Beginning this fall, Maui residents may be able to participate in a more than $30 million demonstration project involving electric vehicles and Kihei homes that will aid in the development of a more efficient power grid to handle renewable energy and to support EVs. via Project may spark smarter power grid – Mauinews.com | News, Continue reading ?
According to a recent survey, used electric vehicle prices are expected to drop nearly 30 percent this year.
Electric vehicles are quickly making strides towards widespread adoption; just look at the Nissan Leaf or Tesla S. The same holds true for motorcycles, though these battery-powered two-wheelers are built more for urban commuting than hardcore performance. That's where the Mission RS comes in. Read more...
Tesla is set to announce a way to make recharging its electric vehicles faster than filling up a gas tank. Tomorrow Tesla Motors will announce a way to charge its Model S electric vehicle faster than a conventional car’s gas tank can be filled—by swapping a depleted battery for a fully charged one.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions and the Evatran Group are developing a wireless electric vehicle charging system that could become the first commercially available system of its kind in the US. Unlike other EV charging systems, the Plugless Level 2 Electric
Tesla is recalling 1,228 model-year 2013 Model S electric vehicles due to a problem with the seats that could cause seatbacks to come loose in an accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Affected vehicles were manufactured between...
Back when the first Tesla Model S electric vehicles were rolling off the assembly line in California, CEO Elon Musk was literally checking each vehicle before it went out into the wild. As production ramped up, this was no longer possible. Show More Summary
People often forget that electric propulsion for automobiles is not a new concept. Anderson Carriage Company in the early 1900s produced The Detroit Electric, a popular electric vehicle for the time. Now the name is back with a Detroit company producing the SP:01. The $135,000 SP:01 is Detroit Electric’s first foray into the electric sports car, and Continue reading ?
(Credit: Tesla) Some Tesla Model S vehicles may contain a defect, the electric car maker announced Wednesday. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Model S vehicles produced between May 10 and June 8 of this year could contain an issue with the mounting bracket on the left-hand latch of the second row seat. Show More Summary
Back in 2010, Virginia-based Evatran Group teased with the promise of a wireless charging system for electric vehicles in the United States. Three years later, thanks to a partnering arrangement with Bosch’ Automotive Solutions group,...Show More Summary
Just about every automaker has an electric vehicle in its lineup now, from the Nissan Leaf to the soon-to-be-released BMW i3, but among this crop of quiet cars there is only one electric SUV. The Toyota RAV4 EV came about as tribute from Tesla Motors, in recompense for Toyota ceding its Fremont, Calif., manufacturing digs. Show More Summary
As demand for electric cars rises, Volvo and Swedish power company Alstom are teaming up to create a road that charges vehicles as they drive over it. One of the biggest complaints around electric cars is that their batteries just aren't...Show More Summary
Project Zero, shown here at the Paris Air Show, is big enough for a single passenger. (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET) LE BOURGET, France -- Sure, there are electric vehicles on the road now. But aviation company AgustaWestland thinks they may have a place in the air, too. Show More Summary
Electric car company Tesla is planing to hold a demonstration of its battery swapping technology that should enable its vehicles to travel non-stop on long road trips.
Green Automotive Company's GoinGreen Announces Exclusive UK Distribution of I'MOVING Electric Commercial Vehicles NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Green Automotive Company (OTC: GACR) announced today that its subsidiary, GoinGreen,...Show More Summary
For something as secret as a battery swap option in the Tesla Model S electric vehicle, we sure have heard rumors about it for years. Four (!) years ago, after all, we knew that the Model S was designed to accommodate battery swaps and...Show More Summary
A rather cute little electric vehicle is set to be imported into the United Kingdom from France this summer for fleet use. The Mia three-seater from Mia Electric will price for around £16,995 + VAT starting, including the UK government’s plug-in car grant. read more
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co will create a joint venture with Russia's state-funded private equity vehicle to build mini power plants across Russia, the parties said on Tuesday.
Fears that China will catapult past the U.S. in the race to put electric vehicles on the road have fizzled. Despite choking pollution in big Chinese cities, the government faces the same obstacles as the U.S. in the push for electric vehicles: They’re still expensive, many consumers don’t understand them and many drivers don’t have Continue reading ?
Behold! The American military electric vehicle! Also known as the Columbia ParCar, it’s part of a broad-based Department of Defense program to purchase off-the-shelf NEVs and electric cars for non-tactical use. Seems like a very reasonable idea; in case of war, gasoline might be required for other things like fighter jets and napalm. After reading [...]