electric cars

Invest Green with Global Echo Foundation’s Sustainable Exchange Traded Fund

With each passing year, our ability to lead more environmentally conscious lives continues to grow. But one area of life that the green…

Ford Develops E-Bike Protoype

Earlier this year, Ford announced its ongoing commitment to vehicle electrification. The automaker will be sticking to expansions in four-wheel offerings, but, surprisingly…

Four Fuel Alternatives That Have Been Overlooked

For decades we’ve taken advantage of our natural supplies and just ignored the fact that one day, we will run out. Now, we…

“Let’s Roll!” Restoring Jobs, Environment and Economy With American Made Electric Cars

“Let’s Roll” were the last recorded words from Flight 93 which crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, and they were spoken because…

Toyota Sets Electric Vehicle Lap Record at The Nürburgring

When auto makers get serious about developing a performance car, they invariably take a trip to Germany’s fabled test track, the Nürburgring Nordschleife,…

Volvo & Siemens Kick Off EV Partnership

This week the Volvo announced a strategic partnership with Siemens to work on the development of electrical drive technology, charging technology, and battery…

Volkswagen to Roll Out New One Seater Electric Car

In an interview with the Financial Times, Jurgen Leohold, Volkswagen’s head of research, revealed that a new electric-powered, experimental car will be announced…

Ford Announces Plan to Sell Rooftop Solar Panels with Electric Vehicles

Auto companies with electric vehicle offerings are increasingly taking the opportunity to build links between their vehicles and renewable energy. Perhaps in response…

Enterprise Holdings Rolls Out Largest Electric Vehicle Rental Fleet

Last week, the National Summit on Energy Security took place in Washington DC. Government, military and business leaders gathered to address America’s reliance…

Will Electric Cars Require We Deal With “Lithium Dictators”?

In January, I wrote a piece for Triple Pundit prompted by President Obama’s State of the Union address, in which he outlined a…

Supply (Not Demand) Explains Sales Differences Between LEAF and Volt

Sales figures for the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt are being closely watched. Since both cars represent a new breed of vehicle,…

Will Ford’s Electric Butterflies Fly?

Among the talking points we heard repeatedly last week at the Forward with Ford trends event where that the soon-to-be-released Ford Focus electric…

Life Cycle Assessment of EVs Reveals Startling Results

A number of articles published this week paint a negative picture of electric cars based on a British study published earlier this month.…

Ford Announces Extension to Range of Electrified Vehicles

It was just a few years ago that Ford, along with the rest of Detroit’s auto manufacturers, found themselves sidelined for ignoring fuel…

GE Opens Solar EV Charging Station in Connecticut

Electric vehicles become much more environmentally friendly when you decouple them from fossil-fuel generated electricity and instead increase the mix of renewable power…