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Seoul partners with BMW and others to encourage drivers t...

12 November 2014 | Cnet
BMW, GM, Kia, and Renault Samsung have partnered with the city government of Seoul to bolster usage of electric cars in the bustling city. According to local news reports, Seoul's "2014 Civilian Supply of Electri...
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2014: an important year for electric vehicles in China; E...

2014: an important year for electric vehicles in China; E...

12 November 2014
2014 has proven to be an important year for EV market growth in China, with a number of positive developments, such as: the opening of the first EV charging station at Beijing International Airport; a collaboration be...
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Manhattan Beach says yes to electric vehicles 

6 November 2014 | Easyreadernews
The city of Manhattan Beach will expand its electric vehicle charging infrastructure and explore making renewable energy more available to its residents, the city council voted last month. Saying that it wanted to ...
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Brazil government promises incentives for hybrids, electr...

4 November 2014 | Latine American Herald Tribune
Brazil’s government pledged at Thursday’s inauguration of the Sao Paulo International Motor Show to provide incentives for manufacturers of hybrid and electric vehicles and spur economic growth to sustain ...
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GreenTech Automotive opens electric vehicle production pl...

4 November 2014 | cleantechnica
One of the country’s top “green” automotive manufacturers — GreenTech Automotive — recently celebrated the grand opening of its newest production facility in Tunica, Mississippi, as per r...
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Join the Elevtra - Electric Vehicles Training final seminar

Join the Elevtra - Electric Vehicles Training final seminar

30 October 2014
Funded by the European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme, the ELEVTRA project aims to develop a comprehensive, international and standardised training programme for the maintenance and repair of electric vehicles...
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Volkswagen to introduce more than 20 electric cars in China

30 October 2014 | inautonews
Volkswagen AG, the world’s second-largest automaker, has announced it aims to maintain competitiveness on the Chinese market – both its largest single market and the world’s biggest – by launch...
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China encouraging citizens to buy electric vehicles

29 October 2014 | Chicago Tribune
China's central and local governments are encouraging people to buy electric vehicles as the country's air pollution grows ever more serious. Many major automakers have released new EV models in China, and the central...
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Will the first actual Model S competitor come from Porsche?

28 October 2014 | Torque News
Though there are quite a few electric cars available today, none are direct competitors of the Tesla Model S. We may see a true challenger from Porsche as early as 2018. Tesla CEO Elon Musk, when announcing that the c...
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Brits finally switch on and plug-in to electric cars as Q...

22 October 2014 | Transport & Environment
After several years of lacklustre plug-in car sales, the UK’s automotive industry has reported a record third quarter to the year, with more than 5,000 plug-in car grants being awarded to Brits keen to dump the ...
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Barcelona joins Amsterdam in electric taxis initiative

21 October 2014 | La Vanguardia
Barcelona (Spain) now has its first three Nissan e-NV200 taxis driving across the city. Iberia Marco Toro, General Manager of Nissan Iberia, pointed out that as sustainable transport is becoming more and more importan...
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All Schiphol taxis now electric cars

17 October 2014 | NLtimes.nl
In a press release the City of Amsterdam announced that starting today all taxi services departing from Schiphol Airport will be taken over by taxi organisations BIOS-groep and BBF SchipholTaxi. 168 fully electric ta...
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Electric vehicles reach highest percentage of US auto sal...

16 October 2014 | Huffington Post
Last month, plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) made up the highest percentage ever tallied of total vehicles sold in the United States. This is news for optimism. For an environmental group like the Sierra Club, it is th...
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NRG eVgo completes largest corporate installation of elec...

15 October 2014 | Benzinga
NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., has completed installation of the largest corporate deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Southern California. eVgo has installed and will manage 60 charg...
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Tesla reveals the D: Two motors and all-wheel-drive

13 October 2014 | CNNMoney.com
"The D" touted by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is here, and it's a dual motor, all-wheel-drive sedan with mind-bending performance numbers. The improvements build on the company's current Model S, offering ...