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BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid Deliveries Begin in June

24 March 2014 | Triple Pundit
The highly anticipated  BMW i8 plug-in hybrid electric car is entering production in April, with customer deliveries beginning in June. It will be available on the European market first and is sure to make a spla...
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Mitsubishi confirms more plug-in hybrid SUVs

24 March 2014 | Car Advice
The next-generation Mitsubishi Pajero and Mitsubishi ASX will both be offered with PHEV plug-in hybrid electric versions, the Japanese company has confirmed.   The announcement was made at the local launch of t...
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Order-books open today for all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf...

12 March 2014 | Automotive World
From 11 March, customers can place orders for the fully electric Volkswagen e-Golf, which is priced at £25,845 on the road (including £5,000 Government grant or £30,845 RRP).  The e-Golf can be ...
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All-electric vehicles will come from Jaguar Land Rover

6 March 2014 | Auto Express
Manufacturer reveals it could eventually go zero-emission, while hybrid could become most popular power
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Driving ahead

6 March 2014 | Economist
ELON MUSK, the chief executive of Tesla Motors, has started a bidding war among four states in America’s south-west for the future home of a “gigafactory”. Due to start production in 2020, the giant ...
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China Extends Electric-Car Subsidies to Fight Air Pollution

17 February 2014 | Bloomberg
China will give more subsidies for electric vehicles than previously announced as part of government plans to tackle pollution. Shares of BYD Co. (1211) rose. Subsidies for 2014 will be cut by 5 percent, instead of...
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Transport Malta launches grant scheme for the purchase of...

17 February 2014 | Times of Malta
Transport Malta has launched a grant scheme to encourage motorists to buy electric vehicles and quadricycles. The scheme is aimed at reducing pollution and the number of old cars on the roads. The scheme provides fo...
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Global Production of Electric Vehicles to Surge by 67 Per...

17 February 2014 | IHS
Southfield, Mich. (Feb. 4, 2014)—Driven by tighter emission standards in Europe, worldwide production of electric vehicles (EVs) will soar by 67 percent this year, according to IHS Automotive, driven by Polk. ...
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Green power company offers "free miles" to elec...

13 February 2014 | treehugger.com
Electric cars, and more precisely the charging of these cars, may provide a much needed growth area for those who are smart enough to get in early. In the UK, at least, it would appear that Ecotricity—the ultra-...
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Efforts Underway to Develop Better Batteries for Electric...

13 February 2014 | Product Design & Development
Electricity producing batteries are a vital part of daily life on Earth and in space. Power storage devices keep spacecraft operating, cars running, cell phones connected and flashlights lit. The Advanced Research Pro...
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London's first electric taxi fleet hits the streets

11 February 2014 | Business Green
London's first fleet of electric taxis has come into operation today, four years ahead of Mayor Boris Johnson's 2018 deadline for all new cabs to be zero emission. The 20 e6 model taxis have been manufactured by Warre...
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Tesla stock hits record high

11 February 2014 | CNNMoney.com
Shares of Tesla Motors shot up to a record high Monday after China's finance ministry announced higher than expected subsidies for electric cars bought there. Shares of Tesla shot up as high as $196, before easing off...
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Serious electric car production growth predicted 

11 February 2014 | Earth Techling
All of that activity in Europe you’ve been seeing of late, whether it involves Tesla Motors or aggressive electric vehicle development plans in the United Kingdom, heralds this part of the world is moving m...
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India’s Mahindra steps up involvement in electric v...

10 February 2014 | The Australian
INDIAN automaker Mahindra & Mahindra is stepping up its commitment to electric vehicles, showing off its new Formula E racing car and a concept for an electric sports car at this week’s 2014 Delhi Auto Expo,...
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Kia Soul EV joins electric car ranks

10 February 2014 | Cnet
Kia chose the Chicago Auto Show as the debut venue for the Soul EV, the electric version of Kia's boxy little hatchback SUV thing. The standard Soul model received a major update for the 2014 model year. The Soul EV w...