Honda Launches Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Variants of Clarity Fuel Cell Series

Honda announced that the upcoming Clarity Fuel Cell will be joined by two additional variants, the Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, launching in the U.S. in 2017. The addition of two new Clarity vehicles, based on the same pla.. more

Solar-integrated EV Charging Center Opens in Santa Clara

The largest public multi-standard electric vehicle charging facility in California officially opened today in Santa Clara, as city and electric vehicle (EV) industry officials celebrated the Santa Clara Electric Vehicle Charging Center loc.. more

Midsummer to Develop Lightweight Solar Modules for Vehicles

With the funding from Mistra, Midsummer, a Swedish solar energy expert, started the development of lightweight solar modules for vehicles. The developed solar panels will be integrated in body panels in a Clean Motion Zbee ultra-lig.. more

EVs or Hybrids Account for 60% of New Cars in Norway During March

In March 2016, electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle registrations represented 60% of total automotive registrations in Norway, according to the most recent figures from Dinside Motor. Of this total figure – 2,595 of the registrat.. more

Toshiba Launches Opto-Isolated IGBT Gate Pre-Driver IC for EV/Hybrid-use In-Vehicle Inverters

Toshiba Corporation's Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company today announced the launch of "TB9150FNG," an opto-isolated IGBT gate pre-driver IC with various enhanced protective functions for the in-vehicle .. more

Alta Green Motors to Develop Brazilian Electric Vehicles

Emerson Gottardi, Giovanni Cataldi Neto and Sandro Lima pooled their skills and a whole lot of perseverance to develop one of the first electric vehicles in Brazil. From 2012 through 2013, Business, Branding and Design Consultant, Sandro.. more

US DOE Supports Cummins to Develop PHEV

Cummins was awarded a US$4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional Class 6 vehicles. When fully loaded, Class 6 vehicle.. more