NRG Energy made a deal with the California Public Utilities Commission that calls for NRG to invest $100 million over the next four years to build a comprehensive EV charging network.
A123 Systems (Nasdaq: AONE) announced today that it will replace battery modules built at the company’s Livonia, Michigan factory, because they may contain defective prismatic cells.
ALTe Powertrain Technologies, which has converted dozens of Ford F150 trucks to PHEVs, announced this week that it has successfully installed its system on the Ford Econoline E350 platform. The E350 is very popular with fleet operators, who are likely EV customers because of the high mileage they tend to put on their vehicles –… Read more »
Thursday saw Formulec’s EF01 become the first 100% electric single‐seater to take to the fabled streets of Monte Carlo.
The 120-volt charging cord exchange affects all 2011 models and some of the 2012s. The 240-volt cords will not be exchanged, and recharging time will not be affected.
The company plans to deploy up to 20 more PHEVs and/or EVs in Chicago this year. Zipcar will launch the new Volts with a public event on Saturday, March 31.
Interesting news filtered out of Japan today as yet another high profile EV plans entry in to the historic race up the hill.
A PBS station in Carbondale, Illinois, recently aired a thirty-minute feature on EVTV and the Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention (EVCCON) that two tinkerers sponsored in 2011.
This week’s video and blog post from GM offers a tantalizing peek at the company’s new Spark EV.
Volkswagen announced Tuesday that it will test 20 prototype E-Golf EVs over a nine-month period at several US locations. Some of the vehicles will go to Volkswagen employees, who will also receive 220-volt charging stations and iPhones with dedicated charging apps. The company hopes to gather valuable data on the effect of climate conditions, driving… Read more »