The new weekly blog “Inside Tesla” offers a look behind the scenes at the Silicon Valley automaker’s Fremont, California factory, as it cranks out the new Model S sedan, which will be launched in June. It’s not just Tesla’s gleaming new factory that’s on display, but also the company’s legendary marketing savvy – this footage… Read more »
A North Carolina man drove 650 miles to buy his new EV at Hassett Ford in Wantagh, New York.
Targeted at service providers and reclamation yards, the GRX-5100 enables the full range of battery pack service, including balancing, charging, de-powering and module-level servicing.
ECOtality alleges that the agreement amounts to handing NRG a monopoly over California’s charging market, and was negotiated behind closed doors, with no public input.
Ford's app keeps track of when local utilities switch to lower off-peak charging rates, and automatically starts charging at the lowest cost.
As the EV market slowly but steadily takes shape, companies are identifying more and more niches that are perfect fits for electrification.
ECOtality installed around 1,100 Blink chargers during the quarter, bringing the total number of charging stations to 6,700, and claiming the Blink network’s title as the world’s largest EV charging network.
The field for the Electric Class of the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, which takes place July 3-8, gets wilder every day. A pair of Mitsubishis and a converted BMW will be fearsome competitors, but this week Team APEV (Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles) stole the spotlight as it revealed its… Read more »
Tesla announced today that Model S has completed crash testing, earning a five-star safety rating. With the final hurdle for public sales cleared, the company will begin customer deliveries on June 22. Tesla is totally committed to marketing Model S (unlike another automaker that began delivering its new EV this week), and has a full… Read more »
According to Reuters, about 350 Focus Electrics will be sent to 67 dealers in California, New Jersey and New York over the next couple of weeks.