News first surfaced earlier this year that Apple and BMW had engaged in negotiations over the possibility of the Cupertino company using components from the carmaker for its own electric vehicle project. The negotiations reportedly fell through following a visit by Tim Cook and other Apple execs to BMW in Germany, but a report from Reuters […]
An energy storage research team at Georgia Tech has come up with a new capacitor material that rivals certain types of lithium-ion batteries Common Fatty Acid Could Yield High Density Energy Storage For Electric Vehicles was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Dutch car maker Spyker has emerged from bankruptcy protection and is now preparing for a future that includes merging with an aircraft maker and the launch of new electric vehicles. Overnight, Spyker exited from moratorium of payment protection, the Dutch equivalent of Chapter 11. In a statement, the company said that it will now “move […]
The increasing adoption of electric vehicles (EV) by U.S. consumers has the potential to reduce energy costs, lower emissions, and increase energy security, but it also presents challenges for the nation’s existing infrastructure — and utilities. The growing popularity of EVs has sparked extensive debate regarding the proper planning and policies needed to account for […]
China’s latest new model to draw somewhat heavily on its source of inspiration has been unveiled: the Youxia X electric vehicle. Car News China reports that its 28-year-old designer, Huang Xiuyuan, claims the ‘X’ first came to him in a dream last year. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. One of San Diego’s ride-share programs, Opoli, will soon feature a fleet with 50 new BYD e6 electric vehicles (EVs), following the announcement of a new partnership between the two companies. According...Show More Summary
OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, and eMotorWerks, a leading provider of SmartGrid EV charging solutions, today announced that eMotorWerks has incorporated OSIsoft’s PI System within its cloud-based Smart[Grid] charging platform through a Connected Services Agreement. Show More Summary
What started as an idea to produce our own simple, fun, affordable electric vehicle has evolved into a DIY project easily assembled by nearly anyone. The Switch defines a new class of auto — a lightweight, high-capacity, versatile electric...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. I was lucky recently to go test drive the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) with a friend. The Outlander PHEV is the top-selling electric vehicle in Europe… by far. It has reportedly been delayed in the US for a few years due to the high demand in Europe (and Japan). Show More Summary
A team of students from the University of Stuttgart are anxiously awaiting to hear from the Guinness Book of World Records, who will bring them news as to whether or not they have officially built the fastest accelerating electric vehicle in the world.
Tesla Australia’s Heath Walker told TMR last week that the carmaker is holding “regular” meetings with government representatives about the future of electric vehicles in Australia. According to Walkerr the talks are ongoing and include...Show More Summary
Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath Queensland’s state government has called for expressions of interest to build what is being billed as Australia’s first electric vehicle service station, as the first installment of a potential 1,600km network of solar powered EV fast-charging stations dotted along the Bruce Highway. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. In my recent trip to the Netherlands, I got to speak with a handful of electric vehicle experts. Of course, I was quite curious about EV incentives, so I probed them about those. The Netherlands is one of the top countries in the world in terms of electric vehicle sales. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. A new 40 amp, 240 volt, Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station dubbed the HCS-50 was recently unveiled by the company ClipperCreek. The new charging station — which is rated for both indoor and outdoor installations — is retailing for $835, and is now available for purchase. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. One of the biggest electric vehicle announcements of the year so far was the surprise Chevy Bolt announcement from GM in January, the revealing of an affordable, long-range electric car from a major manufacturer. Show More Summary
Zero-emission vehicles will be a major market sector of future automobiles, due to international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve local air quality, and reduce reliance on oil. Fuel cell electric vehicles and battery electric vehicles are the only two commercialized ZEVs available to consumers today. read more
Save us from declining demand, electricity suppliers cry Australia's energy industry, overwhelmingly dominated by the burning of dinosaurs, has decided the country needs more electric vehicles (EVs).…
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Originally published on EV Obsession. Low-income communities in Los Angeles will likely soon have access to a pilot program for electric vehicle carsharing thanks to the provision of $1.6 million for just such a project by the California Air Resources Board. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. I’ll give you a stat from our live EV owner & lessee survey: of the initial 252 responses we’ve received, the coming electric vehicle 142 (56%) of the respondents are most excited about is the Tesla Model 3. Show More Summary