Arizona State University's Formula Electric Team, a group of automotive engineering students who design EVs, received a generous gift from the Drive for Innovation Program: a Chevy Volt.
Croatian firm Rimac Automobili’s Concept_One EV will be on display at next week’s Top Marques Monaco, a trade show for the most luxurious of cars, boats and other billionaire supplies, hosted by Prince Albert himself. The “supercar event” takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, next to the Monaco Formula 1 circuit. The… Read more »
The comapny is developing what it calls a “parallel hybrid load assist retrofit package,” which it plans to demonstrate on a Ford 350 class 3 truck later this year.
The new EV will be displayed in a ceremony at the Virginia State Capitol, and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will deliver it to Richmond International Raceway.
Ford’s goal is to reduce the weight of new cars and trucks by up to 750 pounds by the end of the decade, and carbon fiber components could be a big part of their strategy.
The pilot system will let an EV receive and respond to charge instructions based on the grid condition and the vehicle’s battery state, so energy providers can manage charging during peak hours.
The DOE agreed to extend the deadline for the company to use a federal grant to build a factory in Michigan.
Ford and Yahoo! have announced a new reality competition series that will promote the launch of Ford’s new EV, the Focus Electric. The show will be broadcast on Yahoo! Screen (screen.yahoo.com), and will begin in May, coinciding with the Focus Electric’s launch in several US cities. Each episode will feature two-person teams competing to win… Read more »
The DOE intends to select up to four projects. Selected teams will have three years to integrate their wireless charging technology into a “light duty GCEDV.”
Two employees were hurt and 80 were evacuated following an explosion at the GM Tech Center in Warren, Michigan this morning.