|SALON PRIVÉ 2013 CONFIRMS FORD EVOS CONCEPT FOR CONCEPTS & PROTOTYPES DISPLAY|
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|NISSAN CELEBRATES WITH MORE THAN 60,000 U.S. LEAF OWNERS DURING 'NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK'NASHVILLE, Tennessee – More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have 'kicked gas' and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.|
National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The annual event, wh....
|KIA MOTORS AMERICA RAMPS UP DC FAST CHARGING NETWORK IN PREPARATION FOR ARRIVAL OF 2015 SOUL EV◾Network of 17 new DC fast chargers across California makes charging quick and easy|
◾Kia partners with top industry charging and network providers to support EV buyers
IRVINE, Calif., September 2, 2014 – Kia Motors America (KMA) is kicking off the implementation of a robust charging network in advance of the Soul EV going on sale in California during the third quarter of this year. With Kia's addition of 17 new DC fast chargers to California's already-existing network of 198, charge....
|Even more powerful and efficient – the new 48-volt technology from Audi• Important building block in electrification strategy |
• More voltage and more power for new technologies
• Scalable platform concept suitable for wide-ranging uses
Audi is to upgrade part of its vehicle electrical system from twelve to 48 volts. The move represents another technical building block for facilitating the integration of new automotive technologies while increasing the power and efficiency of its cars.
'We are using the full bandwidth of electrifica....
|VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES PRICING OF 2015 E-GOLFThe most versatile Electric Vehicle in its class goes on sale in November, priced at $35,445 for the fully equipped SEL Premium model|
• Drivetrain consists of 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and an electric motor with 199 pound-feet of torque; 7.2 kW onboard charger is standard
• Standard fast charging capability allows 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes
• First U.S.-market Volkswagen to be fitted with all-LED headlights
Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc., today, announced pr....
|BMW DELIVERS FIRST BMW i8 SPORTS CARS IN THE U.S. AT PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE• Chef Thomas Keller, Roger Penske and Rick Hendrick Among the First to Take Delivery of the Revolutionary BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid.|
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 15, 2014… Today, BMW delivered the first plug-in hybrid BMW i8 sport cars at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the world's premier celebration of the automobile, in Carmel, Calif. In celebration of the revolutionary sports car made with carbon fiber, renowned Chef Thomas Keller is hosting an intimate dinner at the BMW Villa....
|PANASONIC AND TESLA SIGN AGREEMENT FOR THE GIGAFACTORYOSAKA, Japan / PALO ALTO, USA, July 31, 2014 – Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory.|
According to the agreement, Tesla will prepare, provide and manage the land, buildings and utilities. Panasonic will manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells and invest in the associated equipment, machinery, and oth....
|BORIS JOHNSON LAUNCHES AIR QUALITY MANIFESTO FOR LONDON AND MEETS ZERO-EMISSIONS CAPABLE METROCAB'S FIRST LONDON CABBIE◾Mayor of London Boris Johnson calls on Government and European Commission to match the Capital's ambitious plans to tackle air quality to help London meet EU limits for nitrogen oxide by 2020, rather than 2030|
◾New diesel cars levy announced with drivers set to pay a further £10 to enter London Ultra Low Emission Zones from 2020
◾Boris meets Metrocab's first London cabbie and describes the zero-emissions taxi as 'a masterpiece of British engineering'
Mansion House, London, July 2014....
|HONDA JOINS EPRI AND OTHER AUTOMAKERS TO HELP CREATE AN OPEN GRID INTEGRATION PLATFORM FOR PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLESHonda Joins EPRI, Utilities and Automakers to Help Create an Open Grid Integration Platform for Plug-in Electric Vehicles|
◾Project seeks to develop a streamlined platform for vehicle-grid functionality that can help create value for drivers, improve grid reliability and reduce GHG emissions
◾Honda pioneered a similar demonstration effort with IBM and PG&E (V1G)
◾Honda is participating in a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) demonstration with the University of Delaware and NRG Energy
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