The Hawaiian island of Maui took a big step into the electric-powered future this month with the launch of the Maui Electric Vehicle Alliance.
The project is a partnership between Magna and GM, partly financed by a grant from the Ontario government.
The Transit EV has a range of 56 miles, a top speed of 75 mph and combined fuel economy of 62 MPGe.
The EPA’s annual Fuel Economy Guide has rated the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV the most fuel-efficient car on the road.
German automakers are looking at tough fleet-average CO2 regulations in 2015, and tougher ones in 2020, so each is searching for the perfect mix of electrons and hydrocarbons in their product lineup.
Rimac Automobili has released a video of its Concept One “supercar.” The Concept One, which made its debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, may be the most powerful EV yet built. Its creators, an elite team of engineers and designers in Croatia, claim that it packs 1088 hp, and can do 100 km/h… Read more »
US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Thursday that 46 innovative transit projects will share $112 million in funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
General Motors announced on Monday at the Guangzhou Auto Show that the Volt will go on sale in eight Chinese cities.
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.