Students from Swiss universities ETH Zurich and Hochschule Luzern have achieved something very few in the auto industry have been able to do. They developed an electric vehicle that has just set the world record for the fastest 0-to-60-mph...Show More Summary
coming less than a fortnight after the volkswagen group announced plans to launch 30 new electric vehicles across its brands before 2025, skoda has stepped up and announced its role in the new-model onslaught. in an interview with uk...Show More Summary
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has published a study predicting that in 15 years time, petrol-powered vehicles will continue to dominate the Australian market. Despite the drive to adopt electric or electric-assisted vehicles...Show More Summary
Long-distance travel needs for electric vehicles in the top 100 US metropolitan areas could be met with just 408 direct current (DC) fast-charging stations, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report provides a compressive...Show More Summary
The road is part of the country’s plan to have all of its vehicles fossil fuel-free by 2030.
Companies are coming up with all kinds of interesting vehicles to help people get around. From hoverboards to passenger drones, vehicles aimed at helping people travel short distances are all the rage these days. Yamaha is the latest...Show More Summary
image credit YouTube Amid the rush of vehicles on Highway E16 - a few kilometres outside Gävle in central Sweden - Siemens and Swedish heavy vehicle maker Scania have powered up the world's first eHighway.Running along a two-kilometre...Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz may soon launch a new marque for its upcoming range of pure electric vehicles. Anonymous sources have told Handelsblatt that Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz and Smart, is planning on launching a new brand dedicated to electric vehicles. A final decision on whether to go ahead with the plan will be made at a […]
Electric Car Insider magazine is looking to bring its in-depth coverage of electric vehicles to more mobile device users, in the form of an interactive app for iOS and Android platforms, with the aim of not just raising awareness about...Show More Summary
Taking a page out of BMW i’s book, Mercedes-Benz might create a separate brand just for its electric vehicles. These cars would reportedly come from an existing Mercedes plant, and if everything moves along smoothly, the company could give this decision the green light by as early as next month. Read more...
Originally published on Energy Post. By Adam Whitmore Various policy driven scenarios show electric vehicles (EVs) gaining market share over the next few decades but the question is by how much. According to Adam Whitmore, independent...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. Following the company’s foundation back in 2012, and its acquisition of the main assets of the Saab Automobile bankruptcy estates, NEVS has been moving towards a focus on electric vehicle technology and new mobility solutions. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. The Australian electric utility company AGL will be offering a flat AUS$1 a day for all-you-can-do electric vehicle charging to customers with one of the company’s smart meters, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
We get our first look at the electric vehicles that will race on America's Mountain.
Setting aside concerns about global warming, consumers are unloading hybrid and electric vehicles in favor of bigger cars, pickups and S.U.V.s.
On the heels of a report about the company’s $15.5B investment in an electric car battery factory, Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller rolled out an ambitious 10-year plan to repair the company’s tarnished reputation following last year’s emissions cheating scandal. Show More Summary
Despite a new focus on electric vehicles, Volkswagen's single U.S. hybrid offering is being killed off. Continue reading Volkswagen set to drop the Jetta Hybrid in 2017 Volkswagen set to drop the Jetta Hybrid in 2017 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Mercedes-Benz may follow BMW's lead by splitting off its electric vehicles into a separate brand. Continue reading Mercedes-Benz may create electric-only brand Mercedes-Benz may create electric-only brand originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
When coupled with clean renewable energy, electric vehicles promise to usher in a new era of sustainable transportation, and guess who's leading the charge?
In just 100 feet, an experimental electric vehicle engineered by students in Switzerland has accelerated to more than 60 mph. The little electric vehicle, which looks like an open wheel racer with dwarfism and an especially enormous rear wing, recently sprinted from a stop to 100 kph, or about 62 mph, in just 1.513 seconds. That's half the amount...