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Indian EV market to benefit from new lithium battery technology

Indian EV market to benefit from new lithium battery technology

External Company Press Release
Mazda to lease electric vehicles in Japan

Mazda to lease electric vehicles in Japan

Mazda Motor Corporation is independently developing an electric vehicle (EV) with plans to commence leasing in Japan in spring 2012.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2011
Nanoscoops could spark new generation of traction batteries

Nanoscoops could spark new generation of traction batteries

An entirely new type of nanomaterial developed at Rensselaer could enable the next generation of high-power rechargeable lithium (Li)-ion batteries for electric automobiles, as well as batteries for laptop computers, mobile phones, and other portable devices.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2011
Balqon pure electric truck and bus success

Balqon pure electric truck and bus success

Balqon was started in the USA only a few years ago to provide heavy-duty electric vehicles and their drive systems and lithium ion battery packs in the face of popular perception that these industries are dominated by very large companies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 27, 2011
Seoul starts running electric buses

Seoul starts running electric buses

The Seoul Government has kicked off an eco-friendly itinerary, announcing the official operation of electric-powered buses which will pry the Mt. Namsan routes. The operation of these buses started last December 21 and are said to be the first in the world to operate electric-run buses.
External Company Press Release
New Prius v and Prius c concept make their worldwide debut

New Prius v and Prius c concept make their worldwide debut

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., unveiled the Prius family of vehicles recently. In addition to the current third-generation Prius and Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV), the new Prius v midsize hybrid-electric vehicle and the Prius c Concept vehicle joined the iconic hybrid brand, broadening the appeal of Prius to all ages and lifestyles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 26, 2011
Mitsubishi taxi rollout in Japan 2011

Mitsubishi taxi rollout in Japan 2011

In January 2011, it has just been announced that an electric taxi based on the successful Mitsubishi i-MiEV pure electric car would be available commercially in 2011.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 26, 2011
China vs. USA in disruptive transport technology

China vs. USA in disruptive transport technology

China could lead the efforts to roll out electric vehicles and deploy disruptive new transport technologies at scale more quickly than the United States, according to a new report by Accenture that compares the two countries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 25, 2011
Boston-Power's highest energy density battery powers Saab's first EV

Boston-Power's highest energy density battery powers Saab's first EV

Award-winning lithium-ion battery system used in Saab's first all-electric vehicle
External Company Press Release
T3 series clean energy, electric stand-up vehicle

T3 series clean energy, electric stand-up vehicle

Pentagon deploys T3 series clean energy, electric stand-up vehicle for perimeter security
External Company Press Release
ECOtality Secures $10 million investment from ABB

ECOtality Secures $10 million investment from ABB

EV charging station provider secures equity investment and North American manufacturing agreement.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 21, 2011
EPA and Chrysler to bring hybrid technology to the street

EPA and Chrysler to bring hybrid technology to the street

Chrysler with EPA's patented technology to develop a hydraulic hybrid minivan as a demonstration vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 20, 2011
Mission Motors unveils electric superbike

Mission Motors unveils electric superbike

Mission Motors unveiled the Mission R, the company's new electric racing superbike in Long Beach, California last month. Featuring the company's latest powertrain technology and an entirely new race-ready design, the motorcycle will lead the company's upcoming 2011 racing program including the TTXGP.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 19, 2011
Energy efficient aircraft - the next 15 years

Energy efficient aircraft - the next 15 years

During the next fifteen years, we shall be in the transition to much more energy efficient, quieter aircraft, with much less pollution and dependence on declining hydrocarbon reserves.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 18, 2011
Ford and Best Buy partner to sell electric charging stations

Ford and Best Buy partner to sell electric charging stations

Ford Motor Co. and Best Buy Co. Inc. will partner to install household charging stations for the new Focus Electric cars being launched in the U.S. later this year, Ford said recently.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2011
Robot developed by GM and NASA set to launch to space

Robot developed by GM and NASA set to launch to space

Robonaut 2, built at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, will become the first humanoid robot in space. Developed with the help of General Motors, who also hope to use the technology on production lines and in cars, R2 is the most dexterous humanoid robot yet and its presence on the International Space Station as an experimental model could one day lead to missions to the moon and Mars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 14, 2011
Ford to launch electric car later this year

Ford to launch electric car later this year

Ford Motor Company's all-new Focus Electric - the company's first-ever all-electric passenger car is due to be launched in late 2011. It will be one of five new electrified vehicles Ford will deliver by 2013 in North America and Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 13, 2011
Breaking the rare earth necklock by China

Breaking the rare earth necklock by China

Breaking China's rare earth necklock on supplies is now a major focus of industry outside China.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 12, 2011
General Motors concept electric vehicle can park itself

General Motors concept electric vehicle can park itself

General Motors concept electric vehicle includes a feature that would allow the vehicle to park itself and automatically return to the user when summoned from a smartphone application.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 10, 2011
Battery technology could spur the renewal of American battery industry

