2010-10-21

GE Unveils Unique Hybrid Halogen-CFL Light Bulb Coming in 2011

Consumers searching for the latest hybrid can soon look beyond their local car dealership. Starting in 2011, GE Lighting brings hybrid technology to the lighting aisle in the form of a unique, new incandescent-shaped light bulb that combines the instant brightness of halo.. more
2010-10-20

Siemens Begins Field Testing with its Own Electric Car Fleet

Siemens AG is starting its own large-scale fleet test with electrical vehicles. One hundred employees will test the cars in everyday use. The first 20 vehicles will be put into service in late November, ten each in Erlangen and Munich, and the others will follow in the.. more
2010-10-20

Portugal will Launch the Electric Vehicle Charging Network in 2011

Portugal is planning to open the world's first nationwide electric vehicle (EV) charging network early next year. By 2020, 10 percent of all vehicles are going to be replaced by electric cars in Portugal. "In the first half of 2011 in Portugal we will have .. more
2010-10-19

Ford and Dominion Virginia Power Team up to Prepare Virginia for Electric Vehicles

Ford Motor Company and Dominion Virginia Power announced they are coordinating efforts to help prepare Virginia for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford and Dominion will work together to develop consumer outreach and education programs on electric vehicles as wel.. more
2010-10-19

TMC to Use Bio-PET ‘Ecological Plastic’ in Vehicle Interiors

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces it plans to make vehicle liner material and other interior surfaces from a new “Ecological Plastic”1 that features the world’s first use of bio-PET2.  Starting with the luggage-compartment liner in the.. more
2010-10-18

The Annual Output of Electric Vehicles in China will Reach 1M by 2020

China's annual production capacity of electric motor vehicles will reach 1 million units by 2020, a senior official forecast. As the world's largest auto market, new energy vehicles are key to the development of China's auto industry, said Minister of Sci.. more
2010-10-14

BYD Introduces All-Electric Bus and Signs Agreement with Hunan Province for 1000 K9 E-Buses

BYD’s all-electric K9 e-bus was officially unveiled at a contract signing ceremony held in BYD’s Changsha Industrial Park. Warren Buffett and Bill Gates attended the ceremony with BYD’s Chairman and President Wang Chuanfu. The K9 is.. more