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3.3 million zero-emission vehicles by 2025

3.3 million zero-emission vehicles by 2025

30 October 2013
Governors of eight US states have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces and put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads by 2025. The agreement, which covers battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hyb...
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UPDATE: Advancing electric mobility through electric car-...

UPDATE: Advancing electric mobility through electric car-...

30 October 2013
Mobility experts think that through electric vehicle (EV) sharing and rental schemes, EVs could become an integral part of the urban environment. By renting an electric car customers can get the EV experience without ...
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Rapid charging stations slowly rolling throughout Europe

Rapid charging stations slowly rolling throughout Europe

25 October 2013
The United Kingdom is the latest country in Europe to announce its electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network projects. The world’s first rapid charging network was opened in Estonia in February 2013 and simila...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for September

US Electric Vehicles sales report for September

4 October 2013
The monthly EV sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with the latest available information. In total, more than 8,000 electric cars were sold in the US in September 2013, which is the third best month t...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for August

US Electric Vehicles sales report for August

5 September 2013
The monthly EV sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with the latest available information. In total, more than 11,000 electric cars were sold in the US in August 2013, which is the best month ever in t...
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Advancing electric mobility through electric car-sharing ...

Advancing electric mobility through electric car-sharing ...

29 August 2013
Electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing schemes are gaining popularity in cities around the world. Several initiatives across Europe are providing the consumer with the opportunity to get the EV experience without the risks...
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100.000 EVs by 2020: electric cars in Norway

100.000 EVs by 2020: electric cars in Norway

21 August 2013
There are over 11.000 electric vehicles (EVs) on the Norwegian roads today and electric cars constitute 3% of new cars sold in Norway each month. Furthermore, six out of nine political parties have included electric v...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for July

US Electric Vehicles sales report for July

12 August 2013
The monthly EV sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with the latest available information. In total, 6,592 electric cars were sold in the US in July 2013, which is the third lowest monthly sales figure...
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BMW i3: the next premium electric car

BMW i3: the next premium electric car

30 July 2013
On 29 July 2013 BMW finally unveiled its first electric vehicle, which will hit the European market in November 2013, and China, USA and Japan in the second quarter of 2014. In Europe, the i3 will cost €34,950 be...
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€15 million subsidy for charging infrastructure, pil...

€15 million subsidy for charging infrastructure, pil...

24 July 2013
The 51st Electric Japan column reports on several topics including an ambitious plan to build battery charging infrastructure supported by a generous subsidy from the Japanese government, a pilot test of Nissan’...
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Renault ZOE: test-drive and Chameleon charger

Renault ZOE: test-drive and Chameleon charger

18 July 2013
Renault has worked on the ZOE to be their first electric car built electric from the ground up. Indeed, the Z.E. range of vehicles offered by Renault were so far all converted ICEs. Many people expect a lot from the Z...
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US Electric Vehicles sales report for June

US Electric Vehicles sales report for June

12 July 2013
The monthly EV sales report is provided by InsideEVs and is updated with latest information available. In total, 7,892 electric cars were sold in the US in June 2013, which is the second highest monthly sales figure t...
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PEVs combined with green energy packages could increase E...

PEVs combined with green energy packages could increase E...

11 July 2013
Combining the purchase of a plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) with a green electricity programme could increase consumers’ interest in electric cars, claims a new study. According to the research, when a sales offe...
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Low-cost rental and test drives help boost EV market in C...

Low-cost rental and test drives help boost EV market in C...

10 July 2013
In China, EV rental companies and manufacturers are promoting electric cars by providing customers with opportunities to test-drive and experience the cars. In June, BMW launched a one-year test drive for its ActiveE ...
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ABB to provide world’s largest network of EV fast-c...

ABB to provide world’s largest network of EV fast-c...

9 July 2013
Leading power and automation tecLhnology group, ABB, has won the contract to build an electric vehicle fast-charging infrastructure that will bring charging stations within 50 kilometers of all 16.7 million inhabitant...