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2012
13 Sep 2012

The latest battery technology is featured in the Lightning

The lightning GT is a British two seater, built on a unique chassis specifically to be a world leading 100% electric GT and platform for future models.
2010
17 Nov 2010

Panasonic Invests $30 Million in Tesla

Panasonic has invested $30 million in Tesla. The investment was made through the purchase of Tesla common stock in a private placement at a price of $21.15 per share.
3 Nov 2010

Wireless electric vehicles

At the unique IDTechEx event, "Future of Electric Vehicles" in San Jose USA December 7-8, these "sea changes" will be tracked by the experts involved in land, air and, yes, seagoing electric vehicles.
18 Oct 2010

Honda ranked greenest among automakers

Honda has been named America's "Greenest Automaker" for the fifth consecutive time by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The award is earned by the company with the lowest combined score of its smog-forming and greenhouse gas emissions (primarily CO2) in its U.S. automobile fleet.
30 Sep 2010

How hybrids will transmute into pure EVs - The REEV

A consortium of automotive partners including US owned European electric vehicle manufacturer Think, Indian owned, Jaguar Land Rover of the UK, US owned Lotus of the UK and Nissan of Japan has been granted £9.5m by the UK government to aid research into range-extended electric vehicles (REEV).
24 Sep 2010

Nothing's faster than this speeding bullet

The Ohio State Buckeye Bullet team successfully claimed another international record.
19 Aug 2010

North America's first public-use quick-charge station for evs

Electric vehicles can charge up in 20 to 30 minutes.
13 Aug 2010

Tesla & Toyota formalize agreement to develop electric version of RAV4

TESLA MOTORS, INC. (Tesla) and TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) have signed an agreement to initiate the development of an electric version of the RAV4 as announced in May of this year by Elon Musk and Akio Toyoda.
16 Jul 2010

Electric Vehicles but not as we know them

The increasing variety of applications of electric vehicle technology.
8 Jul 2010

Washington State University create super battery

Using super-high pressures similar to those found deep in the Earth or on a giant planet, Washington State University researchers have created a compact, never-before-seen material capable of storing vast amounts of energy.
7 Jul 2010

Solar powered boats

Worldwide, boat builders are gearing towards conquering the seas with solar powered vessels.
2 Jul 2010

Boston-Power secures $60m in Series E funding

Next-generation Lithium-ion battery provider Boston-Power Inc., has announced $60 million in Series E funding co-led by existing investors Foundation Asset Management (FAM) and Oak Investment Partners.
30 Jun 2010

Development of super batteries

Engineers at Nottingham University are developing a new generation of super batteries that will collect, store and, when called upon, quickly release electricity generated by renewables.
30 Jun 2010

Performance cars in Oman

Oman is going make electric cars, according to a company executive in the oil rich - and sun rich - state.
30 Jun 2010

Tesla plugs into Wall Street

US electric automaker Tesla Motors has gone public.
24 Jun 2010

UK's largest Electric Vehicle trial - first findings

The first results of a UK-wide electric and low carbon vehicle testing project have been published
23 Jun 2010

Enhancing the power of batteries

MIT team finds that using carbon nanotubes in a lithium battery can dramatically improve its energy capacity
23 Jun 2010

Lithium batteries on Steroids at MIT

MIT researchers report this month that they have found a way to produce a tenfold increase in the power delivery ("power density") of lithium ion batteries.
7 Jun 2010

Electric Vehicles in the UK - Part One

The UK has now produced a host of small companies involved in most aspects of electric vehicles and their components and some long established companies have successfully moved into the field.
4 Jun 2010

Electric cars - learning from the past

In 1880, they said that the future of the car was electric. In April 2010, Bill Ford of Ford Motor Company said "It appears that the biggest game-changer will be electric vehicles."