• Bentley’s Electric Future Debuts In Beijing

    Bentley unveiled its vision of a more powerful and even more efficient future with the global debut of the Bentley Hybrid Concept at the Beijing Motor Show. The Bentley Hybrid Concept is based on the flagship model, the Mulsanne, showing that hybrid technology can enhance even the pinnacle of luxury and performance. Copper is used as an exterior and interior [...]

    Bentley’s Electric Future Debuts In Beijing
  • Plug-in Hybrid Audi TT Offroad Concept Revealed

    The Audi TT offroad concept breaks the mold, combining the sportiness of a coupe with the lifestyle and utility of a compact SUV. The four-door model, which Audi is presenting at the Beijing Auto Show, adds an entirely new expression to the Audi design language. The Audi TT offroad concept features a plug-in hybrid drive with two electric motors and [...]

    Plug-in Hybrid Audi TT Offroad Concept Revealed
  • BYD Electric Bus Approved for Sales in Canada

    The BYD electric bus is now approved for sale and operations in Canada after earning the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) Certification and being placed on the “Vehicle Manufacturers Registry” with Transport Canada. Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS) prescribes the minimum performance levels that vehicles and equipment must meet to run on Canadian roads and includes several standards [...]

    BYD Electric Bus Approved for Sales in Canada
  • Formula E Reveals Putrajaya ePrix Layout

    Circuit details for the second round of the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship have been revealed with the layout of the new Putrajaya ePrix. The Putrajaya Formula E race, or ePrix, takes place six months from now on October 18 and forms the second of 10 races for the inaugural 2014/2015 season. It has been put together by the FIA, [...]

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  • FEV Introduces Two-Speed PHEV Transmission

    FEV North America, Inc. showed off its most recent transmission design advancements at the SAE World Congress at CoboCenter in Detroit, Mich. Engine downsizing for increased fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, either alone or as part of an extended range hybrid system, has led to challenges for transmission developers who are being asked to provide higher levels of capability in [...]

    FEV Introduces Two-Speed PHEV Transmission
  • MG Reveals Dynamo EV Concept in London

    SAIC Motor’s MG division has revealed the Dynamo EV concept as part of the brand’s 90th anniversary celebrations. The MG Dynamo EV concept vehicle encompasses the latest in design and engineering technology from the iconic Longbridge based manufacturer. The Dynamo EV concept has been developed in order to fully understand European market demand for a small, electric MG. The concept [...]

    MG Reveals Dynamo EV Concept in London
  • BMW i3 Named 2014 World Green Car of the Year

    At a press conference hosted by the New York Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the BMW i3 was declared the 2014 World Green Car. The BMW i3 was chosen from an initial entry list of fourteen new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of three finalists that included the winner as well as the Audi A3 [...]

    BMW i3 Named 2014 World Green Car of the Year
  • Nissan Expands “No Charge to Charge” Promotion on All Major Markets

    Nissan announced the expansion of its “No Charge to Charge” promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF. In total, Nissan will launch “No Charge to Charge” in 25 U.S. markets, which are currently responsible for more than 80 percent of Nissan LEAF sales. The “No Charge to [...]

    Nissan Expands “No Charge to Charge” Promotion on All Major Markets
  • NEVS Begins Production of the Electric Saab 9-3 in Sweden

    National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) says it is aiming for series production start of its all-electric Saab 9-3 by autumn or winter this year. Saab is currently in the process of building 200 electric 9-3s at its new assembly line in Trollhattan, Sweden, to be tested in the Chinese state of Qingdao during the spring or summer months. Volume production of the [...]

    NEVS Begins Production of the Electric Saab 9-3 in Sweden
  • Relieving Electric Vehicle Range Anxiety With Improved Batteries

    Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial. Researchers added the powder, a kind of nanomaterial called a metal organic framework, to the battery’s cathode to capture problematic polysulfides that usually cause lithium-sulfur batteries to fail after a few charges. A paper describing the material and its [...]

    Relieving Electric Vehicle Range Anxiety With Improved Batteries

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Bentley’s Electric Future Debuts In Beijing

Bentley’s Electric Future Debuts In Beijing

April 20, 2014 at 3:06 am

Bentley unveiled its vision of a more powerful and even more efficient future with the global debut of the Bentley Hybrid Concept at the Beijing Motor Show. The Bentley Hybrid...

 

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Nissan e-NV200 On Sale In June

Nissan e-NV200 On Sale In June

March 3, 2014 at 7:48 am

Nissan continues to pioneer the electric vehicle sector with the introduction of the Nissan e-NV200, which brings unprecedented refinement, with zero emissions and ultra-low...

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Bentley’s Electric Future Debuts In Beijing

Bentley’s Electric Future Debuts In Beijing

April 20, 2014 at 3:06 am

Bentley unveiled its vision of a more powerful and even more efficient future with the global debut of the Bentley Hybrid Concept at the Beijing Motor Show. The Bentley Hybrid...

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FEV Introduces Two-Speed PHEV Transmission

FEV Introduces Two-Speed PHEV Transmission

April 18, 2014 at 3:00 am

FEV North America, Inc. showed off its most recent transmission design advancements at the SAE World Congress at CoboCenter in Detroit, Mich. Engine downsizing for increased...

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