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UK Government Campaigns for Low Carbon Electric Cars & Vans

UK Government Campaigns for Low Carbon Electric Cars & Vans

The British Government since 2014 has launched a national “Go Ultra Low” campaign to promote the benefits of electric and plug-in hybrid cars that emitting less than 75g/km of CO2 to buyers. To get the message out to citizens the British Government has partnered with the five largest manufacturers of plug-in electric vehicles BMW, [Continue]

US Air Force and DOD Deploy EVs

US Air Force and DOD Deploy EVs

US Air Force Deploys EVs, V2G and EVSE at several military bases in an effort to replace their entire passenger vehicle fleet with Electric Vehicles (EVs). The US military is committed to reducing its energy use and reliance on fossil fuels as part of a Presidential Memorandum, which was signed May 24, 2011, titled Federal [Continue]

Best Buy Sells EVs and EVSE

Best Buy Sells EVs and EVSE

Best Buy started selling Electric Rides over four years ago in: Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Miami, Miami Beach and had plans to add more cities in the future. The electronic giant started with electric bikes, electric scooters and in some places electric motorcycles from Brammo as well. Best Buy was also one of the [Continue]

Lithium Batteries Now Have 10000 Charge Cycles

Lithium Batteries Now Have 10000 Charge Cycles

How long will EV car batteries Last? That is the question that millions of potential EV owners have been asking, since the battery pack is the most expensive component of an battery electric vehicle (BEV). German Scientists at ZSW in a press release dated May 22nd 2013 announced that they have developed industry leading lithium-ion [Continue]

USA Lags China and Germany in EV Investments

USA Lags China and Germany in EV Investments

When comparing international EV investments the number of dollars invested so far the USA is behind Germany and China in the area of electric vehicles and infrastructure. The disparity in the level of commitment becomes even more pronounced after tallying the amount invested as a percentage of individual country’s annual gross domestic [Continue]

Australia EV Conference 2011 (Brisbane Aug 22)

Australia EV Conference 2011 (Brisbane Aug 22)

Australia EV Conference 2011 26th of October 2011, The Sebel & Citigate Hotel, King George Square, Brisbane This annual EV conference, now in its third year is the largest EV and Smart Grid conference of it’s kind held in Australia. Previous conferences offered those attending a choice of attending either an EV or Smartgrid stream [Continue]

EV Chargers (EVSE) to be Available at Lowes

EV Chargers (EVSE) to be Available at Lowes

Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse to start selling GE’s Wattstation electric car chargers for both the home and commercial use in their retail stores and online. Lowe’s and GE both announced the partnership at the Plug-In 2011 Conference and Exposition in Raleigh, North Carolina. They said that they are teaming up to “help [Continue]

GE Charges Ahead With EVSE via the WattStation

GE Charges Ahead With EVSE via the WattStation

General Electric makes a valuable contribution to the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Market. GE introduces the WattStation and is building a smart-charging system to help serve the millions of EVs that will soon be plugging-in instead of gassing-up. GE’s WattStation Electric Vehicle Chargers have built-in support  for two-way [Continue]

Why USA Electric Cars Finish Last

Why USA Electric Cars Finish Last

Why is Europe, China, India (and even Australia) ahead of the USA with respect to embracing e-mobility and attempting to win the global EV race? There are of course many answers to that question, but one answer is probably literally in view even as you read this. It’s a little surprising to most people for [Continue]

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