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The Next Electric Car Breakthrough: Short-Distance Vehicl...

8 May 2013 | plugincars
Discussions about electric cars obsessively focus on range. There’s endless hand-wringing about why EVs can’t go as far as gas cars, what it would cost to make that happen, and how current range limits kil...
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Gogoro ignites smart city transformation with launch of w...

7 January 2015 | PR Newswire
Gogoro, a company transforming how energy is distributed and managed in megacities, today unveiled the world's first high-performance, zero emissions, two-wheeled electric vehicle, the Gogoro Smartscooter™. The ...
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How Georgia became the biggest electric vehicle market in...

14 January 2015 | Guardian
During the last year, sales grew more than sevenfold in the southeastern state, with electric cars accounting for one of every 60 new cars sold, according to data firm Statista. That’s a higher percentage than t...
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China gets ready for EVs in 2015: ELECTRIC CHINA WEEKLY N...

China gets ready for EVs in 2015: ELECTRIC CHINA WEEKLY N...

20 January 2015
The Chinese EV (electric vehicle) market kicked off 2015 with the first China Electric Vehicles 100 Forum gathering over 700 participants from government, industry and research organisations, who came together in Beij...
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EU funds 200 charging points for electric vehicles across...

26 January 2015 | Cities Today
The EU’s TEN-T Programme will provide €5 million to co-fund a study and a pilot deployment of 200 charging points for electric vehicles on the main French highways. The project will contribute to the develo...
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Tesla killer: GM to unveil long-range electric car

15 January 2015 | USA Today
General Motors will unveil an all-electric concept car at the Detroit auto show Monday that has a 200-mile range and Tesla in its competitive crosshairs. The Chevrolet Bolt could hit the market in 2017, people fami...
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Nissan plans 1,000 new stations to quickly charge electri...

28 January 2015 | New York Times
Nissan said it would help open about 1,000 high-speed charging stations for electric vehicles between now and April 2016. Days earlier, BMW and Volkswagen announced a joint effort to build 100 high-speed public cha...
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Jordan Wants to boost electric-car adoption; solar chargi...

19 January 2015 | Yahoo Autos
The country will waive import tariffs in electric cars--which would normally double their price--and spend $120 million to install a network of solar-powered charging stations, according to a recent Navigant Research ...
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Atlanta’s $98 million (€82 million) elect...

6 January 2015 | cleantechnica
The city of Atlanta’s $98 million (€82 million) initiative to bring electric streetcars back to the city is now finally starting to bear fruit, with the first section of a possible city-wide network no...
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Mercedes Unveils Self-Driving, Pollution-Free Car At CES ...

12 January 2015 | Newsweek
Dubbed the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion, this automobile is fully autonomous and produces no carbon emissions whatsoever, said Dieter Zetsch, head of the German company. It is powered by a battery and a fuel ce...
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Electrical grid: grid benefits from electric vehicles

9 January 2015 | Utility Products
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and automaker BMW are teaming up to test the ability of electric vehicle batteries to provide valuable services to the electric grid. If successful, the pilot program could ...
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EU policy-makers seek to make electric transport a 'prior...

5 February 2015 | Reuters
Electric vehicles should be "a high priority", the European Commission says in a discussion paper that maps out its vision for a single energy union based on improved power and gas connections and the free f...
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Ford announces electric vehicle plan and other initiatives

13 January 2015 | Smartmeters.com
During his 2015 International CES keynote, Ford chief executive officer Mark Field outlined the company’s new initiative, a set of 25 experiments designed to test out innovative ideas that address an array of dr...
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The state of electric vehicles in Canada

18 February 2015 | Huffington Post
More than 11,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been sold in Canada since 2011. The Chevy Volt leads the pack account for 37% of all EV sales in Canada, while the Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model S come in second and t...
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Electric vehicle battery makers report 54% sales increase...

24 February 2015 | cleantechnica
Comprehensive sales figures for EV battery manufacturers in 2014 recently became available, giving us further insight into the fast-growing market. Altogether, the year saw an increase of 54% over the previous year. ...