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.
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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.
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
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.
Electric Cars Set to Bring Consumer Benefits
Benefits seen as ranging from more stable 'fuel' prices to low maintenance costs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington State Community Considering Electric Car Co-Op
Squamish, Washington's proposed car co-op would be unique in that it would run only electric vehicles.
Life with My Solar-Powered Electric Car
Athens, Ohio resident and inventor William Beale shares his experiences driving his electric car, which replaced his old Honda.
Solar, Grid Storage Could Be As Transformative As Oil, Gas Boom in America
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz speaks out at IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, noting that 'widespread use of electric vehicles could reshape the development of cities...'
Honda Planning Increased Production of Fuel Cell Electric Car
Volumes will, however, remain relatively small, reports Thomas Brachmann.
Honda Opens New Hydrogen Fueling Station Near US HdQ
The new fast-fill station is designed to refuel vehicle storage systems at 700 bar pressures at a rate 45% faster than current technology.
New Mexico Sierra Club to Continue Effort to Pass EV Tax Credit Law
New Mexico's House of Representatives approved HB 136 that would grant tax credits for buying electric vehicles, but bill stalled in State Senate.
How Credible Is Lit Motors?
Katie Fehrenbacher loves what Danny Kim and his team are doing at LIT Motors, but is skeptical of the start-ups ability to commercialize its technology.
Global Warming Is Threat Multiplier, States Pentagon's 2014 Defense Review
The Pentagon's latest Quadrennial Defense Review again warns of the threats posed by climate change, but offers little in the way of reducing its own fossil fuel burning budget.
When Will Solar Be Cheaper Than Grid Power?
As the cost of solar panels plummets, the prospects for centralized power grids is starting to dim. Are they the becoming the equivalent of VHS tapes and landline phones?
Dissecting GM's Controversial 'The Pool' Commercial
General Motor's 'The Pool' television commercial achieved its goal: it got people talking about it. Ad Age speaks with Rogue's Craig Bierley about its impact.
Cadillac ELR Ad Proof How Far Electric Cars Have Come in America
Conservatives love it, liberals loathe it, but Think Progress' Alyssa Rosenberg sees it as a touchstone of 'how far these vehicles have come in the public imagination.'
Parts of Norway's Grid Being Challenged By Popular Uptake of Electric Cars
Norway's Electric Vehicle Union compares areas of its national grid with 'countries like Iran, Albania, and the worst parts of Belgium.'
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