Tesla is putting its new electric Semi to work, with its first run as a “production” vehicle — for a familiar client. Tesla itself is the customer, as the trucks were equipped with trailers loaded up with battery packs fresh from the Gigafactory assembly line, heading to the Tesla Fremont car factory in California. Read More
Renault’s EZ-GO is less concept car than a full transportation service concept design. The vehicle revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week is a fully autonomous electric car that can’t travel fast, but that does fit as many as six passengers through a big, almost garage-like door that opens up to load people and goods easily. The EZ-GO is designed for use in urban… Read More
Under India's Tata Motors, Jaguar has reinvigorated its vehicle lineup with stylish and powerful SUVs like the F-PACE and E-PACE. Now it's taking on Tesla with its first electric crossover, the I-PACE.
"We are big believers that pure electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids can be real Porsche cars like those with an internal-combustion engine." Continue reading Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo: How Porsche shifted with the market Porsche...Show More Summary
Techxplore reports on the work of Ngalula Mubenga founder of Smin Power Group: image via...The new technology called a bilevel equalizer is the first hybrid that combines the high performance of an active equalizer with the low cost of the passive equalizer. Show More Summary
French automaker Renault unveiled Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show an electric self-driving car concept that the automaker says could be part of a fleet of ride-share vehicles ready to be summoned by users as early as 2022. It's a strategy similar to the one Daimler is pursuing with its Car2Go car-share, except that the French...
Emerging transport disruptions could lead to a series of nightmare scenarios and poorer transport systems unless we have sensible and informed public policy to avoid this. Of course, some foresee a utopian scene. self-driving electric vehicles zipping around our cities serving all our transport needs without road accidents or exhaust fumes. Show More Summary
The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover SUV broke cover Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, catapulting the small luxury automaker into the EV era with its first a long-range, battery-electric vehicle. The production version follows a long lap of the I-Pace concept, which we first spotted in 2016 at the Los Angeles auto show...
It looks like Tesla’s Model 3 has defied its critics’ expectations and now leads January to February electric vehicle sales, according to a report published by Inside EV’s. Based on the report, Tesla sold 4,360 units in the first two months of 2018. Show More Summary
Deutsche Telekom just announced plans to convert distribution boxes in Germany into electric vehicle chargers - and the move will double the size of the nation's charging infrastructure with 12,000 new stations. According to Electrek, there's currently about 10,800 public electric car charging points in Germany - and that number stands to skyrocket in the near future.[...]
U.S. plug-in electric vehicle sales increased by 25 percent to just under 200,000 units in 2017. While promising, the rate of growth still lags what is needed to drive down greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. Last week, policy...Show More Summary
Lithium-ion batteries are widely used in home electronics and are now being used to power electric vehicles and store energy for the power grid. But their limited number of recharge cycles and tendency to degrade in capacity over their lifetime have spurred a great deal of research into improving the technology.
The Honda Urban EV will be Honda's first mass-produced battery electric vehicle sold in Europe. Continue reading That cute Honda Urban EV? Customers can place orders early next year That cute Honda Urban EV? Customers can place orders early next year originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:55:00 EST. Show More Summary
Electric vehicles. Yawn, right? It’s easy to be cynical about the high-flying production promises tossed about by practically every automaker, but if the real-life version of Honda’s Urban EV Concept looks half as quirky as the show car, the big H might have a bonafide green hit on its hands. Show More Summary
If you’re prone to daydreaming about slinky roadsters and curvaceous coupes powered by a high-revving rotary engine, this news might disappoint. Mazda, one of a dwindling handful of automakers not in possession of an electric (or even hybrid) vehicle, plans to change that status next year with the introduction of a small battery-powered car. Show More Summary
After years of playing second fiddle to battery-powered electric vehicles, hydrogen electric fuel cell vehicles are steamrolling into the zero emission transportation spotlight.
There are a lot of myths, misinformation and misleading concepts when it comes to electric vehicles, frankly on all sides of the conversation. But one of the most annoying is when articles in the mainstream US press compare the number of EV charging stations to the number of gas stations.
Some Austin pedicab drivers are getting a boost just in time for the spring festival season by installing electric motors on their vehicles as part of a new city pilot program.
The China-based electric vehicle startup NIO has hired 8 large banks to work on its coming initial public offering (IPO) of stock in the US, unnamed sources quoted by Reuters have revealed
The 2018 Geneva Motor Show treated us to a ridiculous number of unveilings, including 1,000-plus horsepower hypercars, mind-bending concepts, the next wave of consumer electric vehicles and more than one flying car concept.