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.
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."