Via Motors announced Tuesday that it will unveil three powerful PHEVs at January’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Tesla Motors has laid out a list of options and prices for the new Model S sedan on its web site. US deliveries of the groundbreaking luxury EV, which Tesla modestly calls “the best car in the world, not simply the best electric car,” will begin in fall of 2012. The company claims that the… Read more »
The 235,000-square-foot facility is ramping up volume to handle a projected $300 million in annual sales, and will employ 300 people once it’s running at full speed.
When cocktail-party conversations turn to EV electronics, batteries seem to get most of the attention, but telematics are also a key part of any high-tech vehicle – and a lucrative one. A new report from Pike Research says that nine out of ten EVs sold in the next year will include at least a basic… Read more »
Electric drag racing reached a milestone this week as the IHRA recognized it as an official class, and added electric cars, motorcycles and junior dragsters to its latest rule book.
Orders will be filled starting in the third quarter of 2012. The first 500 customers will receive a $150 rebate card.
Drayson Racing isn’t your typical motor sports team. Headed by Lord Drayson, who was once the UK’s Minister of Science and Innovation, the team is “committed to advancing environmentally responsible automotive technologies through the use of motorsports, science and technology,” and placed third in last year’s International Le Mans Cup with a car powered by… Read more »
The latest amendments don’t change the main substance of the LCFS, but simply streamline procedures and clarify language.
Charging your EV could become a free perk of shopping, if more merchants follow the lead of Kohl’s Department Stores. The nationwide chain announced Thursday that it will install charging stations at 33 of its stores in 11 states. Each will have one to four parking spaces reserved for EV drivers to charge at no… Read more »
Liotech, a joint venture between Russian state-owned firm Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) and Chinese holding company Thunder Sky Limited, held an opening ceremony this week for what they claim is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery factory. The sprawling 40,000-square-meter plant near Novosibirsk was built in nine months – probably less time than it would take just to secure the building… Read more »