What does a zippy two-seater sports car have in common with a plodding oceangoing car ferry? Both are moving into the new century under clean, high-tech electric power. A Scottish shipbuilder has announced plans for the world’s first PHEV ships. Operator CalMac Ferries will use the two roll-on-roll-off car ferries on short routes around Scotland’s… Read more »
Europe’s regulatory body, the Technischer Ueberwachungs Verein (TUV) released test results showing that the Karma achieved a range of 51.6 miles in electric-only mode.
October sales figures have revealed an upset in the EV race – The Chevy Volt had its best month ever, selling 1,108 units
A wave of good news has buoyed Tesla’s stock price even in the recent choppy market.
Autoweek TV’s Mark Vaughn visited KleenSpeed Technologies and took a drive in thier EV-X11 racecar. Very cool! SPECIFICATIONS KleenSpeed EV-X11 EPS ; KleenSpeed Power & Drivetrain / UQM Technologies Motor Controller ESS : KleenSpeed Energy Storage System & Control Interface 4 KleenSpeed Battery Packs 430 Volts 15.4 kW/hrs BMS : KleenSpeed Battery… Read more »
Ford has released long-awaited details about the 2012 Focus EV, and begun taking reservations in two preliminary markets.
CARB has announced a new program which offers fleet owners incentives between $10k and $15k per vehicle to buy Ford Transit Connect Electric vans.
The Obama administration has agreed to a complete third-party review of all the Department of Energy loans that have recently kept the electric teapot on the boil. Of course, the star of the show will be the half billion bucks that swirled with stinky solar startup Solyndra. Also under the mediascope will be loans to… Read more »
New York City will put the city’s first EV taxis on the streets in early 2012.
This week: Introducing the coast down test for the eCobra Examining the differences between the stock eCobra tires and the Michelin Energy Saver A/S tires Comparing the data for the power usage and range tests to date for the eCobra Explaining the dangers of a pack voltage frame ground and troubleshoot this issue in the… Read more »