THE 'ELECTRIC' REBIRTH OF VOXAN
02 Dec 2013 - Exclusive video interview with Gildo Pastor on the world premier of Voxan's cutting edge Wattman electric superbike.
Edmunds tests nine currently available electric cars from the high-end Tesla Model S to the Mitsubishi i over a 105 mile urban course around Los Angeles.
Portland State University's John McArthur reveals the result of a recently conducted study in the adoption of electric bicycles.
34 Total Articles for Week of 27-Jan-13 to 02-Feb-13
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What It'll Take For Electric Cars to 'Fly' Out of Showrooms
US Energy Secretary Steven Chu catalogs the progress made in EV development during his four years as head of the US Energy Department, as well as pointing out where technology needs to be to make EVs competitive.
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Future of US Advanced Vehicle Loans Uncertain
Loans under the Obama Administration have effectively dried up since March 2011, including freezing funds to Fisker and rejecting applications from Russian steel-maker OAO Severstal and Chrysler Group, LLC
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Obama Administration Adopting 'More Realistic' E-Car Goal
Some 488,000 hybrids and electric car were sold in the USA in 2012, representing 3.3 percent of the market, but to reach 1 million by 2015, share would have to increase to 6 percent.
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Verizon Joins DoE Workplace Charging Challenge
Verizon and 12 other companies will help develop and commercialize the infrastructure for electric vehicle charging stations.
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Investor Considering Electric Car Sales on Saipan
Although make and models are not specified, the cars will be brought into the island through a non-profit organization being lead by David Burger.
Total Page Views: 728
Bacteria-Inspired Enzyme Could Create Hydrogen From Water In One Step
Princeton research team's artificial catalyst could be made from abundant and cheap components, such as iron, making low-cost, low-energy production of hydrogen feasible.
Total Page Views: 811
Ford Hybrid Sales For January On Track to Set Record
Sales of an estimated 5,500 Fusion Hybrids will represent one-quarter of the 21,000-plus sales of all Fusion models, also a new January sales record for Ford.
Total Page Views: 834
Visio.M Demonstrates Light, Safe Electric Car
Project appears based on the MUTE light-weight [500 kg] prototype developed at echnische Universität München.
Total Page Views: 1110
Hertz Introduces On Demand Service Using Chevrolet Volt
University of Connecticut, which launched Hertz On Demand in 2011, now has over 800 members enrolled in the program, and will have six vehicles with the addition of the Chevrolet Volt.
Total Page Views: 1278
Dublin Cabby Saves £6,500 Operating Nissan LEAF
In 18 months, Padraig Daly has put 55,000 km on his Nissan LEAF e-taxi as part of trial program between ESB and his employer, National Radio Cabs.
Total Page Views: 1274
Austin EV Drivers Pass 10,000 Charging Sessions Milestone
Austin, Texas Plug-In EVerywhere network consists of 152 charging stations at 57 locations
Total Page Views: 1103
Michigan Academician: Electric Cars Make No Sense
Retired Wayne State professor of Mechanical Engineering Howard Shapiro writes that hybrids make more sense than do all-electric cars.
Total Page Views: 1759
Ford Hybrid Sales Off to Promising Start
Ford's share of the hybrid market now 16percent, an increase of 8 pct., as the company sells 3,244 Fusion Hybrids in December 2012.
Total Page Views: 1537
Sears, Ecotality Extend Charger Location Relationship
Currently, five Blink Direct Current (DC) Fast Charger stations have been installed at Sears locations in Tennessee and Arizona, with both entities pledging continued effort to expand opportunities further.
Total Page Views: 1705
Better Place Plans for Australia Now in Doubt
Better Place has laid off employees in Israel and Denmark, losing nearly $500 million since it launched in 2008.
Total Page Views: 1346
Electric Vehicles Rev'ing Into the Future
Bill Chameide, Duke University's Dean of Nicholas School of the Environment reviews the e-drive offerings at the 2013 North American International Auto Show.
Total Page Views: 1411
Electric Car Mass Appeal: What Will It Take?
Time's Brad Tuttle asks John O'Dell his thoughts on what electric cars need to make them more acceptable to mainstream buyers.
Total Page Views: 1141
Quoros to Debut Hybrid Concept Car in Geneva
Hybrid-electric concept car utilizes front axle gasoline-engine front and rear-wheel drive electric motor, giving the car all-wheel capability.
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Ford Focus EV Sales Sluggish in 2012
Nearly $40K price tag (before federal tax credit) may be one reason Ford sold only 685 units of the 1,600 it built last year, reasons John Rosevear.
Total Page Views: 2130
Ghosn: Electric Car Revolution Is Happening
Fox Business's Liz Claman interviews Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn at World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Total Page Views: 1706
Shenzhen Police Order BYD e6 Electric Cars
Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau has begun taking delivery of 500 e6 all-electric cars manufactured locally by BYD, the Chinese firm in which Berkshire Hathaway owns shares.
Total Page Views: 2801
Wanxiang Wins US Gov't Approval to Buy A123 Systems
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States approves auction of A123 to Chinese parts supplier, which generates $1 billion in U.S. revenues supply parts to GM and Ford Motor co.
Total Page Views: 1736
Hybrids, Plug-Ins Selling Better Than We're Being Told
According to Mintel hybrids and electric cars where the fastest growing segment of US auto sales in 2012.
Total Page Views: 2099
Daimler, Ford, Nissan Sign Trilateral Fuel Cell Agreement
The collaboration expected to lead the launch of world’s first affordable, mass market fuel cell electric vehicles as early as 2017.
Total Page Views: 2158
Europe's Big Bet on Electric Vehicle Future
In the light of slow sales of EVs in Europe, in 2011, the European Union would require as many as 148,000 publicly-accessible charging stations in Germany, alone.
Total Page Views: 2021
Maruti Suzuki Mulls Development of Hybrid Model
India's National Electric Mobility Plan 2020 is viewed as encouraging the development of more 'eco-friendly' cars in the local market.
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European Union Proposing Electric Car 'Plan B'
European Union is now proposing to require a minimum number of public charging stations in its member nations with Denmark expected to install 5,000 units by 2020.
Total Page Views: 1407
Mercedes Delays F-Cell Production to 2017
Speculation is that delay decision based on lack of hydrogen refueling infrastructure, though system costs are likely an equally important justification.
Total Page Views: 1732
Honda to Lease Accord Plug-In for $429US
The 2014 Accord Plug-In earned the highest EPA MPGe rating (115 MPGe) in its class, topping all plug-in-class competitors
Total Page Views: 1832
Oak Ridge Develops Safer Electrolyte
New solid electrolyte would prevent thermal runaway and fires, as well as store five times more energy.
Total Page Views: 1201
Dreamliner, Volt Share Batteries, But Differing Safety Regimes
While carmakers have worked for lithium batteries for several years, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the first commercial aircraft to use them and the government is still adapting to the technology.
Total Page Views: 1885
Mercedes-Benz Provides Fuel Cell Bus to Davos Delegates
The latest Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid boasts fundamental innovations that include improve energy recovery, lithium-ion batteries and 120kW hub motors.
Total Page Views: 2193
Toyota, BMW To Collaborate on Batteries and Fuel Cells
BMW and Toyota will also jointly develop lightweight carbon fiber technologies for vehicle bodies.
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