GM announced this week that the all-electric range of the 2013 Volt will be 38 miles on a single charge, a three-mile increase from the 2012 model.
Venture capitalist and Tesla board member Steve Jurvetson took the keys to his Model S this week.
The 2013 Honda Fit EV set a record this week, as the EPA gave it a combined rating of 118 MPG equivalent, and a power consumption rating of 29 kWh per 100 miles.
In the new two minute short, automated robot arms are slinging parts around as they move down the line into welding and assembly stations.
A V2H system lets homeowners store electricity in an EV battery during cheaper off-peak times, and use it to power the household during peak times.
The West Coast Electric Highway, a network of charging stations that will someday extend from Canada to Mexico, reached a milestone last week, as the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and charging station partner AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) opened 10 new public charging stations that let EV drivers travel emission-free from Seattle to the Canadian… Read more »
The American-made Volt handily beat its Japanese competitors in US sales of plug-in vehicles for the month of May.
This week, Nissan announced the launch of its LEAF to Home power supply system, which, together with Nichicon’s EV Power Station charger, enables vehicle-to-home and vehicle-to-grid applications. Nissan will showcase the new system at Japanese showrooms beginning in June (there’s no word yet on when it might be available in Europe or the US). The… Read more »
The road to success for tech startups is always under construction, and one wrong turn can result in a plunge from an unfinished bridge and fiery death. Sadly, such a disaster may be approaching for battery maker A123, which told the SEC this week that its “ability to continue as a going concern” is in… Read more »
Fisker Automotive released what it calls a “business update” yesterday that contains a bundle of welcome good news.