Electric Vehicles

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July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Electric’s the Way to Go for the City of Marietta

MARIETTA - Marietta police have unveiled their new electric vehicles.

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Florida State Parks Make Environmental Strides With Global Electric Motorcars

TALLAHASSEE, FL– In an effort to protect Florida’s environment, save taxpayers money, and reduce the state’s carbon footprint, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Florida Park Service recently purchased 72 electric-battery powered Global Electric Motorcars (GEM ) cars for use in state parks.

Tags: Global Electric Motorcars, Florida

July 22, 2008 - Industry News

Chrysler Planning Electric Vehicles

DETROIT – Chrysler LLC's answer to the much-anticipated Chevrolet Volt could be three to five years away, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Tags: Volt, Chrysler, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 21, 2008 - Industry News

BMW Builds Electric Mini

MUNICH, GERMANY – Engineers have been working on an all-electric version of the Mini at the BMW plant in Cowley.

Tags: BMW, Mini Cooper, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 16, 2008 - Industry News

Long Island University Invests in Environmentally Friendly Electric Vehicle

BROOKVILLE, N.Y. – The Facilities Services department at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University has added an electric vehicle to its fleet.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 14, 2008 - Industry News

The Fast, The Frugal, and The Future

NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Road and Track has put together a list of the 10 new cars to look for that will boost fuel economy without sacrificing the fun factor.

Tags: Toyota, Audi, Hyundai, Porsche, Honda, Mitsubishi, Saab, Volt, Fisker, Kia

July 11, 2008 - Industry News

Octillion to Develop New Technologies Capable of Generating Electricity from Moving Vehicles

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Octillion Corp. announced immediate expansion of the company's product development pipeline.

July 11, 2008 - Industry News

El Pollo Loco Rolls Out ZAP Electric Vehicles for Local Deliveries

COSTA MESA, CA – El Pollo Loco is rolling out two electric delivery vehicles from ZAP, according to http://money.cnn.com.

Tags: ZAP, Xebra, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 11, 2008 - Industry News

Tesla Motors to Manufacture Sedan in California

SAN CARLOS, CA – Tesla Motors' next product, a four-door, five-passenger sedan, will be manufactured at a California facility instead of Albuquerque, N.M, as previously announced.

Tags: Tesla

July 10, 2008 - Industry News

BMW Builds Electric Mini for CA

The electric Minis will help BMW to meet new California regulations that will require carmakers selling cars in the state to offer zero emission vehicles.

Tags: BMW, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 8, 2008 - Industry News

Emkay Marks 1st-Year Anniversary as Direct Supplier for GEM Vehicles

ITASCA, IL – Last June, Emkay announced they were acknowledged as the first fleet management company to factory order GEM vehicles.

Tags: Emkay, Global Electric Motorcars

July 7, 2008 - Industry News

Automakers Welcome Utility Partners To FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership

DEARBORN, MI --- The United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), whose members are Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp., have welcomed the addition of electric utility partners to the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership.

July 7, 2008 - Industry News

Tesla Motors to Manufacture Electric Sedan in California

SAN CARLOS, CA --- Ze’ev Drori, CEO of Tesla Motors, and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently announced that Tesla's upcoming electric-powered four-door, five-passenger sedan will be manufactured in California.

Tags: Tesla, Greenhouse Gas

July 3, 2008 - Industry News

ZENN Motor Company Evaluating Canadian Expansion

TORONTO – ZENN Motor Company Inc. is evaluating the potential sale of its fully electric vehicles in Canada in light of the Quebec Ministry of Transportation's three-year pilot project that enables low-speed vehicles.

Tags: ZENN Motor Co.

July 2, 2008 - Industry News

Testing of Electric Truck for Los Angeles Port Sparks Enthusiasm

LOS ANGELES – The Port of Los Angeles views a 30-ton prototype vehicle it has had in service since January as a forerunner of a fleet of electric trucks to serve terminals and rail yards.

Tags: Port of Los Angeles, Balqon Corp., Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 2, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel/Electric Trucks Drawing Attention

KNOXVILLE, TN – MHC Kenworth-Knoxville held an open house last Tuesday to show off a type of diesel/electric medium-duty truck it plans to stock, drawing a crowd of about 20-30 people representing several businesses and some local governments.

Tags: Kenworth, diesel-electric, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

June 20, 2008 - Industry News

Toyota Drives Toward a Greener Fleet

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Toyota Motor intends to expand its presence in the electric car market with a full-scale production of lithium-ion batteries in 2010.

Tags: Toyota, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 15, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy to Begin Presale of Electric Motorcycles and Electric Scooters July 4

SACRAMENTO, CA – Clean Energy, Inc., under its electric vehicle division, Clean Electric, will begin marketing and presales of electric motorcycles and scooters on July 4.

June 5, 2008 - Industry News

BMW’s Electrified Future: Munich Poised to Join Zero Emissions Minicar Conga Line

MUNICH, GERMANY - Despite no official word yet, some say that BMW is developing an electric-powered minicar that should be ready by 2012.

Tags: BMW, Volkswagen, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 4, 2008 - Industry News

Smith to Produce Electric Trucks in U.S.

CITY, ST – Smith Electric Vehicles has announced a new pure electric truck for North America that will go into production later this year.

Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 30, 2008 - Industry News

Smith to Produce First Battery Powered, Zero Emission Urban Taxi Cab

UNITED KINGDOM – Smith Electric Vehicles has signed an agreement with LTI Vehicles Ltd. to produce an all-electric version of LTI's TX4 black cab, branded the TX4E.

Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, Taxi Fleets

May 21, 2008 - Industry News

UQM ZeroTruck Debuts in Las Vegas

FREDERICK, CO – UQM Technologies, Inc.’s ZeroTruck made its industry debut at the AFVi's 2008 Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.

Tags: LCF, ZeroTruck, UQM Technologies, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

New Bill Establishes Credit for Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicles

WASHINGTON – The Ways and Means committee passed a plug-in electric drive vehicle credit (HR 6049) as part of a larger package of energy and extender provisions.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

May 19, 2008 - Industry News

Nissan-NEC Joint Venture Developing Lithium-Ion Batteries

TOKYO --- Automotive Energy Supply Corp. (AESC) announced it has begun full operations, focusing on the development and mass production of advanced lithium-ion batteries for a wide range of automotive applications -- from hybrids, electric vehicles to fuel-cell vehicles.

Tags: Battery, Nissan, NEC, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

Report Summarizes Impact of PHEVs on Load, Generation Costs, and Emissions

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Research and Markets provides a 45-page overview of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology and its impact on load, generation costs, and emissions.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles



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