electric vehicles

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…
recharging at an EV station

A Virtual Tour of Commuting’s Future in Korea

One of SK’s futuristic buildings in north Seoul, the T Tower, hosts T.um, or “Ubiquitous Museum.” The tour is part Avatar, part futuristic…
BMW-200

The BMW i3: Advancing Automotive Sustainability

With its first mass produced all electric vehicle, the i3, BMW has completely redesigned the EV concept. Instead of taking a car and…
car-up

Apple Skin Skies: The Fragile Reality of Global Warming Perception

Apple Skin Skies examines the idea that our atmosphere is thin relative to the size of the planet and the number of humans…
Photo credit: Dave's Travel Corner

EV Battery Staple to Be Produced at Geothermal Site

Using a "breakthrough, zero-waste" process that can be incorporated into geothermal power plants, the lithium carbonate, manganese and zinc produced from Simbol's facility…

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…
Photo credit: Rainharvest.co.za

Germans Embrace Renewable Energy as Nuclear Phase-Out Moves Ahead

Individuals and businesses across Germany are embracing the transition to renewable energy sources as the country moves ahead with its plan to shut…

American Green Vehicle IP Goes to China

Though we have all become accustomed to China as a major net exporter of goods to global markets in recent years, in the…
images

DOE Awards $15 Million for Electric Vehicle Adoption Programs

The DOE awarded ~$15 million for 16 projects in 24 states and DC 'to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles across the nation…
feat-wind-lens

New Japanese Wind Turbine Triples Power Output Without Increasing Size

Necessity, as we’ve all been told can sometimes be the mother of invention. In Japan, there is a necessity for a power source…
feat-motorcycles

Hunter Lovins on Green Vehicles: Sustainability is High Performance

Sustainability Guru Heads Up an Exiting Day of Alt-Vehicle Fun, at Northern California Racetrack Sustainability leader L. Hunter Lovins is well-known for her…
Toyota badge

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 C30, courtesy Volvo.com

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…
Aptera 2e

Aptera in Need of Wings: Company Refunds All Customer Deposits

Hot on the heels of the meltdown of Green Vehicles, yet another electric vehicle start-up is showing signs that it may not make…
costco charging stations

Hundreds of EV Drivers Urge Costco to Keep Chargers

Plug In America, a very vocal, electric vehicle (“EV”) advocacy group, has issued an “action alert” to its members, after Costco Corporation announced…