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Order-books open today for all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf...

12 March 2014 | Automotive World
From 11 March, customers can place orders for the fully electric Volkswagen e-Golf, which is priced at £25,845 on the road (including £5,000 Government grant or £30,845 RRP).  The e-Golf can be ...
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All-electric vehicles will come from Jaguar Land Rover

6 March 2014 | Auto Express
Manufacturer reveals it could eventually go zero-emission, while hybrid could become most popular power
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Driving ahead

6 March 2014 | Economist
ELON MUSK, the chief executive of Tesla Motors, has started a bidding war among four states in America’s south-west for the future home of a “gigafactory”. Due to start production in 2020, the giant ...
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Global Production of Electric Vehicles to Surge by 67 Per...

17 February 2014 | IHS
Southfield, Mich. (Feb. 4, 2014)—Driven by tighter emission standards in Europe, worldwide production of electric vehicles (EVs) will soar by 67 percent this year, according to IHS Automotive, driven by Polk. ...
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London's first electric taxi fleet hits the streets

11 February 2014 | Business Green
London's first fleet of electric taxis has come into operation today, four years ahead of Mayor Boris Johnson's 2018 deadline for all new cabs to be zero emission. The 20 e6 model taxis have been manufactured by Warre...
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Tesla stock hits record high

11 February 2014 | CNNMoney.com
Shares of Tesla Motors shot up to a record high Monday after China's finance ministry announced higher than expected subsidies for electric cars bought there. Shares of Tesla shot up as high as $196, before easing off...
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Serious electric car production growth predicted 

11 February 2014 | Earth Techling
All of that activity in Europe you’ve been seeing of late, whether it involves Tesla Motors or aggressive electric vehicle development plans in the United Kingdom, heralds this part of the world is moving m...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for January 2014

US Electric Vehicles sales report for January 2014

10 February 2014
The monthly electric vehicle (EV) sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with the latest available information. After December 2013 ranked among the best selling months of the year for electric cars, 201...
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Kia Soul EV joins electric car ranks

10 February 2014 | Cnet
Kia chose the Chicago Auto Show as the debut venue for the Soul EV, the electric version of Kia's boxy little hatchback SUV thing. The standard Soul model received a major update for the 2014 model year. The Soul EV w...
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China to extend subsidies on electric cars past 2015

10 February 2014 | Reuters
China's Finance Ministry said it will extend a programme of subsidies for buyers of electric-powered vehicles after the current subsidy regime, part of efforts to combat pollution in cities, expires in 2015. The exist...
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August Electric Vehicle Meet In CA: Batteries Only (No Vo...

10 February 2014 | Green Car Reports
This August, a group of electric vehicle drivers will travel from Mexico to Canada up the West Coast as part of the BC2BC annual all-electric vehicle rally. To celebrate, the meet will bring together electric vehicles...
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Top Electric Car States — Which Has The Highest Per...

4 February 2014 | cleantechnica
In San Francisco, LA, and San Diego, one expects to see a ton of fresh-spirited electric cars spinning around town. However, surprisingly, California comes in third in terms of electric vehicles per total auto sales. ...
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UK aims to become a world leader in EVs

UK aims to become a world leader in EVs

3 February 2014
The UK government has announced plans to spend £9,3m (€11,3m) on electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in the hopes of encouraging more people to make the switch to green cars. The plan foresees a rollout o...
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Electric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expecte...

3 February 2014 | Green Car Reports
A trial program with electric cars at the Kennedy Space Center is going better than expected, cutting greenhouse gas emissions in company vehicles. In fact, the center's sustainability office suggests the results are ...
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New Method of Charging Electric Cars Could Bring Savings&...

3 February 2014 | Wesa 90,5
A new study by a team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University suggests that electric car owners can cut costs if they forfeit control over when to charge their vehicles. The study found that allowing the power gr...