chem have agreed to collaborate more closely on project development and marketing of industrial battery storage systems, and have signed a memorandum of understanding to this effect. With this collaboration, the companies are responding to the growing demand for energy storage systems, which are needed more and more to stabilize distribution grids. Siemens will supply the converters […]

    Siemens Partners with LG Chem On Battery Storage Systems
  • Honda Supporting Growth of California Hydrogen Network with $14 Million

    Seeking to expand California’s public hydrogen refueling station network as a means to support the wider introduction of fuel-cell vehicles, Honda will provide $13.8 million in financial assistance to FirstElement Fuel to build additional hydrogen refueling stations around the state. Additional state grants, combined with the Honda financing, could enable FirstElement to add at least 12 stations to its California […]

    Honda Supporting Growth of California Hydrogen Network with $14 Million
  • NRG eVgo Brings DC Fast Charging to Chicago

    NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., is expanding its electric vehicle charging offerings to the Chicago market. In partnership with Chicago-based JNS Holdings Corp., NRG eVgo will operate a comprehensive and reliable network of direct current (DC) fast chargers to provide range confidence for Chicagoland EV drivers. JNS partnered with eVgo to restore the existing DC fast chargers […]

    NRG eVgo Brings DC Fast Charging to Chicago
  • BMW i3 Wins 2015 Green Car of the Year Award

    The BMW i3 has been named Green Car Journal’s 2015 Green Car of the Year. The award was announced at the LA Auto Show and accepted by Jacob Harb, Head of Electrical Sales & Strategy for BMW. Green Car of the Year finalists also included the Audi A3 TDI, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and VW Golf. The Green Car of the Year award […]

    BMW i3 Wins 2015 Green Car of the Year Award
  • 2016 Chevrolet Volt to Offer More User-Friendly Charging

    If there’s one thing Chevrolet Volt owners love about their cars, it’s being able to recharge the battery easily. Evidence of that is a U.S. Department of Energy study that shows more than 80 percent of all trips by Volt owners did not use the range extender. Chevrolet has made the charging system in the next-generation Volt even easier for […]

    2016 Chevrolet Volt to Offer More User-Friendly Charging
  • LA Auto Show: Chaparral 2X VGT Concept

    Chevrolet revealed the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Tursimo (VGT) concept – a revolutionary interpretation of the ultimate race car, developed exclusively for fans of the PlayStation 3 racing game, Gran Turismo 6. Developed as part of the Vision Gran Turismo project, which celebrates the future of automotive design and innovation, the Chaparral 2X VGT concept is inspired by the innovative […]

    LA Auto Show: Chaparral 2X VGT Concept

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Video: Putrajaya ePrix Full Race

Video: Putrajaya ePrix Full Race

November 23, 2014 at 9:30 am

Vrgin Racing’s Sam Bird won the Formula E’s Putrajaya ePrix on Saturday, giving him consecutive podium finishes to start the season. Following Bird in second was...

 

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The 2015 B-Class Electric Drive

The 2015 B-Class Electric Drive

November 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

The 2015 B-Class Electric Drive features dynamic design, a premium interior and a powerful electric motor for emission-free mobility. This allows for lively, effortless driving...

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Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro Unveiled at LA Auto Show

Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro Unveiled at LA Auto Show

November 19, 2014 at 1:16 pm

It covers 310 miles on one tank of fuel – and its exhaust emits nothing more than a few drops of water: The A7 Sportback h-tron quattro uses a powerful electric drive...

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GKN Produces World’s First Two-Speed eAxle for and EVs

GKN Produces World’s First Two-Speed eAxle for and EVs

November 12, 2014 at 2:00 am

GKN, the supplier of automotive driveline components and systems, has produced the industry’s first two-speed eAxle. The technology has entered production on the BMW...

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