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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...

Toyota to launch H2V Manager home car charging tool next year

11/15/2011, If you ever saw the need to monitor the charging of your EV remotely, Toyota has announced the H2V Manager that will allow you to monitor the charging of your Toyota Prius via the television, PC or smartphone. This is one of the features that Toyota is...

GM announces Chevy Spark EV for 2013

10/12/2011, General Motors has announced that come 2013, their urban minicar, the Chevy Spark, will be made available in the US market, but the kicker is that it will only be available in limited quantity and for select types of drivers only. By select drivers, it...

AA launches first electric/hybrid vehicle training course

10/06/2011, Driving a hybrid/electric vehicle isn’t the same as driving a regular fuel-powered vehicle. The point of hybrids and EVs is to minimize the use of fuel, which is not only greener but could potentially be more efficient in terms of mileage, although the...

Kia to rollout electric minicar late 2011

10/05/2011, With electric vehicles (EV) slowly, but surely, kicking off, Kia has decided to launch one of their own and is expected to rollout the vehicle by the end of 2011. No word on what the name of their EV will be, but the project has been dubbed with the...