BMW revealed its newest electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid called the 530e iPerformance. The variant’s options include a forthcoming wireless charging pad, targeting a 2018 release window, which will include a charging pad drivers can...Show More Summary
Samir Mayekar was fine-tuning his idea for a battery startup in 2012 when A123 went belly-up. A123 never achieved profitable electric vehicle battery sales, even after it raised $1 billion from private capital, government stimulus funds, and an IPO. Show More Summary
Stockholm Transport (SL) has placed a CHF232M ($233m) order to Stadler for 22 customised electrical multiple units (EMU), which also includes an option for an additional 45 vehicles.
Rechargeable zinc-based batteries could hit the market for electric vehicles by 2019
Based on its small size and limited range, the Nissan Leaf would usually be one of the last vehicles you'd choose for driving thousands of miles through remote areas of the world. But the electric vehicle advocates at Plug In Adventures are about to do just that. Show More Summary
German carmaker Volkswagen will manufacture its new e-Crafter electric utility vehicles at a factory in neighbouring Poland, a spokesman for the group said Thursday. "At this stage of the project, the design of the vehicle will be finalised in Hanover (Germany). Show More Summary
With only some 22,000 electric vehicles sold in India last year, the country has a long way to go to rival its neighbour China's efforts. Yet, private companies like Ola with wealthy visionary-benefactors like Masayoshi Son can help speed things up.
Somewhere in the comments on the MG E-Motion Concept story, longtime reader Benjamin Nead (@benjamin_nead) asked how come we don't we have sport electric vehicle (EV) cars anymore. While electric sedans are great and electric SUVs are...Show More Summary
A couple months back, we had a funny story about a lawsuit filed against Faraday Future for allegedly failing to pay a broker it hired to coordinate a $1.5 million sale of the website ff.com. Faraday, an electric vehicle start-up with known financial struggles, couldn’t even pick a name without landing in court.… Read more...
California-based electric vehicle maker Tesla will double the deployment of its Superchargers this year as it unveils the lower-priced Model 3 sedan. Continue reading Tesla will double its worldwide Superchargers this year Tesla will double its worldwide Superchargers this year originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The AAA survey found that more than 30 million Americans are considering an electric vehicle for their next car.
AAA poll indicates 30 million Americans may buy an electric vehicle within three to five years. Continue reading 1 in 7 Americans say they might buy an EV next, as sales of electrics build 1 in 7 Americans say they might buy an EV next, as sales of electrics build originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:34:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla has announced plans to double its charging network by the end of this year, in the lead-up to the launch of its smallest and most affordable offering, the Model 3. Since 2012, Tesla has built 842 stations with over 5400 Superchargers and more than 9000 Destination Charging connectors, and plans to double […]
chinese-israeli automotive manufacturer, qoros, has used the shanghai auto show to unveil its most ambitious concept vehicle yet with the model k-ev previewing the brand’s future styling direction as well as its electric ambitions. built...Show More Summary
Charging cars outside peak energy periods will keep system from being taxed, Pepco officials said.
“For those of us who commute, we’ll spend over a year of our lives stuck in traffic.” So said engineer Todd Reichert as he introduced an alternative at TED 2017: a 100% electric flying vehicle under development now. A recreational version...Show More Summary
Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler has secured a CHF232M ($233m) contract to build 22 customised electrical multiple units (EMU) for Stockholm Transport (SL).
China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up. With the threat of the measure looming, major manufacturers at the annual auto show in Shanghai are announcing big plans to boost their electric vehicle (EV) offerings in China. Show More Summary
Chip Yates turned his life around at 36 years old, when he was overweight and working a cubicle job he hated. He would follow his heart and chase a childhood dream he had forgotten about: Becoming a motorcycle racer. Within two years, he lost 50 pounds and was competing against much younger top riders in the World Superbike Championship. He […]
Originally published on The Electric BMW i3. By Tom Moloughney I had the opportunity to sit down with BMW NA’s top man when it comes to electric vehicles, Jose Guerrero, at this year’s New York International Auto Show. Guerrero is BMW...Show More Summary