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UPDATE: The must-go-to Events in 2010 - a cars21.com sele...

UPDATE: The must-go-to Events in 2010 - a cars21.com sele...

5 January 2010
As the global economy is slowly moving out of recession and the pressure keeps on growing from government and the wider community to reduce CO2 emissions, more and more events are competing for an expert audience on e...
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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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How to reduce EV production costs? EV Battery Tech USA

How to reduce EV production costs? EV Battery Tech USA

7 October 2011
Last week was taking place the EV Battery Tech USA in Troy, Michigan. One of the main topics this year was “Translating technical solutions into commercial opportunities for reducing the cost of Electric Vehicle...
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cars21.com reporting from EVS 24, Norway

cars21.com reporting from EVS 24, Norway

13 May 2009
From 13 to 16 May, cars21.com will be reporting from the EVS-Towards Zero Emissions conference in Stavanger, Norway. The International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS), organised by the World Electric V...
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BATTERIES 2009: Latest Market Trends for Batteries

BATTERIES 2009: Latest Market Trends for Batteries

1 October 2009
250 experts attend BATTERIES 2009 to make this a truly global event. Presentations cover latest market trends, raw materials, and a special session on HEV’s. Below is a first selection of presentations…wi...
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2010 New Energy Vehicle Technology & Investment Congress

2010 New Energy Vehicle Technology & Investment Congress

9 September 2010
Over 120 government officials, industry leaders, solution providers, project developers and experts from China's automotive industries gathered in Tianjin, China last week for the 2010 New Energy Vehicle Technology &a...
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BYD: E-taxis and e-buses lead to huge cost savings today

BYD: E-taxis and e-buses lead to huge cost savings today

9 November 2010
Up to 355,000 RMB (€38,100) over a 5 years life time of a taxi, and 1.26 million RMB (€136,057) over an 8 years operation of a bus can be saved by switching from an ICE to a full-electric model. This and oth...
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Charging stations at EVS 25: An examination of 13 manufac...

Charging stations at EVS 25: An examination of 13 manufac...

18 November 2010
Charging stations are an important precursor to electric vehicle (EV) uptake. Although different standards exist in different global locales, some commonalities do exist in charging infrastructure. cars21.com met 13 c...
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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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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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10 reasons to attend EV Battery Forum 2011

10 reasons to attend EV Battery Forum 2011

15 March 2011
From 12-14 April 2011, the 3rd EV Battery Forum will take place in Barcelona, Spain. The event unites a combination of Asian and Western participants making it a unique buyers and sellers exchange for the Electric Veh...
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eCarTec: Global Insight gives forecast for EV market

eCarTec: Global Insight gives forecast for EV market

8 April 2011
At the 2nd International eCarTec Paris Conference & Exhibition, 30-31 March 2011, several firms, including IHS Global Insight, a global information company, presented mobility solutions for 2030 and beyond. cars21...
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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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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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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 ...