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Nissan on Arizona LEAFs’ battery capacity loss: That’s the deal.

Does the LEAF have a problem? It depends who you ask. According to a number of LEAF owners, their cars have battery problems. According to Nissan’s latest announcement, there is no problem. Seen from the EV media’s perspective, there’s a significant PR problem, and in this industry, those can be the hardest problems to recover… Read more »

Vision Industries and Balqon collaborate to build a hybrid fuel cell-powered terminal tractor

Vision Industries and Balqon Corporation have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to build a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell /electric hybrid terminal tractor, the Zero-TT. The Zero-TT will incorporate a Cargotec Kalmar chassis, Balqon’s electric drivetrain and Vision’s hydrogen fuel cell range extender. It is intended to combine the superior acceleration of a battery-powered EV… Read more »

Will Tesla’s sci-fi super charger include solar panels and battery swapping?

Tesla Motors intends to unveil the plans for its long-awaited and much-hyped “super charger” next Monday. In true Tesla fashion, the unveiling will be a media event – you can watch it happen live on the company’s web site – and the charging station itself will be designed to look cool – like an advanced… Read more »

Ghosn makes it official: LEAF will get a better battery

 Few things could be more exciting than the news that one of the major automakers is going to incorporate some of the new battery technology that’s kicking around the world’s laboratories into a production vehicle, allowing it to offer better range and/or lower prices. So the EV media has been following recent rumors out of… Read more »