A clever TV spot for Nissan’s Leaf EV earned an accolade from the advertising establishment this week, as Adweek magazine selected it as one of the 10 best commercials of 2011.
Sales of the Chevy Volt accelerated in November – over 1,100 units – even as sales of Nissan’s Leaf continued to sputter – 672 units for the month.
Suzuki Motor Corp, the Shogun of small cars, is considering launching an EV in India, though it sees infrastructure as a big challenge. No details or dates have been mentioned, but it might be logical to assume that Suzuki’s tiny Swift PHEV, which is on display at this week’s Tokyo Motor Show, is the model… Read more »
The Fisker Karma PHEV sedan has been crowned ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ by BBC Top Gear magazine as well as ‘Car of the Year’ by Top Gear TV presenter James May.
Volkswagen’s concept of an “SUV of the future” is on display at this week’s Tokyo Motor Show. The Cross Coupé is an all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid that aims to cross the capacity of a compact SUV with the dynamic handling of a coupé. The four-seat Cross Coupé has not one but three motors: in the front… Read more »
The long-awaited PHEV version of Toyota’s trendsetter will begin deliveries in Japan in January, and in the US in March.
The program, which is funded with $10 million from the federal government, will offer companies vouchers worth up to $20,000 each for the purchase of EVs over 10,000 pounds.
The German firm Kerstner will unveil a refrigerator van version of the Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell electric vehicle at the Solutrans trade show in Lyon, France, this week.
Renewable energy and conservation alone won’t be enough for California to meet its target of reducing 2050 carbon emissions 80% below the 1990 level, according to a new paper published.
General Motors has shifted into damage control gear since the latest news from the crash tests.