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2014-07-23 08:21:29

Houston-area dealership features popular electric vehicle Nissan LEAF HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent weeks, positive press has become a matter of course for the Nissan LEAF. America's top-selling electric vehicle has delivered on its early promise by evolving into a thoroughly modern and practical EV, rewarding Houston-area drivers with benefits both obvious--no gas stations or oil changes quickly come to mind--and subtle. Now, Nissan has unveiled its...

2014-07-22 08:22:20

Company also releases one year data on its employee electric car incentive plan - 120,000 commuting miles on electric NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. The unique perk would foster greater adoption of electric cars, which would help to improve the state's air quality, help companies achieve sustainability targets, reduce costs for employees and...

2014-07-21 12:21:45

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, shattered the cross-country speed record in an electric vehicle when driving from Redondo Beach, Calif. to New York, NY in a 2013 Tesla Model S in 67 hours and 21 minutes. The record-setting drive erased the previous record of 76 hours and 5 minutes set by a team of Tesla staffers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128962 Edmunds.com Director of Vehicle Testing...

2014-07-18 08:20:41

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer season is the busiest time of year on America's highways and back roads. With young drivers accounting for 6 percent (12.6 million) of the total number of licensed drivers on the road this summer, MINI believes there is no better time than now to teach the importance of safe and non-distracted driving. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2014-07-18 04:20:19

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Electrical, the Twickenham-based electrical contractors, has added the Mercedes Benz Smart ForTwo Electric Drive (Smart ED) to their fleet. The fittingly electric-powered , eco-friendly vehicle will transport electricians across London to carry out electrical inspections, repairs and installations as well as to zip to any electrical emergencies. Not only kind to the environment, the compact Smart ED comes packed with benefits from...

2014-07-11 08:20:50

Largest Owner, Operator, and Provider of Electric Vehicle Charging Services Supports New Nissan LEAF Buyers with Free EV Charging MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services announced that the company and its subsidiary, Blink Network, are participating in Nissan's "No Charge to Charge" program. The program is now live in 10 of the largest...

2014-07-11 00:20:18

GUANGZHOU, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "When I picked up my Tesla in Beijing, I realized that it's impossible to drive it back to Guangzhou as there are hardly any places to recharge the batteries," Andrew Zong, the CEO of PHNIX and also one of the first Chinese Tesla owners, said this to reporters. As a result, Andrew Zong got a crazy plan that by utilizing the power of the Internet and folk strength, he could make the first charging facility network in China to solve the...

2014-07-07 12:20:56

Members get the chance to win an unforgettable motoring experience TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Virgin Mobile Canada announced a returning partnership with MINI Canada that makes driving down the open road even better for one lucky Virgin Mobile Member. Sleek and sexy, a brand spankin' new MINI is now up for grabs. Until October 1, 2014, Canadians with Virgin Mobile service can enter for their chance to drive off in the new 2015 MINI. The winning Member will get to rock...

2014-07-01 12:21:02

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is proud to announce that through its partnership with Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. (Roundy's), a leading grocer in the Midwest, it now offers EV charging services at Mariano's in Frankfort, Illinois. Mariano's Frankfort, located at 21001 S. LaGrange Road offers the unique customer experience that...

2014-06-26 23:08:27

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Insight into BYD's Electric Vehicle Business Model" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The growing importance of high energy efficiency and low carbon emissions has prompted worldwide governments to develop policies for EVs (electric vehicle). Since 2008, the Chinese government has made great efforts to promote EVs through policy support. As of 2013, EV sales in China reached around 14,600 units. Although the share is...


Latest Battery electric vehicles Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Electric Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, electric trains, electric trolleys, electric boats, electric two-wheeled vehicles, and...

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps to determine a route to take. They also keep track of the position the vehicle is and can...

ZENN Motor Company
2014-01-06 10:48:03

The ZENN or "Zero Emissions No Noise" Motor Company is a Canadian company that initially produced small lead-acid electric vehicles. It is currently focused on gaining the rights to electric storage capacitor technology. Ian Clifford, Marek Warunkiewicz and Probyn Gayle are the co-founders of Feel Good Cars, later renamed ZENN Motor Company. The first prototype the company produced was a Dauphine Electric vehicle based on the Renault Dauphine. The all-electric prototype went on display at...

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