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Saab the future electric car maker to sell on Chinese market

Saab becomes the electric car automaker which was secured as the iconic Swedish brand after it was saved by Asian investors. National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), headed by entrepreneur Kai Johan Jiang and backed by Asian investors outlined the intention to launch its first electric vehicle based on the current Saab 9-3, in 2014, and […]

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Volvo shows its V60 diesel plug-in hybrid car

Volvo shows this summer its new diesel plug-in hybrid car V60 at Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester. The Swedish automaker decided to go on sale in the UK at the end of the year at a price of £48,700 and possible with an expected discount of £5,000 from the government’s plug-in hybrid car grant […]

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Hybrid future aircraft designed by Shabtai Hirshberg

Shabtai Hirshberg has graduated the Transportation Design MFA program at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, with a thesis called “Redesigning Commercial Aircraft” and based on extensive research on the commercial aviation market. Its project is an aircraft able to fly due a hybrid engine and to land on water. The industrial designer […]

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Electric vehicle charger is free to use in France

Electric vehicle charger deployment inFranceseems to be very slow. Renault decided to install electric vehicle charger around the country free to use. Laurence Frost and Gilles Guillaume of Reuters write that “A century after French tire maker Michelin issued road signs to help early motorists find their way, Renault and Japanese affiliate Nissan are preparing […]

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Colorado law to encourage installation of electric vehicle charging stations

As written in a Green Autoblog article’s a new state law will take effect in August and for only $5,000 you will get the permit to sell electricity at an electric vehicle recharging station. Governor John Hickenlooper says that new law will encourage more business to install electric vehicle recharging station. Colorado has more than […]

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Daimler launched production of its urban electric car Smart Fortwo ED

Daimler starts the production for next generation Smart Fortwo ED urban electric car. Fortwo ED has a bigger electric motor from EM-motive with a 55kW magneto electric motor, and gets a higher top speed of 75 miles per hour at a range of 90 miles. The urban electric car Smart ED has a new 17.6 […]

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VetCars – an Electric Vehicle Pilot Program for U.S. military veterans

Range anxiety seems to be the next enemy for former American soldiers. The industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation who supplies electric car charging stations is working with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to create the pilot “VetCars” program, which will instruct veterans how to install and service infrastructure for electric vehicles, Green Car Reports says. Many […]

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Infiniti Emerg-E a special green car guest this year at Goodwood

Goodwood Festival of Speed will take place next week (28 June -1 July) gathering unusual British Formula 1machines. Green car enthusiasts will be there for their gas saving entertainment. Hybrids and plug-in vehicle have been present there recent years. One of the most important electric vehicles this year will be an Infiniti Emerg-E. According to […]

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Composite materials will lead to greener cars

The use of composite materials is rapidly entering into the automotive industry thanks to a technique developed by the EPFL spin-off EELCEE. This technique promises lighter cars that burn less fuel and, consequently, emit less CO2.

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Super small electric vehicle to be launched by Toyota

Super small electric vehicle of Toyota will be sale in Japan at a price of about $12,600 informed us Green Car Congress citing the Japan publication Nikkei. This model was unveiled at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show and will be based on Toyota’s updated COMS, the one person electric vehicle. Toyota Auto Body division will […]

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