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2011 China Plug-In Electric Vehicle Forum: China to take ...

2011 China Plug-In Electric Vehicle Forum: China to take ...

14 March 2011
The 2011 China Plug-In Electric Vehicle Forum, held from 10-11 March, brought together 200+ key industry players to discuss the advancement of China’s EV charging infrastructure. cars21.com attended the event an...
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IAMF conference: Large cities strategically are not the b...

IAMF conference: Large cities strategically are not the b...

14 March 2011
The International Advanced Mobility Forum (IAMF) last week called experts together in Geneva to discuss future mobility solutions. cars21.com summarises two of the most surprising statements delivered at the event.
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Battery Japan: View of A123, Ener1 and SB Limotive

Battery Japan: View of A123, Ener1 and SB Limotive

10 March 2011
While yesterday's report from Battery Japan 2011 presented the OEMs’ point of view, today we focus on the battery manufacturers and their different opinions on battery chemistries, battery lifetime and cost deve...
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Battery Japan: View from Nissan, Honda and Toyota

9 March 2011
The second annual Battery Japan, 2-4 March 2011, brought together major companies and experts within the rechargeable battery world to present and discuss the latest developments in rechargeable batteries, capacitors ...
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Evaluating Business Models for Charging Infrastructures

4 March 2011
EV Charging Infrastructure 2011 event was held in San Francisco from 28 February to 1st of March, bringing together global EV charging experts. Presentations from the event agree to say that no single technological so...
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Geneva Motor Show 2011: avalanche of new electric models

Geneva Motor Show 2011: avalanche of new electric models

2 March 2011
The 81st Geneva International Motor Show, taking place from 3-13 March 2011, is the scene of an incredible 170 World & European vehicle premieres. Yesterday, during the first press day, major carmakers unveiled a ...
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ZVEI Symposium: Magna's and Chemetall's view on EVs and r...

ZVEI Symposium: Magna's and Chemetall's view on EVs and r...

25 February 2011
What does the German automobile sector have to do to become a leader in electric mobility? This question was analysed at the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association's technical symposium in Cologne...
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After the e-bike boom: Will Switzerland become an electri...

After the e-bike boom: Will Switzerland become an electri...

21 February 2011
Every 10th bicycle sold in Switzerland is electric. However, e-scooters are still a rarity on Swiss roads. At the fair for motorbikes, scooters and tuning, SWISS-MOTO, cars21.com talked to the small but growing e-scoo...
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Environmental Technologies hold the key to survival in au...

Environmental Technologies hold the key to survival in au...

4 February 2011
A yearly output of 1 million vehicles with green technologies will be needed to pass the threshold to profit expansion for every car maker, a study presented by Citi Investment Research & Analysis at the EV Japan ...
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Washington Auto Show: “The Green Car Summit”

Washington Auto Show: “The Green Car Summit”

2 February 2011
Officially called “The Green Car Summit” this year’s Washington DC Auto Show features an Advanced Technology SuperHighway to showcase sustainable technologies for the “Generation Green”. ...
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Advanced Automotive Battery Conference: Experts contradic...

Advanced Automotive Battery Conference: Experts contradic...

31 January 2011
The 11th Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) in Pasadena, California, brought close to 1000 delegates together to look at the future for electric vehicles and infrastructure. cars21.com talked to experts, at...
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Test-driving the Leaf: Zero Emission, Zero Compromise

Test-driving the Leaf: Zero Emission, Zero Compromise

27 January 2011
In January 2011, Nissan Belgium offered the possibility to drive a Nissan Leaf for a 30 minute test ride in Brussels. cars21.com had the opportunity to try the ‘Car of the Year 2011’. Here are our comments.
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Battery technology: li-ion and beyond

Battery technology: li-ion and beyond

27 January 2011
At the 3rd EV and HEV Drive System Technology Expo 18-20 January in Tokyo, Hiroyuki Yumoto, Director of Cell Development at ENER1, and Hideki Iba, General Manager of Battery Research Department at Toyota Motor Corpora...
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Key events in 2011: follow the electric journey of cars21...

Key events in 2011: follow the electric journey of cars21...

26 January 2011
2011 promises to be an exciting year for electric vehicles. cars21.com will be travelling to leading conferences and trade fairs around the world to provide you with the latest updates in electric cars. Find out which...
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LEV Conference 2011:  3 days to understand the light elec...

LEV Conference 2011: 3 days to understand the light elec...

25 January 2011
cars21.com is media partner for the Light Electric Vehicle Conference 2011 on 14-15 March in Taipei. The event unites LEV manufacturers, component and drivetrain makers, bicycle makers, law makers, research institutio...