electric cars

Duane Reade Asks New Yorkers to Decide Which Stores Will Switch to Electric Trucks

Duane Reade asks the public to help it decide which of its stores in New York City will switch to electric trucks. Participants…

You Want Fries with Your Charge?

At the Great Escape Restaurant you can recharge yourself and your EV.

Nissan to Push LEAF to Mass Market

Nissan's marketing to date for the LEAF has largely blundered its way along with polar bear ads and new age billboards aimed purely…

Will A123 Systems’ New Battery Technology Save It From Becoming Another Solyndra?

A123 Systems' announcement on its new battery technology came just two weeks after the company warned that it may not be able to…

Saab’s New Chapter: Manufacturing Electric Cars for the Chinese Market

Earlier this week, a Chinese-Swedish-Japanese investment group has agreed to buy bankrupt car maker for an undisclosed sum and announced it will aim…

Ford to EV Dealers: Meet Environmental Requirements

Ford is requiring dealerships selling its EVs to meet environmental and expertise guidelines as the Focus Electric appears in more showrooms.

IBM, Honda and PG&E Collaborate on Smart EV Charging

We all know that to minimize the impact of global climate change we need to drastically reduce our combustion of fossil fuels. We…

Stronger U.S. Sales of Hybrids and Plug-in Electrics in March

March sales for the Volt were 2,289 vehicles, an increase of 123.8 percent over February - and stronger than the third best non…

Bad Karma: $100K Plug-in Hybrid Dies Before Consumer Reports Can Test It

The Fisker Karma, a high performance luxury plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, broke down in the parking lot of Consumer Reports before they could…

Electric Vehicle Market Forecast – 10 Year Horizon Looks Strong

"Any Motor manufacturer without a compelling line up of electric vehicles [by 2025] is signing its death warrant."

Mayor Works to Bring Clean Tech to Los Angeles

At the VerdeXchange Marketmakers Conference that took place in downtown Los Angeles this week, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave a keynote speech to an…

New Electric Ford Fusion Takes Detroit by Storm

The level of drama associated with the unveiling of a new model of car is something to behold – especially for someone who’s…

Google Helps Drive Electric Ford Focus to Market

We’ve been following along with Ford’s answer to the Nissan Leaf for some time, and not just because we like butterflies.  The all-electric…

Business Predators & Prey 

Design strategy and Innovation are preparing businesses for survival. Many aspects contribute to a business succeeding. I believe these include intuition, speed, and…

Ford to Launch New Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Ford is introducing a new range of electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles for 2012, which the company says will mean a…