Will hydrogen gain mass appeal, or will it be the ill-fated Betamax to the electric vehicle’s VHS?
Electric vehicle start-up Faraday Future will launch its first concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The secretive firm, based in Los Angeles, is said to be developing its own take on an electric autonomous vehicle to rival Tesla in 2017. The CES concept is said to provide clues as to the look of […]
I love the concept of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Taking the most abundant element in the universe and combining it with oxygen from the air to generate electricity for propulsion and emit only water sounds about as magical as a unicorn that eats Brussels sprouts, poops eye fillet and can fly to the moon. Making […]
An analyst says Asian electronics suppliers expect big growth in camera, sensors, and displays in vehicles. That could put Apple and Google in the lead. Continue reading Google, Apple poised to lead electric car field, Morgan Stanley...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. The UK-based electric vehicle charging station supplier POD Point is launching a new crowdfunding round — with a stated goal of raising £1.75 million in new funds — according to recent reports. The...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. In Paris, Renault-Nissan Alliance is providing official transport for the United Nation’s COP21. It is the largest fleet of electric vehicles for an international conference, with 200 EVs to transport delegates. Show More Summary
BMW is in “the final stages” of deciding which type of model it will add to its line-up of i electric vehicles, according to the company’s board member for sales and marketing, Ian Robertson. The German manufacturer is said to have been weighing up the merits of two different vehicle configurations for the next car, […]
As much as we obsessively cover electric vehicle news, we can’t get to everything that I think is worth sharing. Here’s a roundup of some top electric vehicles news and commentary from around the interwebs. Enjoy. Tesla News Tesla Resale Best in UK So says CAP Automotive, a heavy-hitter in car pricing data. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. The state of Connecticut has gone ahead and taken action to extend the terms of its electric vehicle rebate program — the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program — by adding another $1 million in funding, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. Black Friday offers this year will apparently apply to electric vehicles like the Nissan LEAF, going by recent reports. In Northern Colorado, specifically, there is reportedly a Black Friday group-buy...Show More Summary
Merseytravel has added three Nissan e-NV200 Combi passenger vans to its maintenance fleet. The local transport executive has added the vehicles to its fleet of 40 for use by maintenance teams. The eNV200s – which cost an average of 2p a mile to run – are being used to transport workers and their tools around the […]
The lithium-ion batteries that power everything from smartphones to electric vehicles carry a relatively low individual chance of failure, but the sheer quantity in use everyday means the risk of something going horribly wrong somewhere in the world is quite real. Show More Summary
U.S. regulators have once again delayed discussion of so-called "quiet car" laws that would require hybrid and electric vehicle manufacturers to outfit vehicles with noise emitters so pedestrians and bicyclists could hear them. See also:...Show More Summary
More than seven years ago, President Obama called for one million electric cars to be on the road by this year, and the vehicles have gained a large fan club. Environmentalists promote them as a smart way to cut dangerous emissions. Owners love their pep and the gas money they save. Show More Summary
How many of us have gritted our teeth and have shaken our fists at cars with modified exhausts, revving so loudly for no reason other than to show off? It is also why many of us can also appreciate how quiet electric/hybrid vehicles are when they run. Show More Summary
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration delays a mandate that would require electric vehicles to cater to the visually impaired.
LG Chem, Panasonic and Samsung SDI are leading the light-duty electric vehicle lithium ion (Li-ion) battery market, according to a new Leaderboard report from Navigant Research. All three companies performed exceedingly well in strategy and execution. Show More Summary
Mitsubishi Electric announced today the coming launch of a new Tough Series 10.4-inch SVGA TFT-LCD module for wide-ranging industrial applications in construction and agricultural vehicles, factory automation, weaving equipment and more. The.. The post Mitsubishi Electric Expands Lineup of Tough Series TFT-LCD Modules appeared first on Gadgets, gizmos, and tech from the East.
Photo Above: Sierra Club Connecticut Chapter's Legislative and Political Chair, Marty Mador presents an award to Governor Malloy. Photo Credit: Jameelah Muhammad At this year's Connecticut Auto show, electric vehicles (EVs) stole the show. Show More Summary
In the not too distant future almost every automaker is going to electrify their lineups with plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, but what does that mean for the future of iconic cars, like the Porsche 911? Porsche recently previewed...Show More Summary