Battery technology could spur the renewal of American battery industry

Automaker can use cutting-edge battery technology throughout supply chain
External Company Press Release
Mazda to lease electric vehicles in Japan

Mazda to lease electric vehicles in Japan

Mazda Motor Corporation is independently developing an electric vehicle (EV) with plans to commence leasing in Japan in spring 2012.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2011
Balqon pure electric truck and bus success

Balqon pure electric truck and bus success

Balqon was started in the USA only a few years ago to provide heavy-duty electric vehicles and their drive systems and lithium ion battery packs in the face of popular perception that these industries are dominated by very large companies.
External Company Press Release
New Prius v and Prius c concept make their worldwide debut

New Prius v and Prius c concept make their worldwide debut

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., unveiled the Prius family of vehicles recently. In addition to the current third-generation Prius and Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV), the new Prius v midsize hybrid-electric vehicle and the Prius c Concept vehicle joined the iconic hybrid brand, broadening the appeal of Prius to all ages and lifestyles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 26, 2011
China vs. USA in disruptive transport technology

China vs. USA in disruptive transport technology

China could lead the efforts to roll out electric vehicles and deploy disruptive new transport technologies at scale more quickly than the United States, according to a new report by Accenture that compares the two countries.
External Company Press Release
T3 series clean energy, electric stand-up vehicle

T3 series clean energy, electric stand-up vehicle

Pentagon deploys T3 series clean energy, electric stand-up vehicle for perimeter security
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 21, 2011
EPA and Chrysler to bring hybrid technology to the street

EPA and Chrysler to bring hybrid technology to the street

Chrysler with EPA's patented technology to develop a hydraulic hybrid minivan as a demonstration vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 19, 2011
Energy efficient aircraft - the next 15 years

Energy efficient aircraft - the next 15 years

During the next fifteen years, we shall be in the transition to much more energy efficient, quieter aircraft, with much less pollution and dependence on declining hydrocarbon reserves.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2011
Robot developed by GM and NASA set to launch to space

Robot developed by GM and NASA set to launch to space

Robonaut 2, built at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, will become the first humanoid robot in space. Developed with the help of General Motors, who also hope to use the technology on production lines and in cars, R2 is the most dexterous humanoid robot yet and its presence on the International Space Station as an experimental model could one day lead to missions to the moon and Mars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 13, 2011
Breaking the rare earth necklock by China

Breaking the rare earth necklock by China

Breaking China's rare earth necklock on supplies is now a major focus of industry outside China.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 10, 2011
Battery technology could spur the renewal of American battery industry

Battery technology could spur the renewal of American battery industry

Automaker can use cutting-edge battery technology throughout supply chain
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2011
Nanoscoops could spark new generation of traction batteries

Nanoscoops could spark new generation of traction batteries

An entirely new type of nanomaterial developed at Rensselaer could enable the next generation of high-power rechargeable lithium (Li)-ion batteries for electric automobiles, as well as batteries for laptop computers, mobile phones, and other portable devices.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 27, 2011
Seoul starts running electric buses

Seoul starts running electric buses

The Seoul Government has kicked off an eco-friendly itinerary, announcing the official operation of electric-powered buses which will pry the Mt. Namsan routes. The operation of these buses started last December 21 and are said to be the first in the world to operate electric-run buses.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 26, 2011
Mitsubishi taxi rollout in Japan 2011

Mitsubishi taxi rollout in Japan 2011

In January 2011, it has just been announced that an electric taxi based on the successful Mitsubishi i-MiEV pure electric car would be available commercially in 2011.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 25, 2011
Boston-Power's highest energy density battery powers Saab's first EV

Boston-Power's highest energy density battery powers Saab's first EV

Award-winning lithium-ion battery system used in Saab's first all-electric vehicle
External Company Press Release
ECOtality Secures $10 million investment from ABB

ECOtality Secures $10 million investment from ABB

EV charging station provider secures equity investment and North American manufacturing agreement.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 20, 2011
Mission Motors unveils electric superbike

Mission Motors unveils electric superbike

Mission Motors unveiled the Mission R, the company's new electric racing superbike in Long Beach, California last month. Featuring the company's latest powertrain technology and an entirely new race-ready design, the motorcycle will lead the company's upcoming 2011 racing program including the TTXGP.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 18, 2011
Ford and Best Buy partner to sell electric charging stations

Ford and Best Buy partner to sell electric charging stations

Ford Motor Co. and Best Buy Co. Inc. will partner to install household charging stations for the new Focus Electric cars being launched in the U.S. later this year, Ford said recently.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 14, 2011
Ford to launch electric car later this year

Ford to launch electric car later this year

Ford Motor Company's all-new Focus Electric - the company's first-ever all-electric passenger car is due to be launched in late 2011. It will be one of five new electrified vehicles Ford will deliver by 2013 in North America and Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 12, 2011
General Motors concept electric vehicle can park itself

General Motors concept electric vehicle can park itself

General Motors concept electric vehicle includes a feature that would allow the vehicle to park itself and automatically return to the user when summoned from a smartphone application.
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