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2014-10-31 08:20:22

2015 Ford C-Max among the latest models to be covered by the Kansas City-area dealership KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the price of gas refuses to drop, car owners looking to save money at the pumps continue to turn to the hybrid vehicles on the market as the addition of a battery-powered electric motor significantly increases the fuel economy ratings of the vehicles. Those who opt for a plug-in hybrid vehicle can get even more out of a gallon of gas, and...

2014-10-30 16:20:59

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapidly changing market for electric vehicles (EVs), which includes hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles (HEVs, PHEVs, and BEVs), is a small but important part of the global automotive industry. Governments worldwide are keen to see increasing penetrations of EVs due to the environmental, economic, and energy security benefits they provide. Consequently, governments have both pushed automakers to develop EVs and incentivized...

2014-10-29 12:22:25

TEDDINGTON, England, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The free to use motor trade insurance comparison site GoMotorTrade has recently discussed the advantages and disadvantages of buying electric vehicles. Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular due to the incentives brought in by the government and the fact that consumers are able to take part in reducing emissions on a global scale, however there are still those that are wary of them. One of the advantages of...

2014-10-29 08:23:17

Latest communication and computing technologies from Delta are expected to minimize impact of EV charging on the grid and foster EV infrastructure of the future DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Products Corporation today unveiled its new smart Electric Vehicle (EV) charging technology, targeting large scale deployment of smart charging systems at low cost. The solution demonstration was at the Detroit headquarters of DTE Energy, a diversified energy company, with...

2014-10-29 08:21:57

Strengthening Interoperability with Layered Open Standards and Demand Response Protocols SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenlots, a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, and Powertech Labs, a subsidiary of BC Hydro, today announced they are working together to develop a platform capable of layering multiple open standards and protocols to achieve rich smart grid features in the home. It's a collaboration that...

2014-10-29 08:21:55

EV Charging Services Firm Expands into the Largest and Fastest-Growing Automotive Market MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle ("EV") charging services, announced that it plans to expand its operations into China beginning in the fourth quarter of 2014. Car Charging China Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CarCharging, was created to capitalize on...

2014-10-28 20:20:46

Charging times among the main focus of the electric vehicle coverage KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As technology continues to advance, hybrid and electric vehicles continue to gain popularity among consumers in the Kansas City area. Lithium-ion batteries are becoming more efficient and the time needed to charge the batteries is shorter than ever before. One of the newest vehicles to hit the market is the 2015 model of the Ford C-Max Hybrid, which is an...

2014-10-28 12:20:58

ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr is working with Con Edison, the utility that serves New York City and Westchester County, NY, on a project to manage energy use at plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging stations. Con Edison has installed Landis+Gyr's L510 load control switches at 50 single-family homes as part of a pilot program. The utility is testing sub-metering technologies and is studying how the customers respond to requests that they charge their vehicles at...

2014-10-24 20:20:35

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cenntro Automotive Corporation, a Nevada-based manufacturer of all-electric vehicles, today announced the launch of production of the Citelec, all electric light commercial utility vehicle, in its Sparks, Nevada facility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154351 Cenntro Automotive added the Citelec to its product portfolio in the acquisition of Brant Motors (Lyon, France). The acquisition, valued at $50 million, included the...

2014-10-24 16:20:51

"Experience Electric" at Walnut Creek Farmers' Market, Sunday, Oct. 26 OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the Walnut Creek Farmers' Market on Sunday, Oct. 26, can test-drive some of the newest models of electric cars on North Locust Street. The "Experience Electric - The Better Ride" campaign will offer free test drives from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756 The electric vehicle (EV) ride-and-drive event will feature the...


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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