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Eaton to supply EV charging stations to federal Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

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 »

Asian group plans to relaunch Saab as an EV-only brand

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 signs supply agreement with VIA Motors

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 »