The rough and tough Ram 1500 PHEV features a two-mode hybrid transmission, a liquid-cooled 12.9-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, and the ability to generate AC power at 120 or 240 volts.
With the one-year anniversary of the Leaf’s launch coming up on Dec. 11, Nissan has made the all-electric hatchback available in seven new US markets.
The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) conducted an exercise and made a training video at the Center for National Response in Gallagher, West Virginia.
Eldan will acquire several hundred Renault Fluence Z.E. electric cars from Better Place in 2012. It will be the first company to rent electric cars in Israel.
The electrification of the world’s delivery truck fleets is accelerating like a hypermiler – slowly but steadily. Frito-Lay announced on Friday that it will roll out ten new electric trucks in Orlando, Florida. The company will deploy 176 electric trucks this year, making Frito-Lay’s the largest fleet of all-electric trucks in North America. “The electric… Read more »
Car sharing services, which allow drivers to rent vehicles for a few hours at a time, are popular in Europe’s cities. They’re a natural fit for EVs, because most users will drive only short distances, the cars can be recharged at the central pick-up/drop-off locations, and of course EVs reduce air and noise pollution in… Read more »
California-based car maker Aptera Motors, builders of the super-aerodynamic 2e EV, is pulling the plug, handing over the keys, gliding off into the sunset…and draining the battery (an important safety measure). CEO Paul Wilbur made the sad announcement on Friday. “After years of focused effort to bring our products to the market, Aptera Motors is… Read more »
California-based Epic EV will provide a lightweight resin-infused composite body for DeLorean’s new EV, which is scheduled to go into production in 2012.
The home team won the Car of the Year Japan award at last week’s Tokyo Motor Show, as Nissan’s Leaf became the first EV to bag the coveted cup.
ALTe Powertrain Technologies and Coda Automotive are two of America’s Most Promising Companies, according to Forbes.