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January 21, 2009 - Industry News

GM Plans to Invest $30 Million in Battery Plant for All-Electric Chevy Volt

DETROIT --- General Motors Corp. said it will invest $30 million in a U.S. plant that will build next-generation batteries for its all-electric Chevrolet Volt, Reuters reported.

Tags: Batteries, Chevrolet Volt

January 21, 2009 - Industry News

Tesla Motors to Provide Batteries for Daimler's Smart Car

DETROIT --- Tesla Motors Inc. said it will supply batteries and chargers to Daimler AG's new electric Smart car, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Tags: Tesla, Smart Car, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 20, 2009 - Industry News

Ford Launches Plan for Battery-Electric Vehicles and Next-Generation Hybrids

DETROIT --- Ford Motor Co. has launched a plan to bring pure battery-electric vehicles, next-generation hybrids and a plug-in hybrid to market quickly and more affordably during the next four years.

Tags: Ford

January 20, 2009 - Industry News

Vantage Vehicle International Launches Its Line of Neighborhood All-Electric Utility Trucks and Vans

Electric Passenger Van

CORONA, CA —Vantage Vehicle International, Inc., a Corona, California-based manufacturer of mini-vehicles is pleased to announce the national release of its all-electric utility truck and passenger and cargo van line through a national network of distributors.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 16, 2009 - Industry News

Chrysler Aims to Produce Electric Car by 2010

DETROIT – At the North American International Auto Show, Chrysler introduced several updated electric vehicle prototypes, at least one of which will be produced in 2010.

Tags: Chrysler, Auto Shows, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 15, 2009 - Industry News

Chrysler 200C EV Blends New Design and Leading-Edge Technology

Chrysler 200C EV capable of driving up to 40 miles on battery-only power.

Tags: Chrysler, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 13, 2009 - Industry News

Toyota to Launch Pure Electric Car by 2012

DETROIT – The automaker plans to launch an all-electric car for city commuting by 2012 in the U.S. as part of its plan to speed up the introduction of green cars.

Tags: Toyota, Prius, Auto Shows, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

January 12, 2009 - Industry News

Chrysler Rolls Out 200C EV Concept Car at Detroit Auto Show

DETROIT --- Chrysler is showcasing its 200C EV concept car -- a rear-drive, four-seat sedan capable of 0-60 mph in 7 seconds flat -- at the North American International Auto Show.

Tags: Chrysler

January 12, 2009 - Industry News

Ford's Planned Electric Car Expected to be in Showrooms by 2011

DETROIT --- Ford Motor Co. plans to bring a fully electric car to showrooms by 2011, the automaker announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Tags: Ford, Auto Shows

January 7, 2009 - Industry News

Coulomb Technologies Introduces ChargePoint Network for Plug-In Vehicles

SAN JOSE, CA --- Coulomb Technologies announced the first availability of the ChargePoint Network for plug-in vehicle owners.

Tags: Coulomb Technologies, ChargePoint

December 31, 2008 - Industry News

Global Electric Motorcars Spreads Holiday Cheer to Boys & Girls Club

LOS ANGELES – In an effort to spread some much-needed eco-cheer this holiday season, Global Electric Motorcars and The West Valley Boys & Girls Club implemented the Operation Green Toy 'Drive,' including a fun GEM-decorating experience, an education about environmental awareness, and presents.

Tags: Global Electric Motorcars, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 22, 2008 - Industry News

Former GM and Ford Execs Join Miles Electric Vehicles Advisory Board

SANTA MONICA, CA – Kenneth Baker, former GM Electric Vehicle Division program manager, and John Wallace, former Ford Director of Environmental Vehicles, recently joined Miles Electric Vehicles' Board of Advisors.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, General Motors

December 11, 2008 - Industry News

New Electric Pickup Trucks Tested in Hawaii

Maui Electric Co. will test durability of new battery-powered pickup trucks for six months.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 10, 2008 - Industry News

Hendrix College Adds Two Electric Cars to Fleet

CONWAY, AR – Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. has put two electric cars into service on campus, replacing two older gas-powered vehicles in the college’s fleet.

December 10, 2008 - Industry News

Two New Electric Cars Join Minneapolis Fleet

MINNEAPOLIS – The City of Minneapolis has added two new electric cars to its fleet. The cars use no gasoline and make almost no sound.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 10, 2008 - Industry News

ZAP Delivers New Four-Wheel Electric Truck

Zap Electric Truck XL

SANTA ROSA, CA – Electric car pioneer ZAP has introduced its four-wheel ZAP Truck XL. The new addition to ZAP’s line offers an 800 pound payload.

Tags: ZAP, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 8, 2008 - Industry News

Hawaii Invests in Electric Car Network

HONOLULU --- Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle and Shai Agassi, founder and CEO of Better Place, have unveiled a plan to bring an electric car network to Hawaii.

December 4, 2008 - Industry News

ZAP Introduces 4-Wheel Electric Truck

Electric truck drives up to 30 miles on a single charge.

Tags: ZAP, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 3, 2008 - Industry News

Nissan to Supply EVs to Oregon State Fleet in 2010

PORTLAND, OR – Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski has said that Nissan will supply electric vehicles to the state government’s fleet in 2010. The announcement came after Kulongoski met with Nissan executives as part of his business mission to Japan and China.

Tags: Nissan, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 25, 2008 - Industry News

GEM Launches 2009-MY Electric Vehicles

FARGO, ND– Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) has launched its 2009-model-year line with a variety of option packages.

Tags: Neigborhood Electric Vehicles, 2009-MY, Global Electric Motorcars

November 21, 2008 - Industry News

Oregon, Nissan Unveil Electric-Vehicle Initiative

LOS ANGELES — Renault/Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told reporters that Nissan will bring a fleet of electric leased vehicles to the state of Oregon as a first step to having "pure electric" vehicles on U.S. roads by 2010, Edmunds.com reported.

Tags: Nissan, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 20, 2008 - Industry News

Southern California Edison Announces Record Performance Results for Plug-In Hybrid Battery

ROSEMEAD, CA – SCE has demonstrated battery life performance equivalent to more than 180,000 miles in a commercial delivery van with minimal battery deterioration.

Tags: Southern California Edison, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 20, 2008 - Industry News

BMW’s Electric Mini First Step Toward Mass Production by 2010

MUNICH, GERMANY – Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s largest maker of luxury vehicles, plans to start mass producing an electric vehicle as early as 2010.

November 20, 2008 - Industry News

BMW’s Electric Mini First Step Toward Mass Production by 2010

MUNICH, GERMANY – Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s largest maker of luxury vehicles, plans to start mass producing an electric vehicle as early as 2010.

Tags: BMW, Mini Cooper, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 14, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Expands UK and German 'Green' Fleets

LONDON – UPS has ordered of 12 electric vehicles from Modec, with six vehicles being introduced into its UK fleet in February 2009 and the remaining six operating in Germany.

Tags: UPS, Modec, UK, Battery-Electric Vehicles

 

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