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2014-04-01 12:24:05

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (ZAAP), an automotive company incorporated in California and headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, jointly with Jonway Auto, its subsidiary in Zhejiang, China, unveils the smallest family in their EV product line - the Urban EV, "Urbee," a city utility fleet EV targeting Chinese city municipal vehicles and local city commuters at the China Electric Motor Vehicle Exhibition show held in early March in Zhejiang, China. This new...

2014-04-01 08:23:41

NEW CASTLE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power International, Inc. (OTC QB: AXPW), the developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries and energy storage systems, announced results for its year ended December 31, 2013. For the full year 2013, net sales were $10.2 million with a net loss of $11.9 million (including a non cash loss of $3.6 million) or $0.09 loss per share compared to net sales in 2012 of $9.8 million, with a net loss of $8.6 million or $0.08 loss per...

2014-03-31 23:34:20

Wrightspeed delivered turbine electric trucks to their first customer, Fed Ex. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Wrightspeed, Inc. announced delivery of their turbine-electric product to their first customer, FedEx. FedEx Express has taken delivery of Wrightspeed’s medium-duty product, the Route™. The Route is a “repower” powertrain kit, engineered for the delivery and service fleet markets. The Route replaces a truck's diesel engine, transmission, and differential and provides...

2014-03-31 16:21:12

2014 Nissan LEAF brings efficiency to Ingram Park Nissan inventory SAN ANTONIO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The future of driving is present with the launch of vehicles like the 2014 Nissan LEAF and 2014 Chevy Volt. Running entirely on electric power, the LEAF is working to redefine the way drivers travel and consume fuel. The same can be said about the Volt hybrid and its ability to run on both a gas engine and lithium-ion battery. While the vehicles operate on distinct...

2014-03-31 12:24:32

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology (Pumped Hydro, Compressed Air, Batteries, Flywheels, Supercapacitors), By Applications (Grid Storage & Transportation), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018 Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology (Pumped Hydro, Compressed Air, Batteries, Flywheels, Supercapacitors), By Applications (Grid Storage...

2014-03-31 12:23:33

Green Charge Networks' Energy Storage System Will Be the First in the High Desert Region LANCASTER, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Lancaster has partnered with Green Charge Networks to install an intelligent energy storage system and an electric vehicle charging station at the Lancaster Museum of Art & History (MOAH). During its regular meeting Tuesday, March 26, 2014, the Lancaster City Council approved the initiative. Funded by a...

2014-03-27 08:24:35

Automotive supplier also recognized for its launch performance PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has been awarded top honors in multiple categories by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA). Johnson Controls Automotive Seating, Automotive Electronics & Interiors and Power Solutions units...

2014-03-26 12:31:47

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The lithium-ion [http://www.electricvehiclesresearch.com/articles/bosch-gs-yuasa-and-mitsubishi-corp-to-double-capacity-of-ev-battery-00006262.asp ] battery business is growing rapidly to many tens of billions of dollars yearly, thanks to billions of dollars continuing to be invested in the industry. Their use is widening well beyond e-readers, tablets, laptops and mobile phones with vehicles being particularly important for...

2014-03-25 12:21:38

VANCOUVER, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Planning for the 2014 AJAC EcoRun is shifting into high gear. The official announcement of the third edition of this event was made by 2014 AJAC EcoRun chairman Clare Dear at a breakfast news conference Tuesday marking the opening of the media preview of the Vancouver International Auto Show. After touring Southwestern Ontario during the initial EcoRun two years ago and staging last year's drive in the Montreal area, this year AJAC is taking the...

2014-03-25 08:20:13

- Super-efficient "living laboratory" seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes DAVIS, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda today marked the opening of Honda Smart Home US, showcasing technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. The home, located on the West Village campus of the University of California, Davis, is capable of producing more energy on-site from renewable sources than it consumes annually, including...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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