Nissan Teams Up with Leaseplan to Take Electric Nissan LEAF on the Road

LeasePlan and Nissan signed an agreement to cooperate in a European-wide project to launch the 100% electric Nissan LEAF in 2011. LeasePlan is the first leasing company to offer the Nissan LEAF in Europe. The car will be mass-marketed globally from 2012 onwar.. more

ABB and GM to Collaborate on Electric Car Battery Research

ABB, the power and automation technology group, and General Motors have signed a non-exclusive memorandum of understanding to cooperate on a research and development project that will investigate uses for electric vehicle batteries once their useful life in the vehicle is.. more

BYD and Endesa Chairmen Sign Energy Storage Alliance Agreement in China

BYD and Endesa will test small- and large- scale storage systems, which in the future will be crucial to the efficiency and fine operation of the electricity system and the development of e-mobility. The agreement signals another step forward in the electric vehicle fast .. more

BYD and RWE Conclude Cooperation on E-Mobility

BYD Europe B.V., of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a subsidiary of the Chinese battery and car manufacturer BYD, is co-operating with the Essen-based utility RWE in the fields of electric vehicles and charging facilities from now on. Contracts for this purpose ha.. more

Think Joins Consortium of Leading Car Manufacturers Led By Jaguar Land Rover

Commenting on the announcement made by the UK Government's Technology Strategy Board (TSB), and a consortium of selected vehicle manufacturers and suppliers led by Jaguar Land Rover, THINK CEO Richard Canny said: "We are very proud to have .. more

Ford and Centerpoint Energy Team Up To Prepare Houston Area for Electric Vehicles

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and CenterPoint Energy, Inc.’s (NYSE: CNP), electric transmission and distribution subsidiary announced a collaboration to help prepare the Houston area for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford and CenterPoint Ener.. more

Nissan and Sumitomo Establish Joint Research Company for Promotion of '4R Energy' Business

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation announced that a new joint-venture company was established on September 14th. The company will conduct research on the second-life use of lithium-ion batteries that have been used previously in electric cars. Naming .. more