German automakers are looking at tough fleet-average CO2 regulations in 2015, and tougher ones in 2020, so each is searching for the perfect mix of electrons and hydrocarbons in their product lineup.
Rimac Automobili has released a video of its Concept One “supercar.” The Concept One, which made its debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, may be the most powerful EV yet built. Its creators, an elite team of engineers and designers in Croatia, claim that it packs 1088 hp, and can do 100 km/h… Read more »
US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Thursday that 46 innovative transit projects will share $112 million in funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
General Motors announced on Monday at the Guangzhou Auto Show that the Volt will go on sale in eight Chinese cities.
Nissan announced last week that its DC quick chargers will power up in the US market early next year.
The mail delivery van of the future, a joint project of Volkswagen Group Research and the German Post Office, sports electric wheel hub motors, and can be operated semi-automatically.
Japan’s number-two automaker has faced at least five major crises over the last few years – the US mortgage meltdown, the European debt debacle, a quake in Japan, floods in Thailand and a sky-high yen that makes things tough for Japanese exporters.
This week Coda Automotive and GE Energy Industrial Solutions announced a partnership to sell GE’s WattStation home charging stations with the new Coda sedans, which went into production this week, and are slated to go for around $40k. EV makers are marketing chargers as trendy fashion accessories – the creative eye behind the sleek and… Read more »
CHARGED visited RebirthAuto in Saint Petersburg, Florida, and shot a rocking video of Rebirth’s custom-built 1978 Porsche 911SC conversion.
Key regulatory agencies from the US, EU and Japan agreed yesterday to “closely cooperate on convergence of regulatory obligations related to electric vehicles in the global context.”