The mail delivery van of the future, a joint project of Volkswagen Group Research and the German Post Office, sports electric wheel hub motors, and can be operated semi-automatically.
Japan’s number-two automaker has faced at least five major crises over the last few years – the US mortgage meltdown, the European debt debacle, a quake in Japan, floods in Thailand and a sky-high yen that makes things tough for Japanese exporters.
CHARGED visited RebirthAuto in Saint Petersburg, Florida, and shot a rocking video of Rebirth’s custom-built 1978 Porsche 911SC conversion.
Key regulatory agencies from the US, EU and Japan agreed yesterday to “closely cooperate on convergence of regulatory obligations related to electric vehicles in the global context.”
Honda unveiled its new 2013 Fit EV at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.
Fisker Automotive has just added $58 million to its war chest. Following two successful funding rounds earlier this year, Fisker now has around $690 million stashed in the trunk.
Yesterday, Polaris announced the acquisition of Goupil Industrie SA, a French manufacturer of on-road commercial EVs.
2012 Chevrolet Volts sold in California will incorporate a new Low Emissions Package, making an already clean machine even cleaner.
Yesterday, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) handed out the first check from a new pot of $15 million for clean vehicle rebates.
EV startup Coda Automotive has been busier than a motorcycle cop on the LA Freeway at rush hour. Last week the company threw a bash to open its new headquarters in Los Angeles, with California Governor Jerry Brown there to cut the ribbon and the rubber chicken. On Tuesday it announced that the new all-electric… Read more »