• ZEV States Announce National Sales Of Electric Vehicles Have Surpassed 250,000

    Representatives of an eight-state partnership to develop and support the market for zero emission vehicles announced that national ZEV sales have passed the quarter-million mark. To put the milestone in perspective, 250,000 cars is the combined daily volume of traffic on the Golden Gate and the Brooklyn Bridge. “In only a few short years we have gone from virtually zero [...]

    ZEV States Announce National Sales Of Electric Vehicles Have Surpassed 250,000
  • Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Make 2.4 Percent of Global Light-Duty Vehicle Sales by 2023

    The rapidly changing market for plug-in electric vehicles, which includes plug-in hybrids, and battery electric vehicles, is a small but growing part of the global automotive industry. Keen to see increasing penetrations of electric vehicles due to the environmental, economic, and energy security benefits they provide, governments are pushing automakers to develop EVs and incentivizing citizens to buy them. According [...]

    Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Make 2.4 Percent of Global Light-Duty Vehicle Sales by 2023
  • 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Gets 116 MPGe Combined EPA Rating

    The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf will achieve an Environmental Protection Agency rated range of up to 83 miles of city and highway driving at full charge. Compared to other compact electric vehicles, these numbers make the Volkswagen e-Golf the most efficient car in its class for the 2015 model year. The e-Golf is Volkswagen’s first fully electric vehicle for the U.S. [...]

    2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Gets 116 MPGe Combined EPA Rating
  • GreenTech Opens Electric-Vehicle Production Plant in Tunica, Miss

    GreenTech Automotive (GTA), a U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer, celebrated the grand opening of its new production facility in Tunica, Mississippi. “We started GreenTech Automotive with the vision to make energy-efficient cars that are so inexpensive the average American could afford to buy them,” said Charles Wang, chairman and CEO of GTA. “In the past five years we have completely redesigned [...]

    GreenTech Opens Electric-Vehicle Production Plant in Tunica, Miss
  • McLaren P1 GTR Interior Revealed

    The McLaren P1 GTR will offer an on- and off-track driving experience like no other, with unique access to the technologies and expertise within the McLaren Technology Centre, and the most powerful track-only model ever produced by McLaren Automotive. Dynamic testing is well underway at a range of international race circuits, and the first uncamouflged images show the latest aerodynamic [...]

    McLaren P1 GTR Interior Revealed
  • Daimler Restructures Cooperation With Tesla

    Daimler AG has reorganized its cooperation with Tesla Motors Inc. In this context, Daimler has terminated the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and has sold its stake in Tesla of approximately 4%. The cooperation between the partners on the automotive projects is unaffected. Development work for the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is completed, the partnership with Tesla remains in [...]

    Daimler Restructures Cooperation With Tesla
  • Nissan Delivers First All-Electric Taxis To Barcelona And Madrid

    The era of the 100% electric taxi has arrived to Spain’s two largest cities, as Nissan delivered its first 100% electric taxis to Madrid and Barcelona. The introduction the Nissan electric vehicles  – the Nissan LEAF to Madrid’s taxi fleet, and the e-NV200 taxi for Barcelona – brings the option of quiet, zero-emission travel to these bustling city centres. The [...]

    Nissan Delivers First All-Electric Taxis To Barcelona And Madrid
  • Formula E Unveils Circuit Layout For Miami ePrix

    The FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric racing series – has revealed the circuit location and layout for the Miami ePrix, taking place on March 14, 2015. The eight turn, 2.17km circuit is located in Downtown Miami, Florida, along Biscayne Bay around the streets of the AmericanAirlines Arena, home to the Miami Heat NBA basketball team. Produced [...]

    Formula E Unveils Circuit Layout For Miami ePrix
  • Panasonic Partners With Powertree on Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations with Energy Storage in San Francisco

    Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. to build 68 electric vehicle charging stations at multi-unit residential properties in San Francisco. Construction has begun on the stations, which link together key energy services to provide value for property owners, tenants, EV drivers and the grid. They are designed to be [...]

    Panasonic Partners With Powertree on Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations with Energy Storage in San Francisco
  • BMW i3 Among 2015 Green Car Of The Year Finalists

    BMW i3, Audi A3 TDI, Bi-Fuel Chevrolet Impala, Honda Fit and Volkswagen Golf are the finalists for the 2015 Green Car of the Year award. The Green Car of the Year award, an honor widely recognized as the auto industry’s most important environmental accolade, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. An increasing number of vehicle models are considered for the [...]

    BMW i3 Among 2015 Green Car Of The Year Finalists

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ZEV States Announce National Sales Of Electric Vehicles Have Surpassed 250,000

ZEV States Announce National Sales Of Electric Vehicles Have Surpassed 250,000

October 24, 2014 at 7:00 am

Representatives of an eight-state partnership to develop and support the market for zero emission vehicles announced that national ZEV sales have passed the quarter-million...

 

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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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McLaren P1 GTR Interior Revealed

McLaren P1 GTR Interior Revealed

October 22, 2014 at 10:17 am

The McLaren P1 GTR will offer an on- and off-track driving experience like no other, with unique access to the technologies and expertise within the McLaren Technology Centre,...

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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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