Wrightspeed is outfitting Wellington, New Zealand, with a cutting-edge electric bus system Wellington, New Zealand, had a serious issues with its beloved trolley system. Decades old, the vehicles rely on a system of overhead wires the...Show More Summary
Alibaba'snew Roewe RX5 SUV models showcasedat the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba showcased its first automobile product, Roewe RX5, at this year’s Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. Show More Summary
image credit Electric vehicles may be the future. But despite growing interest today, the concept of electric vehicles is just a resuscitation of a long-dormant method of commuting - one that first materialized in the 1800s.If there ever was a perfect application for the phase 'ahead of its time,' the idea of an electric car is probably it. Show More Summary
Ford CEO Mark Fields has just declared its intention to build a long-range electric vehicle. Continue reading Ford to build 200-mile EV, challenge Tesla, Chevy Bolt Ford to build 200-mile EV, challenge Tesla, Chevy Bolt originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
With automakers such as Tesla already selling reliable, fast, and quick-charging electric vehicles, and numerous companies moving closer to launching mass produced hydrogen cars, the industry makes small but firm steps toward phasing out fossil fuels. Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company is developing a new long-range electric vehicle that will compete with electric cars from Tesla and GM. The company says the new vehicle will be able to travel at least 200 miles on a single charge. “Our approach,Show More Summary
Inspired by the humble cactus, a new type of membrane has the potential to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells and transform the electric vehicle industry.
Originally published on EV Obsession. One of the leading electric bus firms in the US, Proterra, has won the majority of the vehicle supply contracts accompanying the awards supplied through the Federal Transit Administration Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grant, according to a new press release. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Annex. By Matt Pressman Tesla’s electric vehicles represent a critical step forward in reducing carbon emissions. However… is there something else major about electric vehicles that we might have overlooked?...Show More Summary
Tesla is the talk of the town when it comes to car innovation. Like it or not, Elon Musk’s company made a splash in the business by coming out not only with fully electric vehicles but also with several smart features for them. The list...Show More Summary
Originally published on Renewables International. By Craig Morris The German Postal Service wants to make its own electric cars and sell them. Its own fleet is to contain 30,000 electric “street scooters.” Back in December, German logistics giant DHL took over (report in German) StreetScooter, electric vehicle startup. Show More Summary
If you have an electric vehicle, it's a given that you'll have to find an outlet so you can regain those precious electrons. Your car runs on electricity, after all. How else are you going to charge it? Well, there could be a more simple solution to your charging needs in the future, and Engineering Explained got to sample it firsthand. While...
We're all familiar with companies like Tesla and how they forever changed the automotive industry through the introduction of electric vehicles. But now, automakers and disruptors alike are exploring the realm of autonomous vehicles--eliminating...Show More Summary
German plan will fund as much as $4,500 in perks for those who buy electric vehicles. Continue reading Germany will offer 4,000 euro incentives for plug-in vehicles Germany will offer 4,000 euro incentives for plug-in vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Two sides, two seemingly valid arguments. And in the middle, five $1.1 million cars. Through the province’s Electric Vehicle Incentive Program, Ontario taxpayers helped lower the price of five Porsche 918 Spyders last year, according to Canada’s national broadcaster, leaving many wondering why their cash helped fund supercars for the ultra wealthy. Show More Summary
Brian Cooley ranks the best-selling pure electric vehicles in the US for the first quarter of 2016.
As those of us who are entrenched in the day to day of the electric vehicle march know all too well, two notable automotive leaders have not only almost completely dismissed EVs, but have staunchly headed in a different direction, down the path leading to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Show More Summary
As Elon Musk mentioned the night he revealed the “affordable” Model 3 earlier this month, Tesla’s mission has been a path towards marketing attractive, affordable electric vehicles to the masses. At a recent talk in Norway, CEO Elon Musk hinted that a model even more affordable than the $35,000 Model 3 is already in the works. Read more...
Tesla is in the game to make money with its $35,000 Model 3, due out in late 2017, but that claim was recently disputed by an industry insider. Jon Bereisa, an electric vehicle engineering consultant (and former General Motors systems...Show More Summary
There's a lot more than just flowing electricity that makes Tesla vehicles more special than your average car. Tesla cars have a lot of unique and innovative features that set them apart. Autopilot is pretty much the closest thing to...Show More Summary