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Off to the Office Aboard the AutoTram Electric Vehicle

Electric and hybrid vehicles could take over the cities besides: cars, bicycles, buses and streetcars as new concepts for individual and local public transportation.

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Finland Aims to Build First Ever Green Highway

Finland wants to build the world’s first “green highway” with service stations offering charging points for electric cars and pumps filled with local biofuels, the project manager said Thursday.

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EV Charging Station To Be Installed in Connecticut

Governor M. Jodi Rell yesterday announced that an electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be installed at the State Capitol Complex at no charge to the state. The Governor said the unit – donated by Northeast Utilities (NU) and Enfield-based Control Modules Industries – is being installed in the parking garage of the

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Hyundai Bets on Lithium-Ion Batteries

The 2011 Sonata Hybrid will be the first mass-market car to use the battery technology.  In December, Hyundai will launch the 2011 Sonata Hybrid, the world’s first mass-market hybrid with a lithium-ion battery pack.

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Hybrid vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cell energy system

Berlin specialist in energy storage solutions obtains order for fuel cell system solution for garbage collection vehicle Heliocentris Fuel Cells AG is a specialist for clean energy storage solutions based on a smart combination of batteries, fuel cells and energy management, is developing in collaboration with FAUN Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG, the European market […]

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Toyota Posts $2.2 Billion Profit in Q1

Toyota Motor Corp. posted profits of $2.2 billion during the first quarter of 2010, according to a report from the company on Wednesday. The Japanese automaker said that their sales went up 27 percent from April to June, from $44.6 billion to $56.7 billion.

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The first solar powered vehicle available in North America

The Solar Bug is a solar-electric vehicle which travels more than 30 miles on a full charge at speeds up to 35 miles per hour, and can carry two passengers and a small amount of cargo. It has 200 watts of roof-mounted solar power and a proprietary regenerative braking system which converts braking energy into […]

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Hawaiian Electric Company today asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to approve a proposal for an Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Rate Pilot Project with reduced rates to encourage early adoption of electric vehicles and help make Hawaii EV-ready. The proposed three-year pilot program will be open to 1,000 customers on Oahu, 300 in Maui County […]

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The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to install more than 100 EV charging points until the end of this year. “We are establishing advanced operation system to compete with EV charging infrastructure established in other advanced cities,” said Director Lee In-Keun for Air Quality Management Division at the government.

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New electric version of RAV4 developed by Toyota and Tesla

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Tesla Motors Inc. announced their intention to cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, parts, production system and engineering support.

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