The UCS's report is titled State of Charge: Electric Vehicles’ Global Warming Emissions and Fuel-Cost Savings Across the US.
VIDEO: Brammo reveals details for Empulse and Empulse R electric sport bikes
The new models will be officially revealed in Los Angeles on May 8.
Off-road star Beccy Gordon will drive a Mitsubishi i-MiEV in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Ms Gordon formed All-American Girl Racing in 2006 and became part of the only all-female team to compete in the Baja 1000.
Avnet Express donates disassembled Volt to ASU’s Formula Electric Team
Arizona State University's Formula Electric Team, a group of automotive engineering students who design EVs, received a generous gift from the Drive for Innovation Program: a Chevy Volt.
Rimac brings its Concept_One super EV to Top Marques Monaco
Croatian firm Rimac Automobili’s Concept_One EV will be on display at next week’s Top Marques Monaco, a trade show for the most luxurious of cars, boats and other billionaire supplies, hosted by Prince Albert himself. The “supercar event” takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, next to the Monaco Formula 1 circuit. The… Read more »
HPEV develops PHEV conversion kit
The comapny is developing what it calls a “parallel hybrid load assist retrofit package,” which it plans to demonstrate on a Ford 350 class 3 truck later this year.
Ford Focus Electric to lead the field in NASCAR’s Richmond 400
The new EV will be displayed in a ceremony at the Virginia State Capitol, and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will deliver it to Richmond International Raceway.
Ford and Dow to work together to bring carbon fiber to mainstream vehicles
Ford’s goal is to reduce the weight of new cars and trucks by up to 750 pounds by the end of the decade, and carbon fiber components could be a big part of their strategy.
The realities of EV charging
Getting the most out of an electric vehicle requires an understanding of the charging basics. Two of the most common issues people ask me about are where to charge and how long charging takes. Often, people are concerned that charging stations aren’t on every corner the way gas stations are. On a recent trip, my… Read more »
IBM, Honda and PG&E team up to develop smart charging for EVs
The pilot system will let an EV receive and respond to charge instructions based on the grid condition and the vehicle’s battery state, so energy providers can manage charging during peak hours.