The electric goldfish is coming, at 47 knots. The Goldfish 23 all-electric eFUSION boat won the Innovation Award category of the 2012 European Powerboat of the Year award at this week’s Dusseldorf Boat Show. The 23-foot runabout is powered by UQM Technologies’ PowerPhase® Select 145 jet drive propulsion system. It recently reached a top speed… Read more »
SPX Service Solutions and Aker Wade Power Technologies announced that they will team up to develop a new family of commercial-grade charging stations.
Add Russia to the growing list of countries that are rolling out ambitious EV charging networks. Enerfund, a Florida-based private equity firm that focuses on advanced energy sources and EVs, announced a partnership this week with Revolta, a Russian developer of charging infrastructure and other EV-related projects. Enerfund plans to invest up to 1.5… Read more »
In some Chinese cities, the environmental impact of EVs is worse than that of gas vehicles, due to old coal power plants that lack modern pollution controls.
Canadian lovers of low-carbon luxury will be pleased to hear that the Fisker Karma will soon be arriving at auto dealerships in three cities.
The Stanford team’s system can transfer 10 kW of power over a distance of 6.5 feet – enough to charge a car moving at highway speeds – and has an efficiency of 97 percent.
The brand-new Gaoantun charging station, located in the eastern Beijing district of Chaoyang, sports more than 10 types of EV charging and battery swapping machines.
Those of us who do not believe that the electrification of the automobile should be a left/right partisan issue were delighted to read Bob Lutz’s editorial, “Chevy Volt And The Wrong-Headed Right,” which appeared Monday on Forbes.com. The endless fun that the Fox News/AM radio Axis of Ideotainment has been having with the so-called “Chevrolet… Read more »
The new PHEVs, which were partially funded by the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program, are expected to deliver fuel efficiency of up to 50 percent per year over legacy diesel trucks.
GreenCharge allows users to view battery data in real time, and evaluate the environmental and monetary benefits of owning an EV.