Nissan Signs Zero-Emission Partnership with Kagoshima Prefecture

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Kagoshima Prefecture signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly embark on the "Development of a CO2-Free Island" project to create an advanced low-carbon society on Yakushima Island. Japan's first World H.. more

Ford Names First Markets to Sell the Company’S First All-Electric Passenger Car

Ford Motor Company has announced first markets that will sell the Focus Electric, Ford’s first all-electric, zero CO2-emissions passenger car. The first markets selected for Ford Focus Electric: Atlanta, Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston, Chicago, D.. more

GE Announces Largest Single Electric Vehicle Commitment to Convert Half of Global Fleet by 2015

GE announced it will purchase 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015 for its own fleet and through its Capital Fleet Services business - the largest-ever single electric vehicle commitment.  GE will convert at least half of its 30,000 global fleet and will partner wi.. more

Electric Vehicle THINK City Used as an Ambulance, Race Car and Taxi and Other Applications

As electric vehicles increase in popularity, many are finding that the cars can be used for more than just day-to-day commuting. With a sleek design and zero local emissions, the THINK City is currently used all over the world in a variety of applications.  S.. more

The New Energy Vehicles in China will Realize Industrialization in 2020

According to the New Energy Vehicles Development Seminar, the low-end electric vehicles will be the opportunity for Chinese market. Huang Yonghe, the Chief Specialist of China Automotive Technology and Research Center, believes that the Chinese New Energ.. more

The Road to a Greener Future

When talking about Electric Vehicles (EVs) or Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs), you might want to ask yourselves an intriguing question: what are the ideal circumstances for a greener future to develop under? Infrastructure and all the supporting measures behind it ar.. more

Visteon Debuts its Compact Electric Air Conditioning Compressor for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

A new lightweight electric compressor from Visteon Corporation contributes to the “green” profile of the recently launched BMW ActiveHybrid 7, part of the BMW 7 Series. By utilizing its global expertise with compressors and electronics, Visteon design.. more