In early 2009, the TTXGP racing series switched on a new era in racing, as nearly 20 electric motorcycles took part in the Isle of Man TT Week.
Enova and Freightliner, in a bid to sell more of their new commercial EVs, are sweetening the pot with their Green for Free™ initiative.
Spanish firm Hiriko has brought their concept a little closer to reality with a prototype electric two-seater that actually folds to allow it to park in a very limited space.
Advanced battery maker Ener1 (OTC: HEVV) announced yesterday that it has “voluntarily” entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and reached agreement with its creditors on a restructuring plan. The firm’s EnerDel unit, which builds lithium-ion batteries for EVs, is not part of the reorganization, and according to the company, “is not expected to be adversely impacted by… Read more »
Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) has authored a bill called the Security in Energy and Manufacturing Act, which would renew the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit.
Colorado-based Tendril makes technology that helps consumers and power companies connect with the growing array of “smart things,” which includes EVs.
Chinese car buyers chose fully electric vehicles over hybrids by a margin of more than two to one in 2011.
PG joined with automobile designer Michael Fröhlich to build this super-light “city racer” on a Lotus Elise chassis.
Gen Y consumers heavily favor hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles (57 percent) over pure battery electric vehicles (2 percent).
The electric 5-door hatchback is part of a study that also includes Google and Stanford University, and will provide Honda with real-world feedback on the new EV’s performance.