• Germany-based E-WALD to Market Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger

    As part of its international expansion programme, Australian-based electric vehicle specialist, Tritium, has signed its first preferred-supplier agreement in Europe with E-WALD, a German provider of emobility solutions. E-WALD, which operates a fleet of electric cars and charging stations across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has been appointed to install and support the Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger throughout these countries, [...]

    Germany-based E-WALD to Market Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger
  • Panasonic Establishes New Lithium-ion Battery Unit at Tesla Gigafactory

    Panasonic Corporation announced that it has established a new manufacturing company of lithium-ion batteries, Panasonic Energy Corporation of North America in Sparks, Nevada, the United States on October 1, 2014. Tesla and Panasonic have been working together in various collaborative projects toward the popularization and growth of electric vehicles since 2007. Panasonic and Tesla signed the agreement to build the Gigafactory in July. The Panasonic [...]

    Panasonic Establishes New Lithium-ion Battery Unit at Tesla Gigafactory
  • Fully Charged Reviews Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV [video]

    It’s time for the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUV to be reviewed in the Fully Charged Show. Here is how Robert Llewellyn described the Outlander PHEV: “A 500+ mile test drive in the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle). A really pleasant car to drive, enormous inside, smooth, quiet and very comfortable and it costs the same as the [...]

    Fully Charged Reviews Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV [video]
  • Nissan LEAF Earns Good Housekeeping Research Institute “Tried & Tested” Recommendation

    Tried, tested and trusted, the Nissan LEAF SL is the top “Roomy Electric” vehicle pick in the Good Housekeeping November buyer’s guide as selected by the experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI). The world’s best-selling electric vehicle is one of eight cars selected in their annual 2014 car review. Nissan LEAF was specifically noted for its “impressive” cruising range, [...]

    Nissan LEAF Earns Good Housekeeping Research Institute “Tried & Tested” Recommendation
  • Drive System Saves Space and Weight in Electric Cars

    Siemens has developed a solution for integrating an electric car’s motor and inverter in a single housing. Until now, the motor and the inverter, which converts the battery’s direct current into alternating current for the motor, were two separate components. The new integrated drive unit saves space, reduces weight, and cuts costs. The solution’s key feature is the use of [...]

    Drive System Saves Space and Weight in Electric Cars
  • Nissan Begins Testing Energy Supply and Demand Management System Using LEAF to Home Power System

    Nissan has begun testing a system to use electric vehicle technology to help power grids cope with peaks in demand. The energy management system has the potential to help ensure continuity of supply during natural disasters. It could also make electricity from renewable sources, like the wind or sun, more viable by storing power to be used during periods of [...]

    Nissan Begins Testing Energy Supply and Demand Management System Using LEAF to Home Power System
  • MCT Engineering, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Outlander PHEV

    A Northamptonshire engineering company that works with the world of Formula One has gone green with three new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUVs. The three directors of MCT Engineering, based in Royal Oak Industrial Estate in Daventry, have bought the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUVs as their new company cars. MCT Engineering, which was established 17 years ago and employs 52 people, [...]

    MCT Engineering, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Outlander PHEV
  • Toyota FCV and Lexus Hybrid Line Up Ready For Celebrity Close Up

    Toyota and Lexus are again presenting sponsors at the 24th annual Environmental Media Awards on Oct. 18, at which one bidder will win the Toyota FCV fuel cell vehicle. Toyota is the first major auto manufacturer to give away a fuel cell vehicle to an individual owner. Hosted by the Environmental Media Association (EMA), the awards honor individuals within the [...]

    Toyota FCV and Lexus Hybrid Line Up Ready For Celebrity Close Up
  • Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Talk to Electric Companies via the Cloud

    Ford Motor Company will join seven global automakers this week for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use and improve the efficiency of the power grid. The automakers are collaborating with the Electric Power Research Institute, leading utility companies and [...]

    Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Talk to Electric Companies via the Cloud
  • BYD Unveils World’s Largest All-Electric Vehicle

    BYD Motors kicked off the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston this week with a new product-unveiling ceremony and over 300 in attendance. The ceremony began with an invitation to attendees to “throw off the shackles of a single-fueled system – an electric platform is ‘adaptable’ – it becomes cleaner as you do, through the use of [...]

    BYD Unveils World’s Largest All-Electric Vehicle

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Germany-based E-WALD to Market Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger

Germany-based E-WALD to Market Veefil Electric Vehicle Fast Charger

October 20, 2014 at 4:01 am

As part of its international expansion programme, Australian-based electric vehicle specialist, Tritium, has signed its first preferred-supplier agreement in Europe with E-WALD,...

 

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2015 Zero Motorcycles Lineup Unveiled

2015 Zero Motorcycles Lineup Unveiled

September 30, 2014 at 8:13 am

Zero Motorcycles today announced its 2015 model line with premium new standard equipment including Showa suspension, Bosch anti-lock brake systems and Pirelli tires. The refinements...

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Fully Charged Reviews Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV [video]

Fully Charged Reviews Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV [video]

October 18, 2014 at 6:06 am

It’s time for the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUV to be reviewed in the Fully Charged Show. Here is how Robert Llewellyn described the Outlander PHEV: “A 500+ mile test...

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Singapore Scientists Make Breakthrough With Fast-Charge Batteries

Singapore Scientists Make Breakthrough With Fast-Charge Batteries

October 14, 2014 at 1:00 am

Scientists at Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes. The new generation...

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