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€107 million funding for EV research in the European...

€107 million funding for EV research in the European...

29 May 2012
The next round of calls for proposals for transport research under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) will be published in July 2012 providing €107 million funding fo...
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'For first time in 30 years EU, Japan, China and US work ...

'For first time in 30 years EU, Japan, China and US work ...

22 May 2012
The European Network of Electric Vehicles and Transferring Expertise (ENEVATE) Milestone Conference in Brussels on 15 May 2012 presented their first results, aiming to facilitate EV adoption through initiatives harmon...
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Transport Research Arena 2012 – a showcase for Euro...

Transport Research Arena 2012 – a showcase for Euro...

11 May 2012
Transport Research Arena (TRA) the top transport research event in Europe was held this year in Athens with more than 1.600 participants. TRA 2012 dealt for the first time extensively with all surface transport modes ...
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EVS26: Global Automakers Agree on Universal Charging System

EVS26: Global Automakers Agree on Universal Charging System

8 May 2012
At EVS26, global automakers are demonstrating a new fast-charging technology giving the opportunity to recharge EVs in 15-20 minutes. Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen have all...
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Auto China 2012 Electric Premieres

Auto China 2012 Electric Premieres

24 April 2012
88 alternative fuel vehicles are showcased at the Beijing International Auto Show 2012, which opens to the public on 27 April until 2 May. Covering 230,000 square metres, the exhibit revealed a total of 120 World Prem...
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8 steps to an EV mass market, says Renault at eCarTec Par...

8 steps to an EV mass market, says Renault at eCarTec Par...

5 April 2012
The 3nd International eCarTec Paris Conference & Exhibition, 3-5 April 2012, brought 140 experts together to discuss electromobility in Paris. Now that EVs are a reality, it is time for all stakeholders to find at...
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EVs make sense in cities already today

EVs make sense in cities already today

29 March 2012
Electric cars and electric bikes have a great potential to make cities cleaner, with B2B fleets having the crucial role of leading their market adoption in the short to medium term. This was among the main messages em...
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Wireless charging and Catalonia’s EV ambitions pres...

Wireless charging and Catalonia’s EV ambitions pres...

23 March 2012
EV Forums, held 21-22 March 2012 in Barcelona, Spain brought together experts to discuss latest updates on EV batteries and EV charging. Technical solutions and applications were presented by the likes of SEAT, Renaul...
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Geneva Motor Show 2012: Green Pavilion and test drives

Geneva Motor Show 2012: Green Pavilion and test drives

9 March 2012
The 82nd edition of the Geneva Motor Show is open to the public since yesterday, and until 18 March, visitors will get the opportunity to discuss with electric vehicle (EV) experts in the Green Pavilion, as well as te...
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Geneva Motor Show 2012: EVs available to market

Geneva Motor Show 2012: EVs available to market

7 March 2012
The 82nd Geneva International Motor Show, taking place from 8-18 March 2012, is the scene of an incredible 208 World & European vehicle premieres. What is new compared to previous years? EVs are in the spotlight, ...
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EV users experience: Driving in -20°C

EV users experience: Driving in -20°C

24 February 2012
On 5 February, Electric Traffic Helsinki organised a gathering of local EVs and their drivers as a part of World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.. Although the thermometer showed 20 degrees below freezing point – a...
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AABC 2012: Challenges and solutions for cost-effective in...

AABC 2012: Challenges and solutions for cost-effective in...

13 February 2012
At the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) last week in Orlando, Florida, Michael Keller, Leader Energy Storage, Volkswagen AG, chaired a session on challenges and solutions for cost-effective integration of...
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Live reporting from AABC 2012: Latest battery technology ...

Live reporting from AABC 2012: Latest battery technology ...

10 February 2012
The Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) is taking place in Orlando, Florida, until 10 February 2012. Chaired by Elmar Hockgeiger, Department Manager Electrical Storage Systems, BMW Group, Session 3 of AABTAM...
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Live reporting from AABC 2012: Market development of EVs ...

Live reporting from AABC 2012: Market development of EVs ...

9 February 2012
The Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) is taking place in Orlando, Florida, until 10 February 2012. Chaired by Dr Menahem Anderman, AAB President, Session 1 of AABTAM focuses on market development of EVs, H...
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EV Japan 2012: EV strategies of key automotive manufacturers

EV Japan 2012: EV strategies of key automotive manufacturers

31 January 2012
The third edition of the EV & HEV Drive Technology Expo, EV Japan, was held earlier this month in Tokyo. cars21.com was a media partner of this event and summarises some of the presentations that focused on recent...