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Renault Z.E. Vehicles Start European Roadshow
Renault Z.E. Vehicles Start European Roadshow

9 Jul 2010, 07:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / French manufacturer Renault is preparing to launch its first two electric vehicles next year, the Kangoo Express Z.E. and Fluence Z.E. The two cars, however, have been first sent to impress consumer...

 
Electric Volvo C30 Ready to Roll
Electric Volvo C30 Ready to Roll

9 Jun 2010, 08:58 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Swedish carmaker announced today it has signed an agreement with energy company Göteborg Energi that will have Volvo delivering ten Volvo C30 Electric vehicles this fall. This demo fleet of...

 
CHAdeMO EV Support Association Established in Japan
CHAdeMO EV Support Association Established in Japan

15 Mar 2010, 08:54 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / As the electric and hybrid vehicles market expands, so does the the necessity for the support facilities, such as charging points. Various companies that activate in this sector of the automotive...

 
Electric Vehicles Test Program to Debut in Germany
Electric Vehicles Test Program to Debut in Germany

12 Mar 2010, 13:07 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / A new electric vehicles test program will debut in Germany: the “E-mobility in commuter traffic” project will be implemented in the Rhine-Ruhr region. The development aims to offer fu...

 
Beijing Authorities Plan Electric Vehicle Revolution
Beijing Authorities Plan Electric Vehicle Revolution

9 Mar 2010, 09:24 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / China is becoming more and more interested in using new energy vehicles, as these represent both a “green” and an economic opportunity. Beijing authorities plan to introduce thousands of...

 
Renault and Europcar Make First Step in EV Partnership
Renault and Europcar Make First Step in EV Partnership

5 Mar 2010, 08:36 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Renault is keen to make its Zero Emissions program an important part of the company’s activity. Besides developing a range of electric vehicles, the French manufacturer also signed multiple pa...

 
MINI E New Cabin Heater Developed by BorgWarner
MINI E New Cabin Heater Developed by BorgWarner

17 Feb 2010, 09:56 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / BorgWarner has worked with BMW to develop a new generation of electric cabin heater BERU system, which is destined for the MINI E. Rental MINI Es in the U.S., UK, Germany and other vehicles have ...

 
China’s 2010 Gasoline Production Can Satisfy Demand
China’s 2010 Gasoline Production Can Satisfy Demand

1 Feb 2010, 11:28 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Last year, China became the world’s largest automotive market, as car sales saw a 52.9% increase to 10.3 million units. For 2010, automotive sales in the country are forecast to grow by 15% t...

 
Cherry Designs Compact SUV for Israel
Cherry Designs Compact SUV for Israel

1 Feb 2010, 08:57 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Chery-Quantum LLC, a joint venture between Israel Corp. and Chinese car manufacturer Chery is planing to develop a small SUV, as Gasgoo.com writes. Israel Corps owns 50 percent of the business af...

 
EDAG To Introduce Updated Light Car at Geneva
EDAG To Introduce Updated Light Car at Geneva

27 Jan 2010, 11:58 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Last year, EDAG, an independent German engineering firm with an affinity for the automotive world, introduced the Light Car Concept at the Geneva Auto Show. This was an out-of the box vehicle inside...

 
Wheego to Unveil Whip LiFe Prototype in Washington
Wheego to Unveil Whip LiFe Prototype in Washington

26 Jan 2010, 11:21 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Electric vehicles manufacturer Wheego announced that it will unveil a prototype of its full-speed all-electric car, the Wheego Whip LiFe, at the Washington Auto Show today. The Full-Speed Wheego Whi...

 
Chinese-American Partnership for Electric Vehicles
Chinese-American Partnership for Electric Vehicles

23 Jan 2010, 14:01 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Chinese Automaker Zhejiang Jonway Automobile Co. Ltd. and U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer Zap have decided to join forces in order to produce electric SUVs, cars and other electric vehicles in Ch...

 
Lawmaker Makes Green Proposal for the U.S. Postal Service
Lawmaker Makes Green Proposal for the U.S. Postal Service

28 Dec 2009, 09:17 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / U.S. representative Jose E. Serrano wants to turn the U.S. Postal Service (USPC) vehicle fleet green, Washington Post reported. We are talking about the largest civilian fleet of vehicles in the wor...

 
Taiwan Carmaker Yulon Eager to Cut Spendings by 30% in 2010
Taiwan Carmaker Yulon Eager to Cut Spendings by 30% in 2010

22 Dec 2009, 14:40 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Taiwan’s largest automotive producer, Yulon Group, has recently decided to reduce its expenses by 20% to 30% in 2010. The decision comes in the context of an economic forecast stating that th...

 
Electric Vehicle Sector to Create 1 Million Jobs
Electric Vehicle Sector to Create 1 Million Jobs

14 Dec 2009, 11:35 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As 2010 draws ever closer with the promise of a brighter, cleaner future, from the automotive standpoint at least, more and more consulting firms are turning their attention to the latest developmen...

 
Increased Fuel Taxes, EVs' Best Chance
Increased Fuel Taxes, EVs' Best Chance

7 Dec 2009, 11:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / What just about everyone out there thought about in their minds was put into words at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show by GM's Bob Lutz. Speaking at a conference at the event, the now advisor for...

 
Coulomb Charging Stations, Available in Australia
Coulomb Charging Stations, Available in Australia

10 Nov 2009, 11:47 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Electric charging stations provider Coulomb announced in will begin setting up stations in Australia, as part of an exclusive distribution agreement through ChargePoint. Of course, their main goal i...

 
New Patents Emerge Due to Alternative Power Vehicles
New Patents Emerge Due to Alternative Power Vehicles

2 Nov 2009, 09:36 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / The auto industry is now heading in more directions then ever before. The new wave of alternative powered vehicles needs as much technology innovation as it can get, so last year there were 15,077 p...

 
Zytek Electric Powertrains for US Government Program
Zytek Electric Powertrains for US Government Program

15 Oct 2009, 09:37 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / British electric vehicle drivetrains Zytek had received the green light from an US Government-backed electric commercial vehicle program, in order to supply the Navistar and Modec with 70 kW electri...

 
Germany Wants 1 Million EVs by 2020
Germany Wants 1 Million EVs by 2020

20 Aug 2009, 06:38 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Joining the ambitious plan set in motion by the US government to put 1 million electric vehicles on the roads by 2015, Germany announced a similar endeavor, setting its sights on reaching the same n...