Category Archive: Electric Cars

Mar 10

Zero Emission Trucks in Southern California

BYD is Providing 23 Class 8 Yard Trucks and Four Class 5 Service Trucks for Operation in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties  FONTANA, CALIF.—March 10, 2017— BYD today joined with the California Air Resources Board, San Bernardino Council of Governments and Daylight Transport to celebrate the arrival of the first of 27 zero-emission battery-electric …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/zero-emission-trucks-southern-california.php

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js

Jan 27

Electric Vehicles Support in California

PG&E Submits $250 Million Proposal Expanding Support for Electric Vehicles in California   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for projects aimed at accelerating widespread electric vehicle adoption and combatting climate change. For the seven proposed projects, PG&E is requesting a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/electric-vehicles-support-california.php

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js

May 11

History of the Electric Car

Did you know the history of the electric car? The first cars were electric. Oh so many years ago and yet here today we are still debating as to whether electric cars are the way to go or not. Well of course one of the reasons that ever happened was the availability of cheap oil …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/history-of-the-electric-car.php

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js

Feb 25

Can Electric Nissan Leaf Handle Speed Test?

Stuntman Rodger Larue gets the Nissan LEAF up to full speed. Photograph: Foglight Entertainment What kind of rush do you get behind the wheel of a car fueled by pure electricity instead of traditional gas combustion? Stunt driver Rodger Larue handles America’s best-selling electric car, the Nissan LEAF to a test of speed and reports on …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/can-electric-nissan-leaf-handle-speed-test.php

Feb 25

Proterra Introduces Extended-Range Electric Bus, Flexible Battery System

To more fully serve the diverse needs of the North American transit market, Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, has launched a new extended-range product line. With the introduction of the new TerraVolt™ XR extended-range battery, Proterra buses can now be configured to travel up to 180 miles between charges. This newest …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/proterra-introduces-extended-range-electric-bus-flexible-battery-system.php

Apr 29

Guide to Buying Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Cars

Is an Electric Car Right for You? Operating a car without needing to visit a gas station is intriguing idea to many American drivers.  After all, the pumps can be a painful place—gas prices have been on a roller coaster ride the past few years.  But in the minds of many American, electric cars are …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/guide-to-buying-plug-in-hybrid-and-electric-cars.php

Mar 14

Electric Car Etiquette

Guide To Electric Car Etiquette [Infographic] by the team at uAuto Insurance  

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/electric-car-etiquette.php

Sep 30

Students Debut “Volts Wattson” Electric Car

electric car vw

Conversion of a ’71 Volkswagen Bug into an all-electric vehicle – the first known freeway worthy, 100+ mile range plug-in retrofitted by high school students Last week, a group of Santa Monica High School students of the environmental science and advocacy group, Team Marine, finished their gas-to-electric car conversion project. Working for four years on …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/students-debut-volts-wattson-electric-car.php

Aug 21

“EV Week 2013: San Francisco to Silicon Valley” Launches to Spur Bay Area EV Adoption

Charge Across Town Invites Public to Get Behind the Wheel of an EV Charge Across Town is driving forward the adoption of electric vehicles in the Bay Area with “EV Week 2013: San Francisco to Silicon Valley” – a three-city, five-day series of events and activities designed to engage, educate and excite Bay Area drivers …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/ev-week-2013-san-francisco-to-silicon-valley-launches-to-spur-bay-area-ev-adoption.php

Jul 03

The Past, Present and Future of Electric Motorcycles

electric motorcycle

Electric cars have gotten all the attention lately, but they’re far from the only vehicles that run on electricity. In fact, the first electric motorcycle appeared in the pages of Popular Mechanics over 100 years ago. However, like early electric cars, they were basically forgotten once gasoline became cheap and easy to get. Now that …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/the-past-present-and-future-of-electric-motorcycles.php

May 28

Can Electric Cars Make It?

This is a thought provoking article about electric cars by a self professed fan of these new alternatives to driving that don’t use gas. He goes through the sales of electric cars and what it means to the market development. What do you think about the potential for electric cars if these sales reports mean cars companies are struggling to get …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/can-electric-cars-make-it.php

Oct 10

The Outlook for 2013’s Fuel-Efficient Cars

hybrid cars

This coming year promises to be a good one for people looking to upgrade to a more fuel-efficient car. New models coming from the auto industry are showing excellent promise in styling, fuel efficiency and sticker prices. These economy-style gas savers appeal to a wide customer base looking at compact and subcompact cars to help …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/the-outlook-for-2013s-fuel-efficient-cars.php

Oct 14

What Will It Take To Lift-off Electric Cars With Consumers?

This is an interesting post on ZD Net today about the electric car industry and the things the big car makers are doing (or not doing) to create a wider market for their electric cars. This week, seven of the auto manufacturers with a vested interest in the electric vehicle market got together to say …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/what-will-it-take-to-lift-off-electric-cars-with-consumers.php

Mar 23

Electric Cars and the Kindness of Strangers

electric car

Guest blog by Cara Miale March 23, 2011 As if we don’t have enough phobias already, now there is range anxiety, a malady brought on by the electric car. But it’s okay; there is a cure, or rather an app for that. Studies indicate that many electric car drivers – and those considering joining the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/electric-cars-and-the-kindness-of-strangers.php

Jan 19

Electric Car Kit – How to Build Your Own Electric Powered Car at Home

Jim M. Watson asked: An electric car kit can help you convert you current vehicle into an electric car quickly and easily. Even if you have very little mechanical knowledge, the instructions are so easy to follow that you will be able to make your vehicle run on electricity in a very short time. By …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/electric-car-kit-how-to-build-your-own-electric-powered-car-at-home.php

Jan 03

History of Electric Vehicles – Timeline

electric vehicles

The past decade has been the most significant ten-year period for EVs since the first ten years of the 20th century, when 38 percent of cars in 1900 were charging up, many with the aid of Thomas Edison-designed electric technology. The renewed excitement that EVs garnered among car makers in the late 1990s gave way …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/history-of-electric-vehicles-timeline.php

Nov 11

Huge Electric Vehicle Investment

Wow this is a huge commitment by GE to get into EV’s for their fleet of corp[orate vehicles. Initiatives like this speak loud in the marketplace. Plus the stimulation is gives to the manufacturer’s to be able to build out a fleet is big. GE Announces Largest Single Electric Vehicle Commitment, Commits to Convert Half …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/huge-electric-vehicle-investment.php

Sep 23

BMW’s Electric Car Comes To America

BMW ActiveE

BMW Announces Markets for BMW ActiveE Field Trial New York Metro and Greater Los Angeles will again be included and be joined by Metropolitan markets of San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento and Boston Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 23, 2010… Later today at Opportunity Green in Los Angeles, BMW will announce the markets which will …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/bmw-electric-car.php

Feb 14

Brilliant Cartoon Cars

There have been so many shows out there that are made for kids, remember the ones with cars in them? Lets just say you would have bad credit car leasing for featuring in one of these toons. Wacky Races This has to be one of my all time favourite cartoons and it actually featured 11 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/brilliant-cartoon-cars.php

Feb 07

A Couple Things To Take Into Account When Buying A Private Used Cars

Although buying a private used car could save you a lot of money up front, if you buy the wrong car, it could literally drain your bank account in repair cost. In addition to the points listed below, I have compiled a group of videos which covers a lot more details on what to look …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.alternativeenergyhq.com/a-couple-things-to-take-into-account-when-buying-a-private-used-cars.php

Older posts «

Pin It on Pinterest