Tuesday has finally arrived, and with it the long-awaited conclusion to the riveting serial, Inside Tesla. In this final video clip, we see the final assembly of Model S.
Technology giant ABB, state-owned financial institution KredEx and the country’s Ministry of Economic Affairs will install 200 fast chargers by the fall of 2012.
The PolyPlus lithium-water battery has achieved the highest energy density ever recorded – 1,300 Wh/kg, far more than the maximum delivered by current lithium-ion batteries.
The electric bus charging station was jointly developed by Microvast and the China State Grid, and is used by a fleet of electric and plug-in hybrid buses.
BMW announced this week that the new generation of three-cylinder gas engines for the i8 PHEV sports car will be produced exclusively at the BMW engine plant.
Smart’s two-seater is tiny, but it’s no stripped-down monk-mobile – standard features include AC, power windows, heated seats and anti-lock brakes.
The US government is cleaning up its energy usage, both to save money and to encourage high-tech manufacturing. The feds have plans to cut government petroleum consumption by 30 percent. Part of that involves the Electric Vehicle Pilot Program (EVPP), a targeted investment to incorporate EVs and charging infrastructure into federal vehicle fleets. The EVPP… Read more »
Fans of Swedish engineering were “sobbing” last December when the country’s #2 automaker filed for bankruptcy. Since then, administrators have negotiated with a number of potential buyers. Now they appear to have struck a deal that will not only preserve the iconic Saab brand, but position it on the electrified cutting edge. A consortium called… Read more »
Remy International (OTC-PINK: RMYI) and VIA Motors have announced a joint agreement to supply Remy’s HVH electric motors for VIA’s plug-in hybrid commercial trucks. Privately-held VIA offers a lineup of powerful PHEVs that it calls VTRUX, including full-size pickups, vans and SUVs. The company’s eREV powertrain includes a 4.3-liter gas V6, a 300-kW electric motor,… Read more »
In this week’s episode of “Inside Tesla,” a Body-in-White (assembled but unpainted body) gets a multi-layer paint job.