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Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program Doing Better Than Expected
2014-01-29 09:05:36

Steven Siceloff - NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Early figures from a pilot program at Kennedy Space Center show that electric cars are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a far greater amount than expected, according to the program's coordinator. "The numbers are 10 times better than we thought we’d ever see," said Frank Kline with Kennedy's Sustainability office. "No one's ever done a pilot where you get actual numbers. It’s always been estimates only." The results are...

2014-01-28 23:03:46

New research report “Light Electric Vehicles, Mobility Vehicles, E-Motorcycles and Micro-EVs (Quadricycles) 2013-2023” worked out by IDTechEx Ltd has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, ebikes are poised to be in high demand worldwide, with sales reaching nearly 130 million up to 2025. London, UK (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The global light electric vehicles (LEV) sector is witnessing robust growth; actually, it is the most fastest-growing segment of...

2014-01-28 20:22:00

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wj6p64/present_status) has announced the addition of the "Present Status and Future Outlook of Battery Market for Energy Storage Systems (ESS) in Japan" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wj6p64/present_status ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Stationary (ESS) Storage Battery Products Covered in...

2014-01-27 08:32:54

BURNABY, Canada, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing Domestic Demand for Consumer Electronics, Automotive Applications and Favorable Government Initiatives to Drive Demand for Li-Ion Batteries in India Lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries are rechargeable batteries witnessing increasing adoption in consumer electronics and automotive applications. India is one of the major Li-ion markets, exhibiting double digit growth. The demand for lithium ion batteries has increased...

2014-01-23 23:05:05

Commercially Scalable, Viable and Cost-Effective Solution Blends Carbon and Silicon to Replace Commonly Used Graphite Materials and Dramatically Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 EnerG2 (http://www.energ2.com), a Seattle-based company manufacturing advanced nano-structured materials for next-generation energy storage breakthroughs, today announced that it has extended its product lines to further boost lithium-ion battery capacity and power...

2014-01-23 12:22:18

CMU Researchers Studied New Vehicle Charge Loads on New York Power Plant Operations PITTSBURGH, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric vehicles may offer a path to a more sustainable transportation future. But they also might drive up electricity prices if they are charged during times of peak electricity demand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) In a new study, Carnegie Mellon University researchers found that optimally varying the charging speed of...

2014-01-22 16:20:10

Green Car Journal Lauds Cadillac's Electric Car Tech at Washington Auto Show WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadillac's innovative Regen on Demand technology has taken top honors as the winner of Green Car Journal's 2014 Green Car Technology Award(TM). The prestigious award was presented at a Green Car Journal press conference during the Washington Auto Show's second Policy Day. "Cadillac has cleverly evolved a common electric-drive efficiency system into an intriguing...

2014-01-22 12:20:43

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., and Nissan announced today at the Washington Auto Show that the two companies will begin testing the Nissan e-NV200, a 100 percent electric compact cargo vehicle, under real world conditions in Washington, D.C. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/CL50750 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/NISSANWORDMARKLOGO ) This test marks the first time the vehicle will be...

Electric And Hybrid Vehicles Won’t Help Reduce Emissions
2014-01-22 05:36:44

[ Watch the Video: Are Greener Cars The Answer To Emissions Problems? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other types of electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) will have less of an impact on greenhouse gas levels than many experts have predicted, according to research published online this month in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. In the paper, researchers from the North Carolina State...

2014-01-21 23:27:01

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Energy Harvesting Regeneration for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2014-2024” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/energy-harvesting-regeneration-for-electric-vehicles-land-water-and-air-2014-2024. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Energy Harvesting-Regeneration for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2014-2024 The electric vehicle industry - land, water and air - is...


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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