• Mitsubishi Launches Outlander PHEV in Russia

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation presented the world’s first four-wheel drive (4WD) SUV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), the Outlander PHEV at the Moscow International Motor Show. The sales of the Outlander PHEV will start in Russia from September, 2014. In addition two concept models, the MITSUBISHI Concept GC-PHEV and MITSUBISHI Concept XR-PHEV, will also be displayed, for a total of 12 [...]

    Mitsubishi Launches Outlander PHEV in Russia
  • Volvo Launches the all-new 7900 Electric Hybrid Bus

    The Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid will be officially launched at the International IAA Commercial Vehicles show in September. Silent, cleaner and with significantly lower fuel consumption, the Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid represents a new generation of public transportation. The plug-in technology in the Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid reduces fuel consumption and carbon dioxide by up to 75%, compared to a [...]

    Volvo Launches the all-new 7900 Electric Hybrid Bus
  • Zipcar Brings 2014 Honda Fit EV to UC Davis

    Zipcar announced the introduction of a 2014 Honda Fit EV, located at The University of California, Davis’(UC Davis) WestVillage, the largest planned zero net energy community in the United States. In the course of a year, the community is designed to generate as much energy as it consumes. The low-carbon electric vehicle is designed to help address one of the [...]

    Zipcar Brings 2014 Honda Fit EV to UC Davis
  • Outlander PHEV Scoops BusinessCar ‘Green Award’

    The all-new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4 x 4 is to receive the ‘Green Award’ at this year’s BusinessCar magazine’s Techie Awards. The BusinessCar Techie’s are the industry’s only technology-specific awards which celebrate clever use of technology that makes company car and fleet operation easier, cheaper, cleaner, safer and more straightforward. Now in the sixth year, the Techies are judged by [...]

    Outlander PHEV Scoops BusinessCar ‘Green Award’
  • 2015 Volvo XC90 Revealed

    Months of speculation ended today after Volvo Cars unveiled its all-new Volvo XC90 seven-seat luxury SUV, the most important car in the firm’s recent history. Three years in the making and part of an $11 billion investment program, the all-new Volvo XC90 marks the beginning of a new chapter in Volvo’s history, capturing its future design direction, incorporating its own [...]

    2015 Volvo XC90 Revealed
  • Nissan Delivers First LEAFs in Puerto Rico

    Nissan has delivered the first LEAF EV on the island of Puerto Rico. The customer? A family owned business dedicated to renewable energy projects. So dedicated, in fact, they purchased two all-electric Nissan LEAFs. “We were very anxious for the arrival of the LEAF. Nissan decided to bring them here and we were delighted to make the purchase. The vehicle [...]

    Nissan Delivers First LEAFs in Puerto Rico
  • 55 Million Electric Motorcycles and Scooters Will be Sold Worldwide from 2014 to 2023

    Driven by rising gasoline prices and increasingly congested city streets, more consumers are starting to turn to two-wheel vehicles, including electric motorcycles and electric scooters. Although this market remains heavily concentrated in China, which accounts for 98 percent of worldwide sales, growth is expected to occur across many regions, particularly after 2015. According to a recent report from Navigant Research, [...]

    55 Million Electric Motorcycles and Scooters Will be Sold Worldwide from 2014 to 2023
  • Stanford Researchers Develop Low-Cost Catalyst to Make Hydrogen Feasible

    In 2015, American consumers will finally be able to purchase fuel cell cars from Toyota, Hyundai and other manufacturers. Although touted as zero-emissions vehicles, most of the cars will run on hydrogen made from natural gas, a fossil fuel that contributes to global warming. Now scientists at StanfordUniversity have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device that uses an ordinary AAA battery [...]

    Stanford Researchers Develop Low-Cost Catalyst to Make Hydrogen Feasible
  • 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Priced at $35,445

    Volkswagen of America announced pricing for its 2015 e-Golf, the brand’s first fully electric, zero tailpipe emissions vehicle for the U.S. market. Joining Volkswagen’s extensive Golf family of versatile, sporty hatchbacks, the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf starts at $35,445 (plus $820 destination and delivery) for the SEL Premium model. Built on the Golf’s sporty Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform, and powered [...]

    2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Priced at $35,445
  • Kia Soul EV Ad Meets New Sexified Hamsters

    Since bursting on the scene in 2009 as “a new way to roll,” the funky Soul urban passenger vehicle – and an accompanying trio of music-loving hamsters – has become a genuine phenomenon, with U.S. sales of the iconic people mover increasing every year. Now, the latest installment of Kia Motors America’s (KMA) award-winning ad campaign finds the hamsters inhabiting [...]

    Kia Soul EV Ad Meets New Sexified Hamsters

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Mitsubishi Launches Outlander PHEV in Russia

Mitsubishi Launches Outlander PHEV in Russia

August 28, 2014 at 3:35 am

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation presented the world’s first four-wheel drive (4WD) SUV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), the Outlander PHEV at the Moscow International...

 

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Renovo Coupe Electric Supercar Unveiled at Pebble Beach

Renovo Coupe Electric Supercar Unveiled at Pebble Beach

August 18, 2014 at 1:00 am

Renovo Motors unveiled at the at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance a production prototype of its Renovo Coupe electric supercar. Using a factory-modified Shelby...

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Mitsubishi Launches Outlander PHEV in Russia

Mitsubishi Launches Outlander PHEV in Russia

August 28, 2014 at 3:35 am

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation presented the world’s first four-wheel drive (4WD) SUV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), the Outlander PHEV at the Moscow International...

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Stanford Researchers Develop Low-Cost Catalyst to Make Hydrogen Feasible

Stanford Researchers Develop Low-Cost Catalyst to Make Hydrogen Feasible

August 26, 2014 at 1:00 am

In 2015, American consumers will finally be able to purchase fuel cell cars from Toyota, Hyundai and other manufacturers. Although touted as zero-emissions vehicles, most...

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