IBM announced Friday that Asahi Kasei and Central Glass will join its Battery 500 Project team to collaborate on research into lithium-air batteries. The two companies have some very pertinent expertise, due to their existing work with lithium-ion batteries – Chemical manufacturer Asahi Kasei makes separator membrane, and Central Glass supplies electrolytes. The… Read more »
EVs and hybrids will get a 10% discount on parking, while SUVs and other “gas guzzlers” will pay a 10% surcharge.
NC-based Duke, one of the largest electric utilities in the US, will evaluate the vehicles’ performance and fuel economy over the next two years.
The UCS's report is titled State of Charge: Electric Vehicles’ Global Warming Emissions and Fuel-Cost Savings Across the US.
The new models will be officially revealed in Los Angeles on May 8.
Ms Gordon formed All-American Girl Racing in 2006 and became part of the only all-female team to compete in the Baja 1000.
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.