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Hybrid and Plug-In Truck Sales to Double This Year

January 23, 2012 / No Comments

Sales of hybrid and plug-in trucks are expected to double this year. A Pike research report evaluates the current scenario and suggests that with the prediction turning real,  C02 emissions can be controlled. As tentative steps are beginning to be taken by the global economy in its march toward recovery, truck manufacturers are looking at technologies that can help mitigate the ...

Tesla Model S Pricing and Specs Revealed

December 21, 2011 / No Comments

The Tesla Model S has been keeping us waiting for quite a while. And, now we finally get to hear that the pricing and other details of car have been revealed. The Tesla team has worked extremely hard over the past years to manufacture a car that will far exceed your expectations and set a new trend for innovation and excellence ...

Volkswagen eT! Concept Electric Delivery Van will Charm You

November 21, 2011 / No Comments

Have you ever imagined operating your car with a joy stick or a touchpad? Well it seems that the days are not far when you would be playing with such things. Wondering what we are talking about? Its about the new sensation eT!, Volkswagen’s latest van concept. They have partnered with the German Post Office and the University of ...

2011 Milan International Motorcycle Show Goes Electric

November 8, 2011 / No Comments

All-electric motorcycle models are growing significantly and it looks like we would be seeing quite a number of appealing models from the manufacturers in the years to come. May be, this is why 2011 Milan International Motorcycle Show decided to be electric! The Milan International Motorcycle Show (more properly known as the Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori, EICMA), which has ...

E-volo All-Electric, Manned Copter Makes First Flight [Video]

November 4, 2011 / No Comments

Today’s prototypes might be the popular technology of tomorrow. One of such promising innovations is the E-volo, an unconventional multi-copter technology that has evolved of late. This all-electric flying technology apparently has a potential future.The sixteen-propeller machine was flagged off for its first ever manned flight in Germany earlier this week. This brand new machine hovered over the field and flew ...

Automakers Agree on Common Charging Systems for EVs

October 17, 2011 / No Comments

Seven giant automakers have reached an agreement regarding the common charging system for electric vehicles. The seven companies include Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen. The agreement is applicable for EVs in the United States and Europe. The agreement provides standardized infrastructure and charging protocols. There will be an integration of all charging methods into a single vehicle ...

BMW i3 Electric Car Getting Ready; Europe to Get it for €43,000

September 7, 2011 / No Comments

The BMW strategists have let out news on the upcoming electric vehicle they are busy readying for launch. The new BMW i3 is being positioned as a plug-in urban compact car and will sell for less – we mean, less than what the beauties in the BMW 5 series now quote. Now, that doesn’t mean it’s too cheap ...

Morgan Aero Supersport to be Seen Soon

August 19, 2011 / No Comments

British sports car maker Morgan is developing a new high performance electric sports car. The company’s Morgan+E program aims to deliver two engineering concept vehicles, based on the proven Aero Supersport aluminium chassis, early next year. The Niche Vehicle Network CR&D Program offers part-funding with a grant of £100,000 for the promotion of the development and application of new technology to ...

Germany Offers ‘Billions of Euros’ to Support Plug-in Vehicles

May 12, 2011 / No Comments

Besides being home to many automobile giants, Germany will now be famous for yet another reason. Obviously, for getting itself dipped in green! Germany has announced that it is ready to spend "billions of euros" to promote the deployment of plug-in vehicles in the country. The national government has stated that they expect a million of electric vehicles to hit the ...

Los Angeles to Kick Off Rebate on EV Chargers

April 27, 2011 / No Comments

Los Angeles has made a gallant move, endorsing more green in society. A pilot program was announced last week by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, LADWP (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power) General Manager Ron Nichols, and environmental leaders that will bestow rebates for electric vehicle chargers. Rebates of up to $2000 will be granted according to type of charger ...