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2014-09-17 23:15:41

After developing four generations of custom battery management systems for large-scale batteries, Nuvation Engineering has launched a modular and scalable off-the-shelf BMS that reduces the need for manufacturers in the electric vehicle, grid energy storage, and telecom power backup industries to develop their own custom solutions. Novi, Michigan (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 THE BATTERY SHOW. Nuvation Engineering has begun taking orders for a Q4 product release of Nuvation BMS™, their new...

2014-09-15 23:09:06

Company to offer first public ride and drive opportunities since CARB approval at the BusCon Expo 2014 in Indianapolis, IN Ontario, CA. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Phoenix Cars LLC., a leading developer of electric vehicle technologies for the fleet vehicle market, announced today that its electric shuttle bus, named ZEUS 300 (Zero Emissions Utility Shuttle 300 series), has been granted California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval. To acquaint the market with the vehicle, Phoenix will...

2014-09-15 16:21:49

"Experience Electric" at Silicon Valley EV Rally, Saturday, Sept. 20 OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Experience Electric - The Better Ride" campaign will offer free test drives of some of the newest electric cars on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Annual Silicon Valley EV Rally and National Drive Electric Week event at De Anza College, located at 21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard in Cupertino. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756...

2014-09-15 12:20:54

Initiative will help market, show customers the benefits of making the switch. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA recently signed a commitment agreement with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to spend at least five percent of its annual fleet acquisition budget on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and equipment. This commitment is the latest step in Iberdrola USA's ongoing strategy to utilize and support alternative-fuel vehicle technology throughout its...

2014-09-12 16:20:19

Week of events scheduled to educate and inspire Georgia drivers to consider electric transportation ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric Week September 15 - 21. The annual celebration, which started as a single day of events in 2011, has since grown to a weeklong series of...

2014-09-12 12:20:48

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and partners have joined forces to attempt the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the largest parade of electric vehicles. The current record stands at 481. Residents from across Silicon Valley with vehicles powered 100 percent by electric batteries will drive together in the city of Cupertino on Saturday, September 20. This parade will take place during National Drive Electric Week, held across U.S. cities to raise...

2014-09-11 16:20:27

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (ZAAP), an Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive company incorporated in California Bay Area, and its subsidiary Jonway Auto sold over 2000 Electric Vehicles since June 2014 when EV mass production started at its electric vehicle type-approved certified factory. The Companies' strategy is to continue to build its EV product expertise and sales presence with new dealership networks skilled at developing EV markets for the different...

2014-09-10 23:04:21

Toshiba has been selected as the battery supplier for the all-electric, zero-emission bus from Proterra Inc., the leading electric vehicle transit bus manufacturer. The new fleet will use Toshiba’s Rechargeable Batteries (SCiB™), a safe rechargeable battery solution with high-rate performance and long-life capabilities that is used in a wide range of applications, from EVs to grid energy storage. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Toshiba announced today that it has been selected...

2014-09-10 08:21:03

HONG KONG, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of NextGen Auto International Summit China, organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd, will return once again to the Kerry Hotel Pudong in Shanghai on 9 December 2014. With a theme of "Leading the Revolution in Auto Parts", the summit will explore hot topics around smart, lightweight and green energy vehicle development, and how vehicle and auto parts manufacturers can prepare themselves for the opportunities and challenges...

2014-09-09 12:21:14

New sales figures show Californians buying 40 percent of nation's plug-in cars SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California sped past a major mile-marker this week - selling more than 100,000 plug-in cars since the market started in 2010, according to the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative. Electric vehicle sales have risen steadily over the last several years - and this new milestone drives California closer to achieving Gov. Brown's goal of 1.5...


Latest Electric vehicle Reference Libraries

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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