Originally published on Gas2. While electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and even the Fiat 500e are regularly making the news, one EV we haven’t heard much from is the Ford Focus Electric. Unfortunately the latest news on the electricShow More Summary
BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance recently announced plans to launch a new brand called Zinoro, which is focused on electrified vehicles or “new energy vehicles” as they are referred to in China. Earlier today, at the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show, the first Zinoro vehicle was unveiled, the new 1E. Zinoro’s 1E is clearly based on...
Ford has unveiled a prototype version of the Focus Energi plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) which intends to be ‘Green’ inside out. The automaker has teamed up with Coca Cola to bring soda giant’s PlantBottle technology, which was introduced in 2009 as the first-ever recyclable PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottle and uses up to 30Continue reading...
Mitsubishi Motors is set to shift its focus towards core products in the SUV, plugin hybrid (PHEV) and electric vehicle (EV) segment while also revitalising its brand image and lifting its product quality. Speaking to the Australian media at the … Continue reading ? The post Mitsubishi to focus on quality improvements and brand identity appeared first on CarAdvice.
Originally published on Gas2. By Christopher DeMorro. While a lot of focus has been on electric vehicle sales of the four-wheeled kind, electric motorcycle sales have been slowly but steadily rising year after year. Oregon-based electric...Show More Summary
ByPrice Point: General Electric (GE), the biggest American conglomerate, is continuing its transformation into a more industrial focused company. At a recently held GE Capital investor day, GE reaffirmed its long-term roadmap to reduce GE Capital's ("GECC") share of earnings of the total company to 30% by 2015 (48% in 2013E). Show More Summary
Although the production launch of his company's line of extended range electric pickup trucks and vans will likely be the focus of VIA Motors' Chairman Bob Lutz at the LA Auto Show later this week, one optional extra has already caught our eye. Show More Summary
Mitsubishi is set to focus on producing electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and a range of SUVs as it seeks to reinvigorate its brand. Speaking to the Australian media at the Tokyo Motor Show today, Mitsubishi’s Managing Director of product projects … Continue reading ? The post Mitsubishi: “we must concentrate on SUV, PHEV and EV.” appeared first on CarAdvice.
By Amod Saul: General Electric (GE) has finally decided to spin-off its US retail financial services (Retail Finance) unit in order to focus on its core industrial businesses. The move would see GE floating 20% of the unit's equity in an IPO during 2014. Show More Summary
With the 2014 BMW i3 electric city car and 2015 i8 plug-in hybrid sports car finally out in the open, the company is focusing on keeping drivers of those cars on the road. At the Los Angeles Auto Show next week, BMW will unveil 360 Electric, a group of services that it hopes will make electric-car ownership easier for more people. That means...
Competes with: Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus Electric Looks like: The new-generation Golf hatchback, with a few unique design cues Drivetrain: 115-hp electric motor with one-speed transmission; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Fourth quarter of 2014 Volkswagen joins the growing...
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has released its latest mid-term business plan, ”New Stage 2016.” The plan is for 2014 through 2016. The plan includes a pretty strong focus on “eco-car technologies.” The plan is centered around six key strategies. Show More Summary
By Alpha Strategist: General Electric (GE) is a multinational conglomerate that promises a high return to its investors in the upcoming period. Coming out of the recession period, GE has made it a priority to focus on its infrastructure business. Show More Summary
Sossah's Ravings highlights a Liberian power-supply entrepreneur and candidate for seed funding: This write-up will focus on electricity. I believe this is the KEY to regenerating the Liberian Economy. In my accommodation at Paynesvillle, there are no electric poles. Show More Summary
Hologic's diagnostics and medical imaging systems focus on mammography and gyneocological surgery, giving it a key niche to compete against the much larger General Electric and Siemens.
IEEE recently announced a workshop addressing the full revision of the IEEE 1547 “Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Resources with Electric Power Systems.” Public utility commissions, utilities, manufacturers and independent power...Show More Summary
By Michael Van Beek | Michigan Capitol Confidential The Michigan Public Service Commission is attempting to influence Michigan policy by issuing reports on energy-related issues. Its most recent report focuses on Michigan’s use of competition and consumer choice in electricity services. Ted Bolema, a member of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s Board of Scholars,...
A Ford Focus Electric recall has been announced because of a potential power failure issue.
Originally published on Gas2. By Christopher DeMorro. While a lot of focus on electric motorsports sits with the newly formed Formula E series, the National Electric Drag Racing Association has been silently and speedily setting records and going fast. Show More Summary