The EVs will be sold under the Smith brand, and will combine Wanxiang’s components with Smith’s proprietary drive and battery platforms.
Evatran’s Apollo Launch Program will follow several commercial fleet operators as they try out Plugless Power wireless chargers with their LEAFs and Volts.
Chrysler Group LLC announced Thursday that it has withdrawn its application for an Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan from the DOE
The yearly Edison Awards recognize new inventions and developments in a wide range of categories. Several EV-related products are finalists this year, including the Fisker Karma, the Ford Focus Electric, and Ecotality’s Blink Level 2 charger. Winners will be announced April 26. KLD Energy Technologies has a new electric motor system that was named as… Read more »
The company announced that it has started a long-awaited development program with Daimler to build a new Mercedes-Benz EV with a complete Tesla powertrain.
Volkswagen’s two joint ventures in China plan to start building EVs in 2014 and to ramp up to mass production by 2018, its China chief said on Tuesday. He added that Volkswagen, which has partnerships with SAIC Motor Corp and FAW Group, would launch its first plug-in hybrid in China in 2015. Volkswagen’s Chinese plants… Read more »
The company uses proprietary processing technology to build nanostructured carbon materials with ultra-high surface areas and ultra-high purity levels.
Nissan North America has announced its second voluntary service campaign for the Leaf. The software update is available free to all current owners of the electric hatchback.
The administration’s newly-released budget calls for a range of subsidies for high technology, including an increase in the tax credit for EV purchases from $7,500 to $10,000.
Ford holds nearly 500 patents for various hybrid-engine related technologies, and it plans on putting them to good use.