Nissan to Make History with Delivery of World's First 100% Electric Nissan Leaf to California Consumer

Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) will make history by bringing sustainable mobility to the mass market, with the world's first delivery of a Nissan LEAF all-electric vehicle. Olivier Chalouhi, a San Francisco Bay Area resident and the first person in the U.. more

BYD and the HACLA Launch Electric Vehicle Testing Program

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and BYD Motors Inc. announced the launch of a break-through electric vehicle fleet. The agreement was signed and BYD vehicles were put into service at HACLA Offices, 2600 Wilshire Blvd, Los A.. more

Ford’s Michigan Assembly to Build Gas- Powered, Electric, Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

Ford Motor Company’s Michigan Assembly Plant, which once churned out large SUVs, has completed a $550 million transformation that will make it the world’s first factory to build not only fuel-efficient gas-powered cars, but also three production versions o.. more

SAP Labs U.S., Palo Alto Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Coulomb Technologies Inc. announced that SAP, the provider of business software and a sustainability pioneer, has begun installation of 16 Coulomb ChargePoint® networked electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Palo Alto headquarters of SAP Labs U.S.. more

Nissan Leaf Power System Named To Ward's '10 Best Engines'

Ward's announced that Nissan LEAF's 100-percent electric, zero-emission drive system is included on its prestigious '10 Best Engines' list for 2011. It is the first time in the 17-year history of the magazine's '10 Best Engines' that the .. more

Ford and Azure Dynamics Mark Production and Delivery of First Transit Connect Electrics

Ford Motor Company and Azure Dynamics have begun shipping the first Ford Transit Connect Electrics to early customers in North America and to the United Kingdom for a demonstration project. The all-electric commercial vans, built on the Ford Transit Connec.. more

GE Demonstrates “Electric Bus of the Future”

The hybrid systems research team at GE Global Research, the company’s central technology development arm, announced a significant breakthrough that could help accelerate the electrification of bus fleets, delivery trucks and other larger, heavy-duty vehicle fleets. .. more