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Electric School Buses Could Save School Districts Millions
2014-05-30 03:20:52

University of Delaware Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars — and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes — based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). A new study examines the cost-effectiveness of electric school buses that discharge their batteries into the electrical grid when not in use and get paid for the service. The technology, called vehicle-to-grid...

2014-05-29 08:21:37

Prominent Electric Car Charging Provider and Real Estate Firm Expand Amenities at 500 Lake Shore Drive MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that through its relationship with Related Companies ("Related"), a prominent and privately owned real estate firm, EV charging services are now available at Related's 500 Lake Shore...

2014-05-27 23:03:48

With a comprehensive database of cars complete with detailed specs, images, and media reviews, the ecomento.com Buyer Hub will guide prospective owners through the process of identifying the right cars through to arranging test-drives in three simple steps. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Life just got easier for electric and hybrid car shoppers with the launch of ecomento.com’s free Buyer Hub feature. With a comprehensive database of cars complete with detailed specs, images, and media reviews,...

2014-05-21 23:01:09

The Door County Visitor Bureau today unveiled the first electric vehicle charging stations available to the public in Door County, Wisconsin at the Door County Welcome Center. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 As the busy summer travel season gets underway, the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) today unveiled the first electric vehicle charging stations available to the public in Door County at the Door County Welcome Center, located at 1015 Green Bay Road in Sturgeon Bay. The grand...

2014-05-21 16:20:49

EVs could save 4.8 billion barrels of oil, 270 million tons carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030 WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new report by the Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) shows the substantial impact that electric vehicle (EV) deployment would have on India's oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions. Assessing and Accelerating Vehicle Deployment in India finds that the benefits of EVs in India are greater than...

2014-05-21 08:21:24

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SemaConnect, one of the largest producers of commercial grade electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in North America, announced today the launch of its Google Glass app SemaConnect for Glass designed to leverage augmented reality to make navigation to EV charging stations faster and easier. The new app allows EV drivers to locate the closest charging stations within a 20-mile radius, enable turn-by-turn navigation to station locations, and initiate...

2014-05-20 12:21:36

Local dealership offers Memorial Day pricing on wide range of makes and models COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Memorial Day is observed to pay respect to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89090 This Memorial Day weekend, Continental Motors honors the example that fallen service members have demonstrated on land, in air and at sea. Their bravery has...

Your Next Smartphone Case Or Electric Vehicle Body May Be A Battery
2014-05-19 14:34:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Because space within today’s electronic devices is at a premium and these devices are requiring more and more power – engineers have been looking into making batteries that are also the cases of devices or possibly the exteriors of electric vehicles. According to a new study published in the journal Nano Letters, engineers at Vanderbilt University have developed small, grey wafers that could be the forerunner of these new types of...

2014-05-19 08:21:26

BMW i Drivers to Access Real Time Information for Blink's Public EV Charging Stations Including Location and Availability MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, and BMW of North America LLC ("BMW") announced that they have entered into a data licensing agreement. CarCharging will provide detailed station information for all public EV charging stations...

2014-05-16 16:20:57

Dahl Ford of Davenport, Iowa to begin selling Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi Plug-in Hybrid models DAVENPORT, Iowa, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It wasn't so long ago that hybrid vehicles were fairly uncommon and plug-in models were practically obsolete. Nowadays, it's more common to see both types of vehicles on the road and being chosen by friends and colleagues. Most major automakers have come out with at least one hybrid or plug-in model in hopes of catching a share of the...


Latest Electric vehicles Reference Libraries

Hybrid Vehicle, Ford Escape E85
2014-04-11 09:00:45

A hybrid vehicle uses two or more different types of energy to move the vehicle. Different types of power sources include, combustible material such as coal and wood, compressed or liquefied natural gas, electricity, radio waves, batteries, human power, hydrogen, rechargeable energy storage, petrol or diesel fuel, solar and wind. Hybrid vehicles come in a wide variety of types. Two wheeled vehicles such as mopeds, bicycles and scooters are the simplest form of hybrid. These vehicles use...

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...

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