Category Archive: Electric Cars

Apr 07

Goodwill To Bring Zero-Emission Electric Delivery Trucks To Bay Area

First-of-its-kind project will have 11 advanced technology, zero-emission, battery-electric trucks on Bay Area roads to reduce air pollution in dense urban communities   SAN FRANCISCO – April 7, 2017 – Today BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, joined the California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and SF Goodwill on …

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Feb 14

Electric Vehicles Can Benefit All Utility Customers

February 14, 2017 Luke Tonachel Despite the Trump administration’s apparent affection for the fossil fuels industry, individual states are looking at the numbers and coming up with a different conclusion: The future belongs to pollution-free electric vehicles, and the sooner we get them on the road, the better off we’ll all be. And there are …

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Feb 12

ABB and Nova Bus announce collaboration on electric transportation.

ABB and Nova Bus wish to satisfy the growing need for electric buses and charging infrastructure in North America February 9, 2017 – Cary, North Carolina – ABB, an engineering company specializing in automotive energy technologies and Nova Bus, the North American buses manufacturer and division of Volvo Buses, announced today a business collaboration that …

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Aug 26

Electric Commercial Fishing Vessel

Corvus Energy powers the world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel A Corvus lithium polymer Energy Storage System (ESS) has been integrated with a Siemens propulsion system aboard the world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel designed and built by Selfa Arctic AS. August 20, 2015 – Richmond, BC – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce a …

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Mar 25

EV Bus Manufacturer Proterra Reaches 1,000,000th Mile in Revenue Service

Company celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers   North America’s leading manufacturer of zero-emissions battery-electric buses, Proterra Inc., recently congratulated its customers on achieving a major milestone for the EV industry: logging one million miles in revenue service.  The company celebrated this achievement with an event at its plant …

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Aug 01

BMW Electric Car i3 Is Released

In a simultaneous launch on three continents – North America, Europe and Asia – BMW Monday revealed its first all-electric series production vehicle, the i3. The three cities selected for the launch – New York, London and Beijing – indicate where the German automaker believes the best markets for electric cars are in the near …

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Nov 29

Phoenix Chevy Dealers Speak on the Volt

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In the sprawling metropolis of Phoenix, Arizona, traveling via automobile is a hard reality. With gas prices remaining steady, new car buyers are looking for options that can save them money at the pump. Consumers are particularly curious about the Chevy Volt and hybrid vehicles in general. Phoenix Chevy dealers are not only pushing the …

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Oct 09

Electric Car Concepts With Rooftop Solar Panels

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When the idea of the electric car was proposed to minimize greenhouse gases and pollution, the two basic platforms were the hybrid platform and a pure electric platform. When it comes to the latter, the main issue is the low range of operation. While the breakthrough in battery technology is unlikely to happen, students, scientists, …

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Sep 18

EV Week In San Francisco

Electric Vehicles are popping up all over the automotive landscape as many car manufacturers are getting on board with producing hybrid or all EV cars to meet the growing demand of consumers who want to avoid the gas pump as much as they can or altogether in the case of plug in vehicles. This week …

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Aug 11

The Renault ZE electric cars tested

Smokerspack asked: Renault’s march toward an electric future continues and Bob gets a chance to drive the Fluence ZE on the roads in Ireland. See the exclusive video here first

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Jul 27

Renault Twizy Review: Are Electric Cars Any Good For Driving and Making Car Videos?

drive asked: It has 17hp and might ***** 60mph if you drove it off a small cliff face. The Twizy is a part of Renault’s EV adventure: it has a 60 mile range.

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Jul 23

electric cars in california

derknorm asked: maybe the future of california is green? electric cars in california charging their batteries with green energy

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Jul 22

Who Killed The Electric Car?

f0xmuld3r asked: Documentary about GM killing of the electric car. It has been here since ’96 but they killed it off. If you believe in conspiracy theories: here’s one for ya.

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Jul 17

Powering the People 2011 – Electric Vehicles Panel Discussion

IEESmartTalk asked: Mass market adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) has the potential to fundamentally transform the nation’s energy use, reducing our dependence on foreign oil, decreasing emissions of greenhouse gases, and increasing national security. This panel, moderated by Tony Earley, Executive Chairman of DTE Energy, and featuring Ted Craver of Edison International, Nancy Gioia …

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Jul 16

diy electric cars conversion

sam35ug asked: diy electric cars conversion in the usa,they took out the gas engine and put an electric car insted and alot of batteries!

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Jul 14

Energy 101: Electric Vehicles

USdepartmentofenergy asked: This edition of Energy 101 highlights the benefits of electric vehicles, including improved fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and lower maintenance costs. For more information on electric vehicles from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, visit the Vehicle Technologies Program website: www1.eere.energy.gov

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Jul 06

Testing electric cars at Consumer Reports test track

consumerreports asked: Are electric cars really the vehicles of the future? Consumer Reports tests the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf to see if they’re ready to go mainstream. Learn more about electric cars and alternative-fuel vehicles on our website: www.consumerreports.org

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Jul 02

Electric Cars Rule Ga. Town

AssociatedPress asked: When gas prices go up, residents of Peachtree City, Ga. get around by driving golf carts. There are a few other golf cart communities in the US but most are retirement communities. In Peachtree City, just about everyone rides the golf carts. (July 25)

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Jun 28

Electric Cars Cause More Pollution

NewsyScience asked: BY LOGAN TITTLE Tired of the hype electric cars are getting for being efficient? Well—you’re in luck. TIME reports a recent study by the University of Tennessee says eco-friendly drivers are actually meaner in most cases. The study found that—in terms of air pollution—electric cars aren’t completely in the clear when you look …

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Jun 23

Testdriving the new generation of electric cars – the Guardian

TheGuardian asked: The Guardian’s environment website editor, Adam Vaughan, takes to the road in two of the newest electric vehicles on the market: the Renault’s Fluence ZE and the Vauxhall Ampera

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