The recall concerns a mounting bracket for the left-hand latch of the second row seat, which “could be weaker than intended.”
GM’s Director of Advanced Design, Frank Saucedo, gives us a tour of the ELR’s design features.
Representatives of Europe’s two competing fast charging standards called for cooperation, rejecting any notion of a standards war.
A better lease deal and more availability seem to have led to a surge in demand for the Fit EV, and dealers may not be able to keep up.
According to Smith, its fleet customers save an estimated 70% annually on fuel and maintenance during the life of the vehicle.
Ford Focus Electrics are now rolling down the assembly line in Saarlouis, Germany, where the company invested 16 million euros to add the electric version to its production line.
The ChargePoint America program has installed over 4,600 home, public and commercial EV charging ports in ten regions of the US.
With a longer range and a lower price, the 2013 Nissan LEAF screams upgrade, but it’s only one aspect of the Nissan’s aggressive EV strategy.
Linear’s new addition to the battery pack systems family is what it calls a “high efficiency bidirectional multicell active balancer” (part number LTC3300).
OXIS has begun commercialization of its Li-S batteries, which it claims have the longest cycle life of any known batteries of their kind, at 300-500 cycles.
It is by far the largest fast-charging network in Europe, and the largest single project of its kind in the world.
Maxwell looks to leverage its early ultracapacitor experience into a ubiquitous, low-cost, high-volume complement to batteries.
Intertek’s Rich Byczek with interoperability advice to engineers designing charging equipment and new vehicles.
The Chief Engineer at TÜV SÜD Canada on battery abuse testing, improving safety, and developing standards.