Mitsubishi is launching a new ad campaign for its four-door hatchback EV, the i. The company plans to begin rolling out the i early 2012.
Two major EV pioneers have announced another chapter in their partnership, an agreement under which Panasonic will supply Tesla Motors with lithium-ion battery cells for Tesla’s new Model S. Panasonic is a major investor in Tesla, and the two companies have worked closely together to develop an EV-optimized battery cell based on nickel-type cathode technology…. Read more »
Chevrolet has joined the growing list of carmakers with all-electric vehicles in the pipeline, announcing that it will sell the Spark EV in select markets beginning in 2013.
Fisker Automotive, the Southern California maker of the luxury plug-in hybrid Karma sports sedan, says they are on track to fill most of the 3,000 pre-orders they received by the end of this year.
Ford is rushing into the 2012 EV space with the Focus Electric and C-Max Energi.
Stand-alone Energy Communities are attracting a lot of attention in the wake of Japan’s tsunami devastation.
Last week GM spokesman Rob Peterson assured us that they will sell 10,000 Volts by the end of 2011. This week the September sales numbers were released, a mere 723 units. 3,895 Volts to date.
Mexico City has received three Nissan LEAFs and charging stations to be used for their “Zero-Emissions Taxis” pilot program.
EVTV has announced Brandon Hollinger of Lancaster, PA the winner of the “Build Your Dream Car” EV components contest. The prize was awarded on Spetember 24, 2011 at the Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention – EVCCON – in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Hollinger was one of ten finalist voted on by EVTV’s viewers over the past year…. Read more »
BMW will supply turbocharged four-cylinder engines for Fisker's Nina, also a plug-in hybrid.