2016-05-16

xStorage: Nissan's Home Energy Storage Product Created from Used EV Batteries

Nissan introduced a new home energy storage product made from recycled batteries sourced from the company’s electric vehicle (EV) offerings, according to recent reports. The move means that Nissan has now joined Tesla and Daiml.. more
2016-05-13

Dongfeng Motor and PSA Team Up for EV Development

China’s Dongfeng Motor announced to work with France’s PSA on small electrical vehicle (EV) development, aiming at the global market.   PSA Group owns Peugeot, Citroen, DS, and other car brands. The partnership between Dongfeng Moto.. more
2016-05-09

China EV Sales Drop 90% in First Quarter of 2016

Due to China’s policy issues, the sales of pure electrical vehicles (EVs) in 1Q16 dropped 90% from last quarter in China. Beijing is planning to announce new subsidies, yet, the official announcement hasn’t been made. Thus, manufacturers remain conservative.. more
2016-05-03

Toyota to Build PHEV Production Lines in China

Toyota announced the launch of its first plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) in the Chinese market by 2018. The company will also move some production to China. Toyota indicated that the launch is in response to the recent EV policies in China. This is also the first time.. more
2016-04-22

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
2016-04-21

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
2016-04-20

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