Ford announced today that it’s cranking up the assembly line for the 2012 Focus Electric at its Michigan Assembly Plant. The new EV is billed as the first five-passenger all-electric car that will offer a fuel efficiency rating of over 100 MPGe. The Focus Electric will go on sale first in New York and California,… Read more »
Sears Home Services announced today that it will offer installation of Evatran’s Plugless Power systems to both residential and commercial customers.
Talk show host turned automotive pundit Jay Leno talks with Jim Motavalli about his new book.
A carload of company bigwigs were joined by Governor Neil Abercrombie for a ceremony at the State Capitol Building in Honolulu.
Michigan-based Azure Dynamics Corporation announced today that it has sold 29 more Ford Transit Connect Electric commercial vehicles.
DENSO Corporation, a Japanese supplier of automotive components, announced last week that it has jointly developed a home energy management system (HEMS) with Toyota Housing Corporation. The HEMS, which will be available in Japan in 2012, has optional functions that work with plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles. The system features a 7-inch touchscreen monitor that shows… Read more »
Consumer Reports published an article on Thursday that confirms what most of us already know: EVs are cheaper to run than ICE vehicles. A lot cheaper.
Mitsubishi Motors announced on Thursday that it has handed over the keys to the first US fleet of 2012 i-MiEVs.
Varley Electric Vehicles, an Australian company that’s been building specialty cars since 1886, unveiled a pair of blazing fast EVs on Friday. The evS450 electric sports car has a top speed of 99 mph, and can do 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds. Its racing cousin, the evR450, is even faster, stopping the heart at 112… Read more »
Sheetak Inc. announced that it has secured a $4.7 million contract with the Department of Energy to develop a thermal energy storage system for EVs.