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2014-05-12 08:22:37

Partnership provides capital and access to Tier 1 supply chain KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith Electric Vehicles (Smith Electric), the leading global producer of all-electric medium-duty commercial vehicles, today announced it has secured a $42 million commitment from Sinopoly Battery Limited (Sinopoly), a worldwide leader in the research, development, production, distribution and sale of Lithium-ion batteries and related EV products. The first $2 million in...

2014-05-08 12:21:00

High-capacity absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries to power Start-Stop vehicles in China SHANGHAI, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls has signed a new long-term automotive battery supply agreement with SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), a further indication of Johnson Controls' commitment to expand rapidly in China. The China region is Johnson Controls' primary target for market expansion. Under the agreement, Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company,...

2014-05-07 16:20:56

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) announced today the latest lineup of speakers for the 2014 EDTA Conference and Annual Meeting (www.edta2014.com) from May 19-21in downtown Indianapolis, including Formula E Founder and CEO, Alejandro Agag. "As we shift from market rollout to market expansion, our industry is heading to the city that has helped define automotive excellence in the US for over a century," said EDTA...

2014-05-06 16:20:52

Leading Electric Vehicle Charging Services Firm Expands Locations, Services, Revenues, and EV Charging Hardware MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. During the year, CarCharging realized numerous strategic initiatives and investments, which solidified its...

2014-05-06 12:21:17

Charging Stations Part of State-Wide Effort to Offer More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations BALTIMORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecticut state officials say they are leading the nation when it comes to developing ways to get more zero-emission vehicles on the roads. Since July of last year, the state has given over $175,000 to towns, schools and businesses to provide electric vehicle charging stations across the state. SemaConnect, Inc. announced today that they were chosen by the Town...

No Significant Danger From Magnetic Fields Of Electric Cars
2014-05-05 13:31:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Norwegian research organization SINTEF have found that there are no significant dangerous magnetic fields emanating from electric cars – countering rumors that the vehicles are hazardous. The organization said consumers should feel safe driving in hybrid, electric, hydrogen-powered and other alternative-fuel automobiles. Based on its tests, the organization said magnetic field intensity is far below the recommended...

2014-05-05 12:21:23

Charging Stations at State of the Art Office Building to Offer Electric Vehicle Drivers Convenient Place to Charge Vehicles WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling itself the "Gateway to Palm Beach," CityPlace Tower features striking, iconic architecture and unparalleled executive amenities. SemaConnect, Inc. announced today that they were chosen by Jones Lang LaSalle, the management company, to install electric vehicle charging stations at the 18-story tower. The electric vehicle...

2014-05-02 20:20:31

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference and Annual Meeting (www.edta2014.com) will feature a "Ride, Drive & Charge" event from May 19 to May 21 in downtown Indianapolis. The three-day test drive event is open to the public and free of charge. This is an exciting opportunity to get behind the wheel of the latest electric vehicles and experience first-hand the superior performance of electric drive. These cars...

2014-05-01 23:02:44

Daymak has announced the launch of The Beast, an all-new off-road solar self charging eBike. Totally designed and created in Canada. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Daymak has announced the launch of The Beast , an all-new off-road eBike, completely designed and created in Canada. The Beast is also street-legal, allowing riders to enjoy it on the trails, in the woods, on rough terrain, or in the city. Main features include a Daymak solar panel and an enclosed battery pack that...

2014-04-30 23:10:01

AMP Workhorse Electric Truck To Be Cost Effective Without Government Vouchers Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 AMP Holding Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: AMPD) announced today that its Workhorse subsidiary would unveil its new, innovative, E-GEN Drive system designed for its new chassis program or for repowering existing trucks at the ACT EXPO show in Long Beach, CA, May 6-8, 2014. Workhorse’s patent-pending E-GEN Drive uses a combination of battery-electric power and a small internal...


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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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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