FedEx will begin to use Smith Electric Vehicles’ all-electric Newton Step Van for a number of select urban areas across the United States.
Tron-Inspired Electric Motorcycle Up For Bid
With the high bid, you can own the wildly futuristic Xenon electric from Evolve Motorcycles, with proceeds benefiting sustainability advocate Global Green.
Ford Focus Electric Beats Leaf With 105 MPGE Combined
Ford takes the EPA’s 105-mpge combined mileage rating for its 2012 Focus Electric and runs with it, noting that it beats the Nissan Leaf’s 99 mpge.
How The Recovery Act Will Make EVs Affordable For The 99%
Thanks to advanced battery tech investment by this administration, the U.S. could lead the way on electric cars, EarthTechling columnist Susan Kraemer argues.
Regenerative Brakes To Power Airplane Taxiing?
A team of U.K. engineers envisions a much quieter, less polluted runway, with planes using energy recovered from their landing gear brakes to power taxiing.
Audi 3 e-tron Electric Car Getting American Trial
Audi is launching feasibility study on the electric drive Audi A3 e-tron vehicle in the United States as it looks to gauge American interest in its electric vehicles.
An Electric Vehicle Useful For Developing Nations
Designer Noppan Kewkanjai thinks there’s an alternative to motorcycles and scooters in developing nations, one that’s cheaper, safer and kinder to the environment.
Electric Car Electrified By Electric Road While Driving
Stanford scientists have designed a system using magnetic fields to transmit current which may lead to a highway that charges cars as they cruise down the road.
Electric Cars Get An Extension On Aloha Spirit
Hawaii just extended its EV Ready Rebate Program, bolstering the program with an additional $150,000 and extending the deadline for rebates to March 31.
A Message From The BMW Mothership
German automaker BMW has begun leasing the new electric BMW ActiveE sedan and recruiting the “Electronauts” who will pilot them and offer feedback to BMW.
The Hiriko EV: A Cure For Bad Parkers?
Bad parkers the world over, say hello to your new best friend, the Hiriko, a foldable electric micro-car ready to hit the streets in Europe.
Solar Boat Global Voyage One Step Closer To Home
The Tûranor PlanetSolar, powered by solar power, set out 18 months ago from Monaco to do what Ferinand Magellan did via wind power in 1519 — go around the world.
Chevy Volt Battery Issue The Next Solyndra?
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee releases a report and conducts hearings related to concerns about delays in reporting in the Chevy Volt battery fire issue.
Electric Scooter Idea Delivers Life Saving Water
Designer Fernando Ocana offers his “Water on Wheels” concept, which he hopes will help alleviate the developing world’s inadequate access to potable water.