EV startup Coda Automotive has been busier than a motorcycle cop on the LA Freeway at rush hour. Last week the company threw a bash to open its new headquarters in Los Angeles, with California Governor Jerry Brown there to cut the ribbon and the rubber chicken. On Tuesday it announced that the new all-electric… Read more »
The company will begin production of its Newton™ all-electric medium-duty truck at the new factory in the second half of 2012, creating up to 100 local jobs.
UK sales have been as lukewarm as a pint of bitter, and right-hand drive Roadsters are piling up unsold.
The facility, which covers 3,300 square meters and includes 100 test benches was inaugurated on November 14 with a formal ribbon-cutting and champagne-quaffing ceremony.
Honda recently announced several new electromotive concept models that will be on display at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011 in early December 2011.
The stock price of Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) has gone into overdrive lately, gaining six percent over the last week, while the NASDAQ index showed a slight loss.
The bus world is buzzing over the news that aluminum giant Alcoa’s design for the new BYD Electric Bus reduces its body weight by 40 percent compared to steel options, which should improve the range by at least 10 percent. The new design features an all-aluminum frame, as well as forged aluminum wheels and fasteners…. Read more »
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that a Volt caught fire in May, three weeks after going through a crash test.
CRP Racing may not be as well known as some of their nearby neighbors in Italy’s fertile automotive region — Ferrari, Maserati and Ducati, to name a few — but for 40 years they’ve been building both two and four-wheeled machines for Formula One and other glamorous circuits. In January, 2010, the company introduced the eCRP electric… Read more »
Better Place, the startup that aims to build a worldwide network of EV charging and battery-switching stations, announced Friday that it has scored $200 million in additional equity financing, bringing the company’s valuation to $2.25 billion.