Interesting news filtered out of Japan today as yet another high profile EV plans entry in to the historic race up the hill.
A PBS station in Carbondale, Illinois, recently aired a thirty-minute feature on EVTV and the Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention (EVCCON) that two tinkerers sponsored in 2011.
This week’s video and blog post from GM offers a tantalizing peek at the company’s new Spark EV.
Volkswagen announced Tuesday that it will test 20 prototype E-Golf EVs over a nine-month period at several US locations. Some of the vehicles will go to Volkswagen employees, who will also receive 220-volt charging stations and iPhones with dedicated charging apps. The company hopes to gather valuable data on the effect of climate conditions, driving… Read more »
Varley Electric Vehicles, a division of one of Australia’s oldest specialty vehicle manufacturers, announced this week that it will retrofit a Brisbane City Council bus as an EV.
Nissan plans several upgrades for the 2013 Leaf, including leather seats, a redesigned interior and a more efficient heater.
Citroen also announced that it will increase its UK network of EV dealers from 11 to 21. Both companies plan to introduce small electric commercial vans in 2013.
Dan Akerson gave an interview to CNN Money this week in which he answered critics of the Volt, and denied the interviewer’s assertion that Chevy’s new PHEV had given the company a “black eye.”
The new SLS AMG E-CELL, a product of cooperation between Mercedes and AMG, has a number of features guaranteed to get fans of electric performance hot under the collar.
Mister Fixit LaSorda has hit the ground running, saying in an open letter released Tuesday that “quality and customer satisfaction are the top priorities at Fisker.”