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Hollow Batteries Could Be The Key To Apple’s ‘Project Titan’

08/10/2016, It has long been rumored that Apple is making their own electric car. When the vehicle will make its debut is anyone’s guess, but it hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from churning out fresh information. The latest report comes from Korean website ETNews...

Mercedes Has Plans To Create At Least Four New EVs

08/05/2016, When it comes to electric vehicles, safe to say that Tesla is the company that comes to mind, but this is a perception that Mercedes-Benz plans to challenge as they have confirmed their plans at creating more EVs. The initial report came from Bloomberg...

Rent Wind-powered Electric Cars On The Scottish Hebrides Islands

11/01/2015, Over on the Scottish Hebrides Islands, the wind conditions are strong which is why over the course of 12-years, a wind farm was built and developed to take advantage of those conditions and to help provide residents with a form of clean and renewable...

Researchers Developing Roads That Can Charge Electric Vehicles

11/01/2015, The issue with electric cars right now, besides its cost, is the fact that charging stations aren’t as readily available compared to gas stations. This has resulted in what some refer to as range anxiety, which basically means that drivers will be...

Lexus Unveils Electric Car Made From Cardboard

10/07/2015, A couple of months ago, Lexus unveiled their hoverboard. That was pretty awesome even though it could only be ridden in a specially designed park, but still pretty neat all the same. However it looks like the company has outdone itself as they have taken...

Use Of Electric Vehicles Can Help Make Cities Cooler

03/22/2015, As we become more environmentally-conscious, we start to look at ways we can help reduce our consumption of natural resources, and one of the ways to go about that is through the use of electric vehicles which will reduce CO2 emissions and cut back on the...

Mercedes Aims To Have 10 New Plug-In Hybrids By 2017

03/22/2015, If you’re a fan of plug-in hybrid vehicles, you might be interested to learn that Mercedes-Benz has recently confirmed that the company will be aiming to release 10 new plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2017. As it stands the company will be releasing at least...

Wireless charging for electric vehicles

03/11/2013, Wireless charging is convenient and is the way forward to meet the challenge of keeping electric vehicles charged. Qualcomm is putting its wireless charging platform through real-world tests by experimenting its Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging...

ELF: Hybrid Solar / Pedal Vehicle by Organic Transit

03/04/2013, [CeBIT 2013] Today at CeBIT, I met with Alix Bowman and Rob Cotter from Organic Transit, the green transportation company behind ELF, an innovative solar / pedal hybrid vehicle. This egg-shaped tricycle can be powered by an electric engine when needed or...

China aims to put 5 million electric vehicles on its roads by 2020

04/23/2012, Electric vehicles are definitely the way to go if we were looking to do our part in saving the environment by reducing our carbon emissions, and apparently China shares those sentiments as well and has announced the country’s goal of putting out 5...

GM offers to buy back Chevy Volt from unhappy customers

12/02/2011, Earlier this year in May, a routine crash test of GM’s Chevy Volt ended with the vehicle catching fire several weeks after the incident. This prompted an investigation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to see if Chevy Volt...

Honda Fit EV to launch in Summer of 2012

11/18/2011, If you like the look of the current Honda Fit model, the good news is that come Summer of 2012, you will be able to get your hands on an EV model of the car if you live in California or Oregon. However for those living in the East Coast, you will have to...