In 2010, electric vehicle (EV) charging company Ecotality first introduced Blink, its line up of Level 2 EV charging units for the home and business. Now the company is offering two new EV chargers through its Blink HQ suite.
Californians like their electric vehicles, but a significant minority do wish their cars could go farther without having to be plugged in. That was the conclusion by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE), which did a study as part of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project.
The smart electric fortwo – billed as the least expensive electric vehicle on the U.S. market – is making its way to dealership, Mercedes-Benz USA said this week, with an interesting twist: You can buy the car without a battery if you want to.
Siemens is one of the world’s largest electronic and engineering firms. Volvo is well known for its safe cars.
Tesla Motors recently unveiled some new options around its popular Model S electric sedan which could end up helping the vehicle get into the hands of even more would be drivers.
When we normally think of electric race cars we envision ones used for traditional racing around a track in a competition designed to generate a winner from a crowd of competitors.
GM has some good news to share today around its upcoming Spark EV, wich will go on sale this summer in California and Oregon around $25,000 after tax incentives.
In 2010, Lynchburg-based Edison2 won the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize with its Very Light Car (VLC) concept.
Renault, in planning what kind of future urban cars it might unveil in key markets, recently showcased the Twin’Z as its fifth iteration of its new design strategy.
SIM-Drive in Japan, a coalition of 34 different companies tasked with creating a Japanese, all-electric prototype vehicle, announced recently it was now on the third iteration of its vision.
A cheap electric car, at least by American standards, that doesn’t feel and act like an over-glorified golf cart?
Following up on an idea raised in his State of the Union address in January, President Obama on Friday proposed that the U.S. spend $2 billion in federal revenues from oil and gas leases in the next 10 years on a wide range of research and development initiatives aimed at reducing the country’s reliance on petroleum for transportation.
Earlier this month, Toyota was on hand at the Geneva Motor Show to showcase one of the strangest concept vehicles in any booth at the show.
Toyota, at the Geneva Auto Show, recently unveiled a rather unique new all-electric, three wheel "personal mobility device" which looks like something out of a futuristic movie.
I've always thought one the most attractive electric vehicle on the market is the Tesla Model S. True, the Tesla is undeniably slick, but the Volar-e EV racecar makes the Model S look like a wallflower.
Mitsubishi Motors has trailed behind most other automakers in terms of electric car and hybrid development.
The mission of the Hampshire College Lemelson Center in Amherst, Mass. is to help drive students to art, design and innovation for social change via working in the areas of applied design, appropriate technology, social entrepreneurship and art & technology.
There’s new news in Germany about an interesting electric car project under development by a consortium of European automotive industry engineers, government officials and academics that aims to make future EVs better in every way - cheaper, lighter and safer.
Mitsubishi Motors, in what looks to be one of the largest electric vehicle recalls ever, plans to bring 14,700 vehicles back to the shop in a worldwide move to fix a braking issue.
French automaker Peugeot Citroën, as part of a push deeper into green car technologies, recently unveiled a new lightweight urban electric vehicle called VéLV.