Pennsylvania State University won the second year of the EcoCAR 2 three-year competition. It will spend the rest of 2013 preparing for the final contest to be held in 2014.
The Honda Walking Assist Device is a special harness that helps disabled individuals walk more effectively. The company plans to lease up to a 100 units to hospitals in Japan.
Ecotality, which manages the federally funded EV Project, is releasing two new charging units for the home starting this summer.
Mitsubishi is rallying to supplant Toyota as the 2013 EV champion at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
The Nissan e-NV200 microvan will undergo field tests in Saitama, Japan. There, officials will evaluate the EV for later consideration in the city’s vehicle fleet.
Hong Kong welcomes its first fleet of EV taxi cabs, with e6 crossovers provided by Chinese automaker BYD.
Honda announces its upcoming Acura NSX supercar will be built in a new $70 million facility at its operations center in Ohio.