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Electrical grid: grid benefits from electric vehicles

9 January 2015 | Utility Products
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and automaker BMW are teaming up to test the ability of electric vehicle batteries to provide valuable services to the electric grid. If successful, the pilot program could ...
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Gogoro ignites smart city transformation with launch of w...

7 January 2015 | PR Newswire
Gogoro, a company transforming how energy is distributed and managed in megacities, today unveiled the world's first high-performance, zero emissions, two-wheeled electric vehicle, the Gogoro Smartscooter™. The ...
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Atlanta’s $98 million (€82 million) elect...

6 January 2015 | cleantechnica
The city of Atlanta’s $98 million (€82 million) initiative to bring electric streetcars back to the city is now finally starting to bear fruit, with the first section of a possible city-wide network no...
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Audi to launch two electric vehicles by 2018

5 January 2015 | Carscoops
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler said in an interview that by 2018, their range will feature two new EVs, including a €2 billion investment in the development of electric drive systems and digital technologies.  &nb...
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San Diego County opening new charging stations for electr...

23 December 2014 | KPBS
Several charging stations for electric vehicles are set to go into operation Monday in the parking garage under the Waterfront Park at the County Administration Center. The stations are located along the southwest wal...
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Sales of electric vehicles up 46% in Republic of Ireland

23 December 2014 | Irish Examiner
It represents a 46% increase on the total sales figure last year for all such vehicles which include electric vehicles (EVs), hybrids and plug-in hybrid electric types.Hybrids remain the most popular type of model, ac...
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New study shows electric vehicles can have significant cl...

22 December 2014 | Union of Concerned Scientists
A new study from the University of Minnesota shows that plug-in electric vehicles have both an air quality and global warming emissions benefit when they are charged using electricity generated from natural gas or ren...
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Here’s how electric cars could be cheaper than gas ...

18 December 2014 | Quartz
One thing confounding the much-delayed electric car revolution is that its antagonist—the gasoline engine—is a moving target. Under dogged pressure from electric competitors and government emissions standa...
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Earley: Think bigger on electric vehicles

17 December 2014 | The Detroit News
Electric drive technologies have improved dramatically in recent years. The number of charging stations in the country has multiplied from fewer than 6,000 to more than 20,000. And the cost of batteries, the biggest f...
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Electric Cars: a review of 2014

16 December 2014 | Forbes
The United States is the largest electric car market in the world. Through November of this year, 83,647 electric cars were sold in America. While this represents a 26-percent increase over the number sold during the ...
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PG&E chairman sees electric vehicles as an opportunity

16 December 2014 | Utility Products
In an address to the Detroit Economic Club, Tony Earley, chairman, CEO and president of PG&E Corp., laid out a vision of an environmentally cleaner, economically stronger and more energy-independent America. One o...
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Which states have the most electric vehicles? Map shows c...

12 December 2014 | International Business Times
Battery powered cars are steadily rolling out across America’s roads, but only in a patchwork of states. In California, Washington and Hawaii more than three out of every 1,000 vehicles are now electric. But in ...
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Tesla begins selling electric vehicles in Australia and p...

10 December 2014 | Guardian
Zero-emission, fully electric vehicles from the pioneering US manufacturer Tesla have officially gone on sale in Australia. The company of the billionaire Paypal founder, Elon Musk, opened its first Australian show...
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Plans for electric car-sharing trial for up to 1,000 vehi...

10 December 2014 | Straits Times
Singapore plans to embark on an electric car-sharing trial that could last up to 10 years and involve as many as 1,000 electric vehicles. The inter-agency Electro-Mobility Singapore taskforce led by the Land Transp...
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State of Utah launches new website for electric vehicle o...

9 December 2014 | KSL
On Tuesday, the Governor’s Office of Energy Development announced the launch of the website www.utahdriveselectric.org aimed at aiding current electric vehicle owners by providing up-to-date information on the i...