For six years California has given anyone that buys an electric vehicle in the state a $2,500 tax rebate. In theory, it’s a way to boost the adoption of zero emissions vehicles, and it has – primarily for people that can afford one. Now the rules have changed. Read more...
Curious about EV tech in vehicles, but not sure where to start? We walk through the various types of electric vehicles on the road and their current pros and cons compared to traditional automobiles.
Yes, electric vehicle batteries are powerful enough for double-decker electric buses, and the Chinese company BYD will prove it in London London Gets World’s First Double-Decker Electric Buses, Clean Bus Summit Starts With A Bang was...Show More Summary
Special utility company–provided electric vehicle (EV) tariff rates (for home charging) are becoming more and more common in the US, according to a new study from Northeast Group. Considering that EVs are becoming more and more common...Show More Summary
While electric cars seems to be the way of the future as far as creating more eco-friendly vehicles are concerned, there have been other methods explored in the past, like using hydrogen for example. Now BMW had previously experimented with hydrogen cars with its hydrogen 7 Series, but now they’re back with a newer and improved model. Show More Summary
Originally published on Kompulsa. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has recommended battery second use (B2U) as a way to offset the cost of electric vehicles and improve electricity grid stability. What is B2U? Battery second use is just another term for battery repurposing. Show More Summary
A report from the National Academy of Sciences looks at barriers and adoption.
In a statement issued today, SemaConnect, the leading provider of electric vehicle amenities to the North American property market, congratulated California utilities Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric for their intent to expedite the deployment of charging station infrastructure within their service areas. At the same time, the […]
BYD gets order for close to 1,000 electric vehicles in Cuba.
Chevy has released two teaser photos of the 2017 Bolt electric vehicle, which is currently undergoing testing. The 2017 Bolt will finally give Tesla a rival with its estimated 200 mile driving range and a starting price around Chevy has only released of
Hydrogen has been touted as one of the most promising alternatives to our current dependence on fossil fuels to power cars because it fits our current driving habits. Whereas plug-in electric vehicles have limited range and take a long...Show More Summary
Sales figures from automakers this week show slumping sales of electric vehicles and hybrids nationwide as gas prices drop and tax incentives dry up. According to the Detroit News, sales from EV makers such as Nissan and Chevrolet have...Show More Summary
By John Gartner Through the first 5 months of 2015, according to data from Hybridcars.com, plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales are down in the United States by 4% from 2014. This is due, in part, to the current price of gasoline being lower than the 2014 price by $0.89 cents per gallon (per the [...]
The Palo Alto, California, electric car maker surpassed 10,000 vehicles for the first time in the first three months of the year and on Thursday said it had broken that record, delivering 11,507 vehicles.
Some electric vehicles cause so much more environmental damage than traditional gas engines that they should be hit with more taxes, not subsides. Continue reading Electric cars can be dirtier than regular gas engines Electric cars can be dirtier than regular gas engines originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:45:00 EST. Show More Summary
This story originally appeared on Citylab. The idea that gasoline cars might cause less environmental harm than electric vehicles seems impossibly backwards. But consider the following thought experiment before you dismiss it out of hand. Show More Summary
The National Automobile Dealers Association new electric vehicle retention list released last week has a tasty little tidbit in its roundup of value retention rates. Tesla’s Model S, which topped the 3-year value retention rate listShow More Summary
A new smartphone-based means of paying for electric vehicle (EV) charging while traveling on the West Coast Electric Highway fast-charger network in Oregon and Washington was recently unveiled by AeroVironment and by the developer of PlugShare, Recargo, via a press release. Show More Summary
BMW’s recently revealed plans to transition its full lineup to electric vehicles are moving along fairly fast, based on the recent reveal of the 2016 BMW 740e eDrive plug-in hybrid (PHEV) — which represents the fifth plug-in revealed by BMW in recent times. Show More Summary
If you own an electric car and live in Western Australia, travelling from town to town just got a lot easier. Teslas, Nissan’s Leaf and other electric vehicles will be able to use the RAC’s new Electric Highway network, free, until the end of the year. More »