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SIM-LEI electric prototype offers 200 mile plus range

03/31/2011, Sim-Drive has just lifted the curtains off their Advance Development Model No. 1. known as “SIM-LEI,” with LEI being an acronym for leading efficiency in-wheel motor. This electric prototype has actually managed to surpass the target of at...

Google Maps lets you find EV charging stations

03/14/2011, Electric cars and similar types of vehicles look set to populate our roads more and more in the future, and that potential explosion can be unleashed when there are also enough places to charge up said modes of transportation. After all, who wants to...

Mitsuhoka Himiko electric car has 550km range

02/06/2011, Fancy an electric vehicle that has a range which surpasses that of most petrol-based vehicles? Well, what was once the stuff of dreams is now a reality with TGMY turning the Mitsuhoka Himiko Mazda roadster into an electric vehicle that has a 550km range...

Smart Fourtwo Electric Vehicle to Join Hertz Rental Fleet Next Week

12/06/2010, Hertz will be offering the Smart Fourtwo all electric car for rent in select markets starting next week. Eco-conscious renters in New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC can start renting the vehicle starting on December 15th. The Smart Fourtwo rental...

Wireless Charging Systems For Electric Vehicles Being Developed

10/25/2010, While electric vehicles (EVs) are great eco-friendly modes of transportation, having to plug them in to juice up the battery is always a hassle. Of course, thanks to the advancement of technology, it might not become an issue in the future. Delphi...

Concept: El-Assist Charges EVs On The Move

10/18/2010, One of the issues surrounding electric vehicles (EVs) is that they may have issues traveling for long periods, due to the need to recharge often. Now an industrial designer has come up with a unique EV charging solution that can increase the range of...

GM’s Voltec EV Charging Station May Set You Back $2000

10/07/2010, Electric vehicle fans will be happy to hear that GM has just announced its own 240V Voltec home charger, getting into the game of Volt-compatible EV chargers. The good news is that the unit will only set you back $490, but the downside is that GM...

Hyundai BlueOn is company’s first electric car

09/10/2010, Hyundai, the motoring giant from South Korea, has just unveiled its maiden electric car model to the world, known as the BlueOn in order to grab onto the coat tails of its Japanese rivals in this market segment. Having invested around 40 billion won...

Frito-Lay Moving Delivery Fleet to Electric Power

09/09/2010, Chips and snacks maker Frito-Lay has announced that it is shifting its delivery fleet of trucks over to electric power. The company has been focused on green energy on many of its brands. Its Sun Chips brand chips are said to be made utilizing solar...

Portable charging stations for electric vehicles

09/06/2010, Electric vehicles are great in doing their part by reducing your carbon footprint, but you can be sure that filling up its ‘tank’ when empty isn’t as simple as going to the nearest gas station. That could very well change in the near...

AMP Equinox lasts the distance with 150 mile range

08/20/2010, The Equinox from AMP aims to break new ground in the electric vehicle market, where it is made possible by turning a stock Chevrolet Equinox into an all-electric people mover. Its gas engine has been taken out, while its fuel tank was replaced with...

Tata Motors to offer new electric vehicles in Europe next year

08/16/2010, Tata Motors, the corporate giant from India, is tipped to roll out a couple of electric vehicles (EVs) in select European countries before March 2011 is over. According to Tata Motor’s vice chairman Ravi Kant, the EVs scheduled for launch will...