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2014-09-15 12:20:54

Initiative will help market, show customers the benefits of making the switch. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA recently signed a commitment agreement with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to spend at least five percent of its annual fleet acquisition budget on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and equipment. This commitment is the latest step in Iberdrola USA's ongoing strategy to utilize and support alternative-fuel vehicle technology throughout its...

2014-09-12 16:20:19

Week of events scheduled to educate and inspire Georgia drivers to consider electric transportation ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric Week September 15 - 21. The annual celebration, which started as a single day of events in 2011, has since grown to a weeklong series of...

2014-09-09 12:21:41

San Diego's Largest Ever Electric Vehicle Gathering to Take Place Sept. 20 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Already one of the hottest markets for electric vehicles (EVs), San Diego has just achieved a new significant milestone with more than 10,000 EVs on the road in the region. San Diegans will come together to celebrate this milestone on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Electric Vehicle Day - San Diego: A National Drive Electric Week Event (EV Day) where they can test-drive the...

2014-09-09 12:21:14

New sales figures show Californians buying 40 percent of nation's plug-in cars SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California sped past a major mile-marker this week - selling more than 100,000 plug-in cars since the market started in 2010, according to the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative. Electric vehicle sales have risen steadily over the last several years - and this new milestone drives California closer to achieving Gov. Brown's goal of 1.5...

2014-08-26 08:20:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Charging Equipment for EV Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Electric vehicle charging equipment, also called EV charging station, electric recharging point, and charging point, is an important element in an infrastructure that supplies electric energy for the recharging of plug-in electric vehicles, including all-electric cars,...

2014-07-29 12:22:02

- Project seeks to develop a streamlined platform for vehicle-grid functionality that can help create value for drivers, improve grid reliability and reduce GHG emissions TORRANCE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda has joined a group of eight major automakers and 15 utilities organized by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to demonstrate a standards-based, open grid integration platform for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). The open platform will simplify and...

2014-06-26 23:08:27

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Insight into BYD's Electric Vehicle Business Model" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The growing importance of high energy efficiency and low carbon emissions has prompted worldwide governments to develop policies for EVs (electric vehicle). Since 2008, the Chinese government has made great efforts to promote EVs through policy support. As of 2013, EV sales in China reached around 14,600 units. Although the share is...

2014-06-16 16:20:37

Fourth annual interactive tour illustrates Georgia's fast-growing electric vehicle market ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Atlanta ranked as one of the top five markets for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles nationwide, Georgia Power is joining with other energy companies, as well as the Georgia Public Service Commission, to support the annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Roadshow. The roadshow, now in its fourth year, will host eight local events in cities around the state...

2014-06-11 12:20:45

Leviton EVSE solutions offer customers faster, safer electric vehicle charging experience MELVILLE, N.Y., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton announced today it has been selected as the sole supplier of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) by Pacific Lighting Management for the Department of General Services (DGS) California Program Award. As the approved supplier, Leviton will provide EVSE for local government agencies across the state of California. "We are pleased to...

2014-01-31 23:35:34

ResearchMoz includes new market research report "Hybrid and Electric Cars - US - January 2014: Market Size, Shares, Growth, Trends and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. View Full Report - http://www.researchmoz.us/hybrid-and-electric-cars-us-january-2014-report.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The hybrid and electric car market is growing at breakneck speeds, but there’s some concern that this is mostly driven by government distortions,...


Latest Plug-in 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...

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