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RIP Think City EV 2008-2012

RIP Think City EV 2008-2012

The Think City is a 100% pure electric vehicle originally available in Denmark, Norway and Sweden in 2008, followed by the UK, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands in 2009. The Think City was also sold in the USA starting in 2011, and at some point was available in Austria, Spain, France, Switzerland, Finland as well. [Continue]

EV2014VÉ Conference Trade Show (Oct 28-20th 2014)

EV2014VÉ Conference Trade Show (Oct 28-20th 2014)

Electric Mobility Canada, BC Hydro and the City of Vancouver host the Canada’s largest electrified and sustainable transportation conference and event. This is the 6th annual event and will take place in Vancouver, Canada. EVVE Theme this year is ElectriCITIES – Move Electric and will focus on how electric transport contributes to the [Continue]

GE Did Not Know that About Electric Cars FAQ

GE Did Not Know that About Electric Cars FAQ

General Electric compiled facts relating to Electric Vehicles and we originally published this back in October of 2010—amazing how many people still don’t know some of these basic facts about EVs. Q: How may trees does it take to absorb the CO2 produced from one car power by fossil fuels per year? A: 240 Q: [Continue]

BYD e6 Provides EV Taxi Services

BYD e6 Provides EV Taxi Services

The BYD e6 Is a 5-passenger 100% battery powered EV manufactured by BYD Auto of China. BYDs scheduled sale in the USA has been previously delayed and rescheduled numerous times. BYD currently is only looking to sell to green fleet customers in the USA with a price of $52,000 USD. BYD has has had some [Continue]

Bosch eMobility Provides EV Charging Infrastructure

Bosch eMobility Provides EV Charging Infrastructure

Robert Bosch GmbH which is Bosch’s Software and Systems House is trying to get a good jump-start on the EV charging station competition. According to Bosch their eMobility solution can provide a foundation for an internet-connected, electric vehicle charging infrastructure. They are currently using proven software and hardware components [Continue]

Largest EV Government Purchase to Date in USA

Largest EV Government Purchase to Date in USA

The Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC) buys 90 Electric Vehicles (EVs) and in the process creates the single largest government green fleet deployment in the U.S. to date (as of July 8th 2014). Ten local city and county governments and agencies have pulled their resources together to almost double the 50 electric vehicles that four [Continue]

Chevy Volt Achieves Over Half Billion Miles

Chevy Volt Achieves Over Half Billion Miles

According to GM’s Chevrolet website Chevy Volt owners have logged over a half billion electric miles, saving more than 25 million gallons of gasoline since going into production in 2010. That is a significant milestone and a huge achievement accomplished by individual Volt owners. Perhaps even more impressive is that according Chevy Volt owners [Continue]

National Drive Electric Week (Sept 15-21)

National Drive Electric Week (Sept 15-21)

Sept 15-21, 2014 currently over 75 Electric Drive events are schedules perhaps in a city near you. 2014 will host the fourth annual Drive Electric Week celebration, which will take the form of simultaneous EV activities staged in cities coast to coast across the USA. The goal of National Drive Electric Week is to make [Continue]

Oil Refineries Electric Needs Make Case For Electric Cars

Oil Refineries Electric Needs Make Case For Electric Cars

Oil Refineries in the USA consumed/purchased 46,227 million Kilowatt-hours from electric companies in 2010 according to figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In some states such as California oil refineries are the largest industrial customer of the electric companies. Any reduction in oil refinery electric use allows an [Continue]

Smart Electric Drive by Daimler

Smart Electric Drive by Daimler

Daimler’s Smart Electric Drive is the cheap EV champion in America and the most economical electric car you can buy or lease from a major car manufacturer and starting in 2014 it will be available in all US states. Daimler is based in Stuttgart Germany and owns (Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, and Smart). They also hold a little [Continue]

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