The goal of EV Everywhere is to enable US companies to be the first in the world to produce Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) that are affordable and convenient.
As part of the $2.7-million Community Charging Infrastructure Fund announced in April, 71 organizations have been approved to receive 75 percent of the cost (up to $4,000 per station).
BMW’s new concept PHEV, which it will be presenting at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, incorporates a number of new high-tech features. The Active Tourer is designed to combine sporty aesthetics and plenty of interior space – the batteries of the hybrid drive are housed entirely underneath the floor. In a new drive concept for… Read more »
Toyota’s electric SUV is returning to the road (the company produced an earlier version from 1997 to 2003). The all-new 2012 RAV4 EV will go on sale the week of September 24 in select California markets. The MSRP is $49,800, and Toyota is offering a 36-month lease option at $599 per month. The RAV4 EV… Read more »
The latest edition of Tesla’s blog sings the praises of its service contracts, and announces that the company will be opening several new service centers.
The Kansas City, Missouri-based company filed for the IPO in November, and is now waiting for SEC approval. It expects to sell 4.45 million shares at between $16 and $18, raising about $76 million.
BRUSA Elektronik AG, a Swiss maker of power electronics and motors for EVs, has announced a new on-board charging system that operates on three-phase current of up to 22 kW. BRUSA says its NLG6 system will be able to charge a typical EV in only an hour, with no need for an external DC charger…. Read more »
The Partner Electric features a 49 kW (67 hp) electric motor with torque of 200 Nm, and two lithium-ion battery packs with a capacity of 22.5 kWh.
The new plug-in SUV features a 4WD drivetrain with twin permanent-magnet synchronous motors in front and rear, each with a maximum output of 60 kW.
The American-made Volt continued its reign as Prince of Plug-ins in August, selling 2,831 units in the US, its highest monthly figure since it went on sale In December 2010.