Toyota posts pix and price of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan

Jun 28, 2014 Comments Off by

Posted June 27, 2014 by Charles Morris & filed under Newswire, The Vehicles. This week, Toyota revealed the exterior design of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan (pretty much the same as the concept shown at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show) and Japanese pricing. Production of the Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan (as yet, it has no […]

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BMW Solar Charging Carport

May 21, 2014 Comments Off by

Solar charging is indisputably one of the best ways of running an electric vehicle. It certainly mitigates any lingering worries about fueling your car with a smoke-belching coal-fired power plant. BMW is backing solar too, commissioning its BMW Design works USA arm to design a stylish solar carport, perfect for the i3 electric car and […]

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Electric Buses

May 21, 2014 Comments Off

While electric cars make headlines, a number of electric buses have silently made their way onto U.S. city streets as well–and they're proving that they can go the distance. Proterra, for instance, has now set a record for the most miles traveled by an electric bus in a day, according to Charged EVs. As part […]

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Lithium-air Batteries

May 08, 2014 Comments Off

Lithium-air batteries are widely expected to be the next big thing – more than 300 research papers have been published on the topic in the past 3 years. Li-air has the potential to deliver far more energy density than current lithium-ion technology. A new review in the ACS journal Chemical Reviews sums up the current […]

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Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

May 01, 2014 Comments Off

Mercedes-Benz has dribbled out a few more details about its eagerly-awaited B-Class Electric Drive, which is scheduled to arrive in eight US states this summer. The latest news: MSRP will be $41,450, almost exactly the same as that of the BMW i3. The Beemer, which went on sale in the US this month, appears to […]

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Audi TT offroad concept PHEV with wireless charging

Apr 26, 2014 Comments Off

Audi is presenting a new concept PHEV at this week’s Beijing International Automobile Exhibition that showcases a number of cutting-edge technologies, including wireless charging. The TT concept features a plug-in hybrid drive with total power of 300 kW (408 hp) and 650 N·m (479 lb‑ft) of system torque. It does 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in […]

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Σταθμοί φόρτισης ηλεκτρικών αυτοκινήτων στις εγκαταστάσεις της Polis Park

Apr 17, 2014 Comments Off

The “Polis Park” public parking space, in collaboration with the company "Fortisis", created the first charging network for electric vehicles in Greece. At the official opening of the network operation taken place on Tuesday 15th April, 2014, at the premises of the “Polis Park”, Rizari Street, Athens, demonstrated the modern electric car charging stations with […]

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French retailer pleased with 18-month test of Renault electric truck

Apr 10, 2014 Comments Off

French retailer Carrefour has been testing what it claims is the world’s largest all-electric truck under actual operating conditions for the past 18 months, to rave reviews. The 16-ton refrigerated delivery truck was developed by Renault Trucks, and is based on a Midlum vehicle chassis. It has a 103 kW electric motor and two lithium-ion […]

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The Auto Bild disassembles a Lexus CT 200h

Apr 02, 2014 Comments Off

Modern vehicles are derided in some circles for their complexity, but in reality cars are more reliable today than they've ever been. Sure, stuff still goes wrong–but it usually does so with such infrequency we just notice more. Cars go and stop when we ask, and they're capable of massive mileages with relatively basic maintenance. […]

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NEW AVERE Board elected. HEL.I.E.V Secretary General Dr. Evangelos Bekiaris elected as Vice President

Mar 25, 2014 Comments Off

Five months after the successful 27th Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS27) in November 2013 in Catalonia’s Capital Barcelona, members of AVERE met in Brussels to elect a new board and give way to new directions. Angel F.Aghili, President of AVELE (Spain) handed over the Presidency to Joeri de Ridder (*1969), President since 2008 of Avere Belgium […]

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