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Welcome to the decade of hybrid electric vehicles

Welcome to the decade of hybrid electric vehicles

30 June 2011
The Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air Europe 2011 conference, held by IDTechEx, took place in Stuttgart, Germany on 28-29 June 2011. Chaired by Dr Peter Harrop, players from the battery industry and OEMs gave their vie...
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TEC-VE Brazil reveals the Brazilian electric vehicle project

TEC-VE Brazil reveals the Brazilian electric vehicle project

30 June 2011
On 21-22 June Brasilia hosted the TEC-VE seminar promoted by the Brazilian Electric Vehicle Association (ABVE). Participants discussed obstructive tax schemes and technology barriers as major drawbacks to a fast u...
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Daimler and Opel views on EV and their batteries

Daimler and Opel views on EV and their batteries

22 June 2011
At the latest Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) in Mainz, Opel presented real-life testing results of their new range-extended electric Ampera, while Daimler highlighted the role of public charging infrast...
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Germany steering towards electric vehicles

Germany steering towards electric vehicles

17 June 2011
At the AABC Europe 2011 conference, hosted in Mainz from 6-10 June 2011, Daimler presented a lifecycle assessment of energy consumption and GHG emissions for alternative drive trains which seems to indicate a shift in...
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Higher projections for EV battery market at AABC Europe 2011

Higher projections for EV battery market at AABC Europe 2011

16 June 2011
The Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) took place in Mainz, Germany on 6-10 June 2011. Chaired by Menahem Anderman, AAB President, key players in the battery industry as well as consultancy companies gave p...
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3rd German EV Congress: Where does Germany stand 2 years ...

3rd German EV Congress: Where does Germany stand 2 years ...

10 June 2011
At the third edition of the German Electric Vehicle Congress in Bonn the question of how concretely electric mobility would move into the fast lane is currently being discussed, with a large variety of topics covered....
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Why is Germany hosting 6 events related to electric vehic...

Why is Germany hosting 6 events related to electric vehic...

9 June 2011
After a period where Germany was rather discrete regarding electric mobility, the country is now becoming one of the most active in Europe. Following a government announcement of additional funding for EV research in ...
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Green vehicle exhibition at the European Parliament

Green vehicle exhibition at the European Parliament

1 June 2011
On 31 May 2011, the European Green Cars Initiative displayed a representative collection of innovative electric and hybrid vehicles, solutions for grid integration and efficient co-modal logistics on the Esplanade in ...
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Experts discuss EV development strategies in China

Experts discuss EV development strategies in China

25 May 2011
Supported by the Shanghai Lingang Economic Development (Group) Co., Ltd, Noppen’s China Automotive Market Expansion Summit 2011 was held on 12-13 May 2011 in Shanghai, China. The event brought together over 90 e...
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Eurelectric gives EU electricity industry views on EV cha...

Eurelectric gives EU electricity industry views on EV cha...

10 May 2011
The Association of the Electricity industry in Europe – eurelectric – brought together e-mobility experts from OEMs, utilities and institutions during a workshop held last week focusing on EV charging. The...
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ANSI Workshop called for electric drive vehicle standardi...

ANSI Workshop called for electric drive vehicle standardi...

29 April 2011
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Workshop: Standards and Codes for Electric Drive Vehicles took place on 5-6 April 2011 to examine actions needed to effectively reach the one million EVs on US roads b...
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Shanghai motor show: EU and US carmakers are eager to sel...

Shanghai motor show: EU and US carmakers are eager to sel...

27 April 2011
The 14th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, taking place until 28 April 2011, is the scene of an incredible 2,000 automobile-related exhibitors from 25 countries displaying their latest products in...
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EU Sustainable Energy Week: Belgium and Cataluña w...

EU Sustainable Energy Week: Belgium and Cataluña w...

22 April 2011
During the EU Sustainable Energy Week, held from 11-15 April 2011 in Brussels, the Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) Economy organised a workshop to discuss the future Belgium’s masterplan for electric mobili...
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EV Battery Forum: We want more EVs, but how?

EV Battery Forum: We want more EVs, but how?

21 April 2011
cars21.com was an official media partner of the 3rd EV Battery forum this time organised in Barcelona. The event brought together around 220 experts and 20+ exhibitors showcasing latest EV technologies.
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EV Battery Forum: LEV open the path to EV in China

EV Battery Forum: LEV open the path to EV in China

21 April 2011
The EV Battery Forum, 12-14 April 2011, brought experts together in Barcelona to discuss the latest electric vehicle updates. Presentations from Alpha Lujo EV R&D and Tianjin Institute of Power Sources gave projec...