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Silicon Valley ERL Vital for VW’s e-Mobility Strategies
Silicon Valley ERL Vital for VW’s e-Mobility Strategies

20 Jul 2010, 08:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / At a recent tour of Volkswagen's Electronic Research Laboratory (ERL) in Silicon Valley, Martin Winterkorn (Chairman of VW AG) revealed the importance of the electric mobility research and init...

 
2010 Chicago Auto Show to Debut New Vehicle Efficiency Award
2010 Chicago Auto Show to Debut New Vehicle Efficiency Award

3 Feb 2010, 14:06 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The inaugural Hermance Vehicle Efficiency Award, which recognizes the most efficient and appealing new car, will be given at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. The award is given in honor of the late Toyot...

 
K2 Energy Solutions Released New Battery Technology
K2 Energy Solutions Released New Battery Technology

27 Jan 2010, 13:14 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / If you’re one of those guys who thinks the electric vehicle could not become as usable as an internal combustion engined car, you might be wrong, as technical breakthroughs happen every day. J...

 
Vinci Energies UK and Elektromotive Unite to Provide EV Recharging Infrastructure
Vinci Energies UK and Elektromotive Unite to Provide EV Recharging Infrastructure

15 Dec 2009, 08:32 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / A new partnership meant to create a fully functioning EV recharging infrastructure was born in the UK between infrastructure expert Vinci Energies United Kingdom and Elektrobay charging gear manufac...

 
UK Gives Important Tax Breaks to Electric Cars
UK Gives Important Tax Breaks to Electric Cars

10 Dec 2009, 08:29 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / UK is taking another big step in supporting electric car sales. In order to encourage companies to opt for electric car fleets, all EVs will receive a five-year tax break from the benefit-in-kind pe...

 
REVA NXR Pricing Revealed
REVA NXR Pricing Revealed

16 Sep 2009, 13:26 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Electric car manufacturer REVA announced pricing on the NXR (NeXt Reva) model, scheduled to enter production in early 2010. The three-door, four-seater hatchback family car is recommended by REVA fo...

 
The Apocalypse Always Rings Thrice ...
The Apocalypse Always Rings Thrice ...

15 Jul 2009, 06:42 UTC · By: Charles Darveight / ... do you guys remember those "stupid" movies, with characters that get into a tiny car which takes them by itself at home or wherever they need, because it – the "stupid"...

 
Alternative Energy Classics at the 2009 Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance
Alternative Energy Classics at the 2009 Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance

16 Jun 2009, 09:10 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / This year, the Los Angeles area will be able to celebrate Father’s Day in a special way, as the 2009 edition of the Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance will showcase a selection of classic a...

 
BMW’s MINI E Meets Its First Customer
BMW’s MINI E Meets Its First Customer

26 May 2009, 10:23 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Despite the several delays due to the large number of applicants, the MINI E finally met its first customer, Peter Trepp, a Los Angeles resident. This is number 111 out of the 500 cars that BMW&#...

 
The Amazing ‘Flying Car’ to be Unveiled in June
The Amazing ‘Flying Car’ to be Unveiled in June

18 May 2009, 07:28 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Terrafugia Transition flying car will be displayed this year at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance which will take place in the weekend of June 6 and 7 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Car...

 
Ford Enters Lithium-Ion Battery Alliance, Promises Electric Cars by 2010
Ford Enters Lithium-Ion Battery Alliance, Promises Electric Cars by 2010

17 Apr 2009, 09:37 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just as we told you a few months ago, Ford is willing to revamp its product lineup with several recession-aimed models, including electric cars powered by lithium-ion batteries. The company today an...

 
First MINI E Arrives in the US
First MINI E Arrives in the US

15 Apr 2009, 14:15 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The first MINI Es included in BMW's testing programme have arrived in the United States and are now prepared for delivery to those registered as testers. According to revengeoftheelectriccar.co...

 
Chrysler Pledges for New Jobs in Michigan
Chrysler Pledges for New Jobs in Michigan

15 Apr 2009, 12:54 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / As part of the Chrysler - A123Systems partnership to build a full-scale battery manufacturing facility in Michigan, the American car manufacturer today reaffirmed its commitment to help the local a...

 
Aluminum to Replace Traditional Automotive Materials in 2009
Aluminum to Replace Traditional Automotive Materials in 2009

19 Mar 2009, 15:43 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The credit crunch and the current economic situation of the automotive market changed the industry a lot, with people becoming more interested in hybrids, electric and low fuel-consumption cars. In ...

 
Electric Cars to Become a Priority, Says Ford's Mulally
Electric Cars to Become a Priority, Says Ford's Mulally

5 Mar 2009, 11:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / As the automotive industry turned sharply around and changed consumers' points of views over certain car models, electric cars are to become mandatory in the next year, Ford's CEO Alan Mul...

 
2009 Focus Rallye Sport: The Last of Its Kind?
2009 Focus Rallye Sport: The Last of Its Kind?

3 Mar 2009, 09:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The financial turmoil keeps on making taking its toll on the automotive industry. Automakers sacrifice jobs, plants, subsidiaries and car models, in a so far futile attempt to gain the benevolence o...

 
Opel Ampera Official Photo
Opel Ampera Official Photo

2 Mar 2009, 09:36 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opel already announced two weeks ago or so that its "revolutionary" electrically-propelled Ampera model is going to be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show this month, but all we got was a t...

 
Protoscar to Unveil LAMPO Electric Sport Car at Geneva
Protoscar to Unveil LAMPO Electric Sport Car at Geneva

25 Feb 2009, 11:11 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Protoscar SA today announced that the upcoming Geneva Auto Show will witness the unveiling of the LAMPO sport cabriolet, a full-electric model capable of delivering at least impressive performance. ...

 
GM to Design Two More Volt-Based Electric Cars
GM to Design Two More Volt-Based Electric Cars

19 Feb 2009, 16:36 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / As Chevrolet Volt is expected to be one of the more advanced electric vehicles ever designed, General Motors aims to take full advantage of this aspect and plans to design two more cars based on thi...

 
Renault Bets All-In on Electric Vehicles
Renault Bets All-In on Electric Vehicles

17 Feb 2009, 16:03 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / There's no doubt that the economic recession changed the way automakers think. Just look at their product lineup and you'll get it in a second: most companies are now focusing on developin...