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Fisker Automotive adds two members to its board

23 September 2010 | OCMETRO
Irvine-based Fisker Automotive, the luxury automaker behind the innovative Karma, have appointed two new members to its board of directors. Barry Huff, former vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, brings a 40-year histo...
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State now issuing electric car safety plates

25 April 2012 | Boston.com
Massachusetts is becoming the second state in the nation to outfit electric and hybrid vehicles with special license plates that will protect public safety workers responding to accidents, officials said Monday. Ma...
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Fisker Automotive Ranks No.2 in Dutch Luxury Vehicle Sales

9 May 2012 | Fisker
Anaheim, California USA – May 8, 2012: Fisker Automotive, the leading manufacturer of luxury Electric Vehicles with extended range (EVer™), today announced that it had surpassed BMW, Mercedes and Audi to b...
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Cutting-edge electric vehicle programmes worldwide, city ...

14 May 2012 | IAE
EV City Casebook looks at 16 cities in nine countries on three continents. From Shanghai to Berlin and from Portland, Oregon, to North East England, this free book gives citizens, private sector and governments detail...
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Extending the Range of Electric Vehicles

24 July 2012 | The Auto Channel
Researchers believe GPS-like device that takes into account real-time traffic information, road type and grade and passenger and cargo weight can increase range by at least 10 percent
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Hong Kong chokes under 'worst' air pollution

2 August 2012 | AFP
Hong Kong choked under the worst smog ever recorded in the city Thursday, with residents warned to stay indoors, away from the blanket of toxic haze, officials said. Air pollutant readings broke records going back to ...
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BARTA to try wireless charging of new electric buses

11 September 2012 | readingeagle
MALVERN - In a small building between railroad tracks and a neighborhood 40 miles southeast of Reading, scientists are tinkering with what could be the biggest game changer in automobiles since the hybrid vehicle. An...
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Carmakers join forces to kick start Nordic fuel cell vehi...

10 October 2012 | energyefficiencynews.com
Carmakers Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai are joining forces to introduce fuel cell vehicles to the market in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland.   The memorandum of agreement signed by the carmakers and Nor...
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No More Free Electric Vehicle Parking at LAX

8 January 2013 | Torque News
It had to happen and LAX does not like to give things away for free. For years, it fought tooth and nail the expansion of the Metro line to the airport preferring to force its users to park at their costly lots. Until...
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NYC Mayor Wants 10,000 New Electric Vehicle Charging Spaces

14 February 2013 | Transportation Nation
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to add 10,000 public parking spots for electric vehicles over the next seven years. According to prepared remarks for his 12th and final State of the City address Thursday,...
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Electric cars heading for Stratford on Avon

10 July 2013 | The Stratford Observer
ELECTRIC cars could become a regular sight on the town's streets thanks to a new sustainable transport project.   Unlike most vehicles, an electric car does not run on fuel but instead moves using electrical en...
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Tesla outsells Porsche, Jaguar, others in Calif.

27 August 2013 | USA Today
While much of the U.S. is slow to embrace electric cars, California seems to be falling in love with them - especially Tesla's Model S. The swoopy electric sedan outsold all models from other luxury brands Porsche, Vo...
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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric ...

15 May 2014 | Cnet
A large portion of the high cost of electric cars comes from their batteries, and the biggest problem for electric car owners is the time it takes to recharge those batteries. A new battery technology from Power Japan...
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NREL Compares Home-Charging Approval Process in 4 U.S. Ma...

NREL Compares Home-Charging Approval Process in 4 U.S. Ma...

1 March 2011 | cars21.com
The U.S. Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory conducted case studies of four US geographical areas to compare how different governments are addressing the process for electric-vehicle owners to get...
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Better Place, DONG Energy Close €103M Investment for...

27 January 2009 | Green Car Congress
Better Place, in conjunction with DONG Energy, has closed approximately €103 million (US$135 million) in equity and convertible debt for the initial deployment of their electric car charging network in Denmark. (...