Xyntéo’s head of innovation, Rick Wheatley, blogs on the importance of seeing the future potential in today’s innovative technology. Tesla Motors, the mercurial Silicon Valley electric car company, recently revealed that it exceeded 2013 Q4 revenue guidance considerably. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas 2. By Robyn Purchia. After nearly a decade without a pure electric vehicle in its lineup, Toyota rolled out the RAV4 EV in 2012. With battery and electric powertrain supplied by Tesla Motors, the RAV4 EV has the makings of a hit. Show More Summary
I’ve said it before, several times, but I’m not the only one: electric cars are a disruptive technology and will wipe out gasmobiles in short time for many reasons — they are simply much superior vehicles. Elon Musk knows it. Carlos Ghosn knows it. Show More Summary
SolarCity, the country’s biggest solar PV installer, and Tesla Motors, the country’s biggest electric vehicle maker (and soon to be the country’s biggest advanced battery manufacturer), could also soon become the utility industry’s worst nightmare. read more
While consumers flock to hybrids and electric vehicles to try and save the earth, emissions from freight Walmart WAVE, A New Green Semi - -
Being able to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management. Researchers are incorporating a mix of renewables into the design of a smart grid for Germany’s largest charging station. read more
Neal McDonough's pitch for treating yourself with an awesome car is also proof of how far electric hybrid vehicles have come in the public imagination. The post That Cadillac Commercial Everyone’s Talking About Is Actually Proof Of How Far Electric Cars Have Come appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Electric vehicles are all the rage but a new study reveals they won't stop climate change. Researchers from North Carolina State University report that despite the recent increase in electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) sales, will not significantly reduce
Electric vehicles could eventually strain our aging electrical distribution systems, especially at times of peak demand. Many utilities are wondering how to manage if many EVs try to recharge at the same time. A team of scientists from the University of Vermont has a new proposal. “The key to our approach is to break up Continue reading ?
The network of charging stations for electric vehicles is becoming more tightly meshed. In Germany, the ratio of electric cars to charging stations is currently two to one and utility companies are pushing forward expansion of charging opportunities, especially in cities and metropolitan areas. Show More Summary
Air Strato, electrical powered unmanned aerial vehicle performed the first take-off from rough ground. The aircraft performed a short flight at 25 m altitude and then landed. Air Strato was powered by four electrical engines. Two supplementary engines were added […]
London trials new ‘smart’ system for EV charging Mar 03, 2014 Priyanka Shrestha Smart Data 0 A new system to hook up electric vehicles (EVs) with smart grid technologies is to be trialled in London. The five-month project will look at cutting the impact of electric cars on the existing grid infrastructure and overcoming any Continue reading ?
Tesla Motors could put its first Atlanta high-speed electric vehicle chargers at Atlantic Station — a retail, office and condo development in Midtown Atlanta. Tesla "Superchargers" deliver 150 miles of driving range in 20 minutes, and a full charge (265 miles) in an hour. Show More Summary
Call it a plug-in series hybrid or extended range electric vehicle, the 2014 Cadillac ELR, using the same drivetrain architecture as the Chevrolet Volt, attempts to help the quintessential American luxury automaker push the boundaries of advanced, economical mobility. Show More Summary
Wireless charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) offer several advantages over conventional plug-in technology, foremost among them unparalleled convenience for EV owners. Until recently, these systems were in the R&D and pilotShow More Summary
What do you think about the Nissan LEAF as an electric vehicle? We did take it out for a spin a few years back, but have not owned one until now. One of the major drawbacks of an electric vehicle would be its battery power, considering...Show More Summary
Imagine you’re a carmaker, and you found you could build a type of vehicle that customers all absolutely adored. Not just liked. Not just said, “Yeah, it’s fine, it does what I need”–but out-and-out loved, cherished, talked about incessantly, and recommended to everyone they met, all the time. Those cars exist today. They’re called electric Continue reading ?
Higher priced premium vehicles, which offer more features and functionality, require larger amounts of seating and electrical content. Higher sales of these vehicles has improved Lear’s seating and electrical revenue per vehicle.
EV Everywhere Grand Challenge; Road to Success January 2014 (U.S. Department of Energy) EV Everywhere – Early Successes The top four things you need to know: -DOE research and development has reduced the cost of electric drive vehicle...Show More Summary
ChargePoint, which has the largest and “most open” electric vehicle charging station network, last week released a list of the top 10 US regions in terms of electric vehicle (EV) sales growth. “The rank is based on percentage of growth...Show More Summary