Chevrolet has deployed a new technology in their Cruze, and is believed to be successfully saving fuel. The patented technology from General Motors, known as Regulated Voltage Control or RVC, is aimed at enhancing the fuel economy of the vehicle.
Car maker Kia is expected to launch their first electric vehicle in 2013. Well, we have only scarce details about the vehicle as well as its launching timeline. The production model is likely to be based on the Venga EV concept. This concept, hope you remember, was debuted at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.
BYD’s first automobile to hit the US roads could be an all electric bus. The US is set to be the company’s biggest and most important market of all. BYD, shared by Warren Buffet, world’s third richest person, is constructing its US base in Los Angeles. The US headquarters is expected to open by this year end or ...
Mercedes-Benz has revealed plans for building their own fuel cell plant in Vancouver, Canada. The manufacturing plant will provide new age fuel cells for the Hydrogen powered hybrid cars from the Merc stables. Mercedes had collaborated, efforts with Accumotive GmbH in Germany in battery technology.
It's been a long time since Fisker presented for the first time its Karma plug-in hybrid when its manufacturing partner, Valmet Automotive, kicked off the production of the model. Fisker has now announced that it has commenced production of the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid sports sedan in Finland.
Well, as far as reports and feedbacks go, the Chevrolet Volt isn’t a value-for-money car nor is it very green either! But the car seems to be a good idea for those who cares a bit about their surroundings and for those who don’t want to shell out half their salaries for fuel.
Pininfarina BlueCar, developed by the Pininfarina-Bollore joint venture and shown for the first time during October last at Paris, has stirred up great interest already for the fact that it is innovative and is moving in the right direction, well ahead of the times. Awareness on the need to act to protect the environment has been going global, and the EV ...
The 2011 Geneva Motor Show saw the unveiling of the Courb C-ZEN. The Courb C-ZEN electric concept car is a collaborative project between French designer Courb and Texas-based battery supplier Valence Technology.
Nissan Leaf, among the most fully developed pure electric vehicles, continues to receive good feedback. The EV could be charged using the 220-volt chargers, and the charging time of 7 to 9 hours would yield almost 22 kilowatts at one go. The car can also be charged on 110-volt current, but charging times takes almost 20 hours.
Chinese automaker BYD Motors is all set to launch its two plug-in models namely the e6-Eco and the S6DM in Europe. Both the models were displayed at the Geneva Motor show. We expect both the vehicles to hit the showrooms by the end of 2012. e6-Eco is an all-electric model and an updated version of the five-seat electric crossover BYD ...