Toyota inaugurated the launch of the Ha:mo vehicle-share system with the demonstration of its i-Road three-wheeled electric vehicle in Toyota City, Japan
The design of Tesla's mass market electric car is a closely guarded secret, but that didn't keep Remco Meulendijk from spectacularly speculating on what a future 'Model E' might look like.
26 Total Articles for Week of 09-Mar-14 to 15-Mar-14
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Get Ready for an All-Electric Car Future
Brenau University professor Rudi Kiefer sees the writing on the wall 'that the combustion engine has run its course and will become obsolete in the next two or three decades.'
Electric Cars Are Coming to a Street Near You and Here's Why
Nissan LEAF driver Judy Dorsey shares her personal experiences owning and driving her electric car in northern Colorado.
Life360 App Integrated with BMW i3 Electric Car
App integration with BMW i3 makes possible for the car to automatically send email notifications when the driver arrives at their destination.
BMW to Offer ‘OwnersChoice with Flex' to Make i3 Affordable to More Buyers
‘OwnersChoice’ will be available in 46 states for the new BMW i3 subject to credit approval for buyers interested in owning the car. A lease option will also be available.
New Battery Technology Could Double Range of Volkswagen Electric Cars
The carmaker is working to develop batteries would deliver up to 80kWh from a similar volume as currently used by the Golf Blue-e-motion’s 26.5kWh battery pack.
Tucson Submits Proposal to Win $5 Billion Tesla Gigafactory
Tucson's bid includes its Global Advantage partnership with the the Offshore Group which operates industrial parks across the border in in Guaymas and Empalme, Sonora, Mexico.
Why Google Should Consider Buying Tesla
Christopher Morris thinks Tesla can open up a new market Google, while Google can bring technological experience, including real innovation through its R&D department.
Three Challenges Facing Tesla's Future
Louis Bedigian identifies what he sees are the three biggest challenges facing the luxury electric car manufacturer.
Cheap Batteries to Revolutionize Renewable Energy Grid
When battery packs are cheap enough for put in the attic to story solar-generated electricity, how cost effective will pylons and power stations be?
30-40 Pct of US Energy to Come From Renewables by 2030 Predicts Secretary Moniz
Speaking at oil and gas industry gathering, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz predicts renewables could make up 30-40 per cent of USA power mix by as early as 2030.
EPA Issues Reduced Sulfur Standards in Gasoline Over Industry Objections
Two-third cut in gasoline sulfur will save Americans anywhere from $6.7 billion to $19 billion in health costs each year, estimates Peter Lehner.
The Beauty of Electric Vehicles Lies In Their Future Potential
Unlike ICE-age automobiles that can only marginally improve after a century of tweaking, electric vehicles represent true breakthrough technology, writes Rick Wheatley.
Toyota RAV4 EV Owners Said Unhappy with Lack of Dealer Service
Toyota's purported disinterest in providing good experience for RAV4 EV customers stems from it's opposition to California's ZEV mandate.
Electric Cars Set to Bring Consumer Benefits
Benefits seen as ranging from more stable 'fuel' prices to low maintenance costs.
RUMORED: 2016 Chevrolet Volt to Get Styling Refresh
Second generation Volt exterior expected to have styling refresh, but no major technology changes, apart from ways to reduce its cost.
Dalian, China Places Massive Order for 1,200 BYD Electric Buses
The agreement stipulates the purchase of 600 BYD electric buses in 2014 and another 600 in 2015
Resurrected 'New Fisker' Launches New Web Site
Wanxiang USA is moving fast to restart and rebrand failed luxury electric hybrid maker, forging development alliance with Bob Lutz and launching new web site.
Online Game Entrepreneur Joins Funding Efforts for Lit Motors C1
Investors in Lit Motors make for a very varied and interesting group of people that now includes Mark Pincus, co-founder of social game publisher Zynga.
BMW Executives Optimistic on Electric Car Prospects, Renault Less Sanquine
BMW executives are pleased with preorders for their i3 electric cars, while Renault is considering lowering the monthly lease rate on its battery packs for low mileage drivers.
My Electric Car Is Saving Me Money Right Now
Loveland, CO resident Peter Webb drives a Ford Focus EV and has the operations cost numbers to demonstrate its savings.
California Positively Out of the Running for Tesla Battery Plant
Land costs and tax rates said to be determining factors as to why Tesla ruled out California, focusing instead of four other Southwestern states: Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona
Californian Asks Car Buyers to Take 'Electric Car Pledge'
Ollie Danner has set up a web site for folks to pledge to make their next car purchase electric.
ELR Electric Hybrid Substituted In Controversial Cadillac Oscar Ad
Cadillac's CMO Uwe Ellinghaus was concerned tone of 'Poolside' 6-second spot would come off "snobby, arrogant, a little aloof,"
Brammo Raises $9.5US Million with Goal of Increased Profitability
Still-open Series D fundraising round aims for up to $16 million in order to cut battery production costs and increase sales.
Zap Jonway 'Sparkee' Clones Electric Smart Car
Sparkee, not to be confused with Chevrolet Spark EV, appears to be a clone of Daimler's smart fortwo, but at a significantly lower price in US dollars. Official press release.
Toyota Introduces Ha:mo Electric Vehicle Share Using i-Road
Toyota uses electric vehicle sharing system to demonstrate the capabilities of its single-seat, three-wheeled i-Road runabout.
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