A new report from RNR Market Research has sketched out the key points of what amounted to being a very interesting year for the Chinese electric vehicle market — as demonstrated by the new report. The report reportedly notes that 2014...Show More Summary
In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.
The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) manufacturer Efficient Drivetrains recently unveiled a new plug-in hybrid electric SUV that the company developed specifically for the Asian marketplace — one that offers the “best performance...Show More Summary
Take heart, fuel cell electric vehicle early adopters! You can look forward to cheaper, greener hydrogen for your personal mobility needs More Good News For Fuel Cell EV Fans was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Time was when humanity took a great leap forward it at least felt like everyone was leaping at the same time and in the same direction. In today’s world, when investing in the next big thing, the great diaspora of ideas can be a challenge that divides investment funds, deters clear direction and hinders progress. […]
Look out Tesla, the Johnson Space Center has just entered the race for one of the coolest cars with awesome technological advances. NASA engineers recently unveiled their Modular Robotic Vehicle prototype. While it is admittedly not the sleekest looking
Do you drive a Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, or Toyota electric vehicle? Do you live in Japan? If you don’t, that’s too bad, because the legendary and true convenience of Japanese, uh, convenience stores, or “conbini,” just got even more, well, convenient. You can now “fill up” on electricity when you stop in. It really is all that and a bag of chips. Read more...
Are electric vehicles the best choice for teenage drivers (assuming that upfront costs aren’t an issue)? That’s an interesting question, one where I’d have to lean towards saying yes… with caveats, that is. I’d argue that the main reasons...Show More Summary
By Chang-Ran Kim YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Battery-powered electric vehicles don't have a practical future as a long-range alternative to conventional cars even if technological breakthroughs allow them to be charged quickly, a top engineer at Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday. Show More Summary
After running out of cash last May due to a failed deal with a Chinese backer, Saab’s owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) was facing bankruptcy but was thrown a lifeline by a Swedish court that awarded the struggling firm a reorganization period. That same court, the District Court of Vänersborg, has now decided that the...
National Electric Vehicle Sweden’s (NEVS) time as owner of Saab will continue for the foreseeable future, following a court ruling in Sweden this week. NEVS was previously facing bankruptcy proceedings, with mounting debts and a failed business deal with a Chinese backer that saw production on the reborn Saab 9-3 come to a halt last year. Show More Summary
NASA’s impressive new electric rover vehicle can deftly maneuver into the tightest of spaces, thanks to independent four-wheel 180º steering. It can also be remotely operated. We want one of these just to drive around town now.
Every year teams from around the world come together for the Ecomarathon, an event (ironically put on by Shell) that tasks teams from high schools and universities with creating energy-efficient electric, gas, and hybrid vehicles. This...Show More Summary
The company behind one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging networks in the world, ChargePoint, will now be offering a new service program designed specifically for those living in apartments and condos, according to a press release sent to CleanTechnica. Show More Summary
NASA’s new Modular Robotic Vehicle prototype is a new type of rover developed in conjunction with the car industry—and it looks like a hell of a lot of fun to drive, on this planet or any other. Read more...
When you live in a place like the San Francisco Bay Area, owning or leasing an electric vehicle is fairly simple to justify. The state allows you to use HOV lanes with only one person aboard. Some cities allow you to park in metered parking spots for free. Show More Summary
PLUG-IN CARS ON THE VERGE Electric Car Batteries Just Hit A Key Price Point Joe Romm, April 13, 2015 (ClimateProgress) “…By the end of 2014, more than 700,000 total plug-in vehicles had been sold worldwide (plug-in hybrids and pure battery electrics), up from about 400,000 at the end of 2013. Show More Summary
Originally published on RenewEconomy. Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has unveiled the first location of its regional Supercharger network in Australia, with the announcement that 8 renewable energy–powered supercharging booths will be installed at the Goulburn Visitor’s Centre. Show More Summary
The first time I ever got an official driving lesson from a paid instructor, our training vehicle was a Plymouth Breeze, one of Chrysler’s infamously cheap “cloud cars” that had been further cheapened by five years of drivers-in-training. Show More Summary
A new demonstration could provide fuel cell EV owners with a truly zero emission ride, thanks to renewable hydrogen from solar and wind energy New Project Makes Hydrogen For Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, Without The Natural Gas Baggage...Show More Summary