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EV Japan: cars21.com members reporting on site

EV Japan: cars21.com members reporting on site

27 January 2012
Kanako Nagano, PlugSurfing's Japanese Community Manager and cars21.com community member, attended the EV Japan, taking place in Tokyo from 18-20 January. Her colleague Adam Woolway, UK Community Manager and also cars2...
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EUR 100 million for EV projects in Finland

EUR 100 million for EV projects in Finland

20 January 2012
Helsinki Capital Region’s Electrictraffic.fi project has been launched in December 2011. It is part of the EUR 100 million Electric Vehicle Systems Program EVE administered by Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency f...
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Detroit Auto Show: Electric premieres

Detroit Auto Show: Electric premieres

17 January 2012
The 105th North American International Auto Show 2012 is held in Detroit until 22 January. New electric cars, some of them even already planned for production, can be seen at the biggest US automotive event. cars21.co...
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Brussels Auto Salon: EVs in the spotlight

Brussels Auto Salon: EVs in the spotlight

13 January 2012
The 90th edition of the Brussels Auto Salon is held in the 100,000m2 of the Brussels Expo (Heysel) from 12 to 22 January 2012. EVs are clearly in the focus, being displayed on the front stage of nearly each stand. In ...
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The must-go-to EVents in 2012 - a cars21.com selection

The must-go-to EVents in 2012 - a cars21.com selection

3 January 2012
2012 promises to be an exciting year for electric vehicles, as many manufacturers have already planned to launch their EVs on the market this year. cars21.com will be travelling to leading conferences and trade fairs ...
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EU Committee of Regions goes Green – Interview with...

EU Committee of Regions goes Green – Interview with...

19 December 2011
On Thursday 15 December 2011, the EU Committee of the Regions has received the keys of a 100% electric Nissan LEAF that will be used by the institution during VIP visits in Brussels and for general logistical purposes...
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13 proposed actions to stimulate electric mobility in Bel...

13 proposed actions to stimulate electric mobility in Bel...

14 December 2011
The Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) for the Economy has since October 2010 been organising a series of events under the Belgian Platform on Electric Vehicles, aimed at creating a Roadmap for promoting electric ve...
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EVs are the cheaper solution in the long run – EV V...

EVs are the cheaper solution in the long run – EV V...

9 December 2011
On 8 December 2011, the EV Virtual Summit 2011 organised by the Smart Grid Observer brought together 12 expert speakers from the EV sector. Topics covered were i.a. the total cost of ownership and safety standards for...
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Tokyo Motor Show 2011: 'Mobility can change the world' - ...

Tokyo Motor Show 2011: 'Mobility can change the world' - ...

6 December 2011
Most non-Japanese OEMs struggle to get consumers’ attention. However, the Tokyo Motor Show 2011 is a hub of innovative transport technologies and a key opportunity for OEM's to showcase their products. In this s...
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Tokyo Motor Show 2011: 'Mobility can change the world' - ...

Tokyo Motor Show 2011: 'Mobility can change the world' - ...

2 December 2011
The 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011 is organised from 2-11 December 2011. At the world’s leading technology motor show manufacturers are displaying automobiles that are more than just transportation but rather full s...
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China EV News Week

China EV News Week

30 November 2011
The Chinese government for the first time officially listed new-energy vehicles in its approved government purchases. In the construction of EV charging stations, China’s power-grid giants seem to prefer battery...
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EU project to train EV & charging stations personnel ...

EU project to train EV & charging stations personnel ...

29 November 2011
The ELEVTRA project, funded by the European Life Long Learning programme, has kicked off to develop e-learning and hands-on practice courses for electronics technicians involved in maintaining and repairing electric v...
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Fuel cell vehicles from 2014 onwards, but infrastructure ...

Fuel cell vehicles from 2014 onwards, but infrastructure ...

25 November 2011
On 22 and 23 November, Daimler, Linde, Honda, Intelligent Energy, Opel and Toyota organised the fourth annual edition of the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) Drive ‘n’ Ride in Brussels. Manufac...
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Quality and safety standards discussed at 4th EV Battery ...

Quality and safety standards discussed at 4th EV Battery ...

22 November 2011
A representative of the Greater China Underwriters Laboratories gave his insights on the issues of standards for EV batteries and charging infrastructure during the EV Battery Forum, organised by Dufresne 7-9 November...
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LA Auto Show 2011: EV offer is growing fast!

LA Auto Show 2011: EV offer is growing fast!

18 November 2011
The Los Angeles Auto Show opens 18-27 November 2011 with more than 50 World and North American premieres. This year's show is marked by a global trend towards more fuel-efficient vehicles, vehicle hybridisation and ve...