|MICROSOFT UK, UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM AND LONDON FIRE BRIGADE LEAD CHARGE TO ELECTRIC CAR FUTURE|
|◾'Go Ultra Low Company' status recognises organisations driving electric vehicle (EV) uptake and pledging to spearhead future electrification
◾Number of EVs registered to UK businesses increases 36% in 2016 vs 2015
◾London Fire Brigade car fleet to become 100% electric in 2016
A group of 11 UK organisations are the first to be awarded 'Go Ultra Low Company' status – including Microsoft UK, University of Birmingham and London Fire Brigade. These organisations are leading the electric motorin...[Read more...]|
|JARNO TRULLI APPLAUDS NEW FORMULA E CAR|
|• - Grand Prix winner impressed with electric single-seater test with full battery|
LA FERTÉ GAUCHER, FRANCE (25, March 2014) – Grand Prix winner Jarno Trulli has applauded the fully-electric Formula E car – the Spark-Renault SRT_01E – following a recent test drive at the La Ferté Gaucher circuit near Choisy-le-Roi, France.
The 39-year-old Italian, who last week signed up to the Championship's Drivers' Club, spent a whole day at the wheel of the now fully-tested single-seater ...[Read more...]
|SMART ELECTRIC DRIVE ARRIVES ON THE STREETS OF CHINA|
|• smart becomes the first European importer to bring an all-electric vehicle to the Chinese market |
• Following on from Europe, the USA, Canada and Japan, the electric smart reaches its 14th market with its launch in China
• With a market share of around 40 percent, the smart fortwo electric drive is the frontrunner in Germany
Stuttgart. The new smart fortwo electric drive is now available to buy from dealerships in China. The smart brand celebrated this market l...[Read more...]
|FORMULA E UNVEILS NEW SPARK-RENAULT SRT_01E AT FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW|
|FIA President Jean Todt takes wraps off revolutionary new fully-electric racer for 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship
FRANKFURT, GERMANY (September 10, 2013) – FIA President Jean Todt and Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings, revealed the much-anticipated new Spark-Renault SRT_01E fully-electric single-seater during the opening day of the prestigious 65th International Frankfurt Motor Show.
Watched by invited guests and members of the press, the SRT_01E has been design...[Read more...]|
|Cadillac ELR Tech Targets Engaging Driving Dynamics|
|• Advanced suspension, steering systems provide smooth ride, precise handling|
DETROIT – Drivers expect hybrid and electric cars to have advanced battery and drive systems that make smart use of energy. Cadillac's upcoming electrified luxury coupe, the 2014 ELR, is designed to exceed those expectations by also providing engaging, responsive driving dynamics enabled by advanced suspension and steering systems.
The technologies include front HiPer Strut suspension, rear compound...[Read more...]