BMW announced this week that the new generation of three-cylinder gas engines for the i8 PHEV sports car will be produced exclusively at the BMW engine plant.
Smart’s two-seater is tiny, but it’s no stripped-down monk-mobile - standard features include AC, power windows, heated seats and anti-lock brakes.
Eaton and veteran-owned AutoFlex will partner with the Department of Veterans Affairs to create VETCARS, a pilot program that will train veterans to install and service EV stations.
A consortium called National Electric Vehicle Sweden, made up of investment companies from China and Japan, has agreed to buy Saab.
VIA offers a lineup of powerful PHEVs that it calls VTRUX, including full-size pickups, vans and SUVs.
In this week’s episode of “Inside Tesla,” a Body-in-White (assembled but unpainted body) gets a multi-layer paint job.
Batteries made with A123’s new technology should be capable of operating at extreme temperatures without requiring thermal management.
Participating Japanese LEAF owners will be able to generate CO2 emissions credits certified by the country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
The new stations feature a quad port design that allows four vehicles to recharge at the same time.
The project is supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the US DOE.
The TMG EV P002 has a predicted top speed of 149 mph, with 350 kW of power from its two EVO axial flux motors.
The carmaker will use a hydrogen-fueled rotary engine as a range extender for a new EV that it plans to start leasing next year.
GM announced this week that the all-electric range of the 2013 Volt will be 38 miles on a single charge, a three-mile increase from the 2012 model.
Venture capitalist and Tesla board member Steve Jurvetson took the keys to his Model S this week.