Autocar announced the launch of its E3 advanced series hybrid cab/chassis, the culmination of a rigorous testing and validation program that follows the successful implementation of a pre-production E3 fleet in service in the greater Miami area.
Researchers at the University of Southampton have designed a new pricing mechanism that could change the way in which electric vehicles are charged.
Dealers in selected Canadian markets began taking orders for the Volt May 2.
The latest IDTechEx report concerns electric vehicles for military, security and police duty.
High gas prices and a recovering economy led to a 46 percent increase in hybrid and clean diesel sales in March 2011 compared with March 2010, a jump that was about three times higher than the increase in the overall car market last month, according to auto analyst firm Baum and Associates.
The Electric Power Research Institute has published a basic consumer guide that addresses questions about electric vehicle technology and performance.
Plug-in electric vehicles may just be entering the market, but most U.S. consumers are ready to buy them.
Researchers in America have shown that ozone can be reduced, on average, when electric vehicle charging is done at night time.
Green Mountain Energy Co. has launched a widely available, emissions-free Texas wind-powered product designed for drivers of plug-in electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
Philippines mark an important first step towards a sustainable, energy-efficient transport model with electric tricycles.
Developed in cooperation with BMW, this non-contact technology also works if drivers only make a short stop to recharge.
Siemens has launched a new electric-vehicle charging station on the market that can fully recharge a battery within one hour. By doubling the output to 22 kilowatts, the charging station cuts charging times in half.
Two reports from Citi and Ceres predict U.S. car manufacturers will see greater sales than their global competitors.
With the ChargeCar Project, Carnegie Mellon intends to show that gas-powered cars can be converted successfully into electrically powered commuter vehicles and to develop a network of local mechanics who can perform these conversions.
Using ammonia borane, researchers were able to reuse "spent fuel" for possible application in storing hydrogen on vehicles.
Hyundai, Nissan, and Toyota use their electric vehicle purchasing power and experience in more than cars.
- By Peter Harrop
- Mar 17, 2011
Ford's eco-friendly driving technologies coach drivers to more fuel-efficient driving habits, using real-time feedback and rewards.
The C-ZEN, powered by lithium phosphate batteries, has a range of 125 miles and a top speed of 68 mph.
An electric tour company now offers an historical tour of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
As the price for a gallon of gasoline creeps over $4.00/gallon – and shows no sign of slowing – many drivers are wondering if they should trade in their gas guzzler for something more fuel efficient, such as a hybrid or electric vehicle. According to the editors at Cars.com, the answer is most often "No."